The table below looks at the statistics 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 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Help Desk Support
Rank 67 - 55
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Help Desk Support 1 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 0.17% - 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% - 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 1
Average salary £23,500 - £29,000
UK excluding London average salary £21,500 £22,000 £20,000
% change year-on-year
-2.27% +10.00%
Help Desk Support
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Slough region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
550 532 502
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 95.65% 94.83% 96.17%
Number of salaries quoted 434 447 460
Average salary £47,500 £49,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.04% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 6 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365

Help Desk Support
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft