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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Support Specialist
Rank 444 455 425
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -30
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support Specialist 7 11 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.033% 0.046% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.034% 0.049% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 4 9 16
Average salary £24,750 £26,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.60% -29.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,150 £19,000 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £32,100 £53,000 £43,750
UK excluding London average salary £32,250 £31,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+2.38% -14.86%
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
20356 22430 21702
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.96% 94.77% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 16382 17934 17955
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 April 2015.

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 April 2015. 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 -3 7 £24,750 +15.11% 1
Technical Support Specialist
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 (72.73%) Windows
2 12 (54.55%) Active Directory
3 11 (50.00%) SQL
3 11 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (40.91%) Firewall
4 9 (40.91%) Oracle
5 8 (36.36%) UNIX
5 8 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (31.82%) Microsoft
6 7 (31.82%) Degree
7 6 (27.27%) VPN
7 6 (27.27%) Citrix
7 6 (27.27%) ITIL
8 5 (22.73%) MS Excel
8 5 (22.73%) MS Exchange
8 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
8 5 (22.73%) WebLogic
8 5 (22.73%) Cisco
8 5 (22.73%) SAN
8 5 (22.73%) EMC
8 5 (22.73%) Finance
8 5 (22.73%) Windows 7
8 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (18.18%) Clustering
9 4 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (18.18%) DNS
9 4 (18.18%) Java
9 4 (18.18%) Linux
10 3 (13.64%) AIX
10 3 (13.64%) HPUX

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 5 (22.73%) MS Exchange
1 5 (22.73%) WebLogic
2 2 (9.09%) IIS
2 2 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (9.09%) CMS
2 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (4.55%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (4.55%) Lync
3 1 (4.55%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (22.73%) MS Excel
2 2 (9.09%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (9.09%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 9 (40.91%) Firewall
2 6 (27.27%) VPN
3 5 (22.73%) SAN
4 4 (18.18%) DNS
5 2 (9.09%) DMZ
6 1 (4.55%) Network Security
6 1 (4.55%) NAS
6 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.09%) Data Mining
2 2 (9.09%) RDBMS
2 2 (9.09%) Relational Database
General
1 5 (22.73%) Finance
2 3 (13.64%) French Language
3 2 (9.09%) German Language
3 2 (9.09%) Korean Language
4 1 (4.55%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) HTML
2 2 (9.09%) CSS
2 2 (9.09%) JSP
2 2 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Clustering
2 3 (13.64%) Replication
2 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
3 2 (9.09%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (4.55%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 16 (72.73%) Windows
2 11 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (36.36%) UNIX
3 8 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (22.73%) Windows 7
5 4 (18.18%) Linux
6 3 (13.64%) SUSE
6 3 (13.64%) AIX
6 3 (13.64%) HPUX
6 3 (13.64%) Solaris
6 3 (13.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (4.55%) Apple iOS
7 1 (4.55%) Windows 8
7 1 (4.55%) Android
7 1 (4.55%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) ITIL
2 4 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (9.09%) E-Commerce
3 2 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (4.55%) Data Management
4 1 (4.55%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 11 (50.00%) SQL
2 4 (18.18%) Java
3 3 (13.64%) JavaScript
4 2 (9.09%) Python
4 2 (9.09%) T-SQL
4 2 (9.09%) VBScript
4 2 (9.09%) PL/SQL
4 2 (9.09%) Google Apps Script
5 1 (4.55%) VB
5 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
5 1 (4.55%) Perl
Qualifications
1 7 (31.82%) Degree
2 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (9.09%) A+ Certification
3 1 (4.55%) Network+ Certification
3 1 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (4.55%) MCSE
3 1 (4.55%) MCSA
3 1 (4.55%) CCA
3 1 (4.55%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (4.55%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (54.55%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (9.09%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (40.91%) Oracle
2 7 (31.82%) Microsoft
3 6 (27.27%) Citrix
4 5 (22.73%) Cisco
4 5 (22.73%) EMC
5 3 (13.64%) VMware
5 3 (13.64%) Hitachi
5 3 (13.64%) Red Hat
5 3 (13.64%) Sun
6 2 (9.09%) HP
6 2 (9.09%) Dell
6 2 (9.09%) Google
6 2 (9.09%) hybris
6 2 (9.09%) Symantec
6 2 (9.09%) IBM
7 1 (4.55%) Apple
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