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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Support
Rank 167 183 177
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 36 31 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.93% 0.69% 0.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.96% 0.70% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 31 24 31
Average salary £26,583 £26,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.31% +6.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £21,300 £20,200
10% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £45,000 £34,300
UK excluding London average salary £26,500 £26,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+1.92% +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
3762 4402 4239
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 97.11% 98.24% 96.80%
Number of salaries quoted 3274 3682 3360
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 12 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Support within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
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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
Redhill - 5 £30,000 -
Woking -2 4 £25,000 +6.38% 1
Egham - 4 £29,750 - 1
Farnham - 3 £26,583 -
Staines - 3 £23,250 -
Guildford +3 1 £29,000 +41.46%
Desktop Support
South East

Desktop Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 65 (78.31%) Windows
2 55 (66.27%) Microsoft
3 34 (40.96%) Microsoft Certification
4 33 (39.76%) Active Directory
5 29 (34.94%) Windows Server
6 28 (33.73%) Windows 7
7 27 (32.53%) MS Office
8 26 (31.33%) Windows Server 2008
9 23 (27.71%) Windows 8
9 23 (27.71%) ITIL
10 21 (25.30%) MS Excel
10 21 (25.30%) Windows Server 2012
11 19 (22.89%) Android
11 19 (22.89%) Office 365
12 18 (21.69%) VMware
12 18 (21.69%) MCSE
12 18 (21.69%) Windows XP
13 17 (20.48%) MS Exchange
14 16 (19.28%) Driving Licence
14 16 (19.28%) Blackberry
15 15 (18.07%) MCP
16 14 (16.87%) Citrix
16 14 (16.87%) Service Management
17 13 (15.66%) TCP/IP
18 12 (14.46%) Firewall
18 12 (14.46%) Analytical Skills
18 12 (14.46%) Apple iOS
19 11 (13.25%) Hyper-V
19 11 (13.25%) MCSA
19 11 (13.25%) Time Management

Desktop Support
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 17 (20.48%) MS Exchange
2 7 (8.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (6.02%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (4.82%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (3.61%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.41%) Skype for Business
7 1 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.20%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 27 (32.53%) MS Office
2 21 (25.30%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 19 (22.89%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (15.66%) TCP/IP
2 12 (14.46%) Firewall
3 8 (9.64%) VPN
4 7 (8.43%) DNS
5 3 (3.61%) DHCP
6 2 (2.41%) SAN
6 2 (2.41%) Skype
6 2 (2.41%) VoIP
7 1 (1.20%) 3G
7 1 (1.20%) Bluetooth
7 1 (1.20%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (1.20%) Internet
7 1 (1.20%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (1.20%) Wi-Fi
General
1 8 (9.64%) Finance
2 3 (3.61%) Local Government
2 3 (3.61%) Retail
3 1 (1.20%) Back Office
3 1 (1.20%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 16 (19.28%) Blackberry
1 16 (19.28%) Driving Licence
2 12 (14.46%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (8.43%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (3.61%) Client/Server
4 3 (3.61%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (3.61%) iPhone
5 1 (1.20%) Chip and PIN
5 1 (1.20%) EPoS
5 1 (1.20%) iPad
5 1 (1.20%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.20%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 65 (78.31%) Windows
2 29 (34.94%) Windows Server
3 28 (33.73%) Windows 7
4 26 (31.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 23 (27.71%) Windows 8
6 21 (25.30%) Windows Server 2012
7 19 (22.89%) Android
8 18 (21.69%) Windows XP
9 12 (14.46%) Apple iOS
10 10 (12.05%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (6.02%) Windows 10
12 2 (2.41%) Mac OS
12 2 (2.41%) Mac OS X
12 2 (2.41%) Windows Vista
13 1 (1.20%) Linux
13 1 (1.20%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (1.20%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (27.71%) ITIL
2 14 (16.87%) Service Management
3 11 (13.25%) Time Management
4 10 (12.05%) ITSM
4 10 (12.05%) Server Patching
5 8 (9.64%) Patch Management
5 8 (9.64%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (8.43%) Incident Management
7 5 (6.02%) Kalman Filter
7 5 (6.02%) Service Delivery
7 5 (6.02%) Web Filtering
8 4 (4.82%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (4.82%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (2.41%) Asset Management
9 2 (2.41%) Network Management
9 2 (2.41%) Software Deployment
10 1 (1.20%) Analytics
10 1 (1.20%) Change Control
10 1 (1.20%) Mobile Device Management
10 1 (1.20%) Performance Monitoring
Qualifications
1 34 (40.96%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (21.69%) MCSE
3 15 (18.07%) MCP
4 11 (13.25%) MCSA
5 9 (10.84%) MCDST
6 3 (3.61%) Degree
6 3 (3.61%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (2.41%) CCNA
7 2 (2.41%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.82%) SLA
2 3 (3.61%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 33 (39.76%) Active Directory
2 11 (13.25%) Hyper-V
3 10 (12.05%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (4.82%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.20%) Terminal Server
5 1 (1.20%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (12.05%) SCCM
2 3 (3.61%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (1.20%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 55 (66.27%) Microsoft
2 18 (21.69%) VMware
3 14 (16.87%) Citrix
4 10 (12.05%) Cisco
5 8 (9.64%) Apple
5 8 (9.64%) LANDesk
6 7 (8.43%) Mitel
7 5 (6.02%) Avaya
7 5 (6.02%) Juniper
8 3 (3.61%) Dell
8 3 (3.61%) Polycom
9 2 (2.41%) Altiris
9 2 (2.41%) NetApp
9 2 (2.41%) SonicWALL
10 1 (1.20%) AppSense
10 1 (1.20%) CheckPoint
10 1 (1.20%) Google
10 1 (1.20%) HP
10 1 (1.20%) Lotus
10 1 (1.20%) Tripwire
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