The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Cambridge region that had Support Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 5 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Specialist
Rank 85 110 121
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Specialist 15 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.38% 0.34% 0.057%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.42% 0.35% 0.058%
Number of salaries quoted 15 3 1
Median salary £35,000 £47,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-26.31% +39.70%
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-4.10% -2.66%
Support Specialist
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridge 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
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1060 1410 1731
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 97.43% 96.71% 97.85%
Number of salaries quoted 903 1203 1368
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Support Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

Support Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Support Specialist
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Support Specialist Salary Trend in Cambridge

Support Specialist
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Support Specialist across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 5 December 2016.

Support Specialist Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Support Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 Cambridge region featuring Support Specialist in the job title.

1 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (60.00%) SQL
3 8 (53.33%) Unix
4 6 (40.00%) Degree
4 6 (40.00%) Java
4 6 (40.00%) Windows Server
5 5 (33.33%) C#
5 5 (33.33%) HTML
5 5 (33.33%) .NET
5 5 (33.33%) Linux
5 5 (33.33%) CSS
5 5 (33.33%) Web Services
5 5 (33.33%) XML
5 5 (33.33%) HTTP
5 5 (33.33%) Internet
6 4 (26.67%) Python
7 3 (20.00%) VBScript
7 3 (20.00%) Oracle
7 3 (20.00%) Analytics
8 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (13.33%) Postgraduate
8 2 (13.33%) Life Science
8 2 (13.33%) PowerShell
8 2 (13.33%) Bash Shell
9 1 (6.67%) iPad
9 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (6.67%) Natural Language Processing
9 1 (6.67%) Health Informatics
9 1 (6.67%) Windows 8
9 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012

Support Specialist Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge 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%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) HTTP
1 5 (33.33%) Internet
2 1 (6.67%) DHCP
2 1 (6.67%) DNS
2 1 (6.67%) DSL
2 1 (6.67%) Firewall
2 1 (6.67%) LAN
2 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (6.67%) VLAN
2 1 (6.67%) VPN
2 1 (6.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Data Mining
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.67%) Text Mining
General
1 1 (6.67%) Banking
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
1 1 (6.67%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) .NET
1 5 (33.33%) CSS
1 5 (33.33%) HTML
1 5 (33.33%) Web Services
1 5 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (6.67%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (13.33%) Life Science
2 1 (6.67%) Blackberry
2 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.67%) Health Informatics
2 1 (6.67%) Informatics
2 1 (6.67%) iPad
2 1 (6.67%) iPhone
2 1 (6.67%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (53.33%) Unix
3 6 (40.00%) Windows Server
4 5 (33.33%) Linux
5 1 (6.67%) Windows 8
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (6.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) Analytics
2 1 (6.67%) Data Protection
2 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (6.67%) ITIL
2 1 (6.67%) Knowledge Management
2 1 (6.67%) Logistics
2 1 (6.67%) Matrix Organization
2 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
2 1 (6.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) SQL
2 6 (40.00%) Java
3 5 (33.33%) C#
4 4 (26.67%) Python
5 3 (20.00%) VBScript
6 2 (13.33%) Bash Shell
6 2 (13.33%) PowerShell
7 1 (6.67%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) Degree
2 2 (13.33%) Postgraduate
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Backup Exec
1 1 (6.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) Symantec