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

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Specialist
Rank 563 545 560
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Specialist 81 125 154
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.20% 0.29% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.30% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 68 110 122
Median salary £50,000 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,700 £20,475 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £69,450 £65,000 £63,150
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,750
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -7.28%
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
39261 41575 47018
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.73% 95.75% 96.05%
Number of salaries quoted 34088 35095 39319
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 £31,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 27 May 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 27 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
City of London +49 30 £55,000 +4.76% 7
Uxbridge - 3 - -
Docklands, London +20 1 £41,500 -30.83%
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £50,000 -
Twickenham - 1 £30,000 -
Support Specialist
England

Support Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 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 London region featuring Support Specialist in the job title.

1 79 (44.13%) Finance
2 67 (37.43%) SQL
3 60 (33.52%) Windows
4 56 (31.28%) Unix
5 45 (25.14%) Linux
6 35 (19.55%) ITIL
7 34 (18.99%) FIX Protocol
8 31 (17.32%) Microsoft
9 27 (15.08%) Banking
9 27 (15.08%) Windows Server
10 22 (12.29%) VMware
11 21 (11.73%) Active Directory
12 20 (11.17%) Perl
12 20 (11.17%) Oracle
12 20 (11.17%) Degree
13 18 (10.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 17 (9.50%) Electronic Trading
14 17 (9.50%) Microsoft Certification
14 17 (9.50%) Fixed Income
15 16 (8.94%) Back Office
15 16 (8.94%) Equities
15 16 (8.94%) Citrix
15 16 (8.94%) Control-M
15 16 (8.94%) .NET
15 16 (8.94%) XML
15 16 (8.94%) MS Excel
15 16 (8.94%) Windows 7
16 15 (8.38%) Bash Shell
16 15 (8.38%) SQL Server
16 15 (8.38%) Java

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 (6.70%) MS Exchange
2 8 (4.47%) Skype for Business
3 7 (3.91%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (2.23%) IIS
5 3 (1.68%) OpenStack
5 3 (1.68%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.68%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.12%) Apache
7 1 (0.56%) CMS
7 1 (0.56%) Drupal
7 1 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.56%) IBM HTTP Server
7 1 (0.56%) JBoss
7 1 (0.56%) Moodle
7 1 (0.56%) SAS
7 1 (0.56%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.56%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.56%) WordPress
Applications
1 16 (8.94%) MS Excel
2 10 (5.59%) MS Office
3 4 (2.23%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (2.79%) Payment Gateway
2 3 (1.68%) Adaptiv
2 3 (1.68%) Summit
3 2 (1.12%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (1.12%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.56%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.03%) Office 365
2 6 (3.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.68%) Mimecast
4 2 (1.12%) SaaS
5 1 (0.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.47%) DNS
2 7 (3.91%) LAN
2 7 (3.91%) SAN
3 6 (3.35%) VoIP
3 6 (3.35%) WAN
4 5 (2.79%) Firewall
4 5 (2.79%) Internet
4 5 (2.79%) PCoIP
4 5 (2.79%) TCP/IP
4 5 (2.79%) VPN
5 3 (1.68%) NetScaler
5 3 (1.68%) SSH
5 3 (1.68%) SSL
6 2 (1.12%) FTP
6 2 (1.12%) PBX
6 2 (1.12%) Skype
7 1 (0.56%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 1 (0.56%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (0.56%) Telepresence
7 1 (0.56%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (8.38%) SQL Server
2 12 (6.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (2.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (1.68%) Data Mart
4 3 (1.68%) IBM InfoSphere
4 3 (1.68%) Relational Database
4 3 (1.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (1.68%) SQLPlus
5 2 (1.12%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (1.12%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (1.12%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 2 (1.12%) Oracle Discoverer
5 2 (1.12%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.56%) Base SAS
6 1 (0.56%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
6 1 (0.56%) DB2
6 1 (0.56%) KDB
6 1 (0.56%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (1.12%) JIRA
1 2 (1.12%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (0.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.56%) Toad
General
1 79 (44.13%) Finance
2 27 (15.08%) Banking
3 16 (8.94%) Back Office
4 12 (6.70%) Front Office
5 10 (5.59%) French Language
5 10 (5.59%) German Language
6 9 (5.03%) Spanish Language
7 7 (3.91%) Financial Institution
8 6 (3.35%) Law
8 6 (3.35%) Telecoms
9 4 (2.23%) Investment Banking
10 3 (1.68%) Advertising
10 3 (1.68%) Marketing
10 3 (1.68%) Military
11 2 (1.12%) Legal
11 2 (1.12%) Retail
12 1 (0.56%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.56%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (18.99%) FIX Protocol
2 16 (8.94%) .NET
2 16 (8.94%) XML
3 9 (5.03%) HTML
4 8 (4.47%) ASP.NET
5 5 (2.79%) CSS
5 5 (2.79%) Middleware
6 3 (1.68%) MDX
6 3 (1.68%) Murex MxML
6 3 (1.68%) Web Services
7 2 (1.12%) J2EE
7 2 (1.12%) SonicMQ
7 2 (1.12%) XML Messaging
8 1 (0.56%) Ajax
8 1 (0.56%) Flash
8 1 (0.56%) NHibernate
8 1 (0.56%) OAuth
8 1 (0.56%) RESTful
8 1 (0.56%) WCF
8 1 (0.56%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 18 (10.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 17 (9.50%) Fixed Income
3 16 (8.94%) Equities
4 14 (7.82%) Fintech
5 12 (6.70%) Computer Science
6 11 (6.15%) Hedge funds
7 10 (5.59%) Derivative
8 7 (3.91%) Driving Licence
9 6 (3.35%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (2.79%) Client/Server
10 5 (2.79%) Fat Client
10 5 (2.79%) iPhone
10 5 (2.79%) Replication
10 5 (2.79%) SWIFT
10 5 (2.79%) Thin Client
11 4 (2.23%) Eurex
11 4 (2.23%) Market Risk
11 4 (2.23%) Smartphone
11 4 (2.23%) Video Conferencing
12 3 (1.68%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 60 (33.52%) Windows
2 56 (31.28%) Unix
3 45 (25.14%) Linux
4 27 (15.08%) Windows Server
5 16 (8.94%) Windows 7
6 13 (7.26%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (3.91%) Mac OS X
7 7 (3.91%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (3.35%) Solaris
8 6 (3.35%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (2.23%) AIX
10 3 (1.68%) SUSE
10 3 (1.68%) Windows 8
11 2 (1.12%) Mac OS X Server
11 2 (1.12%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.56%) Android
12 1 (0.56%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (19.55%) ITIL
2 17 (9.50%) Electronic Trading
3 11 (6.15%) Problem Management
4 10 (5.59%) Asset Management
5 9 (5.03%) Performance Tuning
5 9 (5.03%) Root Cause Analysis
6 8 (4.47%) Release Management
6 8 (4.47%) Service Management
7 7 (3.91%) Incident Management
7 7 (3.91%) Regression Testing
7 7 (3.91%) Service Delivery
7 7 (3.91%) Software Testing
8 6 (3.35%) Low Latency
9 5 (2.79%) Coaching
9 5 (2.79%) CRM
9 5 (2.79%) E-Commerce
9 5 (2.79%) Risk Management
9 5 (2.79%) Server Virtualisation
9 5 (2.79%) Trend Analysis
10 4 (2.23%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 67 (37.43%) SQL
2 20 (11.17%) Perl
3 15 (8.38%) Bash Shell
3 15 (8.38%) Java
4 9 (5.03%) Python
5 7 (3.91%) C#
5 7 (3.91%) JavaScript
6 6 (3.35%) PowerShell
6 6 (3.35%) Shell Script
7 4 (2.23%) VBA
8 3 (1.68%) Korn
9 2 (1.12%) C++
10 1 (0.56%) PHP
10 1 (0.56%) R
10 1 (0.56%) RPG
10 1 (0.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 20 (11.17%) Degree
2 17 (9.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (6.70%) MCSE
4 7 (3.91%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (3.35%) Security Cleared
6 4 (2.23%) CCNA
6 4 (2.23%) MCP
6 4 (2.23%) MOS
7 3 (1.68%) CCNP
7 3 (1.68%) PMI Certification
7 3 (1.68%) SC Cleared
7 3 (1.68%) VTSP
8 2 (1.12%) A+ Certification
8 2 (1.12%) MCDST
8 2 (1.12%) MCSA
8 2 (1.12%) MCTS
9 1 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.56%) MCITP
9 1 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.26%) SLA
2 3 (1.68%) QA
3 1 (0.56%) COBIT
3 1 (0.56%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 21 (11.73%) Active Directory
2 13 (7.26%) Hyper-V
3 9 (5.03%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (2.79%) XenDesktop
5 3 (1.68%) Cronacle
6 1 (0.56%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.56%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.56%) VMware Server
6 1 (0.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 16 (8.94%) Control-M
2 11 (6.15%) SCOM
3 9 (5.03%) SCCM
4 3 (1.68%) ITRS Geneos
4 3 (1.68%) OpenView
4 3 (1.68%) Zenoss
5 2 (1.12%) EnCase
5 2 (1.12%) FTK
6 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (0.56%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.56%) SCSM
6 1 (0.56%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.56%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (0.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 31 (17.32%) Microsoft
2 22 (12.29%) VMware
3 20 (11.17%) Oracle
4 16 (8.94%) Citrix
5 12 (6.70%) Bloomberg
6 11 (6.15%) Cisco
7 9 (5.03%) BMC
8 8 (4.47%) Juniper
8 8 (4.47%) Murex
9 7 (3.91%) Apple
9 7 (3.91%) Fidessa
10 6 (3.35%) HP
10 6 (3.35%) SunGard
11 5 (2.79%) IBM
11 5 (2.79%) Sun
12 3 (1.68%) Avaya
12 3 (1.68%) EMC
12 3 (1.68%) Intel
12 3 (1.68%) Sybase
12 3 (1.68%) Xerox
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