The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Surrey region that had Desktop Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Support
Rank 159 169 200
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +31
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 46 40 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 1.09% 0.88% 0.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.12% 0.91% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 29 38 27
Median salary £27,500 £23,750 £24,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.78% -3.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,500 £41,900
UK excluding London median salary £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
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
4118 4415 5115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 97.58% 97.18% 96.97%
Number of salaries quoted 3501 3658 4196
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,250 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Desktop Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

The demand trend of job ads across the Surrey region that featured Desktop Support in the job title.

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 5 May 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Support within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cobham - 12 £35,000 -
Guildford -7 3 £28,250 +4.62%
Woking -7 3 £28,000 +24.44%
Dorking - 3 £32,000 -
Farnham - 3 £26,583 -
Leatherhead +20 2 £30,500 +6.08%
Epsom +1 1 £22,500 -13.46%
Redhill - 1 - -
Camberley - 1 - -
Egham - 1 - -
Desktop Support
South East

Desktop Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, Desktop Support job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Surrey region featuring Desktop Support in the job title.

1 79 (95.18%) Windows
2 69 (83.13%) Microsoft
3 51 (61.45%) MS Office
4 44 (53.01%) Active Directory
4 44 (53.01%) Windows 7
5 34 (40.96%) Office 365
6 32 (38.55%) Citrix
7 30 (36.14%) Microsoft Certification
8 29 (34.94%) Windows Server
9 27 (32.53%) MS Excel
10 25 (30.12%) MCDST
11 24 (28.92%) MS Exchange
12 22 (26.51%) Blackberry
12 22 (26.51%) XenApp
13 20 (24.10%) Windows Server 2008
14 19 (22.89%) Android
14 19 (22.89%) Windows 8
15 18 (21.69%) ITIL
15 18 (21.69%) Windows XP
16 17 (20.48%) Windows Server 2012
16 17 (20.48%) Apple iOS
17 16 (19.28%) VMware
18 15 (18.07%) MCP
19 14 (16.87%) MCSE
19 14 (16.87%) TCP/IP
20 10 (12.05%) Windows Server 2003
20 10 (12.05%) SCCM
21 9 (10.84%) VMware Infrastructure
21 9 (10.84%) Service Management
21 9 (10.84%) Firewall

Desktop Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 24 (28.92%) MS Exchange
2 6 (7.23%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (6.02%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 5 (6.02%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (3.61%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.20%) IBM Notes
5 1 (1.20%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 51 (61.45%) MS Office
2 27 (32.53%) MS Excel
3 8 (9.64%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 34 (40.96%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (16.87%) TCP/IP
2 9 (10.84%) Firewall
3 8 (9.64%) DNS
3 8 (9.64%) VoIP
3 8 (9.64%) VPN
4 7 (8.43%) DHCP
4 7 (8.43%) LAN
4 7 (8.43%) WAN
5 5 (6.02%) SAN
6 2 (2.41%) Internet
7 1 (1.20%) 3G
7 1 (1.20%) Bluetooth
7 1 (1.20%) Intranet
7 1 (1.20%) IP Telephony
7 1 (1.20%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (1.20%) Skype
7 1 (1.20%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.61%) SQL Server
1 3 (3.61%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (3.61%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 6 (7.23%) Finance
1 6 (7.23%) Local Government
2 3 (3.61%) Advertising
2 3 (3.61%) Retail
3 2 (2.41%) Legal
4 1 (1.20%) Back Office
4 1 (1.20%) Banking
4 1 (1.20%) Marketing
4 1 (1.20%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.20%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 22 (26.51%) Blackberry
2 8 (9.64%) Video Conferencing
3 7 (8.43%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (6.02%) Data Centre
5 4 (4.82%) Driving Licence
6 3 (3.61%) iPhone
7 2 (2.41%) Client/Server
7 2 (2.41%) iPad
8 1 (1.20%) AS400
8 1 (1.20%) BYOD
8 1 (1.20%) Chip and PIN
8 1 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.20%) EPoS
8 1 (1.20%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 79 (95.18%) Windows
2 44 (53.01%) Windows 7
3 29 (34.94%) Windows Server
4 20 (24.10%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (22.89%) Android
5 19 (22.89%) Windows 8
6 18 (21.69%) Windows XP
7 17 (20.48%) Apple iOS
7 17 (20.48%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (12.05%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (7.23%) Windows 10
10 3 (3.61%) Mac OS X
11 2 (2.41%) Mac OS
12 1 (1.20%) Windows Phone
12 1 (1.20%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (21.69%) ITIL
2 9 (10.84%) Service Management
3 8 (9.64%) Server Patching
4 7 (8.43%) Continuous Improvement
4 7 (8.43%) Patch Management
4 7 (8.43%) Service Delivery
5 6 (7.23%) Project Planning
6 5 (6.02%) Kalman Filter
6 5 (6.02%) Web Filtering
7 4 (4.82%) Change Control
8 3 (3.61%) Incident Management
9 2 (2.41%) ITSM
9 2 (2.41%) Software Deployment
10 1 (1.20%) Analytics
10 1 (1.20%) Asset Management
10 1 (1.20%) Business Continuity
10 1 (1.20%) Data Management
10 1 (1.20%) Performance Monitoring
10 1 (1.20%) Risk Management
10 1 (1.20%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 30 (36.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (30.12%) MCDST
3 15 (18.07%) MCP
4 14 (16.87%) MCSE
5 7 (8.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 6 (7.23%) Degree
7 4 (4.82%) MCSA
8 1 (1.20%) CCNA
8 1 (1.20%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.20%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.23%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 6 (7.23%) SLA
System Software
1 44 (53.01%) Active Directory
2 22 (26.51%) XenApp
3 9 (10.84%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (9.64%) Hyper-V
5 6 (7.23%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 6 (7.23%) XenDesktop
6 4 (4.82%) VMware ESX
7 2 (2.41%) vSphere
8 1 (1.20%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 10 (12.05%) SCCM
2 4 (4.82%) Backup Exec
3 3 (3.61%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (3.61%) Opsview
4 1 (1.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 69 (83.13%) Microsoft
2 32 (38.55%) Citrix
3 16 (19.28%) VMware
4 7 (8.43%) Symantec
5 6 (7.23%) Mitel
6 5 (6.02%) Apple
6 5 (6.02%) Juniper
7 4 (4.82%) Avaya
7 4 (4.82%) CheckPoint
8 3 (3.61%) Cisco
8 3 (3.61%) Kaspersky
8 3 (3.61%) LANDesk
8 3 (3.61%) Polycom
9 2 (2.41%) Altiris
9 2 (2.41%) SonicWALL
10 1 (1.20%) Forcepoint
10 1 (1.20%) MobileIron
10 1 (1.20%) SolarWinds
10 1 (1.20%) Tripwire
10 1 (1.20%) Wyse