The median annual salary for a Technical Specialist was £51,500 in advertised job vacancies in Coventry during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Technical Specialist
West Midlands / Coventry
Rank 57 - 74
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Specialist 11 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Coventry 1.96% - 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.03% - 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 11 0 1
Median salary £51,500 - £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £44,031 £47,402 £48,750
% change year-on-year -7.11% -2.76%  

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 543 758 684
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Coventry 96.96% 96.81% 94.48%
Number of salaries quoted 467 608 574
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +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 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Technical Specialist in Coventry

Technical Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 (61.90%) IBM
2 10 (47.62%) Linux
3 8 (38.10%) WebSphere MQ
3 8 (38.10%) Middleware
3 8 (38.10%) WebSphere
4 7 (33.33%) NetApp
4 7 (33.33%) Windows
4 7 (33.33%) DataPower
5 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
5 5 (23.81%) Unix
5 5 (23.81%) SAN
6 4 (19.05%) CommVault
6 4 (19.05%) TCP/IP
6 4 (19.05%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (19.05%) SCCM
6 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (14.29%) Oracle Database
7 3 (14.29%) Cisco CUCM
7 3 (14.29%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 3 (14.29%) Cisco UCCE
7 3 (14.29%) Windows 7
7 3 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
7 3 (14.29%) Oracle ZFS
7 3 (14.29%) Windows 10
7 3 (14.29%) Threat Analysis
7 3 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (14.29%) F5
7 3 (14.29%) Change Control
7 3 (14.29%) Cisco

Technical Specialist Skill Set
Top Related 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 8 (38.10%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.76%) Apache
2 1 (4.76%) IIS
2 1 (4.76%) MQSeries
2 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.76%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (23.81%) SAN
2 4 (19.05%) TCP/IP
3 3 (14.29%) Firewall
4 2 (9.52%) Internet
5 1 (4.76%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (4.76%) Intranet
5 1 (4.76%) LAN
5 1 (4.76%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle Forms
General
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (38.10%) Middleware
1 8 (38.10%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (9.52%) Flash
2 2 (9.52%) Web Services
3 1 (4.76%) .NET
3 1 (4.76%) COM
3 1 (4.76%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (4.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (33.33%) DataPower
2 2 (9.52%) IBM XIV
2 2 (9.52%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 10 (47.62%) Linux
2 7 (33.33%) Windows
3 5 (23.81%) Unix
4 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (14.29%) Solaris
5 3 (14.29%) Windows 10
5 3 (14.29%) Windows 7
6 2 (9.52%) Data ONTAP
6 2 (9.52%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (19.05%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (14.29%) Change Control
2 3 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
2 3 (14.29%) Threat Analysis
3 2 (9.52%) ITIL
3 2 (9.52%) Line Management
3 2 (9.52%) Project Management
3 2 (9.52%) Service Management
4 1 (4.76%) E-business
4 1 (4.76%) High Availability
4 1 (4.76%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) C
1 2 (9.52%) C#
1 2 (9.52%) C++
1 2 (9.52%) Java
1 2 (9.52%) PowerShell
1 2 (9.52%) SQL
2 1 (4.76%) Korn
2 1 (4.76%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) NCSA
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 2 (9.52%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.52%) GPFS
2 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.76%) NFS
3 1 (4.76%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (19.05%) SCCM
2 3 (14.29%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (14.29%) Cisco UCCE
2 3 (14.29%) Oracle ZFS
3 2 (9.52%) NetApp OnCommand
3 2 (9.52%) SnapMirror
4 1 (4.76%) MAILsweeper
4 1 (4.76%) Nagios
4 1 (4.76%) SCOM
4 1 (4.76%) Simpana
Vendors
1 13 (61.90%) IBM
2 7 (33.33%) NetApp
3 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
4 4 (19.05%) CommVault
5 3 (14.29%) Cisco
5 3 (14.29%) F5
5 3 (14.29%) Oracle
5 3 (14.29%) Veritas
6 2 (9.52%) HP
6 2 (9.52%) Red Hat
6 2 (9.52%) VMware
7 1 (4.76%) Citrix
7 1 (4.76%) Finjan
7 1 (4.76%) Forcepoint
7 1 (4.76%) Netezza
7 1 (4.76%) SolarWinds
7 1 (4.76%) Sun