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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Desktop Support
Rank 189 177 208
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +31
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 29 35 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.62% 0.74% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.65% 0.77% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 26 34 17
Average salary £25,000 £26,000 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% -1.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £20,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £35,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%
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
4488 4528 5128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 95.27% 95.55% 96.19%
Number of salaries quoted 3637 3679 4408
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 17 September 2014.

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 17 September 2014. 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
Staines +17 6 £24,000 -26.15%
Guildford +8 5 £20,000 -23.80%
Farnham +11 2 £24,500 -16.94%
Camberley 0 2 £21,500 +4.87% 1
Dorking - 2 £27,500 -
Woking +2 1 - -
Leatherhead -13 1 £24,000 -4.00%
Horley - 1 - -
Desktop Support
South East

Desktop Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 41 (85.42%) Windows
2 35 (72.92%) Active Directory
3 21 (43.75%) Windows 7
4 17 (35.42%) ITIL
4 17 (35.42%) Finance
5 16 (33.33%) SCCM
6 14 (29.17%) Windows XP
6 14 (29.17%) VMware
7 12 (25.00%) MS Office
7 12 (25.00%) Microsoft
8 9 (18.75%) TCP/IP
9 8 (16.67%) MS Excel
9 8 (16.67%) Service Management
10 7 (14.58%) SQL
10 7 (14.58%) MS Exchange
10 7 (14.58%) Microsoft Certification
10 7 (14.58%) Avaya
10 7 (14.58%) SAN
11 6 (12.50%) SLA
11 6 (12.50%) Citrix
11 6 (12.50%) Financial Institution
11 6 (12.50%) MCITP
11 6 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
12 5 (10.42%) Oracle
12 5 (10.42%) VoIP
12 5 (10.42%) A+ Certification
12 5 (10.42%) Peregrine
12 5 (10.42%) JD Edwards
12 5 (10.42%) Firewall
12 5 (10.42%) MCDST

Desktop Support
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 7 (14.58%) MS Exchange
2 5 (10.42%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (2.08%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (25.00%) MS Office
2 8 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (18.75%) TCP/IP
2 7 (14.58%) SAN
3 5 (10.42%) Firewall
3 5 (10.42%) VoIP
4 4 (8.33%) VPN
5 2 (4.17%) DHCP
6 1 (2.08%) DNS
6 1 (2.08%) Wireless
6 1 (2.08%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.08%) SQL Server
General
1 17 (35.42%) Finance
2 6 (12.50%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.08%) Back Office
3 1 (2.08%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.08%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.33%) iSeries
2 3 (6.25%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.08%) Device Driver
3 1 (2.08%) PKI
3 1 (2.08%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.08%) CMDB
3 1 (2.08%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.08%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.08%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 41 (85.42%) Windows
2 21 (43.75%) Windows 7
3 14 (29.17%) Windows XP
4 4 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.08%) Windows Phone
6 1 (2.08%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.08%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (35.42%) ITIL
2 8 (16.67%) Service Management
3 5 (10.42%) Software Deployment
4 4 (8.33%) Change Control
4 4 (8.33%) E-Commerce
4 4 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (4.17%) ITSM
6 1 (2.08%) Incident Management
6 1 (2.08%) Business Development
6 1 (2.08%) Resource Management
6 1 (2.08%) Performance Management
6 1 (2.08%) Data Protection
6 1 (2.08%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.08%) Build Automation
6 1 (2.08%) Line Management
6 1 (2.08%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.58%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (14.58%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (12.50%) MCITP
3 5 (10.42%) A+ Certification
3 5 (10.42%) MCDST
3 5 (10.42%) Security Cleared
4 2 (4.17%) MCSE
5 1 (2.08%) MCSA
5 1 (2.08%) Degree
5 1 (2.08%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.08%) BC Cleared
5 1 (2.08%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 35 (72.92%) Active Directory
2 6 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (8.33%) vSphere
4 2 (4.17%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.08%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 16 (33.33%) SCCM
2 5 (10.42%) ServiceCenter
3 1 (2.08%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (2.08%) SCOM
Vendors
1 14 (29.17%) VMware
2 12 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (14.58%) Avaya
4 6 (12.50%) Citrix
5 5 (10.42%) Oracle
5 5 (10.42%) LANDesk
5 5 (10.42%) Peregrine
5 5 (10.42%) JD Edwards
6 4 (8.33%) CommVault
6 4 (8.33%) IBM
7 3 (6.25%) Cisco
8 2 (4.17%) HP
9 1 (2.08%) Dell
9 1 (2.08%) Adobe
9 1 (2.08%) Veeam
9 1 (2.08%) Remedy
9 1 (2.08%) Autodesk
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Posted: 9 hours ago
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Salary: £18k - 20k per year
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