The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the London region that had Support Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Specialist
Rank 532 597 544
Rank change year-on-year
+65 -53
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Specialist 81 74 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.21% 0.17% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.17% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 64 59 108
Median salary £50,500 £44,000 £36,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.77% +19.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £23,115 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £58,250
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
Support Specialist
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 London 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
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
36402 42305 43379
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.70% 95.80% 95.75%
Number of salaries quoted 31526 36015 36074
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Support Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Support Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in London

Support Specialist
Salary Trend in London

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

Support Specialist Salary Trend in London

Support Specialist
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Support Specialist across the London region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016.

Support Specialist Salary Histogram in London

Support Specialist
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Support Specialist within the London region over the 3 months to 28 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
City of London +57 21 £54,500 -12.80% 2
Feltham - 5 - - 1
Romford - 2 £40,000 -
Ealing - 1 £34,000 -
Hammersmith - 1 £34,000 -
Support Specialist
England

Support Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 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 London region featuring Support Specialist in the job title.

1 88 (50.87%) Finance
2 78 (45.09%) SQL
3 68 (39.31%) Windows
4 62 (35.84%) ITIL
5 59 (34.10%) Linux
6 46 (26.59%) Oracle
7 44 (25.43%) Unix
8 33 (19.08%) Java
8 33 (19.08%) Windows Server
9 30 (17.34%) SQL Server
10 27 (15.61%) Microsoft
11 26 (15.03%) Analytical Skills
12 25 (14.45%) Oracle Database
12 25 (14.45%) Degree
13 23 (13.29%) Active Directory
14 21 (12.14%) Web Services
15 20 (11.56%) JavaScript
15 20 (11.56%) PL/SQL
15 20 (11.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 20 (11.56%) VMware
16 19 (10.98%) BusinessObjects
16 19 (10.98%) SLA
17 17 (9.83%) Root Cause Analysis
17 17 (9.83%) PowerShell
17 17 (9.83%) SDLC
17 17 (9.83%) XML
17 17 (9.83%) SAP
17 17 (9.83%) Service Management
17 17 (9.83%) Problem Management
18 16 (9.25%) FIX Protocol

Support Specialist Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 12 (6.94%) MS Exchange
2 8 (4.62%) IIS
3 7 (4.05%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (3.47%) Confluence
5 5 (2.89%) Apache
6 4 (2.31%) SharePoint
6 4 (2.31%) Tomcat
6 4 (2.31%) WebLogic
7 3 (1.73%) Oracle Service Bus
7 3 (1.73%) Skype for Business
8 2 (1.16%) Liferay
8 2 (1.16%) WebLogic Portal
9 1 (0.58%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.58%) IBM HTTP Server
9 1 (0.58%) JBoss
9 1 (0.58%) Xceptor
Applications
1 13 (7.51%) MS Office
2 12 (6.94%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.73%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.58%) InCopy
Business Applications
1 10 (5.78%) Oracle Financials
1 10 (5.78%) Unit4 Business World
2 3 (1.73%) Summit
3 2 (1.16%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.58%) Cerner Millennium
4 1 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.58%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.58%) EQXanite
4 1 (0.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.58%) Siebel Analytics
Cloud Services
1 14 (8.09%) Office 365
2 7 (4.05%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (1.73%) Mimecast
4 2 (1.16%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (6.94%) DNS
2 7 (4.05%) TCP/IP
3 6 (3.47%) DHCP
4 4 (2.31%) NetScaler
4 4 (2.31%) SAN
5 3 (1.73%) Skype
6 2 (1.16%) FTP
6 2 (1.16%) Internet
6 2 (1.16%) LAN
6 2 (1.16%) WebEx
7 1 (0.58%) DMZ
7 1 (0.58%) HTTP
7 1 (0.58%) NAS
7 1 (0.58%) VPN
7 1 (0.58%) WAN
7 1 (0.58%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (17.34%) SQL Server
2 25 (14.45%) Oracle Database
3 19 (10.98%) BusinessObjects
4 12 (6.94%) Oracle BI EE
4 12 (6.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (5.78%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 10 (5.78%) Xcelsius
6 8 (4.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (4.05%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (4.05%) Relational Database
8 6 (3.47%) Oracle Database 12c
8 6 (3.47%) PowerCenter
9 5 (2.89%) Data Mart
9 5 (2.89%) Hadoop
9 5 (2.89%) SQLPlus
10 4 (2.31%) Crystal Reports
10 4 (2.31%) Oracle Database 11g
10 4 (2.31%) Oracle ODI
11 1 (0.58%) Pentaho
11 1 (0.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 8 (4.62%) JIRA
2 2 (1.16%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.58%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (0.58%) Toad
General
1 88 (50.87%) Finance
2 15 (8.67%) Banking
3 12 (6.94%) Back Office
3 12 (6.94%) Financial Institution
3 12 (6.94%) Front Office
4 9 (5.20%) Law
5 7 (4.05%) Advertising
6 6 (3.47%) Investment Banking
7 4 (2.31%) French Language
7 4 (2.31%) German Language
7 4 (2.31%) Military
7 4 (2.31%) Retail
7 4 (2.31%) Spanish Language
8 3 (1.73%) Marketing
9 2 (1.16%) Electronics
10 1 (0.58%) Legal
10 1 (0.58%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.58%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.58%) Publishing
10 1 (0.58%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (12.14%) Web Services
2 17 (9.83%) XML
3 16 (9.25%) FIX Protocol
4 14 (8.09%) .NET
5 6 (3.47%) J2EE
5 6 (3.47%) Middleware
5 6 (3.47%) SAP Basis
6 5 (2.89%) HTML
6 5 (2.89%) Murex MxML
6 5 (2.89%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 4 (2.31%) SonicMQ
7 4 (2.31%) XML Messaging
7 4 (2.31%) X-Windows
8 3 (1.73%) WSDL
9 2 (1.16%) Node.js
10 1 (0.58%) HTML5
10 1 (0.58%) Java EE 5
10 1 (0.58%) JBoss Seam
10 1 (0.58%) jQuery
10 1 (0.58%) OpenID
Miscellaneous
1 26 (15.03%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (11.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 14 (8.09%) Derivative
3 14 (8.09%) Fixed Income
4 11 (6.36%) Enterprise Software
5 9 (5.20%) Computer Science
6 8 (4.62%) Data Integration
7 6 (3.47%) Clustering
7 6 (3.47%) Equities
8 5 (2.89%) Fintech
8 5 (2.89%) User Experience
9 4 (2.31%) Driving Licence
9 4 (2.31%) Eurex
9 4 (2.31%) Fat Client
9 4 (2.31%) Hedge funds
9 4 (2.31%) Management Information System
9 4 (2.31%) Mobile Computing
9 4 (2.31%) Thin Client
10 3 (1.73%) NHS
11 2 (1.16%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 68 (39.31%) Windows
2 59 (34.10%) Linux
3 44 (25.43%) Unix
4 33 (19.08%) Windows Server
5 13 (7.51%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (6.94%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (6.94%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (5.78%) Mac OS X
7 10 (5.78%) Windows 7
8 5 (2.89%) AIX
8 5 (2.89%) Solaris
8 5 (2.89%) Windows XP
9 3 (1.73%) Windows 8
10 2 (1.16%) Mac OS X Server
10 2 (1.16%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.58%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (35.84%) ITIL
2 17 (9.83%) Problem Management
2 17 (9.83%) Root Cause Analysis
2 17 (9.83%) SDLC
2 17 (9.83%) Service Management
3 15 (8.67%) Time Management
4 12 (6.94%) Investment Management
4 12 (6.94%) Performance Monitoring
4 12 (6.94%) System Integration Testing
4 12 (6.94%) User Acceptance Testing
5 11 (6.36%) Asset Management
6 10 (5.78%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (5.78%) ERP
6 10 (5.78%) ITSM
6 10 (5.78%) OO
7 8 (4.62%) ETL
7 8 (4.62%) Release Management
8 7 (4.05%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (4.05%) High-Frequency Trading
9 6 (3.47%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 78 (45.09%) SQL
2 33 (19.08%) Java
3 20 (11.56%) JavaScript
3 20 (11.56%) PL/SQL
4 17 (9.83%) PowerShell
5 16 (9.25%) Python
6 13 (7.51%) Shell Script
7 12 (6.94%) VBScript
8 11 (6.36%) C#
8 11 (6.36%) Perl
9 10 (5.78%) VB
10 8 (4.62%) C++
11 6 (3.47%) VBA
12 3 (1.73%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.58%) PHP
13 1 (0.58%) RPG
13 1 (0.58%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 25 (14.45%) Degree
2 9 (5.20%) Security Cleared
3 6 (3.47%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (2.89%) DV Cleared
4 5 (2.89%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 5 (2.89%) MCSE
4 5 (2.89%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (2.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (1.73%) CFA
6 3 (1.73%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.58%) CCNA
7 1 (0.58%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.58%) MCP
7 1 (0.58%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (10.98%) SLA
2 13 (7.51%) QA
3 4 (2.31%) Solvency II
4 2 (1.16%) HL7
5 1 (0.58%) COBIT
System Software
1 23 (13.29%) Active Directory
2 11 (6.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (3.47%) Hyper-V
4 5 (2.89%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (2.31%) Terminal Server
5 4 (2.31%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.58%) DFS Replication
6 1 (0.58%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (0.58%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.58%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 14 (8.09%) SCCM
2 11 (6.36%) Control-M
3 7 (4.05%) ITRS Geneos
4 6 (3.47%) SCOM
5 5 (2.89%) Casper Suite
5 5 (2.89%) SCOrch
6 2 (1.16%) BMC PATROL
6 2 (1.16%) Nagios
6 2 (1.16%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.58%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 1 (0.58%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.58%) SCSM
7 1 (0.58%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.58%) ServiceCenter
7 1 (0.58%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (0.58%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 46 (26.59%) Oracle
2 27 (15.61%) Microsoft
3 20 (11.56%) VMware
4 17 (9.83%) SAP
5 15 (8.67%) Informatica
6 13 (7.51%) Citrix
7 12 (6.94%) Siebel
8 10 (5.78%) Maconomy
8 10 (5.78%) Murex
9 8 (4.62%) Bloomberg
9 8 (4.62%) Tableau
10 6 (3.47%) EXASOL
10 6 (3.47%) Sybase
11 5 (2.89%) Apple
11 5 (2.89%) Red Hat
11 5 (2.89%) Salesforce.com
11 5 (2.89%) ServiceNow
12 4 (2.31%) AppSense
12 4 (2.31%) Remedy
12 4 (2.31%) Xerox
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