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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Specialist
Rank 337 342 334
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Specialist 113 87 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.50% 0.40% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 0.42% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 93 77 86
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £21,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +4.16%
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
21430 20664 21850
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.70% 95.08% 95.45%
Number of salaries quoted 16859 17053 18653
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 2014. 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
Berkshire +2 49 £36,500 +21.66% 3
Surrey +21 33 £35,000 +16.66% 1
Hampshire -16 18 £31,500 -25.88%
Buckinghamshire +3 6 £29,500 -22.36% 2
Kent - 3 £32,500 -
Oxfordshire - 3 £31,500 -
West Sussex -11 2 £33,250 +79.72% 1
Support Specialist
England

Support Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 92 (51.40%) Windows
2 71 (39.66%) Oracle
3 63 (35.20%) SQL Server
4 53 (29.61%) Microsoft
5 48 (26.82%) SQL
6 44 (24.58%) VMware
7 43 (24.02%) IIS
8 38 (21.23%) ITIL
9 37 (20.67%) VMware Infrastructure
10 35 (19.55%) Firewall
11 33 (18.44%) Windows Server 2003
12 32 (17.88%) Citrix
12 32 (17.88%) Linux
13 31 (17.32%) Windows Server 2008
14 29 (16.20%) MS Excel
14 29 (16.20%) Active Directory
15 27 (15.08%) SQL Server 2000
16 26 (14.53%) Degree
16 26 (14.53%) Project Management
16 26 (14.53%) Hyper-V
17 25 (13.97%) Oracle Database
17 25 (13.97%) TCP/IP
18 23 (12.85%) Oracle Database 10g
19 21 (11.73%) Microsoft Certification
19 21 (11.73%) Java
20 20 (11.17%) UNIX
21 19 (10.61%) Cisco
21 19 (10.61%) DNS
22 17 (9.50%) CheckPoint
22 17 (9.50%) SharePoint

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 43 (24.02%) IIS
2 17 (9.50%) SharePoint
3 10 (5.59%) WebLogic
3 10 (5.59%) Tomcat
4 9 (5.03%) MS Exchange
5 7 (3.91%) SharePoint 2010
6 6 (3.35%) Apache
7 5 (2.79%) SharePoint Server
7 5 (2.79%) NetWeaver
8 4 (2.23%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (2.23%) WebSphere
9 3 (1.68%) Oracle Workflow
9 3 (1.68%) Lotus Domino
9 3 (1.68%) WebSphere Application Server
9 3 (1.68%) Lync
10 2 (1.12%) Quickr
10 2 (1.12%) WebSphere Portal
10 2 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (1.12%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 29 (16.20%) MS Excel
2 13 (7.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (3.91%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (2.79%) SAP ERP
3 2 (1.12%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.56%) SAP SRM
4 1 (0.56%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.56%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.91%) SaaS
2 4 (2.23%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (1.68%) Google Apps
4 2 (1.12%) Office 365
4 2 (1.12%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 35 (19.55%) Firewall
2 25 (13.97%) TCP/IP
3 19 (10.61%) DNS
4 13 (7.26%) VPN
4 13 (7.26%) SAN
5 10 (5.59%) DHCP
5 10 (5.59%) Network Security
6 7 (3.91%) SSL
7 5 (2.79%) Internet
8 4 (2.23%) DMZ
8 4 (2.23%) VoIP
8 4 (2.23%) SIGTRAN
9 3 (1.68%) Wireless
9 3 (1.68%) WAN
9 3 (1.68%) HTTP
9 3 (1.68%) NAS
10 2 (1.12%) Intranet
10 2 (1.12%) SS7
10 2 (1.12%) WLAN
10 2 (1.12%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (35.20%) SQL Server
2 27 (15.08%) SQL Server 2000
3 25 (13.97%) Oracle Database
4 23 (12.85%) Oracle Database 10g
5 11 (6.15%) MySQL
5 11 (6.15%) DB2
6 6 (3.35%) Relational Database
6 6 (3.35%) Crystal Reports
7 5 (2.79%) MaxDB
8 4 (2.23%) RDBMS
9 3 (1.68%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (1.68%) Big Data
10 2 (1.12%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (1.12%) SAP BI
10 2 (1.12%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (1.12%) DB2 UDB
11 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.56%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 1 (0.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (7.26%) Finance
2 9 (5.03%) Telecoms
3 6 (3.35%) French Language
4 5 (2.79%) Banking
5 4 (2.23%) Publishing
5 4 (2.23%) Marketing
5 4 (2.23%) German Language
6 2 (1.12%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.56%) Retail
7 1 (0.56%) Electronics
7 1 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (7.26%) .NET
2 9 (5.03%) LAMP
3 5 (2.79%) WF
3 5 (2.79%) SAP Basis
3 5 (2.79%) SOAP
3 5 (2.79%) Middleware
4 4 (2.23%) XML
5 3 (1.68%) HTML
5 3 (1.68%) J2EE
6 2 (1.12%) CSS
7 1 (0.56%) JSF
7 1 (0.56%) SAP XI
7 1 (0.56%) XHTML
7 1 (0.56%) JSP
7 1 (0.56%) Web Services
7 1 (0.56%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.56%) SAP PI
7 1 (0.56%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.26%) Clustering
2 10 (5.59%) Management Information System
3 8 (4.47%) Computer Science
4 6 (3.35%) HACMP
4 6 (3.35%) Video Conferencing
4 6 (3.35%) Data Integration
5 5 (2.79%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (2.79%) Kindle
6 4 (2.23%) Mobile App
6 4 (2.23%) Replication
7 3 (1.68%) NHS
8 2 (1.12%) Visualisation
8 2 (1.12%) Mobile Computing
8 2 (1.12%) LIMS
8 2 (1.12%) ASTM
8 2 (1.12%) Chemistry
9 1 (0.56%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.56%) IVR
9 1 (0.56%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.56%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 92 (51.40%) Windows
2 33 (18.44%) Windows Server 2003
3 32 (17.88%) Linux
4 31 (17.32%) Windows Server 2008
5 20 (11.17%) UNIX
6 16 (8.94%) Windows 7
7 14 (7.82%) AIX
8 12 (6.70%) Solaris
9 11 (6.15%) Windows 8
10 10 (5.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 8 (4.47%) Windows Server 2012
11 8 (4.47%) HPUX
12 3 (1.68%) SUSE
13 2 (1.12%) CentOS
13 2 (1.12%) Windows Mobile
14 1 (0.56%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.56%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.56%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.56%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (21.23%) ITIL
2 26 (14.53%) Project Management
3 17 (9.50%) Systems Analysis
3 17 (9.50%) Document Management
4 13 (7.26%) ERP
5 10 (5.59%) CRM
6 9 (5.03%) Requirements Management
6 9 (5.03%) Requirements Analysis
7 8 (4.47%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (3.35%) Performance Monitoring
8 6 (3.35%) Service Delivery
9 5 (2.79%) Change Management
9 5 (2.79%) Service Management
9 5 (2.79%) Information Architecture
10 4 (2.23%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (2.23%) Kalman Filter
10 4 (2.23%) Risk Management
10 4 (2.23%) Business Analysis
11 3 (1.68%) Time Management
11 3 (1.68%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 48 (26.82%) SQL
2 21 (11.73%) Java
3 10 (5.59%) Perl
4 6 (3.35%) Shell Script
4 6 (3.35%) ABAP
5 4 (2.23%) PHP
5 4 (2.23%) C#
5 4 (2.23%) C++
6 3 (1.68%) Python
6 3 (1.68%) Google Apps Script
7 2 (1.12%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.56%) X++
8 1 (0.56%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.56%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.56%) Apex Code
8 1 (0.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 26 (14.53%) Degree
2 21 (11.73%) Microsoft Certification
3 17 (9.50%) CCSE
4 16 (8.94%) CCSA
5 14 (7.82%) MCSE
6 13 (7.26%) Security Cleared
7 5 (2.79%) CCNA
7 5 (2.79%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (1.68%) JNCIA
8 3 (1.68%) MCITP
8 3 (1.68%) MCP
8 3 (1.68%) RHCE
9 2 (1.12%) IBM Certification
9 2 (1.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.56%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.56%) Network+ Certification
10 1 (0.56%) MCSA
10 1 (0.56%) A+ Certification
10 1 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.56%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.79%) ISO 9001
1 5 (2.79%) SLA
2 4 (2.23%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.68%) HL7
System Software
1 37 (20.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (16.20%) Active Directory
3 26 (14.53%) Hyper-V
4 13 (7.26%) XenDesktop
5 9 (5.03%) XenApp
5 9 (5.03%) XenServer
6 6 (3.35%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 4 (2.23%) vSphere
7 4 (2.23%) NFS
8 2 (1.12%) vCloud
9 1 (0.56%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.56%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.56%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.56%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.56%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 1 (0.56%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (3.35%) Tivoli
1 6 (3.35%) Tivoli Configuration Manager
1 6 (3.35%) Tivoli Monitoring
1 6 (3.35%) Tivoli NetView
2 3 (1.68%) SCCM
3 1 (0.56%) SCOM
3 1 (0.56%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.56%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.56%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (0.56%) Nagios
3 1 (0.56%) Check_MK
3 1 (0.56%) Icinga
3 1 (0.56%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 71 (39.66%) Oracle
2 53 (29.61%) Microsoft
3 44 (24.58%) VMware
4 32 (17.88%) Citrix
5 19 (10.61%) Cisco
6 17 (9.50%) CheckPoint
6 17 (9.50%) SAP
6 17 (9.50%) WatchGuard
6 17 (9.50%) Kaspersky
7 7 (3.91%) Red Hat
8 6 (3.35%) Sun
8 6 (3.35%) Sybase
9 5 (2.79%) Tandberg
9 5 (2.79%) IBM
9 5 (2.79%) HP
9 5 (2.79%) Apple
9 5 (2.79%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (2.23%) EMC
10 4 (2.23%) Redknee
11 3 (1.68%) Google
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