The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire 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 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Specialist
Rank 192 189 202
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Specialist 23 41 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.47% 0.74% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 0.78% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 15 38 21
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +26.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £43,150 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,759 £47,250 £40,500
% change year-on-year
-1.03% +16.66%
Technical Specialist
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4637 5246 5424
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 95.49% 95.24% 94.97%
Number of salaries quoted 3802 3859 3903
Average salary £50,000 £48,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,800 £25,876 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Technical Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

Technical Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Technical Specialist
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Technical Specialist Salary Trend in Berkshire

Technical Specialist
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Technical Specialist across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 April 2016.

Technical Specialist Salary Histogram in Berkshire

Technical Specialist
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Specialist within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 April 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +10 10 £45,000 -10.00% 2
Bracknell -12 5 £21,000 -58.00%
Maidenhead -1 3 £62,500 +4.16%
Slough - 3 £55,000 -
Windsor - 2 £47,500 -
Technical Specialist
South East

Technical Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT jobs across the Berkshire 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 23 (40.35%) Cisco
2 21 (36.84%) EMC
3 20 (35.09%) Windows
4 16 (28.07%) DV Cleared
4 16 (28.07%) Security Cleared
4 16 (28.07%) Network Management
4 16 (28.07%) Ethernet
4 16 (28.07%) Juniper
4 16 (28.07%) MPLS
4 16 (28.07%) Configuration Management
4 16 (28.07%) Service Management
4 16 (28.07%) Performance Monitoring
4 16 (28.07%) SevOne
5 13 (22.81%) Windows Server
6 12 (21.05%) SDLC
6 12 (21.05%) Finance
7 10 (17.54%) VMware
7 10 (17.54%) Active Directory
7 10 (17.54%) Linux
7 10 (17.54%) ITIL
7 10 (17.54%) Microsoft Azure
8 9 (15.79%) PowerShell
8 9 (15.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (15.79%) Microsoft
8 9 (15.79%) Red Hat
9 8 (14.04%) HP
9 8 (14.04%) Banking
9 8 (14.04%) Time Management
9 8 (14.04%) Investment Banking
9 8 (14.04%) Business Development

Technical Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT jobs across the Berkshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (7.02%) Skype for Business
2 1 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.75%) IIS
2 1 (1.75%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (3.51%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Lorenzo
2 1 (1.75%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (17.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.51%) Office 365
3 1 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.75%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 16 (28.07%) Ethernet
1 16 (28.07%) MPLS
2 6 (10.53%) NAS
2 6 (10.53%) SAN
3 4 (7.02%) DNS
3 4 (7.02%) Firewall
3 4 (7.02%) Skype
4 3 (5.26%) DHCP
4 3 (5.26%) Unified Communications
5 2 (3.51%) Internet
5 2 (3.51%) Intranet
5 2 (3.51%) LAN
5 2 (3.51%) WAN
6 1 (1.75%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (1.75%) Cisco PIX
6 1 (1.75%) DMZ
6 1 (1.75%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.75%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.75%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 12 (21.05%) Finance
2 8 (14.04%) Banking
2 8 (14.04%) Investment Banking
3 3 (5.26%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.02%) .NET
2 2 (3.51%) CSS
2 2 (3.51%) HTML
3 1 (1.75%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.02%) Mobile App
2 2 (3.51%) SystemC
3 1 (1.75%) Clustering
3 1 (1.75%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.75%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 20 (35.09%) Windows
2 13 (22.81%) Windows Server
3 10 (17.54%) Linux
4 9 (15.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (7.02%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (7.02%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (3.51%) Windows 10
6 2 (3.51%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.75%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (28.07%) Configuration Management
1 16 (28.07%) Network Management
1 16 (28.07%) Performance Monitoring
1 16 (28.07%) Service Management
2 12 (21.05%) SDLC
3 10 (17.54%) ITIL
4 8 (14.04%) Business Development
4 8 (14.04%) Time Management
5 6 (10.53%) Data Management
6 4 (7.02%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (7.02%) Network Architecture
6 4 (7.02%) Product Management
6 4 (7.02%) Project Management
6 4 (7.02%) Scrum
6 4 (7.02%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (3.51%) B2B
7 2 (3.51%) Data Analysis
7 2 (3.51%) Mentoring
8 1 (1.75%) Kalman Filter
8 1 (1.75%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 9 (15.79%) PowerShell
2 6 (10.53%) SQL
3 2 (3.51%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.75%) C#
4 1 (1.75%) Google Apps Script
4 1 (1.75%) Java
4 1 (1.75%) Python
Qualifications
1 16 (28.07%) DV Cleared
1 16 (28.07%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.02%) CCNP
2 4 (7.02%) CCNP Voice
2 4 (7.02%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (7.02%) MCSE
2 4 (7.02%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.51%) CCSA
3 2 (3.51%) CCSE
3 2 (3.51%) Check Point Certification
4 1 (1.75%) Degree
4 1 (1.75%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 10 (17.54%) Active Directory
2 6 (10.53%) Hyper-V
3 4 (7.02%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.75%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.75%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (7.02%) Backup Exec
1 4 (7.02%) Cisco CUCM
1 4 (7.02%) Cisco UCCX
1 4 (7.02%) NetBackup
2 2 (3.51%) Legato
2 2 (3.51%) Simpana
3 1 (1.75%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (1.75%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.75%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 23 (40.35%) Cisco
2 21 (36.84%) EMC
3 16 (28.07%) Juniper
3 16 (28.07%) SevOne
4 10 (17.54%) VMware
5 9 (15.79%) Microsoft
5 9 (15.79%) Red Hat
6 8 (14.04%) HP
7 6 (10.53%) Dell
7 6 (10.53%) Veeam
8 5 (8.77%) IBM
8 5 (8.77%) Symantec
9 4 (7.02%) Avaya
9 4 (7.02%) Mitel
9 4 (7.02%) Sonus
10 3 (5.26%) NetApp
10 3 (5.26%) Veritas
11 2 (3.51%) arcserve
11 2 (3.51%) McKesson
11 2 (3.51%) Siemens
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