The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the West Sussex 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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Specialist
Rank 102 89 88
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Specialist 2 5 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 0.16% 0.44% 0.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.46% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 12
Average salary £33,250 £18,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+79.72% -47.14%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +4.16%
Support Specialist
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Sussex 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
West Sussex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1224 1098 1363
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 97.53% 97.17% 96.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1069 967 1147
Average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £22,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £56,800
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 West Sussex

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

Support Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

Support Specialist
Salary Trend in West Sussex

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

Support Specialist Salary Trend in West Sussex

Support Specialist
Job Locations in West Sussex

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 Sussex region over the 3 months to 21 August 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
Crawley +11 1 £30,500 -12.85% 1
Support Specialist
South East

Support Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the West Sussex 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 3 (75.00%) ITIL
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) XML
2 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (50.00%) CRM
2 2 (50.00%) FTP
2 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) HP
2 2 (50.00%) Dell
2 2 (50.00%) NHS
2 2 (50.00%) PRINCE
2 2 (50.00%) Intranet
2 2 (50.00%) LIMS
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (50.00%) ASTM
2 2 (50.00%) Workflow
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (50.00%) Marketing
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) Chemistry
2 2 (50.00%) HL7
2 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Integration Testing

Support Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the West Sussex 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 2 (50.00%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) FTP
1 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (50.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (50.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) NHS
1 2 (50.00%) LIMS
1 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (50.00%) ASTM
1 2 (50.00%) Chemistry
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 2000
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (50.00%) CRM
2 2 (50.00%) PRINCE
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (50.00%) Workflow
2 2 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
1 1 (25.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) A+ Certification
2 1 (25.00%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) HL7
2 1 (25.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) HP
1 2 (50.00%) Dell
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