The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Cardiff region that had Support Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 6 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Specialist
Rank - 65 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Specialist 0 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff - 1.02% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 1.03% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 7 0
Median salary - £22,000 -
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-4.10% -2.66%
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
656 679 580
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 98.65% 98.69% 97.97%
Number of salaries quoted 610 597 503
Median salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Support Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

The demand trend of job ads across the Cardiff region that featured Support Specialist in the job title.

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 Skill Set
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 6 December 2016, Support Specialist job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cardiff region featuring Support Specialist in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (100.00%) NetBackup
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Application Server
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (100.00%) Data Guard
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 2 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (50.00%) High Availability
2 1 (50.00%) Release Management
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Load Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (50.00%) Veritas
2 1 (50.00%) Clustering
2 1 (50.00%) HTTP

Support Specialist Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (100.00%) Relational Database
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) High Availability
1 1 (50.00%) Load Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (50.00%) Release Management
1 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Data Guard
1 2 (100.00%) NetBackup
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) Veritas