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 29 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Specialist
Rank 362 403 344
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -59
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Specialist 53 64 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.30% 0.30% 0.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.31% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 35 62 101
Median salary £30,000 £37,500 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,700 £26,779
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
- -1.40%
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
16876 20344 21229
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.97% 96.58% 96.75%
Number of salaries quoted 14101 17059 16603
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,091 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.22% -

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 29 September 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 29 September 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
Surrey +30 10 £26,000 -20.00% 3
Berkshire +23 10 £37,500 -16.66%
Hampshire +20 9 £28,500 -12.30% 1
West Sussex +10 7 £52,500 +31.25%
Oxfordshire +1 6 £45,000 +35.33% 1
Isle of Wight - 5 - -
East Sussex - 4 £30,000 -
Buckinghamshire +14 2 £23,500 +4.44%
Support Specialist
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 76 (43.43%) Windows
2 64 (36.57%) SQL
2 64 (36.57%) Microsoft
3 41 (23.43%) SQL Server
3 41 (23.43%) ITIL
3 41 (23.43%) Windows Server
4 35 (20.00%) Active Directory
5 31 (17.71%) Linux
6 28 (16.00%) Degree
7 25 (14.29%) IIS
8 24 (13.71%) MS Excel
8 24 (13.71%) VMware
9 23 (13.14%) Windows Server 2008
10 22 (12.57%) User Acceptance Testing
10 22 (12.57%) CRM
10 22 (12.57%) Salesforce.com
11 21 (12.00%) SharePoint
11 21 (12.00%) .NET
12 20 (11.43%) MS Office
12 20 (11.43%) Hyper-V
13 19 (10.86%) Security Cleared
13 19 (10.86%) Data Security
14 18 (10.29%) Management Information System
14 18 (10.29%) Citrix
15 17 (9.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 17 (9.71%) Data Quality
16 16 (9.14%) Finance
16 16 (9.14%) Release Management
16 16 (9.14%) Windows Server 2003
16 16 (9.14%) Project Management

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 25 (14.29%) IIS
2 21 (12.00%) SharePoint
3 7 (4.00%) MS Exchange
4 5 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (1.71%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (1.71%) nginx
5 3 (1.71%) Skype for Business
6 2 (1.14%) Jetty
6 2 (1.14%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.14%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.57%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.57%) CMS
7 1 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.57%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 24 (13.71%) MS Excel
2 20 (11.43%) MS Office
3 3 (1.71%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (6.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (3.43%) SAP MDM
3 5 (2.86%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.14%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (7.43%) Internet
2 11 (6.29%) DNS
2 11 (6.29%) Firewall
2 11 (6.29%) LAN
2 11 (6.29%) TCP/IP
3 9 (5.14%) IP Telephony
3 9 (5.14%) MPLS
4 7 (4.00%) SAN
5 6 (3.43%) DHCP
6 5 (2.86%) WAN
7 4 (2.29%) BGP
7 4 (2.29%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (2.29%) OSPF
7 4 (2.29%) SMTP
7 4 (2.29%) VPN
8 3 (1.71%) Ethernet
8 3 (1.71%) FTP
8 3 (1.71%) HTTP
8 3 (1.71%) LDAP
8 3 (1.71%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (23.43%) SQL Server
2 17 (9.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (1.71%) Big Data
3 3 (1.71%) NoSQL
3 3 (1.71%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (1.14%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (1.14%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.14%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.14%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.57%) DB2
5 1 (0.57%) MySQL
5 1 (0.57%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (1.14%) Android Studio
2 1 (0.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (9.14%) Finance
2 11 (6.29%) Marketing
3 8 (4.57%) Japanese Language
3 8 (4.57%) Manufacturing
4 7 (4.00%) German Language
5 5 (2.86%) Pharmaceutical
5 5 (2.86%) Retail
5 5 (2.86%) Telecoms
6 4 (2.29%) Banking
6 4 (2.29%) French Language
7 3 (1.71%) Games
8 2 (1.14%) Electronics
8 2 (1.14%) Italian Language
8 2 (1.14%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.57%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (12.00%) .NET
2 10 (5.71%) ASP.NET
3 9 (5.14%) XML
4 8 (4.57%) CSS
4 8 (4.57%) HTML
5 7 (4.00%) XSLT
6 6 (3.43%) SOAP
6 6 (3.43%) XSL
7 5 (2.86%) Web Services
8 4 (2.29%) COM
8 4 (2.29%) Middleware
8 4 (2.29%) Velocity
9 3 (1.71%) SAML
9 3 (1.71%) ZeroMQ
10 2 (1.14%) iBATIS
10 2 (1.14%) J2EE
10 2 (1.14%) Servlets
10 2 (1.14%) Spring
10 2 (1.14%) Windows SharePoint Services
11 1 (0.57%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (10.29%) Management Information System
2 15 (8.57%) Data Centre
3 11 (6.29%) Computer Science
4 8 (4.57%) Mobile App
5 7 (4.00%) Life Science
6 6 (3.43%) Driving Licence
7 4 (2.29%) Clustering
8 3 (1.71%) EPoS
9 2 (1.14%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (1.14%) Blackberry
9 2 (1.14%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.57%) Biometrics
10 1 (0.57%) e-Learning
10 1 (0.57%) Informatics
10 1 (0.57%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 76 (43.43%) Windows
2 41 (23.43%) Windows Server
3 31 (17.71%) Linux
4 23 (13.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (9.14%) Unix
5 16 (9.14%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (6.29%) AIX
6 11 (6.29%) Windows 7
6 11 (6.29%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (5.71%) Windows XP
8 9 (5.14%) Apple iOS
9 5 (2.86%) Mac OS X
9 5 (2.86%) Windows 8
10 4 (2.29%) CentOS
11 3 (1.71%) Android
11 3 (1.71%) Mac OS
11 3 (1.71%) NetWare
11 3 (1.71%) Windows 10
12 2 (1.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.57%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (23.43%) ITIL
2 22 (12.57%) CRM
2 22 (12.57%) User Acceptance Testing
3 19 (10.86%) Data Security
4 16 (9.14%) Project Management
4 16 (9.14%) Release Management
5 15 (8.57%) Performance Monitoring
6 13 (7.43%) Document Management
7 12 (6.86%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (6.29%) Validation
9 10 (5.71%) PRINCE
9 10 (5.71%) Service Delivery
9 10 (5.71%) Workflow
10 9 (5.14%) Disaster Recovery
10 9 (5.14%) System Testing
11 8 (4.57%) Change Control
12 7 (4.00%) Root Cause Analysis
12 7 (4.00%) Service Management
12 7 (4.00%) Software Testing
12 7 (4.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 64 (36.57%) SQL
2 11 (6.29%) PowerShell
3 8 (4.57%) JavaScript
3 8 (4.57%) VBScript
4 5 (2.86%) Java
4 5 (2.86%) T-SQL
5 4 (2.29%) PL/SQL
6 3 (1.71%) C++
7 2 (1.14%) C
8 1 (0.57%) C#
8 1 (0.57%) PHP
8 1 (0.57%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 28 (16.00%) Degree
2 19 (10.86%) Security Cleared
3 15 (8.57%) DV Cleared
4 10 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (4.00%) CCNA
5 7 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (4.00%) MCP
6 6 (3.43%) MCSE
7 4 (2.29%) CCNP
7 4 (2.29%) MCTS
8 3 (1.71%) CISSP
8 3 (1.71%) CompTIA Security+
8 3 (1.71%) MCITP
8 3 (1.71%) MCSA
8 3 (1.71%) Network+ Certification
8 3 (1.71%) SC Cleared
8 3 (1.71%) Security+ Certification
9 2 (1.14%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.14%) RHCE
10 1 (0.57%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (9.71%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.14%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.57%) GAMP
3 1 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.57%) SLA
System Software
1 35 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 20 (11.43%) Hyper-V
3 14 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (2.29%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (1.71%) Shibboleth
6 2 (1.14%) KVM
6 2 (1.14%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.57%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.57%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.57%) XenApp
7 1 (0.57%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 15 (8.57%) SCCM
2 10 (5.71%) EMC NetWorker
3 8 (4.57%) SCOM
3 8 (4.57%) WSUS
4 3 (1.71%) SCVMM
5 2 (1.14%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.57%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.57%) Legato
6 1 (0.57%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.57%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.57%) ServiceCenter
6 1 (0.57%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 64 (36.57%) Microsoft
2 24 (13.71%) VMware
3 22 (12.57%) Salesforce.com
4 18 (10.29%) Citrix
5 14 (8.00%) EMC
6 12 (6.86%) Cisco
7 10 (5.71%) HP
8 9 (5.14%) Apple
9 7 (4.00%) SAP
10 6 (3.43%) Oracle
11 4 (2.29%) Sophos
11 4 (2.29%) Sybase
12 3 (1.71%) Google
12 3 (1.71%) Juniper
12 3 (1.71%) MobileIron
12 3 (1.71%) Red Hat
12 3 (1.71%) SevOne
13 1 (0.57%) Marketo
13 1 (0.57%) Perforce
13 1 (0.57%) ServiceNow
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