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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Support Specialist
Rank 852 836 857
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support Specialist 36 17 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.033% 0.017% 0.029%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.035% 0.018% 0.030%
Number of salaries quoted 24 13 27
Average salary £36,500 £29,000 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.86% -4.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £24,600 £25,900
10% offered a salary of more than £38,450 £35,000 £45,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £25,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+43.13% -21.53%
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
102569 93780 105055
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.38% 94.22% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 83761 78507 90409
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +7 31 £36,500 +47.47% 1
London -7 3 £30,500 +1.66%
North West -14 1 £38,000 +49.01%
Yorkshire -44 1 £47,500 +46.15%
South West - 1 £35,000 -
West Midlands - 1 £35,000 -
Technical Support Specialist
UK

Technical Support Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (69.01%) Windows
2 35 (49.30%) Oracle
3 32 (45.07%) SQL Server
3 32 (45.07%) Microsoft
4 29 (40.85%) IIS
5 27 (38.03%) VMware
5 27 (38.03%) Oracle Database
6 24 (33.80%) VMware Infrastructure
7 22 (30.99%) SQL
8 21 (29.58%) Hyper-V
9 20 (28.17%) Linux
10 19 (26.76%) Project Management
11 18 (25.35%) UNIX
12 17 (23.94%) Oracle Database 10g
12 17 (23.94%) SQL Server 2000
12 17 (23.94%) Systems Analysis
13 15 (21.13%) Solaris
14 10 (14.08%) Finance
15 9 (12.68%) Windows Server 2003
15 9 (12.68%) Apache
15 9 (12.68%) Cisco
16 8 (11.27%) Tomcat
16 8 (11.27%) ITIL
16 8 (11.27%) Disaster Recovery
16 8 (11.27%) Problem Management
17 7 (9.86%) Degree
17 7 (9.86%) Windows Server 2008
17 7 (9.86%) Firewall
17 7 (9.86%) AIX
17 7 (9.86%) Java

Technical Support Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 29 (40.85%) IIS
2 9 (12.68%) Apache
3 8 (11.27%) Tomcat
4 5 (7.04%) MS Exchange
5 4 (5.63%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (4.23%) WebLogic
7 2 (2.82%) WebSphere
7 2 (2.82%) SharePoint
7 2 (2.82%) Lync
7 2 (2.82%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (1.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (1.41%) CMS
8 1 (1.41%) IBM HTTP Server
8 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2000
8 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (1.41%) Tuxedo
8 1 (1.41%) JCAPS
8 1 (1.41%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 5 (7.04%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.82%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (7.04%) SunGard AvantGard
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.23%) Office 365
2 2 (2.82%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.82%) Google Apps
3 1 (1.41%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.86%) Firewall
2 6 (8.45%) SAN
2 6 (8.45%) TCP/IP
3 5 (7.04%) DNS
4 4 (5.63%) VPN
5 3 (4.23%) HTTP
6 2 (2.82%) GPRS
6 2 (2.82%) WLAN
6 2 (2.82%) SSL
6 2 (2.82%) DMZ
6 2 (2.82%) Wireless
6 2 (2.82%) IPsec
6 2 (2.82%) NAS
7 1 (1.41%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (45.07%) SQL Server
2 27 (38.03%) Oracle Database
3 17 (23.94%) Oracle Database 10g
3 17 (23.94%) SQL Server 2000
4 4 (5.63%) DB2
5 3 (4.23%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (4.23%) RDBMS
5 3 (4.23%) Big Data
5 3 (4.23%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.82%) DB2 UDB
7 1 (1.41%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.41%) Oracle OWB
7 1 (1.41%) Oracle9i Database
7 1 (1.41%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 1 (1.41%) PeopleTools
General
1 10 (14.08%) Finance
2 5 (7.04%) French Language
3 2 (2.82%) German Language
3 2 (2.82%) Retail
4 1 (1.41%) Billing
4 1 (1.41%) Spanish Language
4 1 (1.41%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.41%) Back Office
4 1 (1.41%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.04%) WF
2 4 (5.63%) XML
3 2 (2.82%) .NET
3 2 (2.82%) J2EE
4 1 (1.41%) CSS
4 1 (1.41%) Web Services
4 1 (1.41%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (1.41%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.04%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (4.23%) Data Integration
2 3 (4.23%) Replication
2 3 (4.23%) Clustering
3 2 (2.82%) Equities
3 2 (2.82%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.82%) Mathematics
3 2 (2.82%) Visualisation
3 2 (2.82%) Mobile Computing
3 2 (2.82%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.41%) Credit Risk
4 1 (1.41%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.41%) Physics
4 1 (1.41%) AS400
4 1 (1.41%) PKI
4 1 (1.41%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 49 (69.01%) Windows
2 20 (28.17%) Linux
3 18 (25.35%) UNIX
4 15 (21.13%) Solaris
5 9 (12.68%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (9.86%) AIX
6 7 (9.86%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (8.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (8.45%) HPUX
8 4 (5.63%) Windows XP
9 3 (4.23%) SUSE
9 3 (4.23%) Windows 7
10 2 (2.82%) CentOS
10 2 (2.82%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (1.41%) Windows 8
11 1 (1.41%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (26.76%) Project Management
2 17 (23.94%) Systems Analysis
3 8 (11.27%) ITIL
3 8 (11.27%) Disaster Recovery
3 8 (11.27%) Problem Management
4 4 (5.63%) Analytics
4 4 (5.63%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (4.23%) Data Management
6 2 (2.82%) CRM
6 2 (2.82%) Master Data Management
6 2 (2.82%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (2.82%) Electronic Trading
7 1 (1.41%) Time Management
7 1 (1.41%) Financial Modelling
7 1 (1.41%) Monte Carlo Method
7 1 (1.41%) Product Management
7 1 (1.41%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (1.41%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (1.41%) Risk Management
7 1 (1.41%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (30.99%) SQL
2 7 (9.86%) Java
3 2 (2.82%) C
3 2 (2.82%) PL/SQL
3 2 (2.82%) Python
3 2 (2.82%) VB.NET
3 2 (2.82%) Google Apps Script
4 1 (1.41%) VBA
4 1 (1.41%) PeopleCode
4 1 (1.41%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.41%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.41%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.41%) Perl
Qualifications
1 7 (9.86%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (9.86%) Degree
2 4 (5.63%) MCSE
3 2 (2.82%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.82%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.82%) MCP
3 2 (2.82%) MCITP
4 1 (1.41%) A+ Certification
4 1 (1.41%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.41%) SLA
1 1 (1.41%) PCI DSS
1 1 (1.41%) Data Quality
System Software
1 24 (33.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (29.58%) Hyper-V
3 5 (7.04%) Active Directory
4 2 (2.82%) vSphere
4 2 (2.82%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 3 (4.23%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.41%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (1.41%) Control-M
Vendors
1 35 (49.30%) Oracle
2 32 (45.07%) Microsoft
3 27 (38.03%) VMware
4 9 (12.68%) Cisco
5 5 (7.04%) SunGard
5 5 (7.04%) Apple
5 5 (7.04%) Tandberg
6 4 (5.63%) Red Hat
6 4 (5.63%) HP
6 4 (5.63%) IBM
6 4 (5.63%) Sybase
7 3 (4.23%) EMC
7 3 (4.23%) Hitachi
7 3 (4.23%) Sun
7 3 (4.23%) Veritas
8 2 (2.82%) Citrix
8 2 (2.82%) Google
9 1 (1.41%) TIBCO
9 1 (1.41%) McAfee
9 1 (1.41%) BEA
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago