Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Support Specialist was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in West Sussex during the 6 months to 19 November 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 121 129 133
Rank change year-on-year +8 +4 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Specialist 27 25 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 1.31% 1.02% 1.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.36% 1.06% 1.27%
Number of salaries quoted 23 25 32
West Sussex median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +5.88% +39.34%
10th Percentile £32,000 £36,250 £31,275
90th Percentile £48,000 £53,750 £44,875
South East median annual salary £42,500 £32,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +30.77% -18.75% +9.59%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
West Sussex
Permanent vacancies in West Sussex with a recognized job title 1980 2352 2604
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.93% 96.20% 98.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1746 2155 2283
West Sussex median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £62,250 £62,500 £58,750
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%

Support Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

Job postings that featured Support Specialist in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Sussex.

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 6 months to 19 November 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 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Crawley +19 21 £40,000 -15.79%
Burgess Hill - 5 £32,000 -
Horsham -26 1 £42,500 +13.33%
Gatwick - 1 £42,500 -
Support Specialist
South East

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

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 15 (55.56%) SQL
2 15 (55.56%) SharePoint
2 15 (55.56%) Windows Server
3 14 (51.85%) Change Control
3 14 (51.85%) ASP.NET
3 14 (51.85%) .NET
3 14 (51.85%) CRM
4 13 (48.15%) Document Management
4 13 (48.15%) Dynamics CRM
5 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
6 6 (22.22%) MS Exchange
6 6 (22.22%) Active Directory
6 6 (22.22%) VMware
6 6 (22.22%) French Language
6 6 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (18.52%) BS25999
7 5 (18.52%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 5 (18.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 5 (18.52%) Hyper-V
7 5 (18.52%) EqualLogic
7 5 (18.52%) Enterprise Storage
7 5 (18.52%) Workflow
7 5 (18.52%) Retail
7 5 (18.52%) Dell
7 5 (18.52%) Citrix
7 5 (18.52%) NetApp
7 5 (18.52%) Firewall
7 5 (18.52%) Driving Licence
8 4 (14.81%) ITIL

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 15 (55.56%) SharePoint
2 6 (22.22%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.70%) IIS
3 1 (3.70%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 13 (48.15%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) Office 365
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (18.52%) Firewall
2 2 (7.41%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (3.70%) DHCP
3 1 (3.70%) Internet
3 1 (3.70%) MPLS
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 6 (22.22%) French Language
2 5 (18.52%) Retail
3 2 (7.41%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (51.85%) .NET
1 14 (51.85%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Driving Licence
1 5 (18.52%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (3.70%) Clustering
2 1 (3.70%) PKI
2 1 (3.70%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 21 (77.78%) Windows
2 15 (55.56%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.70%) Linux
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 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%) Workflow
4 4 (14.81%) ITIL
5 3 (11.11%) PRINCE
6 1 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.70%) Coaching
6 1 (3.70%) Configuration Management
6 1 (3.70%) ITIL V3
6 1 (3.70%) Project Management
6 1 (3.70%) Virtual Team Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (55.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) 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 5 (18.52%) BS25999
1 5 (18.52%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 5 (18.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (22.22%) Active Directory
1 6 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (18.52%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.70%) UAG
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
2 6 (22.22%) VMware
3 5 (18.52%) Citrix
3 5 (18.52%) Dell
3 5 (18.52%) EqualLogic
3 5 (18.52%) NetApp
4 1 (3.70%) Cisco
4 1 (3.70%) Meraki