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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Specialist
Rank 317 339 365
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +26
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Specialist 125 95 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.57% 0.44% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.60% 0.46% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 112 82 62
Average salary £37,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,350 £22,050 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-8.75% +11.11%
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
20681 20449 21581
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.68% 94.99% 95.50%
Number of salaries quoted 16309 16863 18474
Average salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 +34 71 £40,000 -3.03% 3
Hampshire +2 25 £37,500 -16.66% 1
Buckinghamshire +13 15 £32,500 +8.33% 3
Surrey -25 8 £30,500 -1.77% 2
Oxfordshire +17 4 £35,000 -
West Sussex -5 3 £30,500 +64.86%
Support Specialist
England

Support Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 99 (47.60%) Windows
2 66 (31.73%) Oracle
3 59 (28.37%) SQL Server
3 59 (28.37%) ITIL
4 56 (26.92%) Microsoft
5 52 (25.00%) SQL
6 51 (24.52%) VMware
7 48 (23.08%) IIS
8 44 (21.15%) VMware Infrastructure
9 36 (17.31%) SQL Server 2000
10 34 (16.35%) Windows Server 2008
11 33 (15.87%) Hyper-V
12 31 (14.90%) Oracle Database 10g
12 31 (14.90%) Oracle Database
13 30 (14.42%) Windows Server 2003
14 29 (13.94%) Active Directory
14 29 (13.94%) Firewall
15 28 (13.46%) Project Management
15 28 (13.46%) Linux
16 26 (12.50%) Citrix
17 25 (12.02%) Service Management
17 25 (12.02%) MS Excel
18 24 (11.54%) Systems Analysis
19 22 (10.58%) Windows 7
19 22 (10.58%) MS Office
20 21 (10.10%) TCP/IP
20 21 (10.10%) Finance
21 19 (9.13%) SaaS
21 19 (9.13%) Change Management
22 18 (8.65%) Cisco

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

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 48 (23.08%) IIS
2 14 (6.73%) Lotus Domino
2 14 (6.73%) WebSphere Application Server
2 14 (6.73%) WebSphere
3 13 (6.25%) Quickr
3 13 (6.25%) WebSphere Portal
4 10 (4.81%) Tomcat
4 10 (4.81%) SharePoint
5 8 (3.85%) MS Exchange
5 8 (3.85%) WebLogic
6 6 (2.88%) Apache
7 5 (2.40%) IBM Notes
7 5 (2.40%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (1.44%) Lync
10 2 (0.96%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.48%) CMS
11 1 (0.48%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 25 (12.02%) MS Excel
2 22 (10.58%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (3.85%) Siebel Analytics
2 7 (3.37%) Agresso
3 5 (2.40%) SAP ERP
3 5 (2.40%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.48%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 19 (9.13%) SaaS
2 1 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.48%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 29 (13.94%) Firewall
2 21 (10.10%) TCP/IP
3 13 (6.25%) Network Security
3 13 (6.25%) SAN
4 12 (5.77%) VPN
4 12 (5.77%) DNS
5 10 (4.81%) DHCP
6 8 (3.85%) SSL
7 6 (2.88%) WAN
8 5 (2.40%) LAN
9 4 (1.92%) VoIP
10 3 (1.44%) HTTP
10 3 (1.44%) Wireless
10 3 (1.44%) NAS
11 2 (0.96%) Unified Communications
11 2 (0.96%) IPsec
11 2 (0.96%) WLAN
11 2 (0.96%) GPRS
12 1 (0.48%) LDAP
12 1 (0.48%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (28.37%) SQL Server
2 36 (17.31%) SQL Server 2000
3 31 (14.90%) Oracle Database 10g
3 31 (14.90%) Oracle Database
4 10 (4.81%) MySQL
5 3 (1.44%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (1.44%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.96%) Big Data
6 2 (0.96%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.96%) DB2
6 2 (0.96%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.48%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.48%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (0.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.48%) DB2 UDB
7 1 (0.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (0.48%) Visual Studio
1 1 (0.48%) SoapUI
General
1 21 (10.10%) Finance
2 10 (4.81%) Marketing
3 8 (3.85%) Telecoms
4 7 (3.37%) Banking
5 4 (1.92%) French Language
6 3 (1.44%) Advertising
7 2 (0.96%) German Language
8 1 (0.48%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.48%) Retail
8 1 (0.48%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (4.81%) .NET
2 9 (4.33%) LAMP
3 5 (2.40%) WF
4 2 (0.96%) J2EE
4 2 (0.96%) CSS
5 1 (0.48%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.48%) JSP
5 1 (0.48%) SOAP
5 1 (0.48%) Web Services
5 1 (0.48%) XML
5 1 (0.48%) XSD
5 1 (0.48%) XSLT
5 1 (0.48%) HTML
5 1 (0.48%) JMS
5 1 (0.48%) XML Schema
5 1 (0.48%) WSDL
5 1 (0.48%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (0.48%) Middleware
5 1 (0.48%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 13 (6.25%) Clustering
2 12 (5.77%) HACMP
3 7 (3.37%) Video Conferencing
3 7 (3.37%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (2.40%) Management Information System
4 5 (2.40%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (2.40%) Kindle
5 3 (1.44%) Blackberry
5 3 (1.44%) Replication
5 3 (1.44%) Mobile App
6 2 (0.96%) Mobile Computing
6 2 (0.96%) Computer Science
6 2 (0.96%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.48%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.48%) DataPower
7 1 (0.48%) iPhone
7 1 (0.48%) iPad
7 1 (0.48%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.48%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.48%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 99 (47.60%) Windows
2 34 (16.35%) Windows Server 2008
3 30 (14.42%) Windows Server 2003
4 28 (13.46%) Linux
5 22 (10.58%) Windows 7
6 17 (8.17%) AIX
7 16 (7.69%) UNIX
8 14 (6.73%) Windows 8
9 11 (5.29%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (3.37%) Solaris
11 6 (2.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (2.40%) HPUX
13 4 (1.92%) Android
14 3 (1.44%) Mac OS X
14 3 (1.44%) CentOS
14 3 (1.44%) SUSE
14 3 (1.44%) Apple iOS
15 2 (0.96%) Windows Mobile
16 1 (0.48%) Windows XP
16 1 (0.48%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (28.37%) ITIL
2 28 (13.46%) Project Management
3 25 (12.02%) Service Management
4 24 (11.54%) Systems Analysis
5 19 (9.13%) Change Management
6 15 (7.21%) Service Delivery
7 13 (6.25%) Document Management
8 10 (4.81%) Analytics
9 9 (4.33%) ERP
9 9 (4.33%) Requirements Management
9 9 (4.33%) Requirements Analysis
10 8 (3.85%) Campaign Management
11 7 (3.37%) Time Management
11 7 (3.37%) Line Management
12 5 (2.40%) CRM
12 5 (2.40%) Performance Monitoring
13 4 (1.92%) Risk Management
13 4 (1.92%) Logistics
13 4 (1.92%) ITSM
14 3 (1.44%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 52 (25.00%) SQL
2 12 (5.77%) Shell Script
2 12 (5.77%) Perl
3 7 (3.37%) Java
4 4 (1.92%) C#
4 4 (1.92%) C++
4 4 (1.92%) PHP
5 3 (1.44%) PowerShell
6 2 (0.96%) Bash Shell
6 2 (0.96%) PL/SQL
6 2 (0.96%) VBScript
6 2 (0.96%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.48%) VB
7 1 (0.48%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.48%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.48%) X++
7 1 (0.48%) XPath
7 1 (0.48%) Korn
7 1 (0.48%) Jython
Qualifications
1 14 (6.73%) CCSA
1 14 (6.73%) CCSE
2 13 (6.25%) Degree
3 12 (5.77%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (5.77%) MCSE
4 9 (4.33%) IBM Certification
4 9 (4.33%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.96%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (0.96%) CCNP
6 1 (0.48%) MCP
6 1 (0.48%) MCSA
6 1 (0.48%) CCNA
6 1 (0.48%) A+ Certification
6 1 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.48%) ISEB
6 1 (0.48%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.48%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (0.48%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (7.69%) PCI DSS
2 11 (5.29%) SLA
3 5 (2.40%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 44 (21.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 33 (15.87%) Hyper-V
3 29 (13.94%) Active Directory
4 11 (5.29%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 11 (5.29%) XenDesktop
5 7 (3.37%) XenApp
5 7 (3.37%) XenServer
6 3 (1.44%) vSphere
7 2 (0.96%) vCloud
8 1 (0.48%) Firmware
8 1 (0.48%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.48%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.48%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 12 (5.77%) Tivoli
2 11 (5.29%) Tivoli Configuration Manager
2 11 (5.29%) Tivoli Monitoring
2 11 (5.29%) Tivoli NetView
3 7 (3.37%) SCCM
4 3 (1.44%) SCOM
5 1 (0.48%) CiscoWorks
5 1 (0.48%) Control-M
5 1 (0.48%) CA SiteMinder
5 1 (0.48%) OMEGAMON
5 1 (0.48%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 66 (31.73%) Oracle
2 56 (26.92%) Microsoft
3 51 (24.52%) VMware
4 26 (12.50%) Citrix
5 18 (8.65%) Cisco
6 17 (8.17%) IBM
7 15 (7.21%) CheckPoint
8 14 (6.73%) Lotus
8 14 (6.73%) Kaspersky
8 14 (6.73%) WatchGuard
9 10 (4.81%) Sun
10 8 (3.85%) Siebel
11 7 (3.37%) Informatica
11 7 (3.37%) Apple
12 6 (2.88%) Tandberg
13 5 (2.40%) SAP
14 4 (1.92%) Red Hat
15 3 (1.44%) Hitachi
15 3 (1.44%) HP
15 3 (1.44%) EMC
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