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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Specialist
Rank 177 192 165
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -27
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Specialist 8 18 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.22% 0.45% 0.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.48% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 7 17 27
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -23.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,300 £31,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
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
3491 3768 3752
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 94.94% 94.60% 95.28%
Number of salaries quoted 2873 3044 3217
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £22,600
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 31 August 2015.

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 31 August 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
Farnborough -15 2 £45,000 +38.46%
Basingstoke - 2 £38,500 -
Southampton -1 1 - -
Winchester - 1 £27,500 -
Fareham - 1 £32,500 -
Support Specialist
South East

Support Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 19 (82.61%) Windows
2 16 (69.57%) SAN
3 15 (65.22%) VMware
4 14 (60.87%) vSphere
4 14 (60.87%) SQL Server 2008
4 14 (60.87%) SQL Server
4 14 (60.87%) EMC
5 13 (56.52%) Active Directory
5 13 (56.52%) SQL Server 2012
6 12 (52.17%) Fibre Channel
7 10 (43.48%) VMware ESXi
8 9 (39.13%) Exchange Server 2010
8 9 (39.13%) MS Exchange
8 9 (39.13%) SQL
8 9 (39.13%) ITIL
8 9 (39.13%) Finance
8 9 (39.13%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (34.78%) VMware ESX
10 6 (26.09%) EMC VNX
11 5 (21.74%) PCI DSS
11 5 (21.74%) Internet
11 5 (21.74%) E-Commerce
12 4 (17.39%) CCNA
12 4 (17.39%) Cisco Certification
12 4 (17.39%) DNS
12 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
12 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2012
13 3 (13.04%) Windows 8
13 3 (13.04%) Windows 7
13 3 (13.04%) Microsoft

Support Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 (39.13%) MS Exchange
1 9 (39.13%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.35%) Apache
2 1 (4.35%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) MS Office
2 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Google Apps
1 2 (8.70%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 16 (69.57%) SAN
2 12 (52.17%) Fibre Channel
3 5 (21.74%) Internet
4 4 (17.39%) DNS
5 3 (13.04%) DHCP
6 2 (8.70%) Firewall
7 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
7 1 (4.35%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (60.87%) SQL Server
1 14 (60.87%) SQL Server 2008
2 13 (56.52%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.35%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (4.35%) QlikView
3 1 (4.35%) MySQL
General
1 9 (39.13%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Legal
2 1 (4.35%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) EMC VNX
2 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 19 (82.61%) Windows
2 9 (39.13%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (13.04%) Windows 7
4 3 (13.04%) Windows 8
4 3 (13.04%) Linux
5 2 (8.70%) Mac OS X
5 2 (8.70%) Solaris
6 1 (4.35%) AIX
6 1 (4.35%) CentOS
6 1 (4.35%) SUSE
6 1 (4.35%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) ITIL
2 5 (21.74%) E-Commerce
3 3 (13.04%) Business Continuity
4 1 (4.35%) Information Security
4 1 (4.35%) Document Management
4 1 (4.35%) Network Design
4 1 (4.35%) Incident Management
4 1 (4.35%) CAFM
4 1 (4.35%) Reverse Engineering
4 1 (4.35%) Network Architecture
4 1 (4.35%) SIEM
4 1 (4.35%) Malware Analysis
4 1 (4.35%) Project Management
4 1 (4.35%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (39.13%) SQL
2 2 (8.70%) Perl
2 2 (8.70%) Bash Shell
3 1 (4.35%) PL/SQL
3 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
3 1 (4.35%) Python
3 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) CCNA
1 4 (17.39%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.35%) A+ Certification
2 1 (4.35%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) MCSE
2 1 (4.35%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (21.74%) PCI DSS
2 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (60.87%) vSphere
2 13 (56.52%) Active Directory
3 10 (43.48%) VMware ESXi
4 8 (34.78%) VMware ESX
5 2 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Nagios
1 1 (4.35%) NetBackup
1 1 (4.35%) ZABBIX
1 1 (4.35%) logstash
Vendors
1 15 (65.22%) VMware
2 14 (60.87%) EMC
3 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
4 2 (8.70%) Google
5 1 (4.35%) Brocade
5 1 (4.35%) 3PAR
5 1 (4.35%) Sun
5 1 (4.35%) HP
5 1 (4.35%) Oracle
5 1 (4.35%) Cisco
5 1 (4.35%) Intel
5 1 (4.35%) Red Hat
5 1 (4.35%) Sophos
5 1 (4.35%) Websense