The table below looks at the statistics for the Desktop 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 Desktop Support in their job title over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Desktop Support
Rank 66 80 80
Rank change year-on-year
+14 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 8 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 1.10% 0.33% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.17% 0.34% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 8 3 3
Average salary £22,500 £29,000 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.41% +7.40%
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%
Desktop 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
681 872 848
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 93.93% 96.89% 96.36%
Number of salaries quoted 599 770 772
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Desktop Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

Desktop Support Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Desktop Support
Salary Trend in Oxford

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

Desktop Support Salary Trend in Oxford

Desktop Support
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Oxford region that cited Desktop 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 Desktop Support in their job title.

1 10 (90.91%) Windows
2 7 (63.64%) Active Directory
3 4 (36.36%) Office 365
4 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (27.27%) Symantec
4 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
4 3 (27.27%) VMware
5 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
5 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
5 2 (18.18%) MS Office
6 1 (9.09%) Android
6 1 (9.09%) Apple iOS
6 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
6 1 (9.09%) Blackberry
6 1 (9.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (9.09%) Mac OS X
6 1 (9.09%) Front Office
6 1 (9.09%) Finance
6 1 (9.09%) Publishing

Desktop Support
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Oxford region that cited Desktop 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 Desktop Support in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
2 1 (9.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Office
2 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (36.36%) Office 365
General
1 1 (9.09%) Front Office
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Publishing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 10 (90.91%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
4 1 (9.09%) Android
4 1 (9.09%) Apple iOS
4 1 (9.09%) Mac OS X
System Software
1 7 (63.64%) Active Directory
2 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Symantec
1 3 (27.27%) VMware
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago