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 24 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Support Specialist
Rank 437 427 419
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support Specialist 20 3 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.087% 0.014% 0.082%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.092% 0.014% 0.086%
Number of salaries quoted 13 3 18
Average salary £36,500 £25,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+46.00% -28.57%
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £36,500 £33,500
% change year-on-year
- +8.95%
Job Titles Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21686 21057 22161
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.82% 94.95% 95.56%
Number of salaries quoted 17392 17379 18939
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 £26,000
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 24 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 24 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 +18 12 £36,500 +46.00%
Surrey - 5 - - 1
Hampshire - 3 £31,250 -
Technical Support Specialist
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 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 22 (70.97%) Windows
2 16 (51.61%) VMware
3 15 (48.39%) Microsoft
3 15 (48.39%) SQL Server
3 15 (48.39%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (41.94%) Oracle
4 13 (41.94%) IIS
5 12 (38.71%) Hyper-V
6 10 (32.26%) Systems Analysis
6 10 (32.26%) Oracle Database
6 10 (32.26%) SQL
6 10 (32.26%) Oracle Database 10g
6 10 (32.26%) SQL Server 2000
6 10 (32.26%) Project Management
7 8 (25.81%) Linux
8 5 (16.13%) Cisco
8 5 (16.13%) Java
8 5 (16.13%) Apple
8 5 (16.13%) WF
8 5 (16.13%) Tandberg
8 5 (16.13%) Video Conferencing
9 4 (12.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (12.90%) SAN
9 4 (12.90%) AIX
9 4 (12.90%) HPUX
9 4 (12.90%) Solaris
9 4 (12.90%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (12.90%) UNIX
10 3 (9.68%) DNS
10 3 (9.68%) RDBMS

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

For the 6 months to 24 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 13 (41.94%) IIS
2 2 (6.45%) Lync
2 2 (6.45%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (6.45%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.23%) WebLogic
3 1 (3.23%) JCAPS
3 1 (3.23%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (9.68%) MS Office
2 2 (6.45%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.68%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (9.68%) Google Apps
2 2 (6.45%) Office 365
2 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.90%) SAN
2 3 (9.68%) DNS
2 3 (9.68%) DMZ
2 3 (9.68%) Firewall
3 2 (6.45%) NAS
3 2 (6.45%) IPsec
3 2 (6.45%) SSL
3 2 (6.45%) TCP/IP
3 2 (6.45%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (48.39%) SQL Server
2 10 (32.26%) Oracle Database
2 10 (32.26%) Oracle Database 10g
2 10 (32.26%) SQL Server 2000
3 3 (9.68%) RDBMS
3 3 (9.68%) DB2
3 3 (9.68%) Relational Database
4 2 (6.45%) DB2 UDB
5 1 (3.23%) Big Data
General
1 3 (9.68%) French Language
2 2 (6.45%) Marketing
3 1 (3.23%) Retail
3 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.23%) German Language
3 1 (3.23%) Russian Language
3 1 (3.23%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.13%) WF
2 2 (6.45%) J2EE
3 1 (3.23%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (9.68%) Data Integration
2 3 (9.68%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.45%) Clustering
3 2 (6.45%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 22 (70.97%) Windows
2 8 (25.81%) Linux
3 4 (12.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (12.90%) AIX
3 4 (12.90%) HPUX
3 4 (12.90%) Solaris
3 4 (12.90%) UNIX
4 2 (6.45%) CentOS
4 2 (6.45%) SUSE
5 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (32.26%) Systems Analysis
1 10 (32.26%) Project Management
2 4 (12.90%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (6.45%) Master Data Management
3 2 (6.45%) Data Management
3 2 (6.45%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (6.45%) Validation
4 1 (3.23%) EAI
4 1 (3.23%) Data Modelling
4 1 (3.23%) ETL
4 1 (3.23%) CRM
4 1 (3.23%) Business Development
4 1 (3.23%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (3.23%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (3.23%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 10 (32.26%) SQL
2 5 (16.13%) Java
3 3 (9.68%) Python
3 3 (9.68%) Google Apps Script
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (9.68%) Degree
2 2 (6.45%) MCITP
2 2 (6.45%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.45%) MCP
2 2 (6.45%) HNC
3 1 (3.23%) MCSE
System Software
1 15 (48.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (38.71%) Hyper-V
3 2 (6.45%) vSphere
3 2 (6.45%) vCloud
3 2 (6.45%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 16 (51.61%) VMware
2 15 (48.39%) Microsoft
3 13 (41.94%) Oracle
4 5 (16.13%) Cisco
4 5 (16.13%) Apple
4 5 (16.13%) Tandberg
5 3 (9.68%) Sybase
5 3 (9.68%) Google
6 2 (6.45%) Hitachi
6 2 (6.45%) Red Hat
6 2 (6.45%) Sun
6 2 (6.45%) EMC
6 2 (6.45%) IBM
7 1 (3.23%) JBoss
7 1 (3.23%) BEA
7 1 (3.23%) TIBCO
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