The table below looks at the statistics for the Help Desk Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Sussex 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 12 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Help Desk Support
Rank 15 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Help Desk Support 1 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sussex 2.04% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 2.08% - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £22,500 £20,500 £20,500
% change year-on-year
+9.75% -
Help Desk Support
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Sussex 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
Sussex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
48 73 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sussex 97.96% 83.91% 95.70%
Number of salaries quoted 23 59 60
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +2.59%

Help Desk Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Sussex

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

Help Desk Support Jobs Demand Trend in Sussex

Help Desk Support
Salary Trend in Sussex

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

Help Desk Support Salary Trend in Sussex

Help Desk Support
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Sussex

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, IT jobs across the Sussex 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 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Symantec
1 1 (100.00%) McAfee
1 1 (100.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012

Help Desk Support
Top Related IT Skills in Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, IT jobs across the Sussex 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (100.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Symantec
1 1 (100.00%) McAfee