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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Support Specialist
Rank 205 206 214
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support Specialist 2 9 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.040% 0.16% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.043% 0.18% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 2 8 4
Average salary £31,500 £36,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.69% -
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £32,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -13.51%
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
4622 5106 5009
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 93.26% 92.67% 94.40%
Number of salaries quoted 3462 3686 3989
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 29 May 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 - 1 £30,000 -
Technical Support Specialist
South East

Technical Support Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 4 (57.14%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
1 4 (57.14%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) EMC
2 3 (42.86%) SAN
2 3 (42.86%) Hitachi
2 3 (42.86%) Red Hat
2 3 (42.86%) AIX
2 3 (42.86%) HPUX
2 3 (42.86%) Solaris
2 3 (42.86%) UNIX
2 3 (42.86%) Sun
2 3 (42.86%) SUSE
2 3 (42.86%) Replication
2 3 (42.86%) French Language
2 3 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (42.86%) Clustering
2 3 (42.86%) Data Centre
3 2 (28.57%) Google Apps Script
3 2 (28.57%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (28.57%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (28.57%) Google Apps
3 2 (28.57%) Google
3 2 (28.57%) Degree
3 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
3 2 (28.57%) VMware
3 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
3 2 (28.57%) Firewall
3 2 (28.57%) Java

Technical Support Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 2 (28.57%) IIS
1 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (28.57%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) SAN
2 2 (28.57%) Firewall
2 2 (28.57%) DMZ
2 2 (28.57%) DNS
General
1 3 (42.86%) French Language
2 1 (14.29%) German Language
2 1 (14.29%) Spanish Language
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Replication
1 3 (42.86%) Clustering
1 3 (42.86%) Data Centre
2 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
1 4 (57.14%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) AIX
2 3 (42.86%) HPUX
2 3 (42.86%) Solaris
2 3 (42.86%) UNIX
2 3 (42.86%) SUSE
2 3 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (28.57%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) Google Apps Script
2 2 (28.57%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) EMC
1 3 (42.86%) Hitachi
1 3 (42.86%) Red Hat
1 3 (42.86%) Sun
2 2 (28.57%) Google
2 2 (28.57%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft