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 20 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Help Desk Consultant
UK
Rank 840 - 953
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Help Desk Consultant 4 0 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% - 0.009%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.005% - 0.010%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 10
Median salary £23,250 - £22,500
90% offered a salary of more than £19,700 - £13,325
10% offered a salary of more than £24,000 - £26,150
UK excluding London median salary £23,250 - £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
81623 97249 103130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.35% 96.46% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 67793 81597 85223
Median salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 20 February 2017. 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 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 - 4 £23,250 -
South West - 2 £24,000 -
Wiltshire - 2 £24,000 -
North West - 1 £18,500 -
South East - 1 £22,500 -
Oldham - 1 £18,500 -
Witney - 1 £22,500 -
Trowbridge - 1 £24,000 -
Manchester - 1 £18,500 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £22,500 -

Help Desk Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 5 (55.56%) Windows
3 3 (33.33%) Local Government
4 2 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (22.22%) Time Management
4 2 (22.22%) VMware
4 2 (22.22%) Trend Micro
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (22.22%) SaaS
4 2 (22.22%) Firewall
4 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (22.22%) Linux
4 2 (22.22%) SQL
4 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
4 2 (22.22%) Unix
4 2 (22.22%) SLA
4 2 (22.22%) SMTP
4 2 (22.22%) FTP
4 2 (22.22%) HTTP
4 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
4 2 (22.22%) VPN
5 1 (11.11%) RDBMS
5 1 (11.11%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (11.11%) Citrix
5 1 (11.11%) Ingres
5 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
5 1 (11.11%) MS Office
5 1 (11.11%) MS Excel

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (22.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Firewall
1 2 (22.22%) FTP
1 2 (22.22%) HTTP
1 2 (22.22%) SMTP
1 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
1 2 (22.22%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (11.11%) Ingres
1 1 (11.11%) RDBMS
1 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (33.33%) Local Government
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Linux
2 2 (22.22%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Time Management
2 1 (11.11%) CRM
2 1 (11.11%) Data Protection
2 1 (11.11%) Line Management
2 1 (11.11%) Migration
2 1 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
2 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (22.22%) SLA
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) Trend Micro
2 2 (22.22%) VMware
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix
3 1 (11.11%) Intel Security