Period
to 22 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Help Desk Support was - in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 6 months to 22 July 2017.

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

Help Desk Support
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 168 149 148
Rank change year-on-year -19 -1 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Help Desk Support 2 5 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.074% 0.19% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.076% 0.20% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 10
Cambridge median annual salary - £20,500 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -8.89% -
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £19,000 £20,500 £22,500
% change year-on-year -7.32% -8.89% -2.17%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Cambridge
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2644 2496 2836
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 97.42% 97.12% 97.73%
Number of salaries quoted 2004 2030 2384
Cambridge median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £65,000 £58,750
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% +6.25%

Help Desk Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

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

Job vacancy trend for Help Desk Support in Cambridge

Help Desk Support
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Salary trend for Help Desk Support in Cambridge

Help Desk Support Skill Set
Top 12 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 22 July 2017, Help Desk Support 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 Support in the job title.

1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Apple
1 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (50.00%) Android
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
1 1 (50.00%) People Management
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 10

Help Desk Support 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:

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Android
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (50.00%) People Management
1 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Apple
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft