The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the City of London 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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Specialist
Rank 298 279 299
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Specialist 24 40 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.20% 0.34% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.36% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 23 33 38
Average salary £47,500 £38,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.37% -14.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,800 £30,000 £34,925
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £59,500 £66,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +4.16%
Support Specialist
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 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
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
10849 11016 12091
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.58% 93.16% 93.93%
Number of salaries quoted 9130 9760 11056
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Support Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Support Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Support Specialist
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Support Specialist Salary Trend in the City of London

Support Specialist
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Support Specialist across the City of London region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

Support Specialist Salary Histogram in the City of London

Support Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the City of London 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 42 (63.64%) Windows
2 41 (62.12%) Finance
3 28 (42.42%) SQL
4 24 (36.36%) Banking
5 20 (30.30%) Degree
6 19 (28.79%) Linux
7 18 (27.27%) Oracle
8 16 (24.24%) ITIL
9 15 (22.73%) Red Hat
10 13 (19.70%) BizTalk Server
10 13 (19.70%) Middleware
11 12 (18.18%) Tivoli
12 11 (16.67%) Microsoft
12 11 (16.67%) Computer Science
12 11 (16.67%) WebSphere
13 10 (15.15%) Oracle Database
13 10 (15.15%) WebSphere MQ
14 9 (13.64%) Tivoli Monitoring
14 9 (13.64%) Change Management
14 9 (13.64%) UNIX
14 9 (13.64%) Active Directory
14 9 (13.64%) Windows 7
14 9 (13.64%) SWIFT
14 9 (13.64%) SCCM
15 8 (12.12%) Business Continuity
15 8 (12.12%) WebSphere Process Server
16 7 (10.61%) Bloomberg
16 7 (10.61%) Crystal Reports
16 7 (10.61%) Windows Server 2008
17 6 (9.09%) Technical Architecture

Support Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the City of London 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 13 (19.70%) BizTalk Server
2 11 (16.67%) WebSphere
3 8 (12.12%) WebSphere Process Server
4 4 (6.06%) CMS
5 3 (4.55%) MQSeries
5 3 (4.55%) IBM Notes
6 1 (1.52%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.52%) Apache
6 1 (1.52%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.52%) AquaLogic Service Bus
6 1 (1.52%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (1.52%) WorkSite
Applications
1 6 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.06%) MS Office
3 1 (1.52%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (4.55%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.52%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.58%) LAN
1 5 (7.58%) LDAP
1 5 (7.58%) WAN
2 3 (4.55%) Wireless
2 3 (4.55%) DNS
3 2 (3.03%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (3.03%) NetScaler
3 2 (3.03%) VPN
3 2 (3.03%) SAN
3 2 (3.03%) Firewall
4 1 (1.52%) Internet
4 1 (1.52%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (15.15%) Oracle Database
2 7 (10.61%) Crystal Reports
3 5 (7.58%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.52%) EDRMS
5 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (4.55%) MSI
General
1 41 (62.12%) Finance
2 24 (36.36%) Banking
3 3 (4.55%) Law
3 3 (4.55%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.55%) Back Office
4 2 (3.03%) Investment Banking
4 2 (3.03%) Legal
5 1 (1.52%) Electronics
5 1 (1.52%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (19.70%) Middleware
2 10 (15.15%) WebSphere MQ
3 3 (4.55%) XML
4 2 (3.03%) FIX Protocol
4 2 (3.03%) HTML
4 2 (3.03%) .NET
5 1 (1.52%) XML Messaging
5 1 (1.52%) JMS
5 1 (1.52%) JSP
5 1 (1.52%) SOAP
5 1 (1.52%) Web Services
5 1 (1.52%) REST
5 1 (1.52%) Murex MxML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 9 (13.64%) SWIFT
3 4 (6.06%) Mathematics
4 3 (4.55%) Equities
4 3 (4.55%) Mobile App
5 2 (3.03%) Market Risk
5 2 (3.03%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.52%) Fixed Income
6 1 (1.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.52%) Online Banking
6 1 (1.52%) Physics
6 1 (1.52%) Data Conversion
6 1 (1.52%) Data Extraction
6 1 (1.52%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 42 (63.64%) Windows
2 19 (28.79%) Linux
3 9 (13.64%) UNIX
3 9 (13.64%) Windows 7
4 7 (10.61%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (7.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (4.55%) Windows 8
6 3 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (3.03%) CentOS
7 2 (3.03%) Solaris
7 2 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (24.24%) ITIL
2 9 (13.64%) Change Management
3 8 (12.12%) Business Continuity
4 6 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
4 6 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
4 6 (9.09%) Service Management
5 5 (7.58%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (7.58%) Project Management
5 5 (7.58%) Change Control
5 5 (7.58%) Load Balancing
6 4 (6.06%) Electronic Trading
6 4 (6.06%) Business Development
6 4 (6.06%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (6.06%) Migration
7 3 (4.55%) Service Delivery
7 3 (4.55%) Incident Management
7 3 (4.55%) Time Management
7 3 (4.55%) Problem Management
8 2 (3.03%) E-Discovery
8 2 (3.03%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (42.42%) SQL
2 4 (6.06%) Java
3 3 (4.55%) VBScript
3 3 (4.55%) VB
3 3 (4.55%) Perl
3 3 (4.55%) PowerShell
4 2 (3.03%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.52%) Ruby
5 1 (1.52%) Python
5 1 (1.52%) C
5 1 (1.52%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.52%) VBA
5 1 (1.52%) PHP
5 1 (1.52%) C-shell
5 1 (1.52%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.52%) Korn
Qualifications
1 20 (30.30%) Degree
2 4 (6.06%) HNC
2 4 (6.06%) HND
2 4 (6.06%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (4.55%) CCNP
3 3 (4.55%) CCNA
3 3 (4.55%) MCSE
4 2 (3.03%) CCEE
4 2 (3.03%) CCIA
4 2 (3.03%) MCP
4 2 (3.03%) CCA
4 2 (3.03%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (3.03%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.55%) ISO 9001
2 2 (3.03%) SLA
3 1 (1.52%) QA
System Software
1 9 (13.64%) Active Directory
2 5 (7.58%) XenDesktop
3 4 (6.06%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (3.03%) XenApp
5 1 (1.52%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 12 (18.18%) Tivoli
2 9 (13.64%) Tivoli Monitoring
2 9 (13.64%) SCCM
3 3 (4.55%) WSUS
4 2 (3.03%) SCOM
4 2 (3.03%) WMI
4 2 (3.03%) Sysprep
4 2 (3.03%) SCOrch
5 1 (1.52%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (1.52%) Control-M
5 1 (1.52%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 18 (27.27%) Oracle
2 15 (22.73%) Red Hat
3 11 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 7 (10.61%) Bloomberg
5 6 (9.09%) Citrix
6 5 (7.58%) AppSense
6 5 (7.58%) Reuters
7 4 (6.06%) Cisco
8 3 (4.55%) Lotus
9 2 (3.03%) Sybase
9 2 (3.03%) Murex
10 1 (1.52%) VMware
10 1 (1.52%) Symantec
10 1 (1.52%) Sophos
10 1 (1.52%) BMC
10 1 (1.52%) Veritas
10 1 (1.52%) Calypso
10 1 (1.52%) Sun
10 1 (1.52%) JBoss
10 1 (1.52%) Trayport
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