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

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Specialist
Rank 363 394 376
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Specialist 83 79 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.43% 0.37% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.38% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 60 66 73
Median salary £42,500 £36,000 £35,661
Median salary % change year-on-year
+18.05% +0.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,341 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £34,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+14.70% -15.00%
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
18504 20599 22826
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.84% 96.99% 96.42%
Number of salaries quoted 15728 16476 18291
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £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 6 May 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 May 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 +10 27 £46,250 +98.14% 3
Hampshire +16 20 £30,500 -21.79% 2
West Sussex +8 18 £39,000 +21.87% 1
Surrey -14 11 £37,500 +2.73% 1
Oxfordshire +3 5 £36,250 +42.15%
Buckinghamshire +3 1 £42,500 -
Kent - 1 £32,500 -
Middlesex - 1 £52,500 -
Support Specialist
England

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

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 82 (56.16%) Windows
2 69 (47.26%) SQL
3 54 (36.99%) Windows Server
4 44 (30.14%) Linux
5 41 (28.08%) Microsoft
6 37 (25.34%) Oracle
7 32 (21.92%) Active Directory
8 30 (20.55%) SQL Server
9 25 (17.12%) SharePoint
10 24 (16.44%) CRM
11 20 (13.70%) MS Office
11 20 (13.70%) Windows Server 2008
12 19 (13.01%) VMware
12 19 (13.01%) IIS
13 18 (12.33%) ITIL
14 17 (11.64%) ERP
14 17 (11.64%) MS Excel
14 17 (11.64%) DNS
15 16 (10.96%) BusinessObjects
16 15 (10.27%) Windows Server 2012
16 15 (10.27%) Degree
17 14 (9.59%) Computer Science
17 14 (9.59%) Root Cause Analysis
18 13 (8.90%) Oracle Linux
19 12 (8.22%) Hyperion
19 12 (8.22%) XML
19 12 (8.22%) Finance
19 12 (8.22%) Hyper-V
20 11 (7.53%) PowerShell
20 11 (7.53%) Windows XP

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 (17.12%) SharePoint
2 19 (13.01%) IIS
3 11 (7.53%) MS Exchange
4 7 (4.79%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (3.42%) Tomcat
6 3 (2.05%) Apache
6 3 (2.05%) CMS
6 3 (2.05%) Skype for Business
7 2 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (1.37%) IBM Notes
7 2 (1.37%) JBoss
7 2 (1.37%) Jetty
7 2 (1.37%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (1.37%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.68%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.68%) Confluence
8 1 (0.68%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.68%) SAS
8 1 (0.68%) WebLogic
Applications
1 20 (13.70%) MS Office
2 17 (11.64%) MS Excel
3 5 (3.42%) SOLIDWORKS
4 1 (0.68%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.74%) SAP MDM
2 3 (2.05%) WebTrends
3 2 (1.37%) Hyperion Planning
4 1 (0.68%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.68%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.68%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.11%) Office 365
2 4 (2.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.05%) Google Analytics
4 2 (1.37%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.68%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.68%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (11.64%) DNS
2 10 (6.85%) DHCP
2 10 (6.85%) TCP/IP
3 9 (6.16%) VPN
4 8 (5.48%) Firewall
4 8 (5.48%) LAN
5 7 (4.79%) WAN
6 6 (4.11%) SAN
7 5 (3.42%) Internet
8 4 (2.74%) IP Telephony
8 4 (2.74%) NAS
9 3 (2.05%) Ethernet
10 2 (1.37%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (1.37%) IPsec
10 2 (1.37%) MPLS
10 2 (1.37%) PSTN
10 2 (1.37%) VoIP
10 2 (1.37%) Wireless
11 1 (0.68%) Intrusion Detection
11 1 (0.68%) VSAT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (20.55%) SQL Server
2 16 (10.96%) BusinessObjects
3 7 (4.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (2.05%) Oracle Database
4 3 (2.05%) SQL Server 2000
4 3 (2.05%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (2.05%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.37%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (1.37%) Essbase
5 2 (1.37%) MySQL
5 2 (1.37%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (1.37%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.68%) Hyperion Smart View
6 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.68%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.68%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.68%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.37%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (1.37%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.68%) JIRA
2 1 (0.68%) TeamCity
2 1 (0.68%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 12 (8.22%) Finance
2 7 (4.79%) German Language
3 6 (4.11%) French Language
4 4 (2.74%) Italian Language
4 4 (2.74%) Spanish Language
5 3 (2.05%) Banking
5 3 (2.05%) Korean Language
5 3 (2.05%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.05%) Marketing
5 3 (2.05%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.37%) Brand Awareness
6 2 (1.37%) Retail
6 2 (1.37%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.68%) Back Office
7 1 (0.68%) Electronics
7 1 (0.68%) Japanese Language
7 1 (0.68%) Legal
7 1 (0.68%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (8.22%) XML
2 10 (6.85%) CSS
2 10 (6.85%) HTML
3 9 (6.16%) EDI
4 7 (4.79%) XSLT
5 4 (2.74%) .NET
5 4 (2.74%) SOAP
5 4 (2.74%) XSL
6 3 (2.05%) Middleware
7 2 (1.37%) JSP
7 2 (1.37%) SAML
7 2 (1.37%) Servlets
7 2 (1.37%) Windows SharePoint Services
8 1 (0.68%) 802.1X
8 1 (0.68%) HTML5
8 1 (0.68%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 14 (9.59%) Computer Science
2 8 (5.48%) Management Information System
3 5 (3.42%) Data Centre
3 5 (3.42%) Driving Licence
4 4 (2.74%) Life Science
4 4 (2.74%) Mobile App
4 4 (2.74%) Replication
5 3 (2.05%) Blackberry
5 3 (2.05%) Enterprise Storage
5 3 (2.05%) PKI
5 3 (2.05%) Statistics
6 2 (1.37%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.37%) Clustering
6 2 (1.37%) e-Learning
6 2 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.37%) Social Media
7 1 (0.68%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.68%) EPoS
7 1 (0.68%) HP Storage
7 1 (0.68%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 82 (56.16%) Windows
2 54 (36.99%) Windows Server
3 44 (30.14%) Linux
4 20 (13.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (10.27%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (8.90%) Oracle Linux
7 11 (7.53%) Unix
7 11 (7.53%) Windows XP
8 10 (6.85%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (5.48%) Windows 7
10 7 (4.79%) Android
11 4 (2.74%) Apple iOS
11 4 (2.74%) Windows 8
12 3 (2.05%) Windows 10
13 2 (1.37%) AIX
13 2 (1.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (1.37%) VMS
14 1 (0.68%) HPUX
14 1 (0.68%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.68%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (16.44%) CRM
2 18 (12.33%) ITIL
3 17 (11.64%) ERP
4 14 (9.59%) Root Cause Analysis
5 10 (6.85%) Data Management
6 9 (6.16%) Data Security
6 9 (6.16%) Project Management
7 8 (5.48%) Workflow
8 6 (4.11%) Analytics
8 6 (4.11%) Kalman Filter
8 6 (4.11%) System Testing
9 4 (2.74%) Mobile Application Development
9 4 (2.74%) Software Testing
9 4 (2.74%) Test Scripting
9 4 (2.74%) Workflow Management
10 3 (2.05%) Business Analytics
10 3 (2.05%) Content Management
10 3 (2.05%) Document Management
10 3 (2.05%) High Availability
10 3 (2.05%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 69 (47.26%) SQL
2 11 (7.53%) PowerShell
3 10 (6.85%) Java
3 10 (6.85%) JavaScript
4 6 (4.11%) PL/SQL
5 5 (3.42%) C#
5 5 (3.42%) C++
5 5 (3.42%) VBScript
6 2 (1.37%) Perl
6 2 (1.37%) PHP
6 2 (1.37%) VBA
7 1 (0.68%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.68%) Google Apps Script
7 1 (0.68%) Korn
7 1 (0.68%) Python
7 1 (0.68%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.68%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (10.27%) Degree
2 3 (2.05%) CCNA
2 3 (2.05%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (2.05%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.37%) DV Cleared
3 2 (1.37%) MCSE
3 2 (1.37%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.68%) CCA
4 1 (0.68%) CCNP
4 1 (0.68%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (0.68%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (0.68%) MCSA
4 1 (0.68%) MCTS
4 1 (0.68%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.37%) Data Quality
1 2 (1.37%) QA
1 2 (1.37%) SLA
2 1 (0.68%) GAMP
2 1 (0.68%) HL7
System Software
1 32 (21.92%) Active Directory
2 12 (8.22%) Hyper-V
3 8 (5.48%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.37%) Shibboleth
4 2 (1.37%) vSphere
5 1 (0.68%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 1 (0.68%) KVM
5 1 (0.68%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.68%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.68%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.68%) Xen
5 1 (0.68%) XenApp
5 1 (0.68%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.68%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (3.42%) Backup Exec
1 5 (3.42%) NetBackup
2 4 (2.74%) SCCM
2 4 (2.74%) Simpana
3 3 (2.05%) Legato
4 2 (1.37%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (1.37%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (0.68%) Ansible
5 1 (0.68%) EMC VPLEX
5 1 (0.68%) Puppet
5 1 (0.68%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (0.68%) TeamSite
5 1 (0.68%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.68%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 41 (28.08%) Microsoft
2 37 (25.34%) Oracle
3 19 (13.01%) VMware
4 12 (8.22%) Hyperion
5 10 (6.85%) Cisco
6 9 (6.16%) EMC
7 8 (5.48%) Citrix
7 8 (5.48%) HP
8 7 (4.79%) Veeam
9 6 (4.11%) Red Hat
9 6 (4.11%) Salesforce.com
9 6 (4.11%) Symantec
10 5 (3.42%) arcserve
10 5 (3.42%) Baan
10 5 (3.42%) Concur
10 5 (3.42%) Google
10 5 (3.42%) SAP
10 5 (3.42%) Tripwire
11 4 (2.74%) Dell
11 4 (2.74%) NetApp
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