The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Support Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the Reading 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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Support Specialist
Rank 130 137 134
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support Specialist 4 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.19% 0.16% 0.090%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.18% 0.096%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 2
Average salary £32,750 £38,500 £24,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.93% +55.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,150 £38,500 £24,550
10% offered a salary of more than £47,250 £38,500 £24,950
UK excluding London average salary £31,500 £36,500 £25,250
% change year-on-year
-13.69% +44.55%
Technical Support Specialist
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Reading 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
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2012 2264 2094
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 93.80% 92.03% 93.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1619 1599 1665
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,501
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Technical Support Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Technical Support Specialist in the job title across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Technical Support Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Technical Support Specialist
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Technical Support Specialist across the Reading region.

Technical Support Specialist Salary Trend in Reading

Technical Support Specialist
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Technical Support Specialist across the Reading region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Technical Support Specialist Salary Histogram in Reading

Technical Support Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (60.00%) VMware
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Python
2 2 (40.00%) Google
2 2 (40.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (40.00%) Perl
3 1 (20.00%) sed
3 1 (20.00%) logstash
3 1 (20.00%) CentOS
3 1 (20.00%) ZABBIX
3 1 (20.00%) Ubuntu
3 1 (20.00%) French Language
3 1 (20.00%) German Language
3 1 (20.00%) Italian Language
3 1 (20.00%) AWK
3 1 (20.00%) Information Security
3 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (20.00%) DNS
3 1 (20.00%) LDAP
3 1 (20.00%) Apache
3 1 (20.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (20.00%) Solaris
3 1 (20.00%) UNIX
3 1 (20.00%) Intel

Technical Support Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (20.00%) Apache
2 1 (20.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) LDAP
1 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (20.00%) DNS
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
General
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (20.00%) French Language
1 1 (20.00%) German Language
1 1 (20.00%) Italian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) LAMP
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Solaris
2 1 (20.00%) UNIX
2 1 (20.00%) SUSE
2 1 (20.00%) Ubuntu
2 1 (20.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (20.00%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) Python
2 2 (40.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (40.00%) Perl
3 1 (20.00%) sed
3 1 (20.00%) AWK
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Nagios
1 1 (20.00%) ZABBIX
1 1 (20.00%) logstash
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) Google
3 1 (20.00%) Intel
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (20.00%) Sophos
3 1 (20.00%) Websense
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