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 17 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Support Specialist
England / South East
Rank 345 394 337
Rank change year-on-year
+49 -57
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Specialist 43 62 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.29% 0.32% 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.33% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 35 61 89
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £35,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -5.40%

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
14395 18609 19573
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.84% 96.84% 97.17%
Number of salaries quoted 11928 15813 15865
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £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 17 January 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 17 January 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 +44 11 £42,500 -5.55% 2
Hampshire +22 10 £32,500 -29.72% 2
Surrey +23 6 £39,000 +23.80% 1
West Sussex -2 6 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Oxfordshire - 6 - -
Buckinghamshire +22 2 £25,500 -27.14% 1
Kent +9 1 £30,000 -28.14%
East Sussex - 1 £52,500 -
Support Specialist
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 45 (49.45%) Windows
2 28 (30.77%) Microsoft
3 26 (28.57%) SQL
4 25 (27.47%) Active Directory
4 25 (27.47%) Windows Server
5 21 (23.08%) Linux
6 19 (20.88%) SQL Server
7 15 (16.48%) MS Excel
8 14 (15.38%) VMware
9 13 (14.29%) MS Office
9 13 (14.29%) Unix
10 12 (13.19%) ITIL
10 12 (13.19%) Degree
11 11 (12.09%) SCCM
11 11 (12.09%) VMware Infrastructure
11 11 (12.09%) CISSP
11 11 (12.09%) Mentoring
12 10 (10.99%) Finance
12 10 (10.99%) CRM
12 10 (10.99%) .NET
12 10 (10.99%) Apple iOS
13 9 (9.89%) Java
13 9 (9.89%) Microsoft Certification
14 8 (8.79%) SharePoint
14 8 (8.79%) DNS
14 8 (8.79%) Skype for Business
14 8 (8.79%) Office 365
14 8 (8.79%) Windows 10
15 7 (7.69%) Grafana
15 7 (7.69%) Cybersecurity

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 8 (8.79%) SharePoint
1 8 (8.79%) Skype for Business
2 7 (7.69%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (6.59%) MS Exchange
4 3 (3.30%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (2.20%) IIS
6 1 (1.10%) Apache
6 1 (1.10%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.10%) JBoss
6 1 (1.10%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (1.10%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.10%) Tomcat
Applications
1 15 (16.48%) MS Excel
2 13 (14.29%) MS Office
3 2 (2.20%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (5.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.20%) HFM
3 1 (1.10%) Hyperion Planning
3 1 (1.10%) SAP CO
3 1 (1.10%) SAP FI
3 1 (1.10%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (1.10%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.79%) Office 365
2 1 (1.10%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.79%) DNS
2 7 (7.69%) IP Telephony
3 6 (6.59%) Firewall
3 6 (6.59%) SAN
3 6 (6.59%) Skype
3 6 (6.59%) TCP/IP
4 5 (5.49%) VoIP
5 4 (4.40%) DHCP
5 4 (4.40%) FTP
5 4 (4.40%) HTTP
5 4 (4.40%) SMTP
6 3 (3.30%) Internet
6 3 (3.30%) LAN
6 3 (3.30%) VLAN
7 2 (2.20%) GSM
7 2 (2.20%) MPLS
7 2 (2.20%) Remote Desktop
7 2 (2.20%) VPN
7 2 (2.20%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (1.10%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (20.88%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.49%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.30%) InfluxDB
4 2 (2.20%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (2.20%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.10%) Big Data
5 1 (1.10%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.10%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.10%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.10%) Android Studio
General
1 10 (10.99%) Finance
2 7 (7.69%) Retail
3 6 (6.59%) Marketing
4 5 (5.49%) German Language
5 3 (3.30%) French Language
6 2 (2.20%) Japanese Language
6 2 (2.20%) Legal
6 2 (2.20%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.20%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.10%) Back Office
7 1 (1.10%) Banking
7 1 (1.10%) Law
7 1 (1.10%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (10.99%) .NET
2 5 (5.49%) Web Services
3 4 (4.40%) ASP.NET
3 4 (4.40%) JSON
3 4 (4.40%) Velocity
4 3 (3.30%) CSS
4 3 (3.30%) HTML
4 3 (3.30%) Middleware
5 1 (1.10%) iBATIS
5 1 (1.10%) J2EE
5 1 (1.10%) SAML
5 1 (1.10%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.59%) Data Centre
1 6 (6.59%) Management Information System
2 4 (4.40%) EPoS
3 3 (3.30%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.30%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (2.20%) Informatics
5 1 (1.10%) Biometrics
5 1 (1.10%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.10%) Clustering
5 1 (1.10%) CMDB
5 1 (1.10%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.10%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.10%) Life Science
5 1 (1.10%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 45 (49.45%) Windows
2 25 (27.47%) Windows Server
3 21 (23.08%) Linux
4 13 (14.29%) Unix
5 10 (10.99%) Apple iOS
6 8 (8.79%) Windows 10
7 7 (7.69%) CentOS
7 7 (7.69%) Windows 7
7 7 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (5.49%) Mac OS X
8 5 (5.49%) Windows 8
9 4 (4.40%) Mac OS
9 4 (4.40%) NetWare
10 2 (2.20%) Android
10 2 (2.20%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (2.20%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (1.10%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (13.19%) ITIL
2 11 (12.09%) Mentoring
3 10 (10.99%) CRM
4 7 (7.69%) Cybersecurity
4 7 (7.69%) Document Management
4 7 (7.69%) Incident Management
5 6 (6.59%) Coaching
5 6 (6.59%) Matrix Organization
6 5 (5.49%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (5.49%) Mobile Device Management
6 5 (5.49%) Service Management
7 4 (4.40%) Analytics
7 4 (4.40%) Cyber Intelligence
7 4 (4.40%) Defect Tracking
7 4 (4.40%) Microservices
7 4 (4.40%) Product Management
7 4 (4.40%) Project Management
7 4 (4.40%) Service Delivery
7 4 (4.40%) Software Engineering
7 4 (4.40%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (28.57%) SQL
2 9 (9.89%) Java
3 5 (5.49%) PowerShell
4 4 (4.40%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.10%) C
5 1 (1.10%) C++
5 1 (1.10%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.10%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.10%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (13.19%) Degree
2 11 (12.09%) CISSP
3 9 (9.89%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (6.59%) MCP
5 5 (5.49%) CCNA
5 5 (5.49%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (5.49%) MCSE
6 4 (4.40%) CEH
6 4 (4.40%) CompTIA Security+
6 4 (4.40%) GCIA
6 4 (4.40%) Network+ Certification
6 4 (4.40%) Security Cleared
6 4 (4.40%) Security+ Certification
7 3 (3.30%) HNC
7 3 (3.30%) HND
7 3 (3.30%) MCTS
8 2 (2.20%) A+ Certification
8 2 (2.20%) GCIH
8 2 (2.20%) MCITP
8 2 (2.20%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.30%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.20%) SLA
3 1 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 25 (27.47%) Active Directory
2 11 (12.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (7.69%) Hyper-V
4 5 (5.49%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (4.40%) VMware ESX
6 2 (2.20%) BitLocker
6 2 (2.20%) Firmware
7 1 (1.10%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 11 (12.09%) SCCM
2 7 (7.69%) Grafana
3 4 (4.40%) SCVMM
4 3 (3.30%) AirWatch
5 2 (2.20%) SCOM
6 1 (1.10%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (1.10%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.10%) ServiceCenter
6 1 (1.10%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (1.10%) WSUS
Vendors
1 28 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 14 (15.38%) VMware
3 7 (7.69%) Apple
4 6 (6.59%) Citrix
4 6 (6.59%) Sophos
5 4 (4.40%) Polycom
6 3 (3.30%) Avaya
6 3 (3.30%) Cisco
6 3 (3.30%) Oracle
6 3 (3.30%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (3.30%) Sun
7 2 (2.20%) Cognizant
7 2 (2.20%) Dell
7 2 (2.20%) HP
7 2 (2.20%) Hyperion
7 2 (2.20%) MobileIron
8 1 (1.10%) EMC
8 1 (1.10%) Mitel
8 1 (1.10%) ServiceNow
8 1 (1.10%) WatchGuard
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