Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Help Desk Engineer was £15,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Help Desk Engineer
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 173 146 157
Rank change year-on-year -27 +11 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Help Desk Engineer 10 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.32% 0.044% 0.070%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.045% 0.073%
Number of salaries quoted 10 1 2
Cambridge median annual salary £15,000 £15,000 £23,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -34.78% +4.55%
10th Percentile £14,500 £14,500 £21,400
90th Percentile £15,500 £15,500 £24,200
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £15,000 £15,000 £23,750
% change year-on-year - -36.84% +1.06%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Cambridge
Permanent vacancies in Cambridge with a recognized job title 3048 2210 2742
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.29% 97.40% 96.35%
Number of salaries quoted 2322 1842 2381
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,900
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +2.51% +9.75%
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £62,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +7.50%

Help Desk Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

Job postings that featured Help Desk Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridge.

Job vacancy trend for Help Desk Engineer in Cambridge

Help Desk Engineer
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Salary trend for Help Desk Engineer in Cambridge

Help Desk Engineer Skill Set
Top 10 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, 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 Cambridge region featuring Help Desk Engineer in the job title.

1 10 (100.00%) SAP
1 10 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 10 (100.00%) Electronics
1 10 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 10 (100.00%) Finance
1 10 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 10 (100.00%) Programme Management
1 10 (100.00%) Marketing
1 10 (100.00%) Degree
1 10 (100.00%) Digital Marketing

Help Desk Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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:

General
1 10 (100.00%) Electronics
1 10 (100.00%) Finance
1 10 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 10 (100.00%) Marketing
1 10 (100.00%) Telecoms
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 10 (100.00%) Digital Marketing
1 10 (100.00%) Programme Management
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) SAP