The median annual salary for a Help Desk Engineer was £19,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 3 months to 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Help Desk Engineer
England / South West
Rank 234 247 233
Rank change year-on-year +13 -14  
Permanent jobs requiring a Help Desk Engineer 4 6 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.079% 0.10% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.081% 0.11% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 5
Median salary £19,500 £16,500 £21,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.18% -21.42%  
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £16,500 £14,500
10% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £19,750 £23,100
UK excluding London median salary £22,250 £23,000 £23,000
% change year-on-year -3.26% -  

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 4916 5684 5841
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 96.66% 96.72% 97.72%
Number of salaries quoted 4103 4696 4888
Median salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.26% +5.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,648 £60,000
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 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 25 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
Dorset - 2 £20,000 -
Somerset -10 1 £19,000 +15.15%
Bristol - 1 £25,000 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £19,000 -
Help Desk Engineer
England

Help Desk Engineer Skill Set
Top 27 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 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 South West region featuring Help Desk Engineer in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) MS Office
1 5 (100.00%) Office 365
2 3 (60.00%) Windows 8
2 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (40.00%) A+ Certification
3 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (40.00%) Internet
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (40.00%) Virtual Environments
3 2 (40.00%) MCP
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (20.00%) Driving Licence
4 1 (20.00%) Firewall
4 1 (20.00%) VMware
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (20.00%) LAN
4 1 (20.00%) WAN
4 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco
4 1 (20.00%) Mac OS X
4 1 (20.00%) Apple
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003

Help Desk Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (100.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (100.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Internet
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) LAN
2 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (20.00%) WAN
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Windows 8
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (20.00%) Mac OS X
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Virtual Environments
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) A+ Certification
1 2 (40.00%) MCP
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Apple
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) VMware