The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the East of England region that had Support Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Specialist
Rank 244 258 266
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Specialist 12 30 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.18% 0.39% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.40% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 11 28 25
Median salary £49,000 £39,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.64% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £29,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -7.89%
Support Specialist
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 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
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6246 7464 8344
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 95.92% 97.62% 97.27%
Number of salaries quoted 5261 6148 6943
Median salary £45,000 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Support Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Support Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Support Specialist
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Support Specialist Salary Trend in the East of England

Support Specialist
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Support Specialist across the East of England region over the 3 months to 29 May 2016.

Support Specialist Salary Histogram in the East of England

Support Specialist
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Support Specialist within the East of England region over the 3 months to 29 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +19 6 £55,000 +46.66% 2
Essex +17 4 £47,500 - 2
Bedfordshire -1 2 £48,250 +7.22%
Support Specialist
England

Support Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 29 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 East of England region featuring Support Specialist in the job title.

1 17 (40.48%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (38.10%) SQL
2 16 (38.10%) Windows
3 14 (33.33%) Java
4 13 (30.95%) Linux
5 10 (23.81%) Web Services
5 10 (23.81%) .NET
6 9 (21.43%) XML
6 9 (21.43%) ITIL
6 9 (21.43%) Microsoft
6 9 (21.43%) Finance
6 9 (21.43%) Degree
7 8 (19.05%) Service Delivery
7 8 (19.05%) C
7 8 (19.05%) C++
8 7 (16.67%) PHP
8 7 (16.67%) CSS
8 7 (16.67%) Banking
8 7 (16.67%) Retail
8 7 (16.67%) Arabic Language
8 7 (16.67%) Russian Language
8 7 (16.67%) Computer Science
8 7 (16.67%) Document Management
8 7 (16.67%) Presales
8 7 (16.67%) Windows Server
8 7 (16.67%) Android
8 7 (16.67%) Product Management
8 7 (16.67%) Apple iOS
9 6 (14.29%) Change Management
9 6 (14.29%) AS400

Support Specialist Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 3 (7.14%) JBoss
1 3 (7.14%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (4.76%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.76%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.38%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.38%) Tuxedo
3 1 (2.38%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (14.29%) MS Office
2 5 (11.90%) MS Excel
3 4 (9.52%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (4.76%) AWD
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.52%) Office 365
2 2 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.76%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (4.76%) iTunes
3 1 (2.38%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.52%) BGP
1 4 (9.52%) Cisco ASA
1 4 (9.52%) DWDM
1 4 (9.52%) EIGRP
1 4 (9.52%) Firewall
1 4 (9.52%) HSRP
1 4 (9.52%) MPLS
1 4 (9.52%) OSPF
1 4 (9.52%) RIP
1 4 (9.52%) SSL
1 4 (9.52%) TCP/IP
1 4 (9.52%) VoIP
1 4 (9.52%) VPN
1 4 (9.52%) VRRP
1 4 (9.52%) Wireless
1 4 (9.52%) Wireshark
2 3 (7.14%) LAN
2 3 (7.14%) WAN
3 2 (4.76%) SAN
4 1 (2.38%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.76%) MySQL
1 2 (4.76%) RDBMS
1 2 (4.76%) Relational Database
1 2 (4.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.38%) Informix
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (2.38%) Text Mining
General
1 9 (21.43%) Finance
2 7 (16.67%) Arabic Language
2 7 (16.67%) Banking
2 7 (16.67%) Retail
2 7 (16.67%) Russian Language
3 3 (7.14%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.76%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (23.81%) .NET
1 10 (23.81%) Web Services
2 9 (21.43%) XML
3 7 (16.67%) CSS
4 4 (9.52%) HTML
5 1 (2.38%) Hibernate
5 1 (2.38%) Java EE
5 1 (2.38%) JSF
5 1 (2.38%) JSP
5 1 (2.38%) LAMP
5 1 (2.38%) Middleware
5 1 (2.38%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (2.38%) Spring
5 1 (2.38%) Struts
5 1 (2.38%) XSL
5 1 (2.38%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 17 (40.48%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 6 (14.29%) AS400
4 4 (9.52%) Client/Server
4 4 (9.52%) User Experience
5 3 (7.14%) Algorithms
5 3 (7.14%) Data Centre
5 3 (7.14%) Management Information System
6 2 (4.76%) Blackberry
6 2 (4.76%) iPad
6 2 (4.76%) iPhone
6 2 (4.76%) iSeries
6 2 (4.76%) Smartphone
7 1 (2.38%) Data Integration
7 1 (2.38%) FMCG
7 1 (2.38%) Health Informatics
7 1 (2.38%) Informatics
7 1 (2.38%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 16 (38.10%) Windows
2 13 (30.95%) Linux
3 7 (16.67%) Android
3 7 (16.67%) Apple iOS
3 7 (16.67%) Windows Server
4 4 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (4.76%) Unix
5 2 (4.76%) Windows Phone
6 1 (2.38%) AIX
6 1 (2.38%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (21.43%) ITIL
2 8 (19.05%) Service Delivery
3 7 (16.67%) Document Management
3 7 (16.67%) Presales
3 7 (16.67%) Product Management
4 6 (14.29%) Change Management
5 5 (11.90%) High Availability
5 5 (11.90%) Incident Management
5 5 (11.90%) Project Management
6 4 (9.52%) Business Analysis
6 4 (9.52%) CRM
6 4 (9.52%) Data Protection
6 4 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (9.52%) Network Design
6 4 (9.52%) Network Management
7 3 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (7.14%) Time Management
8 2 (4.76%) E-Commerce
8 2 (4.76%) Mobile Device Management
8 2 (4.76%) Operations Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (38.10%) SQL
2 14 (33.33%) Java
3 8 (19.05%) C
3 8 (19.05%) C++
4 7 (16.67%) PHP
5 5 (11.90%) Perl
6 4 (9.52%) COBOL
6 4 (9.52%) Python
7 2 (4.76%) C#
7 2 (4.76%) Lua
7 2 (4.76%) RPG
8 1 (2.38%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.38%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (21.43%) Degree
2 4 (9.52%) CCNP
2 4 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (9.52%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (2.38%) Postgraduate
4 1 (2.38%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.90%) SLA
2 3 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 3 (7.14%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (2.38%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 4 (9.52%) HP NNM
2 1 (2.38%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.90%) Cisco
2 5 (11.90%) Oracle
3 4 (9.52%) F5
3 4 (9.52%) HP
3 4 (9.52%) Juniper
4 3 (7.14%) Siebel
5 2 (4.76%) Apple
5 2 (4.76%) Citrix
5 2 (4.76%) Clearswift
5 2 (4.76%) Nokia
5 2 (4.76%) Proofpoint
5 2 (4.76%) SAP
5 2 (4.76%) VMware
6 1 (2.38%) IBM
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Stott & May
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Hertford, Hertfordshire
TELSTRA Associates
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum £60-70k+
Posted: 5 days ago