The first table below looks at the demand for the Support Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridgeshire 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 18 April 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 Cambridgeshire region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Specialist
Rank 137 143 150
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Specialist 11 8 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.43% 0.29% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.30% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 10 2 9
Average salary £45,000 £27,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+66.66% -10.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,250 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+8.78% -1.33%
Job Titles Category
Cambridgeshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2404 2670 2959
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 94.98% 95.84% 95.45%
Number of salaries quoted 2017 2352 2455
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Support Specialist
East of England

Support Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Support Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Support Specialist
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Support Specialist Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

Support Specialist
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Support Specialist within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Vacancies
Cambridge +10 11 £45,000 - 1
Support Specialist
East of England

Support Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 12 (80.00%) SQL
2 11 (73.33%) UNIX
2 11 (73.33%) Windows
3 10 (66.67%) Solaris
3 10 (66.67%) PL/SQL
3 10 (66.67%) J2EE
3 10 (66.67%) Oracle
3 10 (66.67%) Java
3 10 (66.67%) WebLogic
3 10 (66.67%) Sun
3 10 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 10 (66.67%) QA
3 10 (66.67%) Performance Management
3 10 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (60.00%) Perl
5 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
6 3 (20.00%) WAN
6 3 (20.00%) LAN
6 3 (20.00%) Firewall
7 2 (13.33%) Data Security
7 2 (13.33%) VMware
7 2 (13.33%) XMPP
7 2 (13.33%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (13.33%) SonicWALL
7 2 (13.33%) WLAN
7 2 (13.33%) Wireshark
7 2 (13.33%) Forefront TMG
7 2 (13.33%) tcpdump
7 2 (13.33%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange

Support Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 10 (66.67%) WebLogic
2 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (6.67%) IIS
3 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
3 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) WAN
1 3 (20.00%) LAN
1 3 (20.00%) Firewall
2 2 (13.33%) WLAN
2 2 (13.33%) Wireshark
2 2 (13.33%) tcpdump
2 2 (13.33%) SNMP
2 2 (13.33%) VPN
3 1 (6.67%) SAN
3 1 (6.67%) DNS
3 1 (6.67%) DHCP
3 1 (6.67%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (66.67%) J2EE
2 2 (13.33%) XMPP
3 1 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (6.67%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 11 (73.33%) UNIX
1 11 (73.33%) Windows
2 10 (66.67%) Solaris
2 10 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
1 10 (66.67%) Performance Management
2 2 (13.33%) Data Security
3 1 (6.67%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 12 (80.00%) SQL
2 10 (66.67%) PL/SQL
2 10 (66.67%) Java
3 9 (60.00%) Perl
4 1 (6.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) CCNP
1 2 (13.33%) CISSP
1 2 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (66.67%) QA
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (13.33%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (6.67%) XenDesktop
3 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (6.67%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) Oracle
1 10 (66.67%) Sun
2 2 (13.33%) VMware
2 2 (13.33%) SonicWALL
2 2 (13.33%) Cisco
2 2 (13.33%) CheckPoint
2 2 (13.33%) Citrix
2 2 (13.33%) Juniper
3 1 (6.67%) NetApp
3 1 (6.67%) HP
3 1 (6.67%) Dell
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: Salary Negotiable for the right candidate
Posted: 2 days ago