The table below looks at the statistics for the 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 Support Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Specialist
Rank 509 548 542
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Specialist 119 129 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.27% 0.26% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.28% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 103 100 60
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +10.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,475 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £65,250 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,750 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-10.27% -2.66%
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
41526 46647 41856
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.32% 93.67% 93.69%
Number of salaries quoted 35200 39201 35196
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +0.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Support Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Support Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in London

Support Specialist
Salary Trend in London

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

Support Specialist Salary Trend in London

Support Specialist
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Support Specialist across the London region over the 3 months to 1 July 2015.

Support Specialist Salary Histogram in London

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 Support Specialist within the London region over the 3 months to 1 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
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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 +15 23 £50,000 +5.26% 5
Brentford - 2 £42,750 -
Docklands, London - 2 £60,000 -
Canary Wharf - 2 £60,000 -
Edgware - 1 £27,500 -
Chiswick - 1 £30,000 -
Support Specialist
England

Support Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT jobs across the London 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.

1 158 (63.20%) Windows
2 70 (28.00%) Apple
3 68 (27.20%) Microsoft
4 67 (26.80%) SQL
5 62 (24.80%) Apple iOS
6 57 (22.80%) MS Office
7 56 (22.40%) Finance
8 55 (22.00%) VPN
9 54 (21.60%) Windows 7
10 52 (20.80%) VMware
11 47 (18.80%) Blackberry
12 40 (16.00%) ITIL
13 39 (15.60%) UNIX
14 38 (15.20%) Active Directory
14 38 (15.20%) VMware Infrastructure
15 37 (14.80%) Linux
16 34 (13.60%) SQL Server
17 30 (12.00%) MS Excel
18 29 (11.60%) Android
19 27 (10.80%) LAN
19 27 (10.80%) Telecoms
20 26 (10.40%) WAN
21 25 (10.00%) Citrix
21 25 (10.00%) Front Office
22 24 (9.60%) Retail
22 24 (9.60%) Time Management
22 24 (9.60%) Windows Server 2008
23 23 (9.20%) Computer Science
23 23 (9.20%) Asset Management
23 23 (9.20%) Project Management

Support Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT jobs across the London 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 12 (4.80%) IBM Notes
2 10 (4.00%) WebSphere
3 9 (3.60%) Confluence
3 9 (3.60%) MS Exchange
4 8 (3.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 7 (2.80%) BizTalk Server
5 7 (2.80%) IIS
5 7 (2.80%) WebSphere Process Server
6 4 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (1.60%) SharePoint
7 3 (1.20%) WebLogic
7 3 (1.20%) WorkSite
8 2 (0.80%) Oracle Coherence
8 2 (0.80%) Lync
9 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.40%) FileNet
9 1 (0.40%) Alfresco
9 1 (0.40%) WebSphere Portal
9 1 (0.40%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.40%) Apache
Applications
1 57 (22.80%) MS Office
2 30 (12.00%) MS Excel
3 6 (2.40%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.40%) InCopy
4 1 (0.40%) InDesign
4 1 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.40%) Endur
1 1 (0.40%) Hyperion Enterprise
1 1 (0.40%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.00%) SaaS
1 5 (2.00%) Google Apps
2 4 (1.60%) Office 365
2 4 (1.60%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.40%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 55 (22.00%) VPN
2 27 (10.80%) LAN
3 26 (10.40%) WAN
4 23 (9.20%) VoIP
5 21 (8.40%) Broadband
5 21 (8.40%) DNS
6 19 (7.60%) TCP/IP
7 18 (7.20%) Wi-Fi
7 18 (7.20%) VLAN
8 17 (6.80%) DHCP
9 15 (6.00%) Firewall
10 14 (5.60%) SAN
11 13 (5.20%) Wireless
12 8 (3.20%) FTP
13 6 (2.40%) SSH
13 6 (2.40%) NAS
14 5 (2.00%) 3G
15 4 (1.60%) Internet
16 2 (0.80%) Ethernet
17 1 (0.40%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (13.60%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.20%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (1.20%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (1.20%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (0.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (0.80%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (0.80%) IDOL
4 2 (0.80%) MySQL
4 2 (0.80%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (0.40%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.40%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.40%) PowerCenter
5 1 (0.40%) EDRMS
5 1 (0.40%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.40%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.40%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 9 (3.60%) JIRA
2 8 (3.20%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.80%) Ant
3 2 (0.80%) Maven
3 2 (0.80%) JConsole
4 1 (0.40%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.40%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.40%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.40%) Jenkins
General
1 56 (22.40%) Finance
2 27 (10.80%) Telecoms
3 25 (10.00%) Front Office
4 24 (9.60%) Retail
5 22 (8.80%) Banking
6 8 (3.20%) Law
7 7 (2.80%) Legal
8 5 (2.00%) German Language
8 5 (2.00%) Investment Banking
9 3 (1.20%) Spanish Language
9 3 (1.20%) French Language
10 2 (0.80%) Multimedia
10 2 (0.80%) Publishing
10 2 (0.80%) Back Office
10 2 (0.80%) Electronics
11 1 (0.40%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.40%) Games
11 1 (0.40%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (8.80%) FIX Protocol
2 18 (7.20%) .NET
3 13 (5.20%) XML
4 11 (4.40%) ASP.NET
5 7 (2.80%) SAP Basis
6 5 (2.00%) SOAP
6 5 (2.00%) Application Packaging
7 4 (1.60%) HTML
8 3 (1.20%) Middleware
8 3 (1.20%) X-Windows
9 2 (0.80%) .NET Framework
9 2 (0.80%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 2 (0.80%) Web Services
9 2 (0.80%) JMS
9 2 (0.80%) WebSphere MQ
9 2 (0.80%) Spring
9 2 (0.80%) Ajax
9 2 (0.80%) XSLT
10 1 (0.40%) ODBC
10 1 (0.40%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 47 (18.80%) Blackberry
2 23 (9.20%) Computer Science
3 21 (8.40%) Video Conferencing
4 18 (7.20%) Client/Server
5 13 (5.20%) EPoS
6 11 (4.40%) iPhone
7 10 (4.00%) iPad
7 10 (4.00%) Fixed Income
8 9 (3.60%) Equities
8 9 (3.60%) Hedge funds
9 8 (3.20%) Derivative
10 7 (2.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 6 (2.40%) Analytical Skills
12 4 (1.60%) Eurex
12 4 (1.60%) Enterprise Software
12 4 (1.60%) Management Information System
12 4 (1.60%) Smartphone
13 3 (1.20%) Thin Client
13 3 (1.20%) Fat Client
13 3 (1.20%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 158 (63.20%) Windows
2 62 (24.80%) Apple iOS
3 54 (21.60%) Windows 7
4 39 (15.60%) UNIX
5 37 (14.80%) Linux
6 29 (11.60%) Android
7 24 (9.60%) Windows Server 2008
8 19 (7.60%) Mac OS X
9 18 (7.20%) Windows XP
10 16 (6.40%) Windows Server 2012
11 13 (5.20%) Windows 8
12 10 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
13 8 (3.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 6 (2.40%) CentOS
15 3 (1.20%) Windows Vista
15 3 (1.20%) Solaris
16 2 (0.80%) AIX
17 1 (0.40%) Ubuntu
17 1 (0.40%) VMS
17 1 (0.40%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (16.00%) ITIL
2 24 (9.60%) Time Management
3 23 (9.20%) Project Management
3 23 (9.20%) Asset Management
4 15 (6.00%) Patch Management
5 14 (5.60%) Change Management
6 10 (4.00%) SDLC
6 10 (4.00%) Problem Management
6 10 (4.00%) Electronic Trading
7 8 (3.20%) Incident Management
7 8 (3.20%) Root Cause Analysis
7 8 (3.20%) Service Management
8 7 (2.80%) Configuration Management
8 7 (2.80%) Software Testing
9 6 (2.40%) Service Delivery
9 6 (2.40%) Change Control
10 4 (1.60%) Network Management
10 4 (1.60%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (1.60%) Workflow
10 4 (1.60%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 67 (26.80%) SQL
2 17 (6.80%) C#
3 15 (6.00%) Java
4 9 (3.60%) VBA
5 5 (2.00%) Shell Script
5 5 (2.00%) Bash Shell
5 5 (2.00%) JavaScript
6 4 (1.60%) Perl
6 4 (1.60%) C++
6 4 (1.60%) Python
7 3 (1.20%) Korn
8 2 (0.80%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.40%) PHP
9 1 (0.40%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.40%) C
9 1 (0.40%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 22 (8.80%) Degree
2 13 (5.20%) A+ Certification
3 12 (4.80%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (4.40%) MCSE
5 10 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (3.60%) MCP
6 9 (3.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 8 (3.20%) Network+ Certification
8 6 (2.40%) CCNP
8 6 (2.40%) VCP5
9 4 (1.60%) CCNA
10 3 (1.20%) MCITP
11 2 (0.80%) ACMT
11 2 (0.80%) MOS
12 1 (0.40%) PMP
12 1 (0.40%) PMI Certification
12 1 (0.40%) SC Cleared
12 1 (0.40%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (6.80%) SLA
2 3 (1.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (1.20%) COBIT
3 2 (0.80%) QA
4 1 (0.40%) PMBOK
System Software
1 38 (15.20%) Active Directory
1 38 (15.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (5.60%) Hyper-V
3 9 (3.60%) XenServer
3 9 (3.60%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (2.40%) vSphere
4 6 (2.40%) VMware ESX
5 4 (1.60%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (1.20%) NFS
6 3 (1.20%) Terminal Server
6 3 (1.20%) Samba
6 3 (1.20%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 2 (0.80%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.40%) XenApp
8 1 (0.40%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.40%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.40%) Docker
Systems Management
1 13 (5.20%) Backup Exec
2 12 (4.80%) Norton AntiVirus
3 11 (4.40%) SCCM
4 8 (3.20%) SCOM
5 5 (2.00%) Sysprep
5 5 (2.00%) Casper Suite
6 3 (1.20%) WSUS
6 3 (1.20%) ITRS Geneos
6 3 (1.20%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.40%) Control-M
7 1 (0.40%) Nagios
7 1 (0.40%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.40%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.40%) Dollar Universe
7 1 (0.40%) SCSM
7 1 (0.40%) Ansible
7 1 (0.40%) Mesos
7 1 (0.40%) Puppet
Vendors
1 70 (28.00%) Apple
2 68 (27.20%) Microsoft
3 52 (20.80%) VMware
4 25 (10.00%) Citrix
5 22 (8.80%) Symantec
6 18 (7.20%) HP
7 17 (6.80%) Oracle
8 16 (6.40%) Cisco
9 14 (5.60%) Red Hat
10 13 (5.20%) Avaya
11 12 (4.80%) Lotus
12 11 (4.40%) Bloomberg
13 10 (4.00%) CheckPoint
13 10 (4.00%) Juniper
14 9 (3.60%) EMC
14 9 (3.60%) NetApp
15 8 (3.20%) Veritas
15 8 (3.20%) SAP
16 7 (2.80%) Altiris
17 6 (2.40%) Google
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