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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Specialist
Rank 324 338 365
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +27
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Specialist 116 89 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.53% 0.42% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% 0.44% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 99 78 63
Average salary £36,500 £41,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.51% -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,200 £21,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £47,500 £52,100
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +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
20812 20072 21481
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.58% 95.02% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 16304 16603 18379
Average salary £41,500 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.46% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,000 £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 19 September 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 19 September 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 66 £36,500 -8.75% 3
Surrey +5 23 £34,500 +11.11% 1
Hampshire -17 17 £45,000 - 5
Buckinghamshire +10 7 £31,500 -17.10% 3
West Sussex -15 3 £30,500 +64.86%
Oxfordshire +7 2 - -
Support Specialist
England

Support Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (52.33%) Windows
2 73 (37.82%) Oracle
3 64 (33.16%) SQL Server
4 59 (30.57%) Microsoft
5 51 (26.42%) SQL
6 50 (25.91%) ITIL
6 50 (25.91%) VMware
7 47 (24.35%) IIS
8 43 (22.28%) VMware Infrastructure
9 34 (17.62%) Windows Server 2008
9 34 (17.62%) SQL Server 2000
10 33 (17.10%) Windows Server 2003
10 33 (17.10%) Hyper-V
11 32 (16.58%) Firewall
12 31 (16.06%) Active Directory
12 31 (16.06%) MS Excel
12 31 (16.06%) Oracle Database
13 30 (15.54%) Linux
14 29 (15.03%) Oracle Database 10g
14 29 (15.03%) Citrix
14 29 (15.03%) Project Management
15 25 (12.95%) TCP/IP
16 22 (11.40%) Systems Analysis
17 20 (10.36%) Windows 7
18 19 (9.84%) Degree
19 18 (9.33%) Microsoft Certification
19 18 (9.33%) MS Office
20 17 (8.81%) UNIX
20 17 (8.81%) CheckPoint
20 17 (8.81%) Kaspersky

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 47 (24.35%) IIS
2 16 (8.29%) SharePoint
3 10 (5.18%) WebLogic
3 10 (5.18%) Tomcat
4 9 (4.66%) MS Exchange
5 7 (3.63%) WebSphere
6 6 (3.11%) WebSphere Application Server
6 6 (3.11%) Lotus Domino
6 6 (3.11%) Apache
7 5 (2.59%) WebSphere Portal
7 5 (2.59%) SharePoint 2010
7 5 (2.59%) Quickr
7 5 (2.59%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (2.07%) Lync
9 3 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (1.04%) Oracle Workflow
10 2 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (1.04%) SharePoint Server
10 2 (1.04%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 31 (16.06%) MS Excel
2 18 (9.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (2.59%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (2.59%) SAP ERP
2 4 (2.07%) Siebel Analytics
3 1 (0.52%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (0.52%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.52%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (8.29%) SaaS
2 2 (1.04%) Office 365
2 2 (1.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 32 (16.58%) Firewall
2 25 (12.95%) TCP/IP
3 14 (7.25%) VPN
3 14 (7.25%) SAN
4 12 (6.22%) DNS
5 11 (5.70%) Network Security
6 10 (5.18%) DHCP
7 7 (3.63%) SSL
8 5 (2.59%) WAN
9 4 (2.07%) LAN
10 3 (1.55%) NAS
10 3 (1.55%) Wireless
11 2 (1.04%) IPsec
11 2 (1.04%) VLAN
11 2 (1.04%) VoIP
11 2 (1.04%) WLAN
11 2 (1.04%) GPRS
11 2 (1.04%) FTP
11 2 (1.04%) HTTP
11 2 (1.04%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (33.16%) SQL Server
2 34 (17.62%) SQL Server 2000
3 31 (16.06%) Oracle Database
4 29 (15.03%) Oracle Database 10g
5 11 (5.70%) MySQL
6 8 (4.15%) DB2
7 6 (3.11%) Relational Database
8 4 (2.07%) Crystal Reports
8 4 (2.07%) RDBMS
9 3 (1.55%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (1.04%) Big Data
10 2 (1.04%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (1.04%) MaxDB
10 2 (1.04%) SAP BI
10 2 (1.04%) DB2 UDB
10 2 (1.04%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (1.04%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.52%) SAP BW
11 1 (0.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.52%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 1 (0.52%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (6.74%) Finance
2 8 (4.15%) Marketing
3 6 (3.11%) French Language
3 6 (3.11%) Telecoms
3 6 (3.11%) Banking
4 4 (2.07%) German Language
5 2 (1.04%) Spanish Language
5 2 (1.04%) Publishing
6 1 (0.52%) Electronics
6 1 (0.52%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (6.22%) .NET
2 9 (4.66%) LAMP
3 5 (2.59%) WF
4 3 (1.55%) Middleware
4 3 (1.55%) J2EE
4 3 (1.55%) XML
5 2 (1.04%) CSS
5 2 (1.04%) HTML
5 2 (1.04%) SAP Basis
6 1 (0.52%) JSF
6 1 (0.52%) SAP PI
6 1 (0.52%) REST
6 1 (0.52%) SAP XI
6 1 (0.52%) JSP
6 1 (0.52%) SOAP
6 1 (0.52%) Web Services
6 1 (0.52%) XHTML
6 1 (0.52%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (6.74%) Clustering
2 9 (4.66%) Management Information System
3 8 (4.15%) HACMP
3 8 (4.15%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (2.59%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (2.59%) Video Conferencing
4 5 (2.59%) Data Integration
4 5 (2.59%) Kindle
5 4 (2.07%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.07%) Replication
6 3 (1.55%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.04%) LIMS
7 2 (1.04%) NHS
7 2 (1.04%) ASTM
7 2 (1.04%) Chemistry
7 2 (1.04%) Mobile Computing
7 2 (1.04%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.04%) iPhone
7 2 (1.04%) Visualisation
7 2 (1.04%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 101 (52.33%) Windows
2 34 (17.62%) Windows Server 2008
3 33 (17.10%) Windows Server 2003
4 30 (15.54%) Linux
5 20 (10.36%) Windows 7
6 17 (8.81%) UNIX
7 16 (8.29%) AIX
8 13 (6.74%) Windows 8
9 10 (5.18%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (4.15%) HPUX
10 8 (4.15%) Solaris
11 6 (3.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (1.55%) SUSE
13 2 (1.04%) Windows Mobile
13 2 (1.04%) Android
13 2 (1.04%) CentOS
13 2 (1.04%) Windows XP
13 2 (1.04%) Mac OS X
13 2 (1.04%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.52%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (25.91%) ITIL
2 29 (15.03%) Project Management
3 22 (11.40%) Systems Analysis
4 17 (8.81%) Service Management
5 15 (7.77%) Document Management
6 14 (7.25%) Change Management
7 9 (4.66%) Requirements Management
7 9 (4.66%) Requirements Analysis
7 9 (4.66%) Service Delivery
7 9 (4.66%) CRM
7 9 (4.66%) ERP
8 8 (4.15%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (4.15%) Line Management
9 6 (3.11%) Performance Monitoring
9 6 (3.11%) Analytics
10 4 (2.07%) Campaign Management
10 4 (2.07%) Time Management
10 4 (2.07%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (2.07%) ITSM
10 4 (2.07%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 51 (26.42%) SQL
2 11 (5.70%) Java
3 9 (4.66%) Shell Script
4 8 (4.15%) Perl
5 4 (2.07%) PHP
5 4 (2.07%) C#
5 4 (2.07%) C++
6 3 (1.55%) ABAP
7 2 (1.04%) VB.NET
7 2 (1.04%) PowerShell
7 2 (1.04%) Bash Shell
7 2 (1.04%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.04%) PL/SQL
7 2 (1.04%) VBScript
8 1 (0.52%) VB
8 1 (0.52%) X++
Qualifications
1 19 (9.84%) Degree
2 18 (9.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 17 (8.81%) CCSE
4 16 (8.29%) CCSA
5 14 (7.25%) MCSE
6 11 (5.70%) Security Cleared
7 5 (2.59%) IBM Certification
8 3 (1.55%) MCITP
8 3 (1.55%) MCP
9 2 (1.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (1.04%) CCNA
9 2 (1.04%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.52%) MCSA
10 1 (0.52%) CCNP
10 1 (0.52%) Network+ Certification
10 1 (0.52%) A+ Certification
10 1 (0.52%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.52%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.74%) PCI DSS
2 8 (4.15%) SLA
3 5 (2.59%) ISO 9001
4 3 (1.55%) HL7
System Software
1 43 (22.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 33 (17.10%) Hyper-V
3 31 (16.06%) Active Directory
4 13 (6.74%) XenDesktop
5 9 (4.66%) XenApp
5 9 (4.66%) XenServer
6 8 (4.15%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 4 (2.07%) vSphere
8 2 (1.04%) vCloud
9 1 (0.52%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.52%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 1 (0.52%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.52%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.52%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.52%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 8 (4.15%) Tivoli
1 8 (4.15%) Tivoli Configuration Manager
1 8 (4.15%) Tivoli Monitoring
1 8 (4.15%) Tivoli NetView
2 4 (2.07%) SCCM
3 2 (1.04%) SCOM
4 1 (0.52%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.52%) Check_MK
4 1 (0.52%) Icinga
4 1 (0.52%) Nagios
4 1 (0.52%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.52%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.52%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 73 (37.82%) Oracle
2 59 (30.57%) Microsoft
3 50 (25.91%) VMware
4 29 (15.03%) Citrix
5 17 (8.81%) CheckPoint
5 17 (8.81%) Kaspersky
5 17 (8.81%) WatchGuard
6 15 (7.77%) Cisco
7 11 (5.70%) SAP
8 9 (4.66%) IBM
9 7 (3.63%) Apple
10 6 (3.11%) Lotus
10 6 (3.11%) Sybase
10 6 (3.11%) Sun
11 5 (2.59%) HP
11 5 (2.59%) Tandberg
12 4 (2.07%) Siebel
12 4 (2.07%) EMC
13 3 (1.55%) Hitachi
13 3 (1.55%) Informatica
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