The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Hampshire region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Specialist
Rank 177 158 184
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +26
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Specialist 17 25 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.43% 0.63% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.67% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 15 25 13
Average salary £31,349 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.23% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £49,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Job Titles Category
Hampshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3707 3745 3825
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 93.87% 94.83% 96.11%
Number of salaries quoted 3037 3214 3317
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Support Specialist
South East

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 -7 9 £31,000 -27.05%
Portsmouth - 4 £52,500 -
Support Specialist
South East

Support Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 24 (82.76%) Windows
2 18 (62.07%) VMware
3 17 (58.62%) SQL
4 16 (55.17%) Active Directory
5 15 (51.72%) Linux
5 15 (51.72%) DHCP
5 15 (51.72%) DNS
6 14 (48.28%) Windows Server 2003
7 13 (44.83%) Microsoft Certification
8 12 (41.38%) VMware Infrastructure
8 12 (41.38%) SQL Server
8 12 (41.38%) IIS
9 11 (37.93%) MCSE
9 11 (37.93%) Citrix
10 10 (34.48%) MS Excel
10 10 (34.48%) Oracle
11 9 (31.03%) Tomcat
11 9 (31.03%) MySQL
11 9 (31.03%) Windows Server 2008
11 9 (31.03%) Network Security
11 9 (31.03%) XenDesktop
11 9 (31.03%) Windows 7
11 9 (31.03%) Windows 8
11 9 (31.03%) Clustering
11 9 (31.03%) LAMP
11 9 (31.03%) Requirements Management
11 9 (31.03%) Requirements Analysis
12 8 (27.59%) vSphere
12 8 (27.59%) VPN
12 8 (27.59%) SAN

Support Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 12 (41.38%) IIS
2 9 (31.03%) Tomcat
3 3 (10.34%) MS Exchange
3 3 (10.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (6.90%) Lync
4 2 (6.90%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (6.90%) SharePoint
5 1 (3.45%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 10 (34.48%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.90%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (6.90%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (51.72%) DHCP
1 15 (51.72%) DNS
2 9 (31.03%) Network Security
3 8 (27.59%) VPN
3 8 (27.59%) SAN
4 6 (20.69%) LAN
4 6 (20.69%) WAN
5 5 (17.24%) VLAN
6 4 (13.79%) Firewall
7 3 (10.34%) TCP/IP
7 3 (10.34%) Internet
7 3 (10.34%) NAS
7 3 (10.34%) DMZ
8 2 (6.90%) IP Telephony
8 2 (6.90%) IPsec
8 2 (6.90%) SSL
9 1 (3.45%) HTTP
9 1 (3.45%) tcpdump
9 1 (3.45%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (41.38%) SQL Server
2 9 (31.03%) MySQL
3 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 5 (17.24%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (31.03%) LAMP
2 2 (6.90%) HTML
3 1 (3.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (31.03%) Clustering
2 5 (17.24%) Kindle
3 4 (13.79%) HACMP
4 3 (10.34%) Firmware
4 3 (10.34%) Blackberry
4 3 (10.34%) iPad
4 3 (10.34%) iPhone
4 3 (10.34%) Replication
5 2 (6.90%) Management Information System
6 1 (3.45%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 24 (82.76%) Windows
2 15 (51.72%) Linux
3 14 (48.28%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (31.03%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (31.03%) Windows 7
4 9 (31.03%) Windows 8
5 5 (17.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (13.79%) AIX
7 2 (6.90%) CentOS
8 1 (3.45%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (31.03%) Requirements Management
1 9 (31.03%) Requirements Analysis
2 4 (13.79%) ITIL
3 3 (10.34%) E-Commerce
3 3 (10.34%) Release Management
3 3 (10.34%) Business Continuity
3 3 (10.34%) Information Security
3 3 (10.34%) Data Management
4 2 (6.90%) ERP
4 2 (6.90%) CRM
5 1 (3.45%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (3.45%) Process Management
5 1 (3.45%) Workflow
5 1 (3.45%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (3.45%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (3.45%) Document Management
5 1 (3.45%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 17 (58.62%) SQL
2 4 (13.79%) Shell Script
2 4 (13.79%) Perl
Qualifications
1 13 (44.83%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (37.93%) MCSE
3 6 (20.69%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (20.69%) CCNA
4 3 (10.34%) Security Cleared
4 3 (10.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (6.90%) MCITP
5 2 (6.90%) MCP
6 1 (3.45%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.24%) ISO 9001
2 3 (10.34%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 16 (55.17%) Active Directory
2 12 (41.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (31.03%) XenDesktop
4 8 (27.59%) vSphere
5 5 (17.24%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (17.24%) XenApp
5 5 (17.24%) XenServer
5 5 (17.24%) VMware ESX
6 4 (13.79%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 2 (6.90%) Hyper-V
7 2 (6.90%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 2 (6.90%) vCloud
7 2 (6.90%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 4 (13.79%) Tivoli
1 4 (13.79%) Tivoli Configuration Manager
1 4 (13.79%) Tivoli Monitoring
1 4 (13.79%) Tivoli NetView
2 2 (6.90%) NetBackup
2 2 (6.90%) Backup Exec
2 2 (6.90%) FortiGate
2 2 (6.90%) Nagios
Vendors
1 18 (62.07%) VMware
2 11 (37.93%) Citrix
3 10 (34.48%) Oracle
4 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
4 5 (17.24%) EMC
4 5 (17.24%) NetApp
5 2 (6.90%) Symantec
5 2 (6.90%) CommVault
6 1 (3.45%) SAP
6 1 (3.45%) Cisco
6 1 (3.45%) Blue Coat