The median annual salary for a Support Specialist was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in West Sussex during the 3 months to 26 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
South East / West Sussex
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 79 90 108
Rank change year-on-year +11 +18  
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Specialist 24 24 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 2.20% 1.88% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.25% 1.97% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 22 24 3
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +32.81%  
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year +0.67% +6.42%  

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 1066 1220 1183
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 97.71% 95.31% 98.75%
Number of salaries quoted 956 1154 1050
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £58,500 £57,500
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 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
Salary Histogram in West Sussex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Support Specialist in West Sussex over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Support Specialist in West Sussex

Support Specialist
Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Support Specialist within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 26 June 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
Crawley +16 20 £44,250 -6.84%
Burgess Hill - 3 £32,000 - 1
Gatwick +5 2 £38,750 +1.97%
Horsham -9 2 £38,750 +3.33%
Support Specialist
South East

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

For the 6 months to 26 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 West Sussex region featuring Support Specialist in the job title.

1 21 (77.78%) Windows
2 16 (59.26%) SQL
2 16 (59.26%) SharePoint
2 16 (59.26%) Windows Server
3 14 (51.85%) Change Control
3 14 (51.85%) .NET
3 14 (51.85%) ASP.NET
3 14 (51.85%) CRM
4 13 (48.15%) Dynamics CRM
4 13 (48.15%) Document Management
5 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
6 6 (22.22%) Office 365
6 6 (22.22%) Active Directory
6 6 (22.22%) MS Exchange
7 5 (18.52%) ITIL
7 5 (18.52%) Driving Licence
8 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Azure
8 4 (14.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 4 (14.81%) PRINCE
8 4 (14.81%) VMware
8 4 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
9 3 (11.11%) SCCM
9 3 (11.11%) BS25999
9 3 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 3 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 3 (11.11%) Firewall
9 3 (11.11%) Retail
9 3 (11.11%) NetApp
9 3 (11.11%) Dell
9 3 (11.11%) Citrix

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 16 (59.26%) SharePoint
2 6 (22.22%) MS Exchange
3 3 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (3.70%) IIS
5 1 (3.70%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 13 (48.15%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (22.22%) Office 365
2 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (7.41%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) Firewall
2 2 (7.41%) DHCP
2 2 (7.41%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (3.70%) DNS
3 1 (3.70%) Internet
3 1 (3.70%) MPLS
3 1 (3.70%) NetScaler
3 1 (3.70%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 3 (11.11%) Retail
2 2 (7.41%) French Language
2 2 (7.41%) German Language
3 1 (3.70%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (51.85%) .NET
1 14 (51.85%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Driving Licence
2 3 (11.11%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (3.70%) Clustering
3 1 (3.70%) PKI
3 1 (3.70%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 21 (77.78%) Windows
2 16 (59.26%) Windows Server
3 3 (11.11%) Linux
4 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (51.85%) Change Control
1 14 (51.85%) CRM
2 13 (48.15%) Document Management
3 5 (18.52%) ITIL
4 4 (14.81%) PRINCE
5 2 (7.41%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (7.41%) Line Management
5 2 (7.41%) Problem Management
6 1 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.70%) Change Management
6 1 (3.70%) Coaching
6 1 (3.70%) Configuration Management
6 1 (3.70%) ERP
6 1 (3.70%) Facilities Management
6 1 (3.70%) ITIL V3
6 1 (3.70%) Project Management
6 1 (3.70%) Virtual Team Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (59.26%) SQL
2 1 (3.70%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (3.70%) CCNA
2 1 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.70%) Degree
2 1 (3.70%) MCITP
2 1 (3.70%) MCP
2 1 (3.70%) MCSA
2 1 (3.70%) MCSE
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) BS25999
1 3 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 3 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 4 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (11.11%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.70%) UAG
4 1 (3.70%) XenApp
4 1 (3.70%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (11.11%) SCCM
2 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
2 4 (14.81%) VMware
3 3 (11.11%) Citrix
3 3 (11.11%) Dell
3 3 (11.11%) EqualLogic
3 3 (11.11%) NetApp
4 1 (3.70%) Cisco
4 1 (3.70%) Meraki
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle
Burgess Hill
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: £32,000 per annum Healthcare, Pension, Flexible Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago