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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Support Specialist
Rank 880 858 875
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support Specialist 25 53 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.026% 0.054% 0.039%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.027% 0.056% 0.041%
Number of salaries quoted 21 53 30
Average salary £47,500 £32,500 £33,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+46.15% -2.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,475 £24,863
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £47,625
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £32,500 £30,500
% change year-on-year
+38.46% +6.55%
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
91358 94470 93145
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.12% 96.49% 96.27%
Number of salaries quoted 77495 78985 75634
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 14 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Support Specialist within the England region over the 3 months to 14 February 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
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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 -8 13 £56,250 +70.45%
South East -5 9 £46,250 +15.62% 2
North West +31 1 £45,000 +50.00%
East of England 0 1 £47,500 +120.93%
Yorkshire - 1 £22,500 -
Technical Support Specialist
UK

Technical Support Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 42 (61.76%) Windows
2 31 (45.59%) SQL
3 26 (38.24%) Linux
4 20 (29.41%) Microsoft
5 19 (27.94%) Active Directory
6 18 (26.47%) Unix
6 18 (26.47%) Windows Server
7 17 (25.00%) VMware
8 15 (22.06%) MS Exchange
8 15 (22.06%) VPN
9 13 (19.12%) Apple
9 13 (19.12%) Telecoms
10 12 (17.65%) Blackberry
10 12 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
10 12 (17.65%) Android
10 12 (17.65%) Bash Shell
11 11 (16.18%) Apple iOS
11 11 (16.18%) Broadband
11 11 (16.18%) Oracle
12 8 (11.76%) ITIL
12 8 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
12 8 (11.76%) HP
12 8 (11.76%) Firewall
12 8 (11.76%) Finance
12 8 (11.76%) Google
13 7 (10.29%) CCNA
13 7 (10.29%) MS Excel
13 7 (10.29%) Data Centre
13 7 (10.29%) Degree
13 7 (10.29%) German Language

Technical Support Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 15 (22.06%) MS Exchange
2 4 (5.88%) IIS
3 3 (4.41%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.47%) CMS
4 1 (1.47%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.47%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (10.29%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.88%) MS Office
3 1 (1.47%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.47%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.47%) Google Apps
1 1 (1.47%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (22.06%) VPN
2 11 (16.18%) Broadband
3 8 (11.76%) Firewall
4 5 (7.35%) DNS
5 4 (5.88%) DHCP
5 4 (5.88%) SAN
6 3 (4.41%) FTP
6 3 (4.41%) IMAP
6 3 (4.41%) SMTP
6 3 (4.41%) TCP/IP
6 3 (4.41%) VLAN
7 2 (2.94%) NAS
8 1 (1.47%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (1.47%) DMZ
8 1 (1.47%) IPsec
8 1 (1.47%) SSL
8 1 (1.47%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.35%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (5.88%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.41%) MySQL
3 3 (4.41%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.94%) IBM InfoSphere
4 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (2.94%) Text Mining
5 1 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.47%) MS Access
5 1 (1.47%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (4.41%) JIRA
2 1 (1.47%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 13 (19.12%) Telecoms
2 8 (11.76%) Finance
3 7 (10.29%) German Language
4 3 (4.41%) Back Office
4 3 (4.41%) Banking
5 2 (2.94%) Electronics
5 2 (2.94%) French Language
5 2 (2.94%) Front Office
5 2 (2.94%) Games
6 1 (1.47%) Italian Language
6 1 (1.47%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.41%) COM
1 3 (4.41%) Flash
2 2 (2.94%) HTML
2 2 (2.94%) HTML5
2 2 (2.94%) Middleware
3 1 (1.47%) .NET
3 1 (1.47%) JSP
3 1 (1.47%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.65%) Blackberry
2 7 (10.29%) Data Centre
3 5 (7.35%) SWIFT
4 3 (4.41%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.41%) Equities
4 3 (4.41%) Life Science
4 3 (4.41%) PMI
5 2 (2.94%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.94%) Contract for Difference
5 2 (2.94%) Health Informatics
5 2 (2.94%) Informatics
6 1 (1.47%) Clustering
6 1 (1.47%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.47%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.47%) iPhone
6 1 (1.47%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 42 (61.76%) Windows
2 26 (38.24%) Linux
3 18 (26.47%) Unix
3 18 (26.47%) Windows Server
4 12 (17.65%) Android
5 11 (16.18%) Apple iOS
6 5 (7.35%) Windows 7
7 4 (5.88%) Oracle Linux
7 4 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (4.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (4.41%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (1.47%) AIX
10 1 (1.47%) Windows 10
10 1 (1.47%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (11.76%) ITIL
2 5 (7.35%) CRM
2 5 (7.35%) ERP
3 3 (4.41%) Data Management
3 3 (4.41%) Data Protection
3 3 (4.41%) E-Commerce
3 3 (4.41%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (4.41%) Time Management
4 2 (2.94%) Analytics
4 2 (2.94%) Configuration Management
4 2 (2.94%) DevOps
4 2 (2.94%) Network Design
5 1 (1.47%) Asset Management
5 1 (1.47%) Content Management
5 1 (1.47%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (1.47%) High Availability
5 1 (1.47%) ITIL V2
5 1 (1.47%) Project Management
5 1 (1.47%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (1.47%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 31 (45.59%) SQL
2 12 (17.65%) Bash Shell
3 5 (7.35%) Python
4 4 (5.88%) Perl
4 4 (5.88%) PHP
5 3 (4.41%) PowerShell
6 2 (2.94%) Java
6 2 (2.94%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.47%) AWK
7 1 (1.47%) C#
7 1 (1.47%) Google Apps Script
7 1 (1.47%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.47%) sed
7 1 (1.47%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (10.29%) CCNA
2 7 (10.29%) Degree
3 3 (4.41%) PMI Certification
4 2 (2.94%) MCSE
4 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.94%) Postgraduate
5 1 (1.47%) A+ Certification
5 1 (1.47%) CCNP
5 1 (1.47%) MCP
5 1 (1.47%) MCSA
5 1 (1.47%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (27.94%) Active Directory
2 12 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (7.35%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.47%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (1.47%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (7.35%) OpenView
1 5 (7.35%) Zenoss
2 4 (5.88%) NetBackup
3 2 (2.94%) Backup Exec
3 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 2 (2.94%) SCCM
3 2 (2.94%) SCOM
3 2 (2.94%) SCSM
3 2 (2.94%) SCVMM
4 1 (1.47%) Legato
4 1 (1.47%) Simpana
4 1 (1.47%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (1.47%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 20 (29.41%) Microsoft
2 17 (25.00%) VMware
3 13 (19.12%) Apple
4 11 (16.18%) Oracle
5 8 (11.76%) Google
5 8 (11.76%) HP
6 4 (5.88%) Cisco
6 4 (5.88%) Symantec
7 3 (4.41%) Veeam
7 3 (4.41%) Veritas
8 2 (2.94%) CheckPoint
8 2 (2.94%) Dell
8 2 (2.94%) Juniper
8 2 (2.94%) NetApp
9 1 (1.47%) arcserve
9 1 (1.47%) Citrix
9 1 (1.47%) CommVault
9 1 (1.47%) EMC
9 1 (1.47%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.47%) Teradata
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