Helpdesk Automation Market Research Report - Global Forecast to 2027

Global Helpdesk Automation Market, By Software (Web help desk, Open source help desk), Solution (Alert Management, Ticket Sortation), End User (IT, Telecommunication, Education, Government, Retail), Organization Size (Large, SME’s) Forecast till 2027

ID: MRFR/ICT/3288-HCR | February 2021 | Region: Global | 100 pages

Please note that assessment period of report has been updated from 2017-2023 to 2020-2027. Cordially fill sample form for updated data.

Market Synopsis of the Global Helpdesk Automation Market

With the rising demand for the automated routine process, the organizations are planning to reduce the level one support, which is also known as customer support executive and replacing that with helpdesk automation. This is majorly due to the new industry chain structure comprising of helpdesk automation. The Helpdesk is a customer support for resolving the customer queries and issues related to the product or service. In a small & medium enterprise, the helpdesk is usually handled by a single person while in a large organization, the level of support is complex and widespread requiring more than one person. The factors such as widespread adoption of personal devices in workplaces are expected to drive the market in coming years. However, the limited capabilities of small organizations to adopt the automation process is restraining the growth of the market. The market for global helpdesk automation is expected to reach USD 11 billion by 2023 at a CAGR of 33 % during the forecast period 2017 -2023.


The market for helpdesk automation is segmented into software type, solution, end users, and organization size. The software type is sub-segmented into web helpdesk software, open source help desk, enterprise help desk software, and, on-premise help desk software. The software are an important component in the helpdesk assistance and more importantly in automation of helpdesk support. The software follows an algorithm, which helps in the sortation, assignment, reminder, and management of tickets being raised by the customer. Among the segmentation by software type, web help desk leads the segment because of wider applications of a web-based application and increased usage of internet.

On the basis of the solution, the segmentation is done on the basis of alert management, ticket sortation, and ticket scheduling among others. The basic fundamental of the helpdesk automation solution is to reduce the level 1 support and to reduce the query solving process. Automated helpdesk support sorts the tickets that are being raised and schedules the time for the issue to be resolved. Then, it assigns the ticket to the support engineer and simultaneously alerts for the issue completion and new issue raised.

The market is classified into end users, which tend to have most of the applications of the helpdesk automation. It includes IT, telecom, education, government, retail, automotive, healthcare, and BFSI. Among these, the IT and telecom sectors are leading the market because of high chances of customer query regarding company’s product or services. It is also because of the advancement in the information technology and higher demand by the large organizations to shift to automation. The government, retail, and healthcare sectors are witnessing a fast growth in the market majorly due to the consumerization of information technology and widespread adoption of the personal devices in the workplace. Many government initiatives in emerging countries of the Asia Pacific and Europe are implementing the digital platform, which tends to involve the automation of many level 1 processes.   

On the basis of organization size, the segments are divided into small & medium size enterprises and large enterprises. In large enterprises, the need for level 1 support is high, which provides an opportunity for the automation of helpdesk support. Large organizations are leading this segment as these possess the capability to adopt the new technology. However, in small organizations, the need for level 1 support is minimum, which restricts the small & medium enterprises to adopt this technology.

Regional Analysis

The market for global helpdesk automation is also segmented on the basis of geography under North America (including the U.S, Canada, and Mexico), Europe (including Germany, the U.K, France, Italy and rest of the Europe), Asia Pacific (including China, India, Japan and rest of the Asia Pacific), and rest of the world (including Middle East & Africa, and Latin America). Among regions, North America is dominating the global market. The major factor for the dominance in the presence of technologically advanced countries adopting early to cloud and automation technologies. Another factor that dominates the growth in North America is the presence of large IT and retail companies, which are also spreading their divisions across the globe. Europe turns out to be the mature market for helpdesk automation and continues to show steady growth. Though Asia Pacific does not have a huge presence in terms of automation and IT, the region shows the highest growth accounting for the increased internet penetration and demand for consumer goods. Also, the advancements in automation processes and digitization help Asia Pacific in the fast growth. 

Key Players

The global helpdesk automation market holds prominent key players and other vendors: BMC Software, Inc (U.S.), CA Technologies (U.S.), Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company (U.S.), Landesk Software (U.S.), ServiceNow, Inc (U.S.), Axios Systems (U.K.), HappyFox Inc (U.S.), FrontRange Solutions (U.S.), NTRglobal (Spain), Sunrise Software Ltd (U.K.), Atlassian Corporation Plc. (Australia) among others.

Global Helpdesk Automation Market (USD Billion)

 Helpdesk Automation Market

Intended Audience

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  • Software investors

  • Software Developers

  • Online retailers

  • Medical institutions

  • Software Testers

  • IT enablers

  • Database solutions

  • Cloud providers

  • Telecommunication companies

  • Government service providers

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

The escalation in the use of personal devices in the market is expected to motivate the market in the coming years.

Axios Systems (U.K.), ServiceNow, Inc (U.S.), HappyFox Inc (U.S.), NTRglobal (Spain), FrontRange Solutions (U.S.) ,and Sunrise Software Ltd (U.K.) are the major contenders in the global market.

A 33% CAGR is expected from the market in the coming period.

A USD 11 billion is forecasted for the market in the coming years.

Solution, software type, end-users, and organization size are estimated to form a better comprehension of the market.