The table below looks at the statistics for the IT 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 IT Support in their job title over the 3 months to 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Support
Rank 72 91 96
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +5
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 39 28 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 2.55% 1.65% 1.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.65% 1.70% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 30 27 10
Average salary £24,000 £23,500 £30,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.12% -22.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,900 £20,150 £23,400
10% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £35,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £23,500 £26,000
% change year-on-year
+6.38% -9.61%
IT 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
1472 1651 1523
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 96.27% 97.17% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1266 1463 1382
Average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

IT Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

IT Support Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

IT Support
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

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

IT Support Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

IT 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 IT Support within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 2 September 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 +18 19 £24,000 -26.15% 5
Abingdon - 7 - - 1
Banbury -1 4 £21,500 -7.52%
Bicester - 2 £27,500 -
Wallingford - 2 £24,000 -
Witney - 1 £26,000 - 1
IT Support
South East

IT Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire region that cited IT 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 IT Support in their job title.

1 65 (90.28%) Windows
2 39 (54.17%) Active Directory
3 33 (45.83%) Windows Server 2008
4 31 (43.06%) Microsoft
4 31 (43.06%) MS Excel
5 28 (38.89%) MS Office
6 25 (34.72%) VMware
7 22 (30.56%) DNS
7 22 (30.56%) VMware Infrastructure
8 21 (29.17%) Microsoft Certification
8 21 (29.17%) MS Exchange
8 21 (29.17%) MCSE
9 19 (26.39%) Windows 7
10 15 (20.83%) SAN
10 15 (20.83%) DHCP
10 15 (20.83%) Exchange Server 2010
10 15 (20.83%) Windows Server 2012
11 13 (18.06%) Citrix
12 12 (16.67%) Windows XP
12 12 (16.67%) Symantec
12 12 (16.67%) Wireless
13 11 (15.28%) Apple
13 11 (15.28%) Windows Server 2003
13 11 (15.28%) Windows 8
14 10 (13.89%) MCITP
14 10 (13.89%) MCSA
14 10 (13.89%) SQL Server
14 10 (13.89%) HP
14 10 (13.89%) WAN
15 9 (12.50%) EMC

IT Support
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire region that cited IT 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 IT Support in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 21 (29.17%) MS Exchange
2 15 (20.83%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (6.94%) IIS
4 3 (4.17%) Lync
Applications
1 31 (43.06%) MS Excel
2 28 (38.89%) MS Office
3 7 (9.72%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.78%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 9 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (30.56%) DNS
2 15 (20.83%) SAN
2 15 (20.83%) DHCP
3 12 (16.67%) Wireless
4 10 (13.89%) WAN
5 7 (9.72%) Internet
5 7 (9.72%) TCP/IP
6 5 (6.94%) Firewall
7 4 (5.56%) LAN
7 4 (5.56%) VPN
8 3 (4.17%) Ethernet
9 2 (2.78%) IPsec
9 2 (2.78%) NAS
10 1 (1.39%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (13.89%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.39%) MySQL
General
1 4 (5.56%) Finance
2 2 (2.78%) Local Government
3 1 (1.39%) Law
3 1 (1.39%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.39%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.94%) Management Information System
1 5 (6.94%) Computer Science
2 2 (2.78%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 65 (90.28%) Windows
2 33 (45.83%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (26.39%) Windows 7
4 15 (20.83%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (16.67%) Windows XP
6 11 (15.28%) Windows 8
6 11 (15.28%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (2.78%) Linux
8 1 (1.39%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.39%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (9.72%) Incident Management
2 5 (6.94%) Data Management
3 4 (5.56%) Analytics
4 3 (4.17%) Time Management
5 2 (2.78%) Server Monitoring
6 1 (1.39%) Software Engineering
6 1 (1.39%) ITIL
6 1 (1.39%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (1.39%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (1.39%) VB
2 1 (1.39%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.39%) C
Qualifications
1 21 (29.17%) MCSE
1 21 (29.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (13.89%) MCSA
2 10 (13.89%) MCITP
3 9 (12.50%) MCP
3 9 (12.50%) MCTS
3 9 (12.50%) CCNA
3 9 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (9.72%) Degree
5 5 (6.94%) MCT
6 3 (4.17%) CCNP
7 1 (1.39%) CWNA
7 1 (1.39%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (1.39%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.72%) SLA
2 3 (4.17%) QA
3 1 (1.39%) JSP 440
System Software
1 39 (54.17%) Active Directory
2 22 (30.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (5.56%) Hyper-V
4 3 (4.17%) XenApp
4 3 (4.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 4 (5.56%) Backup Exec
2 3 (4.17%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 31 (43.06%) Microsoft
2 25 (34.72%) VMware
3 13 (18.06%) Citrix
4 12 (16.67%) Symantec
5 11 (15.28%) Apple
6 10 (13.89%) HP
7 9 (12.50%) EMC
7 9 (12.50%) Juniper
7 9 (12.50%) Veeam
7 9 (12.50%) Meru Networks
8 7 (9.72%) Remedy
9 6 (8.33%) Cisco
10 2 (2.78%) Sage
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Owen Jenkins IT
Salary: From £22,000 to £25,000 per annum Bonus, Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £25000.00 - £27000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £Neg
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £22000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Witney, Oxfordshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £25000.00 - £27000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago