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

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Specialist
Rank 109 145 139
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Specialist 24 8 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.38% 0.35% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.45% 0.37% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 7 8 3
Median salary £47,500 £23,341 £22,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+103.50% +6.09%
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -7.89%
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
1655 2172 2191
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 95.11% 95.51% 94.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1339 1565 1577
Median salary £50,000 £47,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.38% +4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £23,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £65,000 £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 25 May 2016.

Support Specialist Salary Histogram in Reading

Support Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 19 (48.72%) Windows
2 14 (35.90%) SQL
2 14 (35.90%) Microsoft
2 14 (35.90%) Active Directory
3 11 (28.21%) Finance
3 11 (28.21%) HP
4 10 (25.64%) EMC
4 10 (25.64%) Salesforce.com
4 10 (25.64%) Root Cause Analysis
4 10 (25.64%) Windows Server
5 9 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
5 9 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (20.51%) SCCM
6 8 (20.51%) VMware
6 8 (20.51%) Data Management
6 8 (20.51%) SQL Server
6 8 (20.51%) ITIL
7 7 (17.95%) MS Exchange
7 7 (17.95%) TCP/IP
7 7 (17.95%) DNS
7 7 (17.95%) SAN
7 7 (17.95%) Hyper-V
7 7 (17.95%) Veeam
8 6 (15.38%) DV Cleared
8 6 (15.38%) Security Cleared
8 6 (15.38%) Data Quality
8 6 (15.38%) EMC NetWorker
8 6 (15.38%) Release Management
8 6 (15.38%) Symantec
8 6 (15.38%) Windows XP

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 7 (17.95%) MS Exchange
2 5 (12.82%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (5.13%) IBM Notes
3 2 (5.13%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.13%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (5.13%) Skype for Business
4 1 (2.56%) Apache
4 1 (2.56%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.56%) IIS
4 1 (2.56%) JBoss
4 1 (2.56%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.56%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (12.82%) MS Excel
1 5 (12.82%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Dynamics GP
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.95%) DNS
1 7 (17.95%) SAN
1 7 (17.95%) TCP/IP
2 6 (15.38%) DHCP
3 5 (12.82%) Internet
3 5 (12.82%) LAN
3 5 (12.82%) WAN
4 4 (10.26%) IP Telephony
4 4 (10.26%) NAS
5 3 (7.69%) Firewall
6 1 (2.56%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 1 (2.56%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (2.56%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (20.51%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.56%) MySQL
4 1 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 11 (28.21%) Finance
2 1 (2.56%) Banking
2 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.13%) COM
2 1 (2.56%) .NET
2 1 (2.56%) J2EE
2 1 (2.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.26%) Clustering
1 4 (10.26%) Computer Science
1 4 (10.26%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.13%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.13%) Replication
3 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.56%) HP Storage
3 1 (2.56%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 19 (48.72%) Windows
2 10 (25.64%) Windows Server
3 9 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (15.38%) Linux
4 6 (15.38%) Windows XP
5 4 (10.26%) AIX
5 4 (10.26%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (5.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (5.13%) Unix
6 2 (5.13%) Windows 7
6 2 (5.13%) Windows 8
6 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (25.64%) Root Cause Analysis
2 9 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
3 8 (20.51%) Data Management
3 8 (20.51%) ITIL
4 6 (15.38%) Release Management
5 5 (12.82%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (10.26%) Service Delivery
7 2 (5.13%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (5.13%) High Availability
7 2 (5.13%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (5.13%) Validation
8 1 (2.56%) CRM
8 1 (2.56%) Data Protection
8 1 (2.56%) Kalman Filter
8 1 (2.56%) Load Balancing
8 1 (2.56%) Office Automation
8 1 (2.56%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 14 (35.90%) SQL
2 3 (7.69%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.56%) Perl
3 1 (2.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (15.38%) DV Cleared
1 6 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 4 (10.26%) Degree
3 2 (5.13%) RHCE
4 1 (2.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.38%) Data Quality
System Software
1 14 (35.90%) Active Directory
2 7 (17.95%) Hyper-V
3 5 (12.82%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (5.13%) KVM
4 2 (5.13%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (2.56%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.56%) vSphere
5 1 (2.56%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (20.51%) SCCM
2 6 (15.38%) EMC NetWorker
3 5 (12.82%) Backup Exec
3 5 (12.82%) NetBackup
4 4 (10.26%) Simpana
5 3 (7.69%) Legato
6 2 (5.13%) HP Data Protector
6 2 (5.13%) SCOM
6 2 (5.13%) WSUS
7 1 (2.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 14 (35.90%) Microsoft
2 11 (28.21%) HP
3 10 (25.64%) EMC
3 10 (25.64%) Salesforce.com
4 8 (20.51%) VMware
5 7 (17.95%) Veeam
6 6 (15.38%) Symantec
7 5 (12.82%) arcserve
7 5 (12.82%) Cisco
8 4 (10.26%) Dell
8 4 (10.26%) Veritas
9 3 (7.69%) IBM
9 3 (7.69%) NetApp
9 3 (7.69%) Red Hat
10 2 (5.13%) Citrix
10 2 (5.13%) Lotus
10 2 (5.13%) Oracle
11 1 (2.56%) CommVault
11 1 (2.56%) F5
11 1 (2.56%) Nimble Storage
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