The table below looks at the statistics for the IT Support Specialist role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IT Support Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Support Specialist
Rank 926 927 889
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -38
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support Specialist 25 14 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.025% 0.013% 0.058%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.026% 0.014% 0.060%
Number of salaries quoted 22 8 31
Average salary £33,750 £29,250 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -8.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £19,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £44,750 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
-29.41% +3.65%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
97552 100837 99178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.12% 96.44% 96.24%
Number of salaries quoted 81926 83590 79842
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

IT Support Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend

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

IT Support Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

IT Support Specialist
Salary Trend

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

IT Support Specialist Salary Trend in the UK

IT Support Specialist
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IT Support Specialist over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 within the UK.

IT Support Specialist Salary Histogram in the UK

IT Support Specialist
Top 21 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Support Specialist within the UK over the 3 months to 5 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
England +20 25 £33,750 +18.42% 3
London +9 11 £35,000 +25.00%
South East -4 7 £31,500 +2.43% 1
Surrey - 7 £31,500 -
City of London +59 3 £60,000 -
Weybridge - 2 £27,500 -
Leicestershire - 2 £25,000 -
Cheshire - 2 £27,500 -
Widnes - 2 £27,500 -
Kings Langley - 2 £37,000 -
Leicester - 2 £25,000 -
North West - 2 £27,500 -
East Midlands - 2 £25,000 -
East of England - 2 £37,000 -
Hertfordshire - 2 £37,000 -
South West -9 1 £26,000 -13.33% 2
Somerset - 1 £26,000 -
Shepton Mallet - 1 £26,000 -
Guildford - 1 £35,000 -
Hammersmith - 1 £45,000 -
Enfield - 1 - -

IT Support Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK that cited IT 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 IT Support Specialist in their job title.

1 34 (62.96%) Windows
2 31 (57.41%) Microsoft
3 24 (44.44%) MS Excel
4 19 (35.19%) Active Directory
5 16 (29.63%) Degree
6 15 (27.78%) MS Office
7 12 (22.22%) ITIL
7 12 (22.22%) Windows Server
8 11 (20.37%) SQL Server
9 10 (18.52%) Linux
9 10 (18.52%) Windows 7
10 9 (16.67%) SQL
10 9 (16.67%) Google
10 9 (16.67%) Service Delivery
11 8 (14.81%) Windows XP
11 8 (14.81%) TCP/IP
11 8 (14.81%) VPN
11 8 (14.81%) DNS
11 8 (14.81%) Android
11 8 (14.81%) Windows 8
12 7 (12.96%) Windows Server 2008
12 7 (12.96%) Office 365
12 7 (12.96%) Analytical Skills
12 7 (12.96%) Microsoft Certification
12 7 (12.96%) Apple
12 7 (12.96%) Thin Client
12 7 (12.96%) Internet
12 7 (12.96%) Firewall
12 7 (12.96%) Cisco
12 7 (12.96%) Fat Client

IT Support Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK that cited IT 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 IT Support Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.85%) Confluence
2 1 (1.85%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (1.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 24 (44.44%) MS Excel
2 15 (27.78%) MS Office
3 2 (3.70%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.85%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (5.56%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.96%) Office 365
2 5 (9.26%) Google Apps
3 3 (5.56%) Google Analytics
4 2 (3.70%) Google Drive
5 1 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (1.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (14.81%) DNS
1 8 (14.81%) TCP/IP
1 8 (14.81%) VPN
2 7 (12.96%) Firewall
2 7 (12.96%) Internet
3 5 (9.26%) DHCP
3 5 (9.26%) LAN
4 4 (7.41%) FTP
4 4 (7.41%) WAN
5 3 (5.56%) IMAP
5 3 (5.56%) SAN
5 3 (5.56%) SMTP
5 3 (5.56%) VLAN
6 2 (3.70%) ADSL
6 2 (3.70%) Intranet
6 2 (3.70%) Network Security
6 2 (3.70%) VoIP
6 2 (3.70%) Wireless
7 1 (1.85%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (20.37%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.41%) MySQL
3 2 (3.70%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (3.70%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.85%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (7.41%) JIRA
2 1 (1.85%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (7.41%) Finance
1 4 (7.41%) Telecoms
2 3 (5.56%) Banking
2 3 (5.56%) Korean Language
3 2 (3.70%) Front Office
3 2 (3.70%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.85%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.11%) CSS
1 6 (11.11%) HTML
2 3 (5.56%) COM
2 3 (5.56%) Flash
2 3 (5.56%) XML
3 1 (1.85%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.96%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (12.96%) Fat Client
1 7 (12.96%) Thin Client
2 6 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 5 (9.26%) Blackberry
4 3 (5.56%) Driving Licence
4 3 (5.56%) PMI
4 3 (5.56%) SWIFT
4 3 (5.56%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (3.70%) Contract for Difference
5 2 (3.70%) Life Science
5 2 (3.70%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.70%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.85%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 34 (62.96%) Windows
2 12 (22.22%) Windows Server
3 10 (18.52%) Linux
3 10 (18.52%) Windows 7
4 8 (14.81%) Android
4 8 (14.81%) Windows 8
4 8 (14.81%) Windows XP
5 7 (12.96%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (11.11%) Unix
6 6 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (9.26%) Windows 10
8 3 (5.56%) Apple iOS
8 3 (5.56%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (22.22%) ITIL
2 9 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 5 (9.26%) Email Filtering
3 5 (9.26%) Kalman Filter
3 5 (9.26%) Time Management
3 5 (9.26%) Web Filtering
4 4 (7.41%) E-Commerce
4 4 (7.41%) ERP
4 4 (7.41%) Incident Management
5 3 (5.56%) Analytics
5 3 (5.56%) Information Security
5 3 (5.56%) Mentoring
5 3 (5.56%) Web Analytics
6 2 (3.70%) Change Control
6 2 (3.70%) Coaching
6 2 (3.70%) ITSM
6 2 (3.70%) PDM
6 2 (3.70%) PLM
6 2 (3.70%) Service Management
6 2 (3.70%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 9 (16.67%) SQL
2 6 (11.11%) Bash Shell
2 6 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 3 (5.56%) PHP
3 3 (5.56%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.85%) Java
Qualifications
1 16 (29.63%) Degree
2 7 (12.96%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (9.26%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (5.56%) MCP
4 3 (5.56%) MCSE
4 3 (5.56%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.85%) A+ Certification
5 1 (1.85%) MCDST
5 1 (1.85%) MCSA
5 1 (1.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.56%) SLA
2 2 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 19 (35.19%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.85%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.85%) vSphere
2 1 (1.85%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (5.56%) OpenView
1 3 (5.56%) Zenoss
2 1 (1.85%) SCCM
Vendors
1 31 (57.41%) Microsoft
2 9 (16.67%) Google
3 7 (12.96%) Apple
3 7 (12.96%) Cisco
4 6 (11.11%) Oracle
5 5 (9.26%) Avaya
6 3 (5.56%) Citrix
6 3 (5.56%) HP
6 3 (5.56%) Omniture
6 3 (5.56%) VMware
7 2 (3.70%) Adobe
7 2 (3.70%) Autodesk
7 2 (3.70%) IFS
7 2 (3.70%) Symantec
8 1 (1.85%) Atlassian
8 1 (1.85%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.85%) JD Edwards
8 1 (1.85%) Remedy
8 1 (1.85%) ServiceNow
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