Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Technical Specialist was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in West Sussex during the 6 months to 21 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
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 147 152 169
Rank change year-on-year +5 +17 -21
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Specialist 6 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 0.29% 0.041% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.043% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 2
West Sussex median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.45% +66.39%
10th Percentile £51,250 £48,750 £41,775
90th Percentile £53,750 £56,250 £58,325
South East median annual salary £43,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -14.00% +11.11% +20.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex. 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
West Sussex
Permanent vacancies in West Sussex with a recognized job title 2003 2343 2612
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.93% 96.26% 98.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1770 2144 2292
West Sussex median annual salary £43,875 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.50% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £62,250 £62,500 £58,750
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%

Technical Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Specialist in West Sussex

Technical Specialist
Salary Trend in West Sussex

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

Salary trend for Technical Specialist in West Sussex

Technical Specialist
Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Specialist within the West Sussex region over the 6 months to 21 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
Crawley - 6 £52,500 - 1
Technical Specialist
South East

Technical Specialist Skill Set
Top 23 Co-occurring IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 21 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 West Sussex region featuring Technical Specialist in the job title.

1 5 (83.33%) French Language
1 5 (83.33%) Workflow
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
2 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
2 1 (16.67%) German Language
2 1 (16.67%) QA
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (16.67%) CentOS
2 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (16.67%) Puppet
2 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (16.67%) Ansible
2 1 (16.67%) Docker
2 1 (16.67%) DevOps
2 1 (16.67%) Salt
2 1 (16.67%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (16.67%) Public Cloud
2 1 (16.67%) Task Automation

Technical Specialist Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Sussex 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 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (16.67%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (83.33%) French Language
2 1 (16.67%) German Language
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) CentOS
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Workflow
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (16.67%) DevOps
2 1 (16.67%) Task Automation
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Ansible
1 1 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (16.67%) Puppet
1 1 (16.67%) Salt
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Red Hat