The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the Hampshire 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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Specialist
Rank 187 163 173
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Specialist 18 27 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.45% 0.68% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 0.72% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 17 27 9
Average salary £32,500 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £37,500 £34,200
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +4.16%
Support Specialist
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Hampshire 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
Hampshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3810 3756 3980
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 94.47% 95.21% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 3084 3219 3411
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,600 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Support Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

Support Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

Support Specialist
Salary Trend in Hampshire

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

Support Specialist Salary Trend in Hampshire

Support Specialist
Salary Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Support Specialist across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Support Specialist Salary Histogram in Hampshire

Support Specialist
Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Support Specialist within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 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
Southampton -8 8 £31,174 -26.64%
Portsmouth - 7 £52,500 -
Farnborough -8 1 £32,500 -27.77%
Support Specialist
South East

Support Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Hampshire 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 23 (88.46%) Windows
2 16 (61.54%) VMware
3 14 (53.85%) Linux
4 13 (50.00%) Active Directory
5 12 (46.15%) SQL
5 12 (46.15%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
6 11 (42.31%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (42.31%) Citrix
7 10 (38.46%) DNS
7 10 (38.46%) DHCP
7 10 (38.46%) Oracle
7 10 (38.46%) SQL Server
7 10 (38.46%) IIS
7 10 (38.46%) MCSE
7 10 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (34.62%) XenDesktop
8 9 (34.62%) Windows 7
8 9 (34.62%) Network Security
8 9 (34.62%) Requirements Management
8 9 (34.62%) Requirements Analysis
8 9 (34.62%) Windows 8
8 9 (34.62%) Tomcat
8 9 (34.62%) MS Excel
8 9 (34.62%) MySQL
8 9 (34.62%) LAMP
8 9 (34.62%) Clustering
9 7 (26.92%) Tivoli
9 7 (26.92%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 7 (26.92%) Tivoli Configuration Manager

Support Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Hampshire 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 10 (38.46%) IIS
2 9 (34.62%) Tomcat
3 2 (7.69%) SharePoint
3 2 (7.69%) MS Exchange
3 2 (7.69%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (7.69%) Lync
3 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (3.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 9 (34.62%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.85%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (7.69%) Office 365
2 1 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (38.46%) DHCP
1 10 (38.46%) DNS
2 9 (34.62%) Network Security
3 6 (23.08%) SAN
4 4 (15.38%) Firewall
4 4 (15.38%) VPN
5 3 (11.54%) NAS
5 3 (11.54%) TCP/IP
5 3 (11.54%) WAN
6 2 (7.69%) LAN
6 2 (7.69%) SSL
6 2 (7.69%) VLAN
6 2 (7.69%) IPsec
7 1 (3.85%) IP Telephony
7 1 (3.85%) DMZ
7 1 (3.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 9 (34.62%) MySQL
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (3.85%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (3.85%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (34.62%) LAMP
2 1 (3.85%) HTML
2 1 (3.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (34.62%) Clustering
2 7 (26.92%) HACMP
3 5 (19.23%) Kindle
4 1 (3.85%) Firmware
4 1 (3.85%) iPhone
4 1 (3.85%) iPad
4 1 (3.85%) Blackberry
4 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.85%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 23 (88.46%) Windows
2 14 (53.85%) Linux
3 11 (42.31%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (34.62%) Windows 7
5 9 (34.62%) Windows 8
6 7 (26.92%) AIX
7 3 (11.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (7.69%) CentOS
9 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (34.62%) Requirements Management
1 9 (34.62%) Requirements Analysis
2 2 (7.69%) ITIL
3 1 (3.85%) CRM
3 1 (3.85%) E-Commerce
3 1 (3.85%) ERP
3 1 (3.85%) Process Management
3 1 (3.85%) Workflow
3 1 (3.85%) Business Continuity
3 1 (3.85%) Information Security
3 1 (3.85%) Data Management
3 1 (3.85%) Document Management
3 1 (3.85%) Business Development
3 1 (3.85%) Release Management
3 1 (3.85%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (3.85%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 12 (46.15%) SQL
2 7 (26.92%) Shell Script
2 7 (26.92%) Perl
Qualifications
1 12 (46.15%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (38.46%) MCSE
3 3 (11.54%) Security Cleared
4 2 (7.69%) MCP
4 2 (7.69%) MCITP
5 1 (3.85%) CCNA
5 1 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (3.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (19.23%) ISO 9001
2 1 (3.85%) SLA
2 1 (3.85%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 12 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (34.62%) XenDesktop
4 7 (26.92%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 5 (19.23%) XenApp
5 5 (19.23%) XenServer
6 4 (15.38%) vSphere
7 3 (11.54%) Hyper-V
8 2 (7.69%) vCloud
9 1 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (3.85%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 1 (3.85%) VMware ESX
9 1 (3.85%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 7 (26.92%) Tivoli
1 7 (26.92%) Tivoli Configuration Manager
1 7 (26.92%) Tivoli Monitoring
1 7 (26.92%) Tivoli NetView
2 1 (3.85%) Nagios
2 1 (3.85%) NetBackup
2 1 (3.85%) Backup Exec
2 1 (3.85%) FortiGate
2 1 (3.85%) Check_MK
2 1 (3.85%) Icinga
Vendors
1 16 (61.54%) VMware
2 11 (42.31%) Citrix
3 10 (38.46%) Oracle
4 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.85%) EMC
5 1 (3.85%) SAP
5 1 (3.85%) CommVault
5 1 (3.85%) NetApp
5 1 (3.85%) Symantec