Period
to 17 August 2018

The median annual salary for a Technical Specialist was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in West Sussex during the 6 months to 17 August 2018.

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
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 135 149 -
Rank change year-on-year +14 - +156
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Specialist 10 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 0.47% 0.048% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 0.049% -
Number of salaries quoted 10 1 0
West Sussex median annual salary £40,000 £52,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.81% - -
South East median annual salary £48,750 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.63% -5.00% -

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 2,106 2,024 2,439
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.09% 97.45% 95.87%
Number of salaries quoted 1,828 1,850 2,249
West Sussex median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £25,350 £27,000 £23,750
90th Percentile £63,750 £60,000 £62,500
South East median annual salary £45,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.11% - +2.27%

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 17 August 2018. 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 +24 9 £40,000 -23.81% 1
Technical Specialist
South East

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

For the 6 months to 17 August 2018, Technical Specialist job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the West Sussex region featuring Technical Specialist in the job title.

1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (90.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (90.00%) Citrix
2 9 (90.00%) Salesforce.com
2 9 (90.00%) Workflow
2 9 (90.00%) Degree
2 9 (90.00%) Computer Science
2 9 (90.00%) French Language
2 9 (90.00%) German Language
2 9 (90.00%) Russian Language
2 9 (90.00%) Spanish Language
2 9 (90.00%) High Availability
2 9 (90.00%) WebEx
2 9 (90.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 9 (90.00%) Decision-Making
2 9 (90.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (10.00%) Server Management
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (10.00%) IaaS
3 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (10.00%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (10.00%) Cloud Computing

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:

Applications
1 9 (90.00%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (10.00%) IaaS
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (90.00%) WebEx
2 1 (10.00%) SAN
2 1 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (90.00%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (90.00%) French Language
1 9 (90.00%) German Language
1 9 (90.00%) Russian Language
1 9 (90.00%) Spanish Language
Miscellaneous
1 9 (90.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (10.00%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
1 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Decision-Making
1 9 (90.00%) High Availability
1 9 (90.00%) Workflow
2 1 (10.00%) Change Management
2 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL V3
2 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (10.00%) Server Management
Qualifications
1 9 (90.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 9 (90.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) MCP
2 1 (10.00%) MCSA
2 1 (10.00%) MCSE
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (90.00%) Citrix
2 9 (90.00%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (10.00%) 3PAR
3 1 (10.00%) EMC
3 1 (10.00%) HP
3 1 (10.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (10.00%) Veeam
3 1 (10.00%) VMware