The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the Watford 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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Specialist
Rank 72 58 56
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Specialist 1 3 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 0.19% 0.82% 1.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.86% 1.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 7
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +72.41%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +4.16%
Support Specialist
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Watford 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
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
519 348 356
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 97.92% 94.57% 97.00%
Number of salaries quoted 372 266 238
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Support Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

Support Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Support Specialist
Salary Trend in Watford

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

Support Specialist Salary Trend in Watford

Support Specialist
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Watford 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 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) DB2
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) JSP
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) AIX
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Games
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
1 1 (100.00%) Online Games
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
1 1 (100.00%) REST

Support Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Watford 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 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) DB2
General
1 1 (100.00%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) JSP
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) AIX
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet