The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Surrey region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Desktop Support
Rank 183 182 201
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 31 27 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.62% 0.54% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.64% 0.56% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 28 26 19
Average salary £25,000 £29,250 £21,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.52% +34.48%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,050 £20,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £28,300 £32,500 £27,600
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,250 £24,500
% change year-on-year
-0.99% +3.06%
Job Titles Category
Surrey
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4809 4793 5396
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 95.66% 95.75% 96.15%
Number of salaries quoted 3973 3843 4639
Average salary £45,000 £41,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.43% -2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Desktop Support
South East

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 1 August 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 1 August 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 +16 6 £24,000 -26.15%
Guildford +12 4 £20,000 -22.33%
Farnham +6 4 £24,500 -21.60%
Camberley - 2 £21,500 -
Reigate -17 1 - -
Leatherhead -20 1 £24,000 -
Godalming - 1 £28,000 -
Horley - 1 - - 1
Desktop Support
South East

Desktop Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 45 (83.33%) Windows
2 35 (64.81%) Active Directory
3 21 (38.89%) Windows 7
4 17 (31.48%) SCCM
4 17 (31.48%) Microsoft
4 17 (31.48%) Windows XP
5 15 (27.78%) ITIL
5 15 (27.78%) Finance
6 14 (25.93%) VMware
6 14 (25.93%) MS Office
7 12 (22.22%) MS Excel
8 9 (16.67%) TCP/IP
8 9 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (12.96%) SAN
9 7 (12.96%) SQL
9 7 (12.96%) MS Exchange
9 7 (12.96%) Citrix
10 6 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
10 6 (11.11%) Service Management
10 6 (11.11%) Financial Institution
10 6 (11.11%) SLA
11 5 (9.26%) VoIP
11 5 (9.26%) Oracle
11 5 (9.26%) Firewall
11 5 (9.26%) Peregrine
11 5 (9.26%) JD Edwards
11 5 (9.26%) Software Deployment
11 5 (9.26%) ServiceCenter
11 5 (9.26%) Security Cleared
11 5 (9.26%) LANDesk

Desktop Support
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 (12.96%) MS Exchange
2 5 (9.26%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (3.70%) WorkSite
4 1 (1.85%) Apache
4 1 (1.85%) IIS
4 1 (1.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.85%) WordPress
Applications
1 14 (25.93%) MS Office
2 12 (22.22%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 7 (12.96%) SAN
3 5 (9.26%) VoIP
3 5 (9.26%) Firewall
4 2 (3.70%) VPN
5 1 (1.85%) DHCP
5 1 (1.85%) DNS
5 1 (1.85%) Wireless
5 1 (1.85%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.85%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.85%) MySQL
General
1 15 (27.78%) Finance
2 6 (11.11%) Financial Institution
3 2 (3.70%) Law
3 2 (3.70%) Legal
4 1 (1.85%) Back Office
4 1 (1.85%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.85%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.41%) iSeries
1 4 (7.41%) Blackberry
2 1 (1.85%) Thin Client
2 1 (1.85%) Smartcard
2 1 (1.85%) Fat Client
2 1 (1.85%) PKI
2 1 (1.85%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.85%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 45 (83.33%) Windows
2 21 (38.89%) Windows 7
3 17 (31.48%) Windows XP
4 3 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (3.70%) Windows 8
5 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.85%) Linux
6 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.85%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (27.78%) ITIL
2 6 (11.11%) Service Management
3 5 (9.26%) Software Deployment
4 4 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (7.41%) E-Commerce
4 4 (7.41%) Change Control
5 3 (5.56%) CRM
5 3 (5.56%) Service Delivery
6 2 (3.70%) Software Distribution
7 1 (1.85%) Performance Management
7 1 (1.85%) Data Protection
7 1 (1.85%) Incident Management
7 1 (1.85%) Web Development
7 1 (1.85%) Business Development
7 1 (1.85%) Build Automation
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.96%) SQL
2 2 (3.70%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.85%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (9.26%) Security Cleared
2 5 (9.26%) MCITP
3 4 (7.41%) MCDST
3 4 (7.41%) A+ Certification
4 3 (5.56%) MCTS
5 2 (3.70%) MOS
5 2 (3.70%) SC Cleared
5 2 (3.70%) MCSE
6 1 (1.85%) MCSA
6 1 (1.85%) MCP
6 1 (1.85%) BC Cleared
6 1 (1.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 35 (64.81%) Active Directory
2 6 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (7.41%) vSphere
4 2 (3.70%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.70%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (1.85%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 17 (31.48%) SCCM
2 5 (9.26%) ServiceCenter
3 1 (1.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (1.85%) SCOM
Vendors
1 17 (31.48%) Microsoft
2 14 (25.93%) VMware
3 7 (12.96%) Citrix
4 5 (9.26%) Oracle
4 5 (9.26%) Peregrine
4 5 (9.26%) JD Edwards
4 5 (9.26%) LANDesk
5 4 (7.41%) IBM
5 4 (7.41%) CommVault
5 4 (7.41%) Avaya
6 3 (5.56%) HP
7 2 (3.70%) Cisco
8 1 (1.85%) Dell
8 1 (1.85%) Adobe
8 1 (1.85%) Autodesk
8 1 (1.85%) Reuters
8 1 (1.85%) Remedy
Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
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Salary: £15.77 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago