The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical 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 Technical Support in their job title over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Support
Rank 82 81 71
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support 5 4 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 0.64% 0.54% 1.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.65% 0.55% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 7
Average salary £27,500 £27,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,200 £20,750 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £37,750 £37,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £32,125 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-6.61% +7.08%
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 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
765 729 775
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 97.20% 97.59% 98.85%
Number of salaries quoted 647 606 642
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £28,500
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% -

Technical Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

Technical Support Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Technical Support
Salary Trend in Oxford

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

Technical Support Salary Trend in Oxford

Technical Support
Salary Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Technical Support across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

Technical Support Salary Histogram in Oxford

Technical Support
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Oxford 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 12 (85.71%) MS Excel
2 11 (78.57%) Microsoft
2 11 (78.57%) SQL
2 11 (78.57%) SQL Server
3 9 (64.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (21.43%) Banking
4 3 (21.43%) Finance
5 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
5 2 (14.29%) Retail
5 2 (14.29%) MS Office
6 1 (7.14%) Windows
6 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
6 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
6 1 (7.14%) SLA
6 1 (7.14%) CheckPoint
6 1 (7.14%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (7.14%) Firewall
6 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
6 1 (7.14%) Handset
6 1 (7.14%) VMware
6 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
6 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (7.14%) Palo Alto
6 1 (7.14%) Windows Server

Technical Support
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Oxford 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 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 12 (85.71%) MS Excel
2 2 (14.29%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (78.57%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (21.43%) Banking
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Retail
2 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Handset
1 1 (7.14%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
1 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
1 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
1 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Programming Languages
1 11 (78.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (64.29%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 11 (78.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) CheckPoint
2 1 (7.14%) Palo Alto
2 1 (7.14%) VMware
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