The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire 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 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Specialist
Rank 124 109 132
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +23
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Specialist 4 12 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.21% 0.69% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.73% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 4 12 9
Average salary £46,000 £38,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.48% -9.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £28,250 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,350 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Support Specialist
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheshire 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
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1766 1646 2066
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 92.80% 94.93% 97.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1551 1337 1757
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,240
% change year-on-year
- +4.60%

Support Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Support Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Support Specialist
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Support Specialist Salary Trend in Cheshire

Support Specialist
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Support Specialist across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 27 November 2014.

Support Specialist Salary Histogram in Cheshire

Support Specialist
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Support Specialist within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 27 November 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Runcorn - 2 £36,250 - 2
Support Specialist
North West

Support Specialist
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 2 (40.00%) Oracle
1 2 (40.00%) Web Services
1 2 (40.00%) Java
1 2 (40.00%) Citrix
1 2 (40.00%) Middleware
1 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
1 2 (40.00%) Change Management
1 2 (40.00%) VMware
1 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (40.00%) XenApp
1 2 (40.00%) XenDesktop
1 2 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (20.00%) Software Deployment
2 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (20.00%) Leostream
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) NetApp
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) UNIX
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) EMC

Support Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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.

General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Web Services
1 2 (40.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) UNIX
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
1 2 (40.00%) Change Management
1 2 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (20.00%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (40.00%) XenApp
1 2 (40.00%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
1 2 (40.00%) Citrix
1 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) Leostream
2 1 (20.00%) NetApp
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) EMC
Runcorn, Cheshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 2 days ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
Atos
Posted: 6 days ago