The median annual salary for a Technical Specialist was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Technical Specialist
England / South East
Rank 354 377 417
Rank change year-on-year +23 +40  
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Specialist 35 81 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.23% 0.42% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.43% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 30 66 40
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% -13.63%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £39,500 £33,400
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £44,516 £47,152 £50,000
% change year-on-year -5.59% -5.69%  

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 14386 18632 20289
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 96.50% 96.66% 97.03%
Number of salaries quoted 12028 15887 16329
Median salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.35% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +27 14 £46,250 -11.90% 1
Hampshire +6 10 £39,000 -9.30% 4
Buckinghamshire +18 5 £62,500 +92.30%
Surrey +29 4 £45,000 -25.00% 1
East Sussex - 2 £44,000 -
Technical Specialist
England

Technical Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (24.19%) SQL
2 13 (20.97%) Windows
3 11 (17.74%) SQL Server
3 11 (17.74%) Retail
4 9 (14.52%) Oracle
4 9 (14.52%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (12.90%) Finance
5 8 (12.90%) Java
5 8 (12.90%) Linux
5 8 (12.90%) Unix
5 8 (12.90%) Microsoft
6 7 (11.29%) Active Directory
6 7 (11.29%) DNS
6 7 (11.29%) ITIL
6 7 (11.29%) Office 365
7 6 (9.68%) Windows Server
7 6 (9.68%) Degree
7 6 (9.68%) DHCP
7 6 (9.68%) SharePoint
7 6 (9.68%) NetApp
7 6 (9.68%) Unit4 Business World
7 6 (9.68%) Information Management
8 5 (8.06%) TDD
8 5 (8.06%) Scrum
8 5 (8.06%) VMware
8 5 (8.06%) Firewall
8 5 (8.06%) Advertising
8 5 (8.06%) Management Information System
8 5 (8.06%) E-Commerce
8 5 (8.06%) SLA

Technical Specialist Skill Set
Top Related 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 6 (9.68%) SharePoint
2 4 (6.45%) CMS
2 4 (6.45%) Skype for Business
3 3 (4.84%) Oracle Service Bus
3 3 (4.84%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (4.84%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.61%) IIS
4 1 (1.61%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.61%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (4.84%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (9.68%) Unit4 Business World
2 2 (3.23%) BASE24
2 2 (3.23%) Postilion
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.29%) Office 365
2 3 (4.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.23%) OneDrive
3 2 (3.23%) Yammer
4 1 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.61%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.29%) DNS
2 6 (9.68%) DHCP
3 5 (8.06%) Firewall
4 4 (6.45%) SAN
4 4 (6.45%) Skype
5 3 (4.84%) NAS
5 3 (4.84%) TCP/IP
6 2 (3.23%) ATM
6 2 (3.23%) VoIP
7 1 (1.61%) FTP
7 1 (1.61%) HTTP
7 1 (1.61%) Internet
7 1 (1.61%) LAN
7 1 (1.61%) SMTP
7 1 (1.61%) Unified Communications
7 1 (1.61%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (17.74%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.06%) Crystal Reports
2 5 (8.06%) DB2
3 3 (4.84%) Informix
3 3 (4.84%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (3.23%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.61%) JMeter
1 1 (1.61%) LoadRunner
1 1 (1.61%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (17.74%) Retail
2 8 (12.90%) Finance
3 5 (8.06%) Advertising
4 3 (4.84%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (3.23%) French Language
6 1 (1.61%) Back Office
6 1 (1.61%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.45%) Middleware
2 2 (3.23%) .NET
3 1 (1.61%) COM
3 1 (1.61%) CSS
3 1 (1.61%) Hibernate
3 1 (1.61%) HTML
3 1 (1.61%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.06%) Management Information System
2 3 (4.84%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.84%) CMDB
3 2 (3.23%) Clustering
3 2 (3.23%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.23%) Digital Media
3 2 (3.23%) EFT
3 2 (3.23%) Replication
4 1 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.61%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 13 (20.97%) Windows
2 8 (12.90%) Linux
2 8 (12.90%) Unix
3 6 (9.68%) Windows Server
4 3 (4.84%) AIX
4 3 (4.84%) HPUX
4 3 (4.84%) Mac OS X
4 3 (4.84%) Solaris
5 2 (3.23%) SUSE
5 2 (3.23%) Windows 10
5 2 (3.23%) Windows 7
5 2 (3.23%) Windows 8
5 2 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.61%) CentOS
6 1 (1.61%) Debian
6 1 (1.61%) Mac OS
6 1 (1.61%) NetWare
6 1 (1.61%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (14.52%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (11.29%) ITIL
3 6 (9.68%) Information Management
4 5 (8.06%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (8.06%) E-Commerce
4 5 (8.06%) Scrum
4 5 (8.06%) TDD
5 4 (6.45%) Content Management
5 4 (6.45%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (6.45%) Data Protection
6 3 (4.84%) Change Management
6 3 (4.84%) Coaching
6 3 (4.84%) Data Modelling
6 3 (4.84%) Problem Management
6 3 (4.84%) Project Management
6 3 (4.84%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (4.84%) Security Operations
6 3 (4.84%) SOA
6 3 (4.84%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (4.84%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 15 (24.19%) SQL
2 8 (12.90%) Java
3 4 (6.45%) PowerShell
4 2 (3.23%) C#
5 1 (1.61%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.61%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.61%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.61%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (9.68%) Degree
2 3 (4.84%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (4.84%) HNC
2 3 (4.84%) HND
3 2 (3.23%) CCNP
3 2 (3.23%) MCSE
3 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.23%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.61%) CCNA
4 1 (1.61%) CISSP
4 1 (1.61%) CompTIA Security+
4 1 (1.61%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.61%) MCP
4 1 (1.61%) MCSA
4 1 (1.61%) Network+ Certification
4 1 (1.61%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.06%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (11.29%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.45%) Hyper-V
2 4 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.61%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (6.45%) NetBackup
2 3 (4.84%) PaperCut
2 3 (4.84%) SafeCom
2 3 (4.84%) SCCM
3 2 (3.23%) Backup Exec
3 2 (3.23%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (1.61%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (1.61%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (1.61%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 9 (14.52%) Oracle
2 8 (12.90%) Microsoft
3 6 (9.68%) NetApp
4 5 (8.06%) VMware
5 4 (6.45%) hybris
5 4 (6.45%) Veeam
6 3 (4.84%) arcserve
6 3 (4.84%) Brocade
6 3 (4.84%) CommVault
6 3 (4.84%) EMC
6 3 (4.84%) Equitrac
6 3 (4.84%) IBM
6 3 (4.84%) Red Hat
6 3 (4.84%) Sybase
6 3 (4.84%) Symantec
6 3 (4.84%) Veritas
7 2 (3.23%) Avaya
7 2 (3.23%) Nintex
8 1 (1.61%) 3PAR
8 1 (1.61%) Supermicro
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