The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Help Desk Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Help Desk Consultant
Rank 901 963 980
Rank change year-on-year
+62 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a Help Desk Consultant 6 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.006% 0.004% 0.003%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.007% 0.004% 0.004%
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 4
Median salary £23,750 £23,000 £31,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.26% -25.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £24,150
10% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,100 £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £23,750 £23,000 £31,000
% change year-on-year
+3.26% -25.80%

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
91484 105195 110265
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.28% 96.25% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 76513 87677 89230
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,091 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.22% -

Help Desk Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Help Desk Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Help Desk Consultant
Salary Trend

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

Help Desk Consultant Salary Trend in the UK

Help Desk Consultant
Top 10 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Help Desk Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 29 September 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 +67 6 £23,750 +3.26% 4
Warrington - 3 £22,500 -
Cheshire - 3 £22,500 -
North West - 3 £22,500 - 1
South East +51 2 £25,000 +8.69% 1
Leatherhead - 2 £25,000 - 1
Surrey - 2 £25,000 - 1
West Yorkshire - 1 £26,000 -
Yorkshire - 1 £26,000 -
Leeds - 1 £26,000 -

Help Desk Consultant Skill Set
Top 24 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, Help Desk Consultant 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 Consultant in the job title.

1 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (44.44%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (44.44%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) Time Management
3 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 3 (33.33%) Management Information System
4 2 (22.22%) SLA
4 2 (22.22%) IBM
4 2 (22.22%) Cognos
4 2 (22.22%) PL/SQL
4 2 (22.22%) SQL
4 2 (22.22%) MySQL
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle
4 2 (22.22%) Sybase
4 2 (22.22%) MS Office
4 2 (22.22%) JIRA
4 2 (22.22%) Line Management
5 1 (11.11%) Smartphone
5 1 (11.11%) Samsung
5 1 (11.11%) Android
5 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
5 1 (11.11%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (11.11%) Unix
5 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence

Help Desk Consultant 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 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (22.22%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (22.22%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) JIRA
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (11.11%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Android
2 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
2 1 (11.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Time Management
2 2 (22.22%) Line Management
3 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (11.11%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) PL/SQL
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) SLA
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) Cognos
2 2 (22.22%) IBM
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle
2 2 (22.22%) Sybase
3 1 (11.11%) Samsung
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