Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Technical Specialist was £41,000 in advertised job vacancies in Southampton 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
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 117 111 113
Rank change year-on-year -6 +2 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Specialist 2 6 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 0.14% 0.44% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.46% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 2
Southampton median annual salary £41,000 £43,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.65% -14.00% +33.33%
10th Percentile £40,500 £40,700 £47,500
90th Percentile £41,500 £46,900 £52,500
Hampshire median annual salary £41,500 £32,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +27.69% -35.00% +11.11%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton. 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
Southampton
Permanent vacancies in Southampton with a recognized job title 1395 1314 1332
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.81% 97.19% 98.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1273 1171 1191
Southampton median annual salary £37,500 £41,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.64% +1.22% +9.33%
10th Percentile £22,500 £24,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £59,800 £60,000 £61,250
Hampshire median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% -5.88% +6.25%

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 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 Southampton region featuring Technical Specialist in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (100.00%) XenDesktop
1 2 (100.00%) vSphere
1 2 (100.00%) SaaS
1 2 (100.00%) PaaS
1 2 (100.00%) NetScaler
1 2 (100.00%) IaaS
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) IT Asset Management
2 1 (50.00%) vMotion
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) PowerCLI
2 1 (50.00%) vCenter Server
2 1 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (50.00%) French Language
2 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) SLA

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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (100.00%) IaaS
1 2 (100.00%) PaaS
1 2 (100.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) NetScaler
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (50.00%) French Language
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Change Management
1 1 (50.00%) IT Asset Management
1 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) vSphere
1 2 (100.00%) XenDesktop
2 1 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) PowerCLI
1 1 (50.00%) vCenter Server
1 1 (50.00%) vMotion
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) VMware