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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Desktop Support
Rank 187 175 205
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +30
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 17 23 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.38% 0.54% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.57% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 10 23 19
Average salary £24,000 £26,000 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% -
90% offered a salary of more than £20,900 £20,800 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £30,900 £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
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
4330 4054 4932
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 97.19% 94.32% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 3636 3226 4228
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 £26,100
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 26 January 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
Leatherhead +6 4 £26,500 +10.41%
Woking +10 3 £22,750 -3.19%
Guildford -11 2 £20,500 -22.64%
Horley - 2 - -
Epsom - 2 - -
Egham 0 1 - -
Reigate -10 1 £25,500 +27.50%
Cobham - 1 £21,000 - 1
Desktop Support
South East

Desktop Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 33 (80.49%) Windows
2 29 (70.73%) Active Directory
3 21 (51.22%) Windows 7
4 19 (46.34%) Microsoft
5 16 (39.02%) MS Office
6 14 (34.15%) MS Excel
7 13 (31.71%) ITIL
8 9 (21.95%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (19.51%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (17.07%) A+ Certification
11 6 (14.63%) MS Exchange
11 6 (14.63%) Microsoft Certification
11 6 (14.63%) Windows 8
12 5 (12.20%) MCITP
12 5 (12.20%) SCCM
12 5 (12.20%) Finance
12 5 (12.20%) VMware
12 5 (12.20%) TCP/IP
12 5 (12.20%) Blackberry
12 5 (12.20%) Windows XP
13 4 (9.76%) SLA
13 4 (9.76%) VoIP
13 4 (9.76%) MCSE
13 4 (9.76%) Wireless
13 4 (9.76%) Service Management
13 4 (9.76%) Firewall
13 4 (9.76%) MS PowerPoint
14 3 (7.32%) Data Protection
14 3 (7.32%) CMDB
14 3 (7.32%) LANDesk

Desktop Support
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 6 (14.63%) MS Exchange
2 3 (7.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (7.32%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (7.32%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
Applications
1 16 (39.02%) MS Office
2 14 (34.15%) MS Excel
3 4 (9.76%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.32%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.20%) TCP/IP
2 4 (9.76%) VoIP
2 4 (9.76%) Firewall
2 4 (9.76%) Wireless
3 3 (7.32%) Internet
3 3 (7.32%) DHCP
3 3 (7.32%) VPN
3 3 (7.32%) DNS
4 2 (4.88%) SAN
4 2 (4.88%) Structured Cabling
5 1 (2.44%) IP Telephony
5 1 (2.44%) LAN
5 1 (2.44%) WAN
General
1 5 (12.20%) Finance
2 2 (4.88%) Law
2 2 (4.88%) Legal
2 2 (4.88%) Financial Institution
2 2 (4.88%) Back Office
2 2 (4.88%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.20%) Blackberry
2 3 (7.32%) Client/Server
2 3 (7.32%) CMDB
2 3 (7.32%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.88%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (4.88%) CCTV
4 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.44%) Device Driver
4 1 (2.44%) E-Learning
4 1 (2.44%) SecurID
4 1 (2.44%) Smartphone
4 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 33 (80.49%) Windows
2 21 (51.22%) Windows 7
3 9 (21.95%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (19.51%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (14.63%) Windows 8
6 5 (12.20%) Windows XP
7 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.44%) Mac OS
7 1 (2.44%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (31.71%) ITIL
2 4 (9.76%) Service Management
3 3 (7.32%) Data Protection
3 3 (7.32%) B2B
4 2 (4.88%) ITSM
4 2 (4.88%) CRM
4 2 (4.88%) Document Management
4 2 (4.88%) Incident Management
5 1 (2.44%) Project Planning
5 1 (2.44%) Resource Management
5 1 (2.44%) Problem Management
5 1 (2.44%) Change Management
5 1 (2.44%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (2.44%) Business Continuity
5 1 (2.44%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (17.07%) A+ Certification
2 6 (14.63%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (12.20%) MCITP
4 4 (9.76%) MCSE
5 2 (4.88%) MCP
5 2 (4.88%) MCDST
5 2 (4.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.76%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (70.73%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.88%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 2 (4.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.88%) XenApp
2 2 (4.88%) XenDesktop
3 1 (2.44%) vSphere
3 1 (2.44%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (12.20%) SCCM
2 3 (7.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (2.44%) WSUS
Vendors
1 19 (46.34%) Microsoft
2 5 (12.20%) VMware
3 3 (7.32%) LANDesk
3 3 (7.32%) Citrix
3 3 (7.32%) Avaya
3 3 (7.32%) HP
4 2 (4.88%) Cisco
5 1 (2.44%) Dell
5 1 (2.44%) Apple
5 1 (2.44%) Websense
5 1 (2.44%) Veeam
5 1 (2.44%) Trend Micro
5 1 (2.44%) IPFX
5 1 (2.44%) GFI Software
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