The table below looks at the statistics 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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Specialist
Rank 127 129 129
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Specialist 2 5 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.088% 0.24% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.092% 0.24% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 9
Average salary - £37,500 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +33.92%
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £38,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-2.63% +11.76%
Support Specialist
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire 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
Cambridgeshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2170 2043 2452
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 95.09% 96.46% 94.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1752 1693 2121
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £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 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 3 (75.00%) ITIL
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
1 3 (75.00%) Service Management
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
1 3 (75.00%) Coaching
2 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL V3
2 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Publishing
2 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Discoverer
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) SAN
3 1 (25.00%) Agresso
3 1 (25.00%) Internet
3 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (25.00%) UNIX
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (25.00%) ERP
3 1 (25.00%) LAN
3 1 (25.00%) WAN
3 1 (25.00%) DHCP
3 1 (25.00%) HTTP
3 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (25.00%) DNS

Support Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Agresso
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) SAN
1 1 (25.00%) Internet
1 1 (25.00%) LAN
1 1 (25.00%) WAN
1 1 (25.00%) DHCP
1 1 (25.00%) HTTP
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Discoverer
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Publishing
3 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (25.00%) User Experience
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) UNIX
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
1 3 (75.00%) Service Management
1 3 (75.00%) Coaching
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL V3
2 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) ERP
3 1 (25.00%) Project Planning
3 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Tableau