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

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Support Specialist
Rank 903 882 948
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +66
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support Specialist 30 76 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.030% 0.069% 0.035%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.032% 0.072% 0.036%
Number of salaries quoted 22 33 26
Median salary £30,000 £30,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,750 £24,400 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £48,750 £41,900 £43,000
UK excluding London median salary £31,000 £29,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -10.76%

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
94824 105610 114571
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.38% 96.47% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 79970 87076 93773
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £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 28 June 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 28 June 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 -5 30 £30,000 - 3
South East +40 14 £31,000 +3.33% 1
West Midlands -5 8 £27,500 +17.02%
Berkshire +11 5 £26,000 -35.00%
London -6 5 £29,000 -10.43%
Birmingham -8 5 £27,500 +17.02%
Surrey +30 4 £31,000 +24.00%
Reading +19 4 - -
Weybridge -8 4 £31,000 +24.00%
Warwick - 3 - -
Crawley - 3 £50,000 -
West Sussex - 3 £50,000 -
Warwickshire - 3 - -
South West - 2 £23,500 - 1
City of London +52 1 £21,500 -16.50%
Buckinghamshire +24 1 £22,000 -24.13%
Leeds +18 1 £47,500 -
Yorkshire +18 1 £47,500 -
Sheffield +17 1 £47,500 -
South Yorkshire +16 1 £47,500 -
North West +15 1 £47,500 - 1
Hampshire +7 1 - -
West Yorkshire +7 1 £47,500 -
Manchester +3 1 £47,500 -
Merseyside +2 1 £47,500 - 1
Liverpool -7 1 £47,500 - 1
Basingstoke -13 1 - -
Stockport - 1 £47,500 -
Wokingham - 1 £26,000 -
High Wycombe - 1 £22,000 -

IT Support Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 24 (57.14%) Windows
1 24 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 17 (40.48%) MS Excel
2 17 (40.48%) Degree
3 13 (30.95%) Computer Science
3 13 (30.95%) MS Office
3 13 (30.95%) Internet
4 11 (26.19%) LAN
5 10 (23.81%) Active Directory
6 8 (19.05%) Firewall
6 8 (19.05%) SQL
7 7 (16.67%) Finance
7 7 (16.67%) Marketing
7 7 (16.67%) Windows 7
7 7 (16.67%) ITIL
7 7 (16.67%) MS Exchange
8 6 (14.29%) VPN
8 6 (14.29%) Management Information System
8 6 (14.29%) Mac OS X
8 6 (14.29%) Android
8 6 (14.29%) Apple iOS
9 5 (11.90%) Line Management
9 5 (11.90%) Mobile Computing
9 5 (11.90%) Mobile Device Management
9 5 (11.90%) SCCM
9 5 (11.90%) Windows Mobile
9 5 (11.90%) Blackberry
9 5 (11.90%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (11.90%) Service Delivery
9 5 (11.90%) TCP/IP

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 7 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 4 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (9.52%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.38%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (2.38%) Confluence
Applications
1 17 (40.48%) MS Excel
2 13 (30.95%) MS Office
3 4 (9.52%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.38%) Google Apps
2 1 (2.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (30.95%) Internet
2 11 (26.19%) LAN
3 8 (19.05%) Firewall
4 6 (14.29%) VPN
5 5 (11.90%) TCP/IP
5 5 (11.90%) WAN
6 4 (9.52%) IP Telephony
6 4 (9.52%) MPLS
7 1 (2.38%) ADSL
7 1 (2.38%) ATM
7 1 (2.38%) BGP
7 1 (2.38%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (2.38%) DNS
7 1 (2.38%) FTP
7 1 (2.38%) OSPF
7 1 (2.38%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.38%) MS Access
2 1 (2.38%) MySQL
2 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (2.38%) JIRA
1 1 (2.38%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (16.67%) Finance
1 7 (16.67%) Marketing
2 4 (9.52%) Manufacturing
3 3 (7.14%) Banking
3 3 (7.14%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.38%) Electronics
4 1 (2.38%) French Language
4 1 (2.38%) German Language
4 1 (2.38%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.52%) CSS
1 4 (9.52%) HTML
2 3 (7.14%) .NET
3 1 (2.38%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (30.95%) Computer Science
2 6 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 5 (11.90%) Blackberry
3 5 (11.90%) Mobile Computing
4 3 (7.14%) Device Driver
4 3 (7.14%) FMCG
4 3 (7.14%) Graphic Design
4 3 (7.14%) iPhone
4 3 (7.14%) Smartphone
4 3 (7.14%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (4.76%) PMI
5 2 (4.76%) SWIFT
6 1 (2.38%) Contract for Difference
6 1 (2.38%) EPoS
6 1 (2.38%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 24 (57.14%) Windows
2 7 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 6 (14.29%) Android
3 6 (14.29%) Apple iOS
3 6 (14.29%) Mac OS X
4 5 (11.90%) Windows Mobile
4 5 (11.90%) Windows XP
5 4 (9.52%) Windows Server
6 3 (7.14%) Linux
6 3 (7.14%) Unix
6 3 (7.14%) Windows 8
7 2 (4.76%) Mac OS X Server
7 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (2.38%) Windows 10
8 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (16.67%) ITIL
2 5 (11.90%) Line Management
2 5 (11.90%) Mobile Device Management
2 5 (11.90%) Service Delivery
3 4 (9.52%) Migration
3 4 (9.52%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (7.14%) BCP
4 3 (7.14%) Content Management
4 3 (7.14%) Data Management
4 3 (7.14%) Enterprise Content Management
4 3 (7.14%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (2.38%) Android Development
5 1 (2.38%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (2.38%) DevOps
5 1 (2.38%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (2.38%) High Availability
5 1 (2.38%) iOS Development
5 1 (2.38%) Market Research
5 1 (2.38%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 1 (2.38%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 8 (19.05%) SQL
2 4 (9.52%) JavaScript
3 3 (7.14%) PL/SQL
4 2 (4.76%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.38%) Java
Qualifications
1 17 (40.48%) Degree
2 5 (11.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (4.76%) PMI Certification
5 1 (2.38%) CCNA
5 1 (2.38%) CCNP
5 1 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.38%) MCITP
5 1 (2.38%) MCSA
5 1 (2.38%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) COBIT
1 1 (2.38%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (23.81%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.38%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (11.90%) SCCM
2 2 (4.76%) OpenView
2 2 (4.76%) Zenoss
3 1 (2.38%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 24 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.90%) Cisco
3 4 (9.52%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (7.14%) Apple
4 3 (7.14%) HP
4 3 (7.14%) Oracle
5 2 (4.76%) Google
6 1 (2.38%) Adobe
6 1 (2.38%) Atlassian
6 1 (2.38%) Citrix
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Salary: From £26,000 to £29,000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 4 days ago
Exmouth, Devon
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Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
FT Select
Salary: From £46,000 to £58,000 per annum + on call + company benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Aintree, Liverpool, North West
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Salary: £22,000 - £26,000 p.a.
Posted: 21 days ago