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 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Specialist
Rank 309 386 393
Rank change year-on-year
+77 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Specialist 123 82 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.67% 0.39% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.70% 0.40% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 79 72 72
Median salary £37,500 £39,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.06% +12.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,600 £24,050 £25,250
10% offered a salary of more than £48,800 £54,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- -5.40%
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
17678 20627 22681
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.93% 97.08% 96.57%
Number of salaries quoted 15070 16793 18322
Median salary £44,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.70% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 June 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 June 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 +41 51 £42,500 +13.33% 2
Hampshire +21 30 £30,500 -30.68% 1
West Sussex +18 25 £42,500 +32.81% 1
Surrey +9 9 £39,250 +16.29% 1
Buckinghamshire +16 4 £24,750 -45.00%
Oxfordshire -10 3 £45,000 +100.00% 1
East Sussex - 1 £27,500 - 1
Support Specialist
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 88 (47.57%) Windows
2 76 (41.08%) SQL
3 67 (36.22%) Microsoft
4 54 (29.19%) Windows Server
5 41 (22.16%) SQL Server
5 41 (22.16%) ITIL
5 41 (22.16%) Linux
6 38 (20.54%) Active Directory
7 31 (16.76%) IIS
8 28 (15.14%) Windows Server 2008
9 25 (13.51%) MS Excel
10 24 (12.97%) CRM
10 24 (12.97%) SharePoint
10 24 (12.97%) Oracle
10 24 (12.97%) VMware
11 23 (12.43%) User Acceptance Testing
12 22 (11.89%) Finance
13 21 (11.35%) Salesforce.com
14 20 (10.81%) Data Security
14 20 (10.81%) Hyper-V
15 19 (10.27%) Degree
15 19 (10.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 19 (10.27%) MS Office
16 17 (9.19%) EMC
16 17 (9.19%) Citrix
16 17 (9.19%) DNS
16 17 (9.19%) Data Quality
16 17 (9.19%) Windows Server 2012
17 16 (8.65%) Release Management
17 16 (8.65%) Windows Server 2003

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 31 (16.76%) IIS
2 24 (12.97%) SharePoint
3 10 (5.41%) MS Exchange
4 6 (3.24%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (1.62%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.08%) CMS
6 2 (1.08%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.08%) IBM Notes
6 2 (1.08%) Jetty
6 2 (1.08%) nginx
6 2 (1.08%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (1.08%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.08%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.54%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.54%) Apache
7 1 (0.54%) Confluence
7 1 (0.54%) JBoss
7 1 (0.54%) OpenStack
Applications
1 25 (13.51%) MS Excel
2 19 (10.27%) MS Office
3 1 (0.54%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.54%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 6 (3.24%) Dynamics CRM
1 6 (3.24%) Dynamics GP
1 6 (3.24%) SAP MDM
2 2 (1.08%) Hyperion Planning
3 1 (0.54%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (0.54%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.62%) Office 365
3 2 (1.08%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.08%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.54%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (9.19%) DNS
2 13 (7.03%) Firewall
2 13 (7.03%) TCP/IP
3 11 (5.95%) DHCP
3 11 (5.95%) LAN
4 10 (5.41%) Internet
4 10 (5.41%) SAN
5 8 (4.32%) MPLS
6 7 (3.78%) VPN
7 5 (2.70%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (2.70%) WAN
8 4 (2.16%) Ethernet
8 4 (2.16%) IP Telephony
9 3 (1.62%) BGP
9 3 (1.62%) LDAP
9 3 (1.62%) NAS
9 3 (1.62%) OSPF
10 2 (1.08%) PSTN
10 2 (1.08%) VoIP
10 2 (1.08%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (22.16%) SQL Server
2 19 (10.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (2.16%) Oracle Database
4 3 (1.62%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (1.62%) MySQL
4 3 (1.62%) SQL Server 2000
4 3 (1.62%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (1.62%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.08%) Big Data
5 2 (1.08%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (1.08%) Essbase
5 2 (1.08%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.08%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.54%) DB2
6 1 (0.54%) Hyperion Smart View
6 1 (0.54%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.54%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.54%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (1.08%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (1.08%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.54%) Android Studio
2 1 (0.54%) JIRA
2 1 (0.54%) TeamCity
General
1 22 (11.89%) Finance
2 9 (4.86%) German Language
3 7 (3.78%) Manufacturing
3 7 (3.78%) Marketing
4 6 (3.24%) French Language
5 5 (2.70%) Japanese Language
5 5 (2.70%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (2.16%) Italian Language
6 4 (2.16%) Spanish Language
6 4 (2.16%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.62%) Banking
7 3 (1.62%) Electronics
8 2 (1.08%) Brand Awareness
8 2 (1.08%) Games
9 1 (0.54%) Back Office
9 1 (0.54%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (8.65%) .NET
2 11 (5.95%) XML
3 9 (4.86%) XSLT
4 7 (3.78%) CSS
4 7 (3.78%) HTML
5 6 (3.24%) ASP.NET
5 6 (3.24%) SOAP
5 6 (3.24%) XSL
6 4 (2.16%) COM
6 4 (2.16%) EDI
7 2 (1.08%) JSP
7 2 (1.08%) Middleware
7 2 (1.08%) SAML
7 2 (1.08%) Servlets
7 2 (1.08%) Windows SharePoint Services
7 2 (1.08%) ZeroMQ
8 1 (0.54%) 802.1X
8 1 (0.54%) HTML5
8 1 (0.54%) iBATIS
8 1 (0.54%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.57%) Data Centre
2 13 (7.03%) Computer Science
2 13 (7.03%) Management Information System
3 8 (4.32%) Driving Licence
4 7 (3.78%) Life Science
4 7 (3.78%) Mobile App
5 4 (2.16%) Clustering
6 3 (1.62%) Enterprise Storage
6 3 (1.62%) PKI
6 3 (1.62%) Statistics
7 2 (1.08%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.08%) e-Learning
7 2 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.08%) Replication
7 2 (1.08%) Social Media
8 1 (0.54%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.54%) EMC VMAX
8 1 (0.54%) EMC VNX
8 1 (0.54%) EPoS
8 1 (0.54%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 88 (47.57%) Windows
2 54 (29.19%) Windows Server
3 41 (22.16%) Linux
4 28 (15.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (9.19%) Windows Server 2012
6 16 (8.65%) Windows Server 2003
7 12 (6.49%) Unix
7 12 (6.49%) Windows 7
8 11 (5.95%) Windows XP
9 10 (5.41%) AIX
10 7 (3.78%) Android
11 6 (3.24%) Oracle Linux
12 5 (2.70%) Apple iOS
13 4 (2.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 4 (2.16%) Windows 8
14 3 (1.62%) CentOS
15 2 (1.08%) HPUX
15 2 (1.08%) Solaris
15 2 (1.08%) VMS
16 1 (0.54%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (22.16%) ITIL
2 24 (12.97%) CRM
3 23 (12.43%) User Acceptance Testing
4 20 (10.81%) Data Security
5 16 (8.65%) Release Management
6 15 (8.11%) Project Management
7 14 (7.57%) Root Cause Analysis
8 12 (6.49%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (6.49%) Performance Monitoring
9 11 (5.95%) Workflow
10 9 (4.86%) System Testing
11 8 (4.32%) Data Management
11 8 (4.32%) Document Management
11 8 (4.32%) ERP
11 8 (4.32%) Validation
12 7 (3.78%) Disaster Recovery
12 7 (3.78%) High Availability
12 7 (3.78%) Service Delivery
12 7 (3.78%) Software Testing
12 7 (3.78%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 76 (41.08%) SQL
2 13 (7.03%) PowerShell
3 11 (5.95%) Java
4 8 (4.32%) PL/SQL
4 8 (4.32%) VBScript
5 7 (3.78%) JavaScript
6 6 (3.24%) C++
6 6 (3.24%) T-SQL
7 5 (2.70%) C#
8 2 (1.08%) PHP
8 2 (1.08%) VBA
9 1 (0.54%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.54%) C
9 1 (0.54%) Google Apps Script
9 1 (0.54%) Korn
9 1 (0.54%) Perl
9 1 (0.54%) Python
9 1 (0.54%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 19 (10.27%) Degree
2 14 (7.57%) Security Cleared
3 12 (6.49%) DV Cleared
4 7 (3.78%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (2.70%) CCNA
5 5 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (2.16%) CCNP
6 4 (2.16%) MCSE
7 3 (1.62%) MCP
7 3 (1.62%) MCSA
7 3 (1.62%) MCTS
8 2 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.08%) MCITP
8 2 (1.08%) RHCE
8 2 (1.08%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (9.19%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.54%) GAMP
2 1 (0.54%) HL7
2 1 (0.54%) SLA
System Software
1 38 (20.54%) Active Directory
2 20 (10.81%) Hyper-V
3 11 (5.95%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.62%) KVM
5 2 (1.08%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (1.08%) Shibboleth
5 2 (1.08%) Terminal Services
5 2 (1.08%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (1.08%) vSphere
6 1 (0.54%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 1 (0.54%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.54%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.54%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.54%) XenApp
6 1 (0.54%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.54%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 11 (5.95%) SCCM
2 9 (4.86%) EMC NetWorker
3 5 (2.70%) SCOM
3 5 (2.70%) WSUS
4 4 (2.16%) Backup Exec
4 4 (2.16%) NetBackup
5 3 (1.62%) Simpana
6 2 (1.08%) HP Data Protector
6 2 (1.08%) Legato
7 1 (0.54%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.54%) Ansible
7 1 (0.54%) EMC VPLEX
7 1 (0.54%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.54%) Puppet
7 1 (0.54%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (0.54%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 67 (36.22%) Microsoft
2 24 (12.97%) Oracle
2 24 (12.97%) VMware
3 21 (11.35%) Salesforce.com
4 17 (9.19%) Citrix
4 17 (9.19%) EMC
5 14 (7.57%) HP
6 13 (7.03%) Cisco
7 8 (4.32%) Red Hat
7 8 (4.32%) SAP
8 7 (3.78%) Hyperion
9 6 (3.24%) Veeam
10 5 (2.70%) Baan
11 4 (2.16%) arcserve
11 4 (2.16%) Google
11 4 (2.16%) Juniper
11 4 (2.16%) NetApp
12 3 (1.62%) Apple
12 3 (1.62%) Symantec
12 3 (1.62%) Veritas
Basingstoke, Hampshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £24,000 per annum Government Pension, Holiday
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £43.28 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £31000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Crawley
Elekta
Salary: £0 - £35,000 per year
Posted: 20 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: Yesterday