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

3 months to
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Support Specialist
Rank 839 943 916
Rank change year-on-year
+104 -27
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support Specialist 39 25 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.043% 0.023% 0.056%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.044% 0.024% 0.058%
Number of salaries quoted 30 15 45
Median salary £26,750 £25,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.00% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,800 £23,500 £21,200
10% offered a salary of more than £60,250 £34,818 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £24,000 £26,250 £29,375
% change year-on-year
-8.57% -10.63%

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
87772 104579 111319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.42% 96.52% 96.61%
Number of salaries quoted 72875 87237 92130
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 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £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 2 December 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 2 December 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
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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 +102 37 £27,000 +8.00% 8
South East +90 19 £24,000 -4.00% 1
London +65 6 £62,500 +150.00% 3
Oxfordshire - 6 - -
North West -10 4 £31,750 +15.45%
Manchester - 4 £31,750 -
Hampshire +9 3 £30,000 +9.09% 1
East of England 0 3 £18,000 - 2
West Midlands -12 3 £26,500 -19.80%
Hertfordshire - 3 £18,000 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 3 £22,000 -
City of London - 3 £62,500 -
Bicester - 3 - -
Fareham - 3 £30,000 -
High Wycombe - 3 £22,000 -
Berkshire +49 2 £20,000 -50.00%
Surrey +19 2 £24,000 -4.00%
South West +17 2 £25,000 +4.16%
Watford - 2 £18,000 - 1
Woking - 2 £24,000 -
Abingdon - 2 - -
Birmingham - 2 £26,500 -
Brighton - 1 - -
Dorchester - 1 £22,500 -
East Cowes - 1 - -
Ashton-under-Lyne - 1 £36,000 -
Banbury - 1 - -
Aberdeen - 1 £15,000 -
Sevenoaks - 1 £30,000 -
Solihull - 1 £42,500 -

IT Support Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 38 (55.88%) Windows
2 37 (54.41%) Microsoft
3 24 (35.29%) MS Excel
4 17 (25.00%) MS Office
5 16 (23.53%) Active Directory
6 15 (22.06%) Degree
7 14 (20.59%) ITIL
7 14 (20.59%) Windows 7
7 14 (20.59%) Apple iOS
7 14 (20.59%) Windows Server
8 13 (19.12%) Office 365
9 12 (17.65%) MS Exchange
9 12 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
9 12 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
10 11 (16.18%) Linux
10 11 (16.18%) SQL Server
10 11 (16.18%) Computer Science
11 10 (14.71%) Marketing
11 10 (14.71%) Windows 10
12 9 (13.24%) Exchange Server 2013
12 9 (13.24%) IP Telephony
12 9 (13.24%) Finance
13 8 (11.76%) Firewall
13 8 (11.76%) Service Management
13 8 (11.76%) SQL
13 8 (11.76%) Apple
13 8 (11.76%) Mobile Device Management
13 8 (11.76%) Hyper-V
14 7 (10.29%) Android
14 7 (10.29%) Windows Server 2012

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 12 (17.65%) MS Exchange
2 9 (13.24%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (8.82%) Skype for Business
4 3 (4.41%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.47%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 24 (35.29%) MS Excel
2 17 (25.00%) MS Office
3 5 (7.35%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (19.12%) Office 365
2 3 (4.41%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.41%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 9 (13.24%) IP Telephony
2 8 (11.76%) Firewall
3 6 (8.82%) Skype
3 6 (8.82%) VoIP
4 3 (4.41%) DNS
4 3 (4.41%) LAN
4 3 (4.41%) SAN
4 3 (4.41%) TCP/IP
4 3 (4.41%) Unified Communications
4 3 (4.41%) VLAN
4 3 (4.41%) WAN
5 2 (2.94%) Internet
5 2 (2.94%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (2.94%) VPN
5 2 (2.94%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (1.47%) DHCP
6 1 (1.47%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (16.18%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (4.41%) Relational Database
3 3 (4.41%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (1.47%) MS Access
4 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 10 (14.71%) Marketing
2 9 (13.24%) Finance
3 5 (7.35%) Manufacturing
4 3 (4.41%) Retail
5 2 (2.94%) Law
5 2 (2.94%) Legal
5 2 (2.94%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.47%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.35%) Web Services
2 4 (5.88%) .NET
3 3 (4.41%) CSS
3 3 (4.41%) HTML
4 2 (2.94%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.18%) Computer Science
2 6 (8.82%) Video Conferencing
3 5 (7.35%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (7.35%) Blackberry
3 5 (7.35%) Mobile Computing
4 3 (4.41%) Data Centre
4 3 (4.41%) EPoS
5 2 (2.94%) BYOD
5 2 (2.94%) CMDB
6 1 (1.47%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.47%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.47%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.47%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 38 (55.88%) Windows
2 14 (20.59%) Apple iOS
2 14 (20.59%) Windows 7
2 14 (20.59%) Windows Server
3 12 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (16.18%) Linux
5 10 (14.71%) Windows 10
6 7 (10.29%) Android
6 7 (10.29%) Unix
6 7 (10.29%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (7.35%) Mac OS X
7 5 (7.35%) Windows Mobile
8 4 (5.88%) Windows 8
9 3 (4.41%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (20.59%) ITIL
2 8 (11.76%) Mobile Device Management
2 8 (11.76%) Service Management
3 7 (10.29%) Incident Management
4 5 (7.35%) ITSM
4 5 (7.35%) Migration
5 4 (5.88%) Line Management
6 3 (4.41%) Asset Management
6 3 (4.41%) Collateral Management
6 3 (4.41%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (4.41%) DevOps
6 3 (4.41%) Regulatory Compliance
6 3 (4.41%) Service Delivery
6 3 (4.41%) Time Management
7 2 (2.94%) Configuration Management
7 2 (2.94%) E-Commerce
7 2 (2.94%) ITIL V3
7 2 (2.94%) PRINCE2
7 2 (2.94%) Web Development
8 1 (1.47%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (11.76%) SQL
2 6 (8.82%) PowerShell
3 3 (4.41%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.94%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.47%) C#
5 1 (1.47%) PHP
5 1 (1.47%) VB
5 1 (1.47%) VBA
Qualifications
1 15 (22.06%) Degree
2 12 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (5.88%) A+ Certification
3 4 (5.88%) MCSA
4 3 (4.41%) AWS Certification
4 3 (4.41%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (4.41%) MCITP
4 3 (4.41%) MCP
4 3 (4.41%) MCTS
5 2 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.47%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.47%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.41%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.47%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (23.53%) Active Directory
2 8 (11.76%) Hyper-V
3 6 (8.82%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (4.41%) VMware ESX
4 3 (4.41%) XenApp
5 2 (2.94%) BitLocker
6 1 (1.47%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (8.82%) SCCM
2 2 (2.94%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.47%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 37 (54.41%) Microsoft
2 8 (11.76%) Apple
3 6 (8.82%) Cisco
3 6 (8.82%) VMware
4 5 (7.35%) Citrix
5 4 (5.88%) Oracle
6 3 (4.41%) Dell
6 3 (4.41%) HP
6 3 (4.41%) Red Hat
6 3 (4.41%) ServiceNow
7 2 (2.94%) Intel Security
7 2 (2.94%) Kronos
7 2 (2.94%) Polycom
7 2 (2.94%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (2.94%) Sophos
8 1 (1.47%) Avaya
8 1 (1.47%) Mitel
8 1 (1.47%) NetApp
8 1 (1.47%) Nortel
8 1 (1.47%) Veeam
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Posted: 16 hours ago
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Posted: 3 days ago
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Posted: 24 days ago
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