The table below looks at the statistics for the Desktop Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Surrey 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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Desktop Support
Rank 171 195 217
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +22
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 35 26 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.76% 0.50% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.80% 0.52% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 32 24 14
Average salary £23,000 £24,500 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.12% -7.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,200 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
Desktop Support
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Surrey 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
Surrey
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4360 4973 5080
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 94.82% 95.34% 95.83%
Number of salaries quoted 3632 4071 4040
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £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 Surrey

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

Desktop Support Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

Desktop Support
Salary Trend in Surrey

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

Desktop Support Salary Trend in Surrey

Desktop Support
Salary Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Desktop Support across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015.

Desktop Support Salary Histogram in Surrey

Desktop Support
Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Support within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Woking +28 20 £22,500 -19.64%
Guildford +8 3 £27,000 +10.20%
Leatherhead +6 3 £28,750 -
Reigate -1 2 £27,500 -
Weybridge +19 1 £30,000 +50.00%
Epsom - 1 £26,000 -
Walton-on-Thames - 1 £24,000 -
Desktop Support
South East

Desktop Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs across the Surrey 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 47 (90.38%) Windows
2 40 (76.92%) Microsoft
3 39 (75.00%) Active Directory
4 36 (69.23%) Windows 7
5 33 (63.46%) MS Office
6 31 (59.62%) MS Excel
7 27 (51.92%) Blackberry
8 25 (48.08%) TCP/IP
9 24 (46.15%) DHCP
9 24 (46.15%) DNS
10 23 (44.23%) MS Exchange
10 23 (44.23%) SCCM
11 22 (42.31%) ITIL
12 21 (40.38%) Citrix
12 21 (40.38%) MS PowerPoint
13 20 (38.46%) A+ Certification
13 20 (38.46%) MCP
13 20 (38.46%) LAN
13 20 (38.46%) VoIP
13 20 (38.46%) WAN
14 19 (36.54%) HP
15 18 (34.62%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 18 (34.62%) XenApp
15 18 (34.62%) XenDesktop
15 18 (34.62%) Analytical Skills
16 17 (32.69%) Project Planning
17 13 (25.00%) Service Management
18 12 (23.08%) Marketing
19 9 (17.31%) Digital Marketing
19 9 (17.31%) Project Management

Desktop Support
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs across the Surrey 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 23 (44.23%) MS Exchange
2 5 (9.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.92%) SharePoint
Applications
1 33 (63.46%) MS Office
2 31 (59.62%) MS Excel
3 21 (40.38%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.77%) Office 365
2 1 (1.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (48.08%) TCP/IP
2 24 (46.15%) DNS
2 24 (46.15%) DHCP
3 20 (38.46%) VoIP
3 20 (38.46%) WAN
3 20 (38.46%) LAN
4 7 (13.46%) Internet
5 4 (7.69%) Firewall
5 4 (7.69%) Intranet
6 1 (1.92%) Wireless
6 1 (1.92%) IP Telephony
6 1 (1.92%) PSTN
6 1 (1.92%) ADSL
6 1 (1.92%) ISDN
6 1 (1.92%) VPN
General
1 12 (23.08%) Marketing
2 7 (13.46%) Finance
3 2 (3.85%) Law
3 2 (3.85%) Legal
3 2 (3.85%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.92%) Financial Institution
Miscellaneous
1 27 (51.92%) Blackberry
2 18 (34.62%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.85%) CMDB
4 1 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.92%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.92%) E-Learning
4 1 (1.92%) SecurID
4 1 (1.92%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 47 (90.38%) Windows
2 36 (69.23%) Windows 7
3 9 (17.31%) Windows XP
4 8 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (13.46%) Windows 8
6 5 (9.62%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (7.69%) Mac OS X
7 4 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (5.77%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.92%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (42.31%) ITIL
2 17 (32.69%) Project Planning
3 13 (25.00%) Service Management
4 9 (17.31%) Digital Marketing
4 9 (17.31%) Project Management
5 3 (5.77%) Data Protection
6 2 (3.85%) Time Management
6 2 (3.85%) Problem Management
6 2 (3.85%) Document Management
6 2 (3.85%) Incident Management
7 1 (1.92%) CRM
7 1 (1.92%) Change Management
7 1 (1.92%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (1.92%) Business Continuity
7 1 (1.92%) Asset Management
7 1 (1.92%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (1.92%) Mobile Device Management
Qualifications
1 20 (38.46%) MCP
1 20 (38.46%) A+ Certification
2 6 (11.54%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (7.69%) MCSE
4 3 (5.77%) ACTC
4 3 (5.77%) MCITP
5 2 (3.85%) MCTS
6 1 (1.92%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.54%) SLA
System Software
1 39 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 18 (34.62%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 18 (34.62%) XenApp
2 18 (34.62%) XenDesktop
3 2 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.92%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 23 (44.23%) SCCM
2 2 (3.85%) DameWare
3 1 (1.92%) WSUS
3 1 (1.92%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 40 (76.92%) Microsoft
2 21 (40.38%) Citrix
3 19 (36.54%) HP
4 3 (5.77%) VMware
4 3 (5.77%) Apple
4 3 (5.77%) LANDesk
5 2 (3.85%) Altiris
6 1 (1.92%) Dell
6 1 (1.92%) McAfee
6 1 (1.92%) Websense
6 1 (1.92%) Trend Micro
6 1 (1.92%) IPFX
6 1 (1.92%) GFI Software
6 1 (1.92%) Cisco
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