The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 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 England region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Specialist
Rank 576 567 526
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -41
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Specialist 311 296 389
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.28% 0.29% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.31% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 272 236 321
Average salary £35,250 £39,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.61% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,400 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £53,600 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
103151 95852 105809
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.36% 94.20% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 84977 80074 91329
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Support Specialist
UK

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 30 July 2014.

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 30 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
London -33 116 £40,000 - 10
South East -1 91 £35,000 -6.66% 13
East of England +8 42 £39,000 -2.50% 4
Yorkshire -9 26 £37,500 +87.50% 2
South West -11 15 £22,750 -27.77% 4
West Midlands -21 8 £35,000 -14.62% 3
North West -26 7 £40,250 +14.18% 3
North East - 4 £26,500 - 1
East Midlands -13 2 £28,750 -39.47%
Support Specialist
UK

Support Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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.

1 292 (46.35%) Windows
2 212 (33.65%) SQL
3 164 (26.03%) SQL Server
4 159 (25.24%) Microsoft
5 154 (24.44%) Oracle
6 139 (22.06%) Finance
7 133 (21.11%) Linux
8 122 (19.37%) ITIL
9 98 (15.56%) UNIX
10 94 (14.92%) MS Excel
11 91 (14.44%) Java
12 83 (13.17%) VMware
13 82 (13.02%) Active Directory
14 79 (12.54%) Degree
15 77 (12.22%) Windows Server 2008
16 73 (11.59%) SAP
17 63 (10.00%) MS Office
18 60 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
19 58 (9.21%) IIS
20 57 (9.05%) Citrix
21 55 (8.73%) Oracle Database
22 53 (8.41%) Banking
23 52 (8.25%) Windows 7
24 50 (7.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
24 50 (7.94%) Firewall
24 50 (7.94%) Microsoft Certification
25 49 (7.78%) Windows Server 2003
26 47 (7.46%) Cisco
27 45 (7.14%) WebSphere
28 44 (6.98%) .NET

Support Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 58 (9.21%) IIS
2 45 (7.14%) WebSphere
3 43 (6.83%) SharePoint
4 41 (6.51%) MS Exchange
5 31 (4.92%) Tomcat
6 22 (3.49%) WebLogic
6 22 (3.49%) IBM Notes
7 21 (3.33%) Apache
7 21 (3.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 20 (3.17%) BizTalk Server
9 16 (2.54%) Exchange Server 2010
10 15 (2.38%) WebSphere Application Server
11 13 (2.06%) NetWeaver
11 13 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2007
12 12 (1.90%) Lync
13 10 (1.59%) WebSphere Process Server
14 8 (1.27%) SharePoint 2010
15 7 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2003
16 6 (0.95%) CMS
17 5 (0.79%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 94 (14.92%) MS Excel
2 63 (10.00%) MS Office
3 6 (0.95%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.79%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.32%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.16%) InDesign
6 1 (0.16%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 18 (2.86%) SAP SRM
2 13 (2.06%) Oracle EBS
3 9 (1.43%) SAP ERP
4 8 (1.27%) SunGard AvantGard
5 6 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
6 5 (0.79%) Dynamics GP
7 4 (0.63%) Academy Housing
7 4 (0.63%) arcHouse
7 4 (0.63%) Oracle EBS R12
8 3 (0.48%) Magento
8 3 (0.48%) PeopleSoft HRMS
8 3 (0.48%) Dynamics NAV
8 3 (0.48%) Oracle CRM
8 3 (0.48%) Oracle Applications
9 1 (0.16%) Hyperion Planning
9 1 (0.16%) Oracle Assets
9 1 (0.16%) SAP FI
9 1 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
9 1 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 1 (0.16%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 15 (2.38%) SaaS
2 5 (0.79%) Office 365
3 4 (0.63%) Google Apps
4 3 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.32%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.16%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.16%) Route 53
6 1 (0.16%) IaaS
6 1 (0.16%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 50 (7.94%) Firewall
2 39 (6.19%) DNS
2 39 (6.19%) SAN
3 37 (5.87%) TCP/IP
4 29 (4.60%) LAN
5 27 (4.29%) Internet
5 27 (4.29%) WAN
6 25 (3.97%) DHCP
7 24 (3.81%) VPN
8 22 (3.49%) LDAP
9 14 (2.22%) VoIP
10 10 (1.59%) Network Security
11 9 (1.43%) Fibre Channel
12 8 (1.27%) Wireless
12 8 (1.27%) HTTP
12 8 (1.27%) iSCSI
13 7 (1.11%) ATM
13 7 (1.11%) VLAN
14 6 (0.95%) DMZ
14 6 (0.95%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 164 (26.03%) SQL Server
2 55 (8.73%) Oracle Database
3 36 (5.71%) MySQL
4 28 (4.44%) Crystal Reports
5 27 (4.29%) SQL Server 2000
6 23 (3.65%) DB2
7 22 (3.49%) Relational Database
8 20 (3.17%) SQL Server 2008
9 19 (3.02%) SAP BI
10 18 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 18 (2.86%) Oracle Database 10g
11 17 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 13 (2.06%) SQL Server 2005
13 12 (1.90%) Data Warehouse
13 12 (1.90%) RDBMS
14 11 (1.75%) MaxDB
15 9 (1.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 7 (1.11%) DTS
17 5 (0.79%) Oracle Database 11g
18 4 (0.63%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 4 (0.63%) PeopleTools
2 3 (0.48%) VisualVM
2 3 (0.48%) MSI
3 2 (0.32%) CruiseControl
3 2 (0.32%) ClearQuest
3 2 (0.32%) ClearCase
3 2 (0.32%) Eclipse
3 2 (0.32%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.32%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.16%) Subversion
4 1 (0.16%) Maven
General
1 139 (22.06%) Finance
2 53 (8.41%) Banking
3 26 (4.13%) Legal
4 23 (3.65%) Marketing
5 21 (3.33%) Telecoms
6 11 (1.75%) Law
6 11 (1.75%) Investment Banking
7 10 (1.59%) Manufacturing
8 9 (1.43%) Publishing
9 8 (1.27%) Front Office
9 8 (1.27%) Back Office
9 8 (1.27%) German Language
10 6 (0.95%) Multimedia
10 6 (0.95%) French Language
10 6 (0.95%) Pharmaceutical
11 5 (0.79%) Retail
12 4 (0.63%) Automotive
13 2 (0.32%) Advertising
13 2 (0.32%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.32%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (6.98%) .NET
1 44 (6.98%) XML
2 37 (5.87%) HTML
3 30 (4.76%) Middleware
4 24 (3.81%) LAMP
5 21 (3.33%) Web Services
6 19 (3.02%) J2EE
7 18 (2.86%) SAP XI
7 18 (2.86%) SOAP
7 18 (2.86%) SAP PI
8 16 (2.54%) WebSphere MQ
9 14 (2.22%) SAP Basis
9 14 (2.22%) JSP
10 10 (1.59%) REST
11 7 (1.11%) JMS
12 6 (0.95%) WPF
12 6 (0.95%) CSS
12 6 (0.95%) ASP.NET
13 5 (0.79%) COM
13 5 (0.79%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 35 (5.56%) Computer Science
2 24 (3.81%) Replication
3 18 (2.86%) Open Source
3 18 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
4 17 (2.70%) Management Information System
5 15 (2.38%) Blackberry
5 15 (2.38%) Clustering
6 11 (1.75%) Mobile App
7 10 (1.59%) NHS
8 9 (1.43%) Video Conferencing
9 8 (1.27%) SWIFT
10 7 (1.11%) Data Integration
10 7 (1.11%) Mathematics
11 6 (0.95%) IVR
11 6 (0.95%) PKI
11 6 (0.95%) EFT
11 6 (0.95%) Hedge funds
12 5 (0.79%) iPad
12 5 (0.79%) Kindle
12 5 (0.79%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 292 (46.35%) Windows
2 133 (21.11%) Linux
3 98 (15.56%) UNIX
4 77 (12.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 52 (8.25%) Windows 7
6 50 (7.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 49 (7.78%) Windows Server 2003
8 44 (6.98%) Solaris
9 29 (4.60%) Windows 8
10 21 (3.33%) Windows XP
11 19 (3.02%) AIX
12 14 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
13 11 (1.75%) Mac OS X
14 8 (1.27%) Apple iOS
15 6 (0.95%) HPUX
16 5 (0.79%) Windows 2000 Server
16 5 (0.79%) CentOS
17 4 (0.63%) Oracle Linux
18 3 (0.48%) Mac OS
18 3 (0.48%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (19.37%) ITIL
2 42 (6.67%) ERP
3 35 (5.56%) Problem Management
4 33 (5.24%) Project Management
5 32 (5.08%) Service Delivery
6 30 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
7 25 (3.97%) CRM
7 25 (3.97%) Disaster Recovery
7 25 (3.97%) Asset Management
8 23 (3.65%) Change Management
9 22 (3.49%) Migration
10 19 (3.02%) Configuration Management
11 18 (2.86%) Incident Management
11 18 (2.86%) Time Management
12 17 (2.70%) Systems Analysis
13 15 (2.38%) Root Cause Analysis
13 15 (2.38%) Document Management
13 15 (2.38%) Business Continuity
14 14 (2.22%) Service Management
15 13 (2.06%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 212 (33.65%) SQL
2 91 (14.44%) Java
3 33 (5.24%) JavaScript
3 33 (5.24%) Perl
4 32 (5.08%) ABAP
5 28 (4.44%) PowerShell
6 25 (3.97%) Python
7 23 (3.65%) T-SQL
8 17 (2.70%) PL/SQL
8 17 (2.70%) C#
9 16 (2.54%) Shell Script
10 14 (2.22%) C
11 13 (2.06%) PHP
12 10 (1.59%) VBA
12 10 (1.59%) Bash Shell
13 9 (1.43%) ActionScript
13 9 (1.43%) VB
14 8 (1.27%) VBScript
15 6 (0.95%) C++
16 5 (0.79%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 79 (12.54%) Degree
2 50 (7.94%) Microsoft Certification
3 38 (6.03%) Security Cleared
4 26 (4.13%) MCSE
5 25 (3.97%) Cisco Certification
6 19 (3.02%) CCNA
7 18 (2.86%) CTC Cleared
8 16 (2.54%) CCSE
9 15 (2.38%) CCSA
10 12 (1.90%) MCP
11 8 (1.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 8 (1.27%) CCNP
12 7 (1.11%) HNC
12 7 (1.11%) HND
13 6 (0.95%) MCITP
14 5 (0.79%) AAT
14 5 (0.79%) ITIL Certification
14 5 (0.79%) SAP Certification
15 4 (0.63%) MCTS
15 4 (0.63%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (5.24%) SLA
2 18 (2.86%) QA
3 9 (1.43%) ISO 9001
4 8 (1.27%) HL7
5 4 (0.63%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.32%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.16%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 1 (0.16%) GAMP
7 1 (0.16%) GMP
7 1 (0.16%) COBIT
7 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 82 (13.02%) Active Directory
2 60 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (4.60%) Hyper-V
4 21 (3.33%) XenServer
5 18 (2.86%) XenDesktop
6 12 (1.90%) NFS
6 12 (1.90%) XenApp
7 11 (1.75%) vSphere
8 9 (1.43%) VMware ESX
9 8 (1.27%) Samba
9 8 (1.27%) Xen
9 8 (1.27%) GPFS
10 7 (1.11%) VMware ESXi
11 6 (0.95%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
12 5 (0.79%) UAG
13 4 (0.63%) Microsoft App-V
13 4 (0.63%) Terminal Server
14 2 (0.32%) VMware Workstation
14 2 (0.32%) vCloud
14 2 (0.32%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 20 (3.17%) Tivoli
2 19 (3.02%) SCCM
3 12 (1.90%) Backup Exec
3 12 (1.90%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 8 (1.27%) Control-M
4 8 (1.27%) Bcfg2
5 6 (0.95%) WSUS
5 6 (0.95%) Norton AntiVirus
6 5 (0.79%) Nagios
6 5 (0.79%) NetBackup
7 4 (0.63%) SCOM
7 4 (0.63%) Tivoli NetView
7 4 (0.63%) Tivoli Configuration Manager
7 4 (0.63%) McAfee ePO
8 3 (0.48%) Opsview
9 2 (0.32%) WMI
9 2 (0.32%) CiscoWorks
9 2 (0.32%) SCOrch
9 2 (0.32%) FortiGate
9 2 (0.32%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 159 (25.24%) Microsoft
2 154 (24.44%) Oracle
3 83 (13.17%) VMware
4 73 (11.59%) SAP
5 57 (9.05%) Citrix
6 47 (7.46%) Cisco
7 42 (6.67%) Red Hat
8 37 (5.87%) IBM
9 25 (3.97%) HP
10 24 (3.81%) CheckPoint
10 24 (3.81%) Lotus
11 17 (2.70%) Kaspersky
11 17 (2.70%) Sun
11 17 (2.70%) WatchGuard
12 15 (2.38%) Juniper
13 14 (2.22%) JBoss
13 14 (2.22%) NetApp
14 13 (2.06%) Sybase
15 12 (1.90%) Sophos
16 11 (1.75%) Salesforce.com
Kent
Gerrard White
Salary: £30000 to £35000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 28,000
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
D A I Europe Ltd
Salary: Excellent
Posted: 13 hours ago
Surrey
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 per annum + on call + CAR
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridgeshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £40000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Exmouth, Devon
Experis Ltd
Salary: £18000.00 - £25500.00 per annum + bonus+ benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Redhill, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 to 45,000
Posted: Yesterday
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Exmouth, Devon
Experis Ltd
Salary: £20000.00 - £25500.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands (County)
Code Red Associates
Salary: £25000 to £30000 per annum - Plus car allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Circa 35-42K + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: NEG + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: NEG + Excellent Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Rotherham, South Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Yeovil, Somerset
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £29000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £44000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
set2recruit
Salary: From £24,000 to £35,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
CDI Anders Elite Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago