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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Specialist
Rank 500 534 527
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Specialist 117 137 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.27% 0.28% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.30% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 102 105 74
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,475 £28,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £64,400 £56,100
UK excluding London average salary £33,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-12.00% -
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
40032 46094 41422
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.46% 93.82% 93.76%
Number of salaries quoted 33828 38605 34886
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 +21 23 £52,500 +10.52%
Docklands, London - 2 £60,000 -
Canary Wharf - 2 £60,000 -
Wembley -2 1 £25,000 -16.66%
Edgware - 1 £27,500 -
Support Specialist
England

Support Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 156 (63.93%) Windows
2 67 (27.46%) Apple
3 64 (26.23%) Microsoft
4 62 (25.41%) Finance
5 58 (23.77%) SQL
6 57 (23.36%) Apple iOS
7 56 (22.95%) MS Office
8 54 (22.13%) Windows 7
9 53 (21.72%) VPN
10 52 (21.31%) VMware
11 44 (18.03%) Blackberry
12 42 (17.21%) UNIX
13 37 (15.16%) Active Directory
13 37 (15.16%) VMware Infrastructure
14 35 (14.34%) Linux
15 33 (13.52%) ITIL
15 33 (13.52%) SQL Server
16 29 (11.89%) LAN
17 28 (11.48%) WAN
17 28 (11.48%) MS Excel
17 28 (11.48%) Citrix
18 26 (10.66%) Android
18 26 (10.66%) DNS
18 26 (10.66%) Banking
19 25 (10.25%) Telecoms
20 24 (9.84%) Symantec
21 23 (9.43%) Project Management
21 23 (9.43%) HP
21 23 (9.43%) Computer Science
21 23 (9.43%) Asset Management

Support Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (4.92%) IBM Notes
2 10 (4.10%) MS Exchange
2 10 (4.10%) WebSphere
3 9 (3.69%) Confluence
4 8 (3.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 7 (2.87%) WebSphere Process Server
5 7 (2.87%) BizTalk Server
6 6 (2.46%) WebLogic
7 4 (1.64%) IIS
7 4 (1.64%) SharePoint
8 3 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (1.23%) WorkSite
9 2 (0.82%) Oracle Coherence
10 1 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.41%) WebSphere Portal
10 1 (0.41%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.41%) FileNet
10 1 (0.41%) Alfresco
10 1 (0.41%) Documentum
10 1 (0.41%) Apache
Applications
1 56 (22.95%) MS Office
2 28 (11.48%) MS Excel
3 4 (1.64%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.41%) InCopy
4 1 (0.41%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.41%) ION MarketView
1 1 (0.41%) Hyperion Enterprise
1 1 (0.41%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.05%) SaaS
2 4 (1.64%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (1.64%) Google Apps
2 4 (1.64%) Office 365
3 1 (0.41%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 53 (21.72%) VPN
2 29 (11.89%) LAN
3 28 (11.48%) WAN
4 26 (10.66%) DNS
5 22 (9.02%) TCP/IP
6 21 (8.61%) VoIP
7 18 (7.38%) VLAN
7 18 (7.38%) Wi-Fi
7 18 (7.38%) DHCP
8 17 (6.97%) Firewall
9 16 (6.56%) SAN
9 16 (6.56%) Broadband
10 12 (4.92%) Wireless
11 8 (3.28%) FTP
12 6 (2.46%) SSH
12 6 (2.46%) NAS
13 5 (2.05%) 3G
14 4 (1.64%) LDAP
15 3 (1.23%) Internet
16 1 (0.41%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (13.52%) SQL Server
2 9 (3.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (1.23%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.82%) MySQL
4 2 (0.82%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (0.82%) IDOL
5 1 (0.41%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (0.41%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.41%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.41%) EDRMS
5 1 (0.41%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 9 (3.69%) JIRA
1 9 (3.69%) Visual Studio
2 2 (0.82%) Ant
2 2 (0.82%) Maven
2 2 (0.82%) JConsole
3 1 (0.41%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.41%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.41%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (0.41%) Oracle Forms
General
1 62 (25.41%) Finance
2 26 (10.66%) Banking
3 25 (10.25%) Telecoms
4 21 (8.61%) Front Office
5 20 (8.20%) Retail
6 7 (2.87%) Law
6 7 (2.87%) Investment Banking
7 5 (2.05%) Legal
8 3 (1.23%) German Language
9 2 (0.82%) Publishing
9 2 (0.82%) Back Office
9 2 (0.82%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.41%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.41%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (7.79%) FIX Protocol
2 18 (7.38%) .NET
3 12 (4.92%) XML
3 12 (4.92%) ASP.NET
4 8 (3.28%) Application Packaging
5 5 (2.05%) SAP Basis
5 5 (2.05%) SOAP
6 4 (1.64%) HTML
7 3 (1.23%) X-Windows
8 2 (0.82%) WebSphere MQ
8 2 (0.82%) Middleware
8 2 (0.82%) XSLT
8 2 (0.82%) Web Services
8 2 (0.82%) JMS
8 2 (0.82%) Ajax
8 2 (0.82%) Spring
8 2 (0.82%) .NET Framework
8 2 (0.82%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 1 (0.41%) WinForms
9 1 (0.41%) ASP.NET 2.0
Miscellaneous
1 44 (18.03%) Blackberry
2 23 (9.43%) Computer Science
3 20 (8.20%) Video Conferencing
4 18 (7.38%) Client/Server
5 13 (5.33%) EPoS
6 10 (4.10%) iPhone
7 9 (3.69%) iPad
7 9 (3.69%) Hedge funds
8 8 (3.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 8 (3.28%) Fixed Income
9 7 (2.87%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (2.87%) Equities
9 7 (2.87%) Derivative
10 5 (2.05%) SWIFT
11 4 (1.64%) HACMP
11 4 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (1.64%) Eurex
12 3 (1.23%) Mobile Computing
12 3 (1.23%) Fat Client
12 3 (1.23%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 156 (63.93%) Windows
2 57 (23.36%) Apple iOS
3 54 (22.13%) Windows 7
4 42 (17.21%) UNIX
5 35 (14.34%) Linux
6 26 (10.66%) Android
7 23 (9.43%) Windows Server 2008
8 18 (7.38%) Mac OS X
9 15 (6.15%) Windows XP
9 15 (6.15%) Windows Server 2012
10 12 (4.92%) Windows 8
11 11 (4.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 9 (3.69%) Windows Server 2003
13 6 (2.46%) AIX
13 6 (2.46%) CentOS
14 4 (1.64%) Solaris
15 1 (0.41%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.41%) Windows 2000 Server
15 1 (0.41%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.41%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (13.52%) ITIL
2 23 (9.43%) Project Management
2 23 (9.43%) Asset Management
3 22 (9.02%) Time Management
4 15 (6.15%) Patch Management
5 13 (5.33%) Change Management
6 11 (4.51%) SDLC
7 10 (4.10%) Problem Management
8 9 (3.69%) Configuration Management
9 8 (3.28%) Software Testing
9 8 (3.28%) Root Cause Analysis
10 7 (2.87%) Service Management
10 7 (2.87%) Electronic Trading
10 7 (2.87%) Incident Management
11 6 (2.46%) Service Delivery
11 6 (2.46%) Change Control
12 4 (1.64%) Document Management
12 4 (1.64%) Investment Management
12 4 (1.64%) Network Management
12 4 (1.64%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 58 (23.77%) SQL
2 18 (7.38%) C#
2 18 (7.38%) Java
3 10 (4.10%) VBA
4 8 (3.28%) Perl
4 8 (3.28%) Python
4 8 (3.28%) Bash Shell
5 6 (2.46%) Korn
6 5 (2.05%) JavaScript
6 5 (2.05%) Shell Script
7 4 (1.64%) C++
8 1 (0.41%) Ruby
8 1 (0.41%) C
8 1 (0.41%) PHP
8 1 (0.41%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (8.61%) Degree
2 14 (5.74%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (5.33%) A+ Certification
3 13 (5.33%) MCSE
4 11 (4.51%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (3.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 8 (3.28%) MCP
6 8 (3.28%) Network+ Certification
7 6 (2.46%) CCNP
7 6 (2.46%) VCP5
8 5 (2.05%) CCNA
9 4 (1.64%) MCITP
10 2 (0.82%) MOS
10 2 (0.82%) ACMT
11 1 (0.41%) SC Cleared
11 1 (0.41%) Security Cleared
11 1 (0.41%) MCTS
11 1 (0.41%) PMP
11 1 (0.41%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (6.97%) SLA
2 3 (1.23%) COBIT
2 3 (1.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.41%) PMBOK
3 1 (0.41%) QA
System Software
1 37 (15.16%) Active Directory
1 37 (15.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (4.92%) Hyper-V
3 9 (3.69%) XenServer
4 8 (3.28%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (2.46%) VMware ESX
5 6 (2.46%) vSphere
6 4 (1.64%) NFS
6 4 (1.64%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 4 (1.64%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 3 (1.23%) XenApp
7 3 (1.23%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (1.23%) Terminal Server
8 2 (0.82%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.41%) Docker
9 1 (0.41%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 14 (5.74%) Backup Exec
2 12 (4.92%) Norton AntiVirus
3 11 (4.51%) SCCM
4 5 (2.05%) Sysprep
4 5 (2.05%) Puppet
5 4 (1.64%) SCOM
5 4 (1.64%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (1.64%) Casper Suite
6 3 (1.23%) WSUS
7 1 (0.41%) Ansible
7 1 (0.41%) Mesos
7 1 (0.41%) ITRS Geneos
7 1 (0.41%) Dollar Universe
7 1 (0.41%) Control-M
7 1 (0.41%) Nagios
Vendors
1 67 (27.46%) Apple
2 64 (26.23%) Microsoft
3 52 (21.31%) VMware
4 28 (11.48%) Citrix
5 24 (9.84%) Symantec
6 23 (9.43%) HP
7 21 (8.61%) Oracle
7 21 (8.61%) Cisco
8 13 (5.33%) Avaya
8 13 (5.33%) Red Hat
9 12 (4.92%) Lotus
9 12 (4.92%) Bloomberg
10 11 (4.51%) Juniper
10 11 (4.51%) EMC
11 10 (4.10%) NetApp
11 10 (4.10%) CheckPoint
11 10 (4.10%) Altiris
12 8 (3.28%) Veritas
13 6 (2.46%) Sophos
14 5 (2.05%) AppSense
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