The first table below looks at the demand for the 2nd Line Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited 2nd Line Support in their job title over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Oxfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Second Line Support
Rank 87 104 97
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a 2nd Line Support 31 15 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.96% 0.85% 0.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.03% 0.88% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 22 15 7
Average salary £24,250 £25,000 £24,200
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.00% +3.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,250 £23,200 £22,300
10% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £29,500
UK excluding London average salary £24,500 £25,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
-2.00% -
Job Titles Category
Oxfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1526 1701 1384
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 96.52% 96.54% 96.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1333 1468 1266
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
2nd Line Support
South East

2nd Line Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing 2nd Line Support in the job title across the Oxfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

2nd Line Support Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

2nd Line Support
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing 2nd Line Support across the Oxfordshire region.

2nd Line Support Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

2nd Line Support
Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing 2nd Line Support within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Abingdon -3 14 £30,500 +27.08%
Banbury -3 3 £22,500 -10.00%
Witney - 3 £23,000 -
Oxford +3 1 £25,500 +2.00% 2
Thame - 1 £30,000 -
2nd Line Support
South East

2nd Line Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire region that cited 2nd 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 2nd Line Support in their job title.

1 42 (80.77%) Windows
2 29 (55.77%) MS Excel
3 27 (51.92%) Active Directory
4 26 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 25 (48.08%) DNS
6 22 (42.31%) Microsoft
7 21 (40.38%) Citrix
7 21 (40.38%) Microsoft Certification
7 21 (40.38%) MCSE
7 21 (40.38%) Windows 7
8 19 (36.54%) DHCP
9 17 (32.69%) VMware Infrastructure
9 17 (32.69%) VMware
10 16 (30.77%) Wireless
10 16 (30.77%) MCTS
10 16 (30.77%) MCITP
10 16 (30.77%) MCSA
10 16 (30.77%) Apple
10 16 (30.77%) Juniper
10 16 (30.77%) SAN
10 16 (30.77%) HP
10 16 (30.77%) EMC
10 16 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
10 16 (30.77%) Veeam
10 16 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
10 16 (30.77%) Meru Networks
11 15 (28.85%) MS Exchange
12 11 (21.15%) Backup Exec
12 11 (21.15%) SQL Server
12 11 (21.15%) Symantec

2nd Line Support
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire region that cited 2nd 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 2nd Line Support in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 15 (28.85%) MS Exchange
2 4 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.92%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 29 (55.77%) MS Excel
2 10 (19.23%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 16 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.92%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 25 (48.08%) DNS
2 19 (36.54%) DHCP
3 16 (30.77%) Wireless
3 16 (30.77%) SAN
4 5 (9.62%) Internet
5 4 (7.69%) TCP/IP
5 4 (7.69%) VPN
6 1 (1.92%) LAN
6 1 (1.92%) WAN
6 1 (1.92%) IP Telephony
6 1 (1.92%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (21.15%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 7 (13.46%) Finance
2 1 (1.92%) Banking
2 1 (1.92%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.92%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.62%) Fat Client
1 5 (9.62%) Thin Client
2 1 (1.92%) Smartphone
2 1 (1.92%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 42 (80.77%) Windows
2 26 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (40.38%) Windows 7
4 16 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (9.62%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (9.62%) Windows XP
6 4 (7.69%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.92%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.92%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (11.54%) Service Delivery
2 5 (9.62%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (7.69%) Asset Management
4 3 (5.77%) Workflow
5 1 (1.92%) Software Testing
5 1 (1.92%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 8 (15.38%) SQL
2 4 (7.69%) VB
2 4 (7.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 21 (40.38%) Microsoft Certification
1 21 (40.38%) MCSE
2 16 (30.77%) MCTS
2 16 (30.77%) MCITP
2 16 (30.77%) MCSA
3 5 (9.62%) MCP
4 1 (1.92%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.62%) SLA
2 3 (5.77%) QA
System Software
1 27 (51.92%) Active Directory
2 17 (32.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (9.62%) XenApp
3 5 (9.62%) XenDesktop
3 5 (9.62%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 11 (21.15%) Backup Exec
2 7 (13.46%) Norton AntiVirus
3 6 (11.54%) SCCM
Vendors
1 22 (42.31%) Microsoft
2 21 (40.38%) Citrix
3 17 (32.69%) VMware
4 16 (30.77%) Apple
4 16 (30.77%) Juniper
4 16 (30.77%) HP
4 16 (30.77%) EMC
4 16 (30.77%) Veeam
4 16 (30.77%) Meru Networks
5 11 (21.15%) Symantec
6 2 (3.85%) IBM
7 1 (1.92%) Cisco
7 1 (1.92%) Google
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