The table below looks at the statistics for the Help Desk 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 Help Desk Support in their job title over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Help Desk Support
Rank 109 117 115
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Help Desk Support 8 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.53% 0.066% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 0.069% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 5
Average salary £18,500 £30,000 £22,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-38.33% +36.36%
UK excluding London average salary £21,500 £22,500 £20,500
% change year-on-year
-4.44% +9.75%
Help Desk 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
1408 1450 1617
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 93.37% 96.28% 97.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1148 1247 1431
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Help Desk Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Help Desk Support Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Help Desk Support
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Help Desk Support Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

Help Desk Support
Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Help Desk Support across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Help Desk Support Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

Help Desk 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 Help Desk Support within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 4 September 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
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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 - 1 £37,000 -
Help Desk Support
South East

Help Desk Support
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire region that cited Help Desk 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 Help Desk Support in their job title.

1 16 (84.21%) MS Excel
1 16 (84.21%) Microsoft
2 9 (47.37%) Windows
3 2 (10.53%) MCP
3 2 (10.53%) Firewall
3 2 (10.53%) Hyper-V
4 1 (5.26%) Degree
4 1 (5.26%) Performance Management

Help Desk Support
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire region that cited Help Desk 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 Help Desk Support in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 16 (84.21%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) Firewall
Operating Systems
1 9 (47.37%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (5.26%) Performance Management
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) MCP
2 1 (5.26%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 16 (84.21%) Microsoft