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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Desktop Support
Rank 161 186 184
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 55 32 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 1.23% 0.65% 0.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.29% 0.69% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 53 29 26
Average salary £26,500 £25,000 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.00% -3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £20,800 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £28,200 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £26,500 £25,000 £24,000
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
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
4258 4662 4599
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 95.04% 95.36% 95.47%
Number of salaries quoted 3690 3824 3660
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 31 August 2015.

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 31 August 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
Reigate - 14 £26,500 -
Guildford +6 13 £27,000 +35.00%
Redhill - 7 £26,500 -
Farnham +1 3 £26,000 +6.12% 1
Staines -21 3 £30,500 +27.08%
Weybridge - 2 £25,500 -
Camberley +4 1 £22,000 +2.32%
Woking +3 1 £25,000 -
Leatherhead -7 1 - -
Epsom - 1 £22,500 -
Desktop Support
South East

Desktop Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 59 (68.60%) Windows
2 48 (55.81%) Windows 7
3 47 (54.65%) Active Directory
4 45 (52.33%) MCP
5 43 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 37 (43.02%) Analytical Skills
7 32 (37.21%) MS Excel
8 31 (36.05%) MS Office
8 31 (36.05%) Windows XP
9 29 (33.72%) Microsoft Certification
9 29 (33.72%) SCCM
10 28 (32.56%) DHCP
10 28 (32.56%) DNS
11 26 (30.23%) MCSE
11 26 (30.23%) Blackberry
12 25 (29.07%) ITIL
13 24 (27.91%) Windows Server 2008
14 22 (25.58%) Time Management
14 22 (25.58%) TCP/IP
15 21 (24.42%) Windows Server 2003
16 20 (23.26%) MS Exchange
16 20 (23.26%) VMware
17 18 (20.93%) SLA
18 17 (19.77%) LAN
18 17 (19.77%) A+ Certification
18 17 (19.77%) Windows 8
19 16 (18.60%) Citrix
19 16 (18.60%) WAN
20 15 (17.44%) HP
20 15 (17.44%) MS PowerPoint

Desktop Support
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 20 (23.26%) MS Exchange
2 10 (11.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 32 (37.21%) MS Excel
2 31 (36.05%) MS Office
3 15 (17.44%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.65%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 28 (32.56%) DHCP
1 28 (32.56%) DNS
2 22 (25.58%) TCP/IP
3 17 (19.77%) LAN
4 16 (18.60%) WAN
5 14 (16.28%) VoIP
6 13 (15.12%) Intranet
7 12 (13.95%) Internet
8 4 (4.65%) Firewall
8 4 (4.65%) PSTN
9 3 (3.49%) ADSL
9 3 (3.49%) ISDN
10 2 (2.33%) Wireless
11 1 (1.16%) PBX
11 1 (1.16%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.16%) DB2
General
1 10 (11.63%) Marketing
2 3 (3.49%) Finance
3 1 (1.16%) Retail
3 1 (1.16%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.49%) Software Packaging
2 2 (2.33%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 37 (43.02%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (30.23%) Blackberry
3 3 (3.49%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.49%) Replication
3 3 (3.49%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.33%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.16%) BYOD
5 1 (1.16%) PDA
5 1 (1.16%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.16%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 59 (68.60%) Windows
2 48 (55.81%) Windows 7
3 31 (36.05%) Windows XP
4 24 (27.91%) Windows Server 2008
5 21 (24.42%) Windows Server 2003
6 17 (19.77%) Windows 8
7 6 (6.98%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (3.49%) Windows 2000
9 1 (1.16%) Linux
9 1 (1.16%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (1.16%) Windows Vista
9 1 (1.16%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (29.07%) ITIL
2 22 (25.58%) Time Management
3 14 (16.28%) Project Planning
4 10 (11.63%) Digital Marketing
4 10 (11.63%) Project Management
4 10 (11.63%) Service Management
5 5 (5.81%) Asset Management
6 3 (3.49%) Incident Management
6 3 (3.49%) Network Management
6 3 (3.49%) Configuration Management
6 3 (3.49%) Patch Management
7 2 (2.33%) Information Security
8 1 (1.16%) E-Commerce
8 1 (1.16%) Service Delivery
8 1 (1.16%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (1.16%) IT Asset Management
8 1 (1.16%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.16%) SQL
Qualifications
1 45 (52.33%) MCP
2 29 (33.72%) Microsoft Certification
3 26 (30.23%) MCSE
4 17 (19.77%) A+ Certification
5 4 (4.65%) Degree
6 3 (3.49%) MCSA
6 3 (3.49%) Network+ Certification
6 3 (3.49%) MCDST
6 3 (3.49%) MCTS
6 3 (3.49%) MCITP
7 2 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.16%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.16%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (20.93%) SLA
System Software
1 47 (54.65%) Active Directory
2 14 (16.28%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 14 (16.28%) XenApp
2 14 (16.28%) XenDesktop
3 5 (5.81%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 29 (33.72%) SCCM
2 4 (4.65%) DameWare
3 2 (2.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (1.16%) ARCserve
4 1 (1.16%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 43 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 20 (23.26%) VMware
3 16 (18.60%) Citrix
4 15 (17.44%) HP
5 6 (6.98%) Remedy
6 4 (4.65%) AppSense
7 3 (3.49%) Altiris
7 3 (3.49%) ServiceNow
7 3 (3.49%) Cisco
8 1 (1.16%) McAfee
8 1 (1.16%) Dell
8 1 (1.16%) Intel
8 1 (1.16%) Juniper
8 1 (1.16%) CA
8 1 (1.16%) Symantec
Farnham, Surrey
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