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

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Support Specialist
Rank - - 137
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support Specialist 0 0 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading - - 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 4
Average salary - - £36,500
UK excluding London average salary £25,750 £36,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
-29.45% -
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
2154 2266 2150
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 94.81% 92.53% 94.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1627 1651 1746
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (75.00%) French Language
2 3 (75.00%) Clustering
2 3 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (75.00%) SUSE
2 3 (75.00%) Replication
2 3 (75.00%) EMC
2 3 (75.00%) SAN
2 3 (75.00%) Hitachi
2 3 (75.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (75.00%) Sun
2 3 (75.00%) UNIX
2 3 (75.00%) AIX
2 3 (75.00%) HPUX
2 3 (75.00%) Solaris
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) German Language
3 1 (25.00%) Spanish Language
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure

Technical Support Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) SAN
General
1 3 (75.00%) French Language
2 1 (25.00%) German Language
2 1 (25.00%) Spanish Language
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Replication
1 3 (75.00%) Clustering
1 3 (75.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) SUSE
2 3 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (75.00%) UNIX
2 3 (75.00%) AIX
2 3 (75.00%) HPUX
2 3 (75.00%) Solaris
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Sun
1 3 (75.00%) EMC
1 3 (75.00%) Hitachi
1 3 (75.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft