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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Specialist
Rank 518 509 480
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -29
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Specialist 103 107 166
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.22% 0.24% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.25% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 93 84 133
Average salary £35,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.25% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,150 £30,400
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £66,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +4.16%
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
44320 42035 48015
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.40% 93.54% 94.55%
Number of salaries quoted 37021 35268 41723
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 2014. 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 -17 26 £47,500 +11.76% 5
Wembley - 4 £30,000 -
Croydon - 3 £29,000 - 1
Enfield - 1 - -
Romford - 1 £27,500 -
Support Specialist
England

Support Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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.

1 137 (58.55%) Windows
2 95 (40.60%) SQL
3 88 (37.61%) Finance
4 70 (29.91%) SQL Server
5 65 (27.78%) Microsoft
6 60 (25.64%) Linux
7 47 (20.09%) MS Office
8 46 (19.66%) Oracle
9 38 (16.24%) MS Excel
10 36 (15.38%) Active Directory
10 36 (15.38%) Windows 7
11 35 (14.96%) Degree
11 35 (14.96%) ITIL
12 34 (14.53%) VMware
12 34 (14.53%) Windows Server 2008
13 33 (14.10%) UNIX
14 30 (12.82%) Banking
15 29 (12.39%) Cisco
16 28 (11.97%) Oracle Database
17 27 (11.54%) Citrix
18 26 (11.11%) SAN
19 24 (10.26%) Windows XP
20 23 (9.83%) Lotus
20 23 (9.83%) IBM Notes
21 22 (9.40%) Red Hat
22 20 (8.55%) DNS
23 19 (8.12%) T-SQL
23 19 (8.12%) Backup Exec
24 18 (7.69%) Firewall
24 18 (7.69%) Juniper

Support Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 23 (9.83%) IBM Notes
2 13 (5.56%) WebSphere
3 12 (5.13%) BizTalk Server
4 11 (4.70%) IIS
4 11 (4.70%) Tomcat
5 10 (4.27%) Apache
6 9 (3.85%) SharePoint
7 8 (3.42%) WebSphere Process Server
8 7 (2.99%) MS Exchange
9 6 (2.56%) CMS
10 3 (1.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 3 (1.28%) MQSeries
10 3 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2007
10 3 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (1.28%) Lync
11 2 (0.85%) WorkSite
11 2 (0.85%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.43%) AquaLogic Service Bus
12 1 (0.43%) Oracle Service Bus
12 1 (0.43%) GemFire
Applications
1 47 (20.09%) MS Office
2 38 (16.24%) MS Excel
3 5 (2.14%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.85%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.43%) InDesign
5 1 (0.43%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (2.56%) SunGard AvantGard
2 5 (2.14%) Dynamics GP
3 4 (1.71%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (1.28%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.43%) HFM
5 1 (0.43%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.71%) SaaS
2 3 (1.28%) Office 365
3 1 (0.43%) Taleo
3 1 (0.43%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.43%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (11.11%) SAN
2 20 (8.55%) DNS
3 18 (7.69%) Firewall
4 17 (7.26%) TCP/IP
5 16 (6.84%) LAN
6 15 (6.41%) DHCP
7 14 (5.98%) WAN
8 12 (5.13%) Internet
9 9 (3.85%) NAS
10 7 (2.99%) ATM
11 6 (2.56%) Wireless
12 5 (2.14%) LDAP
12 5 (2.14%) VoIP
13 4 (1.71%) SSH
14 3 (1.28%) FTP
14 3 (1.28%) VPN
15 2 (0.85%) NetScaler
15 2 (0.85%) Fibre Channel
15 2 (0.85%) HTTP
16 1 (0.43%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (29.91%) SQL Server
2 28 (11.97%) Oracle Database
3 17 (7.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 15 (6.41%) MySQL
4 15 (6.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (3.85%) Crystal Reports
5 9 (3.85%) Relational Database
6 8 (3.42%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (2.99%) DTS
7 7 (2.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 7 (2.99%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (2.14%) SQL Server 2005
9 4 (1.71%) Hadoop
9 4 (1.71%) SQL Server 2000
10 3 (1.28%) PowerCenter
11 2 (0.85%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 2 (0.85%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (0.85%) DB2
11 2 (0.85%) Oracle OWB
12 1 (0.43%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 3 (1.28%) MSI
2 1 (0.43%) Maven
General
1 88 (37.61%) Finance
2 30 (12.82%) Banking
3 13 (5.56%) Legal
4 9 (3.85%) Marketing
5 7 (2.99%) Front Office
5 7 (2.99%) Multimedia
6 5 (2.14%) Law
7 4 (1.71%) Investment Banking
7 4 (1.71%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.28%) Back Office
9 2 (0.85%) Japanese Language
10 1 (0.43%) Electronics
10 1 (0.43%) Publishing
10 1 (0.43%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.43%) Retail
10 1 (0.43%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.43%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (6.41%) Middleware
2 14 (5.98%) HTML
3 12 (5.13%) XML
4 10 (4.27%) WebSphere MQ
5 8 (3.42%) Web Services
6 7 (2.99%) .NET
7 5 (2.14%) COM
8 4 (1.71%) SOAP
8 4 (1.71%) LAMP
9 3 (1.28%) XSLT
9 3 (1.28%) JMS
9 3 (1.28%) REST
10 2 (0.85%) WPF
10 2 (0.85%) FIX Protocol
10 2 (0.85%) J2EE
10 2 (0.85%) JSP
10 2 (0.85%) ASP.NET
11 1 (0.43%) XML Messaging
11 1 (0.43%) ActiveMQ
11 1 (0.43%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 15 (6.41%) Computer Science
2 12 (5.13%) Replication
3 10 (4.27%) Open Source
4 8 (3.42%) SWIFT
5 7 (2.99%) Mobile App
6 6 (2.56%) Mathematics
6 6 (2.56%) EFT
7 4 (1.71%) Fixed Income
8 3 (1.28%) Equities
8 3 (1.28%) Physics
9 2 (0.85%) Hedge funds
9 2 (0.85%) iPhone
9 2 (0.85%) Market Risk
9 2 (0.85%) Credit Risk
9 2 (0.85%) Statistics
9 2 (0.85%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.43%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.43%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.43%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 137 (58.55%) Windows
2 60 (25.64%) Linux
3 36 (15.38%) Windows 7
4 34 (14.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 33 (14.10%) UNIX
6 24 (10.26%) Windows XP
7 14 (5.98%) Solaris
7 14 (5.98%) Windows 8
8 13 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 11 (4.70%) Windows Server 2012
10 10 (4.27%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (1.71%) Oracle Linux
12 3 (1.28%) Mac OS X
12 3 (1.28%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.85%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.85%) CentOS
14 1 (0.43%) AIX
14 1 (0.43%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (14.96%) ITIL
2 17 (7.26%) Change Management
3 16 (6.84%) Asset Management
4 15 (6.41%) Problem Management
5 11 (4.70%) Time Management
6 9 (3.85%) Migration
6 9 (3.85%) Digital Marketing
7 8 (3.42%) Performance Tuning
7 8 (3.42%) Business Continuity
7 8 (3.42%) Service Management
8 7 (2.99%) Project Management
8 7 (2.99%) Load Balancing
8 7 (2.99%) Incident Management
8 7 (2.99%) Root Cause Analysis
9 6 (2.56%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (2.56%) Electronic Trading
9 6 (2.56%) Technical Architecture
9 6 (2.56%) PRINCE2
9 6 (2.56%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (2.14%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 95 (40.60%) SQL
2 19 (8.12%) T-SQL
3 12 (5.13%) JavaScript
4 11 (4.70%) Java
5 10 (4.27%) PowerShell
6 9 (3.85%) ActionScript
6 9 (3.85%) VBA
7 8 (3.42%) VBScript
8 7 (2.99%) VB
8 7 (2.99%) Perl
9 6 (2.56%) Python
10 4 (1.71%) Ruby
10 4 (1.71%) C#
11 2 (0.85%) PHP
11 2 (0.85%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.85%) C
11 2 (0.85%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.43%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.43%) C++
12 1 (0.43%) Korn
Qualifications
1 35 (14.96%) Degree
2 14 (5.98%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (3.42%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (2.14%) HNC
4 5 (2.14%) HND
4 5 (2.14%) MCP
4 5 (2.14%) MCSE
4 5 (2.14%) A+ Certification
4 5 (2.14%) CCNA
5 4 (1.71%) VTSP
5 4 (1.71%) CCNP
5 4 (1.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (1.28%) Security Cleared
7 2 (0.85%) CCEE
7 2 (0.85%) CCIA
7 2 (0.85%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.85%) MCDST
7 2 (0.85%) CCA
7 2 (0.85%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (0.85%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.70%) SLA
2 8 (3.42%) QA
3 3 (1.28%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.85%) Data Quality
System Software
1 36 (15.38%) Active Directory
2 18 (7.69%) XenServer
3 16 (6.84%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (3.85%) VMware ESX
4 9 (3.85%) vSphere
4 9 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
5 8 (3.42%) Hyper-V
6 5 (2.14%) XenDesktop
7 4 (1.71%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (1.28%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 2 (0.85%) XenApp
9 2 (0.85%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 19 (8.12%) Backup Exec
2 15 (6.41%) SCCM
2 15 (6.41%) Norton AntiVirus
3 14 (5.98%) Tivoli
4 8 (3.42%) Tivoli Monitoring
5 5 (2.14%) WSUS
6 3 (1.28%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.85%) SCOrch
7 2 (0.85%) Sysprep
7 2 (0.85%) SCOM
7 2 (0.85%) WMI
8 1 (0.43%) BMC PATROL
8 1 (0.43%) Control-M
Vendors
1 65 (27.78%) Microsoft
2 46 (19.66%) Oracle
3 34 (14.53%) VMware
4 29 (12.39%) Cisco
5 27 (11.54%) Citrix
6 23 (9.83%) Lotus
7 22 (9.40%) Red Hat
8 18 (7.69%) Juniper
9 17 (7.26%) HP
10 16 (6.84%) Symantec
10 16 (6.84%) NetApp
11 15 (6.41%) SAP
12 14 (5.98%) CheckPoint
13 13 (5.56%) Sophos
14 9 (3.85%) Veritas
15 7 (2.99%) Bloomberg
15 7 (2.99%) IBM
16 6 (2.56%) Adobe
16 6 (2.56%) Sun
16 6 (2.56%) SunGard
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