The median annual salary for an IT Support Specialist was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

IT Support Specialist
England / London
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 609 639 652
Rank change year-on-year +30 +13  
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support Specialist 7 5 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.019% 0.012% 0.060%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.020% 0.013% 0.063%
Number of salaries quoted 7 5 16
Median salary £32,500 £29,000 £32,380
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.06% -10.43%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,100 £24,500 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £36,600 £43,200 £36,750
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £31,000 £29,000
% change year-on-year +20.96% +6.89%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 34367 38431 43064
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.84% 95.93% 95.89%
Number of salaries quoted 27870 33422 36403
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

IT Support Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Support Specialist in London

IT Support Specialist
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for IT Support Specialist in London

IT Support Specialist
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IT Support Specialist in London over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for IT Support Specialist in London

IT Support Specialist
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Support Specialist within the London region over the 3 months to 24 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
Paddington - 1 £21,500 -
IT Support Specialist
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT 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 London region featuring IT Support Specialist in the job title.

1 9 (56.25%) Windows
2 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (37.50%) Firewall
3 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
3 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
4 4 (25.00%) SQL
4 4 (25.00%) Security Auditing
5 3 (18.75%) Windows 7
5 3 (18.75%) Windows Server
5 3 (18.75%) NHS
6 2 (12.50%) Change Management
6 2 (12.50%) Dell
6 2 (12.50%) Finance
6 2 (12.50%) VMware
6 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
6 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
6 2 (12.50%) DNS
6 2 (12.50%) Cisco
6 2 (12.50%) Linux
6 2 (12.50%) Citrix
6 2 (12.50%) Degree
6 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (6.25%) Cisco Wireless
7 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (6.25%) Software Audit
7 1 (6.25%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (6.25%) Regulatory Compliance
7 1 (6.25%) Dropbox
7 1 (6.25%) Windows 10

IT Support Specialist Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.25%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (6.25%) CMS
2 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.25%) Site Server
2 1 (6.25%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (6.25%) Dropbox
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (37.50%) Firewall
2 2 (12.50%) DNS
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco Wireless
3 1 (6.25%) FTP
3 1 (6.25%) LAN
3 1 (6.25%) NAS
3 1 (6.25%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (6.25%) SAN
3 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
3 1 (6.25%) VoIP
3 1 (6.25%) VPN
3 1 (6.25%) WAN
3 1 (6.25%) Wireless
3 1 (6.25%) WLAN
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Banking
2 1 (6.25%) Marketing
2 1 (6.25%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) .NET
1 1 (6.25%) CSS
1 1 (6.25%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) NHS
2 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.25%) PACS
3 1 (6.25%) User Experience
3 1 (6.25%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 9 (56.25%) Windows
2 3 (18.75%) Windows 7
2 3 (18.75%) Windows Server
3 2 (12.50%) Linux
4 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
4 1 (6.25%) Mac OS X
4 1 (6.25%) Unix
4 1 (6.25%) Windows 10
4 1 (6.25%) Windows 8
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Vista
4 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Security Auditing
2 2 (12.50%) Change Management
3 1 (6.25%) Benchmarking
3 1 (6.25%) Biometrics
3 1 (6.25%) Content Management
3 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (6.25%) Electronic Trading
3 1 (6.25%) Identity Management
3 1 (6.25%) Line Management
3 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
3 1 (6.25%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (6.25%) Network Design
3 1 (6.25%) Quality Management
3 1 (6.25%) Regulatory Compliance
3 1 (6.25%) Risk Management
3 1 (6.25%) Software Audit
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
2 1 (6.25%) PL/SQL
2 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) A+ Certification
2 1 (6.25%) CCNA
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (6.25%) Linux+ Certification
2 1 (6.25%) MCDST
2 1 (6.25%) MCP
2 1 (6.25%) MCSA
2 1 (6.25%) MCSE
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
2 1 (6.25%) Terminal Server
2 1 (6.25%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.25%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) NetBackup
1 1 (6.25%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) Cisco
2 2 (12.50%) Citrix
2 2 (12.50%) Dell
2 2 (12.50%) VMware
3 1 (6.25%) Adobe
3 1 (6.25%) Apple
3 1 (6.25%) Dell KACE
3 1 (6.25%) EMC
3 1 (6.25%) Google
3 1 (6.25%) HP
3 1 (6.25%) Riverbed
3 1 (6.25%) SolarWinds