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 20 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Support Specialist
UK / England
Rank 613 634 603
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -31
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Specialist 203 270 340
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.26% 0.29% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.30% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 169 230 291
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -

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
76302 90106 95093
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.45% 96.53% 96.71%
Number of salaries quoted 63838 76403 79723
Median salary £47,000 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.17% +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017. 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 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 +18 67 £50,000 -4.76% 5
South East +49 46 £40,000 -5.88% 12
East of England +32 38 £40,000 -15.78% 2
North West -14 17 £45,000 +60.71% 2
Yorkshire +22 11 £34,500 +38.00% 1
West Midlands +4 9 £35,000 +7.69% 4
South West +11 8 £42,000 +34.40% 2
East Midlands +3 4 £35,000 - 1
North East +4 3 - - 1
Support Specialist
UK

Support Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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.

1 163 (39.76%) Windows
2 147 (35.85%) SQL
3 119 (29.02%) Finance
4 109 (26.59%) Microsoft
5 107 (26.10%) Linux
6 100 (24.39%) ITIL
7 86 (20.98%) Windows Server
8 73 (17.80%) SQL Server
9 72 (17.56%) Active Directory
10 71 (17.32%) Unix
11 63 (15.37%) Degree
12 60 (14.63%) MS Excel
13 55 (13.41%) Oracle
14 49 (11.95%) VMware
15 45 (10.98%) Analytical Skills
16 44 (10.73%) Java
16 44 (10.73%) JavaScript
17 42 (10.24%) MS Office
18 41 (10.00%) .NET
18 41 (10.00%) Web Services
19 37 (9.02%) SCCM
20 36 (8.78%) Incident Management
21 35 (8.54%) Banking
22 34 (8.29%) Windows Server 2008
22 34 (8.29%) TCP/IP
22 34 (8.29%) Firewall
23 32 (7.80%) MS Exchange
23 32 (7.80%) Windows 7
24 31 (7.56%) Service Management
25 30 (7.32%) SLA

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 32 (7.80%) MS Exchange
2 23 (5.61%) SharePoint
3 21 (5.12%) Exchange Server 2013
4 20 (4.88%) IIS
5 12 (2.93%) Elasticsearch
6 11 (2.68%) Exchange Server 2010
6 11 (2.68%) Skype for Business
7 7 (1.71%) WebLogic
8 6 (1.46%) WebSphere
9 5 (1.22%) Apache
9 5 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2007
9 5 (1.22%) Tomcat
10 4 (0.98%) Documentum
10 4 (0.98%) JBoss
11 3 (0.73%) Confluence
12 2 (0.49%) BizTalk Server
12 2 (0.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 2 (0.49%) CICS
12 2 (0.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 1 (0.24%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 60 (14.63%) MS Excel
2 42 (10.24%) MS Office
3 3 (0.73%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.49%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.24%) InCopy
5 1 (0.24%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (1.95%) Unit4 Business World
2 7 (1.71%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (1.46%) Oracle Financials
4 5 (1.22%) BusinessWorks
5 4 (0.98%) Northgate Housing
6 3 (0.73%) Dynamics NAV
6 3 (0.73%) Maximo
6 3 (0.73%) SAP Business One
7 2 (0.49%) Dynamics GP
7 2 (0.49%) EQXanite
7 2 (0.49%) HFM
7 2 (0.49%) SAP CO
7 2 (0.49%) SAP FI
7 2 (0.49%) SAP FI/CO
8 1 (0.24%) Cerner Millennium
8 1 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.24%) Hyperion Planning
8 1 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 28 (6.83%) Office 365
2 11 (2.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (1.71%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (1.22%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.49%) Yammer
6 1 (0.24%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (8.29%) Firewall
1 34 (8.29%) TCP/IP
2 29 (7.07%) VoIP
3 27 (6.59%) DNS
4 24 (5.85%) DHCP
5 19 (4.63%) LAN
6 17 (4.15%) Wireless
7 14 (3.41%) Internet
8 13 (3.17%) VPN
9 11 (2.68%) WAN
10 10 (2.44%) HTTP
10 10 (2.44%) IP Telephony
10 10 (2.44%) SAN
11 9 (2.20%) Cisco ASA
11 9 (2.20%) MPLS
11 9 (2.20%) OSPF
11 9 (2.20%) VLAN
12 8 (1.95%) BGP
12 8 (1.95%) EIGRP
12 8 (1.95%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (17.80%) SQL Server
2 22 (5.37%) Oracle Database
3 20 (4.88%) Oracle BI EE
4 18 (4.39%) Relational Database
5 16 (3.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 11 (2.68%) BusinessObjects
7 10 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
7 10 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 7 (1.71%) Oracle Reports
8 7 (1.71%) SQL Server 2014
9 6 (1.46%) BusinessObjects Dashboards
9 6 (1.46%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 6 (1.46%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (1.46%) Hadoop
9 6 (1.46%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (1.22%) Crystal Reports
10 5 (1.22%) DB2
11 3 (0.73%) MySQL
11 3 (0.73%) PowerCenter
11 3 (0.73%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (1.22%) JIRA
2 2 (0.49%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.49%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.24%) Android Studio
General
1 119 (29.02%) Finance
2 35 (8.54%) Banking
3 10 (2.44%) Marketing
4 9 (2.20%) Retail
4 9 (2.20%) Telecoms
5 8 (1.95%) Financial Institution
6 7 (1.71%) Back Office
6 7 (1.71%) Investment Banking
6 7 (1.71%) Legal
6 7 (1.71%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.22%) Advertising
7 5 (1.22%) German Language
7 5 (1.22%) Law
8 4 (0.98%) Corporate Banking
8 4 (0.98%) French Language
9 3 (0.73%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (0.73%) Publishing
10 2 (0.49%) Electronics
10 2 (0.49%) Japanese Language
11 1 (0.24%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (10.00%) .NET
1 41 (10.00%) Web Services
2 19 (4.63%) XML
3 16 (3.90%) Middleware
4 11 (2.68%) HTML
5 10 (2.44%) CSS
5 10 (2.44%) JSON
6 8 (1.95%) ASP.NET
7 7 (1.71%) SOAP
8 6 (1.46%) SAP Basis
8 6 (1.46%) XSLT
9 5 (1.22%) Rendezvous
9 5 (1.22%) RESTful
9 5 (1.22%) TIBCO EMS
9 5 (1.22%) XML Schema
10 4 (0.98%) Velocity
11 3 (0.73%) Node.js
11 3 (0.73%) X-Windows
12 2 (0.49%) FIX Protocol
12 2 (0.49%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 45 (10.98%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (4.39%) Enterprise Software
3 16 (3.90%) Management Information System
4 12 (2.93%) Computer Science
5 10 (2.44%) Clustering
5 10 (2.44%) Data Centre
6 7 (1.71%) Data Integration
6 7 (1.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 7 (1.71%) Hedge funds
6 7 (1.71%) Mainframe
7 6 (1.46%) Client/Server
7 6 (1.46%) Derivative
7 6 (1.46%) User Experience
7 6 (1.46%) Video Conferencing
8 5 (1.22%) Handset
9 4 (0.98%) EPoS
9 4 (0.98%) Informatics
9 4 (0.98%) Life Science
9 4 (0.98%) Mathematics
9 4 (0.98%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 163 (39.76%) Windows
2 107 (26.10%) Linux
3 86 (20.98%) Windows Server
4 71 (17.32%) Unix
5 34 (8.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 32 (7.80%) Windows 7
7 26 (6.34%) Windows Server 2012
8 24 (5.85%) Windows 10
9 19 (4.63%) AIX
10 17 (4.15%) Windows 8
11 14 (3.41%) Solaris
12 13 (3.17%) Windows Server 2003
13 11 (2.68%) Mac OS X
14 10 (2.44%) Apple iOS
15 9 (2.20%) CentOS
16 8 (1.95%) Windows XP
17 6 (1.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 4 (0.98%) Mac OS
18 4 (0.98%) NetWare
18 4 (0.98%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (24.39%) ITIL
2 36 (8.78%) Incident Management
3 31 (7.56%) Service Management
4 29 (7.07%) SDLC
5 26 (6.34%) CRM
6 22 (5.37%) Problem Management
7 21 (5.12%) Performance Monitoring
8 20 (4.88%) System Integration Testing
8 20 (4.88%) User Acceptance Testing
9 16 (3.90%) ITSM
9 16 (3.90%) Time Management
10 15 (3.66%) Document Management
10 15 (3.66%) Mentoring
11 14 (3.41%) ERP
11 14 (3.41%) Service Delivery
12 13 (3.17%) High Availability
12 13 (3.17%) Project Management
13 12 (2.93%) Analytics
13 12 (2.93%) Asset Management
13 12 (2.93%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 147 (35.85%) SQL
2 44 (10.73%) Java
2 44 (10.73%) JavaScript
3 30 (7.32%) PowerShell
4 28 (6.83%) C#
5 24 (5.85%) VBScript
6 18 (4.39%) Python
7 17 (4.15%) Shell Script
8 15 (3.66%) Perl
9 12 (2.93%) PL/SQL
10 11 (2.68%) C++
11 9 (2.20%) VB
12 8 (1.95%) C
13 7 (1.71%) T-SQL
14 4 (0.98%) Bash Shell
14 4 (0.98%) R
15 3 (0.73%) COBOL
15 3 (0.73%) VB.NET
16 2 (0.49%) PHP
16 2 (0.49%) VBA
Qualifications
1 63 (15.37%) Degree
2 26 (6.34%) Microsoft Certification
3 25 (6.10%) Cisco Certification
4 20 (4.88%) ITIL Certification
5 16 (3.90%) MCSE
6 14 (3.41%) CCNP
7 11 (2.68%) CISSP
7 11 (2.68%) MCP
8 10 (2.44%) CCNA
8 10 (2.44%) Security Cleared
9 6 (1.46%) DV Cleared
10 5 (1.22%) MCSA
11 4 (0.98%) A+ Certification
11 4 (0.98%) CEH
11 4 (0.98%) CompTIA Security+
11 4 (0.98%) GCIA
11 4 (0.98%) MCTS
11 4 (0.98%) Network+ Certification
11 4 (0.98%) Security+ Certification
11 4 (0.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (7.32%) SLA
2 25 (6.10%) QA
3 4 (0.98%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.73%) HL7
5 2 (0.49%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 72 (17.56%) Active Directory
2 25 (6.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (5.85%) Hyper-V
4 7 (1.71%) XenApp
5 6 (1.46%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (1.22%) VMware ESX
7 4 (0.98%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (0.98%) Virtual Servers
8 3 (0.73%) Terminal Server
8 3 (0.73%) Virtual Desktop
8 3 (0.73%) XenServer
9 2 (0.49%) BitLocker
9 2 (0.49%) Firmware
9 2 (0.49%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.24%) DFS Replication
10 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.24%) Shibboleth
10 1 (0.24%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 37 (9.02%) SCCM
2 7 (1.71%) Grafana
2 7 (1.71%) HP NNM
3 6 (1.46%) McAfee ePO
3 6 (1.46%) SCOrch
4 5 (1.22%) Kibana
4 5 (1.22%) SCVMM
4 5 (1.22%) TIBCO Hawk
5 4 (0.98%) AirWatch
5 4 (0.98%) Backup Exec
5 4 (0.98%) Casper Suite
5 4 (0.98%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 4 (0.98%) SCOM
6 3 (0.73%) Control-M
6 3 (0.73%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.49%) Ganglia
7 2 (0.49%) Nagios
7 2 (0.49%) Netcool
7 2 (0.49%) ServiceCenter
8 1 (0.24%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 109 (26.59%) Microsoft
2 55 (13.41%) Oracle
3 49 (11.95%) VMware
4 30 (7.32%) Cisco
5 28 (6.83%) Red Hat
6 24 (5.85%) Citrix
7 23 (5.61%) SAP
8 21 (5.12%) Siebel
9 16 (3.90%) HP
10 13 (3.17%) IBM
11 12 (2.93%) Juniper
12 11 (2.68%) F5
12 11 (2.68%) Informatica
12 11 (2.68%) ServiceNow
13 8 (1.95%) Apple
14 7 (1.71%) Sophos
15 6 (1.46%) CommVault
15 6 (1.46%) Intel Security
15 6 (1.46%) Maconomy
15 6 (1.46%) Sybase
Kent
Prospectus IT Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Company Car
Posted: 1 hour ago
Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Nigel Frank International
Posted: 16 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + 26 days hol
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bath, Avon
networx
Salary: £33,600 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Durlston Partners
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Executive Resource Group
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
IT Talent Solutions
Salary: From £27,000 to £28,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester
Volt
Salary: £32000 - £48000 per annum + great Benefits Package
Posted: 13 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 per annum + excellent benefits/training
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + BIG BENS, Bonus, Stock, CISSP
Posted: 3 days ago
Luton
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
FPSG Connect
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + Full package
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £7 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits Annual Bonus, Health Insurance, On
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
X4 Group
Salary: £35k - 45k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Kronos
Posted: 9 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £29250 per annum + pen, 5w hol, DIS, salary increments
Posted: 2 days ago
South East England
Edward Carter Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £40001 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Norwich
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £18000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Eastleigh, Hampshire
Sanderson
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Huxley
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent bonus and benefits culture
Posted: 14 days ago
Surrey
Washington Frank
Posted: 10 days ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago