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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Support Specialist
Rank 854 841 832
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support Specialist 27 14 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.025% 0.014% 0.045%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.026% 0.015% 0.047%
Number of salaries quoted 16 11 46
Average salary £36,500 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,750 £24,500 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £38,750 £37,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £31,250 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+16.80% -6.71%
Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
103256 95947 106071
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.38% 94.25% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 85103 80281 91579
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
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 28 July 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 28 July 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
(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
South East +29 22 £36,500 +47.47% 5
London -61 4 - - 2
South West - 1 £35,000 -
Technical Support Specialist
UK

Technical Support Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 49 (65.33%) Windows
2 34 (45.33%) SQL Server
3 33 (44.00%) Microsoft
4 31 (41.33%) Oracle
5 29 (38.67%) SQL
6 28 (37.33%) IIS
7 25 (33.33%) VMware
8 24 (32.00%) Linux
8 24 (32.00%) Oracle Database
9 21 (28.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 18 (24.00%) Finance
11 16 (21.33%) UNIX
11 16 (21.33%) Hyper-V
12 15 (20.00%) SQL Server 2000
13 14 (18.67%) Solaris
14 12 (16.00%) Project Management
15 11 (14.67%) Systems Analysis
15 11 (14.67%) Apache
15 11 (14.67%) Tomcat
15 11 (14.67%) Oracle Database 10g
16 10 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
16 10 (13.33%) Problem Management
17 9 (12.00%) Windows Server 2003
17 9 (12.00%) Disaster Recovery
17 9 (12.00%) Cisco
18 8 (10.67%) Java
18 8 (10.67%) Windows Server 2008
18 8 (10.67%) Degree
19 7 (9.33%) SunGard AvantGard
19 7 (9.33%) Exchange Server 2010

Technical Support Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 28 (37.33%) IIS
2 11 (14.67%) Apache
2 11 (14.67%) Tomcat
3 7 (9.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (9.33%) MS Exchange
4 4 (5.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (2.67%) WebLogic
5 2 (2.67%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.67%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (2.67%) CMS
5 2 (2.67%) Lync
5 2 (2.67%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.33%) JCAPS
6 1 (1.33%) IBM HTTP Server
6 1 (1.33%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 5 (6.67%) MS Excel
1 5 (6.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (9.33%) SunGard AvantGard
2 4 (5.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.00%) Google Apps
1 3 (4.00%) Office 365
1 3 (4.00%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (2.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.67%) Firewall
2 4 (5.33%) LDAP
2 4 (5.33%) DNS
2 4 (5.33%) TCP/IP
2 4 (5.33%) SAN
3 3 (4.00%) DMZ
3 3 (4.00%) VPN
4 2 (2.67%) SSL
4 2 (2.67%) IPsec
4 2 (2.67%) NAS
5 1 (1.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (45.33%) SQL Server
2 24 (32.00%) Oracle Database
3 15 (20.00%) SQL Server 2000
4 11 (14.67%) Oracle Database 10g
5 7 (9.33%) Relational Database
5 7 (9.33%) RDBMS
6 4 (5.33%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (5.33%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (4.00%) DB2
8 2 (2.67%) Oracle OWB
8 2 (2.67%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 2 (2.67%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (2.67%) DB2 UDB
9 1 (1.33%) Big Data
9 1 (1.33%) PowerCenter
9 1 (1.33%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.33%) PeopleTools
General
1 18 (24.00%) Finance
2 6 (8.00%) Marketing
3 5 (6.67%) Legal
4 4 (5.33%) Law
5 3 (4.00%) French Language
6 2 (2.67%) Retail
6 2 (2.67%) German Language
7 1 (1.33%) Russian Language
7 1 (1.33%) Spanish Language
7 1 (1.33%) Billing
7 1 (1.33%) Banking
7 1 (1.33%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.33%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.33%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.67%) WF
1 5 (6.67%) XML
2 4 (5.33%) .NET
3 3 (4.00%) J2EE
4 2 (2.67%) Web Services
5 1 (1.33%) REST
5 1 (1.33%) Middleware
5 1 (1.33%) JSP
5 1 (1.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.67%) Video Conferencing
2 4 (5.33%) Blackberry
2 4 (5.33%) PKI
3 3 (4.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.00%) Data Integration
4 2 (2.67%) Equities
4 2 (2.67%) Clustering
4 2 (2.67%) Replication
4 2 (2.67%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.33%) Statistics
5 1 (1.33%) Physics
5 1 (1.33%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 49 (65.33%) Windows
2 24 (32.00%) Linux
3 16 (21.33%) UNIX
4 14 (18.67%) Solaris
5 9 (12.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (10.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (5.33%) AIX
8 4 (5.33%) HPUX
8 4 (5.33%) Windows 2000 Server
9 3 (4.00%) Windows XP
10 2 (2.67%) SUSE
10 2 (2.67%) Windows 7
10 2 (2.67%) CentOS
11 1 (1.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (16.00%) Project Management
2 11 (14.67%) Systems Analysis
3 10 (13.33%) Problem Management
4 9 (12.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (8.00%) CRM
5 6 (8.00%) Data Management
6 5 (6.67%) ITIL
7 4 (5.33%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (5.33%) Practice Management
7 4 (5.33%) Mobile Device Management
7 4 (5.33%) Time Management
8 3 (4.00%) ERP
9 2 (2.67%) Validation
9 2 (2.67%) Analytics
9 2 (2.67%) Master Data Management
9 2 (2.67%) Electronic Trading
10 1 (1.33%) Business Development
10 1 (1.33%) Incident Management
10 1 (1.33%) Financial Modelling
10 1 (1.33%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 29 (38.67%) SQL
2 8 (10.67%) Java
3 4 (5.33%) Python
3 4 (5.33%) T-SQL
3 4 (5.33%) PowerShell
4 3 (4.00%) Google Apps Script
4 3 (4.00%) PL/SQL
5 2 (2.67%) VBA
5 2 (2.67%) C
6 1 (1.33%) PeopleCode
Qualifications
1 10 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (10.67%) Degree
3 4 (5.33%) MCSE
4 3 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.67%) MCP
5 2 (2.67%) HNC
5 2 (2.67%) MCITP
5 2 (2.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.67%) SLA
1 2 (2.67%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 21 (28.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (21.33%) Hyper-V
3 7 (9.33%) Active Directory
4 2 (2.67%) vSphere
4 2 (2.67%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 4 (5.33%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (4.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 33 (44.00%) Microsoft
2 31 (41.33%) Oracle
3 25 (33.33%) VMware
4 9 (12.00%) Cisco
5 7 (9.33%) SunGard
6 5 (6.67%) Tandberg
6 5 (6.67%) Apple
7 4 (5.33%) Reuters
7 4 (5.33%) McAfee
8 3 (4.00%) Google
8 3 (4.00%) Veritas
8 3 (4.00%) Informatica
8 3 (4.00%) HP
8 3 (4.00%) IBM
8 3 (4.00%) Sybase
9 2 (2.67%) JBoss
9 2 (2.67%) Adobe
9 2 (2.67%) EMC
9 2 (2.67%) Hitachi
9 2 (2.67%) Sun
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: 35,000 to 45,000
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: Up to £42,473 per annum (doe) plus excellent benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
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Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
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