Period
to 18 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Desktop Support was £43,750 in advertised job vacancies in Oxfordshire during the 6 months to 18 January 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
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 161 141 155
Rank change year-on-year -20 +14 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 16 28 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 0.52% 1.06% 0.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% 1.09% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 16 26 26
Oxfordshire median annual salary £43,750 £25,000 £26,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +75.00% -5.66% +15.22%
10th Percentile £21,750 £19,875 £23,250
90th Percentile £61,750 £33,250 £60,000
South East median annual salary £27,500 £25,000 £27,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% -7.41% -1.82%

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 2,968 2,580 3,157
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.58% 97.32% 95.35%
Number of salaries quoted 2,447 2,062 2,592
Oxfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,750 £63,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 18 January 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 18 January 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
Oxford -17 5 £45,000 +80.00%
Abingdon -13 1 £24,500 -22.22% 1
Kidlington - 1 £59,000 -
Witney - 1 £22,500 -
Desktop Support
South East

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

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 9 (56.25%) Windows
2 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (50.00%) Windows 10
3 7 (43.75%) Virtual Desktop
3 7 (43.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (43.75%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (43.75%) Private Cloud
3 7 (43.75%) SCCM
4 6 (37.50%) Degree
4 6 (37.50%) Microsoft App-V
4 6 (37.50%) MSI
4 6 (37.50%) Service Design
5 5 (31.25%) Mobile Device Management
5 5 (31.25%) Application Packaging
6 4 (25.00%) ITIL
6 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
7 3 (18.75%) Python
7 3 (18.75%) C++
8 2 (12.50%) WinForms
8 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (12.50%) Scrum
8 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
8 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
8 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
8 2 (12.50%) Mac OS X
8 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
8 2 (12.50%) C#
8 2 (12.50%) Visual Studio
8 2 (12.50%) LDAP
8 2 (12.50%) DNS

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 1 (6.25%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (43.75%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (43.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (12.50%) Office 365
3 1 (6.25%) G Suite
3 1 (6.25%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) DHCP
1 2 (12.50%) DNS
1 2 (12.50%) Kerberos
1 2 (12.50%) LDAP
2 1 (6.25%) Firewall
2 1 (6.25%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (6.25%) Skype
2 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
2 1 (6.25%) VPN
Development Applications
1 6 (37.50%) MSI
2 2 (12.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (6.25%) Advertising
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
1 1 (6.25%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) WinForms
2 1 (6.25%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (43.75%) Private Cloud
2 1 (6.25%) Algorithms
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) BYOD
2 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.25%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 9 (56.25%) Windows
2 8 (50.00%) Windows 10
3 2 (12.50%) Mac OS X
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Server
4 1 (6.25%) Android
4 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
4 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Service Design
2 5 (31.25%) Application Packaging
2 5 (31.25%) Mobile Device Management
3 4 (25.00%) ITIL
4 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (12.50%) Fault Management
4 2 (12.50%) Scrum
4 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
4 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
5 1 (6.25%) Analytical Thinking
5 1 (6.25%) Email Filtering
5 1 (6.25%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (6.25%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (6.25%) Multithreading
5 1 (6.25%) OO
5 1 (6.25%) OOD
5 1 (6.25%) Patch Management
5 1 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (6.25%) Problem Management
5 1 (6.25%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) C++
1 3 (18.75%) Python
2 2 (12.50%) C#
3 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) Degree
2 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (43.75%) Virtual Desktop
2 6 (37.50%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (6.25%) XenApp
4 1 (6.25%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (43.75%) SCCM
2 1 (6.25%) Jamf Pro
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (6.25%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) Apple
2 1 (6.25%) Citrix