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

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Support
Rank 86 96 97
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support 29 25 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.88% 1.62% 1.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.02% 1.69% 1.27%
Number of salaries quoted 21 19 21
Average salary £27,500 £36,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.61% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £42,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £28,000 £30,000 £30,750
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -2.43%
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
1438 1481 1648
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 93.38% 96.23% 97.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1176 1273 1460
Average salary £40,000 £38,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 September 2015.

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 September 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
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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 -2 12 £27,500 -
Banbury -12 5 £23,000 +2.22%
Kidlington - 4 - -
Abingdon +6 3 £25,500 -29.16% 4
Henley-on-Thames - 1 £35,000 -
Eynsham - 1 £25,000 -
Technical Support
South East

Technical Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 32 (59.26%) SQL
2 22 (40.74%) Windows
3 19 (35.19%) Microsoft
4 18 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 18 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 16 (29.63%) VMware
6 14 (25.93%) Windows 7
7 13 (24.07%) VMware Infrastructure
7 13 (24.07%) Firewall
7 13 (24.07%) Linux
8 12 (22.22%) MS Excel
9 11 (20.37%) DNS
9 11 (20.37%) ITIL
10 9 (16.67%) TCP/IP
10 9 (16.67%) MS Exchange
10 9 (16.67%) DHCP
10 9 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
11 8 (14.81%) Telecoms
11 8 (14.81%) Finance
11 8 (14.81%) Windows Server 2008
12 7 (12.96%) MCITP
12 7 (12.96%) UNIX
12 7 (12.96%) Internet
12 7 (12.96%) MS Office
12 7 (12.96%) Windows Server 2012
13 6 (11.11%) CheckPoint
14 5 (9.26%) Citrix
14 5 (9.26%) Sun
14 5 (9.26%) Project Management
14 5 (9.26%) PHP

Technical Support
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 9 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.70%) Apache
2 2 (3.70%) Tomcat
Applications
1 12 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 7 (12.96%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.26%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (7.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (24.07%) Firewall
2 11 (20.37%) DNS
3 9 (16.67%) DHCP
3 9 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 7 (12.96%) Internet
5 4 (7.41%) SAN
6 2 (3.70%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (3.70%) LDAP
6 2 (3.70%) VoIP
7 1 (1.85%) VPN
7 1 (1.85%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.26%) RDBMS
2 5 (9.26%) Relational Database
3 3 (5.56%) BusinessObjects
General
1 8 (14.81%) Telecoms
1 8 (14.81%) Finance
2 4 (7.41%) Banking
2 4 (7.41%) Avionics
3 3 (5.56%) Local Government
4 2 (3.70%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.85%) Advertising
5 1 (1.85%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.41%) XML
2 1 (1.85%) CSS3
2 1 (1.85%) HTML
2 1 (1.85%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.70%) Handset
1 2 (3.70%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (1.85%) Web 2.0
2 1 (1.85%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.85%) EPoS
2 1 (1.85%) Chip and PIN
2 1 (1.85%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 22 (40.74%) Windows
2 14 (25.93%) Windows 7
3 13 (24.07%) Linux
4 8 (14.81%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (12.96%) UNIX
5 7 (12.96%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (3.70%) CentOS
6 2 (3.70%) Mac OS
6 2 (3.70%) Windows 8
6 2 (3.70%) Solaris
6 2 (3.70%) NetWare
6 2 (3.70%) SUSE
6 2 (3.70%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.85%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (20.37%) ITIL
2 5 (9.26%) Project Management
2 5 (9.26%) Service Management
2 5 (9.26%) Migration
2 5 (9.26%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (9.26%) Change Control
3 4 (7.41%) Problem Management
3 4 (7.41%) Data Migration
3 4 (7.41%) Service Delivery
3 4 (7.41%) Change Management
4 2 (3.70%) CRM
4 2 (3.70%) Information Security
5 1 (1.85%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (1.85%) PRINCE2
5 1 (1.85%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (1.85%) Mentoring
5 1 (1.85%) Software Testing
5 1 (1.85%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 32 (59.26%) SQL
2 5 (9.26%) PHP
3 2 (3.70%) Perl
3 2 (3.70%) Python
3 2 (3.70%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 9 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (12.96%) MCITP
3 4 (7.41%) MCP
4 2 (3.70%) Degree
5 1 (1.85%) MCSA
5 1 (1.85%) CCNA
5 1 (1.85%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (1.85%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.85%) A+ Certification
5 1 (1.85%) Network+ Certification
5 1 (1.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.85%) ISO 9001
1 1 (1.85%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 13 (24.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (9.26%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.85%) XenApp
4 1 (1.85%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (3.70%) Nagios
1 2 (3.70%) ZABBIX
1 2 (3.70%) logstash
2 1 (1.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 19 (35.19%) Microsoft
2 16 (29.63%) VMware
3 6 (11.11%) CheckPoint
4 5 (9.26%) Sun
4 5 (9.26%) Cisco
4 5 (9.26%) IBM
4 5 (9.26%) Citrix
5 2 (3.70%) Red Hat
5 2 (3.70%) Fujitsu
5 2 (3.70%) Intel
5 2 (3.70%) Sophos
5 2 (3.70%) Websense
5 2 (3.70%) Sony
6 1 (1.85%) Veeam
6 1 (1.85%) Ruckus Wireless
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