The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the Northampton 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 29 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Specialist
Rank 61 60 62
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Specialist 9 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 1.41% 0.24% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.55% 0.24% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 9 1 2
Average salary £22,500 £22,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -47.05%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +8.82%
Support Specialist
Northamptonshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Northampton 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
Northampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
580 414 493
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 91.05% 97.41% 95.91%
Number of salaries quoted 561 358 451
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £51,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Support Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

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

Support Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

Support Specialist
Salary Trend in Northampton

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

Support Specialist Salary Trend in Northampton

Support Specialist
Top 7 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT jobs across the Northampton 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 3 (33.33%) Mentoring
1 3 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (33.33%) Java
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) UNIX
3 1 (11.11%) Eclipse
3 1 (11.11%) hybris

Support Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT jobs across the Northampton 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Eclipse
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (33.33%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) Java
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) hybris