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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Specialist
Rank 236 234 230
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Specialist 27 28 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.38% 0.38% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.40% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 24 24 20
Average salary £48,250 £39,000 £39,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.71% -0.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,600 £22,500 £29,363
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £45,700 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £35,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -10.25%
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
6830 7087 6495
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 96.71% 96.58% 97.52%
Number of salaries quoted 5580 5742 5264
Average salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.35% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 8 February 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 8 February 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 +3 11 £55,000 +92.98% 2
Cambridgeshire +15 6 £40,000 +23.07% 1
Essex +3 6 £45,000 +119.51%
Bedfordshire -14 3 £49,000 +25.64% 1
Suffolk - 1 £32,500 -
Support Specialist
England

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

For the 6 months to 8 February 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 22 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 20 (30.30%) Windows
3 17 (25.76%) ITIL
3 17 (25.76%) SQL
3 17 (25.76%) MS Office
3 17 (25.76%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (24.24%) Service Delivery
5 15 (22.73%) Linux
6 14 (21.21%) Java
6 14 (21.21%) MS Excel
6 14 (21.21%) Degree
7 13 (19.70%) Finance
8 11 (16.67%) Windows Server
8 11 (16.67%) Cisco
8 11 (16.67%) SQL Server
8 11 (16.67%) XML
9 10 (15.15%) Disaster Recovery
10 9 (13.64%) Web Services
10 9 (13.64%) C
10 9 (13.64%) SLA
10 9 (13.64%) High Availability
11 8 (12.12%) Fat Client
11 8 (12.12%) .NET
11 8 (12.12%) Thin Client
12 7 (10.61%) Document Management
12 7 (10.61%) Firewall
12 7 (10.61%) Wireless
12 7 (10.61%) C++
12 7 (10.61%) CCNP
12 7 (10.61%) Cisco Certification

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

For the 6 months to 8 February 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 6 (9.09%) JBoss
1 6 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 4 (6.06%) MS Exchange
2 4 (6.06%) Tomcat
3 3 (4.55%) WebLogic
3 3 (4.55%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.52%) Apache
4 1 (1.52%) CMS
4 1 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.52%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 17 (25.76%) MS Office
2 14 (21.21%) MS Excel
3 6 (9.09%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.52%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.52%) AWD
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.55%) IBM SmartCloud
2 1 (1.52%) Google Apps
2 1 (1.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.61%) Firewall
1 7 (10.61%) TCP/IP
1 7 (10.61%) VoIP
1 7 (10.61%) Wireless
2 6 (9.09%) BGP
2 6 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
2 6 (9.09%) DWDM
2 6 (9.09%) EIGRP
2 6 (9.09%) HSRP
2 6 (9.09%) MPLS
2 6 (9.09%) OSPF
2 6 (9.09%) RIP
2 6 (9.09%) SSL
2 6 (9.09%) VPN
2 6 (9.09%) VRRP
3 4 (6.06%) Wireshark
4 3 (4.55%) LAN
4 3 (4.55%) WAN
5 2 (3.03%) DNS
5 2 (3.03%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.55%) Informix
2 3 (4.55%) MySQL
3 2 (3.03%) RDBMS
3 2 (3.03%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.03%) Text Mining
General
1 13 (19.70%) Finance
2 6 (9.09%) Arabic Language
2 6 (9.09%) Banking
2 6 (9.09%) Legal
2 6 (9.09%) Retail
2 6 (9.09%) Russian Language
3 3 (4.55%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.03%) Publishing
5 1 (1.52%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (16.67%) XML
2 9 (13.64%) Web Services
3 8 (12.12%) .NET
4 6 (9.09%) CSS
5 4 (6.06%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (25.76%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (12.12%) Fat Client
2 8 (12.12%) Thin Client
3 6 (9.09%) AS400
3 6 (9.09%) Computer Science
4 4 (6.06%) iSeries
4 4 (6.06%) Life Science
5 2 (3.03%) Algorithms
5 2 (3.03%) Biology
5 2 (3.03%) Data Centre
5 2 (3.03%) Health Informatics
5 2 (3.03%) Informatics
5 2 (3.03%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.52%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.52%) Statistics
6 1 (1.52%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 20 (30.30%) Windows
2 15 (22.73%) Linux
3 11 (16.67%) Windows Server
4 6 (9.09%) Android
4 6 (9.09%) Apple iOS
4 6 (9.09%) Unix
5 3 (4.55%) AIX
6 2 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (3.03%) Windows 8
6 2 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.52%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.52%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (25.76%) ITIL
2 16 (24.24%) Service Delivery
3 10 (15.15%) Disaster Recovery
4 9 (13.64%) High Availability
5 7 (10.61%) Change Control
5 7 (10.61%) Document Management
6 6 (9.09%) Case Management
6 6 (9.09%) Change Management
6 6 (9.09%) Data Protection
6 6 (9.09%) Network Design
6 6 (9.09%) Network Management
6 6 (9.09%) Presales
6 6 (9.09%) Product Management
6 6 (9.09%) Speech Recognition
6 6 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (7.58%) Time Management
8 4 (6.06%) Fault Analysis
9 3 (4.55%) Configuration Management
9 3 (4.55%) Incident Management
9 3 (4.55%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (25.76%) SQL
2 14 (21.21%) Java
3 9 (13.64%) C
4 7 (10.61%) C++
5 6 (9.09%) Perl
5 6 (9.09%) PHP
6 5 (7.58%) Python
7 2 (3.03%) C#
7 2 (3.03%) Lua
8 1 (1.52%) COBOL
8 1 (1.52%) RPG
Qualifications
1 14 (21.21%) Degree
2 7 (10.61%) CCNP
2 7 (10.61%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (3.03%) MCSE
5 2 (3.03%) Postgraduate
6 1 (1.52%) MCP
6 1 (1.52%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (13.64%) SLA
2 2 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 6 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.55%) Firmware
3 2 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.52%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.52%) vSphere
4 1 (1.52%) XenApp
4 1 (1.52%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (9.09%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 22 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 11 (16.67%) Cisco
3 7 (10.61%) iManage
4 6 (9.09%) F5
4 6 (9.09%) HP
4 6 (9.09%) Juniper
5 5 (7.58%) Oracle
6 3 (4.55%) Citrix
6 3 (4.55%) IBM
6 3 (4.55%) VMware
7 2 (3.03%) Autodesk
7 2 (3.03%) IFS
8 1 (1.52%) AppSense
8 1 (1.52%) Google
8 1 (1.52%) Mitel
8 1 (1.52%) Panasonic
8 1 (1.52%) SAP
8 1 (1.52%) Siemens
8 1 (1.52%) Toshiba
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Posted: 12 hours ago
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