The median annual salary for a Help Desk Engineer was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Help Desk Engineer
England / London
Rank 573 620 611
Rank change year-on-year +47 -9  
Permanent jobs requiring a Help Desk Engineer 15 36 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.045% 0.086% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.047% 0.090% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 15 33 40
Median salary £32,500 £30,000 £24,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +25.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,400 £22,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £71,500 £28,700
UK excluding London median salary £22,250 £22,750 £23,000
% change year-on-year -2.19% -1.08%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 32198 40075 40268
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 95.73% 96.13% 95.99%
Number of salaries quoted 27217 34571 33828
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £53,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% +2.80%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Help Desk Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London that featured Help Desk Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Help Desk Engineer in London

Help Desk Engineer
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Help Desk Engineer in London

Help Desk Engineer
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Help Desk Engineer in London over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Help Desk Engineer in London

Help Desk Engineer
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Help Desk Engineer within the London region over the 3 months to 24 March 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
Canary Wharf - 2 £42,500 -
City of London - 1 £19,000 - 1
Help Desk Engineer
England

Help Desk Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 London region featuring Help Desk Engineer in the job title.

1 27 (81.82%) Windows
2 21 (63.64%) Active Directory
3 19 (57.58%) Microsoft
4 14 (42.42%) MS Office
5 11 (33.33%) MS Excel
6 10 (30.30%) Finance
7 8 (24.24%) ITIL
8 7 (21.21%) VPN
8 7 (21.21%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (21.21%) Windows 7
9 6 (18.18%) MS Exchange
10 5 (15.15%) VMware
10 5 (15.15%) Apple
10 5 (15.15%) LAN
10 5 (15.15%) WAN
10 5 (15.15%) Degree
10 5 (15.15%) Windows Server
11 4 (12.12%) Telecoms
11 4 (12.12%) DHCP
11 4 (12.12%) DNS
11 4 (12.12%) TCP/IP
12 3 (9.09%) Firewall
12 3 (9.09%) Blackberry
12 3 (9.09%) Cisco
12 3 (9.09%) Internet
12 3 (9.09%) Citrix
12 3 (9.09%) Linux
12 3 (9.09%) MCSE
12 3 (9.09%) SCCM
12 3 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure

Help Desk Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 6 (18.18%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.03%) IIS
Applications
1 14 (42.42%) MS Office
2 11 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 2 (6.06%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (3.03%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.09%) Office 365
2 2 (6.06%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.03%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 1 (3.03%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 7 (21.21%) VPN
2 5 (15.15%) LAN
2 5 (15.15%) WAN
3 4 (12.12%) DHCP
3 4 (12.12%) DNS
3 4 (12.12%) TCP/IP
4 3 (9.09%) Firewall
4 3 (9.09%) Internet
5 2 (6.06%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (3.03%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (3.03%) Ethernet
6 1 (3.03%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) Big Data
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (30.30%) Finance
2 4 (12.12%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.06%) Banking
4 1 (3.03%) Back Office
4 1 (3.03%) Marketing
4 1 (3.03%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.06%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Blackberry
1 3 (9.09%) Hedge funds
2 2 (6.06%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.06%) Fintech
2 2 (6.06%) iPad
2 2 (6.06%) iPhone
3 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.03%) Digital TV
3 1 (3.03%) Internet of Things
3 1 (3.03%) PMI
3 1 (3.03%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 27 (81.82%) Windows
2 7 (21.21%) Windows 7
3 5 (15.15%) Windows Server
4 3 (9.09%) Linux
4 3 (9.09%) Windows 8
5 2 (6.06%) Android
5 2 (6.06%) Mac OS X
5 2 (6.06%) Windows 10
5 2 (6.06%) Windows XP
6 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (24.24%) ITIL
2 2 (6.06%) Change Management
2 2 (6.06%) CRM
2 2 (6.06%) ITIL V3
3 1 (3.03%) E-Commerce
3 1 (3.03%) Mentoring
3 1 (3.03%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.06%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (21.21%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (15.15%) Degree
3 3 (9.09%) MCSE
4 2 (6.06%) A+ Certification
4 2 (6.06%) MCSA
4 2 (6.06%) MCTS
4 2 (6.06%) Network+ Certification
4 2 (6.06%) Security Cleared
5 1 (3.03%) ACSP
5 1 (3.03%) ACTC
5 1 (3.03%) CCA
5 1 (3.03%) CCNP
5 1 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (3.03%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (3.03%) MCITP
5 1 (3.03%) MCP
5 1 (3.03%) PMI Certification
5 1 (3.03%) PMP
5 1 (3.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) COBIT
2 1 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (63.64%) Active Directory
2 3 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.03%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) SCCM
2 1 (3.03%) Backup Exec
2 1 (3.03%) Jamf Pro
2 1 (3.03%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 19 (57.58%) Microsoft
2 5 (15.15%) Apple
2 5 (15.15%) VMware
3 3 (9.09%) Cisco
3 3 (9.09%) Citrix
4 2 (6.06%) Bloomberg
4 2 (6.06%) Reuters
4 2 (6.06%) ServiceNow
5 1 (3.03%) Adobe
5 1 (3.03%) AVG
5 1 (3.03%) Google
5 1 (3.03%) SonicWALL
5 1 (3.03%) Symantec
South West London
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Salary: £22000 - £23000 per annum + + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
London
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Salary: £28-40,000 + Bens
Posted: 8 days ago
West London
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Salary: £25,000 to £35,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
City, London
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Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago