The median annual salary for a Help Desk Support was £22,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cheshire during the 3 months to 30 April 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
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 97 96 -
Rank change year-on-year -1 -  
Permanent jobs requiring a Help Desk Support 6 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.48% 0.17% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.18% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 0
Median salary £22,000 £21,375 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.92% -  
UK excluding London median salary £22,000 £22,500 £22,000
% change year-on-year -2.22% +2.27%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire. 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
Cheshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1215 1142 1642
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 96.74% 95.33% 96.42%
Number of salaries quoted 965 978 1255
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Help Desk Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire that featured Help Desk Support in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Help Desk Support in Cheshire

Help Desk Support
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for Help Desk Support in Cheshire

Help Desk Support
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Help Desk Support in Cheshire over the 3 months to 30 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Help Desk Support in Cheshire

Help Desk Support
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Help Desk Support within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 30 April 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford - 2 - -
Warrington - 2 £22,000 -
Runcorn +2 1 - -
Help Desk Support
North West

Help Desk Support Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 Cheshire region featuring Help Desk Support in the job title.

1 18 (72.00%) Microsoft
2 16 (64.00%) Windows
3 14 (56.00%) Microsoft Office
4 12 (48.00%) Active Directory
4 12 (48.00%) iPad
5 10 (40.00%) Windows 7
6 9 (36.00%) SLA
6 9 (36.00%) Web Development
7 5 (20.00%) MCP
7 5 (20.00%) Spiceworks
7 5 (20.00%) Office 365
8 4 (16.00%) Windows 8
8 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (16.00%) VPN
8 4 (16.00%) Service Management
9 3 (12.00%) iPhone
9 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (12.00%) Hyper-V
9 3 (12.00%) Finance
9 3 (12.00%) VoIP
9 3 (12.00%) Citrix
9 3 (12.00%) Windows Server
9 3 (12.00%) Skype
10 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (8.00%) SharePoint
10 2 (8.00%) Skype for Business
11 1 (4.00%) Apple iOS
11 1 (4.00%) Banking
11 1 (4.00%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (4.00%) Android

Help Desk Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (8.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 14 (56.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.00%) VPN
2 3 (12.00%) Skype
2 3 (12.00%) VoIP
3 1 (4.00%) Broadband
3 1 (4.00%) LAN
3 1 (4.00%) WAN
General
1 3 (12.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Banking
2 1 (4.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 12 (48.00%) iPad
2 3 (12.00%) iPhone
3 1 (4.00%) Blackberry
3 1 (4.00%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 16 (64.00%) Windows
2 10 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 4 (16.00%) Windows 8
3 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (12.00%) Windows Server
4 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.00%) Android
5 1 (4.00%) Apple iOS
5 1 (4.00%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (4.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) Web Development
2 4 (16.00%) Service Management
3 1 (4.00%) Mobile Device Management
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) MCP
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (36.00%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (48.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (12.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.00%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 18 (72.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (20.00%) Spiceworks
3 3 (12.00%) Citrix
4 1 (4.00%) Dell
4 1 (4.00%) HP
4 1 (4.00%) Samsung