Period
to 27 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Support Specialist was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in Cheshire during the 6 months to 27 July 2017.

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

Support Specialist
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
27 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 154 140 183
Rank change year-on-year -14 +43 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Specialist 8 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.30% 0.14% 0.087%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.14% 0.090%
Number of salaries quoted 5 7 1
Cheshire median annual salary £37,500 £47,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.05% +21.79% -8.24%
10th Percentile £32,250 £18,000 £34,500
90th Percentile £59,750 £48,750 £43,500
North West median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +28.79% -22.35%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire. 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
Cheshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2524 2132 3326
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 95.71% 96.17% 96.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1978 1840 2577
Cheshire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,000 £21,500 £24,250
90th Percentile £58,750 £56,250 £57,500
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Support Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Support Specialist in Cheshire

Support Specialist
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for Support Specialist in Cheshire

Support Specialist
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Support Specialist in Cheshire over the 6 months to 27 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Support Specialist in Cheshire

Support Specialist
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Support Specialist within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 27 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford - 5 £38,750 -
Warrington -4 2 £32,500 -31.58% 2
Support Specialist
North West

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

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 Cheshire region featuring Support Specialist in the job title.

1 5 (62.50%) ITIL
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
1 5 (62.50%) Incident Management
1 5 (62.50%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (50.00%) Oracle
2 4 (50.00%) Service Management
3 3 (37.50%) Banking
3 3 (37.50%) Management Information System
3 3 (37.50%) ITIL V3
4 2 (25.00%) Line Management
4 2 (25.00%) Wealth Management
4 2 (25.00%) Risk Management
4 2 (25.00%) Finance
4 2 (25.00%) IMS/DB
4 2 (25.00%) Investment Banking
4 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (25.00%) CICS
4 2 (25.00%) .NET
4 2 (25.00%) COBOL
4 2 (25.00%) DB2
4 2 (25.00%) IIS
4 2 (25.00%) Windows
4 2 (25.00%) AIX
4 2 (25.00%) Linux
5 1 (12.50%) JBoss
5 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
5 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
5 1 (12.50%) Web Services
5 1 (12.50%) Java

Support Specialist Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 2 (25.00%) CICS
1 2 (25.00%) IIS
2 1 (12.50%) JBoss
2 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) DB2
1 2 (25.00%) IMS/DB
2 1 (12.50%) MariaDB
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (37.50%) Banking
2 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
2 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
2 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (37.50%) Management Information System
3 1 (12.50%) Clustering
3 1 (12.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) AIX
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Unix
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Incident Management
1 5 (62.50%) ITIL
2 4 (50.00%) Service Management
3 3 (37.50%) ITIL V3
4 2 (25.00%) Line Management
4 2 (25.00%) Risk Management
4 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (25.00%) Wealth Management
5 1 (12.50%) Capacity Management
5 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (12.50%) ITSM
5 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
5 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
5 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
5 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) COBOL
3 1 (12.50%) C#
3 1 (12.50%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) Perl
3 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
3 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
1 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Ganglia
1 1 (12.50%) Netcool
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) AppDynamics
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