The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Specialist
Rank 90 101 84
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Specialist 2 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.19% 0.17% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.18% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 1
Average salary £39,000 £27,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.81% -26.66%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Support Specialist
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Glasgow 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
Glasgow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
989 1097 879
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 95.83% 95.64% 96.17%
Number of salaries quoted 669 664 648
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 22 December 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 10 (76.92%) Telecoms
1 10 (76.92%) Windows
1 10 (76.92%) Linux
2 9 (69.23%) VMware
2 9 (69.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (69.23%) ITIL
2 9 (69.23%) UNIX
3 8 (61.54%) Incident Management
4 7 (53.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (53.85%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (46.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (46.15%) SLA
6 2 (15.38%) SQL
6 2 (15.38%) Avaya
6 2 (15.38%) Broadband
6 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (15.38%) Coaching
7 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (7.69%) Degree
7 1 (7.69%) Workforce Management Optimization
7 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
7 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (7.69%) MCSA
7 1 (7.69%) SAN
7 1 (7.69%) Red Hat
7 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (7.69%) Firewall
7 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
7 1 (7.69%) IIS
7 1 (7.69%) CCNA

Support Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 (7.69%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) Broadband
2 1 (7.69%) SAN
2 1 (7.69%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 10 (76.92%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 7 (53.85%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (76.92%) Windows
1 10 (76.92%) Linux
2 9 (69.23%) UNIX
3 7 (53.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) ITIL
2 8 (61.54%) Incident Management
3 2 (15.38%) Coaching
4 1 (7.69%) Workforce Management Optimization
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) MCSA
1 1 (7.69%) CCNA
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (46.15%) SLA
1 6 (46.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (69.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) VMware
2 2 (15.38%) Avaya
3 1 (7.69%) Red Hat