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 30 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Specialist
Rank 143 117 120
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Specialist 11 11 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.44% 0.59% 1.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.61% 1.11%
Number of salaries quoted 7 11 24
Median salary £26,500 £30,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.66% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,400 £27,000 £20,300
10% offered a salary of more than £39,600 £50,000 £57,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,250
% change year-on-year
- -3.44%
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
2388 1811 2248
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 96.60% 96.64% 96.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1776 1533 1934
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 30 September 2016.

Support Specialist Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Support Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 15 (78.95%) Windows
2 14 (73.68%) Microsoft
3 8 (42.11%) Firewall
4 7 (36.84%) Blackberry
4 7 (36.84%) Windows Mobile
4 7 (36.84%) Migration
4 7 (36.84%) MS Excel
4 7 (36.84%) Mobile Computing
4 7 (36.84%) Degree
4 7 (36.84%) Computer Science
4 7 (36.84%) Android
4 7 (36.84%) Apple iOS
5 6 (31.58%) Mobile Device Management
5 6 (31.58%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (31.58%) MS Office
6 5 (26.32%) SQL
6 5 (26.32%) MS Exchange
6 5 (26.32%) Windows Server
7 4 (21.05%) Windows 10
7 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (21.05%) Problem Management
7 4 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (21.05%) Hyper-V
7 4 (21.05%) Windows 7
7 4 (21.05%) VoIP
7 4 (21.05%) ITIL
7 4 (21.05%) Cisco
7 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (21.05%) Java

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 5 (26.32%) MS Exchange
2 4 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (10.53%) JBoss
3 2 (10.53%) Tomcat
4 1 (5.26%) Apache
4 1 (5.26%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (5.26%) IIS
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (5.26%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (36.84%) MS Excel
2 6 (31.58%) MS Office
2 6 (31.58%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Apcera
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.26%) OpenShift
1 1 (5.26%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (42.11%) Firewall
2 4 (21.05%) VoIP
3 2 (10.53%) LAN
4 1 (5.26%) DNS
4 1 (5.26%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) DB2
General
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Banking
2 1 (5.26%) French Language
2 1 (5.26%) German Language
2 1 (5.26%) Publishing
2 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) .NET
2 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET
2 1 (5.26%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) Blackberry
1 7 (36.84%) Computer Science
1 7 (36.84%) Mobile Computing
2 2 (10.53%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.26%) CMDB
3 1 (5.26%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 15 (78.95%) Windows
2 7 (36.84%) Android
2 7 (36.84%) Apple iOS
2 7 (36.84%) Windows Mobile
3 5 (26.32%) Windows Server
4 4 (21.05%) Windows 10
4 4 (21.05%) Windows 7
4 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (15.79%) Linux
6 1 (5.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Migration
2 6 (31.58%) Mobile Device Management
3 4 (21.05%) ITIL
3 4 (21.05%) Problem Management
4 3 (15.79%) Service Desk Management
4 3 (15.79%) Trend Analysis
5 1 (5.26%) Change Management
5 1 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (5.26%) DevOps
5 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (5.26%) Incident Management
5 1 (5.26%) Line Management
5 1 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (5.26%) Presales
5 1 (5.26%) Project Management
5 1 (5.26%) Project Planning
5 1 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) SQL
2 4 (21.05%) Java
3 2 (10.53%) C#
3 2 (10.53%) Shell Script
3 2 (10.53%) VB.NET
4 1 (5.26%) Bash Shell
4 1 (5.26%) Perl
4 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (36.84%) Degree
2 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
4 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
5 1 (5.26%) LPIC
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) Hyper-V
2 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.26%) Docker
3 1 (5.26%) Firmware
3 1 (5.26%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) NetBackup
2 1 (5.26%) Backup Exec
2 1 (5.26%) CA Single Sign-On
2 1 (5.26%) SCCM
2 1 (5.26%) SCOM
2 1 (5.26%) Tivoli
2 1 (5.26%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 14 (73.68%) Microsoft
2 4 (21.05%) Cisco
2 4 (21.05%) VMware
3 3 (15.79%) Citrix
4 1 (5.26%) IBM
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle
4 1 (5.26%) Red Hat
4 1 (5.26%) Sybase
4 1 (5.26%) Symantec