The table below looks at the statistics for the Help Desk Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Stockport 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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Help Desk Support
Rank 45 31 44
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Help Desk Support 2 8 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 0.88% 4.30% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.91% 4.40% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 2 8 1
Average salary £20,500 £14,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.37% -47.27%
UK excluding London average salary £21,500 £22,000 £20,000
% change year-on-year
-2.27% +10.00%
Help Desk Support
Manchester

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Stockport 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
Stockport
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
219 182 217
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 96.05% 97.85% 98.64%
Number of salaries quoted 192 169 213
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £40,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Help Desk Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Stockport

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

Help Desk Support Jobs Demand Trend in Stockport

Help Desk Support
Salary Trend in Stockport

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

Help Desk Support Salary Trend in Stockport

Help Desk Support
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the Stockport 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 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) German Language
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) MetaFrame
2 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) SLA
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft

Help Desk Support
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the Stockport 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.

Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (50.00%) German Language
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) MetaFrame
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix