The first table below looks at the demand for the Help Desk Consultant 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 Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Help Desk Consultant
Rank 878 861 890
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +29
Permanent jobs requiring a Help Desk Consultant 3 9 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.003% 0.008% 0.004%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.003% 0.009% 0.004%
Number of salaries quoted 3 9 5
Average salary £22,000 £22,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.22% -59.09%
UK excluding London average salary £24,500 £22,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+8.88% -47.05%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
109888 102187 111746
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.37% 94.26% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 89595 84579 95723
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -

Help Desk Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend

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

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 5 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Help Desk Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 1 August 2014. 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 -65 3 £22,000 -2.22%
London -28 2 £22,000 +4.76%
South East -9 1 £24,500 +19.51%
Leatherhead - 1 £24,500 -
Surrey - 1 £24,500 -

Help Desk Consultant
Top 19 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Help Desk Consultant 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 Consultant in their job title.

1 9 (81.82%) SQL
2 8 (72.73%) Degree
3 4 (36.36%) MS Office
3 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
4 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
5 2 (18.18%) Windows
6 1 (9.09%) MCSE
6 1 (9.09%) MCSA
6 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (9.09%) MCP
6 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
6 1 (9.09%) Resource Management
6 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
6 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
6 1 (9.09%) Service Management
6 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (9.09%) MCITP

Help Desk Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Help Desk Consultant 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 Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 4 (36.36%) MS Office
2 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (9.09%) Resource Management
1 1 (9.09%) Service Management
1 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (72.73%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) MCSE
2 1 (9.09%) MCSA
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (9.09%) MCP
2 1 (9.09%) MCITP
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft