The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Support Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the England 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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Support Specialist
Rank 846 850 835
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support Specialist 31 36 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.030% 0.034% 0.018%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.032% 0.036% 0.019%
Number of salaries quoted 28 24 13
Average salary £27,000 £36,500 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.02% +25.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,475 £30,500 £24,600
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £38,450 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £31,500 £36,500 £25,250
% change year-on-year
-13.69% +44.55%
Technical Support Specialist
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the England 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
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
95990 100567 93038
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.21% 94.46% 94.23%
Number of salaries quoted 80962 82147 77980
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Technical Support Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Technical Support Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in England

Technical Support Specialist
Salary Trend in England

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

Technical Support Specialist Salary Trend in England

Technical Support Specialist
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Technical Support Specialist across the England region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Technical Support Specialist Salary Histogram in England

Technical Support Specialist
Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 3 months to 4 September 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
London +8 14 £20,475 -32.86% 4
South East -13 7 £52,500 +43.83% 3
West Midlands 0 5 £27,000 -22.85%
Yorkshire +15 4 £22,000 -53.68%
East Midlands - 1 - -
Technical Support Specialist
UK

Technical Support Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the England 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 47 (74.60%) Windows
2 29 (46.03%) Blackberry
3 28 (44.44%) Android
3 28 (44.44%) Apple iOS
4 26 (41.27%) VPN
5 25 (39.68%) Apple
5 25 (39.68%) Telecoms
6 24 (38.10%) Broadband
7 12 (19.05%) Microsoft
8 11 (17.46%) Firewall
9 10 (15.87%) Finance
9 10 (15.87%) Active Directory
9 10 (15.87%) Linux
10 9 (14.29%) SQL
11 8 (12.70%) Cisco Certification
11 8 (12.70%) CCNA
12 7 (11.11%) MS Exchange
12 7 (11.11%) Internet
12 7 (11.11%) ITIL
12 7 (11.11%) VMware
13 6 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
13 6 (9.52%) IIS
13 6 (9.52%) SQL Server
13 6 (9.52%) Data Centre
13 6 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
14 5 (7.94%) Windows Server 2003
14 5 (7.94%) German Language
14 5 (7.94%) Degree
15 4 (6.35%) Windows Mobile
15 4 (6.35%) Project Management

Technical Support Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the England 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 7 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 6 (9.52%) IIS
3 3 (4.76%) Apache
3 3 (4.76%) CMS
4 2 (3.17%) Drupal
4 2 (3.17%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.59%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (3.17%) MS Office
1 2 (3.17%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.59%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (1.59%) InDesign
2 1 (1.59%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 26 (41.27%) VPN
2 24 (38.10%) Broadband
3 11 (17.46%) Firewall
4 7 (11.11%) Internet
5 4 (6.35%) DNS
5 4 (6.35%) SAN
6 2 (3.17%) SNMP
6 2 (3.17%) TCP/IP
6 2 (3.17%) LAN
6 2 (3.17%) SMTP
6 2 (3.17%) DHCP
7 1 (1.59%) Ethernet
7 1 (1.59%) WAN
7 1 (1.59%) 3G
7 1 (1.59%) Network Security
7 1 (1.59%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.59%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.59%) BusinessObjects XI
2 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database
General
1 25 (39.68%) Telecoms
2 10 (15.87%) Finance
3 5 (7.94%) German Language
4 2 (3.17%) Finnish Language
4 2 (3.17%) Norwegian Language
4 2 (3.17%) Swedish Language
5 1 (1.59%) French Language
5 1 (1.59%) Italian Language
5 1 (1.59%) Publishing
5 1 (1.59%) Banking
5 1 (1.59%) Retail
5 1 (1.59%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.17%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (1.59%) HTML
2 1 (1.59%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 29 (46.03%) Blackberry
2 6 (9.52%) Data Centre
3 4 (6.35%) Mobile Computing
4 3 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.76%) Graphic Design
5 2 (3.17%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.59%) iPhone
6 1 (1.59%) iPad
6 1 (1.59%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.59%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 47 (74.60%) Windows
2 28 (44.44%) Android
2 28 (44.44%) Apple iOS
3 10 (15.87%) Linux
4 6 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (7.94%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (6.35%) UNIX
6 4 (6.35%) Windows 2000 Server
6 4 (6.35%) Windows Mobile
7 3 (4.76%) Windows 7
8 2 (3.17%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (3.17%) Solaris
8 2 (3.17%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.59%) SUSE
9 1 (1.59%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.59%) AIX
9 1 (1.59%) HPUX
9 1 (1.59%) CentOS
9 1 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.59%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (11.11%) ITIL
2 4 (6.35%) Project Management
2 4 (6.35%) Mobile Device Management
3 2 (3.17%) Data Protection
3 2 (3.17%) Incident Management
3 2 (3.17%) Web Development
3 2 (3.17%) Release Management
3 2 (3.17%) E-Commerce
3 2 (3.17%) Information Security
4 1 (1.59%) Asset Management
4 1 (1.59%) Network Design
4 1 (1.59%) Configuration Management
4 1 (1.59%) Service Delivery
4 1 (1.59%) Change Management
4 1 (1.59%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (1.59%) Migration
4 1 (1.59%) ISMS
4 1 (1.59%) Problem Management
4 1 (1.59%) Product Management
4 1 (1.59%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (14.29%) SQL
2 2 (3.17%) Java
2 2 (3.17%) Perl
2 2 (3.17%) Python
2 2 (3.17%) Shell Script
2 2 (3.17%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.59%) sed
3 1 (1.59%) C#
3 1 (1.59%) AWK
3 1 (1.59%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.59%) PL/SQL
3 1 (1.59%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (12.70%) CCNA
1 8 (12.70%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (7.94%) Degree
3 4 (6.35%) CCNP
4 1 (1.59%) MCSE
4 1 (1.59%) MCSA
4 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.59%) A+ Certification
4 1 (1.59%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.59%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (15.87%) Active Directory
2 6 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.17%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.59%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.59%) PowerHA
4 1 (1.59%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.59%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (4.76%) Nagios
2 2 (3.17%) Hyperic
3 1 (1.59%) SCSM
3 1 (1.59%) logstash
3 1 (1.59%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.59%) SCCM
3 1 (1.59%) SCOM
3 1 (1.59%) SCVMM
3 1 (1.59%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 25 (39.68%) Apple
2 12 (19.05%) Microsoft
3 7 (11.11%) VMware
4 3 (4.76%) Red Hat
5 2 (3.17%) Google
6 1 (1.59%) FrontRange
6 1 (1.59%) Computacenter
6 1 (1.59%) Oracle
6 1 (1.59%) Sophos
6 1 (1.59%) Websense
6 1 (1.59%) Adobe
6 1 (1.59%) HP
6 1 (1.59%) EMC
6 1 (1.59%) Intel
6 1 (1.59%) Avaya
6 1 (1.59%) NetApp
6 1 (1.59%) Veritas
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