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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Support Specialist
Rank 413 426 436
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support Specialist 30 5 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.14% 0.024% 0.049%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.025% 0.051%
Number of salaries quoted 22 4 8
Average salary £36,500 £24,750 £32,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+47.47% -24.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £23,100 £24,100
10% offered a salary of more than £37,100 £29,550 £39,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £25,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+43.13% -21.53%
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
20804 19749 21481
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.57% 95.04% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 16301 16331 18380
Average salary £41,500 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.46% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,000 £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
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 September 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
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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 +13 21 £36,500 +47.47%
Surrey -5 7 £30,500 -3.17%
Oxfordshire +4 2 - -
West Sussex - 2 £30,500 -
Technical Support Specialist
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 33 (73.33%) Windows
2 28 (62.22%) Oracle
3 27 (60.00%) SQL Server
4 25 (55.56%) VMware
4 25 (55.56%) Microsoft
5 24 (53.33%) Project Management
5 24 (53.33%) IIS
5 24 (53.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 24 (53.33%) Hyper-V
6 22 (48.89%) Oracle Database
6 22 (48.89%) Systems Analysis
6 22 (48.89%) SQL Server 2000
6 22 (48.89%) Oracle Database 10g
7 8 (17.78%) UNIX
7 8 (17.78%) Linux
8 7 (15.56%) SQL
8 7 (15.56%) Cisco
9 6 (13.33%) SAN
9 6 (13.33%) AIX
9 6 (13.33%) HPUX
9 6 (13.33%) Solaris
10 5 (11.11%) Apple
10 5 (11.11%) French Language
10 5 (11.11%) WF
10 5 (11.11%) Tandberg
10 5 (11.11%) Video Conferencing
10 5 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (8.89%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (8.89%) Active Directory

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 24 (53.33%) IIS
2 3 (6.67%) WebLogic
3 2 (4.44%) Lync
3 2 (4.44%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (4.44%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.22%) JCAPS
4 1 (2.22%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (4.44%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.22%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (4.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.33%) SAN
2 4 (8.89%) Firewall
2 4 (8.89%) TCP/IP
2 4 (8.89%) VPN
3 2 (4.44%) NAS
3 2 (4.44%) Wireless
3 2 (4.44%) IPsec
3 2 (4.44%) SSL
3 2 (4.44%) DNS
3 2 (4.44%) GPRS
3 2 (4.44%) WLAN
3 2 (4.44%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 22 (48.89%) Oracle Database
2 22 (48.89%) SQL Server 2000
2 22 (48.89%) Oracle Database 10g
3 4 (8.89%) DB2
4 3 (6.67%) RDBMS
4 3 (6.67%) Relational Database
5 2 (4.44%) DB2 UDB
5 2 (4.44%) Big Data
5 2 (4.44%) Data Warehouse
General
1 5 (11.11%) French Language
2 2 (4.44%) German Language
3 1 (2.22%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.11%) WF
2 2 (4.44%) .NET
2 2 (4.44%) J2EE
3 1 (2.22%) CSS
3 1 (2.22%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.11%) Video Conferencing
2 4 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.67%) Replication
3 3 (6.67%) Clustering
3 3 (6.67%) Data Integration
4 2 (4.44%) Visualisation
4 2 (4.44%) Mobile Computing
4 2 (4.44%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 33 (73.33%) Windows
2 8 (17.78%) UNIX
2 8 (17.78%) Linux
3 6 (13.33%) AIX
3 6 (13.33%) HPUX
3 6 (13.33%) Solaris
4 5 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (8.89%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (8.89%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (6.67%) SUSE
7 2 (4.44%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (4.44%) CentOS
7 2 (4.44%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (53.33%) Project Management
2 22 (48.89%) Systems Analysis
3 4 (8.89%) ITIL
4 3 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (4.44%) Data Management
5 2 (4.44%) Analytics
5 2 (4.44%) Master Data Management
6 1 (2.22%) EAI
6 1 (2.22%) Data Modelling
6 1 (2.22%) ETL
6 1 (2.22%) CRM
6 1 (2.22%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (2.22%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (2.22%) Business Development
6 1 (2.22%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (15.56%) SQL
2 2 (4.44%) VB.NET
2 2 (4.44%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.44%) Degree
2 2 (4.44%) MCITP
2 2 (4.44%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.44%) MCP
3 1 (2.22%) MCSE
3 1 (2.22%) Network+ Certification
3 1 (2.22%) A+ Certification
System Software
1 24 (53.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 24 (53.33%) Hyper-V
2 4 (8.89%) Active Directory
3 2 (4.44%) vSphere
3 2 (4.44%) vCloud
Vendors
1 28 (62.22%) Oracle
2 25 (55.56%) VMware
2 25 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 7 (15.56%) Cisco
4 5 (11.11%) Apple
4 5 (11.11%) Tandberg
5 4 (8.89%) Sybase
6 3 (6.67%) EMC
6 3 (6.67%) Sun
6 3 (6.67%) Hitachi
6 3 (6.67%) Red Hat
7 2 (4.44%) IBM
7 2 (4.44%) Citrix
8 1 (2.22%) JBoss
8 1 (2.22%) BEA
8 1 (2.22%) TIBCO