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 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Specialist
Rank 653 697 611
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -86
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Specialist 224 236 363
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.25% 0.23% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.24% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 165 192 314
Median salary £39,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,115 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
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
85387 98349 102901
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.29% 96.25% 96.40%
Number of salaries quoted 72079 82738 83928
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 £42,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.62% -

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 September 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 September 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 +39 81 £52,250 +18.75% 11
South East +27 51 £30,000 -20.00% 7
Yorkshire +31 24 £33,000 -5.71% 2
East of England +15 24 £45,000 +16.88% 7
West Midlands -20 14 £28,750 -4.16%
South West -4 12 £27,500 -29.03% 1
North West +11 8 £29,500 -10.60%
North East +14 7 £40,000 +26.98% 1
East Midlands +13 2 £31,000 +9.73%
Support Specialist
UK

Support Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 September 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.

1 207 (40.12%) SQL
2 187 (36.24%) Windows
3 152 (29.46%) Finance
3 152 (29.46%) Microsoft
4 136 (26.36%) ITIL
5 111 (21.51%) Linux
6 98 (18.99%) SQL Server
7 97 (18.80%) Windows Server
8 87 (16.86%) Degree
9 80 (15.50%) Active Directory
10 78 (15.12%) Unix
11 65 (12.60%) VMware
11 65 (12.60%) MS Excel
12 64 (12.40%) Oracle
13 57 (11.05%) CRM
14 51 (9.88%) .NET
15 49 (9.50%) Windows Server 2008
16 47 (9.11%) MS Office
16 47 (9.11%) MS Exchange
17 46 (8.91%) Java
17 46 (8.91%) PowerShell
18 45 (8.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 44 (8.53%) SAP
20 43 (8.33%) IIS
21 41 (7.95%) SharePoint
21 41 (7.95%) Analytical Skills
22 37 (7.17%) Windows Server 2012
22 37 (7.17%) Citrix
22 37 (7.17%) Migration
22 37 (7.17%) Windows Server 2003

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 47 (9.11%) MS Exchange
2 43 (8.33%) IIS
3 41 (7.95%) SharePoint
4 24 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2010
5 14 (2.71%) Skype for Business
6 12 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2013
7 10 (1.94%) Tomcat
8 9 (1.74%) Apache
8 9 (1.74%) WebLogic
9 6 (1.16%) Confluence
9 6 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2007
10 3 (0.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 3 (0.58%) CMS
10 3 (0.58%) Elasticsearch
10 3 (0.58%) JBoss
10 3 (0.58%) nginx
10 3 (0.58%) Oracle Service Bus
11 2 (0.39%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 2 (0.39%) Drupal
11 2 (0.39%) Jetty
Applications
1 65 (12.60%) MS Excel
2 47 (9.11%) MS Office
3 9 (1.74%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.97%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.19%) InCopy
5 1 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 20 (3.88%) SAP Business One
2 16 (3.10%) Dynamics CRM
3 10 (1.94%) Oracle Financials
3 10 (1.94%) Unit4 Business World
4 7 (1.36%) Dynamics GP
5 6 (1.16%) SAP MDM
6 3 (0.58%) Summit
7 2 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.39%) Maximo
7 2 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.19%) Cerner Millennium
8 1 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.19%) EQXanite
8 1 (0.19%) Siebel Analytics
Cloud Services
1 26 (5.04%) Office 365
2 9 (1.74%) Cloud Computing
2 9 (1.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.78%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.58%) Mimecast
4 3 (0.58%) Yammer
5 2 (0.39%) iTunes
6 1 (0.19%) Apcera
6 1 (0.19%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.19%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (6.78%) DNS
2 33 (6.40%) Firewall
3 31 (6.01%) TCP/IP
4 21 (4.07%) DHCP
5 19 (3.68%) Internet
6 17 (3.29%) LAN
7 15 (2.91%) VoIP
8 14 (2.71%) IP Telephony
8 14 (2.71%) SAN
9 13 (2.52%) MPLS
10 12 (2.33%) Wireless
11 9 (1.74%) BGP
11 9 (1.74%) VPN
12 8 (1.55%) OSPF
12 8 (1.55%) Skype
13 7 (1.36%) Cisco ASA
13 7 (1.36%) WAN
14 6 (1.16%) VLAN
15 5 (0.97%) SSL
15 5 (0.97%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (18.99%) SQL Server
2 45 (8.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 32 (6.20%) Oracle Database
4 26 (5.04%) Crystal Reports
5 19 (3.68%) BusinessObjects
6 16 (3.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 11 (2.13%) Oracle BI EE
8 10 (1.94%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 10 (1.94%) Xcelsius
9 9 (1.74%) Data Warehouse
9 9 (1.74%) Relational Database
10 6 (1.16%) Oracle Database 12c
10 6 (1.16%) PowerCenter
11 5 (0.97%) Data Mart
11 5 (0.97%) SQLPlus
12 4 (0.78%) Hadoop
12 4 (0.78%) Oracle Database 11g
12 4 (0.78%) Oracle ODI
12 4 (0.78%) SQL Server 2005
12 4 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (1.55%) JIRA
2 4 (0.78%) Visual Studio
3 3 (0.58%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.39%) Android Studio
5 1 (0.19%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (0.19%) Toad
General
1 152 (29.46%) Finance
2 24 (4.65%) Banking
3 18 (3.49%) Manufacturing
4 15 (2.91%) Marketing
5 13 (2.52%) Back Office
6 12 (2.33%) Financial Institution
6 12 (2.33%) Front Office
6 12 (2.33%) German Language
6 12 (2.33%) Law
7 9 (1.74%) French Language
8 8 (1.55%) Japanese Language
8 8 (1.55%) Retail
9 7 (1.36%) Advertising
9 7 (1.36%) Telecoms
10 6 (1.16%) Spanish Language
11 5 (0.97%) Investment Banking
11 5 (0.97%) Pharmaceutical
12 4 (0.78%) Electronics
12 4 (0.78%) Military
13 3 (0.58%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (9.88%) .NET
2 32 (6.20%) XML
3 29 (5.62%) Web Services
4 18 (3.49%) HTML
5 16 (3.10%) FIX Protocol
6 15 (2.91%) Middleware
7 14 (2.71%) ASP.NET
8 10 (1.94%) CSS
9 8 (1.55%) J2EE
9 8 (1.55%) XSL
9 8 (1.55%) XSLT
10 7 (1.36%) SOAP
11 6 (1.16%) SAP Basis
12 5 (0.97%) Murex MxML
12 5 (0.97%) Oracle GoldenGate
13 4 (0.78%) COM
13 4 (0.78%) Oracle Fusion
13 4 (0.78%) SonicMQ
13 4 (0.78%) XML Messaging
13 4 (0.78%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 41 (7.95%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (5.43%) Computer Science
3 23 (4.46%) Data Centre
3 23 (4.46%) Management Information System
4 20 (3.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 16 (3.10%) Enterprise Software
6 14 (2.71%) Derivative
6 14 (2.71%) Fixed Income
7 12 (2.33%) Data Integration
8 11 (2.13%) Blackberry
8 11 (2.13%) Clustering
8 11 (2.13%) Driving Licence
8 11 (2.13%) Mobile Computing
9 10 (1.94%) Mobile App
10 8 (1.55%) Life Science
11 6 (1.16%) e-Learning
11 6 (1.16%) Equities
11 6 (1.16%) Fintech
12 5 (0.97%) User Experience
12 5 (0.97%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 187 (36.24%) Windows
2 111 (21.51%) Linux
3 97 (18.80%) Windows Server
4 78 (15.12%) Unix
5 49 (9.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 37 (7.17%) Windows Server 2003
6 37 (7.17%) Windows Server 2012
7 33 (6.40%) Windows 7
8 27 (5.23%) AIX
9 18 (3.49%) Solaris
10 15 (2.91%) Apple iOS
10 15 (2.91%) Mac OS X
10 15 (2.91%) Windows XP
11 13 (2.52%) Windows 10
12 12 (2.33%) Windows 8
13 10 (1.94%) Android
14 7 (1.36%) Windows Mobile
15 5 (0.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 4 (0.78%) CentOS
17 3 (0.58%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (26.36%) ITIL
2 57 (11.05%) CRM
3 37 (7.17%) Migration
4 36 (6.98%) Project Management
5 34 (6.59%) ERP
5 34 (6.59%) Problem Management
6 33 (6.40%) User Acceptance Testing
7 28 (5.43%) Root Cause Analysis
8 27 (5.23%) Performance Monitoring
8 27 (5.23%) Presales
8 27 (5.23%) Service Management
9 26 (5.04%) Service Delivery
10 24 (4.65%) Release Management
11 21 (4.07%) Agile Software Development
11 21 (4.07%) Data Security
12 20 (3.88%) Data Migration
13 17 (3.29%) Incident Management
13 17 (3.29%) Time Management
14 16 (3.10%) Document Management
14 16 (3.10%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 207 (40.12%) SQL
2 46 (8.91%) Java
2 46 (8.91%) PowerShell
3 29 (5.62%) JavaScript
4 26 (5.04%) C#
5 24 (4.65%) PL/SQL
6 19 (3.68%) VBScript
7 18 (3.49%) VB
8 16 (3.10%) Python
8 16 (3.10%) Shell Script
9 13 (2.52%) C++
9 13 (2.52%) Perl
10 7 (1.36%) C
11 6 (1.16%) T-SQL
11 6 (1.16%) VBA
12 5 (0.97%) Bash Shell
13 4 (0.78%) PHP
13 4 (0.78%) R
14 3 (0.58%) RPG
15 2 (0.39%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 87 (16.86%) Degree
2 30 (5.81%) Security Cleared
3 23 (4.46%) ITIL Certification
4 22 (4.26%) Microsoft Certification
5 20 (3.88%) DV Cleared
6 18 (3.49%) AAT
7 14 (2.71%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (1.94%) CCNP
8 10 (1.94%) MCSE
9 9 (1.74%) MCP
10 7 (1.36%) CCNA
11 6 (1.16%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 5 (0.97%) MCTS
12 5 (0.97%) SC Cleared
13 4 (0.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 3 (0.58%) MCITP
14 3 (0.58%) MCSA
14 3 (0.58%) Oracle Certification
14 3 (0.58%) RHCE
15 2 (0.39%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (6.20%) SLA
2 17 (3.29%) Data Quality
3 12 (2.33%) QA
4 4 (0.78%) HL7
4 4 (0.78%) Solvency II
5 2 (0.39%) DICOM
6 1 (0.19%) COBIT
6 1 (0.19%) GAMP
6 1 (0.19%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.19%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 80 (15.50%) Active Directory
2 35 (6.78%) Hyper-V
2 35 (6.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.16%) Microsoft App-V
4 5 (0.97%) XenApp
5 4 (0.78%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 4 (0.78%) Terminal Server
5 4 (0.78%) Virtual Desktop
5 4 (0.78%) Virtual Servers
6 3 (0.58%) Shibboleth
6 3 (0.58%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (0.58%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.39%) KVM
7 2 (0.39%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.19%) Docker
8 1 (0.19%) Firmware
8 1 (0.19%) Postfix
8 1 (0.19%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.19%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (0.19%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 36 (6.98%) SCCM
2 17 (3.29%) SCOM
3 11 (2.13%) Control-M
4 10 (1.94%) EMC NetWorker
5 8 (1.55%) WSUS
6 7 (1.36%) ITRS Geneos
7 5 (0.97%) Casper Suite
7 5 (0.97%) NetBackup
7 5 (0.97%) SCOrch
8 4 (0.78%) McAfee ePO
9 3 (0.58%) AirWatch
9 3 (0.58%) Backup Exec
9 3 (0.58%) HP NNM
9 3 (0.58%) SCVMM
9 3 (0.58%) Tivoli
10 2 (0.39%) BMC PATROL
10 2 (0.39%) Legato
10 2 (0.39%) Nagios
10 2 (0.39%) ServiceCenter
10 2 (0.39%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 152 (29.46%) Microsoft
2 65 (12.60%) VMware
3 64 (12.40%) Oracle
4 44 (8.53%) SAP
5 37 (7.17%) Citrix
6 34 (6.59%) Cisco
7 26 (5.04%) Salesforce.com
8 22 (4.26%) HP
9 21 (4.07%) EMC
10 20 (3.88%) Red Hat
11 16 (3.10%) Apple
12 15 (2.91%) Informatica
13 12 (2.33%) Siebel
14 11 (2.13%) Sybase
15 10 (1.94%) Maconomy
15 10 (1.94%) Murex
16 9 (1.74%) Juniper
17 8 (1.55%) Bloomberg
17 8 (1.55%) IBM
17 8 (1.55%) Tableau
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hertford, Hertfordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £19000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Yorkshire
set2recruit
Salary: £25000 - £35000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £24,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Computer People
Salary: £30000.00 - £32000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 11 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Car, Benefits and Bonus Package
Posted: Yesterday
Feltham, Middlesex
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £42000 per annum + 1,200 DV Allowance
Posted: Yesterday
London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus, shares, pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + + Bonus + On-call + O/T +++
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
2i Resourcing
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum Competitive base salary + attractive
Posted: 5 days ago
Abingdon
Sophos
Salary: Highly Competitive + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Central London / West End
Jenkins Jacob
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
JM
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus and pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds
Workforce
Salary: £10,000 - £40,000 per year
Posted: 15 days ago
Guildford
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + on call allowance, expenses
Posted: 15 days ago
Camberley
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £37000.00 - £41000.00 per annum + car, bonus, pension
Posted: 11 days ago
Abingdon
Sophos
Salary: Highly competative + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Central London
Guru Careers
Salary: Competitive DOE + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
England
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £37000.00 - £41000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago