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

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Specialist
Rank 137 117 116
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Specialist 9 14 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.38% 0.69% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.71% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 9 11 9
Median salary £27,500 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-21.42% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,200 £20,500 £39,100
10% offered a salary of more than £38,100 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
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
2263 1959 1853
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 96.01% 96.41% 95.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1694 1629 1606
Median salary £40,000 £44,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.11% +8.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £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 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 28 July 2016.

Support Specialist Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Support Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 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 Birmingham region featuring Support Specialist in the job title.

1 10 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 9 (60.00%) Windows
3 8 (53.33%) Firewall
3 8 (53.33%) Degree
4 7 (46.67%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (46.67%) Windows Mobile
4 7 (46.67%) Android
4 7 (46.67%) Mobile Computing
4 7 (46.67%) Apple iOS
4 7 (46.67%) Computer Science
4 7 (46.67%) Blackberry
5 6 (40.00%) Migration
5 6 (40.00%) MS Excel
5 6 (40.00%) MS Office
5 6 (40.00%) Mobile Device Management
6 4 (26.67%) Finance
7 3 (20.00%) Banking
7 3 (20.00%) LAN
7 3 (20.00%) Avaya
7 3 (20.00%) WAN
7 3 (20.00%) SLA
8 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
8 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
8 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
8 2 (13.33%) Data Centre
8 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
8 2 (13.33%) EPoS
8 2 (13.33%) ITIL
8 2 (13.33%) Linux
8 2 (13.33%) SQL

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 (6.67%) Cloud Foundry
1 1 (6.67%) IIS
1 1 (6.67%) JBoss
1 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (6.67%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (46.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 6 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 6 (40.00%) MS Office
3 1 (6.67%) MS Project
3 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (6.67%) OpenShift
1 1 (6.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (53.33%) Firewall
2 3 (20.00%) LAN
2 3 (20.00%) WAN
3 1 (6.67%) ATM
3 1 (6.67%) DNS
3 1 (6.67%) Internet
3 1 (6.67%) SSL
3 1 (6.67%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) MS Access
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
2 3 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (6.67%) French Language
3 1 (6.67%) German Language
3 1 (6.67%) Publishing
3 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) Blackberry
1 7 (46.67%) Computer Science
1 7 (46.67%) Mobile Computing
2 2 (13.33%) Data Centre
2 2 (13.33%) EPoS
3 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.67%) CMDB
3 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (60.00%) Windows
2 7 (46.67%) Android
2 7 (46.67%) Apple iOS
2 7 (46.67%) Windows Mobile
3 2 (13.33%) Linux
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Migration
1 6 (40.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 2 (13.33%) ITIL
3 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (6.67%) DevOps
3 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (6.67%) ITIL V3
3 1 (6.67%) Line Management
3 1 (6.67%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (6.67%) Presales
3 1 (6.67%) Problem Management
3 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
3 1 (6.67%) Service Management
3 1 (6.67%) Software Testing
3 1 (6.67%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (6.67%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
2 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (6.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (53.33%) Degree
2 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
2 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (6.67%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
1 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.67%) Docker
2 1 (6.67%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) NetBackup
2 1 (6.67%) Backup Exec
2 1 (6.67%) CA Single Sign-On
2 1 (6.67%) SCCM
2 1 (6.67%) SCOM
2 1 (6.67%) Tivoli
2 1 (6.67%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (20.00%) Avaya
3 2 (13.33%) VMware
4 1 (6.67%) Citrix
4 1 (6.67%) IBM
4 1 (6.67%) Red Hat
4 1 (6.67%) Remedy
4 1 (6.67%) Symantec