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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Support Specialist
Rank 813 906 875
Rank change year-on-year
+93 -31
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support Specialist 60 13 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.057% 0.011% 0.009%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.060% 0.012% 0.010%
Number of salaries quoted 17 3 9
Average salary £29,000 £27,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.45% -15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £20,700 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £40,300 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £31,250 £20,000
% change year-on-year
-12.00% +56.25%

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
99881 111881 103430
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.56% 94.62% 94.62%
Number of salaries quoted 82152 91850 86081
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 29 May 2015 within the UK.

IT Support Specialist Salary Histogram in the UK

IT Support Specialist
Top 30 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 29 May 2015. 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 +85 52 £29,000 +5.45% 2
London +74 21 £32,380 +17.74% 2
Yorkshire +25 12 £24,500 +28.94%
City of London - 8 £26,625 -
East Midlands - 6 - -
West Yorkshire - 6 £24,500 -
North West - 5 - -
South East +17 4 £25,500 -41.37%
West Midlands +1 4 £23,500 -
South Wales - 4 - -
Wales - 4 - -
Nottingham - 4 - -
Nottinghamshire - 4 - -
Cardiff - 4 - -
Birmingham - 4 £23,500 -
Bradford - 3 - -
Liverpool - 3 - -
Glasgow - 3 - -
Leeds - 3 £24,500 -
Merseyside - 3 - -
Scotland - 3 - -
South Yorkshire -1 2 - -
Sheffield -3 2 - -
Leicester - 2 - -
Leicestershire - 2 - -
Manchester - 2 - -
Milton Keynes - 1 £29,000 -
Luton - 1 £29,000 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £22,500 -
Oxford - 1 £22,500 -

IT Support Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 56 (78.87%) Windows
2 47 (66.20%) Windows 7
3 43 (60.56%) Windows 8
4 40 (56.34%) A+ Certification
4 40 (56.34%) Network+ Certification
5 12 (16.90%) Active Directory
6 8 (11.27%) Degree
7 7 (9.86%) MS Office
8 6 (8.45%) Microsoft
8 6 (8.45%) Computer Science
9 5 (7.04%) Google
9 5 (7.04%) Google Apps
9 5 (7.04%) VoIP
9 5 (7.04%) SQL
9 5 (7.04%) ITIL
9 5 (7.04%) MS Excel
9 5 (7.04%) VMware
9 5 (7.04%) Firewall
10 4 (5.63%) Apple
10 4 (5.63%) Windows XP
10 4 (5.63%) LAN
10 4 (5.63%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (5.63%) Apple iOS
10 4 (5.63%) Problem Management
10 4 (5.63%) VMware Infrastructure
11 3 (4.23%) Spreadsheet
11 3 (4.23%) Smartphone
11 3 (4.23%) Video Conferencing
11 3 (4.23%) iPhone
11 3 (4.23%) iPad

IT Support Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 3 (4.23%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.82%) CMS
2 2 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 7 (9.86%) MS Office
2 5 (7.04%) MS Excel
3 3 (4.23%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.41%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.04%) Google Apps
2 1 (1.41%) Google Drive
2 1 (1.41%) Office 365
2 1 (1.41%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.04%) VoIP
1 5 (7.04%) Firewall
2 4 (5.63%) LAN
3 3 (4.23%) WAN
3 3 (4.23%) VPN
3 3 (4.23%) Internet
4 2 (2.82%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.41%) VLAN
5 1 (1.41%) SAN
5 1 (1.41%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.23%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.41%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 3 (4.23%) Front Office
2 2 (2.82%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.82%) Finance
2 2 (2.82%) Law
2 2 (2.82%) Legal
2 2 (2.82%) Korean Language
3 1 (1.41%) Retail
3 1 (1.41%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.82%) HTML
1 2 (2.82%) XML
2 1 (1.41%) EDI
2 1 (1.41%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.45%) Computer Science
2 3 (4.23%) Smartphone
2 3 (4.23%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (4.23%) iPhone
2 3 (4.23%) iPad
2 3 (4.23%) Blackberry
3 2 (2.82%) NHS
4 1 (1.41%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.41%) PDA
4 1 (1.41%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.41%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 56 (78.87%) Windows
2 47 (66.20%) Windows 7
3 43 (60.56%) Windows 8
4 4 (5.63%) Windows XP
4 4 (5.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (5.63%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.82%) Mac OS X
5 2 (2.82%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (2.82%) Android
6 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.41%) CentOS
6 1 (1.41%) VMS
6 1 (1.41%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (7.04%) ITIL
2 4 (5.63%) Problem Management
3 2 (2.82%) Service Delivery
3 2 (2.82%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (2.82%) E-Commerce
3 2 (2.82%) Change Control
3 2 (2.82%) Incident Management
3 2 (2.82%) Business Development
3 2 (2.82%) Time Management
3 2 (2.82%) Line Management
4 1 (1.41%) Statistical Analysis
4 1 (1.41%) Transition Management
4 1 (1.41%) Service Management
4 1 (1.41%) Project Management
4 1 (1.41%) Asset Management
4 1 (1.41%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.04%) SQL
2 1 (1.41%) VBA
Qualifications
1 40 (56.34%) A+ Certification
1 40 (56.34%) Network+ Certification
2 8 (11.27%) Degree
3 3 (4.23%) MCP
4 2 (2.82%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.82%) MCSE
4 2 (2.82%) ACMT
5 1 (1.41%) MCITP
5 1 (1.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (1.41%) CCNA
System Software
1 12 (16.90%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.41%) Casper Suite
1 1 (1.41%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (8.45%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.04%) Google
2 5 (7.04%) VMware
3 4 (5.63%) Apple
4 3 (4.23%) Cisco
4 3 (4.23%) Symantec
5 1 (1.41%) Dell
5 1 (1.41%) Citrix
5 1 (1.41%) Interwoven
5 1 (1.41%) Juniper
5 1 (1.41%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.41%) SAP
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