Period
to 23 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Technical Specialist was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 23 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
England > London
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 763 732 625
Rank change year-on-year -31 -107 +97
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Specialist 72 147 298
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.099% 0.18% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.19% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 65 111 160
London median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00% -4.76%
10th Percentile £26,750 £37,500 £20,350
90th Percentile £90,000 £81,250 £73,875
England median annual salary £47,000 £50,000 £46,377
% change year-on-year -6.00% +7.81% -2.37%

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 69254 78893 85693
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.94% 96.04% 95.92%
Number of salaries quoted 55741 68417 72292
London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £85,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +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 23 July 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 6 months to 23 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
City of London +33 9 £90,000 +63.64%
Kingston Upon Thames +12 3 £47,000 -6.00%
Croydon +6 1 £34,500 -33.65%
Canary Wharf -10 1 £60,000 +50.00%
Ealing - 1 £38,607 -
Technical Specialist
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 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 London region featuring Technical Specialist in the job title.

1 31 (43.06%) Linux
2 27 (37.50%) Java
3 23 (31.94%) SQL
4 21 (29.17%) Python
5 20 (27.78%) Windows
6 19 (26.39%) Unix
6 19 (26.39%) Oracle
7 18 (25.00%) JavaScript
8 17 (23.61%) Middleware
9 16 (22.22%) DHCP
9 16 (22.22%) TCP/IP
9 16 (22.22%) DNS
10 15 (20.83%) Microsoft
11 14 (19.44%) Red Hat
11 14 (19.44%) WebLogic
12 13 (18.06%) Shell Script
12 13 (18.06%) PHP
12 13 (18.06%) PL/SQL
12 13 (18.06%) Oracle Database
13 12 (16.67%) Active Directory
14 11 (15.28%) Cisco
14 11 (15.28%) Analytical Skills
15 10 (13.89%) Microsoft Certification
16 9 (12.50%) Front Office
16 9 (12.50%) Fixed Income
16 9 (12.50%) Oracle Database 10g
16 9 (12.50%) Mac OS X
16 9 (12.50%) Solaris
16 9 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
16 9 (12.50%) Electronic Trading

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 14 (19.44%) WebLogic
2 6 (8.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (5.56%) Apache
3 4 (5.56%) CMS
4 3 (4.17%) MS Exchange
5 2 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.39%) IIS
6 1 (1.39%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (1.39%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.39%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (5.56%) ION MarketView
2 2 (2.78%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.72%) Office 365
2 5 (6.94%) SaaS
3 2 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.39%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.39%) Google Analytics
4 1 (1.39%) Slack
4 1 (1.39%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 16 (22.22%) DHCP
1 16 (22.22%) DNS
1 16 (22.22%) TCP/IP
2 7 (9.72%) Network Security
3 6 (8.33%) VoIP
4 5 (6.94%) Internet
5 3 (4.17%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (2.78%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (2.78%) Firewall
6 2 (2.78%) iSCSI
6 2 (2.78%) Remote Desktop
6 2 (2.78%) Wireless
7 1 (1.39%) Asterisk PBX
7 1 (1.39%) LAN
7 1 (1.39%) SAN
7 1 (1.39%) SNMP
7 1 (1.39%) SSL
7 1 (1.39%) VLAN
7 1 (1.39%) VPN
7 1 (1.39%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (18.06%) Oracle Database
2 9 (12.50%) Oracle Database 10g
2 9 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
2 9 (12.50%) Oracle Database 12c
3 7 (9.72%) Relational Database
3 7 (9.72%) SQL Server
4 6 (8.33%) RDBMS
5 3 (4.17%) QlikView
6 1 (1.39%) Big Data
6 1 (1.39%) Event Store
6 1 (1.39%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.39%) Riak
6 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.39%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.39%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 9 (12.50%) Front Office
2 7 (9.72%) Finance
3 5 (6.94%) Back Office
4 3 (4.17%) French Language
4 3 (4.17%) German Language
5 2 (2.78%) Banking
6 1 (1.39%) Billing
6 1 (1.39%) Electronics
6 1 (1.39%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (23.61%) Middleware
2 8 (11.11%) Web Services
2 8 (11.11%) XML
3 6 (8.33%) SOAP
4 5 (6.94%) FIX Protocol
5 3 (4.17%) .NET
6 2 (2.78%) REST
7 1 (1.39%) AngularJS
7 1 (1.39%) Backbone.js
7 1 (1.39%) CSS
7 1 (1.39%) CSS3
7 1 (1.39%) DOM
7 1 (1.39%) SailPoint
7 1 (1.39%) SAP ALE
7 1 (1.39%) SAP Fiori
7 1 (1.39%) SAP Smart Forms
7 1 (1.39%) SAPUI5
7 1 (1.39%) Sensu
7 1 (1.39%) Spring Boot
7 1 (1.39%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.28%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (12.50%) Fixed Income
3 7 (9.72%) Cyber Defence
4 6 (8.33%) Blackberry
4 6 (8.33%) Data Centre
5 5 (6.94%) Derivative
6 4 (5.56%) Management Information System
7 3 (4.17%) Client/Server
7 3 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (4.17%) FlexPod
8 2 (2.78%) Equities
8 2 (2.78%) Fat Client
8 2 (2.78%) PKI
8 2 (2.78%) SWIFT
8 2 (2.78%) Thin Client
8 2 (2.78%) VxBlock/Vblock
9 1 (1.39%) DataPower
9 1 (1.39%) Digital Media
9 1 (1.39%) Internet of Things
9 1 (1.39%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 31 (43.06%) Linux
2 20 (27.78%) Windows
3 19 (26.39%) Unix
4 9 (12.50%) Mac OS X
4 9 (12.50%) Solaris
5 8 (11.11%) Android
6 7 (9.72%) Windows 7
6 7 (9.72%) Windows 8
7 6 (8.33%) Mac OS
8 5 (6.94%) Windows Server
9 3 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (2.78%) Apple iOS
10 2 (2.78%) VMS
10 2 (2.78%) Windows 10
10 2 (2.78%) Windows 2000
10 2 (2.78%) Windows NT
10 2 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (1.39%) AIX
11 1 (1.39%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (12.50%) Analytics
1 9 (12.50%) Electronic Trading
2 8 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
2 8 (11.11%) Information Security
2 8 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
3 7 (9.72%) Data Analysis
3 7 (9.72%) Data Visualisation
3 7 (9.72%) ITIL
3 7 (9.72%) Machine Learning
3 7 (9.72%) Risk Analysis
3 7 (9.72%) Risk Assessment
3 7 (9.72%) Security Architecture
3 7 (9.72%) Visualisation
4 6 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (8.33%) Problem Management
5 5 (6.94%) API Integration
5 5 (6.94%) Client Onboarding
5 5 (6.94%) E-Commerce
6 4 (5.56%) ITIL V3
6 4 (5.56%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 27 (37.50%) Java
2 23 (31.94%) SQL
3 21 (29.17%) Python
4 18 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 13 (18.06%) PHP
5 13 (18.06%) PL/SQL
5 13 (18.06%) Shell Script
6 5 (6.94%) PowerShell
7 2 (2.78%) C#
7 2 (2.78%) VB
8 1 (1.39%) ABAP
8 1 (1.39%) Korn
8 1 (1.39%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.39%) Perl
Qualifications
1 10 (13.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (8.33%) MCDST
3 5 (6.94%) Degree
4 3 (4.17%) CCDP
4 3 (4.17%) CCNP
4 3 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (4.17%) MCSE
5 2 (2.78%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (2.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.11%) SLA
2 7 (9.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 12 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 6 (8.33%) Hyper-V
3 5 (6.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (5.56%) XenDesktop
5 2 (2.78%) Forefront TMG
5 2 (2.78%) ISA Server
5 2 (2.78%) NFS
5 2 (2.78%) UAG
5 2 (2.78%) vCloud
5 2 (2.78%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 2 (2.78%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (2.78%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (2.78%) vSphere
6 1 (1.39%) KVM
6 1 (1.39%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 4 (5.56%) SCOM
2 3 (4.17%) vMotion
3 2 (2.78%) Backup Exec
3 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (2.78%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (2.78%) vCenter Server
3 2 (2.78%) WMI
4 1 (1.39%) BMC Marimba
4 1 (1.39%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (1.39%) FortiGate
4 1 (1.39%) Grafana
4 1 (1.39%) Graphite
4 1 (1.39%) Puppet
4 1 (1.39%) SCCM
4 1 (1.39%) SCOrch
4 1 (1.39%) SCSM
Vendors
1 19 (26.39%) Oracle
2 15 (20.83%) Microsoft
3 14 (19.44%) Red Hat
4 11 (15.28%) Cisco
5 7 (9.72%) Apple
5 7 (9.72%) VMware
6 6 (8.33%) Adobe
6 6 (8.33%) Citrix
6 6 (8.33%) LANDesk
7 4 (5.56%) ION Trading
7 4 (5.56%) Veritas
8 3 (4.17%) NetApp
8 3 (4.17%) Tableau
9 2 (2.78%) HP
9 2 (2.78%) OpenLink
9 2 (2.78%) Sitecore
9 2 (2.78%) Sophos
9 2 (2.78%) Splunk
9 2 (2.78%) Symantec
10 1 (1.39%) Juniper
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