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 27 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Specialist
Rank 632 726 604
Rank change year-on-year
+94 -122
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Specialist 265 222 362
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.29% 0.22% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.23% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 208 186 312
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,475 £23,231 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
86998 98052 105037
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.33% 96.19% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 73929 82173 85485
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 £27,000 £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 27 August 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 27 August 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 +56 88 £55,000 +29.41% 10
South East +36 76 £37,500 - 6
East of England +20 26 £45,000 +20.00% 7
Yorkshire +36 22 £32,750 +9.16% 3
South West +7 17 £35,000 -6.66%
West Midlands -11 14 £27,500 -21.42% 1
North West +16 9 £29,500 -10.60%
North East +13 8 £40,000 +26.98%
East Midlands +14 5 £35,000 -
Support Specialist
UK

Support Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 208 (40.47%) SQL
2 187 (36.38%) Windows
3 158 (30.74%) Finance
4 150 (29.18%) Microsoft
5 130 (25.29%) ITIL
6 111 (21.60%) Linux
7 100 (19.46%) Windows Server
8 92 (17.90%) SQL Server
9 87 (16.93%) Active Directory
10 84 (16.34%) Unix
11 82 (15.95%) Degree
12 68 (13.23%) VMware
12 68 (13.23%) MS Excel
13 66 (12.84%) Oracle
14 60 (11.67%) CRM
15 51 (9.92%) Windows Server 2008
16 50 (9.73%) MS Office
16 50 (9.73%) MS Exchange
17 49 (9.53%) PowerShell
18 46 (8.95%) .NET
19 43 (8.37%) Java
19 43 (8.37%) SAP
19 43 (8.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 42 (8.17%) IIS
21 40 (7.78%) SharePoint
21 40 (7.78%) Windows Server 2012
21 40 (7.78%) Analytical Skills
22 38 (7.39%) DNS
22 38 (7.39%) Migration
22 38 (7.39%) 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 50 (9.73%) MS Exchange
2 42 (8.17%) IIS
3 40 (7.78%) SharePoint
4 28 (5.45%) Exchange Server 2010
5 15 (2.92%) Skype for Business
6 13 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2013
7 10 (1.95%) Tomcat
8 9 (1.75%) Apache
9 7 (1.36%) WebLogic
10 6 (1.17%) Confluence
10 6 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2007
11 5 (0.97%) CMS
12 3 (0.58%) Elasticsearch
12 3 (0.58%) JBoss
12 3 (0.58%) nginx
12 3 (0.58%) Oracle Service Bus
13 2 (0.39%) BizTalk Server
13 2 (0.39%) Drupal
13 2 (0.39%) Jetty
13 2 (0.39%) Liferay
Applications
1 68 (13.23%) MS Excel
2 50 (9.73%) MS Office
3 11 (2.14%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (1.17%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.19%) InCopy
Business Applications
1 20 (3.89%) SAP Business One
2 15 (2.92%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (1.56%) Oracle Financials
3 8 (1.56%) Unit4 Business World
4 7 (1.36%) Dynamics GP
5 6 (1.17%) SAP MDM
6 3 (0.58%) Summit
7 2 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.19%) Maximo
8 1 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.19%) Siebel Analytics
Cloud Services
1 25 (4.86%) Office 365
2 9 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
3 8 (1.56%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.58%) 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%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.19%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.19%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (7.39%) DNS
2 33 (6.42%) Firewall
2 33 (6.42%) TCP/IP
3 25 (4.86%) DHCP
4 17 (3.31%) Internet
5 15 (2.92%) LAN
5 15 (2.92%) VoIP
6 14 (2.72%) SAN
7 13 (2.53%) Wireless
8 12 (2.33%) IP Telephony
8 12 (2.33%) MPLS
9 8 (1.56%) BGP
10 7 (1.36%) Cisco ASA
10 7 (1.36%) OSPF
10 7 (1.36%) SSL
10 7 (1.36%) VPN
10 7 (1.36%) WAN
11 6 (1.17%) Skype
11 6 (1.17%) VLAN
12 5 (0.97%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (17.90%) SQL Server
2 43 (8.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 31 (6.03%) Oracle Database
4 26 (5.06%) Crystal Reports
5 17 (3.31%) BusinessObjects
6 14 (2.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 10 (1.95%) Oracle BI EE
8 8 (1.56%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 8 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (1.56%) Xcelsius
9 7 (1.36%) Relational Database
10 6 (1.17%) Oracle Database 12c
10 6 (1.17%) PowerCenter
11 5 (0.97%) Data Mart
11 5 (0.97%) SQLPlus
12 4 (0.78%) MySQL
12 4 (0.78%) Oracle Database 11g
12 4 (0.78%) Oracle ODI
12 4 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
13 3 (0.58%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (1.56%) JIRA
2 6 (1.17%) Visual Studio
3 5 (0.97%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.19%) Android Studio
4 1 (0.19%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (0.19%) Toad
General
1 158 (30.74%) Finance
2 25 (4.86%) Banking
3 17 (3.31%) German Language
4 15 (2.92%) Manufacturing
5 14 (2.72%) Back Office
5 14 (2.72%) French Language
6 13 (2.53%) Marketing
7 12 (2.33%) Front Office
8 11 (2.14%) Financial Institution
8 11 (2.14%) Law
8 11 (2.14%) Spanish Language
9 8 (1.56%) Japanese Language
10 5 (0.97%) Advertising
10 5 (0.97%) Investment Banking
10 5 (0.97%) Pharmaceutical
10 5 (0.97%) Retail
10 5 (0.97%) Telecoms
11 4 (0.78%) Military
12 3 (0.58%) Electronics
12 3 (0.58%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (8.95%) .NET
2 33 (6.42%) XML
3 25 (4.86%) Web Services
4 24 (4.67%) FIX Protocol
5 20 (3.89%) HTML
6 13 (2.53%) ASP.NET
7 12 (2.33%) CSS
8 11 (2.14%) Middleware
8 11 (2.14%) XSLT
9 9 (1.75%) XSL
10 7 (1.36%) J2EE
10 7 (1.36%) SOAP
11 6 (1.17%) SAP Basis
12 5 (0.97%) Murex MxML
12 5 (0.97%) Oracle GoldenGate
13 4 (0.78%) COM
13 4 (0.78%) SonicMQ
13 4 (0.78%) XML Messaging
13 4 (0.78%) X-Windows
14 3 (0.58%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 40 (7.78%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (5.84%) Computer Science
3 23 (4.47%) Data Centre
3 23 (4.47%) Management Information System
4 19 (3.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 17 (3.31%) Fixed Income
6 15 (2.92%) Derivative
7 12 (2.33%) Driving Licence
8 11 (2.14%) Blackberry
8 11 (2.14%) Data Integration
8 11 (2.14%) Enterprise Software
8 11 (2.14%) Mobile Computing
9 10 (1.95%) Clustering
9 10 (1.95%) e-Learning
10 9 (1.75%) Mobile App
11 8 (1.56%) Equities
11 8 (1.56%) Life Science
11 8 (1.56%) User Experience
12 7 (1.36%) Fintech
13 6 (1.17%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 187 (36.38%) Windows
2 111 (21.60%) Linux
3 100 (19.46%) Windows Server
4 84 (16.34%) Unix
5 51 (9.92%) Windows Server 2008
6 40 (7.78%) Windows Server 2012
7 38 (7.39%) Windows Server 2003
8 33 (6.42%) Windows 7
9 28 (5.45%) AIX
10 20 (3.89%) Solaris
11 15 (2.92%) Windows XP
12 14 (2.72%) Mac OS X
13 11 (2.14%) Apple iOS
13 11 (2.14%) Windows 8
14 10 (1.95%) Android
15 9 (1.75%) Windows 10
16 7 (1.36%) Windows Mobile
17 5 (0.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 4 (0.78%) CentOS
18 4 (0.78%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (25.29%) ITIL
2 60 (11.67%) CRM
3 38 (7.39%) Migration
4 35 (6.81%) Project Management
5 33 (6.42%) ERP
6 32 (6.23%) User Acceptance Testing
7 31 (6.03%) Problem Management
8 28 (5.45%) Root Cause Analysis
8 28 (5.45%) Service Management
9 27 (5.25%) Presales
10 26 (5.06%) Performance Monitoring
11 25 (4.86%) Release Management
11 25 (4.86%) Service Delivery
12 21 (4.09%) Data Security
12 21 (4.09%) Incident Management
13 20 (3.89%) Data Migration
14 19 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
15 15 (2.92%) Data Management
15 15 (2.92%) Disaster Recovery
15 15 (2.92%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 208 (40.47%) SQL
2 49 (9.53%) PowerShell
3 43 (8.37%) Java
4 27 (5.25%) JavaScript
5 25 (4.86%) PL/SQL
6 21 (4.09%) C#
7 19 (3.70%) VBScript
8 16 (3.11%) Shell Script
8 16 (3.11%) VB
9 15 (2.92%) Perl
10 14 (2.72%) Python
11 9 (1.75%) Bash Shell
11 9 (1.75%) C++
12 6 (1.17%) C
12 6 (1.17%) PHP
12 6 (1.17%) T-SQL
12 6 (1.17%) VBA
13 4 (0.78%) Korn
13 4 (0.78%) R
14 3 (0.58%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 82 (15.95%) Degree
2 25 (4.86%) Security Cleared
3 20 (3.89%) ITIL Certification
4 18 (3.50%) AAT
4 18 (3.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 15 (2.92%) DV Cleared
6 12 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (1.95%) CCNP
8 9 (1.75%) MCP
9 6 (1.17%) CCNA
9 6 (1.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 5 (0.97%) MCSE
10 5 (0.97%) MCTS
10 5 (0.97%) SC Cleared
10 5 (0.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 4 (0.78%) MCSA
12 3 (0.58%) MCITP
12 3 (0.58%) Oracle Certification
12 3 (0.58%) RHCE
13 1 (0.19%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (6.23%) SLA
2 17 (3.31%) Data Quality
3 11 (2.14%) 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
System Software
1 87 (16.93%) Active Directory
2 37 (7.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (6.03%) Hyper-V
4 6 (1.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 6 (1.17%) Virtual Servers
5 5 (0.97%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (0.78%) Terminal Server
6 4 (0.78%) Virtual Desktop
6 4 (0.78%) XenApp
7 3 (0.58%) KVM
7 3 (0.58%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (0.58%) Shibboleth
7 3 (0.58%) Terminal Services
7 3 (0.58%) VMware ESX
7 3 (0.58%) vSphere
8 2 (0.39%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.19%) Docker
9 1 (0.19%) Postfix
9 1 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.19%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 31 (6.03%) SCCM
2 17 (3.31%) SCOM
3 14 (2.72%) Control-M
4 10 (1.95%) EMC NetWorker
5 8 (1.56%) WSUS
6 7 (1.36%) ITRS Geneos
7 5 (0.97%) NetBackup
8 4 (0.78%) Casper Suite
8 4 (0.78%) McAfee ePO
9 3 (0.58%) Backup Exec
9 3 (0.58%) HP NNM
9 3 (0.58%) Tivoli
10 2 (0.39%) BMC PATROL
10 2 (0.39%) EnCase
10 2 (0.39%) FTK
10 2 (0.39%) Legato
10 2 (0.39%) Nagios
10 2 (0.39%) Puppet
10 2 (0.39%) SCVMM
10 2 (0.39%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 150 (29.18%) Microsoft
2 68 (13.23%) VMware
3 66 (12.84%) Oracle
4 43 (8.37%) SAP
5 34 (6.61%) Citrix
6 33 (6.42%) Cisco
7 26 (5.06%) Salesforce.com
8 21 (4.09%) EMC
8 21 (4.09%) HP
9 16 (3.11%) Apple
9 16 (3.11%) Red Hat
10 14 (2.72%) Informatica
11 13 (2.53%) Siebel
12 10 (1.95%) Murex
12 10 (1.95%) Sybase
13 9 (1.75%) Juniper
13 9 (1.75%) NetApp
14 8 (1.56%) Bloomberg
14 8 (1.56%) Maconomy
14 8 (1.56%) Tableau
Reading, Berkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + overtime, bonus, etc.
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum + benefits!
Posted: 2 days ago
Yorkshire
set2recruit
Salary: £25000 - £35000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 4 days ago
Feltham, Middlesex
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £42000 per annum + 1,200 DV Allowance
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Dependent on Experience
Posted: 4 days ago
Liss, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 33,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + + Bonus + On-call + O/T +++
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 4 days ago
Luton
Williams Lea Tag
Salary: £27,000 - £35,000 per year
Posted: 8 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: £18,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Medisoft Limited
Salary: £26,000 per annum (from; depending on experience)
Posted: 16 days ago
Leeds
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £20000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Salary: negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Technology Sourcing Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedfordshire
Volt
Salary: benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Luton
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
London
Deltek
Posted: 24 days ago
Norwich
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago
East Cowes, Isle of Wight
OC Sport
Posted: 24 days ago