The first table below looks at the demand for the Help Desk Support role in IT jobs advertised for the West Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Help Desk Support in their job title over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the West Sussex region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Help Desk Support
Rank 106 103 104
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Help Desk Support 3 8 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 0.21% 0.55% 0.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.57% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 1 8 8
Average salary £21,000 £21,750 £20,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.44% +8.75%
UK excluding London average salary £21,500 £21,500 £20,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.50%
Job Titles Category
West Sussex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1347 1398 1334
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 95.87% 96.02% 96.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1180 1171 1142
Average salary £40,500 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.25% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £24,650
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Help Desk Support
South East

Help Desk Support
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

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

Help Desk Support Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

Help Desk Support
Salary Trend in West Sussex

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

Help Desk Support Salary Trend in West Sussex

Help Desk Support
Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Help Desk Support within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Crawley +15 2 - -
Burgess Hill - 1 £21,000 -
Help Desk Support
South East

Help Desk Support
Top 27 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the West Sussex region that cited Help Desk Support 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 Support in their job title.

1 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (50.00%) MS Office
3 3 (37.50%) SQL
3 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
3 3 (37.50%) Citrix
3 3 (37.50%) LAN
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco
3 3 (37.50%) BT
3 3 (37.50%) Incident Management
3 3 (37.50%) VLAN
3 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (37.50%) VMware
4 2 (25.00%) iPad
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (25.00%) iPhone
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (25.00%) Blackberry
4 2 (25.00%) Windows XP
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 1 (12.50%) ITIL
5 1 (12.50%) Broadband
5 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 1 (12.50%) Internet
5 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
5 1 (12.50%) Windows 7

Help Desk Support
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the West Sussex region that cited Help Desk Support 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 Support in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 4 (50.00%) MS Office
2 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) LAN
1 3 (37.50%) VLAN
2 1 (12.50%) Broadband
2 1 (12.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Blackberry
1 2 (25.00%) iPhone
1 2 (25.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Windows XP
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Incident Management
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Cisco
1 3 (37.50%) Citrix
1 3 (37.50%) BT
1 3 (37.50%) VMware
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft