The median annual salary for a Technical Specialist was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Southampton during the 3 months to 28 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
Hampshire / Southampton
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 69 70 -
Rank change year-on-year +1 -  
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Specialist 1 11 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 0.18% 1.52% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 1.54% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -  
UK excluding London median salary £44,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -1.11% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Southampton. 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
Southampton
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 549 712 758
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 97.69% 98.07% 99.08%
Number of salaries quoted 2187 3460 2630
Median salary £40,000 £38,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.22% -3.12%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £55,000
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 Southampton

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Specialist in Southampton

Technical Specialist
Salary Trend in Southampton

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

Salary trend for Technical Specialist in Southampton

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

For the 6 months to 28 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 Southampton region featuring Technical Specialist in the job title.

1 4 (50.00%) Security Operations
2 3 (37.50%) Task Automation
2 3 (37.50%) Ticket Management
2 3 (37.50%) ITIL
2 3 (37.50%) Unix
2 3 (37.50%) SLA
2 3 (37.50%) IBM
2 3 (37.50%) SAN
2 3 (37.50%) NetApp
2 3 (37.50%) Symantec
2 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) NetBackup
2 3 (37.50%) Retail
2 3 (37.50%) Brocade
2 3 (37.50%) CMDB
2 3 (37.50%) NAS
2 3 (37.50%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (37.50%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (25.00%) Office 365
3 2 (25.00%) Skype for Business
3 2 (25.00%) Unified Communications
3 2 (25.00%) Polycom
3 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (25.00%) Nintex
3 2 (25.00%) Yammer
3 2 (25.00%) Skype
3 2 (25.00%) OneDrive
4 1 (12.50%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
4 1 (12.50%) DHCP

Technical Specialist Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton 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 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (25.00%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Office 365
1 2 (25.00%) OneDrive
1 2 (25.00%) Yammer
2 1 (12.50%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) NAS
1 3 (37.50%) SAN
2 2 (25.00%) Skype
2 2 (25.00%) Unified Communications
3 1 (12.50%) DHCP
3 1 (12.50%) DNS
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
1 3 (37.50%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Unix
2 1 (12.50%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Security Operations
2 3 (37.50%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (37.50%) ITIL
2 3 (37.50%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (37.50%) Task Automation
2 3 (37.50%) Ticket Management
3 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
1 1 (12.50%) VBScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) NetBackup
2 1 (12.50%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Brocade
1 3 (37.50%) IBM
1 3 (37.50%) NetApp
1 3 (37.50%) Symantec
2 2 (25.00%) Nintex
2 2 (25.00%) Polycom
3 1 (12.50%) CA
3 1 (12.50%) CyberArk
3 1 (12.50%) Infoblox
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
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