Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Technical Specialist was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Coventry 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
West Midlands > Coventry
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 85 100 106
Rank change year-on-year +15 +6 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Specialist 15 14 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Coventry 1.14% 0.99% 0.069%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.19% 1.05% 0.072%
Number of salaries quoted 8 14 1
Coventry median annual salary £40,000 £44,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.61% +11.88% -5.88%
West Midlands median annual salary £39,000 £39,000 £41,250
% change year-on-year - -5.45% -8.33%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Coventry. 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
Coventry
Permanent vacancies in Coventry with a recognized job title 1262 1338 1388
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.75% 94.36% 96.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1025 1126 1159
Coventry median annual salary £40,000 £42,250 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.33% -0.59% +6.25%
10th Percentile £22,000 £23,625 £26,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £61,250 £61,250
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Technical Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

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

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 6 months to 24 November 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 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 Coventry region featuring Technical Specialist in the job title.

1 10 (66.67%) Windows
2 9 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 8 (53.33%) PowerShell
4 7 (46.67%) Active Directory
5 5 (33.33%) SCCM
5 5 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 5 (33.33%) SQL
5 5 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
7 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (20.00%) Project Management
7 3 (20.00%) Linux
7 3 (20.00%) C
7 3 (20.00%) C#
7 3 (20.00%) C++
7 3 (20.00%) Java
7 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
7 3 (20.00%) Cisco
7 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
7 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (20.00%) F5
7 3 (20.00%) Line Management
8 2 (13.33%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (13.33%) Change Control
8 2 (13.33%) Puppet
8 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
8 2 (13.33%) Cisco CUCM
8 2 (13.33%) Proactive Monitoring

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 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (6.67%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 2 (13.33%) DNS
2 2 (13.33%) Firewall
2 2 (13.33%) Internet
2 2 (13.33%) SAN
2 2 (13.33%) Symposium
3 1 (6.67%) DHCP
3 1 (6.67%) FTP
3 1 (6.67%) HTTP
3 1 (6.67%) SMTP
3 1 (6.67%) SNMP
3 1 (6.67%) SSH
3 1 (6.67%) SSL
3 1 (6.67%) Telnet
3 1 (6.67%) Unified Communications
3 1 (6.67%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) Web Services
1 1 (6.67%) XML
1 1 (6.67%) XMPP
Operating Systems
1 10 (66.67%) Windows
2 9 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (20.00%) Linux
4 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (6.67%) Solaris
5 1 (6.67%) Unix
5 1 (6.67%) Windows 10
5 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (20.00%) Line Management
2 3 (20.00%) Project Management
3 2 (13.33%) Change Control
3 2 (13.33%) ITIL
3 2 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (13.33%) Proactive Monitoring
3 2 (13.33%) Service Management
4 1 (6.67%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (6.67%) Threat Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) PowerShell
2 5 (33.33%) SQL
3 3 (20.00%) C
3 3 (20.00%) C#
3 3 (20.00%) C++
3 3 (20.00%) Java
System Software
1 7 (46.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (33.33%) SCCM
2 2 (13.33%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (13.33%) Cisco UCCE
2 2 (13.33%) Nagios
2 2 (13.33%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (13.33%) Puppet
2 2 (13.33%) SCOM
3 1 (6.67%) FortiGate
3 1 (6.67%) MAILsweeper
3 1 (6.67%) Simpana
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Cisco
1 3 (20.00%) F5
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) Citrix
2 2 (13.33%) HP
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle
2 2 (13.33%) SolarWinds
2 2 (13.33%) VMware
3 1 (6.67%) CheckPoint
3 1 (6.67%) CommVault
3 1 (6.67%) Finjan
3 1 (6.67%) NetApp
3 1 (6.67%) Red Hat