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 31 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
31 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Specialist
Rank 322 404 369
Rank change year-on-year
+82 -35
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Specialist 110 56 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.60% 0.27% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.61% 0.28% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 75 48 85
Median salary £37,500 £42,250 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.24% +20.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,050 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £51,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
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
17924 20063 21921
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 97.19% 96.82% 96.76%
Number of salaries quoted 15240 16498 17406
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +38 49 £37,500 -6.25% 2
West Sussex - 23 £45,000 -
Hampshire +11 22 £30,500 -30.68% 2
Surrey +12 8 £31,000 -22.50% 2
Buckinghamshire +16 5 £25,000 -44.44%
East Sussex - 2 £30,000 - 1
Oxfordshire - 1 £45,000 -
Support Specialist
England

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 89 (47.59%) Windows
2 76 (40.64%) SQL
3 71 (37.97%) Microsoft
4 52 (27.81%) Windows Server
5 43 (22.99%) ITIL
6 39 (20.86%) SQL Server
6 39 (20.86%) Linux
6 39 (20.86%) Active Directory
7 30 (16.04%) MS Excel
8 29 (15.51%) IIS
9 28 (14.97%) Windows Server 2008
10 27 (14.44%) CRM
11 26 (13.90%) VMware
12 25 (13.37%) Degree
12 25 (13.37%) SharePoint
13 23 (12.30%) User Acceptance Testing
13 23 (12.30%) Hyper-V
14 22 (11.76%) Finance
15 21 (11.23%) Salesforce.com
16 20 (10.70%) MS Office
16 20 (10.70%) .NET
16 20 (10.70%) Data Security
17 19 (10.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 19 (10.16%) Security Cleared
17 19 (10.16%) Citrix
18 18 (9.63%) EMC
18 18 (9.63%) Windows Server 2003
18 18 (9.63%) Oracle
19 17 (9.09%) Data Quality
19 17 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012

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 29 (15.51%) IIS
2 25 (13.37%) SharePoint
3 8 (4.28%) MS Exchange
4 6 (3.21%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (1.60%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (1.60%) nginx
5 3 (1.60%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.07%) CMS
6 2 (1.07%) Jetty
6 2 (1.07%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.53%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.53%) Apache
7 1 (0.53%) JBoss
7 1 (0.53%) OpenStack
Applications
1 30 (16.04%) MS Excel
2 20 (10.70%) MS Office
3 3 (1.60%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.53%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 10 (5.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (3.21%) Dynamics GP
2 6 (3.21%) SAP MDM
3 1 (0.53%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.07%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.07%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.53%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (7.49%) DNS
2 13 (6.95%) TCP/IP
3 12 (6.42%) Firewall
4 10 (5.35%) Internet
4 10 (5.35%) LAN
4 10 (5.35%) SAN
5 8 (4.28%) DHCP
5 8 (4.28%) MPLS
6 5 (2.67%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (2.67%) WAN
7 4 (2.14%) Ethernet
7 4 (2.14%) IP Telephony
7 4 (2.14%) VPN
8 3 (1.60%) BGP
8 3 (1.60%) LDAP
8 3 (1.60%) NAS
8 3 (1.60%) OSPF
9 2 (1.07%) IPsec
9 2 (1.07%) PSTN
9 2 (1.07%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (20.86%) SQL Server
2 19 (10.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (1.60%) Big Data
3 3 (1.60%) NoSQL
3 3 (1.60%) Oracle Database
3 3 (1.60%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (1.07%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (1.07%) MySQL
4 2 (1.07%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.53%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.53%) DB2
5 1 (0.53%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (0.53%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (1.07%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (1.07%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.53%) Android Studio
General
1 22 (11.76%) Finance
2 9 (4.81%) Japanese Language
3 7 (3.74%) German Language
3 7 (3.74%) Manufacturing
3 7 (3.74%) Marketing
4 5 (2.67%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (2.14%) Banking
5 4 (2.14%) French Language
5 4 (2.14%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.60%) Electronics
6 3 (1.60%) Games
6 3 (1.60%) Retail
7 2 (1.07%) Brand Awareness
7 2 (1.07%) Italian Language
7 2 (1.07%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.53%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (10.70%) .NET
2 11 (5.88%) XML
3 10 (5.35%) ASP.NET
4 9 (4.81%) CSS
4 9 (4.81%) HTML
4 9 (4.81%) XSLT
5 6 (3.21%) SOAP
5 6 (3.21%) XSL
6 4 (2.14%) COM
7 3 (1.60%) EDI
7 3 (1.60%) Middleware
7 3 (1.60%) SAML
7 3 (1.60%) ZeroMQ
8 2 (1.07%) JSP
8 2 (1.07%) Servlets
8 2 (1.07%) Velocity
8 2 (1.07%) Windows SharePoint Services
9 1 (0.53%) iBATIS
9 1 (0.53%) J2EE
9 1 (0.53%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 17 (9.09%) Data Centre
2 16 (8.56%) Management Information System
3 13 (6.95%) Computer Science
4 7 (3.74%) Driving Licence
4 7 (3.74%) Life Science
4 7 (3.74%) Mobile App
5 4 (2.14%) Clustering
6 3 (1.60%) Enterprise Storage
6 3 (1.60%) PKI
6 3 (1.60%) Statistics
7 2 (1.07%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.07%) e-Learning
7 2 (1.07%) Replication
7 2 (1.07%) Social Media
8 1 (0.53%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.53%) Biometrics
8 1 (0.53%) EMC VNX
8 1 (0.53%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.53%) EPoS
8 1 (0.53%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 89 (47.59%) Windows
2 52 (27.81%) Windows Server
3 39 (20.86%) Linux
4 28 (14.97%) Windows Server 2008
5 18 (9.63%) Windows Server 2003
6 17 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
7 13 (6.95%) AIX
8 12 (6.42%) Windows 7
9 11 (5.88%) Unix
9 11 (5.88%) Windows XP
10 4 (2.14%) Android
10 4 (2.14%) CentOS
10 4 (2.14%) Oracle Linux
10 4 (2.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (2.14%) Windows 8
11 2 (1.07%) Apple iOS
11 2 (1.07%) HPUX
11 2 (1.07%) Solaris
11 2 (1.07%) VMS
12 1 (0.53%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (22.99%) ITIL
2 27 (14.44%) CRM
3 23 (12.30%) User Acceptance Testing
4 20 (10.70%) Data Security
5 16 (8.56%) Release Management
6 15 (8.02%) Performance Monitoring
6 15 (8.02%) Project Management
7 14 (7.49%) Root Cause Analysis
8 13 (6.95%) Document Management
9 12 (6.42%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (5.88%) Validation
11 10 (5.35%) PRINCE
12 9 (4.81%) Disaster Recovery
12 9 (4.81%) System Testing
12 9 (4.81%) Workflow
13 8 (4.28%) Change Control
14 7 (3.74%) Service Delivery
14 7 (3.74%) Software Testing
14 7 (3.74%) Test Scripting
15 6 (3.21%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 76 (40.64%) SQL
2 13 (6.95%) PowerShell
3 9 (4.81%) JavaScript
4 8 (4.28%) Java
4 8 (4.28%) VBScript
5 6 (3.21%) PL/SQL
5 6 (3.21%) T-SQL
6 4 (2.14%) C++
7 3 (1.60%) C#
8 2 (1.07%) PHP
9 1 (0.53%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.53%) C
9 1 (0.53%) Google Apps Script
9 1 (0.53%) Korn
9 1 (0.53%) Perl
9 1 (0.53%) Python
9 1 (0.53%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 25 (13.37%) Degree
2 19 (10.16%) Security Cleared
3 15 (8.02%) DV Cleared
4 7 (3.74%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (2.67%) CCNA
5 5 (2.67%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (2.14%) CCNP
6 4 (2.14%) MCSE
7 3 (1.60%) MCP
7 3 (1.60%) MCSA
7 3 (1.60%) MCTS
7 3 (1.60%) SC Cleared
8 2 (1.07%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.07%) MCITP
8 2 (1.07%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (9.09%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.53%) GAMP
2 1 (0.53%) HL7
System Software
1 39 (20.86%) Active Directory
2 23 (12.30%) Hyper-V
3 14 (7.49%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.60%) KVM
4 3 (1.60%) Shibboleth
5 2 (1.07%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (1.07%) Terminal Services
5 2 (1.07%) vSphere
6 1 (0.53%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 1 (0.53%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.53%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.53%) XenApp
6 1 (0.53%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.53%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 14 (7.49%) SCCM
2 10 (5.35%) EMC NetWorker
3 8 (4.28%) SCOM
3 8 (4.28%) WSUS
4 2 (1.07%) Backup Exec
4 2 (1.07%) Legato
4 2 (1.07%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.53%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.53%) Ansible
5 1 (0.53%) EMC VPLEX
5 1 (0.53%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.53%) Puppet
5 1 (0.53%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (0.53%) Simpana
5 1 (0.53%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 71 (37.97%) Microsoft
2 26 (13.90%) VMware
3 21 (11.23%) Salesforce.com
4 19 (10.16%) Citrix
5 18 (9.63%) EMC
5 18 (9.63%) Oracle
6 13 (6.95%) Cisco
7 12 (6.42%) HP
8 8 (4.28%) SAP
9 7 (3.74%) Red Hat
10 5 (2.67%) Google
11 4 (2.14%) Apple
11 4 (2.14%) Baan
11 4 (2.14%) Hyperion
11 4 (2.14%) Juniper
11 4 (2.14%) NetApp
11 4 (2.14%) Sybase
11 4 (2.14%) Veeam
12 3 (1.60%) SevOne
12 3 (1.60%) Veritas
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