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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Support
Rank 92 - 75
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 1 0 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 0.13% - 0.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% - 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 6
Average salary £26,500 - £23,000
UK excluding London average salary £26,500 £26,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+1.92% +4.00%
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
761 741 780
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 97.19% 97.50% 98.86%
Number of salaries quoted 643 620 648
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £39,625
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +7.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £28,798
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% -

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 19 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 3 (100.00%) MS Office
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) MCSE
1 3 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (100.00%) CCNA
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (100.00%) SAN
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (100.00%) Symantec
1 3 (100.00%) Sophos
1 3 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (100.00%) Replication
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) MCDST
1 3 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (100.00%) Network Management

Desktop Support
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (100.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) SAN
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (100.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (100.00%) Network Management
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) CCNA
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (100.00%) MCDST
1 3 (100.00%) MCSE
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Sophos
1 3 (100.00%) Symantec
1 3 (100.00%) VMware