The median annual salary for a Technical Specialist was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

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

Technical Specialist
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 149 176 171
Rank change year-on-year +27 -5  
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Specialist 8 1 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.31% 0.030% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.031% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 7
Median salary £32,500 £22,500 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +44.44% -47.67%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,750 £22,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,031 £22,500 £52,000
UK excluding London median salary £44,516 £47,402 £47,500
% change year-on-year -6.08% -0.20%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Leeds. 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
Leeds
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2513 3193 3622
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 97.48% 96.70% 97.92%
Number of salaries quoted 2224 2618 2917
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,995 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +3.75%  

Technical Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Specialist in Leeds

Technical Specialist
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Salary trend for Technical Specialist in Leeds

Technical Specialist
Salary Histogram in Leeds

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Specialist in Leeds over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Technical Specialist in Leeds

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

For the 6 months to 30 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 Leeds region featuring Technical Specialist in the job title.

1 14 (87.50%) Windows
1 14 (87.50%) Windows Server
2 12 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (75.00%) C#
2 12 (75.00%) SQL
2 12 (75.00%) T-SQL
2 12 (75.00%) Internet
3 11 (68.75%) JavaScript
3 11 (68.75%) IIS
3 11 (68.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (68.75%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (68.75%) SQL Server 2012
3 11 (68.75%) Windows Server 2012
3 11 (68.75%) SQL Server 2014
4 4 (25.00%) Degree
5 3 (18.75%) Information Security
5 3 (18.75%) CISA
5 3 (18.75%) CISM
5 3 (18.75%) Change Management
5 3 (18.75%) Firewall
5 3 (18.75%) GAP Analysis
5 3 (18.75%) Data Security
5 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
5 3 (18.75%) SSCP
5 3 (18.75%) Cisco
5 3 (18.75%) CCNA
5 3 (18.75%) CCDA
5 3 (18.75%) CISSP
5 3 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (18.75%) NHS

Technical Specialist Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 11 (68.75%) IIS
2 1 (6.25%) GeoServer
Communications & Networking
1 12 (75.00%) Internet
2 3 (18.75%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (68.75%) SQL Server 2008
2 11 (68.75%) SQL Server 2012
2 11 (68.75%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (6.25%) GIS
3 1 (6.25%) MySQL
3 1 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
1 3 (18.75%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 14 (87.50%) Windows
1 14 (87.50%) Windows Server
2 11 (68.75%) Windows Server 2008
2 11 (68.75%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (18.75%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) Asset Management
1 3 (18.75%) Change Management
1 3 (18.75%) Data Security
1 3 (18.75%) GAP Analysis
1 3 (18.75%) Information Security
1 3 (18.75%) ITIL
1 3 (18.75%) Time Management
1 3 (18.75%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (6.25%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 12 (75.00%) C#
1 12 (75.00%) SQL
1 12 (75.00%) T-SQL
2 11 (68.75%) JavaScript
3 1 (6.25%) PHP
3 1 (6.25%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) Degree
2 3 (18.75%) CCDA
2 3 (18.75%) CCNA
2 3 (18.75%) CISA
2 3 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (18.75%) CISM
2 3 (18.75%) CISSP
2 3 (18.75%) CREST Certified
2 3 (18.75%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Cisco
2 1 (6.25%) ESRI
2 1 (6.25%) Zend
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