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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Support Specialist
Rank 846 871 836
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -35
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support Specialist 32 30 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.031% 0.027% 0.019%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.033% 0.029% 0.020%
Number of salaries quoted 31 16 13
Average salary £22,500 £36,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-38.35% -
90% offered a salary of more than £20,475 £30,750 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £25,750 £36,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
-29.45% -
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
97564 104302 96112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.53% 94.51% 94.53%
Number of salaries quoted 81515 86339 80864
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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
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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 +26 17 £20,475 -45.40%
West Midlands - 6 £22,250 -
South West - 4 £36,250 -
South East -1 3 £33,000 -9.58% 1
Yorkshire - 2 £27,500 - 1
Technical Support Specialist
UK

Technical Support Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 62 (72.09%) Windows
2 39 (45.35%) VPN
2 39 (45.35%) Apple iOS
3 36 (41.86%) Apple
4 31 (36.05%) Blackberry
5 30 (34.88%) Android
6 28 (32.56%) Telecoms
7 23 (26.74%) Microsoft
8 21 (24.42%) Broadband
9 14 (16.28%) Finance
9 14 (16.28%) Windows 7
10 13 (15.12%) Degree
10 13 (15.12%) Firewall
10 13 (15.12%) Cisco Certification
11 12 (13.95%) LAN
11 12 (13.95%) WAN
11 12 (13.95%) Project Management
12 11 (12.79%) SQL
12 11 (12.79%) MS Office
12 11 (12.79%) Retail
13 10 (11.63%) VLAN
13 10 (11.63%) VoIP
13 10 (11.63%) Active Directory
13 10 (11.63%) CCNP
13 10 (11.63%) VMware
14 9 (10.47%) Wi-Fi
14 9 (10.47%) Internet
14 9 (10.47%) Client/Server
14 9 (10.47%) IIS
14 9 (10.47%) VMware Infrastructure

Technical Support Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 9 (10.47%) IIS
2 3 (3.49%) WebLogic
2 3 (3.49%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.16%) CMS
3 1 (1.16%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.16%) Drupal
3 1 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.16%) Apache
3 1 (1.16%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (12.79%) MS Office
2 2 (2.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.16%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.16%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.16%) InDesign
3 1 (1.16%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.16%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.65%) SaaS
2 2 (2.33%) Google Apps
2 2 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 39 (45.35%) VPN
2 21 (24.42%) Broadband
3 13 (15.12%) Firewall
4 12 (13.95%) LAN
4 12 (13.95%) WAN
5 10 (11.63%) VoIP
5 10 (11.63%) VLAN
6 9 (10.47%) Wi-Fi
6 9 (10.47%) Internet
7 4 (4.65%) DNS
7 4 (4.65%) SAN
8 2 (2.33%) DMZ
8 2 (2.33%) Wireshark
9 1 (1.16%) Network Security
9 1 (1.16%) CTI
9 1 (1.16%) SSL
9 1 (1.16%) 3G
9 1 (1.16%) Telnet
9 1 (1.16%) SSH
9 1 (1.16%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.98%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.16%) MS Access
2 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.16%) BusinessObjects XI
2 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.16%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.16%) WinDbg
General
1 28 (32.56%) Telecoms
2 14 (16.28%) Finance
3 11 (12.79%) Retail
4 5 (5.81%) German Language
5 3 (3.49%) French Language
6 2 (2.33%) Banking
6 2 (2.33%) Marketing
6 2 (2.33%) Finnish Language
6 2 (2.33%) Norwegian Language
6 2 (2.33%) Swedish Language
7 1 (1.16%) Spanish Language
7 1 (1.16%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.16%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.65%) XML
2 3 (3.49%) HTML
3 2 (2.33%) .NET
3 2 (2.33%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (1.16%) J2EE
4 1 (1.16%) ODBC
4 1 (1.16%) WSDL
4 1 (1.16%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (1.16%) OLE DB
4 1 (1.16%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 31 (36.05%) Blackberry
2 9 (10.47%) Client/Server
2 9 (10.47%) Video Conferencing
3 8 (9.30%) EPoS
4 5 (5.81%) Data Centre
5 4 (4.65%) Mobile Computing
6 3 (3.49%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (3.49%) Replication
6 3 (3.49%) Clustering
6 3 (3.49%) Computer Science
7 2 (2.33%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.33%) Learning Management System
8 1 (1.16%) iPad
8 1 (1.16%) Digital Media
8 1 (1.16%) iPhone
8 1 (1.16%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.16%) Graphic Design
8 1 (1.16%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 62 (72.09%) Windows
2 39 (45.35%) Apple iOS
3 30 (34.88%) Android
4 14 (16.28%) Windows 7
5 8 (9.30%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (9.30%) Linux
6 7 (8.14%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (8.14%) UNIX
7 4 (4.65%) Windows Mobile
7 4 (4.65%) Windows 2000 Server
8 3 (3.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (3.49%) SUSE
8 3 (3.49%) AIX
8 3 (3.49%) HPUX
8 3 (3.49%) Solaris
9 2 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (1.16%) Mac OS
10 1 (1.16%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (13.95%) Project Management
2 9 (10.47%) Time Management
3 8 (9.30%) ITIL
4 5 (5.81%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (4.65%) Mobile Device Management
5 4 (4.65%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (2.33%) Data Protection
6 2 (2.33%) E-Commerce
6 2 (2.33%) ERP
7 1 (1.16%) B2B
7 1 (1.16%) B2C
7 1 (1.16%) Configuration Management
7 1 (1.16%) CRM
7 1 (1.16%) Quality Management
7 1 (1.16%) Service Delivery
7 1 (1.16%) Validation
7 1 (1.16%) Business Continuity
7 1 (1.16%) Asset Management
7 1 (1.16%) Business Analysis
7 1 (1.16%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (12.79%) SQL
2 8 (9.30%) Java
3 4 (4.65%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.33%) Python
4 2 (2.33%) Google Apps Script
5 1 (1.16%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.16%) VBScript
5 1 (1.16%) C
5 1 (1.16%) C#
Qualifications
1 13 (15.12%) Cisco Certification
1 13 (15.12%) Degree
2 10 (11.63%) CCNP
3 7 (8.14%) CCNA
4 6 (6.98%) VCP5
4 6 (6.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.33%) MCSE
6 1 (1.16%) MCP
6 1 (1.16%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 10 (11.63%) Active Directory
2 9 (10.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.33%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.16%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.16%) VirtualBox
4 1 (1.16%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.16%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.16%) Nagios
1 1 (1.16%) NetBackup
1 1 (1.16%) SCCM
1 1 (1.16%) SCOM
1 1 (1.16%) SCVMM
1 1 (1.16%) Hyperic
1 1 (1.16%) SCSM
Vendors
1 36 (41.86%) Apple
2 23 (26.74%) Microsoft
3 10 (11.63%) VMware
4 8 (9.30%) Avaya
5 7 (8.14%) Cisco
6 3 (3.49%) Oracle
6 3 (3.49%) Sun
6 3 (3.49%) EMC
6 3 (3.49%) Hitachi
6 3 (3.49%) Red Hat
7 2 (2.33%) Google
7 2 (2.33%) Citrix
8 1 (1.16%) Adobe
8 1 (1.16%) Business Objects
8 1 (1.16%) Unisys
8 1 (1.16%) IBM
8 1 (1.16%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.16%) Alias
8 1 (1.16%) NetApp
8 1 (1.16%) Veritas
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