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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Support
Rank 88 89 93
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +4
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 30 26 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 2.12% 1.69% 1.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.20% 1.73% 1.85%
Number of salaries quoted 22 17 27
Average salary £27,500 £24,250 £23,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.40% +3.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,300 £20,700 £21,300
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,950 £33,500
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £25,000 £25,500
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -1.96%
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
1365 1500 1840
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 96.47% 97.72% 93.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1165 1267 1688
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IT Support across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

IT Support Salary Histogram 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 30 January 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
(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 -5 17 £27,500 +19.56% 2
Abingdon -6 4 - - 1
Banbury - 2 £25,250 - 1
Bicester - 1 £22,500 -
IT Support
South East

IT Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 46 (76.67%) Windows
2 28 (46.67%) Microsoft
3 26 (43.33%) Active Directory
4 20 (33.33%) VMware
4 20 (33.33%) Windows 7
5 19 (31.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (28.33%) MS Office
7 15 (25.00%) Linux
8 14 (23.33%) MCP
9 13 (21.67%) MS Excel
9 13 (21.67%) Computer Science
10 11 (18.33%) Degree
10 11 (18.33%) VMware Infrastructure
11 10 (16.67%) MS Exchange
11 10 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
11 10 (16.67%) Analytics
12 9 (15.00%) Windows 8
12 9 (15.00%) CCNA
12 9 (15.00%) Cisco Certification
12 9 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
12 9 (15.00%) DNS
12 9 (15.00%) MCSE
13 8 (13.33%) ITIL
13 8 (13.33%) Cisco
14 7 (11.67%) Web Development
14 7 (11.67%) Firewall
14 7 (11.67%) Windows Server 2012
15 6 (10.00%) Lync
15 6 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
15 6 (10.00%) Hyper-V

IT Support
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 10 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 6 (10.00%) Lync
2 6 (10.00%) IIS
2 6 (10.00%) IBM Notes
2 6 (10.00%) Lotus Domino
3 5 (8.33%) SharePoint
3 5 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (6.67%) Apache
5 1 (1.67%) WordPress
5 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 17 (28.33%) MS Office
2 13 (21.67%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.33%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (15.00%) DNS
2 7 (11.67%) Firewall
3 6 (10.00%) Wireless
4 5 (8.33%) VoIP
4 5 (8.33%) WAN
4 5 (8.33%) SAN
5 4 (6.67%) OpenLDAP
5 4 (6.67%) NAS
5 4 (6.67%) Intranet
5 4 (6.67%) TCP/IP
5 4 (6.67%) LAN
5 4 (6.67%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (5.00%) VPN
6 3 (5.00%) DHCP
6 3 (5.00%) Ethernet
7 1 (1.67%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (1.67%) iSCSI
7 1 (1.67%) VLAN
7 1 (1.67%) SMTP
7 1 (1.67%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.33%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (10.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (3.33%) Finance
3 1 (1.67%) Retail
3 1 (1.67%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (21.67%) Computer Science
2 6 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.67%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (1.67%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.67%) EPoS
3 1 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 46 (76.67%) Windows
2 20 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 19 (31.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (25.00%) Linux
5 9 (15.00%) Windows 8
5 9 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (11.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (6.67%) Solaris
7 4 (6.67%) CentOS
8 3 (5.00%) Windows XP
9 2 (3.33%) Android
10 1 (1.67%) UNIX
10 1 (1.67%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (16.67%) Analytics
2 8 (13.33%) ITIL
3 7 (11.67%) Web Development
4 6 (10.00%) Data Management
5 4 (6.67%) Time Management
6 3 (5.00%) Incident Management
6 3 (5.00%) Server Monitoring
7 2 (3.33%) Software Deployment
8 1 (1.67%) Service Management
8 1 (1.67%) Service Delivery
8 1 (1.67%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (1.67%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (1.67%) Performance Management
8 1 (1.67%) Asset Management
8 1 (1.67%) Document Management
8 1 (1.67%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (1.67%) Software License Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.00%) Python
1 6 (10.00%) Java
1 6 (10.00%) SQL
1 6 (10.00%) VB
2 1 (1.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (23.33%) MCP
2 11 (18.33%) Degree
3 10 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (15.00%) CCNA
4 9 (15.00%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (15.00%) MCSE
5 6 (10.00%) MCT
6 3 (5.00%) MCSA
6 3 (5.00%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (43.33%) Active Directory
2 11 (18.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (10.00%) Hyper-V
4 4 (6.67%) vSphere
5 3 (5.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (1.67%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (6.67%) Zenoss
2 3 (5.00%) Backup Exec
2 3 (5.00%) SCCM
3 1 (1.67%) DameWare
3 1 (1.67%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 28 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 20 (33.33%) VMware
3 8 (13.33%) Cisco
4 6 (10.00%) IBM
4 6 (10.00%) Lotus
5 4 (6.67%) Red Hat
6 3 (5.00%) Symantec
6 3 (5.00%) Sophos
6 3 (5.00%) HP
6 3 (5.00%) Citrix
7 2 (3.33%) Apple
7 2 (3.33%) Sage
8 1 (1.67%) Kaspersky
8 1 (1.67%) Draytek
8 1 (1.67%) Altiris
8 1 (1.67%) Trend Micro
Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Connectus
Salary: £25000 - £28500 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Banbury
Spectrum IT
Salary: £18000 per annum + Healthcare scheme
Posted: 5 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £19500 per annum + Good Benefits Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 24 days ago