The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Surrey region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Desktop Support
Rank 201 197 202
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 20 26 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.39% 0.50% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.52% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 19 25 22
Average salary £25,000 £29,000 £22,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.79% +31.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,900 £20,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £32,100 £32,500 £27,950
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £26,000 £24,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +8.33%
Job Titles Category
Surrey
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4941 5007 5505
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 95.66% 95.70% 96.17%
Number of salaries quoted 4096 4075 4741
Average salary £45,000 £41,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.43% -2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -1.29%
Desktop Support
South East

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 11 July 2014.

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 11 July 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
Staines +16 4 £24,500 -24.61%
Farnham +3 4 £24,500 -21.60% 1
Guildford -2 1 £32,000 +24.27%
Reigate -16 1 - -
Godalming - 1 £28,000 -
Camberley - 1 £21,500 -
Desktop Support
South East

Desktop Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 38 (84.44%) Windows
2 27 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 17 (37.78%) Microsoft
4 16 (35.56%) Windows 7
5 14 (31.11%) SCCM
6 13 (28.89%) Windows XP
6 13 (28.89%) Finance
7 12 (26.67%) MS Office
8 10 (22.22%) VMware
9 9 (20.00%) MS Excel
10 8 (17.78%) ITIL
11 7 (15.56%) Citrix
11 7 (15.56%) MS Exchange
12 6 (13.33%) VoIP
12 6 (13.33%) Oracle
12 6 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
12 6 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
13 5 (11.11%) LANDesk
13 5 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
13 5 (11.11%) ServiceCenter
13 5 (11.11%) Firewall
13 5 (11.11%) Peregrine
13 5 (11.11%) JD Edwards
13 5 (11.11%) TCP/IP
14 4 (8.89%) SLA
14 4 (8.89%) E-Commerce
14 4 (8.89%) IBM
14 4 (8.89%) SQL
14 4 (8.89%) CommVault
14 4 (8.89%) Service Management

Desktop Support
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 7 (15.56%) MS Exchange
2 5 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (4.44%) WorkSite
4 1 (2.22%) WordPress
4 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (2.22%) IIS
4 1 (2.22%) Apache
4 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (26.67%) MS Office
2 9 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.22%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.33%) VoIP
2 5 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 5 (11.11%) Firewall
3 3 (6.67%) SAN
4 2 (4.44%) VPN
5 1 (2.22%) Wireless
5 1 (2.22%) IP Telephony
5 1 (2.22%) WAN
5 1 (2.22%) ADSL
5 1 (2.22%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.44%) MySQL
2 1 (2.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.22%) MS Access
General
1 13 (28.89%) Finance
2 4 (8.89%) Financial Institution
3 2 (4.44%) Back Office
3 2 (4.44%) Law
3 2 (4.44%) Legal
4 1 (2.22%) Marketing
4 1 (2.22%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.22%) HTML
1 1 (2.22%) CSS
1 1 (2.22%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.89%) Blackberry
1 4 (8.89%) iSeries
2 1 (2.22%) Thin Client
2 1 (2.22%) Smartcard
2 1 (2.22%) PKI
2 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.22%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 38 (84.44%) Windows
2 16 (35.56%) Windows 7
3 13 (28.89%) Windows XP
4 2 (4.44%) Windows 8
4 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.22%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (17.78%) ITIL
2 4 (8.89%) E-Commerce
2 4 (8.89%) Service Management
2 4 (8.89%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (8.89%) Change Control
2 4 (8.89%) Software Deployment
3 3 (6.67%) Service Delivery
3 3 (6.67%) CRM
4 2 (4.44%) Software Distribution
5 1 (2.22%) Build Automation
5 1 (2.22%) Incident Management
5 1 (2.22%) Web Development
5 1 (2.22%) Business Development
5 1 (2.22%) Release Management
5 1 (2.22%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.89%) SQL
2 2 (4.44%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.22%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (6.67%) MCTS
3 2 (4.44%) MOS
3 2 (4.44%) MCP
3 2 (4.44%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.22%) MCSE
4 1 (2.22%) MCSA
4 1 (2.22%) MCDST
4 1 (2.22%) MCITP
4 1 (2.22%) Degree
4 1 (2.22%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.89%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (8.89%) vSphere
4 2 (4.44%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (2.22%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.22%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 14 (31.11%) SCCM
2 5 (11.11%) ServiceCenter
3 1 (2.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (2.22%) SCOM
Vendors
1 17 (37.78%) Microsoft
2 10 (22.22%) VMware
3 7 (15.56%) Citrix
4 6 (13.33%) Oracle
5 5 (11.11%) LANDesk
5 5 (11.11%) Peregrine
5 5 (11.11%) JD Edwards
6 4 (8.89%) Avaya
6 4 (8.89%) CommVault
6 4 (8.89%) IBM
7 3 (6.67%) Cisco
8 2 (4.44%) HP
9 1 (2.22%) Adobe
9 1 (2.22%) Reuters
9 1 (2.22%) Remedy
9 1 (2.22%) Autodesk
Surrey
Interquest - ITQ Financial - London
Salary: Negotiable plus excellent benefits and bonus
Posted: 7 days ago
Farnham
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £24000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £24,000 to £28,000 per annum + 29 days + Share Ops + Pension + mo
Posted: 21 days ago