The first table below looks at the demand for the Technical Support Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Support Specialist
Rank 886 866 839
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -27
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support Specialist 27 16 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.023% 0.015% 0.048%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.024% 0.016% 0.051%
Number of salaries quoted 16 12 52
Average salary £36,500 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,750 £24,550 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £38,750 £37,500 £49,250
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £31,250 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+16.80% -6.71%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
110530 102537 112239
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.42% 94.28% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 90232 84940 96167
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -

Technical Support Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Technical Support Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Technical Support Specialist
Salary Trend

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

Technical Support Specialist Salary Trend in the UK

Technical Support Specialist
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Technical Support Specialist over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 within the UK.

Technical Support Specialist Salary Histogram in the UK

Technical Support Specialist
Top 14 Job Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 28 July 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
England -13 27 £36,500 +4.28% 8
South East +29 22 £36,500 +47.47% 5
Berkshire +23 13 £36,500 +46.00% 3
Surrey - 6 £40,000 - 1
Woking - 5 - -
London -61 4 - - 2
Hampshire +6 3 £31,250 +38.88%
City of London -11 2 - - 1
Reading -9 1 - - 3
Redhill - 1 £40,000 - 1
Tewkesbury - 1 £35,000 -
Maidenhead - 1 £45,000 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £35,000 -
South West - 1 £35,000 -

Technical Support Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 50 (65.79%) Windows
2 35 (46.05%) SQL Server
3 33 (43.42%) Microsoft
4 31 (40.79%) Oracle
5 29 (38.16%) SQL
6 28 (36.84%) IIS
7 25 (32.89%) Linux
7 25 (32.89%) VMware
8 24 (31.58%) Oracle Database
9 21 (27.63%) VMware Infrastructure
10 18 (23.68%) Finance
11 16 (21.05%) UNIX
11 16 (21.05%) Hyper-V
12 15 (19.74%) SQL Server 2000
13 14 (18.42%) Solaris
14 12 (15.79%) Project Management
15 11 (14.47%) Systems Analysis
15 11 (14.47%) Apache
15 11 (14.47%) Tomcat
15 11 (14.47%) Oracle Database 10g
15 11 (14.47%) Microsoft Certification
16 10 (13.16%) Windows Server 2003
16 10 (13.16%) Problem Management
17 9 (11.84%) Windows Server 2008
17 9 (11.84%) Disaster Recovery
17 9 (11.84%) Cisco
18 8 (10.53%) Java
18 8 (10.53%) Degree
19 7 (9.21%) SunGard AvantGard
19 7 (9.21%) Exchange Server 2010

Technical Support Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 28 (36.84%) IIS
2 11 (14.47%) Apache
2 11 (14.47%) Tomcat
3 7 (9.21%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (9.21%) MS Exchange
4 4 (5.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (2.63%) WebLogic
5 2 (2.63%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.63%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (2.63%) CMS
5 2 (2.63%) Lync
5 2 (2.63%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.32%) JCAPS
6 1 (1.32%) IBM HTTP Server
6 1 (1.32%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 5 (6.58%) MS Excel
1 5 (6.58%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (9.21%) SunGard AvantGard
2 4 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.95%) Google Apps
1 3 (3.95%) Office 365
1 3 (3.95%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.58%) Firewall
1 5 (6.58%) SAN
2 4 (5.26%) LDAP
2 4 (5.26%) DNS
2 4 (5.26%) TCP/IP
3 3 (3.95%) DMZ
3 3 (3.95%) VPN
4 2 (2.63%) SSL
4 2 (2.63%) IPsec
4 2 (2.63%) NAS
5 1 (1.32%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (46.05%) SQL Server
2 24 (31.58%) Oracle Database
3 15 (19.74%) SQL Server 2000
4 11 (14.47%) Oracle Database 10g
5 7 (9.21%) Relational Database
5 7 (9.21%) RDBMS
6 5 (6.58%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (6.58%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (3.95%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (3.95%) DB2
8 2 (2.63%) Oracle OWB
8 2 (2.63%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (2.63%) DB2 UDB
8 2 (2.63%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 1 (1.32%) Big Data
9 1 (1.32%) PowerCenter
9 1 (1.32%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.32%) PeopleTools
General
1 18 (23.68%) Finance
2 6 (7.89%) Marketing
3 5 (6.58%) Legal
4 4 (5.26%) Law
5 3 (3.95%) French Language
6 2 (2.63%) Retail
6 2 (2.63%) German Language
7 1 (1.32%) Russian Language
7 1 (1.32%) Spanish Language
7 1 (1.32%) Billing
7 1 (1.32%) Banking
7 1 (1.32%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.32%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.32%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.58%) WF
1 5 (6.58%) XML
2 4 (5.26%) .NET
3 3 (3.95%) J2EE
4 2 (2.63%) Web Services
5 1 (1.32%) REST
5 1 (1.32%) Middleware
5 1 (1.32%) JSP
5 1 (1.32%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.58%) Video Conferencing
2 4 (5.26%) Blackberry
2 4 (5.26%) PKI
3 3 (3.95%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.95%) Data Integration
4 2 (2.63%) Equities
4 2 (2.63%) Clustering
4 2 (2.63%) Replication
4 2 (2.63%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.32%) Statistics
5 1 (1.32%) Physics
5 1 (1.32%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 50 (65.79%) Windows
2 25 (32.89%) Linux
3 16 (21.05%) UNIX
4 14 (18.42%) Solaris
5 10 (13.16%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (11.84%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (7.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (5.26%) AIX
8 4 (5.26%) HPUX
8 4 (5.26%) Windows 2000 Server
9 3 (3.95%) Windows XP
10 2 (2.63%) SUSE
10 2 (2.63%) CentOS
10 2 (2.63%) Windows 7
11 1 (1.32%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (15.79%) Project Management
2 11 (14.47%) Systems Analysis
3 10 (13.16%) Problem Management
4 9 (11.84%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (7.89%) CRM
5 6 (7.89%) Data Management
6 5 (6.58%) ITIL
7 4 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (5.26%) Practice Management
7 4 (5.26%) Mobile Device Management
7 4 (5.26%) Time Management
8 3 (3.95%) ERP
9 2 (2.63%) Validation
9 2 (2.63%) Analytics
9 2 (2.63%) Master Data Management
9 2 (2.63%) Electronic Trading
10 1 (1.32%) Business Development
10 1 (1.32%) Incident Management
10 1 (1.32%) Workforce Management Optimization
10 1 (1.32%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 29 (38.16%) SQL
2 8 (10.53%) Java
3 4 (5.26%) Python
3 4 (5.26%) T-SQL
3 4 (5.26%) PowerShell
4 3 (3.95%) Google Apps Script
4 3 (3.95%) PL/SQL
5 2 (2.63%) VBA
5 2 (2.63%) C
6 1 (1.32%) PeopleCode
Qualifications
1 11 (14.47%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (10.53%) Degree
3 5 (6.58%) MCSE
4 4 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.63%) MCP
5 2 (2.63%) HNC
5 2 (2.63%) MCITP
5 2 (2.63%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.32%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.63%) SLA
1 2 (2.63%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.32%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 21 (27.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (21.05%) Hyper-V
3 7 (9.21%) Active Directory
4 2 (2.63%) vSphere
4 2 (2.63%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 4 (5.26%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (3.95%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 33 (43.42%) Microsoft
2 31 (40.79%) Oracle
3 25 (32.89%) VMware
4 9 (11.84%) Cisco
5 7 (9.21%) SunGard
6 5 (6.58%) Tandberg
6 5 (6.58%) Apple
7 4 (5.26%) Reuters
7 4 (5.26%) McAfee
8 3 (3.95%) Google
8 3 (3.95%) Veritas
8 3 (3.95%) Red Hat
8 3 (3.95%) Informatica
8 3 (3.95%) HP
8 3 (3.95%) IBM
8 3 (3.95%) Sybase
9 2 (2.63%) JBoss
9 2 (2.63%) Adobe
9 2 (2.63%) EMC
9 2 (2.63%) Hitachi
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Circa 35-42K + Bens
Posted: 9 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: NEG + Bens
Posted: 9 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: NEG + Excellent Bens
Posted: 9 hours ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Nexmo
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 to 45,000
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Accenture
Salary: Up to £42,473 per annum (doe) plus excellent benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Barrow-In-Furness
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago