The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the Cardiff 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 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Specialist
Rank 63 59 66
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Specialist 1 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.16% 0.40% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.42% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 1
Average salary £35,000 £55,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.36% +57.14%
UK excluding London average salary £33,000 £40,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
-18.51% +9.45%
Support Specialist
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cardiff 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
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
620 480 532
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 96.57% 96.97% 98.52%
Number of salaries quoted 539 402 472
Average salary £35,000 £35,783 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.18% +6.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £26,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £46,000 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Support Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

Support Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Support Specialist
Salary Trend in Cardiff

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

Support Specialist Salary Trend in Cardiff

Support Specialist
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the Cardiff 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 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) OS/400
2 2 (66.67%) HTTP
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) IBM
2 2 (66.67%) AS400
2 2 (66.67%) IBM HTTP Server
2 2 (66.67%) WebSphere
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) iSeries
3 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 1 (33.33%) VLAN
3 1 (33.33%) Perl
3 1 (33.33%) SaaS
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel

Support Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the Cardiff 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 2 (66.67%) IBM HTTP Server
1 2 (66.67%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) HTTP
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) VLAN
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) AS400
1 2 (66.67%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) OS/400
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Perl
1 1 (33.33%) Python
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Pension & Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Pension & Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago