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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Specialist
Rank 287 298 289
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Specialist 19 38 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.18% 0.31% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.33% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 8 32 26
Average salary £46,250 £47,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.63% +26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,300 £28,050 £29,250
10% offered a salary of more than £54,750 £54,900 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
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
9738 11467 11174
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.58% 92.42% 93.28%
Number of salaries quoted 8379 9617 9793
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £53,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -0.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 29 July 2015.

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 29 July 2015, 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 40 (66.67%) Windows
2 25 (41.67%) Windows 7
3 22 (36.67%) Retail
4 19 (31.67%) MS Office
5 18 (30.00%) VPN
6 17 (28.33%) Finance
7 16 (26.67%) SQL
7 16 (26.67%) Oracle
7 16 (26.67%) Microsoft
7 16 (26.67%) Project Management
7 16 (26.67%) Apple iOS
8 15 (25.00%) Apple
8 15 (25.00%) Client/Server
8 15 (25.00%) LAN
8 15 (25.00%) VoIP
8 15 (25.00%) WAN
8 15 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
8 15 (25.00%) Banking
8 15 (25.00%) VLAN
8 15 (25.00%) Time Management
8 15 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
9 13 (21.67%) EPoS
9 13 (21.67%) Avaya
10 12 (20.00%) Linux
11 11 (18.33%) UNIX
12 9 (15.00%) Citrix
13 8 (13.33%) Root Cause Analysis
14 7 (11.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 7 (11.67%) BizTalk Server
14 7 (11.67%) Red Hat

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 7 (11.67%) BizTalk Server
1 7 (11.67%) WebSphere Process Server
1 7 (11.67%) WebSphere
2 3 (5.00%) IBM Notes
3 2 (3.33%) WebLogic
3 2 (3.33%) IIS
3 2 (3.33%) Oracle Coherence
3 2 (3.33%) WorkSite
4 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 19 (31.67%) MS Office
2 4 (6.67%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.67%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Hyperion Enterprise
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (30.00%) VPN
2 15 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
2 15 (25.00%) VLAN
2 15 (25.00%) LAN
2 15 (25.00%) VoIP
2 15 (25.00%) WAN
3 4 (6.67%) DHCP
3 4 (6.67%) DNS
4 3 (5.00%) 3G
5 1 (1.67%) SAN
5 1 (1.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.33%) IDOL
4 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.67%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (1.67%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.67%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (3.33%) Ant
1 2 (3.33%) Maven
1 2 (3.33%) JConsole
General
1 22 (36.67%) Retail
2 17 (28.33%) Finance
3 15 (25.00%) Banking
4 3 (5.00%) Investment Banking
4 3 (5.00%) Law
4 3 (5.00%) Legal
5 1 (1.67%) Front Office
5 1 (1.67%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.67%) XML
2 2 (3.33%) XSLT
2 2 (3.33%) Spring
3 1 (1.67%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 15 (25.00%) Client/Server
1 15 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
2 13 (21.67%) EPoS
3 6 (10.00%) Blackberry
4 3 (5.00%) iPhone
4 3 (5.00%) iPad
5 2 (3.33%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.33%) Replication
6 1 (1.67%) Fixed Income
6 1 (1.67%) Equities
6 1 (1.67%) PDA
6 1 (1.67%) Derivative
6 1 (1.67%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.67%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 40 (66.67%) Windows
2 25 (41.67%) Windows 7
3 16 (26.67%) Apple iOS
4 12 (20.00%) Linux
5 11 (18.33%) UNIX
6 7 (11.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (10.00%) Windows 8
8 5 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (8.33%) Solaris
8 5 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (26.67%) Project Management
2 15 (25.00%) Time Management
3 8 (13.33%) Root Cause Analysis
4 5 (8.33%) Patch Management
4 5 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
4 5 (8.33%) Process Management
4 5 (8.33%) Service Delivery
4 5 (8.33%) Asset Management
5 4 (6.67%) Network Management
6 3 (5.00%) Strategic Planning
6 3 (5.00%) ITIL
7 2 (3.33%) Incident Management
7 2 (3.33%) Problem Management
7 2 (3.33%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (3.33%) TDD
7 2 (3.33%) Change Control
7 2 (3.33%) Performance Management
7 2 (3.33%) Data Protection
7 2 (3.33%) Document Management
7 2 (3.33%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 16 (26.67%) SQL
2 4 (6.67%) Java
3 3 (5.00%) Bash Shell
4 2 (3.33%) C++
4 2 (3.33%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.67%) Korn
5 1 (1.67%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (8.33%) A+ Certification
1 5 (8.33%) Network+ Certification
2 2 (3.33%) Degree
2 2 (3.33%) MCSE
2 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.67%) SLA
2 1 (1.67%) QA
System Software
1 5 (8.33%) NFS
1 5 (8.33%) Samba
1 5 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (8.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 4 (6.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.67%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (8.33%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.67%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.67%) SCCM
2 1 (1.67%) SCOM
2 1 (1.67%) SCVMM
2 1 (1.67%) SCSM
Vendors
1 16 (26.67%) Oracle
1 16 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 15 (25.00%) Apple
3 13 (21.67%) Avaya
4 9 (15.00%) Citrix
5 7 (11.67%) Red Hat
6 6 (10.00%) Veritas
7 5 (8.33%) VMware
7 5 (8.33%) BMC
7 5 (8.33%) Sun
7 5 (8.33%) IBM
8 3 (5.00%) Lotus
9 2 (3.33%) HP
10 1 (1.67%) Hyperion
10 1 (1.67%) NetApp
10 1 (1.67%) Salesforce.com
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