Period
to 16 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Technical Specialist was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

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

Technical Specialist
England > London
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 735 754 624
Rank change year-on-year +19 -130 +98
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Specialist 75 66 267
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.11% 0.094% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.098% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 60 53 154
London median annual salary £45,000 £55,000 £56,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.18% -2.65% +25.56%
10th Percentile £32,500 £34,700 £23,046
90th Percentile £73,450 £111,500 £73,500
England median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -5.56% -10.00% +11.11%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Permanent vacancies in London with a recognized job title 66,676 67,687 81,269
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.92% 95.91% 96.20%
Number of salaries quoted 53,992 57,953 69,386
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Technical Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Specialist in London

Technical Specialist
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Technical Specialist in London

Technical Specialist
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Specialist in London over the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Technical Specialist in London

Technical Specialist
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Specialist within the London region over the 6 months to 16 January 2018. 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
Central London -1 19 £45,000 -28.00% 1
West London +13 5 £50,000 -18.37% 1
East London 0 1 - - 1
North London - 1 £50,000 -
Technical Specialist
England

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

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 London region featuring Technical Specialist in the job title.

1 20 (26.67%) Windows
2 19 (25.33%) Microsoft
3 17 (22.67%) Active Directory
4 16 (21.33%) Degree
4 16 (21.33%) Windows 10
5 15 (20.00%) Windows 7
5 15 (20.00%) SharePoint
5 15 (20.00%) SQL
5 15 (20.00%) Finance
6 14 (18.67%) Artificial Intelligence
7 12 (16.00%) Computer Science
7 12 (16.00%) Office 365
7 12 (16.00%) Java
7 12 (16.00%) .NET
7 12 (16.00%) Presales
8 11 (14.67%) SQL Server
8 11 (14.67%) Legal
9 10 (13.33%) Law
9 10 (13.33%) Intranet
9 10 (13.33%) Microsoft Office
9 10 (13.33%) SharePoint 2013
9 10 (13.33%) Relational Database
9 10 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
10 9 (12.00%) Apple iOS
10 9 (12.00%) Skype for Business
10 9 (12.00%) Video Conferencing
10 9 (12.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 9 (12.00%) Oracle
10 9 (12.00%) ITIL
10 9 (12.00%) Microsoft Excel

Technical Specialist Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 15 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 10 (13.33%) SharePoint 2013
3 9 (12.00%) Skype for Business
4 3 (4.00%) IIS
5 2 (2.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (2.67%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.33%) Apache Spark
6 1 (1.33%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.33%) JBoss
6 1 (1.33%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 10 (13.33%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (12.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (12.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.33%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.33%) PeopleSoft HCM
1 1 (1.33%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Cloud Services
1 12 (16.00%) Office 365
2 3 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.00%) OneDrive
3 2 (2.67%) SaaS
3 2 (2.67%) Twilio
4 1 (1.33%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.33%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.33%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (13.33%) Intranet
2 8 (10.67%) VPN
3 7 (9.33%) Skype
4 6 (8.00%) Internet
5 5 (6.67%) WebEx
6 4 (5.33%) LAN
6 4 (5.33%) WAN
7 3 (4.00%) Firewall
7 3 (4.00%) TCP/IP
8 2 (2.67%) 4G
8 2 (2.67%) SAN
8 2 (2.67%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (2.67%) WLAN
9 1 (1.33%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (1.33%) HTTP
9 1 (1.33%) Kerberos
9 1 (1.33%) SSL
9 1 (1.33%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (14.67%) SQL Server
2 10 (13.33%) Relational Database
3 5 (6.67%) RDBMS
3 5 (6.67%) SQLPlus
4 4 (5.33%) Big Data
5 2 (2.67%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.33%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.33%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.33%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 3 (4.00%) MSI
2 1 (1.33%) PeopleTools
General
1 15 (20.00%) Finance
2 11 (14.67%) Legal
3 10 (13.33%) Law
4 8 (10.67%) Advertising
5 5 (6.67%) Back Office
6 3 (4.00%) Electronics
6 3 (4.00%) Front Office
6 3 (4.00%) Telecoms
7 2 (2.67%) French Language
8 1 (1.33%) Billing
8 1 (1.33%) Financial Institution
8 1 (1.33%) German Language
8 1 (1.33%) Italian Language
8 1 (1.33%) Manufacturing
8 1 (1.33%) Marketing
8 1 (1.33%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (16.00%) .NET
2 8 (10.67%) FIX Protocol
3 7 (9.33%) XML
4 5 (6.67%) JSON
4 5 (6.67%) REST
4 5 (6.67%) SOAP
5 3 (4.00%) Web Services
6 2 (2.67%) Ajax
7 1 (1.33%) AppFabric
7 1 (1.33%) Google Maps API
7 1 (1.33%) HTML
7 1 (1.33%) Kafka
7 1 (1.33%) Middleware
7 1 (1.33%) SAP ALE
7 1 (1.33%) SAP Fiori
7 1 (1.33%) SAP Smart Forms
7 1 (1.33%) SAPUI5
7 1 (1.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.00%) Computer Science
2 10 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (12.00%) Blackberry
3 9 (12.00%) Video Conferencing
4 8 (10.67%) Mobile App
5 6 (8.00%) Fixed Income
6 3 (4.00%) Client/Server
6 3 (4.00%) Derivative
6 3 (4.00%) Equities
6 3 (4.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (2.67%) Arduino
7 2 (2.67%) CMDB
7 2 (2.67%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.67%) Raspberry Pi
7 2 (2.67%) Tandem
8 1 (1.33%) AS400
8 1 (1.33%) Data Centre
8 1 (1.33%) iSeries
8 1 (1.33%) Mobile Payment
8 1 (1.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 20 (26.67%) Windows
2 16 (21.33%) Windows 10
3 15 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 9 (12.00%) Apple iOS
5 7 (9.33%) Android
6 6 (8.00%) Unix
7 5 (6.67%) Linux
8 4 (5.33%) Windows Server
9 2 (2.67%) Mac OS
9 2 (2.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.33%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (18.67%) Artificial Intelligence
2 12 (16.00%) Presales
3 9 (12.00%) ITIL
3 9 (12.00%) Project Management
4 7 (9.33%) Client Onboarding
5 6 (8.00%) CRM
5 6 (8.00%) Electronic Trading
5 6 (8.00%) Information Security
6 5 (6.67%) Incident Management
6 5 (6.67%) Investment Management
7 4 (5.33%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (5.33%) PRINCE2
7 4 (5.33%) Service Delivery
8 3 (4.00%) Analytics
8 3 (4.00%) Business Development
8 3 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (4.00%) Document Management
8 3 (4.00%) Practice Management
8 3 (4.00%) User Stories
8 3 (4.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 15 (20.00%) SQL
2 12 (16.00%) Java
3 3 (4.00%) C#
3 3 (4.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (4.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (2.67%) C++
4 2 (2.67%) Python
4 2 (2.67%) VBScript
5 1 (1.33%) ABAP
5 1 (1.33%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.33%) PHP
5 1 (1.33%) RPG
5 1 (1.33%) X++
Qualifications
1 16 (21.33%) Degree
2 5 (6.67%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (2.67%) MCSA
3 2 (2.67%) MCSE
3 2 (2.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.67%) PhD
3 2 (2.67%) PMP
4 1 (1.33%) CCNP
4 1 (1.33%) CCVP
4 1 (1.33%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.00%) SLA
2 5 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (5.33%) QA
System Software
1 17 (22.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.33%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (8.00%) SCCM
2 2 (2.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (2.67%) WSUS
3 1 (1.33%) Cisco IPCC
3 1 (1.33%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (1.33%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (1.33%) Control-M
3 1 (1.33%) Puppet
3 1 (1.33%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 19 (25.33%) Microsoft
2 9 (12.00%) Oracle
3 5 (6.67%) Apple
3 5 (6.67%) Citrix
4 4 (5.33%) VMware
5 3 (4.00%) Cisco
5 3 (4.00%) Google
5 3 (4.00%) ServiceNow
6 2 (2.67%) Polycom
6 2 (2.67%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.67%) SAP
7 1 (1.33%) BMC
7 1 (1.33%) Cloudera
7 1 (1.33%) Cognos
7 1 (1.33%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (1.33%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.33%) Sitecore
7 1 (1.33%) Tripwire