The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the London region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Specialist
Rank 530 493 473
Rank change year-on-year
-37 -20
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Specialist 119 98 157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.25% 0.22% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.24% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 98 75 118
Average salary £40,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.25% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,700 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Job Titles Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
44975 41466 48833
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.36% 93.48% 94.53%
Number of salaries quoted 37771 34706 42499
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Support Specialist
England

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 July 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 28 July 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 -9 38 £47,500 +25.00% 7
Uxbridge +8 4 £28,500 -
Wembley - 4 £30,000 -
Croydon - 3 £29,000 -
Enfield - 1 - -
Romford - 1 £27,500 -
Chessington - 1 £29,000 -
Support Specialist
England

Support Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 132 (54.32%) Windows
2 95 (39.09%) SQL
3 86 (35.39%) Finance
4 67 (27.57%) SQL Server
5 64 (26.34%) Microsoft
6 62 (25.51%) Linux
7 53 (21.81%) Oracle
8 40 (16.46%) Degree
9 38 (15.64%) Windows Server 2008
9 38 (15.64%) Banking
10 37 (15.23%) MS Office
11 36 (14.81%) UNIX
12 35 (14.40%) Windows 7
13 31 (12.76%) MS Excel
13 31 (12.76%) Oracle Database
14 28 (11.52%) ITIL
15 25 (10.29%) Active Directory
16 23 (9.47%) VMware
17 22 (9.05%) Cisco
17 22 (9.05%) Red Hat
18 21 (8.64%) T-SQL
18 21 (8.64%) Legal
19 20 (8.23%) Java
20 19 (7.82%) WebSphere
20 19 (7.82%) Computer Science
21 18 (7.41%) HTML
21 18 (7.41%) Solaris
22 17 (7.00%) Change Management
23 16 (6.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
23 16 (6.58%) IBM Notes

Support Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 19 (7.82%) WebSphere
2 16 (6.58%) IBM Notes
2 16 (6.58%) Tomcat
3 15 (6.17%) IIS
4 12 (4.94%) Apache
4 12 (4.94%) BizTalk Server
5 9 (3.70%) SharePoint
6 8 (3.29%) WebSphere Process Server
7 7 (2.88%) MS Exchange
8 6 (2.47%) CMS
9 3 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (1.23%) Lync
9 3 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (1.23%) MQSeries
9 3 (1.23%) WebLogic
9 3 (1.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (0.82%) WorkSite
11 1 (0.41%) GemFire
11 1 (0.41%) AquaLogic Service Bus
11 1 (0.41%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 37 (15.23%) MS Office
2 31 (12.76%) MS Excel
3 5 (2.06%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.23%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (3.70%) SunGard AvantGard
2 5 (2.06%) Dynamics GP
3 4 (1.65%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (1.65%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (1.23%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.41%) Hyperion Planning
5 1 (0.41%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.06%) SaaS
2 3 (1.23%) Office 365
3 1 (0.41%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.41%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (6.58%) LAN
2 15 (6.17%) Internet
3 14 (5.76%) WAN
4 12 (4.94%) SAN
5 10 (4.12%) DNS
6 8 (3.29%) Firewall
7 7 (2.88%) ATM
7 7 (2.88%) TCP/IP
8 6 (2.47%) Wireless
9 5 (2.06%) LDAP
9 5 (2.06%) SMS
9 5 (2.06%) VoIP
9 5 (2.06%) DHCP
10 4 (1.65%) SSH
11 3 (1.23%) VPN
12 2 (0.82%) FTP
12 2 (0.82%) HTTP
13 1 (0.41%) Unified Communications
13 1 (0.41%) NAS
13 1 (0.41%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (27.57%) SQL Server
2 31 (12.76%) Oracle Database
3 16 (6.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 15 (6.17%) Crystal Reports
4 15 (6.17%) MySQL
4 15 (6.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 14 (5.76%) Relational Database
6 11 (4.53%) SQL Server 2008
7 10 (4.12%) SQL Server 2005
8 8 (3.29%) SQL Server 2000
8 8 (3.29%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (2.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 7 (2.88%) DTS
10 6 (2.47%) RDBMS
11 4 (1.65%) Hadoop
12 3 (1.23%) PowerCenter
12 3 (1.23%) DB2
13 2 (0.82%) Oracle OWB
13 2 (0.82%) Essbase
13 2 (0.82%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 3 (1.23%) MSI
2 1 (0.41%) ClearQuest
2 1 (0.41%) ClearCase
2 1 (0.41%) CruiseControl
2 1 (0.41%) Maven
General
1 86 (35.39%) Finance
2 38 (15.64%) Banking
3 21 (8.64%) Legal
4 13 (5.35%) Marketing
5 11 (4.53%) Investment Banking
6 9 (3.70%) Law
7 7 (2.88%) Front Office
8 6 (2.47%) Multimedia
9 5 (2.06%) German Language
9 5 (2.06%) Back Office
10 4 (1.65%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.82%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.82%) Japanese Language
12 1 (0.41%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.41%) Electronics
12 1 (0.41%) Advertising
12 1 (0.41%) Publishing
12 1 (0.41%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (7.41%) HTML
2 15 (6.17%) Middleware
3 13 (5.35%) Web Services
4 12 (4.94%) XML
5 10 (4.12%) WebSphere MQ
5 10 (4.12%) JSP
6 9 (3.70%) SOAP
7 8 (3.29%) .NET
7 8 (3.29%) REST
8 7 (2.88%) J2EE
8 7 (2.88%) JMS
9 6 (2.47%) WPF
10 5 (2.06%) COM
11 4 (1.65%) LAMP
12 3 (1.23%) ASP.NET
13 2 (0.82%) Spring
13 2 (0.82%) JSF
13 2 (0.82%) XSLT
13 2 (0.82%) XHTML
13 2 (0.82%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 19 (7.82%) Computer Science
2 12 (4.94%) Replication
3 10 (4.12%) Open Source
4 8 (3.29%) SWIFT
5 7 (2.88%) Mobile App
5 7 (2.88%) Management Information System
6 6 (2.47%) EFT
6 6 (2.47%) Mathematics
6 6 (2.47%) Hedge funds
7 5 (2.06%) Credit Risk
8 4 (1.65%) Fixed Income
9 3 (1.23%) Market Risk
9 3 (1.23%) Physics
9 3 (1.23%) Equities
10 2 (0.82%) Statistics
10 2 (0.82%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.41%) Mobile Computing
11 1 (0.41%) iPad
11 1 (0.41%) Arduino
11 1 (0.41%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 132 (54.32%) Windows
2 62 (25.51%) Linux
3 38 (15.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 36 (14.81%) UNIX
5 35 (14.40%) Windows 7
6 18 (7.41%) Solaris
7 16 (6.58%) Windows XP
8 15 (6.17%) Windows Server 2003
9 14 (5.76%) Windows 8
9 14 (5.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 11 (4.53%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (1.65%) Windows 2000 Server
11 4 (1.65%) Oracle Linux
12 2 (0.82%) CentOS
12 2 (0.82%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.82%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.41%) VMS
13 1 (0.41%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.41%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (11.52%) ITIL
2 17 (7.00%) Change Management
3 16 (6.58%) Problem Management
4 15 (6.17%) Asset Management
5 14 (5.76%) Time Management
6 10 (4.12%) Migration
7 8 (3.29%) Business Continuity
7 8 (3.29%) Project Management
7 8 (3.29%) Service Management
7 8 (3.29%) Digital Marketing
7 8 (3.29%) Technical Architecture
7 8 (3.29%) Performance Tuning
8 7 (2.88%) Root Cause Analysis
8 7 (2.88%) Electronic Trading
8 7 (2.88%) Incident Management
8 7 (2.88%) CRM
8 7 (2.88%) Disaster Recovery
8 7 (2.88%) Risk Management
9 6 (2.47%) Change Control
10 5 (2.06%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 95 (39.09%) SQL
2 21 (8.64%) T-SQL
3 20 (8.23%) Java
4 16 (6.58%) JavaScript
5 13 (5.35%) PowerShell
6 8 (3.29%) C#
6 8 (3.29%) ActionScript
6 8 (3.29%) VBA
7 7 (2.88%) Perl
8 6 (2.47%) C
8 6 (2.47%) VBScript
9 5 (2.06%) VB
9 5 (2.06%) Python
10 4 (1.65%) Ruby
11 3 (1.23%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.82%) PHP
12 2 (0.82%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.41%) C-shell
13 1 (0.41%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.41%) C++
Qualifications
1 40 (16.46%) Degree
2 14 (5.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (2.47%) MCSE
5 5 (2.06%) MCP
5 5 (2.06%) HNC
5 5 (2.06%) HND
5 5 (2.06%) CCNA
6 4 (1.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (1.65%) CCNP
6 4 (1.65%) A+ Certification
6 4 (1.65%) VTSP
7 3 (1.23%) Security Cleared
8 2 (0.82%) MOS
8 2 (0.82%) MCDST
8 2 (0.82%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.12%) SLA
2 9 (3.70%) QA
3 3 (1.23%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.82%) Data Quality
System Software
1 25 (10.29%) Active Directory
2 12 (4.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (4.12%) XenServer
4 8 (3.29%) Hyper-V
5 3 (1.23%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.82%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.82%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (0.82%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 1 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.41%) vSphere
7 1 (0.41%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 14 (5.76%) SCCM
2 13 (5.35%) Tivoli
3 10 (4.12%) Backup Exec
4 8 (3.29%) Tivoli Monitoring
5 6 (2.47%) Norton AntiVirus
6 5 (2.06%) WSUS
7 3 (1.23%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.82%) WMI
8 2 (0.82%) SCOM
8 2 (0.82%) Sysprep
8 2 (0.82%) SCOrch
9 1 (0.41%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.41%) BMC PATROL
9 1 (0.41%) Control-M
Vendors
1 64 (26.34%) Microsoft
2 53 (21.81%) Oracle
3 23 (9.47%) VMware
4 22 (9.05%) Cisco
4 22 (9.05%) Red Hat
5 16 (6.58%) Lotus
6 14 (5.76%) Citrix
7 13 (5.35%) SAP
8 12 (4.94%) Sophos
9 10 (4.12%) Juniper
9 10 (4.12%) HP
10 9 (3.70%) JBoss
10 9 (3.70%) Reuters
10 9 (3.70%) SunGard
11 8 (3.29%) NetApp
11 8 (3.29%) Veritas
11 8 (3.29%) IBM
11 8 (3.29%) Sybase
12 7 (2.88%) Bloomberg
12 7 (2.88%) Symantec
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