The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South East region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Specialist
Rank 314 345 334
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Specialist 136 92 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.57% 0.41% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.60% 0.43% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 87 77 94
Average salary £37,500 £37,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% -13.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,400 £26,758 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Job Titles Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
22743 21332 23386
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.70% 94.94% 95.45%
Number of salaries quoted 18159 17682 20244
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 £25,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Support Specialist
England

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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Surrey +34 42 £50,000 +76.99% 3
Buckinghamshire +26 36 £37,500 +1.35%
Berkshire -1 32 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Hampshire -20 16 £41,250 +37.50%
West Sussex +1 3 £26,500 -11.66% 1
East Sussex -16 3 - -
Oxfordshire - 2 £46,250 -
Support Specialist
England

Support Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (38.02%) ITIL
2 87 (35.95%) SAP
3 84 (34.71%) Windows
4 75 (30.99%) Java
5 65 (26.86%) ABAP
6 60 (24.79%) SQL Server
7 53 (21.90%) SQL
8 49 (20.25%) Oracle
9 47 (19.42%) Microsoft
10 45 (18.60%) Security Cleared
11 44 (18.18%) Linux
12 42 (17.36%) DB2
13 40 (16.53%) Business Intelligence
14 39 (16.12%) UNIX
15 36 (14.88%) MS Excel
16 35 (14.46%) NetWeaver
17 33 (13.64%) CTC Cleared
18 32 (13.22%) TCP/IP
19 31 (12.81%) SAP BI
19 31 (12.81%) SAP Basis
20 30 (12.40%) SAP XI
20 30 (12.40%) SAP PI
20 30 (12.40%) SAP SRM
21 29 (11.98%) VMware
21 29 (11.98%) Firewall
22 28 (11.57%) Active Directory
22 28 (11.57%) MaxDB
23 27 (11.16%) ERP
23 27 (11.16%) Project Management
24 25 (10.33%) SAN

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 35 (14.46%) NetWeaver
2 21 (8.68%) IIS
3 13 (5.37%) MS Exchange
4 12 (4.96%) WebSphere
5 10 (4.13%) WebSphere Application Server
6 9 (3.72%) SharePoint
6 9 (3.72%) FileNet
6 9 (3.72%) WebSphere Process Server
6 9 (3.72%) WebSphere Portal
6 9 (3.72%) Quickr
6 9 (3.72%) IBM Connections
6 9 (3.72%) Exchange Server 2010
7 8 (3.31%) SAS
7 8 (3.31%) Apache
8 6 (2.48%) SharePoint 2010
9 5 (2.07%) Exchange Server 2007
9 5 (2.07%) SharePoint Server
10 4 (1.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 4 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2003
11 3 (1.24%) WebLogic
Applications
1 36 (14.88%) MS Excel
2 12 (4.96%) MS Office
3 1 (0.41%) MS Project
3 1 (0.41%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 30 (12.40%) SAP SRM
2 8 (3.31%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (2.07%) SAP ERP
4 4 (1.65%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (1.65%) Oracle Applications
5 3 (1.24%) Cognos TM1
5 3 (1.24%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.41%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.31%) SaaS
2 5 (2.07%) Route 53
2 5 (2.07%) Amazon ELB
2 5 (2.07%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (2.07%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.65%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (1.65%) Google Apps
4 2 (0.83%) Office 365
4 2 (0.83%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 32 (13.22%) TCP/IP
2 29 (11.98%) Firewall
3 25 (10.33%) SAN
4 19 (7.85%) DNS
5 13 (5.37%) DHCP
6 11 (4.55%) Internet
7 9 (3.72%) LDAP
7 9 (3.72%) LAN
7 9 (3.72%) WAN
8 8 (3.31%) DMZ
8 8 (3.31%) VLAN
8 8 (3.31%) Cisco IOS
9 7 (2.89%) NAS
9 7 (2.89%) Wireshark
9 7 (2.89%) VPN
10 5 (2.07%) HTTP
10 5 (2.07%) Cisco PIX
11 4 (1.65%) SIGTRAN
12 3 (1.24%) IP Telephony
12 3 (1.24%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (24.79%) SQL Server
2 42 (17.36%) DB2
3 31 (12.81%) SAP BI
4 28 (11.57%) MaxDB
5 8 (3.31%) Crystal Reports
6 7 (2.89%) MySQL
7 5 (2.07%) SAP BW
7 5 (2.07%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (0.83%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.83%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.83%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.83%) MS Access
8 2 (0.83%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.41%) DB2 UDB
9 1 (0.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.41%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 10 (4.13%) Eclipse
2 4 (1.65%) Subversion
3 3 (1.24%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.41%) Git (software)
General
1 24 (9.92%) Telecoms
2 22 (9.09%) Finance
3 13 (5.37%) German Language
4 11 (4.55%) French Language
5 7 (2.89%) Publishing
6 5 (2.07%) Retail
7 3 (1.24%) Spanish Language
7 3 (1.24%) Automotive
8 2 (0.83%) Legal
8 2 (0.83%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.83%) Marketing
8 2 (0.83%) Italian Language
8 2 (0.83%) Russian Language
9 1 (0.41%) Front Office
9 1 (0.41%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (12.81%) SAP Basis
2 30 (12.40%) SAP XI
2 30 (12.40%) SAP PI
3 19 (7.85%) XML
4 18 (7.44%) .NET
5 14 (5.79%) HTML
6 11 (4.55%) J2EE
7 10 (4.13%) Web Services
7 10 (4.13%) Middleware
8 9 (3.72%) WebSphere MQ
8 9 (3.72%) Spring
8 9 (3.72%) CSS
8 9 (3.72%) Ajax
8 9 (3.72%) WebSphere Message Broker
9 5 (2.07%) SOAP
10 4 (1.65%) .NET Framework
11 3 (1.24%) ASP.NET
11 3 (1.24%) LAMP
12 2 (0.83%) WinForms
12 2 (0.83%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 21 (8.68%) Clustering
2 16 (6.61%) Replication
3 13 (5.37%) Computer Science
4 10 (4.13%) Digital Media
5 8 (3.31%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.07%) Data Integration
7 4 (1.65%) iPhone
7 4 (1.65%) iPad
7 4 (1.65%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.65%) PKI
7 4 (1.65%) IPTV
7 4 (1.65%) Firmware
7 4 (1.65%) Blackberry
8 2 (0.83%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.83%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.41%) Derivative
9 1 (0.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.41%) NHS
9 1 (0.41%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 84 (34.71%) Windows
2 44 (18.18%) Linux
3 39 (16.12%) UNIX
4 22 (9.09%) Solaris
4 22 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 18 (7.44%) AIX
6 16 (6.61%) HPUX
7 12 (4.96%) SUSE
8 11 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (2.07%) CentOS
10 4 (1.65%) Android
10 4 (1.65%) Windows XP
11 3 (1.24%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (1.24%) Windows 2000
12 2 (0.83%) Tru64
12 2 (0.83%) OpenVMS
12 2 (0.83%) zOS
12 2 (0.83%) MVS
12 2 (0.83%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.83%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (38.02%) ITIL
2 40 (16.53%) Business Intelligence
3 27 (11.16%) Project Management
3 27 (11.16%) ERP
4 21 (8.68%) Service Delivery
4 21 (8.68%) Problem Management
5 20 (8.26%) Continuous Improvement
6 12 (4.96%) Disaster Recovery
6 12 (4.96%) Logistics
6 12 (4.96%) Knowledge Management
7 9 (3.72%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (3.72%) SOA
8 8 (3.31%) Document Management
9 7 (2.89%) Business Analysis
10 6 (2.48%) E-Commerce
11 5 (2.07%) CRM
11 5 (2.07%) Service Management
11 5 (2.07%) Asset Management
11 5 (2.07%) Data Management
11 5 (2.07%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 75 (30.99%) Java
2 65 (26.86%) ABAP
3 53 (21.90%) SQL
4 12 (4.96%) Python
5 9 (3.72%) Jython
6 5 (2.07%) PHP
6 5 (2.07%) JavaScript
6 5 (2.07%) C#
7 4 (1.65%) Perl
7 4 (1.65%) Google Apps Script
8 3 (1.24%) T-SQL
9 2 (0.83%) VBScript
9 2 (0.83%) VB
9 2 (0.83%) VB.NET
9 2 (0.83%) C++
9 2 (0.83%) PL/SQL
9 2 (0.83%) VB6
9 2 (0.83%) PowerShell
9 2 (0.83%) Apex Code
10 1 (0.41%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 45 (18.60%) Security Cleared
2 33 (13.64%) CTC Cleared
3 25 (10.33%) Degree
4 24 (9.92%) SAP Certification
5 19 (7.85%) Microsoft Certification
6 13 (5.37%) CCNA
6 13 (5.37%) Cisco Certification
7 12 (4.96%) MCSE
8 9 (3.72%) MCP
9 7 (2.89%) MCITP
10 5 (2.07%) SC Cleared
11 4 (1.65%) MCTS
11 4 (1.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 4 (1.65%) MCSA
12 3 (1.24%) JNCIA
12 3 (1.24%) CCSE
12 3 (1.24%) RHCE
12 3 (1.24%) DV Cleared
13 2 (0.83%) VCP5
13 2 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (8.26%) SLA
2 6 (2.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (2.48%) ISO 9001
3 4 (1.65%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.24%) HL7
5 1 (0.41%) GAMP
System Software
1 28 (11.57%) Active Directory
2 19 (7.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (5.79%) vSphere
4 11 (4.55%) VMware ESX
5 10 (4.13%) XenApp
5 10 (4.13%) XenDesktop
6 6 (2.48%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (2.48%) Hyper-V
7 4 (1.65%) NFS
8 3 (1.24%) Terminal Server
9 2 (0.83%) XenServer
9 2 (0.83%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 5 (2.07%) Puppet
1 5 (2.07%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (1.24%) FortiGate
2 3 (1.24%) Nagios
2 3 (1.24%) NetBackup
2 3 (1.24%) Backup Exec
3 2 (0.83%) SCCM
4 1 (0.41%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 87 (35.95%) SAP
2 49 (20.25%) Oracle
3 47 (19.42%) Microsoft
4 29 (11.98%) VMware
5 23 (9.50%) Cisco
5 23 (9.50%) Citrix
6 20 (8.26%) EMC
6 20 (8.26%) Red Hat
7 15 (6.20%) Sun
8 14 (5.79%) Hitachi
9 13 (5.37%) HP
9 13 (5.37%) WatchGuard
9 13 (5.37%) Kaspersky
10 12 (4.96%) IBM
11 11 (4.55%) Lotus
12 9 (3.72%) Salesforce.com
12 9 (3.72%) Cognos
13 7 (2.89%) Sybase
14 6 (2.48%) NetApp
15 4 (1.65%) Redknee
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