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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Help Desk Support
Rank 108 114 100
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Help Desk Support 14 1 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.88% 0.071% 1.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.92% 0.073% 1.22%
Number of salaries quoted 13 0 17
Average salary £22,500 - £21,500
90% offered a salary of more than £21,210 - £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £23,000 - £25,000
UK excluding London average salary £21,500 £21,750 £21,500
% change year-on-year
-1.14% +1.16%
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
1524 1367 1476
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 96.03% 97.36% 98.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1275 1171 1231
Average salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
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 14 February 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
Oxford -2 6 £21,210 - 2
Abingdon - 4 £22,750 -
Bicester - 1 £20,000 -
Witney - 1 £27,000 - 1
Help Desk Support
South East

Help Desk Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 13 (54.17%) Windows
1 13 (54.17%) MS Excel
1 13 (54.17%) Microsoft
2 7 (29.17%) SQL
3 6 (25.00%) VB
3 6 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 6 (25.00%) Retail
4 5 (20.83%) TCP/IP
4 5 (20.83%) MS Office
5 4 (16.67%) Linux
5 4 (16.67%) MS Exchange
5 4 (16.67%) Active Directory
5 4 (16.67%) Office 365
5 4 (16.67%) Windows 7
6 3 (12.50%) Degree
6 3 (12.50%) Computer Science
6 3 (12.50%) Visualisation
6 3 (12.50%) Analytics
6 3 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (12.50%) Windows Server
6 3 (12.50%) Dropbox
6 3 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (12.50%) VMware
6 3 (12.50%) CCNA
6 3 (12.50%) SLA
6 3 (12.50%) OO
7 2 (8.33%) DNS

Help Desk Support
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (54.17%) MS Excel
2 5 (20.83%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.67%) Office 365
2 3 (12.50%) Dropbox
3 1 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.83%) TCP/IP
2 2 (8.33%) DNS
2 2 (8.33%) Internet
2 2 (8.33%) Wireless
3 1 (4.17%) ADSL
3 1 (4.17%) Broadband
3 1 (4.17%) DHCP
3 1 (4.17%) Ethernet
3 1 (4.17%) LAN
3 1 (4.17%) SMTP
3 1 (4.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) RDBMS
1 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (25.00%) Retail
2 3 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (4.17%) Military
3 1 (4.17%) Polish Language
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Computer Science
1 3 (12.50%) Visualisation
2 1 (4.17%) BBC
2 1 (4.17%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 13 (54.17%) Windows
2 4 (16.67%) Linux
2 4 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 3 (12.50%) Windows Server
4 1 (4.17%) Mac OS X
4 1 (4.17%) Unix
4 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (12.50%) Analytics
2 3 (12.50%) OO
2 3 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (4.17%) B2B
3 1 (4.17%) B2C
3 1 (4.17%) ITIL
3 1 (4.17%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (29.17%) SQL
2 6 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 6 (25.00%) VB
3 1 (4.17%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) CCNA
1 3 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (12.50%) Degree
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (8.33%) MCITP
3 1 (4.17%) MCP
3 1 (4.17%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.33%) Hyper-V
2 2 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.17%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Nagios
Vendors
1 13 (54.17%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.50%) VMware
3 2 (8.33%) Acronis
3 2 (8.33%) Trend Micro
4 1 (4.17%) Cisco
4 1 (4.17%) Citrix
4 1 (4.17%) IBM
4 1 (4.17%) Sophos
4 1 (4.17%) Sun
4 1 (4.17%) Veeam
4 1 (4.17%) WatchGuard
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Salary: £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: Up to £27,000 per annum + Training + Career progression
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
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Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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