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

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Specialist
Rank 160 170 141
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -29
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Specialist 18 4 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.50% 0.12% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% 0.12% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 18 4 8
Average salary £20,000 £30,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £40,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
-13.58% +9.45%
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
3552 3323 2635
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 97.82% 96.29% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 2867 2631 2162
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £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 5 March 2015.

Support Specialist Salary Histogram in Leeds

Support Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 20 (71.43%) Windows
2 17 (60.71%) UNIX
3 15 (53.57%) Nagios
3 15 (53.57%) Linux
3 15 (53.57%) PBX
4 9 (32.14%) Microsoft
5 6 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (21.43%) MS Excel
5 6 (21.43%) CRM
6 5 (17.86%) SQL Server
7 4 (14.29%) SharePoint
7 4 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (10.71%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (10.71%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (10.71%) Dynamics CRM
8 3 (10.71%) System Testing
8 3 (10.71%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (10.71%) PeopleSoft
8 3 (10.71%) ITIL
9 2 (7.14%) CSS
9 2 (7.14%) Photoshop
9 2 (7.14%) IIS
9 2 (7.14%) C#
9 2 (7.14%) HTML
9 2 (7.14%) JavaScript
9 2 (7.14%) Perl
9 2 (7.14%) PHP
9 2 (7.14%) SQL
9 2 (7.14%) ActionScript
9 2 (7.14%) MySQL

Support Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 2 (7.14%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (21.43%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.14%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (7.14%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (53.57%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.86%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.71%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (10.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (7.14%) MySQL
3 2 (7.14%) MS Access
3 2 (7.14%) Essbase
4 1 (3.57%) DB2
General
1 2 (7.14%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) CSS
1 2 (7.14%) HTML
1 2 (7.14%) Flash
1 2 (7.14%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 20 (71.43%) Windows
2 17 (60.71%) UNIX
3 15 (53.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (21.43%) CRM
2 4 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (10.71%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (10.71%) System Testing
3 3 (10.71%) ITIL
4 2 (7.14%) Technical Analysis
4 2 (7.14%) Line Management
4 2 (7.14%) Service Management
4 2 (7.14%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.57%) Risk Management
5 1 (3.57%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.14%) C#
1 2 (7.14%) JavaScript
1 2 (7.14%) Perl
1 2 (7.14%) PHP
1 2 (7.14%) SQL
1 2 (7.14%) ActionScript
1 2 (7.14%) Shell Script
1 2 (7.14%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (7.14%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 15 (53.57%) Nagios
2 2 (7.14%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 9 (32.14%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.71%) PeopleSoft
3 2 (7.14%) Oracle
3 2 (7.14%) Cognos
3 2 (7.14%) Citrix
3 2 (7.14%) Hyperion
4 1 (3.57%) IBM
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