The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the West Midlands region that had Help Desk Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 2 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Help Desk Engineer
Rank - 224 204
Permanent jobs requiring a Help Desk Engineer 0 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.019% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.019% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 6
Median salary - £21,500 £26,875
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -20.00%
UK excluding London median salary £22,500 £22,500 £22,750
% change year-on-year
- -1.09%
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
5995 5236 4829
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 96.31% 96.95% 96.73%
Number of salaries quoted 4758 4438 4037
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Help Desk Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region that featured Help Desk Engineer in the job title.

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 Skill Set
Top 25 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 May 2016, Help Desk Engineer 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 across the West Midlands region featuring Help Desk Engineer in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Degree
2 4 (80.00%) Windows 8
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (80.00%) Cybersecurity
2 4 (80.00%) Windows 10
2 4 (80.00%) Palo Alto
2 4 (80.00%) Windows 7
2 4 (80.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (80.00%) Network Security
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (80.00%) Firewall
2 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) MCSA
2 4 (80.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (80.00%) LAN
2 4 (80.00%) WAN
2 4 (80.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco
2 4 (80.00%) CCNA
2 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (80.00%) CheckPoint

Help Desk Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 4 (80.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (80.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) Firewall
1 4 (80.00%) LAN
1 4 (80.00%) Network Security
1 4 (80.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (80.00%) WAN
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) Windows 10
1 4 (80.00%) Windows 7
1 4 (80.00%) Windows 8
1 4 (80.00%) Windows Server
1 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Cybersecurity
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Degree
2 4 (80.00%) CCNA
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (80.00%) MCSA
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) CheckPoint
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco
1 4 (80.00%) Palo Alto
1 4 (80.00%) VMware