The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Support Specialist
Rank 900 874 910
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +36
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support Specialist 17 9 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.014% 0.008% 0.010%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.015% 0.009% 0.011%
Number of salaries quoted 6 8 13
Average salary £39,250 £32,500 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.76% +4.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,250 £32,500 £23,700
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £35,000 £41,700
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £32,500 £29,500
% change year-on-year
+33.84% +10.16%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
114665 105124 119149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.51% 94.68% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 92969 87480 102132
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%

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 18 April 2014 within the UK.

IT Support Specialist Salary Histogram in the UK

IT Support Specialist
Top 15 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -39 16 £39,250 +20.76% 1
South West - 9 £47,500 -
Bristol - 8 - -
South East -12 3 £43,500 +24.28%
West Midlands +5 2 - -
Oxfordshire - 2 £46,250 -
Staffordshire - 2 - -
London -55 1 £27,500 -15.38%
Oxford - 1 £35,000 -
Sheffield - 1 £19,000 -
Dorset - 1 £47,500 -
West Sussex - 1 £43,500 -
Yorkshire - 1 £19,000 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £19,000 -
Bournemouth - 1 £47,500 -

IT Support Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 44 (89.80%) Windows
2 22 (44.90%) ITIL
3 19 (38.78%) VMware
3 19 (38.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (36.73%) Linux
4 18 (36.73%) Microsoft
5 16 (32.65%) Active Directory
5 16 (32.65%) Mac OS X
6 12 (24.49%) Apple
7 10 (20.41%) SQL
7 10 (20.41%) MS Office
7 10 (20.41%) Video Conferencing
8 9 (18.37%) Degree
8 9 (18.37%) LDAP
8 9 (18.37%) Windows XP
8 9 (18.37%) Windows 7
9 8 (16.33%) Amazon AWS
9 8 (16.33%) Open Source
9 8 (16.33%) Bash Shell
9 8 (16.33%) iSCSI
9 8 (16.33%) Apple iOS
9 8 (16.33%) Fibre Channel
9 8 (16.33%) Google Apps
9 8 (16.33%) Bcfg2
9 8 (16.33%) Python
9 8 (16.33%) Solaris
9 8 (16.33%) Web Services
9 8 (16.33%) Configuration Management
9 8 (16.33%) NFS
9 8 (16.33%) Xen

IT Support Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 4 (8.16%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.12%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.04%) Lync
3 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2000
3 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.04%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 10 (20.41%) MS Office
2 7 (14.29%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.04%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (8.16%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 8 (16.33%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (16.33%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 9 (18.37%) LDAP
2 8 (16.33%) iSCSI
2 8 (16.33%) Fibre Channel
3 7 (14.29%) LAN
3 7 (14.29%) WAN
4 4 (8.16%) SAN
4 4 (8.16%) Wireless
5 3 (6.12%) Firewall
5 3 (6.12%) VoIP
5 3 (6.12%) FTP
5 3 (6.12%) TCP/IP
6 2 (4.08%) VPN
6 2 (4.08%) DNS
6 2 (4.08%) DHCP
6 2 (4.08%) Ethernet
6 2 (4.08%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (4.08%) PABX
7 1 (2.04%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (2.04%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.16%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle Reports
General
1 8 (16.33%) Back Office
2 3 (6.12%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.08%) Finance
3 2 (4.08%) Advertising
4 1 (2.04%) Marketing
4 1 (2.04%) Law
4 1 (2.04%) German Language
4 1 (2.04%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (16.33%) Web Services
1 8 (16.33%) LAMP
2 2 (4.08%) XML
2 2 (4.08%) Application Packaging
3 1 (2.04%) HTML
3 1 (2.04%) CSS
3 1 (2.04%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.41%) Video Conferencing
2 8 (16.33%) Open Source
3 7 (14.29%) Blackberry
3 7 (14.29%) iPhone
4 6 (12.24%) Computer Science
5 4 (8.16%) Handset
5 4 (8.16%) PDA
5 4 (8.16%) iPad
6 3 (6.12%) Management Information System
7 2 (4.08%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (2.04%) ASTM
8 1 (2.04%) Chemistry
8 1 (2.04%) LIMS
8 1 (2.04%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 44 (89.80%) Windows
2 18 (36.73%) Linux
3 16 (32.65%) Mac OS X
4 9 (18.37%) Windows XP
4 9 (18.37%) Windows 7
5 8 (16.33%) Apple iOS
5 8 (16.33%) Solaris
5 8 (16.33%) Android
6 5 (10.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (10.20%) Windows 2000
7 4 (8.16%) Windows Phone 7
7 4 (8.16%) Windows Phone
8 3 (6.12%) Windows 8
8 3 (6.12%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (6.12%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (44.90%) ITIL
2 8 (16.33%) Configuration Management
2 8 (16.33%) Identity Management
3 7 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 5 (10.20%) Test Automation
5 4 (8.16%) Service Management
5 4 (8.16%) Mobile Device Management
6 2 (4.08%) Project Management
6 2 (4.08%) Time Management
6 2 (4.08%) Asset Management
6 2 (4.08%) Incident Management
7 1 (2.04%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (2.04%) Content Management
7 1 (2.04%) Workflow
7 1 (2.04%) Fault Management
7 1 (2.04%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (2.04%) Integration Testing
7 1 (2.04%) Resource Management
7 1 (2.04%) PRINCE2
7 1 (2.04%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 10 (20.41%) SQL
2 8 (16.33%) Bash Shell
2 8 (16.33%) Python
3 4 (8.16%) Java
3 4 (8.16%) PL/SQL
4 2 (4.08%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.04%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (18.37%) Degree
2 5 (10.20%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (8.16%) MCP
4 3 (6.12%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (6.12%) CCNA
5 2 (4.08%) MCSE
5 2 (4.08%) MCSA
5 2 (4.08%) MCITP
6 1 (2.04%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (2.04%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.04%) DV Cleared
6 1 (2.04%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.04%) ACSP
6 1 (2.04%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.20%) QA
2 2 (4.08%) SLA
3 1 (2.04%) HL7
3 1 (2.04%) GAMP
System Software
1 19 (38.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (32.65%) Active Directory
3 8 (16.33%) NFS
3 8 (16.33%) Xen
3 8 (16.33%) Hyper-V
3 8 (16.33%) Samba
4 2 (4.08%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 8 (16.33%) Bcfg2
2 2 (4.08%) SCCM
Vendors
1 19 (38.78%) VMware
2 18 (36.73%) Microsoft
3 12 (24.49%) Apple
4 8 (16.33%) Google
5 7 (14.29%) Cisco
6 6 (12.24%) MobileIron
7 5 (10.20%) Oracle
8 3 (6.12%) Citrix
9 2 (4.08%) HP
9 2 (4.08%) Dell
10 1 (2.04%) hybris
10 1 (2.04%) Lotus
10 1 (2.04%) Remedy
10 1 (2.04%) Interwoven
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