The median annual salary for a Support Specialist was - in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Support Specialist
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank - 113 109
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Specialist 0 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge - 0.14% 0.069%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.14% 0.071%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 1
Median salary - £40,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +23.07%  
UK excluding London median salary £36,500 £42,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year -14.11% +25.00%  

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 1164 1441 1411
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 95.49% 97.36% 97.99%
Number of salaries quoted 871 1127 1161
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Support Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge that featured Support Specialist in the job title.

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 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (60.00%) SQL
3 8 (53.33%) Unix
4 6 (40.00%) Degree
4 6 (40.00%) Java
4 6 (40.00%) Windows Server
5 5 (33.33%) C#
5 5 (33.33%) HTML
5 5 (33.33%) .NET
5 5 (33.33%) Linux
5 5 (33.33%) CSS
5 5 (33.33%) Web Services
5 5 (33.33%) XML
5 5 (33.33%) HTTP
5 5 (33.33%) Internet
6 4 (26.67%) Python
7 3 (20.00%) VBScript
7 3 (20.00%) Oracle
7 3 (20.00%) Analytics
8 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (13.33%) Postgraduate
8 2 (13.33%) Life Science
8 2 (13.33%) PowerShell
8 2 (13.33%) Bash Shell
9 1 (6.67%) iPad
9 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (6.67%) Natural Language Processing
9 1 (6.67%) Health Informatics
9 1 (6.67%) Windows 8
9 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012

Support Specialist Skill Set
Top Related 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) HTTP
1 5 (33.33%) Internet
2 1 (6.67%) DHCP
2 1 (6.67%) DNS
2 1 (6.67%) DSL
2 1 (6.67%) Firewall
2 1 (6.67%) LAN
2 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (6.67%) VLAN
2 1 (6.67%) VPN
2 1 (6.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Data Mining
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.67%) Text Mining
General
1 1 (6.67%) Banking
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
1 1 (6.67%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) .NET
1 5 (33.33%) CSS
1 5 (33.33%) HTML
1 5 (33.33%) Web Services
1 5 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (6.67%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (13.33%) Life Science
2 1 (6.67%) Blackberry
2 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.67%) iPad
2 1 (6.67%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (53.33%) Unix
3 6 (40.00%) Windows Server
4 5 (33.33%) Linux
5 1 (6.67%) Windows 8
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (6.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) Analytics
2 1 (6.67%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (6.67%) Data Protection
2 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (6.67%) Health Informatics
2 1 (6.67%) Informatics
2 1 (6.67%) ITIL
2 1 (6.67%) Knowledge Management
2 1 (6.67%) Logistics
2 1 (6.67%) Mathematics
2 1 (6.67%) Matrix Organization
2 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
2 1 (6.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) SQL
2 6 (40.00%) Java
3 5 (33.33%) C#
4 4 (26.67%) Python
5 3 (20.00%) VBScript
6 2 (13.33%) Bash Shell
6 2 (13.33%) PowerShell
7 1 (6.67%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) Degree
2 2 (13.33%) Postgraduate
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Backup Exec
1 1 (6.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) Symantec