The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the England region that had Support Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 4 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Specialist
Rank 654 661 585
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -76
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Specialist 197 291 410
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.23% 0.29% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.30% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 150 240 353
Median salary £38,750 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £23,346 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-4.10% -2.66%
Support Specialist
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the 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
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
80972 97370 103890
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.48% 96.63% 96.57%
Number of salaries quoted 67790 82038 86695
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,164 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Support Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Support Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in England

Support Specialist
Salary Trend in England

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

Support Specialist Salary Trend in England

Support Specialist
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Support Specialist across the England region over the 3 months to 4 December 2016.

Support Specialist Salary Histogram in England

Support Specialist
Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 4 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
London +26 64 £50,000 -4.76% 7
South East +37 50 £30,500 -28.23% 12
East of England +27 42 £40,000 -12.08% 4
North East +17 10 £25,000 +7.52%
North West -20 9 £32,500 +16.07% 1
South West +8 8 £27,500 -24.13% 3
Yorkshire +18 6 £35,000 - 3
West Midlands -24 6 £28,000 -13.84% 1
East Midlands +3 1 - -
Support Specialist
UK

Support Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 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 England region featuring Support Specialist in the job title.

1 180 (40.82%) Windows
2 178 (40.36%) SQL
3 135 (30.61%) Finance
4 129 (29.25%) ITIL
5 119 (26.98%) Microsoft
6 107 (24.26%) Linux
7 92 (20.86%) Windows Server
8 91 (20.63%) Degree
9 82 (18.59%) SQL Server
10 72 (16.33%) Active Directory
11 67 (15.19%) Unix
12 65 (14.74%) MS Excel
13 60 (13.61%) Oracle
14 51 (11.56%) .NET
15 50 (11.34%) VMware
15 50 (11.34%) Analytical Skills
16 49 (11.11%) Java
17 47 (10.66%) Web Services
18 43 (9.75%) MS Office
19 42 (9.52%) JavaScript
19 42 (9.52%) CRM
19 42 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
20 36 (8.16%) PowerShell
20 36 (8.16%) SLA
20 36 (8.16%) Firewall
21 35 (7.94%) TCP/IP
21 35 (7.94%) SCCM
22 34 (7.71%) Cisco
23 33 (7.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
24 32 (7.26%) SAP

Support Specialist Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in 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 31 (7.03%) MS Exchange
1 31 (7.03%) SharePoint
2 21 (4.76%) IIS
3 16 (3.63%) Exchange Server 2013
4 12 (2.72%) WebLogic
5 11 (2.49%) Elasticsearch
5 11 (2.49%) Skype for Business
6 10 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2010
7 8 (1.81%) Apache
8 6 (1.36%) Confluence
8 6 (1.36%) Tomcat
8 6 (1.36%) WebSphere
9 5 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2007
10 4 (0.91%) JBoss
10 4 (0.91%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 3 (0.68%) Oracle Service Bus
12 2 (0.45%) CICS
12 2 (0.45%) Gentran
12 2 (0.45%) Liferay
12 2 (0.45%) nginx
Applications
1 65 (14.74%) MS Excel
2 43 (9.75%) MS Office
3 8 (1.81%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.68%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.23%) InCopy
5 1 (0.23%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 15 (3.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (2.49%) Unit4 Business World
3 10 (2.27%) Oracle Financials
4 9 (2.04%) SAP Business One
5 5 (1.13%) BusinessWorks
6 4 (0.91%) Dynamics GP
7 3 (0.68%) Maximo
8 2 (0.45%) EQXanite
9 1 (0.23%) Cerner Millennium
9 1 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
9 1 (0.23%) HFM
9 1 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 1 (0.23%) Siebel Analytics
Cloud Services
1 28 (6.35%) Office 365
2 9 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (1.59%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (1.13%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.68%) Yammer
6 1 (0.23%) Apcera
6 1 (0.23%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.23%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (8.16%) Firewall
2 35 (7.94%) TCP/IP
3 28 (6.35%) DNS
4 25 (5.67%) VoIP
5 23 (5.22%) DHCP
6 18 (4.08%) Wireless
7 14 (3.17%) LAN
8 13 (2.95%) Internet
9 12 (2.72%) SAN
10 11 (2.49%) IP Telephony
10 11 (2.49%) VPN
11 10 (2.27%) BGP
11 10 (2.27%) VLAN
12 9 (2.04%) Cisco ASA
12 9 (2.04%) HTTP
12 9 (2.04%) OSPF
12 9 (2.04%) WAN
13 8 (1.81%) MPLS
13 8 (1.81%) Skype
14 7 (1.59%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (18.59%) SQL Server
2 33 (7.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 27 (6.12%) Oracle Database
4 19 (4.31%) BusinessObjects
4 19 (4.31%) Oracle BI EE
5 11 (2.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (2.27%) BusinessObjects Dashboards
6 10 (2.27%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 10 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (2.04%) Crystal Reports
7 9 (2.04%) Relational Database
7 9 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
8 7 (1.59%) Hadoop
9 6 (1.36%) Oracle Database 12c
9 6 (1.36%) PowerCenter
10 5 (1.13%) SQL Server 2005
10 5 (1.13%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (1.13%) SQL Server 2014
11 4 (0.91%) Oracle Database 11g
11 4 (0.91%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 6 (1.36%) JIRA
2 2 (0.45%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.45%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.23%) Android Studio
3 1 (0.23%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 135 (30.61%) Finance
2 29 (6.58%) Banking
3 13 (2.95%) Marketing
4 9 (2.04%) Back Office
4 9 (2.04%) Financial Institution
4 9 (2.04%) Manufacturing
5 8 (1.81%) Japanese Language
5 8 (1.81%) Retail
6 7 (1.59%) Investment Banking
7 6 (1.36%) Law
8 5 (1.13%) Advertising
9 4 (0.91%) French Language
9 4 (0.91%) Legal
9 4 (0.91%) Pharmaceutical
9 4 (0.91%) Telecoms
10 3 (0.68%) Corporate Banking
10 3 (0.68%) Electronics
10 3 (0.68%) Front Office
10 3 (0.68%) German Language
10 3 (0.68%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (11.56%) .NET
2 47 (10.66%) Web Services
3 24 (5.44%) XML
4 17 (3.85%) ASP.NET
4 17 (3.85%) Middleware
5 13 (2.95%) HTML
6 12 (2.72%) CSS
7 7 (1.59%) JSON
7 7 (1.59%) SAP Basis
7 7 (1.59%) SOAP
8 6 (1.36%) XSLT
9 5 (1.13%) J2EE
9 5 (1.13%) Rendezvous
9 5 (1.13%) RESTful
9 5 (1.13%) TIBCO EMS
9 5 (1.13%) Velocity
9 5 (1.13%) XML Schema
10 4 (0.91%) Oracle GoldenGate
10 4 (0.91%) WSDL
10 4 (0.91%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 50 (11.34%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (4.99%) Enterprise Software
3 21 (4.76%) Management Information System
4 20 (4.54%) Computer Science
5 15 (3.40%) Data Centre
6 11 (2.49%) Data Integration
7 10 (2.27%) Clustering
8 9 (2.04%) Mobile Computing
9 7 (1.59%) Blackberry
9 7 (1.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 7 (1.59%) Video Conferencing
10 6 (1.36%) Client/Server
10 6 (1.36%) Derivative
10 6 (1.36%) Informatics
10 6 (1.36%) User Experience
11 4 (0.91%) Fat Client
11 4 (0.91%) Fixed Income
11 4 (0.91%) Hedge funds
11 4 (0.91%) Mathematics
11 4 (0.91%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 180 (40.82%) Windows
2 107 (24.26%) Linux
3 92 (20.86%) Windows Server
4 67 (15.19%) Unix
5 42 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
6 31 (7.03%) Windows 7
7 29 (6.58%) Windows Server 2012
8 27 (6.12%) AIX
9 26 (5.90%) Windows Server 2003
10 22 (4.99%) Windows 10
11 18 (4.08%) Solaris
12 15 (3.40%) Apple iOS
13 14 (3.17%) Windows 8
14 12 (2.72%) Mac OS X
15 8 (1.81%) Android
15 8 (1.81%) Windows XP
16 6 (1.36%) CentOS
17 5 (1.13%) Windows Mobile
18 4 (0.91%) Mac OS
18 4 (0.91%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (29.25%) ITIL
2 42 (9.52%) CRM
3 32 (7.26%) Service Management
4 31 (7.03%) Problem Management
5 30 (6.80%) Incident Management
6 29 (6.58%) SDLC
7 28 (6.35%) User Acceptance Testing
8 25 (5.67%) Performance Monitoring
9 22 (4.99%) Time Management
10 21 (4.76%) ERP
11 19 (4.31%) Migration
11 19 (4.31%) System Integration Testing
12 18 (4.08%) ITSM
13 17 (3.85%) Document Management
14 14 (3.17%) Asset Management
14 14 (3.17%) Disaster Recovery
14 14 (3.17%) High Availability
14 14 (3.17%) Mentoring
15 13 (2.95%) Service Delivery
15 13 (2.95%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 178 (40.36%) SQL
2 49 (11.11%) Java
3 42 (9.52%) JavaScript
4 36 (8.16%) PowerShell
5 27 (6.12%) C#
6 25 (5.67%) VBScript
7 22 (4.99%) PL/SQL
8 18 (4.08%) Python
8 18 (4.08%) Shell Script
9 13 (2.95%) VB
10 11 (2.49%) C
10 11 (2.49%) C++
10 11 (2.49%) Perl
11 6 (1.36%) Bash Shell
11 6 (1.36%) T-SQL
12 4 (0.91%) COBOL
12 4 (0.91%) R
13 3 (0.68%) VB.NET
14 2 (0.45%) RPG
14 2 (0.45%) VBA
Qualifications
1 91 (20.63%) Degree
2 27 (6.12%) Microsoft Certification
3 26 (5.90%) ITIL Certification
4 22 (4.99%) Cisco Certification
5 17 (3.85%) Security Cleared
6 14 (3.17%) CCNP
6 14 (3.17%) MCSE
7 12 (2.72%) MCP
8 11 (2.49%) DV Cleared
9 8 (1.81%) CCNA
9 8 (1.81%) CISSP
10 7 (1.59%) AAT
11 5 (1.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 5 (1.13%) MCSA
11 5 (1.13%) MCTS
11 5 (1.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 4 (0.91%) A+ Certification
12 4 (0.91%) MCITP
12 4 (0.91%) Network+ Certification
12 4 (0.91%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (8.16%) SLA
2 20 (4.54%) QA
3 6 (1.36%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.91%) HL7
4 4 (0.91%) Solvency II
5 3 (0.68%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.45%) DICOM
7 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 72 (16.33%) Active Directory
2 28 (6.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (6.12%) Hyper-V
4 6 (1.36%) XenApp
5 5 (1.13%) Microsoft App-V
5 5 (1.13%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (0.91%) Terminal Server
6 4 (0.91%) Virtual Desktop
6 4 (0.91%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.45%) BitLocker
7 2 (0.45%) Firmware
7 2 (0.45%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (0.45%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.23%) DFS Replication
8 1 (0.23%) Docker
8 1 (0.23%) Shibboleth
8 1 (0.23%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (0.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 35 (7.94%) SCCM
2 9 (2.04%) SCOM
3 7 (1.59%) Control-M
4 6 (1.36%) HP NNM
4 6 (1.36%) McAfee ePO
4 6 (1.36%) SCOrch
4 6 (1.36%) SCVMM
5 5 (1.13%) Casper Suite
5 5 (1.13%) EMC NetWorker
5 5 (1.13%) Kibana
5 5 (1.13%) TIBCO Hawk
5 5 (1.13%) WSUS
6 4 (0.91%) AirWatch
6 4 (0.91%) Grafana
7 3 (0.68%) Backup Exec
7 3 (0.68%) ITRS Geneos
7 3 (0.68%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 3 (0.68%) Nagios
8 2 (0.45%) BMC PATROL
8 2 (0.45%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 119 (26.98%) Microsoft
2 60 (13.61%) Oracle
3 50 (11.34%) VMware
4 34 (7.71%) Cisco
5 32 (7.26%) SAP
6 28 (6.35%) Citrix
7 27 (6.12%) Red Hat
8 20 (4.54%) Siebel
9 16 (3.63%) Informatica
10 14 (3.17%) HP
11 13 (2.95%) Salesforce.com
12 12 (2.72%) Juniper
13 11 (2.49%) IBM
13 11 (2.49%) ServiceNow
14 10 (2.27%) Apple
14 10 (2.27%) F5
14 10 (2.27%) Maconomy
15 8 (1.81%) EMC
15 8 (1.81%) Tableau
16 7 (1.59%) Sophos
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Salary: £45000 per annum + excellent benefits/training
Posted: 2 days ago
Dorset
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Posted: 4 days ago
Alton, Hampshire
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Rockfield
Salary: From £23,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Ext Bens + Training
Posted: 3 days ago
Gatwick, West Sussex
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Salary: Up to £45k
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
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Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum + Corporate Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £40k - 45k per year
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HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £380000 per annum
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits + training
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
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Salary: 30k-35k + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
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Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Ext Bens + Training
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + + Bonus + On-call + O/T +++
Posted: 4 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
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Salary: Up to £46,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
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Luton
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
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