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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Support Specialist
Rank 438 413 429
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support Specialist 13 25 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.054% 0.11% 0.049%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.057% 0.12% 0.051%
Number of salaries quoted 10 20 9
Average salary £26,500 £37,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.33% -8.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £36,500 £29,295
10% offered a salary of more than £52,750 £42,750 £54,200
UK excluding London average salary £30,750 £37,000 £29,247
% change year-on-year
-16.89% +26.50%
Job Titles Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
22768 21308 23387
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.70% 94.93% 95.45%
Number of salaries quoted 18193 17655 20251
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 £25,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Berkshire -7 8 £19,000 -47.94%
Hampshire -3 2 £31,500 -16.00%
West Sussex - 2 £26,500 -
Surrey -4 1 £52,500 +16.66%
Technical Support Specialist
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 17 (58.62%) Linux
2 15 (51.72%) AIX
2 15 (51.72%) HPUX
2 15 (51.72%) Solaris
3 14 (48.28%) Windows
3 14 (48.28%) EMC
3 14 (48.28%) SAN
3 14 (48.28%) Hitachi
4 13 (44.83%) UNIX
5 12 (41.38%) Sun
5 12 (41.38%) Red Hat
5 12 (41.38%) Disaster Recovery
5 12 (41.38%) SUSE
5 12 (41.38%) Replication
5 12 (41.38%) Clustering
5 12 (41.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (37.93%) German Language
6 11 (37.93%) SQL
7 8 (27.59%) French Language
8 7 (24.14%) VMware
8 7 (24.14%) Firewall
9 6 (20.69%) Degree
9 6 (20.69%) Oracle
10 5 (17.24%) Java
10 5 (17.24%) DNS
10 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
11 4 (13.79%) Cisco
11 4 (13.79%) DMZ
11 4 (13.79%) SQL Server
11 4 (13.79%) Sybase

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 4 (13.79%) IIS
2 2 (6.90%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (6.90%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.90%) Lync
3 1 (3.45%) JCAPS
3 1 (3.45%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.45%) WebLogic
3 1 (3.45%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (10.34%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.90%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.79%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (13.79%) Google Apps
2 2 (6.90%) Office 365
2 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (48.28%) SAN
2 7 (24.14%) Firewall
3 5 (17.24%) DNS
4 4 (13.79%) DMZ
5 3 (10.34%) TCP/IP
6 2 (6.90%) FTP
6 2 (6.90%) VLAN
6 2 (6.90%) NAS
7 1 (3.45%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (3.45%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (3.45%) DHCP
7 1 (3.45%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.79%) SQL Server
1 4 (13.79%) DB2
2 2 (6.90%) RDBMS
2 2 (6.90%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.45%) Big Data
3 1 (3.45%) DB2 UDB
General
1 11 (37.93%) German Language
2 8 (27.59%) French Language
3 2 (6.90%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.90%) Finance
3 2 (6.90%) Marketing
3 2 (6.90%) Russian Language
4 1 (3.45%) Spanish Language
4 1 (3.45%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) HTML
1 2 (6.90%) JNI
2 1 (3.45%) J2EE
2 1 (3.45%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 12 (41.38%) Replication
1 12 (41.38%) Clustering
2 4 (13.79%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.90%) Mainframe
3 2 (6.90%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 17 (58.62%) Linux
2 15 (51.72%) AIX
2 15 (51.72%) HPUX
2 15 (51.72%) Solaris
3 14 (48.28%) Windows
4 13 (44.83%) UNIX
5 12 (41.38%) SUSE
5 12 (41.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (6.90%) Tru64
6 2 (6.90%) zOS
6 2 (6.90%) MVS
6 2 (6.90%) OpenVMS
6 2 (6.90%) Android
6 2 (6.90%) Apple iOS
7 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (41.38%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (10.34%) Asset Management
2 3 (10.34%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (10.34%) CRM
3 2 (6.90%) Validation
3 2 (6.90%) Software Deployment
3 2 (6.90%) Time Management
4 1 (3.45%) Capacity Management
4 1 (3.45%) Analytics
4 1 (3.45%) Master Data Management
4 1 (3.45%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (3.45%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (3.45%) Problem Management
4 1 (3.45%) Incident Management
4 1 (3.45%) Data Management
4 1 (3.45%) Network Design
4 1 (3.45%) ITIL
4 1 (3.45%) EAI
4 1 (3.45%) Data Modelling
4 1 (3.45%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 11 (37.93%) SQL
2 5 (17.24%) Java
3 4 (13.79%) Google Apps Script
4 3 (10.34%) Python
5 2 (6.90%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (20.69%) Degree
2 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (6.90%) HNC
3 2 (6.90%) MCP
3 2 (6.90%) MCITP
4 1 (3.45%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (13.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (10.34%) Active Directory
3 2 (6.90%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 14 (48.28%) EMC
1 14 (48.28%) Hitachi
2 12 (41.38%) Sun
2 12 (41.38%) Red Hat
3 7 (24.14%) VMware
4 6 (20.69%) Oracle
5 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
6 4 (13.79%) Cisco
6 4 (13.79%) Sybase
6 4 (13.79%) Google
7 3 (10.34%) IBM
8 2 (6.90%) Novell
8 2 (6.90%) Veritas
8 2 (6.90%) Brocade
9 1 (3.45%) Polycom
9 1 (3.45%) SolarWinds
9 1 (3.45%) Verint
9 1 (3.45%) NetScout
9 1 (3.45%) JBoss
9 1 (3.45%) TIBCO