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

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Specialist
Rank 502 484 467
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Specialist 127 125 166
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.28% 0.28% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.30% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 113 98 143
Average salary £37,000 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.94% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £29,350 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £42,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-13.09% +20.00%
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
42755 41601 46281
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.55% 93.60% 94.55%
Number of salaries quoted 35687 34959 39975
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 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 2 October 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 2 October 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 -2 38 £48,500 +7.77% 4
Croydon - 4 £29,750 -
Uxbridge - 2 £36,500 -
Wembley - 1 £33,500 -
Beckenham - 1 £35,000 -
Support Specialist
England

Support Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 October 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.

1 152 (59.38%) Windows
2 93 (36.33%) Finance
3 90 (35.16%) SQL
4 63 (24.61%) Microsoft
5 61 (23.83%) Linux
6 58 (22.66%) SQL Server
7 50 (19.53%) Windows 7
8 45 (17.58%) ITIL
9 44 (17.19%) Oracle
9 44 (17.19%) VMware
10 43 (16.80%) MS Office
11 42 (16.41%) MS Excel
11 42 (16.41%) Active Directory
11 42 (16.41%) Citrix
12 38 (14.84%) Banking
12 38 (14.84%) Degree
13 35 (13.67%) Windows Server 2008
14 32 (12.50%) Cisco
15 31 (12.11%) Lotus
15 31 (12.11%) IBM Notes
16 29 (11.33%) SAN
17 28 (10.94%) Red Hat
18 26 (10.16%) Firewall
18 26 (10.16%) Oracle Database
19 25 (9.77%) UNIX
20 23 (8.98%) Windows XP
20 23 (8.98%) Middleware
20 23 (8.98%) VMware Infrastructure
21 22 (8.59%) Analytical Skills
21 22 (8.59%) DNS

Support Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 31 (12.11%) IBM Notes
2 19 (7.42%) BizTalk Server
2 19 (7.42%) WebSphere
3 14 (5.47%) MS Exchange
4 12 (4.69%) WebSphere Process Server
5 11 (4.30%) SharePoint
6 6 (2.34%) IIS
6 6 (2.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 6 (2.34%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (1.95%) Tomcat
7 5 (1.95%) MQSeries
8 4 (1.56%) Apache
8 4 (1.56%) CMS
9 3 (1.17%) Lync
9 3 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (1.17%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.78%) WorkSite
11 1 (0.39%) AquaLogic Service Bus
11 1 (0.39%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 43 (16.80%) MS Office
2 42 (16.41%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.17%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.39%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.39%) InDesign
4 1 (0.39%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (1.95%) Dynamics GP
2 3 (1.17%) SunGard AvantGard
2 3 (1.17%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (1.17%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.39%) HFM
3 1 (0.39%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.39%) SAP HCM
3 1 (0.39%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.95%) SaaS
2 3 (1.17%) Office 365
3 1 (0.39%) IaaS
3 1 (0.39%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (0.39%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.39%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 29 (11.33%) SAN
2 26 (10.16%) Firewall
3 22 (8.59%) DNS
4 19 (7.42%) TCP/IP
5 17 (6.64%) DHCP
5 17 (6.64%) Internet
6 15 (5.86%) LAN
7 13 (5.08%) WAN
8 9 (3.52%) Wireless
8 9 (3.52%) NAS
9 7 (2.73%) ATM
9 7 (2.73%) VPN
10 5 (1.95%) LDAP
10 5 (1.95%) 3G
11 4 (1.56%) SSH
11 4 (1.56%) VoIP
11 4 (1.56%) FTP
12 2 (0.78%) HTTP
12 2 (0.78%) Fibre Channel
12 2 (0.78%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (22.66%) SQL Server
2 26 (10.16%) Oracle Database
3 13 (5.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (4.69%) MySQL
5 11 (4.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (3.52%) Relational Database
7 5 (1.95%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (1.95%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (1.56%) Crystal Reports
9 3 (1.17%) DTS
9 3 (1.17%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (1.17%) Hadoop
9 3 (1.17%) Big Data
9 3 (1.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (0.78%) PowerCenter
10 2 (0.78%) SQL Server 2000
10 2 (0.78%) DB2
11 1 (0.39%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.39%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (1.17%) MSI
2 1 (0.39%) Maven
2 1 (0.39%) Visual Studio
General
1 93 (36.33%) Finance
2 38 (14.84%) Banking
3 12 (4.69%) Legal
4 9 (3.52%) Front Office
5 7 (2.73%) Marketing
6 6 (2.34%) Multimedia
7 4 (1.56%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.56%) Law
8 2 (0.78%) Back Office
8 2 (0.78%) Japanese Language
9 1 (0.39%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.39%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.39%) Electronics
9 1 (0.39%) Publishing
9 1 (0.39%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (8.98%) Middleware
2 12 (4.69%) WebSphere MQ
3 10 (3.91%) HTML
4 8 (3.13%) .NET
4 8 (3.13%) XML
5 7 (2.73%) Web Services
6 6 (2.34%) COM
7 4 (1.56%) XSLT
8 3 (1.17%) LAMP
8 3 (1.17%) FIX Protocol
9 2 (0.78%) Spring
9 2 (0.78%) JSF
9 2 (0.78%) Java EE
9 2 (0.78%) SOAP
10 1 (0.39%) Struts
10 1 (0.39%) CSS
10 1 (0.39%) JSP
10 1 (0.39%) J2EE
10 1 (0.39%) ASP.NET
10 1 (0.39%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (8.59%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (5.08%) SWIFT
3 10 (3.91%) Computer Science
4 8 (3.13%) Blackberry
4 8 (3.13%) Open Source
4 8 (3.13%) Data Integration
4 8 (3.13%) iPhone
5 7 (2.73%) Visualisation
5 7 (2.73%) Replication
6 6 (2.34%) EFT
6 6 (2.34%) Mathematics
6 6 (2.34%) iPad
6 6 (2.34%) Mobile App
7 5 (1.95%) Video Conferencing
7 5 (1.95%) Fixed Income
8 4 (1.56%) Blog
9 3 (1.17%) Physics
9 3 (1.17%) Equities
10 2 (0.78%) Statistics
10 2 (0.78%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 152 (59.38%) Windows
2 61 (23.83%) Linux
3 50 (19.53%) Windows 7
4 35 (13.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 25 (9.77%) UNIX
6 23 (8.98%) Windows XP
7 19 (7.42%) Windows 8
8 18 (7.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 11 (4.30%) Windows Server 2012
10 9 (3.52%) Windows Server 2003
11 8 (3.13%) Mac OS X
12 6 (2.34%) Mac OS
13 5 (1.95%) Apple iOS
13 5 (1.95%) Solaris
14 3 (1.17%) Oracle Linux
15 2 (0.78%) AIX
15 2 (0.78%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (17.58%) ITIL
2 18 (7.03%) Asset Management
3 16 (6.25%) Change Management
4 12 (4.69%) Migration
5 11 (4.30%) Time Management
6 9 (3.52%) Problem Management
6 9 (3.52%) Root Cause Analysis
6 9 (3.52%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (3.52%) Project Management
7 8 (3.13%) Business Continuity
7 8 (3.13%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (2.73%) Digital Marketing
8 7 (2.73%) Incident Management
8 7 (2.73%) Load Balancing
8 7 (2.73%) Service Management
8 7 (2.73%) Service Delivery
9 6 (2.34%) PRINCE2
9 6 (2.34%) Technical Architecture
9 6 (2.34%) Business Development
9 6 (2.34%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 90 (35.16%) SQL
2 16 (6.25%) T-SQL
3 11 (4.30%) PowerShell
4 9 (3.52%) JavaScript
5 8 (3.13%) VBScript
5 8 (3.13%) VB
6 7 (2.73%) ActionScript
6 7 (2.73%) VBA
6 7 (2.73%) Python
6 7 (2.73%) Java
7 3 (1.17%) C#
7 3 (1.17%) Perl
8 2 (0.78%) VB.NET
8 2 (0.78%) Shell Script
8 2 (0.78%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.39%) Ruby
9 1 (0.39%) Korn
9 1 (0.39%) C++
9 1 (0.39%) C-shell
9 1 (0.39%) PHP
Qualifications
1 38 (14.84%) Degree
2 16 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (2.73%) MCSE
3 7 (2.73%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (1.95%) MCP
4 5 (1.95%) A+ Certification
4 5 (1.95%) CCNA
5 4 (1.56%) Security Cleared
5 4 (1.56%) HNC
5 4 (1.56%) HND
5 4 (1.56%) CCNP
5 4 (1.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 3 (1.17%) SC Cleared
6 3 (1.17%) VTSP
6 3 (1.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (0.78%) MCDST
7 2 (0.78%) CCA
7 2 (0.78%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (0.78%) CCEE
7 2 (0.78%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.30%) SLA
2 9 (3.52%) QA
3 5 (1.95%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 42 (16.41%) Active Directory
2 23 (8.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (6.64%) XenServer
4 10 (3.91%) vSphere
4 10 (3.91%) Hyper-V
5 9 (3.52%) VMware ESX
5 9 (3.52%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (1.95%) XenDesktop
7 4 (1.56%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (1.17%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 2 (0.78%) XenApp
9 2 (0.78%) VMware Workstation
9 2 (0.78%) Firmware
10 1 (0.39%) Xen
10 1 (0.39%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 21 (8.20%) Backup Exec
2 17 (6.64%) Norton AntiVirus
2 17 (6.64%) Tivoli
3 15 (5.86%) SCCM
4 9 (3.52%) Tivoli Monitoring
5 5 (1.95%) WSUS
6 3 (1.17%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 3 (1.17%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.78%) SCOM
7 2 (0.78%) Sysprep
8 1 (0.39%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.39%) WMI
8 1 (0.39%) BMC PATROL
8 1 (0.39%) Control-M
Vendors
1 63 (24.61%) Microsoft
2 44 (17.19%) Oracle
2 44 (17.19%) VMware
3 42 (16.41%) Citrix
4 32 (12.50%) Cisco
5 31 (12.11%) Lotus
6 28 (10.94%) Red Hat
7 21 (8.20%) Symantec
8 17 (6.64%) HP
8 17 (6.64%) Juniper
9 16 (6.25%) SAP
9 16 (6.25%) NetApp
10 15 (5.86%) Sophos
11 14 (5.47%) CheckPoint
12 11 (4.30%) Veritas
13 8 (3.13%) Apple
14 7 (2.73%) IBM
15 5 (1.95%) Sybase
15 5 (1.95%) AppSense
15 5 (1.95%) Acronis
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