The median annual salary for a Desktop Support was £36,750 in advertised job vacancies in Guildford during the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Desktop Support
Surrey / Guildford
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 48 66 63
Rank change year-on-year +18 -3  
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 9 1 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Guildford 2.54% 0.18% 2.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.65% 0.19% 2.44%
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 17
Median salary £36,750 £25,000 £27,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +47.00% -7.40%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,600 £23,500 £26,200
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £26,500 £36,250
UK excluding London median salary £26,500 £26,500 £26,500

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Guildford. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Guildford
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 339 530 696
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Guildford 95.76% 96.72% 98.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1456 2073 3341
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £26,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.93% +1.25%  

Desktop Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Guildford

Job postings that featured Desktop Support in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Guildford.

Job vacancy trend for Desktop Support in Guildford

Desktop Support
Salary Trend in Guildford

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

Salary trend for Desktop Support in Guildford

Desktop Support
Salary Histogram in Guildford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Desktop Support in Guildford over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Desktop Support in Guildford

Desktop Support Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, Desktop Support job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Guildford region featuring Desktop Support in the job title.

1 15 (78.95%) Windows
2 14 (73.68%) Active Directory
3 13 (68.42%) Microsoft
3 13 (68.42%) Windows 7
4 11 (57.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (57.89%) Windows 8
4 11 (57.89%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (52.63%) Windows 10
5 10 (52.63%) Microsoft Azure
6 9 (47.37%) Office 365
7 8 (42.11%) TCP/IP
8 7 (36.84%) Firewall
8 7 (36.84%) Hyper-V
9 6 (31.58%) Microsoft Office
10 5 (26.32%) Software Deployment
11 4 (21.05%) Windows Server
12 3 (15.79%) SharePoint
12 3 (15.79%) MS Exchange
12 3 (15.79%) Finance
13 2 (10.53%) Manufacturing
13 2 (10.53%) Service Delivery
13 2 (10.53%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (10.53%) Blackberry
13 2 (10.53%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (10.53%) LAN
13 2 (10.53%) ITIL
13 2 (10.53%) MCP
13 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
13 2 (10.53%) Smartphone
13 2 (10.53%) Problem Management

Desktop Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Guildford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (15.79%) MS Exchange
1 3 (15.79%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (31.58%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (52.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (47.37%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (42.11%) TCP/IP
2 7 (36.84%) Firewall
3 2 (10.53%) LAN
3 2 (10.53%) Network Security
3 2 (10.53%) Softphone
4 1 (5.26%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 3 (15.79%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Manufacturing
2 2 (10.53%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (5.26%) Back Office
3 1 (5.26%) Games
3 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) .NET
1 1 (5.26%) .NET Framework
1 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET
1 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 1 (5.26%) CSS
1 1 (5.26%) CSS3
1 1 (5.26%) Entity Framework
1 1 (5.26%) HTML
1 1 (5.26%) HTML5
1 1 (5.26%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (10.53%) Blackberry
1 2 (10.53%) Smartphone
2 1 (5.26%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 15 (78.95%) Windows
2 13 (68.42%) Windows 7
3 11 (57.89%) Windows 8
3 11 (57.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (57.89%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (52.63%) Windows 10
5 4 (21.05%) Windows Server
6 2 (10.53%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) Software Deployment
2 2 (10.53%) Customer-Centric Approach
2 2 (10.53%) ITIL
2 2 (10.53%) Problem Management
2 2 (10.53%) Service Delivery
3 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (5.26%) Analytics
3 1 (5.26%) Asset Management
3 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (5.26%) CRM
3 1 (5.26%) Investment Management
3 1 (5.26%) MVC
3 1 (5.26%) Patch Management
3 1 (5.26%) Test Automation
3 1 (5.26%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) C#
1 1 (5.26%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (10.53%) MCP
System Software
1 14 (73.68%) Active Directory
2 7 (36.84%) Hyper-V
3 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (68.42%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.53%) VMware
3 1 (5.26%) Bloomberg
3 1 (5.26%) DevExpress
Guildford, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £28000 per annum + benefits & training
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