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 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Specialist
Rank 193 206 219
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Specialist 33 14 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.59% 0.24% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.63% 0.26% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 30 10 11
Average salary £55,000 £38,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £19,000 £25,650
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £42,800 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+13.09% +5.00%
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
5238 5433 4992
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 93.42% 93.56% 93.99%
Number of salaries quoted 3907 3993 3994
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 1 April 2015.

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 1 April 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Maidenhead - 16 £60,000 -
Bracknell +13 10 £50,000 +163.15%
Reading -11 6 £50,000 +33.33% 2
Technical Specialist
South East

Technical Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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 39 (60.94%) Windows
2 36 (56.25%) Active Directory
3 25 (39.06%) SharePoint
4 21 (32.81%) DNS
5 18 (28.13%) SCOM
6 16 (25.00%) HP
6 16 (25.00%) Security Cleared
7 15 (23.44%) DV Cleared
8 14 (21.88%) IBM
8 14 (21.88%) Microsoft
8 14 (21.88%) Windows Server 2003
9 13 (20.31%) PowerShell
10 12 (18.75%) VBScript
10 12 (18.75%) SC Cleared
10 12 (18.75%) Splunk
11 11 (17.19%) ITIL
11 11 (17.19%) Finance
11 11 (17.19%) SCCM
12 10 (15.63%) MS Office
12 10 (15.63%) Lotus Domino
12 10 (15.63%) Windows Server 2012
13 9 (14.06%) TCP/IP
13 9 (14.06%) Logistics
13 9 (14.06%) Office 365
13 9 (14.06%) Analytics
14 8 (12.50%) MS Excel
14 8 (12.50%) EMC
14 8 (12.50%) IBM Certification
14 8 (12.50%) Manufacturing
14 8 (12.50%) Retail

Technical Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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 25 (39.06%) SharePoint
2 10 (15.63%) Lotus Domino
3 8 (12.50%) WebSphere
3 8 (12.50%) WebSphere Portal
3 8 (12.50%) IBM Connections
4 7 (10.94%) MS Exchange
5 4 (6.25%) IIS
5 4 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (3.13%) Lync
6 2 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.56%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (1.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (1.56%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 10 (15.63%) MS Office
2 8 (12.50%) MS Excel
3 3 (4.69%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 9 (14.06%) Office 365
2 2 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (3.13%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 21 (32.81%) DNS
2 9 (14.06%) TCP/IP
3 6 (9.38%) Firewall
4 5 (7.81%) DHCP
5 4 (6.25%) SAN
5 4 (6.25%) Network Security
6 2 (3.13%) Frame Relay
6 2 (3.13%) DMZ
7 1 (1.56%) Intranet
7 1 (1.56%) Internet
7 1 (1.56%) MPLS
7 1 (1.56%) OSPF
7 1 (1.56%) BGP
7 1 (1.56%) EIGRP
7 1 (1.56%) IGRP
7 1 (1.56%) TACACS
7 1 (1.56%) H.323
7 1 (1.56%) IKE
7 1 (1.56%) IPX
7 1 (1.56%) IPX/SPX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.13%) DB2
General
1 11 (17.19%) Finance
2 8 (12.50%) Manufacturing
2 8 (12.50%) Retail
2 8 (12.50%) Marketing
3 3 (4.69%) French Language
4 1 (1.56%) German Language
4 1 (1.56%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.56%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.50%) Social Media
2 3 (4.69%) Replication
2 3 (4.69%) CLARiiON
2 3 (4.69%) Clustering
3 2 (3.13%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.13%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.56%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 39 (60.94%) Windows
2 14 (21.88%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (15.63%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (9.38%) Linux
6 5 (7.81%) UNIX
6 5 (7.81%) SUSE
6 5 (7.81%) AIX
6 5 (7.81%) HPUX
6 5 (7.81%) Solaris
7 3 (4.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.56%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (17.19%) ITIL
2 9 (14.06%) Logistics
2 9 (14.06%) Analytics
3 8 (12.50%) Customer Engagement
4 6 (9.38%) Kalman Filter
5 4 (6.25%) Problem Management
5 4 (6.25%) Data Management
5 4 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (4.69%) Data Security
6 3 (4.69%) Migration
6 3 (4.69%) Change Management
7 1 (1.56%) Data Analysis
7 1 (1.56%) Data Migration
7 1 (1.56%) Change Control
7 1 (1.56%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 13 (20.31%) PowerShell
2 12 (18.75%) VBScript
3 4 (6.25%) SQL
4 2 (3.13%) Google Apps Script
4 2 (3.13%) Python
4 2 (3.13%) Java
5 1 (1.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 16 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 15 (23.44%) DV Cleared
3 12 (18.75%) SC Cleared
4 8 (12.50%) IBM Certification
5 3 (4.69%) Degree
6 2 (3.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (3.13%) VCP4
6 2 (3.13%) VCP5
7 1 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.56%) MCSE
7 1 (1.56%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.81%) SLA
2 3 (4.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (4.69%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.56%) HL7
System Software
1 36 (56.25%) Active Directory
2 5 (7.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (6.25%) XenApp
3 4 (6.25%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (4.69%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (4.69%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 18 (28.13%) SCOM
2 11 (17.19%) SCCM
3 7 (10.94%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (3.13%) ARCserve
4 2 (3.13%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (1.56%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 16 (25.00%) HP
2 14 (21.88%) IBM
2 14 (21.88%) Microsoft
3 12 (18.75%) Splunk
4 8 (12.50%) EMC
5 5 (7.81%) Red Hat
5 5 (7.81%) VMware
6 4 (6.25%) Riverbed
6 4 (6.25%) F5
6 4 (6.25%) Symantec
6 4 (6.25%) Dell
7 3 (4.69%) Hitachi
7 3 (4.69%) Sun
7 3 (4.69%) McAfee
7 3 (4.69%) Websense
7 3 (4.69%) ServiceNow
7 3 (4.69%) Cisco
8 2 (3.13%) CheckPoint
8 2 (3.13%) Google
8 2 (3.13%) Oracle
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