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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Specialist
Rank 182 174 166
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Specialist 8 12 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.22% 0.30% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.31% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 7 12 16
Average salary £39,000 £42,500 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.23% +25.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £31,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,250 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £33,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-17.50% +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
3550 3842 3627
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 95.87% 94.82% 95.72%
Number of salaries quoted 2951 3314 2972
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 1 May 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 1 May 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
Basingstoke - 2 £57,000 -
Fareham - 2 £25,000 -
Farnborough -5 1 - -
Winchester -23 1 £27,500 -12.69%
Support Specialist
South East

Support Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 18 (66.67%) Windows
2 14 (51.85%) ITIL
3 11 (40.74%) SQL Server
4 9 (33.33%) AIX
4 9 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 9 (33.33%) VMware
5 8 (29.63%) TCP/IP
5 8 (29.63%) Perl
5 8 (29.63%) SQL
6 7 (25.93%) UNIX
6 7 (25.93%) MS Excel
6 7 (25.93%) HACMP
6 7 (25.93%) WebSphere
7 6 (22.22%) SLA
7 6 (22.22%) Linux
8 5 (18.52%) XML
8 5 (18.52%) WebSphere Application Server
8 5 (18.52%) JMS
8 5 (18.52%) MS Exchange
8 5 (18.52%) Citrix
8 5 (18.52%) WebSphere MQ
8 5 (18.52%) Middleware
8 5 (18.52%) Change Management
8 5 (18.52%) Management Information System
8 5 (18.52%) Finance
8 5 (18.52%) Migration
8 5 (18.52%) Jython
9 4 (14.81%) Backup Exec
9 4 (14.81%) IBM HTTP Server
9 4 (14.81%) Symantec

Support Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 7 (25.93%) WebSphere
2 5 (18.52%) WebSphere Application Server
2 5 (18.52%) MS Exchange
3 4 (14.81%) IBM HTTP Server
4 2 (7.41%) Tomcat
4 2 (7.41%) WebLogic
5 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
5 1 (3.70%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (3.70%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (3.70%) CMS
Applications
1 7 (25.93%) MS Excel
2 4 (14.81%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Google Apps
1 1 (3.70%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 8 (29.63%) TCP/IP
2 4 (14.81%) SAN
2 4 (14.81%) SSL
2 4 (14.81%) FTP
2 4 (14.81%) HTTP
2 4 (14.81%) SNMP
2 4 (14.81%) LDAP
3 3 (11.11%) Internet
4 2 (7.41%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (3.70%) HTTPS
5 1 (3.70%) DNS
5 1 (3.70%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (40.74%) SQL Server
2 4 (14.81%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (14.81%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (11.11%) Relational Database
4 2 (7.41%) DB2
5 1 (3.70%) RDBMS
5 1 (3.70%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) SoapUI
General
1 5 (18.52%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (18.52%) XML
1 5 (18.52%) JMS
1 5 (18.52%) WebSphere MQ
1 5 (18.52%) Middleware
2 4 (14.81%) RESTful
2 4 (14.81%) WSDL
2 4 (14.81%) XML Schema
2 4 (14.81%) SOAP
2 4 (14.81%) Web Services
2 4 (14.81%) XSD
2 4 (14.81%) XSLT
2 4 (14.81%) J2EE
3 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET
3 2 (7.41%) .NET
4 1 (3.70%) HTML
4 1 (3.70%) COM
4 1 (3.70%) CSS
4 1 (3.70%) Ajax
4 1 (3.70%) JSON
4 1 (3.70%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) HACMP
2 5 (18.52%) Management Information System
3 4 (14.81%) DataPower
3 4 (14.81%) PKI
3 4 (14.81%) Algorithms
4 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 18 (66.67%) Windows
2 9 (33.33%) AIX
3 7 (25.93%) UNIX
4 6 (22.22%) Linux
5 4 (14.81%) Solaris
6 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (7.41%) Windows 7
7 2 (7.41%) Windows 8
8 1 (3.70%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (51.85%) ITIL
2 5 (18.52%) Change Management
2 5 (18.52%) Migration
3 4 (14.81%) SOA
3 4 (14.81%) Change Control
4 3 (11.11%) Operations Management
5 1 (3.70%) Capacity Management
5 1 (3.70%) E-Commerce
5 1 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.70%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (3.70%) Workflow
5 1 (3.70%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 8 (29.63%) Perl
1 8 (29.63%) SQL
2 5 (18.52%) Jython
3 4 (14.81%) Korn
3 4 (14.81%) XPath
3 4 (14.81%) Java
4 3 (11.11%) Shell Script
5 2 (7.41%) PowerShell
5 2 (7.41%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.70%) VBScript
6 1 (3.70%) VB
6 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.70%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 4 (14.81%) CCA
1 4 (14.81%) Citrix Certification
1 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (14.81%) MCSE
1 4 (14.81%) MCSA
1 4 (14.81%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 3 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.70%) ISEB
3 1 (3.70%) A+ Certification
3 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (22.22%) SLA
2 1 (3.70%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (14.81%) ISA Server
1 4 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (14.81%) XenApp
1 4 (14.81%) vSphere
2 3 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 3 (11.11%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 3 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (11.11%) VMware ESX
3 1 (3.70%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (14.81%) Backup Exec
1 4 (14.81%) CA Single Sign-On
1 4 (14.81%) WMI
1 4 (14.81%) Tivoli
2 3 (11.11%) Tivoli Configuration Manager
2 3 (11.11%) Tivoli Monitoring
2 3 (11.11%) Tivoli NetView
3 1 (3.70%) OMEGAMON
3 1 (3.70%) SCOM
3 1 (3.70%) Control-M
Vendors
1 9 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 9 (33.33%) VMware
2 5 (18.52%) Citrix
3 4 (14.81%) Symantec
3 4 (14.81%) Remedy
3 4 (14.81%) HP
3 4 (14.81%) EMC
3 4 (14.81%) IBM
3 4 (14.81%) Oracle
4 3 (11.11%) Mitel
5 1 (3.70%) Google