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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Specialist
Rank 289 309 288
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -21
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Specialist 12 24 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.12% 0.20% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.22% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 7 23 33
Average salary £52,500 £47,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% +23.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,400 £29,800 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £62,000 £59,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- -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
9008 11018 11026
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.94% 92.67% 93.22%
Number of salaries quoted 7799 9269 9767
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 18 (52.94%) Windows
2 14 (41.18%) Oracle
3 13 (38.24%) SQL
4 12 (35.29%) Linux
5 11 (32.35%) UNIX
5 11 (32.35%) Banking
6 7 (20.59%) Windows 7
6 7 (20.59%) Root Cause Analysis
6 7 (20.59%) Finance
7 6 (17.65%) Red Hat
7 6 (17.65%) Veritas
7 6 (17.65%) Windows 8
7 6 (17.65%) Retail
7 6 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (14.71%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (14.71%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (14.71%) Asset Management
8 5 (14.71%) WebSphere Process Server
8 5 (14.71%) WebSphere
8 5 (14.71%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (14.71%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 5 (14.71%) Capacity Planning
8 5 (14.71%) Patch Management
8 5 (14.71%) BMC
8 5 (14.71%) A+ Certification
8 5 (14.71%) NFS
8 5 (14.71%) IBM
8 5 (14.71%) Sun
8 5 (14.71%) Solaris
8 5 (14.71%) BizTalk Server

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 5 (14.71%) BizTalk Server
1 5 (14.71%) WebSphere Process Server
1 5 (14.71%) WebSphere
2 2 (5.88%) Oracle Coherence
2 2 (5.88%) IIS
3 1 (2.94%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (11.76%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.88%) MS Office
3 1 (2.94%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Hyperion Enterprise
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.76%) DHCP
1 4 (11.76%) DNS
2 1 (2.94%) SAN
2 1 (2.94%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.82%) Oracle Database
2 2 (5.88%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.94%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.94%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Ant
1 2 (5.88%) Maven
1 2 (5.88%) JConsole
General
1 11 (32.35%) Banking
2 7 (20.59%) Finance
3 6 (17.65%) Retail
4 4 (11.76%) Front Office
5 1 (2.94%) Back Office
5 1 (2.94%) Law
5 1 (2.94%) Legal
5 1 (2.94%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.82%) XML
1 3 (8.82%) FIX Protocol
2 2 (5.88%) XSLT
2 2 (5.88%) Middleware
2 2 (5.88%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.82%) Equities
2 2 (5.88%) Replication
3 1 (2.94%) Fixed Income
3 1 (2.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (2.94%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.94%) PDA
3 1 (2.94%) Derivative
3 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 18 (52.94%) Windows
2 12 (35.29%) Linux
3 11 (32.35%) UNIX
4 7 (20.59%) Windows 7
5 6 (17.65%) Windows 8
5 6 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (14.71%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (14.71%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (14.71%) Solaris
7 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.94%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (20.59%) Root Cause Analysis
2 5 (14.71%) Capacity Planning
2 5 (14.71%) Process Management
2 5 (14.71%) Service Delivery
2 5 (14.71%) Asset Management
2 5 (14.71%) Patch Management
3 4 (11.76%) Network Management
4 3 (8.82%) Electronic Trading
4 3 (8.82%) Mentoring
5 2 (5.88%) Performance Management
5 2 (5.88%) Data Protection
5 2 (5.88%) Multithreading
5 2 (5.88%) Business Continuity Planning
5 2 (5.88%) Low Latency
5 2 (5.88%) Business Continuity
5 2 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (5.88%) TDD
5 2 (5.88%) BCP
6 1 (2.94%) Configuration Management
6 1 (2.94%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 13 (38.24%) SQL
2 2 (5.88%) Shell Script
2 2 (5.88%) Bash Shell
2 2 (5.88%) C++
2 2 (5.88%) Java
3 1 (2.94%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (14.71%) A+ Certification
1 5 (14.71%) Network+ Certification
2 1 (2.94%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.76%) SLA
2 1 (2.94%) QA
System Software
1 5 (14.71%) NFS
1 5 (14.71%) Samba
1 5 (14.71%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (14.71%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 2 (5.88%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.94%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (2.94%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (14.71%) Tivoli
2 2 (5.88%) ITRS Geneos
3 1 (2.94%) SCSM
3 1 (2.94%) NetBackup
3 1 (2.94%) SCCM
3 1 (2.94%) SCOM
3 1 (2.94%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 14 (41.18%) Oracle
2 6 (17.65%) Veritas
2 6 (17.65%) Red Hat
3 5 (14.71%) VMware
3 5 (14.71%) BMC
3 5 (14.71%) IBM
3 5 (14.71%) Sun
4 4 (11.76%) Citrix
5 1 (2.94%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.94%) Hyperion
5 1 (2.94%) NetApp
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