The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the South East region that had Support Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Support Specialist
England / South East
Rank 346 381 387
Rank change year-on-year
+35 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Specialist 46 65 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.31% 0.34% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.35% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 41 61 68
Median salary £40,001 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,750 £50,000 £50,750
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £34,750
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +15.10%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the South East 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
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
14214 18588 20173
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.72% 96.68% 97.21%
Number of salaries quoted 11781 15972 16502
Median salary £43,000 £44,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.27% +6.02%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.19% +5.00%

Support Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Support Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Support Specialist
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Support Specialist Salary Trend in the South East

Support Specialist
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Support Specialist across the South East region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017.

Support Specialist Salary Histogram in the South East

Support Specialist
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Support Specialist within the South East region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +27 15 £50,000 +11.11% 4
Surrey +35 7 £42,500 +30.76%
Hampshire +26 7 £33,750 -47.26%
West Sussex -4 6 £45,000 +5.88%
Oxfordshire +14 2 - - 1
East Sussex - 2 £52,500 -
Kent +12 1 £35,000 -3.44% 1
Support Specialist
England

Support Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 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 South East region featuring Support Specialist in the job title.

1 44 (46.32%) Windows
2 30 (31.58%) Active Directory
3 27 (28.42%) Microsoft
4 26 (27.37%) Windows Server
5 23 (24.21%) Linux
5 23 (24.21%) SQL
6 21 (22.11%) SQL Server
7 17 (17.89%) VMware
8 16 (16.84%) Finance
9 14 (14.74%) Unix
9 14 (14.74%) Office 365
10 13 (13.68%) MS Office
10 13 (13.68%) ITIL
10 13 (13.68%) CISSP
11 12 (12.63%) .NET
11 12 (12.63%) Java
11 12 (12.63%) VMware Infrastructure
11 12 (12.63%) Mentoring
12 11 (11.58%) SCCM
12 11 (11.58%) MS Excel
13 10 (10.53%) DNS
13 10 (10.53%) CentOS
14 9 (9.47%) Degree
14 9 (9.47%) Cybersecurity
14 9 (9.47%) Elasticsearch
14 9 (9.47%) Grafana
14 9 (9.47%) Windows 10
15 8 (8.42%) Hyper-V
15 8 (8.42%) Windows 7
15 8 (8.42%) Apple iOS

Support Specialist Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 9 (9.47%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (8.42%) SharePoint
2 8 (8.42%) Skype for Business
3 7 (7.37%) MS Exchange
4 5 (5.26%) IIS
5 4 (4.21%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (3.16%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (1.05%) Apache
7 1 (1.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.05%) JBoss
7 1 (1.05%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (1.05%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (1.05%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.05%) WebLogic
Applications
1 13 (13.68%) MS Office
2 11 (11.58%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.05%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (7.37%) SAP CO
1 7 (7.37%) SAP FI
1 7 (7.37%) SAP FI/CO
2 3 (3.16%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (2.11%) HFM
4 1 (1.05%) Hyperion Planning
4 1 (1.05%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 14 (14.74%) Office 365
2 7 (7.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.11%) IaaS
4 1 (1.05%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.53%) DNS
2 8 (8.42%) Firewall
2 8 (8.42%) TCP/IP
3 7 (7.37%) SAN
4 6 (6.32%) DHCP
4 6 (6.32%) Skype
4 6 (6.32%) VoIP
5 5 (5.26%) IP Telephony
6 4 (4.21%) FTP
6 4 (4.21%) HTTP
6 4 (4.21%) Internet
6 4 (4.21%) SMTP
7 3 (3.16%) LAN
7 3 (3.16%) VLAN
8 2 (2.11%) GSM
8 2 (2.11%) MPLS
8 2 (2.11%) Remote Desktop
8 2 (2.11%) VPN
8 2 (2.11%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (1.05%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (22.11%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.26%) Relational Database
3 4 (4.21%) InfluxDB
4 3 (3.16%) DB2
4 3 (3.16%) Informix
5 2 (2.11%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.11%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.11%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (1.05%) Big Data
6 1 (1.05%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.05%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.05%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.11%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.05%) Android Studio
2 1 (1.05%) Git (software)
General
1 16 (16.84%) Finance
2 6 (6.32%) Retail
3 5 (5.26%) German Language
4 3 (3.16%) French Language
4 3 (3.16%) Legal
5 2 (2.11%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.11%) Marketing
5 2 (2.11%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.05%) Back Office
6 1 (1.05%) Banking
6 1 (1.05%) Games
6 1 (1.05%) Law
6 1 (1.05%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (12.63%) .NET
2 5 (5.26%) JSON
3 4 (4.21%) ASP.NET
4 3 (3.16%) Middleware
5 2 (2.11%) HTML
5 2 (2.11%) J2EE
5 2 (2.11%) Velocity
5 2 (2.11%) Web Services
6 1 (1.05%) CSS
6 1 (1.05%) iBATIS
6 1 (1.05%) Spring
6 1 (1.05%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.21%) Data Centre
1 4 (4.21%) EPoS
1 4 (4.21%) Management Information System
2 3 (3.16%) Driving Licence
2 3 (3.16%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (2.11%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.11%) CMDB
3 2 (2.11%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.05%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.05%) Clustering
4 1 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.05%) Life Science
4 1 (1.05%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.05%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 44 (46.32%) Windows
2 26 (27.37%) Windows Server
3 23 (24.21%) Linux
4 14 (14.74%) Unix
5 10 (10.53%) CentOS
6 9 (9.47%) Windows 10
7 8 (8.42%) Apple iOS
7 8 (8.42%) Windows 7
8 7 (7.37%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (5.26%) Windows 8
9 5 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (4.21%) Mac OS
10 4 (4.21%) NetWare
11 3 (3.16%) AIX
11 3 (3.16%) Android
11 3 (3.16%) HPUX
12 2 (2.11%) Debian
12 2 (2.11%) Mac OS X
12 2 (2.11%) Solaris
12 2 (2.11%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (13.68%) ITIL
2 12 (12.63%) Mentoring
3 9 (9.47%) Cybersecurity
4 7 (7.37%) Incident Management
4 7 (7.37%) Procure-to-Pay
5 6 (6.32%) Coaching
5 6 (6.32%) Cyber Intelligence
5 6 (6.32%) Service Management
6 5 (5.26%) Analytics
6 5 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (5.26%) CRM
6 5 (5.26%) ITSM
6 5 (5.26%) Microservices
6 5 (5.26%) Mobile Device Management
6 5 (5.26%) Time Management
7 4 (4.21%) Defect Tracking
7 4 (4.21%) Document Management
7 4 (4.21%) Product Management
7 4 (4.21%) Service Delivery
7 4 (4.21%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 23 (24.21%) SQL
2 12 (12.63%) Java
3 6 (6.32%) PowerShell
4 2 (2.11%) C
4 2 (2.11%) C#
5 1 (1.05%) C++
5 1 (1.05%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.05%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.05%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.05%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.05%) VB
5 1 (1.05%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.05%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (13.68%) CISSP
2 9 (9.47%) Degree
3 8 (8.42%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (6.32%) CEH
4 6 (6.32%) GCIA
4 6 (6.32%) MCP
5 5 (5.26%) CCNA
5 5 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (4.21%) CompTIA Security+
6 4 (4.21%) MCSE
6 4 (4.21%) Network+ Certification
6 4 (4.21%) Security+ Certification
7 3 (3.16%) HNC
7 3 (3.16%) HND
8 2 (2.11%) A+ Certification
8 2 (2.11%) GCIH
8 2 (2.11%) MCITP
8 2 (2.11%) MCSA
8 2 (2.11%) MCTS
8 2 (2.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.16%) PCI DSS
1 3 (3.16%) SLA
2 1 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 30 (31.58%) Active Directory
2 12 (12.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (8.42%) Hyper-V
4 5 (5.26%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (4.21%) VMware ESX
6 2 (2.11%) BitLocker
6 2 (2.11%) Firmware
7 1 (1.05%) XenApp
7 1 (1.05%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (11.58%) SCCM
2 9 (9.47%) Grafana
3 4 (4.21%) AirWatch
3 4 (4.21%) SCVMM
4 3 (3.16%) NetBackup
4 3 (3.16%) SCOM
5 2 (2.11%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (1.05%) Backup Exec
6 1 (1.05%) Graphite
6 1 (1.05%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (1.05%) Kibana
6 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (1.05%) ServiceCenter
6 1 (1.05%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (1.05%) WSUS
Vendors
1 27 (28.42%) Microsoft
2 17 (17.89%) VMware
3 8 (8.42%) Citrix
3 8 (8.42%) SAP
4 7 (7.37%) Oracle
5 6 (6.32%) Sophos
6 5 (5.26%) Apple
6 5 (5.26%) NetApp
7 4 (4.21%) Cisco
7 4 (4.21%) Polycom
8 3 (3.16%) arcserve
8 3 (3.16%) Avaya
8 3 (3.16%) CommVault
8 3 (3.16%) Red Hat
8 3 (3.16%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (3.16%) Sun
8 3 (3.16%) Sybase
8 3 (3.16%) Symantec
8 3 (3.16%) Veeam
8 3 (3.16%) Veritas
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