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

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Desktop Support
Rank 188 173 193
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 24 35 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.52% 0.74% 0.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% 0.78% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 19 35 34
Average salary £24,000 £26,500 £25,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.43% +3.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £23,750 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £35,000 £39,950
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £26,250 £26,000
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +0.96%
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
4420 4475 4968
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 95.07% 95.05% 96.73%
Number of salaries quoted 3650 3702 4281
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
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 October 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 -3 6 £20,000 -24.52%
Woking +10 3 - -
Farnham +13 2 £23,500 -2.08% 1
Weybridge -2 2 £25,500 -0.97%
Dorking - 2 £27,500 -
Camberley +4 1 - -
Staines +2 1 £24,000 -26.15%
Leatherhead -14 1 £24,000 -4.00%
Shepperton - 1 £19,000 -
Horley - 1 - -
Desktop Support
South East

Desktop Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 42 (87.50%) Windows
2 33 (68.75%) Active Directory
3 22 (45.83%) Windows 7
4 15 (31.25%) ITIL
5 14 (29.17%) VMware
5 14 (29.17%) MS Office
6 12 (25.00%) MS Excel
7 10 (20.83%) Microsoft
8 9 (18.75%) Windows XP
8 9 (18.75%) TCP/IP
8 9 (18.75%) Finance
8 9 (18.75%) SCCM
9 8 (16.67%) Service Management
10 7 (14.58%) SQL
10 7 (14.58%) SAN
10 7 (14.58%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (14.58%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
11 6 (12.50%) Financial Institution
12 5 (10.42%) Firewall
12 5 (10.42%) Wireless
12 5 (10.42%) Microsoft Certification
12 5 (10.42%) A+ Certification
12 5 (10.42%) VPN
12 5 (10.42%) MCITP
12 5 (10.42%) Windows 8
13 4 (8.33%) vSphere
13 4 (8.33%) Change Control
13 4 (8.33%) MCDST
13 4 (8.33%) LANDesk

Desktop Support
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 4 (8.33%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.08%) IIS
Applications
1 14 (29.17%) MS Office
2 12 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (18.75%) TCP/IP
2 7 (14.58%) SAN
3 5 (10.42%) Firewall
3 5 (10.42%) Wireless
3 5 (10.42%) VPN
4 2 (4.17%) DNS
4 2 (4.17%) DHCP
4 2 (4.17%) Structured Cabling
5 1 (2.08%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.08%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (18.75%) Finance
2 6 (12.50%) Financial Institution
3 3 (6.25%) Back Office
4 1 (2.08%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.08%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.33%) iSeries
2 3 (6.25%) Blackberry
3 2 (4.17%) Client/Server
3 2 (4.17%) CCTV
3 2 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.17%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.08%) CMDB
4 1 (2.08%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.08%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.08%) Smartcard
4 1 (2.08%) Device Driver
4 1 (2.08%) PKI
4 1 (2.08%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 42 (87.50%) Windows
2 22 (45.83%) Windows 7
3 9 (18.75%) Windows XP
4 7 (14.58%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (14.58%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (10.42%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.08%) Windows Phone
6 1 (2.08%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (2.08%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (31.25%) ITIL
2 8 (16.67%) Service Management
3 4 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (8.33%) Change Control
4 3 (6.25%) Software Deployment
4 3 (6.25%) B2B
5 2 (4.17%) ITSM
6 1 (2.08%) Business Development
6 1 (2.08%) Resource Management
6 1 (2.08%) Data Protection
6 1 (2.08%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.08%) CRM
6 1 (2.08%) E-Commerce
6 1 (2.08%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.58%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (10.42%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (10.42%) A+ Certification
1 5 (10.42%) MCITP
2 4 (8.33%) MCDST
2 4 (8.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.08%) MCSE
3 1 (2.08%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.08%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (68.75%) Active Directory
2 6 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (8.33%) vSphere
4 2 (4.17%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.08%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (18.75%) SCCM
2 2 (4.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (2.08%) SCOM
Vendors
1 14 (29.17%) VMware
2 10 (20.83%) Microsoft
3 4 (8.33%) IBM
3 4 (8.33%) LANDesk
3 4 (8.33%) Avaya
4 3 (6.25%) Cisco
5 2 (4.17%) HP
5 2 (4.17%) Citrix
6 1 (2.08%) Dell
6 1 (2.08%) CommVault
6 1 (2.08%) Apple
6 1 (2.08%) Veeam
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Harrington Starr
Salary: £28000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Reigate, Surrey
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: to £23,000 + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + 29 days holiday + share op's + pen
Posted: 12 days ago