The table below looks at the statistics for the IT 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 IT Support in their job title over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Support
Rank 58 72 76
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +4
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 18 10 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 2.53% 1.09% 0.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.69% 1.13% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 16 10 7
Average salary £24,000 £33,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.88% -3.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £20,900 £28,300
10% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £35,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £23,500 £26,000
% change year-on-year
+6.38% -9.61%
IT 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
669 888 848
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 93.96% 96.73% 96.36%
Number of salaries quoted 587 785 772
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £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%

IT Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

IT Support Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

IT Support
Salary Trend in Oxford

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

IT Support Salary Trend in Oxford

IT Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Oxford region that cited IT 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 IT Support in their job title.

1 35 (94.59%) Windows
2 27 (72.97%) Active Directory
3 21 (56.76%) MS Office
4 19 (51.35%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (43.24%) Microsoft
6 13 (35.14%) MS Exchange
6 13 (35.14%) VMware
6 13 (35.14%) Exchange Server 2010
7 11 (29.73%) MS Excel
8 10 (27.03%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (27.03%) VMware Infrastructure
9 9 (24.32%) Windows 7
9 9 (24.32%) Symantec
10 8 (21.62%) Cisco Certification
10 8 (21.62%) Windows XP
10 8 (21.62%) SQL Server
10 8 (21.62%) CCNA
11 7 (18.92%) MS PowerPoint
11 7 (18.92%) Incident Management
11 7 (18.92%) Remedy
11 7 (18.92%) SLA
12 6 (16.22%) Windows 8
13 5 (13.51%) Windows Server 2012
13 5 (13.51%) Analytics
13 5 (13.51%) Firewall
13 5 (13.51%) Management Information System
13 5 (13.51%) Degree
13 5 (13.51%) Data Management
13 5 (13.51%) Computer Science
13 5 (13.51%) DNS

IT Support
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Oxford region that cited IT 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 IT Support in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (35.14%) MS Exchange
1 13 (35.14%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (13.51%) IIS
3 3 (8.11%) Lync
Applications
1 21 (56.76%) MS Office
2 11 (29.73%) MS Excel
3 7 (18.92%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.51%) WAN
1 5 (13.51%) Firewall
1 5 (13.51%) DNS
2 4 (10.81%) SAN
3 3 (8.11%) LAN
3 3 (8.11%) Wireless
3 3 (8.11%) Ethernet
3 3 (8.11%) TCP/IP
4 2 (5.41%) VPN
4 2 (5.41%) IPsec
4 2 (5.41%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (21.62%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (2.70%) Finance
1 1 (2.70%) Retail
1 1 (2.70%) Local Government
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) Management Information System
1 5 (13.51%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.41%) iPad
2 2 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 35 (94.59%) Windows
2 19 (51.35%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (27.03%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (24.32%) Windows 7
5 8 (21.62%) Windows XP
6 6 (16.22%) Windows 8
7 5 (13.51%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (2.70%) Mac OS X
8 1 (2.70%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (18.92%) Incident Management
2 5 (13.51%) Data Management
2 5 (13.51%) Analytics
3 2 (5.41%) Server Monitoring
4 1 (2.70%) Software License Management
4 1 (2.70%) ITIL
4 1 (2.70%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (21.62%) CCNA
1 8 (21.62%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (13.51%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (13.51%) Degree
2 5 (13.51%) MCP
2 5 (13.51%) MCSE
2 5 (13.51%) MCT
3 3 (8.11%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (18.92%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (72.97%) Active Directory
2 10 (27.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (10.81%) Hyper-V
4 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (2.70%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (8.11%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.70%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 16 (43.24%) Microsoft
2 13 (35.14%) VMware
3 9 (24.32%) Symantec
4 7 (18.92%) Remedy
5 3 (8.11%) Cisco
6 2 (5.41%) Citrix
6 2 (5.41%) Apple
7 1 (2.70%) HP
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Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
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