Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Technical Specialist was £36,378 in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 6 months to 23 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 197 226 250
Rank change year-on-year +29 +24 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Specialist 21 10 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.42% 0.18% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.19% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 12 10 10
Leeds median annual salary £36,378 £35,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.94% -21.35% -6.32%
10th Percentile £30,075 £22,500 £34,575
90th Percentile £43,301 £50,000 £47,550
West Yorkshire median annual salary £36,378 £37,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year -2.99% -18.48% -3.16%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds. 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
Leeds
Permanent vacancies in Leeds with a recognized job title 4826 5350 6756
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.06% 98.02% 97.73%
Number of salaries quoted 4080 4612 5436
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,450 £60,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

Technical Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

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 6 months to 23 November 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 23 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 Leeds region featuring Technical Specialist in the job title.

1 10 (47.62%) Degree
2 8 (38.10%) SQL
2 8 (38.10%) Windows
3 7 (33.33%) NHS
3 7 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (33.33%) High Availability
4 6 (28.57%) Internet
4 6 (28.57%) ITIL
5 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
5 5 (23.81%) Marketing
6 4 (19.05%) Incident Management
6 4 (19.05%) CISA
6 4 (19.05%) CISM
6 4 (19.05%) Management Information System
6 4 (19.05%) VMware
6 4 (19.05%) Information Security
6 4 (19.05%) Retail
6 4 (19.05%) Active Directory
6 4 (19.05%) CISSP
6 4 (19.05%) T-SQL
6 4 (19.05%) C#
6 4 (19.05%) IIS
6 4 (19.05%) Windows Server
6 4 (19.05%) Data Centre
6 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (19.05%) Digital Marketing
6 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (19.05%) Creative Thinking
7 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
7 3 (14.29%) Finance

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 4 (19.05%) IIS
2 2 (9.52%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.76%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (9.52%) Office 365
2 1 (4.76%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 6 (28.57%) Internet
2 2 (9.52%) DNS
2 2 (9.52%) LAN
2 2 (9.52%) Network Security
2 2 (9.52%) SAN
2 2 (9.52%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 5 (23.81%) Marketing
2 4 (19.05%) Retail
3 3 (14.29%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) .NET
2 1 (4.76%) CSS
2 1 (4.76%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (33.33%) NHS
2 4 (19.05%) Data Centre
2 4 (19.05%) Management Information System
3 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (9.52%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (9.52%) Mobile Computing
4 1 (4.76%) Algorithms
4 1 (4.76%) Digital Signage
4 1 (4.76%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 8 (38.10%) Windows
2 4 (19.05%) Windows Server
2 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (9.52%) HPUX
3 2 (9.52%) Linux
3 2 (9.52%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 7 (33.33%) High Availability
2 6 (28.57%) ITIL
3 4 (19.05%) Creative Thinking
3 4 (19.05%) Digital Marketing
3 4 (19.05%) Incident Management
3 4 (19.05%) Information Security
4 2 (9.52%) Coaching
4 2 (9.52%) Collaborative Working
4 2 (9.52%) Content Management
4 2 (9.52%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (9.52%) Data Loss Prevention
4 2 (9.52%) Data Protection
4 2 (9.52%) Digital Forensics
4 2 (9.52%) ISMS
4 2 (9.52%) IT Audit
4 2 (9.52%) ITIL V3
4 2 (9.52%) Operations Management
4 2 (9.52%) Threat Detection
4 2 (9.52%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 8 (38.10%) SQL
2 4 (19.05%) C#
2 4 (19.05%) T-SQL
3 3 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 2 (9.52%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (47.62%) Degree
2 4 (19.05%) CISA
2 4 (19.05%) CISM
2 4 (19.05%) CISSP
3 2 (9.52%) CCDA
3 2 (9.52%) CCNA
3 2 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (9.52%) CREST Certified
3 2 (9.52%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (9.52%) Master's Degree
3 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (9.52%) SSCP
3 2 (9.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 4 (19.05%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.52%) Virtual Servers
2 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (9.52%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 2 (9.52%) Nagios
1 2 (9.52%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
2 4 (19.05%) VMware
3 2 (9.52%) Cisco
3 2 (9.52%) CyberArk
3 2 (9.52%) FireEye
3 2 (9.52%) Fortinet
3 2 (9.52%) McAfee
4 1 (4.76%) Google
4 1 (4.76%) Samsung
4 1 (4.76%) Sun