Period
to 15 October 2018

The median annual salary for a Technical Specialist was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in West Sussex during the 6 months to 15 October 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
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 139 150 -
Rank change year-on-year +11 - +164
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Specialist 10 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 0.43% 0.099% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.10% -
Number of salaries quoted 9 1 0
West Sussex median annual salary £40,000 £52,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.81% - -
South East median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £53,500
% change year-on-year - -11.21% +12.63%

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 2,244 1,942 2,341
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.68% 96.38% 96.02%
Number of salaries quoted 1,909 1,730 2,172
West Sussex median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,250 £62,250
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +3.45%

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
Salary Histogram in West Sussex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Specialist in West Sussex over the 6 months to 15 October 2018.

Salary histogram 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 15 October 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 +18 7 £40,000 -23.81%
Gatwick - 1 - -
Technical Specialist
South East

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

For the 6 months to 15 October 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 9 (90.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (70.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (70.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (70.00%) Citrix
2 7 (70.00%) Salesforce.com
2 7 (70.00%) Workflow
2 7 (70.00%) Degree
2 7 (70.00%) Computer Science
2 7 (70.00%) French Language
2 7 (70.00%) German Language
2 7 (70.00%) Russian Language
2 7 (70.00%) Spanish Language
2 7 (70.00%) High Availability
2 7 (70.00%) WebEx
2 7 (70.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 7 (70.00%) Decision-Making
3 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (20.00%) Problem Management
4 2 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (20.00%) IaaS
4 2 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (20.00%) VMware
4 2 (20.00%) Change Management

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (10.00%) IIS
1 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (20.00%) IaaS
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (70.00%) WebEx
2 2 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (10.00%) DHCP
3 1 (10.00%) DNS
3 1 (10.00%) Internet
3 1 (10.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (70.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) Amazon RDS
General
1 7 (70.00%) French Language
1 7 (70.00%) German Language
1 7 (70.00%) Russian Language
1 7 (70.00%) Spanish Language
Miscellaneous
1 7 (70.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (10.00%) HP Storage
2 1 (10.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
1 2 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
1 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (10.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Decision-Making
1 7 (70.00%) High Availability
1 7 (70.00%) Workflow
2 2 (20.00%) Change Management
2 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (20.00%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) ITIL V3
2 2 (20.00%) Problem Management
2 2 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (10.00%) Information Security
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 1 (10.00%) OWASP
3 1 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Process Improvement
3 1 (10.00%) Security Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Server Management
3 1 (10.00%) SIEM
3 1 (10.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
Qualifications
1 7 (70.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 7 (70.00%) Degree
2 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) CEH
3 1 (10.00%) MCP
3 1 (10.00%) MCSA
3 1 (10.00%) MCSE
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (10.00%) OSCP
3 1 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (70.00%) Citrix
2 7 (70.00%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (20.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (20.00%) VMware
4 1 (10.00%) 3PAR
4 1 (10.00%) EMC
4 1 (10.00%) HP
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle
4 1 (10.00%) Veeam