The first table below looks at the demand for the Support Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands 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 10 July 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 advertised for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Specialist
Rank 202 187 192
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Specialist 9 25 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.17% 0.45% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.48% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 9 20 7
Average salary £40,000 £40,995 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.42% +13.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £29,500 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Job Titles Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5035 5228 4620
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.27% 95.04% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 4226 4370 4058
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,472 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.97% -0.07%
Support Specialist
England

Support Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Support Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Support Specialist
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Support Specialist Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Support Specialist
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Support Specialist across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 10 July 2014.

Support Specialist Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Support Specialist
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Support Specialist within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 10 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Birmingham +4 8 £41,250 -8.33%
Staffordshire -9 1 £32,500 +10.16% 1
Support Specialist
England

Support Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 12 (63.16%) Windows
2 10 (52.63%) SQL
2 10 (52.63%) Microsoft
3 8 (42.11%) UNIX
4 7 (36.84%) SharePoint
5 6 (31.58%) ITIL
5 6 (31.58%) Service Delivery
6 5 (26.32%) Perl
6 5 (26.32%) WAN
6 5 (26.32%) Intranet
7 4 (21.05%) Finance
8 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (15.79%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (15.79%) Windows 8
8 3 (15.79%) Citrix
8 3 (15.79%) LAN
8 3 (15.79%) MySQL
8 3 (15.79%) Linux
8 3 (15.79%) Python
9 2 (10.53%) Windows XP
9 2 (10.53%) MS Exchange
9 2 (10.53%) MCP
9 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
9 2 (10.53%) VoIP
9 2 (10.53%) CCNA
9 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
9 2 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (10.53%) Shell Script
9 2 (10.53%) Blackberry
9 2 (10.53%) Apple iOS

Support Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 7 (36.84%) SharePoint
2 2 (10.53%) MS Exchange
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (26.32%) WAN
1 5 (26.32%) Intranet
2 3 (15.79%) LAN
3 2 (10.53%) VoIP
3 2 (10.53%) PABX
4 1 (5.26%) Firewall
4 1 (5.26%) VLAN
4 1 (5.26%) VPN
4 1 (5.26%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) MySQL
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (5.26%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
General
1 4 (21.05%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Financial Institution
3 1 (5.26%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) Web Services
1 1 (5.26%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.26%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 12 (63.16%) Windows
2 8 (42.11%) UNIX
3 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (15.79%) Linux
3 3 (15.79%) Windows 8
4 2 (10.53%) Windows XP
4 2 (10.53%) Apple iOS
5 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Service Delivery
1 6 (31.58%) ITIL
2 3 (15.79%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (5.26%) CRM
3 1 (5.26%) Migration
3 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (5.26%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (52.63%) SQL
2 5 (26.32%) Perl
3 3 (15.79%) Python
4 2 (10.53%) Shell Script
5 1 (5.26%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) MCP
1 2 (10.53%) CCNA
1 2 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
1 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.26%) vSphere
2 1 (5.26%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Control-M
1 1 (5.26%) SCCM
1 1 (5.26%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 10 (52.63%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.79%) Citrix
3 2 (10.53%) VMware
3 2 (10.53%) MobileIron
4 1 (5.26%) ION Trading
4 1 (5.26%) Northgate
4 1 (5.26%) Avaya
4 1 (5.26%) BMC
4 1 (5.26%) HP
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle
4 1 (5.26%) Business Objects
4 1 (5.26%) SAP
4 1 (5.26%) Cisco
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