The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the Staffordshire 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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Specialist
Rank 66 - 65
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Specialist 1 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 0.16% - 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% - 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £37,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +8.82%
Support Specialist
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Staffordshire 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
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
579 596 491
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 94.76% 97.07% 97.23%
Number of salaries quoted 498 505 408
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £20,500 £16,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Support Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

Support Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

Support Specialist
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

Support Specialist Salary Trend in Staffordshire

Support Specialist
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Support Specialist within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 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
Burton-upon-Trent - 1 £37,000 -
Support Specialist
West Midlands

Support Specialist
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) VPN
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) SAN
1 3 (100.00%) Terminal Server
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) Replication
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) VLAN
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) vSphere
2 2 (66.67%) Avaya
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills

Support Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) VPN
1 3 (100.00%) SAN
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) VLAN
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Replication
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Terminal Server
1 3 (100.00%) vSphere
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Avaya