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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Desktop Support
Rank 63 77 89
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 13 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 1.98% 0.52% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.01% 0.54% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 13 4 2
Average salary £27,000 £20,000 £25,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.00% -22.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,600 £19,300 £25,550
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £28,400 £25,950
UK excluding London average salary £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+6.00% -
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
648 746 856
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 98.93% 97.26% 97.61%
Number of salaries quoted 576 644 706
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 31 July 2015.

Desktop Support Salary Histogram in Guildford

Desktop Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (94.12%) Windows XP
3 15 (88.24%) Windows 7
4 13 (76.47%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (76.47%) VMware
4 13 (76.47%) Active Directory
4 13 (76.47%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (70.59%) Intranet
5 12 (70.59%) Internet
5 12 (70.59%) SLA
6 11 (64.71%) DHCP
6 11 (64.71%) DNS
7 10 (58.82%) Blackberry
7 10 (58.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 8 (47.06%) ITIL
9 7 (41.18%) SCCM
10 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
10 4 (23.53%) DameWare
11 3 (17.65%) ADSL
11 3 (17.65%) ISDN
11 3 (17.65%) PSTN
11 3 (17.65%) Altiris
12 2 (11.76%) Degree
12 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
12 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
12 2 (11.76%) MCP
12 2 (11.76%) MCSE
12 2 (11.76%) Cisco
12 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (11.76%) ITIL Certification

Desktop Support
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (58.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 12 (70.59%) Intranet
1 12 (70.59%) Internet
2 11 (64.71%) DHCP
2 11 (64.71%) DNS
3 3 (17.65%) ADSL
3 3 (17.65%) ISDN
3 3 (17.65%) PSTN
4 1 (5.88%) Firewall
General
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 10 (58.82%) Blackberry
2 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (94.12%) Windows XP
3 15 (88.24%) Windows 7
4 13 (76.47%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (76.47%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) MCP
1 2 (11.76%) MCSE
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (11.76%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (11.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (70.59%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (76.47%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (41.18%) SCCM
2 4 (23.53%) DameWare
3 1 (5.88%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 13 (76.47%) VMware
2 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
3 3 (17.65%) Altiris
4 2 (11.76%) Cisco
5 1 (5.88%) HP
5 1 (5.88%) Juniper