The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the Caerphilly 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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Specialist
Rank 6 17 -
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Specialist 3 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Caerphilly 12.00% 4.00% -
As % of the Job Titles category 12.00% 4.17% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 0
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
Support Specialist
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Caerphilly 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
Caerphilly
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
25 48 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Caerphilly 100.00% 96.00% 98.80%
Number of salaries quoted 24 44 79
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 £55,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -37.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £18,750 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,400 £63,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Support Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Caerphilly

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

Support Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Caerphilly

Support Specialist
Salary Trend in Caerphilly

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

Support Specialist Salary Trend in Caerphilly

Support Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Caerphilly

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Caerphilly 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 12 (85.71%) Internet
2 11 (78.57%) VMware
2 11 (78.57%) Microsoft
2 11 (78.57%) HP
2 11 (78.57%) SAP Certification
2 11 (78.57%) SAP
2 11 (78.57%) ISO 9001
2 11 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (78.57%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (78.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (71.43%) ITIL
4 9 (64.29%) UNIX
5 8 (57.14%) TCP/IP
5 8 (57.14%) AIX
5 8 (57.14%) Solaris
5 8 (57.14%) RHCE
5 8 (57.14%) Apache
5 8 (57.14%) Veritas
5 8 (57.14%) Red Hat
5 8 (57.14%) Clustering
5 8 (57.14%) NetBackup
6 6 (42.86%) Change Management
7 5 (35.71%) Firewall
7 5 (35.71%) COM
7 5 (35.71%) Data Centre
8 4 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (28.57%) Management Information System
8 4 (28.57%) E-Commerce
9 3 (21.43%) Linux
10 1 (7.14%) MCITP

Support Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Caerphilly by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Caerphilly 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 8 (57.14%) Apache
2 1 (7.14%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 11 (78.57%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (85.71%) Internet
2 8 (57.14%) TCP/IP
3 5 (35.71%) Firewall
4 1 (7.14%) NAS
4 1 (7.14%) VPN
4 1 (7.14%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 8 (57.14%) Clustering
2 5 (35.71%) Data Centre
3 4 (28.57%) Management Information System
4 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (64.29%) UNIX
2 8 (57.14%) AIX
2 8 (57.14%) Solaris
3 3 (21.43%) Linux
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (71.43%) ITIL
3 6 (42.86%) Change Management
4 4 (28.57%) E-Commerce
5 1 (7.14%) Data Modelling
5 1 (7.14%) Problem Management
5 1 (7.14%) Load Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (7.14%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) PL/SQL
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
1 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (78.57%) SAP Certification
2 8 (57.14%) RHCE
3 1 (7.14%) MCITP
3 1 (7.14%) MCSE
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (78.57%) ISO 9001
1 11 (78.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.14%) vSphere
2 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.14%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 8 (57.14%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 11 (78.57%) Microsoft
1 11 (78.57%) HP
1 11 (78.57%) SAP
1 11 (78.57%) VMware
2 8 (57.14%) Veritas
2 8 (57.14%) Red Hat
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco