The table below looks at the statistics 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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Specialist
Rank 99 117 -
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Specialist 11 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.79% 0.17% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.83% 0.18% -
Number of salaries quoted 11 3 0
Average salary £38,500 £41,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.09% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Support Specialist
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridge 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
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1324 1698 1540
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 95.32% 94.60% 93.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1120 1365 1353
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Support Specialist across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Support Specialist Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Support Specialist
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 13 (92.86%) MS Excel
1 13 (92.86%) Microsoft
2 11 (78.57%) SQL
3 9 (64.29%) C#
3 9 (64.29%) OO
3 9 (64.29%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (64.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (64.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (64.29%) Degree
3 9 (64.29%) Computer Science
4 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (21.43%) Windows
6 2 (14.29%) Oracle
6 2 (14.29%) ITIL
6 2 (14.29%) AutoCAD
6 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
6 2 (14.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (14.29%) User Experience
6 2 (14.29%) Bourne shell
7 1 (7.14%) Firewall
7 1 (7.14%) DNS

Support Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

Applications
1 13 (92.86%) MS Excel
2 2 (14.29%) AutoCAD
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) DNS
1 1 (7.14%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (64.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 9 (64.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (64.29%) Computer Science
2 2 (14.29%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) OO
1 9 (64.29%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (14.29%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 11 (78.57%) SQL
2 9 (64.29%) C#
3 2 (14.29%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 9 (64.29%) Degree
2 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (14.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 13 (92.86%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle