The first table below looks at the demand for the Support Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the Knutsford 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Knutsford region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Specialist
Rank 29 25 38
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Specialist 1 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Knutsford 0.69% 2.99% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.74% 3.11% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 1
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -17.52%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Job Titles Category
Knutsford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
136 161 193
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Knutsford 93.79% 96.41% 92.34%
Number of salaries quoted 117 151 190
Average salary £40,000 £42,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% -11.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £63,500 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Support Specialist
Cheshire

Support Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

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

Support Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

Support Specialist
Salary Trend in Knutsford

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

Support Specialist Salary Trend in Knutsford

Support Specialist
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Knutsford 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 2 (66.67%) UNIX
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) Problem Management
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Strategic Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Reuters
2 1 (33.33%) Bloomberg
2 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
2 1 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server

Support Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Knutsford 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 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
General
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) UNIX
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Problem Management
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (33.33%) Strategic Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Java
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Reuters
1 1 (33.33%) Bloomberg