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 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
Technical Support
Rank 86 103 104
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support 24 18 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.65% 1.14% 0.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.76% 1.18% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 15 14 17
Average salary £27,500 £26,750 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.80% -18.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,100 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £30,000 £31,000
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -3.22%
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
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%

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 31 July 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 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 12 £27,500 +7.84%
Abingdon +14 3 £25,500 -29.16%
Banbury -6 2 £24,000 +6.66%
Kidlington - 1 - -
Eynsham - 1 £25,000 -
Technical Support
South East

Technical Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 30 (58.82%) SQL
2 18 (35.29%) SQL Server
3 17 (33.33%) Windows
4 15 (29.41%) Microsoft
5 13 (25.49%) Active Directory
6 11 (21.57%) MS Excel
7 10 (19.61%) ITIL
8 9 (17.65%) Linux
8 9 (17.65%) VMware
9 8 (15.69%) Cisco
9 8 (15.69%) DHCP
9 8 (15.69%) DNS
10 7 (13.73%) Firewall
10 7 (13.73%) Telecoms
10 7 (13.73%) Finance
10 7 (13.73%) Windows 7
11 6 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
11 6 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
12 5 (9.80%) Change Control
12 5 (9.80%) Service Management
12 5 (9.80%) Project Management
12 5 (9.80%) Microsoft Certification
12 5 (9.80%) UNIX
12 5 (9.80%) MS Exchange
13 4 (7.84%) CRM
13 4 (7.84%) XML
13 4 (7.84%) MCP
13 4 (7.84%) TCP/IP
13 4 (7.84%) Citrix
13 4 (7.84%) SAN

Technical Support
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 5 (9.80%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 11 (21.57%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.88%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.88%) Office 365
2 2 (3.92%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (15.69%) DHCP
1 8 (15.69%) DNS
2 7 (13.73%) Firewall
3 4 (7.84%) SAN
3 4 (7.84%) Internet
3 4 (7.84%) TCP/IP
4 2 (3.92%) VPN
4 2 (3.92%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (3.92%) VoIP
5 1 (1.96%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (35.29%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.88%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (3.92%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.92%) RDBMS
General
1 7 (13.73%) Telecoms
1 7 (13.73%) Finance
2 3 (5.88%) Banking
2 3 (5.88%) Local Government
3 1 (1.96%) Marketing
3 1 (1.96%) Avionics
3 1 (1.96%) Retail
3 1 (1.96%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.96%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.84%) XML
2 3 (5.88%) CSS3
2 3 (5.88%) HTML
2 3 (5.88%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.88%) Web 2.0
2 2 (3.92%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.96%) EPoS
3 1 (1.96%) Chip and PIN
3 1 (1.96%) NHS
3 1 (1.96%) Handset
3 1 (1.96%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.96%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (1.96%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 17 (33.33%) Windows
2 9 (17.65%) Linux
3 7 (13.73%) Windows 7
4 6 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (9.80%) UNIX
6 4 (7.84%) Windows 8
7 3 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (5.88%) Windows XP
8 2 (3.92%) NetWare
8 2 (3.92%) Mac OS X
8 2 (3.92%) Windows Vista
8 2 (3.92%) Mac OS
9 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (19.61%) ITIL
2 5 (9.80%) Change Control
2 5 (9.80%) Project Management
2 5 (9.80%) Service Management
3 4 (7.84%) Service Delivery
3 4 (7.84%) Change Management
3 4 (7.84%) Migration
3 4 (7.84%) Problem Management
3 4 (7.84%) Data Migration
3 4 (7.84%) CRM
4 3 (5.88%) Web Design
5 2 (3.92%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (3.92%) Web Development
6 1 (1.96%) Software Testing
6 1 (1.96%) Incident Management
6 1 (1.96%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (1.96%) PRINCE2
6 1 (1.96%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (1.96%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (1.96%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 30 (58.82%) SQL
2 2 (3.92%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (9.80%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (7.84%) MCP
2 4 (7.84%) MCITP
2 4 (7.84%) Degree
3 1 (1.96%) CCNA
3 1 (1.96%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.96%) A+ Certification
3 1 (1.96%) Network+ Certification
3 1 (1.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) ISO 9001
1 1 (1.96%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (25.49%) Active Directory
2 6 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (7.84%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.96%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.96%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 15 (29.41%) Microsoft
2 9 (17.65%) VMware
3 8 (15.69%) Cisco
4 4 (7.84%) Citrix
5 2 (3.92%) Apple
5 2 (3.92%) CheckPoint
5 2 (3.92%) Sony
5 2 (3.92%) IBM
5 2 (3.92%) Sun
5 2 (3.92%) Fujitsu
6 1 (1.96%) Veeam
6 1 (1.96%) Ruckus Wireless
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
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