The median annual salary for a Technical Specialist was £41,250 in advertised job vacancies in Merseyside during the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

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

Technical Specialist
North West / Merseyside
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 65 - 63
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Specialist 2 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 0.37% - 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% - 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 1
Median salary £41,250 - £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Merseyside. 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
Merseyside
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 498 461 480
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 91.38% 97.67% 96.19%
Number of salaries quoted 371 375 352
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
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 Merseyside

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Specialist in Merseyside

Technical Specialist
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

Salary trend for Technical Specialist in Merseyside

Technical Specialist
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Specialist within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 27 June 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
Wirral - 1 £35,000 -
Technical Specialist
North West

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

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Merseyside region featuring Technical Specialist in the job title.

1 3 (75.00%) Linux
1 3 (75.00%) NetApp
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Clustering
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) vSphere
2 2 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (50.00%) Change Control
2 2 (50.00%) Patch Management
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) SAP
3 1 (25.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) Competitor Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Google
3 1 (25.00%) Pay per click
3 1 (25.00%) Marketing
3 1 (25.00%) Web Development
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) Google Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (25.00%) Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) SEO
3 1 (25.00%) Workflow

Technical Specialist Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Google Analytics
General
1 1 (25.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) CSS
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Clustering
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
1 2 (50.00%) Change Control
1 2 (50.00%) Patch Management
2 1 (25.00%) Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Competitor Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (25.00%) Pay per click
2 1 (25.00%) SEO
2 1 (25.00%) Web Development
2 1 (25.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (50.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) NetApp
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Google
2 1 (25.00%) SAP