Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Implementation Specialist was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

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

Implementation Specialist
UK
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1125 1154 1270
Rank change year-on-year +29 +116 -36
Permanent jobs requiring an Implementation Specialist 64 65 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.036% 0.035% 0.019%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.037% 0.036% 0.019%
Number of salaries quoted 63 52 48
UK median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -31.82% +50.68%
10th Percentile £19,750 £24,163 £27,300
90th Percentile £86,500 £60,000 £66,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £21,500 £37,500 £48,750
% change year-on-year -42.67% -23.08% +33.56%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 172189 180467 210956
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.78% 96.48% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 138171 151048 175187
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%

Implementation Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Implementation Specialist in the UK

Implementation Specialist
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Implementation Specialist in the UK

Implementation Specialist
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Implementation Specialist over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Implementation Specialist in the UK

Implementation Specialist
Top 10 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Implementation Specialist within the UK over the 6 months to 20 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
England +46 62 £40,000 +6.67% 5
UK excluding London +29 43 £21,500 -42.67% 3
South East +48 32 £21,500 -42.67% 3
London +1 19 £75,000 +42.86% 2
East of England +4 5 £40,000 -3.61%
North of England +2 3 £45,000 +42.86%
Yorkshire +2 3 £45,000 +40.63%
Midlands +9 2 £23,500 -14.55%
West Midlands +4 2 £23,500 -14.55%
Wales - 1 £47,500 -

Implementation Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, Implementation 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 featuring Implementation Specialist in the job title.

1 30 (46.88%) SQL
2 25 (39.06%) C#
2 25 (39.06%) Degree
3 24 (37.50%) Computer Science
3 24 (37.50%) Computer Science Degree
4 13 (20.31%) User Acceptance Testing
5 12 (18.75%) Microsoft
6 9 (14.06%) EMC
6 9 (14.06%) NetApp
6 9 (14.06%) Veritas
6 9 (14.06%) SAN
6 9 (14.06%) PaaS
6 9 (14.06%) Open Source
6 9 (14.06%) Data Centre
7 8 (12.50%) High Availability
7 8 (12.50%) ERP
7 8 (12.50%) XML
7 8 (12.50%) SQL Server
7 8 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
7 8 (12.50%) Clustering
8 7 (10.94%) Replication
8 7 (10.94%) VMware
8 7 (10.94%) Data Security
8 7 (10.94%) TOGAF
8 7 (10.94%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (10.94%) Oracle
8 7 (10.94%) Windows
8 7 (10.94%) CRM
8 7 (10.94%) Cisco
8 7 (10.94%) REST

Implementation Specialist Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 (3.13%) WebLogic
1 2 (3.13%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.56%) IIS
2 1 (1.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (7.81%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.56%) Dynamics GP
1 1 (1.56%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (1.56%) NetSuite
1 1 (1.56%) Oracle Assets
1 1 (1.56%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 9 (14.06%) PaaS
2 7 (10.94%) IaaS
3 4 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (6.25%) Oracle CX
4 3 (4.69%) Office 365
4 3 (4.69%) Serverless
5 1 (1.56%) Google Tag Manager
5 1 (1.56%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 9 (14.06%) SAN
2 6 (9.38%) Internet
3 5 (7.81%) Firewall
4 4 (6.25%) Fibre Channel
4 4 (6.25%) iSCSI
5 3 (4.69%) HTTP
5 3 (4.69%) LAN
5 3 (4.69%) WAN
5 3 (4.69%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (4.69%) WLAN
6 2 (3.13%) DNS
6 2 (3.13%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.25%) SAP HANA
3 2 (3.13%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.56%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.56%) EDRMS
4 1 (1.56%) Electronic Patient Records
4 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 6 (9.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.56%) Fiddler
General
1 3 (4.69%) Finance
2 2 (3.13%) Advertising
2 2 (3.13%) Marketing
2 2 (3.13%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.56%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.56%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (12.50%) XML
2 7 (10.94%) REST
3 6 (9.38%) HTML
4 5 (7.81%) CSS
4 5 (7.81%) SAP Basis
5 4 (6.25%) Middleware
5 4 (6.25%) SOAP
6 3 (4.69%) JSON
6 3 (4.69%) Web Services
7 2 (3.13%) .NET
8 1 (1.56%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 24 (37.50%) Computer Science
2 9 (14.06%) Data Centre
3 8 (12.50%) Clustering
4 7 (10.94%) Replication
5 6 (9.38%) EMC VMAX
5 6 (9.38%) EMC VNX
6 5 (7.81%) CLARiiON
7 4 (6.25%) Fintech
7 4 (6.25%) SWIFT
8 3 (4.69%) Driving Licence
8 3 (4.69%) Symmetrix
9 2 (3.13%) Celerra
9 2 (3.13%) VxBlock/Vblock
10 1 (1.56%) Algorithms
10 1 (1.56%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (1.56%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.94%) Windows
2 6 (9.38%) Unix
3 3 (4.69%) Apple iOS
3 3 (4.69%) Linux
3 3 (4.69%) Mac OS
3 3 (4.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (4.69%) Solaris
3 3 (4.69%) VMS
4 2 (3.13%) Data ONTAP
5 1 (1.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (20.31%) User Acceptance Testing
2 9 (14.06%) Open Source
3 8 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 8 (12.50%) ERP
3 8 (12.50%) High Availability
4 7 (10.94%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (10.94%) CRM
4 7 (10.94%) Data Security
4 7 (10.94%) Test Automation
4 7 (10.94%) TOGAF
5 6 (9.38%) Configuration Management
5 6 (9.38%) Continuous Deployment
5 6 (9.38%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (9.38%) Migration
5 6 (9.38%) Performance Analysis
5 6 (9.38%) Workflow
6 5 (7.81%) Data Protection
6 5 (7.81%) Load Balancing
6 5 (7.81%) Project Management
6 5 (7.81%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 30 (46.88%) SQL
2 25 (39.06%) C#
3 2 (3.13%) JavaScript
3 2 (3.13%) VB
4 1 (1.56%) C
4 1 (1.56%) Java
4 1 (1.56%) Progress 4GL
4 1 (1.56%) R
4 1 (1.56%) VBA
4 1 (1.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 25 (39.06%) Degree
2 24 (37.50%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (6.25%) EMCSA
3 4 (6.25%) EMCTA
3 4 (6.25%) ISEB
3 4 (6.25%) NCDA
3 4 (6.25%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (3.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.56%) ACCA
5 1 (1.56%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.25%) QA
2 1 (1.56%) GDPR
System Software
1 7 (10.94%) Virtual Machines
1 7 (10.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (9.38%) Virtual Servers
3 4 (6.25%) NFS
3 4 (6.25%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 3 (4.69%) Active Directory
4 3 (4.69%) KVM
4 3 (4.69%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (4.69%) vSphere
5 1 (1.56%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (9.38%) NetBackup
2 3 (4.69%) Ansible
2 3 (4.69%) SCCM
2 3 (4.69%) vCenter Server
2 3 (4.69%) vMotion
2 3 (4.69%) vRealize
3 2 (3.13%) DiskXtender
3 2 (3.13%) EMC TimeFinder
3 2 (3.13%) SnapMirror
Vendors
1 12 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 9 (14.06%) EMC
2 9 (14.06%) NetApp
2 9 (14.06%) Veritas
3 7 (10.94%) Cisco
3 7 (10.94%) Oracle
3 7 (10.94%) VMware
4 6 (9.38%) SAP
5 5 (7.81%) Siebel
6 4 (6.25%) Google
6 4 (6.25%) IBM
6 4 (6.25%) Sybase
7 3 (4.69%) Apple
7 3 (4.69%) Red Hat
8 2 (3.13%) Brocade
8 2 (3.13%) Dell
8 2 (3.13%) HP
8 2 (3.13%) Sage
8 2 (3.13%) SolidFire
9 1 (1.56%) Dynatrace