The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Technician role in IT jobs advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Support Technician in their job title over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Technician
Rank 96 117 108
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Technician 14 4 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.96% 0.25% 0.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.02% 0.26% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 11 4 13
Average salary £22,000 £20,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £19,650 £21,250
10% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,600 £24,800
UK excluding London average salary £22,500 £23,500 £23,500
% change year-on-year
-4.25% -
Support Technician
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
1366 1526 1697
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 93.95% 96.52% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1145 1333 1463
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Support Technician
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Support Technician Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Support Technician
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Support Technician Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

Support Technician
Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Support Technician within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 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 £21,500 -
Banbury -4 1 £17,500 -12.50%
Bicester - 1 £24,500 -
Support Technician
South East

Support Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire region that cited Support Technician 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 Support Technician in their job title.

1 8 (33.33%) Windows
1 8 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 6 (25.00%) VMware
2 6 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
2 6 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (25.00%) CAD
2 6 (25.00%) Sophos
2 6 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (25.00%) Server Monitoring
2 6 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
4 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
4 3 (12.50%) Intranet
5 2 (8.33%) EPoS
5 2 (8.33%) SQL
5 2 (8.33%) Retail
5 2 (8.33%) Degree
6 1 (4.17%) Windows Vista
6 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (4.17%) Fat Client
6 1 (4.17%) MCTS
6 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (4.17%) Information Security
6 1 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (4.17%) Firewall
6 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
6 1 (4.17%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (4.17%) Wireless
6 1 (4.17%) Automotive
6 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008

Support Technician
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire region that cited Support Technician 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 Support Technician in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.17%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.17%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.50%) Intranet
2 1 (4.17%) Internet
2 1 (4.17%) Firewall
2 1 (4.17%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (4.17%) Wireless
2 1 (4.17%) LAN
2 1 (4.17%) DHCP
2 1 (4.17%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (8.33%) Retail
2 1 (4.17%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (4.17%) Automotive
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (8.33%) EPoS
3 1 (4.17%) Chip and PIN
3 1 (4.17%) Thin Client
3 1 (4.17%) Blackberry
3 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.17%) Fat Client
3 1 (4.17%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 8 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (4.17%) Windows XP
2 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (4.17%) Windows Vista
2 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
2 1 (4.17%) Apple iOS
2 1 (4.17%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (25.00%) CAD
1 6 (25.00%) Server Monitoring
1 6 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (4.17%) Information Security
2 1 (4.17%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) MCP
2 1 (4.17%) MCSE
2 1 (4.17%) MCSA
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.17%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) ISO 9001
1 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 6 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (25.00%) Sophos
1 6 (25.00%) VMware
2 5 (20.83%) Microsoft