The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the Swindon 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 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Specialist
Rank 64 65 67
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Specialist 3 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 0.51% 0.41% 0.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% 0.42% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 3
Average salary £37,625 - £34,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £38,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year
-3.94% +10.14%
Support Specialist
Wiltshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Swindon 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
Swindon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
559 481 573
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 95.88% 97.76% 94.24%
Number of salaries quoted 442 430 512
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £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 Swindon

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

Support Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

Support Specialist
Salary Trend in Swindon

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

Support Specialist Salary Trend in Swindon

Support Specialist
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the Swindon 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%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) IIS
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Improvement
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (33.33%) MS Office
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (33.33%) COM
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) Internet
3 1 (33.33%) Back Office
3 1 (33.33%) Workflow
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development

Support Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the Swindon 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 2 (66.67%) IIS
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (33.33%) Back Office
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
1 1 (33.33%) COM
1 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Workflow
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft