The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Oxfordshire region that had Desktop Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 4 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Support
Rank 96 130 108
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 13 8 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.98% 0.41% 0.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.01% 0.43% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 11 8 12
Median salary £25,000 £24,500 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.04% +8.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,224 £24,200 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £26,500 £23,500
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £26,000 £24,750
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +5.05%
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
1290 1853 1488
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 97.51% 95.22% 96.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1042 1529 1277
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +10.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Desktop Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Oxfordshire region that featured Desktop Support in the job title.

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 4 December 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Support within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 4 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford +30 4 £25,000 -5.66%
Wallingford - 4 £22,224 -
Abingdon - 2 £31,500 -
Banbury - 1 £22,500 -
Desktop Support
South East

Desktop Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, Desktop Support job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Oxfordshire region featuring Desktop Support in the job title.

1 17 (85.00%) Windows
2 10 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 10 (50.00%) Office 365
3 9 (45.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 8 (40.00%) Dropbox
5 7 (35.00%) Active Directory
6 6 (30.00%) Linux
6 6 (30.00%) Windows 10
7 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
8 4 (20.00%) ITIL
8 4 (20.00%) Apple
9 3 (15.00%) CEH
9 3 (15.00%) Shell Script
9 3 (15.00%) Python
9 3 (15.00%) SLA
9 3 (15.00%) R
10 2 (10.00%) McAfee ePO
10 2 (10.00%) Skype for Business
10 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Intune
10 2 (10.00%) AirWatch
10 2 (10.00%) Windows Server
10 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
10 2 (10.00%) VPN
10 2 (10.00%) DNS
10 2 (10.00%) Avaya
10 2 (10.00%) Cognizant
10 2 (10.00%) Red Hat
10 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
10 2 (10.00%) MS Office
10 2 (10.00%) GSM

Desktop Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (10.00%) Skype for Business
2 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (10.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (50.00%) Office 365
2 8 (40.00%) Dropbox
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) DNS
1 2 (10.00%) GSM
1 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (10.00%) VoIP
1 2 (10.00%) VPN
2 1 (5.00%) DHCP
General
1 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.00%) Banking
2 1 (5.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Biotechnology
2 1 (5.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 17 (85.00%) Windows
2 10 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 6 (30.00%) Linux
3 6 (30.00%) Windows 10
4 2 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (10.00%) Windows Server
5 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 4 (20.00%) ITIL
3 2 (10.00%) Application Packaging
3 2 (10.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (10.00%) Investment Management
4 1 (5.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) Python
1 3 (15.00%) R
1 3 (15.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (35.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.00%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) AirWatch
1 2 (10.00%) McAfee ePO
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Intune
1 2 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (20.00%) Apple
3 2 (10.00%) Avaya
3 2 (10.00%) Cognizant
3 2 (10.00%) Intel Security
3 2 (10.00%) Polycom
3 2 (10.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (10.00%) Sophos
4 1 (5.00%) Cisco