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 18 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Support Specialist
England / London
Rank 520 526 536
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Specialist 68 122 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.20% 0.30% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.31% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 61 99 91
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £35,000 £20,475
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £35,750 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -3.37%

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
31979 39106 38954
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.86% 96.15% 96.11%
Number of salaries quoted 27127 33602 33122
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £33,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 2017. 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 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 +24 30 £55,000 -4.34% 2
West Drayton - 4 £35,000 -
Romford - 3 £29,000 -
Enfield +13 1 £42,500 -
Uxbridge - 1 - -
Support Specialist
England

Support Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 London region featuring Support Specialist in the job title.

1 69 (50.00%) Finance
2 52 (37.68%) Windows
3 51 (36.96%) ITIL
4 49 (35.51%) SQL
5 43 (31.16%) Linux
6 34 (24.64%) Microsoft
6 34 (24.64%) Degree
7 32 (23.19%) JavaScript
8 29 (21.01%) Analytical Skills
9 26 (18.84%) SDLC
10 25 (18.12%) Windows Server
10 25 (18.12%) Oracle
11 22 (15.94%) QA
12 21 (15.22%) MS Office
12 21 (15.22%) Web Services
12 21 (15.22%) MS Excel
13 20 (14.49%) Siebel
13 20 (14.49%) VBScript
13 20 (14.49%) User Acceptance Testing
13 20 (14.49%) Oracle BI EE
13 20 (14.49%) System Integration Testing
13 20 (14.49%) Performance Monitoring
14 18 (13.04%) SCCM
14 18 (13.04%) SQL Server
14 18 (13.04%) Unix
15 17 (12.32%) Active Directory
16 15 (10.87%) Java
17 14 (10.14%) PowerShell
17 14 (10.14%) Banking
17 14 (10.14%) SAP

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 5 (3.62%) Confluence
2 3 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (2.17%) IIS
2 3 (2.17%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.45%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.72%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (0.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.72%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.72%) Tomcat
Applications
1 21 (15.22%) MS Excel
1 21 (15.22%) MS Office
2 2 (1.45%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.72%) InCopy
Business Applications
1 7 (5.07%) Unit4 Business World
2 6 (4.35%) Oracle Financials
3 3 (2.17%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (1.45%) Dynamics GP
4 2 (1.45%) EQXanite
4 2 (1.45%) Northgate Housing
5 1 (0.72%) Cerner Millennium
5 1 (0.72%) SAP Business One
5 1 (0.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (9.42%) Office 365
2 7 (5.07%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (2.90%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.07%) TCP/IP
2 5 (3.62%) DHCP
2 5 (3.62%) DNS
3 4 (2.90%) Firewall
3 4 (2.90%) LAN
4 3 (2.17%) Asterisk PBX
4 3 (2.17%) Broadband
5 2 (1.45%) SAN
5 2 (1.45%) VoIP
5 2 (1.45%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.72%) Converged Networks
6 1 (0.72%) DMZ
6 1 (0.72%) Internet
6 1 (0.72%) IP Telephony
6 1 (0.72%) Multicast
6 1 (0.72%) NAS
6 1 (0.72%) NetScaler
6 1 (0.72%) VSAN
6 1 (0.72%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (14.49%) Oracle BI EE
2 18 (13.04%) SQL Server
3 14 (10.14%) Oracle Database
4 13 (9.42%) BusinessObjects
5 6 (4.35%) BusinessObjects Dashboards
5 6 (4.35%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 6 (4.35%) Hadoop
6 5 (3.62%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (3.62%) Oracle Database 12c
6 5 (3.62%) PowerCenter
6 5 (3.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (2.90%) Relational Database
7 4 (2.90%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (2.17%) Crystal Reports
8 3 (2.17%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (1.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.72%) IDOL
10 1 (0.72%) MS Access
10 1 (0.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.72%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 7 (5.07%) JIRA
2 2 (1.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 69 (50.00%) Finance
2 14 (10.14%) Banking
3 7 (5.07%) Back Office
3 7 (5.07%) Investment Banking
4 5 (3.62%) Advertising
4 5 (3.62%) Legal
4 5 (3.62%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.90%) Financial Institution
5 4 (2.90%) Law
6 2 (1.45%) Electronics
6 2 (1.45%) Front Office
6 2 (1.45%) Marketing
6 2 (1.45%) Publishing
6 2 (1.45%) Retail
7 1 (0.72%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (15.22%) Web Services
2 13 (9.42%) .NET
3 7 (5.07%) XML
4 6 (4.35%) SAP Basis
5 4 (2.90%) Middleware
6 3 (2.17%) Node.js
6 3 (2.17%) X-Windows
7 2 (1.45%) FIX Protocol
7 2 (1.45%) MSMQ
7 2 (1.45%) SOAP
8 1 (0.72%) CSS
8 1 (0.72%) HTML
8 1 (0.72%) Oracle GoldenGate
8 1 (0.72%) SonicMQ
8 1 (0.72%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 29 (21.01%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (7.97%) Computer Science
3 8 (5.80%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (5.07%) Data Integration
4 7 (5.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 7 (5.07%) Hedge funds
5 6 (4.35%) Derivative
5 6 (4.35%) User Experience
6 5 (3.62%) Clustering
7 4 (2.90%) Management Information System
8 3 (2.17%) Equities
8 3 (2.17%) Fat Client
8 3 (2.17%) Fintech
8 3 (2.17%) Fixed Income
8 3 (2.17%) Handset
8 3 (2.17%) Mathematics
8 3 (2.17%) Mobile Computing
8 3 (2.17%) NHS
8 3 (2.17%) Thin Client
9 2 (1.45%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 52 (37.68%) Windows
2 43 (31.16%) Linux
3 25 (18.12%) Windows Server
4 18 (13.04%) Unix
5 12 (8.70%) Windows 7
6 8 (5.80%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (5.80%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (5.07%) Windows 10
8 6 (4.35%) Mac OS X
9 5 (3.62%) Windows XP
10 4 (2.90%) AIX
10 4 (2.90%) Windows 8
11 3 (2.17%) Ubuntu
11 3 (2.17%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.72%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (36.96%) ITIL
2 26 (18.84%) SDLC
3 20 (14.49%) Performance Monitoring
3 20 (14.49%) System Integration Testing
3 20 (14.49%) User Acceptance Testing
4 12 (8.70%) Service Management
5 10 (7.25%) Asset Management
6 9 (6.52%) ERP
6 9 (6.52%) Investment Management
6 9 (6.52%) ITSM
7 8 (5.80%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (5.80%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (5.80%) Release Management
8 7 (5.07%) ETL
8 7 (5.07%) Time Management
9 6 (4.35%) Business Continuity
9 6 (4.35%) Incident Management
9 6 (4.35%) OO
9 6 (4.35%) Wealth Management
10 5 (3.62%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 49 (35.51%) SQL
2 32 (23.19%) JavaScript
3 20 (14.49%) VBScript
4 15 (10.87%) Java
5 14 (10.14%) PowerShell
6 13 (9.42%) PL/SQL
6 13 (9.42%) Python
7 12 (8.70%) Perl
8 11 (7.97%) Shell Script
9 9 (6.52%) VB
10 7 (5.07%) C#
10 7 (5.07%) C++
11 3 (2.17%) VBA
12 2 (1.45%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.72%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.72%) PHP
13 1 (0.72%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 34 (24.64%) Degree
2 7 (5.07%) MCSE
2 7 (5.07%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (4.35%) DV Cleared
3 6 (4.35%) Security Cleared
4 5 (3.62%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (3.62%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 4 (2.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (2.17%) AWS Certification
6 3 (2.17%) CFA
6 3 (2.17%) Oracle Certification
7 2 (1.45%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (15.94%) QA
2 10 (7.25%) SLA
3 3 (2.17%) Solvency II
4 2 (1.45%) HL7
System Software
1 17 (12.32%) Active Directory
2 8 (5.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (4.35%) Hyper-V
4 4 (2.90%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (2.17%) Terminal Server
5 3 (2.17%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.72%) DFS Replication
6 1 (0.72%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (0.72%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.72%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.72%) XenApp
6 1 (0.72%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 18 (13.04%) SCCM
2 6 (4.35%) SCOrch
3 5 (3.62%) Control-M
4 4 (2.90%) Casper Suite
5 1 (0.72%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.72%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.72%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (0.72%) ITRS Geneos
5 1 (0.72%) Nagios
5 1 (0.72%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.72%) ServiceCenter
5 1 (0.72%) TeamSite
5 1 (0.72%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 34 (24.64%) Microsoft
2 25 (18.12%) Oracle
3 20 (14.49%) Siebel
4 14 (10.14%) SAP
5 13 (9.42%) VMware
6 12 (8.70%) Informatica
7 9 (6.52%) Red Hat
8 7 (5.07%) ServiceNow
8 7 (5.07%) Tableau
9 6 (4.35%) Citrix
9 6 (4.35%) Maconomy
10 5 (3.62%) EXASOL
11 4 (2.90%) iManage
11 4 (2.90%) Remedy
12 3 (2.17%) AppSense
12 3 (2.17%) BroadSoft
12 3 (2.17%) Charles River
12 3 (2.17%) Cisco
12 3 (2.17%) Portware
13 2 (1.45%) Veritas
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