The median annual salary for a Support Specialist was £27,500 in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 3 months to 28 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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 138 153 174
Rank change year-on-year +15 +21  
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Specialist 16 10 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.64% 0.35% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.65% 0.36% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 16 15 7
Median salary £27,500 £39,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -29.48% +30.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £36,750 £37,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year -1.34% +6.42%  

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 2443 2806 3233
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 97.18% 97.97% 98.06%
Number of salaries quoted 7943 10560 11748
Median salary £43,750 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.37% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £24,750 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £63,750 £58,750 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

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 3 months to 28 June 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 28 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 Leeds region featuring Support Specialist in the job title.

1 16 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 14 (53.85%) JavaScript
3 10 (38.46%) PHP
4 9 (34.62%) HTML
4 9 (34.62%) Java
4 9 (34.62%) CSS
4 9 (34.62%) Windows
4 9 (34.62%) Web Development
4 9 (34.62%) Google
4 9 (34.62%) jQuery
4 9 (34.62%) Windows Server
5 8 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (26.92%) SQL Server
6 7 (26.92%) SQL
7 6 (23.08%) T-SQL
7 6 (23.08%) C#
7 6 (23.08%) IIS
7 6 (23.08%) Internet
8 5 (19.23%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (19.23%) SQL Server 2014
8 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (19.23%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (11.54%) Dell
9 3 (11.54%) CRM
9 3 (11.54%) Dynamics CRM
9 3 (11.54%) VMware
9 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Azure
9 3 (11.54%) DevOps
10 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (7.69%) Citrix

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 6 (23.08%) IIS
2 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (7.69%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.85%) Confluence
3 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.85%) GeoServer
3 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (23.08%) Internet
2 1 (3.85%) DHCP
2 1 (3.85%) DNS
2 1 (3.85%) Firewall
2 1 (3.85%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (3.85%) SMTP
2 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (26.92%) SQL Server
2 5 (19.23%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (19.23%) SQL Server 2012
2 5 (19.23%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (3.85%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (3.85%) GIS
3 1 (3.85%) MySQL
3 1 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) JIRA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (34.62%) CSS
1 9 (34.62%) HTML
1 9 (34.62%) jQuery
2 1 (3.85%) Django
2 1 (3.85%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (3.85%) Client/Server
1 1 (3.85%) e-Learning
1 1 (3.85%) EPoS
1 1 (3.85%) HP StoreVirtual
Operating Systems
1 9 (34.62%) Windows
1 9 (34.62%) Windows Server
2 8 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (34.62%) Web Development
2 3 (11.54%) CRM
2 3 (11.54%) DevOps
3 1 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (3.85%) Change Management
3 1 (3.85%) E-Discovery
3 1 (3.85%) High Availability
3 1 (3.85%) ITIL
3 1 (3.85%) Open Source
3 1 (3.85%) Patch Management
3 1 (3.85%) Performance Management
3 1 (3.85%) Process Improvement
3 1 (3.85%) Service Delivery
3 1 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (3.85%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 14 (53.85%) JavaScript
2 10 (38.46%) PHP
3 9 (34.62%) Java
4 7 (26.92%) SQL
5 6 (23.08%) C#
5 6 (23.08%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
6 1 (3.85%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) CCNA
1 1 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (3.85%) Degree
1 1 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.85%) Terminal Services
2 1 (3.85%) XenApp
2 1 (3.85%) XenServer
Vendors
1 16 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 9 (34.62%) Google
3 3 (11.54%) Dell
3 3 (11.54%) VMware
4 2 (7.69%) Citrix
5 1 (3.85%) EMC
5 1 (3.85%) ESRI
5 1 (3.85%) HP
5 1 (3.85%) iManage
5 1 (3.85%) Zend
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