The median annual salary for a Support Specialist was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Surrey during the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Support Specialist
South East / Surrey
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 158 197 197
Rank change year-on-year +39 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Specialist 9 14 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.32% 0.33% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.34% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 8 8 14
Median salary £47,500 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.66% -11.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,700 £32,500 £28,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,950 £46,750
UK excluding London median salary £36,250 £40,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year -9.37% +21.21%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Surrey. 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
Surrey
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2724 4146 4363
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 96.39% 97.62% 97.52%
Number of salaries quoted 2201 3550 3611
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

Support Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

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

Job vacancy trend for Support Specialist in Surrey

Support Specialist
Salary Trend in Surrey

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

Salary trend for Support Specialist in Surrey

Support Specialist
Salary Histogram in Surrey

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Support Specialist in Surrey over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Support Specialist in Surrey

Support Specialist
Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Support Specialist within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 29 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
Woking - 3 £50,000 -
Guildford +23 2 £35,000 -
Staines -12 1 £55,000 - 1
Reigate - 1 £55,000 -
Support Specialist
South East

Support Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 29 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 Surrey region featuring Support Specialist in the job title.

1 4 (28.57%) SharePoint
1 4 (28.57%) Office 365
2 3 (21.43%) Legal
2 3 (21.43%) CRM
2 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 3 (21.43%) SQL
2 3 (21.43%) Windows
2 3 (21.43%) MS Office
2 3 (21.43%) Windows Server
2 3 (21.43%) Test Strategy
3 2 (14.29%) Skype
3 2 (14.29%) Windows 10
3 2 (14.29%) .NET
3 2 (14.29%) Linux
3 2 (14.29%) VoIP
3 2 (14.29%) Avaya
3 2 (14.29%) Middleware
3 2 (14.29%) Finance
3 2 (14.29%) Windows 8
3 2 (14.29%) SCCM
3 2 (14.29%) Windows 7
3 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (14.29%) Skype for Business
4 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
4 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
4 1 (7.14%) NAS
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
4 1 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (7.14%) Line Management

Support Specialist Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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 (28.57%) SharePoint
2 2 (14.29%) Skype for Business
3 1 (7.14%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Office
2 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (7.14%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 4 (28.57%) Office 365
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) Skype
1 2 (14.29%) VoIP
2 1 (7.14%) DHCP
2 1 (7.14%) DNS
2 1 (7.14%) NAS
2 1 (7.14%) SAN
2 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 12c
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (21.43%) Legal
2 2 (14.29%) Finance
3 1 (7.14%) Back Office
3 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) .NET
1 2 (14.29%) Middleware
2 1 (7.14%) J2EE
2 1 (7.14%) JSON
2 1 (7.14%) SOAP
2 1 (7.14%) XML
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Windows
1 3 (21.43%) Windows Server
2 2 (14.29%) Linux
2 2 (14.29%) Windows 10
2 2 (14.29%) Windows 7
2 2 (14.29%) Windows 8
3 1 (7.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) CRM
1 3 (21.43%) Test Strategy
2 1 (7.14%) Asset Management
2 1 (7.14%) Change Management
2 1 (7.14%) Coaching
2 1 (7.14%) Informatics
2 1 (7.14%) ITIL
2 1 (7.14%) Line Management
2 1 (7.14%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) Java
2 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
2 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) SCCM
2 1 (7.14%) Backup Exec
2 1 (7.14%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (7.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) Avaya
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle
3 1 (7.14%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (7.14%) Sophos
3 1 (7.14%) Symantec
3 1 (7.14%) Veritas
3 1 (7.14%) VMware
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Posted: 13 days ago