The median annual salary for a Support Specialist was £37,000 in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 3 months to 27 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Support Specialist
Rank 152 159 169
Rank change year-on-year +7 +10  
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Specialist 10 22 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.39% 0.67% 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.69% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 10 19 20
Median salary £37,000 £37,500 £20,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.33% +87.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,750 £22,500 £19,700
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £39,000 £26,239
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 Leeds. 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
Leeds
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2523 3189 3656
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 97.41% 96.67% 97.91%
Number of salaries quoted 2228 2615 2943
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
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 Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for Support Specialist in Leeds

Support Specialist
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Salary trend for Support Specialist in Leeds

Support Specialist
Salary Histogram in Leeds

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

Salary histogram for Support Specialist in Leeds

Support Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

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

1 12 (75.00%) Windows
1 12 (75.00%) Windows Server
2 10 (62.50%) SQL Server
3 9 (56.25%) IIS
3 9 (56.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (50.00%) Internet
5 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
5 7 (43.75%) C#
5 7 (43.75%) SQL
5 7 (43.75%) T-SQL
6 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (37.50%) JavaScript
6 6 (37.50%) SQL Server 2014
6 6 (37.50%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
7 5 (31.25%) MS Exchange
8 4 (25.00%) VMware
9 3 (18.75%) Service Delivery
9 3 (18.75%) Firewall
9 3 (18.75%) XenApp
9 3 (18.75%) XenServer
9 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
9 3 (18.75%) High Availability
9 3 (18.75%) DHCP
9 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
9 3 (18.75%) DNS
9 3 (18.75%) HP
9 3 (18.75%) Dell

Support Specialist Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds 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 9 (56.25%) IIS
2 5 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2013
2 5 (31.25%) MS Exchange
3 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (6.25%) GeoServer
4 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (50.00%) Internet
2 3 (18.75%) DHCP
2 3 (18.75%) DNS
2 3 (18.75%) Firewall
2 3 (18.75%) Remote Desktop
2 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
3 1 (6.25%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 6 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (37.50%) SQL Server 2012
2 6 (37.50%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (6.25%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (6.25%) GIS
3 1 (6.25%) MySQL
3 1 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) Django
1 1 (6.25%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) HP StoreVirtual
2 1 (6.25%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 12 (75.00%) Windows
1 12 (75.00%) Windows Server
2 9 (56.25%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) DevOps
1 3 (18.75%) High Availability
1 3 (18.75%) Service Delivery
2 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (6.25%) Change Management
2 1 (6.25%) E-Discovery
2 1 (6.25%) Open Source
2 1 (6.25%) Patch Management
2 1 (6.25%) Performance Management
2 1 (6.25%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (6.25%) Process Improvement
2 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (6.25%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) C#
1 7 (43.75%) SQL
1 7 (43.75%) T-SQL
2 6 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
4 1 (6.25%) PHP
4 1 (6.25%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) CCNA
1 3 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (6.25%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) MCSE
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
2 3 (18.75%) XenApp
2 3 (18.75%) XenServer
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (6.25%) Terminal Services
3 1 (6.25%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
2 4 (25.00%) VMware
3 3 (18.75%) Citrix
3 3 (18.75%) Dell
3 3 (18.75%) EMC
3 3 (18.75%) HP
4 1 (6.25%) ESRI
4 1 (6.25%) iManage
4 1 (6.25%) Zend
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago