The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the South Yorkshire 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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Specialist
Rank 79 79 70
Rank change year-on-year
0 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Specialist 2 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 0.23% 0.43% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.45% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 1
Average salary - £27,500 £27,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Support Specialist
Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire 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 Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
871 880 706
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 98.20% 94.32% 96.32%
Number of salaries quoted 771 761 632
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Support Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Support Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

Support Specialist
Salary Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Support Specialist Salary Trend in South Yorkshire

Support Specialist
Job Locations in South Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 31 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
(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
Sheffield -4 2 - -
Support Specialist
Yorkshire

Support Specialist
Top 21 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 8
2 2 (40.00%) Network+ Certification
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) A+ Certification
2 2 (40.00%) JBoss
2 2 (40.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (20.00%) VoIP
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (20.00%) SAN
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) MS Office
3 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (20.00%) VMware

Support Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 (40.00%) JBoss
1 2 (40.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) VoIP
1 1 (20.00%) SAN
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) A+ Certification
1 2 (40.00%) Network+ Certification
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) VMware