The first table below looks at the demand for the Support Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the Essex 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 25 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 Essex region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Specialist
Rank 78 92 95
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Specialist 15 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.25% 0.090% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.31% 0.094% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 13 1 4
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £45,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £45,000 £63,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Job Titles Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1145 1064 1169
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 95.34% 96.03% 97.91%
Number of salaries quoted 988 887 1006
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +18.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Support Specialist
East of England

Support Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Support Specialist in the job title across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Support Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Support Specialist
Salary Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Support Specialist across the Essex region.

Support Specialist Salary Trend in Essex

Support Specialist
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Support Specialist across the Essex region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

Support Specialist Salary Histogram in Essex

Support Specialist
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Support Specialist within the Essex region over the 3 months to 25 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
Basildon - 3 £35,000 -
Brentwood - 2 - -
Colchester - 1 £50,000 -
Support Specialist
East of England

Support Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Essex 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 10 (55.56%) .NET
1 10 (55.56%) Oracle
1 10 (55.56%) Java
2 8 (44.44%) MS Excel
2 8 (44.44%) E-Commerce
2 8 (44.44%) SQL
3 6 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (27.78%) Finance
4 5 (27.78%) Waterfall
5 4 (22.22%) AS400
5 4 (22.22%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (22.22%) e-Health
5 4 (22.22%) NHS
5 4 (22.22%) Windows
5 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
6 3 (16.67%) WebLogic
6 3 (16.67%) IIS
6 3 (16.67%) SAP
6 3 (16.67%) COM+
6 3 (16.67%) SOAP
6 3 (16.67%) XML
6 3 (16.67%) ITIL
6 3 (16.67%) PHP
6 3 (16.67%) OO
6 3 (16.67%) JBoss
6 3 (16.67%) Tomcat
6 3 (16.67%) Python
6 3 (16.67%) LDAP
6 3 (16.67%) JD Edwards

Support Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Essex 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 3 (16.67%) WebLogic
1 3 (16.67%) IIS
1 3 (16.67%) Tomcat
1 3 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (44.44%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Oracle CRM
1 3 (16.67%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) LDAP
1 3 (16.67%) Internet
1 3 (16.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.11%) RDBMS
2 2 (11.11%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) VisualVM
General
1 5 (27.78%) Finance
2 4 (22.22%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (16.67%) Marketing
4 2 (11.11%) Law
5 1 (5.56%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (55.56%) .NET
2 3 (16.67%) COM+
2 3 (16.67%) SOAP
2 3 (16.67%) XML
2 3 (16.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) AS400
1 4 (22.22%) e-Health
1 4 (22.22%) NHS
2 3 (16.67%) DataPower
2 3 (16.67%) Wiki
2 3 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (11.11%) Fat Client
3 2 (11.11%) Thin Client
4 1 (5.56%) iPad
4 1 (5.56%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 6 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (22.22%) Windows
3 3 (16.67%) Apple iOS
4 2 (11.11%) Linux
4 2 (11.11%) UNIX
5 1 (5.56%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) E-Commerce
2 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (27.78%) Waterfall
3 3 (16.67%) ITIL V3
3 3 (16.67%) ITIL
3 3 (16.67%) OO
3 3 (16.67%) CRM
3 3 (16.67%) Network Load Balancing
4 2 (11.11%) Change Control
4 2 (11.11%) Incident Management
5 1 (5.56%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (55.56%) Java
2 8 (44.44%) SQL
3 3 (16.67%) Python
3 3 (16.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) Nagios
1 3 (16.67%) Opsview
2 2 (11.11%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (55.56%) Oracle
2 3 (16.67%) SAP
2 3 (16.67%) JBoss
2 3 (16.67%) IBM
2 3 (16.67%) Software AG
2 3 (16.67%) JD Edwards
2 3 (16.67%) webMethods
2 3 (16.67%) Splunk
3 2 (11.11%) Red Hat
4 1 (5.56%) Apple
4 1 (5.56%) Adobe
Essex
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, great holidays
Posted: 3 days ago
Southend-On-Sea
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Salary: £33000 - £41000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago