The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the City of London region.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Specialist
Rank 305 286 284
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Specialist 31 40 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.24% 0.33% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.36% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 25 36 31
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,400 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £56,250 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Job Titles Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
11803 11153 12883
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.40% 93.39% 93.44%
Number of salaries quoted 9941 9754 11668
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Support Specialist
London

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 23 April 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 23 April 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 23 (48.94%) Finance
2 17 (36.17%) Windows
3 16 (34.04%) SQL
3 16 (34.04%) Banking
4 10 (21.28%) UNIX
4 10 (21.28%) Front Office
4 10 (21.28%) Degree
5 9 (19.15%) Linux
6 8 (17.02%) Oracle
7 7 (14.89%) ITIL
7 7 (14.89%) Change Management
8 6 (12.77%) WebSphere
8 6 (12.77%) Electronic Trading
8 6 (12.77%) Java
8 6 (12.77%) Middleware
9 5 (10.64%) Reuters
9 5 (10.64%) Bloomberg
9 5 (10.64%) WebSphere MQ
9 5 (10.64%) Tivoli
9 5 (10.64%) Red Hat
9 5 (10.64%) BizTalk Server
9 5 (10.64%) C#
9 5 (10.64%) Perl
9 5 (10.64%) Computer Science
9 5 (10.64%) Derivative
9 5 (10.64%) Equities
9 5 (10.64%) Back Office
10 4 (8.51%) Asset Management
10 4 (8.51%) WebSphere Process Server
10 4 (8.51%) VMware

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

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 6 (12.77%) WebSphere
2 5 (10.64%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (8.51%) WebSphere Process Server
4 3 (6.38%) SharePoint
5 2 (4.26%) IBM Notes
6 1 (2.13%) MQSeries
Applications
1 4 (8.51%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.38%) MS Office
3 2 (4.26%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (2.13%) SimCorp Dimension
1 1 (2.13%) Investran
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.13%) LAN
1 1 (2.13%) SMS
1 1 (2.13%) WAN
1 1 (2.13%) DNS
1 1 (2.13%) Internet
1 1 (2.13%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.51%) Oracle Database
2 3 (6.38%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.13%) EDRMS
3 1 (2.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.13%) ClearCase
1 1 (2.13%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (2.13%) ClearQuest
1 1 (2.13%) CruiseControl
General
1 23 (48.94%) Finance
2 16 (34.04%) Banking
3 10 (21.28%) Front Office
4 5 (10.64%) Back Office
5 3 (6.38%) Financial Institution
6 2 (4.26%) Investment Banking
6 2 (4.26%) Marketing
7 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
7 1 (2.13%) Law
7 1 (2.13%) Legal
7 1 (2.13%) Advertising
7 1 (2.13%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.77%) Middleware
2 5 (10.64%) WebSphere MQ
3 3 (6.38%) .NET
3 3 (6.38%) ASP.NET
4 2 (4.26%) SOAP
4 2 (4.26%) REST
5 1 (2.13%) Application Packaging
5 1 (2.13%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (2.13%) Web Services
5 1 (2.13%) JMS
5 1 (2.13%) HTML
5 1 (2.13%) JSP
5 1 (2.13%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.64%) Equities
1 5 (10.64%) Derivative
1 5 (10.64%) Computer Science
2 4 (8.51%) SWIFT
3 2 (4.26%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.26%) Fixed Income
4 1 (2.13%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (2.13%) Data Conversion
4 1 (2.13%) Data Extraction
4 1 (2.13%) DataPower
4 1 (2.13%) Equity Derivative
4 1 (2.13%) Online Banking
4 1 (2.13%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 17 (36.17%) Windows
2 10 (21.28%) UNIX
3 9 (19.15%) Linux
4 4 (8.51%) Windows 7
5 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (4.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.13%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.13%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (14.89%) ITIL
1 7 (14.89%) Change Management
2 6 (12.77%) Electronic Trading
3 4 (8.51%) Business Continuity
3 4 (8.51%) Asset Management
3 4 (8.51%) Service Delivery
4 3 (6.38%) Risk Management
4 3 (6.38%) Configuration Management
4 3 (6.38%) Project Management
4 3 (6.38%) Investment Management
4 3 (6.38%) Wealth Management
4 3 (6.38%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (6.38%) Budget Control
5 2 (4.26%) Network Management
5 2 (4.26%) SIEM
5 2 (4.26%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (4.26%) Problem Management
5 2 (4.26%) E-Commerce
5 2 (4.26%) Incident Management
6 1 (2.13%) IT Governance
Programming Languages
1 16 (34.04%) SQL
2 6 (12.77%) Java
3 5 (10.64%) C#
3 5 (10.64%) Perl
4 3 (6.38%) JavaScript
4 3 (6.38%) VB
4 3 (6.38%) VBA
4 3 (6.38%) C
5 2 (4.26%) Scala
5 2 (4.26%) Shell Script
5 2 (4.26%) VBScript
6 1 (2.13%) PHP
6 1 (2.13%) C++
6 1 (2.13%) Ruby
6 1 (2.13%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.13%) sed
Qualifications
1 10 (21.28%) Degree
2 3 (6.38%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (4.26%) MCSE
4 1 (2.13%) CCNP
4 1 (2.13%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) ISO 9001
1 1 (2.13%) SLA
1 1 (2.13%) QA
1 1 (2.13%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 2 (4.26%) Active Directory
1 2 (4.26%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (10.64%) Tivoli
2 4 (8.51%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 3 (6.38%) SCCM
4 2 (4.26%) SCOM
4 2 (4.26%) WMI
4 2 (4.26%) SCOrch
5 1 (2.13%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (2.13%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 8 (17.02%) Oracle
2 5 (10.64%) Red Hat
2 5 (10.64%) Reuters
2 5 (10.64%) Bloomberg
3 4 (8.51%) Cisco
3 4 (8.51%) Microsoft
3 4 (8.51%) VMware
4 2 (4.26%) Sophis
4 2 (4.26%) HP
4 2 (4.26%) Lotus
4 2 (4.26%) Charles River
5 1 (2.13%) Sun
5 1 (2.13%) IBM
5 1 (2.13%) Avaya
5 1 (2.13%) Hyperion
5 1 (2.13%) SimCorp
5 1 (2.13%) Tradeweb
5 1 (2.13%) ServiceNow
5 1 (2.13%) FactSet
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Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Sky
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 28 days ago