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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Specialist
Rank 584 578 580
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Specialist 337 295 318
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.29% 0.28% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.29% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 232 231 263
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £28,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,250
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +6.38%
Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
108008 100411 112253
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.48% 94.72% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 88395 84589 96881
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,988 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
South East +35 139 £37,500 - 5
London -41 121 £45,750 +14.37% 21
Yorkshire -33 18 £25,750 -26.42% 3
South West +7 16 £35,000 -12.50% 1
East of England -20 16 £45,000 +18.42% 1
North West -21 12 £42,500 +14.86%
West Midlands +2 10 £50,000 +42.85%
East Midlands -18 2 £39,750 +41.96% 1
North East - 1 £27,000 - 1
Support Specialist
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Support Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 16 April 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.

1 259 (40.53%) Windows
2 200 (31.30%) SQL
3 152 (23.79%) ITIL
4 145 (22.69%) Java
5 143 (22.38%) Linux
6 141 (22.07%) Microsoft
7 136 (21.28%) Oracle
8 134 (20.97%) UNIX
9 130 (20.34%) SQL Server
10 112 (17.53%) Finance
11 102 (15.96%) SAP
12 90 (14.08%) Active Directory
13 80 (12.52%) VMware
13 80 (12.52%) MS Excel
14 73 (11.42%) ABAP
15 71 (11.11%) Solaris
16 66 (10.33%) Degree
17 62 (9.70%) Banking
18 54 (8.45%) DB2
19 53 (8.29%) Cisco
19 53 (8.29%) Business Intelligence
19 53 (8.29%) VMware Infrastructure
19 53 (8.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 51 (7.98%) MS Office
20 51 (7.98%) Firewall
21 50 (7.82%) Security Cleared
22 49 (7.67%) TCP/IP
23 46 (7.20%) IIS
23 46 (7.20%) Service Delivery
24 43 (6.73%) SAN

Support Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 46 (7.20%) IIS
2 43 (6.73%) SharePoint
3 42 (6.57%) WebSphere
4 40 (6.26%) NetWeaver
5 39 (6.10%) MS Exchange
6 23 (3.60%) Apache
7 22 (3.44%) Tomcat
8 21 (3.29%) WebSphere Application Server
9 20 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
10 17 (2.66%) WebLogic
11 16 (2.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 13 (2.03%) BizTalk Server
12 13 (2.03%) WebSphere Process Server
13 11 (1.72%) SAS
13 11 (1.72%) SharePoint 2010
14 10 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2007
15 9 (1.41%) FileNet
15 9 (1.41%) WebSphere Portal
15 9 (1.41%) Quickr
15 9 (1.41%) IBM Connections
Applications
1 80 (12.52%) MS Excel
2 51 (7.98%) MS Office
3 8 (1.25%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.47%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.16%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.16%) MS Project
5 1 (0.16%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 33 (5.16%) SAP SRM
2 11 (1.72%) Oracle EBS
3 10 (1.56%) SunGard AvantGard
4 6 (0.94%) Cognos TM1
5 5 (0.78%) Oracle Applications
5 5 (0.78%) SAP ERP
5 5 (0.78%) Oracle EBS R12
6 4 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
6 4 (0.63%) assyst
7 3 (0.47%) SAP FI
7 3 (0.47%) SAP CO
7 3 (0.47%) SAP FI/CO
7 3 (0.47%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 1 (0.16%) SAP MM
8 1 (0.16%) SAP R/3
8 1 (0.16%) Agresso
8 1 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.16%) Academy Housing
8 1 (0.16%) arcHouse
8 1 (0.16%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 14 (2.19%) Amazon AWS
1 14 (2.19%) SaaS
2 12 (1.88%) Google Apps
3 6 (0.94%) Amazon ELB
3 6 (0.94%) Route 53
3 6 (0.94%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.31%) Office 365
5 2 (0.31%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 51 (7.98%) Firewall
2 49 (7.67%) TCP/IP
3 43 (6.73%) SAN
4 32 (5.01%) DNS
5 28 (4.38%) WAN
6 27 (4.23%) Internet
7 25 (3.91%) DHCP
8 23 (3.60%) LAN
8 23 (3.60%) LDAP
9 14 (2.19%) Cisco IOS
9 14 (2.19%) VPN
10 10 (1.56%) NAS
10 10 (1.56%) iSCSI
10 10 (1.56%) SMS
11 9 (1.41%) Wireshark
12 8 (1.25%) Fibre Channel
12 8 (1.25%) VLAN
12 8 (1.25%) VoIP
12 8 (1.25%) Wireless
12 8 (1.25%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 130 (20.34%) SQL Server
2 54 (8.45%) DB2
3 39 (6.10%) Crystal Reports
4 34 (5.32%) SAP BI
5 32 (5.01%) MaxDB
6 25 (3.91%) Oracle Database
7 16 (2.50%) MySQL
8 15 (2.35%) SQL Server 2005
9 14 (2.19%) SQL Server 2008
10 13 (2.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 12 (1.88%) Relational Database
12 10 (1.56%) RDBMS
13 8 (1.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 8 (1.25%) SQL Server 2000
14 7 (1.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 6 (0.94%) Amazon RDS
15 6 (0.94%) DTS
16 5 (0.78%) SAP BW
16 5 (0.78%) Essbase
17 4 (0.63%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 10 (1.56%) Eclipse
2 5 (0.78%) Subversion
3 3 (0.47%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (0.47%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.31%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.31%) CruiseControl
4 2 (0.31%) ClearCase
4 2 (0.31%) ClearQuest
5 1 (0.16%) NWDI
5 1 (0.16%) NWDS
General
1 112 (17.53%) Finance
2 62 (9.70%) Banking
3 28 (4.38%) Telecoms
4 25 (3.91%) Investment Banking
5 24 (3.76%) German Language
6 22 (3.44%) Front Office
7 20 (3.13%) Back Office
8 19 (2.97%) French Language
9 15 (2.35%) Legal
9 15 (2.35%) Retail
10 13 (2.03%) Marketing
11 11 (1.72%) Manufacturing
11 11 (1.72%) Billing
12 8 (1.25%) Law
12 8 (1.25%) Financial Institution
13 7 (1.10%) Publishing
14 6 (0.94%) Spanish Language
15 4 (0.63%) Advertising
16 3 (0.47%) Automotive
16 3 (0.47%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (6.57%) XML
2 38 (5.95%) .NET
2 38 (5.95%) J2EE
3 35 (5.48%) HTML
3 35 (5.48%) SAP Basis
4 33 (5.16%) SAP PI
4 33 (5.16%) SAP XI
5 31 (4.85%) Web Services
6 22 (3.44%) Middleware
7 19 (2.97%) SOAP
8 17 (2.66%) WebSphere MQ
8 17 (2.66%) Ajax
9 16 (2.50%) JSP
10 14 (2.19%) REST
11 13 (2.03%) LAMP
11 13 (2.03%) WPF
12 11 (1.72%) ASP.NET
13 10 (1.56%) Spring
13 10 (1.56%) JMS
14 9 (1.41%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 39 (6.10%) Computer Science
2 28 (4.38%) Blackberry
3 27 (4.23%) Replication
4 24 (3.76%) Clustering
5 18 (2.82%) Management Information System
6 13 (2.03%) Equities
6 13 (2.03%) Hedge funds
6 13 (2.03%) Open Source
7 12 (1.88%) Video Conferencing
8 10 (1.56%) iPad
8 10 (1.56%) Digital Media
8 10 (1.56%) iPhone
8 10 (1.56%) Credit Risk
8 10 (1.56%) Market Risk
9 9 (1.41%) Derivative
10 8 (1.25%) PKI
10 8 (1.25%) Fixed Income
11 7 (1.10%) NHS
12 6 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
12 6 (0.94%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 259 (40.53%) Windows
2 143 (22.38%) Linux
3 134 (20.97%) UNIX
4 71 (11.11%) Solaris
5 53 (8.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 34 (5.32%) Windows Server 2008
7 33 (5.16%) Windows Server 2003
8 28 (4.38%) Windows 7
9 27 (4.23%) Windows XP
10 22 (3.44%) AIX
11 19 (2.97%) HPUX
12 18 (2.82%) Mac OS X
13 16 (2.50%) SUSE
14 15 (2.35%) Apple iOS
15 13 (2.03%) Android
16 11 (1.72%) Windows 8
17 9 (1.41%) CentOS
18 8 (1.25%) Windows 2000
19 6 (0.94%) Windows Server 2012
20 5 (0.78%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 152 (23.79%) ITIL
2 53 (8.29%) Business Intelligence
3 46 (7.20%) Service Delivery
4 40 (6.26%) Problem Management
5 39 (6.10%) Project Management
5 39 (6.10%) ERP
6 32 (5.01%) Disaster Recovery
7 28 (4.38%) Change Management
8 23 (3.60%) Configuration Management
8 23 (3.60%) Continuous Improvement
9 20 (3.13%) Asset Management
10 17 (2.66%) Risk Management
10 17 (2.66%) CRM
11 16 (2.50%) Logistics
12 15 (2.35%) Service Management
12 15 (2.35%) Data Management
13 13 (2.03%) E-Commerce
13 13 (2.03%) Root Cause Analysis
14 12 (1.88%) Incident Management
14 12 (1.88%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 200 (31.30%) SQL
2 145 (22.69%) Java
3 73 (11.42%) ABAP
4 36 (5.63%) Perl
5 32 (5.01%) JavaScript
6 30 (4.69%) C#
7 29 (4.54%) PL/SQL
8 26 (4.07%) Python
9 22 (3.44%) PowerShell
10 15 (2.35%) Shell Script
10 15 (2.35%) T-SQL
10 15 (2.35%) C
11 12 (1.88%) VBScript
11 12 (1.88%) VB
12 10 (1.56%) PHP
13 9 (1.41%) Jython
13 9 (1.41%) Bash Shell
14 8 (1.25%) C++
14 8 (1.25%) VBA
15 7 (1.10%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 66 (10.33%) Degree
2 50 (7.82%) Security Cleared
3 37 (5.79%) Microsoft Certification
4 33 (5.16%) CTC Cleared
5 25 (3.91%) SAP Certification
6 22 (3.44%) Cisco Certification
7 18 (2.82%) MCSE
8 16 (2.50%) CCNA
9 15 (2.35%) MCP
10 10 (1.56%) MCITP
11 8 (1.25%) SC Cleared
12 7 (1.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 6 (0.94%) MCSA
13 6 (0.94%) ITIL Certification
14 5 (0.78%) CCNP
14 5 (0.78%) MCTS
15 3 (0.47%) RHCE
15 3 (0.47%) A+ Certification
15 3 (0.47%) HNC
15 3 (0.47%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (6.57%) SLA
2 17 (2.66%) QA
3 10 (1.56%) HL7
4 8 (1.25%) ISO 9001
5 7 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.63%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.47%) Dodd-Frank
8 2 (0.31%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.16%) GAMP
System Software
1 90 (14.08%) Active Directory
2 53 (8.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (3.29%) Hyper-V
4 14 (2.19%) vSphere
5 12 (1.88%) XenDesktop
5 12 (1.88%) VMware ESX
5 12 (1.88%) NFS
6 11 (1.72%) XenApp
7 8 (1.25%) Xen
7 8 (1.25%) Samba
8 7 (1.10%) VMware ESXi
9 6 (0.94%) UAG
10 5 (0.78%) XenServer
11 4 (0.63%) Terminal Services
12 3 (0.47%) Terminal Server
12 3 (0.47%) VMware Server
13 2 (0.31%) Forefront TMG
13 2 (0.31%) EMC RecoverPoint
14 1 (0.16%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 8 (1.25%) Bcfg2
1 8 (1.25%) Tivoli
2 7 (1.10%) Puppet
2 7 (1.10%) ITRS Geneos
3 6 (0.94%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (0.94%) SCCM
4 5 (0.78%) Nagios
4 5 (0.78%) Control-M
4 5 (0.78%) NetBackup
4 5 (0.78%) Backup Exec
5 4 (0.63%) McAfee ePO
5 4 (0.63%) FortiGate
5 4 (0.63%) Tivoli Monitoring
6 3 (0.47%) MobiControl
6 3 (0.47%) Cisco UCCE
7 2 (0.31%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.31%) SCOrch
7 2 (0.31%) SCOM
7 2 (0.31%) WSUS
Vendors
1 141 (22.07%) Microsoft
2 136 (21.28%) Oracle
3 102 (15.96%) SAP
4 80 (12.52%) VMware
5 53 (8.29%) Cisco
6 42 (6.57%) Citrix
7 39 (6.10%) Red Hat
8 36 (5.63%) IBM
9 31 (4.85%) Sun
10 28 (4.38%) HP
11 25 (3.91%) Sybase
11 25 (3.91%) EMC
12 19 (2.97%) Sophis
13 18 (2.82%) Apple
14 17 (2.66%) Hitachi
15 16 (2.50%) Lotus
16 15 (2.35%) Google
17 14 (2.19%) CheckPoint
17 14 (2.19%) Juniper
18 13 (2.03%) NetApp
London
Launch IT Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £52,000 per annum Bonus, Pension, Healthcare - great o
Posted: 22 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £32000 - £33000 per annum + pension, benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
CPS Group UK
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Theale/ London
NTT Com Security
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
set2recruit
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum Plus 5% pension
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: Up to £39,000 per annum (DOE) + exceptional benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £67000 per annum + car allow+ben
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Middlesex
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Sky
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Uxbridge
CPS Group
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Heelis, Kemble Drive, Swindon, Wiltshire.
The National Trust
Salary: Circa £28,000 pa
Posted: 8 days ago
Yorkshire
Eden Brown
Salary: £15.00 - £16.00 per hour
Posted: 12 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
TSYS Europe
Salary: £38,000 per annum Negotiable + on-call and benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Bedford
Jam Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £34000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago