The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Yorkshire region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Specialist
Rank 220 212 212
Rank change year-on-year
-8 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Specialist 26 7 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.37% 0.13% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.14% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 25 7 9
Average salary £37,500 £20,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+87.50% -52.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £20,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £28,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Job Titles Category
Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6809 5007 5306
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 96.51% 94.54% 96.32%
Number of salaries quoted 5432 3925 4343
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Support Specialist
England

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 -29 14 £33,750 +12.50%
North Yorkshire - 5 £46,000 -
South Yorkshire -8 4 £27,500 -
Support Specialist
England

Support Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 20 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 18 (40.00%) XML
3 13 (28.89%) Java
3 13 (28.89%) SQL
4 12 (26.67%) JavaScript
4 12 (26.67%) Finance
5 11 (24.44%) UNIX
5 11 (24.44%) Windows
5 11 (24.44%) IBM
6 10 (22.22%) MS Exchange
6 10 (22.22%) SQL Server
6 10 (22.22%) WebSphere
7 9 (20.00%) PowerShell
7 9 (20.00%) SLA
7 9 (20.00%) Active Directory
7 9 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 7 (15.56%) Control-M
8 7 (15.56%) Shell Script
8 7 (15.56%) Red Hat
8 7 (15.56%) C
8 7 (15.56%) Perl
8 7 (15.56%) AIX
8 7 (15.56%) Linux
8 7 (15.56%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (15.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (15.56%) Exchange Server 2010
8 7 (15.56%) Root Cause Analysis
8 7 (15.56%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (13.33%) Data Migration
9 6 (13.33%) HL7

Support Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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%) MS Exchange
1 10 (22.22%) WebSphere
2 9 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 7 (15.56%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (13.33%) BizTalk Server
4 6 (13.33%) SharePoint
5 5 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (11.11%) Lync
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 6 (13.33%) MS Office
2 5 (11.11%) MS Excel
3 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%) LDAP
2 2 (4.44%) VoIP
3 1 (2.22%) CTI
3 1 (2.22%) HTTP
3 1 (2.22%) SSL
3 1 (2.22%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 6 (13.33%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (2.22%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.22%) CruiseControl
1 1 (2.22%) ClearQuest
1 1 (2.22%) ClearCase
1 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 12 (26.67%) Finance
2 4 (8.89%) Banking
2 4 (8.89%) Back Office
3 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.22%) Legal
3 1 (2.22%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (40.00%) XML
2 6 (13.33%) XSL
2 6 (13.33%) .NET
3 3 (6.67%) HTML
4 2 (4.44%) JSP
5 1 (2.22%) HTML5
5 1 (2.22%) Web Services
5 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.22%) CSS
5 1 (2.22%) JDBC
5 1 (2.22%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.56%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (8.89%) Photography
2 4 (8.89%) PKI
2 4 (8.89%) IVR
2 4 (8.89%) Blackberry
2 4 (8.89%) NHS
3 1 (2.22%) Statistics
3 1 (2.22%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 11 (24.44%) UNIX
1 11 (24.44%) Windows
2 7 (15.56%) AIX
2 7 (15.56%) Linux
2 7 (15.56%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (15.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.22%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.22%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (15.56%) Root Cause Analysis
2 6 (13.33%) Data Migration
2 6 (13.33%) Migration
2 6 (13.33%) Systems Analysis
2 6 (13.33%) ITIL
3 4 (8.89%) Mobile Device Management
3 4 (8.89%) Workflow
3 4 (8.89%) Data Management
4 2 (4.44%) Configuration Management
5 1 (2.22%) Asset Management
5 1 (2.22%) Operations Management
5 1 (2.22%) Refactoring
5 1 (2.22%) Problem Management
5 1 (2.22%) Time Management
5 1 (2.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (2.22%) Service Management
5 1 (2.22%) CMMI
5 1 (2.22%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.22%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (2.22%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 13 (28.89%) Java
1 13 (28.89%) SQL
2 12 (26.67%) JavaScript
3 9 (20.00%) PowerShell
4 7 (15.56%) Shell Script
4 7 (15.56%) C
4 7 (15.56%) Perl
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 6 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (8.89%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.22%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.22%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.22%) Degree
3 1 (2.22%) CCNA
3 1 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.22%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (20.00%) SLA
2 6 (13.33%) HL7
3 1 (2.22%) COBIT
3 1 (2.22%) QA
System Software
1 9 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (11.11%) UAG
3 1 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (15.56%) Control-M
2 4 (8.89%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (2.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 11 (24.44%) IBM
3 7 (15.56%) Red Hat
4 5 (11.11%) RightFax
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
5 4 (8.89%) Anite
5 4 (8.89%) McAfee
6 3 (6.67%) Epicor
6 3 (6.67%) CODA
6 3 (6.67%) Avaya
6 3 (6.67%) Cognos
7 1 (2.22%) VMware
7 1 (2.22%) CA
7 1 (2.22%) HP
7 1 (2.22%) Nortel
7 1 (2.22%) Citrix