The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the England region that had Technical Support Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Support Specialist
Rank 843 902 914
Rank change year-on-year
+59 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support Specialist 36 42 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.040% 0.041% 0.050%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.042% 0.043% 0.051%
Number of salaries quoted 22 35 38
Median salary £29,500 £27,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.25% -26.02%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £20,477 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £52,500 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £30,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- -17.80%
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
86072 98291 103044
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.29% 96.29% 96.41%
Number of salaries quoted 72520 82716 84192
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,091 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.22% -

Technical Support Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region that featured Technical Support Specialist in the job title.

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 29 September 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Support Specialist within the England region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +57 17 £30,000 -14.28% 2
London +29 4 £40,000 +73.04%
North West - 4 £29,500 -
East of England +15 3 - - 1
Yorkshire +28 2 £40,000 +81.81%
West Midlands -20 2 £28,125 +4.16% 1
South West - 2 £27,500 - 2
East Midlands +15 1 £27,000 +20.00%
Technical Support Specialist
UK

Technical Support Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, Technical Support Specialist job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region featuring Technical Support Specialist in the job title.

1 37 (46.84%) Windows
2 18 (22.78%) Active Directory
2 18 (22.78%) Degree
3 16 (20.25%) Linux
3 16 (20.25%) SQL
4 15 (18.99%) Unix
4 15 (18.99%) Microsoft
5 14 (17.72%) Apple iOS
6 13 (16.46%) ITIL
6 13 (16.46%) MS Office
7 12 (15.19%) MS Excel
8 10 (12.66%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (12.66%) Computer Science
8 10 (12.66%) Release Management
8 10 (12.66%) PowerShell
9 9 (11.39%) Android
9 9 (11.39%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (11.39%) Blackberry
9 9 (11.39%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (11.39%) Management Information System
9 9 (11.39%) Firewall
10 8 (10.13%) Salesforce.com
10 8 (10.13%) SQL Server
10 8 (10.13%) VBScript
10 8 (10.13%) Data Quality
10 8 (10.13%) Coaching
10 8 (10.13%) User Acceptance Testing
10 8 (10.13%) IP Telephony
11 7 (8.86%) Windows Mobile
11 7 (8.86%) Windows Server

Technical Support Specialist Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (8.86%) MS Exchange
2 4 (5.06%) SharePoint
2 4 (5.06%) Skype for Business
3 3 (3.80%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.53%) Jetty
4 2 (2.53%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.27%) IIS
Applications
1 13 (16.46%) MS Office
2 12 (15.19%) MS Excel
3 6 (7.59%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.27%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.33%) Office 365
2 3 (3.80%) Yammer
3 2 (2.53%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (11.39%) Firewall
2 8 (10.13%) IP Telephony
3 7 (8.86%) DHCP
4 6 (7.59%) DNS
5 4 (5.06%) HTTP
5 4 (5.06%) Skype
5 4 (5.06%) VLAN
5 4 (5.06%) Wireless
5 4 (5.06%) Wireshark
6 3 (3.80%) Ethernet
6 3 (3.80%) FTP
6 3 (3.80%) MPLS
6 3 (3.80%) SMTP
6 3 (3.80%) Unified Communications
7 2 (2.53%) VPN
8 1 (1.27%) Internet
8 1 (1.27%) Network Security
8 1 (1.27%) SAN
8 1 (1.27%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.13%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.80%) Data Mart
3 2 (2.53%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.27%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.27%) DB2
4 1 (1.27%) MySQL
4 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.27%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 2 (2.53%) Android Studio
1 2 (2.53%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (6.33%) Manufacturing
1 5 (6.33%) Marketing
2 3 (3.80%) Back Office
2 3 (3.80%) Finance
2 3 (3.80%) Front Office
3 2 (2.53%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.27%) Advertising
4 1 (1.27%) Banking
4 1 (1.27%) French Language
4 1 (1.27%) German Language
4 1 (1.27%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.59%) Web Services
2 5 (6.33%) Middleware
3 3 (3.80%) .NET
3 3 (3.80%) Murex MxML
3 3 (3.80%) SAML
3 3 (3.80%) XML
4 2 (2.53%) HTML
4 2 (2.53%) iBATIS
4 2 (2.53%) J2EE
4 2 (2.53%) Servlets
4 2 (2.53%) Spring
4 2 (2.53%) Windows SharePoint Services
5 1 (1.27%) Flash
5 1 (1.27%) HTML5
5 1 (1.27%) OAuth
5 1 (1.27%) OpenID
5 1 (1.27%) RESTful
5 1 (1.27%) SonicMQ
5 1 (1.27%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.66%) Computer Science
2 9 (11.39%) Blackberry
2 9 (11.39%) Management Information System
3 7 (8.86%) Mobile Computing
4 5 (6.33%) Data Centre
5 3 (3.80%) Derivative
5 3 (3.80%) Mobile App
5 3 (3.80%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (2.53%) Client/Server
6 2 (2.53%) Informatics
6 2 (2.53%) iPad
6 2 (2.53%) NHS
7 1 (1.27%) Biometrics
7 1 (1.27%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.27%) EFT
7 1 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.27%) FMCG
7 1 (1.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (1.27%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 37 (46.84%) Windows
2 16 (20.25%) Linux
3 15 (18.99%) Unix
4 14 (17.72%) Apple iOS
5 10 (12.66%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (11.39%) Android
6 9 (11.39%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (11.39%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (8.86%) Windows 7
7 7 (8.86%) Windows Mobile
7 7 (8.86%) Windows Server
8 5 (6.33%) Mac OS X
8 5 (6.33%) Solaris
9 4 (5.06%) Windows 8
9 4 (5.06%) Windows XP
10 3 (3.80%) Mac OS
10 3 (3.80%) NetWare
11 2 (2.53%) Windows 10
12 1 (1.27%) CentOS
12 1 (1.27%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (16.46%) ITIL
2 10 (12.66%) Release Management
3 8 (10.13%) Coaching
3 8 (10.13%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (7.59%) Migration
4 6 (7.59%) Mobile Device Management
5 4 (5.06%) Configuration Management
5 4 (5.06%) Mentoring
5 4 (5.06%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (5.06%) Validation
5 4 (5.06%) Virtual Environments
6 3 (3.80%) Change Control
6 3 (3.80%) Defect Tracking
6 3 (3.80%) Matrix Organization
6 3 (3.80%) Network Management
6 3 (3.80%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (3.80%) Problem Management
6 3 (3.80%) Product Management
6 3 (3.80%) Software Engineering
6 3 (3.80%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (20.25%) SQL
2 10 (12.66%) PowerShell
3 8 (10.13%) VBScript
4 7 (8.86%) Java
5 5 (6.33%) C++
6 4 (5.06%) R
7 3 (3.80%) Python
7 3 (3.80%) Shell Script
8 2 (2.53%) C
8 2 (2.53%) C#
9 1 (1.27%) Perl
9 1 (1.27%) PHP
9 1 (1.27%) VBA
Qualifications
1 18 (22.78%) Degree
2 7 (8.86%) MCP
3 5 (6.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (5.06%) CCNA
4 4 (5.06%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (5.06%) MCSE
4 4 (5.06%) Security Cleared
5 3 (3.80%) CISSP
5 3 (3.80%) CompTIA Security+
5 3 (3.80%) DV Cleared
5 3 (3.80%) Network+ Certification
5 3 (3.80%) Security+ Certification
6 2 (2.53%) MCTS
7 1 (1.27%) MCITP
7 1 (1.27%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.13%) Data Quality
2 4 (5.06%) SLA
3 2 (2.53%) HL7
System Software
1 18 (22.78%) Active Directory
2 5 (6.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.80%) Shibboleth
3 3 (3.80%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (2.53%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.27%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (5.06%) SCVMM
2 3 (3.80%) Control-M
2 3 (3.80%) ITRS Geneos
3 2 (2.53%) AirWatch
3 2 (2.53%) NetBackup
3 2 (2.53%) SCCM
4 1 (1.27%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.27%) Legato
4 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (1.27%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (1.27%) SCOM
4 1 (1.27%) SCSM
4 1 (1.27%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 15 (18.99%) Microsoft
2 8 (10.13%) Salesforce.com
3 7 (8.86%) Sybase
3 7 (8.86%) VMware
4 6 (7.59%) EMC
4 6 (7.59%) Oracle
5 5 (6.33%) Apple
6 4 (5.06%) Cisco
6 4 (5.06%) Mitel
6 4 (5.06%) NetApp
7 3 (3.80%) HP
7 3 (3.80%) Juniper
7 3 (3.80%) MobileIron
7 3 (3.80%) Murex
7 3 (3.80%) SevOne
7 3 (3.80%) Sophos
8 2 (2.53%) Citrix
8 2 (2.53%) Hitachi
8 2 (2.53%) IBM
8 2 (2.53%) Veritas
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