The median annual salary for a Help Desk Engineer was £31,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

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

Help Desk Engineer
England / South West
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 236 234 236
Rank change year-on-year -2 +2  
Permanent jobs requiring a Help Desk Engineer 8 2 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.15% 0.039% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.040% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 8
Median salary £31,500 £26,000 £22,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.15% +16.85%  
UK excluding London median salary £23,500 £23,000 £23,000
% change year-on-year +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 the South West. 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
South West
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 5151 5050 5839
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 97.06% 97.62% 97.15%
Number of salaries quoted 4281 4276 4924
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Help Desk Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Help Desk Engineer in the South West

Help Desk Engineer
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for Help Desk Engineer in the South West

Help Desk Engineer
Job Locations in the South West

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 South West region over the 3 months to 26 June 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
Somerset - 6 £31,500 -
Bristol - 2 £33,750 - 1
Help Desk Engineer
England

Help Desk Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 South West region featuring Help Desk Engineer in the job title.

1 6 (50.00%) Manufacturing
1 6 (50.00%) Windows
1 6 (50.00%) CAD
1 6 (50.00%) Remote Desktop
1 6 (50.00%) Manufacturing Engineering
2 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (33.33%) Office 365
4 3 (25.00%) Windows 8
4 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (25.00%) Firewall
4 3 (25.00%) Cisco
5 2 (16.67%) Fintech
5 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (16.67%) Virtual Environments
5 2 (16.67%) Internet
5 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
5 2 (16.67%) A+ Certification
5 2 (16.67%) SAN
5 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
5 2 (16.67%) MCP
5 2 (16.67%) VLAN
5 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
6 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
6 1 (8.33%) VMware
6 1 (8.33%) Clustering
6 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
6 1 (8.33%) Driving Licence
6 1 (8.33%) Problem Management
6 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008

Help Desk Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (33.33%) Office 365
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) Remote Desktop
2 3 (25.00%) Firewall
3 2 (16.67%) Internet
3 2 (16.67%) SAN
3 2 (16.67%) VLAN
4 1 (8.33%) LAN
4 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
4 1 (8.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Fintech
2 1 (8.33%) Clustering
2 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (8.33%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (25.00%) Windows 8
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (8.33%) Mac OS X
3 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) CAD
1 6 (50.00%) Manufacturing Engineering
2 2 (16.67%) Virtual Environments
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL
3 1 (8.33%) Problem Management
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) A+ Certification
1 2 (16.67%) MCP
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (8.33%) Apple
3 1 (8.33%) VMware
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