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

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Support Specialist
Rank 896 897 938
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +41
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support Specialist 31 87 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.032% 0.079% 0.037%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.033% 0.082% 0.038%
Number of salaries quoted 24 44 30
Median salary £30,000 £34,250 £28,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.40% +19.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,700 £25,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £46,750 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +7.69%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
94503 106017 112388
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.44% 96.30% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 79488 87462 91612
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

IT Support Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured IT Support Specialist in the job title.

IT Support Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

IT Support Specialist
Salary Trend

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

IT Support Specialist Salary Trend in the UK

IT Support Specialist
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IT Support Specialist over the 3 months to 27 July 2016 within the UK.

IT Support Specialist Salary Histogram in the UK

IT Support Specialist
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Support Specialist within the UK over the 3 months to 27 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
England -18 31 £30,000 -14.28% 6
South East +12 14 £31,000 -22.50% 1
West Midlands +3 9 £27,500 +17.02%
Birmingham -8 7 £27,500 +17.02%
Surrey +21 4 £31,000 -11.42%
Weybridge -3 4 £31,000 +24.00%
West Yorkshire +20 3 £30,000 -14.28% 1
Yorkshire +16 3 £38,750 +10.71% 1
Berkshire +5 3 £19,500 -51.25%
West Sussex - 3 £50,000 -
South West - 3 £27,000 - 1
Crawley - 3 £50,000 -
East of England +29 2 - - 1
East Sussex - 2 £30,000 -
Warwickshire - 2 - -
Devon - 2 £27,000 -
Warwick - 2 - -
Wakefield - 2 £30,000 - 1
Reading - 2 - -
Exmouth - 2 £27,000 -
Bury St Edmunds - 2 - - 1
Suffolk - 2 - - 1
Leeds +24 1 £47,500 +35.71%
Sheffield +23 1 £47,500 -
South Yorkshire +13 1 £47,500 -
North West +11 1 £47,500 - 1
Manchester +9 1 £47,500 -
Hampshire +1 1 - - 1
Merseyside -7 1 £47,500 - 1
Liverpool -15 1 £47,500 - 1

IT Support Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, IT 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 featuring IT Support Specialist in the job title.

1 26 (57.78%) Microsoft
2 21 (46.67%) Windows
3 20 (44.44%) MS Excel
4 17 (37.78%) Degree
5 15 (33.33%) Computer Science
5 15 (33.33%) MS Office
6 10 (22.22%) Active Directory
6 10 (22.22%) MS Exchange
6 10 (22.22%) LAN
7 9 (20.00%) Internet
8 8 (17.78%) Firewall
8 8 (17.78%) Android
9 7 (15.56%) Apple iOS
9 7 (15.56%) Mobile Computing
9 7 (15.56%) Marketing
9 7 (15.56%) Windows Mobile
9 7 (15.56%) Manufacturing
9 7 (15.56%) Blackberry
10 6 (13.33%) Mac OS X
10 6 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (13.33%) Migration
10 6 (13.33%) TCP/IP
10 6 (13.33%) ITIL
10 6 (13.33%) MS PowerPoint
10 6 (13.33%) IP Telephony
10 6 (13.33%) Mobile Device Management
11 5 (11.11%) SCCM
11 5 (11.11%) SQL Server
11 5 (11.11%) SQL
11 5 (11.11%) WAN

IT Support Specialist Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 10 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 4 (8.89%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (8.89%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.44%) Skype for Business
4 1 (2.22%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 20 (44.44%) MS Excel
2 15 (33.33%) MS Office
3 6 (13.33%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.44%) Office 365
2 2 (4.44%) Yammer
3 1 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.22%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 10 (22.22%) LAN
2 9 (20.00%) Internet
3 8 (17.78%) Firewall
4 6 (13.33%) IP Telephony
4 6 (13.33%) TCP/IP
5 5 (11.11%) WAN
6 4 (8.89%) MPLS
7 2 (4.44%) DNS
7 2 (4.44%) Skype
7 2 (4.44%) Unified Communications
7 2 (4.44%) VPN
8 1 (2.22%) ATM
8 1 (2.22%) BGP
8 1 (2.22%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (2.22%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.22%) MS Access
2 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 7 (15.56%) Manufacturing
1 7 (15.56%) Marketing
2 5 (11.11%) Finance
3 1 (2.22%) Banking
3 1 (2.22%) Electronics
3 1 (2.22%) French Language
3 1 (2.22%) German Language
3 1 (2.22%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.89%) CSS
1 4 (8.89%) HTML
2 3 (6.67%) .NET
3 1 (2.22%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 7 (15.56%) Blackberry
2 7 (15.56%) Mobile Computing
3 5 (11.11%) Management Information System
4 3 (6.67%) Device Driver
4 3 (6.67%) FMCG
4 3 (6.67%) Graphic Design
4 3 (6.67%) iPhone
5 2 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (4.44%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (2.22%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 21 (46.67%) Windows
2 8 (17.78%) Android
3 7 (15.56%) Apple iOS
3 7 (15.56%) Windows Mobile
4 6 (13.33%) Mac OS X
5 5 (11.11%) Windows XP
6 3 (6.67%) Windows 7
6 3 (6.67%) Windows 8
6 3 (6.67%) Windows Server
7 2 (4.44%) Mac OS X Server
8 1 (2.22%) Windows 10
8 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (13.33%) ITIL
1 6 (13.33%) Migration
1 6 (13.33%) Mobile Device Management
2 5 (11.11%) Line Management
3 4 (8.89%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (8.89%) Service Delivery
4 3 (6.67%) BCP
4 3 (6.67%) Content Management
4 3 (6.67%) Data Management
4 3 (6.67%) Enterprise Content Management
4 3 (6.67%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (2.22%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (2.22%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (2.22%) Facilities Management
5 1 (2.22%) Market Research
5 1 (2.22%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 1 (2.22%) Service Management
5 1 (2.22%) Software Testing
5 1 (2.22%) Web Development
5 1 (2.22%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.11%) SQL
2 4 (8.89%) JavaScript
3 3 (6.67%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.22%) Java
Qualifications
1 17 (37.78%) Degree
2 6 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.22%) CCNA
4 1 (2.22%) CCNP
4 1 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.22%) MCITP
4 1 (2.22%) MCP
4 1 (2.22%) MCSA
4 1 (2.22%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) COBIT
1 1 (2.22%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.44%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (11.11%) SCCM
2 1 (2.22%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 26 (57.78%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.11%) Cisco
3 4 (8.89%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (6.67%) Apple
5 2 (4.44%) Citrix
5 2 (4.44%) Google
5 2 (4.44%) Kronos
6 1 (2.22%) Adobe
6 1 (2.22%) HP
6 1 (2.22%) Oracle
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