The first table below looks at the demand for the Support Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire 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 30 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 advertised for the Berkshire region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Specialist
Rank 188 176 198
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +22
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Specialist 29 38 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.52% 0.69% 0.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% 0.74% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 25 29 24
Average salary £36,500 £30,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.66% -30.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,100 £21,000 £34,300
10% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £52,500 £54,250
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5203 5170 5610
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 92.70% 93.22% 94.40%
Number of salaries quoted 3687 4098 4734
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Support Specialist
South East

Support Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

Support Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Support Specialist
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Support Specialist Salary Trend in Berkshire

Support Specialist
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Support Specialist across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

Support Specialist Salary Histogram in Berkshire

Support Specialist
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Support Specialist within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 30 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
Reading -6 6 £22,000 -39.72% 4
Wokingham +9 5 £34,000 -15.00%
Slough +2 1 £37,500 -11.76%
Bracknell -7 1 £36,000 +20.00%
Maidenhead - 1 £45,000 -
Support Specialist
South East

Support Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire 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 39 (66.10%) Windows
2 32 (54.24%) Microsoft
3 25 (42.37%) SQL Server
4 23 (38.98%) Oracle
4 23 (38.98%) IIS
5 18 (30.51%) SQL Server 2000
5 18 (30.51%) Java
6 16 (27.12%) Hyper-V
6 16 (27.12%) Linux
7 15 (25.42%) Oracle Database 10g
7 15 (25.42%) UNIX
7 15 (25.42%) Oracle Database
8 14 (23.73%) VMware Infrastructure
8 14 (23.73%) SQL
8 14 (23.73%) Project Management
8 14 (23.73%) VMware
9 12 (20.34%) Systems Analysis
10 11 (18.64%) Degree
11 10 (16.95%) Solaris
12 9 (15.25%) MS Excel
13 8 (13.56%) Telecoms
13 8 (13.56%) Document Management
14 7 (11.86%) Finance
14 7 (11.86%) Microsoft Certification
14 7 (11.86%) DNS
14 7 (11.86%) MS Office
14 7 (11.86%) HTML
14 7 (11.86%) DB2
15 6 (10.17%) AIX
15 6 (10.17%) HPUX

Support Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 23 (38.98%) IIS
2 6 (10.17%) Apache
2 6 (10.17%) SharePoint
3 5 (8.47%) SharePoint 2010
3 5 (8.47%) SharePoint Server
4 4 (6.78%) WebSphere
5 3 (5.08%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (3.39%) WebLogic
6 2 (3.39%) FileNet
6 2 (3.39%) WebSphere Process Server
6 2 (3.39%) Quickr
6 2 (3.39%) IBM Connections
6 2 (3.39%) WebSphere Portal
7 1 (1.69%) JCAPS
Applications
1 9 (15.25%) MS Excel
2 7 (11.86%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Oracle Assets
1 1 (1.69%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.17%) SaaS
2 3 (5.08%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (5.08%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.86%) DNS
2 4 (6.78%) Internet
2 4 (6.78%) SIGTRAN
3 3 (5.08%) DMZ
3 3 (5.08%) Firewall
4 2 (3.39%) LDAP
4 2 (3.39%) VPN
4 2 (3.39%) Wireless
4 2 (3.39%) SS7
4 2 (3.39%) SAN
4 2 (3.39%) Wireshark
4 2 (3.39%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (1.69%) M3UA
5 1 (1.69%) SCTP
5 1 (1.69%) SMPP
5 1 (1.69%) TCAP
5 1 (1.69%) SCCP
5 1 (1.69%) INAP
5 1 (1.69%) SMS
5 1 (1.69%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (42.37%) SQL Server
2 18 (30.51%) SQL Server 2000
3 15 (25.42%) Oracle Database 10g
3 15 (25.42%) Oracle Database
4 7 (11.86%) DB2
5 4 (6.78%) MySQL
5 4 (6.78%) RDBMS
5 4 (6.78%) Relational Database
6 2 (3.39%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (3.39%) DB2 UDB
7 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (3.39%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (13.56%) Telecoms
2 7 (11.86%) Finance
3 4 (6.78%) French Language
4 3 (5.08%) Banking
4 3 (5.08%) German Language
4 3 (5.08%) Automotive
5 2 (3.39%) Spanish Language
6 1 (1.69%) Russian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.86%) HTML
2 5 (8.47%) SOAP
2 5 (8.47%) .NET
2 5 (8.47%) J2EE
3 4 (6.78%) XML
4 3 (5.08%) LAMP
4 3 (5.08%) Web Services
5 2 (3.39%) WebSphere MQ
5 2 (3.39%) Ajax
5 2 (3.39%) .NET Framework
5 2 (3.39%) Spring
5 2 (3.39%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 1 (1.69%) HTML5
6 1 (1.69%) REST
6 1 (1.69%) JSF
6 1 (1.69%) Middleware
6 1 (1.69%) XHTML
6 1 (1.69%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.69%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.47%) Data Integration
1 5 (8.47%) Management Information System
2 4 (6.78%) Clustering
2 4 (6.78%) Mobile App
3 3 (5.08%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.39%) Replication
4 2 (3.39%) PKI
4 2 (3.39%) IPTV
5 1 (1.69%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.69%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.69%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 39 (66.10%) Windows
2 16 (27.12%) Linux
3 15 (25.42%) UNIX
4 10 (16.95%) Solaris
5 6 (10.17%) AIX
5 6 (10.17%) HPUX
5 6 (10.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (3.39%) SUSE
6 2 (3.39%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.69%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (23.73%) Project Management
2 12 (20.34%) Systems Analysis
3 8 (13.56%) Document Management
4 6 (10.17%) Software Testing
5 5 (8.47%) Information Architecture
5 5 (8.47%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (6.78%) ITIL
7 2 (3.39%) SOA
7 2 (3.39%) CRM
7 2 (3.39%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (3.39%) Risk Management
7 2 (3.39%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (3.39%) Software Engineering
7 2 (3.39%) Data Management
7 2 (3.39%) Master Data Management
8 1 (1.69%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (1.69%) Performance Monitoring
8 1 (1.69%) ERP
8 1 (1.69%) EAI
8 1 (1.69%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 18 (30.51%) Java
2 14 (23.73%) SQL
3 5 (8.47%) Python
4 4 (6.78%) Perl
5 3 (5.08%) Google Apps Script
5 3 (5.08%) PHP
6 2 (3.39%) JavaScript
6 2 (3.39%) Jython
7 1 (1.69%) X++
7 1 (1.69%) C#
7 1 (1.69%) C++
7 1 (1.69%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 11 (18.64%) Degree
2 7 (11.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (8.47%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (8.47%) CCNA
4 3 (5.08%) JNCIA
4 3 (5.08%) RHCE
5 2 (3.39%) MCP
5 2 (3.39%) CCNP
5 2 (3.39%) MCSE
5 2 (3.39%) MCSA
5 2 (3.39%) MCTS
5 2 (3.39%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.39%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (27.12%) Hyper-V
2 14 (23.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (6.78%) NFS
4 2 (3.39%) Active Directory
5 1 (1.69%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (3.39%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (1.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 32 (54.24%) Microsoft
2 23 (38.98%) Oracle
3 14 (23.73%) VMware
4 6 (10.17%) Cisco
4 6 (10.17%) Citrix
4 6 (10.17%) Red Hat
5 5 (8.47%) Sun
5 5 (8.47%) Sybase
6 4 (6.78%) IBM
6 4 (6.78%) Redknee
7 3 (5.08%) Google
7 3 (5.08%) Juniper
8 2 (3.39%) Cognos
8 2 (3.39%) JBoss
8 2 (3.39%) Hitachi
8 2 (3.39%) Lotus
8 2 (3.39%) HP
8 2 (3.39%) EMC
8 2 (3.39%) ProCurve
8 2 (3.39%) Aerohive Networks
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