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 25 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Specialist
Rank 233 309 317
Rank change year-on-year
+76 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Specialist 21 13 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.34% 0.13% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.14% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 20 8 25
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £38,550 £28,200
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,750 £61,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
5924 9406 11518
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 95.98% 95.17% 95.35%
Number of salaries quoted 5409 8095 9633
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £75,000 £80,000
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 25 August 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 25 August 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 38 (70.37%) Finance
2 36 (66.67%) SQL
3 25 (46.30%) Linux
4 24 (44.44%) Unix
5 18 (33.33%) Fixed Income
6 16 (29.63%) ITIL
6 16 (29.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 15 (27.78%) Windows
7 15 (27.78%) SQL Server
7 15 (27.78%) FIX Protocol
8 13 (24.07%) Web Services
9 11 (20.37%) QA
10 10 (18.52%) User Acceptance Testing
10 10 (18.52%) Oracle BI EE
10 10 (18.52%) VBScript
10 10 (18.52%) JavaScript
10 10 (18.52%) Siebel
10 10 (18.52%) Performance Monitoring
10 10 (18.52%) System Integration Testing
10 10 (18.52%) SDLC
11 9 (16.67%) Derivative
11 9 (16.67%) Equities
12 8 (14.81%) Bloomberg
13 7 (12.96%) Informatica
13 7 (12.96%) PL/SQL
13 7 (12.96%) Analytical Skills
14 6 (11.11%) Bash Shell
14 6 (11.11%) Oracle
14 6 (11.11%) Front Office
14 6 (11.11%) Asset Management

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 2 (3.70%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.85%) IIS
2 1 (1.85%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (3.70%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (5.56%) Summit
2 1 (1.85%) Siebel Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.70%) Firewall
1 2 (3.70%) LAN
1 2 (3.70%) SAN
1 2 (3.70%) WebEx
2 1 (1.85%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (27.78%) SQL Server
2 10 (18.52%) Oracle BI EE
3 3 (5.56%) Relational Database
3 3 (5.56%) SQLPlus
4 2 (3.70%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (3.70%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (3.70%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 38 (70.37%) Finance
2 6 (11.11%) Front Office
3 5 (9.26%) Back Office
3 5 (9.26%) Financial Institution
4 4 (7.41%) Banking
5 3 (5.56%) Advertising
5 3 (5.56%) French Language
5 3 (5.56%) German Language
5 3 (5.56%) Marketing
5 3 (5.56%) Spanish Language
6 2 (3.70%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (27.78%) FIX Protocol
2 13 (24.07%) Web Services
3 3 (5.56%) XML
4 2 (3.70%) SonicMQ
4 2 (3.70%) XML Messaging
5 1 (1.85%) .NET
5 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 18 (33.33%) Fixed Income
2 16 (29.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 9 (16.67%) Derivative
3 9 (16.67%) Equities
4 7 (12.96%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (9.26%) Clustering
5 5 (9.26%) Fintech
6 4 (7.41%) Eurex
6 4 (7.41%) Hedge funds
7 3 (5.56%) Device Driver
7 3 (5.56%) Graphic Design
7 3 (5.56%) iPhone
8 2 (3.70%) Algorithms
8 2 (3.70%) Computer Science
8 2 (3.70%) Data Integration
8 2 (3.70%) Market Risk
9 1 (1.85%) Data Extraction
9 1 (1.85%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 25 (46.30%) Linux
2 24 (44.44%) Unix
3 15 (27.78%) Windows
4 5 (9.26%) Windows Server
5 3 (5.56%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.85%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (29.63%) ITIL
2 10 (18.52%) Performance Monitoring
2 10 (18.52%) SDLC
2 10 (18.52%) System Integration Testing
2 10 (18.52%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (11.11%) Asset Management
4 5 (9.26%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (9.26%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (7.41%) High-Frequency Trading
5 4 (7.41%) Problem Management
6 2 (3.70%) Algorithmic Trading
6 2 (3.70%) Business Analysis
6 2 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (3.70%) Electronic Trading
6 2 (3.70%) ETL
6 2 (3.70%) Incident Management
6 2 (3.70%) Investment Management
6 2 (3.70%) Load Balancing
6 2 (3.70%) Proprietary Trading
6 2 (3.70%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (66.67%) SQL
2 10 (18.52%) JavaScript
2 10 (18.52%) VBScript
3 7 (12.96%) PL/SQL
4 6 (11.11%) Bash Shell
5 5 (9.26%) Java
5 5 (9.26%) Perl
6 3 (5.56%) C#
6 3 (5.56%) Python
7 2 (3.70%) C++
7 2 (3.70%) Shell Script
7 2 (3.70%) VBA
8 1 (1.85%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (20.37%) QA
2 2 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (3.70%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.85%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (3.70%) EnCase
1 2 (3.70%) FTK
2 1 (1.85%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (1.85%) ITRS Geneos
2 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (1.85%) Nagios
2 1 (1.85%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.85%) SCCM
2 1 (1.85%) SCOM
2 1 (1.85%) SCSM
2 1 (1.85%) SCVMM
2 1 (1.85%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (1.85%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 10 (18.52%) Siebel
2 8 (14.81%) Bloomberg
3 7 (12.96%) Informatica
4 6 (11.11%) Oracle
5 5 (9.26%) Murex
6 3 (5.56%) Apple
6 3 (5.56%) VMware
7 2 (3.70%) Calypso
7 2 (3.70%) Microsoft
7 2 (3.70%) Tableau
8 1 (1.85%) Cisco
8 1 (1.85%) Citrix
8 1 (1.85%) EMC
8 1 (1.85%) iManage
8 1 (1.85%) MarketAxess
8 1 (1.85%) MobileIron
8 1 (1.85%) NetApp
8 1 (1.85%) RightFax
8 1 (1.85%) Symantec
8 1 (1.85%) Veritas
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