The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the Portsmouth 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 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Specialist
Rank 61 43 53
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Specialist 6 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 1.52% 1.08% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.54% 1.11% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 1
Average salary £43,750 £39,000 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.17% +62.50%
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £39,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +13.04%
Support Specialist
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Portsmouth 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
Portsmouth
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
390 271 294
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 98.73% 97.83% 92.16%
Number of salaries quoted 361 256 279
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Support Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

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

Support Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

Support Specialist
Salary Trend in Portsmouth

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

Support Specialist Salary Trend in Portsmouth

Support Specialist
Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Support Specialist across the Portsmouth region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Support Specialist Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

Support Specialist
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Portsmouth 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 11 (78.57%) Tivoli
1 11 (78.57%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
1 11 (78.57%) Tivoli Configuration Manager
1 11 (78.57%) Tivoli Monitoring
1 11 (78.57%) Tivoli NetView
1 11 (78.57%) HACMP
1 11 (78.57%) Shell Script
1 11 (78.57%) Perl
1 11 (78.57%) Windows
1 11 (78.57%) AIX
2 3 (21.43%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (21.43%) ITIL
2 3 (21.43%) Mitel
2 3 (21.43%) Operations Management

Support Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Portsmouth 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.

Miscellaneous
1 11 (78.57%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 11 (78.57%) Windows
1 11 (78.57%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) ITIL
1 3 (21.43%) Operations Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (78.57%) Shell Script
1 11 (78.57%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 11 (78.57%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 11 (78.57%) Tivoli
1 11 (78.57%) Tivoli Configuration Manager
1 11 (78.57%) Tivoli Monitoring
1 11 (78.57%) Tivoli NetView
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Mitel