The median annual salary for a Support Specialist was - in advertised job vacancies in Oxfordshire during the 3 months to 22 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
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Support Specialist
South East / Oxfordshire
Rank - 114 117
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Specialist 0 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire - 0.071% 0.074%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.073% 0.075%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Median salary - - £28,500
UK excluding London median salary £36,250 £42,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year -14.70% +25.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire. 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
Oxfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1367 1374 1325
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 96.88% 97.17% 97.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1160 1188 1097
Median salary £42,500 £44,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.40% +10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,300
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 Oxfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Support Specialist in Oxfordshire

Support Specialist
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Salary trend for Support Specialist in Oxfordshire

Support Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 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 Oxfordshire region featuring Support Specialist in the job title.

1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (81.82%) Active Directory
3 7 (63.64%) VMware
3 7 (63.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (63.64%) Windows Server
4 6 (54.55%) SCCM
4 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
5 5 (45.45%) MCP
5 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (45.45%) Sophos
5 5 (45.45%) Unix
6 4 (36.36%) Finance
6 4 (36.36%) VMware ESX
6 4 (36.36%) Incident Management
6 4 (36.36%) Skype for Business
6 4 (36.36%) Hyper-V
6 4 (36.36%) Office 365
6 4 (36.36%) PowerShell
6 4 (36.36%) Polycom
6 4 (36.36%) SAN
6 4 (36.36%) Data Centre
6 4 (36.36%) Windows 10
7 3 (27.27%) Defect Tracking
7 3 (27.27%) Mentoring
7 3 (27.27%) Coaching
7 3 (27.27%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (27.27%) Matrix Organization
7 3 (27.27%) CompTIA Security+
7 3 (27.27%) Citrix
7 3 (27.27%) CISSP

Support Specialist Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 4 (36.36%) Skype for Business
2 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 4 (36.36%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) SAN
2 3 (27.27%) DHCP
2 3 (27.27%) DNS
2 3 (27.27%) FTP
2 3 (27.27%) HTTP
2 3 (27.27%) SMTP
3 2 (18.18%) GSM
3 2 (18.18%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (18.18%) Skype
3 2 (18.18%) VLAN
3 2 (18.18%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Data Centre
2 3 (27.27%) Management Information System
3 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (18.18%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (63.64%) Windows Server
3 5 (45.45%) Unix
4 4 (36.36%) Windows 10
5 3 (27.27%) Mac OS
5 3 (27.27%) NetWare
6 2 (18.18%) Linux
6 2 (18.18%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Incident Management
2 3 (27.27%) Coaching
2 3 (27.27%) Defect Tracking
2 3 (27.27%) Matrix Organization
2 3 (27.27%) Mentoring
2 3 (27.27%) Product Management
2 3 (27.27%) Service Delivery
2 3 (27.27%) Software Engineering
2 3 (27.27%) Time Management
3 2 (18.18%) Application Packaging
3 2 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (18.18%) ITIL
3 2 (18.18%) ITSM
3 2 (18.18%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) PowerShell
2 3 (27.27%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) MCP
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (27.27%) CCNA
2 3 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (27.27%) CISSP
2 3 (27.27%) CompTIA Security+
2 3 (27.27%) Degree
2 3 (27.27%) MCSE
2 3 (27.27%) Network+ Certification
2 3 (27.27%) Security+ Certification
3 2 (18.18%) A+ Certification
System Software
1 9 (81.82%) Active Directory
2 7 (63.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (36.36%) Hyper-V
3 4 (36.36%) VMware ESX
4 3 (27.27%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (18.18%) BitLocker
5 2 (18.18%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (54.55%) SCCM
2 3 (27.27%) SCVMM
3 2 (18.18%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) VMware
2 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
3 5 (45.45%) Sophos
4 4 (36.36%) Polycom
5 3 (27.27%) Citrix
6 2 (18.18%) Apple
6 2 (18.18%) Cognizant
6 2 (18.18%) Salesforce.com
Witney, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £22,000 per annum + on-call allowance plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago