The median annual salary for a Support Specialist was £25,000 in advertised job vacancies in Southampton 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
Hampshire / Southampton
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 67 52 -
Rank change year-on-year -15 -  
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Specialist 3 29 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 0.53% 3.99% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% 4.07% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 19 0
Median salary £25,000 £30,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.03% -  
UK excluding London median salary £37,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +5.71% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Southampton. 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
Southampton
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 549 712 758
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 97.69% 98.07% 99.08%
Number of salaries quoted 503 669 602
Median salary £40,000 £38,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.22% -3.12%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,500 £23,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Support Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

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

Job vacancy trend for Support Specialist in Southampton

Support Specialist
Salary Trend in Southampton

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

Salary trend for Support Specialist in Southampton

Support Specialist Skill Set
Top 9 Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton

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 Southampton region featuring Support Specialist in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (50.00%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure

Support Specialist Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton 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:

Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (50.00%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) C#
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft