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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Desktop Support
Rank 100 120 124
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 12 7 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.80% 0.39% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.85% 0.40% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 12 7 7
Average salary £22,500 £26,500 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.09% -1.85%
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £26,250 £26,000
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +0.96%
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
1414 1746 1771
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 94.39% 96.57% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1204 1501 1624
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% -3.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £25,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £58,000
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
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 24 October 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
Oxford +22 8 £22,500 -18.18%
Bicester - 4 £21,500 -
Desktop Support
South East

Desktop Support
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 16 (94.12%) Windows
2 10 (58.82%) Active Directory
3 6 (35.29%) Windows 7
3 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
3 6 (35.29%) MS Office
4 5 (29.41%) MS Exchange
4 5 (29.41%) Symantec
4 5 (29.41%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (29.41%) VMware
4 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 4 (23.53%) Office 365
5 4 (23.53%) Oracle
6 1 (5.88%) GIS
6 1 (5.88%) Front Office
6 1 (5.88%) Finance
6 1 (5.88%) Publishing
6 1 (5.88%) Blackberry
6 1 (5.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (5.88%) Mac OS X
6 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
6 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
6 1 (5.88%) Apple iOS
6 1 (5.88%) Android
6 1 (5.88%) Oracle APEX

Desktop Support
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (29.41%) MS Exchange
1 5 (29.41%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 6 (35.29%) MS Office
2 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (23.53%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle APEX
General
1 1 (5.88%) Front Office
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
1 1 (5.88%) Publishing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Blackberry
1 1 (5.88%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 16 (94.12%) Windows
2 6 (35.29%) Windows 7
3 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.88%) Apple iOS
4 1 (5.88%) Mac OS X
4 1 (5.88%) Android
System Software
1 10 (58.82%) Active Directory
2 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 5 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
2 5 (29.41%) Symantec
2 5 (29.41%) VMware
3 4 (23.53%) Oracle