The median annual salary for a Help Desk Support was £19,500 in advertised job vacancies in Dorset during the 3 months to 28 March 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
South West / Dorset
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 86 88
Rank change year-on-year +35 +2  
Permanent jobs requiring a Help Desk Support 1 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 0.27% 0.14% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.14% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 2
Median salary £19,500 £18,500 £17,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.40% +8.82%  
UK excluding London median salary £22,000 £22,000 £22,500
% change year-on-year - -2.22%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Dorset. 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
Dorset
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 365 698 787
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Dorset 96.82% 98.87% 99.12%
Number of salaries quoted 330 524 681
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Help Desk Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

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

Job vacancy trend for Help Desk Support in Dorset

Help Desk Support
Salary Trend in Dorset

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

Salary trend for Help Desk Support in Dorset

Help Desk Support Skill Set
Top 6 Co-occurring IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 Dorset region featuring Help Desk Support in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (100.00%) PABX

Help Desk Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Dorset 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 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) PABX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft