The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Berkshire region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Support Specialist
Rank 216 215 216
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support Specialist 7 11 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.12% 0.20% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.22% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 5 6 5
Average salary £19,000 £36,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-47.94% -10.97%
UK excluding London average salary £31,500 £37,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year
-14.86% +34.54%
Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5554 5048 5889
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 93.02% 93.57% 94.79%
Number of salaries quoted 4048 3977 5053
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Technical Support Specialist
South East

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 16 April 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 16 April 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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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
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Vacancies
Bracknell +17 4 £19,000 -
Reading -7 2 - -
Maidenhead - 1 £55,000 -
Technical Support Specialist
South East

Technical Support Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 15 (68.18%) Disaster Recovery
1 15 (68.18%) SUSE
1 15 (68.18%) Replication
1 15 (68.18%) Clustering
1 15 (68.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 15 (68.18%) Sun
1 15 (68.18%) EMC
1 15 (68.18%) SAN
1 15 (68.18%) Hitachi
1 15 (68.18%) Red Hat
1 15 (68.18%) UNIX
1 15 (68.18%) AIX
1 15 (68.18%) HPUX
1 15 (68.18%) Solaris
1 15 (68.18%) Linux
2 13 (59.09%) German Language
3 11 (50.00%) French Language
4 7 (31.82%) SQL
5 6 (27.27%) Windows
5 6 (27.27%) Firewall
6 5 (22.73%) Java
7 4 (18.18%) Oracle
7 4 (18.18%) Sybase
7 4 (18.18%) DB2
7 4 (18.18%) IIS
7 4 (18.18%) DMZ
7 4 (18.18%) DNS
7 4 (18.18%) Google
7 4 (18.18%) Degree
7 4 (18.18%) Computer Science

Technical Support Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 4 (18.18%) IIS
2 1 (4.55%) JCAPS
2 1 (4.55%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.55%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 4 (18.18%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (18.18%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 15 (68.18%) SAN
2 6 (27.27%) Firewall
3 4 (18.18%) DMZ
3 4 (18.18%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) DB2
2 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.55%) DB2 UDB
2 1 (4.55%) RDBMS
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
General
1 13 (59.09%) German Language
2 11 (50.00%) French Language
3 2 (9.09%) Russian Language
4 1 (4.55%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) HTML
2 1 (4.55%) Middleware
2 1 (4.55%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 15 (68.18%) Replication
1 15 (68.18%) Clustering
2 4 (18.18%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.55%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 15 (68.18%) SUSE
1 15 (68.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 15 (68.18%) UNIX
1 15 (68.18%) AIX
1 15 (68.18%) HPUX
1 15 (68.18%) Solaris
1 15 (68.18%) Linux
2 6 (27.27%) Windows
3 2 (9.09%) Apple iOS
3 2 (9.09%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (68.18%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (9.09%) CRM
2 2 (9.09%) Asset Management
2 2 (9.09%) Software Deployment
3 1 (4.55%) Master Data Management
3 1 (4.55%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (4.55%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (4.55%) Data Management
3 1 (4.55%) EAI
3 1 (4.55%) Data Modelling
3 1 (4.55%) ETL
3 1 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 7 (31.82%) SQL
2 5 (22.73%) Java
3 4 (18.18%) Google Apps Script
4 3 (13.64%) Python
5 2 (9.09%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) Degree
Vendors
1 15 (68.18%) Sun
1 15 (68.18%) EMC
1 15 (68.18%) Hitachi
1 15 (68.18%) Red Hat
2 4 (18.18%) Oracle
2 4 (18.18%) Sybase
2 4 (18.18%) Google
3 1 (4.55%) IBM
3 1 (4.55%) BEA
3 1 (4.55%) TIBCO
3 1 (4.55%) JBoss