The median annual salary for a Technical Specialist was £46,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 25 April 2017.

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
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 554 560 521
Rank change year-on-year +6 -39  
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Specialist 34 101 154
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.099% 0.24% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.25% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 30 75 76
Median salary £46,000 £55,000 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.36% +33.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,700 £39,000 £20,475
10% offered a salary of more than £105,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,750 £46,768 £47,500
% change year-on-year -2.17% -1.54%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 32835 40862 43410
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 95.65% 96.04% 95.83%
Number of salaries quoted 27639 35385 36545
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £54,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% +1.85%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Technical Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

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 3 months to 25 April 2017.

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 3 months to 25 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +29 4 £55,000 -4.34% 1
Kingston Upon Thames +4 2 £47,000 -6.00%
Croydon +2 1 £34,500 -33.65%
Canary Wharf - 1 £60,000 -
Technical Specialist
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 London region featuring Technical Specialist in the job title.

1 34 (44.16%) Windows
2 28 (36.36%) Linux
3 26 (33.77%) Microsoft
4 24 (31.17%) SQL
5 22 (28.57%) Analytics
6 20 (25.97%) ITIL
6 20 (25.97%) Cisco
7 19 (24.68%) Active Directory
8 16 (20.78%) VMware
8 16 (20.78%) Data Centre
9 15 (19.48%) Analytical Skills
9 15 (19.48%) PowerShell
10 14 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
10 14 (18.18%) Hyper-V
11 13 (16.88%) Citrix
12 12 (15.58%) DNS
12 12 (15.58%) DHCP
12 12 (15.58%) XenDesktop
13 11 (14.29%) Java
13 11 (14.29%) Windows Server
13 11 (14.29%) vCenter Server
14 10 (12.99%) VxBlock/Vblock
14 10 (12.99%) Desktop Virtualisation
14 10 (12.99%) Virtual Machines
14 10 (12.99%) vMotion
14 10 (12.99%) Windows 2000
14 10 (12.99%) Windows NT
14 10 (12.99%) NFS
14 10 (12.99%) VMS
14 10 (12.99%) HP

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 8 (10.39%) Exchange Server 2007
1 8 (10.39%) Exchange Server 2010
1 8 (10.39%) MS Exchange
2 6 (7.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 5 (6.49%) IIS
4 4 (5.19%) CMS
4 4 (5.19%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (5.19%) nginx
5 1 (1.30%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.30%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.30%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (5.19%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.30%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (11.69%) ION MarketView
2 2 (2.60%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (2.60%) Northgate Housing
2 2 (2.60%) Temenos T24
2 2 (2.60%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 9 (11.69%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (10.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (10.39%) Office 365
3 4 (5.19%) SaaS
4 1 (1.30%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 12 (15.58%) DHCP
1 12 (15.58%) DNS
2 10 (12.99%) Fibre Channel
2 10 (12.99%) iSCSI
3 6 (7.79%) VoIP
4 4 (5.19%) Wireshark
5 3 (3.90%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (2.60%) Firewall
6 2 (2.60%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (1.30%) Asterisk PBX
7 1 (1.30%) Internet
7 1 (1.30%) LAN
7 1 (1.30%) SNMP
7 1 (1.30%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.30%) VLAN
7 1 (1.30%) WAN
7 1 (1.30%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.79%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.49%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (6.49%) Electronic Patient Records
3 4 (5.19%) MySQL
3 4 (5.19%) Redis
4 3 (3.90%) QlikView
5 2 (2.60%) Big Data
5 2 (2.60%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.30%) Event Store
6 1 (1.30%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.30%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.30%) Riak
Development Applications
1 5 (6.49%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (5.19%) Git (software)
2 4 (5.19%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.60%) MorphX
4 1 (1.30%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 9 (11.69%) Front Office
2 5 (6.49%) Finance
2 5 (6.49%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (3.90%) French Language
3 3 (3.90%) German Language
4 2 (2.60%) Advertising
4 2 (2.60%) Banking
4 2 (2.60%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.60%) Legal
5 1 (1.30%) Games
5 1 (1.30%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.09%) Middleware
2 6 (7.79%) .NET
3 5 (6.49%) Sensu
3 5 (6.49%) XML
4 4 (5.19%) LEMP Stack
5 3 (3.90%) .NET Framework
6 2 (2.60%) XBRL
6 2 (2.60%) XSD
7 1 (1.30%) AngularJS
7 1 (1.30%) Backbone.js
7 1 (1.30%) CSS
7 1 (1.30%) CSS3
7 1 (1.30%) DOM
7 1 (1.30%) HTML
7 1 (1.30%) HTML5
7 1 (1.30%) JMS
7 1 (1.30%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (1.30%) Spring
7 1 (1.30%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 16 (20.78%) Data Centre
2 15 (19.48%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (12.99%) Management Information System
3 10 (12.99%) VxBlock/Vblock
4 9 (11.69%) Fixed Income
5 8 (10.39%) PKI
6 6 (7.79%) Blackberry
7 5 (6.49%) Life Science
8 3 (3.90%) Client/Server
8 3 (3.90%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (3.90%) FlexPod
9 2 (2.60%) Equities
9 2 (2.60%) Fat Client
9 2 (2.60%) SWIFT
9 2 (2.60%) Thin Client
10 1 (1.30%) DataPower
10 1 (1.30%) Derivative
10 1 (1.30%) Digital Media
10 1 (1.30%) Taxonomies
10 1 (1.30%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 34 (44.16%) Windows
2 28 (36.36%) Linux
3 11 (14.29%) Windows Server
4 10 (12.99%) VMS
4 10 (12.99%) Windows 2000
4 10 (12.99%) Windows NT
4 10 (12.99%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (12.99%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (12.99%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (11.69%) Mac OS X
6 7 (9.09%) Android
6 7 (9.09%) Windows 7
6 7 (9.09%) Windows 8
7 6 (7.79%) Mac OS
8 2 (2.60%) Windows 10
9 1 (1.30%) AIX
9 1 (1.30%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.30%) Unix
9 1 (1.30%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (28.57%) Analytics
2 20 (25.97%) ITIL
3 10 (12.99%) Desktop Virtualisation
3 10 (12.99%) ITIL V3
3 10 (12.99%) Migration
3 10 (12.99%) Problem Management
4 9 (11.69%) Electronic Trading
4 9 (11.69%) Low Latency
4 9 (11.69%) Performance Tuning
5 8 (10.39%) Network Load Balancing
6 7 (9.09%) Change Management
6 7 (9.09%) Service Delivery
7 6 (7.79%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (7.79%) Data Analytics
7 6 (7.79%) Process Improvement
7 6 (7.79%) SDLC
8 5 (6.49%) Data Acquisition
8 5 (6.49%) Data Analysis
8 5 (6.49%) Server Building
8 5 (6.49%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 24 (31.17%) SQL
2 15 (19.48%) PowerShell
3 11 (14.29%) Java
4 8 (10.39%) VB
5 5 (6.49%) PL/SQL
5 5 (6.49%) Python
6 4 (5.19%) Bash Shell
7 3 (3.90%) C#
8 1 (1.30%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.30%) Korn
8 1 (1.30%) Perl
Qualifications
1 9 (11.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (10.39%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
2 8 (10.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 6 (7.79%) Degree
3 6 (7.79%) MCDST
4 3 (3.90%) CCDP
4 3 (3.90%) CCNP
4 3 (3.90%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (3.90%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.09%) SLA
2 5 (6.49%) Data Quality
3 3 (3.90%) QA
4 2 (2.60%) CRD IV
4 2 (2.60%) Solvency II
5 1 (1.30%) HL7
5 1 (1.30%) ISO20022
System Software
1 19 (24.68%) Active Directory
2 14 (18.18%) Hyper-V
2 14 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (15.58%) XenDesktop
4 10 (12.99%) NFS
4 10 (12.99%) vCloud
4 10 (12.99%) Virtual Machines
4 10 (12.99%) VMware ESX
4 10 (12.99%) VMware ESXi
4 10 (12.99%) vSphere
5 8 (10.39%) Forefront TMG
5 8 (10.39%) ISA Server
5 8 (10.39%) UAG
5 8 (10.39%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (1.30%) KVM
6 1 (1.30%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 11 (14.29%) vCenter Server
2 10 (12.99%) vMotion
3 8 (10.39%) Microsoft Clustering
3 8 (10.39%) WMI
4 5 (6.49%) Puppet
5 4 (5.19%) Nagios
5 4 (5.19%) Rundeck
6 3 (3.90%) SCOM
7 1 (1.30%) Backup Exec
7 1 (1.30%) BMC Marimba
7 1 (1.30%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (1.30%) FortiGate
7 1 (1.30%) Grafana
7 1 (1.30%) Graphite
7 1 (1.30%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 26 (33.77%) Microsoft
2 20 (25.97%) Cisco
3 16 (20.78%) VMware
4 13 (16.88%) Citrix
5 10 (12.99%) HP
6 9 (11.69%) ION Trading
6 9 (11.69%) Veritas
7 8 (10.39%) Red Hat
8 6 (7.79%) Adobe
8 6 (7.79%) Apple
8 6 (7.79%) LANDesk
9 5 (6.49%) Oracle
9 5 (6.49%) Splunk
10 3 (3.90%) NetApp
10 3 (3.90%) Tableau
11 2 (2.60%) iManage
11 2 (2.60%) Northgate
11 2 (2.60%) OpenLink
12 1 (1.30%) LexisNexis
12 1 (1.30%) xMatters
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