The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the 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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Specialist
Rank 655 625 590
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -35
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Specialist 257 314 352
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.27% 0.32% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.33% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 222 275 240
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -5.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £20,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £35,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -10.25%
Support Specialist
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the 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
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
90816 95785 94380
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.15% 96.49% 96.28%
Number of salaries quoted 77032 80058 76663
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Support Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Support Specialist in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Support Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in England

Support Specialist
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Support Specialist across the England region.

Support Specialist Salary Trend in England

Support Specialist
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Support Specialist across the England region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

Support Specialist Salary Histogram in England

Support Specialist
Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016. 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
London +15 113 £45,000 +12.50% 7
South East -12 63 £42,500 -5.55% 9
East of England -1 29 £49,000 +25.64% 4
Yorkshire 0 15 £25,000 +16.27%
North West +17 14 £28,000 -11.81% 2
West Midlands -16 10 £37,000 +25.42% 2
East Midlands -1 7 £35,000 +7.69% 1
South West -24 5 £33,750 +3.84% 2
North East -1 1 £23,000 -28.40% 1
Support Specialist
UK

Support Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the 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.

1 235 (42.34%) Windows
2 208 (37.48%) SQL
3 157 (28.29%) Linux
4 137 (24.68%) Microsoft
5 123 (22.16%) Finance
6 122 (21.98%) Windows Server
7 114 (20.54%) Oracle
8 93 (16.76%) Active Directory
9 90 (16.22%) ITIL
10 86 (15.50%) Unix
11 82 (14.77%) SQL Server
12 78 (14.05%) MS Office
13 60 (10.81%) Banking
14 59 (10.63%) Degree
15 57 (10.27%) VMware
16 56 (10.09%) MS Excel
17 54 (9.73%) Cisco
18 52 (9.37%) Analytical Skills
18 52 (9.37%) Java
19 51 (9.19%) SLA
20 50 (9.01%) SharePoint
20 50 (9.01%) Skype for Business
21 48 (8.65%) Firewall
22 45 (8.11%) ERP
22 45 (8.11%) VPN
23 44 (7.93%) CRM
23 44 (7.93%) Service Delivery
24 43 (7.75%) DNS
24 43 (7.75%) Microsoft Certification
25 41 (7.39%) Windows 7

Support Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the 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 50 (9.01%) SharePoint
1 50 (9.01%) Skype for Business
2 40 (7.21%) MS Exchange
3 21 (3.78%) IIS
4 19 (3.42%) Exchange Server 2013
5 17 (3.06%) Tomcat
6 16 (2.88%) Exchange Server 2007
7 15 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2010
8 13 (2.34%) Apache
9 12 (2.16%) JBoss
9 12 (2.16%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
10 11 (1.98%) CMS
11 9 (1.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 9 (1.62%) WebLogic
11 9 (1.62%) WebSphere
12 5 (0.90%) Confluence
12 5 (0.90%) Elasticsearch
12 5 (0.90%) Office Communications Server
13 3 (0.54%) SAS
14 2 (0.36%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 78 (14.05%) MS Office
2 56 (10.09%) MS Excel
3 18 (3.24%) SOLIDWORKS
4 9 (1.62%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.90%) PrintSoft PReS
6 4 (0.72%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (0.54%) MS Project
7 3 (0.54%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.36%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
1 5 (0.90%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (0.90%) PlanetPress Connect
2 4 (0.72%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (0.54%) Adaptiv
3 3 (0.54%) Dynamics GP
3 3 (0.54%) Payment Gateway
3 3 (0.54%) WebTrends
4 2 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.36%) Hyperion Planning
4 2 (0.36%) SAP Business One
4 2 (0.36%) SAP CO
4 2 (0.36%) SAP FI
4 2 (0.36%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (0.36%) Unit4 Business World
5 1 (0.18%) AWD
5 1 (0.18%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.18%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 22 (3.96%) Office 365
2 12 (2.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.08%) Google Apps
4 5 (0.90%) SaaS
5 4 (0.72%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (0.72%) IBM SmartCloud
6 3 (0.54%) Google Analytics
7 2 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.36%) Google Drive
8 1 (0.18%) IaaS
8 1 (0.18%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.18%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 48 (8.65%) Firewall
2 45 (8.11%) VPN
3 43 (7.75%) DNS
4 32 (5.77%) TCP/IP
5 29 (5.23%) DHCP
6 25 (4.50%) LAN
7 24 (4.32%) VoIP
7 24 (4.32%) WAN
8 19 (3.42%) SAN
9 16 (2.88%) Cisco ASA
9 16 (2.88%) Wireless
10 12 (2.16%) Internet
11 11 (1.98%) Broadband
11 11 (1.98%) SSL
12 10 (1.80%) PCoIP
13 9 (1.62%) BGP
13 9 (1.62%) CTI
13 9 (1.62%) Network Security
13 9 (1.62%) OSPF
14 8 (1.44%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (14.77%) SQL Server
2 38 (6.85%) BusinessObjects
3 13 (2.34%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (2.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (2.16%) MySQL
5 9 (1.62%) MS Access
5 9 (1.62%) Oracle Database
5 9 (1.62%) SQL Server 2012
6 8 (1.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (1.26%) Crystal Reports
7 7 (1.26%) SQL Server 2005
8 6 (1.08%) Relational Database
9 5 (0.90%) NoSQL
10 4 (0.72%) Informix
10 4 (0.72%) Oracle BI EE
10 4 (0.72%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 4 (0.72%) Oracle Discoverer
10 4 (0.72%) Oracle Reports
10 4 (0.72%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (0.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 17 (3.06%) Eclipse
2 8 (1.44%) JIRA
3 4 (0.72%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.18%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.18%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.18%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.18%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 123 (22.16%) Finance
2 60 (10.81%) Banking
3 29 (5.23%) Telecoms
4 18 (3.24%) Front Office
5 17 (3.06%) Retail
6 11 (1.98%) Back Office
7 10 (1.80%) German Language
8 9 (1.62%) Legal
9 7 (1.26%) Arabic Language
9 7 (1.26%) French Language
9 7 (1.26%) Russian Language
10 5 (0.90%) Japanese Language
11 4 (0.72%) Manufacturing
11 4 (0.72%) Marketing
11 4 (0.72%) Spanish Language
12 3 (0.54%) Italian Language
12 3 (0.54%) Korean Language
13 2 (0.36%) Games
13 2 (0.36%) Investment Banking
13 2 (0.36%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (7.21%) .NET
2 36 (6.49%) XML
3 32 (5.77%) HTML
4 31 (5.59%) CSS
5 22 (3.96%) EDI
6 20 (3.60%) ASP.NET
7 17 (3.06%) FIX Protocol
8 14 (2.52%) Web Services
9 11 (1.98%) Middleware
10 6 (1.08%) J2EE
11 5 (0.90%) ZeroMQ
12 4 (0.72%) SOAP
13 3 (0.54%) COM
13 3 (0.54%) Flash
13 3 (0.54%) MDX
14 2 (0.36%) HTML5
15 1 (0.18%) JSON
15 1 (0.18%) Murex MxML
15 1 (0.18%) NHibernate
15 1 (0.18%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 52 (9.37%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (6.31%) Computer Science
3 24 (4.32%) Blackberry
4 20 (3.60%) Equities
4 20 (3.60%) Management Information System
5 18 (3.24%) Fat Client
5 18 (3.24%) Thin Client
6 13 (2.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 12 (2.16%) Data Centre
7 12 (2.16%) Video Conferencing
8 10 (1.80%) Client/Server
9 9 (1.62%) Derivative
9 9 (1.62%) Replication
10 7 (1.26%) Driving Licence
10 7 (1.26%) Fintech
10 7 (1.26%) Hedge funds
10 7 (1.26%) Life Science
11 6 (1.08%) AS400
11 6 (1.08%) Clustering
11 6 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 235 (42.34%) Windows
2 157 (28.29%) Linux
3 122 (21.98%) Windows Server
4 86 (15.50%) Unix
5 41 (7.39%) Windows 7
6 36 (6.49%) Windows Server 2008
7 32 (5.77%) Android
8 28 (5.05%) Apple iOS
9 20 (3.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 20 (3.60%) Windows 8
9 20 (3.60%) Windows Server 2012
10 18 (3.24%) Windows Server 2003
11 16 (2.88%) Oracle Linux
12 12 (2.16%) Solaris
13 10 (1.80%) Mac OS X
13 10 (1.80%) Windows 10
14 9 (1.62%) Windows XP
15 7 (1.26%) CentOS
16 6 (1.08%) AIX
17 1 (0.18%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (16.22%) ITIL
2 45 (8.11%) ERP
3 44 (7.93%) CRM
3 44 (7.93%) Service Delivery
4 36 (6.49%) Change Management
5 33 (5.95%) Incident Management
6 20 (3.60%) High Availability
7 19 (3.42%) Problem Management
8 18 (3.24%) Root Cause Analysis
8 18 (3.24%) Time Management
9 17 (3.06%) Project Management
10 16 (2.88%) Risk Management
10 16 (2.88%) Service Management
11 15 (2.70%) Data Protection
11 15 (2.70%) Electronic Trading
12 14 (2.52%) Presales
12 14 (2.52%) Stakeholder Management
13 13 (2.34%) Change Control
13 13 (2.34%) Disaster Recovery
13 13 (2.34%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 208 (37.48%) SQL
2 52 (9.37%) Java
3 40 (7.21%) Perl
4 30 (5.41%) JavaScript
5 23 (4.14%) PowerShell
6 22 (3.96%) Python
7 18 (3.24%) Bash Shell
8 16 (2.88%) PHP
9 14 (2.52%) C#
10 13 (2.34%) Shell Script
11 12 (2.16%) C
11 12 (2.16%) C++
11 12 (2.16%) VB.NET
12 6 (1.08%) PL/SQL
12 6 (1.08%) T-SQL
12 6 (1.08%) VB
13 4 (0.72%) VBA
14 2 (0.36%) Lua
14 2 (0.36%) VBScript
15 1 (0.18%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 59 (10.63%) Degree
2 43 (7.75%) Microsoft Certification
3 39 (7.03%) Cisco Certification
4 31 (5.59%) MCSE
5 27 (4.86%) CCNA
6 16 (2.88%) CCNP
7 12 (2.16%) A+ Certification
8 11 (1.98%) Network+ Certification
9 9 (1.62%) ITIL Certification
10 8 (1.44%) CCVP
10 8 (1.44%) Security Cleared
11 7 (1.26%) SC Cleared
12 6 (1.08%) MCP
13 5 (0.90%) MCSA
14 4 (0.72%) PMI Certification
15 2 (0.36%) HND
15 2 (0.36%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 2 (0.36%) MCDST
15 2 (0.36%) MOS
15 2 (0.36%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (9.19%) SLA
2 9 (1.62%) QA
3 4 (0.72%) COBIT
4 2 (0.36%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.36%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.18%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.18%) EMIR
5 1 (0.18%) HL7
5 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.18%) PMBOK
System Software
1 93 (16.76%) Active Directory
2 27 (4.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (4.68%) Hyper-V
4 13 (2.34%) XenDesktop
5 5 (0.90%) Firmware
5 5 (0.90%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 4 (0.72%) vSphere
6 4 (0.72%) XenApp
7 3 (0.54%) Cronacle
8 2 (0.36%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.18%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (0.18%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.18%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.18%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.18%) Xen
9 1 (0.18%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 14 (2.52%) SCCM
2 12 (2.16%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 9 (1.62%) Control-M
3 9 (1.62%) NetBackup
3 9 (1.62%) SCOM
4 7 (1.26%) Tivoli
5 6 (1.08%) HP NNM
5 6 (1.08%) Nagios
6 5 (0.90%) BMC PATROL
6 5 (0.90%) Cisco CUCM
6 5 (0.90%) OpenView
6 5 (0.90%) Oracle ZFS
6 5 (0.90%) Zenoss
7 4 (0.72%) Backup Exec
7 4 (0.72%) Hyperic
7 4 (0.72%) ITRS Geneos
8 3 (0.54%) SCSM
8 3 (0.54%) SCVMM
8 3 (0.54%) Simpana
9 2 (0.36%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 137 (24.68%) Microsoft
2 114 (20.54%) Oracle
3 57 (10.27%) VMware
4 54 (9.73%) Cisco
5 39 (7.03%) HP
6 36 (6.49%) Citrix
7 30 (5.41%) IBM
8 29 (5.23%) Apple
9 28 (5.05%) Hyperion
10 23 (4.14%) Google
11 22 (3.96%) Red Hat
12 18 (3.24%) F5
12 18 (3.24%) Juniper
13 17 (3.06%) Baan
14 16 (2.88%) Concur
14 16 (2.88%) Tripwire
15 15 (2.70%) Adobe
15 15 (2.70%) Dell
16 14 (2.52%) CheckPoint
17 13 (2.34%) Symantec
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £45000 - £58000 per annum + car allowance, bonus, package
Posted: Yesterday
Windsor, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Worcester, Worcestershire
Sanctuary Housing Association
Salary: From £35,342 to £38,296 per annum 35 Hours Per Week
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Essex
Computer People
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Durham, County Durham
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Leicestershire
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, healthcare, bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
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Salary: £45000 - £53000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Crawley, Sussex
1st Choice IT & Sales Appointments
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Kent
Volt
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + generous pension
Posted: 7 days ago
Crawley
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
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Littlehampton, West Sussex
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Salary: Competitive
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London
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
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London
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Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Pension + Benefits + Training
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London
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Salary: £35000.00 - £42500.00 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago