The first table below looks at the demand for the Help Desk Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Help Desk Support in their job title over the 3 months to 9 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 Slough region.

Location
3 months to
9 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Help Desk Support
Rank 56 64 61
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Help Desk Support 2 1 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 0.40% 0.15% 1.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.16% 1.59%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 9
Average salary £21,250 - £27,500
UK excluding London average salary £22,500 £21,000 £20,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.43%
Job Titles Category
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
484 631 567
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 97.19% 94.89% 94.19%
Number of salaries quoted 424 532 457
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £22,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,472 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.97% -0.07%
Help Desk Support
Berkshire

Help Desk Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

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

Help Desk Support Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

Help Desk Support
Salary Trend in Slough

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

Help Desk Support Salary Trend in Slough

Help Desk Support
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 9 July 2014, IT jobs across the Slough region that cited Help Desk Support 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 Support in their job title.

1 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (50.00%) VMware
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP

Help Desk Support
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 9 July 2014, IT jobs across the Slough region that cited Help Desk Support 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 Support in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) VMware