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

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Support Specialist
Rank 835 930 919
Rank change year-on-year
+95 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support Specialist 30 39 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.034% 0.036% 0.058%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.035% 0.038% 0.060%
Number of salaries quoted 22 34 64
Median salary £32,500 £24,058 £32,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+35.09% -26.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £21,398 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,150 £40,750 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £29,750 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+9.24% -0.83%

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
86161 103624 111063
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.43% 96.54% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 71560 86373 91858
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

Technical Support Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Technical Support Specialist in the job title.

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 3 December 2016 within the UK.

Technical Support Specialist Salary Histogram in the UK

Technical Support Specialist
Top 25 Job Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 3 December 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
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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
England +67 27 £32,500 +40.60% 6
South East +78 15 £32,500 -3.70% 2
Surrey +18 5 £33,250 -2.91%
Hampshire - 4 £32,500 - 1
Oxfordshire - 4 - -
Abingdon - 4 - -
East of England +20 3 £34,000 +8.80% 2
Cambridge +12 3 £34,000 -28.42% 1
Cambridgeshire +10 3 £34,000 -28.42% 1
South West - 3 £27,500 -
Bristol - 3 £27,500 -
London +53 2 £27,000 +16.80% 1
Yorkshire - 2 £31,250 -
West Sussex - 2 £45,000 - 1
Basingstoke - 2 £32,500 -
Camberley - 2 £39,000 -
Guildford - 2 £27,500 -
Gatwick - 2 £45,000 - 1
Leeds - 2 £31,250 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £31,250 -
City of London +31 1 - -
Manchester - 1 - -
Southampton - 1 - -
Alton - 1 £27,500 - 1
North West - 1 - -

Technical Support Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 featuring Technical Support Specialist in the job title.

1 45 (57.69%) Windows
2 21 (26.92%) SQL
3 19 (24.36%) Microsoft
3 19 (24.36%) Windows Server
4 17 (21.79%) Degree
5 16 (20.51%) SQL Server
5 16 (20.51%) Linux
5 16 (20.51%) Unix
6 15 (19.23%) Active Directory
7 12 (15.38%) MS Excel
7 12 (15.38%) MS Office
8 11 (14.10%) MS Exchange
8 11 (14.10%) VMware
8 11 (14.10%) Apple iOS
9 9 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
9 9 (11.54%) Coaching
9 9 (11.54%) Network+ Certification
9 9 (11.54%) Firewall
9 9 (11.54%) Management Information System
9 9 (11.54%) CCNA
9 9 (11.54%) Cisco Certification
9 9 (11.54%) ITIL
10 8 (10.26%) MCP
10 8 (10.26%) DHCP
10 8 (10.26%) IP Telephony
10 8 (10.26%) Computer Science
11 7 (8.97%) Windows Server 2012
11 7 (8.97%) Microsoft Certification
11 7 (8.97%) SharePoint
11 7 (8.97%) Oracle

Technical Support Specialist Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 11 (14.10%) MS Exchange
2 7 (8.97%) SharePoint
3 5 (6.41%) Skype for Business
4 3 (3.85%) IIS
5 2 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 12 (15.38%) MS Excel
1 12 (15.38%) MS Office
2 5 (6.41%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (6.41%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.41%) Office 365
2 3 (3.85%) Yammer
3 2 (2.56%) Mimecast
4 1 (1.28%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (11.54%) Firewall
2 8 (10.26%) DHCP
2 8 (10.26%) IP Telephony
3 6 (7.69%) DNS
3 6 (7.69%) Internet
4 5 (6.41%) HTTP
4 5 (6.41%) Skype
5 4 (5.13%) FTP
5 4 (5.13%) SAN
5 4 (5.13%) SMTP
5 4 (5.13%) VLAN
5 4 (5.13%) Wireless
5 4 (5.13%) Wireshark
6 3 (3.85%) Network Security
6 3 (3.85%) Unified Communications
6 3 (3.85%) VPN
7 2 (2.56%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (2.56%) TCP/IP
7 2 (2.56%) VoIP
7 2 (2.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (20.51%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.13%) Oracle Database
3 3 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.56%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (1.28%) Data Mart
5 1 (1.28%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (2.56%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.28%) Android Studio
General
1 6 (7.69%) Manufacturing
2 5 (6.41%) Marketing
3 3 (3.85%) Finance
4 2 (2.56%) Banking
5 1 (1.28%) Back Office
5 1 (1.28%) French Language
5 1 (1.28%) Front Office
5 1 (1.28%) Publishing
5 1 (1.28%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.69%) Web Services
2 4 (5.13%) Middleware
3 3 (3.85%) .NET
4 1 (1.28%) CSS
4 1 (1.28%) HTML
4 1 (1.28%) iBATIS
4 1 (1.28%) J2EE
4 1 (1.28%) Murex MxML
4 1 (1.28%) SAML
4 1 (1.28%) Spring
4 1 (1.28%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.54%) Management Information System
2 8 (10.26%) Computer Science
3 6 (7.69%) Blackberry
4 5 (6.41%) Data Centre
4 5 (6.41%) Mobile Computing
5 4 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (5.13%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (3.85%) Informatics
7 2 (2.56%) iPad
7 2 (2.56%) NHS
8 1 (1.28%) Biometrics
8 1 (1.28%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.28%) Clustering
8 1 (1.28%) Derivative
8 1 (1.28%) Digital Media
8 1 (1.28%) EFT
8 1 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.28%) FMCG
8 1 (1.28%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 45 (57.69%) Windows
2 19 (24.36%) Windows Server
3 16 (20.51%) Linux
3 16 (20.51%) Unix
4 11 (14.10%) Apple iOS
5 7 (8.97%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (7.69%) Android
6 6 (7.69%) Mac OS X
6 6 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (6.41%) Windows 7
7 5 (6.41%) Windows Mobile
8 4 (5.13%) Mac OS
8 4 (5.13%) NetWare
8 4 (5.13%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (3.85%) Windows 10
9 3 (3.85%) Windows 8
10 2 (2.56%) Solaris
11 1 (1.28%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (11.54%) Coaching
1 9 (11.54%) ITIL
2 5 (6.41%) Change Management
2 5 (6.41%) CRM
2 5 (6.41%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (6.41%) Migration
3 4 (5.13%) Defect Tracking
3 4 (5.13%) Matrix Organization
3 4 (5.13%) Mentoring
3 4 (5.13%) Mobile Device Management
3 4 (5.13%) Presales
3 4 (5.13%) Product Management
3 4 (5.13%) Release Management
3 4 (5.13%) Service Delivery
3 4 (5.13%) Software Engineering
3 4 (5.13%) Time Management
3 4 (5.13%) Validation
3 4 (5.13%) Virtual Environments
4 3 (3.85%) Data Protection
4 3 (3.85%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (26.92%) SQL
2 6 (7.69%) C#
3 4 (5.13%) C++
3 4 (5.13%) PowerShell
3 4 (5.13%) R
4 3 (3.85%) Java
4 3 (3.85%) Python
4 3 (3.85%) VBScript
5 2 (2.56%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.56%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.28%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.28%) C
6 1 (1.28%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 17 (21.79%) Degree
2 9 (11.54%) CCNA
2 9 (11.54%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (11.54%) Network+ Certification
3 8 (10.26%) MCP
4 7 (8.97%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (7.69%) MCSE
6 4 (5.13%) CISSP
6 4 (5.13%) CompTIA Security+
6 4 (5.13%) Security+ Certification
7 3 (3.85%) Security Cleared
8 2 (2.56%) HNC
8 2 (2.56%) HND
8 2 (2.56%) MCTS
9 1 (1.28%) MCITP
9 1 (1.28%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.41%) SLA
2 3 (3.85%) Data Quality
3 2 (2.56%) HL7
4 1 (1.28%) QA
System Software
1 15 (19.23%) Active Directory
2 9 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (5.13%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (3.85%) VMware Server
5 1 (1.28%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.28%) Shibboleth
5 1 (1.28%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (6.41%) SCVMM
2 4 (5.13%) SCCM
3 2 (2.56%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (1.28%) AirWatch
4 1 (1.28%) Control-M
4 1 (1.28%) ITRS Geneos
4 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (1.28%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.28%) SCOM
4 1 (1.28%) SCSM
4 1 (1.28%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 19 (24.36%) Microsoft
2 11 (14.10%) VMware
3 7 (8.97%) Oracle
4 5 (6.41%) Apple
5 4 (5.13%) HP
5 4 (5.13%) Mitel
5 4 (5.13%) Sophos
5 4 (5.13%) Sybase
6 3 (3.85%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (2.56%) Avaya
7 2 (2.56%) CheckPoint
7 2 (2.56%) Citrix
7 2 (2.56%) MobileIron
7 2 (2.56%) NetApp
7 2 (2.56%) Remedy
7 2 (2.56%) Riverbed
8 1 (1.28%) EMC
8 1 (1.28%) LexisNexis
8 1 (1.28%) RightFax
8 1 (1.28%) Veritas
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