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 17 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Help Desk Consultant
Rank 899 902 909
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Help Desk Consultant 5 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.004% 0.002%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.005% 0.004% 0.002%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 2
Average salary £22,500 - £26,500
90% offered a salary of more than £13,325 - £19,700
10% offered a salary of more than £31,200 - £33,300
UK excluding London average salary £13,325 - £26,500

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
106613 103834 110631
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.68% 94.68% 95.35%
Number of salaries quoted 88722 84404 95272
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,430 £26,500 £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 17 December 2014 within the UK.

Help Desk Consultant Salary Histogram in the UK

Help Desk Consultant
Top 7 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 17 December 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 +5 5 £22,500 - 1
London - 2 £29,250 - 1
Derbyshire - 2 £13,325 -
City of London - 2 £29,250 - 1
East Midlands - 2 £13,325 -
West Midlands - 1 £24,000 -
Birmingham - 1 £24,000 -

Help Desk Consultant
Top 18 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 3 (42.86%) Project Management
2 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 2 (28.57%) Degree
3 1 (14.29%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) MySQL
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 1 (14.29%) MS Office
3 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
3 1 (14.29%) VPN
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix
3 1 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (14.29%) Service Management
3 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (14.29%) Resource Management
3 1 (14.29%) German Language
3 1 (14.29%) QA

Help Desk Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
1 1 (14.29%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) MySQL
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (14.29%) German Language
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) Resource Management
2 1 (14.29%) Service Management
2 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 1 (14.29%) Citrix
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