The median annual salary for a Support Specialist was - in advertised job vacancies in Staffordshire 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
West Midlands / Staffordshire
Rank 58 70 -
Rank change year-on-year +12 -  
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Specialist 2 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 0.47% 0.15% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.16% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Median salary - £38,000 -
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 Staffordshire. 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
Staffordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 411 641 557
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 96.25% 98.62% 98.06%
Number of salaries quoted 334 582 487
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
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 Staffordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Support Specialist in Staffordshire

Support Specialist
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

Salary trend for Support Specialist in Staffordshire

Support Specialist
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Support Specialist within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 22 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
Tamworth - 2 - -
Support Specialist
West Midlands

Support Specialist Skill Set
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

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 Staffordshire region featuring Support Specialist in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) Data Management
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) PCI DSS
1 2 (100.00%) Web Application Development
1 2 (100.00%) Cybersecurity

Support Specialist Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire 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:

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 2 (100.00%) Data Management
1 2 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) PCI DSS