The table below looks at the statistics 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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Support Specialist
Rank 410 435 429
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support Specialist 33 4 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.15% 0.018% 0.069%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.019% 0.072%
Number of salaries quoted 22 4 12
Average salary £36,500 £24,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+47.47% -29.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £23,100 £25,550
10% offered a salary of more than £39,400 £29,550 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £25,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+43.13% -21.53%
Technical Support Specialist
England

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
21093 20797 22222
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.72% 95.10% 95.47%
Number of salaries quoted 16614 17166 18964
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 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 +9 21 £36,500 +47.47%
Surrey +4 8 £30,500 -3.17%
Hampshire -3 2 £37,500 +66.66%
Oxfordshire - 2 - -
West Sussex - 1 £30,500 -
Technical Support Specialist
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 32 (72.73%) Windows
2 23 (52.27%) Oracle
3 22 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 22 (50.00%) IIS
4 21 (47.73%) VMware
5 20 (45.45%) Microsoft
5 20 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
6 19 (43.18%) Hyper-V
6 19 (43.18%) Project Management
7 17 (38.64%) Oracle Database 10g
7 17 (38.64%) SQL Server 2000
7 17 (38.64%) Oracle Database
7 17 (38.64%) Systems Analysis
8 11 (25.00%) SQL
9 9 (20.45%) Linux
9 9 (20.45%) UNIX
10 7 (15.91%) SAN
10 7 (15.91%) Cisco
10 7 (15.91%) Firewall
10 7 (15.91%) AIX
10 7 (15.91%) HPUX
10 7 (15.91%) Solaris
11 6 (13.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (11.36%) Tandberg
12 5 (11.36%) Video Conferencing
12 5 (11.36%) French Language
12 5 (11.36%) Degree
12 5 (11.36%) WF
12 5 (11.36%) Java
12 5 (11.36%) DNS

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

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 22 (50.00%) IIS
2 3 (6.82%) WebLogic
3 2 (4.55%) Lync
3 2 (4.55%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.55%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.27%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.27%) JCAPS
Applications
1 2 (4.55%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.27%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.82%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (6.82%) Google Apps
2 2 (4.55%) Office 365
2 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.91%) SAN
1 7 (15.91%) Firewall
2 5 (11.36%) DNS
3 4 (9.09%) TCP/IP
3 4 (9.09%) VPN
4 3 (6.82%) DMZ
5 2 (4.55%) SSL
5 2 (4.55%) GPRS
5 2 (4.55%) WLAN
5 2 (4.55%) HTTP
5 2 (4.55%) Wireless
5 2 (4.55%) IPsec
5 2 (4.55%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 17 (38.64%) Oracle Database 10g
2 17 (38.64%) SQL Server 2000
2 17 (38.64%) Oracle Database
3 4 (9.09%) DB2
4 3 (6.82%) Relational Database
4 3 (6.82%) RDBMS
4 3 (6.82%) Big Data
5 2 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (4.55%) DB2 UDB
General
1 5 (11.36%) French Language
2 2 (4.55%) German Language
3 1 (2.27%) Russian Language
3 1 (2.27%) Spanish Language
3 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.27%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.36%) WF
2 2 (4.55%) J2EE
3 1 (2.27%) CSS
3 1 (2.27%) Middleware
3 1 (2.27%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.36%) Video Conferencing
2 4 (9.09%) Replication
2 4 (9.09%) Clustering
3 3 (6.82%) Computer Science
3 3 (6.82%) Data Integration
4 2 (4.55%) Visualisation
4 2 (4.55%) Mobile Computing
4 2 (4.55%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 32 (72.73%) Windows
2 9 (20.45%) Linux
2 9 (20.45%) UNIX
3 7 (15.91%) AIX
3 7 (15.91%) HPUX
3 7 (15.91%) Solaris
4 6 (13.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (11.36%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (9.09%) SUSE
6 4 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (4.55%) CentOS
7 2 (4.55%) Windows 7
7 2 (4.55%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (43.18%) Project Management
2 17 (38.64%) Systems Analysis
3 4 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (6.82%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (6.82%) Analytics
4 3 (6.82%) ITIL
5 2 (4.55%) Data Management
5 2 (4.55%) Master Data Management
6 1 (2.27%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (2.27%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (2.27%) Business Development
6 1 (2.27%) CRM
6 1 (2.27%) EAI
6 1 (2.27%) Data Modelling
6 1 (2.27%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 11 (25.00%) SQL
2 5 (11.36%) Java
3 3 (6.82%) Python
3 3 (6.82%) Google Apps Script
4 1 (2.27%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (11.36%) Degree
2 3 (6.82%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (4.55%) MCP
3 2 (4.55%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.55%) MCITP
4 1 (2.27%) MCSE
4 1 (2.27%) A+ Certification
4 1 (2.27%) Network+ Certification
System Software
1 20 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (43.18%) Hyper-V
3 4 (9.09%) Active Directory
4 2 (4.55%) vSphere
4 2 (4.55%) vCloud
Vendors
1 23 (52.27%) Oracle
2 21 (47.73%) VMware
3 20 (45.45%) Microsoft
4 7 (15.91%) Cisco
5 5 (11.36%) Tandberg
5 5 (11.36%) Apple
6 4 (9.09%) Hitachi
6 4 (9.09%) Red Hat
6 4 (9.09%) Sybase
6 4 (9.09%) Sun
6 4 (9.09%) EMC
7 3 (6.82%) Google
8 2 (4.55%) Citrix
8 2 (4.55%) IBM
9 1 (2.27%) JBoss
9 1 (2.27%) BEA
9 1 (2.27%) TIBCO
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