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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Support Specialist
Rank 829 853 861
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support Specialist 37 20 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.035% 0.020% 0.023%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.037% 0.021% 0.025%
Number of salaries quoted 30 13 23
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 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,150 £34,800 £49,600
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
100712 94189 105607
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.39% 94.23% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 82348 79093 90842
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 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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
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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
South East +17 29 £36,500 +47.47%
London -11 4 £30,500 +3.38% 1
South West - 2 £34,000 -
East of England -2 1 £20,500 -39.70%
North West -14 1 £38,000 +49.01%
Yorkshire -51 1 £47,500 +46.15% 1
West Midlands - 1 £35,000 -
Technical Support Specialist
UK

Technical Support Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 47 (68.12%) Windows
2 35 (50.72%) Oracle
3 33 (47.83%) Microsoft
4 31 (44.93%) SQL Server
5 30 (43.48%) VMware
6 28 (40.58%) IIS
6 28 (40.58%) VMware Infrastructure
7 27 (39.13%) Oracle Database
8 25 (36.23%) Hyper-V
9 24 (34.78%) Project Management
10 22 (31.88%) SQL Server 2000
10 22 (31.88%) Systems Analysis
10 22 (31.88%) Oracle Database 10g
11 15 (21.74%) Linux
12 14 (20.29%) UNIX
13 13 (18.84%) SQL
14 11 (15.94%) Solaris
15 9 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
16 8 (11.59%) Cisco
16 8 (11.59%) Windows Server 2003
17 7 (10.14%) Firewall
17 7 (10.14%) AIX
17 7 (10.14%) ITIL
17 7 (10.14%) Windows Server 2008
18 6 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 6 (8.70%) HPUX
18 6 (8.70%) Active Directory
18 6 (8.70%) SAN
18 6 (8.70%) TCP/IP
18 6 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery

Technical Support Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 28 (40.58%) IIS
2 5 (7.25%) MS Exchange
2 5 (7.25%) Apache
3 4 (5.80%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (5.80%) Tomcat
4 3 (4.35%) WebLogic
5 2 (2.90%) Lync
5 2 (2.90%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.90%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (2.90%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2000
6 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.45%) IBM HTTP Server
6 1 (1.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.45%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.45%) Tuxedo
6 1 (1.45%) JCAPS
Applications
1 5 (7.25%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.35%) SunGard AvantGard
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.35%) Office 365
2 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.45%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.14%) Firewall
2 6 (8.70%) SAN
2 6 (8.70%) TCP/IP
3 4 (5.80%) VPN
4 3 (4.35%) HTTP
4 3 (4.35%) DNS
5 2 (2.90%) NAS
5 2 (2.90%) SSL
5 2 (2.90%) GPRS
5 2 (2.90%) WLAN
5 2 (2.90%) IPsec
5 2 (2.90%) Wireless
6 1 (1.45%) Internet
6 1 (1.45%) WAN
6 1 (1.45%) LAN
6 1 (1.45%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (44.93%) SQL Server
2 27 (39.13%) Oracle Database
3 22 (31.88%) SQL Server 2000
3 22 (31.88%) Oracle Database 10g
4 4 (5.80%) DB2
5 3 (4.35%) RDBMS
5 3 (4.35%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.90%) Big Data
6 2 (2.90%) DB2 UDB
6 2 (2.90%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.45%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.45%) PeopleTools
General
1 6 (8.70%) Finance
2 5 (7.25%) French Language
3 2 (2.90%) German Language
4 1 (1.45%) Retail
4 1 (1.45%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.45%) Back Office
4 1 (1.45%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.25%) WF
2 2 (2.90%) .NET
2 2 (2.90%) J2EE
3 1 (1.45%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (1.45%) Middleware
3 1 (1.45%) CSS
3 1 (1.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.25%) Video Conferencing
2 5 (7.25%) Data Integration
3 4 (5.80%) Visualisation
4 3 (4.35%) Clustering
4 3 (4.35%) Replication
5 2 (2.90%) Mobile Computing
5 2 (2.90%) Mathematics
5 2 (2.90%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.90%) Equities
6 1 (1.45%) PKI
6 1 (1.45%) Statistics
6 1 (1.45%) AS400
6 1 (1.45%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.45%) Physics
6 1 (1.45%) Credit Risk
6 1 (1.45%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 47 (68.12%) Windows
2 15 (21.74%) Linux
3 14 (20.29%) UNIX
4 11 (15.94%) Solaris
5 8 (11.59%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (10.14%) AIX
6 7 (10.14%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (8.70%) HPUX
8 4 (5.80%) Windows XP
9 3 (4.35%) SUSE
9 3 (4.35%) Windows 7
10 2 (2.90%) CentOS
10 2 (2.90%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (1.45%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (1.45%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (34.78%) Project Management
2 22 (31.88%) Systems Analysis
3 7 (10.14%) ITIL
4 6 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (5.80%) Problem Management
6 3 (4.35%) Data Management
6 3 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (4.35%) Analytics
7 2 (2.90%) Master Data Management
7 2 (2.90%) Electronic Trading
7 2 (2.90%) CRM
8 1 (1.45%) Knowledge Management
8 1 (1.45%) Business Development
8 1 (1.45%) Document Management
8 1 (1.45%) Data Analysis
8 1 (1.45%) Logistics
8 1 (1.45%) Risk Management
8 1 (1.45%) Benchmarking
8 1 (1.45%) EAI
8 1 (1.45%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 13 (18.84%) SQL
2 4 (5.80%) Java
3 2 (2.90%) C
3 2 (2.90%) VB.NET
4 1 (1.45%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.45%) PeopleCode
4 1 (1.45%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.45%) Perl
4 1 (1.45%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.45%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (7.25%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (7.25%) Degree
2 2 (2.90%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.90%) MCP
2 2 (2.90%) MCSE
2 2 (2.90%) MCITP
3 1 (1.45%) Network+ Certification
3 1 (1.45%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.45%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.45%) SLA
1 1 (1.45%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 28 (40.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (36.23%) Hyper-V
3 6 (8.70%) Active Directory
4 2 (2.90%) vSphere
4 2 (2.90%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 3 (4.35%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.45%) Control-M
2 1 (1.45%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 35 (50.72%) Oracle
2 33 (47.83%) Microsoft
3 30 (43.48%) VMware
4 8 (11.59%) Cisco
5 5 (7.25%) Apple
5 5 (7.25%) Tandberg
6 4 (5.80%) Sybase
6 4 (5.80%) HP
6 4 (5.80%) IBM
6 4 (5.80%) Red Hat
7 3 (4.35%) Hitachi
7 3 (4.35%) Veritas
7 3 (4.35%) SunGard
7 3 (4.35%) Sun
7 3 (4.35%) EMC
8 2 (2.90%) Citrix
8 2 (2.90%) McAfee
9 1 (1.45%) TIBCO
9 1 (1.45%) JBoss
9 1 (1.45%) BEA
North West London
Soundnet Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Knaresborough, North Yorkshire
TSYS Europe
Salary: Basic salary plus on call payments, and benefits package
Posted: 19 days ago