The table below looks at the statistics for the Help Desk 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 Help Desk Support in their job title over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Help Desk Support
Rank 182 196 188
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Help Desk Support 28 25 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.60% 0.47% 0.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.64% 0.50% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 28 25 34
Average salary £25,000 £23,500 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.38% -2.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,700 £17,400 £16,000
10% offered a salary of more than £33,600 £34,000 £28,850
UK excluding London average salary £22,000 £21,250 £21,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -1.16%
Help Desk 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
4406 5026 5125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 95.00% 95.23% 95.87%
Number of salaries quoted 3655 4102 4060
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
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%

Help Desk Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Help Desk Support in the job title across the Surrey region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Help Desk Support Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

Help Desk Support
Salary Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Help Desk Support across the Surrey region.

Help Desk Support Salary Trend in Surrey

Help Desk Support
Salary Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Help Desk Support across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Help Desk Support Salary Histogram in Surrey

Help Desk 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 Help Desk Support within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 17 April 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
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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 +10 8 £28,500 +67.64%
Guildford +22 6 £26,000 +20.93% 1
Dorking - 4 £25,000 -
Godalming +12 3 £18,000 -12.19%
Horley - 2 £20,000 -
Leatherhead - 1 £35,000 -
Camberley - 1 £27,500 - 1
Epsom - 1 £26,000 -
Help Desk Support
South East

Help Desk Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Surrey region that cited Help Desk 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 Help Desk Support in their job title.

1 38 (76.00%) Windows
2 25 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 21 (42.00%) Citrix
3 21 (42.00%) Windows XP
3 21 (42.00%) Microsoft
4 17 (34.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (32.00%) MS Excel
5 16 (32.00%) MS Office
6 14 (28.00%) ITIL
7 13 (26.00%) Law
7 13 (26.00%) Windows 7
8 11 (22.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (20.00%) WorkSite
10 9 (18.00%) Internet
11 8 (16.00%) HP
11 8 (16.00%) Incident Management
12 7 (14.00%) MS Exchange
12 7 (14.00%) Firewall
13 6 (12.00%) ITSM
13 6 (12.00%) VMware
13 6 (12.00%) Service Management
13 6 (12.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 6 (12.00%) LAN
13 6 (12.00%) WAN
13 6 (12.00%) Degree
14 5 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
14 5 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
14 5 (10.00%) SQL
15 4 (8.00%) TCP/IP
15 4 (8.00%) Blackberry

Help Desk Support
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Surrey region that cited Help Desk 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 Help Desk Support in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (20.00%) WorkSite
2 7 (14.00%) MS Exchange
3 6 (12.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (6.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (6.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (4.00%) SharePoint
6 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 16 (32.00%) MS Office
1 16 (32.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.00%) Office 365
2 1 (2.00%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 9 (18.00%) Internet
2 7 (14.00%) Firewall
3 6 (12.00%) LAN
3 6 (12.00%) WAN
4 4 (8.00%) TCP/IP
5 3 (6.00%) DNS
5 3 (6.00%) Extranet
6 2 (4.00%) DHCP
7 1 (2.00%) Ethernet
7 1 (2.00%) POP3
7 1 (2.00%) SMTP
7 1 (2.00%) PBX
7 1 (2.00%) ADSL
7 1 (2.00%) Broadband
7 1 (2.00%) SAN
7 1 (2.00%) Wireless
7 1 (2.00%) IMAP
General
1 13 (26.00%) Law
2 3 (6.00%) Legal
3 1 (2.00%) Retail
3 1 (2.00%) Marketing
3 1 (2.00%) Korean Language
3 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.00%) EDI
1 1 (2.00%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.00%) Blackberry
2 3 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.00%) Smartphone
3 2 (4.00%) Statistics
4 1 (2.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.00%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 38 (76.00%) Windows
2 21 (42.00%) Windows XP
3 17 (34.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (26.00%) Windows 7
5 11 (22.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (4.00%) Linux
8 1 (2.00%) Mac OS X
8 1 (2.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (28.00%) ITIL
2 8 (16.00%) Incident Management
3 6 (12.00%) Service Management
3 6 (12.00%) ITSM
4 4 (8.00%) Logistics
4 4 (8.00%) Software Testing
5 2 (4.00%) Service Delivery
5 2 (4.00%) Document Management
5 2 (4.00%) Software License Management
6 1 (2.00%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (2.00%) Line Management
6 1 (2.00%) CRM
6 1 (2.00%) Practice Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.00%) SQL
2 1 (2.00%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (12.00%) Degree
2 2 (4.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.00%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (8.00%) Hyper-V
3 4 (8.00%) XenApp
4 3 (6.00%) XenDesktop
5 1 (2.00%) VirtualBox
5 1 (2.00%) KVM
Systems Management
1 1 (2.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (2.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 21 (42.00%) Microsoft
1 21 (42.00%) Citrix
2 8 (16.00%) HP
3 6 (12.00%) VMware
4 4 (8.00%) MobileIron
5 3 (6.00%) 3PAR
5 3 (6.00%) AppSense
5 3 (6.00%) NetApp
6 2 (4.00%) Cisco
7 1 (2.00%) SAP
7 1 (2.00%) Dell
7 1 (2.00%) Apple
7 1 (2.00%) BMC
7 1 (2.00%) Google
7 1 (2.00%) NETGEAR
7 1 (2.00%) Kaspersky
7 1 (2.00%) SolarWinds
Guildford, Surrey
Linkpoint Resources
Salary: From £18,000 to £20,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Thames Ditton, Surrey
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
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Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum £25,000 to £30,000 Negotiable + Bonu
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