The median annual salary for a IT Support Specialist was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IT Support Specialist
England / London
Rank 558 637 635
Rank change year-on-year +79 -2  
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support Specialist 9 8 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.027% 0.019% 0.034%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.028% 0.020% 0.035%
Number of salaries quoted 8 8 12
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,550
10% offered a salary of more than £41,850 £60,000 £44,750
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £28,750 £20,250
% change year-on-year +30.43% +41.97%  

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 31786 39894 40068
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 95.74% 96.09% 95.99%
Number of salaries quoted 26873 34408 33640
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £53,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% +2.80%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +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 23 March 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 23 March 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
West Drayton - 4 £35,000 -
West End of London - 2 £42,750 -
City of London +47 1 £27,500 -50.00%
IT Support Specialist
England

IT Support Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 10 (52.63%) Windows
2 8 (42.11%) Degree
3 7 (36.84%) MS Excel
3 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
4 6 (31.58%) Firewall
4 6 (31.58%) Windows 7
4 6 (31.58%) Security Auditing
5 5 (26.32%) Office 365
5 5 (26.32%) Active Directory
5 5 (26.32%) Linux
5 5 (26.32%) MS Office
5 5 (26.32%) SQL
6 4 (21.05%) Oracle
6 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
6 4 (21.05%) Finance
6 4 (21.05%) Windows Server
6 4 (21.05%) Computer Science
6 4 (21.05%) PowerShell
7 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
7 3 (15.79%) Collateral Management
7 3 (15.79%) Windows 10
7 3 (15.79%) AWS Certification
7 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (15.79%) DevOps
7 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2014
7 3 (15.79%) Regulatory Compliance

IT Support Specialist Skill Set
Top Related 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 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (5.26%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.26%) Site Server
2 1 (5.26%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (36.84%) MS Excel
2 5 (26.32%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (26.32%) Office 365
2 3 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (31.58%) Firewall
2 3 (15.79%) TCP/IP
3 2 (10.53%) LAN
3 2 (10.53%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (5.26%) Cisco Wireless
4 1 (5.26%) DNS
4 1 (5.26%) NAS
4 1 (5.26%) SAN
4 1 (5.26%) VoIP
4 1 (5.26%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (5.26%) MS Access
General
1 4 (21.05%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Law
2 2 (10.53%) Legal
3 1 (5.26%) Marketing
3 1 (5.26%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) .NET
2 1 (5.26%) CSS
2 1 (5.26%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Computer Science
2 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.53%) BYOD
2 2 (10.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (10.53%) Hedge funds
2 2 (10.53%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (5.26%) User Experience
3 1 (5.26%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 10 (52.63%) Windows
2 6 (31.58%) Windows 7
3 5 (26.32%) Linux
4 4 (21.05%) Windows Server
5 3 (15.79%) Ubuntu
5 3 (15.79%) Windows 10
5 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (10.53%) Unix
6 2 (10.53%) Windows 8
7 1 (5.26%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Security Auditing
2 3 (15.79%) Collateral Management
2 3 (15.79%) DevOps
2 3 (15.79%) Regulatory Compliance
3 2 (10.53%) High-Frequency Trading
3 2 (10.53%) Physics
3 2 (10.53%) Project Management
4 1 (5.26%) Benchmarking
4 1 (5.26%) Biometrics
4 1 (5.26%) Change Management
4 1 (5.26%) Identity Management
4 1 (5.26%) Line Management
4 1 (5.26%) Mentoring
4 1 (5.26%) Network Design
4 1 (5.26%) Patch Management
4 1 (5.26%) Quality Management
4 1 (5.26%) Software Audit
4 1 (5.26%) Software Distribution
4 1 (5.26%) Statistics
4 1 (5.26%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) SQL
2 4 (21.05%) PowerShell
3 2 (10.53%) Shell Script
4 1 (5.26%) C#
4 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.26%) PHP
4 1 (5.26%) PL/SQL
4 1 (5.26%) VB
4 1 (5.26%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (42.11%) Degree
2 3 (15.79%) AWS Certification
3 2 (10.53%) A+ Certification
System Software
1 5 (26.32%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) SCCM
2 1 (5.26%) NetBackup
2 1 (5.26%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
2 4 (21.05%) Oracle
3 3 (15.79%) Red Hat
4 2 (10.53%) Citrix
5 1 (5.26%) Adobe
5 1 (5.26%) Avaya
5 1 (5.26%) Cisco
5 1 (5.26%) Dell
5 1 (5.26%) EMC
5 1 (5.26%) HP
5 1 (5.26%) Riverbed
5 1 (5.26%) SolarWinds
5 1 (5.26%) VMware