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 7 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Specialist
Rank 211 227 233
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Specialist 43 34 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.67% 0.47% 0.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.70% 0.49% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 39 20 29
Median salary £35,000 £45,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-23.07% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £49,000 £51,600
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-4.10% -2.66%
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
6174 6958 7661
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 96.62% 96.81% 96.29%
Number of salaries quoted 5034 5813 6271
Median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +2.50%

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 7 December 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 7 December 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 +15 18 £47,500 -3.06% 1
Cambridgeshire +18 15 £35,000 -26.31%
Hertfordshire +16 8 £43,250 +8.12% 2
Essex +4 1 £28,500 -37.36%
Suffolk -14 1 £32,500 -
Support Specialist
England

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

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 32 (45.71%) SQL
2 21 (30.00%) Finance
3 19 (27.14%) SQL Server
3 19 (27.14%) Windows
4 18 (25.71%) Degree
5 16 (22.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 14 (20.00%) SLA
6 14 (20.00%) Firewall
7 13 (18.57%) Cisco Certification
7 13 (18.57%) Software Delivery
8 12 (17.14%) Incident Management
8 12 (17.14%) CCNP
8 12 (17.14%) Cisco
9 11 (15.71%) Juniper
9 11 (15.71%) Oracle
9 11 (15.71%) XML
9 11 (15.71%) Linux
9 11 (15.71%) Java
9 11 (15.71%) Supplier Management
10 10 (14.29%) Problem Management
10 10 (14.29%) F5
10 10 (14.29%) C
10 10 (14.29%) Web Services
10 10 (14.29%) VoIP
10 10 (14.29%) Wireless
11 9 (12.86%) Microsoft
11 9 (12.86%) Unix
12 8 (11.43%) MS Excel
12 8 (11.43%) ITIL
12 8 (11.43%) TCP/IP

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 7 (10.00%) WebLogic
2 5 (7.14%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (7.14%) WebSphere
3 4 (5.71%) MS Exchange
4 3 (4.29%) Skype for Business
5 2 (2.86%) Gentran
5 2 (2.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.43%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (11.43%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.14%) MS Office
3 1 (1.43%) InfoPath
3 1 (1.43%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (7.14%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (1.43%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.29%) Office 365
1 3 (4.29%) Yammer
2 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (20.00%) Firewall
2 10 (14.29%) VoIP
2 10 (14.29%) Wireless
3 8 (11.43%) TCP/IP
4 7 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (10.00%) EIGRP
4 7 (10.00%) HSRP
4 7 (10.00%) OSPF
4 7 (10.00%) RIP
4 7 (10.00%) VPN
5 6 (8.57%) BGP
5 6 (8.57%) DWDM
5 6 (8.57%) MPLS
5 6 (8.57%) SSL
5 6 (8.57%) VRRP
6 5 (7.14%) Cisco Nexus
6 5 (7.14%) HTTP
6 5 (7.14%) Internet
7 3 (4.29%) Skype
7 3 (4.29%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (27.14%) SQL Server
2 16 (22.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.43%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (1.43%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.43%) Text Mining
General
1 21 (30.00%) Finance
2 8 (11.43%) Banking
3 3 (4.29%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.86%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.43%) Automotive
5 1 (1.43%) French Language
5 1 (1.43%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (15.71%) XML
2 10 (14.29%) Web Services
3 8 (11.43%) Middleware
4 6 (8.57%) .NET
5 5 (7.14%) CSS
5 5 (7.14%) HTML
5 5 (7.14%) JSON
5 5 (7.14%) Rendezvous
5 5 (7.14%) RESTful
5 5 (7.14%) SOAP
5 5 (7.14%) TIBCO EMS
5 5 (7.14%) XML Schema
5 5 (7.14%) XSLT
6 2 (2.86%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (1.43%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.43%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (4.29%) Life Science
3 3 (4.29%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (2.86%) AS400
4 2 (2.86%) CMDB
4 2 (2.86%) Data Integration
4 2 (2.86%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.43%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.43%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.43%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.43%) Fintech
5 1 (1.43%) Handset
5 1 (1.43%) Health Informatics
5 1 (1.43%) Informatics
5 1 (1.43%) iPad
5 1 (1.43%) iPhone
5 1 (1.43%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.43%) NHS
5 1 (1.43%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 19 (27.14%) Windows
2 11 (15.71%) Linux
3 9 (12.86%) Unix
4 7 (10.00%) Windows Server
5 2 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.86%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.43%) HPUX
6 1 (1.43%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (18.57%) Software Delivery
2 12 (17.14%) Incident Management
3 11 (15.71%) Supplier Management
4 10 (14.29%) Problem Management
5 8 (11.43%) ITIL
6 7 (10.00%) High Availability
7 6 (8.57%) CRM
7 6 (8.57%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (7.14%) Capacity Management
8 5 (7.14%) Network Management
9 4 (5.71%) Service Delivery
10 3 (4.29%) Analytics
10 3 (4.29%) Business Continuity
10 3 (4.29%) ITIL V3
10 3 (4.29%) ITSM
10 3 (4.29%) Line Management
10 3 (4.29%) PRINCE2
10 3 (4.29%) SDLC
10 3 (4.29%) Service Management
11 2 (2.86%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (45.71%) SQL
2 11 (15.71%) Java
3 10 (14.29%) C
4 5 (7.14%) C#
4 5 (7.14%) Shell Script
5 4 (5.71%) Python
6 3 (4.29%) VBScript
7 2 (2.86%) Bash Shell
7 2 (2.86%) COBOL
7 2 (2.86%) PowerShell
7 2 (2.86%) RPG
Qualifications
1 18 (25.71%) Degree
2 13 (18.57%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (17.14%) CCNP
4 2 (2.86%) CCNA
4 2 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (2.86%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (20.00%) SLA
2 1 (1.43%) HL7
2 1 (1.43%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.43%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.43%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (8.57%) HP NNM
2 5 (7.14%) Kibana
2 5 (7.14%) TIBCO Hawk
3 3 (4.29%) SCCM
4 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (1.43%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.43%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (1.43%) SCDPM
5 1 (1.43%) SCOM
5 1 (1.43%) SCVMM
5 1 (1.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 12 (17.14%) Cisco
2 11 (15.71%) Juniper
2 11 (15.71%) Oracle
3 10 (14.29%) F5
4 9 (12.86%) Microsoft
5 7 (10.00%) HP
6 6 (8.57%) IBM
7 5 (7.14%) BEA
7 5 (7.14%) SAP
7 5 (7.14%) TIBCO
8 3 (4.29%) ServiceNow
8 3 (4.29%) VMware
9 2 (2.86%) CommVault
9 2 (2.86%) Kofax
9 2 (2.86%) Veeam
10 1 (1.43%) Avaya
10 1 (1.43%) CheckPoint
10 1 (1.43%) Dell
10 1 (1.43%) Nortel
10 1 (1.43%) Symantec
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