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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Specialist
Rank 222 228 241
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Specialist 30 15 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.41% 0.23% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.24% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 23 13 23
Average salary £39,000 £35,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.42% -22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,905 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,900 £49,000 £49,800
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £39,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +13.04%
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
6944 6311 8108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 95.41% 96.22% 95.19%
Number of salaries quoted 5628 5112 7026
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 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 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
Bedfordshire +29 20 £39,000 +65.03%
Hertfordshire -4 6 £28,500 -29.19%
Cambridgeshire -4 2 - -
Essex -13 2 £20,500 -31.66% 1
Support Specialist
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 38 (51.35%) Windows
2 36 (48.65%) ITIL
2 36 (48.65%) SQL
3 29 (39.19%) SQL Server
4 26 (35.14%) Oracle
5 25 (33.78%) Finance
5 25 (33.78%) SQL Server 2008
6 21 (28.38%) Java
7 19 (25.68%) PL/SQL
7 19 (25.68%) XML
7 19 (25.68%) XSL
7 19 (25.68%) XSLT
8 16 (21.62%) Degree
9 15 (20.27%) SLA
10 14 (18.92%) Citrix
10 14 (18.92%) VMware
11 13 (17.57%) SQL Server 2005
12 12 (16.22%) IBM
12 12 (16.22%) OpenEdge
12 12 (16.22%) WebSphere Application Server
12 12 (16.22%) Data Warehouse
12 12 (16.22%) JMS
12 12 (16.22%) Tomcat
12 12 (16.22%) WebSphere
12 12 (16.22%) AMQP
12 12 (16.22%) REST
12 12 (16.22%) Mentoring
13 11 (14.86%) Clustering
13 11 (14.86%) Migration
13 11 (14.86%) Problem Management

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 (16.22%) OpenEdge
1 12 (16.22%) WebSphere Application Server
1 12 (16.22%) Tomcat
1 12 (16.22%) WebSphere
2 3 (4.05%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (4.05%) MS Exchange
2 3 (4.05%) WebLogic
2 3 (4.05%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (2.70%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.35%) Lync
4 1 (1.35%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.35%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (5.41%) MS Office
2 3 (4.05%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (6.76%) Agresso
2 1 (1.35%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 12 (16.22%) AMQP
2 6 (8.11%) Internet
3 5 (6.76%) LAN
3 5 (6.76%) WAN
4 1 (1.35%) SAN
4 1 (1.35%) DHCP
4 1 (1.35%) HTTP
4 1 (1.35%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.35%) DNS
4 1 (1.35%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (39.19%) SQL Server
2 25 (33.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (17.57%) SQL Server 2005
4 12 (16.22%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (12.16%) Oracle Database 10g
5 9 (12.16%) Oracle Database
6 3 (4.05%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 3 (4.05%) Relational Database
6 3 (4.05%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (2.70%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (2.70%) Oracle Discoverer
7 2 (2.70%) RDBMS
General
1 25 (33.78%) Finance
2 5 (6.76%) Banking
3 2 (2.70%) Publishing
4 1 (1.35%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.35%) Law
4 1 (1.35%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (25.68%) XML
1 19 (25.68%) XSL
1 19 (25.68%) XSLT
2 12 (16.22%) JMS
2 12 (16.22%) REST
3 7 (9.46%) JSP
3 7 (9.46%) Struts
3 7 (9.46%) Hibernate
3 7 (9.46%) Spring
3 7 (9.46%) JSF
3 7 (9.46%) Java EE
4 4 (5.41%) .NET
5 1 (1.35%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.86%) Clustering
2 4 (5.41%) Learning Management System
2 4 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.70%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.35%) User Experience
4 1 (1.35%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.35%) Replication
4 1 (1.35%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.35%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 38 (51.35%) Windows
2 6 (8.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (5.41%) Linux
4 3 (4.05%) Windows 8
4 3 (4.05%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (4.05%) UNIX
4 3 (4.05%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (4.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.70%) Windows Vista
6 1 (1.35%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.35%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (48.65%) ITIL
2 12 (16.22%) Mentoring
3 11 (14.86%) Migration
3 11 (14.86%) Problem Management
3 11 (14.86%) ERP
4 5 (6.76%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (6.76%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (5.41%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (4.05%) Coaching
6 3 (4.05%) ITIL V3
6 3 (4.05%) Change Control
6 3 (4.05%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (4.05%) Service Management
6 3 (4.05%) Change Management
7 2 (2.70%) Incident Management
7 2 (2.70%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (2.70%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (2.70%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (2.70%) E-Commerce
7 2 (2.70%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 36 (48.65%) SQL
2 21 (28.38%) Java
3 19 (25.68%) PL/SQL
4 2 (2.70%) Erlang
4 2 (2.70%) Groovy
4 2 (2.70%) C
4 2 (2.70%) C++
5 1 (1.35%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.35%) Perl
5 1 (1.35%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (21.62%) Degree
2 5 (6.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (4.05%) MCSM
3 3 (4.05%) MCSE
3 3 (4.05%) MCTS
4 2 (2.70%) CIPD
4 2 (2.70%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.70%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.70%) ECDL
4 2 (2.70%) HND
4 2 (2.70%) MCT
5 1 (1.35%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (20.27%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (9.46%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (6.76%) Active Directory
3 3 (4.05%) VMware ESX
3 3 (4.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.05%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (1.35%) cPanel
1 1 (1.35%) SCOM
Vendors
1 26 (35.14%) Oracle
2 14 (18.92%) Citrix
2 14 (18.92%) VMware
3 12 (16.22%) IBM
4 11 (14.86%) Microsoft
5 3 (4.05%) BEA
6 2 (2.70%) Capita
6 2 (2.70%) Sage
6 2 (2.70%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.70%) CODA
6 2 (2.70%) SAP
7 1 (1.35%) Tableau
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