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 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Specialist
Rank 148 165 149
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Specialist 11 10 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.35% 0.25% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.27% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 6 9 3
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £33,000 £40,000 £37,250
% change year-on-year
-17.50% +7.38%
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
2951 3771 2936
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 93.95% 95.04% 94.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1846 2458 1717
Average salary £42,926 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.31% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 28 April 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 28 April 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
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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 +10 4 £57,500 +43.75% 2
Glasgow 0 2 £23,000 -34.28% 2
Dundee - 2 £35,000 -
Stirling -1 1 £50,000 -
Support Specialist
UK

Support Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 15 (62.50%) Oracle
2 9 (37.50%) UNIX
3 8 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 8 (33.33%) Finance
3 8 (33.33%) Java
4 7 (29.17%) Web Services
4 7 (29.17%) Linux
4 7 (29.17%) Middleware
4 7 (29.17%) SC Cleared
4 7 (29.17%) Security Cleared
5 6 (25.00%) Change Management
5 6 (25.00%) SQL Server
6 5 (20.83%) Shell Script
7 4 (16.67%) Business Objects
7 4 (16.67%) SQL
7 4 (16.67%) ITIL
7 4 (16.67%) Windows
8 3 (12.50%) VB.NET
8 3 (12.50%) .NET
8 3 (12.50%) Perl
8 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET
8 3 (12.50%) Mainframe
8 3 (12.50%) DataPower
9 2 (8.33%) SCOM
9 2 (8.33%) Time Management
9 2 (8.33%) Banking
9 2 (8.33%) Degree
9 2 (8.33%) ITRS Geneos
9 2 (8.33%) Problem Management
9 2 (8.33%) Coaching

Support Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 (4.17%) JBoss
1 1 (4.17%) Apache
1 1 (4.17%) Tomcat
1 1 (4.17%) SAS
1 1 (4.17%) WebLogic
1 1 (4.17%) Joomla!
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.33%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.17%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (4.17%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 1 (4.17%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 1 (4.17%) SAS Enterprise Miner
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (4.17%) Git (software)
General
1 8 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Banking
2 2 (8.33%) Investment Banking
3 1 (4.17%) Marketing
3 1 (4.17%) Legal
3 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (29.17%) Web Services
1 7 (29.17%) Middleware
2 3 (12.50%) .NET
2 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET
3 1 (4.17%) CSS
3 1 (4.17%) HTML
3 1 (4.17%) Java SE
3 1 (4.17%) jQuery
3 1 (4.17%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Mainframe
1 3 (12.50%) DataPower
2 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.17%) NHS
3 1 (4.17%) Data Integration
3 1 (4.17%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 9 (37.50%) UNIX
2 7 (29.17%) Linux
3 4 (16.67%) Windows
4 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (25.00%) Change Management
3 4 (16.67%) ITIL
4 2 (8.33%) Time Management
4 2 (8.33%) Problem Management
4 2 (8.33%) Coaching
4 2 (8.33%) Service Management
5 1 (4.17%) Incident Management
5 1 (4.17%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.17%) Configuration Management
5 1 (4.17%) Risk Management
5 1 (4.17%) Release Management
5 1 (4.17%) Mentoring
5 1 (4.17%) Workforce Management Optimization
5 1 (4.17%) Document Management
5 1 (4.17%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (4.17%) High Availability
5 1 (4.17%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (4.17%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 8 (33.33%) Java
2 5 (20.83%) Shell Script
3 4 (16.67%) SQL
4 3 (12.50%) VB.NET
4 3 (12.50%) Perl
5 1 (4.17%) Python
5 1 (4.17%) PHP
5 1 (4.17%) PL/SQL
5 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.17%) VBA
5 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (29.17%) SC Cleared
1 7 (29.17%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.33%) Degree
3 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.17%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.17%) vSphere
1 1 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) SCOM
1 2 (8.33%) ITRS Geneos
1 2 (8.33%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (4.17%) Ansible
2 1 (4.17%) Capistrano
2 1 (4.17%) Puppet
2 1 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 15 (62.50%) Oracle
2 4 (16.67%) Business Objects
3 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.17%) HP
4 1 (4.17%) SAP
4 1 (4.17%) Perforce
4 1 (4.17%) VMware
4 1 (4.17%) Cisco
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