The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Bedfordshire region that had Support Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Support Specialist
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank 58 83 66
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Specialist 6 3 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.97% 0.39% 2.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.01% 0.41% 2.18%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 20
Median salary £48,750 £49,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-0.51% +25.64%
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £39,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +13.04%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire 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
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
592 732 1009
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 95.79% 95.31% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 503 643 801
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Support Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Bedfordshire region that featured Support Specialist in the job title.

Support Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Support Specialist
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Support Specialist across the Bedfordshire region.

Support Specialist Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

Support Specialist
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Support Specialist across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017.

Support Specialist Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

Support Specialist
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Support Specialist within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton - 2 £41,250 -
Support Specialist
East of England

Support Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, Support Specialist job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bedfordshire region featuring Support Specialist in the job title.

1 13 (59.09%) SQL
2 11 (50.00%) SLA
3 10 (45.45%) Finance
4 9 (40.91%) Cisco
4 9 (40.91%) CCNP
4 9 (40.91%) Firewall
4 9 (40.91%) Wireless
4 9 (40.91%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (40.91%) Juniper
4 9 (40.91%) VoIP
5 8 (36.36%) SQL Server
5 8 (36.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (36.36%) F5
6 7 (31.82%) Software Delivery
7 6 (27.27%) High Availability
7 6 (27.27%) Supplier Management
7 6 (27.27%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (22.73%) RESTful
8 5 (22.73%) Network Management
8 5 (22.73%) WebSphere
8 5 (22.73%) TIBCO EMS
8 5 (22.73%) Degree
8 5 (22.73%) JSON
8 5 (22.73%) HP NNM
8 5 (22.73%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (22.73%) HP
8 5 (22.73%) IBM
8 5 (22.73%) BEA
8 5 (22.73%) Shell Script
8 5 (22.73%) TIBCO

Support Specialist Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (22.73%) Elasticsearch
1 5 (22.73%) WebLogic
1 5 (22.73%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.55%) Gentran
Business Applications
1 5 (22.73%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 9 (40.91%) Firewall
1 9 (40.91%) VoIP
1 9 (40.91%) Wireless
2 6 (27.27%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (22.73%) BGP
3 5 (22.73%) Cisco Nexus
3 5 (22.73%) DWDM
3 5 (22.73%) EIGRP
3 5 (22.73%) HSRP
3 5 (22.73%) MPLS
3 5 (22.73%) OSPF
3 5 (22.73%) RIP
3 5 (22.73%) SSL
3 5 (22.73%) TCP/IP
3 5 (22.73%) VPN
3 5 (22.73%) VRRP
4 1 (4.55%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (36.36%) SQL Server
1 8 (36.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 10 (45.45%) Finance
2 4 (18.18%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (22.73%) JSON
1 5 (22.73%) Middleware
1 5 (22.73%) Rendezvous
1 5 (22.73%) RESTful
1 5 (22.73%) SOAP
1 5 (22.73%) TIBCO EMS
1 5 (22.73%) Web Services
1 5 (22.73%) XML
1 5 (22.73%) XML Schema
1 5 (22.73%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (22.73%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) Software Delivery
2 6 (27.27%) High Availability
2 6 (27.27%) Supplier Management
3 5 (22.73%) Capacity Management
3 5 (22.73%) CRM
3 5 (22.73%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (22.73%) Network Management
4 4 (18.18%) Incident Management
4 4 (18.18%) Problem Management
5 3 (13.64%) Business Continuity
5 3 (13.64%) SDLC
6 1 (4.55%) IT Governance
6 1 (4.55%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (59.09%) SQL
2 5 (22.73%) Java
2 5 (22.73%) Shell Script
3 4 (18.18%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (40.91%) CCNP
1 9 (40.91%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (22.73%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (50.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 5 (22.73%) HP NNM
1 5 (22.73%) Kibana
1 5 (22.73%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 9 (40.91%) Cisco
1 9 (40.91%) Juniper
2 8 (36.36%) F5
3 5 (22.73%) BEA
3 5 (22.73%) HP
3 5 (22.73%) IBM
3 5 (22.73%) Oracle
3 5 (22.73%) SAP
3 5 (22.73%) TIBCO
4 1 (4.55%) Kofax
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
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