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|IT Specialist salaries - 75 salaries reported||£52,937/yr|
|IT Specialist salaries - 10 salaries reported||£73,120/yr|
|IT Specialist salaries - 5 salaries reported||£47,330/yr|
|IT Specialist salaries - 5 salaries reported||£38,996/yr|
|IT Specialist salaries - 4 salaries reported||£66,347/yr|
|IT Specialist salaries - 4 salaries reported||£37,059/yr|
|IT Specialist salaries - 4 salaries reported||£42,807/yr|
|IT Specialist salaries - 4 salaries reported||£35,163/yr|
|IT Specialist salaries - 4 salaries reported||£38,394/yr|
|IT Specialist salaries - 4 salaries reported||£34,108/yr|
|IT Specialist salaries - 3 salaries reported||£74,935/yr|
|IT Specialist salaries - 3 salaries reported||£59,771/yr|
|IT Specialist salaries - 3 salaries reported||£58,259/yr|
|IT Specialist salaries - 2 salaries reported||£50,757/yr|
|IT Specialist salaries - 2 salaries reported||£34,273/yr|
|IT Specialist salaries - 2 salaries reported||£38,234/yr|
|IT Specialist salaries - 2 salaries reported||£87,179/yr|
|IT Specialist salaries - 2 salaries reported||£45,766/yr|
|IT Specialist salaries - 2 salaries reported||£37,616/yr|
|IT Specialist salaries - 2 salaries reported||£54,207/yr|
The average salary for an IT Specialist is £49,016 per year in United Kingdom. Salaries estimates are based on 464 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by an IT Specialist employees in United Kingdom.
The highest salary for an IT Specialist in United Kingdom is £66,481 per year.
The lowest salary for an IT Specialist in United Kingdom is £36,752 per year.
Information technology (IT) specialists earn somewhat over the national average. Their pay range reflects the skills and experience required to take on additional responsibility in the role. IT specialist skillsets are developed through a combination of both education and experience, so those in higher-paid roles tend to have more on-the-job experience. To increase their salary expectations, they may progress into management roles or lead projects. As some IT positions offer six-figure salaries, this can be a lucrative field for many professionals with the right skills and experience.
Whether you're considering a career as an IT specialist, or you're happily employed and would like to earn more from your current job, bear in mind that those with superior skills and qualifications earn higher salaries. Upping your expertise and qualifications could set you apart from other IT specialists and help you qualify for a higher income.
If you started your career without a degree, completing your bachelor's in computer science or a related field will definitely give you an edge. Become a certified professional to enhance your profile. Some useful certifications include: Google Cloud Professional Data Engineer, Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC), and Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA).
Applying for a new job as an IT specialist? Use your qualifications, certifications, and previous experience as leverage to help you negotiate a good salary.
If you want to earn more money from your current job, you could ask for a pay rise. You'll have to justify your request, so before you start, think of some valid reasons as to why you deserve one. These may include excellent performance reviews, a tempting job offer, a new qualification or certification, and increased job responsibilities. Most companies offer annual salary increases of around 3% to 5%, but you can always approach your employer at any time and ask for at least 10% to get the ball rolling.
About 65.72% of IT Specialist professionals feel satisfied with their salary, according to anonymous Glassdoor ratings. An additional £2,639 in potential pay per year, among other factors, can qualify the annual pay of an IT Specialist in United Kingdom as a good salary.
IT Specialist professionals in United Kingdom have a wide total pay range, between £28,614 and £89,466 depending on experience, with an estimated total pay of £49,016 following the average career path of an IT Specialist.