The median annual salary for a Technical Specialist was £45,250 in advertised job vacancies in Coventry during the 3 months to 26 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
West Midlands / Coventry
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 61 68 77
Rank change year-on-year +7 +9  
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Specialist 17 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Coventry 2.19% 0.86% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.26% 0.91% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 16 6 2
Median salary £45,250 £44,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.68% +4.70%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,750 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,000 £56,500
UK excluding London median salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.22% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Coventry. 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
Coventry
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 751 662 776
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Coventry 96.65% 94.44% 95.92%
Number of salaries quoted 631 562 637
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £58,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Technical Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Coventry that featured Technical Specialist in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Technical Specialist in Coventry

Technical Specialist
Salary Trend in Coventry

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

Salary trend for Technical Specialist in Coventry

Technical Specialist
Salary Histogram in Coventry

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Specialist in Coventry over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Technical Specialist in Coventry

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

For the 6 months to 26 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 Coventry region featuring Technical Specialist in the job title.

1 13 (46.43%) Linux
2 12 (42.86%) Windows
3 11 (39.29%) NetApp
3 11 (39.29%) Unix
4 10 (35.71%) IBM
5 9 (32.14%) Solaris
5 9 (32.14%) SCCM
5 9 (32.14%) PowerShell
5 9 (32.14%) Windows Server
6 8 (28.57%) Active Directory
6 8 (28.57%) SAN
7 7 (25.00%) Red Hat
7 7 (25.00%) SQL
7 7 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
8 6 (21.43%) Java
9 5 (17.86%) C
9 5 (17.86%) C#
9 5 (17.86%) C++
9 5 (17.86%) Middleware
9 5 (17.86%) Project Management
9 5 (17.86%) DataPower
9 5 (17.86%) WebSphere
9 5 (17.86%) Performance Tuning
9 5 (17.86%) Line Management
10 4 (14.29%) Proactive Monitoring
10 4 (14.29%) Change Control
10 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (14.29%) Finance
10 4 (14.29%) WebSphere MQ

Technical Specialist Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Coventry 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 5 (17.86%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (28.57%) SAN
2 1 (3.57%) Firewall
2 1 (3.57%) Internet
2 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (14.29%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.86%) Middleware
2 4 (14.29%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (7.14%) Flash
3 2 (7.14%) IBM Integration Bus
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) DataPower
2 2 (7.14%) IBM XIV
2 2 (7.14%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 13 (46.43%) Linux
2 12 (42.86%) Windows
3 11 (39.29%) Unix
4 9 (32.14%) Solaris
4 9 (32.14%) Windows Server
5 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (7.14%) Data ONTAP
8 1 (3.57%) Windows 10
8 1 (3.57%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
2 5 (17.86%) Line Management
2 5 (17.86%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (17.86%) Project Management
3 4 (14.29%) Change Control
3 4 (14.29%) Proactive Monitoring
4 3 (10.71%) ITIL
4 3 (10.71%) Service Management
5 2 (7.14%) SOA
6 1 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.57%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (3.57%) High Availability
6 1 (3.57%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (3.57%) Scrum
6 1 (3.57%) Test Automation
6 1 (3.57%) Threat Analysis
6 1 (3.57%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (32.14%) PowerShell
2 7 (25.00%) SQL
3 6 (21.43%) Java
4 5 (17.86%) C
4 5 (17.86%) C#
4 5 (17.86%) C++
5 1 (3.57%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) NCSA
System Software
1 8 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 3 (10.71%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 2 (7.14%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 9 (32.14%) SCCM
2 3 (10.71%) Oracle ZFS
3 2 (7.14%) NetApp OnCommand
3 2 (7.14%) SnapMirror
4 1 (3.57%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (3.57%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (3.57%) Nagios
4 1 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (3.57%) Puppet
4 1 (3.57%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (39.29%) NetApp
2 10 (35.71%) IBM
3 7 (25.00%) Red Hat
4 3 (10.71%) Oracle
4 3 (10.71%) Veritas
4 3 (10.71%) VMware
5 2 (7.14%) CommVault
6 1 (3.57%) Cisco
6 1 (3.57%) F5
6 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
6 1 (3.57%) SolarWinds
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