The first table below looks at the demand for the Help Desk Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Surrey 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Surrey region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Help Desk Engineer
Rank 206 192 214
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +22
Permanent jobs requiring a Help Desk Engineer 14 22 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.28% 0.44% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.46% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 12 18 12
Average salary £22,500 £22,500 £21,875
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.85%
UK excluding London average salary £23,000 £22,000 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+4.54% -2.22%
Job Titles Category
Surrey
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4852 4811 5395
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 95.76% 95.72% 96.15%
Number of salaries quoted 4012 3868 4636
Average salary £45,000 £41,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.43% -2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Help Desk Engineer
South East

Help Desk Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

Help Desk Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

Help Desk Engineer
Salary Trend in Surrey

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

Help Desk Engineer Salary Trend in Surrey

Help Desk Engineer
Job Locations in Surrey

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 Surrey region over the 3 months to 31 July 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
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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
Egham - 6 £22,500 -
Godalming +16 2 £15,000 -26.82%
Epsom -6 2 £19,000 -15.55%
Camberley - 1 £17,500 -
Help Desk Engineer
South East

Help Desk Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Surrey 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 22 (88.00%) Windows
2 18 (72.00%) Microsoft
3 16 (64.00%) MS Excel
4 14 (56.00%) Windows 7
5 12 (48.00%) Windows XP
6 11 (44.00%) MS Exchange
7 10 (40.00%) HP
7 10 (40.00%) VMware
7 10 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 10 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
8 9 (36.00%) Exchange Server 2003
8 9 (36.00%) SLA
9 8 (32.00%) Dell
9 8 (32.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (32.00%) TCP/IP
9 8 (32.00%) Exchange Server 2007
9 8 (32.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (28.00%) Windows Vista
10 7 (28.00%) DNS
10 7 (28.00%) SSL
10 7 (28.00%) MS Office
10 7 (28.00%) ITIL
11 6 (24.00%) Active Directory
11 6 (24.00%) Symantec
11 6 (24.00%) Blackberry
11 6 (24.00%) SonicWALL
11 6 (24.00%) Hyper-V
11 6 (24.00%) Backup Exec
11 6 (24.00%) Firewall
12 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Certification

Help Desk Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Surrey 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 11 (44.00%) MS Exchange
2 10 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (36.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 8 (32.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
5 1 (4.00%) Lync
5 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 16 (64.00%) MS Excel
2 7 (28.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (32.00%) TCP/IP
2 7 (28.00%) DNS
2 7 (28.00%) SSL
3 6 (24.00%) Firewall
4 3 (12.00%) Internet
5 1 (4.00%) DSL
5 1 (4.00%) Wireless
General
1 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (8.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) CSS
1 2 (8.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 22 (88.00%) Windows
2 14 (56.00%) Windows 7
3 12 (48.00%) Windows XP
4 8 (32.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (32.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (28.00%) Windows Vista
6 3 (12.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) ITIL
2 2 (8.00%) Data Analysis
2 2 (8.00%) ITSM
3 1 (4.00%) CRM
3 1 (4.00%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (8.00%) SQL
2 1 (4.00%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (12.00%) MCP
3 2 (8.00%) Degree
4 1 (4.00%) MCSE
4 1 (4.00%) MCSA
4 1 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (4.00%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (36.00%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (24.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (24.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (24.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 18 (72.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (40.00%) HP
2 10 (40.00%) VMware
3 8 (32.00%) Dell
4 6 (24.00%) Symantec
4 6 (24.00%) SonicWALL
5 1 (4.00%) SAP
5 1 (4.00%) Remedy
5 1 (4.00%) Apple