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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Specialist
Rank 285 281 292
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Specialist 35 45 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.30% 0.38% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.41% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 34 38 43
Average salary £48,500 £43,750 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.85% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,550 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,750 £62,250 £69,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +11.11%
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
10694 11004 11838
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.86% 93.06% 93.92%
Number of salaries quoted 9014 9658 10857
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +4.76%
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 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 55 (68.75%) Windows
2 49 (61.25%) Finance
3 35 (43.75%) SQL
4 30 (37.50%) Banking
5 26 (32.50%) Linux
6 24 (30.00%) Oracle
7 21 (26.25%) Red Hat
7 21 (26.25%) Degree
8 19 (23.75%) BizTalk Server
8 19 (23.75%) Middleware
9 17 (21.25%) ITIL
9 17 (21.25%) WebSphere
10 14 (17.50%) Windows 7
10 14 (17.50%) Oracle Database
10 14 (17.50%) Tivoli
11 13 (16.25%) Microsoft
11 13 (16.25%) Analytical Skills
12 12 (15.00%) SWIFT
12 12 (15.00%) WebSphere MQ
12 12 (15.00%) WebSphere Process Server
13 11 (13.75%) Citrix
13 11 (13.75%) UNIX
13 11 (13.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 11 (13.75%) Computer Science
14 10 (12.50%) SCCM
14 10 (12.50%) Active Directory
15 9 (11.25%) Tivoli Monitoring
15 9 (11.25%) Change Management
15 9 (11.25%) Root Cause Analysis
16 8 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 19 (23.75%) BizTalk Server
2 17 (21.25%) WebSphere
3 12 (15.00%) WebSphere Process Server
4 7 (8.75%) IBM Notes
5 5 (6.25%) MQSeries
6 4 (5.00%) CMS
7 1 (1.25%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.25%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.25%) MS Exchange
7 1 (1.25%) Apache
7 1 (1.25%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.25%) WorkSite
7 1 (1.25%) AquaLogic Service Bus
7 1 (1.25%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (7.50%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.00%) MS Office
3 1 (1.25%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (3.75%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.25%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.50%) VPN
2 5 (6.25%) LDAP
2 5 (6.25%) LAN
2 5 (6.25%) WAN
3 4 (5.00%) 3G
4 3 (3.75%) Firewall
4 3 (3.75%) Wireless
4 3 (3.75%) DNS
4 3 (3.75%) SAN
5 2 (2.50%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (2.50%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (17.50%) Oracle Database
2 7 (8.75%) Crystal Reports
3 6 (7.50%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.25%) Big Data
5 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.25%) MS Access
5 1 (1.25%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 3 (3.75%) MSI
2 1 (1.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 49 (61.25%) Finance
2 30 (37.50%) Banking
3 3 (3.75%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.75%) Law
3 3 (3.75%) Front Office
3 3 (3.75%) Back Office
4 2 (2.50%) Legal
5 1 (1.25%) Electronics
5 1 (1.25%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (23.75%) Middleware
2 12 (15.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 3 (3.75%) .NET
3 3 (3.75%) XML
3 3 (3.75%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (1.25%) Murex MxML
4 1 (1.25%) XML Messaging
4 1 (1.25%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.25%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (15.00%) SWIFT
3 11 (13.75%) Computer Science
4 4 (5.00%) Mathematics
4 4 (5.00%) Blackberry
4 4 (5.00%) iPhone
4 4 (5.00%) iPad
5 3 (3.75%) Mobile App
5 3 (3.75%) Equities
6 2 (2.50%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.50%) Market Risk
7 1 (1.25%) Data Conversion
7 1 (1.25%) Data Extraction
7 1 (1.25%) Data Integration
7 1 (1.25%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.25%) Fixed Income
7 1 (1.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (1.25%) Physics
7 1 (1.25%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 55 (68.75%) Windows
2 26 (32.50%) Linux
3 14 (17.50%) Windows 7
4 11 (13.75%) UNIX
4 11 (13.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (5.00%) Windows 8
6 4 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (2.50%) CentOS
7 2 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (2.50%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (21.25%) ITIL
2 9 (11.25%) Change Management
2 9 (11.25%) Root Cause Analysis
3 8 (10.00%) Business Continuity
4 7 (8.75%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (7.50%) Technical Architecture
5 6 (7.50%) Service Management
6 5 (6.25%) Project Management
6 5 (6.25%) Migration
6 5 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (6.25%) Load Balancing
6 5 (6.25%) Change Control
7 4 (5.00%) Business Development
7 4 (5.00%) Electronic Trading
7 4 (5.00%) Strategic Planning
7 4 (5.00%) Service Delivery
8 3 (3.75%) Incident Management
8 3 (3.75%) Time Management
8 3 (3.75%) Problem Management
8 3 (3.75%) E-Discovery
Programming Languages
1 35 (43.75%) SQL
2 4 (5.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (3.75%) Java
3 3 (3.75%) Perl
3 3 (3.75%) VBScript
3 3 (3.75%) VB
4 2 (2.50%) Python
4 2 (2.50%) Shell Script
4 2 (2.50%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.25%) PHP
5 1 (1.25%) C-shell
5 1 (1.25%) Ruby
5 1 (1.25%) Korn
5 1 (1.25%) VBA
Qualifications
1 21 (26.25%) Degree
2 4 (5.00%) HNC
2 4 (5.00%) HND
3 3 (3.75%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (3.75%) CCNP
3 3 (3.75%) CCNA
4 2 (2.50%) CCA
4 2 (2.50%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.50%) A+ Certification
4 2 (2.50%) MCSE
4 2 (2.50%) CCEE
4 2 (2.50%) CCIA
4 2 (2.50%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.25%) ISO 9001
2 2 (2.50%) SLA
3 1 (1.25%) QA
System Software
1 10 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 5 (6.25%) XenDesktop
3 4 (5.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.50%) XenApp
5 1 (1.25%) Xen
5 1 (1.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (17.50%) Tivoli
2 10 (12.50%) SCCM
3 9 (11.25%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 3 (3.75%) SCOM
4 3 (3.75%) WSUS
5 2 (2.50%) WMI
5 2 (2.50%) SCOrch
5 2 (2.50%) Sysprep
6 1 (1.25%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (1.25%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (1.25%) Control-M
6 1 (1.25%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 24 (30.00%) Oracle
2 21 (26.25%) Red Hat
3 13 (16.25%) Microsoft
4 11 (13.75%) Citrix
5 7 (8.75%) Bloomberg
5 7 (8.75%) Lotus
6 5 (6.25%) Reuters
6 5 (6.25%) AppSense
7 3 (3.75%) Cisco
8 2 (2.50%) Sybase
8 2 (2.50%) Murex
8 2 (2.50%) Calypso
8 2 (2.50%) VMware
8 2 (2.50%) Symantec
9 1 (1.25%) Sophos
9 1 (1.25%) BMC
9 1 (1.25%) Veritas
9 1 (1.25%) HP
9 1 (1.25%) Sun
9 1 (1.25%) JBoss
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive benefits + bonus
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