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 30 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 North West region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Specialist
Rank 233 207 237
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +30
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Specialist 7 38 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.098% 0.52% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.55% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 6 30 11
Average salary £40,250 £35,250 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.18% +17.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,750 £31,100 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,500 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Job Titles Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6783 6860 7214
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.77% 94.75% 96.25%
Number of salaries quoted 5504 5868 6344
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
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 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 30 July 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 30 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
Manchester -11 3 £45,000 +34.32% 2
Cheshire -19 2 £42,500 -
Lancashire 0 1 £25,000 +2.04%
Merseyside -6 1 £38,000 +20.63%
Support Specialist
England

Support Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 9 (36.00%) SQL
2 6 (24.00%) Oracle
2 6 (24.00%) UNIX
2 6 (24.00%) Linux
2 6 (24.00%) Finance
3 5 (20.00%) Windows
3 5 (20.00%) PL/SQL
3 5 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (20.00%) Banking
4 4 (16.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (16.00%) Oracle Database
4 4 (16.00%) Technical Analysis
4 4 (16.00%) PeopleSoft
4 4 (16.00%) Oracle9i Database
4 4 (16.00%) Tuxedo
4 4 (16.00%) SAN
4 4 (16.00%) PeopleTools
4 4 (16.00%) PeopleCode
4 4 (16.00%) Middleware
5 3 (12.00%) Risk Management
5 3 (12.00%) Tivoli
5 3 (12.00%) MS Office
5 3 (12.00%) Java
5 3 (12.00%) TCP/IP
5 3 (12.00%) DNS
5 3 (12.00%) PeopleSoft HRMS
5 3 (12.00%) MS Exchange
5 3 (12.00%) Business Continuity Management
5 3 (12.00%) Problem Management

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 4 (16.00%) Tuxedo
2 3 (12.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (8.00%) WebSphere
4 1 (4.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (4.00%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (4.00%) Apache
4 1 (4.00%) SAS
4 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (4.00%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 5 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (12.00%) MS Office
2 3 (12.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (12.00%) PeopleSoft HRMS
2 1 (4.00%) SAP FI
2 1 (4.00%) SAP CO
2 1 (4.00%) SAP FI/CO
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.00%) SAN
2 3 (12.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (12.00%) DNS
3 2 (8.00%) DHCP
3 2 (8.00%) Firewall
4 1 (4.00%) Internet
4 1 (4.00%) VPN
4 1 (4.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) Oracle Database
1 4 (16.00%) Oracle9i Database
2 2 (8.00%) MS Access
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (16.00%) PeopleTools
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 6 (24.00%) Finance
2 5 (20.00%) Banking
3 2 (8.00%) French Language
3 2 (8.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (4.00%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (4.00%) General Ledger
4 1 (4.00%) Retail
4 1 (4.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (4.00%) LIMS
2 1 (4.00%) EPoS
2 1 (4.00%) Thin Client
2 1 (4.00%) Mobile Computing
2 1 (4.00%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 6 (24.00%) UNIX
1 6 (24.00%) Linux
2 5 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (4.00%) Solaris
3 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (16.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 4 (16.00%) Technical Analysis
2 3 (12.00%) Risk Management
2 3 (12.00%) Business Continuity Management
2 3 (12.00%) Problem Management
2 3 (12.00%) Business Continuity
2 3 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (12.00%) Information Security
3 2 (8.00%) CRM
3 2 (8.00%) Change Management
4 1 (4.00%) Benchmarking
4 1 (4.00%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (4.00%) Validation
4 1 (4.00%) ITIL
4 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (4.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (4.00%) SAP Implementation
4 1 (4.00%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (4.00%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (36.00%) SQL
2 5 (20.00%) PL/SQL
3 4 (16.00%) PeopleCode
4 3 (12.00%) Java
5 1 (4.00%) Shell Script
5 1 (4.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) Degree
2 1 (4.00%) MCSE
2 1 (4.00%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) SLA
1 1 (4.00%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 1 (4.00%) GAMP
1 1 (4.00%) GMP
1 1 (4.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (8.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.00%) Terminal Services
2 1 (4.00%) Tivoli Directory Server
2 1 (4.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.00%) XenApp
2 1 (4.00%) XenServer
2 1 (4.00%) XenDesktop
2 1 (4.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) Tivoli
2 1 (4.00%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 1 (4.00%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 6 (24.00%) Oracle
2 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (16.00%) PeopleSoft
4 3 (12.00%) VMware
5 1 (4.00%) Reuters
5 1 (4.00%) Bloomberg
5 1 (4.00%) Cognizant
5 1 (4.00%) CA
5 1 (4.00%) SAP
5 1 (4.00%) HP
5 1 (4.00%) Citrix
5 1 (4.00%) IBM
5 1 (4.00%) ProCurve
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £22000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Barrow-In-Furness
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago