The first table below looks at the demand for the Technical Support Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the South East 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South East region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Support Specialist
Rank 426 431 428
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support Specialist 23 4 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.10% 0.018% 0.082%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.019% 0.086%
Number of salaries quoted 16 4 17
Average salary £36,500 £24,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+47.47% -29.28%
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £32,500 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+12.30% -2.98%
Job Titles Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21467 20915 22118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.83% 95.01% 95.57%
Number of salaries quoted 17159 17230 18906
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,550
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Technical Support Specialist
England

Technical Support Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

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 30 July 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Support Specialist within the South East region over the 3 months to 30 July 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
Berkshire +8 14 £36,500 +46.00% 3
Surrey - 6 £40,000 - 1
Hampshire -9 3 £31,250 +38.88%
Technical Support Specialist
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 25 (73.53%) Windows
2 18 (52.94%) VMware
3 17 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 17 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 17 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (47.06%) Oracle
5 15 (44.12%) IIS
6 14 (41.18%) Hyper-V
7 12 (35.29%) Systems Analysis
7 12 (35.29%) Oracle Database
7 12 (35.29%) Oracle Database 10g
7 12 (35.29%) SQL Server 2000
7 12 (35.29%) Project Management
8 10 (29.41%) SQL
9 8 (23.53%) Linux
10 6 (17.65%) Cisco
11 5 (14.71%) UNIX
11 5 (14.71%) Java
11 5 (14.71%) Apple
11 5 (14.71%) WF
11 5 (14.71%) Tandberg
11 5 (14.71%) Video Conferencing
12 4 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (11.76%) Degree
12 4 (11.76%) SAN
12 4 (11.76%) Firewall
12 4 (11.76%) AIX
12 4 (11.76%) HPUX
12 4 (11.76%) Solaris
12 4 (11.76%) Business Intelligence

Technical Support Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 15 (44.12%) IIS
2 2 (5.88%) Lync
2 2 (5.88%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (5.88%) WebLogic
2 2 (5.88%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.94%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.94%) JCAPS
Applications
1 3 (8.82%) MS Office
2 2 (5.88%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.82%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (8.82%) Google Apps
2 2 (5.88%) Office 365
2 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.76%) SAN
1 4 (11.76%) Firewall
2 3 (8.82%) VPN
2 3 (8.82%) DNS
2 3 (8.82%) DMZ
3 2 (5.88%) NAS
3 2 (5.88%) IPsec
3 2 (5.88%) TCP/IP
3 2 (5.88%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (35.29%) Oracle Database
2 12 (35.29%) Oracle Database 10g
2 12 (35.29%) SQL Server 2000
3 3 (8.82%) RDBMS
3 3 (8.82%) DB2
3 3 (8.82%) Relational Database
4 2 (5.88%) DB2 UDB
5 1 (2.94%) Big Data
General
1 3 (8.82%) French Language
2 2 (5.88%) Marketing
3 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.94%) Retail
3 1 (2.94%) German Language
3 1 (2.94%) Russian Language
3 1 (2.94%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.71%) WF
2 2 (5.88%) J2EE
3 1 (2.94%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (8.82%) Computer Science
2 3 (8.82%) Data Integration
3 2 (5.88%) Clustering
3 2 (5.88%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 25 (73.53%) Windows
2 8 (23.53%) Linux
3 5 (14.71%) UNIX
4 4 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (11.76%) AIX
4 4 (11.76%) HPUX
4 4 (11.76%) Solaris
5 2 (5.88%) CentOS
5 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (5.88%) SUSE
6 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.94%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (35.29%) Systems Analysis
1 12 (35.29%) Project Management
2 4 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (5.88%) Master Data Management
3 2 (5.88%) Data Management
3 2 (5.88%) Validation
3 2 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (2.94%) EAI
4 1 (2.94%) Data Modelling
4 1 (2.94%) ETL
4 1 (2.94%) CRM
4 1 (2.94%) ITIL
4 1 (2.94%) Business Development
4 1 (2.94%) Analytics
4 1 (2.94%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (2.94%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 10 (29.41%) SQL
2 5 (14.71%) Java
3 3 (8.82%) Python
3 3 (8.82%) Google Apps Script
Qualifications
1 4 (11.76%) Degree
2 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (5.88%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.88%) MCITP
3 2 (5.88%) MCP
3 2 (5.88%) HNC
4 1 (2.94%) MCSE
System Software
1 17 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (41.18%) Hyper-V
3 3 (8.82%) Active Directory
4 2 (5.88%) vSphere
4 2 (5.88%) vCloud
Vendors
1 18 (52.94%) VMware
2 17 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 16 (47.06%) Oracle
4 6 (17.65%) Cisco
5 5 (14.71%) Apple
5 5 (14.71%) Tandberg
6 3 (8.82%) Sybase
6 3 (8.82%) Google
7 2 (5.88%) EMC
7 2 (5.88%) Sun
7 2 (5.88%) Hitachi
7 2 (5.88%) Red Hat
7 2 (5.88%) IBM
8 1 (2.94%) JBoss
8 1 (2.94%) BEA
8 1 (2.94%) Citrix
8 1 (2.94%) TIBCO
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