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 8 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Specialist
Rank - 132 133
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Specialist 0 23 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading - 0.94% 0.91%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.98% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 0 23 20
Median salary - £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-4.10% -2.66%
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
1553 2342 2515
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 95.57% 95.28% 95.74%
Number of salaries quoted 1142 1882 1579
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
2 6 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (35.71%) SCCM
3 5 (35.71%) SCOM
3 5 (35.71%) DV Cleared
3 5 (35.71%) Security Cleared
3 5 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (35.71%) Hyper-V
3 5 (35.71%) Validation
3 5 (35.71%) VMware
3 5 (35.71%) Active Directory
3 5 (35.71%) EMC
3 5 (35.71%) Citrix
3 5 (35.71%) Salesforce.com
3 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (35.71%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (35.71%) ITIL
3 5 (35.71%) Windows
3 5 (35.71%) AIX
3 5 (35.71%) Linux
3 5 (35.71%) CRM
3 5 (35.71%) WSUS
3 5 (35.71%) EMC NetWorker
3 5 (35.71%) Release Management
3 5 (35.71%) Data Quality
3 5 (35.71%) Performance Monitoring
3 5 (35.71%) Data Centre
3 5 (35.71%) Windows Server
4 4 (28.57%) MS Excel

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:

Applications
1 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 3 (21.43%) MS Office
2 3 (21.43%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Dynamics GP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) AIX
1 5 (35.71%) Linux
1 5 (35.71%) Windows
1 5 (35.71%) Windows Server
1 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2003
1 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (35.71%) CRM
2 5 (35.71%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (35.71%) ITIL
2 5 (35.71%) Performance Monitoring
2 5 (35.71%) Release Management
2 5 (35.71%) Validation
3 3 (21.43%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (21.43%) Matrix Organization
4 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
1 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) DV Cleared
1 5 (35.71%) Security Cleared
2 3 (21.43%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (35.71%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (35.71%) Active Directory
1 5 (35.71%) Hyper-V
1 5 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (35.71%) EMC NetWorker
1 5 (35.71%) SCCM
1 5 (35.71%) SCOM
1 5 (35.71%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
2 5 (35.71%) Citrix
2 5 (35.71%) EMC
2 5 (35.71%) Salesforce.com
2 5 (35.71%) VMware