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

3 months to
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Specialist
Rank 227 281 292
Rank change year-on-year
+54 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Specialist 20 12 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.34% 0.14% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.14% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 19 9 36
Median salary £54,000 £62,500 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.60% +28.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £49,800 £44,700 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,000 £61,250
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
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
5709 8373 10921
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 96.00% 95.57% 95.54%
Number of salaries quoted 5216 7249 9153
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 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.62% -

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 24 September 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 24 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 City of London region featuring Support Specialist in the job title.

1 32 (69.57%) Finance
2 31 (67.39%) SQL
3 22 (47.83%) Linux
4 19 (41.30%) Unix
5 16 (34.78%) ITIL
5 16 (34.78%) SQL Server
5 16 (34.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 14 (30.43%) Web Services
6 14 (30.43%) Windows
6 14 (30.43%) Fixed Income
7 12 (26.09%) QA
8 11 (23.91%) FIX Protocol
8 11 (23.91%) User Acceptance Testing
8 11 (23.91%) Siebel
8 11 (23.91%) VBScript
8 11 (23.91%) JavaScript
8 11 (23.91%) Oracle BI EE
8 11 (23.91%) Performance Monitoring
8 11 (23.91%) System Integration Testing
8 11 (23.91%) SDLC
9 8 (17.39%) PL/SQL
9 8 (17.39%) Bloomberg
9 8 (17.39%) Informatica
10 7 (15.22%) Derivative
10 7 (15.22%) Analytical Skills
11 6 (13.04%) Clustering
11 6 (13.04%) Front Office
11 6 (13.04%) Equities
11 6 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (13.04%) Oracle

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 (4.35%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.17%) IIS
2 1 (2.17%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (4.35%) MS Excel
1 2 (4.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (6.52%) Summit
2 1 (2.17%) Siebel Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.52%) SAN
2 2 (4.35%) LAN
2 2 (4.35%) WebEx
3 1 (2.17%) DMZ
3 1 (2.17%) Internet
3 1 (2.17%) NetScaler
3 1 (2.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (34.78%) SQL Server
2 11 (23.91%) Oracle BI EE
3 3 (6.52%) Relational Database
3 3 (6.52%) SQLPlus
4 2 (4.35%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (4.35%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (4.35%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 32 (69.57%) Finance
2 6 (13.04%) Front Office
3 5 (10.87%) Financial Institution
4 3 (6.52%) Advertising
4 3 (6.52%) Law
5 2 (4.35%) Banking
6 1 (2.17%) Back Office
6 1 (2.17%) French Language
6 1 (2.17%) German Language
6 1 (2.17%) Marketing
6 1 (2.17%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (30.43%) Web Services
2 11 (23.91%) FIX Protocol
3 3 (6.52%) XML
4 2 (4.35%) SonicMQ
4 2 (4.35%) XML Messaging
5 1 (2.17%) .NET
5 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.17%) SAP Basis
5 1 (2.17%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 16 (34.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 14 (30.43%) Fixed Income
3 7 (15.22%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (15.22%) Derivative
4 6 (13.04%) Clustering
4 6 (13.04%) Equities
5 5 (10.87%) Fintech
6 4 (8.70%) Eurex
7 2 (4.35%) Computer Science
7 2 (4.35%) Data Integration
7 2 (4.35%) Market Risk
8 1 (2.17%) Algorithms
8 1 (2.17%) Device Driver
8 1 (2.17%) Fat Client
8 1 (2.17%) Graphic Design
8 1 (2.17%) Hedge funds
8 1 (2.17%) iPhone
8 1 (2.17%) Mobile Computing
8 1 (2.17%) Replication
8 1 (2.17%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 22 (47.83%) Linux
2 19 (41.30%) Unix
3 14 (30.43%) Windows
4 5 (10.87%) Windows Server
5 3 (6.52%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (4.35%) Mac OS X
6 2 (4.35%) Windows 7
6 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (2.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (34.78%) ITIL
2 11 (23.91%) Performance Monitoring
2 11 (23.91%) SDLC
2 11 (23.91%) System Integration Testing
2 11 (23.91%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (10.87%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (8.70%) Asset Management
5 4 (8.70%) High-Frequency Trading
6 3 (6.52%) Investment Management
7 2 (4.35%) Business Analysis
7 2 (4.35%) Data Protection
7 2 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (4.35%) Document Management
7 2 (4.35%) Electronic Trading
7 2 (4.35%) ETL
7 2 (4.35%) Problem Management
8 1 (2.17%) ITSM
8 1 (2.17%) Migration
8 1 (2.17%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (67.39%) SQL
2 11 (23.91%) JavaScript
2 11 (23.91%) VBScript
3 8 (17.39%) PL/SQL
4 5 (10.87%) Java
5 3 (6.52%) Bash Shell
5 3 (6.52%) C#
5 3 (6.52%) Perl
5 3 (6.52%) Python
6 2 (4.35%) C++
6 2 (4.35%) VBA
7 1 (2.17%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.17%) Ruby
7 1 (2.17%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (4.35%) Degree
2 1 (2.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (26.09%) QA
2 2 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (4.35%) Active Directory
1 2 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.17%) DFS Replication
2 1 (2.17%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.17%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (2.17%) Terminal Server
2 1 (2.17%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (2.17%) VMware ESX
2 1 (2.17%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (4.35%) SCCM
2 1 (2.17%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (2.17%) Casper Suite
2 1 (2.17%) ITRS Geneos
2 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (2.17%) Nagios
2 1 (2.17%) NetBackup
2 1 (2.17%) SCOM
2 1 (2.17%) SCSM
2 1 (2.17%) SCVMM
2 1 (2.17%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (2.17%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 11 (23.91%) Siebel
2 8 (17.39%) Bloomberg
2 8 (17.39%) Informatica
3 6 (13.04%) Oracle
4 5 (10.87%) Murex
5 4 (8.70%) VMware
6 3 (6.52%) Citrix
6 3 (6.52%) Microsoft
7 2 (4.35%) Calypso
7 2 (4.35%) Cisco
7 2 (4.35%) EMC
7 2 (4.35%) iManage
7 2 (4.35%) ServiceNow
7 2 (4.35%) Tableau
8 1 (2.17%) 3PAR
8 1 (2.17%) AppSense
8 1 (2.17%) MarketAxess
8 1 (2.17%) MobileIron
8 1 (2.17%) RightFax
8 1 (2.17%) Symantec
City, London
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
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