The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Reading region that had Support Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Support Specialist
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 106 129 139
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Specialist 5 14 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.40% 0.69% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.74% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 4 13 7
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,250 £45,000 £43,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,750 £50,000 £51,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +15.94%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Reading 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
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1213 1897 2254
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 97.59% 94.00% 95.75%
Number of salaries quoted 924 1513 1580
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £29,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Support Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Support Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Support Specialist
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Support Specialist Salary Trend in Reading

Support Specialist
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Support Specialist across the Reading region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017.

Support Specialist Salary Histogram in Reading

Support Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

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

1 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) Informix
2 3 (60.00%) AIX
2 3 (60.00%) HPUX
2 3 (60.00%) DNS
2 3 (60.00%) EMC
2 3 (60.00%) CommVault
2 3 (60.00%) NetApp
2 3 (60.00%) Veritas
2 3 (60.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (60.00%) Sybase
2 3 (60.00%) DB2
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 3 (60.00%) Unix
2 3 (60.00%) arcserve
2 3 (60.00%) Veeam
3 2 (40.00%) Data Protection
3 2 (40.00%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (40.00%) Information Management
3 2 (40.00%) Firewall
3 2 (40.00%) SUSE
3 2 (40.00%) Debian
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) Solaris
3 2 (40.00%) DHCP
4 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (20.00%) VoIP
4 1 (20.00%) Internet
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft

Support Specialist Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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 1 (20.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) DNS
2 2 (40.00%) DHCP
2 2 (40.00%) Firewall
3 1 (20.00%) Internet
3 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (20.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) DB2
1 3 (60.00%) Informix
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) CSS
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (20.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) AIX
2 3 (60.00%) HPUX
2 3 (60.00%) Unix
3 2 (40.00%) Debian
3 2 (40.00%) Solaris
3 2 (40.00%) SUSE
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
4 1 (20.00%) CentOS
4 1 (20.00%) Ubuntu
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Data Protection
1 2 (40.00%) Information Management
2 1 (20.00%) Data Management
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (20.00%) Issue Tracking
2 1 (20.00%) Service Management
2 1 (20.00%) Software License Management
2 1 (20.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C#
1 1 (20.00%) Java
1 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
1 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (20.00%) VB
1 1 (20.00%) VB.NET
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (20.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (20.00%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (20.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (20.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) arcserve
1 3 (60.00%) CommVault
1 3 (60.00%) EMC
1 3 (60.00%) NetApp
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle
1 3 (60.00%) Red Hat
1 3 (60.00%) Sybase
1 3 (60.00%) Veeam
1 3 (60.00%) Veritas
2 1 (20.00%) Adobe
2 1 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Mitel
2 1 (20.00%) SAP
2 1 (20.00%) Symantec