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

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Specialist
Rank 362 389 333
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -56
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Specialist 51 87 136
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.31% 0.40% 0.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.42% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 35 87 118
Median salary £31,000 £42,500 £37,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-27.05% +12.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £29,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £49,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-4.10% -2.66%
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
16030 20889 21218
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.87% 97.05% 96.94%
Number of salaries quoted 13356 17631 16914
Median salary £43,625 £43,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.28% +8.75%
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 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 6 December 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 6 December 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
Oxfordshire +35 12 - -
Hampshire +6 10 £30,500 -28.23% 4
Surrey +5 9 £27,500 -15.38%
Berkshire +31 8 £37,500 -16.66% 4
West Sussex +2 6 £42,500 - 4
Buckinghamshire +10 4 £22,000 -2.22%
Kent +10 1 £30,000 -28.14%
East Sussex - 1 - -
Support Specialist
England

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

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

1 59 (50.00%) Windows
2 46 (38.98%) SQL
3 36 (30.51%) Microsoft
4 33 (27.97%) Windows Server
5 30 (25.42%) Active Directory
6 28 (23.73%) ITIL
7 26 (22.03%) Linux
8 25 (21.19%) SQL Server
9 21 (17.80%) Degree
10 20 (16.95%) MS Excel
10 20 (16.95%) CRM
11 19 (16.10%) .NET
12 16 (13.56%) VMware
12 16 (13.56%) Windows Server 2008
13 15 (12.71%) SharePoint
14 13 (11.02%) VMware Infrastructure
14 13 (11.02%) Dynamics CRM
14 13 (11.02%) SCCM
14 13 (11.02%) Document Management
15 12 (10.17%) ASP.NET
15 12 (10.17%) Unix
15 12 (10.17%) Management Information System
16 11 (9.32%) Finance
16 11 (9.32%) MS Office
16 11 (9.32%) Microsoft Certification
17 10 (8.47%) Citrix
17 10 (8.47%) PRINCE
17 10 (8.47%) Security Cleared
17 10 (8.47%) Apple iOS
17 10 (8.47%) Data Centre

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 15 (12.71%) SharePoint
2 7 (5.93%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (5.93%) Skype for Business
3 5 (4.24%) MS Exchange
4 4 (3.39%) IIS
5 3 (2.54%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.69%) nginx
7 1 (0.85%) Apache
7 1 (0.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.85%) JBoss
7 1 (0.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.85%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.85%) Tomcat
Applications
1 20 (16.95%) MS Excel
2 11 (9.32%) MS Office
3 3 (2.54%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 13 (11.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.69%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.85%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.08%) Office 365
2 1 (0.85%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.63%) Firewall
2 8 (6.78%) DNS
2 8 (6.78%) TCP/IP
3 6 (5.08%) IP Telephony
4 5 (4.24%) SAN
4 5 (4.24%) Skype
5 4 (3.39%) DHCP
5 4 (3.39%) FTP
5 4 (3.39%) HTTP
5 4 (3.39%) Internet
5 4 (3.39%) SMTP
5 4 (3.39%) VoIP
6 3 (2.54%) LAN
6 3 (2.54%) VLAN
7 2 (1.69%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (1.69%) GSM
7 2 (1.69%) MPLS
7 2 (1.69%) OSPF
7 2 (1.69%) Remote Desktop
7 2 (1.69%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (21.19%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.24%) Relational Database
2 5 (4.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (2.54%) Big Data
3 3 (2.54%) InfluxDB
3 3 (2.54%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.69%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.85%) Android Studio
General
1 11 (9.32%) Finance
2 9 (7.63%) Marketing
3 8 (6.78%) Japanese Language
4 6 (5.08%) Retail
5 3 (2.54%) French Language
5 3 (2.54%) German Language
6 2 (1.69%) Banking
6 2 (1.69%) Games
6 2 (1.69%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.69%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.85%) Electronics
7 1 (0.85%) Law
7 1 (0.85%) Legal
7 1 (0.85%) Publishing
7 1 (0.85%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (16.10%) .NET
2 12 (10.17%) ASP.NET
3 6 (5.08%) CSS
3 6 (5.08%) HTML
4 5 (4.24%) Velocity
4 5 (4.24%) Web Services
5 3 (2.54%) Middleware
6 2 (1.69%) JSON
6 2 (1.69%) ZeroMQ
7 1 (0.85%) COM
7 1 (0.85%) iBATIS
7 1 (0.85%) J2EE
7 1 (0.85%) SAML
7 1 (0.85%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.17%) Management Information System
2 10 (8.47%) Data Centre
3 4 (3.39%) EPoS
4 3 (2.54%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.54%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.54%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (1.69%) Clustering
5 2 (1.69%) Informatics
6 1 (0.85%) Biometrics
6 1 (0.85%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.85%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.85%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 59 (50.00%) Windows
2 33 (27.97%) Windows Server
3 26 (22.03%) Linux
4 16 (13.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (10.17%) Unix
6 10 (8.47%) Apple iOS
7 8 (6.78%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (5.93%) CentOS
8 7 (5.93%) Windows 10
8 7 (5.93%) Windows 7
9 6 (5.08%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (4.24%) AIX
10 5 (4.24%) Mac OS X
11 4 (3.39%) Mac OS
11 4 (3.39%) NetWare
11 4 (3.39%) Windows 8
12 3 (2.54%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (23.73%) ITIL
2 20 (16.95%) CRM
3 13 (11.02%) Document Management
4 10 (8.47%) PRINCE
5 9 (7.63%) Mentoring
5 9 (7.63%) User Acceptance Testing
6 8 (6.78%) Change Control
7 7 (5.93%) Cybersecurity
7 7 (5.93%) Incident Management
7 7 (5.93%) Matrix Organization
8 6 (5.08%) Coaching
8 6 (5.08%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (5.08%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (5.08%) Line Management
8 6 (5.08%) Performance Monitoring
8 6 (5.08%) Release Management
8 6 (5.08%) Service Delivery
8 6 (5.08%) Service Management
9 5 (4.24%) Mobile Device Management
9 5 (4.24%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 46 (38.98%) SQL
2 7 (5.93%) Java
2 7 (5.93%) JavaScript
3 6 (5.08%) PowerShell
4 3 (2.54%) PL/SQL
4 3 (2.54%) VBScript
5 2 (1.69%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.85%) C
6 1 (0.85%) C++
6 1 (0.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 21 (17.80%) Degree
2 11 (9.32%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (8.47%) Security Cleared
4 9 (7.63%) CISSP
5 8 (6.78%) MCP
6 6 (5.08%) CCNA
6 6 (5.08%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (5.08%) MCSE
7 5 (4.24%) DV Cleared
8 4 (3.39%) CompTIA Security+
8 4 (3.39%) MCTS
8 4 (3.39%) Network+ Certification
8 4 (3.39%) Security+ Certification
9 3 (2.54%) MCITP
9 3 (2.54%) MCSA
10 2 (1.69%) A+ Certification
10 2 (1.69%) CCNP
10 2 (1.69%) HNC
10 2 (1.69%) HND
10 2 (1.69%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.08%) Data Quality
2 3 (2.54%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.85%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (25.42%) Active Directory
2 13 (11.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (7.63%) Hyper-V
4 4 (3.39%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (2.54%) VMware ESX
6 2 (1.69%) BitLocker
6 2 (1.69%) Firmware
7 1 (0.85%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 13 (11.02%) SCCM
2 6 (5.08%) SCOM
3 5 (4.24%) EMC NetWorker
3 5 (4.24%) Grafana
3 5 (4.24%) WSUS
4 4 (3.39%) SCVMM
5 3 (2.54%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.85%) ServiceCenter
6 1 (0.85%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 36 (30.51%) Microsoft
2 16 (13.56%) VMware
3 10 (8.47%) Citrix
4 9 (7.63%) Apple
4 9 (7.63%) Salesforce.com
5 6 (5.08%) Sophos
6 5 (4.24%) EMC
7 4 (3.39%) Polycom
8 3 (2.54%) Cisco
8 3 (2.54%) HP
8 3 (2.54%) Sun
8 3 (2.54%) Sybase
9 2 (1.69%) Avaya
9 2 (1.69%) Cognizant
9 2 (1.69%) Dell
9 2 (1.69%) Google
9 2 (1.69%) MobileIron
9 2 (1.69%) Oracle
10 1 (0.85%) Mitel
10 1 (0.85%) WatchGuard
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