The table below looks at the statistics 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 26 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Help Desk Consultant
Rank 872 889 863
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -26
Permanent jobs requiring a Help Desk Consultant 10 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.003% 0.004%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.010% 0.003% 0.004%
Number of salaries quoted 10 3 2
Average salary £22,500 £19,000 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.42% -37.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £13,325 £19,000 £30,100
10% offered a salary of more than £26,150 £19,800 £30,900
UK excluding London average salary £18,750 - -

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
99934 100679 103565
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.83% 94.48% 94.93%
Number of salaries quoted 82413 80836 87730
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 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
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Help Desk Consultant over the 3 months to 26 February 2015 within the UK.

Help Desk Consultant Salary Histogram in the UK

Help Desk Consultant
Top 12 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 26 February 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 +14 9 £22,500 +18.42% 1
London +3 3 £22,500 +18.42%
City of London - 3 £22,500 -
East Midlands - 2 £13,325 -
North West - 2 £18,750 -
South East - 2 £26,000 - 1
Manchester - 2 £18,750 -
Oldham - 2 £18,750 -
Derbyshire - 2 £13,325 -
Surrey - 2 £26,000 - 1
Leatherhead - 2 £26,000 - 1
Derby - 1 £13,325 -

Help Desk Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, 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 7 (53.85%) SQL
2 5 (38.46%) MS Excel
3 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
3 4 (30.77%) TCP/IP
3 4 (30.77%) SLA
3 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
3 4 (30.77%) Project Management
4 3 (23.08%) Windows
4 3 (23.08%) QA
4 3 (23.08%) Citrix
4 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
4 3 (23.08%) VPN
4 3 (23.08%) MySQL
4 3 (23.08%) MS Office
5 2 (15.38%) Business Objects
5 2 (15.38%) Line Management
6 1 (7.69%) Firewall
6 1 (7.69%) CRM
6 1 (7.69%) CGI
6 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (7.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
6 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
6 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
6 1 (7.69%) Windows 8
6 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (7.69%) Local Government
6 1 (7.69%) Degree
6 1 (7.69%) German Language

Help Desk Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 5 (38.46%) MS Excel
2 3 (23.08%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) TCP/IP
2 3 (23.08%) VPN
3 1 (7.69%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 3 (23.08%) MySQL
General
1 1 (7.69%) Local Government
1 1 (7.69%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) CGI
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
2 1 (7.69%) Windows 8
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Project Management
2 2 (15.38%) Line Management
3 1 (7.69%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
1 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) SLA
2 3 (23.08%) QA
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
1 3 (23.08%) Citrix
2 2 (15.38%) Business Objects
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Salary: £22000 - £26000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 23 days ago