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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Specialist
Rank 142 145 122
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -23
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Specialist 9 3 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.40% 0.12% 1.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.12% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 9 3 15
Average salary £37,500 £24,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+53.06% -34.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £24,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,800 £24,500 £44,600
UK excluding London average salary £33,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-12.00% -
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
2145 2411 2324
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 95.55% 95.52% 94.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1721 1951 1897
Average salary £45,000 £41,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% -3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 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
(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 - 4 £37,500 - 2
Rickmansworth - 3 £40,000 -
Stevenage - 2 £29,000 -
Support Specialist
East of England

Support Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 6 (42.86%) Finance
1 6 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 5 (35.71%) Oracle
3 4 (28.57%) ITIL
3 4 (28.57%) LAN
3 4 (28.57%) WAN
3 4 (28.57%) VMware
3 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (21.43%) SQL
4 3 (21.43%) CODA
4 3 (21.43%) Agresso
4 3 (21.43%) Sage
4 3 (21.43%) XML
4 3 (21.43%) SAP
4 3 (21.43%) Java
5 2 (14.29%) PL/SQL
5 2 (14.29%) JSP
5 2 (14.29%) Struts
5 2 (14.29%) WebLogic
5 2 (14.29%) XSL
5 2 (14.29%) XSLT
5 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (14.29%) SLA
5 2 (14.29%) AutoCAD
5 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
5 2 (14.29%) Hibernate
5 2 (14.29%) ITIL Certification

Support Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 2 (14.29%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) AutoCAD
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
2 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (7.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) LAN
1 4 (28.57%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle BI Publisher
General
1 6 (42.86%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) XML
2 2 (14.29%) JSP
2 2 (14.29%) Struts
2 2 (14.29%) XSL
2 2 (14.29%) XSLT
2 2 (14.29%) Hibernate
2 2 (14.29%) Java EE
2 2 (14.29%) Spring
2 2 (14.29%) JSF
3 1 (7.14%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) ITIL
2 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (7.14%) Business Analysis
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.14%) Waterfall
3 1 (7.14%) Line Management
3 1 (7.14%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) SQL
1 3 (21.43%) Java
2 2 (14.29%) PL/SQL
3 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (14.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Oracle
2 4 (28.57%) VMware
2 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 3 (21.43%) CODA
3 3 (21.43%) Sage
3 3 (21.43%) SAP
4 2 (14.29%) BEA
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
ComputAppoint
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £25000 - £39000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Potters Bar, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
camelot
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 16 days ago