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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Specialist
Rank 12 9 13
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Specialist 11 10 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Caerphilly 20.75% 21.74% 5.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 23.40% 23.26% 5.26%
Number of salaries quoted 11 8 2
Average salary £40,000 £55,000 £49,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.27% +11.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £55,000 £48,650
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £49,850
UK excluding London average salary £33,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-17.50% +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
47 43 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Caerphilly 88.68% 93.48% 95.00%
Number of salaries quoted 41 40 37
Average salary £40,000 £33,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.40% -33.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
Salary Histogram in Caerphilly

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Support Specialist across the Caerphilly region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Support Specialist Salary Histogram in Caerphilly

Support Specialist
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Caerphilly

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 11 (100.00%) Internet
2 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 8 (72.73%) HP
2 8 (72.73%) SAP Certification
2 8 (72.73%) ITIL
2 8 (72.73%) SAP
2 8 (72.73%) VMware
2 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (72.73%) ISO 9001
2 8 (72.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (72.73%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (63.64%) TCP/IP
3 7 (63.64%) Clustering
3 7 (63.64%) NetBackup
3 7 (63.64%) Apache
3 7 (63.64%) UNIX
3 7 (63.64%) AIX
3 7 (63.64%) Solaris
3 7 (63.64%) RHCE
3 7 (63.64%) Veritas
3 7 (63.64%) Red Hat
4 4 (36.36%) Change Management
4 4 (36.36%) Firewall
4 4 (36.36%) Management Information System
4 4 (36.36%) E-Commerce
4 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (27.27%) Linux
6 2 (18.18%) COM

Support Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Caerphilly by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 7 (63.64%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 8 (72.73%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (100.00%) Internet
2 7 (63.64%) TCP/IP
3 4 (36.36%) Firewall
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 7 (63.64%) Clustering
2 4 (36.36%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) UNIX
1 7 (63.64%) AIX
1 7 (63.64%) Solaris
2 3 (27.27%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) ITIL
1 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) E-Commerce
2 4 (36.36%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 8 (72.73%) SAP Certification
2 7 (63.64%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (72.73%) ISO 9001
1 8 (72.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (63.64%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) SAP
1 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
1 8 (72.73%) HP
1 8 (72.73%) VMware
2 7 (63.64%) Veritas
2 7 (63.64%) Red Hat