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

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Specialist
Rank 230 296 304
Rank change year-on-year
+66 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Specialist 27 21 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.43% 0.20% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.21% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 25 10 33
Median salary £55,000 £46,250 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+18.91% -2.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £25,525 £28,100
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
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
6054 9951 11713
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 95.94% 95.00% 95.16%
Number of salaries quoted 5521 8516 9787
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £53,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +3.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £77,500
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 July 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 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 City of London region featuring Support Specialist in the job title.

1 34 (68.00%) SQL
2 32 (64.00%) Finance
3 24 (48.00%) Linux
4 23 (46.00%) Unix
5 19 (38.00%) Fixed Income
6 16 (32.00%) FIX Protocol
6 16 (32.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 12 (24.00%) Windows
7 12 (24.00%) SQL Server
8 11 (22.00%) ITIL
9 10 (20.00%) Bloomberg
9 10 (20.00%) Equities
10 9 (18.00%) Derivative
11 8 (16.00%) Web Services
12 7 (14.00%) Front Office
13 6 (12.00%) Back Office
13 6 (12.00%) Java
13 6 (12.00%) Murex
13 6 (12.00%) QA
13 6 (12.00%) Bash Shell
14 5 (10.00%) Oracle BI EE
14 5 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
14 5 (10.00%) Banking
14 5 (10.00%) Siebel
14 5 (10.00%) JavaScript
14 5 (10.00%) Perl
14 5 (10.00%) VBScript
14 5 (10.00%) Financial Institution
14 5 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
14 5 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring

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 (4.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.00%) IIS
2 1 (2.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (4.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (6.00%) Summit
2 1 (2.00%) Markit EDM
2 1 (2.00%) Siebel Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.00%) Firewall
1 2 (4.00%) LAN
1 2 (4.00%) SAN
1 2 (4.00%) WebEx
2 1 (2.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (24.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.00%) Oracle BI EE
3 3 (6.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (6.00%) SQLPlus
4 2 (4.00%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (2.00%) KDB
5 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 32 (64.00%) Finance
2 7 (14.00%) Front Office
3 6 (12.00%) Back Office
4 5 (10.00%) Banking
4 5 (10.00%) Financial Institution
5 3 (6.00%) Advertising
5 3 (6.00%) French Language
5 3 (6.00%) German Language
5 3 (6.00%) Marketing
5 3 (6.00%) Spanish Language
6 2 (4.00%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (32.00%) FIX Protocol
2 8 (16.00%) Web Services
3 3 (6.00%) XML
4 2 (4.00%) SonicMQ
4 2 (4.00%) XML Messaging
5 1 (2.00%) .NET
5 1 (2.00%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 19 (38.00%) Fixed Income
2 16 (32.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 10 (20.00%) Equities
4 9 (18.00%) Derivative
5 5 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (10.00%) Fintech
6 4 (8.00%) Eurex
6 4 (8.00%) Hedge funds
7 3 (6.00%) Device Driver
7 3 (6.00%) Graphic Design
7 3 (6.00%) iPhone
8 2 (4.00%) Algorithms
8 2 (4.00%) Clustering
8 2 (4.00%) Computer Science
8 2 (4.00%) Market Risk
9 1 (2.00%) Data Extraction
9 1 (2.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 24 (48.00%) Linux
2 23 (46.00%) Unix
3 12 (24.00%) Windows
4 5 (10.00%) Windows Server
5 3 (6.00%) Mac OS X
6 1 (2.00%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (22.00%) ITIL
2 5 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 5 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 5 (10.00%) SDLC
2 5 (10.00%) System Integration Testing
2 5 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (8.00%) Asset Management
3 4 (8.00%) Problem Management
4 3 (6.00%) Electronic Trading
5 2 (4.00%) Algorithmic Trading
5 2 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (4.00%) Coaching
5 2 (4.00%) Digital Forensics
5 2 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (4.00%) Incident Management
5 2 (4.00%) Investment Management
5 2 (4.00%) Load Balancing
5 2 (4.00%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (4.00%) Portfolio Management
5 2 (4.00%) Proprietary Trading
Programming Languages
1 34 (68.00%) SQL
2 6 (12.00%) Bash Shell
2 6 (12.00%) Java
3 5 (10.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (10.00%) Perl
3 5 (10.00%) VBScript
4 4 (8.00%) Python
5 3 (6.00%) C#
6 2 (4.00%) C++
6 2 (4.00%) PL/SQL
6 2 (4.00%) Shell Script
6 2 (4.00%) VBA
7 1 (2.00%) R
7 1 (2.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (6.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.00%) QA
2 2 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (4.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (4.00%) EnCase
1 2 (4.00%) FTK
2 1 (2.00%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (2.00%) Control-M
2 1 (2.00%) ITRS Geneos
2 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (2.00%) Nagios
2 1 (2.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (2.00%) SCCM
2 1 (2.00%) SCOM
2 1 (2.00%) SCSM
2 1 (2.00%) SCVMM
2 1 (2.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (2.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 10 (20.00%) Bloomberg
2 6 (12.00%) Murex
3 5 (10.00%) Siebel
4 4 (8.00%) Oracle
5 3 (6.00%) Apple
5 3 (6.00%) VMware
6 2 (4.00%) Calypso
6 2 (4.00%) Informatica
6 2 (4.00%) Microsoft
7 1 (2.00%) Cisco
7 1 (2.00%) Citrix
7 1 (2.00%) EMC
7 1 (2.00%) ION Trading
7 1 (2.00%) MarketAxess
7 1 (2.00%) MobileIron
7 1 (2.00%) NetApp
7 1 (2.00%) RightFax
7 1 (2.00%) Symantec
7 1 (2.00%) Tradeweb
7 1 (2.00%) Veritas
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