Period
to 23 January 2022

The median annual salary for a Technical Specialist was £37,000 in advertised job vacancies in the North East during the 6 months to 23 January 2022.

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
23 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 107 83 91
Rank change year-on-year -24 +8 +22
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Specialist 5 1 8
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North East 0.38% 0.11% 0.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.11% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 1
10th Percentile £26,450 - -
25th Percentile £31,250 - £34,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £37,000 - £36,500
Median % change year-on-year - - -43.39%
75th Percentile £38,691 - £38,250
90th Percentile - - -
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £49,362
% change year-on-year - -3.77% +5.03%

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 1,205 902 1,236
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 91.50% 97.30% 97.71%
Number of salaries quoted 889 770 903
10th Percentile £23,200 £27,500 £23,800
25th Percentile £31,500 £33,750 £31,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% -3.61%
75th Percentile £56,250 £57,500 £50,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +1.94%

Technical Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings that featured Technical Specialist in the job title as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Technical Specialist in the North East.

Salary trend for Technical Specialist in the North East

Technical Specialist
Salary Histogram in the North East

Salary distribution for jobs citing Technical Specialist in the North East over the 6 months to 23 January 2022.

Salary histogram 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 23 January 2022. 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
Jobs
Durham - 3 £37,060 -
Tyne and Wear -17 2 £28,000 -
Technical Specialist
England

Technical Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 23 January 2022, Technical Specialist job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the North East region featuring Technical Specialist in the job title.

1 3 (60.00%) ITSM
1 3 (60.00%) Service Management
1 3 (60.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (40.00%) LAMP
2 2 (40.00%) Debian
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (40.00%) VPN
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) IPv4
2 2 (40.00%) IPv6
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (40.00%) Docker
2 2 (40.00%) Kubernetes
2 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft 365
3 1 (20.00%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (20.00%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (20.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 1 (20.00%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (20.00%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (20.00%) Public Sector
3 1 (20.00%) Social Skills
3 1 (20.00%) CCNA

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Azure
1 1 (20.00%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) IPv4
2 2 (40.00%) IPv6
2 2 (40.00%) VPN
3 1 (20.00%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (20.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (20.00%) Public Sector
1 1 (20.00%) Social Skills
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (20.00%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Debian
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
1 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) ITSM
1 3 (60.00%) Service Management
2 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (20.00%) HOOD
3 1 (20.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 1 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (20.00%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (20.00%) CCNA
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Docker
2 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Kubernetes
2 1 (20.00%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) VMware