The median annual salary for a Desktop Support was £30,500 in advertised job vacancies in Surrey during the 3 months to 28 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
South East / Surrey
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 139 156 155
Rank change year-on-year +17 -1  
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 23 35 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.85% 0.95% 1.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.88% 0.98% 1.51%
Number of salaries quoted 21 26 61
Median salary £30,500 £32,000 £27,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.68% +18.51%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,803 £21,250
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £50,000 £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 Surrey. 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
Surrey
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2623 3577 4495
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 96.75% 97.10% 98.23%
Number of salaries quoted 9530 14909 19881
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £26,250 £24,750
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Desktop Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

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

Job vacancy trend for Desktop Support 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 in Surrey.

Salary trend for Desktop Support in Surrey

Desktop Support
Salary Histogram in Surrey

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Desktop Support in Surrey over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Desktop Support in Surrey

Desktop Support
Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Support within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Guildford +18 9 £36,750 +16.66% 1
Egham - 3 £32,000 -
Redhill -8 1 £65,000 -
Staines - 1 - -
Leatherhead - 1 £21,000 -
Desktop Support
South East

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

For the 6 months to 28 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 Surrey region featuring Desktop Support in the job title.

1 41 (75.93%) Windows
2 38 (70.37%) Active Directory
3 30 (55.56%) Microsoft
4 23 (42.59%) TCP/IP
4 23 (42.59%) Windows 7
4 23 (42.59%) Office 365
5 22 (40.74%) Windows 10
6 21 (38.89%) Windows Server 2012
7 19 (35.19%) Windows Server 2008
8 16 (29.63%) Hyper-V
9 15 (27.78%) Firewall
10 13 (24.07%) Windows 8
11 11 (20.37%) Microsoft Azure
11 11 (20.37%) LAN
12 10 (18.52%) ITIL
13 9 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
13 9 (16.67%) VMware
14 8 (14.81%) SCCM
14 8 (14.81%) MS Exchange
15 7 (12.96%) VMware Infrastructure
15 7 (12.96%) Windows Server
16 6 (11.11%) Software Deployment
16 6 (11.11%) Service Delivery
16 6 (11.11%) Retail
16 6 (11.11%) DNS
16 6 (11.11%) Finance
17 5 (9.26%) DHCP
17 5 (9.26%) VPN
17 5 (9.26%) Microsoft Certification
18 4 (7.41%) Mac OS

Desktop Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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 8 (14.81%) MS Exchange
2 4 (7.41%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.70%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (3.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 23 (42.59%) Office 365
2 11 (20.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.70%) Dropbox
4 1 (1.85%) FinancialForce.com
Communications & Networking
1 23 (42.59%) TCP/IP
2 15 (27.78%) Firewall
3 11 (20.37%) LAN
4 6 (11.11%) DNS
5 5 (9.26%) DHCP
5 5 (9.26%) VPN
6 4 (7.41%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (7.41%) Wireless
7 2 (3.70%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (3.70%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (3.70%) Internet
7 2 (3.70%) NetScaler
7 2 (3.70%) Network Security
7 2 (3.70%) Skype
7 2 (3.70%) Softphone
8 1 (1.85%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.70%) FileMaker
2 1 (1.85%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 6 (11.11%) Finance
1 6 (11.11%) Retail
2 2 (3.70%) German Language
2 2 (3.70%) Manufacturing
2 2 (3.70%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (3.70%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.85%) Advertising
3 1 (1.85%) Back Office
3 1 (1.85%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.85%) .NET
1 1 (1.85%) .NET Framework
1 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET
1 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 1 (1.85%) CSS
1 1 (1.85%) CSS3
1 1 (1.85%) Entity Framework
1 1 (1.85%) HTML
1 1 (1.85%) HTML5
1 1 (1.85%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.56%) Blackberry
1 3 (5.56%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.70%) Smartphone
3 1 (1.85%) BYOD
3 1 (1.85%) Driving Licence
3 1 (1.85%) iPhone
3 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.85%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 41 (75.93%) Windows
2 23 (42.59%) Windows 7
3 22 (40.74%) Windows 10
4 21 (38.89%) Windows Server 2012
5 19 (35.19%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (24.07%) Windows 8
7 7 (12.96%) Windows Server
8 4 (7.41%) Android
8 4 (7.41%) Mac OS
9 3 (5.56%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.85%) Linux
10 1 (1.85%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (18.52%) ITIL
2 6 (11.11%) Service Delivery
2 6 (11.11%) Software Deployment
3 4 (7.41%) ITIL V3
4 3 (5.56%) Data Protection
4 3 (5.56%) Problem Management
5 2 (3.70%) Customer-Centric Approach
5 2 (3.70%) Performance Management
5 2 (3.70%) Service Management
5 2 (3.70%) Workflow
6 1 (1.85%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (1.85%) Asset Management
6 1 (1.85%) ITSM
6 1 (1.85%) Migration
6 1 (1.85%) MVC
6 1 (1.85%) Risk Management
6 1 (1.85%) Service Delivery Management
6 1 (1.85%) Test Automation
6 1 (1.85%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (1.85%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.70%) PowerShell
1 2 (3.70%) VBScript
2 1 (1.85%) C#
2 1 (1.85%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (9.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (7.41%) MCP
2 4 (7.41%) MCSA
3 3 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (3.70%) CCNA
4 2 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (3.70%) Degree
5 1 (1.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 38 (70.37%) Active Directory
2 16 (29.63%) Hyper-V
3 7 (12.96%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (5.56%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (3.70%) Terminal Server
5 2 (3.70%) VMware Workstation
5 2 (3.70%) vSphere
5 2 (3.70%) XenApp
5 2 (3.70%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (14.81%) SCCM
2 2 (3.70%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 30 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 9 (16.67%) VMware
3 4 (7.41%) Cisco
3 4 (7.41%) Citrix
4 3 (5.56%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.85%) Bloomberg
5 1 (1.85%) DevExpress
5 1 (1.85%) Mitel
5 1 (1.85%) ServiceNow
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