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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Specialist
Rank 146 134 121
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Specialist 4 7 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.16% 0.30% 0.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.31% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 4
Average salary £28,500 £34,000 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.17% -23.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,300 £29,500 £44,000
10% offered a salary of more than £33,050 £43,250 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
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
2295 2267 1924
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 94.37% 97.05% 95.06%
Number of salaries quoted 1976 1865 1563
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,250 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 2 September 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
Hitchin +13 1 £24,000 -
Support Specialist
East of England

Support Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 10 (58.82%) Active Directory
2 8 (47.06%) VMware
3 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
3 7 (41.18%) LAN
3 7 (41.18%) WAN
3 7 (41.18%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (23.53%) ITIL
4 4 (23.53%) MS Excel
5 3 (17.65%) Finance
5 3 (17.65%) SQL
5 3 (17.65%) Oracle
6 2 (11.76%) Java
6 2 (11.76%) PL/SQL
6 2 (11.76%) WebLogic
6 2 (11.76%) MS Office
6 2 (11.76%) JSP
6 2 (11.76%) Struts
6 2 (11.76%) XML
6 2 (11.76%) XSL
6 2 (11.76%) XSLT
6 2 (11.76%) Windows
6 2 (11.76%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (11.76%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (11.76%) SLA
6 2 (11.76%) AutoCAD
6 2 (11.76%) BEA
6 2 (11.76%) Banking
6 2 (11.76%) Spring

Support Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 (11.76%) WebLogic
2 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (23.53%) MS Excel
2 2 (11.76%) MS Office
2 2 (11.76%) AutoCAD
3 1 (5.88%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (41.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.88%) Google Apps
2 1 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (41.18%) LAN
1 7 (41.18%) WAN
2 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.88%) DNS
2 1 (5.88%) Firewall
2 1 (5.88%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 1 (5.88%) Crystal Reports
General
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Aerospace
3 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) JSP
1 2 (11.76%) Struts
1 2 (11.76%) XML
1 2 (11.76%) XSL
1 2 (11.76%) XSLT
1 2 (11.76%) Hibernate
1 2 (11.76%) Spring
1 2 (11.76%) JSF
1 2 (11.76%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) AS400
2 1 (5.88%) Mathematics
2 1 (5.88%) iSeries
2 1 (5.88%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Windows
2 1 (5.88%) Windows XP
2 1 (5.88%) Mac OS X
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (5.88%) Windows 8
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) ITIL
2 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (11.76%) Line Management
3 1 (5.88%) Software Delivery
3 1 (5.88%) Waterfall
3 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (5.88%) Document Management
3 1 (5.88%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) SQL
2 2 (11.76%) Java
2 2 (11.76%) PL/SQL
3 1 (5.88%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (11.76%) Degree
1 2 (11.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (5.88%) MCP
2 1 (5.88%) MCSE
2 1 (5.88%) MCSA
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (58.82%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.88%) Firmware
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) VMware
2 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
3 3 (17.65%) Oracle
4 2 (11.76%) BEA
5 1 (5.88%) Google
5 1 (5.88%) Cisco
5 1 (5.88%) IBM
5 1 (5.88%) Avaya