The table below looks at the statistics 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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Specialist
Rank 200 185 189
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Specialist 9 29 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.18% 0.52% 0.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.56% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 8 25 28
Average salary £40,000 £36,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% +32.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £27,100 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £39,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Support Specialist
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire 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
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4689 5222 5175
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 94.12% 93.10% 93.36%
Number of salaries quoted 3597 3686 4105
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
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 31 July 2015. 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
Maidenhead +10 8 £40,000 -11.11%
Support Specialist
South East

Support Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 20 (76.92%) Windows
2 15 (57.69%) SQL Server
3 12 (46.15%) Linux
3 12 (46.15%) Microsoft
4 11 (42.31%) TCP/IP
4 11 (42.31%) Security Cleared
5 10 (38.46%) Active Directory
5 10 (38.46%) Java
6 9 (34.62%) MS Excel
7 8 (30.77%) DNS
7 8 (30.77%) NoSQL
7 8 (30.77%) SIEM
7 8 (30.77%) Elasticsearch
7 8 (30.77%) ZeroMQ
8 5 (19.23%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (19.23%) HP
8 5 (19.23%) HP UFT
8 5 (19.23%) Windows XP
8 5 (19.23%) DHCP
8 5 (19.23%) Windows 2000
8 5 (19.23%) SQL
8 5 (19.23%) VB
8 5 (19.23%) ITIL
8 5 (19.23%) Application Packaging
8 5 (19.23%) QA
8 5 (19.23%) Test Scripting
8 5 (19.23%) Network Security
8 5 (19.23%) DV Cleared
8 5 (19.23%) Information Security
8 5 (19.23%) Mentoring

Support Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 8 (30.77%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (11.54%) IIS
3 2 (7.69%) MS Exchange
4 1 (3.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (3.85%) IBM Notes
4 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (34.62%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.69%) MS Office
3 1 (3.85%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (7.69%) Google Apps
2 1 (3.85%) IaaS
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (42.31%) TCP/IP
2 8 (30.77%) DNS
3 5 (19.23%) DHCP
3 5 (19.23%) Network Security
3 5 (19.23%) WebEx
4 4 (15.38%) Firewall
5 3 (11.54%) Internet
5 3 (11.54%) LAN
5 3 (11.54%) SAN
6 2 (7.69%) DMZ
6 2 (7.69%) WAN
7 1 (3.85%) HTTP
7 1 (3.85%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (57.69%) SQL Server
2 8 (30.77%) NoSQL
3 3 (11.54%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.85%) MS Access
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (19.23%) HP UFT
2 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (11.54%) French Language
2 2 (7.69%) Finance
3 1 (3.85%) Banking
3 1 (3.85%) Retail
3 1 (3.85%) German Language
3 1 (3.85%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (30.77%) ZeroMQ
2 5 (19.23%) Application Packaging
3 2 (7.69%) .NET
4 1 (3.85%) Web Services
4 1 (3.85%) .NET Framework
4 1 (3.85%) WCF
4 1 (3.85%) WPF
4 1 (3.85%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Replication
1 3 (11.54%) Clustering
1 3 (11.54%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 2 (7.69%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.85%) AS400
3 1 (3.85%) PDA
3 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.85%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 20 (76.92%) Windows
2 12 (46.15%) Linux
3 5 (19.23%) Windows 2000
3 5 (19.23%) Windows XP
3 5 (19.23%) Windows 7
4 3 (11.54%) CentOS
4 3 (11.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (11.54%) UNIX
4 3 (11.54%) SUSE
4 3 (11.54%) AIX
4 3 (11.54%) HPUX
4 3 (11.54%) Solaris
5 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) SIEM
2 5 (19.23%) Cyber Security
2 5 (19.23%) Mentoring
2 5 (19.23%) ITIL
2 5 (19.23%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (19.23%) Information Security
2 5 (19.23%) Test Scripting
3 2 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (3.85%) Line Management
4 1 (3.85%) Garbage Collection
4 1 (3.85%) Business Continuity Planning
4 1 (3.85%) Capacity Management
4 1 (3.85%) Memory Management
4 1 (3.85%) Incident Management
4 1 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (3.85%) Business Continuity
4 1 (3.85%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (38.46%) Java
2 5 (19.23%) SQL
2 5 (19.23%) VB
3 3 (11.54%) JavaScript
4 2 (7.69%) C#
4 2 (7.69%) Python
4 2 (7.69%) Google Apps Script
5 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.85%) VB.NET
5 1 (3.85%) C++
Qualifications
1 11 (42.31%) Security Cleared
2 5 (19.23%) DV Cleared
3 3 (11.54%) Degree
4 2 (7.69%) MCSE
4 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (3.85%) MOS
5 1 (3.85%) MCITP
5 1 (3.85%) MCSA
5 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
5 1 (3.85%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (19.23%) QA
2 1 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (38.46%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.69%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 12 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 5 (19.23%) HP
3 3 (11.54%) EMC
3 3 (11.54%) Hitachi
3 3 (11.54%) Sun
3 3 (11.54%) Red Hat
4 2 (7.69%) VMware
4 2 (7.69%) Google
5 1 (3.85%) Bloomberg
5 1 (3.85%) Lotus
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