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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Specialist
Rank 523 485 488
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Specialist 111 121 163
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.24% 0.27% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.29% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 101 96 135
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -17.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +11.11%
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
43006 41638 46964
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.37% 93.52% 94.55%
Number of salaries quoted 35883 35024 40689
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -4 35 £48,500 +10.85% 10
Croydon - 4 £29,750 -
Uxbridge - 2 £36,500 -
Wembley - 1 £33,500 -
Enfield - 1 - -
Support Specialist
England

Support Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 151 (60.40%) Windows
2 94 (37.60%) Finance
3 92 (36.80%) SQL
4 65 (26.00%) Microsoft
5 60 (24.00%) SQL Server
5 60 (24.00%) Linux
6 45 (18.00%) MS Office
6 45 (18.00%) Windows 7
7 44 (17.60%) Oracle
8 41 (16.40%) VMware
9 40 (16.00%) ITIL
9 40 (16.00%) MS Excel
9 40 (16.00%) Degree
10 39 (15.60%) Active Directory
11 37 (14.80%) Citrix
12 36 (14.40%) Banking
13 35 (14.00%) Windows Server 2008
14 30 (12.00%) Cisco
14 30 (12.00%) Lotus
14 30 (12.00%) IBM Notes
15 29 (11.60%) Red Hat
15 29 (11.60%) SAN
16 27 (10.80%) UNIX
17 26 (10.40%) Firewall
17 26 (10.40%) Oracle Database
18 24 (9.60%) Windows XP
19 23 (9.20%) Analytical Skills
20 22 (8.80%) VMware Infrastructure
20 22 (8.80%) Middleware
20 22 (8.80%) DNS

Support Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 30 (12.00%) IBM Notes
2 19 (7.60%) BizTalk Server
3 18 (7.20%) WebSphere
4 12 (4.80%) WebSphere Process Server
5 11 (4.40%) MS Exchange
6 10 (4.00%) SharePoint
7 6 (2.40%) IIS
8 5 (2.00%) Apache
8 5 (2.00%) Tomcat
8 5 (2.00%) MQSeries
8 5 (2.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 5 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (1.60%) CMS
10 3 (1.20%) Lync
10 3 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2007
11 2 (0.80%) WorkSite
11 2 (0.80%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.40%) AquaLogic Service Bus
12 1 (0.40%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 45 (18.00%) MS Office
2 40 (16.00%) MS Excel
3 4 (1.60%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.40%) InDesign
4 1 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.40%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (2.00%) Dynamics GP
2 4 (1.60%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (1.20%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (1.20%) SunGard AvantGard
4 1 (0.40%) Hyperion Planning
4 1 (0.40%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.60%) SaaS
2 3 (1.20%) Office 365
3 1 (0.40%) IaaS
3 1 (0.40%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.40%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 29 (11.60%) SAN
2 26 (10.40%) Firewall
3 22 (8.80%) DNS
4 19 (7.60%) TCP/IP
5 17 (6.80%) DHCP
6 16 (6.40%) LAN
7 15 (6.00%) Internet
8 14 (5.60%) WAN
9 9 (3.60%) NAS
10 8 (3.20%) Wireless
11 7 (2.80%) ATM
11 7 (2.80%) VPN
12 5 (2.00%) LDAP
12 5 (2.00%) VoIP
12 5 (2.00%) 3G
13 4 (1.60%) SSH
14 3 (1.20%) FTP
15 2 (0.80%) HTTP
15 2 (0.80%) Fibre Channel
15 2 (0.80%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (24.00%) SQL Server
2 26 (10.40%) Oracle Database
3 15 (6.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (5.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (4.40%) MySQL
6 9 (3.60%) Relational Database
7 7 (2.80%) Crystal Reports
8 5 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (2.00%) DTS
8 5 (2.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (1.60%) Hadoop
10 3 (1.20%) Big Data
10 3 (1.20%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (0.80%) PowerCenter
11 2 (0.80%) SQL Server 2000
11 2 (0.80%) DB2
12 1 (0.40%) MS Access
12 1 (0.40%) Data Mining
12 1 (0.40%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (1.20%) MSI
2 1 (0.40%) Maven
2 1 (0.40%) Visual Studio
General
1 94 (37.60%) Finance
2 36 (14.40%) Banking
3 12 (4.80%) Legal
4 9 (3.60%) Front Office
5 7 (2.80%) Multimedia
5 7 (2.80%) Marketing
6 4 (1.60%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.60%) Law
7 3 (1.20%) Back Office
8 2 (0.80%) Japanese Language
9 1 (0.40%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.40%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.40%) Electronics
9 1 (0.40%) Publishing
9 1 (0.40%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (8.80%) Middleware
2 12 (4.80%) WebSphere MQ
3 10 (4.00%) HTML
4 8 (3.20%) .NET
5 7 (2.80%) Web Services
5 7 (2.80%) XML
6 6 (2.40%) COM
7 4 (1.60%) LAMP
8 3 (1.20%) XSLT
8 3 (1.20%) FIX Protocol
9 2 (0.80%) SOAP
10 1 (0.40%) CSS
10 1 (0.40%) XML Messaging
10 1 (0.40%) ActiveMQ
10 1 (0.40%) Spring
10 1 (0.40%) JSF
10 1 (0.40%) Java EE
10 1 (0.40%) XHTML
10 1 (0.40%) JMS
10 1 (0.40%) VCL
Miscellaneous
1 23 (9.20%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (5.20%) Computer Science
3 12 (4.80%) SWIFT
4 10 (4.00%) Replication
5 8 (3.20%) Open Source
5 8 (3.20%) Data Integration
6 7 (2.80%) iPhone
6 7 (2.80%) Visualisation
6 7 (2.80%) Mobile App
6 7 (2.80%) Blackberry
7 6 (2.40%) EFT
7 6 (2.40%) Mathematics
7 6 (2.40%) iPad
8 4 (1.60%) Blog
8 4 (1.60%) Fixed Income
9 3 (1.20%) Equities
9 3 (1.20%) Physics
9 3 (1.20%) Video Conferencing
10 2 (0.80%) Credit Risk
10 2 (0.80%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 151 (60.40%) Windows
2 60 (24.00%) Linux
3 45 (18.00%) Windows 7
4 35 (14.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 27 (10.80%) UNIX
6 24 (9.60%) Windows XP
7 19 (7.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 17 (6.80%) Windows 8
9 12 (4.80%) Windows Server 2012
10 10 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
11 7 (2.80%) Solaris
12 6 (2.40%) Mac OS X
13 4 (1.60%) Mac OS
13 4 (1.60%) Apple iOS
13 4 (1.60%) Oracle Linux
14 2 (0.80%) CentOS
14 2 (0.80%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (16.00%) ITIL
2 20 (8.00%) Change Management
3 19 (7.60%) Asset Management
4 12 (4.80%) Time Management
5 11 (4.40%) Migration
6 9 (3.60%) Project Management
6 9 (3.60%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (3.60%) Root Cause Analysis
7 8 (3.20%) Continuous Improvement
7 8 (3.20%) Business Continuity
7 8 (3.20%) Problem Management
8 7 (2.80%) Digital Marketing
8 7 (2.80%) PRINCE2
8 7 (2.80%) Load Balancing
9 6 (2.40%) Analytics
9 6 (2.40%) Performance Tuning
9 6 (2.40%) Service Management
9 6 (2.40%) Incident Management
9 6 (2.40%) Technical Architecture
10 5 (2.00%) Electronic Trading
Programming Languages
1 92 (36.80%) SQL
2 17 (6.80%) T-SQL
3 10 (4.00%) PowerShell
4 9 (3.60%) JavaScript
5 8 (3.20%) VBScript
6 7 (2.80%) VB
6 7 (2.80%) ActionScript
6 7 (2.80%) VBA
6 7 (2.80%) Python
7 6 (2.40%) Java
8 4 (1.60%) Perl
9 2 (0.80%) C#
9 2 (0.80%) VB.NET
9 2 (0.80%) Bash Shell
9 2 (0.80%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.80%) Ruby
10 1 (0.40%) Korn
10 1 (0.40%) C-shell
10 1 (0.40%) C++
10 1 (0.40%) PHP
Qualifications
1 40 (16.00%) Degree
2 17 (6.80%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (2.80%) MCSE
3 7 (2.80%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (2.00%) MCP
4 5 (2.00%) HNC
4 5 (2.00%) HND
4 5 (2.00%) A+ Certification
4 5 (2.00%) CCNA
5 4 (1.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (1.60%) Security Cleared
5 4 (1.60%) VTSP
5 4 (1.60%) CCNP
6 3 (1.20%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.80%) CCEE
7 2 (0.80%) CCIA
7 2 (0.80%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (0.80%) MCDST
7 2 (0.80%) CCA
7 2 (0.80%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.40%) SLA
2 10 (4.00%) QA
3 5 (2.00%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 39 (15.60%) Active Directory
2 22 (8.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (7.20%) XenServer
4 10 (4.00%) vSphere
4 10 (4.00%) Hyper-V
5 9 (3.60%) VMware ESX
5 9 (3.60%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (2.00%) XenDesktop
7 4 (1.60%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (1.20%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 2 (0.80%) VMware Workstation
9 2 (0.80%) XenApp
10 1 (0.40%) Xen
Systems Management
1 22 (8.80%) Backup Exec
2 18 (7.20%) Norton AntiVirus
3 17 (6.80%) Tivoli
4 16 (6.40%) SCCM
5 9 (3.60%) Tivoli Monitoring
6 5 (2.00%) WSUS
7 3 (1.20%) SCOM
7 3 (1.20%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.80%) WMI
8 2 (0.80%) Sysprep
8 2 (0.80%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 2 (0.80%) SCOrch
9 1 (0.40%) BMC PATROL
9 1 (0.40%) Control-M
Vendors
1 65 (26.00%) Microsoft
2 44 (17.60%) Oracle
3 41 (16.40%) VMware
4 37 (14.80%) Citrix
5 30 (12.00%) Cisco
5 30 (12.00%) Lotus
6 29 (11.60%) Red Hat
7 21 (8.40%) Symantec
8 18 (7.20%) Juniper
8 18 (7.20%) HP
9 16 (6.40%) SAP
9 16 (6.40%) Sophos
9 16 (6.40%) NetApp
10 14 (5.60%) CheckPoint
11 12 (4.80%) Veritas
12 8 (3.20%) IBM
13 7 (2.80%) Bloomberg
14 6 (2.40%) Sun
15 5 (2.00%) Sybase
15 5 (2.00%) Reuters
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
North West London
Soundnet Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
MRP Global
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Corporate Package
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ISL
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harris Rubbert Associates
Salary: From £45,000 to £52,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
North West London
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Argus Media
Salary: Competitive salary and benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago
East London
Spring Technology
Salary: £29000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Vertical IT
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Negotiable Depending on Earnings
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
onefinestay
Salary: From £26,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £50000 - £62000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 16 days ago
London, United Kingdom
Tableau Software
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £32000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: Competitive + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £50000.00 - £58000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive benefits + bonus
Posted: 19 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
London
CSC
Salary: From £35 to £50 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £50000.00 - £58000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
East London
Amsys
Salary: £30,000 per annum (negotiable)
Posted: 25 days ago