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 24 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IT Support Specialist
UK
Rank 818 923 929
Rank change year-on-year
+105 +6
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support Specialist 39 23 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.046% 0.023% 0.022%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.048% 0.023% 0.023%
Number of salaries quoted 32 20 18
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £29,078
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +20.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,350 £19,850
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £55,500 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £30,750 £20,500
% change year-on-year
+21.95% +50.00%

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
81156 98559 103265
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.34% 96.44% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 67379 82685 85216
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 24 February 2017 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 24 February 2017. 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 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 +107 32 £35,000 - 3
South East +52 13 £44,500 +41.26%
London +81 12 £35,000 -12.50% 2
Berkshire - 6 £44,000 -
West Drayton - 6 £35,000 -
East of England +21 4 £25,250 -31.75%
Hertfordshire +10 3 £18,000 -51.35%
Bracknell - 3 £45,000 -
Surrey +45 2 £35,000 +11.11%
Guildford +22 2 £35,000 -
Slough - 2 £32,500 -
West Midlands - 2 £23,000 - 1
East Sussex - 2 £52,500 -
Oxfordshire - 2 - -
Watford - 2 £18,000 -
Bicester - 2 - -
City of London +33 1 £27,500 -54.16% 1
Reading - 1 - -
Brighton - 1 £52,500 -
Forest Row - 1 - -
Basingstoke - 1 £30,000 -
Borehamwood - 1 £38,500 -
Rugby - 1 £23,000 -
Crawley - 1 £52,500 -
Gatwick - 1 £52,500 -
Horsham - 1 £52,500 -
Leeds - 1 £42,500 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £42,500 -
Hampshire - 1 £30,000 -
West Sussex - 1 £52,500 -

IT Support Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 44 (55.70%) Windows
2 33 (41.77%) Microsoft
3 26 (32.91%) Active Directory
4 19 (24.05%) Linux
4 19 (24.05%) MS Excel
4 19 (24.05%) Windows Server
5 15 (18.99%) Windows 7
5 15 (18.99%) Office 365
5 15 (18.99%) Finance
6 14 (17.72%) VMware
6 14 (17.72%) Hyper-V
7 13 (16.46%) VMware Infrastructure
7 13 (16.46%) PowerShell
7 13 (16.46%) MS Office
8 12 (15.19%) SQL Server
8 12 (15.19%) LAN
8 12 (15.19%) ITIL
9 11 (13.92%) SQL
9 11 (13.92%) Windows Server 2008
9 11 (13.92%) Windows 10
10 10 (12.66%) Exchange Server 2013
10 10 (12.66%) Degree
10 10 (12.66%) Microsoft Certification
11 9 (11.39%) TCP/IP
11 9 (11.39%) Citrix
11 9 (11.39%) MS Exchange
11 9 (11.39%) Firewall
12 8 (10.13%) Windows Server 2012
12 8 (10.13%) Microsoft Azure
12 8 (10.13%) Apple iOS

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 (12.66%) Exchange Server 2013
2 9 (11.39%) MS Exchange
3 6 (7.59%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.80%) Skype for Business
5 2 (2.53%) IIS
6 1 (1.27%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (1.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.27%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.27%) Site Server
Applications
1 19 (24.05%) MS Excel
2 13 (16.46%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.53%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (18.99%) Office 365
2 8 (10.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.80%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (15.19%) LAN
2 9 (11.39%) Firewall
2 9 (11.39%) TCP/IP
3 8 (10.13%) VoIP
4 6 (7.59%) DHCP
4 6 (7.59%) DNS
5 5 (6.33%) Internet
5 5 (6.33%) IP Telephony
6 4 (5.06%) SAN
7 3 (3.80%) Skype
7 3 (3.80%) VLAN
7 3 (3.80%) WAN
7 3 (3.80%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (2.53%) Remote Desktop
8 2 (2.53%) VPN
9 1 (1.27%) MPLS
9 1 (1.27%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (15.19%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.80%) Relational Database
2 3 (3.80%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (3.80%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (1.27%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (1.27%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (2.53%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (18.99%) Finance
2 4 (5.06%) Marketing
3 3 (3.80%) French Language
3 3 (3.80%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (3.80%) Retail
4 2 (2.53%) Law
4 2 (2.53%) Legal
5 1 (1.27%) Advertising
5 1 (1.27%) German Language
5 1 (1.27%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.27%) Spanish Language
5 1 (1.27%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.59%) .NET
2 2 (2.53%) ASP.NET
2 2 (2.53%) CSS
2 2 (2.53%) HTML
2 2 (2.53%) Velocity
2 2 (2.53%) Web Services
3 1 (1.27%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.59%) Computer Science
2 4 (5.06%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.06%) Data Centre
2 4 (5.06%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (3.80%) EPoS
4 2 (2.53%) BYOD
4 2 (2.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (2.53%) Hedge funds
4 2 (2.53%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.27%) CMDB
5 1 (1.27%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.27%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.27%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 44 (55.70%) Windows
2 19 (24.05%) Linux
2 19 (24.05%) Windows Server
3 15 (18.99%) Windows 7
4 11 (13.92%) Windows 10
4 11 (13.92%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (10.13%) Apple iOS
5 8 (10.13%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (7.59%) Unix
7 5 (6.33%) Mac OS X
8 4 (5.06%) Windows 8
9 3 (3.80%) Ubuntu
10 2 (2.53%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (15.19%) ITIL
2 8 (10.13%) Service Management
3 7 (8.86%) Incident Management
4 6 (7.59%) ITSM
4 6 (7.59%) Security Auditing
5 5 (6.33%) Mobile Device Management
5 5 (6.33%) Project Management
6 4 (5.06%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (3.80%) Collateral Management
7 3 (3.80%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (3.80%) DevOps
7 3 (3.80%) E-Commerce
7 3 (3.80%) Regulatory Compliance
7 3 (3.80%) Time Management
8 2 (2.53%) CRM
8 2 (2.53%) High-Frequency Trading
8 2 (2.53%) Issue Tracking
8 2 (2.53%) Physics
8 2 (2.53%) Software License Management
8 2 (2.53%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (16.46%) PowerShell
2 11 (13.92%) SQL
3 8 (10.13%) Shell Script
4 3 (3.80%) VB
5 2 (2.53%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.27%) C#
6 1 (1.27%) PHP
6 1 (1.27%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.27%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (12.66%) Degree
1 10 (12.66%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (5.06%) A+ Certification
3 3 (3.80%) AWS Certification
3 3 (3.80%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (3.80%) MCSA
4 2 (2.53%) MCITP
4 2 (2.53%) MCP
4 2 (2.53%) MCTS
5 1 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.27%) MCSE
5 1 (1.27%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.06%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.27%) HL7
2 1 (1.27%) QA
2 1 (1.27%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (32.91%) Active Directory
2 14 (17.72%) Hyper-V
3 13 (16.46%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (5.06%) VMware ESX
5 2 (2.53%) BitLocker
6 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (1.27%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (1.27%) XenApp
6 1 (1.27%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (8.86%) SCCM
2 3 (3.80%) PaperCut
2 3 (3.80%) SafeCom
3 2 (2.53%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (2.53%) SCOM
3 2 (2.53%) WSUS
4 1 (1.27%) AirWatch
4 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (1.27%) ServiceCenter
4 1 (1.27%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 33 (41.77%) Microsoft
2 14 (17.72%) VMware
3 9 (11.39%) Citrix
4 7 (8.86%) Cisco
5 4 (5.06%) Apple
5 4 (5.06%) HP
5 4 (5.06%) Oracle
6 3 (3.80%) Adobe
6 3 (3.80%) Dell
6 3 (3.80%) Equitrac
6 3 (3.80%) Mitel
6 3 (3.80%) Red Hat
7 2 (2.53%) Intel Security
7 2 (2.53%) MobileIron
7 2 (2.53%) Polycom
7 2 (2.53%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (2.53%) SAP
7 2 (2.53%) ServiceNow
7 2 (2.53%) Sophos
7 2 (2.53%) Symantec
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: Up to £36,000 per annum +on-call+OT bonus + extensive benefits package
Posted: 22 hours ago
City of London
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + bonuses + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + bonuses + benefits
Posted: 21 days ago