The table below looks at the statistics for the Help Desk Support Technician role in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Help Desk Support Technician in their job title over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Help Desk Support Technician
Rank 443 445 436
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Help Desk Support Technician 21 12 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.11% 0.059% 0.035%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.060% 0.036%
Number of salaries quoted 21 4 7
Average salary £18,500 £24,750 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.25% +7.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £24,150 £22,800
10% offered a salary of more than £21,210 £25,000 £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £19,000 £19,000 £22,750
% change year-on-year
- -16.48%
Help Desk Support Technician
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the South East 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
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
18660 19881 19366
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.41% 97.06% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 15961 16195 15375
Average salary £44,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Help Desk Support Technician
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Help Desk Support Technician Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Help Desk Support Technician
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Help Desk Support Technician Salary Trend in the South East

Help Desk Support Technician
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Help Desk Support Technician within the South East region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
East Sussex - 15 £18,500 - 1
Oxfordshire - 4 £21,210 -
Berkshire -6 1 £19,315 -21.16%
West Sussex - 1 £22,000 - 1
Help Desk Support Technician
England

Help Desk Support Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the South East region that cited Help Desk Support Technician 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 Technician in their job title.

1 23 (85.19%) Windows
2 21 (77.78%) MS Office
3 13 (48.15%) Windows Server
3 13 (48.15%) MS Excel
3 13 (48.15%) Microsoft
4 12 (44.44%) Office 365
4 12 (44.44%) Windows 7
5 11 (40.74%) Windows 8
5 11 (40.74%) Windows XP
6 10 (37.04%) Apple iOS
6 10 (37.04%) Android
7 9 (33.33%) Active Directory
8 5 (18.52%) LAN
8 5 (18.52%) SLA
9 2 (7.41%) MS Exchange
10 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
10 1 (3.70%) Web Services
10 1 (3.70%) HP
10 1 (3.70%) Dell
10 1 (3.70%) Citrix
10 1 (3.70%) Avaya
10 1 (3.70%) Internet
10 1 (3.70%) Biometrics
10 1 (3.70%) Symantec
10 1 (3.70%) McAfee
10 1 (3.70%) Norton AntiVirus
10 1 (3.70%) Sophos
10 1 (3.70%) Firewall
10 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
10 1 (3.70%) Legal

Help Desk Support Technician
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the South East region that cited Help Desk Support Technician 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 Technician in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (7.41%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 21 (77.78%) MS Office
2 13 (48.15%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (44.44%) Office 365
2 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (18.52%) LAN
2 1 (3.70%) Firewall
2 1 (3.70%) Internet
2 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (3.70%) Legal
1 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.70%) Biometrics
1 1 (3.70%) EqualLogic
1 1 (3.70%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 23 (85.19%) Windows
2 13 (48.15%) Windows Server
3 12 (44.44%) Windows 7
4 11 (40.74%) Windows 8
4 11 (40.74%) Windows XP
5 10 (37.04%) Android
5 10 (37.04%) Apple iOS
6 1 (3.70%) Windows 10
6 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (3.70%) Asset Management
1 1 (3.70%) Line Management
1 1 (3.70%) Mentoring
1 1 (3.70%) Network Monitoring
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (18.52%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 13 (48.15%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.70%) Acronis
2 1 (3.70%) Avaya
2 1 (3.70%) Capita
2 1 (3.70%) Cisco
2 1 (3.70%) Citrix
2 1 (3.70%) Dell
2 1 (3.70%) HP
2 1 (3.70%) McAfee
2 1 (3.70%) Sophos
2 1 (3.70%) Symantec
2 1 (3.70%) VMware
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