The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the East of England region.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Specialist
Rank 267 241 254
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Specialist 16 33 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.18% 0.39% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.40% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 15 20 26
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,600 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,100 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Job Titles Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8313 8212 8924
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 95.46% 95.92% 96.25%
Number of salaries quoted 6916 7149 7419
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Support Specialist
England

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 23 April 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 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire +2 10 £45,000 +66.66% 1
Bedfordshire -10 3 £55,000 +46.66% 1
Essex -23 2 £47,500 +26.66%
Hertfordshire -13 1 £38,500 -0.64%
Support Specialist
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 17 (54.84%) SQL
2 15 (48.39%) Windows
3 12 (38.71%) Java
3 12 (38.71%) Oracle
3 12 (38.71%) WebLogic
3 12 (38.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (35.48%) UNIX
5 10 (32.26%) PL/SQL
5 10 (32.26%) J2EE
5 10 (32.26%) Solaris
5 10 (32.26%) Sun
5 10 (32.26%) Disaster Recovery
5 10 (32.26%) QA
5 10 (32.26%) Performance Management
6 9 (29.03%) Perl
7 8 (25.81%) ITIL
7 8 (25.81%) Firewall
8 7 (22.58%) Microsoft
9 4 (12.90%) Cisco
9 4 (12.90%) IBM
9 4 (12.90%) Citrix
9 4 (12.90%) Active Directory
9 4 (12.90%) CheckPoint
9 4 (12.90%) Internet
9 4 (12.90%) SQL Server
9 4 (12.90%) MS Excel
9 4 (12.90%) MS Exchange
10 3 (9.68%) LAN
10 3 (9.68%) WAN
10 3 (9.68%) SharePoint

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

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 12 (38.71%) WebLogic
2 4 (12.90%) MS Exchange
3 3 (9.68%) IIS
3 3 (9.68%) SharePoint
3 3 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (6.45%) Tomcat
4 2 (6.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 4 (12.90%) MS Excel
2 3 (9.68%) MS Office
3 1 (3.23%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 3 (9.68%) SAP SRM
Communications & Networking
1 8 (25.81%) Firewall
2 4 (12.90%) Internet
3 3 (9.68%) SAN
3 3 (9.68%) LAN
3 3 (9.68%) WAN
4 2 (6.45%) LDAP
4 2 (6.45%) WLAN
4 2 (6.45%) Wireshark
4 2 (6.45%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (6.45%) Network Security
4 2 (6.45%) iSCSI
4 2 (6.45%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (6.45%) NAS
4 2 (6.45%) tcpdump
4 2 (6.45%) Structured Cabling
4 2 (6.45%) SSL
4 2 (6.45%) SNMP
4 2 (6.45%) VPN
5 1 (3.23%) DNS
5 1 (3.23%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.90%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.68%) SAP BI
3 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.23%) SQLPlus
General
1 1 (3.23%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (32.26%) J2EE
2 3 (9.68%) SAP XI
2 3 (9.68%) SAP PI
3 2 (6.45%) .NET
3 2 (6.45%) XMPP
3 2 (6.45%) XML
3 2 (6.45%) Middleware
3 2 (6.45%) COM+
3 2 (6.45%) SOAP
4 1 (3.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Mathematics
1 3 (9.68%) Blackberry
2 2 (6.45%) AS400
2 2 (6.45%) Smartphone
2 2 (6.45%) DataPower
2 2 (6.45%) iSeries
2 2 (6.45%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (6.45%) Wiki
2 2 (6.45%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (3.23%) iPhone
3 1 (3.23%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 15 (48.39%) Windows
2 12 (38.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (35.48%) UNIX
4 10 (32.26%) Solaris
5 2 (6.45%) Windows XP
5 2 (6.45%) Windows 8
6 1 (3.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (32.26%) Disaster Recovery
1 10 (32.26%) Performance Management
2 8 (25.81%) ITIL
3 3 (9.68%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (9.68%) Service Delivery
4 2 (6.45%) ITIL V3
4 2 (6.45%) Network Load Balancing
4 2 (6.45%) Data Security
5 1 (3.23%) Workflow
5 1 (3.23%) Data Management
5 1 (3.23%) Data Analysis
5 1 (3.23%) Workflow Management
5 1 (3.23%) Incident Management
5 1 (3.23%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (3.23%) Web Development
5 1 (3.23%) Resource Management
5 1 (3.23%) Time Management
5 1 (3.23%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (54.84%) SQL
2 12 (38.71%) Java
3 10 (32.26%) PL/SQL
4 9 (29.03%) Perl
5 3 (9.68%) ABAP
5 3 (9.68%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) Degree
2 2 (6.45%) MCSE
2 2 (6.45%) CCNP
2 2 (6.45%) CISSP
2 2 (6.45%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (6.45%) Oracle Certification
2 2 (6.45%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.23%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (32.26%) QA
2 2 (6.45%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (12.90%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.45%) Terminal Services
2 2 (6.45%) Hyper-V
2 2 (6.45%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (3.23%) XenDesktop
3 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) Nagios
1 2 (6.45%) WSUS
1 2 (6.45%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (3.23%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 12 (38.71%) Oracle
2 10 (32.26%) Sun
3 7 (22.58%) Microsoft
4 4 (12.90%) Cisco
4 4 (12.90%) IBM
4 4 (12.90%) Citrix
4 4 (12.90%) CheckPoint
5 3 (9.68%) SAP
6 2 (6.45%) JBoss
6 2 (6.45%) Business Objects
6 2 (6.45%) webMethods
6 2 (6.45%) VMware
6 2 (6.45%) SonicWALL
6 2 (6.45%) Splunk
6 2 (6.45%) Software AG
6 2 (6.45%) Juniper
6 2 (6.45%) Sage
7 1 (3.23%) NetApp
7 1 (3.23%) Apple
7 1 (3.23%) HP
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