The table below looks at the statistics for the Desktop 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 Desktop Support in their job title over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Desktop Support
Rank 111 127 103
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -24
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 7 4 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.47% 0.21% 0.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.22% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 13
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% +44.44%
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
Desktop Support
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Oxfordshire 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
Oxfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1420 1805 1764
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 95.82% 96.63% 94.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1162 1558 1592
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Desktop Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Desktop Support Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Desktop Support
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Desktop Support Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

Desktop Support
Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Desktop Support across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Desktop Support Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

Desktop 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 Desktop Support within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015. 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
Oxford +17 5 £40,000 +23.07% 1
Bicester +20 2 £18,125 -44.23%
Desktop Support
South East

Desktop Support
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 (76.92%) Windows
2 6 (46.15%) MS Office
2 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
3 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
4 4 (30.77%) CCNA
4 4 (30.77%) Firewall
4 4 (30.77%) VMware
4 4 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (30.77%) Mac OS X
4 4 (30.77%) UNIX
4 4 (30.77%) Linux
4 4 (30.77%) MCITP
4 4 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (30.77%) Windows 7
4 4 (30.77%) Oracle
5 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
6 1 (7.69%) Local Government
6 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management

Desktop Support
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire 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.

Applications
1 6 (46.15%) MS Office
2 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) Firewall
General
1 1 (7.69%) Local Government
Operating Systems
1 10 (76.92%) Windows
2 4 (30.77%) Linux
2 4 (30.77%) Mac OS X
2 4 (30.77%) Windows 7
2 4 (30.77%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) CCNA
1 4 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (30.77%) MCITP
System Software
1 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
2 4 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 4 (30.77%) VMware
2 4 (30.77%) Oracle
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