The median annual salary for a Support Specialist was £25,000 in advertised job vacancies in Hertfordshire during the 3 months to 27 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
East of England / Hertfordshire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 140 134 149
Rank change year-on-year -6 +15  
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Specialist 8 9 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.38% 0.39% 0.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.41% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 7 9 24
Median salary £25,000 £60,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -58.33% +26.31%  
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +4.16% +2.85%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire. 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
Hertfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2026 2214 2756
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 97.45% 96.18% 97.52%
Number of salaries quoted 1748 1849 2199
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
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 Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Support Specialist in Hertfordshire

Support Specialist
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Salary trend for Support Specialist in Hertfordshire

Support Specialist
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Support Specialist in Hertfordshire over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Support Specialist in Hertfordshire

Support Specialist
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Support Specialist within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hemel Hempstead - 5 £25,000 -
Borehamwood - 1 £50,000 -
Welwyn Garden City - 1 - -
Support Specialist
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 27 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 Hertfordshire region featuring Support Specialist in the job title.

1 4 (33.33%) Windows
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) Unix
3 2 (16.67%) Shell Script
3 2 (16.67%) Sybase
3 2 (16.67%) ITIL
3 2 (16.67%) PACS
3 2 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (16.67%) IPsec
3 2 (16.67%) Workflow
3 2 (16.67%) Python
3 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 2 (16.67%) VPN
3 2 (16.67%) IBM
3 2 (16.67%) Linux
3 2 (16.67%) Perl
3 2 (16.67%) SQL
3 2 (16.67%) MySQL
3 2 (16.67%) SSH
3 2 (16.67%) Network Security
3 2 (16.67%) ITIL V3
3 2 (16.67%) Problem Management
4 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (8.33%) SCCM
4 1 (8.33%) SCOM
4 1 (8.33%) High Availability
4 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (8.33%) Performance Improvement
4 1 (8.33%) Change Control
4 1 (8.33%) Data Quality

Support Specialist Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 (8.33%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) IPsec
1 2 (16.67%) Network Security
1 2 (16.67%) SSH
1 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
1 2 (16.67%) VPN
2 1 (8.33%) Skype
2 1 (8.33%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) MySQL
1 2 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (8.33%) Electronic Patient Records
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (8.33%) Banking
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) PACS
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Windows
2 3 (25.00%) Unix
3 2 (16.67%) Linux
4 1 (8.33%) Windows 10
4 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) ITIL
1 2 (16.67%) ITIL V3
1 2 (16.67%) Problem Management
1 2 (16.67%) Workflow
2 1 (8.33%) Change Control
2 1 (8.33%) Change Management
2 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (8.33%) High Availability
2 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (8.33%) Performance Improvement
2 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (8.33%) Statistics
2 1 (8.33%) Time Management
2 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) Perl
1 2 (16.67%) Python
1 2 (16.67%) Shell Script
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) MCITP
1 1 (8.33%) MCP
1 1 (8.33%) MCSA
1 1 (8.33%) MCSE
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) SCCM
1 1 (8.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) IBM
2 2 (16.67%) Sybase
3 1 (8.33%) Sun
3 1 (8.33%) VMware
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