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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Specialist
Rank 218 215 262
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +47
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Specialist 47 28 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.59% 0.41% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% 0.42% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 35 14 24
Average salary £39,000 £35,000 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.42% +3.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,542 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £49,250 £47,400
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +8.82%
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
7563 6612 8653
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 94.68% 96.43% 95.84%
Number of salaries quoted 6203 5330 7505
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 £60,000 £55,000 £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 18 December 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 18 December 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
Bedfordshire +24 27 £39,000 +65.03% 2
Hertfordshire -16 12 £34,250 -14.90%
Essex -15 5 £20,500 -47.09%
Cambridgeshire -19 3 £34,000 -9.33%
Support Specialist
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 40 (53.33%) Windows
2 36 (48.00%) ITIL
3 33 (44.00%) SQL
4 28 (37.33%) SQL Server
5 26 (34.67%) Oracle
6 24 (32.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 18 (24.00%) Finance
8 17 (22.67%) Degree
9 15 (20.00%) Java
10 14 (18.67%) WebSphere Application Server
10 14 (18.67%) Data Warehouse
10 14 (18.67%) OpenEdge
10 14 (18.67%) IBM
10 14 (18.67%) Microsoft
10 14 (18.67%) WebSphere
11 13 (17.33%) PL/SQL
11 13 (17.33%) XML
11 13 (17.33%) XSL
11 13 (17.33%) XSLT
12 12 (16.00%) Citrix
12 12 (16.00%) VMware
13 11 (14.67%) SLA
14 10 (13.33%) SQL Server 2005
15 8 (10.67%) Clustering
15 8 (10.67%) Migration
15 8 (10.67%) Problem Management
15 8 (10.67%) ERP
15 8 (10.67%) Microsoft Certification
15 8 (10.67%) Oracle Database 10g
15 8 (10.67%) Tomcat

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

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 14 (18.67%) WebSphere Application Server
1 14 (18.67%) OpenEdge
1 14 (18.67%) WebSphere
2 8 (10.67%) Tomcat
3 4 (5.33%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (5.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (5.33%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.67%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.67%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.33%) Apache
5 1 (1.33%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.33%) Lync
5 1 (1.33%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (9.33%) MS Office
2 4 (5.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (5.33%) Agresso
2 1 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.33%) AMQP
2 5 (6.67%) LAN
2 5 (6.67%) WAN
2 5 (6.67%) Internet
3 3 (4.00%) HTTP
3 3 (4.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (4.00%) DNS
4 2 (2.67%) SAN
4 2 (2.67%) DHCP
5 1 (1.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (37.33%) SQL Server
2 24 (32.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (18.67%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (13.33%) SQL Server 2005
5 8 (10.67%) Oracle Database
5 8 (10.67%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (4.00%) Relational Database
7 2 (2.67%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 2 (2.67%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (2.67%) Oracle Discoverer
7 2 (2.67%) RDBMS
7 2 (2.67%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (1.33%) MySQL
8 1 (1.33%) DB2
General
1 18 (24.00%) Finance
2 4 (5.33%) Pharmaceutical
2 4 (5.33%) Banking
3 3 (4.00%) Publishing
4 2 (2.67%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.33%) Law
5 1 (1.33%) Advertising
5 1 (1.33%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (17.33%) XML
1 13 (17.33%) XSL
1 13 (17.33%) XSLT
2 8 (10.67%) REST
3 7 (9.33%) JMS
3 7 (9.33%) JSP
4 6 (8.00%) Struts
4 6 (8.00%) Hibernate
4 6 (8.00%) Spring
4 6 (8.00%) JSF
4 6 (8.00%) Java EE
5 4 (5.33%) .NET
6 1 (1.33%) CSS
6 1 (1.33%) SOAP
6 1 (1.33%) LAMP
6 1 (1.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.67%) Clustering
2 4 (5.33%) e-Health
2 4 (5.33%) NHS
2 4 (5.33%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.00%) Learning Management System
4 2 (2.67%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.33%) Replication
5 1 (1.33%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.33%) PDA
5 1 (1.33%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.33%) Online Games
5 1 (1.33%) iPhone
5 1 (1.33%) iPad
5 1 (1.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 40 (53.33%) Windows
2 8 (10.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (6.67%) Linux
4 4 (5.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (5.33%) Windows 8
4 4 (5.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (5.33%) UNIX
5 3 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (2.67%) Windows 7
6 2 (2.67%) Windows Vista
7 1 (1.33%) CentOS
7 1 (1.33%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.33%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (48.00%) ITIL
2 8 (10.67%) ERP
2 8 (10.67%) Migration
2 8 (10.67%) Problem Management
3 7 (9.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (9.33%) Mentoring
4 4 (5.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (5.33%) Change Management
5 3 (4.00%) Service Management
5 3 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (4.00%) Coaching
5 3 (4.00%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (4.00%) ITIL V3
5 3 (4.00%) Change Control
6 2 (2.67%) Incident Management
6 2 (2.67%) Waterfall
6 2 (2.67%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (2.67%) Load Balancing
6 2 (2.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (2.67%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 33 (44.00%) SQL
2 15 (20.00%) Java
3 13 (17.33%) PL/SQL
4 2 (2.67%) Erlang
4 2 (2.67%) Groovy
4 2 (2.67%) PowerShell
4 2 (2.67%) Bash Shell
4 2 (2.67%) C
4 2 (2.67%) C++
4 2 (2.67%) Shell Script
4 2 (2.67%) Perl
5 1 (1.33%) PHP
5 1 (1.33%) Ruby
5 1 (1.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 17 (22.67%) Degree
2 8 (10.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (5.33%) HND
3 4 (5.33%) MCSE
3 4 (5.33%) MCT
3 4 (5.33%) ECDL
3 4 (5.33%) MCTS
3 4 (5.33%) CIPD
3 4 (5.33%) MCSM
4 2 (2.67%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.67%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (14.67%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (8.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (8.00%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (5.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (5.33%) XenServer
2 4 (5.33%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (1.33%) SCOM
1 1 (1.33%) Puppet
1 1 (1.33%) cPanel
Vendors
1 26 (34.67%) Oracle
2 14 (18.67%) IBM
2 14 (18.67%) Microsoft
3 12 (16.00%) Citrix
3 12 (16.00%) VMware
4 2 (2.67%) Capita
4 2 (2.67%) BEA
4 2 (2.67%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.33%) Apple
5 1 (1.33%) CODA
5 1 (1.33%) Sage
5 1 (1.33%) Adobe
5 1 (1.33%) SAP
5 1 (1.33%) Tableau
Bedfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bedfordshire
DP Connect
Salary: £50000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 9 days ago