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

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Specialist
Rank 143 138 152
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Specialist 4 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.20% 0.14% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.15% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 4
Average salary £28,500 £38,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.97% -14.44%
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £40,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
-16.04% +9.45%
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
1882 2028 2424
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 94.91% 95.62% 93.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1514 1574 2041
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 £26,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 14 (82.35%) Oracle
2 13 (76.47%) Windows
2 13 (76.47%) SQL
3 12 (70.59%) SQL Server
4 11 (64.71%) WebSphere Application Server
4 11 (64.71%) Data Warehouse
4 11 (64.71%) OpenEdge
4 11 (64.71%) IBM
4 11 (64.71%) ITIL
4 11 (64.71%) Degree
4 11 (64.71%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (64.71%) WebSphere
5 4 (23.53%) Finance
5 4 (23.53%) Agresso
6 3 (17.65%) Sage
6 3 (17.65%) CODA
6 3 (17.65%) SAP
7 2 (11.76%) Technical Architecture
8 1 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
8 1 (5.88%) SaaS
8 1 (5.88%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (5.88%) Lync
8 1 (5.88%) Software Deployment
8 1 (5.88%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (5.88%) XML
8 1 (5.88%) HTML
8 1 (5.88%) Java
8 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
8 1 (5.88%) MS Office

Support Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 11 (64.71%) OpenEdge
1 11 (64.71%) WebSphere
1 11 (64.71%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.88%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (5.88%) Lync
2 1 (5.88%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Office
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Agresso
2 1 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (70.59%) SQL Server
2 11 (64.71%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (64.71%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 4 (23.53%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) HTML
1 1 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 13 (76.47%) Windows
2 1 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) ITIL
2 2 (11.76%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (5.88%) Software Deployment
3 1 (5.88%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 13 (76.47%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) Java
2 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 11 (64.71%) Degree
Vendors
1 14 (82.35%) Oracle
2 11 (64.71%) IBM
3 3 (17.65%) SAP
3 3 (17.65%) CODA
3 3 (17.65%) Sage
4 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £45000 - £58000 per annum + Benefits
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Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benfits
Posted: Yesterday