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 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Support Specialist
UK / England
Rank 603 689 627
Rank change year-on-year
+86 -62
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Specialist 234 246 320
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.30% 0.26% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.27% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 203 214 288
Median salary £40,001 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £20,475
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £34,750
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +15.10%

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
76071 92021 96267
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.34% 96.48% 96.73%
Number of salaries quoted 63569 78023 80199
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 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 24 February 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 24 February 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 +62 84 £50,000 +17.64% 7
South East +31 50 £41,250 -2.94% 3
East of England +21 33 £36,000 -25.38% 1
Yorkshire +26 21 £32,500 +30.00%
North West -7 16 £46,750 +66.96%
West Midlands +34 13 £35,000 -5.40% 2
South West +9 8 £35,000 +7.69%
East Midlands +14 7 £30,000 -18.36%
North East +5 1 £21,500 -6.52%
Support Specialist
UK

Support Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 February 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.

1 158 (37.35%) Windows
2 133 (31.44%) SQL
3 111 (26.24%) Linux
3 111 (26.24%) Microsoft
4 100 (23.64%) Finance
5 86 (20.33%) SQL Server
6 83 (19.62%) ITIL
7 80 (18.91%) Windows Server
8 76 (17.97%) Active Directory
9 67 (15.84%) Unix
10 62 (14.66%) MS Excel
11 57 (13.48%) Degree
12 49 (11.58%) VMware
13 48 (11.35%) Oracle
14 45 (10.64%) .NET
14 45 (10.64%) Java
15 41 (9.69%) JavaScript
16 37 (8.75%) C#
16 37 (8.75%) Banking
16 37 (8.75%) Analytical Skills
17 36 (8.51%) MS Office
18 33 (7.80%) Web Services
18 33 (7.80%) Red Hat
18 33 (7.80%) SCCM
19 31 (7.33%) Windows 7
20 30 (7.09%) Windows Server 2008
20 30 (7.09%) Incident Management
21 29 (6.86%) DNS
22 28 (6.62%) Microsoft Certification
22 28 (6.62%) Firewall

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 25 (5.91%) IIS
2 23 (5.44%) MS Exchange
3 21 (4.96%) SharePoint
4 19 (4.49%) Exchange Server 2013
5 14 (3.31%) Elasticsearch
6 10 (2.36%) Exchange Server 2010
6 10 (2.36%) Skype for Business
7 8 (1.89%) WebLogic
8 6 (1.42%) JBoss
8 6 (1.42%) Tomcat
8 6 (1.42%) WebSphere
9 5 (1.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 4 (0.95%) Documentum
11 3 (0.71%) Apache
11 3 (0.71%) BizTalk Server
12 2 (0.47%) CICS
12 2 (0.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 1 (0.24%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 1 (0.24%) Gentran
13 1 (0.24%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 62 (14.66%) MS Excel
2 36 (8.51%) MS Office
3 2 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.24%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 9 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.65%) SAP CO
2 7 (1.65%) SAP FI
2 7 (1.65%) SAP FI/CO
3 5 (1.18%) BusinessWorks
4 4 (0.95%) Northgate Housing
4 4 (0.95%) Unit4 Business World
5 3 (0.71%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (0.71%) Maximo
6 2 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.47%) EQXanite
6 2 (0.47%) HFM
6 2 (0.47%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.24%) Bloomberg TOMS
7 1 (0.24%) Cerner Millennium
7 1 (0.24%) Hyperion Planning
7 1 (0.24%) SAP Business One
7 1 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.24%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 26 (6.15%) Office 365
2 20 (4.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.95%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.71%) IaaS
4 3 (0.71%) SaaS
5 2 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.47%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 29 (6.86%) DNS
2 28 (6.62%) Firewall
3 27 (6.38%) TCP/IP
4 25 (5.91%) LAN
4 25 (5.91%) VoIP
5 24 (5.67%) DHCP
6 18 (4.26%) Internet
7 13 (3.07%) WAN
7 13 (3.07%) Wi-Fi
8 11 (2.60%) HTTP
8 11 (2.60%) VPN
9 10 (2.36%) SAN
10 9 (2.13%) Wireless
11 8 (1.89%) IP Telephony
12 7 (1.65%) Asterisk PBX
12 7 (1.65%) Broadband
12 7 (1.65%) Cisco ASA
12 7 (1.65%) MPLS
12 7 (1.65%) Skype
13 6 (1.42%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (20.33%) SQL Server
2 21 (4.96%) Relational Database
3 15 (3.55%) Oracle BI EE
3 15 (3.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (3.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (2.60%) Oracle Database
4 11 (2.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (2.13%) Hadoop
5 9 (2.13%) SQL Server 2014
6 7 (1.65%) Crystal Reports
6 7 (1.65%) Oracle Reports
6 7 (1.65%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (1.42%) DB2
8 4 (0.95%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (0.95%) InfluxDB
8 4 (0.95%) MySQL
9 3 (0.71%) Informix
9 3 (0.71%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (0.47%) BusinessObjects Dashboards
10 2 (0.47%) IMS/DB
Development Applications
1 3 (0.71%) JIRA
2 2 (0.47%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.24%) Android Studio
3 1 (0.24%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.24%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 100 (23.64%) Finance
2 37 (8.75%) Banking
3 12 (2.84%) Telecoms
4 9 (2.13%) Investment Banking
4 9 (2.13%) Legal
5 8 (1.89%) Financial Institution
5 8 (1.89%) Marketing
5 8 (1.89%) Retail
6 7 (1.65%) Advertising
6 7 (1.65%) Back Office
7 6 (1.42%) French Language
8 5 (1.18%) German Language
8 5 (1.18%) Law
8 5 (1.18%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.18%) Pharmaceutical
9 4 (0.95%) Corporate Banking
9 4 (0.95%) Games
10 3 (0.71%) Publishing
11 2 (0.47%) Front Office
12 1 (0.24%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (10.64%) .NET
2 33 (7.80%) Web Services
3 17 (4.02%) Middleware
4 14 (3.31%) XML
5 11 (2.60%) HTML
5 11 (2.60%) JSON
6 9 (2.13%) CSS
7 8 (1.89%) SOAP
8 6 (1.42%) ASP.NET
8 6 (1.42%) XSLT
9 5 (1.18%) Rendezvous
9 5 (1.18%) RESTful
9 5 (1.18%) TIBCO EMS
9 5 (1.18%) XML Schema
10 3 (0.71%) MSMQ
11 2 (0.47%) FIX Protocol
11 2 (0.47%) J2EE
11 2 (0.47%) SAP Basis
11 2 (0.47%) Velocity
12 1 (0.24%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 37 (8.75%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (3.55%) Enterprise Software
3 14 (3.31%) Management Information System
4 13 (3.07%) EPoS
5 11 (2.60%) Computer Science
6 8 (1.89%) Hedge funds
7 7 (1.65%) Clustering
7 7 (1.65%) Data Centre
7 7 (1.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 7 (1.65%) Handset
7 7 (1.65%) Mainframe
8 6 (1.42%) Blackberry
8 6 (1.42%) Driving Licence
9 5 (1.18%) Derivative
9 5 (1.18%) SWIFT
9 5 (1.18%) Video Conferencing
10 4 (0.95%) Equities
11 3 (0.71%) Client/Server
11 3 (0.71%) Fixed Income
11 3 (0.71%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 158 (37.35%) Windows
2 111 (26.24%) Linux
3 80 (18.91%) Windows Server
4 67 (15.84%) Unix
5 31 (7.33%) Windows 7
6 30 (7.09%) Windows Server 2008
7 28 (6.62%) Windows Server 2012
8 21 (4.96%) AIX
8 21 (4.96%) Windows 10
9 17 (4.02%) Windows 8
10 13 (3.07%) Solaris
11 11 (2.60%) CentOS
11 11 (2.60%) Mac OS X
12 9 (2.13%) Apple iOS
13 8 (1.89%) Android
13 8 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 7 (1.65%) Mac OS
14 7 (1.65%) Windows XP
15 5 (1.18%) Windows Server 2003
16 4 (0.95%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (19.62%) ITIL
2 30 (7.09%) Incident Management
3 28 (6.62%) SDLC
4 24 (5.67%) Problem Management
5 20 (4.73%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (4.49%) Service Management
7 18 (4.26%) CRM
8 16 (3.78%) Performance Monitoring
9 15 (3.55%) System Integration Testing
9 15 (3.55%) Time Management
9 15 (3.55%) User Acceptance Testing
10 14 (3.31%) Analytics
10 14 (3.31%) Continuous Improvement
10 14 (3.31%) Cybersecurity
10 14 (3.31%) Mentoring
11 12 (2.84%) Document Management
11 12 (2.84%) High Availability
11 12 (2.84%) Performance Management
11 12 (2.84%) Project Management
12 11 (2.60%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 133 (31.44%) SQL
2 45 (10.64%) Java
3 41 (9.69%) JavaScript
4 37 (8.75%) C#
5 26 (6.15%) PowerShell
6 20 (4.73%) Python
7 19 (4.49%) Perl
7 19 (4.49%) VBScript
8 15 (3.55%) T-SQL
9 14 (3.31%) C++
9 14 (3.31%) Shell Script
10 7 (1.65%) C
11 6 (1.42%) Bash Shell
11 6 (1.42%) VB
12 3 (0.71%) PL/SQL
12 3 (0.71%) VB.NET
13 2 (0.47%) COBOL
13 2 (0.47%) PHP
13 2 (0.47%) Ruby
13 2 (0.47%) VBA
Qualifications
1 57 (13.48%) Degree
2 28 (6.62%) Microsoft Certification
3 21 (4.96%) Cisco Certification
4 16 (3.78%) ITIL Certification
4 16 (3.78%) MCSE
5 13 (3.07%) CISSP
6 12 (2.84%) Security Cleared
7 10 (2.36%) CCNP
8 9 (2.13%) CCNA
8 9 (2.13%) DV Cleared
9 8 (1.89%) MCP
10 6 (1.42%) CEH
10 6 (1.42%) GCIA
10 6 (1.42%) MCSA
11 4 (0.95%) A+ Certification
11 4 (0.95%) CompTIA Security+
11 4 (0.95%) MCITP
11 4 (0.95%) Network+ Certification
11 4 (0.95%) SC Cleared
11 4 (0.95%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (5.44%) SLA
2 20 (4.73%) QA
3 5 (1.18%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.71%) HL7
5 1 (0.24%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 76 (17.97%) Active Directory
2 25 (5.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (5.20%) Hyper-V
4 8 (1.89%) XenApp
5 5 (1.18%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (1.18%) VMware ESX
6 4 (0.95%) Virtual Servers
6 4 (0.95%) XenDesktop
7 3 (0.71%) XenServer
8 2 (0.47%) BitLocker
8 2 (0.47%) Firmware
8 2 (0.47%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.24%) DFS Replication
9 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.24%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.24%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.24%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 33 (7.80%) SCCM
2 9 (2.13%) Grafana
3 6 (1.42%) Kibana
3 6 (1.42%) SCOM
3 6 (1.42%) SCOrch
4 5 (1.18%) AirWatch
4 5 (1.18%) HP NNM
4 5 (1.18%) TIBCO Hawk
5 4 (0.95%) Backup Exec
5 4 (0.95%) Ganglia
5 4 (0.95%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 4 (0.95%) NetBackup
5 4 (0.95%) Netcool
5 4 (0.95%) SCVMM
6 3 (0.71%) PaperCut
6 3 (0.71%) SafeCom
6 3 (0.71%) WSUS
7 2 (0.47%) EMC NetWorker
7 2 (0.47%) Jamf Pro
7 2 (0.47%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 111 (26.24%) Microsoft
2 49 (11.58%) VMware
3 48 (11.35%) Oracle
4 33 (7.80%) Red Hat
5 27 (6.38%) Cisco
6 24 (5.67%) Citrix
7 19 (4.49%) SAP
8 16 (3.78%) Siebel
9 14 (3.31%) HP
10 13 (3.07%) IBM
11 10 (2.36%) Juniper
12 8 (1.89%) Apple
12 8 (1.89%) CommVault
12 8 (1.89%) F5
12 8 (1.89%) ServiceNow
12 8 (1.89%) Veeam
13 7 (1.65%) BroadSoft
13 7 (1.65%) Dell
13 7 (1.65%) EMC
13 7 (1.65%) Sybase
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