The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the England region that had Technical Support Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Technical Support Specialist
UK / England
Rank 797 889 851
Rank change year-on-year
+92 -38
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support Specialist 30 26 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.039% 0.028% 0.064%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.040% 0.029% 0.066%
Number of salaries quoted 27 23 62
Median salary £35,000 £47,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-26.31% +58.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £23,492 £20,475
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £34,500 £45,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-23.33% +50.00%

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
75025 89999 94835
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.45% 96.53% 96.70%
Number of salaries quoted 62757 76295 79421
Median salary £47,500 £45,790 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.73% +1.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Technical Support Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region that featured Technical Support Specialist in the job title.

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 21 January 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Support Specialist within the England region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +69 11 £35,750 -24.73% 1
London +53 5 £51,250 -8.88%
East of England +19 5 £32,500 -31.57% 1
Yorkshire - 4 £31,250 -
North West -8 2 £60,000 +33.33%
East Midlands - 2 £35,000 -
South West - 1 £60,350 -
Technical Support Specialist
UK

Technical Support Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, Technical Support Specialist job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region featuring Technical Support Specialist in the job title.

1 29 (46.77%) Windows
2 22 (35.48%) SQL
3 17 (27.42%) Windows Server
4 16 (25.81%) Unix
4 16 (25.81%) Microsoft
5 15 (24.19%) Linux
6 14 (22.58%) SQL Server
6 14 (22.58%) Degree
7 10 (16.13%) Active Directory
8 8 (12.90%) DHCP
8 8 (12.90%) MS Office
8 8 (12.90%) C#
8 8 (12.90%) MCP
9 7 (11.29%) IP Telephony
9 7 (11.29%) Coaching
9 7 (11.29%) Management Information System
9 7 (11.29%) DNS
10 6 (9.68%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (9.68%) Mac OS X
10 6 (9.68%) MS Excel
10 6 (9.68%) MCSE
10 6 (9.68%) Web Services
10 6 (9.68%) Time Management
10 6 (9.68%) Apple iOS
11 5 (8.06%) Skype for Business
11 5 (8.06%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (8.06%) Marketing
11 5 (8.06%) QA
11 5 (8.06%) Office 365
11 5 (8.06%) Windows Server 2012

Technical Support Specialist Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (8.06%) Skype for Business
2 4 (6.45%) IIS
2 4 (6.45%) MS Exchange
3 3 (4.84%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.23%) JBoss
4 2 (3.23%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 8 (12.90%) MS Office
2 6 (9.68%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (6.45%) Northgate Housing
2 1 (1.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.61%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.06%) Office 365
2 2 (3.23%) Yammer
3 1 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (12.90%) DHCP
2 7 (11.29%) DNS
2 7 (11.29%) IP Telephony
3 5 (8.06%) HTTP
3 5 (8.06%) Internet
3 5 (8.06%) Skype
4 4 (6.45%) FTP
4 4 (6.45%) SMTP
4 4 (6.45%) VLAN
4 4 (6.45%) Wireless
4 4 (6.45%) Wireshark
5 3 (4.84%) VoIP
6 2 (3.23%) Firewall
6 2 (3.23%) TCP/IP
6 2 (3.23%) Unified Communications
7 1 (1.61%) Network Security
7 1 (1.61%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (22.58%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.45%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (6.45%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (6.45%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (3.23%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.61%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.61%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.61%) DB2
4 1 (1.61%) Informix
4 1 (1.61%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.61%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Android Studio
1 1 (1.61%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (8.06%) Manufacturing
1 5 (8.06%) Marketing
2 4 (6.45%) Banking
2 4 (6.45%) Finance
3 2 (3.23%) Legal
4 1 (1.61%) Back Office
4 1 (1.61%) French Language
4 1 (1.61%) Publishing
4 1 (1.61%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.68%) Web Services
2 5 (8.06%) Middleware
3 2 (3.23%) .NET
4 1 (1.61%) CSS
4 1 (1.61%) HTML
4 1 (1.61%) iBATIS
4 1 (1.61%) J2EE
4 1 (1.61%) SAML
4 1 (1.61%) Spring
4 1 (1.61%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.29%) Management Information System
2 5 (8.06%) Data Centre
3 3 (4.84%) Clustering
3 3 (4.84%) Informatics
3 3 (4.84%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (3.23%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.61%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.61%) Biometrics
5 1 (1.61%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.61%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.61%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.61%) EFT
5 1 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.61%) iPad
5 1 (1.61%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.61%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.61%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 29 (46.77%) Windows
2 17 (27.42%) Windows Server
3 16 (25.81%) Unix
4 15 (24.19%) Linux
5 6 (9.68%) Apple iOS
5 6 (9.68%) Mac OS X
6 5 (8.06%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (8.06%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (6.45%) Mac OS
7 4 (6.45%) NetWare
7 4 (6.45%) Windows 10
7 4 (6.45%) Windows 8
8 3 (4.84%) AIX
8 3 (4.84%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.61%) Android
9 1 (1.61%) CentOS
9 1 (1.61%) HPUX
9 1 (1.61%) Solaris
9 1 (1.61%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.61%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (11.29%) Coaching
2 6 (9.68%) Time Management
3 4 (6.45%) Analytics
3 4 (6.45%) Defect Tracking
3 4 (6.45%) Incident Management
3 4 (6.45%) Matrix Organization
3 4 (6.45%) Mentoring
3 4 (6.45%) Product Management
3 4 (6.45%) Release Management
3 4 (6.45%) Service Delivery
3 4 (6.45%) Software Engineering
3 4 (6.45%) Validation
3 4 (6.45%) Virtual Environments
4 3 (4.84%) Performance Management
4 3 (4.84%) Service Management
5 2 (3.23%) Business Analysis
5 2 (3.23%) Contract Management
5 2 (3.23%) Load Balancing
5 2 (3.23%) Presales
5 2 (3.23%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 22 (35.48%) SQL
2 8 (12.90%) C#
3 5 (8.06%) Java
4 4 (6.45%) C++
4 4 (6.45%) JavaScript
4 4 (6.45%) R
4 4 (6.45%) T-SQL
5 3 (4.84%) Python
6 2 (3.23%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.61%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.61%) C
7 1 (1.61%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (22.58%) Degree
2 8 (12.90%) MCP
3 6 (9.68%) MCSE
3 6 (9.68%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (6.45%) CCNA
4 4 (6.45%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (6.45%) CISSP
4 4 (6.45%) CompTIA Security+
4 4 (6.45%) Network+ Certification
4 4 (6.45%) Security+ Certification
5 3 (4.84%) HNC
5 3 (4.84%) HND
5 3 (4.84%) Security Cleared
6 2 (3.23%) MCTS
7 1 (1.61%) MCITP
7 1 (1.61%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.06%) QA
2 4 (6.45%) SLA
3 2 (3.23%) HL7
System Software
1 10 (16.13%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.45%) Virtual Machines
2 4 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.61%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 4 (6.45%) SCVMM
2 3 (4.84%) SCCM
3 2 (3.23%) Ganglia
3 2 (3.23%) Netcool
4 1 (1.61%) AirWatch
4 1 (1.61%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.61%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (1.61%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 16 (25.81%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.06%) Apple
2 5 (8.06%) Oracle
2 5 (8.06%) VMware
3 4 (6.45%) Mitel
3 4 (6.45%) Northgate
3 4 (6.45%) Sophos
4 3 (4.84%) Avaya
5 2 (3.23%) AppDynamics
5 2 (3.23%) iManage
5 2 (3.23%) Sybase
6 1 (1.61%) CommVault
6 1 (1.61%) EMC
6 1 (1.61%) HP
6 1 (1.61%) LexisNexis
6 1 (1.61%) MobileIron
6 1 (1.61%) NetApp
6 1 (1.61%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.61%) Veeam
6 1 (1.61%) Veritas
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