Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Support Specialist was £34,750 in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 6 months to 20 November 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
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 203 217 253
Rank change year-on-year +14 +36 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Specialist 20 13 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.40% 0.24% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.25% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 20 11 16
Leeds median annual salary £34,750 £25,000 £33,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +39.00% -25.93% -10.00%
10th Percentile £23,575 £22,300 £26,250
90th Percentile £44,125 £42,500 £38,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £37,000 £30,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year +23.33% -7.69% -2.99%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds. 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
Leeds
Permanent vacancies in Leeds with a recognized job title 4794 5258 6801
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.04% 98.08% 97.73%
Number of salaries quoted 4054 4534 5469
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,825 £25,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

Support Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

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 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Support Specialist in Leeds

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 8 (40.00%) PHP
3 8 (40.00%) HTML
3 8 (40.00%) Java
3 8 (40.00%) CSS
3 8 (40.00%) Google
3 8 (40.00%) Web Development
3 8 (40.00%) jQuery
4 5 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 5 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 5 (25.00%) Load Balancing
4 5 (25.00%) Aruba
4 5 (25.00%) F5
4 5 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 5 (25.00%) ITIL
4 5 (25.00%) Cisco
4 5 (25.00%) SQL
4 5 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
4 5 (25.00%) CCNP
4 5 (25.00%) HP
4 5 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (25.00%) Juniper
4 5 (25.00%) CheckPoint
4 5 (25.00%) Ubiquiti
5 4 (20.00%) Windows Server
5 4 (20.00%) Change Management
5 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 4 (20.00%) Windows
6 3 (15.00%) CCNA

Support Specialist Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 2 (10.00%) IIS
2 1 (5.00%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 5 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (15.00%) Wireshark
3 2 (10.00%) Firewall
3 2 (10.00%) Internet
3 2 (10.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) JIRA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (40.00%) CSS
1 8 (40.00%) HTML
1 8 (40.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Windows
1 4 (20.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (10.00%) Unix
2 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Web Development
2 5 (25.00%) ITIL
2 5 (25.00%) Load Balancing
3 4 (20.00%) Change Management
4 3 (15.00%) Capacity Management
4 3 (15.00%) ITSM
5 2 (10.00%) CRM
5 2 (10.00%) Health Informatics
5 2 (10.00%) Informatics
5 2 (10.00%) Network Management
5 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 10 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 8 (40.00%) Java
2 8 (40.00%) PHP
3 5 (25.00%) SQL
4 2 (10.00%) C#
4 2 (10.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) CCNP
1 5 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 5 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (15.00%) CCNA
2 3 (15.00%) CCSE
2 3 (15.00%) JNCIA
2 3 (15.00%) JNCIP
3 2 (10.00%) CCIE
4 1 (5.00%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) DICOM
1 2 (10.00%) HL7
Vendors
1 12 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (40.00%) Google
3 5 (25.00%) Aruba
3 5 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 5 (25.00%) Cisco
3 5 (25.00%) F5
3 5 (25.00%) HP
3 5 (25.00%) Juniper
3 5 (25.00%) Ubiquiti
4 3 (15.00%) Extreme Networks
4 3 (15.00%) Meraki
5 2 (10.00%) Oracle
6 1 (5.00%) Citrix