The median annual salary for a Desktop Support was £27,500 in advertised job vacancies in Oxfordshire during the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Desktop Support
South East / Oxfordshire
Rank 110 108 120
Rank change year-on-year -2 +12  
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 7 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 0.50% 0.43% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% 0.44% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 6 6 3
Median salary £27,500 £25,000 £17,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +40.84%  
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £26,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year -5.66% +6.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Oxfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1363 1369 1330
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 96.94% 97.16% 97.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1167 1183 1097
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,050
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Desktop Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxfordshire that featured Desktop Support in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Desktop Support in Oxfordshire

Desktop Support
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Salary trend for Desktop Support in Oxfordshire

Desktop Support
Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Desktop Support in Oxfordshire over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Desktop Support in Oxfordshire

Desktop Support
Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Support within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 23 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Abingdon +16 1 £31,500 +1.61%
Oxford +2 1 £23,000 -8.00% 1
Bicester - 1 £27,500 -
Desktop Support
South East

Desktop Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, Desktop Support job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Oxfordshire region featuring Desktop Support in the job title.

1 18 (78.26%) Windows
2 13 (56.52%) Windows 7
3 12 (52.17%) Linux
3 12 (52.17%) Root Cause Analysis
4 11 (47.83%) Windows 10
4 11 (47.83%) Sophos
4 11 (47.83%) Microsoft
5 10 (43.48%) Active Directory
6 9 (39.13%) Avaya
6 9 (39.13%) Red Hat
6 9 (39.13%) Apple
6 9 (39.13%) MS Office
6 9 (39.13%) ITIL
6 9 (39.13%) VPN
6 9 (39.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (39.13%) Biotechnology
7 6 (26.09%) Office 365
8 4 (17.39%) Dropbox
9 3 (13.04%) Windows Server
9 3 (13.04%) SLA
9 3 (13.04%) Incident Management
10 2 (8.70%) Application Packaging
10 2 (8.70%) SCCM
10 2 (8.70%) Polycom
10 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (8.70%) Hyper-V
10 2 (8.70%) Skype for Business
10 2 (8.70%) R
10 2 (8.70%) CEH
10 2 (8.70%) Wireless

Desktop Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.70%) MS Exchange
1 2 (8.70%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (39.13%) MS Office
2 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 6 (26.09%) Office 365
2 4 (17.39%) Dropbox
Communications & Networking
1 9 (39.13%) VPN
2 2 (8.70%) GSM
2 2 (8.70%) Wireless
3 1 (4.35%) DNS
3 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (39.13%) Biotechnology
2 1 (4.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 18 (78.26%) Windows
2 13 (56.52%) Windows 7
3 12 (52.17%) Linux
4 11 (47.83%) Windows 10
5 9 (39.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (13.04%) Windows Server
7 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) Root Cause Analysis
2 9 (39.13%) ITIL
3 3 (13.04%) Incident Management
4 2 (8.70%) Application Packaging
5 1 (4.35%) Change Management
5 1 (4.35%) Problem Management
5 1 (4.35%) Software Testing
5 1 (4.35%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.70%) Python
1 2 (8.70%) R
1 2 (8.70%) Shell Script
2 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (43.48%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.70%) Firmware
2 2 (8.70%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) AirWatch
1 2 (8.70%) Backup Exec
1 2 (8.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (47.83%) Microsoft
1 11 (47.83%) Sophos
2 9 (39.13%) Apple
2 9 (39.13%) Avaya
2 9 (39.13%) Red Hat
3 2 (8.70%) Cognizant
3 2 (8.70%) Polycom
4 1 (4.35%) Cisco
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