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

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Specialist
Rank 561 623 604
Rank change year-on-year
+62 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Specialist 315 286 269
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.32% 0.26% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.28% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 253 227 192
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,136 £25,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-9.33% -
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
93721 103870 94495
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.64% 94.60% 94.63%
Number of salaries quoted 77961 86096 79484
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 2 June 2015.

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 2 June 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
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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 +21 117 £37,500 -11.76% 11
South East +9 64 £37,500 +15.38% 12
Yorkshire +25 32 £26,750 -29.13% 4
East of England +7 27 £37,500 -16.66% 4
South West -1 27 £33,000 -12.00% 3
West Midlands +5 18 £26,000 -38.82% 2
North West +7 16 £26,750 -37.05% 1
East Midlands +13 9 £35,000 +21.73% 1
North East -4 2 £32,000 +18.51% 3
Support Specialist
UK

Support Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, 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.

1 360 (57.23%) Windows
2 182 (28.93%) Microsoft
3 177 (28.14%) SQL
4 162 (25.76%) Finance
5 137 (21.78%) ITIL
6 119 (18.92%) VMware
7 114 (18.12%) Active Directory
8 102 (16.22%) SQL Server
9 98 (15.58%) MS Excel
9 98 (15.58%) Windows 7
10 94 (14.94%) UNIX
11 83 (13.20%) Java
12 82 (13.04%) VPN
13 78 (12.40%) Linux
14 76 (12.08%) MS Office
15 69 (10.97%) Oracle
15 69 (10.97%) Citrix
16 68 (10.81%) Apple
17 67 (10.65%) TCP/IP
18 66 (10.49%) Windows Server 2008
19 64 (10.17%) VMware Infrastructure
19 64 (10.17%) Cisco
20 63 (10.02%) DNS
20 63 (10.02%) Apple iOS
21 57 (9.06%) XML
22 54 (8.59%) Blackberry
23 51 (8.11%) Banking
24 50 (7.95%) Windows Server 2003
24 50 (7.95%) Microsoft Certification
25 49 (7.79%) SLA

Support Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, 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 48 (7.63%) MS Exchange
2 41 (6.52%) SharePoint
3 26 (4.13%) IIS
4 24 (3.82%) WebLogic
4 24 (3.82%) WebSphere
5 23 (3.66%) IBM Notes
5 23 (3.66%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 22 (3.50%) Tomcat
7 20 (3.18%) Exchange Server 2010
8 14 (2.23%) Exchange Server 2007
8 14 (2.23%) Lync
9 11 (1.75%) WebSphere Application Server
9 11 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2003
10 9 (1.43%) Confluence
10 9 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2013
10 9 (1.43%) BizTalk Server
11 8 (1.27%) WebSphere Portal
12 7 (1.11%) Quickr
12 7 (1.11%) Lotus Domino
12 7 (1.11%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 98 (15.58%) MS Excel
2 76 (12.08%) MS Office
3 6 (0.95%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.32%) AutoCAD
4 2 (0.32%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.32%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.16%) InCopy
5 1 (0.16%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.16%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 12 (1.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (1.59%) Agresso
3 3 (0.48%) Infor M3
3 3 (0.48%) Movex
3 3 (0.48%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.32%) SAP SRM
4 2 (0.32%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.32%) SAP PP
4 2 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.16%) Endur
5 1 (0.16%) ION MarketView
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle iProcurement
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 16 (2.54%) Office 365
2 11 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
3 10 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (1.11%) Google Apps
5 6 (0.95%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (0.95%) SaaS
6 1 (0.16%) Google Drive
6 1 (0.16%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 82 (13.04%) VPN
2 67 (10.65%) TCP/IP
3 63 (10.02%) DNS
4 48 (7.63%) Firewall
5 46 (7.31%) LAN
6 44 (7.00%) SAN
7 42 (6.68%) WAN
8 40 (6.36%) DHCP
9 27 (4.29%) Internet
9 27 (4.29%) VoIP
10 19 (3.02%) VLAN
11 18 (2.86%) Wi-Fi
11 18 (2.86%) PBX
12 17 (2.70%) Broadband
13 16 (2.54%) AMQP
14 12 (1.91%) Wireless
15 11 (1.75%) FTP
16 10 (1.59%) Fibre Channel
17 7 (1.11%) SSH
18 6 (0.95%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 102 (16.22%) SQL Server
2 35 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (1.91%) SQL Server 2012
4 10 (1.59%) Oracle Database
5 9 (1.43%) SQL Server 2005
6 7 (1.11%) Oracle Database 10g
6 7 (1.11%) Oracle Reports
7 6 (0.95%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 5 (0.79%) MySQL
8 5 (0.79%) Crystal Reports
9 4 (0.64%) SQL Server 2000
9 4 (0.64%) DB2
10 3 (0.48%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (0.48%) NoSQL
10 3 (0.48%) Relational Database
10 3 (0.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (0.32%) SAP BI
11 2 (0.32%) IDOL
11 2 (0.32%) MS Access
12 1 (0.16%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 15 (2.38%) Visual Studio
2 9 (1.43%) JIRA
3 5 (0.79%) QuickTest Pro
4 4 (0.64%) Subversion
4 4 (0.64%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (0.48%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (0.32%) Maven
6 2 (0.32%) Ant
6 2 (0.32%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (0.32%) JConsole
7 1 (0.16%) WinDbg
7 1 (0.16%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.16%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.16%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle APEX
General
1 162 (25.76%) Finance
2 51 (8.11%) Banking
3 35 (5.56%) Telecoms
4 28 (4.45%) Retail
5 23 (3.66%) Front Office
6 10 (1.59%) German Language
7 7 (1.11%) Law
7 7 (1.11%) Investment Banking
8 6 (0.95%) Legal
8 6 (0.95%) Back Office
9 4 (0.64%) French Language
9 4 (0.64%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.48%) Automotive
10 3 (0.48%) Publishing
11 2 (0.32%) Multimedia
11 2 (0.32%) Marketing
11 2 (0.32%) Korean Language
11 2 (0.32%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.16%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (9.06%) XML
2 44 (7.00%) .NET
3 29 (4.61%) XSLT
4 28 (4.45%) XSL
5 25 (3.97%) JMS
6 20 (3.18%) Web Services
7 19 (3.02%) ASP.NET
7 19 (3.02%) Software Packaging
7 19 (3.02%) FIX Protocol
8 16 (2.54%) Middleware
8 16 (2.54%) HTML
8 16 (2.54%) REST
9 15 (2.38%) Application Packaging
10 10 (1.59%) Spring
11 9 (1.43%) JSP
11 9 (1.43%) J2EE
12 8 (1.27%) SOAP
12 8 (1.27%) CSS
13 7 (1.11%) Struts
13 7 (1.11%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 54 (8.59%) Blackberry
2 40 (6.36%) Client/Server
3 30 (4.77%) Computer Science
4 27 (4.29%) Analytical Skills
5 24 (3.82%) Video Conferencing
6 15 (2.38%) Data Centre
7 13 (2.07%) EPoS
8 12 (1.91%) Clustering
9 11 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
10 10 (1.59%) iPhone
11 9 (1.43%) iPad
11 9 (1.43%) Hedge funds
11 9 (1.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 9 (1.43%) Derivative
11 9 (1.43%) Replication
12 8 (1.27%) Fixed Income
12 8 (1.27%) Management Information System
13 7 (1.11%) Mobile Computing
13 7 (1.11%) Equities
14 6 (0.95%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 360 (57.23%) Windows
2 98 (15.58%) Windows 7
3 94 (14.94%) UNIX
4 78 (12.40%) Linux
5 66 (10.49%) Windows Server 2008
6 63 (10.02%) Apple iOS
7 50 (7.95%) Windows Server 2003
8 43 (6.84%) Windows 8
9 32 (5.09%) Android
10 28 (4.45%) Windows XP
11 27 (4.29%) Windows Server 2012
12 19 (3.02%) Mac OS X
13 17 (2.70%) AIX
13 17 (2.70%) Solaris
13 17 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 10 (1.59%) CentOS
14 10 (1.59%) HPUX
14 10 (1.59%) Windows 2000
15 8 (1.27%) Windows 2000 Server
16 6 (0.95%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (21.78%) ITIL
2 30 (4.77%) Migration
3 29 (4.61%) Problem Management
4 28 (4.45%) Change Management
4 28 (4.45%) Project Management
5 27 (4.29%) Asset Management
6 26 (4.13%) Time Management
7 25 (3.97%) ERP
8 22 (3.50%) Service Delivery
8 22 (3.50%) CRM
9 19 (3.02%) Root Cause Analysis
9 19 (3.02%) Mentoring
10 16 (2.54%) Disaster Recovery
11 15 (2.38%) Patch Management
11 15 (2.38%) Service Management
12 14 (2.23%) SDLC
13 12 (1.91%) Data Migration
13 12 (1.91%) Configuration Management
14 11 (1.75%) E-Commerce
14 11 (1.75%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 177 (28.14%) SQL
2 83 (13.20%) Java
3 31 (4.93%) C#
4 21 (3.34%) PL/SQL
5 17 (2.70%) Perl
6 14 (2.23%) JavaScript
7 13 (2.07%) VBA
7 13 (2.07%) Python
8 10 (1.59%) C++
9 9 (1.43%) Korn
10 8 (1.27%) Bash Shell
11 7 (1.11%) C
11 7 (1.11%) VBScript
11 7 (1.11%) VB
12 6 (0.95%) PowerShell
12 6 (0.95%) Shell Script
13 5 (0.79%) T-SQL
13 5 (0.79%) Groovy
14 4 (0.64%) Jython
14 4 (0.64%) XPath
Qualifications
1 50 (7.95%) Microsoft Certification
2 49 (7.79%) Degree
3 47 (7.47%) MCSE
4 38 (6.04%) A+ Certification
5 33 (5.25%) Network+ Certification
6 24 (3.82%) Cisco Certification
6 24 (3.82%) MCSA
7 19 (3.02%) Security Cleared
8 18 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
9 16 (2.54%) CCNA
10 14 (2.23%) SC Cleared
11 13 (2.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 12 (1.91%) CCNP
13 11 (1.75%) MCP
14 10 (1.59%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 7 (1.11%) CCSE
15 7 (1.11%) CCSA
16 6 (0.95%) DV Cleared
16 6 (0.95%) Check Point Certification
16 6 (0.95%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (7.79%) SLA
2 6 (0.95%) QA
3 5 (0.79%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (0.48%) COBIT
5 2 (0.32%) HL7
6 1 (0.16%) PMBOK
System Software
1 114 (18.12%) Active Directory
2 64 (10.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (5.09%) XenApp
4 22 (3.50%) vSphere
5 19 (3.02%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 19 (3.02%) BitLocker
6 16 (2.54%) Hyper-V
6 16 (2.54%) VMware ESXi
7 12 (1.91%) VMware ESX
8 9 (1.43%) XenServer
9 7 (1.11%) Oracle RAC
10 4 (0.64%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 3 (0.48%) NFS
11 3 (0.48%) ISA Server
11 3 (0.48%) Terminal Server
11 3 (0.48%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 3 (0.48%) XenDesktop
11 3 (0.48%) Microsoft App-V
12 2 (0.32%) VMware Workstation
13 1 (0.16%) UAG
Systems Management
1 17 (2.70%) Nagios
1 17 (2.70%) Backup Exec
1 17 (2.70%) SCCM
2 12 (1.91%) Norton AntiVirus
3 8 (1.27%) SCOM
4 5 (0.79%) Sysprep
4 5 (0.79%) Puppet
4 5 (0.79%) Cisco CUCM
4 5 (0.79%) WSUS
5 4 (0.64%) WMI
5 4 (0.64%) Casper Suite
6 3 (0.48%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (0.48%) CA Single Sign-On
7 2 (0.32%) CiscoWorks
7 2 (0.32%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 2 (0.32%) ITRS Geneos
7 2 (0.32%) SCOrch
7 2 (0.32%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (0.16%) Dollar Universe
8 1 (0.16%) Mesos
Vendors
1 182 (28.93%) Microsoft
2 119 (18.92%) VMware
3 69 (10.97%) Oracle
3 69 (10.97%) Citrix
4 68 (10.81%) Apple
5 64 (10.17%) Cisco
6 47 (7.47%) HP
7 32 (5.09%) Symantec
8 31 (4.93%) EMC
9 29 (4.61%) Sophos
10 28 (4.45%) Remedy
11 25 (3.97%) NetApp
12 23 (3.66%) Lotus
13 21 (3.34%) IBM
14 20 (3.18%) Red Hat
15 19 (3.02%) CheckPoint
16 18 (2.86%) SAP
16 18 (2.86%) Avaya
17 15 (2.38%) Bloomberg
18 11 (1.75%) Juniper
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £21000.00 - £23000.00 per annum
Posted: 58 minutes ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Durham, County Durham
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £18,000 to £19,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Posted: 16 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £21000.00 - £24000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Stanmore, Middlesex
Sycura
Salary: From £26,000 to £33,000 per annum plus performance bonuses
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £80,000 to £95,000 per annum + 28 Days Holiday. Season Ticket. Di
Posted: Yesterday
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Weybridge, Surrey
JK Resourcing Limited
Salary: Competitive Remuneration Package (negotiable)
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £25000 - £39000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: upto 55000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Durham, County Durham
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £18,000 to £20,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Otley, West Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 20,000-30,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
ComputAppoint
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago