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

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Specialist
Rank 553 563 564
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Specialist 305 302 312
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.31% 0.31% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.33% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 263 221 262
Average salary £37,500 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.31% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £38,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-2.63% +11.76%
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
93525 91713 97883
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.83% 94.58% 95.16%
Number of salaries quoted 78550 74983 84737
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 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 23 January 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 23 January 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
South East -38 99 £42,500 +11.84% 10
London -13 95 £42,000 -6.66% 11
East of England +5 31 £39,000 +15.55% 1
Yorkshire +5 27 £30,000 +3.44% 3
North West +5 19 £31,875 -8.92% 6
South West +1 19 £32,750 -6.42% 1
East Midlands +24 12 £30,500 -23.27%
West Midlands -39 9 £32,500 -16.66% 1
North East - 5 £27,000 -
Support Specialist
UK

Support Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 314 (45.57%) Windows
2 195 (28.30%) SQL
3 192 (27.87%) ITIL
4 165 (23.95%) Finance
5 156 (22.64%) Microsoft
6 131 (19.01%) VMware
7 116 (16.84%) SQL Server
8 112 (16.26%) Oracle
9 105 (15.24%) Citrix
10 97 (14.08%) UNIX
11 93 (13.50%) Active Directory
12 89 (12.92%) MS Excel
13 86 (12.48%) Linux
14 79 (11.47%) VMware Infrastructure
15 74 (10.74%) Cisco
16 70 (10.16%) MS Office
17 68 (9.87%) Windows Server 2008
18 67 (9.72%) TCP/IP
19 64 (9.29%) DNS
20 60 (8.71%) Firewall
20 60 (8.71%) Banking
21 58 (8.42%) Degree
21 58 (8.42%) Java
22 57 (8.27%) IBM
23 56 (8.13%) WebSphere
24 55 (7.98%) Service Delivery
25 52 (7.55%) SLA
25 52 (7.55%) SAN
25 52 (7.55%) Windows Server 2003
26 51 (7.40%) MS Exchange

Support Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 56 (8.13%) WebSphere
2 51 (7.40%) MS Exchange
3 45 (6.53%) WebSphere Application Server
4 40 (5.81%) IBM Notes
5 35 (5.08%) IIS
6 33 (4.79%) SharePoint
7 28 (4.06%) WebSphere Portal
8 27 (3.92%) Lotus Domino
8 27 (3.92%) Quickr
9 21 (3.05%) Exchange Server 2010
10 16 (2.32%) WebLogic
11 13 (1.89%) Tomcat
11 13 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2003
11 13 (1.89%) Lync
12 12 (1.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 12 (1.74%) OpenEdge
13 10 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2007
13 10 (1.45%) BizTalk Server
14 7 (1.02%) Confluence
14 7 (1.02%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 89 (12.92%) MS Excel
2 70 (10.16%) MS Office
3 4 (0.58%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.29%) Mathematica
4 2 (0.29%) Stata
5 1 (0.15%) InDesign
5 1 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 19 (2.76%) Agresso
2 16 (2.32%) Siebel Analytics
3 7 (1.02%) SAP PP
4 4 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.44%) PeopleSoft HRMS
5 3 (0.44%) Academy Housing
5 3 (0.44%) arcHouse
5 3 (0.44%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.29%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle 11i
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.15%) Movex
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.15%) SAP HR
7 1 (0.15%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.15%) ION MarketView
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.15%) SAP HCM
7 1 (0.15%) Infor M3
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 20 (2.90%) SaaS
2 5 (0.73%) Office 365
3 3 (0.44%) Google Apps
4 2 (0.29%) Taleo
5 1 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.15%) IBM SmartCloud
5 1 (0.15%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 67 (9.72%) TCP/IP
2 64 (9.29%) DNS
3 60 (8.71%) Firewall
4 52 (7.55%) SAN
5 45 (6.53%) DHCP
6 40 (5.81%) VPN
7 21 (3.05%) LAN
8 19 (2.76%) Internet
9 17 (2.47%) WAN
10 14 (2.03%) Wireless
11 13 (1.89%) NAS
12 12 (1.74%) PBX
13 11 (1.60%) AMQP
14 10 (1.45%) SSL
15 9 (1.31%) VoIP
15 9 (1.31%) FTP
16 8 (1.16%) LDAP
16 8 (1.16%) HTTP
17 6 (0.87%) Unified Communications
17 6 (0.87%) Cisco IPT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 116 (16.84%) SQL Server
2 40 (5.81%) SQL Server 2008
3 37 (5.37%) Oracle Database
4 28 (4.06%) Oracle Database 10g
5 20 (2.90%) SQL Server 2000
6 15 (2.18%) Data Warehouse
6 15 (2.18%) SQL Server 2005
7 7 (1.02%) MySQL
7 7 (1.02%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (0.73%) Oracle Reports
8 5 (0.73%) DB2
8 5 (0.73%) Relational Database
8 5 (0.73%) Big Data
9 4 (0.58%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 4 (0.58%) QlikView
9 4 (0.58%) MS Access
9 4 (0.58%) RDBMS
9 4 (0.58%) Crystal Reports
10 3 (0.44%) Oracle Discoverer
11 2 (0.29%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 11 (1.60%) Visual Studio
2 7 (1.02%) JIRA
3 4 (0.58%) Subversion
4 2 (0.29%) SoapUI
4 2 (0.29%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.29%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.29%) LabVIEW
4 2 (0.29%) Introscope
5 1 (0.15%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.15%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.15%) Xcode
5 1 (0.15%) PeopleTools
5 1 (0.15%) Oracle APEX
General
1 165 (23.95%) Finance
2 60 (8.71%) Banking
3 27 (3.92%) Telecoms
4 22 (3.19%) Front Office
5 18 (2.61%) Marketing
6 10 (1.45%) Back Office
7 7 (1.02%) Advertising
8 6 (0.87%) Multimedia
8 6 (0.87%) Publishing
8 6 (0.87%) Law
9 5 (0.73%) Legal
9 5 (0.73%) Investment Banking
10 4 (0.58%) Retail
11 2 (0.29%) French Language
11 2 (0.29%) German Language
11 2 (0.29%) Korean Language
11 2 (0.29%) General Ledger
11 2 (0.29%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.15%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (5.52%) XML
2 37 (5.37%) .NET
3 28 (4.06%) Middleware
4 26 (3.77%) XSLT
5 20 (2.90%) XSL
6 16 (2.32%) JMS
6 16 (2.32%) ASP.NET
7 13 (1.89%) Web Services
8 12 (1.74%) HTML
9 11 (1.60%) JSP
9 11 (1.60%) REST
10 10 (1.45%) Spring
11 9 (1.31%) Software Packaging
12 8 (1.16%) Java EE
12 8 (1.16%) JSF
12 8 (1.16%) Hibernate
12 8 (1.16%) WebSphere MQ
12 8 (1.16%) Struts
13 7 (1.02%) CSS
13 7 (1.02%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 41 (5.95%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (3.77%) Blackberry
3 21 (3.05%) Management Information System
4 20 (2.90%) HACMP
5 15 (2.18%) Clustering
6 12 (1.74%) iPhone
6 12 (1.74%) Video Conferencing
6 12 (1.74%) Computer Science
7 10 (1.45%) SWIFT
7 10 (1.45%) Visualisation
8 9 (1.31%) Client/Server
9 8 (1.16%) Data Integration
9 8 (1.16%) Replication
10 7 (1.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 7 (1.02%) Mobile App
10 7 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
11 6 (0.87%) iPad
12 5 (0.73%) Fixed Income
13 4 (0.58%) Algorithms
13 4 (0.58%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 314 (45.57%) Windows
2 97 (14.08%) UNIX
3 86 (12.48%) Linux
4 68 (9.87%) Windows Server 2008
5 52 (7.55%) Windows Server 2003
6 50 (7.26%) Windows 7
7 31 (4.50%) Apple iOS
8 30 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
9 26 (3.77%) AIX
10 21 (3.05%) Windows XP
10 21 (3.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 19 (2.76%) Mac OS X
12 18 (2.61%) Solaris
13 16 (2.32%) Windows 8
13 16 (2.32%) Android
14 9 (1.31%) Mac OS
15 5 (0.73%) Windows Vista
15 5 (0.73%) CentOS
16 4 (0.58%) Mac OS X Server
16 4 (0.58%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 192 (27.87%) ITIL
2 55 (7.98%) Service Delivery
3 49 (7.11%) Change Management
4 35 (5.08%) Service Management
5 29 (4.21%) Asset Management
6 27 (3.92%) Project Management
7 25 (3.63%) Migration
8 22 (3.19%) Disaster Recovery
9 21 (3.05%) Analytics
10 20 (2.90%) Problem Management
10 20 (2.90%) ERP
11 18 (2.61%) Time Management
12 17 (2.47%) Continuous Improvement
13 15 (2.18%) Logistics
13 15 (2.18%) Incident Management
13 15 (2.18%) Campaign Management
14 14 (2.03%) Mentoring
14 14 (2.03%) Systems Analysis
15 13 (1.89%) CRM
16 12 (1.74%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 195 (28.30%) SQL
2 58 (8.42%) Java
3 32 (4.64%) Perl
4 27 (3.92%) PL/SQL
5 23 (3.34%) Shell Script
6 22 (3.19%) C#
7 17 (2.47%) PowerShell
8 14 (2.03%) VBScript
9 12 (1.74%) JavaScript
10 11 (1.60%) Bash Shell
11 10 (1.45%) Python
11 10 (1.45%) C++
11 10 (1.45%) T-SQL
12 7 (1.02%) VB
12 7 (1.02%) PHP
12 7 (1.02%) Korn
13 6 (0.87%) C
13 6 (0.87%) VBA
14 5 (0.73%) ActionScript
14 5 (0.73%) XPath
Qualifications
1 58 (8.42%) Degree
2 41 (5.95%) Microsoft Certification
3 32 (4.64%) MCSE
4 24 (3.48%) Security Cleared
5 19 (2.76%) SC Cleared
6 16 (2.32%) Cisco Certification
7 15 (2.18%) MCSA
8 11 (1.60%) ITIL Certification
9 10 (1.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 10 (1.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 10 (1.45%) IBM Certification
9 10 (1.45%) CCNP
10 8 (1.16%) AAT
10 8 (1.16%) MCTS
11 7 (1.02%) CCA
11 7 (1.02%) Citrix Certification
11 7 (1.02%) A+ Certification
11 7 (1.02%) ACCA
12 6 (0.87%) CCVP
12 6 (0.87%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (7.55%) SLA
2 16 (2.32%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.44%) QA
4 2 (0.29%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 93 (13.50%) Active Directory
2 79 (11.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 40 (5.81%) Hyper-V
4 27 (3.92%) XenApp
5 18 (2.61%) vSphere
6 16 (2.32%) XenServer
6 16 (2.32%) VMware ESX
7 15 (2.18%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 14 (2.03%) VMware ESXi
9 9 (1.31%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 8 (1.16%) Oracle RAC
11 6 (0.87%) XenDesktop
12 4 (0.58%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 4 (0.58%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 4 (0.58%) VMware Workstation
12 4 (0.58%) ISA Server
12 4 (0.58%) Firmware
12 4 (0.58%) NFS
13 2 (0.29%) KVM
13 2 (0.29%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 30 (4.35%) Backup Exec
2 26 (3.77%) Norton AntiVirus
3 24 (3.48%) SCCM
4 20 (2.90%) Tivoli
5 13 (1.89%) Tivoli Monitoring
6 12 (1.74%) Tivoli NetView
6 12 (1.74%) Tivoli Configuration Manager
6 12 (1.74%) Nagios
7 10 (1.45%) SCOM
8 6 (0.87%) Puppet
8 6 (0.87%) Cisco CUCM
9 4 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
9 4 (0.58%) WMI
9 4 (0.58%) Control-M
9 4 (0.58%) CA SiteMinder
10 3 (0.44%) Foglight
10 3 (0.44%) ITRS Geneos
10 3 (0.44%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 2 (0.29%) Red Hat Spacewalk
11 2 (0.29%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 156 (22.64%) Microsoft
2 131 (19.01%) VMware
3 112 (16.26%) Oracle
4 105 (15.24%) Citrix
5 74 (10.74%) Cisco
6 57 (8.27%) IBM
7 50 (7.26%) Lotus
8 42 (6.10%) HP
9 41 (5.95%) Symantec
10 37 (5.37%) Apple
11 25 (3.63%) NetApp
12 22 (3.19%) Sophos
12 22 (3.19%) Sun
13 20 (2.90%) SAP
14 19 (2.76%) CheckPoint
15 18 (2.61%) Red Hat
15 18 (2.61%) Remedy
16 17 (2.47%) Juniper
17 16 (2.32%) Siebel
18 15 (2.18%) EMC
Buckinghamshire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £40k - 45k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
set2recruit
Salary: From £24,000 to £34,000 per annum with added bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Tiro Partners
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + package
Posted: 2 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Posted: 3 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + an EXCELLENT package
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £33500.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £28500.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: £20,000 per annum c£20,000 + 10% Bonus + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Twickenham, Middlesex
@ITS
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum +Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Portal
Salary: £35,000 per annum Life Assurance/Private Medical/Pension/Childcare Vou
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Tyche Consulting Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Nomical Ltd
Salary: From £16,000 to £20,000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Commonwealth Secretariat
Salary: From £35,096 to £35,096 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Buckinghamshire & Milton Keynes Fire & Rescue Service
Salary: £26,448 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago