The median annual salary for a Support Specialist was £33,000 in advertised job vacancies in West Sussex during the 3 months to 27 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 / West Sussex
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 97 87 -
Rank change year-on-year -10 -  
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Specialist 3 19 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 0.28% 1.67% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 1.72% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 19 0
Median salary £33,000 £42,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.35% -  
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £42,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year -15.29% +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 West Sussex. 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
West Sussex
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1036 1105 1133
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 98.29% 97.36% 98.52%
Number of salaries quoted 951 998 975
Median salary £44,250 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.11% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,750 £52,500 £60,000
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 West Sussex

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

Job vacancy trend for Support Specialist in West Sussex

Support Specialist
Salary Trend in West Sussex

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

Salary trend for Support Specialist in West Sussex

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

For the 6 months to 27 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 West Sussex region featuring Support Specialist in the job title.

1 3 (30.00%) HNC
1 3 (30.00%) HND
1 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (30.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (30.00%) Degree
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (20.00%) Office 365
2 2 (20.00%) Line Management
2 2 (20.00%) Driving Licence
2 2 (20.00%) IaaS
2 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (20.00%) Problem Management
2 2 (20.00%) Document Management
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) .NET
2 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (20.00%) CRM
2 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (10.00%) Ethernet
3 1 (10.00%) MPLS
3 1 (10.00%) Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) Network Design
3 1 (10.00%) Games
3 1 (10.00%) Clustering
3 1 (10.00%) SCCM

Support Specialist Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Sussex 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 3 (30.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (20.00%) IaaS
2 2 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (10.00%) FCoE
1 1 (10.00%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (10.00%) iSCSI
1 1 (10.00%) MPLS
1 1 (10.00%) NetScaler
1 1 (10.00%) VLAN
General
1 1 (10.00%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) .NET
1 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (10.00%) Clustering
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (20.00%) CRM
1 2 (20.00%) Document Management
1 2 (20.00%) Line Management
1 2 (20.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (10.00%) Desktop Virtualisation
2 1 (10.00%) Email Filtering
2 1 (10.00%) High Availability
2 1 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (10.00%) Network Design
2 1 (10.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Degree
1 3 (30.00%) HNC
1 3 (30.00%) HND
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) XenApp
2 1 (10.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) SCCM
1 1 (10.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Cisco
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
Crawley, West Sussex
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago