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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Specialist
Rank 222 239 223
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Specialist 25 18 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.34% 0.24% 0.069%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.25% 0.071%
Number of salaries quoted 23 16 4
Average salary £20,000 £25,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.33% -26.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,300 £21,000 £30,900
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £47,500 £37,000
UK excluding London average salary £33,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-17.50% +6.66%
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
7111 7267 5610
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 97.52% 95.78% 96.08%
Number of salaries quoted 5737 5745 4422
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £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 17 April 2015.

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 17 April 2015. 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 +15 16 £20,000 -4.76% 5
North Yorkshire +21 6 £26,750 -43.68%
South Yorkshire -5 3 £30,000 +29.03% 4
Support Specialist
England

Support Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 31 (57.41%) Windows
2 24 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 20 (37.04%) UNIX
4 19 (35.19%) Linux
5 17 (31.48%) PBX
5 17 (31.48%) Nagios
6 10 (18.52%) ITIL
7 9 (16.67%) MS Excel
7 9 (16.67%) SharePoint
7 9 (16.67%) Active Directory
8 7 (12.96%) MS Exchange
8 7 (12.96%) CRM
8 7 (12.96%) SQL Server
9 6 (11.11%) SQL
9 6 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (9.26%) Root Cause Analysis
10 5 (9.26%) VMware
10 5 (9.26%) IIS
10 5 (9.26%) SLA
11 4 (7.41%) Sophos
11 4 (7.41%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (7.41%) Dynamics CRM
11 4 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2003
11 4 (7.41%) Finance
11 4 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2010
11 4 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2007
11 4 (7.41%) QlikView
11 4 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure

Support Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 7 (12.96%) MS Exchange
3 5 (9.26%) IIS
4 4 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (3.70%) Lync
6 2 (3.70%) JBoss
6 2 (3.70%) Apache
6 2 (3.70%) Tomcat
6 2 (3.70%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (3.70%) CMS
Applications
1 9 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.85%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (7.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (3.70%) PeopleSoft HRMS
3 1 (1.85%) Agresso
Communications & Networking
1 17 (31.48%) PBX
2 3 (5.56%) Firewall
3 2 (3.70%) LAN
3 2 (3.70%) VoIP
3 2 (3.70%) WAN
3 2 (3.70%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.70%) VPN
3 2 (3.70%) DNS
4 1 (1.85%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.96%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.41%) QlikView
3 3 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.85%) MySQL
4 1 (1.85%) DB2
4 1 (1.85%) MS Access
4 1 (1.85%) Essbase
General
1 4 (7.41%) Finance
2 2 (3.70%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.70%) Web Services
1 2 (3.70%) XML
2 1 (1.85%) Flash
2 1 (1.85%) HTML5
2 1 (1.85%) HTML
2 1 (1.85%) .NET
2 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.85%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.85%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 31 (57.41%) Windows
2 20 (37.04%) UNIX
3 19 (35.19%) Linux
4 4 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (7.41%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (5.56%) Windows 2000
6 1 (1.85%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.85%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (18.52%) ITIL
2 7 (12.96%) CRM
3 5 (9.26%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (5.56%) System Testing
4 3 (5.56%) Time Management
5 2 (3.70%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (3.70%) BCP
5 2 (3.70%) Service Delivery
6 1 (1.85%) Change Management
6 1 (1.85%) Risk Management
6 1 (1.85%) Workflow
6 1 (1.85%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (1.85%) Service Management
6 1 (1.85%) Asset Management
6 1 (1.85%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (1.85%) Technical Analysis
6 1 (1.85%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (11.11%) SQL
2 3 (5.56%) C#
3 2 (3.70%) Java
4 1 (1.85%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.85%) Perl
4 1 (1.85%) PHP
4 1 (1.85%) ActionScript
4 1 (1.85%) FoxPro (VFP)
4 1 (1.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (5.56%) Degree
3 2 (3.70%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.26%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.70%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.85%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 1 (1.85%) vSphere
4 1 (1.85%) UAG
Systems Management
1 17 (31.48%) Nagios
2 3 (5.56%) SCOM
3 2 (3.70%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 2 (3.70%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 2 (3.70%) SCOrch
4 1 (1.85%) SCCM
4 1 (1.85%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.85%) MOM
Vendors
1 24 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.26%) VMware
3 4 (7.41%) Sophos
4 3 (5.56%) IBM
4 3 (5.56%) PeopleSoft
4 3 (5.56%) HP
5 2 (3.70%) Cisco
5 2 (3.70%) Symantec
5 2 (3.70%) Kofax
5 2 (3.70%) Pega
6 1 (1.85%) Oracle
6 1 (1.85%) Cognos
6 1 (1.85%) Dell
6 1 (1.85%) Nortel
6 1 (1.85%) Citrix
6 1 (1.85%) Avaya
6 1 (1.85%) Hyperion
6 1 (1.85%) Nokia
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