The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Desktop Support
Rank 63 71 85
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 13 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 2.01% 0.76% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.04% 0.79% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 13 5 3
Average salary £27,000 £20,000 £25,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.00% -21.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,700 £19,400 £25,100
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £25,800 £25,900
UK excluding London average salary £26,500 £25,000 £24,000
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
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 Guildford 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
Guildford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
638 634 841
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 98.76% 96.65% 96.22%
Number of salaries quoted 572 554 691
Average salary £40,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.97% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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
Salary Histogram in Guildford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Desktop Support across the Guildford region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Desktop Support Salary Histogram in Guildford

Desktop Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (89.47%) Windows XP
3 16 (84.21%) Windows 7
4 14 (73.68%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (73.68%) Active Directory
5 13 (68.42%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (68.42%) SLA
5 13 (68.42%) VMware
6 12 (63.16%) Intranet
6 12 (63.16%) Internet
7 11 (57.89%) DHCP
7 11 (57.89%) DNS
8 10 (52.63%) Blackberry
8 10 (52.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 8 (42.11%) ITIL
9 8 (42.11%) SCCM
10 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
11 4 (21.05%) DameWare
12 3 (15.79%) Altiris
12 3 (15.79%) ADSL
12 3 (15.79%) ISDN
12 3 (15.79%) PSTN
13 2 (10.53%) Cisco
13 2 (10.53%) MCP
13 2 (10.53%) MCSE
13 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
13 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
13 2 (10.53%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (10.53%) Degree
13 2 (10.53%) Finance

Desktop Support
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 10 (52.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.26%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (63.16%) Intranet
1 12 (63.16%) Internet
2 11 (57.89%) DHCP
2 11 (57.89%) DNS
3 3 (15.79%) ADSL
3 3 (15.79%) ISDN
3 3 (15.79%) PSTN
4 1 (5.26%) Firewall
General
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 10 (52.63%) Blackberry
2 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.26%) Client/Server
3 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (89.47%) Windows XP
3 16 (84.21%) Windows 7
4 14 (73.68%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (68.42%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (5.26%) Linux
6 1 (5.26%) Windows 8
6 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) MCP
1 2 (10.53%) MCSE
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (10.53%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (10.53%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (68.42%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (73.68%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (42.11%) SCCM
2 4 (21.05%) DameWare
3 1 (5.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (5.26%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 13 (68.42%) VMware
2 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
3 3 (15.79%) Altiris
4 2 (10.53%) Cisco
5 1 (5.26%) HP
5 1 (5.26%) Juniper