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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Support
Rank 117 116 138
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +22
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 9 7 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.59% 0.46% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.61% 0.47% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 9 7 4
Average salary £25,000 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-37.50% +23.07%
UK excluding London average salary £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
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
1469 1479 1765
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 96.52% 96.67% 97.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1250 1190 1541
Average salary £45,000 £39,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £23,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 29 April 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Support within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
(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 - 2 £25,000 -
Oxford +4 1 £25,000 -37.50%
Witney - 1 £25,000 -
Banbury - 1 £37,500 -
Desktop Support
South East

Desktop Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 11 (91.67%) Windows
2 8 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
3 7 (58.33%) MS Excel
4 6 (50.00%) MS Exchange
4 6 (50.00%) Hyper-V
5 5 (41.67%) Office 365
5 5 (41.67%) Windows Server
5 5 (41.67%) DHCP
5 5 (41.67%) DNS
6 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
6 4 (33.33%) Windows 8
6 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (25.00%) VMware
7 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (25.00%) Windows XP
7 3 (25.00%) MCSE
7 3 (25.00%) MS Office
7 3 (25.00%) ITIL
8 2 (16.67%) ERP
8 2 (16.67%) SAN
8 2 (16.67%) CCNA
8 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (16.67%) Symantec
8 2 (16.67%) Service Management
8 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (16.67%) Firewall
8 2 (16.67%) Cisco Certification

Desktop Support
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 6 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (8.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (58.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (25.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (41.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) DHCP
1 5 (41.67%) DNS
2 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (16.67%) Firewall
3 2 (16.67%) SAN
3 2 (16.67%) VLAN
4 1 (8.33%) LAN
4 1 (8.33%) VPN
4 1 (8.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (8.33%) Aerospace
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 11 (91.67%) Windows
2 5 (41.67%) Windows Server
3 4 (33.33%) Windows 8
3 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (25.00%) Windows XP
5 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
5 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (8.33%) Linux
6 1 (8.33%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) ITIL
2 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (16.67%) ERP
2 2 (16.67%) Migration
2 2 (16.67%) Network Management
2 2 (16.67%) Service Management
3 1 (8.33%) Application Packaging
3 1 (8.33%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL V3
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) MCSE
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (16.67%) CCNA
2 2 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (16.67%) MCDST
3 1 (8.33%) Dell Certification
3 1 (8.33%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 6 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) SCCM
1 1 (8.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) VMware
3 2 (16.67%) Sophos
3 2 (16.67%) Symantec
3 2 (16.67%) Veeam
4 1 (8.33%) Apple
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco
4 1 (8.33%) Dell
4 1 (8.33%) Intel Security
4 1 (8.33%) Remedy
Kidlington, Oxfordshire
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