The table below looks at the statistics for the Help Desk Support role in IT jobs advertised for the West Yorkshire 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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Help Desk Support
Rank 212 209 161
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -48
Permanent jobs requiring a Help Desk Support 2 6 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.042% 0.12% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.044% 0.13% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 10
Average salary £18,000 £24,000 £18,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +33.33%
UK excluding London average salary £22,000 £23,000 £20,250
% change year-on-year
-4.34% +13.58%
Help Desk Support
Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire 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 Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4574 4720 3355
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 96.21% 96.88% 94.16%
Number of salaries quoted 3661 3762 2587
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £52,500
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 Yorkshire

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

Help Desk Support Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Help Desk Support
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Help Desk Support Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

Help Desk Support
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 4 August 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
Leeds +9 2 £18,000 -20.00%
Help Desk Support
Yorkshire

Help Desk Support
Top 17 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (55.56%) MS Office
2 5 (55.56%) Windows
3 4 (44.44%) Windows XP
3 4 (44.44%) LAN
3 4 (44.44%) WAN
3 4 (44.44%) VPN
3 4 (44.44%) SLA
3 4 (44.44%) MCP
3 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
3 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (44.44%) iPhone
3 4 (44.44%) iPad
3 4 (44.44%) Windows 8
4 2 (22.22%) Citrix
5 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (11.11%) C

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

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 5 (55.56%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) LAN
1 4 (44.44%) WAN
1 4 (44.44%) VPN
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) iPhone
1 4 (44.44%) iPad
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) Windows XP
2 4 (44.44%) Windows 8
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) MCP
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (44.44%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) Citrix