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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Specialist
Rank 554 541 526
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Specialist 68 93 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.15% 0.20% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.21% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 61 86 84
Average salary £42,500 £36,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.05% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,475 £27,500 £29,150
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £66,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- -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
41131 43401 41192
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.17% 93.52% 93.50%
Number of salaries quoted 35099 36258 34578
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 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +12 11 £52,500 +10.52% 5
Brentford - 3 £44,000 -
Chiswick - 1 £30,000 -
Support Specialist
England

Support Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 114 (60.96%) Windows
2 54 (28.88%) Apple
3 53 (28.34%) SQL
4 48 (25.67%) Apple iOS
5 46 (24.60%) Microsoft
6 39 (20.86%) VMware
7 38 (20.32%) Linux
8 34 (18.18%) VPN
8 34 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
8 34 (18.18%) Windows 7
9 32 (17.11%) UNIX
10 30 (16.04%) Finance
11 28 (14.97%) Blackberry
12 27 (14.44%) ITIL
12 27 (14.44%) MS Office
12 27 (14.44%) Android
13 24 (12.83%) Broadband
13 24 (12.83%) Active Directory
13 24 (12.83%) Telecoms
13 24 (12.83%) Front Office
14 23 (12.30%) SQL Server
15 22 (11.76%) Oracle
15 22 (11.76%) MS Excel
16 21 (11.23%) Mac OS X
16 21 (11.23%) Asset Management
16 21 (11.23%) FIX Protocol
17 18 (9.63%) Banking
18 17 (9.09%) Change Management
19 16 (8.56%) Wireless
20 15 (8.02%) Degree

Support Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 8 (4.28%) SharePoint
1 8 (4.28%) WebSphere
2 7 (3.74%) Confluence
2 7 (3.74%) BizTalk Server
2 7 (3.74%) WebSphere Process Server
3 6 (3.21%) MS Exchange
4 5 (2.67%) IIS
5 4 (2.14%) Lync
6 3 (1.60%) Drupal
7 2 (1.07%) Oracle Coherence
7 2 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (1.07%) CMS
8 1 (0.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.53%) FileNet
8 1 (0.53%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.53%) Apache
8 1 (0.53%) Documentum
8 1 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.53%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.53%) WorkSite
Applications
1 27 (14.44%) MS Office
2 22 (11.76%) MS Excel
3 6 (3.21%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (1.07%) InDesign
5 1 (0.53%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.53%) InCopy
Business Applications
1 2 (1.07%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.53%) Endur
2 1 (0.53%) Hyperion Enterprise
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.67%) Google Apps
1 5 (2.67%) Office 365
2 4 (2.14%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (2.14%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (18.18%) VPN
2 24 (12.83%) Broadband
3 16 (8.56%) Wireless
4 10 (5.35%) VoIP
4 10 (5.35%) TCP/IP
5 9 (4.81%) WAN
5 9 (4.81%) LAN
5 9 (4.81%) DNS
5 9 (4.81%) DHCP
6 6 (3.21%) Firewall
7 5 (2.67%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (2.67%) VLAN
7 5 (2.67%) SAN
8 4 (2.14%) Internet
9 2 (1.07%) SMTP
9 2 (1.07%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (1.07%) Ethernet
10 1 (0.53%) FTP
10 1 (0.53%) WebEx
10 1 (0.53%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (12.30%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (3.74%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (2.67%) MySQL
4 4 (2.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (2.14%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (1.60%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.07%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (1.07%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.53%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.53%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.53%) PowerCenter
7 1 (0.53%) EDRMS
7 1 (0.53%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.53%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.53%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.53%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 7 (3.74%) JIRA
2 3 (1.60%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.07%) Ant
3 2 (1.07%) Maven
3 2 (1.07%) JConsole
4 1 (0.53%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.53%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.53%) Eclipse
General
1 30 (16.04%) Finance
2 24 (12.83%) Front Office
2 24 (12.83%) Telecoms
3 18 (9.63%) Banking
4 10 (5.35%) Retail
5 6 (3.21%) Law
6 5 (2.67%) Legal
6 5 (2.67%) German Language
7 3 (1.60%) Spanish Language
7 3 (1.60%) French Language
7 3 (1.60%) Electronics
8 2 (1.07%) Back Office
8 2 (1.07%) Publishing
8 2 (1.07%) Multimedia
8 2 (1.07%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.53%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.53%) Games
9 1 (0.53%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (11.23%) FIX Protocol
2 15 (8.02%) .NET
3 10 (5.35%) XML
4 8 (4.28%) Middleware
5 7 (3.74%) SAP Basis
5 7 (3.74%) ASP.NET
6 4 (2.14%) CSS
6 4 (2.14%) HTML
6 4 (2.14%) Rendezvous
7 3 (1.60%) J2EE
7 3 (1.60%) X-Windows
7 3 (1.60%) jQuery
7 3 (1.60%) Ajax
8 2 (1.07%) Application Packaging
8 2 (1.07%) Spring
8 2 (1.07%) SOAP
8 2 (1.07%) XSLT
9 1 (0.53%) ODBC
9 1 (0.53%) JMS
9 1 (0.53%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 28 (14.97%) Blackberry
2 12 (6.42%) Computer Science
3 10 (5.35%) Equities
4 9 (4.81%) Hedge funds
4 9 (4.81%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (4.28%) Video Conferencing
6 7 (3.74%) Fixed Income
6 7 (3.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 6 (3.21%) Management Information System
7 6 (3.21%) iPhone
8 5 (2.67%) Derivative
8 5 (2.67%) iPad
8 5 (2.67%) Replication
8 5 (2.67%) Client/Server
9 4 (2.14%) Smartphone
10 3 (1.60%) Fat Client
10 3 (1.60%) Thin Client
10 3 (1.60%) Mobile Computing
11 2 (1.07%) Enterprise Software
12 1 (0.53%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 114 (60.96%) Windows
2 48 (25.67%) Apple iOS
3 38 (20.32%) Linux
4 34 (18.18%) Windows 7
5 32 (17.11%) UNIX
6 27 (14.44%) Android
7 21 (11.23%) Mac OS X
8 15 (8.02%) Windows Server 2008
9 13 (6.95%) Windows 8
10 12 (6.42%) Windows Server 2012
10 12 (6.42%) Windows XP
11 8 (4.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 6 (3.21%) Solaris
13 4 (2.14%) Windows Server 2003
13 4 (2.14%) Windows Vista
14 2 (1.07%) CentOS
14 2 (1.07%) AIX
15 1 (0.53%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.53%) VMS
15 1 (0.53%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (14.44%) ITIL
2 21 (11.23%) Asset Management
3 17 (9.09%) Change Management
4 12 (6.42%) Time Management
5 11 (5.88%) Electronic Trading
6 10 (5.35%) Root Cause Analysis
7 9 (4.81%) Project Management
8 8 (4.28%) Service Management
9 7 (3.74%) BCP
9 7 (3.74%) Business Continuity
9 7 (3.74%) Business Continuity Planning
9 7 (3.74%) Patch Management
9 7 (3.74%) Problem Management
10 6 (3.21%) Process Management
10 6 (3.21%) Service Delivery
11 5 (2.67%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (2.67%) Capacity Planning
11 5 (2.67%) SDLC
12 4 (2.14%) Mentoring
12 4 (2.14%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 53 (28.34%) SQL
2 13 (6.95%) C#
2 13 (6.95%) Java
3 8 (4.28%) Perl
3 8 (4.28%) VBA
4 6 (3.21%) Python
4 6 (3.21%) Shell Script
5 4 (2.14%) PL/SQL
5 4 (2.14%) T-SQL
5 4 (2.14%) JavaScript
6 3 (1.60%) C++
6 3 (1.60%) ActionScript
6 3 (1.60%) PHP
6 3 (1.60%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.53%) Ruby
7 1 (0.53%) Korn
Qualifications
1 15 (8.02%) Degree
2 9 (4.81%) A+ Certification
3 8 (4.28%) Network+ Certification
4 5 (2.67%) MCP
5 4 (2.14%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (1.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (1.07%) MOS
7 2 (1.07%) ACMT
8 1 (0.53%) MCSE
8 1 (0.53%) CCNA
8 1 (0.53%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.42%) SLA
2 3 (1.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (1.60%) COBIT
3 2 (1.07%) QA
4 1 (0.53%) PMBOK
System Software
1 34 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (12.83%) Active Directory
3 15 (8.02%) Hyper-V
4 5 (2.67%) Samba
4 5 (2.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 5 (2.67%) NFS
5 4 (2.14%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (2.14%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (1.60%) Terminal Server
7 2 (1.07%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.53%) Docker
8 1 (0.53%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.53%) XenServer
8 1 (0.53%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (4.81%) SCCM
1 9 (4.81%) SCOM
2 8 (4.28%) ITRS Geneos
3 6 (3.21%) Backup Exec
4 5 (2.67%) Casper Suite
4 5 (2.67%) Tivoli
4 5 (2.67%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.53%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.53%) Control-M
5 1 (0.53%) Nagios
5 1 (0.53%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.53%) Dollar Universe
5 1 (0.53%) Sysprep
5 1 (0.53%) Puppet
5 1 (0.53%) WSUS
5 1 (0.53%) SCSM
5 1 (0.53%) Ansible
5 1 (0.53%) Mesos
Vendors
1 54 (28.88%) Apple
2 46 (24.60%) Microsoft
3 39 (20.86%) VMware
4 22 (11.76%) Oracle
5 11 (5.88%) Symantec
5 11 (5.88%) Red Hat
6 10 (5.35%) Veritas
6 10 (5.35%) HP
7 9 (4.81%) SAP
8 8 (4.28%) Cisco
8 8 (4.28%) Google
9 7 (3.74%) Bloomberg
9 7 (3.74%) Citrix
10 6 (3.21%) BMC
10 6 (3.21%) Sun
10 6 (3.21%) SolarWinds
11 5 (2.67%) IBM
11 5 (2.67%) AppSense
12 4 (2.14%) Altiris
12 4 (2.14%) Remedy
London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £18000 - £26000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Premier IT
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £37500 - £55000 per annum + package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Hudson IT
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Hudson IT
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + Dependent on Experience
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £18000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London, London, South East
Alexander Proudfoot
Salary: £23K to £28K, depending on experience
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Central London / West End
Industrial Light & Magic
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
City of London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago