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 2 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
2 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Specialist
Rank 168 209 206
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Specialist 51 16 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.14% 0.32% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.18% 0.33% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 19 14 18
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £23,341 £29,350
10% offered a salary of more than £48,800 £42,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £36,250 £36,500
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -0.68%
Support Specialist
South East

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
4326 4830 5328
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 96.50% 95.51% 95.19%
Number of salaries quoted 3488 3658 3802
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £26,500 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £69,250 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 2 July 2016.

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 2 July 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
Reading +42 36 £37,500 +60.66% 2
Wokingham - 10 £42,500 -
Bracknell - 3 - -
Maidenhead -7 2 £37,500 -6.25%
Support Specialist
South East

Support Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 Berkshire region featuring Support Specialist in the job title.

1 33 (47.83%) Windows
2 26 (37.68%) Microsoft
3 22 (31.88%) User Acceptance Testing
3 22 (31.88%) Windows Server
4 21 (30.43%) SQL Server
5 20 (28.99%) Salesforce.com
6 18 (26.09%) Active Directory
7 17 (24.64%) SQL
8 16 (23.19%) ITIL
8 16 (23.19%) EMC
8 16 (23.19%) VMware
8 16 (23.19%) Release Management
8 16 (23.19%) Hyper-V
8 16 (23.19%) Data Quality
9 15 (21.74%) Finance
9 15 (21.74%) Linux
10 14 (20.29%) Security Cleared
11 13 (18.84%) Windows Server 2008
11 13 (18.84%) MS Office
12 12 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
12 12 (17.39%) DV Cleared
13 11 (15.94%) SCCM
14 10 (14.49%) HP
15 9 (13.04%) TCP/IP
15 9 (13.04%) System Testing
15 9 (13.04%) EMC NetWorker
15 9 (13.04%) Root Cause Analysis
16 8 (11.59%) Performance Monitoring
16 8 (11.59%) Validation
16 8 (11.59%) IIS

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 8 (11.59%) IIS
2 6 (8.70%) MS Exchange
3 4 (5.80%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.90%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (2.90%) IBM Notes
4 2 (2.90%) nginx
4 2 (2.90%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.90%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (2.90%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 13 (18.84%) MS Office
2 8 (11.59%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (8.70%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.45%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 9 (13.04%) TCP/IP
2 7 (10.14%) DNS
3 5 (7.25%) DHCP
3 5 (7.25%) Firewall
3 5 (7.25%) Internet
3 5 (7.25%) LAN
3 5 (7.25%) SAN
3 5 (7.25%) WAN
4 4 (5.80%) IP Telephony
5 3 (4.35%) Ethernet
5 3 (4.35%) MPLS
5 3 (4.35%) NAS
6 1 (1.45%) DMZ
6 1 (1.45%) SMS
6 1 (1.45%) SMTP
6 1 (1.45%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (30.43%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (4.35%) SQL Server 2000
3 3 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (2.90%) Big Data
4 2 (2.90%) MySQL
4 2 (2.90%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.90%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.90%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.45%) DB2
5 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.45%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.45%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 15 (21.74%) Finance
2 6 (8.70%) Manufacturing
3 3 (4.35%) Banking
3 3 (4.35%) German Language
3 3 (4.35%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (2.90%) Games
5 1 (1.45%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.80%) COM
2 2 (2.90%) ZeroMQ
3 1 (1.45%) XML
3 1 (1.45%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.14%) Driving Licence
1 7 (10.14%) Life Science
2 6 (8.70%) Computer Science
3 5 (7.25%) Data Centre
4 4 (5.80%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.90%) Clustering
6 1 (1.45%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.45%) HP Storage
6 1 (1.45%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 33 (47.83%) Windows
2 22 (31.88%) Windows Server
3 15 (21.74%) Linux
4 13 (18.84%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (11.59%) AIX
6 7 (10.14%) Windows XP
7 6 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (7.25%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (4.35%) Android
9 3 (4.35%) Apple iOS
9 3 (4.35%) CentOS
9 3 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (4.35%) Unix
9 3 (4.35%) Windows 7
9 3 (4.35%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.45%) Debian
10 1 (1.45%) HPUX
10 1 (1.45%) Solaris
10 1 (1.45%) SUSE
10 1 (1.45%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (31.88%) User Acceptance Testing
2 16 (23.19%) ITIL
2 16 (23.19%) Release Management
3 12 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (13.04%) Root Cause Analysis
4 9 (13.04%) System Testing
5 8 (11.59%) Performance Monitoring
5 8 (11.59%) Validation
6 7 (10.14%) Data Management
6 7 (10.14%) Project Management
6 7 (10.14%) Software Testing
6 7 (10.14%) Test Scripting
7 5 (7.25%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (5.80%) CRM
8 4 (5.80%) Service Delivery
9 3 (4.35%) Configuration Management
9 3 (4.35%) Network Management
9 3 (4.35%) Service Management
10 2 (2.90%) Kalman Filter
10 2 (2.90%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 17 (24.64%) SQL
2 6 (8.70%) T-SQL
3 4 (5.80%) Java
4 3 (4.35%) C#
4 3 (4.35%) C++
5 1 (1.45%) Google Apps Script
5 1 (1.45%) Python
Qualifications
1 14 (20.29%) Security Cleared
2 12 (17.39%) DV Cleared
3 5 (7.25%) Degree
4 2 (2.90%) RHCE
4 2 (2.90%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (23.19%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.45%) GAMP
2 1 (1.45%) HL7
System Software
1 18 (26.09%) Active Directory
2 16 (23.19%) Hyper-V
3 7 (10.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.90%) KVM
4 2 (2.90%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (1.45%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.45%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (15.94%) SCCM
2 9 (13.04%) EMC NetWorker
3 5 (7.25%) SCOM
3 5 (7.25%) WSUS
4 4 (5.80%) Backup Exec
4 4 (5.80%) NetBackup
5 3 (4.35%) Simpana
6 2 (2.90%) HP Data Protector
6 2 (2.90%) Legato
7 1 (1.45%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 26 (37.68%) Microsoft
2 20 (28.99%) Salesforce.com
3 16 (23.19%) EMC
3 16 (23.19%) VMware
4 10 (14.49%) HP
5 7 (10.14%) Cisco
6 6 (8.70%) Veeam
7 5 (7.25%) Citrix
8 4 (5.80%) arcserve
8 4 (5.80%) Oracle
8 4 (5.80%) Red Hat
9 3 (4.35%) Google
9 3 (4.35%) Juniper
9 3 (4.35%) NetApp
9 3 (4.35%) SevOne
9 3 (4.35%) Symantec
9 3 (4.35%) Veritas
10 2 (2.90%) Apple
10 2 (2.90%) Lotus
11 1 (1.45%) CommVault
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £43.28 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago