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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Specialist
Rank 529 550 521
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -29
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Specialist 107 116 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.24% 0.24% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.26% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 88 97 74
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £20,475 £27,500 £29,650
10% offered a salary of more than £60,250 £61,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -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
41271 44993 41469
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.31% 93.47% 93.48%
Number of salaries quoted 34981 37795 34683
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 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +10 20 £47,500 - 3
Brentford - 3 £44,000 -
Docklands, London - 2 £60,000 -
Canary Wharf - 2 £60,000 -
Chiswick - 1 £30,000 -
Support Specialist
England

Support Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 153 (62.96%) Windows
2 69 (28.40%) Microsoft
2 69 (28.40%) Apple
3 67 (27.57%) SQL
4 63 (25.93%) Apple iOS
5 56 (23.05%) VPN
6 54 (22.22%) Windows 7
7 52 (21.40%) MS Office
8 51 (20.99%) Finance
8 51 (20.99%) VMware
9 46 (18.93%) Blackberry
10 41 (16.87%) ITIL
11 40 (16.46%) UNIX
11 40 (16.46%) Linux
12 38 (15.64%) VMware Infrastructure
13 36 (14.81%) Active Directory
14 30 (12.35%) SQL Server
15 29 (11.93%) Android
16 28 (11.52%) MS Excel
17 27 (11.11%) LAN
18 26 (10.70%) Telecoms
18 26 (10.70%) Front Office
18 26 (10.70%) WAN
19 25 (10.29%) Retail
19 25 (10.29%) Time Management
20 24 (9.88%) Windows Server 2008
20 24 (9.88%) Asset Management
20 24 (9.88%) Broadband
21 23 (9.47%) VoIP
21 23 (9.47%) Citrix

Support Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 11 (4.53%) IBM Notes
2 10 (4.12%) WebSphere
3 9 (3.70%) MS Exchange
4 8 (3.29%) Confluence
5 7 (2.88%) SharePoint
5 7 (2.88%) WebSphere Process Server
5 7 (2.88%) BizTalk Server
6 6 (2.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 6 (2.47%) IIS
7 4 (1.65%) Lync
7 4 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (1.23%) WorkSite
8 3 (1.23%) Drupal
9 2 (0.82%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.82%) Oracle Coherence
10 1 (0.41%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.41%) Apache
10 1 (0.41%) FileNet
10 1 (0.41%) CMS
Applications
1 52 (21.40%) MS Office
2 28 (11.52%) MS Excel
3 6 (2.47%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.82%) InDesign
5 1 (0.41%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.41%) InCopy
Business Applications
1 1 (0.41%) Endur
1 1 (0.41%) Hyperion Enterprise
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.06%) SaaS
1 5 (2.06%) Google Apps
2 4 (1.65%) Office 365
2 4 (1.65%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (1.65%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 56 (23.05%) VPN
2 27 (11.11%) LAN
3 26 (10.70%) WAN
4 24 (9.88%) Broadband
5 23 (9.47%) VoIP
6 18 (7.41%) Wi-Fi
6 18 (7.41%) VLAN
7 16 (6.58%) TCP/IP
7 16 (6.58%) DNS
8 15 (6.17%) Wireless
8 15 (6.17%) DHCP
9 12 (4.94%) SAN
9 12 (4.94%) Firewall
10 7 (2.88%) FTP
11 5 (2.06%) SSH
11 5 (2.06%) 3G
11 5 (2.06%) NAS
12 4 (1.65%) Internet
13 2 (0.82%) Ethernet
13 2 (0.82%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (12.35%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (2.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (2.06%) MySQL
4 4 (1.65%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (1.23%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.82%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (0.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (0.82%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (0.82%) IDOL
6 2 (0.82%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.41%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.41%) PowerCenter
7 1 (0.41%) EDRMS
7 1 (0.41%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.41%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (0.41%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.41%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (3.29%) JIRA
2 4 (1.65%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.82%) Ant
3 2 (0.82%) Maven
3 2 (0.82%) JConsole
4 1 (0.41%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.41%) Oracle Forms
General
1 51 (20.99%) Finance
2 26 (10.70%) Front Office
2 26 (10.70%) Telecoms
3 25 (10.29%) Retail
4 19 (7.82%) Banking
5 8 (3.29%) Law
6 7 (2.88%) Legal
7 5 (2.06%) German Language
8 4 (1.65%) Investment Banking
9 3 (1.23%) Spanish Language
9 3 (1.23%) Electronics
9 3 (1.23%) French Language
10 2 (0.82%) Back Office
10 2 (0.82%) Publishing
10 2 (0.82%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.41%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.41%) Games
11 1 (0.41%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (9.47%) FIX Protocol
2 16 (6.58%) .NET
3 15 (6.17%) XML
4 8 (3.29%) ASP.NET
5 7 (2.88%) Middleware
5 7 (2.88%) SAP Basis
6 6 (2.47%) HTML
7 5 (2.06%) SOAP
8 4 (1.65%) CSS
8 4 (1.65%) Rendezvous
8 4 (1.65%) Application Packaging
9 3 (1.23%) Ajax
9 3 (1.23%) jQuery
9 3 (1.23%) X-Windows
9 3 (1.23%) J2EE
10 2 (0.82%) XSLT
10 2 (0.82%) Spring
10 2 (0.82%) JMS
10 2 (0.82%) WebSphere MQ
11 1 (0.41%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 46 (18.93%) Blackberry
2 21 (8.64%) Video Conferencing
3 20 (8.23%) Computer Science
4 18 (7.41%) Client/Server
5 13 (5.35%) EPoS
5 13 (5.35%) Equities
6 11 (4.53%) Fixed Income
7 10 (4.12%) iPhone
7 10 (4.12%) iPad
8 9 (3.70%) Hedge funds
8 9 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (3.29%) Derivative
10 6 (2.47%) Management Information System
10 6 (2.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 5 (2.06%) Replication
12 4 (1.65%) Smartphone
12 4 (1.65%) Eurex
12 4 (1.65%) Enterprise Software
13 3 (1.23%) Fat Client
13 3 (1.23%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 153 (62.96%) Windows
2 63 (25.93%) Apple iOS
3 54 (22.22%) Windows 7
4 40 (16.46%) UNIX
4 40 (16.46%) Linux
5 29 (11.93%) Android
6 24 (9.88%) Windows Server 2008
7 20 (8.23%) Mac OS X
8 18 (7.41%) Windows XP
9 16 (6.58%) Windows Server 2012
10 14 (5.76%) Windows 8
11 10 (4.12%) Windows Server 2003
12 8 (3.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 6 (2.47%) CentOS
14 5 (2.06%) Solaris
15 4 (1.65%) Windows Vista
16 2 (0.82%) AIX
17 1 (0.41%) Ubuntu
17 1 (0.41%) VMS
17 1 (0.41%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (16.87%) ITIL
2 25 (10.29%) Time Management
3 24 (9.88%) Asset Management
4 23 (9.47%) Project Management
5 15 (6.17%) Change Management
5 15 (6.17%) Patch Management
6 14 (5.76%) Problem Management
7 13 (5.35%) Electronic Trading
8 9 (3.70%) Root Cause Analysis
8 9 (3.70%) Incident Management
9 8 (3.29%) Service Management
10 7 (2.88%) Service Delivery
10 7 (2.88%) SDLC
11 6 (2.47%) Change Control
11 6 (2.47%) Business Continuity Planning
11 6 (2.47%) Process Management
11 6 (2.47%) BCP
11 6 (2.47%) Configuration Management
11 6 (2.47%) Business Continuity
12 5 (2.06%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 67 (27.57%) SQL
2 16 (6.58%) Java
3 14 (5.76%) C#
4 9 (3.70%) VBA
5 7 (2.88%) Perl
6 6 (2.47%) JavaScript
6 6 (2.47%) Python
7 5 (2.06%) Shell Script
8 4 (1.65%) PL/SQL
8 4 (1.65%) Bash Shell
9 3 (1.23%) ActionScript
9 3 (1.23%) C++
9 3 (1.23%) PHP
10 2 (0.82%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.82%) Korn
11 1 (0.41%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 20 (8.23%) Degree
2 13 (5.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (5.35%) A+ Certification
3 11 (4.53%) MCSE
4 9 (3.70%) MCP
5 8 (3.29%) Network+ Certification
6 7 (2.88%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (2.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (1.65%) CCNA
9 3 (1.23%) CCNP
9 3 (1.23%) MCITP
9 3 (1.23%) VCP5
10 2 (0.82%) ACMT
10 2 (0.82%) MOS
11 1 (0.41%) SC Cleared
11 1 (0.41%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (6.58%) SLA
2 3 (1.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (1.23%) COBIT
3 2 (0.82%) QA
4 1 (0.41%) PMBOK
System Software
1 38 (15.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 36 (14.81%) Active Directory
3 15 (6.17%) Hyper-V
4 9 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
5 8 (3.29%) XenServer
6 5 (2.06%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 5 (2.06%) vSphere
6 5 (2.06%) NFS
6 5 (2.06%) Samba
6 5 (2.06%) VMware ESX
7 4 (1.65%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (1.23%) Terminal Server
9 2 (0.82%) VMware Workstation
9 2 (0.82%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.41%) Docker
10 1 (0.41%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.41%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 12 (4.94%) Backup Exec
2 11 (4.53%) Norton AntiVirus
3 9 (3.70%) SCCM
3 9 (3.70%) SCOM
4 6 (2.47%) ITRS Geneos
5 5 (2.06%) Sysprep
5 5 (2.06%) Tivoli
5 5 (2.06%) Casper Suite
6 2 (0.82%) WSUS
7 1 (0.41%) Puppet
7 1 (0.41%) SCSM
7 1 (0.41%) Ansible
7 1 (0.41%) Mesos
7 1 (0.41%) Control-M
7 1 (0.41%) Nagios
7 1 (0.41%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.41%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.41%) Dollar Universe
Vendors
1 69 (28.40%) Microsoft
1 69 (28.40%) Apple
2 51 (20.99%) VMware
3 23 (9.47%) Citrix
4 21 (8.64%) Oracle
5 19 (7.82%) Symantec
6 18 (7.41%) HP
7 15 (6.17%) Red Hat
8 14 (5.76%) Avaya
9 11 (4.53%) Cisco
9 11 (4.53%) Bloomberg
9 11 (4.53%) Lotus
10 10 (4.12%) Veritas
11 9 (3.70%) EMC
12 8 (3.29%) NetApp
12 8 (3.29%) CheckPoint
12 8 (3.29%) SAP
12 8 (3.29%) Juniper
13 7 (2.88%) Google
14 6 (2.47%) Altiris
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