The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Southampton region that had Support Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Specialist
Rank 72 82 81
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Specialist 2 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 0.32% 0.14% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.14% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Median salary £33,750 £50,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-32.50% -
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-4.10% -2.66%
Support Specialist
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Southampton 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
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
604 708 762
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 96.18% 98.74% 98.07%
Number of salaries quoted 493 650 652
Median salary £40,000 £41,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £56,900
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

Support Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

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

Support Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Support Specialist
Salary Trend in Southampton

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

Support Specialist Salary Trend in Southampton

Support Specialist Skill Set
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 Southampton region featuring Support Specialist in the job title.

1 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) PowerShell
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (37.50%) VBScript
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (37.50%) Windows
3 2 (25.00%) CRM
3 2 (25.00%) Data Modelling
3 2 (25.00%) IIS
3 2 (25.00%) Data Security
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (12.50%) Data Integration
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (12.50%) Data Architecture
4 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle
4 1 (12.50%) SOA

Support Specialist Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton 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 2 (25.00%) IIS
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
1 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) CRM
1 2 (25.00%) Data Modelling
1 2 (25.00%) Data Security
2 1 (12.50%) Data Architecture
2 1 (12.50%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) PowerShell
2 3 (37.50%) VBScript
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle