The table below looks at the statistics for the IT Support Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IT Support Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Support Specialist
Rank 613 641 642
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +1
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support Specialist 10 5 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.025% 0.012% 0.042%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.026% 0.013% 0.043%
Number of salaries quoted 8 4 8
Average salary £40,000 £28,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% +1.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,650 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £38,150 £35,250
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £25,078 £43,000
% change year-on-year
+19.62% -41.67%
IT Support Specialist
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the London 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
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
38736 39290 41422
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.66% 95.73% 95.68%
Number of salaries quoted 33392 33308 33856
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £76,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

IT Support Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

IT Support Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in London

IT Support Specialist
Salary Trend in London

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

IT Support Specialist Salary Trend in London

IT Support Specialist
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IT Support Specialist across the London region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

IT Support Specialist Salary Histogram in London

IT Support Specialist
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Support Specialist within the London region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +66 3 £60,000 +71.42%
Enfield - 1 - -
Hammersmith - 1 £45,000 -
IT Support Specialist
England

IT Support Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the London region that cited IT 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 IT Support Specialist in their job title.

1 15 (93.75%) Windows
2 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
3 8 (50.00%) Degree
4 7 (43.75%) Active Directory
4 7 (43.75%) VPN
5 6 (37.50%) Linux
5 6 (37.50%) Bash Shell
6 5 (31.25%) Internet
6 5 (31.25%) MS Excel
7 4 (25.00%) MS Office
7 4 (25.00%) DNS
7 4 (25.00%) DHCP
7 4 (25.00%) TCP/IP
7 4 (25.00%) Telecoms
7 4 (25.00%) Windows 7
8 3 (18.75%) Zenoss
8 3 (18.75%) SWIFT
8 3 (18.75%) VLAN
8 3 (18.75%) Finance
8 3 (18.75%) Firewall
8 3 (18.75%) Banking
8 3 (18.75%) JIRA
8 3 (18.75%) IMAP
8 3 (18.75%) Time Management
8 3 (18.75%) Video Conferencing
8 3 (18.75%) PowerShell
8 3 (18.75%) FTP
8 3 (18.75%) PMI
8 3 (18.75%) PMI Certification
8 3 (18.75%) OpenView

IT Support Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the London region that cited IT 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 IT Support Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (18.75%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (31.25%) MS Excel
2 4 (25.00%) MS Office
3 2 (12.50%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Google Apps
2 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (6.25%) Office 365
2 1 (6.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (43.75%) VPN
2 5 (31.25%) Internet
3 4 (25.00%) DHCP
3 4 (25.00%) DNS
3 4 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (18.75%) Firewall
4 3 (18.75%) FTP
4 3 (18.75%) IMAP
4 3 (18.75%) SMTP
4 3 (18.75%) VLAN
5 2 (12.50%) LAN
5 2 (12.50%) VoIP
5 2 (12.50%) WAN
6 1 (6.25%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) JIRA
General
1 4 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (18.75%) Banking
2 3 (18.75%) Finance
3 2 (12.50%) Front Office
4 1 (6.25%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) COM
1 3 (18.75%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) PMI
1 3 (18.75%) SWIFT
1 3 (18.75%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 2 (12.50%) Contract for Difference
2 2 (12.50%) Smartphone
3 1 (6.25%) Blackberry
3 1 (6.25%) Driving Licence
3 1 (6.25%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 15 (93.75%) Windows
2 6 (37.50%) Linux
3 4 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 3 (18.75%) Unix
4 3 (18.75%) Windows XP
5 2 (12.50%) Apple iOS
6 1 (6.25%) Android
6 1 (6.25%) Windows 10
6 1 (6.25%) Windows 8
6 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
6 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) E-Commerce
1 3 (18.75%) ITIL
1 3 (18.75%) Time Management
2 2 (12.50%) Translating Business Requirements
3 1 (6.25%) Email Filtering
3 1 (6.25%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (6.25%) Project Management
3 1 (6.25%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) Bash Shell
2 3 (18.75%) PHP
2 3 (18.75%) PowerShell
2 3 (18.75%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (50.00%) Degree
2 3 (18.75%) PMI Certification
3 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (6.25%) A+ Certification
4 1 (6.25%) MCDST
4 1 (6.25%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (43.75%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) vSphere
2 1 (6.25%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) OpenView
1 3 (18.75%) Zenoss
2 1 (6.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
2 3 (18.75%) HP
2 3 (18.75%) Oracle
3 2 (12.50%) Google
3 2 (12.50%) Symantec
4 1 (6.25%) Apple
4 1 (6.25%) Avaya
4 1 (6.25%) CheckPoint
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco
4 1 (6.25%) Citrix
4 1 (6.25%) Remedy
4 1 (6.25%) ServiceNow
4 1 (6.25%) VMware