The first table below looks at the demand for the Help Desk Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Help Desk Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Reading region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Help Desk Analyst
Rank 134 131 132
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Help Desk Analyst 4 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.17% 0.22% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.23% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 2
Average salary £22,000 £20,250 £20,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.64% +1.25%
UK excluding London average salary £20,250 £19,000 £21,000
% change year-on-year
+6.57% -9.52%
Job Titles Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2183 2136 2077
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 92.62% 94.30% 93.60%
Number of salaries quoted 1563 1708 1761
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Help Desk Analyst
Berkshire

Help Desk Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Help Desk Analyst in the job title across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Help Desk Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Help Desk Analyst
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Help Desk Analyst across the Reading region.

Help Desk Analyst Salary Trend in Reading

Help Desk Analyst
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Reading region that cited Help Desk Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Help Desk Analyst in their job title.

1 7 (63.64%) MS Office
2 4 (36.36%) SC Cleared
2 4 (36.36%) DV Cleared
2 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
2 4 (36.36%) ITIL
2 4 (36.36%) Windows
2 4 (36.36%) Windows 2000
2 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
2 4 (36.36%) Windows XP
2 4 (36.36%) TCP/IP
2 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
2 4 (36.36%) HP
3 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (27.27%) A+ Certification
3 3 (27.27%) MCSE
3 3 (27.27%) MCP
4 1 (9.09%) Document Management
4 1 (9.09%) French Language
4 1 (9.09%) German Language
4 1 (9.09%) Polish Language

Help Desk Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Reading region that cited Help Desk Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Help Desk Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 7 (63.64%) MS Office
2 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (9.09%) French Language
1 1 (9.09%) German Language
1 1 (9.09%) Polish Language
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
1 4 (36.36%) Windows 2000
1 4 (36.36%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) ITIL
2 1 (9.09%) Document Management
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) SC Cleared
1 4 (36.36%) DV Cleared
1 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
2 3 (27.27%) MCP
2 3 (27.27%) MCSE
2 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (27.27%) A+ Certification
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
1 4 (36.36%) HP