The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the Surrey 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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Specialist
Rank 191 206 195
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Specialist 33 11 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.66% 0.23% 0.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.69% 0.24% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 28 11 31
Average salary £35,000 £31,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,750 £27,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £52,500 £49,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +4.16%
Support Specialist
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Surrey 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
Surrey
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4808 4614 5270
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 95.45% 95.49% 95.98%
Number of salaries quoted 3956 3688 4530
Average salary £45,000 £42,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £25,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £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 Surrey

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

Support Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

Support Specialist
Salary Trend in Surrey

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

Support Specialist Salary Trend in Surrey

Support Specialist
Salary Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Support Specialist across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014.

Support Specialist Salary Histogram in Surrey

Support Specialist
Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Support Specialist within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 21 August 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
Woking - 9 £30,500 - 1
Redhill - 4 £40,000 -
Weybridge -10 2 £29,000 -13.43%
Staines +12 1 £42,500 -20.56%
Chertsey -19 1 £30,000 +11.11%
Epsom - 1 £62,500 -
Leatherhead - 1 £30,500 -
Reigate - 1 £30,500 -
Support Specialist
South East

Support Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Surrey 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 25 (44.64%) Firewall
2 21 (37.50%) Oracle
3 17 (30.36%) ITIL
3 17 (30.36%) Windows
3 17 (30.36%) TCP/IP
3 17 (30.36%) CheckPoint
3 17 (30.36%) CCSE
3 17 (30.36%) WatchGuard
3 17 (30.36%) Kaspersky
4 16 (28.57%) SQL Server
4 16 (28.57%) CCSA
5 13 (23.21%) Citrix
6 12 (21.43%) SQL
6 12 (21.43%) Cisco
7 11 (19.64%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (17.86%) Java
8 10 (17.86%) Active Directory
8 10 (17.86%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (16.07%) Security Cleared
10 8 (14.29%) WebLogic
10 8 (14.29%) UNIX
11 7 (12.50%) MS Excel
11 7 (12.50%) VPN
11 7 (12.50%) Finance
11 7 (12.50%) Degree
12 6 (10.71%) ABAP
12 6 (10.71%) DB2
12 6 (10.71%) SAP
12 6 (10.71%) ERP
12 6 (10.71%) NetWeaver

Support Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Surrey 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 8 (14.29%) WebLogic
2 6 (10.71%) NetWeaver
3 4 (7.14%) MS Exchange
4 2 (3.57%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.79%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.79%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.79%) IIS
5 1 (1.79%) Apache
5 1 (1.79%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.79%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (3.57%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.36%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (44.64%) Firewall
2 17 (30.36%) TCP/IP
3 7 (12.50%) VPN
4 2 (3.57%) SAN
5 1 (1.79%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.71%) DB2
2 6 (10.71%) MaxDB
3 1 (1.79%) MySQL
3 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.79%) Big Data
General
1 7 (12.50%) Finance
2 2 (3.57%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.57%) Marketing
3 1 (1.79%) Electronics
3 1 (1.79%) Banking
3 1 (1.79%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.71%) SAP Basis
2 5 (8.93%) WF
2 5 (8.93%) .NET
3 2 (3.57%) CSS
4 1 (1.79%) JSP
4 1 (1.79%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.93%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (1.79%) Data Integration
2 1 (1.79%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 17 (30.36%) Windows
2 11 (19.64%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (17.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (14.29%) UNIX
5 6 (10.71%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.79%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.79%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (30.36%) ITIL
2 6 (10.71%) ERP
2 6 (10.71%) Project Management
3 4 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (5.36%) ITSM
5 2 (3.57%) Change Management
6 1 (1.79%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (1.79%) Business Continuity
6 1 (1.79%) Data Analysis
6 1 (1.79%) Incident Management
6 1 (1.79%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (1.79%) Problem Management
6 1 (1.79%) Performance Management
6 1 (1.79%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (1.79%) Analytics
6 1 (1.79%) Business Continuity Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (21.43%) SQL
2 10 (17.86%) Java
3 6 (10.71%) ABAP
4 4 (7.14%) PHP
5 3 (5.36%) C#
5 3 (5.36%) C++
6 1 (1.79%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.79%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.79%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.79%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 17 (30.36%) CCSE
2 16 (28.57%) CCSA
3 9 (16.07%) Security Cleared
4 7 (12.50%) Degree
5 2 (3.57%) MCSE
5 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.79%) A+ Certification
6 1 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.79%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (1.79%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.79%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (17.86%) Active Directory
2 4 (7.14%) XenApp
2 4 (7.14%) XenServer
2 4 (7.14%) XenDesktop
3 2 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 21 (37.50%) Oracle
2 17 (30.36%) CheckPoint
2 17 (30.36%) WatchGuard
2 17 (30.36%) Kaspersky
3 13 (23.21%) Citrix
4 12 (21.43%) Cisco
5 6 (10.71%) SAP
6 5 (8.93%) Tandberg
6 5 (8.93%) Apple
7 3 (5.36%) VMware
7 3 (5.36%) Microsoft
8 1 (1.79%) HP
8 1 (1.79%) Informatica
8 1 (1.79%) NetApp
8 1 (1.79%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.79%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.79%) 3PAR
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