Period
to 21 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Support Specialist was - in advertised job vacancies in Essex during the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

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

Support Specialist
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 114 121 133
Rank change year-on-year +7 +12 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Specialist 1 9 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.073% 0.47% 0.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.076% 0.50% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 10
Essex median annual salary - £55,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +37.50% +48.15%
East of England median annual salary £33,000 £45,000 £39,250
% change year-on-year -26.67% +14.65% +0.64%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Essex. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Essex
Permanent vacancies in Essex with a recognized job title 1,318 1,791 2,477
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.70% 93.72% 95.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1,139 1,320 1,845
Essex median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% -9.09%
10th Percentile £23,504 £27,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £69,085 £65,391
East of England median annual salary £46,902 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year +4.23% +1.12% +4.71%

Support Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

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

Job vacancy trend for Support Specialist in Essex

Support Specialist
Salary Trend in Essex

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

Salary trend for Support Specialist in Essex

Support Specialist
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Support Specialist within the Essex region over the 6 months to 21 January 2018. 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
Brentwood +29 1 - -
Support Specialist
East of England

Support Specialist Skill Set
Top 25 Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 Essex region featuring Support Specialist in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (100.00%) High Availability
1 1 (100.00%) Change Control
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Security Auditing

Support Specialist Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Change Control
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) High Availability
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (100.00%) Security Auditing
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle