The median annual salary for a Support Specialist was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 28 March 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
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 216 247 284
Rank change year-on-year +31 +37  
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Specialist 16 22 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.31% 0.31% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.32% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 15 17 35
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +46.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £34,000 £33,200
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £64,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £42,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year -15.29% +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 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 4912 6830 9955
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.81% 95.66% 95.38%
Number of salaries quoted 4511 6105 8479
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £35,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £77,500 £80,000
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 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 28 March 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 28 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 City of London region featuring Support Specialist in the job title.

1 31 (73.81%) Finance
2 16 (38.10%) ITIL
3 15 (35.71%) SQL
4 14 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 14 (33.33%) Web Services
5 13 (30.95%) VBScript
5 13 (30.95%) MS Excel
5 13 (30.95%) Siebel
5 13 (30.95%) QA
5 13 (30.95%) User Acceptance Testing
5 13 (30.95%) Oracle BI EE
5 13 (30.95%) Performance Monitoring
5 13 (30.95%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (30.95%) SDLC
5 13 (30.95%) System Integration Testing
6 12 (28.57%) Microsoft
7 10 (23.81%) Linux
7 10 (23.81%) Degree
8 9 (21.43%) MS Office
8 9 (21.43%) SQL Server
9 7 (16.67%) Windows
10 6 (14.29%) Oracle
10 6 (14.29%) Perl
10 6 (14.29%) Computer Science
11 5 (11.90%) Windows 7
11 5 (11.90%) T-SQL
11 5 (11.90%) Python
12 4 (9.52%) Management Information System
12 4 (9.52%) Workflow
12 4 (9.52%) Windows Server

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 3 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (2.38%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (2.38%) IIS
2 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (30.95%) MS Excel
2 9 (21.43%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (7.14%) Office 365
2 2 (4.76%) SaaS
3 1 (2.38%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.38%) Converged Networks
1 1 (2.38%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (30.95%) Oracle BI EE
2 9 (21.43%) SQL Server
3 4 (9.52%) Relational Database
3 4 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (7.14%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (2.38%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 31 (73.81%) Finance
2 3 (7.14%) Banking
3 2 (4.76%) Legal
4 1 (2.38%) French Language
4 1 (2.38%) Front Office
4 1 (2.38%) German Language
4 1 (2.38%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.38%) Publishing
4 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (33.33%) Web Services
2 2 (4.76%) .NET
3 1 (2.38%) MSMQ
3 1 (2.38%) SOAP
3 1 (2.38%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (30.95%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 4 (9.52%) Management Information System
4 3 (7.14%) Derivative
5 2 (4.76%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (2.38%) Blackberry
6 1 (2.38%) Equities
6 1 (2.38%) Fixed Income
6 1 (2.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (2.38%) Hedge funds
6 1 (2.38%) SWIFT
6 1 (2.38%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 10 (23.81%) Linux
2 7 (16.67%) Windows
3 5 (11.90%) Windows 7
4 4 (9.52%) Ubuntu
4 4 (9.52%) Windows 10
4 4 (9.52%) Windows Server
5 3 (7.14%) Unix
5 3 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.38%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (38.10%) ITIL
2 13 (30.95%) Performance Monitoring
2 13 (30.95%) SDLC
2 13 (30.95%) System Integration Testing
2 13 (30.95%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (9.52%) Data Transformation
3 4 (9.52%) Workflow
4 3 (7.14%) Collateral Management
4 3 (7.14%) DevOps
4 3 (7.14%) Mathematics
4 3 (7.14%) Regulatory Compliance
5 2 (4.76%) Analytics
5 2 (4.76%) Business Analysis
5 2 (4.76%) Business Analytics
5 2 (4.76%) Contract Management
5 2 (4.76%) Portfolio Management
5 2 (4.76%) Project Management
5 2 (4.76%) Release Management
5 2 (4.76%) Wealth Management
6 1 (2.38%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (35.71%) SQL
2 14 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 13 (30.95%) VBScript
4 6 (14.29%) Perl
5 5 (11.90%) Python
5 5 (11.90%) T-SQL
6 4 (9.52%) PowerShell
7 3 (7.14%) Bash Shell
7 3 (7.14%) Shell Script
8 2 (4.76%) VB
9 1 (2.38%) PHP
9 1 (2.38%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (23.81%) Degree
2 3 (7.14%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (30.95%) QA
2 1 (2.38%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (7.14%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.38%) Virtual Servers
Vendors
1 13 (30.95%) Siebel
2 12 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 6 (14.29%) Oracle
4 3 (7.14%) Red Hat
5 2 (4.76%) iManage
5 2 (4.76%) Murex
5 2 (4.76%) Sybase
6 1 (2.38%) Bloomberg
6 1 (2.38%) LexisNexis
6 1 (2.38%) Mitel
6 1 (2.38%) ServiceNow
6 1 (2.38%) VMware
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