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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Support Specialist
Rank 821 848 826
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support Specialist 33 41 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.033% 0.037% 0.029%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.035% 0.040% 0.031%
Number of salaries quoted 33 26 23
Average salary £23,000 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-38.66% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,475 £22,250 £27,800
10% offered a salary of more than £39,600 £47,000 £44,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £31,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -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
94314 103747 96405
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.64% 94.61% 94.66%
Number of salaries quoted 78324 85889 81068
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 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £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 May 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 22 May 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 +37 17 £20,475 -51.82% 1
South East -3 4 £31,500 - 1
South West -8 4 £36,250 +31.81%
West Midlands - 4 £21,750 -
Yorkshire +9 2 £25,000 -47.36% 2
East Midlands - 1 £25,500 -
East of England - 1 £38,000 -
Technical Support Specialist
UK

Technical Support Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (72.94%) Windows
2 41 (48.24%) VPN
3 38 (44.71%) Apple iOS
4 34 (40.00%) Apple
5 29 (34.12%) Blackberry
5 29 (34.12%) Android
6 26 (30.59%) Telecoms
7 22 (25.88%) Microsoft
8 17 (20.00%) Finance
9 16 (18.82%) Degree
10 15 (17.65%) Windows 7
10 15 (17.65%) Broadband
11 14 (16.47%) Firewall
12 12 (14.12%) Project Management
12 12 (14.12%) Cisco Certification
12 12 (14.12%) LAN
12 12 (14.12%) WAN
12 12 (14.12%) Active Directory
13 11 (12.94%) SQL
13 11 (12.94%) Retail
13 11 (12.94%) Windows Server 2008
14 10 (11.76%) VLAN
14 10 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
14 10 (11.76%) Internet
14 10 (11.76%) Java
14 10 (11.76%) MS Office
14 10 (11.76%) CCNP
14 10 (11.76%) Cisco
14 10 (11.76%) VoIP
14 10 (11.76%) UNIX

Technical Support Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 7 (8.24%) IIS
2 6 (7.06%) WebLogic
3 3 (3.53%) CMS
3 3 (3.53%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.18%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.18%) Drupal
4 1 (1.18%) Apache
4 1 (1.18%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (11.76%) MS Office
2 2 (2.35%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.18%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.18%) InDesign
3 1 (1.18%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.18%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.18%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.71%) SaaS
2 2 (2.35%) Google Apps
2 2 (2.35%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 41 (48.24%) VPN
2 15 (17.65%) Broadband
3 14 (16.47%) Firewall
4 12 (14.12%) LAN
4 12 (14.12%) WAN
5 10 (11.76%) VLAN
5 10 (11.76%) Internet
5 10 (11.76%) VoIP
6 9 (10.59%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (4.71%) DNS
8 3 (3.53%) SAN
9 2 (2.35%) DMZ
9 2 (2.35%) Wireshark
10 1 (1.18%) SSH
10 1 (1.18%) Telnet
10 1 (1.18%) CTI
10 1 (1.18%) 3G
10 1 (1.18%) WLAN
10 1 (1.18%) PBX
10 1 (1.18%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.24%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.18%) BusinessObjects XI
2 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (1.18%) MySQL
2 1 (1.18%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (1.18%) WinDbg
General
1 26 (30.59%) Telecoms
2 17 (20.00%) Finance
3 11 (12.94%) Retail
4 4 (4.71%) German Language
5 3 (3.53%) French Language
6 2 (2.35%) Banking
6 2 (2.35%) Korean Language
6 2 (2.35%) Marketing
7 1 (1.18%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.18%) Spanish Language
7 1 (1.18%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.06%) XML
2 5 (5.88%) HTML
3 2 (2.35%) CSS
3 2 (2.35%) JSP
3 2 (2.35%) .NET
3 2 (2.35%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (1.18%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.18%) OLE DB
4 1 (1.18%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (1.18%) WSDL
4 1 (1.18%) J2EE
4 1 (1.18%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 29 (34.12%) Blackberry
2 9 (10.59%) Client/Server
2 9 (10.59%) Video Conferencing
3 8 (9.41%) EPoS
4 4 (4.71%) Mobile Computing
5 3 (3.53%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.53%) Learning Management System
5 3 (3.53%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (3.53%) Replication
5 3 (3.53%) Clustering
6 2 (2.35%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.18%) Graphic Design
7 1 (1.18%) Open Source
7 1 (1.18%) iPhone
7 1 (1.18%) iPad
7 1 (1.18%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.18%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.18%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 62 (72.94%) Windows
2 38 (44.71%) Apple iOS
3 29 (34.12%) Android
4 15 (17.65%) Windows 7
5 11 (12.94%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (11.76%) UNIX
7 7 (8.24%) Linux
8 4 (4.71%) Windows 2000 Server
8 4 (4.71%) Windows Mobile
9 3 (3.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (3.53%) SUSE
9 3 (3.53%) AIX
9 3 (3.53%) HPUX
9 3 (3.53%) Solaris
10 2 (2.35%) Windows XP
10 2 (2.35%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (1.18%) Mac OS
11 1 (1.18%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (14.12%) Project Management
2 9 (10.59%) ITIL
2 9 (10.59%) Time Management
3 5 (5.88%) Kalman Filter
3 5 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (4.71%) E-Commerce
4 4 (4.71%) Mobile Device Management
5 2 (2.35%) ERP
6 1 (1.18%) Business Analysis
6 1 (1.18%) Supplier Management
6 1 (1.18%) Knowledge Management
6 1 (1.18%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (1.18%) Web Development
6 1 (1.18%) Business Development
6 1 (1.18%) Problem Management
6 1 (1.18%) Release Management
6 1 (1.18%) Load Testing
6 1 (1.18%) Test Scripting
6 1 (1.18%) Product Management
6 1 (1.18%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 11 (12.94%) SQL
2 10 (11.76%) Java
3 6 (7.06%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.35%) Python
4 2 (2.35%) PL/SQL
4 2 (2.35%) Google Apps Script
5 1 (1.18%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.18%) VBScript
5 1 (1.18%) C
5 1 (1.18%) C#
Qualifications
1 16 (18.82%) Degree
2 12 (14.12%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (11.76%) CCNP
4 6 (7.06%) CCNA
4 6 (7.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 6 (7.06%) VCP5
5 2 (2.35%) MCSE
5 2 (2.35%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.18%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.18%) MCP
System Software
1 12 (14.12%) Active Directory
2 8 (9.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.18%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.18%) XenDesktop
3 1 (1.18%) VirtualBox
3 1 (1.18%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 34 (40.00%) Apple
2 22 (25.88%) Microsoft
3 10 (11.76%) Cisco
4 9 (10.59%) VMware
5 8 (9.41%) Avaya
5 8 (9.41%) Oracle
6 5 (5.88%) Citrix
7 3 (3.53%) Hitachi
7 3 (3.53%) Red Hat
7 3 (3.53%) EMC
7 3 (3.53%) Sun
8 2 (2.35%) hybris
8 2 (2.35%) Google
9 1 (1.18%) Alias
9 1 (1.18%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (1.18%) Unisys
9 1 (1.18%) Adobe
9 1 (1.18%) IBM
9 1 (1.18%) Business Objects
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