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 31 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Support Specialist
Rank 411 457 459
Rank change year-on-year
+46 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support Specialist 26 4 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.14% 0.019% 0.069%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.020% 0.072%
Number of salaries quoted 10 4 15
Median salary £46,957 £31,500 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+49.06% -13.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,900 £25,800 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,250 £36,150 £50,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £32,500 £40,750
% change year-on-year
+38.46% -20.24%
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
17675 19960 22319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.87% 97.08% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 14978 16141 18060
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 31 May 2016.

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 31 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +16 10 £47,500 +50.79% 1
Hampshire - 10 £43,000 -
Oxfordshire - 2 £45,707 -
Surrey - 2 £55,000 -
Buckinghamshire +24 1 £22,000 -28.45%
Middlesex - 1 £52,500 -
Technical Support Specialist
England

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

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, 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 25 (69.44%) Windows
2 16 (44.44%) Active Directory
3 11 (30.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (27.78%) Linux
5 9 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (22.22%) Windows Server
6 8 (22.22%) SQL
7 7 (19.44%) EMC
7 7 (19.44%) DNS
7 7 (19.44%) Microsoft
7 7 (19.44%) PowerShell
8 6 (16.67%) Veeam
8 6 (16.67%) Windows 7
8 6 (16.67%) HP
8 6 (16.67%) Java
8 6 (16.67%) Oracle
8 6 (16.67%) MS Excel
8 6 (16.67%) ITIL
8 6 (16.67%) Data Management
8 6 (16.67%) VMware
8 6 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (13.89%) Firewall
9 5 (13.89%) VBScript
9 5 (13.89%) Cisco
9 5 (13.89%) MS Exchange
9 5 (13.89%) Hyper-V
10 4 (11.11%) NAS
10 4 (11.11%) Oracle Linux
10 4 (11.11%) Data Quality
10 4 (11.11%) ERP

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 5 (13.89%) MS Exchange
2 3 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (8.33%) Tomcat
3 2 (5.56%) IIS
3 2 (5.56%) Jetty
3 2 (5.56%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.56%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (2.78%) Apache
4 1 (2.78%) JBoss
4 1 (2.78%) OpenStack
Applications
1 6 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.78%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.78%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.78%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 7 (19.44%) DNS
2 5 (13.89%) Firewall
3 4 (11.11%) DHCP
3 4 (11.11%) Ethernet
3 4 (11.11%) NAS
3 4 (11.11%) SAN
4 3 (8.33%) MPLS
5 2 (5.56%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (5.56%) IPsec
5 2 (5.56%) VPN
6 1 (2.78%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (2.78%) DMZ
6 1 (2.78%) GSM
6 1 (2.78%) ISDN
6 1 (2.78%) PSTN
6 1 (2.78%) SSL
6 1 (2.78%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.78%) VoIP
6 1 (2.78%) VSAT
6 1 (2.78%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.11%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (2.78%) DB2
2 1 (2.78%) MySQL
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Android Studio
1 1 (2.78%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.56%) Middleware
1 2 (5.56%) SAML
1 2 (5.56%) Servlets
1 2 (5.56%) Windows SharePoint Services
1 2 (5.56%) XML
2 1 (2.78%) 802.1X
2 1 (2.78%) iBATIS
2 1 (2.78%) J2EE
2 1 (2.78%) JSP
2 1 (2.78%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.56%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.78%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.78%) Clustering
2 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.78%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.78%) Driving Licence
2 1 (2.78%) HP Storage
2 1 (2.78%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.78%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 25 (69.44%) Windows
2 11 (30.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (27.78%) Linux
4 9 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (22.22%) Windows Server
6 6 (16.67%) Windows 7
6 6 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (11.11%) Oracle Linux
7 4 (11.11%) Unix
7 4 (11.11%) Windows XP
8 3 (8.33%) AIX
9 2 (5.56%) HPUX
9 2 (5.56%) Solaris
10 1 (2.78%) Android
10 1 (2.78%) Apple iOS
10 1 (2.78%) CentOS
10 1 (2.78%) Debian
10 1 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (2.78%) SUSE
10 1 (2.78%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (16.67%) Data Management
1 6 (16.67%) ITIL
2 4 (11.11%) CRM
2 4 (11.11%) ERP
2 4 (11.11%) Release Management
2 4 (11.11%) Service Management
2 4 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (8.33%) Configuration Management
3 3 (8.33%) Network Management
3 3 (8.33%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (5.56%) High Availability
4 2 (5.56%) Performance Management
4 2 (5.56%) Presales
5 1 (2.78%) Data Security
5 1 (2.78%) DevOps
5 1 (2.78%) ITSM
5 1 (2.78%) Network Design
5 1 (2.78%) Resource Management
5 1 (2.78%) Software Deployment
5 1 (2.78%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (22.22%) SQL
2 7 (19.44%) PowerShell
3 6 (16.67%) Java
4 5 (13.89%) VBScript
5 1 (2.78%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.78%) C
5 1 (2.78%) C++
5 1 (2.78%) Google Apps Script
5 1 (2.78%) Korn
5 1 (2.78%) Perl
5 1 (2.78%) Python
5 1 (2.78%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (11.11%) Degree
2 3 (8.33%) DV Cleared
2 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (8.33%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.56%) CCNA
3 2 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (5.56%) MCSE
3 2 (5.56%) MCTS
4 1 (2.78%) CCNP
4 1 (2.78%) MCITP
4 1 (2.78%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.11%) Data Quality
System Software
1 16 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 5 (13.89%) Hyper-V
3 3 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (5.56%) Shibboleth
4 2 (5.56%) vSphere
5 1 (2.78%) KVM
5 1 (2.78%) Terminal Services
5 1 (2.78%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.78%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (11.11%) Backup Exec
1 4 (11.11%) NetBackup
2 3 (8.33%) Legato
3 2 (5.56%) Simpana
4 1 (2.78%) AirWatch
4 1 (2.78%) Ansible
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (2.78%) Puppet
4 1 (2.78%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (2.78%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 7 (19.44%) EMC
1 7 (19.44%) Microsoft
2 6 (16.67%) HP
2 6 (16.67%) Oracle
2 6 (16.67%) Veeam
2 6 (16.67%) VMware
3 5 (13.89%) Cisco
4 4 (11.11%) Juniper
4 4 (11.11%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (11.11%) Veritas
5 3 (8.33%) arcserve
5 3 (8.33%) Citrix
5 3 (8.33%) Dell
5 3 (8.33%) NetApp
5 3 (8.33%) Red Hat
5 3 (8.33%) SevOne
5 3 (8.33%) Symantec
6 2 (5.56%) CheckPoint
6 2 (5.56%) CommVault
6 2 (5.56%) IBM
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