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

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Specialist
Rank 524 506 519
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Specialist 94 108 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.23% 0.25% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.27% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 85 73 88
Average salary £42,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £20,475 £27,800 £29,957
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £59,000 £61,100
UK excluding London average salary £36,250 £39,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year
-7.05% +13.04%
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
38247 40284 42737
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.76% 93.87% 94.37%
Number of salaries quoted 32524 32996 36775
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 £77,500 £75,000 £77,500
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 28 January 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 January 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
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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 +5 13 £57,500 +15.00% 1
Wembley -2 2 £40,000 +33.33% 1
Bromley +23 1 £19,000 +8.57%
Enfield +3 1 £30,000 -
Romford -5 1 £27,500 -8.33% 1
Hammersmith - 1 £37,500 -
Support Specialist
England

Support Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 January 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.

1 120 (52.40%) Windows
2 64 (27.95%) Finance
3 58 (25.33%) SQL
4 53 (23.14%) VMware
5 43 (18.78%) Linux
6 41 (17.90%) Microsoft
6 41 (17.90%) Banking
7 40 (17.47%) Active Directory
8 39 (17.03%) Citrix
8 39 (17.03%) MS Excel
9 37 (16.16%) SQL Server
10 36 (15.72%) ITIL
11 35 (15.28%) MS Office
11 35 (15.28%) UNIX
11 35 (15.28%) Cisco
12 33 (14.41%) VMware Infrastructure
12 33 (14.41%) Windows 7
13 32 (13.97%) DNS
14 31 (13.54%) Apple
15 30 (13.10%) TCP/IP
15 30 (13.10%) Oracle
15 30 (13.10%) Firewall
16 28 (12.23%) SAN
17 27 (11.79%) Symantec
18 25 (10.92%) Degree
19 24 (10.48%) DHCP
19 24 (10.48%) Apple iOS
20 22 (9.61%) Backup Exec
21 21 (9.17%) IBM Notes
21 21 (9.17%) Blackberry

Support Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 21 (9.17%) IBM Notes
2 17 (7.42%) MS Exchange
3 10 (4.37%) WebSphere
4 7 (3.06%) Confluence
4 7 (3.06%) BizTalk Server
4 7 (3.06%) SharePoint
5 6 (2.62%) WebLogic
6 5 (2.18%) IIS
6 5 (2.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 5 (2.18%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (1.75%) WebSphere Process Server
8 2 (0.87%) OpenStack
8 2 (0.87%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.87%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.44%) FileNet
9 1 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.44%) Oracle Service Bus
9 1 (0.44%) Lync
9 1 (0.44%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.44%) WorkSite
Applications
1 39 (17.03%) MS Excel
2 35 (15.28%) MS Office
3 2 (0.87%) Stata
3 2 (0.87%) Mathematica
4 1 (0.44%) InDesign
4 1 (0.44%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.44%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.87%) Agresso
1 2 (0.87%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (0.44%) ION MarketView
2 1 (0.44%) SAP HR
2 1 (0.44%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.87%) SaaS
2 1 (0.44%) Office 365
2 1 (0.44%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (0.44%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 32 (13.97%) DNS
2 30 (13.10%) Firewall
2 30 (13.10%) TCP/IP
3 28 (12.23%) SAN
4 24 (10.48%) DHCP
5 18 (7.86%) VPN
6 12 (5.24%) NAS
7 9 (3.93%) Internet
8 8 (3.49%) Wireless
9 6 (2.62%) FTP
10 5 (2.18%) 3G
11 4 (1.75%) LDAP
12 2 (0.87%) LAN
12 2 (0.87%) WAN
13 1 (0.44%) ATM
13 1 (0.44%) HTTP
13 1 (0.44%) SSH
13 1 (0.44%) Wi-Fi
13 1 (0.44%) Fibre Channel
13 1 (0.44%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (16.16%) SQL Server
2 9 (3.93%) Oracle Database
3 7 (3.06%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (1.75%) MySQL
4 4 (1.75%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (1.31%) Big Data
5 3 (1.31%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.44%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 1 (0.44%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.44%) MS Access
7 1 (0.44%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.44%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.44%) FileMaker
7 1 (0.44%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (3.49%) Visual Studio
2 7 (3.06%) JIRA
3 2 (0.87%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.87%) Introscope
3 2 (0.87%) LabVIEW
3 2 (0.87%) Subversion
4 1 (0.44%) Xcode
4 1 (0.44%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.44%) Oracle APEX
General
1 64 (27.95%) Finance
2 41 (17.90%) Banking
3 20 (8.73%) Front Office
4 14 (6.11%) Telecoms
5 6 (2.62%) Back Office
6 5 (2.18%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.31%) Law
7 3 (1.31%) Retail
8 2 (0.87%) Multimedia
8 2 (0.87%) General Ledger
8 2 (0.87%) Marketing
8 2 (0.87%) Publishing
9 1 (0.44%) Billing
9 1 (0.44%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (8.30%) .NET
2 12 (5.24%) Middleware
3 10 (4.37%) ASP.NET
4 7 (3.06%) FIX Protocol
5 5 (2.18%) XML
6 4 (1.75%) .NET Framework
6 4 (1.75%) Application Packaging
7 3 (1.31%) HTML
7 3 (1.31%) WebSphere MQ
7 3 (1.31%) XSLT
8 2 (0.87%) COM
8 2 (0.87%) Spring
8 2 (0.87%) Ajax
8 2 (0.87%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 1 (0.44%) WebSphere Message Broker
9 1 (0.44%) ASP.NET 2.0
9 1 (0.44%) JSF
9 1 (0.44%) Java EE
9 1 (0.44%) Hibernate
9 1 (0.44%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 21 (9.17%) Blackberry
2 11 (4.80%) iPhone
3 10 (4.37%) SWIFT
4 9 (3.93%) Computer Science
5 8 (3.49%) Data Integration
5 8 (3.49%) Visualisation
5 8 (3.49%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (2.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 5 (2.18%) Fixed Income
7 5 (2.18%) iPad
8 4 (1.75%) Video Conferencing
8 4 (1.75%) HACMP
8 4 (1.75%) Blog
8 4 (1.75%) Derivative
9 2 (0.87%) IPTV
9 2 (0.87%) Market Risk
9 2 (0.87%) FMCG
9 2 (0.87%) Clustering
9 2 (0.87%) Video on Demand
9 2 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 120 (52.40%) Windows
2 43 (18.78%) Linux
3 35 (15.28%) UNIX
4 33 (14.41%) Windows 7
5 24 (10.48%) Apple iOS
6 16 (6.99%) Mac OS X
7 13 (5.68%) Windows XP
7 13 (5.68%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (5.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 12 (5.24%) Android
9 9 (3.93%) Mac OS
10 8 (3.49%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (2.62%) Windows 8
11 6 (2.62%) Windows Server 2003
11 6 (2.62%) AIX
11 6 (2.62%) Solaris
12 2 (0.87%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.44%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (15.72%) ITIL
2 19 (8.30%) Asset Management
3 16 (6.99%) Service Delivery
4 10 (4.37%) Change Management
5 7 (3.06%) Configuration Management
5 7 (3.06%) Incident Management
6 6 (2.62%) Software Testing
6 6 (2.62%) Business Continuity
6 6 (2.62%) Investment Management
6 6 (2.62%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (2.62%) DevOps
7 5 (2.18%) Business Continuity Planning
7 5 (2.18%) BCP
7 5 (2.18%) Strategic Planning
8 4 (1.75%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (1.75%) CRM
8 4 (1.75%) Migration
8 4 (1.75%) Kalman Filter
8 4 (1.75%) Mobile Device Management
8 4 (1.75%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 58 (25.33%) SQL
2 13 (5.68%) Java
3 12 (5.24%) C#
4 9 (3.93%) Perl
4 9 (3.93%) Python
4 9 (3.93%) Bash Shell
5 5 (2.18%) PowerShell
6 4 (1.75%) VBA
6 4 (1.75%) Korn
6 4 (1.75%) Shell Script
6 4 (1.75%) T-SQL
6 4 (1.75%) VB
6 4 (1.75%) PL/SQL
6 4 (1.75%) JavaScript
7 3 (1.31%) C++
7 3 (1.31%) C
7 3 (1.31%) VBScript
8 2 (0.87%) VB.NET
8 2 (0.87%) ActionScript
8 2 (0.87%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 25 (10.92%) Degree
2 11 (4.80%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (3.49%) MCSE
3 8 (3.49%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (1.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (1.75%) MCTS
4 4 (1.75%) VCP5
4 4 (1.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 4 (1.75%) CCNP
4 4 (1.75%) CCNA
4 4 (1.75%) MCP
4 4 (1.75%) A+ Certification
5 2 (0.87%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (0.87%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.87%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.87%) Postgraduate
5 2 (0.87%) RHCE
5 2 (0.87%) RHCSA
6 1 (0.44%) MCITP
6 1 (0.44%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.80%) SLA
2 2 (0.87%) ISO 9001
2 2 (0.87%) QA
3 1 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 40 (17.47%) Active Directory
2 33 (14.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (6.11%) vSphere
4 12 (5.24%) VMware ESXi
4 12 (5.24%) XenServer
4 12 (5.24%) VMware ESX
5 10 (4.37%) Hyper-V
6 4 (1.75%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 4 (1.75%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 4 (1.75%) NFS
7 3 (1.31%) XenApp
8 2 (0.87%) Firmware
8 2 (0.87%) KVM
9 1 (0.44%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.44%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 1 (0.44%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.44%) Xen
9 1 (0.44%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 22 (9.61%) Backup Exec
2 19 (8.30%) Norton AntiVirus
3 10 (4.37%) SCCM
4 6 (2.62%) Puppet
5 4 (1.75%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (1.75%) Tivoli
6 3 (1.31%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 2 (0.87%) CA Wily
7 2 (0.87%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 2 (0.87%) SCOM
8 1 (0.44%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.44%) WSUS
8 1 (0.44%) Tivoli Monitoring
8 1 (0.44%) Control-M
8 1 (0.44%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.44%) ITRS Geneos
8 1 (0.44%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 53 (23.14%) VMware
2 41 (17.90%) Microsoft
3 39 (17.03%) Citrix
4 35 (15.28%) Cisco
5 31 (13.54%) Apple
6 30 (13.10%) Oracle
7 27 (11.79%) Symantec
8 21 (9.17%) Lotus
8 21 (9.17%) HP
9 17 (7.42%) Juniper
10 15 (6.55%) NetApp
11 13 (5.68%) CheckPoint
12 11 (4.80%) Veritas
13 9 (3.93%) Red Hat
14 8 (3.49%) Sophos
15 7 (3.06%) Sybase
15 7 (3.06%) IBM
16 6 (2.62%) Sun
17 5 (2.18%) Bloomberg
18 4 (1.75%) Altiris
Wembley, Middlesex
Proteus Europe
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £40000 - £550000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Tiro Partners
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Tyche Consulting Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Commonwealth Secretariat
Salary: From £35,096 to £35,096 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
London
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Pension, Health, Bonus
Posted: 20 days ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £85000 - £95000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 23 days ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £85000 - £95000 per annum + Bonus+ Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago
Romford
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago