The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire 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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Specialist
Rank 81 62 96
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +34
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Specialist 3 19 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.39% 1.89% 0.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 1.97% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 3 17 3
Average salary £49,000 £39,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.64% +11.42%
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £35,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -10.25%
Support Specialist
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire 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
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
734 966 1010
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 95.20% 96.31% 98.54%
Number of salaries quoted 660 784 908
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Support Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Support Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Support Specialist
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Support Specialist Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

Support Specialist
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Support Specialist within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Dunstable -12 3 £49,000 +16.66% 1
Support Specialist
East of England

Support Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 6 (66.67%) MS Office
1 6 (66.67%) MS Visio
1 6 (66.67%) VoIP
1 6 (66.67%) RIP
1 6 (66.67%) TCP/IP
1 6 (66.67%) VPN
1 6 (66.67%) SSL
1 6 (66.67%) SLA
1 6 (66.67%) Cisco
1 6 (66.67%) CCNP
1 6 (66.67%) HP
1 6 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (66.67%) Juniper
1 6 (66.67%) DWDM
1 6 (66.67%) MPLS
1 6 (66.67%) OSPF
1 6 (66.67%) BGP
1 6 (66.67%) EIGRP
1 6 (66.67%) VRRP
1 6 (66.67%) Service Delivery
1 6 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
1 6 (66.67%) Firewall
1 6 (66.67%) Wireless
1 6 (66.67%) Network Management
1 6 (66.67%) F5
1 6 (66.67%) High Availability
1 6 (66.67%) HSRP
1 6 (66.67%) Network Design
1 6 (66.67%) HP NNM
1 6 (66.67%) Data Protection

Support Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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.

Applications
1 6 (66.67%) MS Office
1 6 (66.67%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) BGP
1 6 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
1 6 (66.67%) DWDM
1 6 (66.67%) EIGRP
1 6 (66.67%) Firewall
1 6 (66.67%) HSRP
1 6 (66.67%) MPLS
1 6 (66.67%) OSPF
1 6 (66.67%) RIP
1 6 (66.67%) SSL
1 6 (66.67%) TCP/IP
1 6 (66.67%) VoIP
1 6 (66.67%) VPN
1 6 (66.67%) VRRP
1 6 (66.67%) Wireless
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Data Protection
1 6 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
1 6 (66.67%) High Availability
1 6 (66.67%) Network Design
1 6 (66.67%) Network Management
1 6 (66.67%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) CCNP
1 6 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (66.67%) SLA
Systems Management
1 6 (66.67%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Cisco
1 6 (66.67%) F5
1 6 (66.67%) HP
1 6 (66.67%) Juniper
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £53000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago