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 28 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Support Specialist
Rank 869 941 953
Rank change year-on-year
+72 +12
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support Specialist 30 36 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.031% 0.033% 0.035%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.032% 0.034% 0.037%
Number of salaries quoted 21 36 33
Median salary £27,500 £32,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.38% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,900 £24,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £45,000 £41,600
UK excluding London median salary £27,500 £32,250 £28,250
% change year-on-year
-14.72% +14.15%

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
92868 105229 112076
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.34% 96.21% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 78150 87307 90374
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 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £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 28 August 2016 within the UK.

IT Support Specialist Salary Histogram in the UK

IT Support Specialist
Top 28 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 28 August 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 +63 30 £27,500 -19.70% 3
South East +25 13 £31,000 +3.33% 2
West Midlands - 7 £27,500 -
Birmingham - 7 £27,500 -
East of England +4 4 £60,000 +84.61% 1
East Cowes - 4 - - 1
Isle of Wight - 4 - - 1
Yorkshire +31 3 £30,000 -14.28%
Surrey +25 3 £31,000 -11.42%
West Yorkshire +17 3 £30,000 -14.28%
Weybridge +5 3 £31,000 +24.00%
Suffolk -5 3 - -
Bury St Edmunds -13 3 - -
Exmouth - 2 £27,000 -
Wakefield - 2 £30,000 -
East Sussex - 2 £30,000 -
Devon - 2 £27,000 -
South West - 2 £27,000 -
London +39 1 £46,000 +10.84%
Leeds +31 1 £22,900 -34.57%
Buckinghamshire +24 1 £22,000 -2.22%
Hertfordshire +17 1 £60,000 +87.50% 1
Hampshire +11 1 - - 1
Berkshire +4 1 £19,500 -51.25%
West Sussex - 1 £50,000 -
Crawley - 1 £50,000 -
Basingstoke - 1 - -
High Wycombe - 1 £22,000 -

IT Support Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 29 (54.72%) Microsoft
2 25 (47.17%) Windows
3 21 (39.62%) MS Excel
4 17 (32.08%) MS Office
4 17 (32.08%) Degree
5 15 (28.30%) Computer Science
6 13 (24.53%) MS Exchange
7 11 (20.75%) Active Directory
7 11 (20.75%) IP Telephony
7 11 (20.75%) Apple iOS
8 10 (18.87%) Marketing
8 10 (18.87%) LAN
9 9 (16.98%) Internet
10 8 (15.09%) Firewall
10 8 (15.09%) Mac OS X
10 8 (15.09%) Microsoft Certification
10 8 (15.09%) Android
10 8 (15.09%) Manufacturing
11 7 (13.21%) Mobile Computing
11 7 (13.21%) Windows Mobile
11 7 (13.21%) Cisco
11 7 (13.21%) Blackberry
11 7 (13.21%) ITIL
12 6 (11.32%) TCP/IP
12 6 (11.32%) Apple
12 6 (11.32%) MS PowerPoint
12 6 (11.32%) SCCM
12 6 (11.32%) Migration
12 6 (11.32%) Finance
12 6 (11.32%) Mobile Device Management

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 13 (24.53%) MS Exchange
2 4 (7.55%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (7.55%) SharePoint
3 3 (5.66%) Skype for Business
4 2 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.89%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 21 (39.62%) MS Excel
2 17 (32.08%) MS Office
3 6 (11.32%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.55%) Office 365
2 3 (5.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (5.66%) Yammer
3 1 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.89%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 11 (20.75%) IP Telephony
2 10 (18.87%) LAN
3 9 (16.98%) Internet
4 8 (15.09%) Firewall
5 6 (11.32%) TCP/IP
6 5 (9.43%) WAN
7 4 (7.55%) MPLS
8 3 (5.66%) Skype
8 3 (5.66%) Unified Communications
9 2 (3.77%) DNS
9 2 (3.77%) VoIP
9 2 (3.77%) VPN
10 1 (1.89%) ATM
10 1 (1.89%) BGP
10 1 (1.89%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (1.89%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.43%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.89%) MS Access
2 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 10 (18.87%) Marketing
2 8 (15.09%) Manufacturing
3 6 (11.32%) Finance
4 1 (1.89%) Banking
4 1 (1.89%) Electronics
4 1 (1.89%) French Language
4 1 (1.89%) German Language
4 1 (1.89%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.55%) CSS
1 4 (7.55%) HTML
1 4 (7.55%) Web Services
2 3 (5.66%) .NET
3 1 (1.89%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (28.30%) Computer Science
2 7 (13.21%) Blackberry
2 7 (13.21%) Mobile Computing
3 5 (9.43%) Management Information System
4 3 (5.66%) FMCG
4 3 (5.66%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.89%) CMDB
6 1 (1.89%) Device Driver
6 1 (1.89%) EPoS
6 1 (1.89%) Graphic Design
6 1 (1.89%) iPhone
6 1 (1.89%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 25 (47.17%) Windows
2 11 (20.75%) Apple iOS
3 8 (15.09%) Android
3 8 (15.09%) Mac OS X
4 7 (13.21%) Windows Mobile
5 6 (11.32%) Windows 7
6 5 (9.43%) Windows Server
6 5 (9.43%) Windows XP
7 4 (7.55%) Linux
7 4 (7.55%) Unix
8 3 (5.66%) Windows 10
8 3 (5.66%) Windows 8
8 3 (5.66%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (5.66%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (3.77%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (13.21%) ITIL
2 6 (11.32%) Migration
2 6 (11.32%) Mobile Device Management
3 5 (9.43%) Line Management
3 5 (9.43%) Service Delivery
4 4 (7.55%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (5.66%) BCP
5 3 (5.66%) Content Management
5 3 (5.66%) Data Management
5 3 (5.66%) Enterprise Content Management
5 3 (5.66%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (3.77%) Asset Management
6 2 (3.77%) Regulatory Compliance
6 2 (3.77%) Service Management
7 1 (1.89%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (1.89%) ITIL V3
7 1 (1.89%) Market Research
7 1 (1.89%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 1 (1.89%) Software Asset Management
7 1 (1.89%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.43%) SQL
2 4 (7.55%) JavaScript
3 3 (5.66%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.89%) Java
Qualifications
1 17 (32.08%) Degree
2 8 (15.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (7.55%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (3.77%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.89%) CCNA
5 1 (1.89%) CCNP
5 1 (1.89%) MCITP
5 1 (1.89%) MCP
5 1 (1.89%) MCSA
5 1 (1.89%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.89%) COBIT
1 1 (1.89%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (20.75%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.77%) Hyper-V
2 2 (3.77%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (11.32%) SCCM
2 1 (1.89%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 29 (54.72%) Microsoft
2 7 (13.21%) Cisco
3 6 (11.32%) Apple
4 4 (7.55%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (3.77%) Citrix
5 2 (3.77%) Google
5 2 (3.77%) Kronos
6 1 (1.89%) Adobe
6 1 (1.89%) HP
6 1 (1.89%) Oracle
6 1 (1.89%) ServiceNow
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