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

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Specialist
Rank 95 144 131
Rank change year-on-year
+49 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Specialist 37 1 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 2.05% 0.045% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.12% 0.047% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 6
Median salary £43,000 £23,341 £34,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+84.22% -31.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £23,341 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £23,341 £48,750
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Support Specialist
Berkshire

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
1749 2150 2267
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 97.06% 96.11% 95.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1382 1612 1602
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 28 July 2016.

Support Specialist Salary Histogram in Reading

Support Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 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 Reading region featuring Support Specialist in the job title.

1 22 (43.14%) Microsoft
1 22 (43.14%) User Acceptance Testing
2 20 (39.22%) Salesforce.com
3 18 (35.29%) Windows
4 16 (31.37%) ITIL
4 16 (31.37%) Release Management
4 16 (31.37%) Data Quality
5 15 (29.41%) Active Directory
6 14 (27.45%) EMC
6 14 (27.45%) SCCM
7 13 (25.49%) SQL
8 12 (23.53%) Linux
8 12 (23.53%) Finance
8 12 (23.53%) DV Cleared
8 12 (23.53%) Security Cleared
8 12 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (23.53%) Windows Server
9 11 (21.57%) AIX
10 10 (19.61%) VMware
10 10 (19.61%) Hyper-V
10 10 (19.61%) EMC NetWorker
11 9 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
11 9 (17.65%) Root Cause Analysis
12 8 (15.69%) Performance Monitoring
12 8 (15.69%) Data Centre
12 8 (15.69%) SCOM
12 8 (15.69%) WSUS
12 8 (15.69%) Validation
12 8 (15.69%) Disaster Recovery

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 4 (7.84%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (7.84%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.96%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (15.69%) MS Excel
2 7 (13.73%) MS Office
3 2 (3.92%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (11.76%) Dynamics GP
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.76%) TCP/IP
2 5 (9.80%) Internet
2 5 (9.80%) SAN
3 4 (7.84%) DNS
3 4 (7.84%) IP Telephony
3 4 (7.84%) LAN
3 4 (7.84%) WAN
4 3 (5.88%) DHCP
4 3 (5.88%) NAS
5 2 (3.92%) Firewall
6 1 (1.96%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.73%) SQL Server
2 6 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (3.92%) MySQL
4 1 (1.96%) DB2
4 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.96%) PostgreSQL
General
1 12 (23.53%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.84%) COM
2 2 (3.92%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.69%) Data Centre
2 4 (7.84%) Computer Science
2 4 (7.84%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.92%) Clustering
4 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.96%) HP Storage
4 1 (1.96%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 18 (35.29%) Windows
2 12 (23.53%) Linux
2 12 (23.53%) Windows Server
2 12 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (21.57%) AIX
4 8 (15.69%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (11.76%) Windows XP
6 4 (7.84%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (3.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (3.92%) Unix
7 2 (3.92%) Windows 7
7 2 (3.92%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.96%) CentOS
8 1 (1.96%) Debian
8 1 (1.96%) HPUX
8 1 (1.96%) Solaris
8 1 (1.96%) SUSE
8 1 (1.96%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (43.14%) User Acceptance Testing
2 16 (31.37%) ITIL
2 16 (31.37%) Release Management
3 12 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (17.65%) Root Cause Analysis
5 8 (15.69%) Disaster Recovery
5 8 (15.69%) Performance Monitoring
5 8 (15.69%) Validation
6 6 (11.76%) CRM
7 4 (7.84%) Data Management
7 4 (7.84%) Service Delivery
8 2 (3.92%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (3.92%) High Availability
8 2 (3.92%) Matrix Organization
9 1 (1.96%) Kalman Filter
9 1 (1.96%) Office Automation
Programming Languages
1 13 (25.49%) SQL
2 6 (11.76%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (23.53%) DV Cleared
1 12 (23.53%) Security Cleared
2 6 (11.76%) Degree
3 2 (3.92%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (31.37%) Data Quality
System Software
1 15 (29.41%) Active Directory
2 10 (19.61%) Hyper-V
3 9 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (3.92%) KVM
4 2 (3.92%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (1.96%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.96%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (27.45%) SCCM
2 10 (19.61%) EMC NetWorker
3 8 (15.69%) SCOM
3 8 (15.69%) WSUS
4 2 (3.92%) Backup Exec
4 2 (3.92%) Legato
4 2 (3.92%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.96%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (1.96%) Simpana
Vendors
1 22 (43.14%) Microsoft
2 20 (39.22%) Salesforce.com
3 14 (27.45%) EMC
4 10 (19.61%) VMware
5 8 (15.69%) Citrix
5 8 (15.69%) HP
6 4 (7.84%) Cisco
6 4 (7.84%) Veeam
7 3 (5.88%) NetApp
7 3 (5.88%) Oracle
7 3 (5.88%) Red Hat
7 3 (5.88%) Veritas
8 2 (3.92%) arcserve
9 1 (1.96%) CommVault
9 1 (1.96%) Dell
9 1 (1.96%) IBM
9 1 (1.96%) Nimble Storage
9 1 (1.96%) Sybase
9 1 (1.96%) Symantec
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