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

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Specialist
Rank 235 256 240
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Specialist 26 26 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.35% 0.31% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.32% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 24 24 21
Average salary £37,750 £43,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.71% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £24,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,400 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £33,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-12.00% -
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
7097 8054 7855
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 96.09% 95.40% 95.42%
Number of salaries quoted 5872 6712 6839
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 £25,683 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
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 29 May 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 29 May 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 +23 12 £45,000 -6.49%
Hertfordshire +11 11 £37,500 +53.06% 5
Cambridgeshire +11 4 £28,500 -36.66%
Essex +1 3 £50,000 +5.26%
Support Specialist
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 29 (50.88%) Finance
2 28 (49.12%) Java
3 24 (42.11%) SQL
3 24 (42.11%) XML
4 23 (40.35%) XSL
4 23 (40.35%) XSLT
5 20 (35.09%) Windows
6 19 (33.33%) JMS
7 18 (31.58%) PL/SQL
8 16 (28.07%) Tomcat
8 16 (28.07%) AMQP
8 16 (28.07%) REST
8 16 (28.07%) Mentoring
9 15 (26.32%) VMware
9 15 (26.32%) ITIL
9 15 (26.32%) Oracle
9 15 (26.32%) SLA
10 13 (22.81%) Banking
11 10 (17.54%) Active Directory
12 9 (15.79%) Microsoft
12 9 (15.79%) WebLogic
13 8 (14.04%) SQL Server
13 8 (14.04%) LAN
13 8 (14.04%) WAN
13 8 (14.04%) ERP
13 8 (14.04%) SQL Server 2008
14 7 (12.28%) Oracle RAC
14 7 (12.28%) Problem Management
14 7 (12.28%) Oracle Database
14 7 (12.28%) Spring

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 16 (28.07%) Tomcat
2 9 (15.79%) WebLogic
3 3 (5.26%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (1.75%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (8.77%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.51%) AutoCAD
3 1 (1.75%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.75%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (5.26%) Agresso
2 1 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.75%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.75%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (28.07%) AMQP
2 8 (14.04%) LAN
2 8 (14.04%) WAN
3 3 (5.26%) Internet
3 3 (5.26%) DNS
4 1 (1.75%) Firewall
4 1 (1.75%) Wireshark
4 1 (1.75%) VLAN
4 1 (1.75%) CTI
4 1 (1.75%) PBX
4 1 (1.75%) VoIP
4 1 (1.75%) WLAN
4 1 (1.75%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.04%) SQL Server
1 8 (14.04%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (12.28%) Oracle Database
2 7 (12.28%) SQL Server 2005
2 7 (12.28%) Oracle Database 10g
3 6 (10.53%) Oracle Reports
3 6 (10.53%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 1 (1.75%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.75%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.75%) MySQL
General
1 29 (50.88%) Finance
2 13 (22.81%) Banking
3 3 (5.26%) Automotive
3 3 (5.26%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.75%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (42.11%) XML
2 23 (40.35%) XSL
2 23 (40.35%) XSLT
3 19 (33.33%) JMS
4 16 (28.07%) REST
5 7 (12.28%) Spring
5 7 (12.28%) JSF
5 7 (12.28%) Java EE
5 7 (12.28%) Hibernate
5 7 (12.28%) JSP
5 7 (12.28%) Struts
6 4 (7.02%) HTML
6 4 (7.02%) Web Services
7 3 (5.26%) CSS3
7 3 (5.26%) HTML5
7 3 (5.26%) CSS
7 3 (5.26%) J2EE
8 1 (1.75%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.28%) Clustering
2 3 (5.26%) Learning Management System
3 2 (3.51%) User Experience
4 1 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.75%) iSeries
4 1 (1.75%) LPAR
4 1 (1.75%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 20 (35.09%) Windows
2 3 (5.26%) UNIX
2 3 (5.26%) HPUX
2 3 (5.26%) Solaris
2 3 (5.26%) Linux
3 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (28.07%) Mentoring
2 15 (26.32%) ITIL
3 8 (14.04%) ERP
4 7 (12.28%) Problem Management
4 7 (12.28%) Migration
5 6 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (5.26%) MVC
6 3 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (5.26%) CRM
6 3 (5.26%) SOA
6 3 (5.26%) OOA/OOD
6 3 (5.26%) OO
6 3 (5.26%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (1.75%) Software Delivery
7 1 (1.75%) Waterfall
7 1 (1.75%) Resource Management
7 1 (1.75%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (1.75%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (1.75%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (49.12%) Java
2 24 (42.11%) SQL
3 18 (31.58%) PL/SQL
4 5 (8.77%) Groovy
4 5 (8.77%) C
4 5 (8.77%) C++
5 2 (3.51%) Bourne shell
6 1 (1.75%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (7.02%) Degree
2 2 (3.51%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (3.51%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (26.32%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (17.54%) Active Directory
2 7 (12.28%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.75%) VirtualBox
3 1 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.75%) Firmware
Vendors
1 15 (26.32%) VMware
1 15 (26.32%) Oracle
2 9 (15.79%) Microsoft
3 7 (12.28%) Citrix
4 6 (10.53%) BEA
5 3 (5.26%) SAP
5 3 (5.26%) CODA
5 3 (5.26%) Sage
6 1 (1.75%) VocaLink
6 1 (1.75%) Northgate
6 1 (1.75%) JD Edwards
6 1 (1.75%) HP
6 1 (1.75%) IBM
Hertfordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £25000 - £39000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
ComputAppoint
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
camelot
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 24 days ago