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 24 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Specialist
Rank 88 79 108
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +29
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Specialist 2 14 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.22% 1.29% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 1.31% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 2 13 3
Median salary £48,250 £45,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.22% -18.18%
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -7.89%
Support Specialist
East of 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 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
853 1065 1134
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 92.12% 97.80% 95.78%
Number of salaries quoted 730 855 1043
Median salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,500 £56,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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
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 24 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +3 1 £47,500 +63.79%
Dunstable -11 1 £49,000 +3.15%
Support Specialist
East of England

Support Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, 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 5 (100.00%) SLA
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco
2 4 (80.00%) Data Protection
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (80.00%) Network Management
2 4 (80.00%) F5
2 4 (80.00%) High Availability
2 4 (80.00%) HSRP
2 4 (80.00%) MS Office
2 4 (80.00%) CCNP
2 4 (80.00%) HP
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (80.00%) Juniper
2 4 (80.00%) DWDM
2 4 (80.00%) MPLS
2 4 (80.00%) OSPF
2 4 (80.00%) BGP
2 4 (80.00%) EIGRP
2 4 (80.00%) VRRP
2 4 (80.00%) Service Delivery
2 4 (80.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (80.00%) Firewall
2 4 (80.00%) Wireless
2 4 (80.00%) MS Visio
2 4 (80.00%) VoIP
2 4 (80.00%) RIP
2 4 (80.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (80.00%) VPN
2 4 (80.00%) SSL
2 4 (80.00%) Network Design

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:

Applications
1 4 (80.00%) MS Office
1 4 (80.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) BGP
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco ASA
1 4 (80.00%) DWDM
1 4 (80.00%) EIGRP
1 4 (80.00%) Firewall
1 4 (80.00%) HSRP
1 4 (80.00%) MPLS
1 4 (80.00%) OSPF
1 4 (80.00%) RIP
1 4 (80.00%) SSL
1 4 (80.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (80.00%) VoIP
1 4 (80.00%) VPN
1 4 (80.00%) VRRP
1 4 (80.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 10g
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (20.00%) Java EE
1 1 (20.00%) JSF
1 1 (20.00%) JSP
1 1 (20.00%) Spring
1 1 (20.00%) Struts
1 1 (20.00%) XML
1 1 (20.00%) XSL
1 1 (20.00%) XSLT
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Data Protection
1 4 (80.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (80.00%) High Availability
1 4 (80.00%) Network Design
1 4 (80.00%) Network Management
1 4 (80.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Java
1 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) CCNP
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (100.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (80.00%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco
1 4 (80.00%) F5
1 4 (80.00%) HP
1 4 (80.00%) Juniper
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle