The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire 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 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Specialist
Rank 131 122 161
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +39
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Specialist 12 5 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.50% 0.25% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 0.27% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 8
Average salary £29,500 £45,000 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-34.44% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,900 £45,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £33,100 £45,000 £43,550
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £38,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-3.89% +10.00%
Support Specialist
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire 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
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2269 1876 2999
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 95.34% 95.67% 96.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1872 1519 2477
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,250
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Support Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Support Specialist in the job title across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Support Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Support Specialist
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Support Specialist across the Hertfordshire region.

Support Specialist Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

Support Specialist
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Support Specialist within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 31 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
(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
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £25,000 -
Hitchin - 1 - -
Support Specialist
East of England

Support Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 16 (72.73%) SQL
2 15 (68.18%) ITIL
2 15 (68.18%) Windows
3 14 (63.64%) SQL Server
4 13 (59.09%) WebSphere Application Server
4 13 (59.09%) Data Warehouse
4 13 (59.09%) OpenEdge
4 13 (59.09%) Oracle
4 13 (59.09%) IBM
4 13 (59.09%) WebSphere
4 13 (59.09%) Degree
4 13 (59.09%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (22.73%) Asset Management
5 5 (22.73%) Service Management
5 5 (22.73%) Active Directory
5 5 (22.73%) Lotus
5 5 (22.73%) IBM Notes
6 3 (13.64%) Linux
7 2 (9.09%) UNIX
7 2 (9.09%) Perl
7 2 (9.09%) Finance
7 2 (9.09%) Bash Shell
8 1 (4.55%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (4.55%) LAMP
8 1 (4.55%) Games
8 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (4.55%) Firewall
8 1 (4.55%) Technical Architecture
8 1 (4.55%) Ruby
8 1 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM

Support Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 13 (59.09%) WebSphere Application Server
1 13 (59.09%) OpenEdge
1 13 (59.09%) WebSphere
2 5 (22.73%) IBM Notes
3 1 (4.55%) Apache
3 1 (4.55%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.55%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (4.55%) Lync
3 1 (4.55%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Office
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Agresso
1 1 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) HTTP
1 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
1 1 (4.55%) DNS
1 1 (4.55%) Internet
1 1 (4.55%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (63.64%) SQL Server
2 13 (59.09%) Data Warehouse
2 13 (59.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.55%) DB2
3 1 (4.55%) MySQL
General
1 2 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) HTML
1 1 (4.55%) CSS
1 1 (4.55%) JSP
1 1 (4.55%) SOAP
1 1 (4.55%) LAMP
1 1 (4.55%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) PDA
1 1 (4.55%) Online Games
1 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 15 (68.18%) Windows
2 3 (13.64%) Linux
3 2 (9.09%) UNIX
4 1 (4.55%) CentOS
4 1 (4.55%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (68.18%) ITIL
2 5 (22.73%) Service Management
2 5 (22.73%) Asset Management
3 1 (4.55%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (4.55%) Software Deployment
3 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (4.55%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 16 (72.73%) SQL
2 2 (9.09%) Perl
2 2 (9.09%) Bash Shell
3 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.55%) PHP
3 1 (4.55%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 13 (59.09%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (22.73%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (59.09%) Oracle
1 13 (59.09%) IBM
2 5 (22.73%) Lotus
3 1 (4.55%) Red Hat
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
Hertfordshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £33000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago