The first table below looks at the demand for the Desktop Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Guildford 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Guildford region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Desktop Support
Rank 84 82 82
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 3 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 0.33% 0.45% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.46% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 2
Average salary £24,500 £26,250 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +5.00%
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
Job Titles Category
Guildford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
873 871 772
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 95.83% 98.20% 96.14%
Number of salaries quoted 739 714 730
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Desktop Support
Surrey

Desktop Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

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

Desktop Support Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

Desktop Support
Salary Trend in Guildford

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

Desktop Support Salary Trend in Guildford

Desktop Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Guildford 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 5 (83.33%) Windows XP
2 5 (83.33%) MS Office
3 4 (66.67%) Law
3 4 (66.67%) Legal
3 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 4 (66.67%) Windows 7
4 2 (33.33%) DameWare
4 2 (33.33%) Banking
4 2 (33.33%) MOS
4 2 (33.33%) Document Management
4 2 (33.33%) WorkSite
5 1 (16.67%) SCCM
5 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (16.67%) Software Deployment
5 1 (16.67%) SQL
5 1 (16.67%) MCITP
5 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (16.67%) Line 50
5 1 (16.67%) Finance
5 1 (16.67%) VMware
5 1 (16.67%) ITIL
5 1 (16.67%) Dell
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (16.67%) Sage
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (16.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (16.67%) Blackberry
5 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange

Desktop Support
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Guildford 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) WorkSite
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (83.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Line 50
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) LAN
1 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
General
1 4 (66.67%) Law
1 4 (66.67%) Legal
2 2 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (16.67%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Windows XP
3 4 (66.67%) Windows 7
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Document Management
2 1 (16.67%) Software Deployment
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) MOS
2 1 (16.67%) MCITP
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) DameWare
2 1 (16.67%) SCCM
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) VMware
1 1 (16.67%) Dell
1 1 (16.67%) Sage
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft