The table below looks at the statistics for the Help Desk Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Help Desk Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Help Desk Engineer
Rank 240 237 214
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -23
Permanent jobs requiring a Help Desk Engineer 7 10 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.12% 0.17% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.17% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 7 8 13
Average salary £18,500 £23,500 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.27% -2.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £16,500 £14,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £24,500
UK excluding London average salary £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
Help Desk Engineer
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 West 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 West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5515 5870 5210
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 97.04% 97.49% 96.97%
Number of salaries quoted 4635 4993 4429
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £51,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Help Desk Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Help Desk Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Help Desk Engineer
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Help Desk Engineer Salary Trend in the South West

Help Desk Engineer
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Help Desk Engineer within the South West region over the 3 months to 8 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
Somerset - 4 £16,750 -
Wiltshire 0 3 £18,500 -22.91%
Help Desk Engineer
England

Help Desk Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the South West region that cited Help Desk Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title.

1 5 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Incident Management
2 4 (40.00%) SC Cleared
2 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (40.00%) Service Management
2 4 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (30.00%) LAN
3 3 (30.00%) WAN
3 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (20.00%) DNS
4 2 (20.00%) DHCP
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (10.00%) Driving Licence
5 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
5 1 (10.00%) Office 365
5 1 (10.00%) MCTS
5 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
5 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (10.00%) Firewall
5 1 (10.00%) Wireless
5 1 (10.00%) Network+ Certification
5 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
5 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (10.00%) A+ Certification
5 1 (10.00%) Internet
5 1 (10.00%) Shell Script

Help Desk Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the South West region that cited Help Desk Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) LAN
1 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (30.00%) WAN
2 2 (20.00%) DHCP
2 2 (20.00%) DNS
3 1 (10.00%) Firewall
3 1 (10.00%) Internet
3 1 (10.00%) VoIP
3 1 (10.00%) Wireless
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Incident Management
1 4 (40.00%) Service Management
2 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL
2 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (10.00%) Python
1 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (10.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) A+ Certification
2 1 (10.00%) MCTS
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (10.00%) Network+ Certification
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco
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