The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Essex region that had Support Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Specialist
Rank 86 103 97
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Specialist 4 4 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.42% 0.32% 0.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.32% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 8
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -7.89%
Support Specialist
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Essex 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
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
909 1232 1372
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 96.39% 97.08% 96.96%
Number of salaries quoted 727 983 1144
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Support Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

The demand trend of job ads across the Essex region that featured Support Specialist in the job title.

Support Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Support Specialist
Salary Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Support Specialist across the Essex region.

Support Specialist Salary Trend in Essex

Support Specialist
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Support Specialist within the Essex region over the 3 months to 29 May 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
Brentwood +13 2 £45,000 -14.28%
Support Specialist
East of England

Support Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 Essex region featuring Support Specialist in the job title.

1 10 (83.33%) SQL
2 7 (58.33%) Finance
3 6 (50.00%) AS400
4 5 (41.67%) Windows
4 5 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 4 (33.33%) ITIL
5 4 (33.33%) Service Delivery
5 4 (33.33%) COBOL
5 4 (33.33%) Client/Server
6 3 (25.00%) Java
6 3 (25.00%) Linux
6 3 (25.00%) .NET
6 3 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (25.00%) Windows Server
6 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (16.67%) iTunes
7 2 (16.67%) iSeries
7 2 (16.67%) Proofpoint
7 2 (16.67%) iPad
7 2 (16.67%) AWD
7 2 (16.67%) iPhone
7 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (16.67%) Office 365
7 2 (16.67%) Windows Phone
7 2 (16.67%) Mobile Device Management
7 2 (16.67%) Relational Database
7 2 (16.67%) MySQL
7 2 (16.67%) Oracle
7 2 (16.67%) SQL Server

Support Specialist Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Essex 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 2 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (16.67%) JBoss
1 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) AWD
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) iTunes
1 2 (16.67%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) MySQL
1 2 (16.67%) RDBMS
1 2 (16.67%) Relational Database
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (58.33%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) AS400
2 5 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (33.33%) Client/Server
4 2 (16.67%) Blackberry
4 2 (16.67%) iPad
4 2 (16.67%) iPhone
4 2 (16.67%) iSeries
4 2 (16.67%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Windows
2 3 (25.00%) Linux
2 3 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) ITIL
1 4 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (16.67%) Change Management
3 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 2 (16.67%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (8.33%) Change Control
4 1 (8.33%) High Availability
4 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
4 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) SQL
2 4 (33.33%) COBOL
3 3 (25.00%) Java
4 2 (16.67%) RPG
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) Apple
2 2 (16.67%) Clearswift
2 2 (16.67%) Nokia
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle
2 2 (16.67%) Proofpoint