The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the South Wales region that had Support Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Specialist
Rank 91 94 89
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Specialist 5 7 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.47% 0.54% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.55% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 5 6 2
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +21.42%
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
Support Specialist
Wales

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 Wales 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 Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1044 1269 1043
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 98.12% 98.30% 98.49%
Number of salaries quoted 944 1110 911
Median salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Support Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of job ads across the South Wales region that featured Support Specialist in the job title.

Support Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Support Specialist
Salary Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Support Specialist across the South Wales region.

Support Specialist Salary Trend in South Wales

Support Specialist
Job Locations in South Wales

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 Wales region over the 3 months to 27 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
Caerphilly +8 3 £45,000 +5.88%
Cardiff +13 2 £40,750 -
Support Specialist
Wales

Support Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 27 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 Wales region featuring Support Specialist in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Oracle Reports
2 5 (83.33%) RDBMS
2 5 (83.33%) MySQL
2 5 (83.33%) Oracle
2 5 (83.33%) Unix
2 5 (83.33%) Oracle Database 10g
2 5 (83.33%) NetBackup
2 5 (83.33%) Oracle RMAN
2 5 (83.33%) Oracle Application Server
2 5 (83.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 5 (83.33%) Data Guard
2 5 (83.33%) Oracle Database
2 5 (83.33%) Relational Database
3 4 (66.67%) Mentoring
3 4 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (66.67%) High Availability
3 4 (66.67%) Release Management
3 4 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (66.67%) Load Testing
3 4 (66.67%) HTTP
3 4 (66.67%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (66.67%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 4 (66.67%) Veritas
3 4 (66.67%) SQL
4 3 (50.00%) ITIL
4 3 (50.00%) Management Information System
4 3 (50.00%) Data Centre
5 1 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (16.67%) Clustering

Support Specialist Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales 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 5 (83.33%) Oracle Application Server
2 4 (66.67%) Oracle HTTP Server
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) MySQL
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle Database
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle Database 10g
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle Database 11g
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle Reports
1 5 (83.33%) RDBMS
1 5 (83.33%) Relational Database
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 3 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (16.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) High Availability
1 4 (66.67%) Load Testing
1 4 (66.67%) Mentoring
1 4 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
1 4 (66.67%) Release Management
1 4 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (50.00%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (83.33%) Data Guard
1 5 (83.33%) NetBackup
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle
2 4 (66.67%) Veritas
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft