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

Location
3 months to
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Specialist
Rank 129 133 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Specialist 2 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.10% 0.16% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.17% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 0
Average salary £32,250 £38,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.23% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
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
1897 1789 1560
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 95.57% 95.77% 96.77%
Number of salaries quoted 1571 1541 1348
Average salary £37,500 £36,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 24 November 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 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) HTML
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (50.00%) HP
2 3 (50.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 2 (33.33%) ITIL
3 2 (33.33%) Blackberry
3 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) Legal
3 2 (33.33%) Citrix
3 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 2 (33.33%) Sage
3 2 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (33.33%) Remedy
3 2 (33.33%) IBM
3 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (33.33%) Linux
3 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 2 (33.33%) WebSphere
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement

Support Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (50.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 2 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (16.67%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) LAN
1 1 (16.67%) WAN
1 1 (16.67%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
1 2 (33.33%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (16.67%) CSS
3 1 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL
1 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
1 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Web Design
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (16.67%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) HP
2 2 (33.33%) Citrix
2 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 2 (33.33%) Sage
2 2 (33.33%) Remedy
2 2 (33.33%) IBM
3 1 (16.67%) McAfee
3 1 (16.67%) RightFax