The median annual salary for a Support Specialist was £42,500 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
Support Specialist
England / London
Rank 473 560 519
Rank change year-on-year +87 -41  
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Specialist 94 85 130
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.28% 0.20% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.21% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 85 74 121
Median salary £42,500 £46,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +16.87%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £35,000 £22,499
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £69,250 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £36,500 £42,500 £33,750
% change year-on-year -14.11% +25.92%  

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%  

Support Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Support Specialist in London

Support Specialist
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Support Specialist in London

Support Specialist
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Support Specialist in London over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Support Specialist in London

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 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
City of London +42 17 £55,000 -4.34% 2
Romford - 5 £29,000 -
West Drayton - 4 £35,000 -
West End of London +1 2 £42,750 +14.00%
Canary Wharf -13 1 £60,000 -
Chessington - 1 £39,000 -
Croydon - 1 £34,500 -
Enfield - 1 £42,500 -
Support Specialist
England

Support Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 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 London region featuring Support Specialist in the job title.

1 57 (37.25%) Finance
2 54 (35.29%) Windows
3 40 (26.14%) Linux
3 40 (26.14%) Microsoft
4 37 (24.18%) ITIL
4 37 (24.18%) Degree
5 36 (23.53%) SQL
6 30 (19.61%) JavaScript
7 27 (17.65%) MS Excel
8 25 (16.34%) SDLC
9 23 (15.03%) Active Directory
10 21 (13.73%) Analytical Skills
11 19 (12.42%) Windows Server
11 19 (12.42%) Agile Software Development
12 18 (11.76%) QA
12 18 (11.76%) Perl
12 18 (11.76%) .NET
12 18 (11.76%) MS Office
13 17 (11.11%) Python
14 16 (10.46%) SQL Server
14 16 (10.46%) Windows 7
15 15 (9.80%) Java
15 15 (9.80%) Web Services
15 15 (9.80%) Banking
16 14 (9.15%) VMware
16 14 (9.15%) User Acceptance Testing
16 14 (9.15%) Oracle BI EE
16 14 (9.15%) VBScript
16 14 (9.15%) Siebel
16 14 (9.15%) Performance Monitoring

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 7 (4.58%) SharePoint
2 6 (3.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 6 (3.92%) IIS
3 5 (3.27%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (1.96%) CMS
4 3 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (1.31%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.65%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.65%) IBM HTTP Server
6 1 (0.65%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 1 (0.65%) Site Server
6 1 (0.65%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 27 (17.65%) MS Excel
2 18 (11.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.31%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (1.31%) Northgate Housing
1 2 (1.31%) Temenos T24
2 1 (0.65%) Bloomberg TOMS
2 1 (0.65%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.65%) EQXanite
2 1 (0.65%) SAP Business One
2 1 (0.65%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 11 (7.19%) Office 365
2 7 (4.58%) SaaS
3 5 (3.27%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (2.61%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.65%) IaaS
5 1 (0.65%) Veeva
5 1 (0.65%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 13 (8.50%) DNS
1 13 (8.50%) LAN
2 12 (7.84%) DHCP
3 11 (7.19%) VoIP
4 8 (5.23%) TCP/IP
5 7 (4.58%) Firewall
6 6 (3.92%) Asterisk PBX
6 6 (3.92%) Broadband
6 6 (3.92%) Multicast
7 5 (3.27%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (1.31%) Converged Networks
8 2 (1.31%) HTTP
8 2 (1.31%) IP Telephony
8 2 (1.31%) WAN
8 2 (1.31%) Wireless
9 1 (0.65%) Cisco Wireless
9 1 (0.65%) NAS
9 1 (0.65%) Remote Desktop
9 1 (0.65%) VLAN
9 1 (0.65%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (10.46%) SQL Server
2 14 (9.15%) Oracle BI EE
3 10 (6.54%) Hadoop
4 6 (3.92%) Relational Database
4 6 (3.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (3.27%) Crystal Reports
5 5 (3.27%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (1.96%) SQL Server 2014
6 3 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.65%) Data Mart
7 1 (0.65%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.65%) Electronic Patient Records
7 1 (0.65%) IDOL
7 1 (0.65%) MS Access
7 1 (0.65%) MySQL
7 1 (0.65%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (3.27%) JIRA
2 1 (0.65%) Ant
2 1 (0.65%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.65%) Maven
2 1 (0.65%) Subversion
General
1 57 (37.25%) Finance
2 15 (9.80%) Banking
3 8 (5.23%) Telecoms
4 7 (4.58%) Games
4 7 (4.58%) Investment Banking
5 5 (3.27%) Financial Institution
5 5 (3.27%) Legal
6 4 (2.61%) Advertising
7 3 (1.96%) Back Office
7 3 (1.96%) French Language
7 3 (1.96%) German Language
7 3 (1.96%) Law
7 3 (1.96%) Marketing
8 2 (1.31%) Front Office
8 2 (1.31%) Publishing
9 1 (0.65%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.65%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (11.76%) .NET
2 15 (9.80%) Web Services
3 4 (2.61%) Middleware
3 4 (2.61%) MSMQ
3 4 (2.61%) SOAP
4 3 (1.96%) XML
5 2 (1.31%) FIX Protocol
5 2 (1.31%) HTML
5 2 (1.31%) JSON
5 2 (1.31%) REST
6 1 (0.65%) CSS
6 1 (0.65%) J2EE
6 1 (0.65%) Node.js
6 1 (0.65%) SAP Basis
6 1 (0.65%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 21 (13.73%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (5.23%) Computer Science
2 8 (5.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 8 (5.23%) Hedge funds
3 7 (4.58%) SWIFT
4 6 (3.92%) Blackberry
4 6 (3.92%) Handset
5 5 (3.27%) Derivative
5 5 (3.27%) Equities
5 5 (3.27%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.96%) EPoS
6 3 (1.96%) Fintech
6 3 (1.96%) Fixed Income
6 3 (1.96%) User Experience
7 2 (1.31%) BYOD
7 2 (1.31%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.31%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (1.31%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.65%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.65%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 54 (35.29%) Windows
2 40 (26.14%) Linux
3 19 (12.42%) Windows Server
4 16 (10.46%) Windows 7
5 11 (7.19%) Unix
6 9 (5.88%) Windows 8
7 8 (5.23%) Mac OS X
7 8 (5.23%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (4.58%) Windows 10
8 7 (4.58%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (3.92%) Android
10 5 (3.27%) AIX
10 5 (3.27%) Mac OS
11 4 (2.61%) Ubuntu
12 2 (1.31%) Apple iOS
12 2 (1.31%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.65%) Solaris
13 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (24.18%) ITIL
2 25 (16.34%) SDLC
3 19 (12.42%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (9.15%) Performance Monitoring
4 14 (9.15%) System Integration Testing
4 14 (9.15%) User Acceptance Testing
5 10 (6.54%) Problem Management
6 9 (5.88%) Change Management
7 8 (5.23%) Release Management
8 6 (3.92%) Security Auditing
8 6 (3.92%) Wealth Management
9 5 (3.27%) Collateral Management
9 5 (3.27%) Cybersecurity
9 5 (3.27%) Investment Management
9 5 (3.27%) Portfolio Management
9 5 (3.27%) Proprietary Trading
9 5 (3.27%) Workflow
10 4 (2.61%) CRM
10 4 (2.61%) Network Load Balancing
10 4 (2.61%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (23.53%) SQL
2 30 (19.61%) JavaScript
3 18 (11.76%) Perl
4 17 (11.11%) Python
5 15 (9.80%) Java
6 14 (9.15%) VBScript
7 11 (7.19%) C#
8 10 (6.54%) C++
9 8 (5.23%) T-SQL
10 7 (4.58%) PowerShell
11 6 (3.92%) Shell Script
12 4 (2.61%) Bash Shell
13 3 (1.96%) VB
14 2 (1.31%) PHP
14 2 (1.31%) Ruby
14 2 (1.31%) VBA
15 1 (0.65%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 37 (24.18%) Degree
2 7 (4.58%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (3.92%) DV Cleared
3 6 (3.92%) Security Cleared
4 5 (3.27%) MCDST
4 5 (3.27%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.96%) AWS Certification
5 3 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.31%) A+ Certification
6 2 (1.31%) MCSE
7 1 (0.65%) CFA
7 1 (0.65%) MBA
7 1 (0.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (11.76%) QA
2 6 (3.92%) SLA
3 1 (0.65%) Data Quality
System Software
1 23 (15.03%) Active Directory
2 6 (3.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.61%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.31%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.65%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 8 (5.23%) SCCM
2 2 (1.31%) Backup Exec
2 2 (1.31%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.65%) FortiGate
3 1 (0.65%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.65%) Puppet
3 1 (0.65%) SCOrch
3 1 (0.65%) TeamSite
3 1 (0.65%) WSUS
Vendors
1 40 (26.14%) Microsoft
2 14 (9.15%) Siebel
2 14 (9.15%) VMware
3 13 (8.50%) Red Hat
4 10 (6.54%) Oracle
5 8 (5.23%) Cisco
5 8 (5.23%) Citrix
6 6 (3.92%) Adobe
6 6 (3.92%) BroadSoft
7 5 (3.27%) Apple
7 5 (3.27%) LANDesk
7 5 (3.27%) ServiceNow
8 3 (1.96%) Dell
8 3 (1.96%) iManage
8 3 (1.96%) Murex
8 3 (1.96%) Remedy
8 3 (1.96%) Sophos
9 2 (1.31%) IBM
9 2 (1.31%) SAP
9 2 (1.31%) Sybase
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