Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Support Specialist was £37,000 in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 6 months to 21 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
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 234 260 292
Rank change year-on-year +26 +32 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Specialist 32 15 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.47% 0.20% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.20% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 23 13 17
West Yorkshire median annual salary £37,000 £30,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.33% -7.69% -1.52%
10th Percentile £23,750 £22,340 £25,500
90th Percentile £44,750 £41,100 £38,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £33,750 £34,000 £30,500
% change year-on-year -0.74% +11.48% -12.86%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire. 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 Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies in West Yorkshire with a recognized job title 6655 7475 9019
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.39% 98.08% 97.78%
Number of salaries quoted 5624 6453 7296
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £25,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £63,750 £60,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.75% - +6.67%

Support Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Support Specialist in West Yorkshire

Support Specialist
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for Support Specialist in West Yorkshire

Support Specialist
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Support Specialist in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Support Specialist in West Yorkshire

Support Specialist
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 21 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
Leeds +12 20 £34,750 +39.00%
Bradford - 12 £42,500 - 2
Support Specialist
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 21 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 Yorkshire region featuring Support Specialist in the job title.

1 24 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 14 (43.75%) ITIL
3 12 (37.50%) Load Balancing
4 11 (34.38%) Windows Server
4 11 (34.38%) Windows
4 11 (34.38%) SQL
5 10 (31.25%) Finance
5 10 (31.25%) JavaScript
6 9 (28.13%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (28.13%) Root Cause Analysis
6 9 (28.13%) Release Management
6 9 (28.13%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (25.00%) Google
7 8 (25.00%) Web Development
7 8 (25.00%) jQuery
7 8 (25.00%) Service Design
7 8 (25.00%) PHP
7 8 (25.00%) HTML
7 8 (25.00%) Java
7 8 (25.00%) CSS
8 7 (21.88%) Active Directory
8 7 (21.88%) VMware ESXi
9 6 (18.75%) Azure SQL Database
9 6 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
9 6 (18.75%) Cisco Nexus
9 6 (18.75%) Visual Studio Team System
9 6 (18.75%) CCNP
9 6 (18.75%) DNS
9 6 (18.75%) Cisco
9 6 (18.75%) Cisco Certification

Support Specialist Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 2 (6.25%) IIS
2 1 (3.13%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.75%) Cisco Nexus
1 6 (18.75%) DNS
2 5 (15.63%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (9.38%) Firewall
3 3 (9.38%) Wireless
3 3 (9.38%) Wireshark
4 2 (6.25%) Internet
5 1 (3.13%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (3.13%) EIGRP
5 1 (3.13%) Ethernet
5 1 (3.13%) HTTP
5 1 (3.13%) LAN
5 1 (3.13%) OSPF
5 1 (3.13%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (3.13%) SAN
5 1 (3.13%) SSL
5 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.75%) Azure SQL Database
2 4 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database
3 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (3.13%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 6 (18.75%) Visual Studio Team System
2 1 (3.13%) JIRA
General
1 10 (31.25%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (25.00%) CSS
1 8 (25.00%) HTML
1 8 (25.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.13%) Client/Server
2 1 (3.13%) Clustering
2 1 (3.13%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 11 (34.38%) Windows
1 11 (34.38%) Windows Server
2 9 (28.13%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (28.13%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (6.25%) Unix
4 1 (3.13%) Linux
4 1 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (43.75%) ITIL
2 12 (37.50%) Load Balancing
3 9 (28.13%) Release Management
3 9 (28.13%) Root Cause Analysis
4 8 (25.00%) Service Design
4 8 (25.00%) Web Development
5 5 (15.63%) Fault Analysis
5 5 (15.63%) ITIL V3
5 5 (15.63%) Problem Management
6 4 (12.50%) Change Management
7 3 (9.38%) Capacity Management
7 3 (9.38%) ITSM
8 2 (6.25%) CRM
8 2 (6.25%) Health Informatics
8 2 (6.25%) Informatics
8 2 (6.25%) Network Management
8 2 (6.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 1 (3.13%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 11 (34.38%) SQL
2 10 (31.25%) JavaScript
3 8 (25.00%) Java
3 8 (25.00%) PHP
4 2 (6.25%) C#
4 2 (6.25%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.13%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (18.75%) CCNP
1 6 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (15.63%) SC Cleared
2 5 (15.63%) Security Cleared
3 4 (12.50%) CCNA
4 3 (9.38%) CCSE
4 3 (9.38%) JNCIA
4 3 (9.38%) JNCIP
4 3 (9.38%) MCSE
4 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (6.25%) CCIE
6 1 (3.13%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) DICOM
1 2 (6.25%) HL7
System Software
1 7 (21.88%) Active Directory
1 7 (21.88%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (3.13%) iptables
2 1 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (9.38%) SCCM
1 3 (9.38%) SCDPM
1 3 (9.38%) SCOM
Vendors
1 24 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (25.00%) Google
3 6 (18.75%) Cisco
4 5 (15.63%) Aruba
4 5 (15.63%) CheckPoint
4 5 (15.63%) F5
4 5 (15.63%) HP
4 5 (15.63%) Juniper
4 5 (15.63%) Ubiquiti
5 4 (12.50%) Hitachi
6 3 (9.38%) Extreme Networks
6 3 (9.38%) Meraki
7 2 (6.25%) Oracle
7 2 (6.25%) VMware
8 1 (3.13%) Avaya
8 1 (3.13%) Citrix
8 1 (3.13%) Dell
8 1 (3.13%) Genesys
8 1 (3.13%) Red Hat
8 1 (3.13%) Verint