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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Specialist
Rank 241 241 238
Rank change year-on-year
0 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Specialist 15 23 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.24% 0.32% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.33% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 11 23 16
Average salary £25,000 £21,500 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.27% -23.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £36,615 £42,700
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £35,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -10.25%
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
6107 7038 6562
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 96.91% 98.16% 97.65%
Number of salaries quoted 5102 5826 5054
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016. 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 -9 15 £25,000 +25.00%
Support Specialist
England

Support Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 (48.28%) SQL
1 14 (48.28%) SQL Server
2 10 (34.48%) Microsoft
3 9 (31.03%) Windows
3 9 (31.03%) Change Management
4 8 (27.59%) Finance
4 8 (27.59%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (24.14%) Problem Management
5 7 (24.14%) Degree
5 7 (24.14%) Management Information System
5 7 (24.14%) Active Directory
6 6 (20.69%) ITIL
6 6 (20.69%) Citrix
7 5 (17.24%) Firewall
7 5 (17.24%) Migration
7 5 (17.24%) VMware
7 5 (17.24%) Solaris
7 5 (17.24%) Linux
7 5 (17.24%) Apache
7 5 (17.24%) TCP/IP
7 5 (17.24%) MySQL
7 5 (17.24%) Oracle
7 5 (17.24%) Java
7 5 (17.24%) XML
7 5 (17.24%) SSH
7 5 (17.24%) PowerShell
7 5 (17.24%) Skype for Business
7 5 (17.24%) PuTTY
8 4 (13.79%) Windows Server
8 4 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2010

Support Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 5 (17.24%) Apache
1 5 (17.24%) Skype for Business
2 4 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (13.79%) MS Exchange
3 3 (10.34%) Confluence
3 3 (10.34%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (10.34%) MS Office
2 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.45%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) SAP CO
1 2 (6.90%) SAP FI
1 2 (6.90%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (3.45%) Salesforce.com CRM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.24%) Firewall
1 5 (17.24%) PuTTY
1 5 (17.24%) SSH
1 5 (17.24%) TCP/IP
2 4 (13.79%) SSL
3 1 (3.45%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (48.28%) SQL Server
2 5 (17.24%) MySQL
3 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.45%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (10.34%) JIRA
General
1 8 (27.59%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Back Office
2 1 (3.45%) French Language
2 1 (3.45%) German Language
2 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.45%) Marketing
2 1 (3.45%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.24%) XML
2 4 (13.79%) SOAP
3 2 (6.90%) HTML
4 1 (3.45%) .NET
4 1 (3.45%) EDI
4 1 (3.45%) HTML5
4 1 (3.45%) Visualforce
4 1 (3.45%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 7 (24.14%) Management Information System
2 4 (13.79%) Computer Science
2 4 (13.79%) e-Learning
3 2 (6.90%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.45%) Chemistry
4 1 (3.45%) Cybercrime
4 1 (3.45%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 9 (31.03%) Windows
2 5 (17.24%) Linux
2 5 (17.24%) Solaris
3 4 (13.79%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (31.03%) Change Management
2 8 (27.59%) User Acceptance Testing
3 7 (24.14%) Problem Management
4 6 (20.69%) ITIL
5 5 (17.24%) Migration
6 4 (13.79%) CMMI
6 4 (13.79%) CRM
6 4 (13.79%) E-Discovery
6 4 (13.79%) ITIL V3
7 3 (10.34%) Change Control
7 3 (10.34%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (10.34%) Cybersecurity
7 3 (10.34%) Practice Management
7 3 (10.34%) System Testing
8 2 (6.90%) Service Delivery
8 2 (6.90%) Systems Analysis
9 1 (3.45%) Business Analysis
9 1 (3.45%) Data Migration
9 1 (3.45%) High Availability
9 1 (3.45%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 14 (48.28%) SQL
2 5 (17.24%) Java
2 5 (17.24%) PowerShell
3 2 (6.90%) JavaScript
3 2 (6.90%) PHP
4 1 (3.45%) Apex Code
4 1 (3.45%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (24.14%) Degree
2 4 (13.79%) SC Cleared
2 4 (13.79%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.79%) COBIT
2 1 (3.45%) HL7
2 1 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (24.14%) Active Directory
2 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 4 (13.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.90%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (13.79%) Hyperic
1 4 (13.79%) Nagios
Vendors
1 10 (34.48%) Microsoft
2 6 (20.69%) Citrix
3 5 (17.24%) Oracle
3 5 (17.24%) VMware
4 3 (10.34%) PeopleSoft
5 2 (6.90%) HP
5 2 (6.90%) ReadSoft
5 2 (6.90%) SafeCom
5 2 (6.90%) SAP
6 1 (3.45%) Salesforce.com