The first table below looks at the demand for the Support Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the South West 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 18 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 West region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Specialist
Rank 210 212 211
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Specialist 15 8 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.26% 0.15% 0.088%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.15% 0.093%
Number of salaries quoted 5 8 4
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £29,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +36.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,600 £36,000 £18,250
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £42,000 £35,350
UK excluding London average salary £40,250 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+8.78% -1.33%
Job Titles Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5532 5200 5378
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.36% 96.64% 95.02%
Number of salaries quoted 4661 4586 4654
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Support Specialist
England

Support Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Support Specialist in the job title across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Support Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Support Specialist
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Support Specialist across the South West region.

Support Specialist Salary Trend in the South West

Support Specialist
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Support Specialist across the South West region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Support Specialist Salary Histogram in the South West

Support Specialist
Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 18 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
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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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Vacancies
Bristol +5 9 £32,000 -23.80%
Devon - 3 £23,000 -
Gloucestershire - 2 £37,500 -
Dorset - 1 £47,500 -
Support Specialist
England

Support Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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 18 (62.07%) Windows
2 13 (44.83%) SQL
2 13 (44.83%) Configuration Management
3 12 (41.38%) Linux
4 10 (34.48%) VMware
5 8 (27.59%) LAMP
5 8 (27.59%) Samba
5 8 (27.59%) Xen
5 8 (27.59%) iSCSI
5 8 (27.59%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (27.59%) Fibre Channel
5 8 (27.59%) Bcfg2
5 8 (27.59%) Open Source
5 8 (27.59%) Bash Shell
5 8 (27.59%) Python
5 8 (27.59%) LDAP
5 8 (27.59%) NFS
5 8 (27.59%) Solaris
5 8 (27.59%) Identity Management
5 8 (27.59%) Mac OS X
6 7 (24.14%) Degree
7 6 (20.69%) Service Delivery
7 6 (20.69%) PL/SQL
8 5 (17.24%) IBM
8 5 (17.24%) Finance
9 4 (13.79%) Retail
9 4 (13.79%) Computer Science
9 4 (13.79%) SAN
9 4 (13.79%) Java
9 4 (13.79%) Oracle

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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 2 (6.90%) WebSphere
1 2 (6.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (6.90%) MS Exchange
1 2 (6.90%) SharePoint
1 2 (6.90%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle iProcurement
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle Internet Expenses
Communications & Networking
1 8 (27.59%) iSCSI
1 8 (27.59%) Fibre Channel
1 8 (27.59%) LDAP
2 4 (13.79%) SAN
3 1 (3.45%) LAN
3 1 (3.45%) WLAN
3 1 (3.45%) WAN
3 1 (3.45%) Internet
3 1 (3.45%) Firewall
3 1 (3.45%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (3.45%) Wireless
3 1 (3.45%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle Discoverer
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 5 (17.24%) Finance
2 4 (13.79%) Retail
3 2 (6.90%) Legal
3 2 (6.90%) Manufacturing
3 2 (6.90%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.45%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (27.59%) LAMP
2 2 (6.90%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (6.90%) XML
2 2 (6.90%) .NET
2 2 (6.90%) HTML
3 1 (3.45%) Web Services
3 1 (3.45%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (27.59%) Open Source
2 4 (13.79%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.90%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 18 (62.07%) Windows
2 12 (41.38%) Linux
3 8 (27.59%) Solaris
3 8 (27.59%) Mac OS X
4 3 (10.34%) UNIX
5 2 (6.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (3.45%) Apple iOS
6 1 (3.45%) Android
6 1 (3.45%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (44.83%) Configuration Management
2 8 (27.59%) Identity Management
3 6 (20.69%) Service Delivery
4 3 (10.34%) ITIL
4 3 (10.34%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (10.34%) ERP
4 3 (10.34%) Asset Management
5 1 (3.45%) CRM
5 1 (3.45%) UML
5 1 (3.45%) Project Management
5 1 (3.45%) Change Management
5 1 (3.45%) Cash Management
5 1 (3.45%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (3.45%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (3.45%) Time Management
5 1 (3.45%) Incident Management
5 1 (3.45%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 13 (44.83%) SQL
2 8 (27.59%) Bash Shell
2 8 (27.59%) Python
3 6 (20.69%) PL/SQL
4 4 (13.79%) Java
5 1 (3.45%) C
5 1 (3.45%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (24.14%) Degree
2 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.45%) MCSA
3 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.45%) ACSP
3 1 (3.45%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (27.59%) Samba
1 8 (27.59%) Xen
1 8 (27.59%) VMware Infrastructure
1 8 (27.59%) NFS
2 3 (10.34%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.45%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (27.59%) Bcfg2
Vendors
1 10 (34.48%) VMware
2 5 (17.24%) IBM
3 4 (13.79%) Oracle
4 3 (10.34%) Cognos
4 3 (10.34%) Hyperion
4 3 (10.34%) Citrix
5 2 (6.90%) Sage
5 2 (6.90%) HP
5 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
5 2 (6.90%) Red Hat
5 2 (6.90%) Remedy
6 1 (3.45%) Apple
6 1 (3.45%) Cisco
6 1 (3.45%) Nortel
Heelis, Kemble Drive, Swindon, Wiltshire.
The National Trust
Salary: Circa £28,000 pa
Posted: 10 days ago