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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Specialist
Rank 247 246 275
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +29
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Specialist 20 30 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.29% 0.39% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.40% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 18 29 17
Average salary £49,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.50% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £29,000 £43,400
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £52,400 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £33,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -17.50%
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
6692 7445 8383
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 95.70% 97.64% 97.44%
Number of salaries quoted 5510 6093 6961
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £56,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 29 April 2016.

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 29 April 2016. 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
Hertfordshire +11 9 £55,000 +46.66% 1
Essex +13 7 £45,000 -
Bedfordshire -20 3 £49,000 +15.29% 1
Cambridgeshire -6 1 £40,000 +30.08%
Support Specialist
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 19 (40.43%) SQL
2 17 (36.17%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (34.04%) Java
3 16 (34.04%) Windows
4 14 (29.79%) Linux
5 13 (27.66%) Finance
6 12 (25.53%) Web Services
6 12 (25.53%) XML
7 11 (23.40%) ITIL
8 10 (21.28%) C
8 10 (21.28%) .NET
8 10 (21.28%) Service Delivery
8 10 (21.28%) Degree
9 9 (19.15%) Microsoft
10 8 (17.02%) MS Office
10 8 (17.02%) C++
10 8 (17.02%) High Availability
11 7 (14.89%) Apple iOS
11 7 (14.89%) Product Management
11 7 (14.89%) Android
11 7 (14.89%) Presales
11 7 (14.89%) Windows Server
11 7 (14.89%) Perl
11 7 (14.89%) PHP
11 7 (14.89%) CSS
11 7 (14.89%) SLA
11 7 (14.89%) Cisco
11 7 (14.89%) Arabic Language
11 7 (14.89%) Russian Language
11 7 (14.89%) Computer Science

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 5 (10.64%) JBoss
2 3 (6.38%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.38%) Tomcat
2 3 (6.38%) WebLogic
2 3 (6.38%) WebSphere
3 2 (4.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (4.26%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.13%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 8 (17.02%) MS Office
2 6 (12.77%) MS Visio
3 5 (10.64%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.26%) AWD
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.51%) Office 365
2 3 (6.38%) IBM SmartCloud
3 2 (4.26%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (4.26%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.77%) BGP
1 6 (12.77%) Cisco ASA
1 6 (12.77%) DWDM
1 6 (12.77%) EIGRP
1 6 (12.77%) Firewall
1 6 (12.77%) HSRP
1 6 (12.77%) MPLS
1 6 (12.77%) OSPF
1 6 (12.77%) RIP
1 6 (12.77%) SSL
1 6 (12.77%) TCP/IP
1 6 (12.77%) VoIP
1 6 (12.77%) VPN
1 6 (12.77%) VRRP
1 6 (12.77%) Wireless
2 4 (8.51%) Wireshark
3 3 (6.38%) LAN
3 3 (6.38%) WAN
4 2 (4.26%) SAN
5 1 (2.13%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.38%) Informix
1 3 (6.38%) RDBMS
1 3 (6.38%) Relational Database
2 2 (4.26%) MySQL
2 2 (4.26%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (2.13%) Text Mining
General
1 13 (27.66%) Finance
2 7 (14.89%) Arabic Language
2 7 (14.89%) Banking
2 7 (14.89%) Retail
2 7 (14.89%) Russian Language
3 3 (6.38%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.26%) Law
5 1 (2.13%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (25.53%) Web Services
1 12 (25.53%) XML
2 10 (21.28%) .NET
3 7 (14.89%) CSS
4 4 (8.51%) HTML
5 1 (2.13%) Hibernate
5 1 (2.13%) Java EE
5 1 (2.13%) JSF
5 1 (2.13%) JSP
5 1 (2.13%) LAMP
5 1 (2.13%) Spring
5 1 (2.13%) Struts
5 1 (2.13%) XSL
5 1 (2.13%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 17 (36.17%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (14.89%) Computer Science
3 6 (12.77%) AS400
4 4 (8.51%) Client/Server
4 4 (8.51%) User Experience
5 3 (6.38%) Algorithms
5 3 (6.38%) Data Centre
5 3 (6.38%) Management Information System
6 2 (4.26%) Blackberry
6 2 (4.26%) iPad
6 2 (4.26%) iPhone
6 2 (4.26%) iSeries
6 2 (4.26%) Life Science
6 2 (4.26%) Smartphone
7 1 (2.13%) Biology
7 1 (2.13%) FMCG
7 1 (2.13%) Health Informatics
7 1 (2.13%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 16 (34.04%) Windows
2 14 (29.79%) Linux
3 7 (14.89%) Android
3 7 (14.89%) Apple iOS
3 7 (14.89%) Windows Server
4 4 (8.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (8.51%) Unix
5 3 (6.38%) AIX
6 2 (4.26%) Windows Phone
7 1 (2.13%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (23.40%) ITIL
2 10 (21.28%) Service Delivery
3 8 (17.02%) High Availability
4 7 (14.89%) Document Management
4 7 (14.89%) Presales
4 7 (14.89%) Product Management
5 6 (12.77%) Change Management
5 6 (12.77%) Data Protection
5 6 (12.77%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (12.77%) Incident Management
5 6 (12.77%) Network Design
5 6 (12.77%) Network Management
6 5 (10.64%) Project Management
7 4 (8.51%) Business Analysis
7 4 (8.51%) CRM
8 3 (6.38%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (6.38%) E-Commerce
8 3 (6.38%) Time Management
9 2 (4.26%) Change Control
9 2 (4.26%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (40.43%) SQL
2 16 (34.04%) Java
3 10 (21.28%) C
4 8 (17.02%) C++
5 7 (14.89%) Perl
5 7 (14.89%) PHP
6 4 (8.51%) COBOL
6 4 (8.51%) Python
7 2 (4.26%) C#
7 2 (4.26%) Lua
7 2 (4.26%) RPG
8 1 (2.13%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.13%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (21.28%) Degree
2 6 (12.77%) CCNP
2 6 (12.77%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (8.51%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (2.13%) Postgraduate
5 1 (2.13%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.89%) SLA
2 3 (6.38%) QA
System Software
1 3 (6.38%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (2.13%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 6 (12.77%) HP NNM
2 1 (2.13%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (19.15%) Microsoft
2 7 (14.89%) Cisco
3 6 (12.77%) F5
3 6 (12.77%) HP
3 6 (12.77%) Juniper
3 6 (12.77%) Oracle
4 3 (6.38%) IBM
4 3 (6.38%) Siebel
5 2 (4.26%) Apple
5 2 (4.26%) Citrix
5 2 (4.26%) Clearswift
5 2 (4.26%) Nokia
5 2 (4.26%) Proofpoint
5 2 (4.26%) SAP
5 2 (4.26%) VMware
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Blue Octopus Recruitment LLP
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago