The first table below looks at the demand for the Technical Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Technical Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Belfast region.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Specialist
Rank 28 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Specialist 1 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 0.69% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.72% - -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £27,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £42,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
-7.05% +14.86%
Job Titles Category
Belfast
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
139 247 199
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 96.53% 88.85% 82.92%
Number of salaries quoted 97 153 97
Average salary £36,250 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.37% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £25,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Technical Specialist
County Antrim

Technical Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Technical Specialist in the job title across the Belfast region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Technical Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

Technical Specialist
Salary Trend in Belfast

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

Technical Specialist Salary Trend in Belfast

Technical Specialist
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT jobs across the Belfast region that cited Technical Specialist in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Technical Specialist in their job title.

1 4 (80.00%) Service Management
1 4 (80.00%) Service Delivery
1 4 (80.00%) Knowledge Management
1 4 (80.00%) QA
2 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) MCP
2 3 (60.00%) MCSA
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (40.00%) Management Information System

Technical Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT jobs across the Belfast region that cited Technical Specialist in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Technical Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Service Management
1 4 (80.00%) Service Delivery
1 4 (80.00%) Knowledge Management
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) MCP
1 3 (60.00%) MCSA
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (80.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft