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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Specialist
Rank 129 128 131
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Specialist 8 6 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.35% 0.27% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.29% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 8 6 4
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £34,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £36,250 £23,400
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £38,050
UK excluding London average salary £33,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-12.00% -
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
2151 2049 1968
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 95.13% 93.90% 96.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1663 1583 1699
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Support Specialist across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Support Specialist Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

Support Specialist
Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Support Specialist within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. 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
Milton Keynes -20 3 £29,000 -22.66% 1
Aylesbury - 2 £37,500 -
Princes Risborough - 1 £24,000 -
Support Specialist
South East

Support Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 7 (30.43%) Finance
2 6 (26.09%) SQL
2 6 (26.09%) ITIL
3 5 (21.74%) Cisco
3 5 (21.74%) Banking
3 5 (21.74%) IP Telephony
3 5 (21.74%) Cisco IPT
3 5 (21.74%) Tandberg
3 5 (21.74%) Video Conferencing
3 5 (21.74%) Unified Communications
3 5 (21.74%) Cisco CUCM
4 4 (17.39%) Telecoms
4 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
4 4 (17.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
4 4 (17.39%) DNS
5 3 (13.04%) Java
5 3 (13.04%) Project Management
5 3 (13.04%) CCNP
5 3 (13.04%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (13.04%) CCVP
5 3 (13.04%) SC Cleared
5 3 (13.04%) Security Cleared
5 3 (13.04%) Polycom
6 2 (8.70%) SAP PI
6 2 (8.70%) Test Scripting
6 2 (8.70%) SAP SRM
6 2 (8.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (8.70%) SAP Portal
6 2 (8.70%) Data Structures

Support Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 4 (17.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (8.70%) SAP Portal
2 2 (8.70%) NetWeaver
3 1 (4.35%) WebLogic
3 1 (4.35%) Apache
3 1 (4.35%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.35%) CMS
3 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (4.35%) Drupal
Applications
1 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.70%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) SAP SRM
1 2 (8.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (4.35%) Agresso
Communications & Networking
1 5 (21.74%) IP Telephony
1 5 (21.74%) Cisco IPT
1 5 (21.74%) Unified Communications
2 4 (17.39%) DNS
3 1 (4.35%) VPN
3 1 (4.35%) Internet
3 1 (4.35%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) SAP BI
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Discoverer
2 1 (4.35%) BusinessObjects XI
General
1 7 (30.43%) Finance
2 5 (21.74%) Banking
3 4 (17.39%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.35%) Advertising
4 1 (4.35%) Publishing
4 1 (4.35%) Retail Banking
4 1 (4.35%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) SAP PI
1 2 (8.70%) SAP XI
1 2 (8.70%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (8.70%) Data Structures
2 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.35%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Windows XP
1 2 (8.70%) Windows
2 1 (4.35%) Linux
2 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (4.35%) Apple iOS
2 1 (4.35%) Windows 8
2 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (4.35%) Android
2 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) ITIL
2 3 (13.04%) Project Management
3 2 (8.70%) Test Scripting
3 2 (8.70%) Workflow
3 2 (8.70%) CRM
3 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (4.35%) E-Commerce
4 1 (4.35%) Service Management
4 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (4.35%) Web Development
4 1 (4.35%) Information Management
4 1 (4.35%) Coaching
4 1 (4.35%) ITIL V3
4 1 (4.35%) Release Management
4 1 (4.35%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (26.09%) SQL
2 3 (13.04%) Java
3 2 (8.70%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) CCNP
1 3 (13.04%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (13.04%) CCVP
1 3 (13.04%) SC Cleared
1 3 (13.04%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.35%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (21.74%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) Cisco
1 5 (21.74%) Tandberg
2 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
3 3 (13.04%) Polycom
4 2 (8.70%) SAP
5 1 (4.35%) Business Objects
5 1 (4.35%) Oracle