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 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Specialist
Rank 117 104 -
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Specialist 1 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.058% 0.47% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.061% 0.49% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 0
Average salary £34,000 £45,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.44% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £38,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-3.89% +10.00%
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
1634 1433 2053
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 95.50% 96.11% 96.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1274 1195 1789
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) MCSE
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) XenApp
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Tableau
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (33.33%) Coaching
2 1 (33.33%) User Experience
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (33.33%) ERP
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) DHCP
2 1 (33.33%) HTTP
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP

Support Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Agresso
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) LAN
1 1 (33.33%) WAN
1 1 (33.33%) DHCP
1 1 (33.33%) HTTP
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
1 1 (33.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Statistics
1 1 (33.33%) User Experience
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) ERP
1 1 (33.33%) Service Management
1 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (33.33%) Data Security
1 1 (33.33%) Project Planning
1 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
1 1 (33.33%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) MCSE
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Tableau
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle