The table below looks at the statistics for the Desktop Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Woking 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 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Desktop Support
Rank 46 59 55
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 4 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Woking 1.32% 0.26% 1.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.45% 0.28% 1.35%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 5
Average salary - £25,000 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -10.71%
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £26,000 £25,500
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +1.96%
Desktop Support
Surrey

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Woking 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
Woking
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
275 361 371
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Woking 90.46% 94.01% 95.37%
Number of salaries quoted 256 317 316
Average salary £43,500 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.35% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Desktop Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Woking

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

Desktop Support Jobs Demand Trend in Woking

Desktop Support
Salary Trend in Woking

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

Desktop Support Salary Trend in Woking

Desktop Support
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Woking

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the Woking 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (75.00%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (75.00%) MS Office
2 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (75.00%) Office 365
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 8
2 3 (75.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (75.00%) Client/Server
2 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Veeam

Desktop Support
Top Related IT Skills in Woking by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the Woking 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 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Office
1 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (75.00%) Office 365
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Client/Server
1 3 (75.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 8
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Veeam