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 25 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Specialist
Rank 531 552 562
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Specialist 91 107 135
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.23% 0.24% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.25% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 79 89 110
Median salary £55,000 £38,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -7.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,385 £20,475 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £63,650
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
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
37807 42544 46053
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.68% 95.66% 95.85%
Number of salaries quoted 32843 35994 38637
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 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £80,000
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 25 July 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 25 July 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 +66 27 £55,000 +18.91% 3
Uxbridge - 4 - -
Docklands, London +16 1 £60,000 -
Canary Wharf -2 1 £60,000 -
Hammersmith - 1 £34,000 -
Ealing - 1 £34,000 -
Romford - 1 £40,000 - 1
Support Specialist
England

Support Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 80 (47.62%) Finance
2 66 (39.29%) SQL
3 57 (33.93%) Windows
4 56 (33.33%) Linux
5 52 (30.95%) Unix
6 47 (27.98%) ITIL
7 39 (23.21%) Oracle
8 29 (17.26%) FIX Protocol
8 29 (17.26%) Windows Server
9 27 (16.07%) Java
10 23 (13.69%) SQL Server
10 23 (13.69%) Microsoft
10 23 (13.69%) Degree
11 21 (12.50%) Active Directory
12 19 (11.31%) Fixed Income
13 18 (10.71%) VMware
13 18 (10.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 16 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
14 16 (9.52%) Problem Management
14 16 (9.52%) SLA
14 16 (9.52%) Banking
15 15 (8.93%) Service Management
15 15 (8.93%) Control-M
15 15 (8.93%) MS Excel
15 15 (8.93%) Derivative
15 15 (8.93%) Root Cause Analysis
15 15 (8.93%) Oracle Database
16 14 (8.33%) Electronic Trading
16 14 (8.33%) MS Exchange
16 14 (8.33%) Web Services

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 (8.33%) MS Exchange
2 8 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (4.17%) IIS
4 5 (2.98%) Apache
5 4 (2.38%) Confluence
5 4 (2.38%) Tomcat
5 4 (2.38%) WebLogic
6 3 (1.79%) Oracle Service Bus
6 3 (1.79%) Skype for Business
7 2 (1.19%) Liferay
7 2 (1.19%) OpenStack
7 2 (1.19%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.19%) WebLogic Portal
8 1 (0.60%) CMS
8 1 (0.60%) Drupal
8 1 (0.60%) IBM HTTP Server
8 1 (0.60%) JBoss
8 1 (0.60%) Moodle
8 1 (0.60%) SAS
8 1 (0.60%) WordPress
Applications
1 15 (8.93%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.76%) MS Office
3 3 (1.79%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.60%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (2.98%) Oracle Financials
1 5 (2.98%) Payment Gateway
1 5 (2.98%) Unit4 Business World
2 3 (1.79%) Summit
3 1 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.60%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.60%) Siebel Analytics
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.17%) Office 365
2 3 (1.79%) Mimecast
3 2 (1.19%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (7.14%) DNS
2 7 (4.17%) TCP/IP
3 5 (2.98%) DHCP
4 4 (2.38%) LAN
4 4 (2.38%) NetScaler
4 4 (2.38%) SAN
4 4 (2.38%) VoIP
5 3 (1.79%) Firewall
5 3 (1.79%) Internet
5 3 (1.79%) Skype
5 3 (1.79%) SSH
5 3 (1.79%) SSL
5 3 (1.79%) WAN
6 2 (1.19%) FTP
6 2 (1.19%) WebEx
7 1 (0.60%) HTTP
7 1 (0.60%) PBX
7 1 (0.60%) VPN
7 1 (0.60%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.60%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (13.69%) SQL Server
2 15 (8.93%) Oracle Database
3 10 (5.95%) BusinessObjects
3 10 (5.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (2.98%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 5 (2.98%) Data Mart
5 5 (2.98%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (2.98%) Oracle BI EE
5 5 (2.98%) SQLPlus
5 5 (2.98%) Xcelsius
6 4 (2.38%) Crystal Reports
6 4 (2.38%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (2.38%) Oracle Database 12c
6 4 (2.38%) Oracle ODI
6 4 (2.38%) PowerCenter
6 4 (2.38%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.19%) IBM InfoSphere
8 1 (0.60%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
8 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (3.57%) JIRA
2 1 (0.60%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (0.60%) Toad
2 1 (0.60%) Visual Studio
General
1 80 (47.62%) Finance
2 16 (9.52%) Banking
3 13 (7.74%) Back Office
3 13 (7.74%) Front Office
4 11 (6.55%) Financial Institution
5 9 (5.36%) French Language
5 9 (5.36%) German Language
5 9 (5.36%) Spanish Language
6 8 (4.76%) Law
7 5 (2.98%) Investment Banking
8 4 (2.38%) Advertising
8 4 (2.38%) Military
9 3 (1.79%) Marketing
10 2 (1.19%) Retail
11 1 (0.60%) Legal
11 1 (0.60%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.60%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (17.26%) FIX Protocol
2 14 (8.33%) Web Services
3 12 (7.14%) XML
4 9 (5.36%) HTML
5 8 (4.76%) .NET
5 8 (4.76%) Middleware
6 6 (3.57%) J2EE
7 5 (2.98%) CSS
7 5 (2.98%) Murex MxML
8 4 (2.38%) Oracle GoldenGate
8 4 (2.38%) SonicMQ
8 4 (2.38%) XML Messaging
9 3 (1.79%) WSDL
10 1 (0.60%) ASP.NET
10 1 (0.60%) Flash
10 1 (0.60%) OpenID
10 1 (0.60%) RESTful
10 1 (0.60%) SAP Basis
10 1 (0.60%) SOAP
10 1 (0.60%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 19 (11.31%) Fixed Income
2 18 (10.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 16 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (8.93%) Derivative
5 12 (7.14%) Computer Science
6 10 (5.95%) Equities
6 10 (5.95%) Fintech
7 6 (3.57%) Driving Licence
7 6 (3.57%) Hedge funds
8 5 (2.98%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (2.38%) Data Integration
9 4 (2.38%) Eurex
9 4 (2.38%) Management Information System
10 3 (1.79%) Device Driver
10 3 (1.79%) Graphic Design
10 3 (1.79%) iPhone
10 3 (1.79%) Replication
11 2 (1.19%) Data Extraction
11 2 (1.19%) Market Risk
11 2 (1.19%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 57 (33.93%) Windows
2 56 (33.33%) Linux
3 52 (30.95%) Unix
4 29 (17.26%) Windows Server
5 12 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (6.55%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (5.36%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (4.76%) Mac OS X
8 8 (4.76%) Solaris
9 7 (4.17%) AIX
9 7 (4.17%) Windows 7
10 3 (1.79%) SUSE
11 2 (1.19%) Mac OS X Server
11 2 (1.19%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.60%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.60%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (27.98%) ITIL
2 16 (9.52%) Problem Management
3 15 (8.93%) Root Cause Analysis
3 15 (8.93%) Service Management
4 14 (8.33%) Electronic Trading
5 10 (5.95%) Time Management
6 9 (5.36%) Release Management
7 8 (4.76%) Asset Management
8 7 (4.17%) Coaching
8 7 (4.17%) Investment Management
8 7 (4.17%) Low Latency
9 6 (3.57%) Incident Management
9 6 (3.57%) Risk Management
9 6 (3.57%) SDLC
9 6 (3.57%) Service Delivery
9 6 (3.57%) Trend Analysis
10 5 (2.98%) E-Commerce
10 5 (2.98%) ITSM
10 5 (2.98%) OO
10 5 (2.98%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 66 (39.29%) SQL
2 27 (16.07%) Java
3 13 (7.74%) Shell Script
4 12 (7.14%) Perl
5 11 (6.55%) JavaScript
5 11 (6.55%) PL/SQL
5 11 (6.55%) PowerShell
5 11 (6.55%) Python
6 7 (4.17%) C#
7 6 (3.57%) Bash Shell
7 6 (3.57%) VBA
8 5 (2.98%) VB
8 5 (2.98%) VBScript
9 4 (2.38%) C++
10 3 (1.79%) Korn
11 2 (1.19%) Ruby
12 1 (0.60%) PHP
12 1 (0.60%) R
12 1 (0.60%) RPG
Qualifications
1 23 (13.69%) Degree
2 7 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (3.57%) Security Cleared
4 5 (2.98%) MCSE
5 4 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (1.79%) CCNA
6 3 (1.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 3 (1.79%) MCP
6 3 (1.79%) MOS
7 2 (1.19%) MCTS
7 2 (1.19%) Oracle Certification
7 2 (1.19%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (1.19%) VTSP
8 1 (0.60%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.60%) CCNP
8 1 (0.60%) MCITP
8 1 (0.60%) MCSA
8 1 (0.60%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (9.52%) SLA
2 6 (3.57%) QA
3 3 (1.79%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.60%) COBIT
4 1 (0.60%) HL7
4 1 (0.60%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 21 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 8 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.79%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.60%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.60%) Terminal Server
4 1 (0.60%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.60%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (0.60%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.60%) VMware Server
4 1 (0.60%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (8.93%) Control-M
2 8 (4.76%) SCOM
3 6 (3.57%) ITRS Geneos
4 5 (2.98%) SCCM
5 2 (1.19%) EnCase
5 2 (1.19%) FTK
6 1 (0.60%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (0.60%) Casper Suite
6 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (0.60%) Nagios
6 1 (0.60%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.60%) SCSM
6 1 (0.60%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.60%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (0.60%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.60%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 39 (23.21%) Oracle
2 23 (13.69%) Microsoft
3 18 (10.71%) VMware
4 12 (7.14%) Citrix
5 11 (6.55%) Murex
6 10 (5.95%) Bloomberg
7 7 (4.17%) Informatica
8 6 (3.57%) Apple
8 6 (3.57%) Cisco
8 6 (3.57%) Fidessa
8 6 (3.57%) SAP
8 6 (3.57%) Sybase
9 5 (2.98%) BMC
9 5 (2.98%) Juniper
9 5 (2.98%) Maconomy
9 5 (2.98%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (2.98%) Siebel
9 5 (2.98%) Sun
10 4 (2.38%) EXASOL
10 4 (2.38%) Tableau
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