The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the Gloucestershire 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 20 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Specialist
Rank 80 92 -
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Specialist 24 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 2.17% 0.21% -
As % of the Job Titles category 2.26% 0.23% -
Number of salaries quoted 23 2 0
Average salary £33,000 £37,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £33,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-17.50% +6.66%
Support Specialist
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Gloucestershire 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
Gloucestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1063 872 931
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 96.11% 93.36% 95.49%
Number of salaries quoted 842 778 813
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £46,000 £50,100
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Support Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Support Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Support Specialist
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Support Specialist Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

Support Specialist
Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Support Specialist across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 20 April 2015.

Support Specialist Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

Support Specialist
Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Support Specialist within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 20 April 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
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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
Cheltenham - 18 £33,000 - 2
Gloucester - 5 £42,500 -
Support Specialist
South West

Support Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 30 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 28 (70.00%) Windows
2 28 (70.00%) Finance
3 24 (60.00%) Cisco
3 24 (60.00%) ITIL
3 24 (60.00%) VPN
3 24 (60.00%) Citrix
3 24 (60.00%) XenApp
4 23 (57.50%) Client/Server
4 23 (57.50%) MS Excel
5 22 (55.00%) DHCP
5 22 (55.00%) TCP/IP
5 22 (55.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 22 (55.00%) DNS
5 22 (55.00%) Active Directory
6 21 (52.50%) MCSE
6 21 (52.50%) MCSA
6 21 (52.50%) Remedy
6 21 (52.50%) Sophos
6 21 (52.50%) Software Packaging
6 21 (52.50%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 21 (52.50%) BitLocker
7 7 (17.50%) Java
7 7 (17.50%) IIS
7 7 (17.50%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (15.00%) Windows 2000 Server
8 6 (15.00%) SQL Server
8 6 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (15.00%) VMware
9 5 (12.50%) Symantec

Support Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 7 (17.50%) IIS
2 4 (10.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (7.50%) Documentum
4 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 23 (57.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.50%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 24 (60.00%) VPN
2 22 (55.00%) DNS
2 22 (55.00%) DHCP
2 22 (55.00%) TCP/IP
3 4 (10.00%) Internet
4 3 (7.50%) Firewall
5 2 (5.00%) VoIP
6 1 (2.50%) WAN
6 1 (2.50%) SSL
6 1 (2.50%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (5.00%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 2 (5.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 2 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 28 (70.00%) Finance
2 2 (5.00%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (52.50%) Software Packaging
2 5 (12.50%) .NET
3 2 (5.00%) J2EE
3 2 (5.00%) XML
3 2 (5.00%) Application Packaging
4 1 (2.50%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (57.50%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 28 (70.00%) Windows
2 7 (17.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (15.00%) Windows 2000 Server
3 6 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (7.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (60.00%) ITIL
2 3 (7.50%) Content Management
3 2 (5.00%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (5.00%) Data Protection
3 2 (5.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (2.50%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (2.50%) Problem Management
4 1 (2.50%) Incident Management
4 1 (2.50%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.50%) Java
2 3 (7.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (55.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (52.50%) MCSE
2 21 (52.50%) MCSA
3 5 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 5 (12.50%) Security Cleared
4 2 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 24 (60.00%) XenApp
2 22 (55.00%) Active Directory
3 21 (52.50%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 21 (52.50%) BitLocker
4 4 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (7.50%) VMware Workstation
5 3 (7.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (7.50%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (5.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 30 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 24 (60.00%) Citrix
2 24 (60.00%) Cisco
3 21 (52.50%) Remedy
3 21 (52.50%) Sophos
4 6 (15.00%) VMware
5 5 (12.50%) Oracle
5 5 (12.50%) Symantec
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