The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the East Midlands 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 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Specialist
Rank 177 177 157
Rank change year-on-year
0 -20
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Specialist 5 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.13% 0.027% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.028% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 1
Average salary £35,000 £50,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.00% +42.85%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
Support Specialist
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the East Midlands 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
East Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3719 3565 3033
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 96.37% 96.48% 95.38%
Number of salaries quoted 3043 2944 2547
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,454
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Support Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Support Specialist in the job title across the East Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Support Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Support Specialist
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Support Specialist across the East Midlands region.

Support Specialist Salary Trend in the East Midlands

Support Specialist
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Support Specialist within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire - 4 - - 1
Northamptonshire - 1 £35,000 -
Support Specialist
England

Support Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the East Midlands 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 8 (57.14%) Windows
2 6 (42.86%) SQL
2 6 (42.86%) A+ Certification
2 6 (42.86%) Network+ Certification
2 6 (42.86%) Windows 7
2 6 (42.86%) Windows 8
3 5 (35.71%) Linux
4 4 (28.57%) UNIX
5 3 (21.43%) Migration
5 3 (21.43%) Shell Script
6 2 (14.29%) Middleware
6 2 (14.29%) WebSphere MQ
6 2 (14.29%) IBM
6 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 2 (14.29%) Red Hat
6 2 (14.29%) AIX
6 2 (14.29%) HPUX
6 2 (14.29%) Solaris
6 2 (14.29%) .NET
6 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
6 2 (14.29%) Java
6 2 (14.29%) WebSphere
6 2 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (14.29%) Finance
6 2 (14.29%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 2 (14.29%) Data Migration
6 2 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (7.14%) Mac OS
7 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008

Support Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the East Midlands 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 2 (14.29%) WebSphere
2 1 (7.14%) ColdFusion
2 1 (7.14%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Photoshop
1 1 (7.14%) MS Office
1 1 (7.14%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (7.14%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) LAN
1 1 (7.14%) SAN
1 1 (7.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Publishing
2 1 (7.14%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) .NET
1 2 (14.29%) WebSphere MQ
1 2 (14.29%) Middleware
1 2 (14.29%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
2 1 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) HACMP
1 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
1 1 (7.14%) Digital Media
1 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) Windows
2 6 (42.86%) Windows 7
2 6 (42.86%) Windows 8
3 5 (35.71%) Linux
4 4 (28.57%) UNIX
5 2 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (14.29%) AIX
5 2 (14.29%) HPUX
5 2 (14.29%) Solaris
6 1 (7.14%) Mac OS
6 1 (7.14%) SUSE
6 1 (7.14%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Migration
2 2 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (14.29%) Data Migration
3 1 (7.14%) Asset Management
3 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (7.14%) System Testing
3 1 (7.14%) CRM
3 1 (7.14%) ERP
3 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
3 1 (7.14%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) SQL
2 3 (21.43%) Shell Script
3 2 (14.29%) Java
4 1 (7.14%) Perl
4 1 (7.14%) PHP
4 1 (7.14%) C
4 1 (7.14%) C++
4 1 (7.14%) Ruby
4 1 (7.14%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) A+ Certification
1 6 (42.86%) Network+ Certification
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (7.14%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Legato
1 1 (7.14%) Tivoli
1 1 (7.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (7.14%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) IBM
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 2 (14.29%) Red Hat
2 1 (7.14%) VMware
2 1 (7.14%) Computacenter
2 1 (7.14%) hybris
2 1 (7.14%) Adobe
2 1 (7.14%) HP
East Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £18000 - £26000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Worksop, Nottinghamshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago