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

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Specialist
Rank 112 95 73
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Specialist 2 5 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.14% 0.41% 1.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.43% 1.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 11
Average salary £39,000 £27,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.81% -15.38%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Job Titles Category
Glasgow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1349 1160 818
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 96.56% 95.63% 91.29%
Number of salaries quoted 833 794 547
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,250 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £51,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Support Specialist
Scotland

Support Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

Support Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Support Specialist
Salary Trend in Glasgow

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

Support Specialist Salary Trend in Glasgow

Support Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the Glasgow 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 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) SQL
3 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (50.00%) Linux
4 4 (50.00%) XML
4 4 (50.00%) .NET
4 4 (50.00%) C#
5 3 (37.50%) UNIX
5 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (25.00%) SMTP
6 2 (25.00%) SNMP
6 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
6 2 (25.00%) DNS
6 2 (25.00%) SSL
6 2 (25.00%) SAN
6 2 (25.00%) Shell Script
7 1 (12.50%) Project Management
7 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
7 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity
7 1 (12.50%) Red Hat
7 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (12.50%) MCSE
7 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
7 1 (12.50%) CCNA
7 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (12.50%) Avaya
7 1 (12.50%) AIX

Support Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the Glasgow 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 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) SMTP
1 2 (25.00%) SNMP
1 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (25.00%) DNS
1 2 (25.00%) SSL
1 2 (25.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (12.50%) MySQL
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) XML
1 4 (50.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (50.00%) Linux
4 3 (37.50%) UNIX
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (12.50%) AIX
5 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) Project Management
1 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
1 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity
1 1 (12.50%) ITIL
1 1 (12.50%) Workforce Management Optimization
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) C#
3 2 (25.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (12.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) MCSE
1 1 (12.50%) CCNA
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Red Hat
2 1 (12.50%) Avaya
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Verint
2 1 (12.50%) LexisNexis
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