The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the 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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Specialist
Rank 226 213 220
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Specialist 27 6 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.38% 0.11% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.12% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 26 6 10
Average salary £35,000 £23,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+47.36% -44.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £20,000 £22,850
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £31,250 £43,750
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +4.16%
Support Specialist
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the 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
Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6929 5125 5630
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 96.30% 94.47% 96.74%
Number of salaries quoted 5472 4054 4627
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,000 £52,500
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 Yorkshire

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

Support Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Support Specialist
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

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

Support Specialist Salary Trend in Yorkshire

Support Specialist
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Support Specialist across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

Support Specialist Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

Support Specialist
Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 20 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
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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
West Yorkshire -16 14 £33,250 +6.40% 1
South Yorkshire -8 7 £31,750 +15.45%
North Yorkshire - 4 £46,000 - 1
Support Specialist
England

Support Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the 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 16 (35.56%) XML
2 14 (31.11%) JavaScript
2 14 (31.11%) Microsoft
3 12 (26.67%) Finance
3 12 (26.67%) SQL
4 11 (24.44%) UNIX
4 11 (24.44%) Windows
4 11 (24.44%) SLA
4 11 (24.44%) IBM
5 10 (22.22%) Linux
5 10 (22.22%) WebSphere
6 9 (20.00%) Java
7 8 (17.78%) .NET
7 8 (17.78%) MS Exchange
8 7 (15.56%) Red Hat
8 7 (15.56%) Control-M
8 7 (15.56%) Shell Script
8 7 (15.56%) Perl
8 7 (15.56%) C
8 7 (15.56%) AIX
8 7 (15.56%) PowerShell
8 7 (15.56%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (15.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (15.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 7 (15.56%) Root Cause Analysis
8 7 (15.56%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (13.33%) IVR
9 6 (13.33%) SQL Server
9 6 (13.33%) BizTalk Server
9 6 (13.33%) ITIL

Support Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the 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 10 (22.22%) WebSphere
2 8 (17.78%) MS Exchange
3 7 (15.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 6 (13.33%) SharePoint
4 6 (13.33%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (11.11%) Lync
5 5 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (6.67%) GlassFish
6 3 (6.67%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (4.44%) IIS
7 2 (4.44%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (2.22%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (4.44%) MS Office
2 1 (2.22%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.22%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (8.89%) Academy Housing
1 4 (8.89%) arcHouse
2 1 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.89%) VoIP
2 2 (4.44%) LDAP
3 1 (2.22%) HTTP
3 1 (2.22%) SSL
3 1 (2.22%) SAN
3 1 (2.22%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.44%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.22%) MySQL
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.22%) ClearCase
1 1 (2.22%) ClearQuest
1 1 (2.22%) CruiseControl
1 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 12 (26.67%) Finance
2 4 (8.89%) Banking
3 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.22%) Legal
3 1 (2.22%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (35.56%) XML
2 8 (17.78%) .NET
3 3 (6.67%) Middleware
3 3 (6.67%) HTML
4 2 (4.44%) XSL
4 2 (4.44%) JSP
5 1 (2.22%) Web Services
5 1 (2.22%) Flash
5 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.22%) CSS
5 1 (2.22%) JDBC
5 1 (2.22%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.56%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (13.33%) IVR
3 2 (4.44%) PKI
3 2 (4.44%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.22%) N-Tier
4 1 (2.22%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 11 (24.44%) UNIX
1 11 (24.44%) Windows
2 10 (22.22%) Linux
3 7 (15.56%) AIX
3 7 (15.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (15.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.22%) Android
5 1 (2.22%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (15.56%) Root Cause Analysis
2 6 (13.33%) ITIL
3 2 (4.44%) Migration
3 2 (4.44%) Configuration Management
3 2 (4.44%) Mobile Device Management
3 2 (4.44%) Data Migration
3 2 (4.44%) Data Management
3 2 (4.44%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (2.22%) Operations Management
4 1 (2.22%) Refactoring
4 1 (2.22%) Problem Management
4 1 (2.22%) Time Management
4 1 (2.22%) ITIL V3
4 1 (2.22%) Service Management
4 1 (2.22%) CMMI
4 1 (2.22%) Service Delivery
4 1 (2.22%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (2.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (2.22%) Asset Management
4 1 (2.22%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 14 (31.11%) JavaScript
2 12 (26.67%) SQL
3 9 (20.00%) Java
4 7 (15.56%) Shell Script
4 7 (15.56%) PowerShell
4 7 (15.56%) Perl
4 7 (15.56%) C
5 3 (6.67%) C#
6 2 (4.44%) VB
7 1 (2.22%) ActionScript
7 1 (2.22%) VBA
7 1 (2.22%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (8.89%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (8.89%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.22%) Network+ Certification
2 1 (2.22%) Degree
2 1 (2.22%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.22%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.22%) A+ Certification
2 1 (2.22%) MCSA
2 1 (2.22%) CCNA
2 1 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (24.44%) SLA
2 2 (4.44%) HL7
3 1 (2.22%) COBIT
3 1 (2.22%) QA
System Software
1 5 (11.11%) UAG
2 3 (6.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (15.56%) Control-M
2 3 (6.67%) Foglight
3 2 (4.44%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (2.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (31.11%) Microsoft
2 11 (24.44%) IBM
3 7 (15.56%) Red Hat
4 5 (11.11%) Avaya
4 5 (11.11%) RightFax
5 4 (8.89%) Anite
5 4 (8.89%) Northgate
5 4 (8.89%) Civica
5 4 (8.89%) Comino
5 4 (8.89%) Capita
5 4 (8.89%) Orchard
6 3 (6.67%) CODA
6 3 (6.67%) Cognos
6 3 (6.67%) Epicor
7 2 (4.44%) McAfee
8 1 (2.22%) VMware
8 1 (2.22%) CA
8 1 (2.22%) HP
8 1 (2.22%) Nortel
8 1 (2.22%) Citrix
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