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

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Desktop Support
Rank 181 173 194
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 26 30 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.57% 0.66% 0.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.59% 0.70% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 17 30 31
Average salary £23,500 £26,000 £24,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.61% +6.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £22,050 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £35,000 £28,250
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,500 £24,500
% change year-on-year
-1.96% +4.08%
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
4418 4302 5224
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 96.59% 94.42% 96.79%
Number of salaries quoted 3747 3484 4557
Average salary £44,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.22% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
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
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 24 December 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
Guildford -15 5 £20,000 -11.11%
Woking +17 4 £23,500 -6.00%
Leatherhead -4 3 £26,500 +10.41%
Farnham +13 2 £23,500 -2.08%
Epsom - 2 - -
Horley - 2 - -
Weybridge - 2 £25,500 -
Egham -7 1 - -
Reigate -19 1 £25,500 +27.50%
Cobham - 1 £21,000 -
Desktop Support
South East

Desktop Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 43 (81.13%) Windows
2 39 (73.58%) Active Directory
3 26 (49.06%) Windows 7
4 20 (37.74%) ITIL
5 19 (35.85%) MS Office
6 17 (32.08%) MS Excel
6 17 (32.08%) Microsoft
7 11 (20.75%) Windows XP
8 10 (18.87%) TCP/IP
8 10 (18.87%) VMware
9 9 (16.98%) Finance
9 9 (16.98%) SCCM
9 9 (16.98%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (15.09%) Microsoft Certification
10 8 (15.09%) A+ Certification
10 8 (15.09%) Service Management
10 8 (15.09%) Windows Server 2012
11 7 (13.21%) SLA
11 7 (13.21%) MCITP
12 6 (11.32%) SQL
12 6 (11.32%) SAN
12 6 (11.32%) Financial Institution
12 6 (11.32%) Windows 8
13 5 (9.43%) MS Exchange
13 5 (9.43%) Blackberry
14 4 (7.55%) MCSE
14 4 (7.55%) VPN
14 4 (7.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 4 (7.55%) Firewall
14 4 (7.55%) Wireless

Desktop Support
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 5 (9.43%) MS Exchange
2 4 (7.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (5.66%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (5.66%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.89%) SharePoint
Applications
1 19 (35.85%) MS Office
2 17 (32.08%) MS Excel
3 3 (5.66%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.66%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (18.87%) TCP/IP
2 6 (11.32%) SAN
3 4 (7.55%) VPN
3 4 (7.55%) Firewall
3 4 (7.55%) Wireless
4 3 (5.66%) DNS
4 3 (5.66%) VoIP
4 3 (5.66%) DHCP
5 2 (3.77%) Internet
5 2 (3.77%) Structured Cabling
6 1 (1.89%) IP Telephony
6 1 (1.89%) LAN
6 1 (1.89%) WAN
General
1 9 (16.98%) Finance
2 6 (11.32%) Financial Institution
3 3 (5.66%) Back Office
4 2 (3.77%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.77%) Law
4 2 (3.77%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.89%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.43%) Blackberry
2 3 (5.66%) Client/Server
2 3 (5.66%) CMDB
2 3 (5.66%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.77%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (3.77%) CCTV
4 1 (1.89%) iSeries
4 1 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.89%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.89%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.89%) Smartcard
4 1 (1.89%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.89%) Device Driver
4 1 (1.89%) E-Learning
4 1 (1.89%) SecurID
4 1 (1.89%) PKI
4 1 (1.89%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 43 (81.13%) Windows
2 26 (49.06%) Windows 7
3 11 (20.75%) Windows XP
4 9 (16.98%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (15.09%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (11.32%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.89%) Windows Phone
7 1 (1.89%) Mac OS
7 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (37.74%) ITIL
2 8 (15.09%) Service Management
3 3 (5.66%) Data Protection
3 3 (5.66%) B2B
4 2 (3.77%) Software Deployment
4 2 (3.77%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (3.77%) ITSM
4 2 (3.77%) CRM
4 2 (3.77%) Document Management
4 2 (3.77%) Incident Management
5 1 (1.89%) Project Planning
5 1 (1.89%) Resource Management
5 1 (1.89%) Problem Management
5 1 (1.89%) Service Delivery
5 1 (1.89%) Change Management
5 1 (1.89%) Business Continuity
5 1 (1.89%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (1.89%) Change Control
5 1 (1.89%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (11.32%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (15.09%) Microsoft Certification
1 8 (15.09%) A+ Certification
2 7 (13.21%) MCITP
3 4 (7.55%) Security Cleared
3 4 (7.55%) MCDST
3 4 (7.55%) MCSE
4 2 (3.77%) MCP
5 1 (1.89%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.89%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (13.21%) SLA
System Software
1 39 (73.58%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.77%) vSphere
4 1 (1.89%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (1.89%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.89%) XenApp
4 1 (1.89%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (16.98%) SCCM
2 3 (5.66%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (1.89%) WSUS
3 1 (1.89%) SCOM
Vendors
1 17 (32.08%) Microsoft
2 10 (18.87%) VMware
3 4 (7.55%) LANDesk
4 3 (5.66%) Citrix
4 3 (5.66%) Avaya
5 2 (3.77%) HP
5 2 (3.77%) Cisco
6 1 (1.89%) IBM
6 1 (1.89%) Dell
6 1 (1.89%) Apple
6 1 (1.89%) Websense
6 1 (1.89%) Veeam
6 1 (1.89%) Trend Micro
6 1 (1.89%) IPFX
6 1 (1.89%) GFI Software
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