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 10 July 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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Specialist
Rank 297 298 296
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Specialist 39 25 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.32% 0.21% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.22% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 34 15 28
Average salary £47,500 £37,500 £43,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.66% -13.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,950 £30,600 £34,625
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,400 £58,250
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Job Titles Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
11407 11206 12188
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.17% 93.09% 93.80%
Number of salaries quoted 9622 9756 11115
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £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 £77,500 £78,450 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,472 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.97% -0.07%
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 10 July 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 10 July 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 36 (54.55%) Finance
2 35 (53.03%) Windows
3 27 (40.91%) SQL
4 20 (30.30%) Banking
5 19 (28.79%) Degree
6 18 (27.27%) Oracle
7 16 (24.24%) Linux
8 14 (21.21%) ITIL
9 12 (18.18%) Red Hat
9 12 (18.18%) BizTalk Server
9 12 (18.18%) Middleware
10 11 (16.67%) Tivoli
10 11 (16.67%) WebSphere
11 10 (15.15%) WebSphere MQ
11 10 (15.15%) Change Management
12 9 (13.64%) Microsoft
12 9 (13.64%) Computer Science
12 9 (13.64%) SCCM
12 9 (13.64%) Windows 7
12 9 (13.64%) Oracle Database
13 8 (12.12%) SWIFT
13 8 (12.12%) WebSphere Process Server
13 8 (12.12%) Tivoli Monitoring
13 8 (12.12%) Business Continuity
14 7 (10.61%) UNIX
15 6 (9.09%) Crystal Reports
15 6 (9.09%) Java
15 6 (9.09%) Reuters
15 6 (9.09%) Bloomberg
15 6 (9.09%) Project Management

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

For the 6 months to 10 July 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 12 (18.18%) BizTalk Server
2 11 (16.67%) WebSphere
3 8 (12.12%) WebSphere Process Server
4 4 (6.06%) CMS
4 4 (6.06%) IBM Notes
5 3 (4.55%) MQSeries
6 1 (1.52%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.52%) Apache
6 1 (1.52%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.52%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.52%) WorkSite
6 1 (1.52%) AquaLogic Service Bus
6 1 (1.52%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 4 (6.06%) MS Office
1 4 (6.06%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.03%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (4.55%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.55%) LDAP
1 3 (4.55%) LAN
1 3 (4.55%) WAN
1 3 (4.55%) DNS
1 3 (4.55%) Wireless
2 1 (1.52%) Internet
2 1 (1.52%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.64%) Oracle Database
2 6 (9.09%) Crystal Reports
3 4 (6.06%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.52%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.52%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 3 (4.55%) MSI
2 1 (1.52%) CruiseControl
2 1 (1.52%) ClearCase
2 1 (1.52%) ClearQuest
General
1 36 (54.55%) Finance
2 20 (30.30%) Banking
3 5 (7.58%) Back Office
4 4 (6.06%) Front Office
5 3 (4.55%) Financial Institution
5 3 (4.55%) Telecoms
6 2 (3.03%) Marketing
6 2 (3.03%) Law
6 2 (3.03%) Legal
7 1 (1.52%) Advertising
7 1 (1.52%) Electronics
7 1 (1.52%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (18.18%) Middleware
2 10 (15.15%) WebSphere MQ
3 3 (4.55%) XML
4 2 (3.03%) SOAP
4 2 (3.03%) HTML
4 2 (3.03%) REST
4 2 (3.03%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (1.52%) Murex MxML
5 1 (1.52%) XML Messaging
5 1 (1.52%) .NET
5 1 (1.52%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.52%) JSP
5 1 (1.52%) Web Services
5 1 (1.52%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.64%) Computer Science
2 8 (12.12%) SWIFT
3 4 (6.06%) Equities
3 4 (6.06%) Mathematics
4 3 (4.55%) Derivative
4 3 (4.55%) Mobile App
5 2 (3.03%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.52%) Fixed Income
6 1 (1.52%) Physics
6 1 (1.52%) Equity Derivative
6 1 (1.52%) Online Banking
6 1 (1.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.52%) Data Conversion
6 1 (1.52%) Data Extraction
6 1 (1.52%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 35 (53.03%) Windows
2 16 (24.24%) Linux
3 9 (13.64%) Windows 7
4 7 (10.61%) UNIX
5 5 (7.58%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (7.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (4.55%) Windows 8
6 3 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (4.55%) Solaris
7 2 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (21.21%) ITIL
2 10 (15.15%) Change Management
3 8 (12.12%) Business Continuity
4 6 (9.09%) Project Management
4 6 (9.09%) Electronic Trading
4 6 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (6.06%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (6.06%) Technical Architecture
5 4 (6.06%) Business Development
5 4 (6.06%) Service Management
5 4 (6.06%) Service Delivery
5 4 (6.06%) Migration
6 3 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (4.55%) Incident Management
6 3 (4.55%) Asset Management
6 3 (4.55%) Risk Management
6 3 (4.55%) Load Balancing
6 3 (4.55%) Problem Management
6 3 (4.55%) Configuration Management
6 3 (4.55%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (40.91%) SQL
2 6 (9.09%) Java
3 5 (7.58%) Perl
4 3 (4.55%) PowerShell
4 3 (4.55%) C
4 3 (4.55%) VBScript
4 3 (4.55%) VB
5 2 (3.03%) VBA
5 2 (3.03%) Shell Script
5 2 (3.03%) Ruby
5 2 (3.03%) PHP
6 1 (1.52%) C-shell
6 1 (1.52%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.52%) sed
6 1 (1.52%) Korn
6 1 (1.52%) C#
6 1 (1.52%) C++
6 1 (1.52%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 19 (28.79%) Degree
2 5 (7.58%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (6.06%) HNC
3 4 (6.06%) HND
4 3 (4.55%) CCNP
4 3 (4.55%) CCNA
5 2 (3.03%) MCSE
5 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.55%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.52%) SLA
2 1 (1.52%) QA
2 1 (1.52%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 5 (7.58%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.55%) XenDesktop
3 2 (3.03%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (3.03%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 11 (16.67%) Tivoli
2 9 (13.64%) SCCM
3 8 (12.12%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 3 (4.55%) WSUS
5 2 (3.03%) WMI
5 2 (3.03%) SCOrch
5 2 (3.03%) SCOM
6 1 (1.52%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (1.52%) ITRS Geneos
6 1 (1.52%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (1.52%) Control-M
6 1 (1.52%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 18 (27.27%) Oracle
2 12 (18.18%) Red Hat
3 9 (13.64%) Microsoft
4 6 (9.09%) Reuters
4 6 (9.09%) Bloomberg
5 5 (7.58%) Cisco
6 4 (6.06%) Lotus
7 3 (4.55%) AppSense
7 3 (4.55%) Citrix
8 2 (3.03%) Sybase
8 2 (3.03%) VMware
9 1 (1.52%) Sophis
9 1 (1.52%) Tradeweb
9 1 (1.52%) Trayport
9 1 (1.52%) ServiceNow
9 1 (1.52%) JBoss
9 1 (1.52%) IBM
9 1 (1.52%) Sun
9 1 (1.52%) Murex
9 1 (1.52%) HP
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Nexmo
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Benedict Cole Limited
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Stack Exchange (Stack Overflow)
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum Depending on Experience
Posted: 9 days ago