Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Technical Specialist was £24,000 in advertised job vacancies in the North East during the 6 months to 19 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
England > North East
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 105 - 123
Rank change year-on-year - +123 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Specialist 4 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.30% - 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% - 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 2
North East median annual salary £24,000 - £23,250
England median annual salary £42,000 £47,000 £48,045
% change year-on-year -10.64% -2.17% +6.77%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North East. 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
North East
Permanent vacancies in the North East with a recognized job title 1305 1420 1512
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.74% 94.48% 96.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1125 1222 1304
North East median annual salary £39,131 £39,000 £37,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.33% +3.31% +7.15%
10th Percentile £22,500 £23,500 £24,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

Technical Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Specialist in the North East

Technical Specialist
Salary Trend in the North East

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

Salary trend for Technical Specialist in the North East

Technical Specialist
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Specialist within the North East region over the 6 months to 19 November 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
Tyne and Wear - 4 £24,000 -
Technical Specialist
England

Technical Specialist Skill Set
Top 10 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 19 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 North East region featuring Technical Specialist in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) VoIP
1 4 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (100.00%) SLA
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) CCNA
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) Remote Desktop

Technical Specialist Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) Remote Desktop
1 4 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (100.00%) VoIP
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) CCNA
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft