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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Specialist
Rank 173 172 186
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Specialist 25 16 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.65% 0.44% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.69% 0.46% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 24 16 14
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,100 £40,000 £32,200
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £38,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-3.94% +5.55%
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
3648 3441 3917
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 95.57% 95.58% 94.32%
Number of salaries quoted 3069 2935 3369
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £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 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 24 October 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 24 October 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
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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
Portsmouth - 9 £52,500 -
Aldershot - 8 £37,500 -
Andover - 2 £22,375 -
Basingstoke +11 1 - -
Southampton +2 1 £21,000 -50.58%
Farnborough -13 1 £32,500 -27.77%
Winchester - 1 £27,500 -
Support Specialist
South East

Support Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 30 (73.17%) Windows
2 14 (34.15%) Linux
2 14 (34.15%) VMware
3 13 (31.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (31.71%) Windows 7
3 13 (31.71%) Windows 8
3 13 (31.71%) AIX
3 13 (31.71%) Perl
3 13 (31.71%) Active Directory
3 13 (31.71%) Tivoli
3 13 (31.71%) HACMP
3 13 (31.71%) Shell Script
4 12 (29.27%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 12 (29.27%) Tivoli Configuration Manager
4 12 (29.27%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 12 (29.27%) Tivoli NetView
4 12 (29.27%) SQL
5 11 (26.83%) VMware Infrastructure
6 10 (24.39%) Network Security
6 10 (24.39%) Oracle
6 10 (24.39%) MS Excel
6 10 (24.39%) Citrix
6 10 (24.39%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (21.95%) Microsoft Certification
7 9 (21.95%) MCSE
7 9 (21.95%) Tomcat
7 9 (21.95%) DHCP
7 9 (21.95%) DNS
7 9 (21.95%) SQL Server
7 9 (21.95%) MySQL

Support Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 9 (21.95%) IIS
1 9 (21.95%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.44%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.44%) CMS
2 1 (2.44%) IBM HTTP Server
2 1 (2.44%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (2.44%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 10 (24.39%) MS Excel
2 6 (14.63%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (19.51%) Siebel Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.44%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 10 (24.39%) Network Security
2 9 (21.95%) DHCP
2 9 (21.95%) DNS
3 5 (12.20%) WAN
3 5 (12.20%) SAN
4 4 (9.76%) TCP/IP
4 4 (9.76%) VPN
4 4 (9.76%) LAN
5 3 (7.32%) Firewall
5 3 (7.32%) SSL
5 3 (7.32%) NAS
6 2 (4.88%) IPsec
7 1 (2.44%) VLAN
7 1 (2.44%) Structured Cabling
7 1 (2.44%) LDAP
7 1 (2.44%) FTP
7 1 (2.44%) HTTP
7 1 (2.44%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (21.95%) MySQL
1 9 (21.95%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.44%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 1 (2.44%) SoapUI
General
1 8 (19.51%) Marketing
2 1 (2.44%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (21.95%) LAMP
2 1 (2.44%) RESTful
2 1 (2.44%) J2EE
2 1 (2.44%) SOAP
2 1 (2.44%) Web Services
2 1 (2.44%) XML
2 1 (2.44%) XSD
2 1 (2.44%) XSLT
2 1 (2.44%) JMS
2 1 (2.44%) WSDL
2 1 (2.44%) XML Schema
2 1 (2.44%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (2.44%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 13 (31.71%) HACMP
2 9 (21.95%) Clustering
3 5 (12.20%) Kindle
4 3 (7.32%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.44%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.44%) PKI
5 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.44%) iPhone
5 1 (2.44%) DataPower
5 1 (2.44%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 30 (73.17%) Windows
2 14 (34.15%) Linux
3 13 (31.71%) AIX
3 13 (31.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (31.71%) Windows 7
3 13 (31.71%) Windows 8
4 10 (24.39%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (9.76%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (7.32%) Apple iOS
6 3 (7.32%) Android
7 2 (4.88%) CentOS
7 2 (4.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (4.88%) UNIX
8 1 (2.44%) Solaris
8 1 (2.44%) Windows XP
8 1 (2.44%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (21.95%) Requirements Management
1 9 (21.95%) Requirements Analysis
2 8 (19.51%) Analytics
2 8 (19.51%) Campaign Management
3 3 (7.32%) ITIL
4 2 (4.88%) Change Management
5 1 (2.44%) ITSM
5 1 (2.44%) SOA
5 1 (2.44%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (2.44%) Business Development
5 1 (2.44%) ITIL V3
5 1 (2.44%) Change Control
5 1 (2.44%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (31.71%) Perl
1 13 (31.71%) Shell Script
2 12 (29.27%) SQL
3 1 (2.44%) Java
3 1 (2.44%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.44%) Jython
3 1 (2.44%) Korn
3 1 (2.44%) XPath
Qualifications
1 9 (21.95%) MCSE
1 9 (21.95%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (7.32%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.44%) Degree
3 1 (2.44%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.20%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.44%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (31.71%) Active Directory
2 12 (29.27%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 11 (26.83%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (21.95%) XenDesktop
5 5 (12.20%) XenApp
5 5 (12.20%) XenServer
6 3 (7.32%) vSphere
7 2 (4.88%) vCloud
8 1 (2.44%) Hyper-V
8 1 (2.44%) ISA Server
8 1 (2.44%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 13 (31.71%) Tivoli
2 12 (29.27%) Tivoli Configuration Manager
2 12 (29.27%) Tivoli Monitoring
2 12 (29.27%) Tivoli NetView
3 1 (2.44%) Control-M
3 1 (2.44%) CA SiteMinder
3 1 (2.44%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 14 (34.15%) VMware
2 10 (24.39%) Citrix
2 10 (24.39%) Oracle
3 8 (19.51%) Siebel
4 7 (17.07%) Microsoft
4 7 (17.07%) Sun
4 7 (17.07%) Informatica
5 1 (2.44%) Remedy
5 1 (2.44%) Google
5 1 (2.44%) IBM