The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the Aberdeen region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Support Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Specialist
Rank 31 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Specialist 1 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 0.43% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% - -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £42,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £38,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-3.94% +5.55%
Support Specialist
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Aberdeen region. 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
Aberdeen
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
225 251 290
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 95.74% 96.17% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 131 191 209
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £22,716
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Support Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

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

Support Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

Support Specialist
Salary Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Support Specialist across the Aberdeen region.

Support Specialist Salary Trend in Aberdeen

Support Specialist
Top 3 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Aberdeen region that cited 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 Support Specialist in their job title.

1 1 (100.00%) Electronics
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing

Support Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Aberdeen region that cited 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 Support Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 1 (100.00%) Electronics
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree