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

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Specialist
Rank 322 340 368
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +28
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Specialist 128 94 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.58% 0.44% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% 0.46% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 115 81 59
Average salary £37,000 £38,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.63% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £22,884 £30,400
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £38,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-5.19% +6.94%
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
20752 20226 21312
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.70% 95.05% 95.53%
Number of salaries quoted 16409 16692 18239
Average salary £41,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £58,500 £62,500
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 23 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 23 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 +42 72 £40,000 -5.88% 4
Hampshire -3 25 £37,500 -16.66%
Buckinghamshire +17 16 £32,500 +8.33% 8
Surrey -26 8 £30,500 -3.17% 1
Oxfordshire +12 4 £35,000 -
West Sussex -4 3 £30,500 +64.86% 1
Home Counties - 1 £27,500 -
Support Specialist
England

Support Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 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.

1 101 (47.42%) Windows
2 66 (30.99%) Oracle
3 61 (28.64%) ITIL
4 59 (27.70%) SQL Server
5 57 (26.76%) Microsoft
6 52 (24.41%) SQL
6 52 (24.41%) VMware
7 48 (22.54%) IIS
8 45 (21.13%) VMware Infrastructure
9 36 (16.90%) SQL Server 2000
10 34 (15.96%) Windows Server 2008
10 34 (15.96%) Hyper-V
11 31 (14.55%) Oracle Database 10g
11 31 (14.55%) Oracle Database
12 30 (14.08%) Windows Server 2003
13 29 (13.62%) Active Directory
14 28 (13.15%) Firewall
14 28 (13.15%) Project Management
14 28 (13.15%) Linux
15 27 (12.68%) Citrix
16 26 (12.21%) Service Management
17 25 (11.74%) MS Excel
18 24 (11.27%) Systems Analysis
19 23 (10.80%) MS Office
20 22 (10.33%) Windows 7
21 21 (9.86%) Finance
21 21 (9.86%) TCP/IP
22 19 (8.92%) Change Management
22 19 (8.92%) Cisco
22 19 (8.92%) IBM

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

For the 6 months to 23 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 (22.54%) IIS
2 16 (7.51%) WebSphere Application Server
2 16 (7.51%) Lotus Domino
2 16 (7.51%) WebSphere
3 15 (7.04%) WebSphere Portal
3 15 (7.04%) Quickr
4 10 (4.69%) Tomcat
4 10 (4.69%) SharePoint
5 8 (3.76%) MS Exchange
5 8 (3.76%) WebLogic
6 6 (2.82%) IBM Notes
6 6 (2.82%) Apache
7 5 (2.35%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (1.88%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (1.41%) Lync
10 2 (0.94%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.47%) CMS
11 1 (0.47%) IBM HTTP Server
11 1 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 25 (11.74%) MS Excel
2 23 (10.80%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (3.76%) Siebel Analytics
2 7 (3.29%) Agresso
3 5 (2.35%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (2.35%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.47%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 19 (8.92%) SaaS
2 1 (0.47%) Google Apps
2 1 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 28 (13.15%) Firewall
2 21 (9.86%) TCP/IP
3 13 (6.10%) DNS
3 13 (6.10%) SAN
3 13 (6.10%) Network Security
4 12 (5.63%) VPN
5 11 (5.16%) DHCP
6 8 (3.76%) SSL
7 6 (2.82%) WAN
8 5 (2.35%) LAN
9 4 (1.88%) VoIP
9 4 (1.88%) Wireless
10 3 (1.41%) HTTP
10 3 (1.41%) NAS
10 3 (1.41%) Unified Communications
11 2 (0.94%) IPsec
11 2 (0.94%) IP Telephony
11 2 (0.94%) Cisco IPT
11 2 (0.94%) WLAN
11 2 (0.94%) GPRS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (27.70%) SQL Server
2 36 (16.90%) SQL Server 2000
3 31 (14.55%) Oracle Database 10g
3 31 (14.55%) Oracle Database
4 10 (4.69%) MySQL
5 3 (1.41%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (1.41%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.94%) Big Data
6 2 (0.94%) DB2
6 2 (0.94%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (0.94%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.47%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.47%) DB2 UDB
7 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.47%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (0.47%) Visual Studio
1 1 (0.47%) SoapUI
General
1 21 (9.86%) Finance
2 10 (4.69%) Marketing
3 8 (3.76%) Telecoms
4 7 (3.29%) Banking
5 4 (1.88%) French Language
6 3 (1.41%) Advertising
7 2 (0.94%) German Language
8 1 (0.47%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.47%) Electronics
8 1 (0.47%) Retail
8 1 (0.47%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (4.69%) .NET
2 9 (4.23%) LAMP
3 5 (2.35%) WF
4 2 (0.94%) J2EE
4 2 (0.94%) CSS
5 1 (0.47%) JSP
5 1 (0.47%) SOAP
5 1 (0.47%) Web Services
5 1 (0.47%) XML
5 1 (0.47%) XSD
5 1 (0.47%) XSLT
5 1 (0.47%) JMS
5 1 (0.47%) WSDL
5 1 (0.47%) XML Schema
5 1 (0.47%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (0.47%) Middleware
5 1 (0.47%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.47%) RESTful
5 1 (0.47%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (6.10%) HACMP
1 13 (6.10%) Clustering
2 8 (3.76%) Video Conferencing
3 7 (3.29%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (2.35%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (2.35%) Kindle
4 5 (2.35%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.41%) Replication
5 3 (1.41%) Blackberry
5 3 (1.41%) Mobile App
6 2 (0.94%) Computer Science
6 2 (0.94%) Mobile Computing
6 2 (0.94%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.47%) iPad
7 1 (0.47%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.47%) iPhone
7 1 (0.47%) DataPower
7 1 (0.47%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.47%) PKI
7 1 (0.47%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 101 (47.42%) Windows
2 34 (15.96%) Windows Server 2008
3 30 (14.08%) Windows Server 2003
4 28 (13.15%) Linux
5 22 (10.33%) Windows 7
6 18 (8.45%) AIX
7 16 (7.51%) UNIX
8 14 (6.57%) Windows 8
9 11 (5.16%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (3.29%) Solaris
11 6 (2.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (2.35%) HPUX
13 4 (1.88%) Apple iOS
13 4 (1.88%) Android
14 3 (1.41%) Mac OS X
14 3 (1.41%) CentOS
14 3 (1.41%) SUSE
15 2 (0.94%) Windows Mobile
16 1 (0.47%) Mac OS X Server
16 1 (0.47%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (28.64%) ITIL
2 28 (13.15%) Project Management
3 26 (12.21%) Service Management
4 24 (11.27%) Systems Analysis
5 19 (8.92%) Change Management
6 17 (7.98%) Service Delivery
7 13 (6.10%) Document Management
8 10 (4.69%) Analytics
9 9 (4.23%) Requirements Management
9 9 (4.23%) Requirements Analysis
9 9 (4.23%) ERP
10 8 (3.76%) Time Management
10 8 (3.76%) Campaign Management
11 7 (3.29%) Line Management
12 5 (2.35%) Performance Monitoring
12 5 (2.35%) CRM
13 4 (1.88%) Logistics
13 4 (1.88%) Asset Management
13 4 (1.88%) ITSM
13 4 (1.88%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 52 (24.41%) SQL
2 13 (6.10%) Perl
2 13 (6.10%) Shell Script
3 7 (3.29%) Java
4 4 (1.88%) C#
4 4 (1.88%) C++
4 4 (1.88%) PHP
5 3 (1.41%) PowerShell
6 2 (0.94%) Bash Shell
6 2 (0.94%) VBScript
6 2 (0.94%) PL/SQL
6 2 (0.94%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.47%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.47%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.47%) VB
7 1 (0.47%) Jython
7 1 (0.47%) Korn
7 1 (0.47%) XPath
7 1 (0.47%) X++
Qualifications
1 13 (6.10%) CCSA
1 13 (6.10%) CCSE
1 13 (6.10%) Degree
2 12 (5.63%) MCSE
2 12 (5.63%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (4.69%) IBM Certification
4 9 (4.23%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.41%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (1.41%) CCNP
6 2 (0.94%) CCVP
7 1 (0.47%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (0.47%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.47%) CCNA
7 1 (0.47%) ISEB
7 1 (0.47%) MCSA
7 1 (0.47%) MCP
7 1 (0.47%) A+ Certification
7 1 (0.47%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (7.51%) PCI DSS
2 12 (5.63%) SLA
3 5 (2.35%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 45 (21.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 34 (15.96%) Hyper-V
3 29 (13.62%) Active Directory
4 12 (5.63%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 11 (5.16%) XenDesktop
6 7 (3.29%) XenApp
6 7 (3.29%) XenServer
7 3 (1.41%) vSphere
8 2 (0.94%) vCloud
9 1 (0.47%) Firmware
9 1 (0.47%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.47%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.47%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 13 (6.10%) Tivoli
2 12 (5.63%) Tivoli Configuration Manager
2 12 (5.63%) Tivoli Monitoring
2 12 (5.63%) Tivoli NetView
3 7 (3.29%) SCCM
4 3 (1.41%) SCOM
5 2 (0.94%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.47%) CiscoWorks
6 1 (0.47%) Control-M
6 1 (0.47%) CA SiteMinder
6 1 (0.47%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.47%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.47%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 66 (30.99%) Oracle
2 57 (26.76%) Microsoft
3 52 (24.41%) VMware
4 27 (12.68%) Citrix
5 19 (8.92%) Cisco
5 19 (8.92%) IBM
6 16 (7.51%) Lotus
7 14 (6.57%) CheckPoint
8 13 (6.10%) WatchGuard
8 13 (6.10%) Kaspersky
9 10 (4.69%) Sun
10 8 (3.76%) Siebel
10 8 (3.76%) Apple
11 7 (3.29%) Informatica
11 7 (3.29%) Tandberg
12 5 (2.35%) SAP
13 4 (1.88%) Red Hat
14 3 (1.41%) Hitachi
14 3 (1.41%) HP
14 3 (1.41%) EMC
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Connectus
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Gerrards Cross, Buckinghamshire
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + pension, healthcare
Posted: 9 hours ago
Buckinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £34500.00 per annum + 3,750pa On-Call + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Boeing
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol; Milton Keynes, UK
Boeing
Salary: Competitive salary
Posted: Yesterday
Buckinghamshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £32000 - £42000 per annum + Gym, pension, parking, healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading
First Recruitment Group
Salary: £0 - £35,000 per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 2 days ago
Wokingham
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Wokingham
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Gerrards Cross, Buckinghamshire
networx
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Telefonica
Posted: 7 days ago
Gerrards Cross
Networx Recruitment
Salary: £30,000 - £40,000 per year
Posted: 21 days ago