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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Desktop Support
Rank 173 211 206
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 31 19 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.72% 0.37% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.75% 0.39% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 30 17 18
Average salary £23,750 £26,500 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.37% -8.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £24,250
10% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,100 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,125
% change year-on-year
- -0.49%
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
4141 4924 5044
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 96.37% 95.63% 95.49%
Number of salaries quoted 3464 4062 4116
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,250
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 29 May 2015. 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
Woking +32 15 £22,500 -19.64%
Guildford +16 6 £27,000 -13.60%
Reigate +17 2 £27,500 - 1
Leatherhead +3 2 £26,125 - 1
Epsom - 2 £25,500 -
Weybridge +14 1 £30,000 +50.00%
Camberley +2 1 £24,000 -
Walton-on-Thames - 1 £24,000 -
Desktop Support
South East

Desktop Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 49 (94.23%) Windows
2 41 (78.85%) Active Directory
3 40 (76.92%) Microsoft
4 38 (73.08%) Windows 7
5 33 (63.46%) MS Office
6 32 (61.54%) MS Excel
6 32 (61.54%) Blackberry
7 29 (55.77%) DHCP
7 29 (55.77%) DNS
8 28 (53.85%) TCP/IP
9 25 (48.08%) MS Exchange
9 25 (48.08%) SCCM
10 24 (46.15%) ITIL
11 23 (44.23%) Citrix
11 23 (44.23%) MS PowerPoint
12 22 (42.31%) WAN
12 22 (42.31%) LAN
13 21 (40.38%) MCP
13 21 (40.38%) HP
13 21 (40.38%) A+ Certification
14 20 (38.46%) VoIP
14 20 (38.46%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 20 (38.46%) XenApp
14 20 (38.46%) XenDesktop
14 20 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
15 19 (36.54%) Project Planning
16 13 (25.00%) Marketing
16 13 (25.00%) Service Management
16 13 (25.00%) Windows XP
17 10 (19.23%) Digital Marketing

Desktop Support
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 25 (48.08%) MS Exchange
2 8 (15.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 33 (63.46%) MS Office
2 32 (61.54%) MS Excel
3 23 (44.23%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.85%) Office 365
2 1 (1.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (55.77%) DHCP
1 29 (55.77%) DNS
2 28 (53.85%) TCP/IP
3 22 (42.31%) WAN
3 22 (42.31%) LAN
4 20 (38.46%) VoIP
5 9 (17.31%) Internet
6 7 (13.46%) Intranet
7 3 (5.77%) Firewall
8 2 (3.85%) PSTN
9 1 (1.92%) PBX
9 1 (1.92%) ADSL
9 1 (1.92%) ISDN
9 1 (1.92%) VPN
9 1 (1.92%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.92%) DB2
General
1 13 (25.00%) Marketing
2 5 (9.62%) Finance
3 2 (3.85%) Law
3 2 (3.85%) Legal
4 1 (1.92%) Retail
4 1 (1.92%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 32 (61.54%) Blackberry
2 20 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.92%) PDA
3 1 (1.92%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (1.92%) CMDB
3 1 (1.92%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 49 (94.23%) Windows
2 38 (73.08%) Windows 7
3 13 (25.00%) Windows XP
4 9 (17.31%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (11.54%) Windows 8
7 4 (7.69%) Mac OS X
8 3 (5.77%) Apple iOS
9 2 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (1.92%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (46.15%) ITIL
2 19 (36.54%) Project Planning
3 13 (25.00%) Service Management
4 10 (19.23%) Digital Marketing
4 10 (19.23%) Project Management
5 2 (3.85%) Data Protection
5 2 (3.85%) Time Management
5 2 (3.85%) Document Management
6 1 (1.92%) Asset Management
6 1 (1.92%) Incident Management
6 1 (1.92%) Problem Management
6 1 (1.92%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (1.92%) E-Commerce
6 1 (1.92%) Service Delivery
6 1 (1.92%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (1.92%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.92%) SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (40.38%) MCP
1 21 (40.38%) A+ Certification
2 4 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (5.77%) ACTC
4 2 (3.85%) MCSE
4 2 (3.85%) MCTS
4 2 (3.85%) MCITP
5 1 (1.92%) Degree
5 1 (1.92%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.92%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (17.31%) SLA
System Software
1 41 (78.85%) Active Directory
2 20 (38.46%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 20 (38.46%) XenApp
2 20 (38.46%) XenDesktop
3 1 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 25 (48.08%) SCCM
2 2 (3.85%) DameWare
Vendors
1 40 (76.92%) Microsoft
2 23 (44.23%) Citrix
3 21 (40.38%) HP
4 5 (9.62%) VMware
5 3 (5.77%) Apple
6 2 (3.85%) Remedy
6 2 (3.85%) Altiris
7 1 (1.92%) Cisco
7 1 (1.92%) Dell
7 1 (1.92%) Intel
7 1 (1.92%) McAfee
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