Period
to 21 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Technical Specialist was £47,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 21 July 2017.

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

Technical Specialist
UK > England
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 912 846 697
Rank change year-on-year -66 -149 +49
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Specialist 249 408 671
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.15% 0.21% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.22% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 209 257 428
England median annual salary £47,000 £50,000 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.00% +6.38% -
10th Percentile £30,750 £27,000 £25,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £66,250 £66,475
UK median annual salary £47,000 £50,000 £46,377
% change year-on-year -6.00% +7.81% +3.06%

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 160828 183769 200769
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 96.01% 96.53% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 132021 156064 166384
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% -

Technical Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Specialist in England

Technical Specialist
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Technical Specialist in England

Technical Specialist
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Specialist in England over the 6 months to 21 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Technical Specialist in England

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 Technical Specialist within the England region over the 6 months to 21 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
London -16 72 £50,000 -13.04% 4
South East +34 71 £47,500 - 7
Midlands 0 54 £43,188 +18.32% 7
West Midlands -16 49 £42,000 +15.07% 6
North of England +1 32 £42,500 -15.00% 4
Yorkshire +35 21 £42,500 -15.00% 2
East of England +18 10 £50,000 -1.96% 2
North West -5 10 £47,500 +35.71% 2
South West -6 9 £54,000 +36.98%
East Midlands +24 5 £43,188 -4.03% 1
North East - 1 £21,500 -
Technical Specialist
UK

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

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 England region featuring Technical Specialist in the job title.

1 77 (30.92%) Linux
2 74 (29.72%) Windows
3 68 (27.31%) SQL
4 56 (22.49%) Active Directory
5 52 (20.88%) Microsoft
6 49 (19.68%) Java
7 44 (17.67%) VMware
8 39 (15.66%) Unix
8 39 (15.66%) Middleware
8 39 (15.66%) Windows Server
9 38 (15.26%) Oracle
10 36 (14.46%) ITIL
10 36 (14.46%) VMware Infrastructure
11 34 (13.65%) DNS
12 33 (13.25%) Red Hat
12 33 (13.25%) Degree
13 30 (12.05%) JavaScript
13 30 (12.05%) Firewall
14 29 (11.65%) SQL Server
15 28 (11.24%) Data Centre
16 27 (10.84%) Agile Software Development
16 27 (10.84%) SCCM
17 26 (10.44%) Citrix
18 25 (10.04%) IBM
18 25 (10.04%) Continuous Improvement
18 25 (10.04%) Office 365
19 24 (9.64%) TCP/IP
20 23 (9.24%) Analytical Skills
21 22 (8.84%) DHCP
21 22 (8.84%) WebLogic

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 22 (8.84%) WebLogic
2 18 (7.23%) IIS
3 14 (5.62%) SharePoint
4 11 (4.42%) WebSphere
5 10 (4.02%) MS Exchange
6 9 (3.61%) Skype for Business
7 7 (2.81%) CMS
7 7 (2.81%) Oracle Service Bus
7 7 (2.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 6 (2.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 4 (1.61%) Apache
9 4 (1.61%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.80%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (0.80%) JBoss
11 1 (0.40%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.40%) SAS
11 1 (0.40%) Sitecore CMS
11 1 (0.40%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (4.02%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.80%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.40%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.40%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.40%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (1.61%) ION MarketView
2 3 (1.20%) Unit4 Business World
3 2 (0.80%) Temenos T24
4 1 (0.40%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 25 (10.04%) Office 365
2 12 (4.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (3.21%) SaaS
4 6 (2.41%) OneDrive
5 5 (2.01%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (2.01%) Yammer
6 4 (1.61%) Google Analytics
7 3 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (1.20%) IaaS
7 3 (1.20%) PaaS
8 1 (0.40%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.40%) GitHub
8 1 (0.40%) Slack
8 1 (0.40%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 34 (13.65%) DNS
2 30 (12.05%) Firewall
3 24 (9.64%) TCP/IP
4 22 (8.84%) DHCP
5 19 (7.63%) SSL
6 16 (6.43%) Network Security
6 16 (6.43%) SAN
7 15 (6.02%) Internet
8 6 (2.41%) DMZ
8 6 (2.41%) LAN
8 6 (2.41%) VoIP
8 6 (2.41%) VPN
8 6 (2.41%) WAN
9 5 (2.01%) Cisco Nexus
9 5 (2.01%) Skype
9 5 (2.01%) VLAN
10 4 (1.61%) IPsec
10 4 (1.61%) Wireless
11 3 (1.20%) HTTP
11 3 (1.20%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (11.65%) SQL Server
2 18 (7.23%) Oracle Database
3 9 (3.61%) Oracle Database 10g
3 9 (3.61%) Oracle Database 11g
3 9 (3.61%) Oracle Database 12c
3 9 (3.61%) Relational Database
4 7 (2.81%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (2.41%) RDBMS
6 5 (2.01%) DB2
6 5 (2.01%) MySQL
6 5 (2.01%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (2.01%) SQL Server 2014
7 3 (1.20%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (1.20%) GIS
7 3 (1.20%) QlikView
7 3 (1.20%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.80%) Big Data
8 2 (0.80%) Informix
8 2 (0.80%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.40%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.40%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.40%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (0.40%) Visual Studio
General
1 20 (8.03%) Finance
2 16 (6.43%) Retail
3 11 (4.42%) French Language
3 11 (4.42%) Publishing
4 9 (3.61%) Front Office
5 7 (2.81%) German Language
6 6 (2.41%) Advertising
6 6 (2.41%) Back Office
7 4 (1.61%) Banking
7 4 (1.61%) Marketing
8 2 (0.80%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.80%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.40%) Billing
9 1 (0.40%) Electronics
9 1 (0.40%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.40%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (15.66%) Middleware
2 12 (4.82%) .NET
3 11 (4.42%) Web Services
4 10 (4.02%) XML
5 9 (3.61%) HTML
6 6 (2.41%) CSS
6 6 (2.41%) SOAP
7 5 (2.01%) FIX Protocol
7 5 (2.01%) REST
7 5 (2.01%) WebSphere MQ
8 4 (1.61%) HTML5
8 4 (1.61%) IBM Integration Bus
9 3 (1.20%) JSON
9 3 (1.20%) RabbitMQ
10 2 (0.80%) .NET Framework
10 2 (0.80%) CSS3
10 2 (0.80%) Flash
10 2 (0.80%) Hibernate
10 2 (0.80%) Node.js
10 2 (0.80%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 28 (11.24%) Data Centre
2 23 (9.24%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (7.23%) CMDB
4 13 (5.22%) Management Information System
5 9 (3.61%) Fixed Income
6 7 (2.81%) Cyber Defence
6 7 (2.81%) DataPower
7 6 (2.41%) Blackberry
7 6 (2.41%) Clustering
8 5 (2.01%) Derivative
8 5 (2.01%) NHS
9 4 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (1.61%) HP Storage
9 4 (1.61%) Replication
10 3 (1.20%) Client/Server
10 3 (1.20%) FlexPod
10 3 (1.20%) Greenfield Project
11 2 (0.80%) Driving Licence
11 2 (0.80%) IBM XIV
11 2 (0.80%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 77 (30.92%) Linux
2 74 (29.72%) Windows
3 39 (15.66%) Unix
3 39 (15.66%) Windows Server
4 21 (8.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 20 (8.03%) Solaris
5 20 (8.03%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (5.22%) Mac OS X
7 9 (3.61%) Android
7 9 (3.61%) HPUX
8 8 (3.21%) Windows 7
9 7 (2.81%) Windows 8
10 6 (2.41%) Mac OS
10 6 (2.41%) Windows 10
10 6 (2.41%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (1.61%) AIX
12 2 (0.80%) SUSE
12 2 (0.80%) VMS
12 2 (0.80%) Windows 2000
12 2 (0.80%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (14.46%) ITIL
2 27 (10.84%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (10.04%) Continuous Improvement
4 21 (8.43%) Line Management
5 20 (8.03%) Service Delivery
6 19 (7.63%) Change Management
6 19 (7.63%) Presales
6 19 (7.63%) Service Management
7 16 (6.43%) Performance Tuning
8 14 (5.62%) Analytics
8 14 (5.62%) E-Commerce
8 14 (5.62%) ITIL V3
8 14 (5.62%) Project Management
9 12 (4.82%) Information Security
9 12 (4.82%) IT Strategy
9 12 (4.82%) SOA
10 11 (4.42%) Capacity Planning
11 10 (4.02%) Change Control
11 10 (4.02%) Problem Management
12 9 (3.61%) Electronic Trading
Programming Languages
1 68 (27.31%) SQL
2 49 (19.68%) Java
3 30 (12.05%) JavaScript
4 22 (8.84%) Python
5 21 (8.43%) PowerShell
6 17 (6.83%) C#
7 15 (6.02%) PHP
8 14 (5.62%) PL/SQL
8 14 (5.62%) Shell Script
9 9 (3.61%) C
10 6 (2.41%) C++
11 5 (2.01%) T-SQL
12 3 (1.20%) VB
13 2 (0.80%) VBScript
14 1 (0.40%) ABAP
14 1 (0.40%) Groovy
14 1 (0.40%) Korn
14 1 (0.40%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.40%) Perl
14 1 (0.40%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 33 (13.25%) Degree
2 18 (7.23%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (5.22%) LPIC
4 12 (4.82%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (4.42%) BPSS Clearance
5 11 (4.42%) Security Cleared
5 11 (4.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 9 (3.61%) MCSE
7 7 (2.81%) CCNA
8 6 (2.41%) CCNP
8 6 (2.41%) MCDST
8 6 (2.41%) MCP
8 6 (2.41%) MCSA
9 4 (1.61%) CCDA
9 4 (1.61%) CISA
9 4 (1.61%) CISM
9 4 (1.61%) CISSP
9 4 (1.61%) CREST Certified
9 4 (1.61%) Master's Degree
9 4 (1.61%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (7.23%) SLA
2 11 (4.42%) Disclosure Scotland
2 11 (4.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (4.02%) QA
4 1 (0.40%) Data Quality
System Software
1 56 (22.49%) Active Directory
2 36 (14.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (5.62%) Hyper-V
4 13 (5.22%) vSphere
5 11 (4.42%) Firmware
6 5 (2.01%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (2.01%) XenDesktop
7 3 (1.20%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 3 (1.20%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (1.20%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (0.80%) Forefront TMG
8 2 (0.80%) GPFS
8 2 (0.80%) ISA Server
8 2 (0.80%) NFS
8 2 (0.80%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (0.80%) UAG
8 2 (0.80%) vCloud
8 2 (0.80%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (0.40%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (0.40%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 27 (10.84%) SCCM
2 16 (6.43%) SCOM
3 14 (5.62%) Backup Exec
4 13 (5.22%) NetBackup
5 4 (1.61%) Puppet
6 3 (1.20%) Microsoft Clustering
6 3 (1.20%) Oracle ZFS
6 3 (1.20%) PaperCut
6 3 (1.20%) SafeCom
6 3 (1.20%) vCenter Server
6 3 (1.20%) vMotion
7 2 (0.80%) EMC NetWorker
7 2 (0.80%) Microsoft Intune
7 2 (0.80%) NetApp OnCommand
7 2 (0.80%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (0.80%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.80%) SnapMirror
7 2 (0.80%) WMI
8 1 (0.40%) BMC PATROL
8 1 (0.40%) Netcool
Vendors
1 52 (20.88%) Microsoft
2 44 (17.67%) VMware
3 38 (15.26%) Oracle
4 33 (13.25%) Red Hat
5 26 (10.44%) Citrix
6 25 (10.04%) IBM
7 21 (8.43%) Cisco
8 20 (8.03%) NetApp
9 10 (4.02%) Veritas
10 8 (3.21%) Apple
10 8 (3.21%) HP
11 6 (2.41%) Adobe
11 6 (2.41%) LANDesk
11 6 (2.41%) Nintex
12 5 (2.01%) hybris
13 4 (1.61%) CommVault
13 4 (1.61%) F5
13 4 (1.61%) Google
13 4 (1.61%) ION Trading
13 4 (1.61%) Veeam
Oxfordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30 - £50 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50 - £80 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Raising IT
Salary: Competitive, commensurate with skills and experience
Posted: Yesterday
South East
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
West Midlands
Executive Resource Group
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Executive Resource Group
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Executive Resource Group
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
The Coventry Building Society
Salary: £39,489 - 59,235 per year + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge
OHO Group Ltd.
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Surrey
Washington Frank
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Manchester Metropolitan University
Salary: From £25,023 to £28,982 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 75000 per year
Posted: 10 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 75000 per year
Posted: 10 hours ago
Leeds
1 Trevelyan Square
Salary: £31383 - £41373 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
The Coventry Building Society
Salary: £31,811 - 47,716 per year + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Maersk Line
Posted: 15 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
The Coventry Building Society
Salary: £39,489 - 59,235 per year + Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
East London
Exponential-e Limited
Posted: 16 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
The Store Ltd
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Eastleigh, Hampshire
Sanderson
Salary: £45000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits & Flexible working
Posted: 8 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Maersk Line
Posted: 15 days ago