The table below looks at the statistics for the Desktop Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Farnham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Desktop Support in their job title over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Desktop Support
Rank 11 24 -
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 2 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnham 4.76% 2.63% -
As % of the Job Titles category 4.88% 2.82% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 0
Average salary £23,500 £24,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.08% -
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £26,250 £26,000
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +0.96%
Desktop Support
Surrey

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Farnham region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Farnham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
41 71 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnham 97.62% 93.42% 89.66%
Number of salaries quoted 37 69 21
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Desktop Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Farnham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Desktop Support in the job title across the Farnham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Desktop Support Jobs Demand Trend in Farnham

Desktop Support
Salary Trend in Farnham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Desktop Support across the Farnham region.

Desktop Support Salary Trend in Farnham

Desktop Support
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Farnham

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Farnham region that cited Desktop Support in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Desktop Support in their job title.

1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) IBM
2 4 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (66.67%) Firewall
2 4 (66.67%) VMware
2 4 (66.67%) LANDesk
2 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (66.67%) vSphere
2 4 (66.67%) Change Control
2 4 (66.67%) iSeries
3 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 2 (33.33%) Windows 8
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (33.33%) Structured Cabling
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (33.33%) CCTV
3 2 (33.33%) Active Directory

Desktop Support
Top Related IT Skills in Farnham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Farnham region that cited Desktop Support in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Desktop Support in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (33.33%) Structured Cabling
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) iSeries
2 2 (33.33%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 2 (33.33%) Windows 8
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (66.67%) Change Control
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (66.67%) vSphere
2 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) IBM
1 4 (66.67%) VMware
1 4 (66.67%) LANDesk