The median annual salary for a Support Specialist was - in advertised job vacancies in Dorset during the 3 months to 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Support Specialist
South West / Dorset
Rank - 83 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Specialist 0 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset - 0.28% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.28% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 0
Median salary - £30,000 -
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 Dorset. 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
Dorset
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 365 706 776
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Dorset 96.56% 98.88% 99.11%
Number of salaries quoted 331 533 672
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £53,250 £50,000
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 Dorset

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

Job vacancy trend for Support Specialist in Dorset

Support Specialist
Salary Trend in Dorset

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

Salary trend for Support Specialist in Dorset

Support Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 26 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 Dorset region featuring Support Specialist in the job title.

1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) AIX
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Unix
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) JBoss
2 1 (33.33%) MCSA
2 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (33.33%) ERP
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) VPN
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Netcool
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Clustering
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Management
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared

Support Specialist Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset 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 (33.33%) JBoss
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (33.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) AIX
2 1 (33.33%) Unix
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Capacity Management
1 1 (33.33%) ERP
1 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Management
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) Service Management
1 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) MCSA
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Ganglia
1 1 (33.33%) Netcool
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) AppDynamics
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle