The first table below looks at the demand for the Support Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Cambridge region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Specialist
Rank 116 - 120
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Specialist 3 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.17% - 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% - 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 3
Average salary £41,000 - £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Job Titles Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1679 1544 1746
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 94.43% 93.12% 96.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1353 1358 1511
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Support Specialist
Cambridgeshire

Support Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

Support Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Support Specialist
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Support Specialist Salary Trend in Cambridge

Support Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 8 (66.67%) UNIX
1 8 (66.67%) Windows
1 8 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (58.33%) Performance Management
2 7 (58.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 7 (58.33%) QA
2 7 (58.33%) Solaris
2 7 (58.33%) PL/SQL
2 7 (58.33%) SQL
2 7 (58.33%) J2EE
2 7 (58.33%) Oracle
2 7 (58.33%) Java
2 7 (58.33%) WebLogic
2 7 (58.33%) Sun
3 6 (50.00%) Perl
4 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 3 (25.00%) LAN
5 3 (25.00%) WAN
5 3 (25.00%) Data Security
6 2 (16.67%) Firewall
6 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
6 2 (16.67%) VMware
6 2 (16.67%) XMPP
6 2 (16.67%) Wireshark
6 2 (16.67%) SonicWALL
6 2 (16.67%) Forefront TMG
6 2 (16.67%) tcpdump
6 2 (16.67%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure

Support Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 (58.33%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) LAN
1 3 (25.00%) WAN
2 2 (16.67%) Firewall
2 2 (16.67%) Wireshark
2 2 (16.67%) tcpdump
2 2 (16.67%) WLAN
2 2 (16.67%) SNMP
2 2 (16.67%) VPN
3 1 (8.33%) DNS
3 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (8.33%) SAN
3 1 (8.33%) DHCP
3 1 (8.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) J2EE
2 2 (16.67%) XMPP
3 1 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (8.33%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) UNIX
1 8 (66.67%) Windows
2 7 (58.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 7 (58.33%) Solaris
3 1 (8.33%) Linux
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (8.33%) Windows 8
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (58.33%) Performance Management
3 3 (25.00%) Data Security
4 1 (8.33%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) PL/SQL
1 7 (58.33%) SQL
1 7 (58.33%) Java
2 6 (50.00%) Perl
3 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
4 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
4 1 (8.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) CISSP
1 2 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (16.67%) CCNP
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (8.33%) MCSE
2 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (58.33%) QA
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (16.67%) Forefront TMG
2 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (8.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (8.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Oracle
1 7 (58.33%) Sun
2 2 (16.67%) VMware
2 2 (16.67%) SonicWALL
2 2 (16.67%) Juniper
2 2 (16.67%) CheckPoint
2 2 (16.67%) Cisco
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (8.33%) Citrix