Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Technical Specialist was £44,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 18 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 > South East
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 506 517 546
Rank change year-on-year +11 +29 -51
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Specialist 46 70 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.15% 0.20% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.21% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 40 48 93
South East median annual salary £44,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.00% +11.11% +20.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £25,575 £24,900
90th Percentile £62,500 £65,925 £70,000
England median annual salary £42,250 £47,000 £48,045
% change year-on-year -10.11% -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 South 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
South East
Permanent vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 29359 34118 41518
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.60% 96.97% 96.89%
Number of salaries quoted 24514 28618 34604
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £65,750
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 South East

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

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 6 months to 18 November 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 6 months to 18 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
Hampshire +22 18 £41,500 +27.69% 1
Thames Valley +24 16 £55,000 -8.33% 1
Oxfordshire +12 10 £42,000 -7.18%
Berkshire +26 6 £55,000 -9.09%
Surrey +8 6 £51,250 -12.39%
West Sussex +6 6 £52,500 -
Buckinghamshire +13 2 £55,000 +150.00% 1
Kent +19 1 £45,000 +80.00%
Technical Specialist
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 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 South East region featuring Technical Specialist in the job title.

1 15 (32.61%) Microsoft
1 15 (32.61%) VMware
2 14 (30.43%) Windows
3 12 (26.09%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (23.91%) Presales
5 9 (19.57%) Active Directory
6 8 (17.39%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (17.39%) Migration
7 7 (15.22%) SAN
7 7 (15.22%) SQL
8 6 (13.04%) Degree
8 6 (13.04%) French Language
8 6 (13.04%) Windows Server
8 6 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
8 6 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
9 5 (10.87%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (10.87%) Data Centre
9 5 (10.87%) Customer Requirements
9 5 (10.87%) QA
9 5 (10.87%) Hyper-V
9 5 (10.87%) Firewall
9 5 (10.87%) Workflow
9 5 (10.87%) Citrix
9 5 (10.87%) Java
9 5 (10.87%) Linux
9 5 (10.87%) CRM
10 4 (8.70%) LAN
10 4 (8.70%) WLAN
10 4 (8.70%) WAN
10 4 (8.70%) HTML

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 2 (4.35%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (4.35%) OpenStack
2 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.17%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (8.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.17%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.17%) Sage X3
2 1 (2.17%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (8.70%) Dynamics 365
3 3 (6.52%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (6.52%) IaaS
3 3 (6.52%) Office 365
3 3 (6.52%) PaaS
3 3 (6.52%) SaaS
4 1 (2.17%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (2.17%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.22%) SAN
2 5 (10.87%) Firewall
3 4 (8.70%) LAN
3 4 (8.70%) MPLS
3 4 (8.70%) Network Security
3 4 (8.70%) WAN
3 4 (8.70%) WLAN
4 3 (6.52%) NetScaler
4 3 (6.52%) TCP/IP
5 2 (4.35%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (4.35%) DHCP
5 2 (4.35%) VLAN
5 2 (4.35%) Wireless
6 1 (2.17%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (2.17%) LDAP
6 1 (2.17%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (2.17%) Skype
6 1 (2.17%) SMS
6 1 (2.17%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.52%) MySQL
3 1 (2.17%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (2.17%) Data Mining
3 1 (2.17%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (13.04%) French Language
2 3 (6.52%) Retail
2 3 (6.52%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.35%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.35%) Marketing
4 1 (2.17%) Banking
4 1 (2.17%) Electronics
4 1 (2.17%) Finance
4 1 (2.17%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.70%) HTML
1 4 (8.70%) Middleware
1 4 (8.70%) XML
2 2 (4.35%) CSS
2 2 (4.35%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (2.17%) .NET
3 1 (2.17%) CSS3
3 1 (2.17%) Hibernate
3 1 (2.17%) HTML5
3 1 (2.17%) Node.js
3 1 (2.17%) Spring
3 1 (2.17%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.87%) Data Centre
2 4 (8.70%) Public Cloud
3 2 (4.35%) CMDB
4 1 (2.17%) Clustering
4 1 (2.17%) EPoS
4 1 (2.17%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (2.17%) Private Cloud
4 1 (2.17%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 14 (30.43%) Windows
2 6 (13.04%) Windows Server
3 5 (10.87%) Linux
3 5 (10.87%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.17%) CentOS
5 1 (2.17%) Mac OS X
5 1 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.17%) Unix
5 1 (2.17%) Windows 10
5 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (23.91%) Presales
2 8 (17.39%) Migration
3 5 (10.87%) CRM
3 5 (10.87%) Customer Requirements
3 5 (10.87%) Workflow
4 4 (8.70%) Change Management
4 4 (8.70%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 3 (6.52%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (6.52%) Configuration Management
5 3 (6.52%) ITIL
5 3 (6.52%) Mobile Device Management
5 3 (6.52%) Project Management
5 3 (6.52%) Service Delivery
6 2 (4.35%) Change Control
6 2 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (4.35%) ERP
6 2 (4.35%) OO
6 2 (4.35%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (4.35%) Service Management
6 2 (4.35%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 7 (15.22%) SQL
2 5 (10.87%) Java
3 3 (6.52%) C#
4 2 (4.35%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.17%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.17%) C
5 1 (2.17%) C++
5 1 (2.17%) Groovy
5 1 (2.17%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.17%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.17%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (17.39%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (13.04%) Degree
3 2 (4.35%) CCNA
3 2 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (4.35%) LPIC
3 2 (4.35%) MCP
3 2 (4.35%) MCSA
3 2 (4.35%) MCSE
4 1 (2.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.87%) QA
2 2 (4.35%) HL7
2 2 (4.35%) SLA
3 1 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (26.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (19.57%) Active Directory
3 5 (10.87%) Hyper-V
4 3 (6.52%) vSphere
5 2 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (4.35%) XenDesktop
6 1 (2.17%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (2.17%) Docker
6 1 (2.17%) MetaFrame
6 1 (2.17%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (6.52%) Puppet
2 2 (4.35%) Ansible
2 2 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (4.35%) PowerCLI
2 2 (4.35%) vCenter Server
3 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (2.17%) Salt
3 1 (2.17%) SCCM
3 1 (2.17%) vMotion
Vendors
1 15 (32.61%) Microsoft
1 15 (32.61%) VMware
2 5 (10.87%) Citrix
3 4 (8.70%) Cisco
4 3 (6.52%) Dell
4 3 (6.52%) F5
4 3 (6.52%) Fujitsu
4 3 (6.52%) HP
5 2 (4.35%) 3PAR
5 2 (4.35%) EMC
5 2 (4.35%) Juniper
5 2 (4.35%) Veeam
6 1 (2.17%) Apple
6 1 (2.17%) hybris
6 1 (2.17%) IBM
6 1 (2.17%) Oracle
6 1 (2.17%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.17%) Sage
6 1 (2.17%) SAP
6 1 (2.17%) Veritas