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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Specialist
Rank - - 14
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Specialist 0 0 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Caerphilly - - 26.19%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 26.83%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 9
Average salary - - £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £35,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -10.25%
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 26 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Caerphilly 100.00% 100.00% 97.62%
Number of salaries quoted 24 12 39
Average salary £36,000 £38,400 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +18.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £21,200 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 10 February 2016, 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 7 (100.00%) SAP
1 7 (100.00%) ISO 9001
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (100.00%) HP
1 7 (100.00%) SAP Certification
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (100.00%) ISO22301
2 5 (71.43%) Unix
3 4 (57.14%) ITIL
3 4 (57.14%) Change Management
3 4 (57.14%) High Availability
4 3 (42.86%) Load Testing
4 3 (42.86%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (42.86%) Mentoring
4 3 (42.86%) Shell Script
4 3 (42.86%) Data Modelling
4 3 (42.86%) COM
4 3 (42.86%) PL/SQL
4 3 (42.86%) SQL
4 3 (42.86%) Oracle
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
5 2 (28.57%) IIS
5 2 (28.57%) Windows
5 2 (28.57%) AIX
5 2 (28.57%) Solaris
5 2 (28.57%) MCSE
5 2 (28.57%) Apache

Support Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Caerphilly by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 2 (28.57%) Apache
1 2 (28.57%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Firewall
1 2 (28.57%) Internet
1 2 (28.57%) NAS
1 2 (28.57%) SAN
1 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
1 2 (28.57%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (28.57%) Clustering
1 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Unix
2 2 (28.57%) AIX
2 2 (28.57%) Solaris
2 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) Change Management
2 4 (57.14%) High Availability
2 4 (57.14%) ITIL
3 3 (42.86%) Data Modelling
3 3 (42.86%) Load Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Mentoring
3 3 (42.86%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Management
4 2 (28.57%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) PL/SQL
1 3 (42.86%) Shell Script
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) SAP Certification
2 2 (28.57%) MCITP
2 2 (28.57%) MCSE
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (28.57%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (100.00%) ISO 9001
1 7 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (100.00%) ISO22301
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
1 2 (28.57%) VMware ESX
1 2 (28.57%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) HP
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (100.00%) SAP
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco
3 2 (28.57%) Red Hat
3 2 (28.57%) Veritas