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

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Specialist
Rank 169 175 155
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -20
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Specialist 9 10 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.25% 0.27% 0.077%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.27% 0.080%
Number of salaries quoted 5 10 2
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,100 £30,250
10% offered a salary of more than £47,900 £37,750 £32,250
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
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
3390 3645 2486
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 95.17% 96.66% 95.54%
Number of salaries quoted 2690 2809 1915
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,300 £23,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 1 September 2015.

Support Specialist Salary Histogram in Leeds

Support Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 13 (61.90%) Microsoft
2 9 (42.86%) SQL
3 8 (38.10%) SQL Server
3 8 (38.10%) Windows
4 7 (33.33%) MS Office
4 7 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 7 (33.33%) MS Excel
5 5 (23.81%) Crystal Reports
5 5 (23.81%) Java
5 5 (23.81%) XML
5 5 (23.81%) XSL
5 5 (23.81%) ITIL
5 5 (23.81%) Migration
5 5 (23.81%) Systems Analysis
5 5 (23.81%) Data Migration
6 4 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (19.05%) VMware
6 4 (19.05%) Nagios
6 4 (19.05%) MS Exchange
7 3 (14.29%) DNS
7 3 (14.29%) Linux
7 3 (14.29%) Back Office
7 3 (14.29%) Lync
7 3 (14.29%) HL7
7 3 (14.29%) Workflow
7 3 (14.29%) PowerShell
7 3 (14.29%) Photography
8 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Virtual Server

Support Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 4 (19.05%) MS Exchange
1 4 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (14.29%) Lync
3 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
4 1 (4.76%) Apache
Applications
1 7 (33.33%) MS Office
1 7 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) DNS
2 2 (9.52%) LAN
2 2 (9.52%) PBX
2 2 (9.52%) WAN
2 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.76%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (38.10%) SQL Server
2 5 (23.81%) Crystal Reports
General
1 3 (14.29%) Back Office
2 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (23.81%) XML
1 5 (23.81%) XSL
2 1 (4.76%) LAMP
2 1 (4.76%) .NET
2 1 (4.76%) COM+
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Photography
2 2 (9.52%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.76%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 8 (38.10%) Windows
2 3 (14.29%) Linux
3 2 (9.52%) Windows 2000
3 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (9.52%) Windows 7
3 2 (9.52%) Windows 8
3 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (9.52%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) ITIL
1 5 (23.81%) Migration
1 5 (23.81%) Data Migration
1 5 (23.81%) Systems Analysis
2 3 (14.29%) Workflow
3 2 (9.52%) Incident Management
3 2 (9.52%) Time Management
3 2 (9.52%) BCP
4 1 (4.76%) Service Management
4 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (4.76%) Database Tuning
4 1 (4.76%) Product Management
4 1 (4.76%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (4.76%) Mentoring
4 1 (4.76%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 9 (42.86%) SQL
2 5 (23.81%) Java
3 3 (14.29%) PowerShell
4 1 (4.76%) C++
4 1 (4.76%) PHP
4 1 (4.76%) VB
4 1 (4.76%) VB6
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (9.52%) A+ Certification
1 2 (9.52%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) HL7
System Software
1 7 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 4 (19.05%) Nagios
2 2 (9.52%) SCOM
2 2 (9.52%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 2 (9.52%) Hyperic
2 2 (9.52%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 2 (9.52%) SCOrch
3 1 (4.76%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 13 (61.90%) Microsoft
2 4 (19.05%) VMware
3 2 (9.52%) IBM
3 2 (9.52%) HP
3 2 (9.52%) Symantec
3 2 (9.52%) Sophos
4 1 (4.76%) Cisco
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