The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Southampton region that had Help Desk Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Help Desk Support
Rank 72 75 79
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Help Desk Support 14 4 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 1.95% 0.56% 0.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.99% 0.57% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 14 4 8
Median salary £18,000 £20,500 £19,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.19% +3.79%
UK excluding London median salary £21,500 £22,500 £22,500
% change year-on-year
-4.44% -
Help Desk Support
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Southampton 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
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
702 704 834
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 97.91% 99.15% 97.20%
Number of salaries quoted 663 583 730
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Help Desk Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

The demand trend of job ads across the Southampton region that featured Help Desk Support in the job title.

Help Desk Support Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Help Desk Support
Salary Trend in Southampton

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

Help Desk Support Salary Trend in Southampton

Help Desk Support Skill Set
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, Help Desk Support job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Southampton region featuring Help Desk Support in the job title.

1 10 (35.71%) SQL
2 5 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (17.86%) SQL Server
2 5 (17.86%) Windows
2 5 (17.86%) MS Excel
2 5 (17.86%) Finance
3 1 (3.57%) SLA
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft

Help Desk Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 5 (17.86%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.86%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (17.86%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.86%) Windows
Programming Languages
1 10 (35.71%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft