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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Specialist
Rank 189 183 219
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +36
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Specialist 17 38 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.37% 0.73% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.76% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 17 25 12
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £31,625
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +10.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £19,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £33,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-17.50% +6.66%
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
4360 4973 5080
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 94.82% 95.34% 95.83%
Number of salaries quoted 3632 4071 4040
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 27 April 2015.

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 27 April 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
Guildford +14 7 £30,000 +5.26% 1
Staines -20 5 £42,500 -22.72%
Woking - 1 £33,000 -
Support Specialist
South East

Support Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 17 (53.13%) Windows
2 14 (43.75%) SQL
3 12 (37.50%) ITIL
4 11 (34.38%) SharePoint
5 10 (31.25%) Firewall
6 9 (28.13%) Office 365
7 7 (21.88%) Finance
7 7 (21.88%) Oracle
8 6 (18.75%) Active Directory
8 6 (18.75%) Citrix
8 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (15.63%) Cloud Computing
9 5 (15.63%) Windows 7
9 5 (15.63%) Amazon AWS
9 5 (15.63%) Performance Monitoring
9 5 (15.63%) VPN
9 5 (15.63%) SLA
9 5 (15.63%) Cisco
9 5 (15.63%) .NET
9 5 (15.63%) UNIX
9 5 (15.63%) Web Services
9 5 (15.63%) WebLogic
9 5 (15.63%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (15.63%) Degree
9 5 (15.63%) MVC
10 4 (12.50%) CCSA
10 4 (12.50%) CCSE
10 4 (12.50%) TCP/IP
10 4 (12.50%) CheckPoint

Support Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 11 (34.38%) SharePoint
2 5 (15.63%) WebLogic
3 2 (6.25%) CMS
4 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (3.13%) MS Exchange
4 1 (3.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Cloud Services
1 9 (28.13%) Office 365
2 5 (15.63%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (15.63%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (31.25%) Firewall
2 5 (15.63%) VPN
3 4 (12.50%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.13%) LAN
4 1 (3.13%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (21.88%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Front Office
2 2 (6.25%) Korean Language
3 1 (3.13%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.63%) .NET
1 5 (15.63%) Web Services
2 2 (6.25%) XML
2 2 (6.25%) CSS
2 2 (6.25%) JSP
2 2 (6.25%) HTML
2 2 (6.25%) Middleware
3 1 (3.13%) EDI
Operating Systems
1 17 (53.13%) Windows
2 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (15.63%) Windows 7
3 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (15.63%) UNIX
4 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (37.50%) ITIL
2 5 (15.63%) MVC
2 5 (15.63%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (6.25%) Asset Management
3 2 (6.25%) E-Commerce
3 2 (6.25%) Integration Testing
4 1 (3.13%) Change Control
4 1 (3.13%) Incident Management
4 1 (3.13%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (43.75%) SQL
2 2 (6.25%) VBA
2 2 (6.25%) Java
2 2 (6.25%) JavaScript
2 2 (6.25%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (15.63%) ITIL Certification
1 5 (15.63%) Degree
2 4 (12.50%) CCSA
2 4 (12.50%) CCSE
3 3 (9.38%) Check Point Certification
4 1 (3.13%) MCP
4 1 (3.13%) MCSE
4 1 (3.13%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.63%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (18.75%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.13%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.13%) XenApp
2 1 (3.13%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 7 (21.88%) Oracle
2 6 (18.75%) Citrix
3 5 (15.63%) Cisco
4 4 (12.50%) CheckPoint
4 4 (12.50%) WatchGuard
4 4 (12.50%) Kaspersky
5 2 (6.25%) hybris
5 2 (6.25%) Sophis
5 2 (6.25%) FactSet
5 2 (6.25%) Bloomberg
5 2 (6.25%) Charles River
6 1 (3.13%) VMware
6 1 (3.13%) AppSense
6 1 (3.13%) Microsoft
6 1 (3.13%) SAP
6 1 (3.13%) NetApp
6 1 (3.13%) 3PAR
6 1 (3.13%) MobileIron
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