The median annual salary for a Support Specialist was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 23 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
London / City of London
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 220 233 293
Rank change year-on-year +13 +60  
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Specialist 15 25 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.29% 0.39% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.41% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 15 22 15
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% +15.78%  
90% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £30,000 £29,300
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £74,000 £69,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year - +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 the City of London. 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
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4963 6109 9859
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.35% 96.24% 94.92%
Number of salaries quoted 4438 5576 8450
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Support Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Support Specialist in the City of London

Support Specialist
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Salary trend for Support Specialist in the City of London

Support Specialist
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Support Specialist in the City of London over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Support Specialist in the City of London

Support Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 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 City of London region featuring Support Specialist in the job title.

1 21 (65.63%) Finance
2 19 (59.38%) SQL
3 16 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 16 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 11 (34.38%) T-SQL
5 10 (31.25%) Workflow
5 10 (31.25%) Data Transformation
5 10 (31.25%) Relational Database
6 8 (25.00%) ITIL
6 8 (25.00%) Windows
7 6 (18.75%) Web Services
7 6 (18.75%) JavaScript
7 6 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (15.63%) Performance Monitoring
8 5 (15.63%) Oracle BI EE
8 5 (15.63%) VBScript
8 5 (15.63%) Linux
8 5 (15.63%) Siebel
9 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
9 4 (12.50%) Python
9 4 (12.50%) Perl
9 4 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (12.50%) QA
9 4 (12.50%) Windows Server
9 4 (12.50%) System Integration Testing
9 4 (12.50%) SDLC
10 3 (9.38%) Bash Shell
10 3 (9.38%) Windows 7
10 3 (9.38%) Banking
11 2 (6.25%) Blackberry

Support Specialist Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 (6.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (6.25%) Documentum
2 1 (3.13%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (3.13%) IIS
2 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) SaaS
2 1 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) DNS
1 1 (3.13%) Firewall
1 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.13%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (31.25%) Relational Database
3 5 (15.63%) Oracle BI EE
4 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (3.13%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 21 (65.63%) Finance
2 3 (9.38%) Banking
3 2 (6.25%) Law
3 2 (6.25%) Legal
4 1 (3.13%) Back Office
4 1 (3.13%) French Language
4 1 (3.13%) German Language
4 1 (3.13%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.75%) Web Services
2 2 (6.25%) .NET
2 2 (6.25%) SOAP
3 1 (3.13%) J2EE
3 1 (3.13%) J2SE
3 1 (3.13%) MSMQ
3 1 (3.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.25%) Blackberry
2 2 (6.25%) Derivative
3 1 (3.13%) Algorithms
3 1 (3.13%) Clustering
3 1 (3.13%) Hedge funds
3 1 (3.13%) iPhone
3 1 (3.13%) Reference Data
3 1 (3.13%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.00%) Windows
2 5 (15.63%) Linux
3 4 (12.50%) Windows Server
4 3 (9.38%) Windows 7
5 2 (6.25%) Unix
5 2 (6.25%) Windows 10
6 1 (3.13%) Android
6 1 (3.13%) Ubuntu
6 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (31.25%) Data Transformation
1 10 (31.25%) Workflow
2 8 (25.00%) ITIL
3 5 (15.63%) Performance Monitoring
4 4 (12.50%) SDLC
4 4 (12.50%) System Integration Testing
4 4 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (3.13%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (3.13%) E-Commerce
5 1 (3.13%) Electronic Trading
5 1 (3.13%) Investment Management
5 1 (3.13%) Mathematics
5 1 (3.13%) Network Load Balancing
5 1 (3.13%) Portfolio Management
5 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2
5 1 (3.13%) Release Management
5 1 (3.13%) Software Engineering
5 1 (3.13%) Statistics
5 1 (3.13%) Wealth Management
5 1 (3.13%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 19 (59.38%) SQL
2 11 (34.38%) T-SQL
3 6 (18.75%) JavaScript
4 5 (15.63%) VBScript
5 4 (12.50%) Perl
5 4 (12.50%) Python
6 3 (9.38%) Bash Shell
7 2 (6.25%) PowerShell
7 2 (6.25%) Shell Script
7 2 (6.25%) VB
8 1 (3.13%) C#
8 1 (3.13%) Java
8 1 (3.13%) Korn
8 1 (3.13%) PHP
8 1 (3.13%) Ruby
8 1 (3.13%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.50%) QA
2 2 (6.25%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (3.13%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) Control-M
Vendors
1 16 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (15.63%) Siebel
3 2 (6.25%) CODA
3 2 (6.25%) Cognos
3 2 (6.25%) Oracle
3 2 (6.25%) SunGard
3 2 (6.25%) Sybase
4 1 (3.13%) Bloomberg
4 1 (3.13%) Cisco
4 1 (3.13%) HP
4 1 (3.13%) MobileIron
4 1 (3.13%) Murex
4 1 (3.13%) Reuters
4 1 (3.13%) ServiceNow
4 1 (3.13%) SonicWALL
City, London
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Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
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