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

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Specialist
Rank 496 538 515
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -23
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Specialist 136 125 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.30% 0.25% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.27% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 129 92 86
Average salary £37,500 £43,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +9.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,475 £28,500 £29,800
10% offered a salary of more than £62,750 £63,500 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £33,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-17.50% +6.66%
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
41729 46010 42261
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.55% 93.81% 93.89%
Number of salaries quoted 35204 38108 35722
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 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% 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 4 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 4 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
(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 +32 41 £38,750 -14.83% 9
Wembley - 2 £31,000 -
Edgware - 1 £27,500 -
Docklands, London - 1 £60,000 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £60,000 -
Support Specialist
England

Support Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 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.

1 143 (61.37%) Windows
2 65 (27.90%) Finance
3 62 (26.61%) SQL
4 60 (25.75%) Microsoft
5 59 (25.32%) Apple
6 53 (22.75%) MS Office
7 52 (22.32%) VPN
8 51 (21.89%) Apple iOS
9 45 (19.31%) VMware
9 45 (19.31%) Windows 7
10 44 (18.88%) Blackberry
10 44 (18.88%) UNIX
11 35 (15.02%) Linux
11 35 (15.02%) SQL Server
11 35 (15.02%) Active Directory
12 32 (13.73%) MS Excel
13 31 (13.30%) VMware Infrastructure
14 28 (12.02%) Banking
15 27 (11.59%) Telecoms
15 27 (11.59%) DNS
15 27 (11.59%) Citrix
16 26 (11.16%) ITIL
16 26 (11.16%) Windows Server 2008
17 25 (10.73%) Android
17 25 (10.73%) Oracle
17 25 (10.73%) LAN
17 25 (10.73%) Cisco
18 24 (10.30%) Degree
18 24 (10.30%) Computer Science
18 24 (10.30%) WAN

Support Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 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 14 (6.01%) MS Exchange
2 11 (4.72%) Confluence
2 11 (4.72%) IBM Notes
2 11 (4.72%) WebSphere
3 7 (3.00%) WebLogic
3 7 (3.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 7 (3.00%) BizTalk Server
3 7 (3.00%) WebSphere Process Server
4 5 (2.15%) SharePoint
5 4 (1.72%) IIS
6 3 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (1.29%) WorkSite
7 2 (0.86%) Oracle Coherence
8 1 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.43%) Oracle Service Bus
8 1 (0.43%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.43%) Lync
8 1 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.43%) Alfresco
8 1 (0.43%) Apache
Applications
1 53 (22.75%) MS Office
2 32 (13.73%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.86%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.43%) InCopy
4 1 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.86%) Agresso
2 1 (0.43%) ION MarketView
2 1 (0.43%) Endur
2 1 (0.43%) Hyperion Enterprise
2 1 (0.43%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.58%) SaaS
2 3 (1.29%) Office 365
2 3 (1.29%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.43%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 52 (22.32%) VPN
2 27 (11.59%) DNS
3 25 (10.73%) LAN
4 24 (10.30%) WAN
5 21 (9.01%) TCP/IP
6 19 (8.15%) Firewall
7 18 (7.73%) DHCP
8 16 (6.87%) Wi-Fi
8 16 (6.87%) VoIP
9 15 (6.44%) VLAN
10 14 (6.01%) SAN
11 13 (5.58%) Broadband
12 8 (3.43%) FTP
13 7 (3.00%) Wireless
14 6 (2.58%) SSH
14 6 (2.58%) NAS
15 5 (2.15%) 3G
16 4 (1.72%) LDAP
17 3 (1.29%) Internet
18 1 (0.43%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (15.02%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (1.29%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.86%) IDOL
4 2 (0.86%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (0.86%) MySQL
4 2 (0.86%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.43%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (0.43%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.43%) PowerCenter
5 1 (0.43%) EDRMS
5 1 (0.43%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (4.72%) Visual Studio
1 11 (4.72%) JIRA
2 2 (0.86%) Maven
2 2 (0.86%) Ant
2 2 (0.86%) JConsole
3 1 (0.43%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.43%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.43%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.43%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (0.43%) Xcode
General
1 65 (27.90%) Finance
2 28 (12.02%) Banking
3 27 (11.59%) Telecoms
4 21 (9.01%) Front Office
5 20 (8.58%) Retail
6 7 (3.00%) Investment Banking
7 6 (2.58%) Law
8 4 (1.72%) Legal
9 2 (0.86%) Publishing
10 1 (0.43%) Marketing
10 1 (0.43%) German Language
10 1 (0.43%) Back Office
10 1 (0.43%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (8.15%) .NET
2 17 (7.30%) FIX Protocol
3 14 (6.01%) ASP.NET
4 13 (5.58%) XML
5 8 (3.43%) Application Packaging
6 5 (2.15%) HTML
6 5 (2.15%) SOAP
7 3 (1.29%) WebSphere MQ
7 3 (1.29%) Middleware
7 3 (1.29%) Spring
7 3 (1.29%) .NET Framework
8 2 (0.86%) SAP Basis
8 2 (0.86%) Ajax
8 2 (0.86%) X-Windows
8 2 (0.86%) JMS
8 2 (0.86%) XSLT
8 2 (0.86%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 1 (0.43%) ASP.NET 2.0
9 1 (0.43%) ODBC
9 1 (0.43%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 44 (18.88%) Blackberry
2 24 (10.30%) Computer Science
3 15 (6.44%) Client/Server
3 15 (6.44%) Video Conferencing
4 13 (5.58%) EPoS
5 9 (3.86%) iPhone
5 9 (3.86%) Derivative
6 8 (3.43%) Fixed Income
6 8 (3.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 7 (3.00%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (3.00%) Equities
8 6 (2.58%) SWIFT
8 6 (2.58%) iPad
8 6 (2.58%) Hedge funds
9 4 (1.72%) HACMP
9 4 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (1.72%) Eurex
10 2 (0.86%) Clustering
10 2 (0.86%) Replication
10 2 (0.86%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 143 (61.37%) Windows
2 51 (21.89%) Apple iOS
3 45 (19.31%) Windows 7
4 44 (18.88%) UNIX
5 35 (15.02%) Linux
6 26 (11.16%) Windows Server 2008
7 25 (10.73%) Android
8 17 (7.30%) Windows Server 2012
9 14 (6.01%) Windows XP
9 14 (6.01%) Mac OS X
10 13 (5.58%) Windows Server 2003
11 10 (4.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (2.15%) CentOS
12 5 (2.15%) AIX
12 5 (2.15%) Solaris
13 4 (1.72%) Windows 8
14 2 (0.86%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.86%) Windows 2000 Server
15 1 (0.43%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (11.16%) ITIL
2 19 (8.15%) Project Management
2 19 (8.15%) Asset Management
3 18 (7.73%) Time Management
4 10 (4.29%) Software Testing
5 9 (3.86%) Configuration Management
6 8 (3.43%) Change Management
6 8 (3.43%) Incident Management
6 8 (3.43%) Root Cause Analysis
6 8 (3.43%) Problem Management
7 7 (3.00%) Electronic Trading
8 6 (2.58%) Change Control
9 5 (2.15%) Investment Management
9 5 (2.15%) Service Delivery
10 4 (1.72%) Service Management
10 4 (1.72%) Kalman Filter
11 3 (1.29%) Low Latency
11 3 (1.29%) Analytics
11 3 (1.29%) Network Management
11 3 (1.29%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 62 (26.61%) SQL
2 19 (8.15%) Java
3 18 (7.73%) C#
4 10 (4.29%) VBA
5 9 (3.86%) Perl
6 8 (3.43%) Python
6 8 (3.43%) Bash Shell
7 6 (2.58%) Korn
7 6 (2.58%) JavaScript
8 5 (2.15%) Shell Script
9 4 (1.72%) C++
10 2 (0.86%) PHP
10 2 (0.86%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.43%) VB
11 1 (0.43%) ActionScript
11 1 (0.43%) C
11 1 (0.43%) Ruby
11 1 (0.43%) VB6
Qualifications
1 24 (10.30%) Degree
2 16 (6.87%) MCSE
2 16 (6.87%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (6.01%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (3.86%) MCP
4 9 (3.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 7 (3.00%) VCP5
5 7 (3.00%) CCNP
5 7 (3.00%) CCNA
6 6 (2.58%) A+ Certification
7 4 (1.72%) MCITP
7 4 (1.72%) MCTS
8 2 (0.86%) MOS
8 2 (0.86%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.86%) Security Cleared
9 1 (0.43%) PMP
9 1 (0.43%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (6.87%) SLA
2 1 (0.43%) PMBOK
2 1 (0.43%) QA
System Software
1 35 (15.02%) Active Directory
2 31 (13.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (3.86%) XenServer
4 7 (3.00%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (3.00%) Hyper-V
5 6 (2.58%) VMware ESX
5 6 (2.58%) vSphere
6 4 (1.72%) NFS
6 4 (1.72%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 4 (1.72%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 3 (1.29%) XenApp
8 2 (0.86%) VMware Workstation
8 2 (0.86%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.86%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.43%) Docker
9 1 (0.43%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 15 (6.44%) Backup Exec
2 11 (4.72%) Norton AntiVirus
3 9 (3.86%) SCCM
4 5 (2.15%) Sysprep
4 5 (2.15%) Puppet
5 4 (1.72%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (1.29%) WSUS
7 2 (0.86%) Casper Suite
8 1 (0.43%) Mesos
8 1 (0.43%) Ansible
8 1 (0.43%) ITRS Geneos
8 1 (0.43%) Dollar Universe
8 1 (0.43%) Nagios
8 1 (0.43%) Control-M
Vendors
1 60 (25.75%) Microsoft
2 59 (25.32%) Apple
3 45 (19.31%) VMware
4 27 (11.59%) Citrix
5 25 (10.73%) Oracle
5 25 (10.73%) Cisco
6 21 (9.01%) Symantec
7 20 (8.58%) HP
8 13 (5.58%) Bloomberg
8 13 (5.58%) Avaya
8 13 (5.58%) Juniper
9 11 (4.72%) Red Hat
9 11 (4.72%) Lotus
10 10 (4.29%) CheckPoint
10 10 (4.29%) NetApp
10 10 (4.29%) EMC
11 9 (3.86%) Altiris
12 6 (2.58%) Veritas
13 5 (2.15%) Dell
13 5 (2.15%) IBM
Central London / West End
Edison Hill Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum plus benefits.
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Refreshing Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + huge bens and staff discount
Posted: 4 days ago
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30054.00 - £34467.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £30000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Mason Frank
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
City, Edinburgh
Start Your New Career Ltd
Posted: 21 days ago
City, Edinburgh
Start Your New Career Ltd
Posted: 21 days ago
City, Edinburgh
Start Your New Career Ltd
Posted: 21 days ago
City, Bristol
Start Your New Career Ltd
Posted: 21 days ago
London
Start Your New Career Ltd
Posted: 21 days ago
City, Bristol
Start Your New Career Ltd
Posted: 21 days ago
London
Start Your New Career Ltd
Posted: 21 days ago
City, Bristol
Start Your New Career Ltd
Posted: 21 days ago
London
Start Your New Career Ltd
Posted: 21 days ago
London
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
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