The first table below looks at the demand for the Support Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the North West 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 16 April 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 North West region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Specialist
Rank 245 224 236
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Specialist 12 32 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.17% 0.43% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.45% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 11 21 9
Average salary £42,500 £37,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.86% +34.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £32,500 £22,900
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,250
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +6.38%
Job Titles Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6899 7158 6912
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.08% 95.33% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 5593 6013 6113
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Support Specialist
England

Support Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Support Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Support Specialist
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Support Specialist Salary Trend in the North West

Support Specialist
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Support Specialist across the North West region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

Support Specialist Salary Histogram in the North West

Support Specialist
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Support Specialist within the North West region over the 3 months to 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Cheshire +1 7 £42,500 -
Merseyside - 3 £17,000 -
Manchester -18 2 £50,000 +29.87% 1
Support Specialist
England

Support Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 12 (46.15%) Finance
2 9 (34.62%) Microsoft
3 8 (30.77%) MS Exchange
4 6 (23.08%) Banking
4 6 (23.08%) Problem Management
5 5 (19.23%) UNIX
6 4 (15.38%) Windows
6 4 (15.38%) Linux
6 4 (15.38%) Active Directory
6 4 (15.38%) Middleware
6 4 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (15.38%) Blackberry
6 4 (15.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 4 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (15.38%) Infrastructure Management
6 4 (15.38%) Strategic Planning
6 4 (15.38%) Incident Management
7 3 (11.54%) WebSphere
7 3 (11.54%) SAP Implementation
7 3 (11.54%) SAP FI
7 3 (11.54%) Manufacturing
7 3 (11.54%) SAP FI/CO
7 3 (11.54%) General Ledger
7 3 (11.54%) SAP CO
7 3 (11.54%) Tivoli
7 3 (11.54%) MS Office
7 3 (11.54%) SAP
8 2 (7.69%) ITIL
8 2 (7.69%) Java
8 2 (7.69%) SQL

Support Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 8 (30.77%) MS Exchange
2 4 (15.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 4 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (11.54%) WebSphere
4 2 (7.69%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (3.85%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (3.85%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (11.54%) MS Office
2 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (11.54%) SAP FI
1 3 (11.54%) SAP FI/CO
1 3 (11.54%) SAP CO
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) SAN
2 1 (3.85%) Internet
2 1 (3.85%) DHCP
2 1 (3.85%) HTTP
2 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.85%) VPN
2 1 (3.85%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) MS Access
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) DB2
General
1 12 (46.15%) Finance
2 6 (23.08%) Banking
3 3 (11.54%) Manufacturing
3 3 (11.54%) General Ledger
4 2 (7.69%) French Language
5 1 (3.85%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (15.38%) Middleware
2 1 (3.85%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.85%) Fat Client
2 1 (3.85%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 5 (19.23%) UNIX
2 4 (15.38%) Windows
2 4 (15.38%) Linux
3 1 (3.85%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (23.08%) Problem Management
2 4 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (15.38%) Infrastructure Management
2 4 (15.38%) Strategic Planning
2 4 (15.38%) Incident Management
3 3 (11.54%) SAP Implementation
4 2 (7.69%) ITIL
4 2 (7.69%) CRM
4 2 (7.69%) Change Management
4 2 (7.69%) Configuration Management
4 2 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (3.85%) High Availability
5 1 (3.85%) Business Continuity Management
5 1 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (3.85%) Risk Management
5 1 (3.85%) Migration
5 1 (3.85%) Business Continuity
5 1 (3.85%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.69%) Java
1 2 (7.69%) SQL
2 1 (3.85%) Shell Script
2 1 (3.85%) Perl
2 1 (3.85%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (15.38%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.85%) Tivoli Directory Server
3 1 (3.85%) VMware ESX
3 1 (3.85%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) Tivoli
2 1 (3.85%) HP SIM
2 1 (3.85%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 9 (34.62%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.54%) SAP
3 2 (7.69%) Oracle
3 2 (7.69%) VMware
4 1 (3.85%) ProCurve
4 1 (3.85%) HP
4 1 (3.85%) Citrix
4 1 (3.85%) Apple
4 1 (3.85%) Reuters
4 1 (3.85%) Bloomberg
4 1 (3.85%) IBM
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