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 24 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Specialist
Rank 98 137 144
Rank change year-on-year
+39 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Specialist 37 6 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 2.07% 0.26% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.16% 0.27% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 8 6 4
Median salary £37,500 £23,341 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+60.66% -30.32%
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
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
1716 2214 2318
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 96.19% 96.26% 94.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1361 1659 1675
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £67,500 £70,000
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 24 June 2016.

Support Specialist Salary Histogram in Reading

Support Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 (45.83%) User Acceptance Testing
2 20 (41.67%) Salesforce.com
3 17 (35.42%) Windows
3 17 (35.42%) Microsoft
4 16 (33.33%) ITIL
4 16 (33.33%) Release Management
4 16 (33.33%) Data Quality
5 14 (29.17%) Active Directory
6 13 (27.08%) SQL
6 13 (27.08%) EMC
7 12 (25.00%) Finance
7 12 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (22.92%) Windows Server 2008
8 11 (22.92%) SCCM
8 11 (22.92%) Windows Server
9 10 (20.83%) HP
10 9 (18.75%) SQL Server
10 9 (18.75%) Linux
10 9 (18.75%) Root Cause Analysis
10 9 (18.75%) EMC NetWorker
10 9 (18.75%) DV Cleared
10 9 (18.75%) Security Cleared
11 8 (16.67%) AIX
12 7 (14.58%) TCP/IP
12 7 (14.58%) VMware
12 7 (14.58%) Hyper-V
13 6 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
13 6 (12.50%) Dynamics GP
13 6 (12.50%) Data Management
13 6 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services

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 6 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 4 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (4.17%) IBM Notes
3 2 (4.17%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.17%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (4.17%) Skype for Business
4 1 (2.08%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 5 (10.42%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (12.50%) Dynamics GP
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.58%) TCP/IP
2 6 (12.50%) DNS
3 5 (10.42%) DHCP
3 5 (10.42%) Internet
3 5 (10.42%) SAN
4 4 (8.33%) IP Telephony
4 4 (8.33%) LAN
4 4 (8.33%) WAN
5 3 (6.25%) NAS
6 2 (4.17%) Firewall
7 1 (2.08%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 6 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (4.17%) MySQL
3 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.08%) DB2
4 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.08%) PostgreSQL
General
1 12 (25.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.33%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.42%) Data Centre
2 4 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 4 (8.33%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.17%) Clustering
4 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.08%) HP Storage
4 1 (2.08%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 17 (35.42%) Windows
2 11 (22.92%) Windows Server
2 11 (22.92%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (18.75%) Linux
4 8 (16.67%) AIX
5 6 (12.50%) Windows XP
6 5 (10.42%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (4.17%) Unix
8 2 (4.17%) Windows 7
8 2 (4.17%) Windows 8
9 1 (2.08%) CentOS
9 1 (2.08%) Debian
9 1 (2.08%) HPUX
9 1 (2.08%) Solaris
9 1 (2.08%) SUSE
9 1 (2.08%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (45.83%) User Acceptance Testing
2 16 (33.33%) ITIL
2 16 (33.33%) Release Management
3 12 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (18.75%) Root Cause Analysis
5 6 (12.50%) Data Management
6 5 (10.42%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (10.42%) Performance Monitoring
6 5 (10.42%) Validation
7 4 (8.33%) CRM
7 4 (8.33%) Service Delivery
8 2 (4.17%) High Availability
9 1 (2.08%) Kalman Filter
9 1 (2.08%) Office Automation
Programming Languages
1 13 (27.08%) SQL
2 6 (12.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (18.75%) DV Cleared
1 9 (18.75%) Security Cleared
2 4 (8.33%) Degree
3 2 (4.17%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (33.33%) Data Quality
System Software
1 14 (29.17%) Active Directory
2 7 (14.58%) Hyper-V
3 6 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (4.17%) KVM
4 2 (4.17%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (2.08%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.08%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (22.92%) SCCM
2 9 (18.75%) EMC NetWorker
3 5 (10.42%) SCOM
3 5 (10.42%) WSUS
4 4 (8.33%) Backup Exec
4 4 (8.33%) NetBackup
5 3 (6.25%) Simpana
6 2 (4.17%) HP Data Protector
6 2 (4.17%) Legato
7 1 (2.08%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 20 (41.67%) Salesforce.com
2 17 (35.42%) Microsoft
3 13 (27.08%) EMC
4 10 (20.83%) HP
5 7 (14.58%) VMware
6 6 (12.50%) Veeam
7 5 (10.42%) Citrix
8 4 (8.33%) arcserve
8 4 (8.33%) Cisco
9 3 (6.25%) NetApp
9 3 (6.25%) Oracle
9 3 (6.25%) Red Hat
9 3 (6.25%) Symantec
9 3 (6.25%) Veritas
10 2 (4.17%) Lotus
11 1 (2.08%) CommVault
11 1 (2.08%) Dell
11 1 (2.08%) IBM
11 1 (2.08%) Nimble Storage
11 1 (2.08%) Sybase
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Seven Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £43.28 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
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Metro Bank
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 22 days ago