The median annual salary for a Social Media Specialist was - in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

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

Social Media Specialist
UK
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 978
Permanent jobs requiring a Social Media Specialist 0 0 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK - - 0.005%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.006%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 6
Median salary - - £25,000
UK excluding London median salary - - £25,000

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 85825 93705 107053
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.96% 96.53% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 70199 79011 88244
Median salary £46,250 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.63% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £73,000 £70,000 £71,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Social Media Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Social Media Specialist in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Social Media Specialist in the UK

Social Media Specialist
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Social Media Specialist in the UK

Social Media Specialist Skill Set
Top 9 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, Social Media 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 Social Media Specialist in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Social Media
1 2 (100.00%) Twitter
2 1 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Facebook
2 1 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (50.00%) SEO
2 1 (50.00%) Google
2 1 (50.00%) Blog
2 1 (50.00%) Google Analytics

Social Media 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Social Media
2 1 (50.00%) Blog
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Analytics
1 1 (50.00%) SEO
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Twitter
2 1 (50.00%) Facebook
2 1 (50.00%) Google