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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Support
Rank 115 108 106
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support 12 16 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.74% 1.11% 0.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.77% 1.14% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 8 15 8
Average salary £28,750 £25,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% -28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,350 £21,000 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £29,500 £36,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £32,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +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
1554 1406 1531
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 95.75% 97.37% 98.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1283 1205 1278
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016. 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 -10 7 £27,500 +22.22% 2
Abingdon - 4 - - 1
Witney - 1 £35,000 - 1
Technical Support
South East

Technical Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 17 (53.13%) Windows
2 16 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 15 (46.88%) MS Excel
3 15 (46.88%) Windows Server
4 14 (43.75%) MS Office
5 13 (40.63%) SQL Server
5 13 (40.63%) SQL
6 12 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
7 11 (34.38%) Unix
7 11 (34.38%) Sophos
8 10 (31.25%) CheckPoint
8 10 (31.25%) Service Delivery
9 8 (25.00%) Mac OS
9 8 (25.00%) Product Management
9 8 (25.00%) Management Information System
9 8 (25.00%) NetWare
10 5 (15.63%) ITIL
10 5 (15.63%) Firewall
10 5 (15.63%) Finance
10 5 (15.63%) VMware
10 5 (15.63%) VMware Infrastructure
11 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (12.50%) Network Security
11 4 (12.50%) Windows 7
11 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (12.50%) Active Directory
11 4 (12.50%) PRINCE2
11 4 (12.50%) DNS
12 3 (9.38%) DHCP
12 3 (9.38%) MS Exchange

Technical Support
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 3 (9.38%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.13%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 15 (46.88%) MS Excel
2 14 (43.75%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (3.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.63%) Firewall
2 4 (12.50%) DNS
2 4 (12.50%) Network Security
3 3 (9.38%) DHCP
4 2 (6.25%) FTP
4 2 (6.25%) HTTP
4 2 (6.25%) SMTP
4 2 (6.25%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.13%) Ethernet
5 1 (3.13%) Internet
5 1 (3.13%) Skype
5 1 (3.13%) Structured Cabling
5 1 (3.13%) WebEx
5 1 (3.13%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (3.13%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (40.63%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.13%) RDBMS
2 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (6.25%) JIRA
General
1 5 (15.63%) Finance
2 3 (9.38%) Banking
3 2 (6.25%) Avionics
3 2 (6.25%) Retail
3 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.13%) French Language
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.13%) BBC
2 1 (3.13%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.13%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 17 (53.13%) Windows
2 15 (46.88%) Windows Server
3 11 (34.38%) Unix
4 8 (25.00%) Mac OS
4 8 (25.00%) NetWare
5 4 (12.50%) Windows 7
5 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.13%) Linux
6 1 (3.13%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (31.25%) Service Delivery
2 8 (25.00%) Product Management
3 5 (15.63%) ITIL
4 4 (12.50%) PRINCE2
5 2 (6.25%) Coaching
5 2 (6.25%) CRM
5 2 (6.25%) Mentoring
6 1 (3.13%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.13%) Capacity Management
6 1 (3.13%) Network Design
6 1 (3.13%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (40.63%) SQL
2 2 (6.25%) Java
3 1 (3.13%) PHP
3 1 (3.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (6.25%) MCSE
3 1 (3.13%) CCNA
3 1 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.13%) Degree
3 1 (3.13%) MCITP
3 1 (3.13%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (15.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (12.50%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.13%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.13%) Terminal Server
Vendors
1 16 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (34.38%) Sophos
3 10 (31.25%) CheckPoint
4 5 (15.63%) VMware
5 2 (6.25%) Palo Alto
5 2 (6.25%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (3.13%) Aerohive Networks
6 1 (3.13%) IBM
6 1 (3.13%) NetApp
6 1 (3.13%) Polycom
6 1 (3.13%) QNAP
6 1 (3.13%) SonicWALL
6 1 (3.13%) Sun
6 1 (3.13%) Tandberg
6 1 (3.13%) WatchGuard
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