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

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Specialist
Rank 230 256 230
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -26
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Specialist 30 14 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.41% 0.17% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.18% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 28 13 21
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £41,800 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £53,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £33,000 £40,250 £37,000
% change year-on-year
-18.01% +8.78%
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
7115 7758 8153
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 96.11% 95.61% 95.42%
Number of salaries quoted 5771 6415 7039
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 £26,000 £25,548
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £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 31 March 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 31 March 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 +32 19 £42,500 -22.72% 1
Hertfordshire 0 5 £37,500 -2.59% 2
Essex - 4 £29,250 - 1
Cambridgeshire +8 2 £34,500 -23.33%
Support Specialist
England

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

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 35 (50.72%) SQL
2 32 (46.38%) Finance
3 30 (43.48%) Java
3 30 (43.48%) Windows
4 28 (40.58%) ITIL
5 26 (37.68%) XML
6 25 (36.23%) XSL
6 25 (36.23%) XSLT
7 24 (34.78%) Oracle
8 22 (31.88%) PL/SQL
9 21 (30.43%) SQL Server
10 20 (28.99%) JMS
11 18 (26.09%) SQL Server 2008
12 17 (24.64%) AMQP
12 17 (24.64%) SLA
12 17 (24.64%) Tomcat
12 17 (24.64%) REST
12 17 (24.64%) Mentoring
13 12 (17.39%) VMware
13 12 (17.39%) Banking
13 12 (17.39%) Degree
13 12 (17.39%) ERP
14 10 (14.49%) Citrix
14 10 (14.49%) Problem Management
14 10 (14.49%) SQL Server 2005
14 10 (14.49%) Clustering
14 10 (14.49%) Migration
15 9 (13.04%) WebLogic
16 8 (11.59%) JSP
16 8 (11.59%) Struts

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

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 17 (24.64%) Tomcat
2 9 (13.04%) WebLogic
3 7 (10.14%) WebSphere
3 7 (10.14%) OpenEdge
3 7 (10.14%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (4.35%) WebLogic Portal
5 2 (2.90%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.45%) IIS
6 1 (1.45%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.45%) Lync
6 1 (1.45%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (2.90%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (7.25%) Agresso
2 2 (2.90%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.45%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.45%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (24.64%) AMQP
2 6 (8.70%) Internet
3 4 (5.80%) LAN
3 4 (5.80%) WAN
4 2 (2.90%) DNS
5 1 (1.45%) CTI
5 1 (1.45%) ISDN
5 1 (1.45%) PBX
5 1 (1.45%) VoIP
5 1 (1.45%) WLAN
5 1 (1.45%) Firewall
5 1 (1.45%) VLAN
5 1 (1.45%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (30.43%) SQL Server
2 18 (26.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (14.49%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (11.59%) Oracle Database 10g
4 8 (11.59%) Oracle Database
5 7 (10.14%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (8.70%) Oracle Reports
6 6 (8.70%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 2 (2.90%) Relational Database
7 2 (2.90%) Oracle Discoverer
8 1 (1.45%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.45%) MySQL
General
1 32 (46.38%) Finance
2 12 (17.39%) Banking
3 3 (4.35%) Automotive
4 2 (2.90%) Publishing
4 2 (2.90%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.45%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (37.68%) XML
2 25 (36.23%) XSL
2 25 (36.23%) XSLT
3 20 (28.99%) JMS
4 17 (24.64%) REST
5 8 (11.59%) JSP
5 8 (11.59%) Struts
5 8 (11.59%) Hibernate
5 8 (11.59%) Spring
5 8 (11.59%) JSF
5 8 (11.59%) Java EE
6 4 (5.80%) Web Services
6 4 (5.80%) HTML
7 3 (4.35%) J2EE
7 3 (4.35%) CSS
7 3 (4.35%) CSS3
7 3 (4.35%) HTML5
8 2 (2.90%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.49%) Clustering
2 4 (5.80%) Learning Management System
3 2 (2.90%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.45%) User Experience
4 1 (1.45%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 30 (43.48%) Windows
2 5 (7.25%) Linux
3 4 (5.80%) UNIX
4 3 (4.35%) HPUX
4 3 (4.35%) Solaris
5 2 (2.90%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.90%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.45%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.45%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (40.58%) ITIL
2 17 (24.64%) Mentoring
3 12 (17.39%) ERP
4 10 (14.49%) Migration
4 10 (14.49%) Problem Management
5 8 (11.59%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (5.80%) Kalman Filter
7 4 (5.80%) CRM
8 3 (4.35%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (4.35%) Coaching
8 3 (4.35%) Service Management
8 3 (4.35%) MVC
8 3 (4.35%) SOA
8 3 (4.35%) OOA/OOD
8 3 (4.35%) OO
9 2 (2.90%) ITIL V3
9 2 (2.90%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (2.90%) Technical Architecture
10 1 (1.45%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (50.72%) SQL
2 30 (43.48%) Java
3 22 (31.88%) PL/SQL
4 5 (7.25%) Groovy
4 5 (7.25%) C
4 5 (7.25%) C++
5 2 (2.90%) Erlang
6 1 (1.45%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 12 (17.39%) Degree
2 2 (2.90%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.90%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.90%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (24.64%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (11.59%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (5.80%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.45%) VirtualBox
Vendors
1 24 (34.78%) Oracle
2 12 (17.39%) VMware
3 10 (14.49%) Citrix
4 7 (10.14%) IBM
5 6 (8.70%) BEA
6 5 (7.25%) Microsoft
7 3 (4.35%) SAP
7 3 (4.35%) CODA
7 3 (4.35%) Sage
8 1 (1.45%) Northgate
8 1 (1.45%) Capita
8 1 (1.45%) VocaLink
8 1 (1.45%) Tableau
8 1 (1.45%) JD Edwards
8 1 (1.45%) HP
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