Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Technical Specialist was £90,000 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

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

Technical Specialist
Central London > City of London
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 317 345 333
Rank change year-on-year +28 -12 +111
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Specialist 9 8 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.088% 0.069% 0.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.093% 0.071% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 9 7 72
City of London median annual salary £90,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +50.00% - +9.09%
Central London median annual salary £45,000 £55,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -18.18% -8.33% +9.09%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London. 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
City of London
Permanent vacancies in the City of London with a recognized job title 9680 11204 16347
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.75% 96.40% 95.79%
Number of salaries quoted 8762 10214 14209
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £88,750 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £58,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +0.87% +4.55% +0.92%

Technical Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Specialist in the City of London

Technical Specialist
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Salary trend for Technical Specialist in the City of London

Technical Specialist
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Specialist in the City of London over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Technical Specialist in the City of London

Technical Specialist Skill Set
Top 27 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 City of London region featuring Technical Specialist in the job title.

1 7 (77.78%) TCP/IP
1 7 (77.78%) RDBMS
1 7 (77.78%) SQL
1 7 (77.78%) Oracle
1 7 (77.78%) SQL Server
1 7 (77.78%) SOAP
1 7 (77.78%) XML
1 7 (77.78%) Unix
1 7 (77.78%) Front Office
1 7 (77.78%) Back Office
1 7 (77.78%) Fixed Income
1 7 (77.78%) Derivative
1 7 (77.78%) FIX Protocol
1 7 (77.78%) QA
1 7 (77.78%) Electronic Trading
1 7 (77.78%) Relational Database
1 7 (77.78%) API Integration
1 7 (77.78%) Linux
1 7 (77.78%) Client Onboarding
2 2 (22.22%) MCSE
2 2 (22.22%) MCSA
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
2 2 (22.22%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (22.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)

Technical Specialist Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Communications & Networking
1 7 (77.78%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (77.78%) RDBMS
1 7 (77.78%) Relational Database
1 7 (77.78%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (77.78%) Back Office
1 7 (77.78%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (77.78%) FIX Protocol
1 7 (77.78%) SOAP
1 7 (77.78%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (77.78%) Derivative
1 7 (77.78%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Linux
1 7 (77.78%) Unix
2 2 (22.22%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) API Integration
1 7 (77.78%) Client Onboarding
1 7 (77.78%) Electronic Trading
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) MCSA
1 2 (22.22%) MCSE
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (77.78%) QA
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Oracle
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft