The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 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 England region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Support Specialist
Rank 849 826 846
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support Specialist 46 39 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.041% 0.037% 0.032%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.043% 0.040% 0.034%
Number of salaries quoted 30 26 31
Average salary £40,000 £37,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% +34.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,250 £27,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,875 £43,750 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,750 £37,000 £29,247
% change year-on-year
-16.89% +26.50%
Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
106581 98705 112223
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.50% 94.71% 94.81%
Number of salaries quoted 87190 83107 96889
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Technical Support Specialist
UK

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 17 April 2014.

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 17 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -24 26 £42,500 -20.56% 3
South East -25 12 £26,500 -29.33%
Yorkshire - 4 £47,500 - 2
South West - 2 £27,500 - 1
East of England -31 1 - -
North West - 1 £21,500 - 1
Technical Support Specialist
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Technical Support Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 41 (53.95%) Windows
2 35 (46.05%) Linux
3 31 (40.79%) SQL
4 27 (35.53%) Solaris
5 26 (34.21%) UNIX
5 26 (34.21%) Microsoft
6 25 (32.89%) SQL Server
7 23 (30.26%) IIS
8 18 (23.68%) Oracle
8 18 (23.68%) Disaster Recovery
8 18 (23.68%) Finance
9 16 (21.05%) SAN
9 16 (21.05%) Red Hat
10 15 (19.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 14 (18.42%) Hitachi
11 14 (18.42%) EMC
11 14 (18.42%) AIX
11 14 (18.42%) HPUX
11 14 (18.42%) Apache
11 14 (18.42%) Tomcat
12 13 (17.11%) VMware
12 13 (17.11%) German Language
13 12 (15.79%) Clustering
13 12 (15.79%) SUSE
13 12 (15.79%) Replication
13 12 (15.79%) Firewall
13 12 (15.79%) Sun
14 11 (14.47%) Microsoft Certification
14 11 (14.47%) French Language
14 11 (14.47%) Oracle Database

Technical Support Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 23 (30.26%) IIS
2 14 (18.42%) Apache
2 14 (18.42%) Tomcat
3 9 (11.84%) MS Exchange
4 8 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (7.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (2.63%) CMS
6 2 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (2.63%) WebSphere
6 2 (2.63%) Lync
6 2 (2.63%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (2.63%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.32%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.32%) SAS
7 1 (1.32%) JCAPS
7 1 (1.32%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 6 (7.89%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (7.89%) SunGard AvantGard
2 4 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (5.26%) Google Apps
2 2 (2.63%) Office 365
2 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (21.05%) SAN
2 12 (15.79%) Firewall
3 7 (9.21%) DNS
4 4 (5.26%) LDAP
4 4 (5.26%) DMZ
4 4 (5.26%) TCP/IP
4 4 (5.26%) NAS
5 3 (3.95%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (2.63%) Network Security
6 2 (2.63%) iSCSI
6 2 (2.63%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (2.63%) Internet
6 2 (2.63%) SSL
6 2 (2.63%) DHCP
6 2 (2.63%) FTP
6 2 (2.63%) VLAN
6 2 (2.63%) Structured Cabling
7 1 (1.32%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (1.32%) HTTP
7 1 (1.32%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (32.89%) SQL Server
2 11 (14.47%) Oracle Database
3 6 (7.89%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (6.58%) Relational Database
4 5 (6.58%) RDBMS
5 4 (5.26%) SQL Server 2000
5 4 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (3.95%) DB2
6 3 (3.95%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (2.63%) Oracle OWB
7 2 (2.63%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 2 (2.63%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (1.32%) MySQL
8 1 (1.32%) Big Data
8 1 (1.32%) DB2 UDB
8 1 (1.32%) PowerCenter
General
1 18 (23.68%) Finance
2 13 (17.11%) German Language
3 11 (14.47%) French Language
4 6 (7.89%) Marketing
5 5 (6.58%) Legal
5 5 (6.58%) Retail
6 4 (5.26%) Manufacturing
6 4 (5.26%) Law
6 4 (5.26%) Spanish Language
7 3 (3.95%) Japanese Language
8 2 (2.63%) Russian Language
8 2 (2.63%) Telecoms
9 1 (1.32%) Financial Institution
9 1 (1.32%) Banking
9 1 (1.32%) Billing
9 1 (1.32%) Korean Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (11.84%) XML
2 5 (6.58%) HTML
3 4 (5.26%) .NET
4 2 (2.63%) J2EE
4 2 (2.63%) JNI
4 2 (2.63%) Web Services
5 1 (1.32%) REST
5 1 (1.32%) Middleware
5 1 (1.32%) JSP
5 1 (1.32%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.79%) Replication
1 12 (15.79%) Clustering
2 9 (11.84%) Blackberry
3 5 (6.58%) Computer Science
4 4 (5.26%) PKI
5 3 (3.95%) Mobile Computing
6 2 (2.63%) Smartphone
6 2 (2.63%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.32%) Data Integration
7 1 (1.32%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 41 (53.95%) Windows
2 35 (46.05%) Linux
3 27 (35.53%) Solaris
4 26 (34.21%) UNIX
5 15 (19.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 14 (18.42%) AIX
6 14 (18.42%) HPUX
7 12 (15.79%) SUSE
8 8 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (9.21%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (6.58%) Apple iOS
10 5 (6.58%) Android
11 4 (5.26%) Windows 2000 Server
11 4 (5.26%) Windows XP
12 3 (3.95%) Windows Mobile
13 2 (2.63%) Tru64
13 2 (2.63%) CentOS
13 2 (2.63%) OpenVMS
13 2 (2.63%) zOS
13 2 (2.63%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (23.68%) Disaster Recovery
2 10 (13.16%) Problem Management
3 7 (9.21%) Mobile Device Management
3 7 (9.21%) CRM
4 6 (7.89%) Time Management
5 5 (6.58%) Asset Management
5 5 (6.58%) Data Management
6 4 (5.26%) Practice Management
6 4 (5.26%) Logistics
6 4 (5.26%) ITIL
7 3 (3.95%) ERP
8 2 (2.63%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (2.63%) Validation
8 2 (2.63%) Project Management
8 2 (2.63%) Service Delivery
8 2 (2.63%) Change Management
8 2 (2.63%) Incident Management
8 2 (2.63%) Software Deployment
9 1 (1.32%) Analytics
9 1 (1.32%) Master Data Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (40.79%) SQL
2 8 (10.53%) Java
3 4 (5.26%) Python
3 4 (5.26%) PowerShell
3 4 (5.26%) Google Apps Script
3 4 (5.26%) T-SQL
4 2 (2.63%) VBScript
4 2 (2.63%) VBA
4 2 (2.63%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.63%) PL/SQL
4 2 (2.63%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (14.47%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (13.16%) Degree
3 5 (6.58%) MCSE
4 2 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.63%) MCP
4 2 (2.63%) HNC
4 2 (2.63%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.21%) SLA
2 2 (2.63%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.32%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (11.84%) Active Directory
2 8 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (7.89%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.63%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (5.26%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (3.95%) MobiControl
3 2 (2.63%) NetBackup
3 2 (2.63%) WSUS
4 1 (1.32%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 26 (34.21%) Microsoft
2 18 (23.68%) Oracle
3 16 (21.05%) Red Hat
4 14 (18.42%) EMC
4 14 (18.42%) Hitachi
5 13 (17.11%) VMware
6 12 (15.79%) Sun
7 10 (13.16%) Cisco
8 7 (9.21%) Google
9 6 (7.89%) SunGard
10 4 (5.26%) HP
10 4 (5.26%) IBM
10 4 (5.26%) Citrix
10 4 (5.26%) Veritas
10 4 (5.26%) Reuters
10 4 (5.26%) McAfee
11 3 (3.95%) Apple
11 3 (3.95%) SOTI
11 3 (3.95%) Informatica
11 3 (3.95%) Motorola
Manchester, Lancashire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
SunGard
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: Up to £39,000 per annum (DOE) + exceptional benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Heelis, Kemble Drive, Swindon, Wiltshire.
The National Trust
Salary: Circa £28,000 pa
Posted: 10 days ago
Yorkshire
Eden Brown
Salary: £15.00 - £16.00 per hour
Posted: 13 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
TSYS Europe
Salary: £38,000 per annum Negotiable + on-call and benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago