Period
to 25 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Support Specialist was £45,500 in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 6 months to 25 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Support Specialist
South West > Bristol
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 203 176 184
Rank change year-on-year -27 +8 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Specialist 2 9 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.053% 0.28% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.054% 0.29% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1 9 4
Bristol median annual salary £45,500 £32,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +40.00% - +0.78%
10th Percentile £45,250 £26,150 £22,075
90th Percentile £45,750 £47,500 £47,875
South West median annual salary £34,757 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -0.70% -6.67% +30.43%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Bristol
Permanent vacancies in Bristol with a recognized job title 3694 3129 3682
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.44% 96.96% 97.02%
Number of salaries quoted 3068 2667 3195
Bristol median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £68,750 £65,300
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.00%

Support Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings that featured Support Specialist in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

Job vacancy trend for Support Specialist in Bristol

Support Specialist
Salary Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Support Specialist in Bristol.

Salary trend for Support Specialist in Bristol

Support Specialist Skill Set
Top 28 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 25 November 2017, 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 across the Bristol region featuring Support Specialist in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) A+ Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) Security+ Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Network+ Certification
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Workstation
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Logistics
2 1 (50.00%) Tapestry
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Release Management
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Skype for Business
2 1 (50.00%) Skype
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (50.00%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (50.00%) CompTIA Security+
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server

Support Specialist Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (50.00%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security
1 1 (50.00%) Remote Desktop
1 1 (50.00%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (50.00%) Tapestry
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (50.00%) Logistics
1 1 (50.00%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) A+ Certification
1 1 (50.00%) CompTIA Security+
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) Network+ Certification
1 1 (50.00%) Security+ Certification
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Workstation
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) VMware