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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Help Desk Administrator
Rank 880 858 860
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Help Desk Administrator 6 14 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.006% 0.013% 0.014%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.006% 0.014% 0.014%
Number of salaries quoted 6 14 14
Average salary £16,500 £22,750 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.47% +1.11%
UK excluding London average salary £16,500 £22,500 £18,250
% change year-on-year
-26.66% +23.28%

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
100150 98294 103682
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.81% 94.57% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 83451 79476 89033
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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
Top 9 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 23 January 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 +6 5 £16,500 -25.00% 1
South East -28 5 £16,500 -15.38% 1
Surrey - 4 £16,500 - 1
Guildford - 4 £16,500 -
Hampshire -16 1 £27,500 +61.76%
Scotland - 1 £19,500 -
Angus - 1 £19,500 -
Basingstoke - 1 £27,500 -
Forfar - 1 £19,500 -

Help Desk Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 22 (81.48%) Microsoft
2 21 (77.78%) MS Office
3 18 (66.67%) MS Excel
4 12 (44.44%) Active Directory
4 12 (44.44%) Time Management
5 11 (40.74%) Asset Management
5 11 (40.74%) Windows
6 9 (33.33%) Degree
7 7 (25.93%) Configuration Management
7 7 (25.93%) ITIL
8 6 (22.22%) Big Data
9 5 (18.52%) Retail
9 5 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (18.52%) Mathematics
9 5 (18.52%) C
9 5 (18.52%) E-Commerce
9 5 (18.52%) Finance
9 5 (18.52%) Manufacturing
10 4 (14.81%) MS Exchange
10 4 (14.81%) Software Licensing
10 4 (14.81%) MS PowerPoint
11 3 (11.11%) SLA
12 2 (7.41%) SQL
12 2 (7.41%) SharePoint
13 1 (3.70%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (3.70%) Migration
13 1 (3.70%) Handset
13 1 (3.70%) VMware
13 1 (3.70%) Business Continuity
13 1 (3.70%) Apple

Help Desk Administrator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 4 (14.81%) MS Exchange
2 2 (7.41%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.70%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (3.70%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 21 (77.78%) MS Office
2 18 (66.67%) MS Excel
3 4 (14.81%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (3.70%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) Intranet
1 1 (3.70%) LAN
1 1 (3.70%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (22.22%) Big Data
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (18.52%) Retail
1 5 (18.52%) Finance
1 5 (18.52%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.70%) Pharmaceutical
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (18.52%) Mathematics
2 1 (3.70%) Handset
2 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.70%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 11 (40.74%) Windows
2 1 (3.70%) Windows XP
2 1 (3.70%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (44.44%) Time Management
2 11 (40.74%) Asset Management
3 7 (25.93%) Configuration Management
3 7 (25.93%) ITIL
4 5 (18.52%) E-Commerce
5 4 (14.81%) Software Licensing
6 1 (3.70%) Migration
6 1 (3.70%) Business Continuity
6 1 (3.70%) Software Deployment
6 1 (3.70%) Performance Management
6 1 (3.70%) Data Entry
Programming Languages
1 5 (18.52%) C
2 2 (7.41%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) SLA
2 1 (3.70%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 12 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.70%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 22 (81.48%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.70%) VMware
2 1 (3.70%) Apple
2 1 (3.70%) Remedy
2 1 (3.70%) Business Objects
2 1 (3.70%) Cisco
2 1 (3.70%) Orchard
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