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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Support Specialist
Rank 614 660 619
Rank change year-on-year
+46 -41
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support Specialist 22 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.050% 0.012% 0.002%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.053% 0.013% 0.002%
Number of salaries quoted 11 6 1
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% +9.09%
UK excluding London average salary £25,500 £22,500 £20,000
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +12.50%
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
41271 44993 41469
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.31% 93.47% 93.48%
Number of salaries quoted 34981 37795 34683
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 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 - 8 £25,500 -
IT Support Specialist
England

IT Support Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 20 (74.07%) Windows
2 11 (40.74%) Windows 7
3 9 (33.33%) Windows 8
4 8 (29.63%) Active Directory
4 8 (29.63%) A+ Certification
4 8 (29.63%) Network+ Certification
5 7 (25.93%) Degree
6 6 (22.22%) Apple iOS
7 5 (18.52%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (18.52%) Google Apps
7 5 (18.52%) Computer Science
7 5 (18.52%) Google
7 5 (18.52%) VoIP
8 4 (14.81%) Apple
8 4 (14.81%) Internet
8 4 (14.81%) Symantec
8 4 (14.81%) Smartphone
8 4 (14.81%) Firewall
8 4 (14.81%) Front Office
9 3 (11.11%) Video Conferencing
9 3 (11.11%) iPhone
9 3 (11.11%) Blackberry
9 3 (11.11%) SQL
9 3 (11.11%) MS Office
9 3 (11.11%) ITIL
9 3 (11.11%) iPad
10 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (7.41%) Android
10 2 (7.41%) Line Management
10 2 (7.41%) ACMT

IT Support Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 2 (7.41%) MS Exchange
1 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (3.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 5 (18.52%) Spreadsheet
2 3 (11.11%) MS Office
3 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (18.52%) Google Apps
2 1 (3.70%) Office 365
2 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (18.52%) VoIP
2 4 (14.81%) Internet
2 4 (14.81%) Firewall
3 2 (7.41%) LAN
4 1 (3.70%) WAN
4 1 (3.70%) VPN
4 1 (3.70%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (3.70%) VLAN
General
1 4 (14.81%) Front Office
2 2 (7.41%) Law
2 2 (7.41%) Legal
3 1 (3.70%) Retail
3 1 (3.70%) Back Office
3 1 (3.70%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Computer Science
2 4 (14.81%) Smartphone
3 3 (11.11%) Blackberry
3 3 (11.11%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (11.11%) iPhone
3 3 (11.11%) iPad
4 1 (3.70%) SecurID
4 1 (3.70%) PDA
4 1 (3.70%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 20 (74.07%) Windows
2 11 (40.74%) Windows 7
3 9 (33.33%) Windows 8
4 6 (22.22%) Apple iOS
5 2 (7.41%) Linux
5 2 (7.41%) Windows XP
5 2 (7.41%) Android
6 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (3.70%) CentOS
6 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (3.70%) VMS
6 1 (3.70%) Mac OS X
6 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (11.11%) ITIL
2 2 (7.41%) Line Management
2 2 (7.41%) Service Delivery
2 2 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (3.70%) Data Management
3 1 (3.70%) Document Management
3 1 (3.70%) Statistical Analysis
3 1 (3.70%) Incident Management
3 1 (3.70%) Problem Management
3 1 (3.70%) Time Management
3 1 (3.70%) Change Control
3 1 (3.70%) Transition Management
3 1 (3.70%) Project Management
3 1 (3.70%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (29.63%) A+ Certification
1 8 (29.63%) Network+ Certification
2 7 (25.93%) Degree
3 2 (7.41%) ACMT
3 2 (7.41%) MCP
4 1 (3.70%) MCSE
4 1 (3.70%) CCNA
4 1 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.70%) MCITP
System Software
1 8 (29.63%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) SCCM
1 1 (3.70%) Casper Suite
Vendors
1 5 (18.52%) Google
2 4 (14.81%) Apple
2 4 (14.81%) Symantec
3 2 (7.41%) VMware
3 2 (7.41%) Red Hat
3 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.70%) Dell
4 1 (3.70%) Citrix
4 1 (3.70%) Interwoven
4 1 (3.70%) Juniper
4 1 (3.70%) Cisco