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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Specialist
Rank 525 545 534
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Specialist 118 102 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.29% 0.24% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.26% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 98 92 72
Average salary £48,500 £40,000 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.25% -13.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £20,475 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £59,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £35,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -10.25%
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
39261 39886 40581
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.71% 95.75% 95.67%
Number of salaries quoted 33887 33811 33189
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 £75,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 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
(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 +72 27 £57,500 +4.54% 5
Hammersmith -3 2 £49,000 +30.66%
Paddington - 2 - -
Enfield +1 1 - -
Docklands, London - 1 £38,750 -
Support Specialist
England

Support Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 83 (38.97%) Windows
2 81 (38.03%) SQL
3 73 (34.27%) Finance
4 57 (26.76%) Unix
4 57 (26.76%) Linux
5 49 (23.00%) Microsoft
6 45 (21.13%) Banking
7 36 (16.90%) Oracle
8 30 (14.08%) VPN
9 29 (13.62%) Active Directory
10 28 (13.15%) ITIL
11 27 (12.68%) MS Office
11 27 (12.68%) Windows 7
12 26 (12.21%) Perl
13 25 (11.74%) Windows Server
14 23 (10.80%) Cisco
15 22 (10.33%) Apple
16 20 (9.39%) Degree
16 20 (9.39%) Equities
16 20 (9.39%) VMware
16 20 (9.39%) Citrix
17 19 (8.92%) Blackberry
17 19 (8.92%) Telecoms
17 19 (8.92%) Hyper-V
18 18 (8.45%) SQL Server
19 17 (7.98%) Eclipse
19 17 (7.98%) Microsoft Certification
19 17 (7.98%) Front Office
19 17 (7.98%) FIX Protocol
19 17 (7.98%) Bash Shell

Support Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 17 (7.98%) Skype for Business
2 13 (6.10%) MS Exchange
3 11 (5.16%) IIS
4 7 (3.29%) Exchange Server 2007
4 7 (3.29%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (2.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 6 (2.82%) Tomcat
6 5 (2.35%) CMS
6 5 (2.35%) WebSphere
7 4 (1.88%) SharePoint
8 3 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.94%) Apache
9 2 (0.94%) JBoss
9 2 (0.94%) OpenStack
9 2 (0.94%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.47%) Confluence
10 1 (0.47%) SAS
Applications
1 27 (12.68%) MS Office
2 13 (6.10%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.94%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.94%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (2.35%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (1.88%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (1.41%) Adaptiv
3 3 (1.41%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.94%) Dynamics GP
4 2 (0.94%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.47%) Bloomberg TOMS
5 1 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.47%) Infor SunSystems
5 1 (0.47%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.47%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.47%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (0.47%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.47%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.47%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.47%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.47%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.29%) Microsoft Azure
1 7 (3.29%) Office 365
2 3 (1.41%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.94%) Google Apps
3 2 (0.94%) SaaS
4 1 (0.47%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 30 (14.08%) VPN
2 13 (6.10%) TCP/IP
3 12 (5.63%) Broadband
3 12 (5.63%) VoIP
4 11 (5.16%) LAN
4 11 (5.16%) WAN
5 10 (4.69%) PCoIP
6 8 (3.76%) Cisco IOS
6 8 (3.76%) CTI
6 8 (3.76%) SAN
7 7 (3.29%) DNS
8 6 (2.82%) Firewall
8 6 (2.82%) VLAN
8 6 (2.82%) Wireless
9 5 (2.35%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (2.35%) Cisco Wireless
9 5 (2.35%) DHCP
9 5 (2.35%) Internet
10 3 (1.41%) Multicast
10 3 (1.41%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (8.45%) SQL Server
2 13 (6.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (3.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (3.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (2.35%) Oracle Database
5 4 (1.88%) Oracle BI EE
5 4 (1.88%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 4 (1.88%) Oracle Discoverer
5 4 (1.88%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (1.41%) IBM InfoSphere
6 3 (1.41%) MySQL
6 3 (1.41%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (1.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.47%) Base SAS
7 1 (0.47%) DB2
7 1 (0.47%) KDB
7 1 (0.47%) MS Access
7 1 (0.47%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.47%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.47%) SAS EBI
Development Applications
1 17 (7.98%) Eclipse
2 4 (1.88%) JIRA
2 4 (1.88%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (0.47%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 73 (34.27%) Finance
2 45 (21.13%) Banking
3 19 (8.92%) Telecoms
4 17 (7.98%) Front Office
5 10 (4.69%) Back Office
6 7 (3.29%) Retail
7 3 (1.41%) French Language
8 2 (0.94%) Electronics
8 2 (0.94%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.94%) Japanese Language
8 2 (0.94%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.47%) German Language
9 1 (0.47%) Legal
9 1 (0.47%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (7.98%) FIX Protocol
2 15 (7.04%) .NET
3 13 (6.10%) XML
4 9 (4.23%) ASP.NET
5 8 (3.76%) Middleware
6 3 (1.41%) COM
6 3 (1.41%) CSS
6 3 (1.41%) Flash
6 3 (1.41%) HTML
6 3 (1.41%) J2EE
6 3 (1.41%) MDX
7 2 (0.94%) Web Services
8 1 (0.47%) Ajax
8 1 (0.47%) JSON
8 1 (0.47%) Murex MxML
8 1 (0.47%) NHibernate
8 1 (0.47%) Oracle Fusion
8 1 (0.47%) Velocity
8 1 (0.47%) WCF
8 1 (0.47%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 20 (9.39%) Equities
2 19 (8.92%) Blackberry
3 14 (6.57%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (6.10%) Computer Science
4 13 (6.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 10 (4.69%) Fat Client
5 10 (4.69%) Thin Client
6 9 (4.23%) Derivative
7 7 (3.29%) Client/Server
7 7 (3.29%) Fintech
7 7 (3.29%) Hedge funds
8 6 (2.82%) Video Conferencing
9 5 (2.35%) Replication
9 5 (2.35%) SWIFT
10 4 (1.88%) iPhone
10 4 (1.88%) Management Information System
11 3 (1.41%) Driving Licence
11 3 (1.41%) Market Risk
11 3 (1.41%) PMI
12 2 (0.94%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 83 (38.97%) Windows
2 57 (26.76%) Linux
2 57 (26.76%) Unix
3 27 (12.68%) Windows 7
4 25 (11.74%) Windows Server
5 17 (7.98%) Apple iOS
6 14 (6.57%) Android
7 12 (5.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 11 (5.16%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (3.29%) Windows 8
10 6 (2.82%) Mac OS X
10 6 (2.82%) Solaris
11 4 (1.88%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (1.88%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (1.41%) CentOS
12 3 (1.41%) Windows XP
13 2 (0.94%) Windows 10
14 1 (0.47%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (13.15%) ITIL
2 15 (7.04%) Electronic Trading
3 14 (6.57%) Incident Management
4 11 (5.16%) Risk Management
4 11 (5.16%) Service Delivery
5 10 (4.69%) Change Management
5 10 (4.69%) Performance Tuning
6 9 (4.23%) Release Management
7 8 (3.76%) Asset Management
7 8 (3.76%) Time Management
8 7 (3.29%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (3.29%) CRM
8 7 (3.29%) Regression Testing
8 7 (3.29%) Software Testing
9 6 (2.82%) Problem Management
9 6 (2.82%) Root Cause Analysis
10 5 (2.35%) E-Commerce
10 5 (2.35%) Project Management
11 4 (1.88%) Business Continuity
11 4 (1.88%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 81 (38.03%) SQL
2 26 (12.21%) Perl
3 17 (7.98%) Bash Shell
4 13 (6.10%) Python
5 10 (4.69%) PowerShell
5 10 (4.69%) Shell Script
6 9 (4.23%) Java
7 5 (2.35%) C#
7 5 (2.35%) JavaScript
8 4 (1.88%) PHP
9 3 (1.41%) T-SQL
9 3 (1.41%) VB
10 1 (0.47%) C
10 1 (0.47%) C++
10 1 (0.47%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.47%) R
10 1 (0.47%) Ruby
10 1 (0.47%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.47%) VBA
Qualifications
1 20 (9.39%) Degree
2 17 (7.98%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (7.51%) Cisco Certification
4 14 (6.57%) CCNA
5 9 (4.23%) MCSE
6 8 (3.76%) CCVP
7 5 (2.35%) A+ Certification
8 4 (1.88%) MCP
9 3 (1.41%) CCNP
9 3 (1.41%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.94%) HND
10 2 (0.94%) MCDST
10 2 (0.94%) MOS
10 2 (0.94%) SC Cleared
10 2 (0.94%) Security Cleared
10 2 (0.94%) VTSP
11 1 (0.47%) HNC
11 1 (0.47%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.47%) MCSA
11 1 (0.47%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.10%) SLA
2 4 (1.88%) QA
3 2 (0.94%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.47%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.47%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.47%) EMIR
4 1 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 29 (13.62%) Active Directory
2 19 (8.92%) Hyper-V
3 11 (5.16%) XenDesktop
4 7 (3.29%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (1.41%) Cronacle
6 2 (0.94%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.94%) XenApp
7 1 (0.47%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.47%) vSphere
7 1 (0.47%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 12 (5.63%) SCCM
2 9 (4.23%) Control-M
3 8 (3.76%) SCOM
4 7 (3.29%) Tivoli
5 5 (2.35%) BMC PATROL
5 5 (2.35%) OpenView
5 5 (2.35%) Oracle ZFS
5 5 (2.35%) Zenoss
6 4 (1.88%) ITRS Geneos
7 3 (1.41%) SCSM
7 3 (1.41%) SCVMM
8 2 (0.94%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 2 (0.94%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.94%) Tivoli Monitoring
9 1 (0.47%) Puppet
9 1 (0.47%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 49 (23.00%) Microsoft
2 36 (16.90%) Oracle
3 23 (10.80%) Cisco
4 22 (10.33%) Apple
5 20 (9.39%) Citrix
5 20 (9.39%) VMware
6 14 (6.57%) Red Hat
7 10 (4.69%) BMC
8 9 (4.23%) Bloomberg
8 9 (4.23%) Sybase
9 8 (3.76%) CyberTech
9 8 (3.76%) HP
9 8 (3.76%) IBM
9 8 (3.76%) Murex
9 8 (3.76%) Sun
9 8 (3.76%) Verint
9 8 (3.76%) Veritas
10 7 (3.29%) Google
10 7 (3.29%) RightFax
10 7 (3.29%) SunGard
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