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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Specialist
Rank 187 199 162
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -37
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Specialist 16 15 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.41% 0.33% 1.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.34% 1.11%
Number of salaries quoted 14 15 35
Average salary £32,500 £42,500 £48,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.52% -11.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,250 £28,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £46,500 £61,200
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £35,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -10.25%
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
3762 4402 4239
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 97.11% 98.24% 96.80%
Number of salaries quoted 3274 3682 3360
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016. 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
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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
Egham - 4 £32,500 -
Weybridge - 3 £27,500 -
Guildford +1 1 £35,000 +16.66%
Redhill - 1 - -
Staines - 1 - -
Sunbury-on-Thames - 1 £30,000 -
Support Specialist
South East

Support Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 20 (50.00%) MS Office
2 19 (47.50%) CSS
2 19 (47.50%) HTML
2 19 (47.50%) JavaScript
3 15 (37.50%) SQL Server
4 14 (35.00%) ITIL
5 13 (32.50%) Microsoft
5 13 (32.50%) Adobe
6 12 (30.00%) SLA
7 11 (27.50%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (27.50%) ASP.NET
7 11 (27.50%) VB.NET
7 11 (27.50%) .NET
8 10 (25.00%) Network+ Certification
9 9 (22.50%) SQL
9 9 (22.50%) Windows
9 9 (22.50%) Office 365
10 8 (20.00%) Change Management
11 7 (17.50%) Active Directory
11 7 (17.50%) High Availability
11 7 (17.50%) Windows Server
12 6 (15.00%) VPN
12 6 (15.00%) A+ Certification
12 6 (15.00%) MS Access
12 6 (15.00%) Degree
12 6 (15.00%) Computer Science
12 6 (15.00%) Android
12 6 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
13 5 (12.50%) Data Architecture
13 5 (12.50%) PrintSoft PReS

Support Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 4 (10.00%) CMS
1 4 (10.00%) Skype for Business
2 2 (5.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.50%) Confluence
3 1 (2.50%) IIS
3 1 (2.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 20 (50.00%) MS Office
2 5 (12.50%) PrintSoft PReS
3 3 (7.50%) MS Excel
4 1 (2.50%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (12.50%) PlanetPress Connect
2 3 (7.50%) WebTrends
3 2 (5.00%) Hyperion Planning
4 1 (2.50%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 9 (22.50%) Office 365
2 4 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (7.50%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.00%) VPN
2 4 (10.00%) Unified Communications
3 2 (5.00%) DNS
3 2 (5.00%) Firewall
3 2 (5.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.50%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (2.50%) FTP
4 1 (2.50%) IPsec
4 1 (2.50%) LAN
4 1 (2.50%) SSL
4 1 (2.50%) VoIP
4 1 (2.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 6 (15.00%) MS Access
3 2 (5.00%) Essbase
4 1 (2.50%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (2.50%) Hyperion Smart View
4 1 (2.50%) MySQL
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) JIRA
1 1 (2.50%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (7.50%) Finance
1 3 (7.50%) Korean Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (47.50%) CSS
1 19 (47.50%) HTML
2 11 (27.50%) .NET
2 11 (27.50%) ASP.NET
3 3 (7.50%) XML
4 1 (2.50%) EDI
4 1 (2.50%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (27.50%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (15.00%) Computer Science
3 5 (12.50%) Blackberry
4 4 (10.00%) Digital Media
4 4 (10.00%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (22.50%) Windows
2 7 (17.50%) Windows Server
3 6 (15.00%) Android
3 6 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (12.50%) Windows 10
4 5 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (10.00%) Windows 8
5 4 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (10.00%) Windows XP
6 3 (7.50%) Linux
7 2 (5.00%) Unix
7 2 (5.00%) Windows 7
8 1 (2.50%) AIX
8 1 (2.50%) Apple iOS
8 1 (2.50%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (2.50%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (35.00%) ITIL
2 8 (20.00%) Change Management
3 7 (17.50%) High Availability
4 5 (12.50%) CRM
4 5 (12.50%) Data Architecture
4 5 (12.50%) Project Management
5 4 (10.00%) Content Management
5 4 (10.00%) Data Protection
5 4 (10.00%) Email Filtering
5 4 (10.00%) ITIL V2
5 4 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
5 4 (10.00%) Web Filtering
6 3 (7.50%) Analytics
6 3 (7.50%) Web Analytics
7 2 (5.00%) Incident Management
7 2 (5.00%) ITSM
7 2 (5.00%) Service Delivery
7 2 (5.00%) Service Management
7 2 (5.00%) Transition Management
8 1 (2.50%) IT Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (47.50%) JavaScript
2 11 (27.50%) VB.NET
3 9 (22.50%) SQL
4 2 (5.00%) VBA
5 1 (2.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (25.00%) Network+ Certification
2 6 (15.00%) A+ Certification
2 6 (15.00%) Degree
3 5 (12.50%) CCNA
3 5 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.50%) MCP
4 1 (2.50%) MCSA
4 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (30.00%) SLA
2 2 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 7 (17.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) SCCM
1 1 (2.50%) WSUS
Vendors
1 13 (32.50%) Adobe
1 13 (32.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (12.50%) Apple
2 5 (12.50%) Cisco
2 5 (12.50%) Kofax
3 4 (10.00%) Avaya
3 4 (10.00%) Oracle
3 4 (10.00%) VMware
4 3 (7.50%) Google
4 3 (7.50%) Hyperion
4 3 (7.50%) Omniture
5 2 (5.00%) Citrix
5 2 (5.00%) Polycom
6 1 (2.50%) Atlassian
6 1 (2.50%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.50%) Cognos
6 1 (2.50%) Juniper
6 1 (2.50%) MobileIron
6 1 (2.50%) NetApp
6 1 (2.50%) Red Hat