The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the South East 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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Specialist
Rank 372 279 325
Rank change year-on-year
-93 +46
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Specialist 64 144 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.31% 0.70% 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.73% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 55 89 101
Average salary £42,500 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.97% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £20,400 £27,930
10% offered a salary of more than £48,700 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,500 £40,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
-14.81% +9.45%
Support Specialist
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the South East 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
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
19758 19598 20408
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.27% 94.69% 95.09%
Number of salaries quoted 16144 15491 17340
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Support Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Support Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Support Specialist
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Support Specialist Salary Trend in the South East

Support Specialist
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Support Specialist across the South East region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Support Specialist Salary Histogram in the South East

Support Specialist
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Support Specialist within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 February 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
Berkshire -5 23 £45,000 +26.76% 3
Surrey -45 14 £43,750 -20.45% 1
Hampshire -14 12 £31,000 -24.84%
Buckinghamshire -16 11 £42,500 +30.76% 1
Middlesex +8 2 £47,500 -
East Sussex -17 2 £22,500 -
Support Specialist
England

Support Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 74 (38.14%) Windows
2 61 (31.44%) ITIL
3 53 (27.32%) SQL
4 40 (20.62%) Microsoft
5 34 (17.53%) Finance
5 34 (17.53%) WebSphere
6 33 (17.01%) IBM
7 31 (15.98%) WebSphere Application Server
8 27 (13.92%) Oracle
9 26 (13.40%) Lotus
9 26 (13.40%) Service Delivery
9 26 (13.40%) WebSphere Portal
10 25 (12.89%) Quickr
10 25 (12.89%) Active Directory
10 25 (12.89%) Lotus Domino
11 24 (12.37%) SQL Server
12 23 (11.86%) VMware
13 22 (11.34%) UNIX
14 21 (10.82%) DNS
14 21 (10.82%) VMware Infrastructure
14 21 (10.82%) Windows Server 2008
15 20 (10.31%) Citrix
15 20 (10.31%) TCP/IP
16 19 (9.79%) MS Office
16 19 (9.79%) Service Management
17 18 (9.28%) Change Management
17 18 (9.28%) AIX
17 18 (9.28%) IBM Notes
17 18 (9.28%) MS Excel
17 18 (9.28%) Hyper-V

Support Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 34 (17.53%) WebSphere
2 31 (15.98%) WebSphere Application Server
3 26 (13.40%) WebSphere Portal
4 25 (12.89%) Quickr
4 25 (12.89%) Lotus Domino
5 18 (9.28%) IBM Notes
6 16 (8.25%) MS Exchange
7 11 (5.67%) IIS
7 11 (5.67%) SharePoint
8 7 (3.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 7 (3.61%) WebLogic
9 6 (3.09%) Lync
10 5 (2.58%) IBM HTTP Server
11 4 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2003
11 4 (2.06%) CMS
11 4 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2010
12 3 (1.55%) SharePoint 2010
12 3 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2007
12 3 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2013
13 2 (1.03%) Exchange Server 5.5
Applications
1 19 (9.79%) MS Office
2 18 (9.28%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (5.67%) Agresso
2 8 (4.12%) Siebel Analytics
3 7 (3.61%) SAP PP
4 1 (0.52%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.15%) SaaS
2 3 (1.55%) Google Apps
2 3 (1.55%) Office 365
3 2 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 21 (10.82%) DNS
2 20 (10.31%) TCP/IP
3 11 (5.67%) Firewall
4 8 (4.12%) IP Telephony
4 8 (4.12%) Cisco IPT
4 8 (4.12%) Unified Communications
4 8 (4.12%) DHCP
5 7 (3.61%) VPN
5 7 (3.61%) SAN
6 6 (3.09%) Internet
7 5 (2.58%) SSL
7 5 (2.58%) FTP
7 5 (2.58%) HTTP
7 5 (2.58%) LDAP
7 5 (2.58%) LAN
7 5 (2.58%) VoIP
8 4 (2.06%) WAN
8 4 (2.06%) SNMP
8 4 (2.06%) Network Security
8 4 (2.06%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (12.37%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.64%) SQL Server 2000
3 8 (4.12%) Oracle Database 10g
3 8 (4.12%) Oracle Database
4 4 (2.06%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.55%) DB2
6 2 (1.03%) Data Mining
6 2 (1.03%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.52%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.52%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 2 (1.03%) Visual Studio
1 2 (1.03%) Subversion
1 2 (1.03%) SoapUI
General
1 34 (17.53%) Finance
2 13 (6.70%) Telecoms
3 11 (5.67%) Banking
4 8 (4.12%) Marketing
5 6 (3.09%) Advertising
6 4 (2.06%) Multimedia
7 3 (1.55%) French Language
8 2 (1.03%) German Language
8 2 (1.03%) Korean Language
8 2 (1.03%) Publishing
8 2 (1.03%) Front Office
9 1 (0.52%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.52%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (5.67%) XML
2 8 (4.12%) Middleware
3 7 (3.61%) .NET
4 6 (3.09%) XSD
4 6 (3.09%) Web Services
4 6 (3.09%) WebSphere MQ
4 6 (3.09%) XSLT
4 6 (3.09%) JMS
5 5 (2.58%) WSDL
5 5 (2.58%) XML Schema
5 5 (2.58%) J2EE
5 5 (2.58%) ASP.NET
5 5 (2.58%) SOAP
5 5 (2.58%) RESTful
6 4 (2.06%) HTML
7 3 (1.55%) CSS
7 3 (1.55%) JSP
8 2 (1.03%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.52%) JSON
9 1 (0.52%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 13 (6.70%) HACMP
2 11 (5.67%) Management Information System
3 9 (4.64%) Video Conferencing
4 7 (3.61%) Mobile App
5 6 (3.09%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (2.58%) DataPower
6 5 (2.58%) PKI
6 5 (2.58%) Algorithms
7 4 (2.06%) Clustering
7 4 (2.06%) Blackberry
8 3 (1.55%) Replication
8 3 (1.55%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.52%) VLE
9 1 (0.52%) CLARiiON
9 1 (0.52%) Social Media
9 1 (0.52%) iPad
9 1 (0.52%) iPhone
9 1 (0.52%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.52%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.52%) Machine to Machine
Operating Systems
1 74 (38.14%) Windows
2 22 (11.34%) UNIX
3 21 (10.82%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (9.28%) AIX
5 17 (8.76%) Linux
6 16 (8.25%) Windows Server 2003
7 12 (6.19%) Solaris
7 12 (6.19%) Windows 7
8 8 (4.12%) Apple iOS
9 7 (3.61%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (3.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (3.09%) Windows XP
10 6 (3.09%) Windows 8
11 5 (2.58%) Android
12 4 (2.06%) Mac OS X Server
12 4 (2.06%) CentOS
13 3 (1.55%) SUSE
13 3 (1.55%) Mac OS X
13 3 (1.55%) HPUX
14 2 (1.03%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (31.44%) ITIL
2 26 (13.40%) Service Delivery
3 19 (9.79%) Service Management
4 18 (9.28%) Change Management
5 12 (6.19%) Logistics
6 10 (5.15%) Project Management
7 9 (4.64%) Asset Management
7 9 (4.64%) Time Management
8 8 (4.12%) Campaign Management
8 8 (4.12%) Analytics
9 7 (3.61%) SAP Implementation
9 7 (3.61%) Systems Analysis
10 6 (3.09%) SOA
11 5 (2.58%) ERP
11 5 (2.58%) Disaster Recovery
11 5 (2.58%) Migration
11 5 (2.58%) Change Control
12 4 (2.06%) OpenUP
13 3 (1.55%) Operations Management
13 3 (1.55%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 53 (27.32%) SQL
2 14 (7.22%) Perl
3 10 (5.15%) Java
4 9 (4.64%) Shell Script
5 6 (3.09%) Jython
5 6 (3.09%) XPath
5 6 (3.09%) T-SQL
6 5 (2.58%) PowerShell
6 5 (2.58%) Korn
6 5 (2.58%) C#
7 4 (2.06%) VBScript
8 3 (1.55%) JavaScript
8 3 (1.55%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.03%) VB
9 2 (1.03%) VBA
9 2 (1.03%) Python
9 2 (1.03%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.03%) Google Apps Script
Qualifications
1 10 (5.15%) Security Cleared
2 9 (4.64%) Degree
3 8 (4.12%) SC Cleared
3 8 (4.12%) IBM Certification
4 7 (3.61%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (3.09%) MCSE
5 6 (3.09%) CCNP
5 6 (3.09%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (3.09%) CCVP
5 6 (3.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 5 (2.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 5 (2.58%) MCSA
6 5 (2.58%) CCA
6 5 (2.58%) Citrix Certification
7 4 (2.06%) DV Cleared
8 3 (1.55%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.03%) A+ Certification
9 2 (1.03%) ISEB
10 1 (0.52%) CCEA
10 1 (0.52%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (7.73%) SLA
2 10 (5.15%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 25 (12.89%) Active Directory
2 21 (10.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (9.28%) Hyper-V
4 8 (4.12%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 5 (2.58%) ISA Server
6 4 (2.06%) XenApp
7 2 (1.03%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 10 (5.15%) Tivoli
2 8 (4.12%) Tivoli Configuration Manager
2 8 (4.12%) Tivoli Monitoring
2 8 (4.12%) Tivoli NetView
2 8 (4.12%) Backup Exec
2 8 (4.12%) SCCM
2 8 (4.12%) Cisco CUCM
3 6 (3.09%) SCOM
4 5 (2.58%) CA Single Sign-On
5 4 (2.06%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (2.06%) WMI
6 2 (1.03%) OMEGAMON
6 2 (1.03%) Control-M
Vendors
1 40 (20.62%) Microsoft
2 33 (17.01%) IBM
3 27 (13.92%) Oracle
4 26 (13.40%) Lotus
5 23 (11.86%) VMware
6 20 (10.31%) Citrix
7 16 (8.25%) Cisco
8 10 (5.15%) Sun
8 10 (5.15%) Symantec
9 8 (4.12%) Tandberg
9 8 (4.12%) SAP
9 8 (4.12%) Siebel
10 7 (3.61%) Informatica
10 7 (3.61%) Red Hat
10 7 (3.61%) Apple
11 6 (3.09%) Polycom
11 6 (3.09%) HP
12 5 (2.58%) EMC
12 5 (2.58%) Remedy
13 4 (2.06%) Sophos
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