The table below looks at the statistics for the Help Desk Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Staffordshire 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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Help Desk Engineer
Rank 77 63 55
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Help Desk Engineer 1 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 0.14% 0.30% 0.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.31% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 0
Average salary £23,000 £20,250 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.58% -
UK excluding London average salary £22,500 £22,500 £22,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.27%
Help Desk Engineer
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Staffordshire 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
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
691 639 477
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 96.91% 96.38% 95.98%
Number of salaries quoted 550 549 405
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £21,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Help Desk Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

Help Desk Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

Help Desk Engineer
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

Help Desk Engineer Salary Trend in Staffordshire

Help Desk Engineer
Job Locations in Staffordshire

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 Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Stoke-on-Trent +3 1 £23,000 +13.58%
Help Desk Engineer
West Midlands

Help Desk Engineer
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 7 (100.00%) LAN
1 7 (100.00%) WAN
1 7 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 7 (100.00%) DNS
1 7 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 7 (100.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 7 (100.00%) Citrix
1 7 (100.00%) Windows 8
2 6 (85.71%) Apple
2 6 (85.71%) Cisco
3 5 (71.43%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (42.86%) ITIL
5 1 (14.29%) XenApp
5 1 (14.29%) XenDesktop
5 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
5 1 (14.29%) Lync

Help Desk Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 7 (100.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (14.29%) Lync
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) LAN
1 7 (100.00%) WAN
1 7 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 7 (100.00%) DNS
2 5 (71.43%) Cisco IOS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (100.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 7 (100.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL
System Software
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) XenApp
2 1 (14.29%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Citrix
2 6 (85.71%) Apple
2 6 (85.71%) Cisco