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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Support Specialist
Rank 202 221 220
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support Specialist 18 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.31% 0.036% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.038% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 15 2 2
Average salary £36,500 £24,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+47.47% -34.00%
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £25,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+43.13% -21.53%
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
5413 5206 5323
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 92.44% 93.00% 94.03%
Number of salaries quoted 3779 4080 4437
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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
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 27 August 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
Reading 0 4 £38,500 +55.55%
Bracknell - 4 £36,500 -
Technical Support Specialist
South East

Technical Support Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 23 (85.19%) Windows
2 21 (77.78%) Oracle
3 20 (74.07%) IIS
4 19 (70.37%) SQL Server
5 17 (62.96%) Microsoft
5 17 (62.96%) Oracle Database 10g
5 17 (62.96%) SQL Server 2000
5 17 (62.96%) Systems Analysis
5 17 (62.96%) VMware
5 17 (62.96%) Project Management
5 17 (62.96%) VMware Infrastructure
5 17 (62.96%) Hyper-V
5 17 (62.96%) Oracle Database
6 6 (22.22%) UNIX
6 6 (22.22%) SQL
6 6 (22.22%) AIX
6 6 (22.22%) HPUX
6 6 (22.22%) Solaris
6 6 (22.22%) Linux
7 5 (18.52%) Java
7 5 (18.52%) French Language
8 4 (14.81%) SAN
8 4 (14.81%) Sybase
8 4 (14.81%) DB2
9 3 (11.11%) Python
9 3 (11.11%) Hitachi
9 3 (11.11%) Red Hat
9 3 (11.11%) DMZ
9 3 (11.11%) Sun
9 3 (11.11%) EMC

Technical Support Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 20 (74.07%) IIS
2 1 (3.70%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.70%) JCAPS
2 1 (3.70%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (11.11%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.81%) SAN
2 3 (11.11%) DMZ
2 3 (11.11%) Firewall
2 3 (11.11%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (70.37%) SQL Server
2 17 (62.96%) Oracle Database 10g
2 17 (62.96%) SQL Server 2000
2 17 (62.96%) Oracle Database
3 4 (14.81%) DB2
4 3 (11.11%) RDBMS
4 3 (11.11%) Relational Database
5 2 (7.41%) DB2 UDB
General
1 5 (18.52%) French Language
2 2 (7.41%) German Language
3 1 (3.70%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) J2EE
2 1 (3.70%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Replication
1 3 (11.11%) Clustering
1 3 (11.11%) Computer Science
1 3 (11.11%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 23 (85.19%) Windows
2 6 (22.22%) AIX
2 6 (22.22%) HPUX
2 6 (22.22%) Solaris
2 6 (22.22%) Linux
2 6 (22.22%) UNIX
3 3 (11.11%) SUSE
3 3 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (62.96%) Systems Analysis
1 17 (62.96%) Project Management
2 3 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (7.41%) Data Management
3 2 (7.41%) Master Data Management
4 1 (3.70%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (3.70%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (3.70%) CRM
4 1 (3.70%) EAI
4 1 (3.70%) Data Modelling
4 1 (3.70%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 6 (22.22%) SQL
2 5 (18.52%) Java
3 3 (11.11%) Python
3 3 (11.11%) Google Apps Script
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) Degree
System Software
1 17 (62.96%) VMware Infrastructure
1 17 (62.96%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 21 (77.78%) Oracle
2 17 (62.96%) Microsoft
2 17 (62.96%) VMware
3 4 (14.81%) Sybase
4 3 (11.11%) Hitachi
4 3 (11.11%) Red Hat
4 3 (11.11%) Sun
4 3 (11.11%) EMC
4 3 (11.11%) Google
5 2 (7.41%) IBM
6 1 (3.70%) BEA
6 1 (3.70%) TIBCO
6 1 (3.70%) JBoss