Period
to 22 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Technical Specialist was £48,750 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 22 July 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
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1134 1212 1177
Rank change year-on-year +78 -35 +99
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Technical Specialist 24 44 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.014% 0.023% 0.053%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.015% 0.024% 0.055%
Number of salaries quoted 26 35 74
England median annual salary £48,750 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.50% - -4.76%
10th Percentile £36,000 £37,000 £38,175
90th Percentile £59,625 £73,750 £58,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -9.52%

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 160847 183530 200860
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 96.01% 96.53% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 131954 155895 166469
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

Senior Technical Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

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 6 months to 22 July 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 6 months to 22 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Midlands +43 9 £50,000 +2.04% 2
West Midlands +27 8 £50,000 - 2
London +40 6 £47,000 -6.00% 1
South East +68 3 £55,000 +10.00%
North of England - 3 £47,500 - 1
South West +8 2 - -
East of England - 2 £55,000 -
Yorkshire - 2 £45,000 - 1
East Midlands +17 1 £43,500 -3.33%
North West - 1 £59,500 -
Senior Technical Specialist
UK

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 8 (33.33%) Linux
2 7 (29.17%) Unix
2 7 (29.17%) Windows
3 6 (25.00%) ITIL
3 6 (25.00%) SQL
3 6 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 6 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 6 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
4 5 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (20.83%) NetApp
4 5 (20.83%) Solaris
5 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 4 (16.67%) Active Directory
5 4 (16.67%) Windows Server
6 3 (12.50%) Data Centre
6 3 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (12.50%) Change Control
6 3 (12.50%) Banking
6 3 (12.50%) SAN
6 3 (12.50%) SCCM
6 3 (12.50%) PowerShell
6 3 (12.50%) IBM
6 3 (12.50%) Client/Server
6 3 (12.50%) Project Management
6 3 (12.50%) Red Hat
6 3 (12.50%) Service Management
6 3 (12.50%) Workflow
6 3 (12.50%) Finance
6 3 (12.50%) Data Protection

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 1 (4.17%) JBoss
1 1 (4.17%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Unit4 Business World
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.50%) SAN
2 2 (8.33%) LAN
2 2 (8.33%) WAN
3 1 (4.17%) Firewall
3 1 (4.17%) Internet
3 1 (4.17%) Network Security
3 1 (4.17%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.33%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (4.17%) Event Store
3 1 (4.17%) MySQL
3 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
3 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
2 1 (4.17%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) .NET
2 1 (4.17%) CSS
2 1 (4.17%) CSS3
2 1 (4.17%) HTML
2 1 (4.17%) HTML5
2 1 (4.17%) Middleware
2 1 (4.17%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (4.17%) Sensu
2 1 (4.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (12.50%) Client/Server
2 3 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 3 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (8.33%) EPoS
3 2 (8.33%) NHS
4 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.17%) Clustering
4 1 (4.17%) DataPower
4 1 (4.17%) Digital Signage
Operating Systems
1 8 (33.33%) Linux
2 7 (29.17%) Unix
2 7 (29.17%) Windows
3 5 (20.83%) Solaris
4 4 (16.67%) Windows Server
5 1 (4.17%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
1 6 (25.00%) ITIL
2 5 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (12.50%) Change Control
3 3 (12.50%) Data Integration
3 3 (12.50%) Data Protection
3 3 (12.50%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 3 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (12.50%) Proactive Monitoring
3 3 (12.50%) Project Management
3 3 (12.50%) Service Management
3 3 (12.50%) Workflow
4 2 (8.33%) Incident Management
4 2 (8.33%) Load Balancing
4 2 (8.33%) SDLC
5 1 (4.17%) Business Continuity
5 1 (4.17%) Operations Management
5 1 (4.17%) Performance Management
5 1 (4.17%) Software Engineering
5 1 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (25.00%) SQL
2 3 (12.50%) PowerShell
3 2 (8.33%) C#
4 1 (4.17%) Java
4 1 (4.17%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) CCNA
1 2 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (8.33%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) CCA
2 1 (4.17%) CCDA
2 1 (4.17%) CCEA
2 1 (4.17%) CISA
2 1 (4.17%) CISM
2 1 (4.17%) CISSP
2 1 (4.17%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (4.17%) CREST Certified
2 1 (4.17%) JNCIA
2 1 (4.17%) JNCIP
2 1 (4.17%) Master's Degree
2 1 (4.17%) MCP
2 1 (4.17%) MCSE
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.17%) SSCP
2 1 (4.17%) VCAP
2 1 (4.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 4 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) SCCM
2 2 (8.33%) Oracle ZFS
3 1 (4.17%) Ganglia
3 1 (4.17%) Grafana
3 1 (4.17%) Graphite
3 1 (4.17%) Netcool
3 1 (4.17%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (20.83%) NetApp
2 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 3 (12.50%) IBM
3 3 (12.50%) Red Hat
4 2 (8.33%) Cisco
4 2 (8.33%) Veritas
5 1 (4.17%) AppDynamics
5 1 (4.17%) Juniper
5 1 (4.17%) Oracle
5 1 (4.17%) Splunk
5 1 (4.17%) VMware
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