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

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Specialist
Rank 151 172 159
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Specialist 11 3 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.35% 0.081% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.085% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 7
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £27,300 £26,900
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £37,700 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Support Specialist
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland 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
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2945 3522 3133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 93.70% 94.70% 95.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1907 2304 2070
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Support Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Support Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Support Specialist
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Support Specialist Salary Trend in Scotland

Support Specialist
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Support Specialist across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015.

Support Specialist Salary Histogram in Scotland

Support Specialist
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Support Specialist within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015. 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
Edinburgh - 8 £32,500 - 1
Glasgow +12 3 - - 1
Support Specialist
UK

Support Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 (40.91%) UNIX
2 8 (36.36%) Oracle
3 7 (31.82%) Windows
3 7 (31.82%) Banking
4 6 (27.27%) Retail
4 6 (27.27%) Capacity Planning
4 6 (27.27%) SQL Server
5 5 (22.73%) Solaris
5 5 (22.73%) Linux
5 5 (22.73%) NFS
5 5 (22.73%) IBM
5 5 (22.73%) Sun
5 5 (22.73%) BMC
5 5 (22.73%) Veritas
5 5 (22.73%) Tivoli
5 5 (22.73%) Process Management
5 5 (22.73%) Finance
5 5 (22.73%) Patch Management
5 5 (22.73%) Asset Management
5 5 (22.73%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 5 (22.73%) Samba
6 4 (18.18%) ITIL
6 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
6 4 (18.18%) .NET
6 4 (18.18%) VB.NET
7 3 (13.64%) Perl
7 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET
7 3 (13.64%) A+ Certification
7 3 (13.64%) Active Directory
7 3 (13.64%) Network+ Certification

Support Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 1 (4.55%) JBoss
1 1 (4.55%) Apache
1 1 (4.55%) Tomcat
1 1 (4.55%) SAS
1 1 (4.55%) Joomla!
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Office
2 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (4.55%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
1 2 (9.09%) DNS
2 1 (4.55%) Firewall
2 1 (4.55%) IMAP
2 1 (4.55%) LDAP
2 1 (4.55%) POP3
2 1 (4.55%) SMTP
2 1 (4.55%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.55%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (4.55%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 1 (4.55%) SAS Enterprise Miner
2 1 (4.55%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (31.82%) Banking
2 6 (27.27%) Retail
3 5 (22.73%) Finance
4 2 (9.09%) Investment Banking
5 1 (4.55%) Marketing
5 1 (4.55%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (18.18%) .NET
2 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET
3 1 (4.55%) CSS
3 1 (4.55%) XML
3 1 (4.55%) jQuery
3 1 (4.55%) CSS3
3 1 (4.55%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) NHS
2 1 (4.55%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 9 (40.91%) UNIX
2 7 (31.82%) Windows
3 5 (22.73%) Solaris
3 5 (22.73%) Linux
4 3 (13.64%) Windows 7
4 3 (13.64%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) Capacity Planning
2 5 (22.73%) Process Management
2 5 (22.73%) Asset Management
2 5 (22.73%) Patch Management
3 4 (18.18%) ITIL
4 2 (9.09%) Problem Management
4 2 (9.09%) Coaching
4 2 (9.09%) Service Management
4 2 (9.09%) Time Management
4 2 (9.09%) Analytics
5 1 (4.55%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (4.55%) Mentoring
5 1 (4.55%) Release Management
5 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.55%) Risk Management
5 1 (4.55%) Network Management
5 1 (4.55%) High Availability
5 1 (4.55%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (4.55%) CRM
5 1 (4.55%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 4 (18.18%) VB.NET
2 3 (13.64%) Perl
3 2 (9.09%) Java
3 2 (9.09%) SQL
3 2 (9.09%) Shell Script
3 2 (9.09%) PowerShell
4 1 (4.55%) C#
4 1 (4.55%) VBA
4 1 (4.55%) Python
4 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.55%) PHP
4 1 (4.55%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) A+ Certification
1 3 (13.64%) Network+ Certification
2 1 (4.55%) MOS
2 1 (4.55%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (22.73%) Samba
1 5 (22.73%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 5 (22.73%) NFS
2 3 (13.64%) Active Directory
3 1 (4.55%) vSphere
3 1 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (22.73%) Tivoli
2 2 (9.09%) BMC PATROL
2 2 (9.09%) SCOM
2 2 (9.09%) ITRS Geneos
3 1 (4.55%) Ansible
3 1 (4.55%) Capistrano
3 1 (4.55%) Puppet
3 1 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (36.36%) Oracle
2 5 (22.73%) IBM
2 5 (22.73%) Sun
2 5 (22.73%) BMC
2 5 (22.73%) Veritas
3 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 2 (9.09%) VMware
5 1 (4.55%) SAP
5 1 (4.55%) Cisco
5 1 (4.55%) Perforce
5 1 (4.55%) HP
5 1 (4.55%) Citrix
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
FT Select
Salary: From £37,000 to £42,000 per annum plus oncall and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago