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 23 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Support
Rank 170 159 188
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +29
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 21 58 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.60% 1.32% 0.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% 1.35% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 20 55 40
Median salary £23,250 £26,500 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.26% +6.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £24,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £40,000 £29,100
UK excluding London median salary £26,000 £26,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year
-1.88% +6.00%
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
3374 4288 4843
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 97.07% 97.70% 97.82%
Number of salaries quoted 2857 3697 3973
Median salary £46,500 £44,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.68% -2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £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 23 August 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 23 August 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
Guildford +4 4 £21,000 -22.22% 2
Leatherhead +10 2 £22,000 -
Farnham -4 2 £26,583 +2.24% 1
Woking -7 2 £35,250 +41.00%
Egham - 1 £27,500 -
Desktop Support
South East

Desktop Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 23 August 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 57 (95.00%) Windows
2 43 (71.67%) Windows 7
3 41 (68.33%) Active Directory
4 40 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 40 (66.67%) MS Office
5 33 (55.00%) Office 365
6 25 (41.67%) Citrix
7 22 (36.67%) MS Excel
7 22 (36.67%) MCP
8 21 (35.00%) Microsoft Certification
9 19 (31.67%) XenApp
10 18 (30.00%) Windows 8
10 18 (30.00%) MS Exchange
11 17 (28.33%) MCSE
12 16 (26.67%) Windows Server
13 15 (25.00%) MCDST
14 14 (23.33%) TCP/IP
14 14 (23.33%) Windows Server 2008
15 13 (21.67%) ITIL
15 13 (21.67%) Smartphone
16 12 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
17 11 (18.33%) SCCM
17 11 (18.33%) Blackberry
18 10 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
19 9 (15.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
19 9 (15.00%) LAN
19 9 (15.00%) WAN
20 8 (13.33%) Finance
20 8 (13.33%) Windows 10
21 7 (11.67%) ITSM

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 18 (30.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 40 (66.67%) MS Office
2 22 (36.67%) MS Excel
3 6 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 33 (55.00%) Office 365
2 3 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (23.33%) TCP/IP
2 9 (15.00%) LAN
2 9 (15.00%) WAN
3 5 (8.33%) DHCP
3 5 (8.33%) DNS
3 5 (8.33%) VoIP
4 4 (6.67%) Internet
4 4 (6.67%) Intranet
4 4 (6.67%) IP Telephony
5 3 (5.00%) Firewall
5 3 (5.00%) Remote Desktop
6 2 (3.33%) SAN
6 2 (3.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (3.33%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 8 (13.33%) Finance
2 3 (5.00%) Local Government
2 3 (5.00%) Marketing
3 2 (3.33%) Advertising
3 2 (3.33%) Banking
3 2 (3.33%) Legal
4 1 (1.67%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.67%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.67%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.67%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 13 (21.67%) Smartphone
2 11 (18.33%) Blackberry
3 10 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (10.00%) iPad
4 6 (10.00%) iPhone
5 5 (8.33%) Data Centre
5 5 (8.33%) Video Conferencing
6 4 (6.67%) AS400
6 4 (6.67%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.67%) BYOD
7 1 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 57 (95.00%) Windows
2 43 (71.67%) Windows 7
3 18 (30.00%) Windows 8
4 16 (26.67%) Windows Server
5 14 (23.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (13.33%) Windows 10
8 6 (10.00%) Windows XP
9 5 (8.33%) Android
9 5 (8.33%) Apple iOS
9 5 (8.33%) Mac OS X
10 2 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (1.67%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (21.67%) ITIL
2 7 (11.67%) ITSM
3 6 (10.00%) Project Planning
3 6 (10.00%) Service Delivery
4 5 (8.33%) Server Patching
4 5 (8.33%) Service Management
5 3 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (3.33%) Change Control
6 2 (3.33%) Incident Management
7 1 (1.67%) Coaching
7 1 (1.67%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (1.67%) ERP
7 1 (1.67%) Investment Management
7 1 (1.67%) Performance Management
7 1 (1.67%) Software Delivery
7 1 (1.67%) Software Deployment
7 1 (1.67%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (36.67%) MCP
2 21 (35.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 17 (28.33%) MCSE
4 15 (25.00%) MCDST
5 9 (15.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 6 (10.00%) Degree
7 4 (6.67%) MCSA
7 4 (6.67%) MOS
8 2 (3.33%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 4 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 41 (68.33%) Active Directory
2 19 (31.67%) XenApp
3 6 (10.00%) Hyper-V
4 5 (8.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 5 (8.33%) XenDesktop
5 4 (6.67%) Virtual Desktop
5 4 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (1.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (18.33%) SCCM
2 2 (3.33%) Backup Exec
2 2 (3.33%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (3.33%) Opsview
3 1 (1.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 40 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 25 (41.67%) Citrix
3 6 (10.00%) Apple
3 6 (10.00%) Avaya
3 6 (10.00%) Polycom
3 6 (10.00%) VMware
4 4 (6.67%) HP
4 4 (6.67%) Sybase
4 4 (6.67%) Symantec
4 4 (6.67%) Wyse
5 3 (5.00%) Bloomberg
5 3 (5.00%) Reuters
6 2 (3.33%) CheckPoint
6 2 (3.33%) Kaspersky
7 1 (1.67%) Altiris
7 1 (1.67%) Intel
7 1 (1.67%) Sage
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Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + benefits & training
Posted: 5 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
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Salary: Competitive
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Salary: From £25,023 to £28,143 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago