The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds 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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Specialist
Rank 169 172 156
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Specialist 11 2 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.32% 0.062% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.064% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 11 2 8
Average salary £33,500 £30,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £30,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £30,000 £32,900
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +8.82%
Support Specialist
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leeds 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
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3320 3109 2855
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 97.08% 96.19% 96.88%
Number of salaries quoted 2656 2436 2451
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Support Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Support Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Support Specialist
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Support Specialist Salary Trend in Leeds

Support Specialist
Salary Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Support Specialist across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Support Specialist Salary Histogram in Leeds

Support Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 9 (42.86%) Windows
2 8 (38.10%) JavaScript
3 6 (28.57%) SLA
3 6 (28.57%) .NET
3 6 (28.57%) XML
3 6 (28.57%) IVR
3 6 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (28.57%) SQL Server
4 5 (23.81%) Avaya
4 5 (23.81%) UNIX
5 4 (19.05%) VoIP
5 4 (19.05%) MS Excel
5 4 (19.05%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (19.05%) CRM
5 4 (19.05%) HTML
6 3 (14.29%) Nagios
6 3 (14.29%) System Testing
6 3 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (14.29%) Linux
6 3 (14.29%) C#
6 3 (14.29%) PeopleSoft
6 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (14.29%) ITIL
6 3 (14.29%) PBX
6 3 (14.29%) SharePoint
7 2 (9.52%) Flash
7 2 (9.52%) HTML5
7 2 (9.52%) IIS

Support Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 3 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 2 (9.52%) IIS
3 1 (4.76%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.76%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (4.76%) Lync
3 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (19.05%) MS Excel
2 2 (9.52%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) PeopleSoft HRMS
2 1 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) VoIP
2 3 (14.29%) PBX
3 1 (4.76%) HTTP
3 1 (4.76%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (9.52%) MySQL
3 2 (9.52%) MS Access
3 2 (9.52%) Essbase
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 2 (9.52%) Legal
2 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (28.57%) .NET
1 6 (28.57%) XML
2 4 (19.05%) HTML
3 2 (9.52%) Flash
3 2 (9.52%) HTML5
3 2 (9.52%) CSS
3 2 (9.52%) JSP
4 1 (4.76%) Web Services
4 1 (4.76%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) IVR
1 6 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.52%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 9 (42.86%) Windows
2 5 (23.81%) UNIX
3 3 (14.29%) Linux
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (19.05%) CRM
1 4 (19.05%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (14.29%) ITIL
2 3 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (14.29%) System Testing
3 2 (9.52%) Service Management
3 2 (9.52%) Service Delivery
3 2 (9.52%) Technical Analysis
3 2 (9.52%) Line Management
4 1 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (4.76%) Asset Management
4 1 (4.76%) Operations Management
4 1 (4.76%) Refactoring
4 1 (4.76%) Problem Management
4 1 (4.76%) Time Management
4 1 (4.76%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (38.10%) JavaScript
2 3 (14.29%) C#
3 2 (9.52%) Java
3 2 (9.52%) Perl
3 2 (9.52%) PHP
3 2 (9.52%) SQL
3 2 (9.52%) ActionScript
3 2 (9.52%) FoxPro (VFP)
3 2 (9.52%) Shell Script
4 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (28.57%) SLA
2 1 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) Nagios
2 2 (9.52%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) Avaya
2 3 (14.29%) PeopleSoft
2 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 2 (9.52%) Cognos
3 2 (9.52%) Hyperion
3 2 (9.52%) Oracle
3 2 (9.52%) Citrix
4 1 (4.76%) RightFax
4 1 (4.76%) Nortel
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: £20,000 per annum c£20,000 + 10% Bonus + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: From £35,000 to £37,394 per annum 40 days holiday, 16% pension
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