Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Technical Specialist was £33,225 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 22 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 West
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 323 307 274
Rank change year-on-year -16 -33 +48
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Specialist 5 32 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.049% 0.29% 0.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.050% 0.30% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 5 14 75
South West median annual salary £33,225 £27,500 £46,377
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.82% -40.70% +17.93%
10th Percentile £30,815 £19,149 £37,500
90th Percentile £43,396 £61,000 £52,500
England median annual salary £41,500 £47,000 £48,045
% change year-on-year -11.70% -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 West. 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 West
Permanent vacancies in the South West with a recognized job title 10043 10599 11397
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.53% 96.99% 97.09%
Number of salaries quoted 8318 8956 9646
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.00%
10th Percentile £24,500 £24,500 £23,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,250
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%

Technical Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Specialist in the South West

Technical Specialist
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for Technical Specialist in the South West

Technical Specialist
Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 22 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
Wiltshire -10 3 £33,225 +20.82% 1
Bristol -27 1 £37,500 +36.36% 1
Devon - 1 £44,471 - 1
Technical Specialist
England

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

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

1 4 (80.00%) NHS
2 3 (60.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (60.00%) DBS Check
3 1 (20.00%) iManage
3 1 (20.00%) iPad
3 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (20.00%) MobileIron
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (20.00%) Document Management
3 1 (20.00%) IP Telephony
3 1 (20.00%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (20.00%) Smartphone
3 1 (20.00%) WSUS
3 1 (20.00%) SCCM
3 1 (20.00%) iPhone
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) Law
3 1 (20.00%) Legal
3 1 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (20.00%) Unix
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) CRM
3 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Active Directory

Technical Specialist Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
General
1 1 (20.00%) Law
1 1 (20.00%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) NHS
2 1 (20.00%) iPad
2 1 (20.00%) iPhone
2 1 (20.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Unix
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) CRM
2 1 (20.00%) Document Management
2 1 (20.00%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) DBS Check
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
1 1 (20.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Avaya
1 1 (20.00%) iManage
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) MobileIron
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle