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

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Specialist
Rank 229 248 239
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Specialist 16 30 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.24% 0.39% 0.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.41% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 10 29 43
Median salary £33,750 £38,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.33% -1.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,800 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
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
6322 7355 7750
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 96.02% 96.75% 97.11%
Number of salaries quoted 5369 6130 6481
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £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 27 July 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 27 July 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
Bedfordshire +30 6 £28,500 -36.66% 2
Hertfordshire +16 6 £61,250 +63.33% 1
Suffolk +4 2 - - 1
Essex +3 1 - -
Cambridgeshire -6 1 - -
Support Specialist
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 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 East of England region featuring Support Specialist in the job title.

1 14 (40.00%) SQL
2 10 (28.57%) Finance
3 9 (25.71%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (20.00%) Degree
4 7 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 7 (20.00%) ITIL
4 7 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 6 (17.14%) Windows
5 6 (17.14%) MS Office
5 6 (17.14%) Incident Management
5 6 (17.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (17.14%) Office 365
6 5 (14.29%) AS400
6 5 (14.29%) C
6 5 (14.29%) Java
6 5 (14.29%) SLA
7 4 (11.43%) Cisco
7 4 (11.43%) MS Exchange
7 4 (11.43%) COBOL
7 4 (11.43%) .NET
7 4 (11.43%) Oracle
7 4 (11.43%) Web Services
7 4 (11.43%) XML
7 4 (11.43%) MS Excel
7 4 (11.43%) Linux
7 4 (11.43%) Service Delivery
7 4 (11.43%) Firewall
7 4 (11.43%) Project Management
7 4 (11.43%) Supplier Management
7 4 (11.43%) Software Delivery

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 4 (11.43%) MS Exchange
2 3 (8.57%) WebLogic
3 2 (5.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (5.71%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.71%) Skype for Business
4 1 (2.86%) Gentran
4 1 (2.86%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (17.14%) MS Office
2 4 (11.43%) MS Excel
3 2 (5.71%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) AWD
Cloud Services
1 6 (17.14%) Office 365
2 2 (5.71%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.71%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (5.71%) iTunes
2 2 (5.71%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.43%) Firewall
2 2 (5.71%) BGP
2 2 (5.71%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (5.71%) DWDM
2 2 (5.71%) EIGRP
2 2 (5.71%) HSRP
2 2 (5.71%) IP Telephony
2 2 (5.71%) MPLS
2 2 (5.71%) OSPF
2 2 (5.71%) RIP
2 2 (5.71%) Skype
2 2 (5.71%) SSL
2 2 (5.71%) TCP/IP
2 2 (5.71%) Unified Communications
2 2 (5.71%) VoIP
2 2 (5.71%) VPN
2 2 (5.71%) VRRP
2 2 (5.71%) Wireless
3 1 (2.86%) Internet
3 1 (2.86%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (17.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (2.86%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 10 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (5.71%) Arabic Language
2 2 (5.71%) Banking
2 2 (5.71%) Law
2 2 (5.71%) Manufacturing
2 2 (5.71%) Retail
2 2 (5.71%) Russian Language
2 2 (5.71%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.43%) .NET
1 4 (11.43%) Web Services
1 4 (11.43%) XML
2 3 (8.57%) Middleware
2 3 (8.57%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (5.71%) CSS
4 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.86%) Hibernate
4 1 (2.86%) Java EE
4 1 (2.86%) JSF
4 1 (2.86%) JSP
4 1 (2.86%) LAMP
4 1 (2.86%) Spring
4 1 (2.86%) Struts
4 1 (2.86%) XSL
4 1 (2.86%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.71%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (14.29%) AS400
3 3 (8.57%) Client/Server
3 3 (8.57%) Data Integration
3 3 (8.57%) User Experience
4 2 (5.71%) Algorithms
4 2 (5.71%) Blackberry
4 2 (5.71%) Computer Science
4 2 (5.71%) Data Centre
4 2 (5.71%) iPad
4 2 (5.71%) iPhone
4 2 (5.71%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.71%) Smartphone
4 2 (5.71%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (2.86%) EqualLogic
5 1 (2.86%) FMCG
5 1 (2.86%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 6 (17.14%) Windows
2 4 (11.43%) Linux
3 2 (5.71%) Android
3 2 (5.71%) Apple iOS
3 2 (5.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (5.71%) Windows Phone
4 1 (2.86%) Debian
4 1 (2.86%) HPUX
4 1 (2.86%) Unix
4 1 (2.86%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (20.00%) ITIL
2 6 (17.14%) Incident Management
3 4 (11.43%) Project Management
3 4 (11.43%) Service Delivery
3 4 (11.43%) Software Delivery
3 4 (11.43%) Supplier Management
4 3 (8.57%) Business Analysis
4 3 (8.57%) Change Management
4 3 (8.57%) CRM
4 3 (8.57%) Problem Management
4 3 (8.57%) SOA
5 2 (5.71%) Data Protection
5 2 (5.71%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (5.71%) Document Management
5 2 (5.71%) High Availability
5 2 (5.71%) Mobile Device Management
5 2 (5.71%) Network Design
5 2 (5.71%) Network Management
5 2 (5.71%) Operations Management
5 2 (5.71%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (40.00%) SQL
2 5 (14.29%) C
2 5 (14.29%) Java
3 4 (11.43%) COBOL
4 3 (8.57%) C++
4 3 (8.57%) Perl
5 2 (5.71%) PHP
5 2 (5.71%) Python
5 2 (5.71%) RPG
6 1 (2.86%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.86%) C#
6 1 (2.86%) Lua
6 1 (2.86%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (20.00%) Degree
2 3 (8.57%) CCNP
2 3 (8.57%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (8.57%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.86%) CCNA
4 1 (2.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (2.86%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.29%) SLA
2 2 (5.71%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.86%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (2.86%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) HP NNM
2 1 (2.86%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (2.86%) Puppet
2 1 (2.86%) SCCM
2 1 (2.86%) SCDPM
2 1 (2.86%) SCOM
2 1 (2.86%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 7 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.43%) Cisco
2 4 (11.43%) Oracle
3 3 (8.57%) HP
3 3 (8.57%) Siebel
3 3 (8.57%) VMware
4 2 (5.71%) Apple
4 2 (5.71%) Citrix
4 2 (5.71%) Clearswift
4 2 (5.71%) F5
4 2 (5.71%) Juniper
4 2 (5.71%) Nokia
4 2 (5.71%) Proofpoint
5 1 (2.86%) 3PAR
5 1 (2.86%) Avaya
5 1 (2.86%) CheckPoint
5 1 (2.86%) Dell
5 1 (2.86%) Kofax
5 1 (2.86%) Nortel
5 1 (2.86%) SAP
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Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum plus excellent benefits package.
Posted: 13 hours ago
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