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

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Specialist
Rank 529 500 486
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Specialist 98 110 157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.21% 0.25% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.26% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 91 86 126
Average salary £37,000 £40,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.50% -15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,250 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +4.16%
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
43846 41812 47867
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.44% 93.48% 94.57%
Number of salaries quoted 36609 35107 41532
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 1 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 1 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
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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 -12 26 £47,500 +17.28% 7
Croydon - 4 £29,750 -
Enfield - 1 - -
Wembley - 1 £33,500 -
Support Specialist
England

Support Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 138 (58.72%) Windows
2 94 (40.00%) SQL
3 90 (38.30%) Finance
4 68 (28.94%) SQL Server
5 61 (25.96%) Microsoft
6 60 (25.53%) Linux
7 45 (19.15%) Oracle
8 44 (18.72%) MS Office
9 38 (16.17%) MS Excel
10 37 (15.74%) Active Directory
10 37 (15.74%) Windows 7
11 36 (15.32%) ITIL
12 35 (14.89%) VMware
12 35 (14.89%) Degree
13 34 (14.47%) Windows Server 2008
14 31 (13.19%) Banking
14 31 (13.19%) UNIX
15 29 (12.34%) Cisco
16 28 (11.91%) Citrix
16 28 (11.91%) Oracle Database
17 27 (11.49%) SAN
18 25 (10.64%) Lotus
18 25 (10.64%) IBM Notes
19 24 (10.21%) Windows XP
19 24 (10.21%) Red Hat
20 20 (8.51%) Firewall
20 20 (8.51%) Backup Exec
20 20 (8.51%) DNS
21 19 (8.09%) T-SQL
22 18 (7.66%) Juniper

Support Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 25 (10.64%) IBM Notes
2 14 (5.96%) BizTalk Server
2 14 (5.96%) WebSphere
3 10 (4.26%) IIS
3 10 (4.26%) Tomcat
3 10 (4.26%) SharePoint
4 9 (3.83%) Apache
4 9 (3.83%) WebSphere Process Server
5 8 (3.40%) MS Exchange
6 4 (1.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 4 (1.70%) CMS
6 4 (1.70%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (1.28%) Lync
7 3 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (1.28%) MQSeries
8 2 (0.85%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.85%) WorkSite
9 1 (0.43%) AquaLogic Service Bus
9 1 (0.43%) Oracle Service Bus
9 1 (0.43%) GemFire
Applications
1 44 (18.72%) MS Office
2 38 (16.17%) MS Excel
3 5 (2.13%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.85%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.43%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.43%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 5 (2.13%) Dynamics GP
1 5 (2.13%) SunGard AvantGard
2 4 (1.70%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (1.28%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.43%) HFM
4 1 (0.43%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.70%) SaaS
2 3 (1.28%) Office 365
3 1 (0.43%) IaaS
3 1 (0.43%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.43%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 27 (11.49%) SAN
2 20 (8.51%) DNS
2 20 (8.51%) Firewall
3 17 (7.23%) TCP/IP
4 16 (6.81%) LAN
5 15 (6.38%) DHCP
6 14 (5.96%) WAN
7 12 (5.11%) Internet
8 9 (3.83%) NAS
9 7 (2.98%) ATM
10 6 (2.55%) Wireless
11 5 (2.13%) VoIP
11 5 (2.13%) LDAP
12 4 (1.70%) VPN
12 4 (1.70%) SSH
13 3 (1.28%) FTP
14 2 (0.85%) HTTP
14 2 (0.85%) 3G
14 2 (0.85%) Fibre Channel
14 2 (0.85%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (28.94%) SQL Server
2 28 (11.91%) Oracle Database
3 17 (7.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 15 (6.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 15 (6.38%) MySQL
5 9 (3.83%) Crystal Reports
5 9 (3.83%) Relational Database
6 7 (2.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 7 (2.98%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (2.98%) DTS
7 6 (2.55%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (2.13%) SQL Server 2005
9 4 (1.70%) Hadoop
9 4 (1.70%) SQL Server 2000
10 2 (0.85%) DB2
10 2 (0.85%) PowerCenter
11 1 (0.43%) Data Mining
11 1 (0.43%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.43%) EDRMS
11 1 (0.43%) FileMaker
Development Applications
1 3 (1.28%) MSI
2 1 (0.43%) Maven
General
1 90 (38.30%) Finance
2 31 (13.19%) Banking
3 13 (5.53%) Legal
4 9 (3.83%) Marketing
5 7 (2.98%) Multimedia
5 7 (2.98%) Front Office
6 4 (1.70%) Law
6 4 (1.70%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.28%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.28%) Back Office
8 2 (0.85%) Japanese Language
9 1 (0.43%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.43%) German Language
9 1 (0.43%) Electronics
9 1 (0.43%) Publishing
9 1 (0.43%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (7.23%) Middleware
2 14 (5.96%) HTML
3 10 (4.26%) WebSphere MQ
4 9 (3.83%) XML
5 8 (3.40%) .NET
5 8 (3.40%) Web Services
6 5 (2.13%) COM
7 4 (1.70%) LAMP
8 3 (1.28%) XSLT
8 3 (1.28%) JMS
8 3 (1.28%) SOAP
9 2 (0.85%) JSP
9 2 (0.85%) J2EE
9 2 (0.85%) ASP.NET
9 2 (0.85%) REST
9 2 (0.85%) FIX Protocol
9 2 (0.85%) WPF
10 1 (0.43%) RESTful
10 1 (0.43%) Murex MxML
10 1 (0.43%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 15 (6.38%) Computer Science
2 12 (5.11%) Replication
3 10 (4.26%) Open Source
4 9 (3.83%) SWIFT
5 7 (2.98%) Mobile App
6 6 (2.55%) EFT
6 6 (2.55%) Mathematics
7 4 (1.70%) Fixed Income
7 4 (1.70%) iPhone
8 3 (1.28%) iPad
8 3 (1.28%) Equities
8 3 (1.28%) Physics
9 2 (0.85%) Credit Risk
9 2 (0.85%) Market Risk
9 2 (0.85%) Statistics
9 2 (0.85%) Blackberry
9 2 (0.85%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.85%) Hedge funds
9 2 (0.85%) Data Integration
9 2 (0.85%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 138 (58.72%) Windows
2 60 (25.53%) Linux
3 37 (15.74%) Windows 7
4 34 (14.47%) Windows Server 2008
5 31 (13.19%) UNIX
6 24 (10.21%) Windows XP
7 14 (5.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 14 (5.96%) Windows 8
8 13 (5.53%) Solaris
9 11 (4.68%) Windows Server 2012
10 10 (4.26%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (1.70%) Mac OS X
11 4 (1.70%) Oracle Linux
12 2 (0.85%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.85%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.85%) CentOS
13 1 (0.43%) VMS
13 1 (0.43%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (15.32%) ITIL
2 18 (7.66%) Change Management
3 17 (7.23%) Asset Management
4 13 (5.53%) Problem Management
5 12 (5.11%) Time Management
6 10 (4.26%) Migration
7 9 (3.83%) Digital Marketing
8 8 (3.40%) Root Cause Analysis
8 8 (3.40%) Performance Tuning
8 8 (3.40%) Project Management
8 8 (3.40%) Business Continuity
9 7 (2.98%) Incident Management
9 7 (2.98%) PRINCE2
9 7 (2.98%) Continuous Improvement
9 7 (2.98%) Load Balancing
10 6 (2.55%) Electronic Trading
10 6 (2.55%) Service Management
10 6 (2.55%) Technical Architecture
11 5 (2.13%) Service Delivery
11 5 (2.13%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 94 (40.00%) SQL
2 19 (8.09%) T-SQL
3 12 (5.11%) JavaScript
4 11 (4.68%) PowerShell
5 10 (4.26%) Java
6 9 (3.83%) ActionScript
7 8 (3.40%) VBScript
8 7 (2.98%) VB
8 7 (2.98%) VBA
9 6 (2.55%) Python
9 6 (2.55%) Perl
10 4 (1.70%) C#
11 3 (1.28%) Ruby
12 2 (0.85%) PHP
12 2 (0.85%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.85%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.43%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.43%) C++
13 1 (0.43%) C
13 1 (0.43%) Korn
Qualifications
1 35 (14.89%) Degree
2 15 (6.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (3.40%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (2.55%) MCSE
5 5 (2.13%) MCP
5 5 (2.13%) HNC
5 5 (2.13%) HND
5 5 (2.13%) A+ Certification
5 5 (2.13%) CCNA
6 4 (1.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (1.70%) Security Cleared
6 4 (1.70%) VTSP
6 4 (1.70%) CCNP
7 3 (1.28%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.85%) CCEE
8 2 (0.85%) CCIA
8 2 (0.85%) MCDST
8 2 (0.85%) CCA
8 2 (0.85%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (0.43%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.68%) SLA
2 8 (3.40%) QA
3 3 (1.28%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.43%) Data Quality
System Software
1 37 (15.74%) Active Directory
2 18 (7.66%) XenServer
3 17 (7.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (3.83%) Hyper-V
4 9 (3.83%) VMware ESX
4 9 (3.83%) vSphere
4 9 (3.83%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (2.13%) XenDesktop
6 4 (1.70%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (1.28%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 2 (0.85%) VMware Workstation
8 2 (0.85%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 20 (8.51%) Backup Exec
2 16 (6.81%) Norton AntiVirus
3 15 (6.38%) Tivoli
3 15 (6.38%) SCCM
4 9 (3.83%) Tivoli Monitoring
5 5 (2.13%) WSUS
6 3 (1.28%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.85%) WMI
7 2 (0.85%) SCOrch
7 2 (0.85%) SCOM
7 2 (0.85%) Sysprep
8 1 (0.43%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 1 (0.43%) BMC PATROL
8 1 (0.43%) Control-M
Vendors
1 61 (25.96%) Microsoft
2 45 (19.15%) Oracle
3 35 (14.89%) VMware
4 29 (12.34%) Cisco
5 28 (11.91%) Citrix
6 25 (10.64%) Lotus
7 24 (10.21%) Red Hat
8 18 (7.66%) Symantec
8 18 (7.66%) Juniper
9 17 (7.23%) HP
10 16 (6.81%) SAP
10 16 (6.81%) NetApp
11 14 (5.96%) Sophos
11 14 (5.96%) CheckPoint
12 10 (4.26%) Veritas
13 7 (2.98%) Bloomberg
13 7 (2.98%) IBM
14 6 (2.55%) Sun
15 5 (2.13%) Sybase
15 5 (2.13%) SunGard
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