The table below looks at the statistics for the Help Desk Administrator role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Help Desk Administrator in their job title over the 3 months to 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Help Desk Administrator
Rank 898 903 878
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -25
Permanent jobs requiring a Help Desk Administrator 17 29 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% 0.025% 0.012%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.016% 0.026% 0.013%
Number of salaries quoted 13 22 13
Average salary £22,500 £21,000 £16,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +27.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £15,400 £20,000 £15,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £32,500 £25,400
UK excluding London average salary £17,250 £21,000 £15,000
% change year-on-year
-17.85% +40.00%

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
103370 110694 102634
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.33% 94.52% 94.35%
Number of salaries quoted 85496 90365 85012
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Help Desk Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend

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

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
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Help Desk Administrator over the 3 months to 30 July 2015 within the UK.

Help Desk Administrator Salary Histogram in the UK

Help Desk Administrator
Top 11 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Help Desk Administrator within the UK over the 3 months to 30 July 2015. 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
England +23 17 £22,500 +7.14% 1
London +41 12 £42,500 +30.76%
Manchester - 3 £15,000 - 1
Altrincham - 3 £15,000 - 1
North West - 3 £15,000 - 1
Hammersmith - 2 - -
Hertfordshire -3 1 £19,500 -
East of England -12 1 £19,500 -7.14%
Staffordshire - 1 £26,000 -
West Midlands - 1 £26,000 -
Burton-upon-Trent - 1 £26,000 -

Help Desk Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Help Desk Administrator 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 Administrator in their job title.

1 14 (35.90%) Windows
1 14 (35.90%) Microsoft
2 13 (33.33%) MS Office
3 12 (30.77%) SLA
4 11 (28.21%) Banking
4 11 (28.21%) International Banking
4 11 (28.21%) ITIL
4 11 (28.21%) IBM Notes
4 11 (28.21%) MS Excel
4 11 (28.21%) ISO 9001
4 11 (28.21%) Lotus
4 11 (28.21%) Configuration Management
4 11 (28.21%) Service Management
4 11 (28.21%) Finance
5 10 (25.64%) Active Directory
6 6 (15.38%) Linux
7 5 (12.82%) SharePoint
7 5 (12.82%) Legal
7 5 (12.82%) Back Office
7 5 (12.82%) Computer Science
7 5 (12.82%) Data Centre
8 4 (10.26%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (7.69%) Degree
9 3 (7.69%) Supply Chain Management
9 3 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
9 3 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (7.69%) Windows 7
9 3 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (7.69%) VMware
9 3 (7.69%) MS Exchange

Help Desk Administrator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Help Desk Administrator 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 Administrator in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (28.21%) IBM Notes
2 5 (12.82%) SharePoint
3 3 (7.69%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.56%) Site Server
Applications
1 13 (33.33%) MS Office
2 11 (28.21%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) AWD
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.13%) LAN
1 2 (5.13%) WAN
1 2 (5.13%) TCP/IP
1 2 (5.13%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (2.56%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
General
1 11 (28.21%) Finance
1 11 (28.21%) Banking
1 11 (28.21%) International Banking
2 5 (12.82%) Legal
2 5 (12.82%) Back Office
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.82%) Computer Science
1 5 (12.82%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.56%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.56%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 14 (35.90%) Windows
2 6 (15.38%) Linux
3 4 (10.26%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (7.69%) Windows 7
5 2 (5.13%) Windows 8
5 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.56%) Android
6 1 (2.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (28.21%) Configuration Management
1 11 (28.21%) Service Management
1 11 (28.21%) ITIL
2 3 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (7.69%) Supply Chain Management
3 1 (2.56%) Problem Management
3 1 (2.56%) Network Management
3 1 (2.56%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (2.56%) Server Building
3 1 (2.56%) Content Management
3 1 (2.56%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.56%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (30.77%) SLA
2 11 (28.21%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 10 (25.64%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.13%) Terminal Services
4 1 (2.56%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 14 (35.90%) Microsoft
2 11 (28.21%) Lotus
3 3 (7.69%) Citrix
3 3 (7.69%) VMware
4 2 (5.13%) Acronis
4 2 (5.13%) Avaya
5 1 (2.56%) McAfee
Altrincham, Cheshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £15000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 6 days ago