The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol 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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Specialist
Rank 134 124 126
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Specialist 1 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.055% 0.10% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.057% 0.10% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 1
Average salary £35,000 £28,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.89% -19.28%
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £35,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -10.25%
Support Specialist
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bristol 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
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1752 1905 1701
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 96.96% 97.34% 97.65%
Number of salaries quoted 1561 1570 1413
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Support Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

Support Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Support Specialist
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

Support Specialist Salary Trend in Bristol

Support Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 5 (71.43%) ITIL
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Unix
2 4 (57.14%) Service Management
2 4 (57.14%) Risk Management
2 4 (57.14%) Firewall
2 4 (57.14%) Business Continuity
2 4 (57.14%) Information Security
2 4 (57.14%) Incident Management
2 4 (57.14%) Computer Forensics
2 4 (57.14%) Penetration Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Security Operations
2 4 (57.14%) Security Operations Centre
3 2 (28.57%) Degree
3 2 (28.57%) Document Management
3 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
3 2 (28.57%) C#
3 2 (28.57%) VB
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
4 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
4 1 (14.29%) PHP
4 1 (14.29%) CRM
4 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) Intranet
4 1 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 1 (14.29%) Change Management
4 1 (14.29%) Banking
4 1 (14.29%) Data Security

Support Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
2 1 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (14.29%) CMS
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 1 (14.29%) Office Communications Server
2 1 (14.29%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) Firewall
2 1 (14.29%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (14.29%) Banking
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Unix
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) ITIL
2 4 (57.14%) Business Continuity
2 4 (57.14%) Computer Forensics
2 4 (57.14%) Incident Management
2 4 (57.14%) Information Security
2 4 (57.14%) Penetration Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Risk Management
2 4 (57.14%) Security Operations
2 4 (57.14%) Service Management
3 2 (28.57%) Document Management
4 1 (14.29%) Case Management
4 1 (14.29%) Change Management
4 1 (14.29%) CRM
4 1 (14.29%) Data Security
4 1 (14.29%) Release Management
4 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 1 (14.29%) Software Deployment
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) C#
1 2 (28.57%) VB
2 1 (14.29%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 1 (14.29%) RightFax
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago