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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Specialist
Rank 339 339 336
Rank change year-on-year
0 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Specialist 111 89 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.49% 0.42% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 0.44% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 91 78 83
Average salary £36,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,300 £21,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £47,500 £54,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +4.16%
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
21227 20349 21705
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.65% 95.07% 95.39%
Number of salaries quoted 16689 16799 18525
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 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 2 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 2 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 +8 52 £36,500 +21.66% 2
Surrey +10 32 £35,000 -1.40% 1
Hampshire -19 17 £35,000 -22.22% 1
Buckinghamshire -5 5 £27,500 -27.63% 1
West Sussex -10 3 £30,500 +64.86% 1
Oxfordshire - 3 £31,500 -
Kent - 1 £32,500 -
Support Specialist
England

Support Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 2 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 91 (51.12%) Windows
2 70 (39.33%) Oracle
3 62 (34.83%) SQL Server
4 51 (28.65%) Microsoft
5 49 (27.53%) SQL
6 45 (25.28%) VMware
7 43 (24.16%) ITIL
7 43 (24.16%) IIS
8 38 (21.35%) VMware Infrastructure
9 34 (19.10%) Firewall
10 33 (18.54%) Windows Server 2003
11 31 (17.42%) Citrix
11 31 (17.42%) Linux
11 31 (17.42%) Windows Server 2008
12 28 (15.73%) MS Excel
12 28 (15.73%) Active Directory
12 28 (15.73%) SQL Server 2000
13 27 (15.17%) Hyper-V
14 26 (14.61%) Oracle Database
15 25 (14.04%) Project Management
15 25 (14.04%) TCP/IP
16 24 (13.48%) Oracle Database 10g
17 23 (12.92%) Degree
18 21 (11.80%) Microsoft Certification
19 19 (10.67%) UNIX
20 18 (10.11%) Java
20 18 (10.11%) Document Management
21 17 (9.55%) CCSE
21 17 (9.55%) Systems Analysis
21 17 (9.55%) WatchGuard

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

For the 6 months to 2 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 43 (24.16%) IIS
2 16 (8.99%) SharePoint
3 10 (5.62%) WebLogic
3 10 (5.62%) Tomcat
4 8 (4.49%) MS Exchange
5 6 (3.37%) Apache
5 6 (3.37%) SharePoint 2010
6 5 (2.81%) WebSphere
7 4 (2.25%) SharePoint Server
7 4 (2.25%) Lotus Domino
7 4 (2.25%) NetWeaver
7 4 (2.25%) WebSphere Application Server
7 4 (2.25%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (1.69%) Quickr
8 3 (1.69%) Lync
8 3 (1.69%) WebSphere Portal
8 3 (1.69%) Oracle Workflow
9 2 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (1.12%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 28 (15.73%) MS Excel
2 14 (7.87%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (3.37%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (2.81%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.56%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.56%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (0.56%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.56%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (6.18%) SaaS
2 3 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.12%) Google Apps
3 2 (1.12%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 34 (19.10%) Firewall
2 25 (14.04%) TCP/IP
3 17 (9.55%) DNS
4 13 (7.30%) VPN
4 13 (7.30%) SAN
5 10 (5.62%) Network Security
5 10 (5.62%) DHCP
6 7 (3.93%) SSL
7 4 (2.25%) Internet
8 3 (1.69%) WAN
8 3 (1.69%) VoIP
8 3 (1.69%) NAS
8 3 (1.69%) SIGTRAN
8 3 (1.69%) DMZ
8 3 (1.69%) Wireless
8 3 (1.69%) HTTP
9 2 (1.12%) VLAN
9 2 (1.12%) IPsec
9 2 (1.12%) Intranet
9 2 (1.12%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (34.83%) SQL Server
2 28 (15.73%) SQL Server 2000
3 26 (14.61%) Oracle Database
4 24 (13.48%) Oracle Database 10g
5 11 (6.18%) MySQL
6 10 (5.62%) DB2
7 6 (3.37%) Relational Database
8 5 (2.81%) Crystal Reports
9 4 (2.25%) RDBMS
9 4 (2.25%) MaxDB
10 3 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (1.69%) Big Data
11 2 (1.12%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (1.12%) SAP BI
11 2 (1.12%) DB2 UDB
11 2 (1.12%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.56%) SAP BW
12 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (7.30%) Finance
2 8 (4.49%) Telecoms
3 6 (3.37%) French Language
4 5 (2.81%) Banking
5 4 (2.25%) Marketing
5 4 (2.25%) German Language
6 3 (1.69%) Publishing
7 2 (1.12%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.56%) Electronics
8 1 (0.56%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (7.30%) .NET
2 9 (5.06%) LAMP
3 5 (2.81%) WF
4 4 (2.25%) SAP Basis
4 4 (2.25%) Middleware
4 4 (2.25%) SOAP
4 4 (2.25%) XML
5 3 (1.69%) J2EE
5 3 (1.69%) HTML
6 2 (1.12%) CSS
7 1 (0.56%) JSP
7 1 (0.56%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.56%) XHTML
7 1 (0.56%) Web Services
7 1 (0.56%) SAP XI
7 1 (0.56%) JSF
7 1 (0.56%) SAP PI
7 1 (0.56%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.30%) Clustering
2 9 (5.06%) Management Information System
3 7 (3.93%) HACMP
4 6 (3.37%) Computer Science
5 5 (2.81%) Video Conferencing
5 5 (2.81%) Data Integration
5 5 (2.81%) Kindle
5 5 (2.81%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (2.25%) Replication
7 3 (1.69%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.12%) Chemistry
8 2 (1.12%) Mobile Computing
8 2 (1.12%) LIMS
8 2 (1.12%) ASTM
8 2 (1.12%) NHS
8 2 (1.12%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.56%) iPad
9 1 (0.56%) iPhone
9 1 (0.56%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.56%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 91 (51.12%) Windows
2 33 (18.54%) Windows Server 2003
3 31 (17.42%) Linux
3 31 (17.42%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (10.67%) UNIX
5 16 (8.99%) Windows 7
6 15 (8.43%) AIX
7 11 (6.18%) Solaris
7 11 (6.18%) Windows 8
8 9 (5.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (4.49%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (4.49%) HPUX
10 3 (1.69%) SUSE
11 2 (1.12%) Windows Mobile
11 2 (1.12%) CentOS
12 1 (0.56%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.56%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (24.16%) ITIL
2 25 (14.04%) Project Management
3 18 (10.11%) Document Management
4 17 (9.55%) Systems Analysis
5 12 (6.74%) ERP
6 10 (5.62%) CRM
6 10 (5.62%) Service Management
7 9 (5.06%) Requirements Management
7 9 (5.06%) Requirements Analysis
8 8 (4.49%) Change Management
8 8 (4.49%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (4.49%) Line Management
9 7 (3.93%) Service Delivery
10 6 (3.37%) Performance Monitoring
11 4 (2.25%) Information Architecture
11 4 (2.25%) Continuous Improvement
11 4 (2.25%) Risk Management
12 3 (1.69%) Workflow
12 3 (1.69%) Data Management
12 3 (1.69%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 49 (27.53%) SQL
2 18 (10.11%) Java
3 10 (5.62%) Perl
4 7 (3.93%) Shell Script
5 5 (2.81%) ABAP
6 4 (2.25%) PHP
6 4 (2.25%) C#
6 4 (2.25%) C++
7 2 (1.12%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.12%) VB.NET
7 2 (1.12%) Python
7 2 (1.12%) Google Apps Script
8 1 (0.56%) X++
8 1 (0.56%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (12.92%) Degree
2 21 (11.80%) Microsoft Certification
3 17 (9.55%) CCSE
4 16 (8.99%) CCSA
5 15 (8.43%) MCSE
6 12 (6.74%) Security Cleared
7 4 (2.25%) CCNA
7 4 (2.25%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (1.69%) MCP
8 3 (1.69%) IBM Certification
8 3 (1.69%) MCITP
9 2 (1.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (1.12%) JNCIA
9 2 (1.12%) RHCE
10 1 (0.56%) A+ Certification
10 1 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.56%) MCSA
10 1 (0.56%) CCNP
10 1 (0.56%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.56%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.49%) PCI DSS
2 6 (3.37%) SLA
3 5 (2.81%) ISO 9001
4 3 (1.69%) HL7
System Software
1 38 (21.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (15.73%) Active Directory
3 27 (15.17%) Hyper-V
4 13 (7.30%) XenDesktop
5 9 (5.06%) XenApp
5 9 (5.06%) XenServer
6 7 (3.93%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 4 (2.25%) vSphere
8 3 (1.69%) NFS
9 2 (1.12%) vCloud
10 1 (0.56%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.56%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 1 (0.56%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.56%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.56%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.56%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 7 (3.93%) Tivoli
1 7 (3.93%) Tivoli Configuration Manager
1 7 (3.93%) Tivoli Monitoring
1 7 (3.93%) Tivoli NetView
2 2 (1.12%) SCCM
3 1 (0.56%) SCOM
3 1 (0.56%) FortiGate
3 1 (0.56%) Check_MK
3 1 (0.56%) Icinga
3 1 (0.56%) Nagios
3 1 (0.56%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.56%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.56%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 70 (39.33%) Oracle
2 51 (28.65%) Microsoft
3 45 (25.28%) VMware
4 31 (17.42%) Citrix
5 17 (9.55%) Cisco
5 17 (9.55%) Kaspersky
5 17 (9.55%) CheckPoint
5 17 (9.55%) WatchGuard
6 15 (8.43%) SAP
7 6 (3.37%) Sybase
7 6 (3.37%) IBM
7 6 (3.37%) Red Hat
8 5 (2.81%) Apple
8 5 (2.81%) Sun
8 5 (2.81%) HP
8 5 (2.81%) Tandberg
9 4 (2.25%) EMC
9 4 (2.25%) Lotus
10 3 (1.69%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (1.69%) Redknee
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