Period
to 16 October 2018

The median annual salary for a Desktop Support was £31,000 in advertised job vacancies in Oxfordshire during the 6 months to 16 October 2018.

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
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 155 146 156
Rank change year-on-year -9 +10 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 13 22 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 0.48% 0.79% 0.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.82% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 12 22 22
Oxfordshire median annual salary £31,000 £40,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.50% +60.00% -9.09%
10th Percentile £22,750 £21,375 £22,224
90th Percentile £52,300 £61,000 £59,875
South East median annual salary £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
% change year-on-year - +3.77% -1.85%

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 2,643 2,691 2,990
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.42% 97.01% 96.42%
Number of salaries quoted 2,293 2,269 2,440
Oxfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +9.76%
10th Percentile £29,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £70,000 £65,000
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +3.92%

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 16 October 2018.

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 16 October 2018. 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
Abingdon +5 5 £32,500 +32.65%
Kidlington +2 2 £49,500 -16.10%
Desktop Support
South East

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

For the 6 months to 16 October 2018, 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 8 (61.54%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (53.85%) Active Directory
3 6 (46.15%) Windows
3 6 (46.15%) Degree
3 6 (46.15%) Computer Science
4 5 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
4 5 (38.46%) Windows Server
4 5 (38.46%) VMware
4 5 (38.46%) Service Delivery
5 3 (23.08%) Firewall
5 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
5 3 (23.08%) Wireless
5 3 (23.08%) Telecoms
5 3 (23.08%) Finance
5 3 (23.08%) Legal
5 3 (23.08%) Manufacturing
5 3 (23.08%) SOLIDWORKS
5 3 (23.08%) Information Security
5 3 (23.08%) SharePoint
5 3 (23.08%) MS Exchange
5 3 (23.08%) LAN
5 3 (23.08%) SMS
5 3 (23.08%) WAN
5 3 (23.08%) DHCP
5 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
5 3 (23.08%) VPN
5 3 (23.08%) DNS
5 3 (23.08%) SLA
5 3 (23.08%) HP

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 (23.08%) MS Exchange
1 3 (23.08%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (61.54%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (23.08%) SOLIDWORKS
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) DHCP
1 3 (23.08%) DNS
1 3 (23.08%) Firewall
1 3 (23.08%) LAN
1 3 (23.08%) Remote Desktop
1 3 (23.08%) SMS
1 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
1 3 (23.08%) VLAN
1 3 (23.08%) VPN
1 3 (23.08%) WAN
1 3 (23.08%) Wireless
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
1 3 (23.08%) Legal
1 3 (23.08%) Manufacturing
1 3 (23.08%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Computer Science
2 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
2 3 (23.08%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Windows
2 5 (38.46%) Windows Server
3 3 (23.08%) Windows 10
3 3 (23.08%) Windows 7
4 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Service Delivery
2 3 (23.08%) Incident Management
2 3 (23.08%) Information Security
2 3 (23.08%) ITIL
2 3 (23.08%) ITIL V3
2 3 (23.08%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (15.38%) Problem Management
4 1 (7.69%) Asset Management
4 1 (7.69%) Network Architecture
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) Degree
2 3 (23.08%) HND
2 3 (23.08%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (23.08%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) QA
1 3 (23.08%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (53.85%) Active Directory
2 5 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (23.08%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
1 5 (38.46%) VMware
2 3 (23.08%) HP
2 3 (23.08%) SAP
3 2 (15.38%) Sophos
3 2 (15.38%) Veeam