The median annual salary for a Senior Technical Specialist was £47,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 27 April 2017.

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

Senior Technical Specialist
UK / England
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 838 915 899
Rank change year-on-year +77 -16  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Technical Specialist 13 29 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.016% 0.030% 0.054%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.017% 0.031% 0.056%
Number of salaries quoted 12 25 28
Median salary £47,000 £47,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -6.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £39,000 £38,746
10% offered a salary of more than £58,950 £57,400 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,500 £47,304 £47,500
% change year-on-year -3.81% -0.41%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. 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
England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 77885 93970 100212
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 96.32% 96.37% 96.62%
Number of salaries quoted 65226 79721 82499
Median salary £46,500 £47,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.06% +4.44%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Senior Technical Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Technical Specialist in England

Senior Technical Specialist
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Senior Technical Specialist in England

Senior Technical Specialist
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Technical Specialist in England over the 3 months to 27 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Technical Specialist in England

Senior Technical Specialist
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Technical Specialist within the England region over the 3 months to 27 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +62 4 £47,000 -
South East +63 2 £42,500 -15.00%
West Midlands - 2 £52,000 - 2
South West +13 1 - -
East Midlands +11 1 £43,500 -3.33%
North West - 1 £59,500 -
East of England - 1 £22,750 -
Yorkshire - 1 £47,500 -
Senior Technical Specialist
UK

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

For the 6 months to 27 April 2017, Senior 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 England region featuring Senior Technical Specialist in the job title.

1 9 (37.50%) SQL
2 8 (33.33%) Linux
3 7 (29.17%) Windows
3 7 (29.17%) SQL Server
4 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 5 (20.83%) Unix
5 5 (20.83%) Management Information System
6 4 (16.67%) Firewall
6 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (16.67%) Cisco
7 3 (12.50%) TCP/IP
7 3 (12.50%) Client/Server
7 3 (12.50%) ERP
7 3 (12.50%) Oracle
7 3 (12.50%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
7 3 (12.50%) ITIL
7 3 (12.50%) Banking
7 3 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (12.50%) Workflow
7 3 (12.50%) Finance
7 3 (12.50%) NetApp
7 3 (12.50%) Unit4 Business World
7 3 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (12.50%) Incident Management
7 3 (12.50%) Load Balancing
7 3 (12.50%) SCCM
7 3 (12.50%) Performance Management
7 3 (12.50%) Data Protection
7 3 (12.50%) Data Integration

Senior Technical Specialist Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 (8.33%) JBoss
2 1 (4.17%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.17%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.67%) Firewall
2 3 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 2 (8.33%) LAN
3 2 (8.33%) SAN
3 2 (8.33%) WAN
4 1 (4.17%) Network Security
4 1 (4.17%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (29.17%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.50%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (8.33%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.17%) Event Store
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (4.17%) Riak
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 3 (12.50%) Banking
1 3 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) .NET
1 1 (4.17%) Middleware
1 1 (4.17%) RabbitMQ
1 1 (4.17%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Management Information System
2 3 (12.50%) Client/Server
2 3 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (8.33%) Clustering
3 2 (8.33%) Data Centre
3 2 (8.33%) NHS
4 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.17%) DataPower
4 1 (4.17%) Digital Signage
4 1 (4.17%) EPoS
4 1 (4.17%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 8 (33.33%) Linux
2 7 (29.17%) Windows
3 5 (20.83%) Unix
4 3 (12.50%) Windows 10
4 3 (12.50%) Windows 7
4 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (8.33%) AIX
5 2 (8.33%) Solaris
6 1 (4.17%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (12.50%) Data Integration
2 3 (12.50%) Data Protection
2 3 (12.50%) Digital Transformation Programme
2 3 (12.50%) ERP
2 3 (12.50%) Incident Management
2 3 (12.50%) ITIL
2 3 (12.50%) Load Balancing
2 3 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
2 3 (12.50%) Performance Management
2 3 (12.50%) Threat Analysis
2 3 (12.50%) Workflow
3 2 (8.33%) Capacity Management
3 2 (8.33%) Project Management
3 2 (8.33%) Service Management
4 1 (4.17%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (4.17%) Change Control
4 1 (4.17%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (4.17%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (4.17%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 9 (37.50%) SQL
2 1 (4.17%) C#
2 1 (4.17%) Java
2 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) CCA
1 1 (4.17%) CCEA
1 1 (4.17%) CCNA
1 1 (4.17%) CCNP
1 1 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (4.17%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (4.17%) Degree
1 1 (4.17%) JNCIA
1 1 (4.17%) JNCIP
1 1 (4.17%) MCP
1 1 (4.17%) MCSA
1 1 (4.17%) MCSE
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (4.17%) VCAP
1 1 (4.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.17%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) Cisco CUCM
1 3 (12.50%) Cisco UCCE
1 3 (12.50%) SCCM
2 2 (8.33%) Ganglia
2 2 (8.33%) Netcool
3 1 (4.17%) Grafana
3 1 (4.17%) Graphite
3 1 (4.17%) Nagios
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle ZFS
3 1 (4.17%) Puppet
3 1 (4.17%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (16.67%) Cisco
3 3 (12.50%) F5
3 3 (12.50%) NetApp
3 3 (12.50%) Oracle
4 2 (8.33%) AppDynamics
4 2 (8.33%) IBM
5 1 (4.17%) Juniper
5 1 (4.17%) Red Hat
5 1 (4.17%) SolarWinds
5 1 (4.17%) Splunk
5 1 (4.17%) Veritas
5 1 (4.17%) VMware
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