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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Specialist
Rank 282 288 276
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Specialist 36 37 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.32% 0.30% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.33% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 36 30 52
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £30,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,500 £74,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-8.75% +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
10361 11315 11705
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 93.36% 92.91% 94.08%
Number of salaries quoted 8883 9838 10748
Average salary £53,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.63% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,501 £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 21 October 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 21 October 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 50 (66.67%) Windows
2 38 (50.67%) Finance
3 28 (37.33%) SQL
4 24 (32.00%) Banking
5 21 (28.00%) Linux
6 19 (25.33%) Oracle
7 16 (21.33%) Red Hat
8 15 (20.00%) ITIL
8 15 (20.00%) Degree
9 14 (18.67%) Windows 7
9 14 (18.67%) BizTalk Server
9 14 (18.67%) Middleware
10 13 (17.33%) Citrix
11 12 (16.00%) WebSphere
12 11 (14.67%) Analytical Skills
12 11 (14.67%) Microsoft
13 10 (13.33%) UNIX
13 10 (13.33%) Oracle Database
14 9 (12.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 9 (12.00%) Tivoli
14 9 (12.00%) Active Directory
15 8 (10.67%) WebSphere Process Server
15 8 (10.67%) Service Delivery
15 8 (10.67%) Lotus
15 8 (10.67%) IBM Notes
15 8 (10.67%) SWIFT
15 8 (10.67%) SCCM
16 7 (9.33%) Windows Server 2008
16 7 (9.33%) Computer Science
16 7 (9.33%) Root Cause Analysis

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

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 14 (18.67%) BizTalk Server
2 12 (16.00%) WebSphere
3 8 (10.67%) WebSphere Process Server
3 8 (10.67%) IBM Notes
4 4 (5.33%) MQSeries
4 4 (5.33%) CMS
5 2 (2.67%) MS Exchange
5 2 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.33%) AquaLogic Service Bus
6 1 (1.33%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (1.33%) WorkSite
6 1 (1.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.33%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.33%) Apache
6 1 (1.33%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.33%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.33%) JBoss
Applications
1 4 (5.33%) MS Excel
1 4 (5.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.67%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.33%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.00%) VPN
2 5 (6.67%) LDAP
3 4 (5.33%) SAN
3 4 (5.33%) LAN
3 4 (5.33%) WAN
3 4 (5.33%) 3G
4 3 (4.00%) Firewall
5 2 (2.67%) DNS
5 2 (2.67%) Wireless
5 2 (2.67%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (2.67%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (13.33%) Oracle Database
2 7 (9.33%) SQL Server
3 4 (5.33%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.67%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.33%) Big Data
6 1 (1.33%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (4.00%) MSI
2 1 (1.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 38 (50.67%) Finance
2 24 (32.00%) Banking
3 3 (4.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.67%) Front Office
4 2 (2.67%) Law
4 2 (2.67%) Legal
5 1 (1.33%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.33%) Back Office
5 1 (1.33%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (18.67%) Middleware
2 7 (9.33%) WebSphere MQ
3 3 (4.00%) .NET
3 3 (4.00%) XML
4 2 (2.67%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (1.33%) Murex MxML
5 1 (1.33%) XML Messaging
5 1 (1.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.67%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (10.67%) SWIFT
3 7 (9.33%) Computer Science
4 5 (6.67%) Blackberry
5 4 (5.33%) iPad
5 4 (5.33%) iPhone
6 3 (4.00%) Mathematics
7 2 (2.67%) Equities
7 2 (2.67%) Market Risk
7 2 (2.67%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.33%) Visualisation
8 1 (1.33%) Data Integration
8 1 (1.33%) Physics
8 1 (1.33%) Blog
8 1 (1.33%) Fixed Income
8 1 (1.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 50 (66.67%) Windows
2 21 (28.00%) Linux
3 14 (18.67%) Windows 7
4 10 (13.33%) UNIX
5 9 (12.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (9.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (5.33%) Windows 8
8 3 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (2.67%) Solaris
9 2 (2.67%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (20.00%) ITIL
2 8 (10.67%) Service Delivery
3 7 (9.33%) Root Cause Analysis
4 6 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (8.00%) Technical Architecture
5 5 (6.67%) Change Control
5 5 (6.67%) Migration
5 5 (6.67%) Service Management
6 4 (5.33%) Business Continuity
6 4 (5.33%) Business Development
6 4 (5.33%) Strategic Planning
6 4 (5.33%) Load Balancing
7 3 (4.00%) Electronic Trading
7 3 (4.00%) Project Management
7 3 (4.00%) Change Management
8 2 (2.67%) Workflow
8 2 (2.67%) Project Planning
8 2 (2.67%) Time Management
8 2 (2.67%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (37.33%) SQL
2 4 (5.33%) PowerShell
3 3 (4.00%) VBScript
3 3 (4.00%) VB
3 3 (4.00%) Java
3 3 (4.00%) Perl
4 2 (2.67%) Python
4 2 (2.67%) Shell Script
4 2 (2.67%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.33%) C-shell
5 1 (1.33%) Korn
5 1 (1.33%) Ruby
5 1 (1.33%) PHP
5 1 (1.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 15 (20.00%) Degree
2 4 (5.33%) HNC
2 4 (5.33%) HND
3 2 (2.67%) MCSE
3 2 (2.67%) MCP
3 2 (2.67%) CCNP
3 2 (2.67%) CCNA
3 2 (2.67%) CCA
3 2 (2.67%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (2.67%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.67%) A+ Certification
3 2 (2.67%) CCEE
3 2 (2.67%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.33%) ISO 9001
2 2 (2.67%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (12.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (6.67%) XenDesktop
3 4 (5.33%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (2.67%) XenApp
5 2 (2.67%) vSphere
6 1 (1.33%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.33%) Xen
Systems Management
1 9 (12.00%) Tivoli
2 8 (10.67%) SCCM
3 5 (6.67%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 3 (4.00%) WSUS
5 2 (2.67%) SCOM
5 2 (2.67%) Sysprep
6 1 (1.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (1.33%) SCVMM
6 1 (1.33%) SCOrch
6 1 (1.33%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.33%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (1.33%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (1.33%) Control-M
Vendors
1 19 (25.33%) Oracle
2 16 (21.33%) Red Hat
3 13 (17.33%) Citrix
4 11 (14.67%) Microsoft
5 8 (10.67%) Lotus
6 5 (6.67%) AppSense
7 4 (5.33%) Bloomberg
8 3 (4.00%) VMware
9 2 (2.67%) Sybase
9 2 (2.67%) Cisco
9 2 (2.67%) Murex
9 2 (2.67%) Calypso
9 2 (2.67%) Veritas
9 2 (2.67%) Apple
9 2 (2.67%) Symantec
9 2 (2.67%) Reuters
10 1 (1.33%) Trayport
10 1 (1.33%) Wall Street Systems
10 1 (1.33%) Sophos
10 1 (1.33%) HP
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