The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Support Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Technical Support Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Support Specialist
Rank 210 226 212
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support Specialist 20 7 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.33% 0.12% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.13% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 18 7 5
Average salary £36,500 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.35% +5.71%
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.35% +5.71%
Technical Support Specialist
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5550 5455 5132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 92.52% 93.03% 94.41%
Number of salaries quoted 3814 4141 4209
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Technical Support Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Technical Support Specialist in the job title across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Technical Support Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Technical Support Specialist
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Technical Support Specialist across the Berkshire region.

Technical Support Specialist Salary Trend in Berkshire

Technical Support Specialist
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Technical Support Specialist across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

Technical Support Specialist Salary Histogram in Berkshire

Technical Support Specialist
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Support Specialist within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bracknell - 11 £36,500 -
Reading -8 5 £45,000 +21.62%
Technical Support Specialist
South East

Technical Support Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Technical Support Specialist in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Technical Support Specialist in their job title.

1 27 (87.10%) Windows
2 26 (83.87%) Oracle
2 26 (83.87%) SQL Server
3 25 (80.65%) Microsoft
3 25 (80.65%) Project Management
4 24 (77.42%) VMware Infrastructure
4 24 (77.42%) Systems Analysis
4 24 (77.42%) VMware
4 24 (77.42%) Hyper-V
4 24 (77.42%) Oracle Database
4 24 (77.42%) Oracle Database 10g
4 24 (77.42%) SQL Server 2000
4 24 (77.42%) IIS
5 5 (16.13%) UNIX
5 5 (16.13%) AIX
5 5 (16.13%) HPUX
5 5 (16.13%) Solaris
5 5 (16.13%) Linux
6 4 (12.90%) SAN
6 4 (12.90%) French Language
7 3 (9.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (9.68%) Clustering
7 3 (9.68%) SUSE
7 3 (9.68%) Replication
7 3 (9.68%) Hitachi
7 3 (9.68%) Red Hat
7 3 (9.68%) Sun
7 3 (9.68%) EMC
7 3 (9.68%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (6.45%) Sybase

Technical Support Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Technical Support Specialist in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Technical Support Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 24 (77.42%) IIS
2 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (3.23%) Lync
2 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.23%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.90%) SAN
2 1 (3.23%) Network Security
2 1 (3.23%) DHCP
2 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.23%) DNS
2 1 (3.23%) Firewall
2 1 (3.23%) Frame Relay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (83.87%) SQL Server
2 24 (77.42%) Oracle Database
2 24 (77.42%) Oracle Database 10g
2 24 (77.42%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (6.45%) DB2
4 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.23%) DB2 UDB
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.23%) RDBMS
General
1 4 (12.90%) French Language
2 1 (3.23%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Clustering
1 3 (9.68%) Replication
2 1 (3.23%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 27 (87.10%) Windows
2 5 (16.13%) UNIX
2 5 (16.13%) AIX
2 5 (16.13%) HPUX
2 5 (16.13%) Solaris
2 5 (16.13%) Linux
3 3 (9.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (9.68%) SUSE
4 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (80.65%) Project Management
2 24 (77.42%) Systems Analysis
3 3 (9.68%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (3.23%) Master Data Management
4 1 (3.23%) Data Management
4 1 (3.23%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.23%) Java
1 1 (3.23%) SQL
System Software
1 24 (77.42%) VMware Infrastructure
1 24 (77.42%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.23%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) SCCM
1 1 (3.23%) SCOM
Vendors
1 26 (83.87%) Oracle
2 25 (80.65%) Microsoft
3 24 (77.42%) VMware
4 3 (9.68%) Hitachi
4 3 (9.68%) Red Hat
4 3 (9.68%) Sun
4 3 (9.68%) EMC
5 2 (6.45%) Sybase
6 1 (3.23%) F5
6 1 (3.23%) Cisco
6 1 (3.23%) IBM
6 1 (3.23%) CheckPoint