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 30 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Support Officer
Rank 894 867 875
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support Officer 3 12 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.003% 0.011% 0.009%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.003% 0.012% 0.009%
Number of salaries quoted 2 12 8
Average salary £15,720 £26,520 £22,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-40.72% +19.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £14,698 £20,000 £19,450
10% offered a salary of more than £16,742 £26,539 £26,450
UK excluding London average salary £15,720 £26,520 £21,250
% change year-on-year
-40.72% +24.80%

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
107626 101806 107121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.59% 94.59% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 88189 84506 91372
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £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 6 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Support Officer within the UK over the 3 months to 30 October 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
East of England -13 2 £15,720 -40.72%
England -19 2 £15,720 -40.72% 1
Chelmsford - 2 £15,720 -
Essex - 2 £15,720 -
Dundee - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - -

Technical Support Officer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, 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 9 (69.23%) Internet
2 8 (61.54%) HTML
2 8 (61.54%) Java
2 8 (61.54%) CSS
3 6 (46.15%) Android
3 6 (46.15%) Android SDK
3 6 (46.15%) Android Development
3 6 (46.15%) User Experience
4 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
5 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
6 3 (23.08%) C
6 3 (23.08%) MS Office
6 3 (23.08%) Local Government
6 3 (23.08%) Mathematics
7 2 (15.38%) jQuery
7 2 (15.38%) Test Management
7 2 (15.38%) TDD
7 2 (15.38%) Billing
7 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (15.38%) Web 2.0
7 2 (15.38%) Requirements Analysis
7 2 (15.38%) Web Development
7 2 (15.38%) XHTML
7 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database
7 2 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (15.38%) Data Entry
7 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (15.38%) REST
7 2 (15.38%) Visual Studio
7 2 (15.38%) VSS/SourceSafe

Technical Support Officer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, 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 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
2 3 (23.08%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 9 (69.23%) Internet
2 1 (7.69%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
1 2 (15.38%) DB2
1 2 (15.38%) MS Access
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Visual Studio
1 2 (15.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 2 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (23.08%) Local Government
2 2 (15.38%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (61.54%) CSS
1 8 (61.54%) HTML
2 6 (46.15%) Android SDK
3 2 (15.38%) .NET
3 2 (15.38%) Classic ASP
3 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET
3 2 (15.38%) SOAP
3 2 (15.38%) Web Services
3 2 (15.38%) XML
3 2 (15.38%) XHTML
3 2 (15.38%) jQuery
3 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (15.38%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) User Experience
2 3 (23.08%) Mathematics
3 2 (15.38%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Android Development
2 2 (15.38%) MVC
2 2 (15.38%) OOD
2 2 (15.38%) Project Management
2 2 (15.38%) TDD
2 2 (15.38%) Requirements Analysis
2 2 (15.38%) Web Development
2 2 (15.38%) Test Management
2 2 (15.38%) Data Entry
3 1 (7.69%) Change Control
3 1 (7.69%) Service Management
3 1 (7.69%) ITSM
3 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) Java
2 3 (23.08%) C
3 2 (15.38%) C#
3 2 (15.38%) T-SQL
3 2 (15.38%) VB
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle
2 2 (15.38%) SAP
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