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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Support Specialist
Rank 823 830 821
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support Specialist 43 34 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.041% 0.033% 0.044%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.043% 0.035% 0.046%
Number of salaries quoted 42 28 46
Average salary £35,000 £37,000 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.40% +21.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,475 £25,000 £22,343
10% offered a salary of more than £49,750 £37,000 £47,750
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,000 £30,500
% change year-on-year
- +21.31%
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
99423 96838 103920
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.66% 94.71% 95.31%
Number of salaries quoted 83438 79404 90243
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 £26,500 £26,500
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 19 December 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 19 December 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +43 21 £27,500 +17.02% 1
South East +7 15 £39,000 +5.40%
East of England -20 3 £20,500 -32.78%
South West - 2 £30,000 -
West Midlands -14 1 £36,500 +19.67%
Yorkshire -25 1 £22,500 -25.00%
Technical Support Specialist
UK

Technical Support Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 55 (68.75%) Windows
2 40 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 33 (41.25%) SQL Server
4 29 (36.25%) Oracle
5 25 (31.25%) VMware
6 24 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 22 (27.50%) IIS
7 22 (27.50%) Project Management
8 21 (26.25%) Hyper-V
9 19 (23.75%) Oracle Database
9 19 (23.75%) Oracle Database 10g
9 19 (23.75%) SQL Server 2000
9 19 (23.75%) Systems Analysis
10 18 (22.50%) VPN
10 18 (22.50%) Active Directory
11 16 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
12 15 (18.75%) SQL
12 15 (18.75%) Firewall
12 15 (18.75%) Apple
13 13 (16.25%) Apple iOS
14 12 (15.00%) ITIL
15 11 (13.75%) MS Excel
15 11 (13.75%) Cisco
15 11 (13.75%) Windows Server 2003
15 11 (13.75%) Degree
15 11 (13.75%) MS Exchange
16 10 (12.50%) UNIX
16 10 (12.50%) Android
17 9 (11.25%) Blackberry
17 9 (11.25%) Telecoms

Technical Support Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 22 (27.50%) IIS
2 11 (13.75%) MS Exchange
3 6 (7.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (5.00%) WebLogic
5 3 (3.75%) SharePoint
5 3 (3.75%) Lync
5 3 (3.75%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (3.75%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (3.75%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (2.50%) Confluence
7 1 (1.25%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (1.25%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (1.25%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.25%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (1.25%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (1.25%) FileNet
7 1 (1.25%) CMS
7 1 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 11 (13.75%) MS Excel
2 6 (7.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.25%) Office 365
1 1 (1.25%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 18 (22.50%) VPN
2 15 (18.75%) Firewall
3 8 (10.00%) SAN
4 7 (8.75%) DNS
4 7 (8.75%) TCP/IP
5 4 (5.00%) LAN
5 4 (5.00%) WAN
5 4 (5.00%) Internet
6 3 (3.75%) DHCP
7 2 (2.50%) HTTP
7 2 (2.50%) VoIP
7 2 (2.50%) WLAN
7 2 (2.50%) GPRS
7 2 (2.50%) Wireless
7 2 (2.50%) Network Security
8 1 (1.25%) NAS
8 1 (1.25%) PABX
8 1 (1.25%) Frame Relay
8 1 (1.25%) Intranet
8 1 (1.25%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (41.25%) SQL Server
2 19 (23.75%) Oracle Database
2 19 (23.75%) Oracle Database 10g
2 19 (23.75%) SQL Server 2000
3 3 (3.75%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.50%) Big Data
4 2 (2.50%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.50%) MySQL
4 2 (2.50%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.50%) Data Mining
4 2 (2.50%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.25%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.25%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (2.50%) JIRA
2 1 (1.25%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.25%) Xcode
General
1 9 (11.25%) Telecoms
2 6 (7.50%) Finance
3 3 (3.75%) French Language
4 2 (2.50%) German Language
4 2 (2.50%) Aerospace
4 2 (2.50%) Banking
5 1 (1.25%) Retail
5 1 (1.25%) Korean Language
5 1 (1.25%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.50%) .NET
2 4 (5.00%) XML
3 3 (3.75%) WF
4 2 (2.50%) HTML
4 2 (2.50%) .NET Framework
4 2 (2.50%) CSS
5 1 (1.25%) JSP
5 1 (1.25%) Web Services
5 1 (1.25%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.25%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.25%) Blackberry
2 7 (8.75%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (6.25%) Management Information System
4 4 (5.00%) Clustering
4 4 (5.00%) Visualisation
5 3 (3.75%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (3.75%) Learning Management System
5 3 (3.75%) Replication
6 2 (2.50%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.50%) Data Integration
6 2 (2.50%) Mobile Computing
7 1 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.25%) Wiki
7 1 (1.25%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.25%) CLARiiON
7 1 (1.25%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 55 (68.75%) Windows
2 16 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (16.25%) Apple iOS
4 11 (13.75%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (12.50%) UNIX
5 10 (12.50%) Android
6 7 (8.75%) Windows 7
6 7 (8.75%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (8.75%) Linux
7 6 (7.50%) Solaris
8 5 (6.25%) AIX
9 4 (5.00%) HPUX
10 3 (3.75%) SUSE
10 3 (3.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (2.50%) Windows 8
11 2 (2.50%) Windows Mobile
11 2 (2.50%) Windows XP
12 1 (1.25%) Mac OS X
12 1 (1.25%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (27.50%) Project Management
2 19 (23.75%) Systems Analysis
3 12 (15.00%) ITIL
4 3 (3.75%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (3.75%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (2.50%) Analytics
5 2 (2.50%) CRM
6 1 (1.25%) E-Commerce
6 1 (1.25%) B2B
6 1 (1.25%) Configuration Management
6 1 (1.25%) Migration
6 1 (1.25%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (1.25%) Data Management
6 1 (1.25%) Document Management
6 1 (1.25%) Software Testing
6 1 (1.25%) Incident Management
6 1 (1.25%) Business Development
6 1 (1.25%) Investment Management
6 1 (1.25%) Time Management
6 1 (1.25%) Image Processing
Programming Languages
1 15 (18.75%) SQL
2 4 (5.00%) Java
3 3 (3.75%) T-SQL
4 2 (2.50%) VBScript
4 2 (2.50%) VB
4 2 (2.50%) VB.NET
4 2 (2.50%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.50%) Perl
4 2 (2.50%) C#
5 1 (1.25%) C
5 1 (1.25%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.25%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (13.75%) Degree
2 3 (3.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (3.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (3.75%) A+ Certification
3 2 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (2.50%) Network+ Certification
3 2 (2.50%) MCSE
3 2 (2.50%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.25%) VCP5
4 1 (1.25%) MCSA
4 1 (1.25%) CCNP
4 1 (1.25%) CCA
4 1 (1.25%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (1.25%) CCEA
4 1 (1.25%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (26.25%) Hyper-V
3 18 (22.50%) Active Directory
4 2 (2.50%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (1.25%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.25%) XenApp
5 1 (1.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (5.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (3.75%) SCOM
3 2 (2.50%) SCCM
4 1 (1.25%) Control-M
4 1 (1.25%) SCVMM
4 1 (1.25%) SCOrch
4 1 (1.25%) MAILsweeper
4 1 (1.25%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.25%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.25%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 40 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 29 (36.25%) Oracle
3 25 (31.25%) VMware
4 15 (18.75%) Apple
5 11 (13.75%) Cisco
6 6 (7.50%) EMC
6 6 (7.50%) Citrix
6 6 (7.50%) Symantec
7 4 (5.00%) Red Hat
7 4 (5.00%) IBM
7 4 (5.00%) HP
8 3 (3.75%) Sun
8 3 (3.75%) Hitachi
8 3 (3.75%) Tandberg
9 2 (2.50%) Bloomberg
9 2 (2.50%) Sophos
9 2 (2.50%) NetApp
9 2 (2.50%) Veritas
9 2 (2.50%) Dell
10 1 (1.25%) Misys
East Midlands
Vodafone
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum + Strong benefits package
Posted: 17 days ago