The table below looks at the statistics 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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Help Desk Support
Rank 100 105 93
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Help Desk Support 2 3 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 0.17% 0.23% 0.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.23% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 8
Average salary £23,000 £26,000 £22,125
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.53% +17.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,600 £21,200 £17,850
10% offered a salary of more than £23,400 £26,000 £23,000
UK excluding London average salary £22,000 £23,000 £20,250
% change year-on-year
-4.34% +13.58%
Help Desk Support
South East

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 Sussex 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 Sussex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1114 1286 1216
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 96.03% 97.28% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 967 1145 1040
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 31 July 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
East Grinstead - 1 £23,500 -
Haywards Heath - 1 £22,500 - 1
Help Desk Support
South East

Help Desk Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 6 (85.71%) MS Office
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
1 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 5 (71.43%) Windows 7
3 4 (57.14%) Windows 8
3 4 (57.14%) Telecoms
3 4 (57.14%) LAN
3 4 (57.14%) VoIP
3 4 (57.14%) WAN
3 4 (57.14%) ITIL
4 3 (42.86%) Windows XP
4 3 (42.86%) Citrix
4 3 (42.86%) VPN
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 3 (42.86%) Adobe
4 3 (42.86%) Thin Client
4 3 (42.86%) Fat Client
4 3 (42.86%) Dell KACE
5 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
5 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (28.57%) Firewall
5 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
6 1 (14.29%) Linux
6 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
6 1 (14.29%) Web Services
6 1 (14.29%) Apple
6 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
1 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 6 (85.71%) MS Office
2 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) LAN
1 4 (57.14%) VoIP
1 4 (57.14%) WAN
2 3 (42.86%) VPN
3 2 (28.57%) Firewall
4 1 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (14.29%) Wireless
4 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (57.14%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Thin Client
1 3 (42.86%) Fat Client
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Windows 7
3 4 (57.14%) Windows 8
4 3 (42.86%) Windows XP
5 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Service Management
2 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
2 1 (14.29%) ITSM
2 1 (14.29%) CAFM
2 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (14.29%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
1 3 (42.86%) Adobe
1 3 (42.86%) Citrix
1 3 (42.86%) Dell KACE
2 1 (14.29%) Apple
2 1 (14.29%) Symantec
2 1 (14.29%) McAfee
Haywards Heath, West Sussex
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