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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Specialist
Rank 151 165 -
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Specialist 20 12 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.62% 0.34% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.64% 0.35% -
Number of salaries quoted 19 12 0
Average salary £39,000 £20,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+95.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £33,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -17.50%
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
3123 3414 3642
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 97.08% 97.77% 97.88%
Number of salaries quoted 2520 2702 2940
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 30 April 2016.

Support Specialist Salary Histogram in Leeds

Support Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 16 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 15 (46.88%) Active Directory
2 15 (46.88%) Migration
2 15 (46.88%) e-Learning
2 15 (46.88%) PowerShell
2 15 (46.88%) Skype for Business
3 13 (40.63%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (40.63%) Exchange Server 2013
3 13 (40.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (40.63%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 13 (40.63%) E-Discovery
3 13 (40.63%) VMware
3 13 (40.63%) MS Exchange
4 12 (37.50%) Change Management
5 11 (34.38%) SQL
6 8 (25.00%) SQL Server
6 8 (25.00%) XML
7 7 (21.88%) Management Information System
8 6 (18.75%) Finance
8 6 (18.75%) Java
8 6 (18.75%) ITIL
8 6 (18.75%) Computer Science
9 5 (15.63%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (15.63%) Citrix
10 4 (12.50%) SSH
10 4 (12.50%) Degree
10 4 (12.50%) COBIT
10 4 (12.50%) CMMI
10 4 (12.50%) SSL
10 4 (12.50%) Nagios

Support Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 15 (46.88%) Skype for Business
2 13 (40.63%) Exchange Server 2010
2 13 (40.63%) Exchange Server 2013
2 13 (40.63%) MS Exchange
3 4 (12.50%) Apache
4 3 (9.38%) Confluence
5 2 (6.25%) CMS
6 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Office
2 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.13%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.50%) Firewall
1 4 (12.50%) PuTTY
1 4 (12.50%) SSH
1 4 (12.50%) SSL
1 4 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 2 (6.25%) DHCP
2 2 (6.25%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.50%) MySQL
3 2 (6.25%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (9.38%) JIRA
2 2 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (6.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (18.75%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Back Office
3 1 (3.13%) French Language
3 1 (3.13%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (25.00%) XML
2 4 (12.50%) HTML
2 4 (12.50%) SOAP
3 2 (6.25%) CSS
3 2 (6.25%) XSL
3 2 (6.25%) XSLT
4 1 (3.13%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 15 (46.88%) e-Learning
2 7 (21.88%) Management Information System
3 6 (18.75%) Computer Science
4 2 (6.25%) Client/Server
5 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.13%) Cybercrime
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.50%) Linux
1 4 (12.50%) Solaris
2 2 (6.25%) Mac OS
2 2 (6.25%) Windows
2 2 (6.25%) Windows 7
2 2 (6.25%) Windows Server
2 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (46.88%) Migration
2 13 (40.63%) E-Discovery
3 12 (37.50%) Change Management
4 6 (18.75%) ITIL
5 5 (15.63%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (12.50%) CMMI
6 4 (12.50%) ITIL V3
6 4 (12.50%) Problem Management
7 3 (9.38%) Change Control
7 3 (9.38%) Cybersecurity
7 3 (9.38%) Practice Management
8 2 (6.25%) Application Packaging
8 2 (6.25%) Content Management
8 2 (6.25%) CRM
8 2 (6.25%) Data Migration
8 2 (6.25%) Presales
8 2 (6.25%) Software Deployment
8 2 (6.25%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 15 (46.88%) PowerShell
2 11 (34.38%) SQL
3 6 (18.75%) Java
4 4 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 4 (12.50%) PHP
5 2 (6.25%) C#
5 2 (6.25%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (12.50%) Degree
1 4 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 4 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.50%) COBIT
System Software
1 15 (46.88%) Active Directory
2 13 (40.63%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 13 (40.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (12.50%) Hyperic
1 4 (12.50%) Nagios
2 2 (6.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (40.63%) VMware
3 5 (15.63%) Citrix
4 4 (12.50%) Oracle
5 2 (6.25%) Apple
5 2 (6.25%) Perforce