Period
to 24 April 2019

The median annual salary for a Desktop Support was £56,250 in advertised job vacancies in Oxfordshire during the 6 months to 24 April 2019.

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

Desktop Support
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
24 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 131 173 152
Rank change year-on-year +42 -21 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 6 5 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 0.28% 0.16% 0.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.16% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 13
Oxfordshire median annual salary £56,250 £23,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +139.36% -14.55% +10.00%
10th Percentile £26,000 £21,750 £17,100
90th Percentile £70,000 £26,500 £33,250
South East median annual salary £28,500 £26,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year +7.55% +6.00% -5.66%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Oxfordshire
Permanent vacancies in Oxfordshire with a recognized job title 2,083 3,078 2,603
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.93% 97.68% 97.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1,757 2,638 2,153
Oxfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,425 £27,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,000 £66,250
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

Desktop Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

Job postings that featured Desktop Support in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire.

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 6 months to 24 April 2019.

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 6 months to 24 April 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford - 5 £70,000 -
Witney - 1 £26,500 -
Desktop Support
South East

Desktop Support Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2019, Desktop Support job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Oxfordshire region featuring Desktop Support in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Windows 10
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) Mac OS X
3 4 (66.67%) Apple
3 4 (66.67%) SCCM
3 4 (66.67%) PowerShell
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (66.67%) Office 365
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (66.67%) Jamf Pro
4 3 (50.00%) Private Cloud
4 3 (50.00%) Skype
4 3 (50.00%) OneDrive
4 3 (50.00%) BYOD
4 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Intune
4 3 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (50.00%) Skype for Business
4 3 (50.00%) SCOM
4 3 (50.00%) ITIL
5 2 (33.33%) Cisco
5 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
6 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
6 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
6 1 (16.67%) G Suite
6 1 (16.67%) Clonezilla
6 1 (16.67%) Two-Factor Authentication

Desktop Support Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 3 (50.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Mozilla Thunderbird
Cloud Services
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (66.67%) Office 365
2 3 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (50.00%) OneDrive
3 1 (16.67%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) Skype
2 1 (16.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) JIRA
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) BYOD
1 3 (50.00%) Private Cloud
2 1 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Windows 10
2 5 (83.33%) Mac OS X
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
5 1 (16.67%) Android
5 1 (16.67%) Linux
5 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
1 3 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (16.67%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Task Automation
2 1 (16.67%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
2 1 (16.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) Jamf Pro
1 4 (66.67%) SCCM
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Intune
2 3 (50.00%) SCOM
3 1 (16.67%) Clonezilla
3 1 (16.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) Apple
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco
4 1 (16.67%) Atlassian
4 1 (16.67%) VMware
4 1 (16.67%) WatchGuard