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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Specialist
Rank 229 228 240
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Specialist 40 30 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.50% 0.39% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 0.41% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 38 18 35
Average salary £39,000 £40,000 £33,550
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% +19.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £36,750 £28,100
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Job Titles Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
7681 7304 8149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 95.62% 94.66% 96.89%
Number of salaries quoted 6427 6268 6939
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
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 24 July 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 24 July 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
Essex +13 15 £42,500 -5.55% 2
Bedfordshire -9 12 £39,000 -1.26% 1
Hertfordshire -28 10 £29,250 -30.35%
Cambridgeshire - 3 £41,000 -
Support Specialist
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 22 (38.60%) Oracle
2 21 (36.84%) SQL
3 19 (33.33%) ITIL
4 18 (31.58%) Java
4 18 (31.58%) Windows
5 14 (24.56%) Disaster Recovery
5 14 (24.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (21.05%) UNIX
7 11 (19.30%) ERP
7 11 (19.30%) WebLogic
8 10 (17.54%) .NET
8 10 (17.54%) MS Excel
8 10 (17.54%) IBM
8 10 (17.54%) Active Directory
9 9 (15.79%) SQL Server
10 8 (14.04%) J2EE
10 8 (14.04%) Perl
10 8 (14.04%) PL/SQL
10 8 (14.04%) Solaris
10 8 (14.04%) Sun
10 8 (14.04%) Finance
10 8 (14.04%) Migration
10 8 (14.04%) E-Commerce
10 8 (14.04%) QA
10 8 (14.04%) Problem Management
10 8 (14.04%) Performance Management
11 7 (12.28%) WebSphere
11 7 (12.28%) Change Control
12 6 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (10.53%) SAP

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 11 (19.30%) WebLogic
2 7 (12.28%) WebSphere
3 5 (8.77%) IBM Notes
4 4 (7.02%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (7.02%) Tomcat
4 4 (7.02%) OpenEdge
5 3 (5.26%) SharePoint
5 3 (5.26%) IIS
6 1 (1.75%) Apache
Applications
1 10 (17.54%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.51%) MS Office
3 1 (1.75%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 3 (5.26%) Oracle CRM
1 3 (5.26%) Magento
1 3 (5.26%) SAP SRM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.77%) Firewall
2 3 (5.26%) LAN
2 3 (5.26%) LDAP
2 3 (5.26%) WAN
2 3 (5.26%) Internet
3 2 (3.51%) Wireshark
3 2 (3.51%) tcpdump
3 2 (3.51%) WLAN
3 2 (3.51%) HTTP
3 2 (3.51%) SNMP
3 2 (3.51%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.51%) VPN
3 2 (3.51%) DNS
4 1 (1.75%) DHCP
4 1 (1.75%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.77%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (7.02%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (5.26%) SAP BI
5 2 (3.51%) Relational Database
5 2 (3.51%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.75%) MySQL
6 1 (1.75%) DB2
6 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.75%) SQLPlus
6 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (5.26%) VisualVM
General
1 8 (14.04%) Finance
2 4 (7.02%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (5.26%) Marketing
4 2 (3.51%) Law
5 1 (1.75%) Publishing
5 1 (1.75%) Games
5 1 (1.75%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (17.54%) .NET
2 8 (14.04%) J2EE
3 4 (7.02%) SOAP
4 3 (5.26%) COM+
4 3 (5.26%) XML
4 3 (5.26%) SAP XI
4 3 (5.26%) Middleware
4 3 (5.26%) SAP PI
5 2 (3.51%) XMPP
6 1 (1.75%) Web Services
6 1 (1.75%) CSS
6 1 (1.75%) JSP
6 1 (1.75%) HTML
6 1 (1.75%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.77%) Replication
2 4 (7.02%) NHS
2 4 (7.02%) e-Health
2 4 (7.02%) AS400
3 3 (5.26%) iSeries
3 3 (5.26%) DataPower
3 3 (5.26%) Wiki
3 3 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.51%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (3.51%) Fat Client
4 2 (3.51%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.75%) Statistics
5 1 (1.75%) Online Games
5 1 (1.75%) iPad
5 1 (1.75%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 18 (31.58%) Windows
2 14 (24.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 12 (21.05%) UNIX
4 8 (14.04%) Solaris
5 4 (7.02%) Linux
6 3 (5.26%) OS/400
6 3 (5.26%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.75%) AIX
7 1 (1.75%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.75%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.75%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (33.33%) ITIL
2 14 (24.56%) Disaster Recovery
3 11 (19.30%) ERP
4 8 (14.04%) Migration
4 8 (14.04%) E-Commerce
4 8 (14.04%) Problem Management
4 8 (14.04%) Performance Management
5 7 (12.28%) Change Control
6 6 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (8.77%) Incident Management
7 5 (8.77%) Asset Management
7 5 (8.77%) Service Management
7 5 (8.77%) Waterfall
8 3 (5.26%) CRM
8 3 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (5.26%) OO
8 3 (5.26%) Data Security
8 3 (5.26%) Service Delivery
8 3 (5.26%) Network Load Balancing
8 3 (5.26%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 21 (36.84%) SQL
2 18 (31.58%) Java
3 8 (14.04%) Perl
3 8 (14.04%) PL/SQL
4 4 (7.02%) PHP
4 4 (7.02%) Python
5 3 (5.26%) ABAP
6 2 (3.51%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.75%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.75%) Ruby
7 1 (1.75%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.75%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (8.77%) Degree
2 3 (5.26%) Oracle Certification
3 2 (3.51%) CCNP
3 2 (3.51%) CISSP
3 2 (3.51%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.75%) HND
4 1 (1.75%) MCSE
4 1 (1.75%) MCT
4 1 (1.75%) CIPD
4 1 (1.75%) ECDL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (14.04%) QA
2 2 (3.51%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (17.54%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.51%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (1.75%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (5.26%) Nagios
1 3 (5.26%) Opsview
2 2 (3.51%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (3.51%) SCOM
3 1 (1.75%) SCCM
3 1 (1.75%) Puppet
Vendors
1 22 (38.60%) Oracle
2 10 (17.54%) IBM
3 8 (14.04%) Sun
4 6 (10.53%) SAP
5 5 (8.77%) Lotus
6 3 (5.26%) Microsoft
6 3 (5.26%) JBoss
6 3 (5.26%) JD Edwards
6 3 (5.26%) webMethods
6 3 (5.26%) Software AG
6 3 (5.26%) Splunk
7 2 (3.51%) SonicWALL
7 2 (3.51%) Juniper
7 2 (3.51%) Red Hat
7 2 (3.51%) CheckPoint
7 2 (3.51%) VMware
7 2 (3.51%) Cisco
8 1 (1.75%) Citrix
8 1 (1.75%) Adobe
8 1 (1.75%) Apple
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