The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the City of London region that had Support Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 6 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Specialist
Rank 233 282 301
Rank change year-on-year
+49 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Specialist 28 40 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.40% 0.38% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.40% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 24 38 31
Median salary £52,500 £38,750 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+35.48% -15.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £30,650 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £71,150 £60,750 £54,000
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £34,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+14.70% -15.00%
Support Specialist
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 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
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6664 9929 11958
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 95.75% 95.02% 94.77%
Number of salaries quoted 6027 8417 10081
Median salary £56,788 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.25% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Support Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Support Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Support Specialist
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Support Specialist Salary Trend in the City of London

Support Specialist
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Support Specialist across the City of London region over the 3 months to 6 May 2016.

Support Specialist Salary Histogram in the City of London

Support Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 6 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 City of London region featuring Support Specialist in the job title.

1 39 (73.58%) Finance
2 34 (64.15%) SQL
3 26 (49.06%) Unix
3 26 (49.06%) Linux
4 15 (28.30%) Equities
4 15 (28.30%) Banking
4 15 (28.30%) Bash Shell
5 14 (26.42%) Incident Management
5 14 (26.42%) Fixed Income
6 12 (22.64%) Perl
6 12 (22.64%) Windows
6 12 (22.64%) FIX Protocol
7 11 (20.75%) Back Office
8 9 (16.98%) MS Office
8 9 (16.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 9 (16.98%) Bloomberg
9 8 (15.09%) Verint
9 8 (15.09%) CyberTech
9 8 (15.09%) Performance Tuning
9 8 (15.09%) PLM
9 8 (15.09%) CCVP
9 8 (15.09%) Change Management
9 8 (15.09%) CTI
9 8 (15.09%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (15.09%) Eclipse
9 8 (15.09%) Cisco
9 8 (15.09%) CCNA
9 8 (15.09%) Cisco IOS
10 7 (13.21%) Release Management
10 7 (13.21%) ITIL

Support Specialist Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (1.89%) IIS
1 1 (1.89%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (16.98%) MS Office
2 1 (1.89%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (5.66%) Adaptiv
2 2 (3.77%) Summit
3 1 (1.89%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 8 (15.09%) Cisco IOS
1 8 (15.09%) CTI
2 2 (3.77%) Firewall
2 2 (3.77%) LAN
3 1 (1.89%) SAN
3 1 (1.89%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.43%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (5.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.89%) KDB
4 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (15.09%) Eclipse
General
1 39 (73.58%) Finance
2 15 (28.30%) Banking
3 11 (20.75%) Back Office
4 6 (11.32%) Front Office
5 3 (5.66%) French Language
5 3 (5.66%) German Language
5 3 (5.66%) Marketing
5 3 (5.66%) Spanish Language
6 2 (3.77%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.89%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.89%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (22.64%) FIX Protocol
2 3 (5.66%) MDX
3 1 (1.89%) Middleware
3 1 (1.89%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (28.30%) Equities
2 14 (26.42%) Fixed Income
3 9 (16.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 5 (9.43%) Derivative
4 5 (9.43%) SWIFT
5 4 (7.55%) Eurex
5 4 (7.55%) Fintech
5 4 (7.55%) Hedge funds
6 3 (5.66%) Device Driver
6 3 (5.66%) Graphic Design
6 3 (5.66%) iPhone
6 3 (5.66%) Market Risk
6 3 (5.66%) PMI
7 2 (3.77%) Algorithms
7 2 (3.77%) Contract for Difference
8 1 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.89%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 26 (49.06%) Linux
1 26 (49.06%) Unix
2 12 (22.64%) Windows
3 7 (13.21%) Windows Server
4 3 (5.66%) Mac OS X
4 3 (5.66%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.89%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (26.42%) Incident Management
2 8 (15.09%) Change Management
2 8 (15.09%) Performance Tuning
2 8 (15.09%) PLM
3 7 (13.21%) ITIL
3 7 (13.21%) Release Management
4 6 (11.32%) Problem Management
5 3 (5.66%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (3.77%) Algorithmic Trading
6 2 (3.77%) Asset Management
6 2 (3.77%) Coaching
6 2 (3.77%) Digital Forensics
6 2 (3.77%) Load Balancing
6 2 (3.77%) Network Management
6 2 (3.77%) Portfolio Management
6 2 (3.77%) Proprietary Trading
6 2 (3.77%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (1.89%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (1.89%) Configuration Management
7 1 (1.89%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (64.15%) SQL
2 15 (28.30%) Bash Shell
3 12 (22.64%) Perl
4 5 (9.43%) Python
5 3 (5.66%) PowerShell
5 3 (5.66%) Shell Script
6 2 (3.77%) Java
7 1 (1.89%) C#
7 1 (1.89%) R
Qualifications
1 8 (15.09%) CCNA
1 8 (15.09%) CCVP
1 8 (15.09%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (5.66%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.89%) Degree
3 1 (1.89%) HNC
3 1 (1.89%) HND
System Software
1 3 (5.66%) Active Directory
1 3 (5.66%) Cronacle
2 1 (1.89%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (7.55%) Control-M
2 3 (5.66%) OpenView
2 3 (5.66%) Zenoss
3 2 (3.77%) EnCase
3 2 (3.77%) FTK
4 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (1.89%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.89%) SCCM
4 1 (1.89%) SCOM
4 1 (1.89%) SCSM
4 1 (1.89%) SCVMM
4 1 (1.89%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 9 (16.98%) Bloomberg
2 8 (15.09%) Cisco
2 8 (15.09%) CyberTech
2 8 (15.09%) Verint
3 4 (7.55%) Murex
3 4 (7.55%) Oracle
4 3 (5.66%) Apple
4 3 (5.66%) HP
4 3 (5.66%) SunGard
5 2 (3.77%) VMware
6 1 (1.89%) ION Trading
6 1 (1.89%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.89%) MobileIron
6 1 (1.89%) NetApp
6 1 (1.89%) RightFax
6 1 (1.89%) Sybase
6 1 (1.89%) Symantec
6 1 (1.89%) Tradeweb
6 1 (1.89%) Veritas
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