The median annual salary for a Technical Support Specialist was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Technical Support Specialist
London / City of London
Rank 222 269 309
Rank change year-on-year +47 +40  
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support Specialist 1 5 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.020% 0.071% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.021% 0.074% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 10
Median salary £42,500 £57,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -26.08% +53.33%  
UK excluding London median salary £39,250 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -12.77% +20.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4870 6777 9756
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.94% 95.65% 95.46%
Number of salaries quoted 4470 6059 8310
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £35,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Technical Support Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London that featured Technical Support Specialist in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Technical Support Specialist in the City of London

Technical Support Specialist
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Salary trend for Technical Support Specialist in the City of London

Technical Support Specialist Skill Set
Top 23 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, 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 City of London region featuring Technical Support Specialist in the job title.

1 3 (75.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) Business Analytics
2 2 (50.00%) Analytics
2 2 (50.00%) iManage
2 2 (50.00%) Contract Management
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Legal
2 2 (50.00%) MS Office
2 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) Publishing
3 1 (25.00%) Mac OS X
3 1 (25.00%) Service Management
3 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) LexisNexis
3 1 (25.00%) French Language
3 1 (25.00%) German Language
3 1 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (25.00%) SaaS

Technical Support Specialist Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (50.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) SaaS
General
1 2 (50.00%) Legal
2 1 (25.00%) French Language
2 1 (25.00%) German Language
2 1 (25.00%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Analytics
1 2 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 2 (50.00%) Business Analytics
1 2 (50.00%) Contract Management
1 2 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (25.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) iManage
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) LexisNexis