The median annual salary for a Help Desk Consultant was £17,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 24 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 Consultant
UK
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 881 920 971
Rank change year-on-year +39 +51  
Permanent jobs requiring a Help Desk Consultant 2 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.002% 0.003% 0.004%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.002% 0.003% 0.004%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 3
Median salary £17,500 £20,000 £24,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% -16.66%  
UK excluding London median salary £17,500 £20,000 £24,000
% change year-on-year -12.50% -16.66%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 84418 95048 107138
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.97% 96.53% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 69006 80088 88313
Median salary £46,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.10% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £70,000 £71,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Help Desk Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Help Desk Consultant in the UK

Help Desk Consultant
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Help Desk Consultant in the UK

Help Desk Consultant
Top 7 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Help Desk Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 24 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
England +51 2 £17,500 -12.50% 1
North West -38 1 £17,500 -12.50%
South West - 1 - -
Wiltshire - 1 - -
Oldham - 1 £17,500 -
Manchester - 1 £17,500 -
Chippenham - 1 - -

Help Desk Consultant Skill Set
Top 19 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, Help Desk Consultant 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 featuring Help Desk Consultant in the job title.

1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 5 (62.50%) Local Government
3 4 (50.00%) Data Protection
3 4 (50.00%) CRM
3 4 (50.00%) SLA
4 3 (37.50%) Linux
4 3 (37.50%) Unix
5 2 (25.00%) Shell Script
5 2 (25.00%) Windows
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 2 (25.00%) Ingres
5 2 (25.00%) RDBMS
5 2 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (25.00%) SaaS
5 2 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
6 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
6 1 (12.50%) Citrix

Help Desk Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Ingres
1 2 (25.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (62.50%) Local Government
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Linux
1 3 (37.50%) Unix
2 2 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) CRM
1 4 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 2 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) SLA
2 2 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Citrix