The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the Buckinghamshire 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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Specialist
Rank 123 98 100
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Specialist 3 17 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.17% 0.97% 1.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 1.02% 1.41%
Number of salaries quoted 3 15 11
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +30.76%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £35,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -10.25%
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 Buckinghamshire 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
Buckinghamshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1715 1672 1774
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 96.24% 95.27% 95.02%
Number of salaries quoted 1439 1316 1384
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Support Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Support Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Support Specialist
Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Support Specialist Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

Support Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 4 (40.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) Linux
2 3 (30.00%) C#
2 3 (30.00%) C++
2 3 (30.00%) Java
2 3 (30.00%) SQL
2 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (30.00%) Apple iOS
2 3 (30.00%) Android
3 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (10.00%) MS Office
4 1 (10.00%) MCP
4 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (10.00%) Mac OS X
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (10.00%) Project Management
4 1 (10.00%) MCSE
4 1 (10.00%) MCSA
4 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (10.00%) SAS
4 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (10.00%) DNS
4 1 (10.00%) Firewall
4 1 (10.00%) Wireless
4 1 (10.00%) Google

Support Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (10.00%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Google Apps
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) DNS
1 1 (10.00%) Firewall
1 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (10.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
General
1 1 (10.00%) Banking
1 1 (10.00%) Retail
1 1 (10.00%) Retail Banking
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) Android
2 3 (30.00%) Apple iOS
2 3 (30.00%) Linux
3 1 (10.00%) Mac OS X
3 1 (10.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (10.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) C#
1 3 (30.00%) C++
1 3 (30.00%) Java
1 3 (30.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
1 1 (10.00%) MCP
1 1 (10.00%) MCSA
1 1 (10.00%) MCSE
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Google