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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Specialist
Rank 230 218 230
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Specialist 25 4 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.34% 0.075% 0.086%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.079% 0.089%
Number of salaries quoted 25 4 5
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% +1.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,300 £27,250 £22,100
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £37,050 £38,300
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +11.11%
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
7145 5052 5616
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 96.57% 94.70% 96.73%
Number of salaries quoted 5671 4009 4624
Average salary £36,500 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -24 13 £35,000 +7.69% 1
North Yorkshire - 6 £46,000 - 2
South Yorkshire - 4 £35,000 -
Support Specialist
England

Support Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 17 (40.48%) JavaScript
2 15 (35.71%) XML
3 12 (28.57%) UNIX
4 10 (23.81%) Finance
4 10 (23.81%) Windows
4 10 (23.81%) Linux
4 10 (23.81%) Java
5 9 (21.43%) SQL
5 9 (21.43%) SLA
5 9 (21.43%) IBM
5 9 (21.43%) WebSphere
6 8 (19.05%) Microsoft
6 8 (19.05%) Red Hat
6 8 (19.05%) Control-M
6 8 (19.05%) Shell Script
6 8 (19.05%) Perl
6 8 (19.05%) C
6 8 (19.05%) .NET
6 8 (19.05%) AIX
7 7 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
8 6 (14.29%) PowerShell
8 6 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (14.29%) IVR
8 6 (14.29%) ITIL
8 6 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 6 (14.29%) MS Exchange
9 5 (11.90%) Avaya
9 5 (11.90%) HTML

Support Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 9 (21.43%) WebSphere
2 6 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 6 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 5 (11.90%) Lync
3 5 (11.90%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (9.52%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (9.52%) SharePoint
5 3 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (7.14%) GlassFish
6 2 (4.76%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (2.38%) IIS
7 1 (2.38%) Tomcat
7 1 (2.38%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (7.14%) Photoshop
2 1 (2.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (9.52%) Academy Housing
1 4 (9.52%) arcHouse
2 1 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.52%) VoIP
2 1 (2.38%) HTTP
2 1 (2.38%) SSL
2 1 (2.38%) SAN
2 1 (2.38%) CTI
2 1 (2.38%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.14%) MySQL
3 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 10 (23.81%) Finance
2 4 (9.52%) Banking
3 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.38%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (35.71%) XML
2 8 (19.05%) .NET
3 5 (11.90%) HTML
4 3 (7.14%) Middleware
4 3 (7.14%) HTML5
4 3 (7.14%) CSS
4 3 (7.14%) Flash
5 2 (4.76%) JSP
6 1 (2.38%) Web Services
6 1 (2.38%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (2.38%) JDBC
6 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (14.29%) IVR
3 3 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.38%) PKI
4 1 (2.38%) Statistics
4 1 (2.38%) N-Tier
4 1 (2.38%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 12 (28.57%) UNIX
2 10 (23.81%) Windows
2 10 (23.81%) Linux
3 8 (19.05%) AIX
4 7 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.38%) Apple iOS
6 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.38%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (14.29%) ITIL
1 6 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (2.38%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (2.38%) CRM
2 1 (2.38%) B2B
2 1 (2.38%) Configuration Management
2 1 (2.38%) Service Management
2 1 (2.38%) CMMI
2 1 (2.38%) Service Delivery
2 1 (2.38%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (2.38%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (2.38%) Asset Management
2 1 (2.38%) Data Management
2 1 (2.38%) Operations Management
2 1 (2.38%) Refactoring
2 1 (2.38%) Problem Management
2 1 (2.38%) Time Management
2 1 (2.38%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 17 (40.48%) JavaScript
2 10 (23.81%) Java
3 9 (21.43%) SQL
4 8 (19.05%) Perl
4 8 (19.05%) C
4 8 (19.05%) Shell Script
5 6 (14.29%) PowerShell
6 3 (7.14%) C#
6 3 (7.14%) PHP
6 3 (7.14%) ActionScript
7 2 (4.76%) VB
8 1 (2.38%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (9.52%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.38%) A+ Certification
3 1 (2.38%) Network+ Certification
3 1 (2.38%) Degree
3 1 (2.38%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (21.43%) SLA
2 1 (2.38%) COBIT
2 1 (2.38%) QA
System Software
1 3 (7.14%) UAG
2 2 (4.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (19.05%) Control-M
2 3 (7.14%) Foglight
3 1 (2.38%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 9 (21.43%) IBM
2 8 (19.05%) Microsoft
2 8 (19.05%) Red Hat
3 5 (11.90%) RightFax
3 5 (11.90%) Avaya
4 4 (9.52%) Cognos
4 4 (9.52%) Epicor
4 4 (9.52%) CODA
4 4 (9.52%) Anite
4 4 (9.52%) Northgate
4 4 (9.52%) Civica
4 4 (9.52%) Comino
4 4 (9.52%) Capita
4 4 (9.52%) Orchard
5 1 (2.38%) McAfee
5 1 (2.38%) MobileIron
5 1 (2.38%) CA
5 1 (2.38%) HP
5 1 (2.38%) Nortel
Leeds
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Knaresborough, North Yorkshire
TSYS Europe
Salary: Basic salary plus on call payments, and benefits package
Posted: 16 days ago