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

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Specialist
Rank 614 667 638
Rank change year-on-year
+53 -29
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Specialist 290 284 336
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.32% 0.28% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.29% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 227 214 289
Median salary £39,286 £37,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,850 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £54,200
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
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
88497 99146 103949
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.41% 96.34% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 75343 82658 85497
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 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 24 July 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 24 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
South East +90 115 £37,500 -6.25% 9
London +24 90 £55,000 +42.85% 5
South West +34 21 £35,000 -12.50% 4
Yorkshire +25 18 £31,500 +5.00% 3
East of England +19 16 £33,750 -12.33% 4
West Midlands -14 14 £27,500 -15.38%
North West +14 7 £37,500 +20.96% 3
North East +7 6 £40,000 +25.00% 1
East Midlands -1 4 £35,000 -
Support Specialist
UK

Support Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 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 England region featuring Support Specialist in the job title.

1 199 (38.94%) SQL
2 180 (35.23%) Windows
3 153 (29.94%) Microsoft
4 146 (28.57%) Finance
5 117 (22.90%) ITIL
6 111 (21.72%) Linux
7 98 (19.18%) Windows Server
8 85 (16.63%) SQL Server
8 85 (16.63%) Active Directory
9 82 (16.05%) Degree
10 78 (15.26%) Unix
11 72 (14.09%) VMware
12 68 (13.31%) Oracle
13 67 (13.11%) MS Excel
14 58 (11.35%) CRM
15 49 (9.59%) PowerShell
16 48 (9.39%) Windows Server 2008
17 46 (9.00%) MS Exchange
18 45 (8.81%) IIS
18 45 (8.81%) Java
18 45 (8.81%) VMware Infrastructure
19 44 (8.61%) MS Office
20 42 (8.22%) .NET
21 40 (7.83%) Migration
22 39 (7.63%) SharePoint
23 38 (7.44%) Citrix
23 38 (7.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
24 37 (7.24%) Windows Server 2003
24 37 (7.24%) Project Management
25 36 (7.05%) Computer Science

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 46 (9.00%) MS Exchange
2 45 (8.81%) IIS
3 39 (7.63%) SharePoint
4 32 (6.26%) Exchange Server 2010
5 20 (3.91%) Skype for Business
6 14 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2013
7 9 (1.76%) Tomcat
8 7 (1.37%) Apache
8 7 (1.37%) WebLogic
9 5 (0.98%) CMS
10 3 (0.59%) Confluence
10 3 (0.59%) Elasticsearch
10 3 (0.59%) JBoss
10 3 (0.59%) nginx
10 3 (0.59%) OpenStack
10 3 (0.59%) Oracle Service Bus
11 2 (0.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 2 (0.39%) Liferay
11 2 (0.39%) SAS
11 2 (0.39%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 67 (13.11%) MS Excel
2 44 (8.61%) MS Office
3 11 (2.15%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (1.57%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.20%) MS Project
5 1 (0.20%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.20%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 18 (3.52%) SAP Business One
2 14 (2.74%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (1.37%) Dynamics GP
4 6 (1.17%) SAP MDM
5 5 (0.98%) Oracle Financials
5 5 (0.98%) Payment Gateway
5 5 (0.98%) Unit4 Business World
6 3 (0.59%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.59%) Summit
7 1 (0.20%) AWD
7 1 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.20%) Hyperion Planning
7 1 (0.20%) Markit EDM
7 1 (0.20%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.20%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.20%) Siebel Analytics
Cloud Services
1 16 (3.13%) Office 365
2 9 (1.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.17%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (0.98%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.59%) Mimecast
6 2 (0.39%) Google Apps
6 2 (0.39%) iTunes
7 1 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.20%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.20%) PaaS
7 1 (0.20%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 34 (6.65%) Firewall
2 33 (6.46%) DNS
3 28 (5.48%) TCP/IP
4 19 (3.72%) LAN
5 18 (3.52%) Internet
5 18 (3.52%) SAN
6 16 (3.13%) DHCP
7 13 (2.54%) VoIP
8 12 (2.35%) MPLS
8 12 (2.35%) WAN
9 9 (1.76%) VPN
10 8 (1.57%) BGP
10 8 (1.57%) Cisco ASA
10 8 (1.57%) SSL
10 8 (1.57%) Wireless
11 7 (1.37%) IP Telephony
12 6 (1.17%) OSPF
13 4 (0.78%) Ethernet
13 4 (0.78%) NetScaler
13 4 (0.78%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (16.63%) SQL Server
2 38 (7.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 25 (4.89%) Crystal Reports
4 22 (4.31%) Oracle Database
5 11 (2.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (1.96%) BusinessObjects
7 6 (1.17%) Relational Database
8 5 (0.98%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 5 (0.98%) Data Mart
8 5 (0.98%) SQLPlus
8 5 (0.98%) Xcelsius
9 4 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (0.78%) Oracle BI EE
9 4 (0.78%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (0.78%) Oracle ODI
10 3 (0.59%) Big Data
10 3 (0.59%) MySQL
10 3 (0.59%) NoSQL
10 3 (0.59%) Oracle Database 12c
10 3 (0.59%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (0.98%) JIRA
1 5 (0.98%) Visual Studio
2 4 (0.78%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.20%) Android Studio
3 1 (0.20%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (0.20%) Toad
General
1 146 (28.57%) Finance
2 26 (5.09%) Banking
3 20 (3.91%) German Language
4 17 (3.33%) French Language
5 16 (3.13%) Back Office
6 14 (2.74%) Manufacturing
7 13 (2.54%) Front Office
7 13 (2.54%) Spanish Language
8 11 (2.15%) Financial Institution
8 11 (2.15%) Law
9 10 (1.96%) Marketing
10 8 (1.57%) Japanese Language
11 7 (1.37%) Telecoms
12 6 (1.17%) Pharmaceutical
12 6 (1.17%) Retail
13 5 (0.98%) Advertising
13 5 (0.98%) Investment Banking
14 4 (0.78%) Italian Language
14 4 (0.78%) Military
15 3 (0.59%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (8.22%) .NET
2 32 (6.26%) XML
3 29 (5.68%) FIX Protocol
4 23 (4.50%) HTML
5 19 (3.72%) Web Services
6 17 (3.33%) CSS
7 13 (2.54%) Middleware
8 12 (2.35%) ASP.NET
8 12 (2.35%) XSLT
9 9 (1.76%) XSL
10 7 (1.37%) J2EE
10 7 (1.37%) SOAP
11 5 (0.98%) EDI
11 5 (0.98%) Murex MxML
12 4 (0.78%) COM
12 4 (0.78%) Oracle GoldenGate
12 4 (0.78%) SonicMQ
12 4 (0.78%) XML Messaging
13 3 (0.59%) JSP
13 3 (0.59%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 36 (7.05%) Computer Science
2 35 (6.85%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (4.70%) Management Information System
4 22 (4.31%) Data Centre
5 19 (3.72%) Fixed Income
6 18 (3.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 17 (3.33%) e-Learning
8 15 (2.94%) Derivative
8 15 (2.94%) Driving Licence
9 12 (2.35%) Blackberry
10 10 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
10 10 (1.96%) Equities
10 10 (1.96%) Fintech
11 8 (1.57%) Mobile App
11 8 (1.57%) Mobile Computing
12 7 (1.37%) AS400
12 7 (1.37%) Life Science
13 6 (1.17%) Client/Server
13 6 (1.17%) Data Integration
13 6 (1.17%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 180 (35.23%) Windows
2 111 (21.72%) Linux
3 98 (19.18%) Windows Server
4 78 (15.26%) Unix
5 48 (9.39%) Windows Server 2008
6 37 (7.24%) Windows Server 2003
7 36 (7.05%) Windows Server 2012
8 26 (5.09%) AIX
9 25 (4.89%) Windows 7
10 16 (3.13%) Solaris
11 15 (2.94%) Android
12 12 (2.35%) Apple iOS
12 12 (2.35%) Windows XP
13 9 (1.76%) Mac OS X
14 7 (1.37%) Windows 8
14 7 (1.37%) Windows Mobile
15 6 (1.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 5 (0.98%) Oracle Linux
17 4 (0.78%) CentOS
17 4 (0.78%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (22.90%) ITIL
2 58 (11.35%) CRM
3 40 (7.83%) Migration
4 37 (7.24%) Project Management
5 33 (6.46%) ERP
6 30 (5.87%) Root Cause Analysis
7 29 (5.68%) Presales
8 27 (5.28%) User Acceptance Testing
9 25 (4.89%) Problem Management
9 25 (4.89%) Release Management
10 24 (4.70%) Service Delivery
11 22 (4.31%) Service Management
12 21 (4.11%) Performance Monitoring
13 20 (3.91%) Data Security
14 19 (3.72%) Data Migration
15 17 (3.33%) Agile Software Development
16 16 (3.13%) Disaster Recovery
16 16 (3.13%) Document Management
17 14 (2.74%) Electronic Trading
17 14 (2.74%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 199 (38.94%) SQL
2 49 (9.59%) PowerShell
3 45 (8.81%) Java
4 22 (4.31%) JavaScript
5 21 (4.11%) C#
6 17 (3.33%) PL/SQL
7 16 (3.13%) Perl
8 14 (2.74%) C++
8 14 (2.74%) Python
8 14 (2.74%) Shell Script
9 13 (2.54%) VB
9 13 (2.54%) VBScript
10 9 (1.76%) Bash Shell
11 8 (1.57%) PHP
12 7 (1.37%) T-SQL
12 7 (1.37%) VBA
13 6 (1.17%) C
14 5 (0.98%) COBOL
15 4 (0.78%) Korn
15 4 (0.78%) RPG
Qualifications
1 82 (16.05%) Degree
2 27 (5.28%) Security Cleared
3 22 (4.31%) Microsoft Certification
4 19 (3.72%) ITIL Certification
5 17 (3.33%) AAT
6 15 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
6 15 (2.94%) DV Cleared
7 11 (2.15%) CCNP
8 9 (1.76%) CCNA
8 9 (1.76%) MCSE
9 7 (1.37%) SC Cleared
10 6 (1.17%) MCP
11 5 (0.98%) MCSA
12 4 (0.78%) MCTS
13 3 (0.59%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 3 (0.59%) MCITP
13 3 (0.59%) MOS
13 3 (0.59%) RHCE
14 2 (0.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 2 (0.39%) VTSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (5.28%) SLA
2 17 (3.33%) Data Quality
3 7 (1.37%) QA
4 4 (0.78%) HL7
5 2 (0.39%) DICOM
5 2 (0.39%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.20%) COBIT
6 1 (0.20%) GAMP
6 1 (0.20%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 85 (16.63%) Active Directory
2 45 (8.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (5.48%) Hyper-V
4 13 (2.54%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 13 (2.54%) Virtual Servers
5 5 (0.98%) vSphere
6 4 (0.78%) VMware ESX
7 3 (0.59%) KVM
7 3 (0.59%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (0.59%) Terminal Services
7 3 (0.59%) XenApp
8 2 (0.39%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.39%) Shibboleth
8 2 (0.39%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.20%) Firmware
9 1 (0.20%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (0.20%) Postfix
9 1 (0.20%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.20%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.20%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 26 (5.09%) SCCM
2 19 (3.72%) SCOM
3 14 (2.74%) Control-M
4 10 (1.96%) EMC NetWorker
5 8 (1.57%) WSUS
6 6 (1.17%) ITRS Geneos
6 6 (1.17%) NetBackup
7 3 (0.59%) Backup Exec
7 3 (0.59%) HP NNM
8 2 (0.39%) EnCase
8 2 (0.39%) FTK
8 2 (0.39%) Legato
8 2 (0.39%) Puppet
8 2 (0.39%) SCVMM
8 2 (0.39%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.20%) HP SIM
9 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 1 (0.20%) Red Hat Satellite
9 1 (0.20%) Simpana
9 1 (0.20%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 153 (29.94%) Microsoft
2 72 (14.09%) VMware
3 68 (13.31%) Oracle
4 38 (7.44%) Citrix
5 35 (6.85%) SAP
6 32 (6.26%) Cisco
7 26 (5.09%) Salesforce.com
8 25 (4.89%) HP
9 24 (4.70%) EMC
10 16 (3.13%) Red Hat
11 15 (2.94%) Apple
12 14 (2.74%) Juniper
13 11 (2.15%) Bloomberg
13 11 (2.15%) Murex
13 11 (2.15%) NetApp
14 9 (1.76%) Sybase
15 7 (1.37%) IBM
15 7 (1.37%) Siebel
16 6 (1.17%) Fidessa
16 6 (1.17%) Hyperion
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: Yesterday
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum plus excellent benefits package.
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £28,000 per annum Government Pension, Holiday
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 28,000
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Tria Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £52000.00 per annum + Full Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bridgwater, Somerset
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Pension,Parking,Certs paid for.
Posted: 3 days ago
Exmouth, Devon
Experis Ltd
Salary: £27000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Richmond, Surrey
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £18000.00 - £20000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
East Sussex
Volt
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + + Bonus + Pension + Health +++
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertford, Hertfordshire
TELSTRA Associates
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum £60-70k+
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: Competetive
Posted: 9 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Nelson, Lancashire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Study Group
Salary: From £25,000 to £29,000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Fleet, Hampshire
AWD Recruitment
Salary: £20,000 - £26,000 per annum (depending on experience)
Posted: 6 days ago
Aintree, Liverpool, North West
Taskers Plc
Salary: £25,000 - £28,000 p.a.
Posted: 9 days ago
Bury St Edmunds
Networx
Salary: £Competitive Salary
Posted: 12 days ago
Luton
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
Hertfordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £31000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago
City of London
Huxley
Salary: £70000 - £78000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 23 days ago
Wakefield
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Frimley Health Foundation Trust
Salary: From £32,952 to £43,038 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago