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

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Support Specialist
Rank 795 829 807
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support Specialist 54 34 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.054% 0.034% 0.053%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.057% 0.036% 0.056%
Number of salaries quoted 49 20 40
Average salary £33,500 £32,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.07% -12.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,475 £26,450 £22,617
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,625 £38,550
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £31,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+19.04% -14.86%
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
94349 93880 96743
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.84% 94.44% 94.96%
Number of salaries quoted 78390 76321 82592
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 March 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 March 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 +20 32 £33,500 -21.17%
South East -18 13 £42,500 +44.06% 1
East of England +2 5 £20,500 -32.78% 2
North West - 3 £40,000 -
North East - 1 £32,250 -
Technical Support Specialist
UK

Technical Support Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 65 (67.01%) Windows
2 40 (41.24%) Microsoft
3 37 (38.14%) VPN
4 31 (31.96%) Apple iOS
5 30 (30.93%) Apple
6 21 (21.65%) Active Directory
7 20 (20.62%) SQL Server
8 19 (19.59%) Oracle
8 19 (19.59%) SQL
8 19 (19.59%) Telecoms
8 19 (19.59%) Android
8 19 (19.59%) VMware
9 18 (18.56%) VMware Infrastructure
9 18 (18.56%) Firewall
9 18 (18.56%) Blackberry
9 18 (18.56%) Project Management
10 17 (17.53%) Windows 7
10 17 (17.53%) Degree
11 16 (16.49%) MS Office
12 15 (15.46%) WAN
12 15 (15.46%) LAN
12 15 (15.46%) Windows Server 2008
13 14 (14.43%) Cisco
14 13 (13.40%) ITIL
14 13 (13.40%) Finance
15 11 (11.34%) IIS
15 11 (11.34%) VoIP
15 11 (11.34%) Retail
16 10 (10.31%) MS Exchange
16 10 (10.31%) MS Excel

Technical Support Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 11 (11.34%) IIS
2 10 (10.31%) MS Exchange
3 6 (6.19%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (5.15%) WebLogic
5 3 (3.09%) SharePoint
5 3 (3.09%) Lync
5 3 (3.09%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (3.09%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (2.06%) Confluence
6 2 (2.06%) CMS
6 2 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.03%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (1.03%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.03%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.03%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (1.03%) FileNet
7 1 (1.03%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 16 (16.49%) MS Office
2 10 (10.31%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.03%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.03%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.12%) SaaS
2 2 (2.06%) Google Apps
2 2 (2.06%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.03%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 37 (38.14%) VPN
2 18 (18.56%) Firewall
3 15 (15.46%) LAN
3 15 (15.46%) WAN
4 11 (11.34%) VoIP
5 10 (10.31%) Wi-Fi
6 9 (9.28%) VLAN
7 8 (8.25%) DNS
8 7 (7.22%) SAN
8 7 (7.22%) Internet
9 5 (5.15%) TCP/IP
10 4 (4.12%) Broadband
11 3 (3.09%) DHCP
12 2 (2.06%) DMZ
12 2 (2.06%) Network Security
13 1 (1.03%) NAS
13 1 (1.03%) PABX
13 1 (1.03%) Wireshark
13 1 (1.03%) Intranet
13 1 (1.03%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (20.62%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.25%) SQL Server 2000
3 7 (7.22%) Oracle Database 10g
3 7 (7.22%) Oracle Database
4 3 (3.09%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (3.09%) MySQL
5 2 (2.06%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (2.06%) Data Mining
5 2 (2.06%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.06%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.03%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.03%) MS Access
6 1 (1.03%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.03%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (2.06%) JIRA
2 1 (1.03%) WinDbg
2 1 (1.03%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.03%) Xcode
General
1 19 (19.59%) Telecoms
2 13 (13.40%) Finance
3 11 (11.34%) Retail
4 3 (3.09%) French Language
4 3 (3.09%) Banking
5 2 (2.06%) German Language
5 2 (2.06%) Korean Language
5 2 (2.06%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.03%) Marketing
6 1 (1.03%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.25%) XML
2 6 (6.19%) HTML
2 6 (6.19%) .NET
3 3 (3.09%) .NET Framework
4 2 (2.06%) CSS
4 2 (2.06%) JSP
5 1 (1.03%) Web Services
5 1 (1.03%) J2EE
5 1 (1.03%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.03%) ODBC
5 1 (1.03%) WSDL
5 1 (1.03%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (1.03%) OLE DB
Miscellaneous
1 18 (18.56%) Blackberry
2 9 (9.28%) Client/Server
2 9 (9.28%) Video Conferencing
3 8 (8.25%) EPoS
4 5 (5.15%) Computer Science
4 5 (5.15%) Learning Management System
5 4 (4.12%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (4.12%) Clustering
5 4 (4.12%) Management Information System
6 3 (3.09%) Replication
6 3 (3.09%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (2.06%) Visualisation
7 2 (2.06%) Data Integration
8 1 (1.03%) Open Source
8 1 (1.03%) CLARiiON
8 1 (1.03%) Wiki
8 1 (1.03%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 65 (67.01%) Windows
2 31 (31.96%) Apple iOS
3 19 (19.59%) Android
4 17 (17.53%) Windows 7
5 15 (15.46%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (9.28%) UNIX
6 9 (9.28%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (7.22%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (6.19%) Linux
9 4 (4.12%) Solaris
10 3 (3.09%) AIX
10 3 (3.09%) HPUX
10 3 (3.09%) SUSE
10 3 (3.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (2.06%) Windows 8
12 1 (1.03%) Windows XP
12 1 (1.03%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (18.56%) Project Management
2 13 (13.40%) ITIL
3 9 (9.28%) Time Management
4 7 (7.22%) Kalman Filter
4 7 (7.22%) Systems Analysis
5 4 (4.12%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (3.09%) CRM
6 3 (3.09%) E-Commerce
7 2 (2.06%) ERP
7 2 (2.06%) Business Development
8 1 (1.03%) Problem Management
8 1 (1.03%) Load Testing
8 1 (1.03%) Test Scripting
8 1 (1.03%) Investment Management
8 1 (1.03%) Image Processing
8 1 (1.03%) ITIL V3
8 1 (1.03%) Capacity Management
8 1 (1.03%) Performance Monitoring
8 1 (1.03%) People Management
8 1 (1.03%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 19 (19.59%) SQL
2 10 (10.31%) Java
3 7 (7.22%) JavaScript
4 3 (3.09%) C#
4 3 (3.09%) T-SQL
4 3 (3.09%) VBScript
5 2 (2.06%) VB
5 2 (2.06%) Python
5 2 (2.06%) PL/SQL
5 2 (2.06%) Google Apps Script
6 1 (1.03%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.03%) C
6 1 (1.03%) Perl
Qualifications
1 17 (17.53%) Degree
2 9 (9.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 9 (9.28%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (7.22%) CCNP
3 7 (7.22%) VCP5
4 4 (4.12%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (3.09%) MCSE
6 2 (2.06%) Security Cleared
6 2 (2.06%) A+ Certification
6 2 (2.06%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (2.06%) CCNA
7 1 (1.03%) CCA
7 1 (1.03%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (1.03%) CCEA
7 1 (1.03%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (1.03%) VCP4
7 1 (1.03%) MCSA
7 1 (1.03%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.09%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (21.65%) Active Directory
2 18 (18.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (9.28%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.06%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (1.03%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.03%) XenApp
5 1 (1.03%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (4.12%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (3.09%) SCOM
3 2 (2.06%) SCCM
4 1 (1.03%) SCVMM
4 1 (1.03%) SCOrch
4 1 (1.03%) MAILsweeper
4 1 (1.03%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.03%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.03%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 40 (41.24%) Microsoft
2 30 (30.93%) Apple
3 19 (19.59%) Oracle
3 19 (19.59%) VMware
4 14 (14.43%) Cisco
5 8 (8.25%) Avaya
6 7 (7.22%) Citrix
7 6 (6.19%) EMC
7 6 (6.19%) Symantec
8 4 (4.12%) IBM
9 3 (3.09%) Sun
9 3 (3.09%) HP
9 3 (3.09%) Hitachi
9 3 (3.09%) Red Hat
10 2 (2.06%) Bloomberg
10 2 (2.06%) Google
10 2 (2.06%) Sophos
10 2 (2.06%) hybris
10 2 (2.06%) NetApp
10 2 (2.06%) Veritas
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Aria Select Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Biovia
Salary: Competitive salary & benefits package
Posted: 7 days ago