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 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Specialist
Rank 273 296 272
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -24
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Specialist 37 22 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.35% 0.19% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.21% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 35 16 45
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,200 £35,750 £28,300
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £61,500
UK excluding London average salary £33,000 £40,250 £37,000
% change year-on-year
-18.01% +8.78%
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
9873 10654 10496
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 93.26% 92.64% 93.53%
Number of salaries quoted 8417 8974 9319
Average salary £55,000 £54,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.85% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £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 31 March 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 31 March 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 32 (54.24%) Windows
2 23 (38.98%) Finance
3 19 (32.20%) Windows 7
3 19 (32.20%) Microsoft
4 18 (30.51%) VPN
4 18 (30.51%) MS Office
5 17 (28.81%) LAN
5 17 (28.81%) WAN
6 16 (27.12%) Project Management
6 16 (27.12%) Retail
7 15 (25.42%) Wi-Fi
7 15 (25.42%) Apple iOS
7 15 (25.42%) VLAN
7 15 (25.42%) Time Management
7 15 (25.42%) Video Conferencing
7 15 (25.42%) Apple
7 15 (25.42%) VoIP
7 15 (25.42%) Client/Server
8 14 (23.73%) SQL
8 14 (23.73%) Banking
9 13 (22.03%) EPoS
9 13 (22.03%) Avaya
10 12 (20.34%) Service Delivery
11 9 (15.25%) Oracle
12 8 (13.56%) UNIX
13 7 (11.86%) Linux
13 7 (11.86%) Java
13 7 (11.86%) WebLogic
13 7 (11.86%) Citrix
13 7 (11.86%) Investment Banking

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

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 (11.86%) WebLogic
1 7 (11.86%) WebSphere
2 5 (8.47%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (8.47%) WebSphere Process Server
3 3 (5.08%) IBM Notes
3 3 (5.08%) MS Exchange
4 2 (3.39%) WorkSite
5 1 (1.69%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 18 (30.51%) MS Office
2 3 (5.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Hyperion Enterprise
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (30.51%) VPN
2 17 (28.81%) LAN
2 17 (28.81%) WAN
3 15 (25.42%) VoIP
3 15 (25.42%) Wi-Fi
3 15 (25.42%) VLAN
4 3 (5.08%) SAN
4 3 (5.08%) 3G
5 2 (3.39%) Firewall
5 2 (3.39%) DNS
5 2 (3.39%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.17%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.39%) Oracle Database
2 2 (3.39%) IDOL
3 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.69%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (1.69%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Introscope
General
1 23 (38.98%) Finance
2 16 (27.12%) Retail
3 14 (23.73%) Banking
4 7 (11.86%) Investment Banking
5 2 (3.39%) Law
5 2 (3.39%) Legal
6 1 (1.69%) Publishing
6 1 (1.69%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.39%) .NET
1 2 (3.39%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.69%) COM
2 1 (1.69%) XML
2 1 (1.69%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (1.69%) Spring
2 1 (1.69%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.69%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 1 (1.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 15 (25.42%) Video Conferencing
1 15 (25.42%) Client/Server
2 13 (22.03%) EPoS
3 5 (8.47%) Blackberry
4 3 (5.08%) iPhone
4 3 (5.08%) iPad
5 2 (3.39%) SWIFT
6 1 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.69%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.69%) Tandem
6 1 (1.69%) Derivative
6 1 (1.69%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 32 (54.24%) Windows
2 19 (32.20%) Windows 7
3 15 (25.42%) Apple iOS
4 8 (13.56%) UNIX
5 7 (11.86%) Linux
6 4 (6.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (5.08%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (5.08%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.69%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (27.12%) Project Management
2 15 (25.42%) Time Management
3 12 (20.34%) Service Delivery
4 4 (6.78%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (5.08%) Strategic Planning
5 3 (5.08%) ITIL
6 2 (3.39%) CRM
6 2 (3.39%) Incident Management
6 2 (3.39%) Problem Management
6 2 (3.39%) Network Management
6 2 (3.39%) Change Control
6 2 (3.39%) Document Management
7 1 (1.69%) Business Analysis
7 1 (1.69%) Performance Management
7 1 (1.69%) Mentoring
7 1 (1.69%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (1.69%) MVC
7 1 (1.69%) Service Management
7 1 (1.69%) Quality Management
7 1 (1.69%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 14 (23.73%) SQL
2 7 (11.86%) Java
3 5 (8.47%) Korn
3 5 (8.47%) Bash Shell
4 2 (3.39%) C#
4 2 (3.39%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.69%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.69%) Perl
5 1 (1.69%) VB
5 1 (1.69%) VBA
5 1 (1.69%) VB6
Qualifications
1 2 (3.39%) MCSE
1 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (3.39%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.39%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (8.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (5.08%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.69%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.69%) NetBackup
1 1 (1.69%) SCCM
1 1 (1.69%) SCOM
1 1 (1.69%) SCVMM
1 1 (1.69%) CA Wily
1 1 (1.69%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 19 (32.20%) Microsoft
2 15 (25.42%) Apple
3 13 (22.03%) Avaya
4 9 (15.25%) Oracle
5 7 (11.86%) Citrix
6 5 (8.47%) VMware
7 4 (6.78%) Red Hat
7 4 (6.78%) HP
8 3 (5.08%) Lotus
9 2 (3.39%) Cisco
9 2 (3.39%) Remedy
9 2 (3.39%) Mitel
10 1 (1.69%) Sitecore
10 1 (1.69%) BT
10 1 (1.69%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (1.69%) Sybase
10 1 (1.69%) Calypso
10 1 (1.69%) Hyperion
10 1 (1.69%) NetApp
10 1 (1.69%) Veritas
City, London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
Posted: 19 hours ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: 26 days ago