The median annual salary for a Technical Specialist was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cheshire during the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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

Technical Specialist
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 118 - 121
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Specialist 1 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.069% - 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.073% - 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 2
Median salary £55,000 - £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £44,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -1.11% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire. 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
Cheshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1373 915 1643
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 94.69% 96.42% 96.99%
Number of salaries quoted 4113 3743 6104
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,120 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Technical Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Specialist in Cheshire

Technical Specialist
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for Technical Specialist in Cheshire

Technical Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, Technical 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 Cheshire region featuring Technical Specialist in the job title.

1 2 (66.67%) Unix
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (33.33%) AIX
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) JBoss
2 1 (33.33%) MCSE
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
2 1 (33.33%) SAS
2 1 (33.33%) Trillium
2 1 (33.33%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Informatica
2 1 (33.33%) QualityStage
2 1 (33.33%) Netcool
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Clustering
2 1 (33.33%) NetBackup
2 1 (33.33%) Teradata
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Retail

Technical Specialist Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 1 (33.33%) JBoss
1 1 (33.33%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) IaaS
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (33.33%) PaaS
1 1 (33.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) IBM InfoSphere
1 1 (33.33%) QualityStage
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Clustering
1 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (33.33%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Unix
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) AIX
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Break/Fix
1 1 (33.33%) Capacity Management
1 1 (33.33%) Change Control
1 1 (33.33%) Data Cleansing
1 1 (33.33%) Data Management
1 1 (33.33%) DevOps
1 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
1 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
1 1 (33.33%) Master Data Management
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Management
1 1 (33.33%) Scrum
1 1 (33.33%) Single Customer View
1 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) MCSE
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Ganglia
1 1 (33.33%) NetBackup
1 1 (33.33%) Netcool
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) AppDynamics
2 1 (33.33%) DataFlux
2 1 (33.33%) Datanomic
2 1 (33.33%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) Informatica
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Teradata
2 1 (33.33%) Trillium
2 1 (33.33%) Veeam
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