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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Specialist
Rank 243 231 220
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Specialist 20 9 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.28% 0.15% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.15% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 20 9 11
Average salary £34,500 £30,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £28,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £37,600 £32,958
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +8.82%
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
6941 5845 5981
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 96.67% 95.90% 96.72%
Number of salaries quoted 5726 4585 5020
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 18 December 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 18 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
(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
West Yorkshire -5 14 £33,000 +10.00% 3
East Yorkshire - 4 £42,500 -
South Yorkshire - 2 £35,000 -
Support Specialist
England

Support Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 14 (29.79%) Windows
2 13 (27.66%) JavaScript
3 12 (25.53%) UNIX
3 12 (25.53%) XML
4 10 (21.28%) Linux
5 9 (19.15%) Microsoft
6 8 (17.02%) SLA
7 7 (14.89%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (14.89%) Shell Script
7 7 (14.89%) ITIL
7 7 (14.89%) Java
7 7 (14.89%) Perl
7 7 (14.89%) SQL
7 7 (14.89%) .NET
7 7 (14.89%) SQL Server
8 6 (12.77%) SharePoint
8 6 (12.77%) IBM
8 6 (12.77%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (12.77%) Root Cause Analysis
8 6 (12.77%) IVR
8 6 (12.77%) WebSphere
9 5 (10.64%) Control-M
9 5 (10.64%) Finance
9 5 (10.64%) Avaya
9 5 (10.64%) Red Hat
9 5 (10.64%) CRM
9 5 (10.64%) MS Excel
9 5 (10.64%) AIX
9 5 (10.64%) C
10 4 (8.51%) C#

Support Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 6 (12.77%) SharePoint
1 6 (12.77%) WebSphere
2 3 (6.38%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (6.38%) GlassFish
2 3 (6.38%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.38%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (6.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (6.38%) IIS
2 3 (6.38%) Lync
3 2 (4.26%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (4.26%) CMS
4 1 (2.13%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.13%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (10.64%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.26%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (4.26%) PeopleSoft HRMS
1 2 (4.26%) Academy Housing
1 2 (4.26%) arcHouse
1 2 (4.26%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.51%) VoIP
2 3 (6.38%) PBX
3 1 (2.13%) HTTP
3 1 (2.13%) VPN
3 1 (2.13%) CTI
3 1 (2.13%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.89%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.51%) QlikView
2 4 (8.51%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (6.38%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (4.26%) MySQL
4 2 (4.26%) MS Access
4 2 (4.26%) Essbase
4 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (10.64%) Finance
2 3 (6.38%) Legal
3 2 (4.26%) Banking
4 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (25.53%) XML
2 7 (14.89%) .NET
3 4 (8.51%) HTML
4 3 (6.38%) Middleware
5 2 (4.26%) HTML5
5 2 (4.26%) Flash
5 2 (4.26%) CSS
5 2 (4.26%) JSP
6 1 (2.13%) Web Services
6 1 (2.13%) JDBC
6 1 (2.13%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.89%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (12.77%) IVR
2 6 (12.77%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 14 (29.79%) Windows
2 12 (25.53%) UNIX
3 10 (21.28%) Linux
4 5 (10.64%) AIX
5 4 (8.51%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (8.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (14.89%) ITIL
2 6 (12.77%) Root Cause Analysis
3 5 (10.64%) CRM
4 3 (6.38%) System Testing
4 3 (6.38%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (6.38%) Service Delivery
5 2 (4.26%) Service Management
5 2 (4.26%) Technical Analysis
5 2 (4.26%) Line Management
6 1 (2.13%) Time Management
6 1 (2.13%) B2B
6 1 (2.13%) Configuration Management
6 1 (2.13%) Change Management
6 1 (2.13%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (2.13%) Workflow
6 1 (2.13%) Asset Management
6 1 (2.13%) Operations Management
6 1 (2.13%) Refactoring
6 1 (2.13%) Problem Management
6 1 (2.13%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (27.66%) JavaScript
2 7 (14.89%) Perl
2 7 (14.89%) SQL
2 7 (14.89%) Java
2 7 (14.89%) Shell Script
3 5 (10.64%) C
4 4 (8.51%) C#
5 3 (6.38%) PowerShell
6 2 (4.26%) FoxPro (VFP)
6 2 (4.26%) PHP
6 2 (4.26%) ActionScript
7 1 (2.13%) VBA
7 1 (2.13%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (4.26%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.13%) Network+ Certification
2 1 (2.13%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (17.02%) SLA
2 1 (2.13%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.26%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 1 (2.13%) UAG
2 1 (2.13%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.13%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 5 (10.64%) Control-M
2 3 (6.38%) Nagios
2 3 (6.38%) Foglight
3 2 (4.26%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 9 (19.15%) Microsoft
2 6 (12.77%) IBM
3 5 (10.64%) Avaya
3 5 (10.64%) Red Hat
4 4 (8.51%) Cognos
5 3 (6.38%) PeopleSoft
5 3 (6.38%) RightFax
6 2 (4.26%) Citrix
6 2 (4.26%) Oracle
6 2 (4.26%) Hyperion
6 2 (4.26%) Epicor
6 2 (4.26%) CODA
6 2 (4.26%) Kofax
6 2 (4.26%) Anite
6 2 (4.26%) Northgate
6 2 (4.26%) Civica
6 2 (4.26%) Comino
6 2 (4.26%) Capita
6 2 (4.26%) Orchard
6 2 (4.26%) Pega
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: £20,000 per annum c£20,000 + 10% Bonus + Bens
Posted: 13 hours ago
Yorkshire
set2recruit
Salary: £35000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Yorkshire
set2recruit
Salary: £19000 - £24000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £37,394 per annum 40 days holiday, 16% pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago