The median annual salary for a Help Desk Support was £22,500 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 3 months to 22 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
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Help Desk Support
North West / Manchester
Rank 196 173 168
Rank change year-on-year -23 -5  
Permanent jobs requiring a Help Desk Support 9 6 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.23% 0.18% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.19% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 9 6 11
Median salary £22,500 £20,250 £20,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +1.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £19,700 £16,500 £17,500
10% offered a salary of more than £26,200 £25,750 £22,500
UK excluding London median salary £22,000 £21,500 £22,000
% change year-on-year +2.32% -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 Manchester. 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
Manchester
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 3763 3237 3587
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 96.71% 97.53% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 3142 2693 2933
Median salary £42,000 £42,500 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.17% +7.59%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,300 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
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 Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Help Desk Support in Manchester

Help Desk Support
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for Help Desk Support in Manchester

Help Desk Support
Job Locations in Manchester

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 Manchester region over the 3 months to 22 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
Bolton -13 2 £18,500 +12.12%
Stockport - 2 £22,250 - 1
Help Desk Support
North West

Help Desk Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 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 Manchester region featuring Help Desk Support in the job title.

1 20 (76.92%) Windows
1 20 (76.92%) SLA
2 14 (53.85%) Microsoft
3 11 (42.31%) Windows 7
3 11 (42.31%) Active Directory
4 9 (34.62%) SQL
4 9 (34.62%) MS Office
5 8 (30.77%) ITIL
5 8 (30.77%) Windows XP
6 7 (26.92%) MS Excel
6 7 (26.92%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (26.92%) Telecoms
6 7 (26.92%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (23.08%) Dell
7 6 (23.08%) TCP/IP
8 5 (19.23%) WAN
8 5 (19.23%) LAN
8 5 (19.23%) Linux
8 5 (19.23%) MCP
8 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
8 5 (19.23%) Intel Security
8 5 (19.23%) WFM
8 5 (19.23%) Problem Management
8 5 (19.23%) Wi-Fi
8 5 (19.23%) Validation
9 4 (15.38%) Office 365
9 4 (15.38%) Windows 8
9 4 (15.38%) MS Exchange
10 3 (11.54%) Citrix
10 3 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2010

Help Desk Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 4 (15.38%) MS Exchange
2 3 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (34.62%) MS Office
2 7 (26.92%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (15.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (23.08%) TCP/IP
2 5 (19.23%) LAN
2 5 (19.23%) WAN
2 5 (19.23%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (7.69%) DNS
4 1 (3.85%) DHCP
4 1 (3.85%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (26.92%) Telecoms
2 2 (7.69%) Finance
3 1 (3.85%) Banking
3 1 (3.85%) Investment Banking
3 1 (3.85%) Law
3 1 (3.85%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) CMDB
2 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.85%) Digital Signage
2 1 (3.85%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 20 (76.92%) Windows
2 11 (42.31%) Windows 7
3 8 (30.77%) Windows XP
4 7 (26.92%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (26.92%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (19.23%) Linux
6 4 (15.38%) Windows 8
7 2 (7.69%) Mac OS X
7 2 (7.69%) Windows Server
7 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) ITIL
2 5 (19.23%) Problem Management
2 5 (19.23%) Validation
2 5 (19.23%) WFM
3 2 (7.69%) Configuration Management
3 2 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (3.85%) Asset Management
4 1 (3.85%) Investment Management
4 1 (3.85%) IT Asset Management
4 1 (3.85%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 9 (34.62%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (19.23%) MCP
2 1 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (3.85%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (76.92%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (42.31%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.69%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 14 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 6 (23.08%) Dell
3 5 (19.23%) Intel Security
4 3 (11.54%) Citrix
5 1 (3.85%) Cisco
5 1 (3.85%) HP
5 1 (3.85%) Juniper
5 1 (3.85%) Sitecore
5 1 (3.85%) Sophos
5 1 (3.85%) Symantec
5 1 (3.85%) Veeam
Oldham
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, North-West, UK
Turley
Salary: Highly Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Stockport
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago