The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Oxfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Support
Rank 97 107 90
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support 19 15 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.18% 0.84% 1.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.23% 0.87% 1.24%
Number of salaries quoted 15 15 16
Average salary £26,000 £36,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.77% +4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,000 £24,600
10% offered a salary of more than £31,800 £40,000 £38,750
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £31,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
Job Titles Category
Oxfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1550 1717 1371
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 96.33% 96.19% 96.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1360 1481 1251
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £25,400
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Technical Support
South East

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 +8 7 £25,500 -36.25% 1
Banbury -1 5 £22,500 +25.00% 1
Abingdon - 2 £30,250 - 2
Thame - 2 £31,500 -
Technical Support
South East

Technical Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 34 (64.15%) SQL Server
2 33 (62.26%) Microsoft
3 31 (58.49%) SQL
4 21 (39.62%) Windows
5 19 (35.85%) MS Excel
6 17 (32.08%) Active Directory
7 14 (26.42%) Windows 7
8 13 (24.53%) .NET
9 12 (22.64%) MS Office
10 10 (18.87%) MCSE
10 10 (18.87%) Microsoft Certification
10 10 (18.87%) MS Exchange
10 10 (18.87%) SQL Server 2008
11 9 (16.98%) SQL Server 2012
12 8 (15.09%) Finance
13 7 (13.21%) Telecoms
13 7 (13.21%) Apple
13 7 (13.21%) Cisco
13 7 (13.21%) SharePoint
13 7 (13.21%) MCITP
14 6 (11.32%) SQL Server 2005
14 6 (11.32%) Degree
14 6 (11.32%) Local Government
14 6 (11.32%) Windows 8
14 6 (11.32%) Windows Server 2012
14 6 (11.32%) Windows Server 2008
14 6 (11.32%) VMware
15 5 (9.43%) Cisco Certification
15 5 (9.43%) SLA
15 5 (9.43%) CCNP

Technical Support
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 10 (18.87%) MS Exchange
2 7 (13.21%) SharePoint
3 5 (9.43%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (9.43%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (5.66%) IIS
5 2 (3.77%) IBM Notes
5 2 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.89%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 19 (35.85%) MS Excel
2 12 (22.64%) MS Office
3 2 (3.77%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.43%) Office 365
2 1 (1.89%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.43%) VLAN
2 4 (7.55%) Internet
2 4 (7.55%) WAN
2 4 (7.55%) VPN
3 3 (5.66%) TCP/IP
4 2 (3.77%) SAN
4 2 (3.77%) Firewall
4 2 (3.77%) IPsec
4 2 (3.77%) NAS
4 2 (3.77%) LAN
4 2 (3.77%) NetScaler
5 1 (1.89%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (64.15%) SQL Server
2 10 (18.87%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (16.98%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (11.32%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.89%) MorphX
General
1 8 (15.09%) Finance
2 7 (13.21%) Telecoms
3 6 (11.32%) Local Government
4 3 (5.66%) Law
5 1 (1.89%) Advertising
5 1 (1.89%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (24.53%) .NET
2 1 (1.89%) CSS
2 1 (1.89%) HTML5
2 1 (1.89%) CSS3
2 1 (1.89%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.66%) Social Media
2 2 (3.77%) iPad
3 1 (1.89%) Smartphone
3 1 (1.89%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 21 (39.62%) Windows
2 14 (26.42%) Windows 7
3 6 (11.32%) Windows 8
3 6 (11.32%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (11.32%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (9.43%) Mac OS
5 3 (5.66%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (9.43%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (7.55%) Service Delivery
2 4 (7.55%) Workflow
3 2 (3.77%) Logistics
3 2 (3.77%) Problem Management
3 2 (3.77%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (3.77%) Data Security
3 2 (3.77%) Process Management
4 1 (1.89%) Security Management
4 1 (1.89%) ITIL
4 1 (1.89%) ERP
4 1 (1.89%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (1.89%) Project Management
4 1 (1.89%) Service Management
4 1 (1.89%) Unit Testing
4 1 (1.89%) Time Management
4 1 (1.89%) Software Architecture
4 1 (1.89%) Resource Management
4 1 (1.89%) Numerical Analysis
4 1 (1.89%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 31 (58.49%) SQL
2 1 (1.89%) X++
2 1 (1.89%) Java
2 1 (1.89%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (18.87%) MCSE
1 10 (18.87%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (13.21%) MCITP
3 6 (11.32%) Degree
4 5 (9.43%) CCNP
4 5 (9.43%) CCDP
4 5 (9.43%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (5.66%) MCP
6 2 (3.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (3.77%) MCTS
7 1 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.43%) SLA
2 4 (7.55%) QA
System Software
1 17 (32.08%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (5.66%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.77%) XenApp
3 2 (3.77%) XenDesktop
3 2 (3.77%) vSphere
3 2 (3.77%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 33 (62.26%) Microsoft
2 7 (13.21%) Cisco
2 7 (13.21%) Apple
3 6 (11.32%) VMware
4 3 (5.66%) SAP
4 3 (5.66%) RedPrairie
5 2 (3.77%) Citrix
5 2 (3.77%) Lotus
6 1 (1.89%) Google
6 1 (1.89%) JD Edwards
Wantage, Oxfordshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £17,000 - £25,000 DOE
Posted: 19 hours ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
RM Education
Salary: £32k - £40k per annum + 5% bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
RM Education
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum + 5% bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Banbury
Jumar Solutions
Posted: 20 days ago