The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Support Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the City of London 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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Support Specialist
Rank 257 315 320
Rank change year-on-year
+58 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support Specialist 8 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.12% 0.029% 0.009%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.030% 0.010%
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 1
Average salary £57,500 £33,500 £41,213
Average salary % change year-on-year
+71.64% -18.71%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £32,500 £30,500
% change year-on-year
+38.46% +6.55%
Technical Support Specialist
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 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
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6345 9909 9973
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 95.06% 95.41% 94.52%
Number of salaries quoted 5708 8596 8486
Average salary £57,500 £54,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.50% -0.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Technical Support Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Technical Support Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Technical Support Specialist
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Technical Support Specialist Salary Trend in the City of London

Technical Support Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the City of London 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 10 (100.00%) SQL
2 8 (80.00%) Linux
2 8 (80.00%) Unix
2 8 (80.00%) Bash Shell
3 6 (60.00%) Finance
4 5 (50.00%) Windows
4 5 (50.00%) ITIL
4 5 (50.00%) SWIFT
5 3 (30.00%) Equities
5 3 (30.00%) Zenoss
5 3 (30.00%) Banking
5 3 (30.00%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (30.00%) Perl
5 3 (30.00%) Oracle
5 3 (30.00%) OpenView
5 3 (30.00%) HP
5 3 (30.00%) PMI
5 3 (30.00%) PMI Certification
5 3 (30.00%) Back Office
6 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
6 2 (20.00%) VMware
6 2 (20.00%) NetBackup
6 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
6 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
6 2 (20.00%) Front Office
6 2 (20.00%) SAN
6 2 (20.00%) NetApp
6 2 (20.00%) Veritas
6 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003

Technical Support Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the City of London 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 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (20.00%) IIS
1 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 6 (60.00%) Finance
2 3 (30.00%) Back Office
2 3 (30.00%) Banking
3 2 (20.00%) Front Office
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) SWIFT
2 3 (30.00%) Equities
2 3 (30.00%) PMI
3 2 (20.00%) Contract for Difference
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Linux
1 8 (80.00%) Unix
2 5 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) ITIL
2 3 (30.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (20.00%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) SQL
2 8 (80.00%) Bash Shell
3 3 (30.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) OpenView
1 3 (30.00%) Zenoss
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 2 (20.00%) NetBackup
2 2 (20.00%) SCCM
2 2 (20.00%) SCOM
2 2 (20.00%) SCSM
2 2 (20.00%) SCVMM
3 1 (10.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) HP
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) NetApp
2 2 (20.00%) Veritas
2 2 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (10.00%) MobileIron
3 1 (10.00%) RightFax
3 1 (10.00%) Symantec