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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Support Specialist
Rank 441 436 434
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support Specialist 9 18 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.047% 0.088% 0.078%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.049% 0.090% 0.080%
Number of salaries quoted 8 18 12
Average salary £46,250 £40,000 £33,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.62% +20.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,800 £22,500 £25,100
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £48,250 £37,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £32,500 £30,500
% change year-on-year
+38.46% +6.55%
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
18287 19931 19929
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.42% 97.07% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 15671 16283 15778
Average salary £44,000 £40,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.64% -4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 13 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Support Specialist within the South East region over the 3 months to 13 February 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
(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 +5 4 £45,000 +35.33%
West Sussex - 4 £47,500 -
Surrey +6 1 - -
Technical Support Specialist
England

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

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 16 (69.57%) SQL
1 16 (69.57%) Windows
2 12 (52.17%) Active Directory
2 12 (52.17%) Microsoft
2 12 (52.17%) Windows Server
3 11 (47.83%) VMware
4 10 (43.48%) Linux
5 9 (39.13%) MS Exchange
6 8 (34.78%) Google
6 8 (34.78%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (26.09%) German Language
7 6 (26.09%) MS Excel
8 5 (21.74%) CRM
8 5 (21.74%) Oracle
9 4 (17.39%) Oracle Linux
9 4 (17.39%) BusinessObjects
9 4 (17.39%) ERP
10 3 (13.04%) Symantec
10 3 (13.04%) Firewall
10 3 (13.04%) HP
10 3 (13.04%) Data Management
10 3 (13.04%) Hyper-V
10 3 (13.04%) Veeam
11 2 (8.70%) NAS
11 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (8.70%) NetBackup
11 2 (8.70%) Backup Exec
11 2 (8.70%) Degree
11 2 (8.70%) Computer Science
11 2 (8.70%) Network Design

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

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 9 (39.13%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.70%) IIS
3 1 (4.35%) CMS
3 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.35%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (26.09%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.35%) MS Office
2 1 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (4.35%) Google Apps
1 1 (4.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) Firewall
2 2 (8.70%) DNS
2 2 (8.70%) NAS
2 2 (8.70%) SAN
3 1 (4.35%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (4.35%) DHCP
3 1 (4.35%) DMZ
3 1 (4.35%) IPsec
3 1 (4.35%) SSL
3 1 (4.35%) Unified Communications
3 1 (4.35%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 6 (26.09%) German Language
2 2 (8.70%) Games
3 1 (4.35%) Finance
3 1 (4.35%) French Language
3 1 (4.35%) Italian Language
3 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) JSP
1 1 (4.35%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) Clustering
2 1 (4.35%) Digital Media
2 1 (4.35%) Life Science
2 1 (4.35%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 16 (69.57%) Windows
2 12 (52.17%) Windows Server
3 10 (43.48%) Linux
4 4 (17.39%) Oracle Linux
5 2 (8.70%) Unix
5 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (4.35%) AIX
6 1 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (4.35%) Windows 10
6 1 (4.35%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (21.74%) CRM
2 4 (17.39%) ERP
3 3 (13.04%) Data Management
4 2 (8.70%) ITIL
4 2 (8.70%) Network Design
5 1 (4.35%) Asset Management
5 1 (4.35%) Content Management
5 1 (4.35%) Data Protection
5 1 (4.35%) High Availability
5 1 (4.35%) IT Asset Management
5 1 (4.35%) ITIL V2
5 1 (4.35%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (4.35%) Project Management
5 1 (4.35%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (69.57%) SQL
2 2 (8.70%) Java
2 2 (8.70%) Python
3 1 (4.35%) AWK
3 1 (4.35%) Bash Shell
3 1 (4.35%) Google Apps Script
3 1 (4.35%) Perl
3 1 (4.35%) PL/SQL
3 1 (4.35%) sed
3 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) CCNA
1 2 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (8.70%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) A+ Certification
2 1 (4.35%) MCP
2 1 (4.35%) MCSA
2 1 (4.35%) MCSE
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.35%) Network+ Certification
System Software
1 12 (52.17%) Active Directory
2 8 (34.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (13.04%) Hyper-V
4 1 (4.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) Backup Exec
1 2 (8.70%) NetBackup
2 1 (4.35%) Legato
2 1 (4.35%) Simpana
2 1 (4.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 12 (52.17%) Microsoft
2 11 (47.83%) VMware
3 8 (34.78%) Google
4 5 (21.74%) Oracle
5 3 (13.04%) HP
5 3 (13.04%) Symantec
5 3 (13.04%) Veeam
6 2 (8.70%) Cisco
6 2 (8.70%) Dell
7 1 (4.35%) arcserve
7 1 (4.35%) CheckPoint
7 1 (4.35%) Citrix
7 1 (4.35%) CommVault
7 1 (4.35%) EMC
7 1 (4.35%) IBM
7 1 (4.35%) Juniper
7 1 (4.35%) Polycom
7 1 (4.35%) Red Hat
7 1 (4.35%) Veritas
Farnborough, Hampshire
Hogg Robinson plc
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 26 days ago