Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Desktop Support was £30,250 in advertised job vacancies in Guildford during the 6 months to 24 November 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
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 85 65 75
Rank change year-on-year -20 +10 +27
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 9 22 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Guildford 1.05% 2.76% 3.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.07% 2.79% 3.09%
Number of salaries quoted 8 20 39
Guildford median annual salary £30,250 £21,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +44.05% -35.38% +62.50%
10th Percentile £20,500 £19,500 £25,100
90th Percentile £41,000 £24,000 £40,200
Surrey median annual salary £26,000 £25,500 £27,000
% change year-on-year +1.96% -5.56% +8.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Guildford. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Guildford
Permanent vacancies in Guildford with a recognized job title 839 789 1261
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.13% 99.00% 98.90%
Number of salaries quoted 750 730 1133
Guildford median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £66,250
Surrey median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

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 6 months to 24 November 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 24 November 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 7 (77.78%) Windows
1 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
1 7 (77.78%) Active Directory
1 7 (77.78%) Windows 7
1 7 (77.78%) Windows 8
2 5 (55.56%) Office 365
2 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2012
2 5 (55.56%) Windows 10
3 4 (44.44%) Hyper-V
3 4 (44.44%) Software Deployment
3 4 (44.44%) Firewall
3 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
4 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (22.22%) Smartphone
5 2 (22.22%) Problem Management
5 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
5 2 (22.22%) Finance
5 2 (22.22%) Blackberry
5 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
5 2 (22.22%) LAN
5 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
6 1 (11.11%) Customer-Centric Approach
6 1 (11.11%) Customer-Centricity
6 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
6 1 (11.11%) Softphone
6 1 (11.11%) VMware
6 1 (11.11%) Network Security

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 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (55.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) Firewall
1 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
2 2 (22.22%) LAN
3 1 (11.11%) Network Security
3 1 (11.11%) Softphone
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (22.22%) Blackberry
1 2 (22.22%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Windows
1 7 (77.78%) Windows 7
1 7 (77.78%) Windows 8
2 5 (55.56%) Windows 10
2 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (11.11%) Mac OS
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Software Deployment
2 2 (22.22%) Problem Management
2 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
3 1 (11.11%) Customer-Centric Approach
3 1 (11.11%) Customer-Centricity
System Software
1 7 (77.78%) Active Directory
2 4 (44.44%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) VMware