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

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Specialist
Rank - 54 46
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Specialist 0 9 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff - 1.55% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category - 1.60% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 1
Average salary - £35,000 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +45.83%
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £41,750 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-13.77% +19.28%
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
604 562 380
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 97.42% 96.56% 95.96%
Number of salaries quoted 527 476 347
Average salary £35,000 £33,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 15 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Application Server
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (100.00%) Data Guard
1 1 (100.00%) High Availability
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Tuning

Support Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 1 (100.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) High Availability
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle