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

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Specialist
Rank 584 518 547
Rank change year-on-year
-66 +29
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Specialist 74 140 148
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.18% 0.31% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.33% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 65 132 115
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 £30,000 £20,475 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £33,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -17.50%
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
40326 42640 46978
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.81% 95.81% 95.97%
Number of salaries quoted 34966 35890 38832
Median salary £55,000 £53,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.80% +1.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £31,000
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 4 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 4 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 +29 25 £55,000 +41.93% 7
Docklands, London +23 1 £41,500 -30.83%
Canary Wharf +5 1 - -
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 4 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 83 (43.01%) Finance
2 68 (35.23%) Windows
3 66 (34.20%) SQL
4 54 (27.98%) Unix
5 46 (23.83%) Linux
6 39 (20.21%) ITIL
7 38 (19.69%) Microsoft
8 37 (19.17%) Banking
9 29 (15.03%) Windows Server
10 28 (14.51%) FIX Protocol
11 26 (13.47%) Oracle
12 24 (12.44%) VMware
13 23 (11.92%) Perl
13 23 (11.92%) Active Directory
13 23 (11.92%) Windows 7
14 21 (10.88%) MS Office
15 20 (10.36%) Cisco
15 20 (10.36%) Citrix
16 19 (9.84%) Equities
17 18 (9.33%) Degree
17 18 (9.33%) Electronic Trading
17 18 (9.33%) Hyper-V
18 17 (8.81%) Microsoft Certification
19 16 (8.29%) Bash Shell
19 16 (8.29%) Control-M
19 16 (8.29%) MS Excel
19 16 (8.29%) Back Office
20 15 (7.77%) Incident Management
20 15 (7.77%) .NET
20 15 (7.77%) Cisco Certification

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 14 (7.25%) Skype for Business
2 11 (5.70%) MS Exchange
3 5 (2.59%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (2.07%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (2.07%) IIS
5 3 (1.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (1.55%) OpenStack
6 2 (1.04%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.04%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.52%) Apache
7 1 (0.52%) CMS
7 1 (0.52%) Drupal
7 1 (0.52%) IBM HTTP Server
7 1 (0.52%) JBoss
7 1 (0.52%) Moodle
7 1 (0.52%) SAS
7 1 (0.52%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.52%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.52%) WordPress
Applications
1 21 (10.88%) MS Office
2 16 (8.29%) MS Excel
3 4 (2.07%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.52%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (2.59%) Payment Gateway
2 3 (1.55%) Adaptiv
3 2 (1.04%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (1.04%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (1.04%) Summit
4 1 (0.52%) Bloomberg TOMS
4 1 (0.52%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.52%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.15%) Office 365
2 7 (3.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.55%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.04%) SaaS
5 1 (0.52%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.18%) PCoIP
2 8 (4.15%) Cisco IOS
2 8 (4.15%) CTI
2 8 (4.15%) DNS
3 7 (3.63%) SAN
4 6 (3.11%) Firewall
4 6 (3.11%) LAN
4 6 (3.11%) TCP/IP
4 6 (3.11%) VoIP
4 6 (3.11%) VPN
5 5 (2.59%) Internet
5 5 (2.59%) WAN
6 3 (1.55%) SSH
6 3 (1.55%) SSL
7 2 (1.04%) DHCP
7 2 (1.04%) PBX
8 1 (0.52%) Broadband
8 1 (0.52%) HTTP
8 1 (0.52%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.52%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.18%) SQL Server
1 10 (5.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (2.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (1.55%) Data Mart
3 3 (1.55%) IBM InfoSphere
3 3 (1.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (1.04%) Oracle BI EE
4 2 (1.04%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 2 (1.04%) Oracle Discoverer
4 2 (1.04%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.04%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.52%) Base SAS
5 1 (0.52%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.52%) DB2
5 1 (0.52%) KDB
5 1 (0.52%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.52%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.52%) SAS EBI
5 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.52%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 11 (5.70%) Eclipse
2 2 (1.04%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (0.52%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 83 (43.01%) Finance
2 37 (19.17%) Banking
3 16 (8.29%) Back Office
4 9 (4.66%) French Language
4 9 (4.66%) Front Office
4 9 (4.66%) German Language
5 8 (4.15%) Spanish Language
6 7 (3.63%) Telecoms
7 6 (3.11%) Investment Banking
7 6 (3.11%) Retail
8 3 (1.55%) Financial Institution
8 3 (1.55%) Law
8 3 (1.55%) Marketing
9 2 (1.04%) Legal
10 1 (0.52%) Advertising
10 1 (0.52%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.52%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (14.51%) FIX Protocol
2 15 (7.77%) .NET
3 12 (6.22%) XML
4 8 (4.15%) ASP.NET
5 7 (3.63%) HTML
6 5 (2.59%) CSS
6 5 (2.59%) Middleware
7 3 (1.55%) MDX
7 3 (1.55%) Murex MxML
8 2 (1.04%) J2EE
8 2 (1.04%) Web Services
9 1 (0.52%) Ajax
9 1 (0.52%) Flash
9 1 (0.52%) JSON
9 1 (0.52%) NHibernate
9 1 (0.52%) OAuth
9 1 (0.52%) SonicMQ
9 1 (0.52%) WCF
9 1 (0.52%) WebSphere MQ
9 1 (0.52%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 19 (9.84%) Equities
2 14 (7.25%) Fintech
2 14 (7.25%) Fixed Income
2 14 (7.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 11 (5.70%) Hedge funds
4 10 (5.18%) Fat Client
4 10 (5.18%) Thin Client
5 9 (4.66%) Computer Science
6 8 (4.15%) Derivative
7 7 (3.63%) iPhone
8 5 (2.59%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (2.59%) Blackberry
8 5 (2.59%) Client/Server
8 5 (2.59%) Replication
8 5 (2.59%) SWIFT
9 4 (2.07%) Driving Licence
9 4 (2.07%) Eurex
9 4 (2.07%) Video Conferencing
10 3 (1.55%) PMI
10 3 (1.55%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 68 (35.23%) Windows
2 54 (27.98%) Unix
3 46 (23.83%) Linux
4 29 (15.03%) Windows Server
5 23 (11.92%) Windows 7
6 10 (5.18%) Solaris
6 10 (5.18%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (3.63%) Mac OS X
8 6 (3.11%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (2.07%) AIX
9 4 (2.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (2.07%) Windows 8
9 4 (2.07%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (1.55%) Android
10 3 (1.55%) SUSE
10 3 (1.55%) Windows XP
11 2 (1.04%) Mac OS X Server
11 2 (1.04%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.52%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (20.21%) ITIL
2 18 (9.33%) Electronic Trading
3 15 (7.77%) Incident Management
4 12 (6.22%) Asset Management
5 9 (4.66%) Performance Tuning
5 9 (4.66%) Problem Management
5 9 (4.66%) Release Management
5 9 (4.66%) Risk Management
6 8 (4.15%) Change Management
6 8 (4.15%) PLM
6 8 (4.15%) Service Management
7 7 (3.63%) Regression Testing
7 7 (3.63%) Root Cause Analysis
7 7 (3.63%) Service Delivery
7 7 (3.63%) Software Testing
8 6 (3.11%) Low Latency
9 5 (2.59%) Coaching
9 5 (2.59%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (2.59%) Server Virtualisation
9 5 (2.59%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 66 (34.20%) SQL
2 23 (11.92%) Perl
3 16 (8.29%) Bash Shell
4 14 (7.25%) Python
5 13 (6.74%) Java
6 7 (3.63%) JavaScript
6 7 (3.63%) PowerShell
6 7 (3.63%) Shell Script
7 5 (2.59%) C#
8 3 (1.55%) Korn
9 2 (1.04%) Ruby
10 1 (0.52%) C++
10 1 (0.52%) PHP
10 1 (0.52%) R
10 1 (0.52%) RPG
10 1 (0.52%) VB
10 1 (0.52%) VBA
Qualifications
1 18 (9.33%) Degree
2 17 (8.81%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (7.77%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (6.22%) CCNA
4 12 (6.22%) MCSE
5 8 (4.15%) CCVP
6 4 (2.07%) MCP
6 4 (2.07%) MOS
7 3 (1.55%) CCNP
7 3 (1.55%) PMI Certification
7 3 (1.55%) SC Cleared
7 3 (1.55%) Security Cleared
7 3 (1.55%) VTSP
8 2 (1.04%) A+ Certification
8 2 (1.04%) MCDST
8 2 (1.04%) MCSA
8 2 (1.04%) MCTS
9 1 (0.52%) HNC
9 1 (0.52%) HND
9 1 (0.52%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.22%) SLA
2 3 (1.55%) QA
3 1 (0.52%) COBIT
3 1 (0.52%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 23 (11.92%) Active Directory
2 18 (9.33%) Hyper-V
3 10 (5.18%) XenDesktop
4 7 (3.63%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (1.55%) Cronacle
6 2 (1.04%) vSphere
7 1 (0.52%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.52%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.52%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.52%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 16 (8.29%) Control-M
2 11 (5.70%) SCCM
3 9 (4.66%) SCOM
4 4 (2.07%) BMC PATROL
4 4 (2.07%) Oracle ZFS
4 4 (2.07%) Tivoli
5 3 (1.55%) ITRS Geneos
5 3 (1.55%) OpenView
5 3 (1.55%) Zenoss
6 2 (1.04%) EnCase
6 2 (1.04%) FTK
7 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 1 (0.52%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.52%) Puppet
7 1 (0.52%) SCSM
7 1 (0.52%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.52%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (0.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 38 (19.69%) Microsoft
2 26 (13.47%) Oracle
3 24 (12.44%) VMware
4 20 (10.36%) Cisco
4 20 (10.36%) Citrix
5 13 (6.74%) BMC
6 11 (5.70%) Bloomberg
7 10 (5.18%) Fidessa
8 9 (4.66%) IBM
8 9 (4.66%) Sun
9 8 (4.15%) Apple
9 8 (4.15%) CyberTech
9 8 (4.15%) Juniper
9 8 (4.15%) Verint
10 7 (3.63%) Murex
10 7 (3.63%) SunGard
11 6 (3.11%) HP
12 5 (2.59%) Red Hat
12 5 (2.59%) Sybase
12 5 (2.59%) Veritas
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