The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Help Desk Administrator featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Help Desk Administrator
Rank 864 937 977
Rank change year-on-year
+73 +40
Permanent jobs requiring a Help Desk Administrator 12 18 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.017% 0.011%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.014% 0.018% 0.012%
Number of salaries quoted 7 18 12
Median salary £19,500 £21,000 £18,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,900 £19,350 £16,500
10% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £26,697
UK excluding London median salary £19,500 £21,000 £18,000
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +16.66%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
86462 102533 109645
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.45% 96.55% 96.65%
Number of salaries quoted 71827 85446 90758
Median salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

Help Desk Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Help Desk Administrator in the job title.

Help Desk Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Help Desk Administrator
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Help Desk Administrator within the UK.

Help Desk Administrator Salary Trend in the UK

Help Desk Administrator
Top 13 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Help Desk Administrator within the UK over the 3 months to 9 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +64 12 £19,500 -7.14%
East of England +20 4 - -
Chelmsford - 4 - -
Essex - 4 - -
South East +78 3 £19,500 -10.34%
West Sussex - 3 £19,500 -
London +59 2 £21,500 +2.38%
West Midlands -6 2 £22,500 +12.50%
Coventry - 2 £22,500 -
Yorkshire - 1 £15,500 -
Leeds - 1 £15,500 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £15,500 -
Romford - 1 £21,500 -

Help Desk Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, Help Desk Administrator 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 featuring Help Desk Administrator in the job title.

1 19 (76.00%) Microsoft
2 14 (56.00%) SLA
3 9 (36.00%) C#
3 9 (36.00%) VB.NET
3 9 (36.00%) .NET
3 9 (36.00%) SQL Server
3 9 (36.00%) ADO.NET
3 9 (36.00%) ASP.NET
3 9 (36.00%) Windows
4 8 (32.00%) MS Office
5 6 (24.00%) Active Directory
5 6 (24.00%) Telecoms
6 5 (20.00%) Data Entry
6 5 (20.00%) ITIL
7 4 (16.00%) MS Excel
7 4 (16.00%) Firewall
8 3 (12.00%) Wireless
8 3 (12.00%) Asset Management
8 3 (12.00%) Automotive
8 3 (12.00%) WSUS
8 3 (12.00%) ITIL V3
8 3 (12.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 3 (12.00%) Problem Management
8 3 (12.00%) SCCM
8 3 (12.00%) VoIP
8 3 (12.00%) ISO 9001
8 3 (12.00%) VPN
8 3 (12.00%) Software License Management
8 3 (12.00%) Remote Desktop
8 3 (12.00%) Business Continuity

Help Desk Administrator Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 8 (32.00%) MS Office
2 4 (16.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) SaaS
2 1 (4.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.00%) Firewall
2 3 (12.00%) Remote Desktop
2 3 (12.00%) VoIP
2 3 (12.00%) VPN
2 3 (12.00%) Wireless
3 2 (8.00%) LAN
3 2 (8.00%) WAN
4 1 (4.00%) Extranet
4 1 (4.00%) SAN
4 1 (4.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (36.00%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (24.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (12.00%) Automotive
3 2 (8.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (4.00%) French Language
4 1 (4.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (36.00%) .NET
1 9 (36.00%) ADO.NET
1 9 (36.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.00%) Biometrics
1 1 (4.00%) iPhone
1 1 (4.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (4.00%) Smartphone
1 1 (4.00%) Statistics
1 1 (4.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (36.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.00%) Data Entry
1 5 (20.00%) ITIL
2 3 (12.00%) Asset Management
2 3 (12.00%) Business Continuity
2 3 (12.00%) ITIL V3
2 3 (12.00%) Problem Management
2 3 (12.00%) Software License Management
3 2 (8.00%) CAFM
3 2 (8.00%) Change Management
3 2 (8.00%) ERP
3 2 (8.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (8.00%) Time Management
4 1 (4.00%) CRM
4 1 (4.00%) Data Management
4 1 (4.00%) Document Management
4 1 (4.00%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 9 (36.00%) C#
1 9 (36.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) MCITP
1 1 (4.00%) MCP
1 1 (4.00%) MCSE
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (56.00%) SLA
2 3 (12.00%) ISO 9001
2 3 (12.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (8.00%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 6 (24.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) SCCM
1 3 (12.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 19 (76.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (4.00%) Cisco
2 1 (4.00%) VMware