The median annual salary for a Support Specialist was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

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

Support Specialist
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 110 - 106
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Specialist 9 0 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.66% - 0.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.68% - 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 9 0 17
Median salary £37,500 - £29,000
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 - £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 - £39,250
UK excluding London median salary £36,750 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year -2.00% +7.14%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Cambridge
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1329 1143 1406
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 97.86% 97.36% 97.17%
Number of salaries quoted 4991 4360 5878
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,750 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £56,250 £63,750
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.93% +1.25%  

Support Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

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

Job vacancy trend for Support Specialist in Cambridge

Support Specialist
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Salary trend for Support Specialist in Cambridge

Support Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 Cambridge region featuring Support Specialist in the job title.

1 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 5 (55.56%) HP
2 5 (55.56%) Firmware
2 5 (55.56%) Retail
2 5 (55.56%) Firewall
2 5 (55.56%) VMware
2 5 (55.56%) Veeam
2 5 (55.56%) HP Storage
2 5 (55.56%) VMware ESXi
2 5 (55.56%) Windows 10
2 5 (55.56%) Windows Server
3 3 (33.33%) Webhook
3 3 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
3 3 (33.33%) REST
3 3 (33.33%) JSON
3 3 (33.33%) QA
3 3 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Internet
3 3 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 3 (33.33%) HTTP
3 3 (33.33%) HTML
3 3 (33.33%) CSS
3 3 (33.33%) Web Services
3 3 (33.33%) XML
3 3 (33.33%) Unix
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 1 (11.11%) CRM
4 1 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills

Support Specialist Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) Firewall
2 3 (33.33%) HTTP
2 3 (33.33%) Internet
General
1 5 (55.56%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) CSS
1 3 (33.33%) HTML
1 3 (33.33%) JSON
1 3 (33.33%) REST
1 3 (33.33%) Web Services
1 3 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) HP Storage
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) Windows 10
2 5 (55.56%) Windows Server
3 3 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) E-Commerce
1 3 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
1 3 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
1 3 (33.33%) Webhook
2 1 (11.11%) CRM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
1 5 (55.56%) Firmware
1 5 (55.56%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) HP
1 5 (55.56%) Veeam
1 5 (55.56%) VMware
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft