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 7 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Specialist
Rank 269 305 285
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -20
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Specialist 41 40 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.40% 0.31% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.33% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 38 33 36
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,650 £37,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,000 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £33,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-16.45% +5.33%
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
9538 11955 11046
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.42% 92.54% 93.29%
Number of salaries quoted 8128 10082 9592
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £77,500
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 7 May 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 7 May 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 36 (65.45%) Windows
2 23 (41.82%) Finance
3 19 (34.55%) Windows 7
4 18 (32.73%) VPN
4 18 (32.73%) MS Office
4 18 (32.73%) Microsoft
5 17 (30.91%) WAN
5 17 (30.91%) LAN
5 17 (30.91%) Retail
6 16 (29.09%) SQL
6 16 (29.09%) Project Management
7 15 (27.27%) Apple
7 15 (27.27%) VoIP
7 15 (27.27%) Client/Server
7 15 (27.27%) Banking
7 15 (27.27%) Wi-Fi
7 15 (27.27%) Apple iOS
7 15 (27.27%) VLAN
7 15 (27.27%) Time Management
7 15 (27.27%) Video Conferencing
8 13 (23.64%) EPoS
8 13 (23.64%) Avaya
9 11 (20.00%) Linux
9 11 (20.00%) Oracle
10 9 (16.36%) Citrix
11 8 (14.55%) WebSphere
11 8 (14.55%) Root Cause Analysis
11 8 (14.55%) Java
11 8 (14.55%) UNIX
12 7 (12.73%) BizTalk Server

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

For the 6 months to 7 May 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 8 (14.55%) WebSphere
2 7 (12.73%) BizTalk Server
2 7 (12.73%) WebSphere Process Server
3 6 (10.91%) WebLogic
4 3 (5.45%) IBM Notes
5 2 (3.64%) Oracle Coherence
5 2 (3.64%) WorkSite
5 2 (3.64%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 18 (32.73%) MS Office
2 4 (7.27%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Hyperion Enterprise
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (32.73%) VPN
2 17 (30.91%) WAN
2 17 (30.91%) LAN
3 15 (27.27%) VoIP
3 15 (27.27%) Wi-Fi
3 15 (27.27%) VLAN
4 4 (7.27%) DHCP
4 4 (7.27%) DNS
5 3 (5.45%) 3G
6 2 (3.64%) Firewall
6 2 (3.64%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.45%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.64%) IDOL
4 1 (1.82%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (1.82%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Maven
1 2 (3.64%) JConsole
1 2 (3.64%) Ant
General
1 23 (41.82%) Finance
2 17 (30.91%) Retail
3 15 (27.27%) Banking
4 7 (12.73%) Investment Banking
5 3 (5.45%) Law
5 3 (5.45%) Legal
6 1 (1.82%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.45%) XML
2 2 (3.64%) Spring
2 2 (3.64%) XSLT
2 2 (3.64%) ASP.NET
2 2 (3.64%) .NET
3 1 (1.82%) COM
3 1 (1.82%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (1.82%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (1.82%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 15 (27.27%) Client/Server
1 15 (27.27%) Video Conferencing
2 13 (23.64%) EPoS
3 6 (10.91%) Blackberry
4 3 (5.45%) iPad
4 3 (5.45%) iPhone
5 2 (3.64%) Replication
5 2 (3.64%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.64%) SWIFT
6 1 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.82%) PDA
6 1 (1.82%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 36 (65.45%) Windows
2 19 (34.55%) Windows 7
3 15 (27.27%) Apple iOS
4 11 (20.00%) Linux
5 8 (14.55%) UNIX
6 6 (10.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (7.27%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (7.27%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.82%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (29.09%) Project Management
2 15 (27.27%) Time Management
3 8 (14.55%) Root Cause Analysis
4 5 (9.09%) Service Delivery
5 4 (7.27%) Network Management
6 3 (5.45%) Strategic Planning
7 2 (3.64%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (3.64%) TDD
7 2 (3.64%) Document Management
7 2 (3.64%) Problem Management
7 2 (3.64%) Incident Management
7 2 (3.64%) Multithreading
7 2 (3.64%) Change Control
7 2 (3.64%) ITIL
7 2 (3.64%) CRM
7 2 (3.64%) Low Latency
8 1 (1.82%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (1.82%) B2B
8 1 (1.82%) B2C
8 1 (1.82%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 16 (29.09%) SQL
2 8 (14.55%) Java
3 7 (12.73%) Bash Shell
4 5 (9.09%) Korn
5 2 (3.64%) Shell Script
5 2 (3.64%) C#
5 2 (3.64%) C++
6 1 (1.82%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.82%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.82%) VB
6 1 (1.82%) VBA
6 1 (1.82%) VB6
Qualifications
1 3 (5.45%) Degree
2 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.64%) MCSE
3 1 (1.82%) A+ Certification
3 1 (1.82%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.27%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (10.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.64%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 18 (32.73%) Microsoft
2 15 (27.27%) Apple
3 13 (23.64%) Avaya
4 11 (20.00%) Oracle
5 9 (16.36%) Citrix
6 6 (10.91%) VMware
6 6 (10.91%) Red Hat
7 4 (7.27%) HP
8 3 (5.45%) Lotus
9 2 (3.64%) Mitel
9 2 (3.64%) Remedy
9 2 (3.64%) Cisco
10 1 (1.82%) Hyperion
10 1 (1.82%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (1.82%) Sitecore
10 1 (1.82%) BT
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