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 30 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Specialist
Rank 359 407 351
Rank change year-on-year
+48 -56
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Specialist 76 53 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.42% 0.26% 0.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.27% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 52 47 94
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,550 £25,000 £30,450
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £47,750
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Support Specialist
England

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
17682 19816 21539
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 97.02% 96.60% 96.82%
Number of salaries quoted 14954 16355 16827
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 30 August 2016.

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 30 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +19 26 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Hampshire +4 16 £29,750 -8.46% 2
West Sussex +8 15 £45,000 +50.00%
Surrey +16 8 £31,000 -17.33% 1
Isle of Wight - 4 - - 1
Buckinghamshire +15 3 £25,000 -
East Sussex - 3 £30,000 -
Oxfordshire -6 1 £45,000 +73.07%
Support Specialist
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 South East region featuring Support Specialist in the job title.

1 77 (43.75%) Windows
2 67 (38.07%) Microsoft
3 64 (36.36%) SQL
4 43 (24.43%) Windows Server
5 37 (21.02%) SQL Server
5 37 (21.02%) ITIL
6 35 (19.89%) Active Directory
7 31 (17.61%) Linux
8 28 (15.91%) MS Excel
9 27 (15.34%) IIS
10 26 (14.77%) Degree
10 26 (14.77%) Windows Server 2008
11 23 (13.07%) VMware
11 23 (13.07%) CRM
12 22 (12.50%) Hyper-V
12 22 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
13 21 (11.93%) MS Office
13 21 (11.93%) .NET
13 21 (11.93%) Salesforce.com
13 21 (11.93%) Data Security
14 20 (11.36%) SharePoint
15 19 (10.80%) Security Cleared
16 18 (10.23%) Finance
16 18 (10.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 17 (9.66%) Windows Server 2003
17 17 (9.66%) EMC
17 17 (9.66%) Citrix
17 17 (9.66%) Data Quality
18 16 (9.09%) Data Centre
18 16 (9.09%) Management Information System

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 27 (15.34%) IIS
2 20 (11.36%) SharePoint
3 8 (4.55%) MS Exchange
4 6 (3.41%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (1.70%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (1.70%) nginx
6 2 (1.14%) CMS
6 2 (1.14%) Jetty
6 2 (1.14%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.14%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.57%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 28 (15.91%) MS Excel
2 21 (11.93%) MS Office
3 4 (2.27%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (5.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (3.41%) SAP MDM
3 5 (2.84%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.57%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.57%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 13 (7.39%) TCP/IP
2 12 (6.82%) DNS
2 12 (6.82%) Firewall
3 11 (6.25%) Internet
3 11 (6.25%) LAN
4 9 (5.11%) MPLS
4 9 (5.11%) SAN
5 8 (4.55%) DHCP
5 8 (4.55%) IP Telephony
6 5 (2.84%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (2.84%) WAN
7 4 (2.27%) BGP
7 4 (2.27%) Ethernet
7 4 (2.27%) OSPF
8 3 (1.70%) LDAP
8 3 (1.70%) VPN
9 2 (1.14%) NAS
9 2 (1.14%) PSTN
10 1 (0.57%) VSAT
10 1 (0.57%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (21.02%) SQL Server
2 18 (10.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (1.70%) Big Data
3 3 (1.70%) NoSQL
3 3 (1.70%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (1.14%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (1.14%) MySQL
4 2 (1.14%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.14%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.57%) DB2
5 1 (0.57%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (0.57%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (1.14%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (1.14%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.57%) Android Studio
General
1 18 (10.23%) Finance
2 11 (6.25%) Marketing
3 8 (4.55%) Japanese Language
4 7 (3.98%) German Language
4 7 (3.98%) Manufacturing
5 5 (2.84%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (2.27%) Banking
6 4 (2.27%) French Language
6 4 (2.27%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.70%) Games
7 3 (1.70%) Retail
8 2 (1.14%) Electronics
8 2 (1.14%) Italian Language
8 2 (1.14%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.57%) Back Office
9 1 (0.57%) Brand Awareness
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (11.93%) .NET
2 10 (5.68%) ASP.NET
2 10 (5.68%) XML
3 9 (5.11%) CSS
3 9 (5.11%) HTML
4 8 (4.55%) XSLT
5 6 (3.41%) SOAP
5 6 (3.41%) XSL
6 4 (2.27%) COM
6 4 (2.27%) Web Services
7 3 (1.70%) Middleware
7 3 (1.70%) SAML
7 3 (1.70%) Velocity
7 3 (1.70%) ZeroMQ
8 2 (1.14%) Servlets
8 2 (1.14%) Windows SharePoint Services
9 1 (0.57%) iBATIS
9 1 (0.57%) J2EE
9 1 (0.57%) JSP
9 1 (0.57%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 16 (9.09%) Data Centre
1 16 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 12 (6.82%) Computer Science
3 7 (3.98%) Driving Licence
3 7 (3.98%) Life Science
3 7 (3.98%) Mobile App
4 4 (2.27%) Clustering
5 2 (1.14%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.14%) e-Learning
5 2 (1.14%) Statistics
6 1 (0.57%) Biometrics
6 1 (0.57%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.57%) EMC VMAX
6 1 (0.57%) EMC VNX
6 1 (0.57%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (0.57%) EPoS
6 1 (0.57%) HP Storage
6 1 (0.57%) PKI
6 1 (0.57%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 77 (43.75%) Windows
2 43 (24.43%) Windows Server
3 31 (17.61%) Linux
4 26 (14.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (9.66%) Windows Server 2003
6 14 (7.95%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (6.82%) Unix
8 11 (6.25%) AIX
8 11 (6.25%) Windows XP
9 10 (5.68%) Windows 7
10 5 (2.84%) Apple iOS
10 5 (2.84%) Mac OS X
11 4 (2.27%) CentOS
11 4 (2.27%) Windows 8
12 2 (1.14%) Android
12 2 (1.14%) Oracle Linux
12 2 (1.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.57%) Debian
13 1 (0.57%) SUSE
13 1 (0.57%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (21.02%) ITIL
2 23 (13.07%) CRM
3 22 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 21 (11.93%) Data Security
5 16 (9.09%) Project Management
5 16 (9.09%) Release Management
6 15 (8.52%) Performance Monitoring
7 13 (7.39%) Document Management
8 12 (6.82%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (6.25%) Validation
10 10 (5.68%) PRINCE
10 10 (5.68%) Workflow
11 9 (5.11%) Disaster Recovery
11 9 (5.11%) Root Cause Analysis
11 9 (5.11%) System Testing
12 8 (4.55%) Change Control
13 7 (3.98%) Service Delivery
13 7 (3.98%) Software Testing
13 7 (3.98%) Test Scripting
14 6 (3.41%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 64 (36.36%) SQL
2 11 (6.25%) PowerShell
3 9 (5.11%) JavaScript
4 8 (4.55%) VBScript
5 5 (2.84%) PL/SQL
5 5 (2.84%) T-SQL
6 4 (2.27%) Java
7 3 (1.70%) C++
8 2 (1.14%) C#
8 2 (1.14%) PHP
9 1 (0.57%) C
Qualifications
1 26 (14.77%) Degree
2 19 (10.80%) Security Cleared
3 15 (8.52%) DV Cleared
4 7 (3.98%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (2.84%) CCNA
5 5 (2.84%) CCNP
5 5 (2.84%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (2.84%) MCSE
6 4 (2.27%) MCTS
7 3 (1.70%) MCP
7 3 (1.70%) SC Cleared
8 2 (1.14%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.14%) MCITP
8 2 (1.14%) MCSA
8 2 (1.14%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (9.66%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.57%) GAMP
2 1 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 35 (19.89%) Active Directory
2 22 (12.50%) Hyper-V
3 13 (7.39%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.70%) KVM
4 3 (1.70%) Shibboleth
5 2 (1.14%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (1.14%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.57%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 1 (0.57%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.57%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.57%) vSphere
6 1 (0.57%) XenApp
6 1 (0.57%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.57%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 14 (7.95%) SCCM
2 10 (5.68%) EMC NetWorker
3 8 (4.55%) SCOM
3 8 (4.55%) WSUS
4 2 (1.14%) Backup Exec
4 2 (1.14%) Legato
4 2 (1.14%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.57%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.57%) EMC VPLEX
5 1 (0.57%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.57%) Simpana
5 1 (0.57%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 67 (38.07%) Microsoft
2 23 (13.07%) VMware
3 21 (11.93%) Salesforce.com
4 17 (9.66%) Citrix
4 17 (9.66%) EMC
5 13 (7.39%) Cisco
6 11 (6.25%) HP
7 8 (4.55%) Oracle
8 7 (3.98%) Apple
8 7 (3.98%) SAP
9 4 (2.27%) Google
9 4 (2.27%) Sybase
10 3 (1.70%) Juniper
10 3 (1.70%) NetApp
10 3 (1.70%) Red Hat
10 3 (1.70%) SevOne
10 3 (1.70%) Veeam
10 3 (1.70%) Veritas
11 2 (1.14%) arcserve
11 2 (1.14%) Perforce
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