The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Leeds 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
Rank 148 170 160
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Specialist 14 17 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.53% 0.50% 0.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% 0.52% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 13 13 20
Median salary £36,500 £25,000 £20,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+46.00% +25.00%
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 Leeds 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
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2560 3251 3526
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 97.78% 96.41% 98.35%
Number of salaries quoted 2231 2707 2858
Median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Support Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Support Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Support Specialist
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Support Specialist Salary Trend in Leeds

Support Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

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 Leeds region featuring Support Specialist in the job title.

1 12 (80.00%) Windows
1 12 (80.00%) Windows Server
2 10 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 9 (60.00%) IIS
3 9 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (53.33%) Internet
5 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
5 7 (46.67%) SQL
5 7 (46.67%) T-SQL
6 6 (40.00%) C#
6 6 (40.00%) JavaScript
6 6 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (40.00%) SQL Server 2014
7 5 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
7 5 (33.33%) MS Exchange
8 4 (26.67%) VMware
9 3 (20.00%) Firewall
9 3 (20.00%) XenApp
9 3 (20.00%) XenServer
9 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
9 3 (20.00%) DevOps
9 3 (20.00%) HP StoreVirtual
9 3 (20.00%) Remote Desktop
9 3 (20.00%) High Availability
9 3 (20.00%) DHCP
9 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
9 3 (20.00%) DNS

Support Specialist Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds 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 9 (60.00%) IIS
2 5 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
2 5 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (53.33%) Internet
2 3 (20.00%) DHCP
2 3 (20.00%) DNS
2 3 (20.00%) Firewall
2 3 (20.00%) Remote Desktop
2 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (6.67%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 6 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 6 (40.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (6.67%) Crystal Reports
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) HP StoreVirtual
2 1 (6.67%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 12 (80.00%) Windows
1 12 (80.00%) Windows Server
2 9 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) DevOps
1 3 (20.00%) High Availability
1 3 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (6.67%) Change Management
2 1 (6.67%) E-Discovery
2 1 (6.67%) Patch Management
2 1 (6.67%) Performance Management
2 1 (6.67%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (6.67%) Process Improvement
2 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (6.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) SQL
1 7 (46.67%) T-SQL
2 6 (40.00%) C#
2 6 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (13.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) CCNA
1 3 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (6.67%) MCSE
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (20.00%) XenApp
2 3 (20.00%) XenServer
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (6.67%) Terminal Services
3 1 (6.67%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (26.67%) VMware
3 3 (20.00%) Citrix
3 3 (20.00%) Dell
3 3 (20.00%) EMC
3 3 (20.00%) HP
4 1 (6.67%) iManage