The table below looks at the statistics for the Help Desk Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Help Desk Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Help Desk Engineer
Rank 216 213 206
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Help Desk Engineer 4 2 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.070% 0.037% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.075% 0.038% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 7
Average salary £27,500 £23,250 £18,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.27% +29.16%
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £22,750 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+5.49% +1.11%
Help Desk Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region. 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
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5349 5222 5236
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.06% 95.40% 94.75%
Number of salaries quoted 4458 4332 4448
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Help Desk Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Help Desk Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Help Desk Engineer
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Help Desk Engineer across the West Midlands region.

Help Desk Engineer Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Help Desk Engineer
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Help Desk Engineer within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 2 September 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Coventry -7 2 £27,500 +17.02%
Warwickshire - 2 £27,500 -
Staffordshire +5 1 £26,000 +13.04%
Birmingham - 1 - - 1
Help Desk Engineer
England

Help Desk Engineer
Top 26 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Help Desk Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) MS Office
2 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (25.00%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (25.00%) Office 365
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) Server Building
4 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (25.00%) SLA
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco
4 1 (25.00%) Apple
4 1 (25.00%) Site Server
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (25.00%) McAfee
4 1 (25.00%) X-Windows
4 1 (25.00%) VLAN
4 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (25.00%) VMware

Help Desk Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Help Desk Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (25.00%) Site Server
Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) X-Windows
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Server Building
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Apple
2 1 (25.00%) McAfee
2 1 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £16500 - £22500 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago