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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Specialist
Rank 182 189 196
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Specialist 43 44 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.75% 0.76% 0.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.79% 0.81% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 33 31 29
Average salary £45,000 £37,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.62% -12.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £20,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +8.82%
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
5412 5407 5057
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 94.06% 93.50% 93.94%
Number of salaries quoted 3817 3971 4211
Average salary £45,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,350 £62,500 £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
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 24 December 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 24 December 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
Bracknell +2 21 £45,000 -10.00%
Reading -1 18 £47,500 +28.37%
Slough -1 4 - -
Support Specialist
South East

Support Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 48 (43.64%) Windows
2 42 (38.18%) ITIL
3 37 (33.64%) Microsoft
4 33 (30.00%) Oracle
5 31 (28.18%) SQL Server
6 29 (26.36%) VMware
6 29 (26.36%) VMware Infrastructure
7 28 (25.45%) IBM
8 27 (24.55%) IIS
8 27 (24.55%) SQL Server 2000
8 27 (24.55%) Hyper-V
9 26 (23.64%) Service Management
10 25 (22.73%) Oracle Database 10g
10 25 (22.73%) Service Delivery
10 25 (22.73%) Oracle Database
11 24 (21.82%) WebSphere Application Server
11 24 (21.82%) Lotus Domino
11 24 (21.82%) Lotus
11 24 (21.82%) WebSphere
11 24 (21.82%) WebSphere Portal
11 24 (21.82%) Quickr
12 22 (20.00%) SQL
13 19 (17.27%) Project Management
14 18 (16.36%) Systems Analysis
15 16 (14.55%) Change Management
15 16 (14.55%) PCI DSS
15 16 (14.55%) Windows Server 2008
15 16 (14.55%) SaaS
16 14 (12.73%) IBM Notes
17 13 (11.82%) Linux

Support Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 27 (24.55%) IIS
2 24 (21.82%) Lotus Domino
2 24 (21.82%) WebSphere
2 24 (21.82%) WebSphere Portal
2 24 (21.82%) Quickr
2 24 (21.82%) WebSphere Application Server
3 14 (12.73%) IBM Notes
4 9 (8.18%) MS Exchange
5 5 (4.55%) Apache
6 4 (3.64%) SharePoint
6 4 (3.64%) Lync
6 4 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (3.64%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (1.82%) Exchange Server 5.5
7 2 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.91%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.91%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 10 (9.09%) MS Office
2 6 (5.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (6.36%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 16 (14.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.36%) DNS
2 5 (4.55%) SSL
2 5 (4.55%) SAN
2 5 (4.55%) TCP/IP
3 4 (3.64%) DHCP
4 1 (0.91%) Firewall
4 1 (0.91%) Frame Relay
4 1 (0.91%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (28.18%) SQL Server
2 27 (24.55%) SQL Server 2000
3 25 (22.73%) Oracle Database 10g
3 25 (22.73%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.91%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.91%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (0.91%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (5.45%) Telecoms
1 6 (5.45%) Finance
1 6 (5.45%) Banking
2 3 (2.73%) French Language
3 2 (1.82%) German Language
4 1 (0.91%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.82%) .NET
2 1 (0.91%) ASP.NET
2 1 (0.91%) COM
2 1 (0.91%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.45%) Mobile App
2 3 (2.73%) Replication
2 3 (2.73%) Clustering
2 3 (2.73%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (0.91%) CLARiiON
3 1 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 48 (43.64%) Windows
2 16 (14.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (11.82%) Linux
3 13 (11.82%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (7.27%) UNIX
4 8 (7.27%) Solaris
5 7 (6.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (5.45%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (3.64%) CentOS
7 4 (3.64%) AIX
7 4 (3.64%) HPUX
8 3 (2.73%) SUSE
9 2 (1.82%) Windows 2000
9 2 (1.82%) Windows XP
9 2 (1.82%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (38.18%) ITIL
2 26 (23.64%) Service Management
3 25 (22.73%) Service Delivery
4 19 (17.27%) Project Management
5 18 (16.36%) Systems Analysis
6 16 (14.55%) Change Management
7 7 (6.36%) Document Management
7 7 (6.36%) Logistics
7 7 (6.36%) SAP Implementation
8 5 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (3.64%) Risk Management
9 4 (3.64%) OpenUP
9 4 (3.64%) Line Management
10 3 (2.73%) Performance Monitoring
11 2 (1.82%) Software Distribution
11 2 (1.82%) Asset Management
12 1 (0.91%) Data Management
12 1 (0.91%) Software Testing
12 1 (0.91%) Workflow
12 1 (0.91%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 22 (20.00%) SQL
2 2 (1.82%) C#
3 1 (0.91%) C++
3 1 (0.91%) Java
3 1 (0.91%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (9.09%) IBM Certification
2 6 (5.45%) Security Cleared
3 5 (4.55%) SC Cleared
3 5 (4.55%) DV Cleared
4 4 (3.64%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (14.55%) PCI DSS
2 10 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (26.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (24.55%) Hyper-V
3 11 (10.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (6.36%) SCCM
2 6 (5.45%) SCOM
Vendors
1 37 (33.64%) Microsoft
2 33 (30.00%) Oracle
3 29 (26.36%) VMware
4 28 (25.45%) IBM
5 24 (21.82%) Lotus
6 7 (6.36%) Red Hat
6 7 (6.36%) SAP
7 6 (5.45%) Citrix
8 5 (4.55%) EMC
9 4 (3.64%) Redknee
10 3 (2.73%) Hitachi
10 3 (2.73%) Cisco
10 3 (2.73%) Sun
11 2 (1.82%) Symantec
12 1 (0.91%) HP
12 1 (0.91%) Dell
12 1 (0.91%) Sybase
12 1 (0.91%) F5
12 1 (0.91%) CheckPoint
Maidenhead
Fenwick Ryan Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus+Bens+Stock Options
Posted: 4 days ago