The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Abingdon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Technical Support in their job title over the 3 months to 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Support
Rank 26 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support 2 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Abingdon 1.72% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.74% - -
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Average salary £29,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £28,500 £30,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%
Technical Support
Oxfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Abingdon 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
Abingdon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
115 159 143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Abingdon 99.14% 98.76% 97.28%
Number of salaries quoted 96 145 128
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £29,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Technical Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Abingdon

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

Technical Support Jobs Demand Trend in Abingdon

Technical Support
Salary Trend in Abingdon

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

Technical Support Salary Trend in Abingdon

Technical Support
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Abingdon

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the Abingdon region that cited Technical 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 Technical Support in their job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) UNIX
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (66.67%) NetWare
2 2 (66.67%) Internet
2 2 (66.67%) MCITP
2 2 (66.67%) Mac OS
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) FTP
3 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003

Technical Support
Top Related IT Skills in Abingdon by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the Abingdon region that cited Technical 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 Technical Support in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Internet
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) VPN
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) DHCP
2 1 (33.33%) FTP
2 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) UNIX
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) NetWare
2 2 (66.67%) Mac OS
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (66.67%) MCITP
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) VMware