The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the East of England 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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Specialist
Rank 238 224 268
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +44
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Specialist 28 18 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.37% 0.25% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.26% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 21 18 20
Average salary £35,000 £41,000 £33,550
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.63% +22.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £33,550 £27,450
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,600 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +11.11%
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 of England 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 of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
7307 6818 8753
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 96.35% 95.52% 96.72%
Number of salaries quoted 5952 5868 7455
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Support Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Support Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Support Specialist
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Support Specialist Salary Trend in the East of England

Support Specialist
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Support Specialist across the East of England region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Support Specialist Salary Histogram in the East of England

Support Specialist
Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. 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
Essex +18 14 £35,000 +47.36%
Hertfordshire -5 7 £34,000 -24.44% 1
Bedfordshire -17 5 £23,500 -41.25% 2
Cambridgeshire -5 2 £38,250 +9.28% 1
Support Specialist
England

Support Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the East of England 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 28 (42.42%) ITIL
2 24 (36.36%) Windows
3 21 (31.82%) SQL
3 21 (31.82%) Oracle
4 16 (24.24%) SQL Server
5 14 (21.21%) Java
6 13 (19.70%) .NET
6 13 (19.70%) IBM
6 13 (19.70%) Disaster Recovery
7 12 (18.18%) ERP
8 11 (16.67%) MS Excel
8 11 (16.67%) Microsoft
8 11 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
9 10 (15.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 10 (15.15%) WebSphere
9 10 (15.15%) Active Directory
9 10 (15.15%) E-Commerce
9 10 (15.15%) Finance
10 9 (13.64%) Migration
10 9 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
10 9 (13.64%) Problem Management
10 9 (13.64%) Change Control
11 8 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (10.61%) Incident Management
12 7 (10.61%) Data Warehouse
12 7 (10.61%) OpenEdge
12 7 (10.61%) WebSphere Application Server
12 7 (10.61%) Waterfall
12 7 (10.61%) Windows Server 2008
12 7 (10.61%) Degree

Support Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the East of England 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 10 (15.15%) WebSphere
2 7 (10.61%) WebSphere Application Server
2 7 (10.61%) OpenEdge
3 5 (7.58%) WebLogic
3 5 (7.58%) IBM Notes
4 4 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (6.06%) Tomcat
4 4 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (6.06%) MS Exchange
5 3 (4.55%) SharePoint
5 3 (4.55%) IIS
6 1 (1.52%) Apache
Applications
1 11 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 6 (9.09%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.55%) Oracle CRM
1 3 (4.55%) Magento
2 2 (3.03%) SAP SRM
3 1 (1.52%) Agresso
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.58%) Firewall
2 3 (4.55%) DNS
2 3 (4.55%) Internet
2 3 (4.55%) LDAP
2 3 (4.55%) LAN
2 3 (4.55%) WAN
2 3 (4.55%) HTTP
2 3 (4.55%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.03%) DHCP
3 2 (3.03%) SAN
4 1 (1.52%) Wireshark
4 1 (1.52%) tcpdump
4 1 (1.52%) WLAN
4 1 (1.52%) VPN
4 1 (1.52%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (24.24%) SQL Server
2 11 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (10.61%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (6.06%) RDBMS
4 4 (6.06%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (6.06%) Relational Database
5 3 (4.55%) Oracle Database
5 3 (4.55%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (4.55%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (3.03%) SAP BI
7 1 (1.52%) DB2
7 1 (1.52%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (4.55%) VisualVM
General
1 10 (15.15%) Finance
2 4 (6.06%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (4.55%) Marketing
4 2 (3.03%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.03%) Law
5 1 (1.52%) Advertising
5 1 (1.52%) Publishing
5 1 (1.52%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (19.70%) .NET
2 4 (6.06%) SOAP
3 3 (4.55%) XML
3 3 (4.55%) Middleware
3 3 (4.55%) COM+
4 2 (3.03%) J2EE
4 2 (3.03%) SAP XI
4 2 (3.03%) SAP PI
5 1 (1.52%) REST
5 1 (1.52%) XMPP
5 1 (1.52%) HTML
5 1 (1.52%) CSS
5 1 (1.52%) JSP
5 1 (1.52%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.58%) Replication
1 5 (7.58%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.06%) AS400
2 4 (6.06%) e-Health
2 4 (6.06%) NHS
3 3 (4.55%) Wiki
3 3 (4.55%) DataPower
3 3 (4.55%) iSeries
3 3 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.03%) Fat Client
4 2 (3.03%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.52%) Clustering
5 1 (1.52%) Online Games
5 1 (1.52%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.52%) iPhone
5 1 (1.52%) iPad
5 1 (1.52%) PDA
5 1 (1.52%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 24 (36.36%) Windows
2 10 (15.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (10.61%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (9.09%) UNIX
5 4 (6.06%) Linux
5 4 (6.06%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (4.55%) OS/400
6 3 (4.55%) Apple iOS
6 3 (4.55%) Windows 8
6 3 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (3.03%) Windows 7
7 2 (3.03%) Solaris
8 1 (1.52%) AIX
8 1 (1.52%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.52%) Windows Vista
8 1 (1.52%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (42.42%) ITIL
2 13 (19.70%) Disaster Recovery
3 12 (18.18%) ERP
4 10 (15.15%) E-Commerce
5 9 (13.64%) Migration
5 9 (13.64%) Problem Management
5 9 (13.64%) Change Control
6 8 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (10.61%) Incident Management
7 7 (10.61%) Waterfall
8 5 (7.58%) Asset Management
8 5 (7.58%) Service Management
9 4 (6.06%) Change Management
9 4 (6.06%) ITIL V3
10 3 (4.55%) Network Load Balancing
10 3 (4.55%) OO
10 3 (4.55%) CRM
11 2 (3.03%) Business Intelligence
11 2 (3.03%) Configuration Management
11 2 (3.03%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 21 (31.82%) SQL
2 14 (21.21%) Java
3 4 (6.06%) PHP
4 3 (4.55%) Python
4 3 (4.55%) PowerShell
4 3 (4.55%) Perl
5 2 (3.03%) Bash Shell
5 2 (3.03%) Shell Script
5 2 (3.03%) ABAP
5 2 (3.03%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.52%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.52%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (10.61%) Degree
3 5 (7.58%) MCSE
4 4 (6.06%) MCT
4 4 (6.06%) ECDL
4 4 (6.06%) MCTS
4 4 (6.06%) CIPD
4 4 (6.06%) MCSM
4 4 (6.06%) HND
5 3 (4.55%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.52%) CCNP
6 1 (1.52%) CISSP
6 1 (1.52%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.03%) SLA
1 2 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 10 (15.15%) Active Directory
2 5 (7.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (6.06%) VMware ESX
3 4 (6.06%) XenServer
4 1 (1.52%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (1.52%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (4.55%) Nagios
1 3 (4.55%) Opsview
2 2 (3.03%) SCOM
3 1 (1.52%) Puppet
3 1 (1.52%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.52%) SCCM
Vendors
1 21 (31.82%) Oracle
2 13 (19.70%) IBM
3 11 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 6 (9.09%) Citrix
4 6 (9.09%) VMware
5 5 (7.58%) Lotus
5 5 (7.58%) SAP
6 3 (4.55%) JBoss
6 3 (4.55%) Software AG
6 3 (4.55%) Red Hat
6 3 (4.55%) JD Edwards
6 3 (4.55%) webMethods
6 3 (4.55%) Splunk
7 2 (3.03%) Sun
8 1 (1.52%) Capita
8 1 (1.52%) SonicWALL
8 1 (1.52%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.52%) Apple
8 1 (1.52%) Juniper
8 1 (1.52%) Adobe
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