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

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Specialist
Rank 160 205 188
Rank change year-on-year
+45 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Specialist 49 10 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.11% 0.20% 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.14% 0.21% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 18 9 25
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,250 £34,668 £27,100
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £42,500 £46,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
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
4287 4776 5271
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 96.75% 95.69% 95.30%
Number of salaries quoted 3464 3635 3719
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 £30,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £69,000
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 27 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 27 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 +51 38 £43,000 +84.22% 1
Wokingham - 5 £42,500 -
Maidenhead -10 3 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Bracknell - 2 £30,000 -
Support Specialist
South East

Support Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 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 36 (48.65%) Windows
2 32 (43.24%) Microsoft
3 24 (32.43%) Windows Server
4 22 (29.73%) User Acceptance Testing
5 21 (28.38%) Active Directory
6 20 (27.03%) Salesforce.com
6 20 (27.03%) SQL Server
7 19 (25.68%) Security Cleared
7 19 (25.68%) VMware
7 19 (25.68%) Hyper-V
8 18 (24.32%) SQL
8 18 (24.32%) Linux
9 17 (22.97%) EMC
10 16 (21.62%) Finance
10 16 (21.62%) Release Management
10 16 (21.62%) MS Office
10 16 (21.62%) ITIL
10 16 (21.62%) Data Quality
11 15 (20.27%) Windows Server 2008
11 15 (20.27%) DV Cleared
12 14 (18.92%) SCCM
13 12 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
14 11 (14.86%) Performance Monitoring
14 11 (14.86%) MS Excel
14 11 (14.86%) AIX
14 11 (14.86%) Validation
15 10 (13.51%) VMware Infrastructure
15 10 (13.51%) EMC NetWorker
16 9 (12.16%) System Testing
16 9 (12.16%) TCP/IP

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 (10.81%) IIS
2 4 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (5.41%) MS Exchange
3 3 (4.05%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (4.05%) nginx
Applications
1 16 (21.62%) MS Office
2 11 (14.86%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.70%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (8.11%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.35%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 9 (12.16%) TCP/IP
2 6 (8.11%) Firewall
3 5 (6.76%) DNS
3 5 (6.76%) Internet
3 5 (6.76%) LAN
3 5 (6.76%) SAN
3 5 (6.76%) WAN
4 4 (5.41%) IP Telephony
5 3 (4.05%) DHCP
5 3 (4.05%) Ethernet
5 3 (4.05%) MPLS
5 3 (4.05%) NAS
6 1 (1.35%) DMZ
6 1 (1.35%) SMS
6 1 (1.35%) SMTP
6 1 (1.35%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (27.03%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (4.05%) Big Data
3 3 (4.05%) NoSQL
3 3 (4.05%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (2.70%) MySQL
4 2 (2.70%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.35%) DB2
5 1 (1.35%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.35%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.35%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 16 (21.62%) Finance
2 6 (8.11%) Manufacturing
3 4 (5.41%) Banking
3 4 (5.41%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (4.05%) Games
4 3 (4.05%) German Language
5 1 (1.35%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.41%) COM
2 3 (4.05%) ZeroMQ
3 2 (2.70%) Velocity
4 1 (1.35%) XML
4 1 (1.35%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.81%) Data Centre
2 7 (9.46%) Driving Licence
2 7 (9.46%) Life Science
3 6 (8.11%) Computer Science
4 4 (5.41%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.70%) Clustering
6 1 (1.35%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.35%) Biometrics
6 1 (1.35%) HP Storage
6 1 (1.35%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 36 (48.65%) Windows
2 24 (32.43%) Windows Server
3 18 (24.32%) Linux
4 15 (20.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (14.86%) AIX
6 8 (10.81%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (9.46%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (9.46%) Windows XP
8 4 (5.41%) CentOS
9 3 (4.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (4.05%) Unix
9 3 (4.05%) Windows 7
9 3 (4.05%) Windows 8
10 2 (2.70%) Android
10 2 (2.70%) Apple iOS
11 1 (1.35%) Debian
11 1 (1.35%) HPUX
11 1 (1.35%) Solaris
11 1 (1.35%) SUSE
11 1 (1.35%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (29.73%) User Acceptance Testing
2 16 (21.62%) ITIL
2 16 (21.62%) Release Management
3 12 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (14.86%) Performance Monitoring
4 11 (14.86%) Validation
5 9 (12.16%) Root Cause Analysis
5 9 (12.16%) System Testing
6 8 (10.81%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (9.46%) Project Management
7 7 (9.46%) Software Testing
7 7 (9.46%) Test Scripting
8 6 (8.11%) CRM
9 5 (6.76%) Data Management
10 4 (5.41%) Service Delivery
11 3 (4.05%) Configuration Management
11 3 (4.05%) E-Commerce
11 3 (4.05%) Network Management
11 3 (4.05%) Service Management
11 3 (4.05%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 18 (24.32%) SQL
2 6 (8.11%) T-SQL
3 3 (4.05%) Java
4 2 (2.70%) C#
4 2 (2.70%) C++
5 1 (1.35%) Google Apps Script
5 1 (1.35%) Python
Qualifications
1 19 (25.68%) Security Cleared
2 15 (20.27%) DV Cleared
3 7 (9.46%) Degree
4 3 (4.05%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.70%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (21.62%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.35%) GAMP
2 1 (1.35%) HL7
System Software
1 21 (28.38%) Active Directory
2 19 (25.68%) Hyper-V
3 10 (13.51%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.70%) KVM
4 2 (2.70%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (1.35%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.35%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (18.92%) SCCM
2 10 (13.51%) EMC NetWorker
3 8 (10.81%) SCOM
3 8 (10.81%) WSUS
4 2 (2.70%) Backup Exec
4 2 (2.70%) Legato
4 2 (2.70%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.35%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (1.35%) Simpana
Vendors
1 32 (43.24%) Microsoft
2 20 (27.03%) Salesforce.com
3 19 (25.68%) VMware
4 17 (22.97%) EMC
5 8 (10.81%) Citrix
5 8 (10.81%) HP
6 7 (9.46%) Cisco
7 4 (5.41%) Google
7 4 (5.41%) Oracle
7 4 (5.41%) Red Hat
7 4 (5.41%) Veeam
8 3 (4.05%) Apple
8 3 (4.05%) Juniper
8 3 (4.05%) NetApp
8 3 (4.05%) SevOne
8 3 (4.05%) Veritas
9 2 (2.70%) arcserve
10 1 (1.35%) CommVault
10 1 (1.35%) Dell
10 1 (1.35%) Symantec
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Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
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Posted: 5 days ago
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