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

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Specialist
Rank 193 189 177
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Specialist 15 7 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.32% 0.16% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.17% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 15 7 8
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £28,000 £27,750
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £36,800 £32,900
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Support Specialist
Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire 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 Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4612 4105 3889
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 97.14% 95.60% 96.84%
Number of salaries quoted 3778 3245 3277
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Support Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Support Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Support Specialist
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Support Specialist Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

Support Specialist
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Support Specialist across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014.

Support Specialist Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

Support Specialist
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 22 December 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
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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
Leeds +5 12 £33,000 +10.00% 3
Halifax 0 1 £22,500 -19.64%
Bradford - 1 £32,500 -
Support Specialist
Yorkshire

Support Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 11 (39.29%) Windows
2 8 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 7 (25.00%) SLA
3 7 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (21.43%) UNIX
4 6 (21.43%) .NET
4 6 (21.43%) SQL Server
4 6 (21.43%) XML
4 6 (21.43%) IVR
5 5 (17.86%) SharePoint
5 5 (17.86%) Avaya
5 5 (17.86%) MS Excel
5 5 (17.86%) CRM
5 5 (17.86%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (14.29%) Linux
6 4 (14.29%) PBX
6 4 (14.29%) VoIP
6 4 (14.29%) ITIL
6 4 (14.29%) HTML
6 4 (14.29%) Nagios
7 3 (10.71%) Service Delivery
7 3 (10.71%) PeopleSoft
7 3 (10.71%) C#
7 3 (10.71%) Cognos
7 3 (10.71%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (10.71%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (10.71%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (10.71%) System Testing
8 2 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM

Support Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 5 (17.86%) SharePoint
2 2 (7.14%) IIS
2 2 (7.14%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (3.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (3.57%) Lync
3 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.57%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.57%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (17.86%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.14%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) PeopleSoft HRMS
1 2 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.29%) PBX
1 4 (14.29%) VoIP
2 1 (3.57%) HTTP
2 1 (3.57%) VPN
2 1 (3.57%) CTI
2 1 (3.57%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.71%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (10.71%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (7.14%) MySQL
3 2 (7.14%) MS Access
3 2 (7.14%) Essbase
4 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 2 (7.14%) Legal
2 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.57%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (21.43%) .NET
1 6 (21.43%) XML
2 4 (14.29%) HTML
3 2 (7.14%) Flash
3 2 (7.14%) HTML5
3 2 (7.14%) CSS
3 2 (7.14%) JSP
4 1 (3.57%) Web Services
4 1 (3.57%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (21.43%) IVR
3 2 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 11 (39.29%) Windows
2 6 (21.43%) UNIX
3 4 (14.29%) Linux
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (17.86%) CRM
1 5 (17.86%) Root Cause Analysis
2 4 (14.29%) ITIL
3 3 (10.71%) System Testing
3 3 (10.71%) Service Delivery
3 3 (10.71%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (7.14%) Technical Analysis
4 2 (7.14%) Line Management
4 2 (7.14%) Service Management
5 1 (3.57%) Configuration Management
5 1 (3.57%) Time Management
5 1 (3.57%) Change Management
5 1 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (3.57%) Workflow
5 1 (3.57%) Asset Management
5 1 (3.57%) Operations Management
5 1 (3.57%) Refactoring
5 1 (3.57%) Problem Management
5 1 (3.57%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 3 (10.71%) C#
3 2 (7.14%) Java
3 2 (7.14%) Perl
3 2 (7.14%) PHP
3 2 (7.14%) SQL
3 2 (7.14%) ActionScript
3 2 (7.14%) FoxPro (VFP)
3 2 (7.14%) Shell Script
4 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) A+ Certification
1 1 (3.57%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (25.00%) SLA
2 1 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 2 (7.14%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 1 (3.57%) UAG
2 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.57%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (14.29%) Nagios
2 2 (7.14%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 7 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (17.86%) Avaya
3 3 (10.71%) PeopleSoft
3 3 (10.71%) Cognos
4 2 (7.14%) Hyperion
4 2 (7.14%) Oracle
4 2 (7.14%) Citrix
5 1 (3.57%) Epicor
5 1 (3.57%) CODA
5 1 (3.57%) RightFax
5 1 (3.57%) Nortel
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £37,394 per annum 40 days holiday, 16% pension
Posted: 8 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: £20,000 per annum c£20,000 + 10% Bonus + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago