Period
to 23 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Support Specialist was £27,500 in advertised job vacancies in Essex during the 6 months to 23 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
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 128 130 143
Rank change year-on-year +2 +13 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Specialist 8 9 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.42% 0.43% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.45% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 6 6 6
Essex median annual salary £27,500 £45,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -38.89% +8.43% -5.14%
10th Percentile £26,250 £42,500 £19,250
90th Percentile £34,375 £48,750 £55,000
East of England median annual salary £30,500 £51,500 £41,250
% change year-on-year -40.78% +24.85% -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Essex. 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
Essex
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1819 2014 2439
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 95.24% 95.41% 96.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1469 1620 1928
Essex median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -11.11%
10th Percentile £26,000 £22,725 £23,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.12% +4.71% +6.05%

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
Salary Histogram in Essex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Support Specialist in Essex over the 6 months to 23 July 2017.

Salary histogram 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 23 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
Buckhurst Hill - 5 £27,500 -
Brentwood +9 1 - -
Colchester - 1 £40,000 -
Support Specialist
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 23 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 Essex region featuring Support Specialist in the job title.

1 5 (62.50%) Broadband
1 5 (62.50%) Telecoms
1 5 (62.50%) Handset
1 5 (62.50%) Time Management
1 5 (62.50%) Asterisk PBX
1 5 (62.50%) BroadSoft
2 1 (12.50%) SAP CO
2 1 (12.50%) Document Management
2 1 (12.50%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (12.50%) Process Improvement
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Law
2 1 (12.50%) Publishing
2 1 (12.50%) VoIP
2 1 (12.50%) RDBMS
2 1 (12.50%) SLA
2 1 (12.50%) Citrix
2 1 (12.50%) SAP FI
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) IIS
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (12.50%) SAP
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (12.50%) CRM
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
2 1 (12.50%) ERP
2 1 (12.50%) Relational Database

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) IIS
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) SAP CO
1 1 (12.50%) SAP FI
1 1 (12.50%) SAP FI/CO
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) Asterisk PBX
1 5 (62.50%) Broadband
2 1 (12.50%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) RDBMS
1 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (62.50%) Telecoms
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Law
2 1 (12.50%) Publishing
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Handset
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Time Management
2 1 (12.50%) CRM
2 1 (12.50%) Document Management
2 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
2 1 (12.50%) ERP
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) Process Improvement
2 1 (12.50%) Procure-to-Pay
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) BroadSoft
2 1 (12.50%) Citrix
2 1 (12.50%) iManage
2 1 (12.50%) SAP