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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Desktop Support
Rank 72 84 84
Rank change year-on-year
+12 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 5 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 0.71% 0.33% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.74% 0.35% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 1
Average salary £27,000 £30,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.47% +10.90%
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
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
676 861 875
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 95.62% 95.56% 97.55%
Number of salaries quoted 601 729 730
Average salary £40,000 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 May 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 7 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 7 (100.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 7 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (71.43%) Intranet
2 5 (71.43%) Internet
2 5 (71.43%) DHCP
2 5 (71.43%) DNS
2 5 (71.43%) ITIL
3 4 (57.14%) VMware
4 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
4 3 (42.86%) SLA
5 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
5 2 (28.57%) MS Office
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 2 (28.57%) DameWare
5 2 (28.57%) Law
5 2 (28.57%) Legal
5 2 (28.57%) Document Management
5 2 (28.57%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (14.29%) SCCM
6 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (14.29%) Altiris
6 1 (14.29%) Finance
6 1 (14.29%) ADSL

Desktop Support
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 7 (100.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
2 2 (28.57%) MS Office
2 2 (28.57%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) Intranet
1 5 (71.43%) Internet
1 5 (71.43%) DHCP
1 5 (71.43%) DNS
2 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
3 1 (14.29%) ADSL
3 1 (14.29%) ISDN
3 1 (14.29%) PSTN
General
1 2 (28.57%) Law
1 2 (28.57%) Legal
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 7 (100.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 7 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Document Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) DameWare
2 1 (14.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) VMware
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) Altiris
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco