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 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Support Specialist
Rank 426 414 430
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support Specialist 16 18 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.074% 0.082% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.077% 0.086% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 15 17 22
Average salary £36,500 £37,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.35% +19.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,100 £32,200 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £37,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.35% +5.71%
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
20662 20915 22115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.16% 94.85% 95.65%
Number of salaries quoted 16527 17028 19157
Average salary £41,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £59,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 26 November 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 26 November 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 +6 11 £36,500 -1.35%
Hampshire - 3 £38,000 -
Oxfordshire +11 1 £32,500 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Technical Support Specialist
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 36 (75.00%) Windows
2 29 (60.42%) SQL Server
2 29 (60.42%) Microsoft
3 27 (56.25%) Oracle
4 25 (52.08%) Project Management
4 25 (52.08%) VMware
5 24 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 24 (50.00%) IIS
6 23 (47.92%) Hyper-V
7 22 (45.83%) Oracle Database
7 22 (45.83%) Systems Analysis
7 22 (45.83%) SQL Server 2000
7 22 (45.83%) Oracle Database 10g
8 9 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (16.67%) Cisco
9 8 (16.67%) Active Directory
9 8 (16.67%) SAN
9 8 (16.67%) SQL
10 7 (14.58%) Firewall
10 7 (14.58%) Analytical Skills
11 6 (12.50%) Apple
11 6 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
11 6 (12.50%) UNIX
11 6 (12.50%) Linux
11 6 (12.50%) TCP/IP
12 5 (10.42%) MS Excel
12 5 (10.42%) ITIL
12 5 (10.42%) EMC
12 5 (10.42%) DNS
12 5 (10.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 (50.00%) IIS
2 3 (6.25%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (4.17%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.17%) WebLogic
3 2 (4.17%) Lync
4 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.08%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (2.08%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (10.42%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.17%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (16.67%) SAN
2 7 (14.58%) Firewall
3 6 (12.50%) TCP/IP
4 5 (10.42%) DNS
5 4 (8.33%) VPN
6 3 (6.25%) NAS
7 2 (4.17%) HTTP
7 2 (4.17%) SSL
7 2 (4.17%) IPsec
7 2 (4.17%) Network Security
7 2 (4.17%) GPRS
7 2 (4.17%) WLAN
7 2 (4.17%) Wireless
8 1 (2.08%) Frame Relay
8 1 (2.08%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (60.42%) SQL Server
2 22 (45.83%) Oracle Database 10g
2 22 (45.83%) SQL Server 2000
2 22 (45.83%) Oracle Database
3 2 (4.17%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (4.17%) Data Mining
3 2 (4.17%) RDBMS
3 2 (4.17%) Big Data
4 1 (2.08%) DB2
4 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (6.25%) French Language
2 2 (4.17%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.42%) WF
2 2 (4.17%) .NET
3 1 (2.08%) CSS
3 1 (2.08%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.58%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (10.42%) Video Conferencing
3 4 (8.33%) Clustering
3 4 (8.33%) Management Information System
4 3 (6.25%) Replication
5 2 (4.17%) Visualisation
5 2 (4.17%) Mobile Computing
6 1 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (2.08%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 36 (75.00%) Windows
2 9 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (12.50%) UNIX
3 6 (12.50%) Linux
3 6 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (10.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (8.33%) AIX
5 4 (8.33%) HPUX
5 4 (8.33%) Solaris
6 3 (6.25%) SUSE
6 3 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (4.17%) Windows 7
7 2 (4.17%) CentOS
7 2 (4.17%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (52.08%) Project Management
2 22 (45.83%) Systems Analysis
3 5 (10.42%) ITIL
4 3 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (4.17%) Analytics
6 1 (2.08%) CRM
6 1 (2.08%) Data Management
6 1 (2.08%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (16.67%) SQL
2 2 (4.17%) T-SQL
2 2 (4.17%) VBScript
2 2 (4.17%) VB.NET
3 1 (2.08%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.08%) Perl
3 1 (2.08%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (6.25%) A+ Certification
3 2 (4.17%) Network+ Certification
3 2 (4.17%) MCSE
3 2 (4.17%) Degree
4 1 (2.08%) MCSA
4 1 (2.08%) CCA
4 1 (2.08%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (2.08%) CCEA
4 1 (2.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (47.92%) Hyper-V
3 8 (16.67%) Active Directory
4 2 (4.17%) vSphere
4 2 (4.17%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 2 (4.17%) SCOM
2 1 (2.08%) SCCM
Vendors
1 29 (60.42%) Microsoft
2 27 (56.25%) Oracle
3 25 (52.08%) VMware
4 8 (16.67%) Cisco
5 6 (12.50%) Apple
6 5 (10.42%) Tandberg
6 5 (10.42%) EMC
7 3 (6.25%) Citrix
7 3 (6.25%) Hitachi
7 3 (6.25%) Red Hat
7 3 (6.25%) Sun
8 2 (4.17%) HP
8 2 (4.17%) Dell
8 2 (4.17%) IBM
8 2 (4.17%) Symantec
9 1 (2.08%) Sybase
9 1 (2.08%) F5
9 1 (2.08%) CheckPoint