The median annual salary for a Technical Specialist was £48,750 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 22 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
England / South East
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 356 375 425
Rank change year-on-year +19 +50  
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Specialist 38 61 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.26% 0.33% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.34% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 37 34 32
Median salary £48,750 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.50% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,650 £25,000 £31,200
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,700 £52,250
UK excluding London median salary £46,000 £45,707 £45,000
% change year-on-year +0.64% +1.57%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 14084 17831 20749
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 96.53% 96.94% 97.20%
Number of salaries quoted 11801 15169 16871
Median salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.40% +3.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Technical Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Specialist in the South East

Technical Specialist
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Technical Specialist in the South East

Technical Specialist
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Specialist in the South East over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Technical Specialist in the South East

Technical Specialist
Job Locations in the South 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 South East region over the 3 months to 22 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
Berkshire +17 13 £55,000 +10.00% 3
Surrey +38 11 £41,500 -30.83%
Hampshire +25 10 £42,500 -5.55% 1
Buckinghamshire -2 4 £67,500 +206.81%
Oxfordshire +17 3 £37,500 -17.95%
Technical Specialist
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 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 South East region featuring Technical Specialist in the job title.

1 16 (21.62%) SQL
1 16 (21.62%) Office 365
2 14 (18.92%) Oracle
2 14 (18.92%) Windows
3 13 (17.57%) Linux
3 13 (17.57%) SQL Server
3 13 (17.57%) Middleware
3 13 (17.57%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (17.57%) Retail
4 11 (14.86%) Java
4 11 (14.86%) ITIL
4 11 (14.86%) SharePoint
4 11 (14.86%) SLA
4 11 (14.86%) Continuous Improvement
5 10 (13.51%) Active Directory
6 9 (12.16%) DNS
6 9 (12.16%) Unix
6 9 (12.16%) Degree
7 8 (10.81%) Information Management
7 8 (10.81%) E-Commerce
7 8 (10.81%) WebLogic
7 8 (10.81%) TDD
7 8 (10.81%) VMware
8 7 (9.46%) SOA
8 7 (9.46%) DHCP
8 7 (9.46%) Microsoft
8 7 (9.46%) Oracle Service Bus
8 7 (9.46%) Skype for Business
8 7 (9.46%) VMware Infrastructure
8 7 (9.46%) Oracle SOA Suite

Technical Specialist Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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 11 (14.86%) SharePoint
2 8 (10.81%) WebLogic
3 7 (9.46%) Oracle Service Bus
3 7 (9.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 7 (9.46%) Skype for Business
4 4 (5.41%) CMS
4 4 (5.41%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (5.41%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.70%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (2.70%) IIS
6 1 (1.35%) JBoss
6 1 (1.35%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (5.41%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (6.76%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (1.35%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 16 (21.62%) Office 365
2 5 (6.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (6.76%) OneDrive
3 4 (5.41%) Yammer
4 1 (1.35%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 9 (12.16%) DNS
2 7 (9.46%) DHCP
3 6 (8.11%) Firewall
3 6 (8.11%) TCP/IP
4 5 (6.76%) SAN
5 4 (5.41%) VLAN
6 3 (4.05%) HTTP
6 3 (4.05%) LAN
6 3 (4.05%) NAS
6 3 (4.05%) Skype
6 3 (4.05%) SSL
6 3 (4.05%) WAN
7 2 (2.70%) DMZ
7 2 (2.70%) MPLS
7 2 (2.70%) Network Security
7 2 (2.70%) Unified Communications
7 2 (2.70%) Wireless
7 2 (2.70%) WLAN
8 1 (1.35%) NetScaler
8 1 (1.35%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (17.57%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.76%) DB2
3 4 (5.41%) Crystal Reports
3 4 (5.41%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (5.41%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (4.05%) Informix
4 3 (4.05%) Oracle Database
4 3 (4.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.70%) GIS
5 2 (2.70%) MySQL
6 1 (1.35%) PostgreSQL
General
1 13 (17.57%) Retail
2 6 (8.11%) Advertising
2 6 (8.11%) Finance
3 4 (5.41%) French Language
4 2 (2.70%) Back Office
5 1 (1.35%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (17.57%) Middleware
2 5 (6.76%) .NET
3 3 (4.05%) Hibernate
3 3 (4.05%) IBM Integration Bus
3 3 (4.05%) JSON
3 3 (4.05%) REST
3 3 (4.05%) Spring
3 3 (4.05%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (2.70%) CSS
4 2 (2.70%) HTML
4 2 (2.70%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (2.70%) XML
5 1 (1.35%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.35%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.35%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (1.35%) COM
5 1 (1.35%) CSS3
5 1 (1.35%) HTML5
5 1 (1.35%) Java EE
5 1 (1.35%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.76%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (6.76%) CMDB
2 4 (5.41%) Data Centre
2 4 (5.41%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.70%) Clustering
3 2 (2.70%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.70%) Digital Media
3 2 (2.70%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (2.70%) Replication
4 1 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.35%) EPoS
4 1 (1.35%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.35%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (1.35%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 14 (18.92%) Windows
2 13 (17.57%) Linux
3 9 (12.16%) Unix
4 4 (5.41%) Windows Server
4 4 (5.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (4.05%) AIX
5 3 (4.05%) HPUX
5 3 (4.05%) Mac OS X
5 3 (4.05%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.70%) Solaris
6 2 (2.70%) SUSE
6 2 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.35%) CentOS
7 1 (1.35%) Debian
7 1 (1.35%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.35%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (17.57%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (14.86%) Continuous Improvement
2 11 (14.86%) ITIL
3 8 (10.81%) E-Commerce
3 8 (10.81%) Information Management
3 8 (10.81%) TDD
4 7 (9.46%) SOA
5 6 (8.11%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (8.11%) Root Cause Analysis
5 6 (8.11%) Scrum
6 5 (6.76%) Data Protection
6 5 (6.76%) Enterprise Architecture
7 4 (5.41%) Content Management
7 4 (5.41%) Presales
7 4 (5.41%) Problem Management
7 4 (5.41%) Security Operations
7 4 (5.41%) Service Management
7 4 (5.41%) Task Automation
8 3 (4.05%) Configuration Management
8 3 (4.05%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 16 (21.62%) SQL
2 11 (14.86%) Java
3 6 (8.11%) PowerShell
4 2 (2.70%) C#
4 2 (2.70%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.70%) VBScript
5 1 (1.35%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.35%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.35%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (12.16%) Degree
2 4 (5.41%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (4.05%) MCSA
3 3 (4.05%) Oracle Certification
4 2 (2.70%) CCNA
4 2 (2.70%) CCNP
4 2 (2.70%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (2.70%) LPIC
4 2 (2.70%) MCP
4 2 (2.70%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (14.86%) SLA
2 1 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.35%) QA
System Software
1 10 (13.51%) Active Directory
2 7 (9.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (6.76%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.70%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (1.35%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (1.35%) MetaFrame
5 1 (1.35%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (5.41%) NetBackup
2 3 (4.05%) PaperCut
2 3 (4.05%) SafeCom
3 2 (2.70%) Backup Exec
3 2 (2.70%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (2.70%) SCCM
4 1 (1.35%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (1.35%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 14 (18.92%) Oracle
2 8 (10.81%) VMware
3 7 (9.46%) Microsoft
4 6 (8.11%) hybris
4 6 (8.11%) IBM
4 6 (8.11%) NetApp
5 5 (6.76%) Nintex
6 4 (5.41%) Veeam
7 3 (4.05%) arcserve
7 3 (4.05%) Brocade
7 3 (4.05%) Citrix
7 3 (4.05%) CommVault
7 3 (4.05%) EMC
7 3 (4.05%) Equitrac
7 3 (4.05%) Red Hat
7 3 (4.05%) Sybase
7 3 (4.05%) Symantec
7 3 (4.05%) Veritas
8 2 (2.70%) HP
8 2 (2.70%) Polycom
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