The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical 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 Technical Support in their job title over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Support
Rank 88 97 108
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support 28 24 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.90% 1.42% 0.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.01% 1.47% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 25 23 11
Average salary £36,000 £28,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,400 £24,100 £24,200
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £30,000 £28,125
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +6.66%
Technical 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
1395 1631 1670
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 94.83% 96.39% 96.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1195 1414 1533
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Technical Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Technical Support Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Technical Support
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Technical Support Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

Technical Support
Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Technical Support across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

Technical Support Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

Technical 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 Technical Support within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 1 October 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
Abingdon +1 15 £36,000 - 2
Oxford -3 3 £50,000 +72.41% 1
Thame - 2 £28,750 -
Banbury - 2 £18,500 -
Kidlington - 2 £22,250 - 1
Technical Support
South East

Technical Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire region that cited Technical 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 Technical Support in their job title.

1 22 (44.00%) Windows
2 19 (38.00%) SQL Server
3 17 (34.00%) SQL
3 17 (34.00%) Service Delivery
4 15 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (28.00%) Microsoft
5 14 (28.00%) SLA
6 13 (26.00%) ITIL Certification
6 13 (26.00%) ITIL
6 13 (26.00%) Numerical Analysis
6 13 (26.00%) Line Management
7 12 (24.00%) Finance
8 11 (22.00%) VMware
9 10 (20.00%) Active Directory
10 9 (18.00%) Windows 7
11 7 (14.00%) Citrix
12 6 (12.00%) Firewall
12 6 (12.00%) SAN
12 6 (12.00%) Windows Server 2003
12 6 (12.00%) MS Office
12 6 (12.00%) MS Excel
12 6 (12.00%) MS Exchange
13 5 (10.00%) MCSE
13 5 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
13 5 (10.00%) TCP/IP
13 5 (10.00%) DNS
13 5 (10.00%) Project Management
13 5 (10.00%) Wireless
13 5 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
13 5 (10.00%) Hyper-V

Technical Support
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire region that cited Technical 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 Technical Support in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (12.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (8.00%) IIS
3 3 (6.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.00%) IBM Notes
5 1 (2.00%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.00%) Lync
Applications
1 6 (12.00%) MS Office
1 6 (12.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (2.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) Google Apps
1 1 (2.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.00%) Firewall
1 6 (12.00%) SAN
2 5 (10.00%) TCP/IP
2 5 (10.00%) DNS
2 5 (10.00%) Wireless
3 4 (8.00%) Internet
3 4 (8.00%) HTTP
3 4 (8.00%) VPN
3 4 (8.00%) WLAN
3 4 (8.00%) WAN
3 4 (8.00%) GPRS
4 2 (4.00%) NAS
4 2 (4.00%) NetScaler
4 2 (4.00%) IPsec
4 2 (4.00%) LAN
5 1 (2.00%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (38.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.00%) Big Data
3 3 (6.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (6.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (6.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 12 (24.00%) Finance
2 4 (8.00%) Retail
3 3 (6.00%) Local Government
4 1 (2.00%) Law
4 1 (2.00%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.00%) Visualisation
2 3 (6.00%) EPoS
3 2 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.00%) iPad
3 2 (4.00%) Mobile Computing
3 2 (4.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 22 (44.00%) Windows
2 15 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (18.00%) Windows 7
4 6 (12.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (8.00%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (2.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (34.00%) Service Delivery
2 13 (26.00%) ITIL
2 13 (26.00%) Numerical Analysis
2 13 (26.00%) Line Management
3 5 (10.00%) Project Management
4 4 (8.00%) Workflow
5 2 (4.00%) Problem Management
5 2 (4.00%) Time Management
5 2 (4.00%) Analytics
5 2 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (4.00%) Data Security
6 1 (2.00%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (2.00%) ERP
6 1 (2.00%) CRM
6 1 (2.00%) Security Management
6 1 (2.00%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 17 (34.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (26.00%) ITIL Certification
2 5 (10.00%) MCSE
2 5 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (6.00%) MCP
4 2 (4.00%) Degree
4 2 (4.00%) MCITP
4 2 (4.00%) MCTS
4 2 (4.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (28.00%) SLA
2 4 (8.00%) QA
3 1 (2.00%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 10 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (10.00%) Hyper-V
3 3 (6.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (4.00%) XenApp
4 2 (4.00%) XenDesktop
4 2 (4.00%) vSphere
4 2 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 14 (28.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (22.00%) VMware
3 7 (14.00%) Citrix
4 2 (4.00%) Apple
4 2 (4.00%) Cisco
5 1 (2.00%) Avaya
5 1 (2.00%) Lotus
5 1 (2.00%) Google
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
RM Education
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + 5% bonus
Posted: 14 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
RM Education
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum + 5% bonus
Posted: 22 days ago
Kidlington, near Oxford
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £18000 - £23500 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago