The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the Maidenhead 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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Specialist
Rank - 51 48
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Specialist 0 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidenhead - 0.25% 1.49%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.27% 1.53%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Average salary - £42,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £35,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -7.89%
Support Specialist
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Maidenhead 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
Maidenhead
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
331 373 392
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidenhead 91.94% 94.91% 97.27%
Number of salaries quoted 291 304 256
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +31.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £30,565 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Support Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Maidenhead

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Support Specialist in the job title across the Maidenhead region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Support Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Maidenhead

Support Specialist
Salary Trend in Maidenhead

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Support Specialist across the Maidenhead region.

Support Specialist Salary Trend in Maidenhead

Support Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Maidenhead

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Maidenhead 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 5 (71.43%) Java
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
1 5 (71.43%) Linux
1 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
1 5 (71.43%) NoSQL
1 5 (71.43%) SIEM
1 5 (71.43%) Elasticsearch
1 5 (71.43%) ZeroMQ
1 5 (71.43%) Presales
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server
2 4 (57.14%) Cybersecurity
2 4 (57.14%) Network Security
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 3 (42.86%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (42.86%) CentOS
3 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
4 2 (28.57%) ITIL
4 2 (28.57%) Information Security
4 2 (28.57%) DHCP
4 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
4 2 (28.57%) DNS
4 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
4 2 (28.57%) WebEx
5 1 (14.29%) PMBOK
5 1 (14.29%) SLA
5 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
5 1 (14.29%) SaaS
5 1 (14.29%) Change Control
5 1 (14.29%) Demand Management

Support Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Maidenhead by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Maidenhead 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 5 (71.43%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) Network Security
2 2 (28.57%) DHCP
2 2 (28.57%) DNS
2 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
2 2 (28.57%) WebEx
3 1 (14.29%) Firewall
3 1 (14.29%) Internet
3 1 (14.29%) LAN
3 1 (14.29%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) NoSQL
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 3 (42.86%) Apache Cassandra
General
1 1 (14.29%) Advertising
1 1 (14.29%) Front Office
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) ZeroMQ
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Linux
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server
3 3 (42.86%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Presales
1 5 (71.43%) SIEM
2 4 (57.14%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (28.57%) Information Security
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL
3 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
4 1 (14.29%) Change Control
4 1 (14.29%) CRM
4 1 (14.29%) Demand Management
4 1 (14.29%) Document Management
4 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
4 1 (14.29%) ITSM
4 1 (14.29%) PRINCE
4 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 1 (14.29%) Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
1 1 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (14.29%) PMI Certification
1 1 (14.29%) PMP
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) PMBOK
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Google