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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Specialist
Rank 169 153 175
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +22
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Specialist 20 18 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.52% 0.55% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% 0.58% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 15 14 17
Average salary £35,000 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.25% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £38,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £39,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +13.04%
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
3644 3125 4015
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 94.82% 95.83% 94.76%
Number of salaries quoted 3162 2598 3393
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% -1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £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 30 January 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 30 January 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
(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
Basingstoke -4 6 £32,500 -38.09%
Portsmouth -18 6 £43,750 +12.17%
Southampton -14 1 - -
Support Specialist
South East

Support Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 28 (63.64%) Windows
2 17 (38.64%) Perl
3 16 (36.36%) AIX
3 16 (36.36%) HACMP
4 15 (34.09%) Microsoft
5 13 (29.55%) Tivoli
6 12 (27.27%) Shell Script
7 11 (25.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 11 (25.00%) Tivoli Configuration Manager
7 11 (25.00%) Tivoli Monitoring
7 11 (25.00%) Tivoli NetView
7 11 (25.00%) MS Excel
7 11 (25.00%) ITIL
8 10 (22.73%) TCP/IP
9 9 (20.45%) MS Office
10 8 (18.18%) SQL Server
10 8 (18.18%) Siebel
10 8 (18.18%) Linux
10 8 (18.18%) SLA
10 8 (18.18%) Marketing
10 8 (18.18%) Siebel Analytics
10 8 (18.18%) Analytics
10 8 (18.18%) Campaign Management
11 7 (15.91%) Change Management
11 7 (15.91%) Management Information System
11 7 (15.91%) VMware
11 7 (15.91%) Sun
11 7 (15.91%) Informatica
11 7 (15.91%) UNIX
12 6 (13.64%) XML

Support Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 5 (11.36%) MS Exchange
1 5 (11.36%) WebSphere Application Server
1 5 (11.36%) IBM HTTP Server
1 5 (11.36%) WebSphere
2 2 (4.55%) CMS
2 2 (4.55%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.27%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.27%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 11 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 9 (20.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (18.18%) Siebel Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) Google Apps
1 1 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (22.73%) TCP/IP
2 5 (11.36%) SSL
2 5 (11.36%) LDAP
2 5 (11.36%) WAN
2 5 (11.36%) FTP
2 5 (11.36%) HTTP
3 4 (9.09%) SNMP
3 4 (9.09%) LAN
4 2 (4.55%) Firewall
4 2 (4.55%) SAN
4 2 (4.55%) HTTPS
5 1 (2.27%) VPN
5 1 (2.27%) VLAN
5 1 (2.27%) Network Security
5 1 (2.27%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.55%) Relational Database
2 2 (4.55%) Data Mining
2 2 (4.55%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 2 (4.55%) SoapUI
General
1 8 (18.18%) Marketing
2 1 (2.27%) Finance
2 1 (2.27%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.64%) XML
2 5 (11.36%) WSDL
2 5 (11.36%) XML Schema
2 5 (11.36%) JMS
2 5 (11.36%) J2EE
2 5 (11.36%) XSD
2 5 (11.36%) XSLT
2 5 (11.36%) SOAP
2 5 (11.36%) Web Services
2 5 (11.36%) WebSphere MQ
2 5 (11.36%) Middleware
2 5 (11.36%) RESTful
3 2 (4.55%) ASP.NET
3 2 (4.55%) .NET
4 1 (2.27%) COM
4 1 (2.27%) CSS
4 1 (2.27%) HTML
4 1 (2.27%) JSON
4 1 (2.27%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.27%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 16 (36.36%) HACMP
2 7 (15.91%) Management Information System
3 5 (11.36%) PKI
3 5 (11.36%) Algorithms
3 5 (11.36%) DataPower
4 3 (6.82%) Blackberry
5 2 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.27%) iPhone
6 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.27%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 28 (63.64%) Windows
2 16 (36.36%) AIX
3 8 (18.18%) Linux
4 7 (15.91%) UNIX
5 5 (11.36%) Solaris
5 5 (11.36%) Windows 8
5 5 (11.36%) Windows 7
6 4 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (6.82%) Android
7 3 (6.82%) Apple iOS
8 1 (2.27%) Mac OS X
8 1 (2.27%) Windows XP
8 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (25.00%) ITIL
2 8 (18.18%) Analytics
2 8 (18.18%) Campaign Management
3 7 (15.91%) Change Management
4 5 (11.36%) SOA
4 5 (11.36%) Migration
4 5 (11.36%) Change Control
5 3 (6.82%) Operations Management
6 2 (4.55%) Capacity Management
7 1 (2.27%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (2.27%) Workflow
7 1 (2.27%) ITSM
7 1 (2.27%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (2.27%) ITIL V3
7 1 (2.27%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 17 (38.64%) Perl
2 12 (27.27%) Shell Script
3 6 (13.64%) SQL
4 5 (11.36%) Jython
4 5 (11.36%) Korn
4 5 (11.36%) XPath
5 3 (6.82%) T-SQL
5 3 (6.82%) Java
6 2 (4.55%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.27%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.27%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.27%) C#
7 1 (2.27%) VBScript
7 1 (2.27%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (9.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 4 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 4 (9.09%) MCSE
1 4 (9.09%) MCSA
1 4 (9.09%) CCA
1 4 (9.09%) Citrix Certification
1 4 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (6.82%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (4.55%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.55%) A+ Certification
3 2 (4.55%) ISEB
4 1 (2.27%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (18.18%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (25.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 6 (13.64%) Active Directory
3 5 (11.36%) ISA Server
4 4 (9.09%) XenApp
4 4 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (4.55%) Firmware
6 1 (2.27%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 13 (29.55%) Tivoli
2 11 (25.00%) Tivoli Configuration Manager
2 11 (25.00%) Tivoli Monitoring
2 11 (25.00%) Tivoli NetView
3 5 (11.36%) CA SiteMinder
4 4 (9.09%) WMI
4 4 (9.09%) Backup Exec
5 2 (4.55%) OMEGAMON
5 2 (4.55%) Control-M
6 1 (2.27%) SCOM
Vendors
1 15 (34.09%) Microsoft
2 8 (18.18%) Siebel
3 7 (15.91%) VMware
3 7 (15.91%) Sun
3 7 (15.91%) Informatica
4 6 (13.64%) Citrix
5 5 (11.36%) IBM
5 5 (11.36%) Remedy
6 4 (9.09%) Symantec
6 4 (9.09%) Oracle
6 4 (9.09%) HP
7 3 (6.82%) Mitel
8 1 (2.27%) Google