The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 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 Bristol region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Specialist
Rank 111 - 115
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Specialist 7 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.38% - 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% - 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 2
Average salary £40,000 - £30,500
90% offered a salary of more than £24,800 - £24,100
10% offered a salary of more than £40,400 - £36,900
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Job Titles Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1784 1558 1512
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 96.17% 95.82% 95.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1413 1384 1322
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -1.29%
Support Specialist
South West

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
Salary Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Support Specialist across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014.

Support Specialist Salary Histogram in Bristol

Support Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 15 (88.24%) Windows
2 12 (70.59%) Linux
2 12 (70.59%) Configuration Management
3 8 (47.06%) Open Source
3 8 (47.06%) Bash Shell
3 8 (47.06%) Bcfg2
3 8 (47.06%) Fibre Channel
3 8 (47.06%) Xen
3 8 (47.06%) iSCSI
3 8 (47.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (47.06%) Identity Management
3 8 (47.06%) LAMP
3 8 (47.06%) Samba
3 8 (47.06%) VMware
3 8 (47.06%) NFS
3 8 (47.06%) Mac OS X
3 8 (47.06%) Solaris
3 8 (47.06%) Python
3 8 (47.06%) LDAP
4 7 (41.18%) SQL
5 6 (35.29%) MS Exchange
6 5 (29.41%) HTML
6 5 (29.41%) ITIL
6 5 (29.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 5 (29.41%) Service Delivery
7 4 (23.53%) Telecoms
7 4 (23.53%) Finance
7 4 (23.53%) Legal
7 4 (23.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (23.53%) Computer Science

Support Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 6 (35.29%) MS Exchange
2 5 (29.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (23.53%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (23.53%) SharePoint
3 4 (23.53%) WebSphere
4 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (11.76%) Lync
5 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 4 (23.53%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle iProcurement
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Receivables
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Cash Management
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Assets
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Internet Expenses
Communications & Networking
1 8 (47.06%) LDAP
1 8 (47.06%) iSCSI
1 8 (47.06%) Fibre Channel
2 4 (23.53%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Discoverer
General
1 4 (23.53%) Telecoms
1 4 (23.53%) Finance
1 4 (23.53%) Legal
2 1 (5.88%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (47.06%) LAMP
2 5 (29.41%) HTML
3 4 (23.53%) WebSphere MQ
4 3 (17.65%) XML
5 1 (5.88%) CSS
5 1 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (47.06%) Open Source
2 4 (23.53%) Blackberry
2 4 (23.53%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 15 (88.24%) Windows
2 12 (70.59%) Linux
3 8 (47.06%) Mac OS X
3 8 (47.06%) Solaris
4 4 (23.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (5.88%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (70.59%) Configuration Management
2 8 (47.06%) Identity Management
3 5 (29.41%) Service Delivery
3 5 (29.41%) ITIL
4 1 (5.88%) UML
4 1 (5.88%) CRM
4 1 (5.88%) Change Management
4 1 (5.88%) Web Design
4 1 (5.88%) Incident Management
4 1 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Cash Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (47.06%) Python
1 8 (47.06%) Bash Shell
2 7 (41.18%) SQL
3 2 (11.76%) PowerShell
4 1 (5.88%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (47.06%) NFS
1 8 (47.06%) Samba
1 8 (47.06%) Xen
1 8 (47.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (23.53%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (47.06%) Bcfg2
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) VMware
2 4 (23.53%) IBM
2 4 (23.53%) HP
2 4 (23.53%) Citrix
2 4 (23.53%) Red Hat
2 4 (23.53%) Sage
2 4 (23.53%) Remedy
3 2 (11.76%) RightFax
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle