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 31 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Help Desk Administrator
Rank 893 923 977
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +54
Permanent jobs requiring a Help Desk Administrator 24 28 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.024% 0.026% 0.017%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.025% 0.027% 0.017%
Number of salaries quoted 24 22 18
Median salary £20,000 £22,750 £20,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.08% +13.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £16,000 £20,000 £18,700
10% offered a salary of more than £27,300 £42,500 £27,500
UK excluding London median salary £19,500 £22,000 £20,000
% change year-on-year
-11.36% +10.00%

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
94677 102911 115314
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.29% 96.45% 96.50%
Number of salaries quoted 79602 84497 94476
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Help Desk Administrator over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 within the UK.

Help Desk Administrator Salary Histogram in the UK

Help Desk Administrator
Top 23 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 31 May 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 +26 24 £20,000 -12.08% 4
London -5 10 £25,500 -40.00%
East Midlands - 6 £16,000 -
Lincolnshire - 6 £16,000 -
South East +28 5 £19,500 +20.00% 1
West Sussex - 4 £19,500 -
Spalding - 4 £16,000 -
Romford - 2 £26,250 -
City of London - 2 £33,500 -
East of England +20 1 £16,000 -27.27% 1
Cambridgeshire +1 1 £16,000 -27.27%
South West - 1 £27,000 -
Peterborough - 1 £16,000 -
Basingstoke - 1 £26,500 -
Street - 1 £27,000 -
Leeds - 1 £19,000 - 1
West Yorkshire - 1 £19,000 - 1
Somerset - 1 £27,000 -
Yorkshire - 1 £19,000 - 1
North West - 1 £27,000 -
Liverpool - 1 £27,000 -
Merseyside - 1 £27,000 -
Hampshire - 1 £26,500 - 1

Help Desk Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 (51.35%) SLA
2 18 (48.65%) ITIL
3 15 (40.54%) Microsoft
4 14 (37.84%) Windows
5 13 (35.14%) Active Directory
6 11 (29.73%) MS Excel
7 9 (24.32%) Finance
8 8 (21.62%) Lotus
8 8 (21.62%) IBM Notes
8 8 (21.62%) MS Office
8 8 (21.62%) Windows 7
9 7 (18.92%) Banking
9 7 (18.92%) International Banking
9 7 (18.92%) ISO 9001
9 7 (18.92%) Configuration Management
9 7 (18.92%) Service Management
10 6 (16.22%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (16.22%) Windows Server
11 4 (10.81%) SQL Server
11 4 (10.81%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (10.81%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (10.81%) C#
11 4 (10.81%) VB.NET
11 4 (10.81%) .NET
11 4 (10.81%) ADO.NET
11 4 (10.81%) ASP.NET
12 3 (8.11%) Windows 8
13 2 (5.41%) Line Management
13 2 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
13 2 (5.41%) Acronis

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:

Application Platforms
1 8 (21.62%) IBM Notes
2 2 (5.41%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (2.70%) IBM Domino
3 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (29.73%) MS Excel
2 8 (21.62%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) SMS
1 1 (2.70%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.81%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.41%) MySQL
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle Reports
General
1 9 (24.32%) Finance
2 7 (18.92%) Banking
2 7 (18.92%) International Banking
3 1 (2.70%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.81%) .NET
1 4 (10.81%) ADO.NET
1 4 (10.81%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (5.41%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.70%) EPoS
2 1 (2.70%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 14 (37.84%) Windows
2 8 (21.62%) Windows 7
3 6 (16.22%) Windows Server
3 6 (16.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (10.81%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (8.11%) Windows 8
6 2 (5.41%) Linux
6 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (48.65%) ITIL
2 7 (18.92%) Configuration Management
2 7 (18.92%) Service Management
3 2 (5.41%) Change Management
3 2 (5.41%) Incident Management
3 2 (5.41%) Line Management
4 1 (2.70%) Data Protection
4 1 (2.70%) ITSM
4 1 (2.70%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.81%) C#
1 4 (10.81%) VB.NET
2 2 (5.41%) PHP
2 2 (5.41%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (10.81%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (51.35%) SLA
2 7 (18.92%) ISO 9001
3 2 (5.41%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 13 (35.14%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 15 (40.54%) Microsoft
2 8 (21.62%) Lotus
3 2 (5.41%) Acronis
3 2 (5.41%) Citrix
3 2 (5.41%) SAP
3 2 (5.41%) ServiceNow
3 2 (5.41%) VMware
4 1 (2.70%) Cisco
4 1 (2.70%) NCR
4 1 (2.70%) Oracle
4 1 (2.70%) Remedy
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
Absolute Solution Limited
Salary: From £18,000 to £20,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Great Run Company
Salary: From £18,000 to £20,000 per annum 25 days holiday, pension, life assur
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £27000 Per Annum + Bens + Share Options
Posted: 5 days ago
Alton
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £17027 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago