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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Desktop Support
Rank 190 188 208
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 32 28 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.65% 0.58% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.68% 0.61% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 29 27 19
Average salary £25,000 £26,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% -5.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,800 £20,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £28,200 £35,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £24,500 £25,500
% change year-on-year
+2.04% -3.92%
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
4689 4619 5204
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 95.13% 95.49% 96.09%
Number of salaries quoted 3841 3702 4472
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 2 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 2 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 +15 6 £24,000 -26.15%
Guildford +11 5 £20,000 -21.56%
Farnham +10 4 £24,500 -16.23%
Camberley - 2 £21,500 - 1
Dorking - 2 £27,500 -
Woking -4 1 - -
Leatherhead -23 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 2 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 44 (86.27%) Windows
2 36 (70.59%) Active Directory
3 21 (41.18%) Windows 7
4 17 (33.33%) Finance
4 17 (33.33%) ITIL
5 16 (31.37%) SCCM
6 14 (27.45%) VMware
6 14 (27.45%) Windows XP
6 14 (27.45%) Microsoft
7 12 (23.53%) MS Office
8 10 (19.61%) MS Excel
9 9 (17.65%) TCP/IP
9 9 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
10 8 (15.69%) Service Management
11 7 (13.73%) Avaya
11 7 (13.73%) SAN
11 7 (13.73%) Citrix
11 7 (13.73%) MS Exchange
11 7 (13.73%) SQL
12 6 (11.76%) SLA
12 6 (11.76%) Financial Institution
12 6 (11.76%) MCITP
12 6 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
13 5 (9.80%) MCDST
13 5 (9.80%) ServiceCenter
13 5 (9.80%) Security Cleared
13 5 (9.80%) Software Deployment
13 5 (9.80%) LANDesk
13 5 (9.80%) Exchange Server 2007
13 5 (9.80%) Firewall

Desktop Support
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 (13.73%) MS Exchange
2 5 (9.80%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (1.96%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (23.53%) MS Office
2 10 (19.61%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (17.65%) TCP/IP
2 7 (13.73%) SAN
3 5 (9.80%) Firewall
3 5 (9.80%) VoIP
4 4 (7.84%) VPN
5 2 (3.92%) DHCP
6 1 (1.96%) DNS
6 1 (1.96%) Wireless
6 1 (1.96%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.96%) SQL Server
General
1 17 (33.33%) Finance
2 6 (11.76%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.96%) Back Office
3 1 (1.96%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.96%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.84%) Blackberry
1 4 (7.84%) iSeries
2 1 (1.96%) Thin Client
2 1 (1.96%) Smartcard
2 1 (1.96%) Device Driver
2 1 (1.96%) PKI
2 1 (1.96%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.96%) CMDB
2 1 (1.96%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 44 (86.27%) Windows
2 21 (41.18%) Windows 7
3 14 (27.45%) Windows XP
4 4 (7.84%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.96%) Windows Phone
6 1 (1.96%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.96%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (33.33%) ITIL
2 8 (15.69%) Service Management
3 5 (9.80%) Software Deployment
4 4 (7.84%) Change Control
4 4 (7.84%) E-Commerce
4 4 (7.84%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (3.92%) ITSM
5 2 (3.92%) CRM
6 1 (1.96%) Service Delivery
6 1 (1.96%) Incident Management
6 1 (1.96%) Business Development
6 1 (1.96%) Resource Management
6 1 (1.96%) Performance Management
6 1 (1.96%) Data Protection
6 1 (1.96%) Build Automation
6 1 (1.96%) Line Management
6 1 (1.96%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 7 (13.73%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (11.76%) MCITP
3 5 (9.80%) A+ Certification
3 5 (9.80%) MCDST
3 5 (9.80%) Security Cleared
4 2 (3.92%) MCSE
4 2 (3.92%) MCTS
5 1 (1.96%) Degree
5 1 (1.96%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.96%) BC Cleared
5 1 (1.96%) MCSA
5 1 (1.96%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.76%) SLA
System Software
1 36 (70.59%) Active Directory
2 6 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (7.84%) vSphere
4 2 (3.92%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.96%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 16 (31.37%) SCCM
2 5 (9.80%) ServiceCenter
3 1 (1.96%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (1.96%) SCOM
Vendors
1 14 (27.45%) Microsoft
1 14 (27.45%) VMware
2 7 (13.73%) Citrix
2 7 (13.73%) Avaya
3 5 (9.80%) Oracle
3 5 (9.80%) LANDesk
3 5 (9.80%) Peregrine
3 5 (9.80%) JD Edwards
4 4 (7.84%) IBM
4 4 (7.84%) CommVault
5 3 (5.88%) Cisco
6 2 (3.92%) HP
7 1 (1.96%) Dell
7 1 (1.96%) Adobe
7 1 (1.96%) Veeam
7 1 (1.96%) Remedy
7 1 (1.96%) Autodesk