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 30 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Specialist
Rank 525 558 561
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Specialist 389 320 327
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.36% 0.32% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.34% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 349 251 277
Average salary £37,000 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.50% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,685 £24,950 £28,550
10% offered a salary of more than £54,700 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £38,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-3.89% +10.00%
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
100841 95105 100917
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.52% 94.58% 95.23%
Number of salaries quoted 83428 79799 86766
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,539 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 October 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 October 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 +31 136 £40,500 -10.00% 15
South East +22 130 £37,000 -2.63% 14
East of England +5 44 £39,000 -10.85% 3
West Midlands -16 30 £35,000 -26.31% 2
Yorkshire -10 20 £35,000 +12.00% 4
South West -7 15 £22,750 +5.81% 4
East Midlands +10 10 £37,500 +36.36%
North West -33 8 £38,500 +20.31% 2
North East - 1 £25,000 -
Support Specialist
UK

Support Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 October 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.

1 316 (45.14%) Windows
2 219 (31.29%) SQL
3 184 (26.29%) ITIL
4 165 (23.57%) Finance
5 160 (22.86%) Microsoft
6 153 (21.86%) SQL Server
7 138 (19.71%) Oracle
8 128 (18.29%) VMware
9 109 (15.57%) Linux
10 99 (14.14%) Citrix
11 97 (13.86%) MS Excel
12 92 (13.14%) Active Directory
13 88 (12.57%) Windows Server 2008
14 85 (12.14%) VMware Infrastructure
14 85 (12.14%) MS Office
15 73 (10.43%) UNIX
16 71 (10.14%) Windows 7
17 67 (9.57%) Degree
18 64 (9.14%) Firewall
19 62 (8.86%) Oracle Database
20 57 (8.14%) Cisco
20 57 (8.14%) WebSphere
21 54 (7.71%) Banking
21 54 (7.71%) IIS
21 54 (7.71%) Lotus
22 52 (7.43%) SAN
22 52 (7.43%) Hyper-V
23 50 (7.14%) IBM
23 50 (7.14%) TCP/IP
24 49 (7.00%) Windows Server 2003

Support Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 57 (8.14%) WebSphere
2 54 (7.71%) IIS
3 44 (6.29%) IBM Notes
4 41 (5.86%) MS Exchange
5 36 (5.14%) WebSphere Application Server
6 35 (5.00%) SharePoint
7 18 (2.57%) Tomcat
8 17 (2.43%) Lotus Domino
8 17 (2.43%) BizTalk Server
8 17 (2.43%) Exchange Server 2010
9 16 (2.29%) Quickr
9 16 (2.29%) WebSphere Portal
10 15 (2.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 14 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2007
12 13 (1.86%) Lync
12 13 (1.86%) OpenEdge
13 12 (1.71%) WebLogic
14 8 (1.14%) Apache
14 8 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2003
14 8 (1.14%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 97 (13.86%) MS Excel
2 85 (12.14%) MS Office
3 4 (0.57%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (0.29%) Stata
4 2 (0.29%) Mathematica
5 1 (0.14%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 16 (2.29%) Siebel Analytics
2 13 (1.86%) Agresso
3 6 (0.86%) Academy Housing
3 6 (0.86%) arcHouse
3 6 (0.86%) SAP ERP
4 5 (0.71%) Oracle EBS
5 4 (0.57%) PeopleSoft HRMS
5 4 (0.57%) Dynamics GP
6 3 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (0.43%) Oracle CRM
6 3 (0.43%) Magento
7 2 (0.29%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.29%) Oracle General Ledger
8 1 (0.14%) SAP HCM
8 1 (0.14%) Hyperion Planning
8 1 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.14%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.14%) HFM
8 1 (0.14%) Movex
8 1 (0.14%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 22 (3.14%) SaaS
2 4 (0.57%) Google Apps
3 2 (0.29%) Office 365
3 2 (0.29%) Taleo
4 1 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.14%) IaaS
4 1 (0.14%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (0.14%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 64 (9.14%) Firewall
2 52 (7.43%) SAN
3 50 (7.14%) TCP/IP
4 47 (6.71%) DNS
5 40 (5.71%) DHCP
6 26 (3.71%) LAN
7 25 (3.57%) VPN
8 23 (3.29%) WAN
9 22 (3.14%) Internet
10 16 (2.29%) NAS
11 15 (2.14%) Network Security
11 15 (2.14%) Wireless
12 9 (1.29%) HTTP
12 9 (1.29%) SSL
12 9 (1.29%) VoIP
13 8 (1.14%) FTP
14 7 (1.00%) ATM
15 6 (0.86%) LDAP
16 5 (0.71%) 3G
17 4 (0.57%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 153 (21.86%) SQL Server
2 62 (8.86%) Oracle Database
3 41 (5.86%) Oracle Database 10g
4 37 (5.29%) SQL Server 2000
5 30 (4.29%) SQL Server 2008
6 26 (3.71%) MySQL
7 20 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
8 18 (2.57%) Relational Database
9 10 (1.43%) SQL Server 2005
10 9 (1.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 8 (1.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 7 (1.00%) SQL Server 2012
12 7 (1.00%) Crystal Reports
12 7 (1.00%) RDBMS
13 5 (0.71%) DB2
13 5 (0.71%) Big Data
14 4 (0.57%) Oracle Reports
15 3 (0.43%) Oracle9i Database
15 3 (0.43%) MS Access
15 3 (0.43%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 3 (0.43%) PeopleTools
2 2 (0.29%) MSI
2 2 (0.29%) LabVIEW
2 2 (0.29%) Subversion
2 2 (0.29%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.29%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.14%) SoapUI
3 1 (0.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.14%) Maven
3 1 (0.14%) Introscope
General
1 165 (23.57%) Finance
2 54 (7.71%) Banking
3 27 (3.86%) Marketing
4 22 (3.14%) Telecoms
5 18 (2.57%) Legal
6 12 (1.71%) Front Office
7 9 (1.29%) Law
8 8 (1.14%) Multimedia
9 7 (1.00%) Back Office
10 6 (0.86%) Advertising
11 5 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
11 5 (0.71%) Manufacturing
12 4 (0.57%) French Language
13 2 (0.29%) German Language
13 2 (0.29%) Electronics
13 2 (0.29%) Publishing
13 2 (0.29%) Retail
13 2 (0.29%) Investment Banking
13 2 (0.29%) General Ledger
14 1 (0.14%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (5.14%) .NET
2 32 (4.57%) XML
3 24 (3.43%) HTML
4 22 (3.14%) Middleware
5 15 (2.14%) XSLT
6 12 (1.71%) WebSphere MQ
7 11 (1.57%) JSP
8 10 (1.43%) Web Services
8 10 (1.43%) XSL
8 10 (1.43%) LAMP
9 8 (1.14%) Spring
9 8 (1.14%) JSF
9 8 (1.14%) Java EE
10 7 (1.00%) Struts
10 7 (1.00%) CSS
10 7 (1.00%) Hibernate
11 6 (0.86%) WF
11 6 (0.86%) JMS
12 5 (0.71%) COM
12 5 (0.71%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 46 (6.57%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (2.71%) Clustering
3 17 (2.43%) Blackberry
4 14 (2.00%) Management Information System
4 14 (2.00%) Computer Science
4 14 (2.00%) Video Conferencing
5 13 (1.86%) HACMP
6 12 (1.71%) Replication
6 12 (1.71%) Enterprise Software
7 10 (1.43%) Visualisation
7 10 (1.43%) iPhone
8 9 (1.29%) Data Integration
8 9 (1.29%) SWIFT
9 8 (1.14%) Open Source
9 8 (1.14%) iPad
9 8 (1.14%) Mobile App
10 6 (0.86%) Statistics
10 6 (0.86%) Mathematics
10 6 (0.86%) IVR
10 6 (0.86%) EFT
Operating Systems
1 316 (45.14%) Windows
2 109 (15.57%) Linux
3 88 (12.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 73 (10.43%) UNIX
5 71 (10.14%) Windows 7
6 49 (7.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 35 (5.00%) Windows 8
7 35 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 27 (3.86%) Windows Server 2012
8 27 (3.86%) AIX
9 23 (3.29%) Windows XP
10 20 (2.86%) Apple iOS
11 16 (2.29%) Mac OS X
12 11 (1.57%) Solaris
13 8 (1.14%) Mac OS
14 7 (1.00%) Android
14 7 (1.00%) CentOS
15 5 (0.71%) HPUX
16 3 (0.43%) OS/400
16 3 (0.43%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 184 (26.29%) ITIL
2 44 (6.29%) Change Management
3 42 (6.00%) Service Delivery
4 41 (5.86%) Service Management
5 38 (5.43%) Project Management
6 35 (5.00%) Asset Management
7 32 (4.57%) ERP
8 27 (3.86%) Time Management
9 26 (3.71%) Problem Management
10 25 (3.57%) Migration
11 24 (3.43%) Systems Analysis
12 23 (3.29%) Analytics
13 22 (3.14%) Disaster Recovery
14 21 (3.00%) Incident Management
15 19 (2.71%) Agile Software Development
16 18 (2.57%) CRM
17 17 (2.43%) Root Cause Analysis
18 16 (2.29%) Change Control
18 16 (2.29%) Document Management
19 15 (2.14%) Campaign Management
Programming Languages
1 219 (31.29%) SQL
2 45 (6.43%) Java
3 29 (4.14%) Perl
4 26 (3.71%) PowerShell
5 25 (3.57%) JavaScript
6 24 (3.43%) Shell Script
7 18 (2.57%) PL/SQL
8 14 (2.00%) VBScript
9 13 (1.86%) T-SQL
10 12 (1.71%) PHP
11 11 (1.57%) C#
11 11 (1.57%) C++
11 11 (1.57%) VB
12 10 (1.43%) ActionScript
12 10 (1.43%) Bash Shell
13 9 (1.29%) Python
13 9 (1.29%) C
14 7 (1.00%) VBA
15 3 (0.43%) PeopleCode
16 2 (0.29%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 67 (9.57%) Degree
2 40 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
3 25 (3.57%) MCSE
4 16 (2.29%) Security Cleared
5 13 (1.86%) CCSA
5 13 (1.86%) CCSE
5 13 (1.86%) AAT
6 10 (1.43%) ITIL Certification
6 10 (1.43%) IBM Certification
7 8 (1.14%) A+ Certification
8 7 (1.00%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (1.00%) ACCA
9 6 (0.86%) SC Cleared
9 6 (0.86%) CCNP
9 6 (0.86%) HND
10 5 (0.71%) MCP
11 4 (0.57%) CCNA
11 4 (0.57%) MCT
11 4 (0.57%) Citrix Certification
11 4 (0.57%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (6.86%) SLA
2 16 (2.29%) PCI DSS
3 10 (1.43%) QA
4 8 (1.14%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.14%) COBIT
5 1 (0.14%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 1 (0.14%) GAMP
5 1 (0.14%) GMP
System Software
1 92 (13.14%) Active Directory
2 85 (12.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 52 (7.43%) Hyper-V
4 28 (4.00%) XenServer
5 21 (3.00%) vSphere
6 18 (2.57%) XenDesktop
7 16 (2.29%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 16 (2.29%) VMware ESX
8 15 (2.14%) VMware ESXi
9 14 (2.00%) XenApp
10 7 (1.00%) Oracle RAC
11 4 (0.57%) Microsoft App-V
12 3 (0.43%) VMware Workstation
12 3 (0.43%) Firmware
12 3 (0.43%) Terminal Server
12 3 (0.43%) UAG
13 2 (0.29%) vCloud
13 2 (0.29%) KVM
14 1 (0.14%) ISA Server
14 1 (0.14%) Xen
Systems Management
1 28 (4.00%) Backup Exec
2 25 (3.57%) Tivoli
2 25 (3.57%) Norton AntiVirus
3 23 (3.29%) SCCM
4 17 (2.43%) Tivoli Monitoring
5 12 (1.71%) Tivoli NetView
5 12 (1.71%) Tivoli Configuration Manager
6 8 (1.14%) SCOM
7 7 (1.00%) Control-M
8 5 (0.71%) WSUS
9 3 (0.43%) Foglight
9 3 (0.43%) Puppet
9 3 (0.43%) Cisco CUCM
9 3 (0.43%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 2 (0.29%) Red Hat Spacewalk
10 2 (0.29%) Sysprep
11 1 (0.14%) CiscoWorks
11 1 (0.14%) OMEGAMON
11 1 (0.14%) SCVMM
11 1 (0.14%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 160 (22.86%) Microsoft
2 138 (19.71%) Oracle
3 128 (18.29%) VMware
4 99 (14.14%) Citrix
5 57 (8.14%) Cisco
6 54 (7.71%) Lotus
7 50 (7.14%) IBM
8 39 (5.57%) Red Hat
9 32 (4.57%) CheckPoint
10 30 (4.29%) HP
11 29 (4.14%) Symantec
12 26 (3.71%) SAP
13 25 (3.57%) Apple
14 23 (3.29%) NetApp
15 19 (2.71%) Sun
15 19 (2.71%) Sophos
16 18 (2.57%) Juniper
17 16 (2.29%) Informatica
17 16 (2.29%) Siebel
18 13 (1.86%) Veritas
Warwickshire
QUANTICA
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + £5.5k Car Allowance / 25 Days Hols
Posted: 6 hours ago
South West London
Commonwealth Secretariat
Salary: £38,439 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Commonwealth Secretariat
Salary: £38,439 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
Cognizant
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £33000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £41000 per annum + £1,200 DV allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: Competitive + Bonus + Benefits + Perks
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £33000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £65k - 75k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + an EXCELLENT package
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
LA International
Salary: £35000 - £41000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
JP Specialist Contracts
Salary: £25000 per annum + + Bonus + Pension + Life
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Cielo Talent - Nice
Salary: Competitive + bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Gerrards Cross, Buckinghamshire
networx
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: £20,000 to £25,000
Posted: 6 days ago