The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Support Officer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Technical Support Officer in their job title over the 3 months to 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Support Officer
Rank - 859 865
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support Officer 0 13 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK - 0.013% 0.012%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.013% 0.012%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 13
Average salary - £21,976 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -20.08%
UK excluding London average salary - £21,976 £27,500
% change year-on-year
- -20.08%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
99917 98112 105285
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.81% 94.57% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 83183 79195 90333
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Technical Support Officer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Technical Support Officer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Technical Support Officer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Technical Support Officer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Technical Support Officer within the UK.

Technical Support Officer Salary Trend in the UK

Technical Support Officer
Top 15 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Technical Support Officer 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 Officer in their job title.

1 3 (75.00%) C
1 3 (75.00%) MS Office
1 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (75.00%) Local Government
1 3 (75.00%) Mathematics
1 3 (75.00%) Internet
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Billing
2 2 (50.00%) Data Entry
3 1 (25.00%) Change Control
3 1 (25.00%) HTTP
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) Service Management
3 1 (25.00%) ITSM
3 1 (25.00%) Risk Management

Technical Support Officer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Technical Support Officer 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 Officer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Office
1 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) Internet
2 1 (25.00%) HTTP
General
1 3 (75.00%) Local Government
2 2 (50.00%) Billing
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Data Entry
2 1 (25.00%) Change Control
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Service Management
2 1 (25.00%) ITSM
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft