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

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Specialist
Rank 574 551 564
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Specialist 315 342 315
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.31% 0.32% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.34% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 289 231 259
Average salary £37,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.94% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,475 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £53,950
UK excluding London average salary £33,000 £40,250 £37,000
% change year-on-year
-18.01% +8.78%
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
96920 100901 97711
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.81% 94.56% 94.83%
Number of salaries quoted 80213 82431 82626
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 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,500 £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 31 March 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 31 March 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
(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 +24 131 £37,500 -25.00% 13
South East -83 53 £40,000 +6.66% 13
Yorkshire +8 31 £20,000 -27.92% 3
East of England +26 30 £40,000 -11.11% 4
South West +2 24 £33,000 -5.71% 3
North West +19 22 £33,000 -22.35% 2
East Midlands +14 14 £32,500 -18.23% 1
West Midlands -20 6 £26,000 -48.00% 1
North East - 3 £32,125 - 1
Support Specialist
UK

Support Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 March 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.

1 313 (47.57%) Windows
2 191 (29.03%) SQL
3 178 (27.05%) Microsoft
4 173 (26.29%) Finance
5 171 (25.99%) ITIL
6 113 (17.17%) VMware
7 106 (16.11%) UNIX
8 102 (15.50%) MS Excel
9 99 (15.05%) Active Directory
10 96 (14.59%) Oracle
11 95 (14.44%) Citrix
12 94 (14.29%) SQL Server
13 86 (13.07%) Linux
14 82 (12.46%) Java
15 81 (12.31%) VPN
16 80 (12.16%) Cisco
16 80 (12.16%) MS Office
17 75 (11.40%) DNS
18 72 (10.94%) TCP/IP
19 66 (10.03%) VMware Infrastructure
20 64 (9.73%) Windows Server 2008
21 59 (8.97%) Banking
22 57 (8.66%) Apple
23 56 (8.51%) Microsoft Certification
24 55 (8.36%) Windows 7
25 53 (8.05%) XML
26 52 (7.90%) SLA
27 51 (7.75%) MS Exchange
27 51 (7.75%) Degree
27 51 (7.75%) Apple iOS

Support Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 51 (7.75%) MS Exchange
2 47 (7.14%) WebSphere
3 41 (6.23%) SharePoint
4 33 (5.02%) WebSphere Application Server
5 32 (4.86%) IBM Notes
6 24 (3.65%) WebLogic
6 24 (3.65%) IIS
7 23 (3.50%) Tomcat
8 21 (3.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 21 (3.19%) WebSphere Portal
9 20 (3.04%) Lotus Domino
9 20 (3.04%) Quickr
10 19 (2.89%) Exchange Server 2010
11 13 (1.98%) Lync
11 13 (1.98%) Exchange Server 2007
12 12 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2003
13 9 (1.37%) Confluence
14 7 (1.06%) BizTalk Server
14 7 (1.06%) OpenEdge
15 6 (0.91%) CMS
Applications
1 102 (15.50%) MS Excel
2 80 (12.16%) MS Office
3 3 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.30%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.30%) Stata
4 2 (0.30%) Mathematica
5 1 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.15%) InDesign
5 1 (0.15%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.15%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 22 (3.34%) Agresso
2 10 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (1.06%) SAP PP
4 6 (0.91%) Siebel Analytics
5 3 (0.46%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (0.46%) Oracle General Ledger
6 2 (0.30%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.30%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.30%) PeopleSoft HRMS
6 2 (0.30%) SAP SRM
7 1 (0.15%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.15%) thinkFolio
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle 11i
7 1 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.15%) ResourceLink
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.15%) Hyperion Enterprise
7 1 (0.15%) ION MarketView
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle iProcurement
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.52%) SaaS
2 7 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (1.06%) Office 365
3 4 (0.61%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.61%) Google Apps
4 2 (0.30%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 81 (12.31%) VPN
2 75 (11.40%) DNS
3 72 (10.94%) TCP/IP
4 49 (7.45%) DHCP
5 47 (7.14%) Firewall
6 39 (5.93%) LAN
7 38 (5.78%) SAN
8 33 (5.02%) WAN
9 25 (3.80%) VoIP
10 21 (3.19%) PBX
10 21 (3.19%) Internet
11 17 (2.58%) FTP
11 17 (2.58%) AMQP
12 16 (2.43%) VLAN
12 16 (2.43%) Wi-Fi
13 10 (1.52%) NAS
14 9 (1.37%) LDAP
14 9 (1.37%) Broadband
15 8 (1.22%) Wireless
15 8 (1.22%) Cisco IPT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 34 (5.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (1.98%) SQL Server 2005
4 12 (1.82%) Oracle Database
5 8 (1.22%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (1.22%) Oracle Database 10g
6 7 (1.06%) Oracle Reports
6 7 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (0.91%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 6 (0.91%) Relational Database
7 6 (0.91%) MySQL
7 6 (0.91%) DB2
8 4 (0.61%) Crystal Reports
8 4 (0.61%) QlikView
9 3 (0.46%) MS Access
9 3 (0.46%) Oracle Discoverer
9 3 (0.46%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.30%) Data Mining
10 2 (0.30%) SAP BI
10 2 (0.30%) IDOL
Development Applications
1 13 (1.98%) Visual Studio
2 9 (1.37%) JIRA
3 6 (0.91%) Subversion
4 2 (0.30%) SoapUI
4 2 (0.30%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.30%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (0.30%) Introscope
4 2 (0.30%) LabVIEW
5 1 (0.15%) Xcode
5 1 (0.15%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.15%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.15%) WinDbg
5 1 (0.15%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.15%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.15%) Jenkins
General
1 173 (26.29%) Finance
2 59 (8.97%) Banking
3 40 (6.08%) Telecoms
4 26 (3.95%) Front Office
5 21 (3.19%) Retail
6 9 (1.37%) Marketing
7 8 (1.22%) Investment Banking
7 8 (1.22%) Back Office
7 8 (1.22%) Law
8 7 (1.06%) Publishing
9 6 (0.91%) Advertising
9 6 (0.91%) German Language
10 5 (0.76%) Legal
11 4 (0.61%) Multimedia
12 3 (0.46%) Automotive
12 3 (0.46%) French Language
13 2 (0.30%) Korean Language
13 2 (0.30%) Aerospace
13 2 (0.30%) General Ledger
14 1 (0.15%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (8.05%) XML
2 41 (6.23%) .NET
3 32 (4.86%) XSLT
4 28 (4.26%) JMS
5 26 (3.95%) XSL
6 23 (3.50%) Web Services
7 20 (3.04%) ASP.NET
7 20 (3.04%) Software Packaging
8 19 (2.89%) HTML
8 19 (2.89%) Middleware
9 17 (2.58%) REST
10 15 (2.28%) FIX Protocol
11 11 (1.67%) JSP
11 11 (1.67%) J2EE
12 10 (1.52%) SOAP
12 10 (1.52%) WebSphere MQ
12 10 (1.52%) Spring
13 8 (1.22%) JSF
13 8 (1.22%) Java EE
13 8 (1.22%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 45 (6.84%) Blackberry
2 37 (5.62%) Analytical Skills
3 35 (5.32%) Client/Server
4 24 (3.65%) Video Conferencing
5 23 (3.50%) Computer Science
6 16 (2.43%) Clustering
7 15 (2.28%) HACMP
8 13 (1.98%) EPoS
8 13 (1.98%) Management Information System
9 11 (1.67%) Fixed Income
9 11 (1.67%) Derivative
9 11 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
10 10 (1.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 8 (1.22%) iPhone
12 7 (1.06%) SWIFT
12 7 (1.06%) Replication
12 7 (1.06%) Equities
13 5 (0.76%) iPad
13 5 (0.76%) DataPower
13 5 (0.76%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 313 (47.57%) Windows
2 106 (16.11%) UNIX
3 86 (13.07%) Linux
4 64 (9.73%) Windows Server 2008
5 55 (8.36%) Windows 7
6 51 (7.75%) Apple iOS
7 46 (6.99%) Windows Server 2003
8 31 (4.71%) Windows Server 2012
9 25 (3.80%) Android
10 23 (3.50%) Solaris
11 22 (3.34%) AIX
12 21 (3.19%) Windows XP
13 19 (2.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 12 (1.82%) Windows 8
15 11 (1.67%) Mac OS X
16 10 (1.52%) CentOS
17 8 (1.22%) HPUX
18 5 (0.76%) Windows 2000
18 5 (0.76%) Windows Vista
18 5 (0.76%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 171 (25.99%) ITIL
2 49 (7.45%) Service Delivery
3 34 (5.17%) Change Management
4 30 (4.56%) Migration
5 29 (4.41%) Problem Management
6 27 (4.10%) Time Management
6 27 (4.10%) ERP
7 24 (3.65%) Asset Management
7 24 (3.65%) Project Management
8 22 (3.34%) CRM
9 21 (3.19%) Mentoring
10 18 (2.74%) Disaster Recovery
11 17 (2.58%) Root Cause Analysis
12 15 (2.28%) Service Management
12 15 (2.28%) User Acceptance Testing
12 15 (2.28%) Logistics
12 15 (2.28%) Incident Management
13 12 (1.82%) Business Intelligence
14 11 (1.67%) Software Testing
14 11 (1.67%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 191 (29.03%) SQL
2 82 (12.46%) Java
3 30 (4.56%) C#
4 28 (4.26%) Perl
4 28 (4.26%) PL/SQL
5 15 (2.28%) JavaScript
6 13 (1.98%) Shell Script
7 11 (1.67%) VBA
7 11 (1.67%) Python
8 10 (1.52%) T-SQL
8 10 (1.52%) VBScript
8 10 (1.52%) C++
8 10 (1.52%) Korn
9 9 (1.37%) PowerShell
9 9 (1.37%) Bash Shell
9 9 (1.37%) C
10 6 (0.91%) XPath
10 6 (0.91%) Jython
11 5 (0.76%) Groovy
11 5 (0.76%) VB
Qualifications
1 56 (8.51%) Microsoft Certification
2 51 (7.75%) Degree
3 50 (7.60%) MCSE
4 27 (4.10%) Security Cleared
5 26 (3.95%) MCSA
6 25 (3.80%) Cisco Certification
6 25 (3.80%) SC Cleared
7 22 (3.34%) ITIL Certification
8 13 (1.98%) CCNP
8 13 (1.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 12 (1.82%) CCNA
10 11 (1.67%) MCP
11 10 (1.52%) A+ Certification
12 8 (1.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 7 (1.06%) VCP5
14 6 (0.91%) CCVP
14 6 (0.91%) Citrix Certification
15 5 (0.76%) CCA
16 4 (0.61%) IBM Certification
16 4 (0.61%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (7.90%) SLA
2 3 (0.46%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.15%) PMBOK
3 1 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.15%) QA
System Software
1 99 (15.05%) Active Directory
2 66 (10.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 38 (5.78%) XenApp
4 20 (3.04%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 16 (2.43%) Hyper-V
5 16 (2.43%) vSphere
6 12 (1.82%) XenServer
7 10 (1.52%) VMware ESX
7 10 (1.52%) VMware ESXi
8 8 (1.22%) Oracle RAC
8 8 (1.22%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 5 (0.76%) ISA Server
9 5 (0.76%) VMware Workstation
9 5 (0.76%) XenDesktop
9 5 (0.76%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 4 (0.61%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 4 (0.61%) NFS
11 2 (0.30%) Firmware
11 2 (0.30%) Terminal Services
11 2 (0.30%) KVM
Systems Management
1 25 (3.80%) Backup Exec
2 21 (3.19%) Norton AntiVirus
3 19 (2.89%) Nagios
4 18 (2.74%) SCCM
5 11 (1.67%) Tivoli
6 8 (1.22%) SCOM
6 8 (1.22%) Puppet
6 8 (1.22%) Cisco CUCM
7 6 (0.91%) Tivoli Configuration Manager
7 6 (0.91%) Tivoli Monitoring
7 6 (0.91%) Tivoli NetView
8 5 (0.76%) CA Single Sign-On
8 5 (0.76%) WSUS
8 5 (0.76%) Sysprep
9 4 (0.61%) Opscode Chef
9 4 (0.61%) WMI
10 3 (0.46%) Control-M
10 3 (0.46%) ITRS Geneos
10 3 (0.46%) SCOrch
10 3 (0.46%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 178 (27.05%) Microsoft
2 113 (17.17%) VMware
3 96 (14.59%) Oracle
4 95 (14.44%) Citrix
5 80 (12.16%) Cisco
6 57 (8.66%) Apple
7 46 (6.99%) HP
8 43 (6.53%) IBM
9 39 (5.93%) Symantec
10 36 (5.47%) Lotus
11 33 (5.02%) Sophos
12 32 (4.86%) NetApp
13 30 (4.56%) Remedy
14 24 (3.65%) EMC
15 20 (3.04%) Red Hat
16 19 (2.89%) Avaya
17 18 (2.74%) SAP
18 16 (2.43%) Juniper
18 16 (2.43%) CheckPoint
18 16 (2.43%) Bloomberg
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Salary: £20000.00 - £23000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + pension, health care, 25 days hol
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Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £32000 Per Annum
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Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
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Salary: £22741 - £23941 per annum
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Salary: upto 55000 + excellent benefits
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Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 Per Annum
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Salary: From £29,000 to £35,000 per annum
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