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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Specialist
Rank 181 159 152
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Specialist 7 2 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.18% 0.068% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.071% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 7 2 7
Average salary £33,500 £35,750 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.29% +55.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £33,150 £22,100
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £38,350 £32,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £38,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-3.89% +10.00%
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
3667 2809 2628
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 96.88% 95.94% 97.08%
Number of salaries quoted 2815 2265 2211
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
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 31 October 2014.

Support Specialist Salary Histogram in Leeds

Support Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 8 (44.44%) .NET
3 7 (38.89%) XML
3 7 (38.89%) SLA
4 6 (33.33%) IVR
4 6 (33.33%) Windows
4 6 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 5 (27.78%) HTML
5 5 (27.78%) Avaya
6 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (22.22%) ITIL
6 4 (22.22%) VoIP
7 3 (16.67%) PHP
7 3 (16.67%) ActionScript
7 3 (16.67%) Photoshop
7 3 (16.67%) MySQL
7 3 (16.67%) CSS
7 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
7 3 (16.67%) Flash
7 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
7 3 (16.67%) C#
7 3 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (16.67%) HTML5
8 2 (11.11%) System Testing
8 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (11.11%) Service Management
8 2 (11.11%) Legal

Support Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 1 (5.56%) IIS
1 1 (5.56%) Tomcat
1 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (5.56%) Lync
1 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Photoshop
1 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) VoIP
2 1 (5.56%) HTTP
2 1 (5.56%) SSL
2 1 (5.56%) SAN
2 1 (5.56%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (16.67%) MySQL
2 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (5.56%) MS Access
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (5.56%) Essbase
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (11.11%) Legal
2 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (44.44%) .NET
2 7 (38.89%) XML
3 5 (27.78%) HTML
4 3 (16.67%) Flash
4 3 (16.67%) HTML5
4 3 (16.67%) CSS
5 2 (11.11%) JSP
6 1 (5.56%) Web Services
6 1 (5.56%) JDBC
6 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) IVR
2 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.56%) N-Tier
3 1 (5.56%) Statistics
3 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (5.56%) Android
2 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (5.56%) Apple iOS
2 1 (5.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) ITIL
2 3 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (11.11%) CRM
3 2 (11.11%) System Testing
3 2 (11.11%) Service Management
4 1 (5.56%) CMMI
4 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.56%) Asset Management
4 1 (5.56%) Operations Management
4 1 (5.56%) Refactoring
4 1 (5.56%) Problem Management
4 1 (5.56%) Time Management
4 1 (5.56%) ITIL V3
4 1 (5.56%) Configuration Management
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (5.56%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (16.67%) C#
2 3 (16.67%) ActionScript
2 3 (16.67%) PHP
3 2 (11.11%) SQL
3 2 (11.11%) VB
3 2 (11.11%) Java
4 1 (5.56%) Perl
4 1 (5.56%) VBA
4 1 (5.56%) FoxPro (VFP)
4 1 (5.56%) Shell Script
4 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (38.89%) SLA
2 1 (5.56%) COBIT
2 1 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.56%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Avaya
2 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (11.11%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (5.56%) Cognos
4 1 (5.56%) Nortel
4 1 (5.56%) Citrix
4 1 (5.56%) CA
4 1 (5.56%) Hyperion
4 1 (5.56%) RightFax
4 1 (5.56%) MobileIron
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle