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 26 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Support Specialist
Rank 886 929 935
Rank change year-on-year
+43 +6
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support Specialist 32 34 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.033% 0.031% 0.043%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.035% 0.033% 0.044%
Number of salaries quoted 21 27 32
Median salary £27,000 £33,000 £26,974
Median salary % change year-on-year
-18.18% +22.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £24,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £45,750 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £26,750 £32,500 £24,500
% change year-on-year
-17.69% +32.65%

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
92139 104162 110201
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.29% 96.23% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 77160 86775 89126
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 26 September 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 26 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
England +42 31 £27,000 -22.85% 4
South East +42 15 £25,750 -21.96% 3
West Midlands -9 6 £26,500 -
Birmingham - 6 £26,500 -
Isle of Wight - 5 - -
East Cowes - 5 - -
East of England +15 4 £60,000 +84.61%
Yorkshire +23 3 £30,000 -14.28%
West Yorkshire +20 3 £30,000 -14.28%
Surrey +15 3 £24,000 -40.00%
Suffolk -5 3 - -
Bury St Edmunds -19 3 - -
East Sussex - 3 £30,000 -
South West -16 2 £27,000 -
Devon - 2 £27,000 -
Wakefield - 2 £30,000 -
Woking - 2 £24,000 -
Exmouth - 2 £27,000 -
London +37 1 £46,000 +4.54% 1
Leeds +20 1 £22,900 -34.57%
Buckinghamshire +17 1 £22,000 -2.22%
Berkshire +13 1 £19,500 -51.25%
Hertfordshire +10 1 £60,000 +87.50%
Hampshire +9 1 £30,000 +9.09% 2
Oxfordshire - 1 - - 1
High Wycombe - 1 £22,000 -
Weybridge - 1 £31,000 -
Brighton - 1 - -
Fareham - 1 £30,000 - 1
Banbury - 1 - -

IT Support Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 32 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 29 (48.33%) Windows
3 22 (36.67%) MS Excel
4 17 (28.33%) Degree
5 16 (26.67%) MS Office
6 15 (25.00%) MS Exchange
6 15 (25.00%) Computer Science
7 13 (21.67%) Apple iOS
8 12 (20.00%) IP Telephony
9 11 (18.33%) Marketing
9 11 (18.33%) Active Directory
9 11 (18.33%) Microsoft Certification
10 10 (16.67%) Internet
10 10 (16.67%) LAN
10 10 (16.67%) ITIL
11 9 (15.00%) Cisco
11 9 (15.00%) Windows 7
12 8 (13.33%) Android
12 8 (13.33%) Mobile Device Management
12 8 (13.33%) Mac OS X
12 8 (13.33%) Firewall
12 8 (13.33%) Manufacturing
13 7 (11.67%) Windows Mobile
13 7 (11.67%) Apple
13 7 (11.67%) Blackberry
13 7 (11.67%) Windows Server
13 7 (11.67%) Mobile Computing
14 6 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
14 6 (10.00%) Windows 10
14 6 (10.00%) 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 15 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 4 (6.67%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (1.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (1.67%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 22 (36.67%) MS Excel
2 16 (26.67%) MS Office
3 6 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.67%) Office 365
2 3 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (5.00%) Yammer
3 1 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (20.00%) IP Telephony
2 10 (16.67%) Internet
2 10 (16.67%) LAN
3 8 (13.33%) Firewall
4 6 (10.00%) TCP/IP
5 5 (8.33%) WAN
6 4 (6.67%) MPLS
6 4 (6.67%) Skype
6 4 (6.67%) VoIP
7 3 (5.00%) Unified Communications
8 2 (3.33%) DNS
8 2 (3.33%) VPN
9 1 (1.67%) BGP
9 1 (1.67%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (1.67%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 11 (18.33%) Marketing
2 8 (13.33%) Manufacturing
3 5 (8.33%) Finance
4 2 (3.33%) Retail
5 1 (1.67%) Electronics
5 1 (1.67%) French Language
5 1 (1.67%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.33%) Web Services
2 4 (6.67%) CSS
2 4 (6.67%) HTML
3 3 (5.00%) .NET
4 1 (1.67%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 7 (11.67%) Blackberry
2 7 (11.67%) Mobile Computing
3 5 (8.33%) Management Information System
4 4 (6.67%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (5.00%) FMCG
6 2 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.67%) CMDB
7 1 (1.67%) Device Driver
7 1 (1.67%) EPoS
7 1 (1.67%) Graphic Design
7 1 (1.67%) iPhone
7 1 (1.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 29 (48.33%) Windows
2 13 (21.67%) Apple iOS
3 9 (15.00%) Windows 7
4 8 (13.33%) Android
4 8 (13.33%) Mac OS X
5 7 (11.67%) Windows Mobile
5 7 (11.67%) Windows Server
6 6 (10.00%) Windows 10
6 6 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (8.33%) Linux
7 5 (8.33%) Unix
7 5 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (8.33%) Windows XP
8 2 (3.33%) Mac OS X Server
8 2 (3.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (16.67%) ITIL
2 8 (13.33%) Mobile Device Management
3 6 (10.00%) Migration
4 5 (8.33%) Line Management
4 5 (8.33%) Service Delivery
5 4 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (5.00%) Asset Management
6 3 (5.00%) BCP
6 3 (5.00%) Content Management
6 3 (5.00%) Data Management
6 3 (5.00%) Enterprise Content Management
6 3 (5.00%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (5.00%) Service Management
7 2 (3.33%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (3.33%) E-Commerce
7 2 (3.33%) Incident Management
7 2 (3.33%) ITSM
7 2 (3.33%) Regulatory Compliance
7 2 (3.33%) Web Development
8 1 (1.67%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.33%) SQL
2 4 (6.67%) JavaScript
3 3 (5.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 17 (28.33%) Degree
2 11 (18.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (3.33%) MCITP
4 2 (3.33%) MCSA
4 2 (3.33%) MCTS
5 1 (1.67%) CCNA
5 1 (1.67%) CCNP
5 1 (1.67%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.67%) COBIT
1 1 (1.67%) PCI DSS
1 1 (1.67%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (18.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.67%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (10.00%) SCCM
2 1 (1.67%) ServiceCenter
2 1 (1.67%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 32 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 9 (15.00%) Cisco
3 7 (11.67%) Apple
4 4 (6.67%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (5.00%) Citrix
5 3 (5.00%) HP
6 2 (3.33%) Kronos
6 2 (3.33%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.67%) Adobe
7 1 (1.67%) Dell
7 1 (1.67%) Google
7 1 (1.67%) MobileIron
7 1 (1.67%) Oracle
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