The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Birmingham region that had Support Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Specialist
Rank 140 130 113
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Specialist 5 2 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.21% 0.11% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.11% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 5
Median salary £37,000 £27,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+34.54% -31.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,100 £21,500 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £33,500 £47,000
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £33,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -17.50%
Support Specialist
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham 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
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2294 1775 1734
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 95.15% 97.42% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1725 1448 1506
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Support Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

Support Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Support Specialist
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Support Specialist Salary Trend in Birmingham

Support Specialist
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Support Specialist across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 4 May 2016.

Support Specialist Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Support Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 4 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 Birmingham region featuring Support Specialist in the job title.

1 7 (53.85%) Finance
2 6 (46.15%) ITIL
3 5 (38.46%) LAN
3 5 (38.46%) WAN
3 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
3 5 (38.46%) Avaya
4 4 (30.77%) SQL
5 3 (23.08%) VoIP
5 3 (23.08%) SLA
5 3 (23.08%) Banking
6 2 (15.38%) VMware
6 2 (15.38%) NetBackup
6 2 (15.38%) IBM
6 2 (15.38%) Service Management
6 2 (15.38%) EPoS
6 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
6 2 (15.38%) Linux
6 2 (15.38%) Java
6 2 (15.38%) Unix
6 2 (15.38%) Windows
6 2 (15.38%) Oracle
6 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
6 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
6 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (15.38%) Data Centre
7 1 (7.69%) C
7 1 (7.69%) Presales
7 1 (7.69%) LPIC
7 1 (7.69%) Software Testing
7 1 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint

Support Specialist Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 1 (7.69%) IIS
1 1 (7.69%) JBoss
1 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
1 1 (7.69%) SAS
1 1 (7.69%) Tomcat
1 1 (7.69%) WebLogic
1 1 (7.69%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (7.69%) MS Project
1 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) LAN
1 5 (38.46%) WAN
2 3 (23.08%) VoIP
3 1 (7.69%) ATM
3 1 (7.69%) DNS
3 1 (7.69%) Firewall
3 1 (7.69%) Internet
3 1 (7.69%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (7.69%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (7.69%) Informix
1 1 (7.69%) MS Access
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Exadata
1 1 (7.69%) SAP BW
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (53.85%) Finance
2 3 (23.08%) Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Publishing
3 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) Web Services
1 1 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Data Centre
1 2 (15.38%) EPoS
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) CMDB
2 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Linux
1 2 (15.38%) Unix
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) ITIL
2 2 (15.38%) Service Management
3 1 (7.69%) CAFM
3 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (7.69%) DNA
3 1 (7.69%) ERP
3 1 (7.69%) Facilities Management
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL V3
3 1 (7.69%) Line Management
3 1 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (7.69%) Presales
3 1 (7.69%) Problem Management
3 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
3 1 (7.69%) Software Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (7.69%) Test Scripting
3 1 (7.69%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) SQL
2 2 (15.38%) Java
3 1 (7.69%) C
3 1 (7.69%) Perl
3 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
1 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (7.69%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
1 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.69%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) NetBackup
2 1 (7.69%) Backup Exec
2 1 (7.69%) SCCM
2 1 (7.69%) SCOM
2 1 (7.69%) Tivoli
2 1 (7.69%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Avaya
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) IBM
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle
2 2 (15.38%) VMware
3 1 (7.69%) Citrix
3 1 (7.69%) Google
3 1 (7.69%) Informatica
3 1 (7.69%) MicroStrategy
3 1 (7.69%) Red Hat
3 1 (7.69%) Remedy
3 1 (7.69%) SAP
3 1 (7.69%) Symantec