The table below looks at the statistics for the 1st Line Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited 1st Line Support in their job title over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
First Line Support
Rank 82 - 75
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a 1st Line Support 4 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 0.53% - 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% - 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 4
Average salary £27,500 - £19,250
UK excluding London average salary £20,500 £20,000 £20,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
1st Line 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 Oxford 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
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
733 729 769
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 97.21% 97.59% 98.72%
Number of salaries quoted 626 608 640
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £39,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +8.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

1st Line Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing 1st Line Support in the job title across the Oxford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

1st Line Support Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

1st Line Support
Salary Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing 1st Line Support across the Oxford region.

1st Line Support Salary Trend in Oxford

1st Line Support
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Oxford region that cited 1st Line 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 1st Line Support in their job title.

1 4 (50.00%) Windows
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
2 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (37.50%) MS Office
3 2 (25.00%) Time Management
3 2 (25.00%) Kaspersky
3 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (25.00%) Office 365
3 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (25.00%) Firewall
3 2 (25.00%) VMware
3 2 (25.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (25.00%) Sophos
4 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills

1st Line Support
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Oxford region that cited 1st Line 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 1st Line Support in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
1 3 (37.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
1 4 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (25.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Kaspersky
2 2 (25.00%) Sophos
2 2 (25.00%) VMware
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £14000 - £17000 per annum + Excellent Benfits & Development
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago