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 22 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Support Specialist
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank - 128 111
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Specialist 0 7 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham - 0.33% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.34% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 7
Median salary - £34,750 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.92%
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 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
1726 2058 1701
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 97.62% 95.90% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1351 1693 1516
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,800 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 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 Birmingham region featuring Support Specialist in the job title.

1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 4 (66.67%) VoIP
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 4 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (66.67%) Windows 10
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (33.33%) ITIL
4 2 (33.33%) Java
4 2 (33.33%) Problem Management
5 1 (16.67%) Trend Analysis
5 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (16.67%) Service Desk Management
5 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (16.67%) Perl
5 1 (16.67%) SQL
5 1 (16.67%) VB.NET
5 1 (16.67%) .NET
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle
5 1 (16.67%) Sybase
5 1 (16.67%) WebLogic
5 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
5 1 (16.67%) Unix

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 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2013
1 4 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (16.67%) Apache
2 1 (16.67%) JBoss
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
2 1 (16.67%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) VoIP
2 1 (16.67%) LAN
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
1 1 (16.67%) Java EE
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Windows 10
2 4 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (16.67%) Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL
1 2 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 1 (16.67%) Change Management
2 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Project Planning
2 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Service Desk Management
2 1 (16.67%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) Perl
2 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Sybase
2 1 (16.67%) VMware