Period
to 18 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Support Specialist was £37,000 in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

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

Support Specialist
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 284 306 338
Rank change year-on-year +22 +32 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Specialist 14 32 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.15% 0.29% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.30% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 11 26 18
Yorkshire median annual salary £37,000 £35,750 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.50% +19.17% -10.45%
10th Percentile £31,250 £22,500 £21,175
90th Percentile £58,750 £41,250 £38,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% +3.90% +2.67%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in 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
Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies in Yorkshire with a recognized job title 9,422 10,604 12,190
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.63% 97.71% 97.47%
Number of salaries quoted 7,981 8,974 10,045
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,750 £24,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Support Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Support Specialist in Yorkshire

Support Specialist
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for Support Specialist in Yorkshire

Support Specialist
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Support Specialist in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Support Specialist in Yorkshire

Support Specialist
Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 18 January 2018. 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
West Yorkshire 0 10 £42,500 +34.92% 2
North Yorkshire +10 3 £32,500 -16.67% 1
Support Specialist
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 Yorkshire region featuring Support Specialist in the job title.

1 8 (57.14%) ITIL
2 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (50.00%) Load Balancing
3 5 (35.71%) SC Cleared
3 5 (35.71%) Security Cleared
3 5 (35.71%) Aruba
3 5 (35.71%) Wi-Fi
3 5 (35.71%) Cisco
3 5 (35.71%) CCNP
3 5 (35.71%) HP
3 5 (35.71%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (35.71%) Juniper
3 5 (35.71%) CheckPoint
3 5 (35.71%) F5
3 5 (35.71%) Cisco Nexus
3 5 (35.71%) Ubiquiti
4 4 (28.57%) Change Management
4 4 (28.57%) Firewall
5 3 (21.43%) ITSM
5 3 (21.43%) Finance
5 3 (21.43%) VMware
5 3 (21.43%) CCNA
5 3 (21.43%) JNCIA
5 3 (21.43%) JNCIP
5 3 (21.43%) CCSE
5 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (21.43%) Wireshark
5 3 (21.43%) Extreme Networks
5 3 (21.43%) Presales
5 3 (21.43%) Meraki

Support Specialist Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) SAP MM
1 1 (7.14%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (7.14%) G Suite
2 1 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) Cisco Nexus
1 5 (35.71%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (28.57%) Firewall
3 3 (21.43%) Wireshark
4 2 (14.29%) DNS
4 2 (14.29%) Wireless
5 1 (7.14%) HTTP
5 1 (7.14%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (7.14%) SAN
5 1 (7.14%) SSL
5 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (7.14%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
3 1 (7.14%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
1 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
1 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
1 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) ITIL
2 7 (50.00%) Load Balancing
3 4 (28.57%) Change Management
4 3 (21.43%) Capacity Management
4 3 (21.43%) ITSM
4 3 (21.43%) Presales
5 2 (14.29%) Network Management
5 2 (14.29%) Release Management
5 2 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (14.29%) Service Design
5 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (7.14%) Customer Requirements
6 1 (7.14%) Fault Analysis
6 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
6 1 (7.14%) ITIL V3
6 1 (7.14%) PLM
6 1 (7.14%) Problem Management
6 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
6 1 (7.14%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) CCNP
1 5 (35.71%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (35.71%) SC Cleared
1 5 (35.71%) Security Cleared
2 3 (21.43%) CCNA
2 3 (21.43%) CCSE
2 3 (21.43%) JNCIA
2 3 (21.43%) JNCIP
3 2 (14.29%) CCIE
4 1 (7.14%) CCSA
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.14%) iptables
2 1 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (35.71%) Aruba
2 5 (35.71%) CheckPoint
2 5 (35.71%) Cisco
2 5 (35.71%) F5
2 5 (35.71%) HP
2 5 (35.71%) Juniper
2 5 (35.71%) Ubiquiti
3 3 (21.43%) Extreme Networks
3 3 (21.43%) Meraki
3 3 (21.43%) VMware
4 1 (7.14%) Hitachi
4 1 (7.14%) Red Hat
4 1 (7.14%) SAP