The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton 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 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Specialist
Rank 82 78 75
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Specialist 1 10 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 0.12% 1.14% 1.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 1.17% 1.13%
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 9
Average salary - £39,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -8.23%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +8.82%
Support Specialist
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Southampton 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
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
774 856 794
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 95.91% 97.94% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 660 744 743
Average salary £38,250 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,300 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Support Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

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

Support Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Support Specialist
Salary Trend in Southampton

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

Support Specialist Salary Trend in Southampton

Support Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 (100.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Clustering
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Workflow
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) LAMP
3 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (33.33%) XenApp
3 1 (33.33%) XenServer
3 1 (33.33%) XenDesktop
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (33.33%) Kindle
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) VLAN
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint Server

Support Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 1 (33.33%) IIS
1 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint Server
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) LAN
1 1 (33.33%) WAN
1 1 (33.33%) DHCP
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) VLAN
1 1 (33.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) MySQL
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
1 1 (33.33%) COM
1 1 (33.33%) LAMP
1 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Clustering
1 1 (33.33%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Workflow
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Requirements Management
1 1 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (33.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) MCSE
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) ISO 9001
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (33.33%) XenApp
2 1 (33.33%) XenServer
2 1 (33.33%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Citrix
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
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Posted: 9 days ago
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