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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Specialist
Rank 377 394 380
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Specialist 69 75 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.33% 0.33% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.35% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 59 67 51
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,400 £26,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
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
19987 21679 21372
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.14% 94.90% 95.10%
Number of salaries quoted 16328 17548 17727
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 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
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 7 July 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 7 July 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
Surrey +9 28 £33,750 -3.57%
Hampshire +8 17 £44,000 +41.93%
Berkshire -7 15 £37,500 +2.73% 4
Buckinghamshire +1 5 £29,000 +5.45% 1
West Sussex +2 2 £32,000 -26.43%
Oxfordshire +9 1 £22,500 -28.57%
Kent 0 1 - -
Support Specialist
England

Support Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 71 (55.91%) Windows
2 43 (33.86%) SQL
3 42 (33.07%) SQL Server
4 38 (29.92%) ITIL
5 34 (26.77%) Active Directory
6 31 (24.41%) Microsoft
6 31 (24.41%) VMware
7 29 (22.83%) TCP/IP
8 22 (17.32%) Finance
9 20 (15.75%) Firewall
10 19 (14.96%) SAN
11 18 (14.17%) DNS
11 18 (14.17%) Linux
11 18 (14.17%) MS Excel
11 18 (14.17%) vSphere
12 17 (13.39%) SQL Server 2012
12 17 (13.39%) Java
12 17 (13.39%) SQL Server 2008
13 16 (12.60%) SharePoint
13 16 (12.60%) SLA
13 16 (12.60%) EMC
13 16 (12.60%) Internet
14 15 (11.81%) Windows Server 2003
14 15 (11.81%) MS Exchange
15 14 (11.02%) Citrix
15 14 (11.02%) Windows Server 2008
15 14 (11.02%) VMware Infrastructure
15 14 (11.02%) Office 365
16 13 (10.24%) VMware ESXi
16 13 (10.24%) Security Cleared

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

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 16 (12.60%) SharePoint
2 15 (11.81%) MS Exchange
3 12 (9.45%) WebLogic
4 11 (8.66%) WebSphere
5 10 (7.87%) Exchange Server 2010
6 9 (7.09%) IBM Notes
7 8 (6.30%) Elasticsearch
8 6 (4.72%) IIS
9 5 (3.94%) Lotus Domino
9 5 (3.94%) WebSphere Application Server
9 5 (3.94%) Tomcat
10 4 (3.15%) JBoss
10 4 (3.15%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 2 (1.57%) WebSphere Portal
11 2 (1.57%) SAP Portal
11 2 (1.57%) Quickr
11 2 (1.57%) NetWeaver
11 2 (1.57%) IBM HTTP Server
12 1 (0.79%) Apache
12 1 (0.79%) Lync
Applications
1 18 (14.17%) MS Excel
2 10 (7.87%) MS Office
3 2 (1.57%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.79%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (2.36%) Movex
1 3 (2.36%) Infor M3
2 2 (1.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.57%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (11.02%) Office 365
2 7 (5.51%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (3.94%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (2.36%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.79%) IaaS
5 1 (0.79%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 29 (22.83%) TCP/IP
2 20 (15.75%) Firewall
3 19 (14.96%) SAN
4 18 (14.17%) DNS
5 16 (12.60%) Internet
6 12 (9.45%) Fibre Channel
7 9 (7.09%) WebEx
7 9 (7.09%) LAN
8 8 (6.30%) WAN
8 8 (6.30%) DHCP
9 6 (4.72%) VPN
9 6 (4.72%) LDAP
10 5 (3.94%) Network Security
11 4 (3.15%) Unified Communications
11 4 (3.15%) Telepresence
11 4 (3.15%) IP Telephony
11 4 (3.15%) Cisco IPT
12 3 (2.36%) SSL
12 3 (2.36%) HTTP
12 3 (2.36%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (33.07%) SQL Server
2 17 (13.39%) SQL Server 2008
2 17 (13.39%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (6.30%) NoSQL
4 3 (2.36%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (2.36%) DB2
4 3 (2.36%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.57%) SAP BI
5 2 (1.57%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.79%) MySQL
6 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.79%) QlikView
6 1 (0.79%) BusinessObjects XI
6 1 (0.79%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.79%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 5 (3.94%) HP UFT
2 4 (3.15%) Visual Studio
3 3 (2.36%) Subversion
4 1 (0.79%) JIRA
General
1 22 (17.32%) Finance
2 8 (6.30%) German Language
3 7 (5.51%) French Language
4 5 (3.94%) Spanish Language
5 4 (3.15%) Banking
6 3 (2.36%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (2.36%) Marketing
7 2 (1.57%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.57%) Front Office
7 2 (1.57%) Electronics
7 2 (1.57%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.57%) Retail
7 2 (1.57%) Automotive
8 1 (0.79%) Legal
8 1 (0.79%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.79%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (8.66%) .NET
2 8 (6.30%) Web Services
2 8 (6.30%) ZeroMQ
3 6 (4.72%) Middleware
3 6 (4.72%) XML
3 6 (4.72%) HTML
4 5 (3.94%) Application Packaging
5 4 (3.15%) ASP.NET
5 4 (3.15%) CSS
6 3 (2.36%) JSP
6 3 (2.36%) XSD
6 3 (2.36%) WebSphere MQ
6 3 (2.36%) JMS
6 3 (2.36%) XSLT
7 2 (1.57%) J2EE
7 2 (1.57%) WSDL
7 2 (1.57%) XML Schema
7 2 (1.57%) SOAP
7 2 (1.57%) SAP PI
7 2 (1.57%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.30%) Computer Science
2 6 (4.72%) EMC VNX
3 5 (3.94%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.15%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (3.15%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.36%) Replication
5 3 (2.36%) Clustering
5 3 (2.36%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.57%) PKI
6 2 (1.57%) HACMP
6 2 (1.57%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.57%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.57%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.57%) DataPower
7 1 (0.79%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.79%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.79%) AS400
7 1 (0.79%) PDA
7 1 (0.79%) Graphic Design
7 1 (0.79%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 71 (55.91%) Windows
2 18 (14.17%) Linux
3 15 (11.81%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (11.02%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (9.45%) Windows 7
6 10 (7.87%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (7.87%) UNIX
7 8 (6.30%) AIX
7 8 (6.30%) Windows 2000
7 8 (6.30%) Windows XP
8 6 (4.72%) Solaris
9 4 (3.15%) Windows 8
10 3 (2.36%) CentOS
10 3 (2.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (2.36%) SUSE
10 3 (2.36%) HPUX
11 1 (0.79%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (29.92%) ITIL
2 9 (7.09%) SIEM
3 7 (5.51%) Test Scripting
4 6 (4.72%) E-Commerce
5 5 (3.94%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (3.94%) MVC
5 5 (3.94%) Information Security
5 5 (3.94%) Cyber Security
5 5 (3.94%) Performance Monitoring
5 5 (3.94%) Mentoring
6 4 (3.15%) Analytics
6 4 (3.15%) Customer Analytics
6 4 (3.15%) Document Management
6 4 (3.15%) Business Continuity
6 4 (3.15%) Customer Engagement
6 4 (3.15%) Service Management
7 3 (2.36%) SOA
7 3 (2.36%) ERP
7 3 (2.36%) Workflow
7 3 (2.36%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 43 (33.86%) SQL
2 17 (13.39%) Java
3 8 (6.30%) T-SQL
4 6 (4.72%) JavaScript
5 5 (3.94%) VB
5 5 (3.94%) C#
6 3 (2.36%) Jython
6 3 (2.36%) XPath
6 3 (2.36%) Perl
6 3 (2.36%) PL/SQL
7 2 (1.57%) PowerShell
7 2 (1.57%) Korn
7 2 (1.57%) ABAP
7 2 (1.57%) VBA
7 2 (1.57%) Python
7 2 (1.57%) Google Apps Script
8 1 (0.79%) C++
8 1 (0.79%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.79%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 13 (10.24%) Security Cleared
2 12 (9.45%) Degree
3 8 (6.30%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 8 (6.30%) CCSA
3 8 (6.30%) CCSE
4 7 (5.51%) MCSE
4 7 (5.51%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (5.51%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (5.51%) Check Point Certification
5 5 (3.94%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (3.94%) CCNA
5 5 (3.94%) DV Cleared
6 4 (3.15%) MCSA
6 4 (3.15%) Citrix Certification
7 3 (2.36%) MCP
7 3 (2.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (2.36%) CCA
7 3 (2.36%) SC Cleared
8 2 (1.57%) CCNP
8 2 (1.57%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (12.60%) SLA
2 5 (3.94%) QA
2 5 (3.94%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 34 (26.77%) Active Directory
2 18 (14.17%) vSphere
3 14 (11.02%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (10.24%) VMware ESXi
5 8 (6.30%) VMware ESX
6 7 (5.51%) XenApp
7 4 (3.15%) Hyper-V
8 2 (1.57%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.79%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (5.51%) WMI
2 6 (4.72%) Backup Exec
3 4 (3.15%) SCCM
3 4 (3.15%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (1.57%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 31 (24.41%) Microsoft
1 31 (24.41%) VMware
2 16 (12.60%) EMC
3 14 (11.02%) Citrix
4 9 (7.09%) Lotus
5 8 (6.30%) WatchGuard
5 8 (6.30%) Kaspersky
5 8 (6.30%) CheckPoint
5 8 (6.30%) HP
6 7 (5.51%) Cisco
7 5 (3.94%) Oracle
8 4 (3.15%) IBM
8 4 (3.15%) Avaya
8 4 (3.15%) Tandberg
9 3 (2.36%) Google
9 3 (2.36%) Red Hat
9 3 (2.36%) Hitachi
9 3 (2.36%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (2.36%) Bloomberg
9 3 (2.36%) Symantec
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