Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Technical Specialist was £42,000 in advertised job vacancies in Oxfordshire during the 6 months to 20 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
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 163 170 181
Rank change year-on-year +7 +11 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Specialist 10 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 0.33% 0.21% 0.059%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.21% 0.062%
Number of salaries quoted 11 2 8
Oxfordshire median annual salary £42,000 £45,250 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.18% -13.81% +61.54%
10th Percentile £32,500 £42,675 £48,625
90th Percentile £57,500 £47,425 £53,750
South East median annual salary £43,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -14.00% +11.11% +20.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire. 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
Oxfordshire
Permanent vacancies in Oxfordshire with a recognized job title 2901 2810 3210
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.41% 97.06% 94.89%
Number of salaries quoted 2420 2290 2635
Oxfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £25,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £61,250
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%

Technical Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Specialist in Oxfordshire

Technical Specialist
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Salary trend for Technical Specialist in Oxfordshire

Technical Specialist
Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Specialist in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Technical Specialist in Oxfordshire

Technical Specialist
Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Specialist within the Oxfordshire region over the 6 months to 20 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
Oxford - 8 £55,000 -
Technical Specialist
South East

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

For the 6 months to 20 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 Oxfordshire region featuring Technical Specialist in the job title.

1 4 (40.00%) Middleware
1 4 (40.00%) Degree
1 4 (40.00%) QA
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (10.00%) EPoS
3 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (10.00%) VPN
3 1 (10.00%) Resource Allocation
3 1 (10.00%) Task Automation
3 1 (10.00%) SCCM
3 1 (10.00%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (10.00%) HTML5
3 1 (10.00%) Skype for Business
3 1 (10.00%) CSS3
3 1 (10.00%) Office 365
3 1 (10.00%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (10.00%) Skype
3 1 (10.00%) OneDrive
3 1 (10.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (10.00%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (10.00%) VMware
3 1 (10.00%) Banking
3 1 (10.00%) Retail
3 1 (10.00%) C#
3 1 (10.00%) HTML
3 1 (10.00%) Java
3 1 (10.00%) SQL
3 1 (10.00%) VBScript

Technical Specialist Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (10.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
1 1 (10.00%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Remote Desktop
1 1 (10.00%) Skype
1 1 (10.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) MySQL
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (10.00%) Banking
1 1 (10.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) Middleware
2 1 (10.00%) .NET
2 1 (10.00%) CSS
2 1 (10.00%) CSS3
2 1 (10.00%) HTML
2 1 (10.00%) HTML5
2 1 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) EPoS
1 1 (10.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (10.00%) Mobile Device Management
1 1 (10.00%) Resource Allocation
1 1 (10.00%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) C#
1 1 (10.00%) Java
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
1 1 (10.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (40.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) VMware