The median annual salary for a Technical Support was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies in Oxfordshire during the 3 months to 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Technical Support
South East / Oxfordshire
Rank 104 101 104
Rank change year-on-year -3 +3  
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support 11 16 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 0.78% 1.13% 0.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.80% 1.16% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 10 9 10
Median salary £32,500 £35,000 £23,207
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% +50.81%  
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £27,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £55,000 £28,000
UK excluding London median salary £27,500 £29,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year -5.17% -3.33%  

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 1369 1382 1331
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 96.89% 97.19% 97.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1173 1199 1087
Median salary £42,500 £44,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.40% +10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Technical Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Support 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 in Oxfordshire.

Salary trend for Technical Support in Oxfordshire

Technical Support
Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Support in Oxfordshire over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Technical Support in Oxfordshire

Technical 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 Technical Support within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 25 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
Oxford 0 7 £35,000 +16.66% 1
Abingdon +11 2 £22,500 - 1
Technical Support
South East

Technical Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, Technical 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 Technical Support in the job title.

1 11 (50.00%) Windows
2 10 (45.45%) Windows Server
3 9 (40.91%) Sophos
4 8 (36.36%) Active Directory
4 8 (36.36%) SQL
5 7 (31.82%) Microsoft
5 7 (31.82%) Firewall
5 7 (31.82%) Finance
5 7 (31.82%) Mentoring
6 6 (27.27%) Coaching
6 6 (27.27%) Service Delivery
6 6 (27.27%) DNS
6 6 (27.27%) SMTP
6 6 (27.27%) DHCP
6 6 (27.27%) FTP
6 6 (27.27%) HTTP
6 6 (27.27%) MS Exchange
6 6 (27.27%) Java
6 6 (27.27%) Unix
7 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (18.18%) Hyper-V
8 4 (18.18%) JIRA
8 4 (18.18%) MS Office
8 4 (18.18%) MS Excel
8 4 (18.18%) E-Commerce
9 3 (13.64%) Broadband
9 3 (13.64%) LAN
9 3 (13.64%) WAN
9 3 (13.64%) Wireless
9 3 (13.64%) Telecoms

Technical 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 6 (27.27%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.55%) Apache
2 1 (4.55%) IBM Notes
2 1 (4.55%) JBoss
2 1 (4.55%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (18.18%) MS Excel
1 4 (18.18%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (4.55%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (31.82%) Firewall
2 6 (27.27%) DHCP
2 6 (27.27%) DNS
2 6 (27.27%) FTP
2 6 (27.27%) HTTP
2 6 (27.27%) SMTP
3 3 (13.64%) Broadband
3 3 (13.64%) LAN
3 3 (13.64%) WAN
3 3 (13.64%) Wireless
4 1 (4.55%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) MS Access
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (18.18%) JIRA
General
1 7 (31.82%) Finance
2 3 (13.64%) Banking
2 3 (13.64%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.55%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) .NET
1 1 (4.55%) CSS
1 1 (4.55%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) EPoS
1 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 11 (50.00%) Windows
2 10 (45.45%) Windows Server
3 6 (27.27%) Unix
4 3 (13.64%) Apple iOS
4 3 (13.64%) Mac OS X
5 2 (9.09%) Mac OS
5 2 (9.09%) NetWare
6 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
6 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) Mentoring
2 6 (27.27%) Coaching
2 6 (27.27%) Service Delivery
3 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (18.18%) E-Commerce
5 2 (9.09%) Defect Tracking
5 2 (9.09%) Matrix Organization
5 2 (9.09%) Product Management
5 2 (9.09%) Software Engineering
5 2 (9.09%) Time Management
6 1 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (4.55%) ERP
6 1 (4.55%) Presales
6 1 (4.55%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (36.36%) SQL
2 6 (27.27%) Java
3 1 (4.55%) C#
3 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.55%) VB
3 1 (4.55%) X++
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) CCNA
1 2 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (9.09%) CISSP
1 2 (9.09%) CompTIA Security+
1 2 (9.09%) Degree
1 2 (9.09%) MCP
1 2 (9.09%) MCSE
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (9.09%) Network+ Certification
1 2 (9.09%) Security+ Certification
System Software
1 8 (36.36%) Active Directory
2 4 (18.18%) Hyper-V
3 3 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (9.09%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 9 (40.91%) Sophos
2 7 (31.82%) Microsoft
3 3 (13.64%) VMware
3 3 (13.64%) WatchGuard
4 1 (4.55%) HP
4 1 (4.55%) IBM
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