The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the South East region that had Technical Support Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Technical Support Specialist
England / South East
Rank 381 445 445
Rank change year-on-year
+64 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support Specialist 10 9 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.069% 0.047% 0.087%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.071% 0.048% 0.089%
Number of salaries quoted 9 8 15
Median salary £45,000 £46,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.70% +15.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £37,800 £20,700
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £48,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £45,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +28.57%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the South East 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
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
14087 18662 20143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.70% 96.73% 97.21%
Number of salaries quoted 11682 16015 16449
Median salary £43,500 £44,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.13% +6.02%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Technical Support Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Technical Support Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Technical Support Specialist
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Technical Support Specialist Salary Trend in the South East

Technical Support Specialist
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Technical Support Specialist across the South East region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017.

Technical Support Specialist Salary Histogram in the South East

Technical Support Specialist
Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 26 February 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
Berkshire +53 6 £45,000 -
Surrey +54 2 £27,500 -
West Sussex +6 2 £45,000 -5.26%
Technical Support Specialist
England

Technical Support Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 South East region featuring Technical Support Specialist in the job title.

1 15 (57.69%) Windows
2 10 (38.46%) SQL
2 10 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 10 (38.46%) DNS
3 9 (34.62%) Active Directory
4 8 (30.77%) DHCP
4 8 (30.77%) Unix
4 8 (30.77%) Linux
4 8 (30.77%) VMware
5 7 (26.92%) Degree
5 7 (26.92%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (26.92%) Windows Server
6 6 (23.08%) Coaching
6 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
7 5 (19.23%) Mac OS X
7 5 (19.23%) Time Management
8 4 (15.38%) Management Information System
8 4 (15.38%) Security+ Certification
8 4 (15.38%) Network+ Certification
8 4 (15.38%) SCVMM
8 4 (15.38%) Software Engineering
8 4 (15.38%) Product Management
8 4 (15.38%) Mac OS
8 4 (15.38%) PowerShell
8 4 (15.38%) Mentoring
8 4 (15.38%) Service Delivery
8 4 (15.38%) Firewall
8 4 (15.38%) Sophos
8 4 (15.38%) CCNA
8 4 (15.38%) SMTP

Technical Support Specialist Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 3 (11.54%) SharePoint
1 3 (11.54%) Skype for Business
2 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (3.85%) IIS
2 1 (3.85%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (11.54%) MS Office
2 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.54%) Office 365
2 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (38.46%) DNS
2 8 (30.77%) DHCP
3 4 (15.38%) Firewall
3 4 (15.38%) FTP
3 4 (15.38%) HTTP
3 4 (15.38%) SMTP
4 3 (11.54%) Skype
4 3 (11.54%) TCP/IP
4 3 (11.54%) VoIP
5 2 (7.69%) IP Telephony
6 1 (3.85%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.69%) DB2
2 2 (7.69%) Informix
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Android Studio
General
1 2 (7.69%) French Language
1 2 (7.69%) Manufacturing
1 2 (7.69%) Marketing
2 1 (3.85%) Back Office
2 1 (3.85%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) Middleware
1 2 (7.69%) Web Services
2 1 (3.85%) .NET
2 1 (3.85%) CSS
2 1 (3.85%) HTML
2 1 (3.85%) iBATIS
2 1 (3.85%) J2EE
2 1 (3.85%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.85%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.85%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.85%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 15 (57.69%) Windows
2 8 (30.77%) Linux
2 8 (30.77%) Unix
3 7 (26.92%) Windows Server
4 5 (19.23%) Mac OS X
5 4 (15.38%) Mac OS
5 4 (15.38%) NetWare
6 3 (11.54%) Apple iOS
6 3 (11.54%) Windows 10
6 3 (11.54%) Windows 7
6 3 (11.54%) Windows 8
7 2 (7.69%) AIX
7 2 (7.69%) HPUX
7 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (3.85%) Android
8 1 (3.85%) Debian
8 1 (3.85%) Solaris
8 1 (3.85%) SUSE
8 1 (3.85%) Ubuntu
8 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (23.08%) Coaching
2 5 (19.23%) Time Management
3 4 (15.38%) Defect Tracking
3 4 (15.38%) Matrix Organization
3 4 (15.38%) Mentoring
3 4 (15.38%) Product Management
3 4 (15.38%) Service Delivery
3 4 (15.38%) Software Engineering
4 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (7.69%) Identity Management
5 2 (7.69%) Informatics
5 2 (7.69%) ITIL
6 1 (3.85%) Data Management
6 1 (3.85%) Data Protection
6 1 (3.85%) Information Management
6 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (3.85%) Software Deployment
6 1 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (38.46%) SQL
2 4 (15.38%) PowerShell
3 2 (7.69%) Java
4 1 (3.85%) C
4 1 (3.85%) C#
4 1 (3.85%) C++
4 1 (3.85%) PL/SQL
4 1 (3.85%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.85%) VB.NET
4 1 (3.85%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (26.92%) Degree
2 4 (15.38%) CCNA
2 4 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (15.38%) CISSP
2 4 (15.38%) CompTIA Security+
2 4 (15.38%) MCP
2 4 (15.38%) MCSE
2 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (15.38%) Network+ Certification
2 4 (15.38%) Security+ Certification
3 3 (11.54%) HNC
3 3 (11.54%) HND
4 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 9 (34.62%) Active Directory
2 7 (26.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (15.38%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (11.54%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (15.38%) SCVMM
2 3 (11.54%) PaperCut
2 3 (11.54%) SafeCom
2 3 (11.54%) SCCM
3 1 (3.85%) AirWatch
3 1 (3.85%) Backup Exec
3 1 (3.85%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (3.85%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (3.85%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 8 (30.77%) VMware
2 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
3 4 (15.38%) Sophos
4 3 (11.54%) Avaya
4 3 (11.54%) Equitrac
5 2 (7.69%) Apple
5 2 (7.69%) arcserve
5 2 (7.69%) CommVault
5 2 (7.69%) EMC
5 2 (7.69%) NetApp
5 2 (7.69%) Oracle
5 2 (7.69%) Red Hat
5 2 (7.69%) Sybase
5 2 (7.69%) Veeam
5 2 (7.69%) Veritas
6 1 (3.85%) Citrix
6 1 (3.85%) HP
6 1 (3.85%) MobileIron