The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the South East region that had Technical Support Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Support Specialist
Rank 404 456 433
Rank change year-on-year
+52 -23
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support Specialist 16 11 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.092% 0.052% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.095% 0.054% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 8 11 23
Median salary £29,000 £35,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-17.14% -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,900 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £52,500 £38,800
UK excluding London median salary £29,750 £28,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+4.38% -21.91%
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
16822 20432 21243
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.98% 96.57% 96.78%
Number of salaries quoted 14105 17127 16576
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
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 median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Technical Support Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region that featured Technical Support Specialist in the job title.

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 25 September 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Support Specialist within the South East region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Isle of Wight - 5 - -
Surrey +24 4 £39,000 +8.33% 2
Hampshire +18 3 £24,000 -43.52% 1
Oxfordshire -1 3 £45,000 -14.28% 1
Berkshire +28 1 £30,000 -42.85%
Technical Support Specialist
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, Technical Support Specialist job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region featuring Technical Support Specialist in the job title.

1 23 (53.49%) Windows
2 15 (34.88%) Active Directory
3 12 (27.91%) Linux
4 9 (20.93%) PowerShell
5 8 (18.60%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (18.60%) Release Management
5 8 (18.60%) User Acceptance Testing
5 8 (18.60%) Data Quality
5 8 (18.60%) Unix
5 8 (18.60%) ITIL
5 8 (18.60%) Salesforce.com
6 7 (16.28%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (16.28%) VBScript
6 7 (16.28%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (16.28%) Apple iOS
7 6 (13.95%) SQL
7 6 (13.95%) DNS
8 5 (11.63%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (11.63%) Mac OS X
8 5 (11.63%) Apple
8 5 (11.63%) Web Services
8 5 (11.63%) IP Telephony
8 5 (11.63%) Marketing
8 5 (11.63%) Degree
8 5 (11.63%) Management Information System
8 5 (11.63%) Windows 7
8 5 (11.63%) Windows Server
9 4 (9.30%) Security Cleared
9 4 (9.30%) Sybase
9 4 (9.30%) Java

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (6.98%) MS Exchange
1 3 (6.98%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.65%) Jetty
2 2 (4.65%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (4.65%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (9.30%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.65%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.95%) DNS
2 5 (11.63%) IP Telephony
3 3 (6.98%) Ethernet
3 3 (6.98%) MPLS
4 2 (4.65%) DHCP
4 2 (4.65%) Firewall
4 2 (4.65%) FTP
4 2 (4.65%) HTTP
4 2 (4.65%) SMTP
4 2 (4.65%) VPN
5 1 (2.33%) Skype
5 1 (2.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.65%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.33%) DB2
2 1 (2.33%) MySQL
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Android Studio
General
1 5 (11.63%) Marketing
2 2 (4.65%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.63%) Web Services
2 4 (9.30%) Middleware
3 3 (6.98%) SAML
4 2 (4.65%) iBATIS
4 2 (4.65%) J2EE
4 2 (4.65%) Servlets
4 2 (4.65%) Spring
4 2 (4.65%) Windows SharePoint Services
4 2 (4.65%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.63%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.65%) Blackberry
2 2 (4.65%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.65%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.33%) Biometrics
3 1 (2.33%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 23 (53.49%) Windows
2 12 (27.91%) Linux
3 8 (18.60%) Unix
3 8 (18.60%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (16.28%) Apple iOS
4 7 (16.28%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (16.28%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (11.63%) Mac OS X
5 5 (11.63%) Windows 7
5 5 (11.63%) Windows Server
6 3 (6.98%) Windows XP
7 2 (4.65%) Android
7 2 (4.65%) Mac OS
7 2 (4.65%) NetWare
8 1 (2.33%) AIX
8 1 (2.33%) CentOS
8 1 (2.33%) Debian
8 1 (2.33%) HPUX
8 1 (2.33%) SUSE
8 1 (2.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (18.60%) ITIL
1 8 (18.60%) Release Management
1 8 (18.60%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (6.98%) Coaching
2 3 (6.98%) Configuration Management
2 3 (6.98%) Network Management
2 3 (6.98%) Performance Monitoring
2 3 (6.98%) Service Management
3 2 (4.65%) Data Security
3 2 (4.65%) Defect Tracking
3 2 (4.65%) High Availability
3 2 (4.65%) Matrix Organization
3 2 (4.65%) Mentoring
3 2 (4.65%) Presales
3 2 (4.65%) Product Management
3 2 (4.65%) Server Building
3 2 (4.65%) Service Delivery
3 2 (4.65%) Software Deployment
3 2 (4.65%) Software Engineering
3 2 (4.65%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (20.93%) PowerShell
2 7 (16.28%) VBScript
3 6 (13.95%) SQL
4 4 (9.30%) Java
5 2 (4.65%) C
5 2 (4.65%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (11.63%) Degree
1 5 (11.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (9.30%) MCSE
2 4 (9.30%) Security Cleared
3 3 (6.98%) DV Cleared
3 3 (6.98%) MCTS
4 2 (4.65%) CCNA
4 2 (4.65%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (4.65%) CISSP
4 2 (4.65%) CompTIA Security+
4 2 (4.65%) MCP
4 2 (4.65%) Network+ Certification
4 2 (4.65%) Security+ Certification
5 1 (2.33%) MCITP
5 1 (2.33%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (18.60%) Data Quality
System Software
1 15 (34.88%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.98%) Shibboleth
3 2 (4.65%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (4.65%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (4.65%) AirWatch
1 2 (4.65%) SCVMM
2 1 (2.33%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.33%) Legato
2 1 (2.33%) NetBackup
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (2.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (18.60%) Salesforce.com
2 5 (11.63%) Apple
3 4 (9.30%) EMC
3 4 (9.30%) Microsoft
3 4 (9.30%) Sybase
4 3 (6.98%) Cisco
4 3 (6.98%) Juniper
4 3 (6.98%) SevOne
5 2 (4.65%) Citrix
5 2 (4.65%) MobileIron
5 2 (4.65%) Sophos
5 2 (4.65%) VMware
6 1 (2.33%) arcserve
6 1 (2.33%) Avaya
6 1 (2.33%) CommVault
6 1 (2.33%) HP
6 1 (2.33%) NetApp
6 1 (2.33%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.33%) Veeam
6 1 (2.33%) Veritas
Basingstoke, Hampshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £24,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Camberley
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £37000.00 - £41000.00 per annum + car, bonus, pension
Posted: 12 days ago
Guildford
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + on call allowance, expenses
Posted: 16 days ago
Abingdon
Sophos
Salary: Highly competative + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago