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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Specialist
Rank 126 137 132
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Specialist 13 6 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.60% 0.30% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.61% 0.31% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 13 4 7
Average salary £55,000 £28,500 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+92.98% -41.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,100 £28,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £36,550 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £35,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -10.25%
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
2120 1952 1970
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 97.52% 96.73% 97.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1806 1564 1489
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +13.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Support Specialist across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

Support Specialist Salary Histogram 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 11 February 2016. 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
Hemel Hempstead - 7 £59,000 -
Watford +11 2 £57,500 +43.75%
Kings Langley - 2 £37,000 -
Support Specialist
East of England

Support Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 12 (66.67%) Windows
2 11 (61.11%) Web Services
3 10 (55.56%) XML
3 10 (55.56%) C
3 10 (55.56%) Java
3 10 (55.56%) Linux
4 8 (44.44%) Degree
5 7 (38.89%) Computer Science
5 7 (38.89%) Arabic Language
5 7 (38.89%) Russian Language
5 7 (38.89%) Android
5 7 (38.89%) Product Management
5 7 (38.89%) Apple iOS
5 7 (38.89%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (38.89%) Presales
5 7 (38.89%) CSS
5 7 (38.89%) C++
5 7 (38.89%) PHP
5 7 (38.89%) .NET
5 7 (38.89%) Banking
5 7 (38.89%) Retail
5 7 (38.89%) Document Management
6 6 (33.33%) Perl
7 5 (27.78%) SQL
7 5 (27.78%) Windows Server
8 4 (22.22%) Project Management
8 4 (22.22%) Tomcat
8 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
8 4 (22.22%) HTML
8 4 (22.22%) ITIL

Support Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 4 (22.22%) Tomcat
2 3 (16.67%) JBoss
2 3 (16.67%) WebLogic
2 3 (16.67%) WebSphere
3 1 (5.56%) Apache
3 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
3 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.56%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (11.11%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) IBM SmartCloud
2 2 (11.11%) Office 365
3 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (5.56%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) LAN
1 2 (11.11%) SAN
1 2 (11.11%) WAN
2 1 (5.56%) DNS
2 1 (5.56%) Firewall
2 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) Informix
2 1 (5.56%) MySQL
General
1 7 (38.89%) Arabic Language
1 7 (38.89%) Banking
1 7 (38.89%) Retail
1 7 (38.89%) Russian Language
2 3 (16.67%) Finance
2 3 (16.67%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (61.11%) Web Services
2 10 (55.56%) XML
3 7 (38.89%) .NET
3 7 (38.89%) CSS
4 4 (22.22%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (38.89%) Computer Science
2 3 (16.67%) Algorithms
2 3 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 3 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.56%) Statistics
3 1 (5.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (66.67%) Windows
2 10 (55.56%) Linux
3 7 (38.89%) Android
3 7 (38.89%) Apple iOS
4 5 (27.78%) Windows Server
5 3 (16.67%) AIX
5 3 (16.67%) Unix
6 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (5.56%) Mac OS X
7 1 (5.56%) Windows 8
7 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (5.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Document Management
1 7 (38.89%) Presales
1 7 (38.89%) Product Management
2 4 (22.22%) ITIL
2 4 (22.22%) Project Management
3 3 (16.67%) Time Management
4 1 (5.56%) Business Analysis
4 1 (5.56%) Change Management
4 1 (5.56%) CRM
4 1 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (5.56%) Incident Management
4 1 (5.56%) Operations Management
4 1 (5.56%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 10 (55.56%) C
1 10 (55.56%) Java
2 7 (38.89%) C++
2 7 (38.89%) PHP
3 6 (33.33%) Perl
4 5 (27.78%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (44.44%) Degree
2 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (11.11%) MCSE
4 1 (5.56%) CCNP
4 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (5.56%) MCP
4 1 (5.56%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 3 (16.67%) IBM
2 3 (16.67%) Oracle
2 3 (16.67%) VMware
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco
3 1 (5.56%) Citrix
3 1 (5.56%) Google
3 1 (5.56%) SAP
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
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Salary: £45000 - £58000 per annum + car allowance, bonus, package
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