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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Specialist
Rank 208 194 208
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Specialist 8 20 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.17% 0.43% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.45% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 8 19 13
Average salary £30,500 £30,600 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.32% -12.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,050 £25,000 £25,200
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £47,500 £46,300
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-8.75% +11.11%
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
4407 4433 5072
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 95.12% 95.03% 96.81%
Number of salaries quoted 3631 3664 4357
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
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
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 20 October 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
Redhill - 4 £35,250 -
Woking +13 2 £30,000 -36.84% 1
Leatherhead - 2 £30,500 -
Reigate - 2 £30,500 -
Support Specialist
South East

Support Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 22 (55.00%) Firewall
2 14 (35.00%) CheckPoint
2 14 (35.00%) CCSA
2 14 (35.00%) ITIL
2 14 (35.00%) TCP/IP
2 14 (35.00%) CCSE
2 14 (35.00%) WatchGuard
2 14 (35.00%) Kaspersky
3 12 (30.00%) Cisco
4 11 (27.50%) Citrix
4 11 (27.50%) Oracle
5 10 (25.00%) Windows
6 8 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (20.00%) UNIX
6 8 (20.00%) Active Directory
6 8 (20.00%) WebLogic
6 8 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (17.50%) Degree
7 7 (17.50%) SQL
7 7 (17.50%) VPN
7 7 (17.50%) Finance
8 6 (15.00%) SQL Server
8 6 (15.00%) .NET
8 6 (15.00%) Windows 7
9 5 (12.50%) WF
9 5 (12.50%) Tandberg
9 5 (12.50%) Video Conferencing
9 5 (12.50%) Security Cleared
9 5 (12.50%) Apple
10 4 (10.00%) PHP

Support Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 (20.00%) WebLogic
2 2 (5.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.50%) IIS
3 1 (2.50%) Apache
3 1 (2.50%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (55.00%) Firewall
2 14 (35.00%) TCP/IP
3 7 (17.50%) VPN
4 2 (5.00%) SAN
5 1 (2.50%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.50%) MySQL
General
1 7 (17.50%) Finance
2 2 (5.00%) Marketing
3 1 (2.50%) Banking
3 1 (2.50%) Electronics
3 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.00%) .NET
2 5 (12.50%) WF
3 2 (5.00%) CSS
4 1 (2.50%) JSP
4 1 (2.50%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.50%) Video Conferencing
2 4 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (25.00%) Windows
2 8 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 8 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (20.00%) UNIX
3 6 (15.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.50%) Ubuntu
4 1 (2.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (35.00%) ITIL
2 3 (7.50%) ITSM
2 3 (7.50%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (5.00%) Line Management
4 1 (2.50%) Mentoring
4 1 (2.50%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (2.50%) Business Continuity Management
4 1 (2.50%) Document Management
4 1 (2.50%) Incident Management
4 1 (2.50%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (2.50%) Problem Management
4 1 (2.50%) Performance Management
4 1 (2.50%) Business Continuity
4 1 (2.50%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.50%) SQL
2 4 (10.00%) PHP
2 4 (10.00%) Java
3 3 (7.50%) C#
3 3 (7.50%) C++
4 2 (5.00%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.50%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 14 (35.00%) CCSA
1 14 (35.00%) CCSE
2 7 (17.50%) Degree
3 5 (12.50%) Security Cleared
4 2 (5.00%) MCSE
4 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.50%) A+ Certification
5 1 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.50%) Network+ Certification
5 1 (2.50%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.00%) XenApp
2 2 (5.00%) XenServer
2 2 (5.00%) XenDesktop
3 1 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 14 (35.00%) CheckPoint
1 14 (35.00%) WatchGuard
1 14 (35.00%) Kaspersky
2 12 (30.00%) Cisco
3 11 (27.50%) Citrix
3 11 (27.50%) Oracle
4 5 (12.50%) Apple
4 5 (12.50%) Tandberg
5 2 (5.00%) VMware
5 2 (5.00%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.50%) HP
6 1 (2.50%) NetApp
6 1 (2.50%) SolarWinds
6 1 (2.50%) 3PAR
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
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