The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Berkshire region that had Support Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Support Specialist
South East / Berkshire
Rank 162 210 207
Rank change year-on-year
+48 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Specialist 18 21 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.53% 0.41% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% 0.43% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 17 20 18
Median salary £50,000 £46,750 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.95% +3.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,850 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,750 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +15.94%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire 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
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3226 4832 5279
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 95.30% 94.97% 95.91%
Number of salaries quoted 2606 3967 3949
Median salary £47,500 £48,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.04% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £68,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Support Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

Support Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Support Specialist
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Support Specialist Salary Trend in Berkshire

Support Specialist
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Support Specialist across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017.

Support Specialist Salary Histogram in Berkshire

Support Specialist
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Support Specialist within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 26 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
Reading +33 5 £50,000 - 1
Bracknell +17 3 £45,000 +114.28% 1
Maidenhead - 2 £48,750 -
Slough - 2 £32,500 -
Wokingham - 2 £46,250 -
Support Specialist
South East

Support Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 26 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 Berkshire region featuring Support Specialist in the job title.

1 21 (87.50%) Windows
2 17 (70.83%) Linux
3 15 (62.50%) Active Directory
4 13 (54.17%) Windows Server
5 11 (45.83%) SQL Server
6 10 (41.67%) Java
6 10 (41.67%) CentOS
7 9 (37.50%) Cybersecurity
7 9 (37.50%) Elasticsearch
7 9 (37.50%) CISSP
7 9 (37.50%) Grafana
8 8 (33.33%) VMware
8 8 (33.33%) SQL
8 8 (33.33%) .NET
8 8 (33.33%) Mentoring
9 7 (29.17%) Hyper-V
9 7 (29.17%) DNS
9 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
10 6 (25.00%) TCP/IP
10 6 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 6 (25.00%) CEH
10 6 (25.00%) GCIA
10 6 (25.00%) Cyber Intelligence
11 5 (20.83%) JSON
11 5 (20.83%) French Language
11 5 (20.83%) German Language
11 5 (20.83%) Microservices
11 5 (20.83%) Analytics
11 5 (20.83%) DHCP
11 5 (20.83%) MS Office

Support Specialist Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 9 (37.50%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (16.67%) IIS
3 1 (4.17%) Apache
3 1 (4.17%) JBoss
3 1 (4.17%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (20.83%) MS Office
2 4 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (29.17%) DNS
2 6 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 5 (20.83%) DHCP
4 3 (12.50%) Firewall
5 1 (4.17%) Internet
5 1 (4.17%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (45.83%) SQL Server
2 4 (16.67%) InfluxDB
3 3 (12.50%) DB2
3 3 (12.50%) Informix
4 2 (8.33%) NoSQL
4 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (4.17%) Big Data
5 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
5 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (20.83%) French Language
1 5 (20.83%) German Language
2 2 (8.33%) Finance
3 1 (4.17%) Banking
3 1 (4.17%) Legal
3 1 (4.17%) Publishing
3 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (33.33%) .NET
2 5 (20.83%) JSON
3 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET
4 1 (4.17%) CSS
4 1 (4.17%) HTML
4 1 (4.17%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.17%) Life Science
2 1 (4.17%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 21 (87.50%) Windows
2 17 (70.83%) Linux
3 13 (54.17%) Windows Server
4 10 (41.67%) CentOS
5 3 (12.50%) AIX
5 3 (12.50%) HPUX
5 3 (12.50%) Mac OS X
5 3 (12.50%) Unix
5 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (8.33%) Debian
6 2 (8.33%) Solaris
6 2 (8.33%) SUSE
6 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (4.17%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (37.50%) Cybersecurity
2 8 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 6 (25.00%) Cyber Intelligence
4 5 (20.83%) Analytics
4 5 (20.83%) Microservices
5 3 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (8.33%) Data Protection
6 2 (8.33%) Document Management
6 2 (8.33%) Information Management
6 2 (8.33%) Issue Tracking
6 2 (8.33%) ITSM
6 2 (8.33%) System Testing
6 2 (8.33%) Validation
7 1 (4.17%) Open Source
7 1 (4.17%) Presales
7 1 (4.17%) Project Management
7 1 (4.17%) Service Management
7 1 (4.17%) SIEM
7 1 (4.17%) SOA
7 1 (4.17%) Software License Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (41.67%) Java
2 8 (33.33%) SQL
3 4 (16.67%) PowerShell
4 1 (4.17%) C
4 1 (4.17%) C#
4 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.17%) PL/SQL
4 1 (4.17%) T-SQL
4 1 (4.17%) VB
4 1 (4.17%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (37.50%) CISSP
2 6 (25.00%) CEH
2 6 (25.00%) GCIA
3 2 (8.33%) Degree
3 2 (8.33%) GCIH
System Software
1 15 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 7 (29.17%) Hyper-V
3 6 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (4.17%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 9 (37.50%) Grafana
2 3 (12.50%) PaperCut
2 3 (12.50%) SafeCom
3 2 (8.33%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (8.33%) SCOM
4 1 (4.17%) Backup Exec
4 1 (4.17%) Graphite
4 1 (4.17%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (4.17%) Kibana
4 1 (4.17%) NetBackup
4 1 (4.17%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (33.33%) VMware
2 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
3 4 (16.67%) Oracle
4 3 (12.50%) arcserve
4 3 (12.50%) CommVault
4 3 (12.50%) EMC
4 3 (12.50%) Equitrac
4 3 (12.50%) NetApp
4 3 (12.50%) Red Hat
4 3 (12.50%) Sun
4 3 (12.50%) Sybase
4 3 (12.50%) Veeam
4 3 (12.50%) Veritas
5 2 (8.33%) Citrix
6 1 (4.17%) Adobe
6 1 (4.17%) Apple
6 1 (4.17%) HP
6 1 (4.17%) Juniper
6 1 (4.17%) SAP
6 1 (4.17%) Symantec
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