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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Specialist
Rank 183 213 201
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Specialist 40 9 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.68% 0.16% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.74% 0.17% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 24 8 20
Average salary £36,500 £40,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.31% -10.55%
UK excluding London average salary £43,164 £43,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+0.38% +14.66%
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
5429 5241 5250
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 91.81% 93.06% 94.04%
Number of salaries quoted 3731 4032 4384
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £61,950 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 September 2014.

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 22 September 2014. 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 -3 9 £38,500 -10.46%
Bracknell - 9 £36,500 -
Windsor - 8 - -
Maidenhead - 4 £65,000 -
Technical Specialist
South East

Technical Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 33 (45.21%) Windows
2 28 (38.36%) SQL Server
3 27 (36.99%) Oracle
3 27 (36.99%) SQL
3 27 (36.99%) VMware
4 24 (32.88%) Microsoft
5 22 (30.14%) Oracle Database 10g
5 22 (30.14%) SQL Server 2000
5 22 (30.14%) Project Management
5 22 (30.14%) IIS
5 22 (30.14%) Systems Analysis
5 22 (30.14%) VMware Infrastructure
5 22 (30.14%) Hyper-V
5 22 (30.14%) Oracle Database
6 21 (28.77%) Data Migration
6 21 (28.77%) Migration
6 21 (28.77%) HTML
7 20 (27.40%) HL7
7 20 (27.40%) Data Analysis
8 17 (23.29%) Internet
9 15 (20.55%) JavaScript
10 12 (16.44%) Banking
11 10 (13.70%) Telecoms
12 9 (12.33%) Law
12 9 (12.33%) Legal
12 9 (12.33%) Smartphone
12 9 (12.33%) SC Cleared
12 9 (12.33%) Security Cleared
12 9 (12.33%) Data Mining
12 9 (12.33%) BGP

Technical Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 22 (30.14%) IIS
2 3 (4.11%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.74%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.37%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.37%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.37%) JCAPS
Applications
1 1 (1.37%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.37%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 17 (23.29%) Internet
2 9 (12.33%) BGP
2 9 (12.33%) Broadband
3 8 (10.96%) Intranet
4 4 (5.48%) SAN
4 4 (5.48%) DNS
5 3 (4.11%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (4.11%) SSL
6 2 (2.74%) LAN
6 2 (2.74%) WAN
6 2 (2.74%) DHCP
6 2 (2.74%) TCP/IP
6 2 (2.74%) VPN
6 2 (2.74%) Firewall
6 2 (2.74%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (38.36%) SQL Server
2 22 (30.14%) Oracle Database 10g
2 22 (30.14%) SQL Server 2000
2 22 (30.14%) Oracle Database
3 9 (12.33%) Data Mining
4 4 (5.48%) DB2
5 3 (4.11%) RDBMS
5 3 (4.11%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.74%) DB2 UDB
7 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.37%) MySQL
7 1 (1.37%) Informix
7 1 (1.37%) PerformancePoint
General
1 12 (16.44%) Banking
2 10 (13.70%) Telecoms
3 9 (12.33%) Law
3 9 (12.33%) Legal
4 5 (6.85%) French Language
5 2 (2.74%) Finance
5 2 (2.74%) German Language
6 1 (1.37%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (28.77%) HTML
2 2 (2.74%) J2EE
3 1 (1.37%) jQuery
3 1 (1.37%) CSS
3 1 (1.37%) CORBA
3 1 (1.37%) X-Windows
3 1 (1.37%) Middleware
3 1 (1.37%) PhoneGap
3 1 (1.37%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.33%) Smartphone
2 4 (5.48%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.11%) Data Integration
3 3 (4.11%) Clustering
3 3 (4.11%) Replication
4 2 (2.74%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.74%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 33 (45.21%) Windows
2 8 (10.96%) Linux
3 6 (8.22%) AIX
3 6 (8.22%) HPUX
3 6 (8.22%) Solaris
3 6 (8.22%) UNIX
4 5 (6.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (4.11%) SUSE
5 3 (4.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (4.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.37%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (1.37%) Android
6 1 (1.37%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (30.14%) Project Management
1 22 (30.14%) Systems Analysis
2 21 (28.77%) Data Migration
2 21 (28.77%) Migration
3 20 (27.40%) Data Analysis
4 8 (10.96%) Performance Analysis
5 5 (6.85%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (5.48%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (5.48%) Logistics
7 2 (2.74%) Master Data Management
7 2 (2.74%) Business Continuity Planning
7 2 (2.74%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (2.74%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (2.74%) BCP
7 2 (2.74%) ETL
7 2 (2.74%) Online Security
7 2 (2.74%) Risk Management
7 2 (2.74%) Business Continuity
7 2 (2.74%) Information Security
7 2 (2.74%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (36.99%) SQL
2 15 (20.55%) JavaScript
3 3 (4.11%) Java
3 3 (4.11%) T-SQL
4 2 (2.74%) Perl
5 1 (1.37%) C++
5 1 (1.37%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (12.33%) SC Cleared
1 9 (12.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.74%) CISSP
2 2 (2.74%) CISM
2 2 (2.74%) GIAC
2 2 (2.74%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (27.40%) HL7
2 2 (2.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.37%) QA
System Software
1 22 (30.14%) VMware Infrastructure
1 22 (30.14%) Hyper-V
2 5 (6.85%) VMware ESX
2 5 (6.85%) Active Directory
2 5 (6.85%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (1.37%) Tivoli
1 1 (1.37%) Tivoli Monitoring
1 1 (1.37%) Netcool
1 1 (1.37%) Netcool/OMNIbus
Vendors
1 27 (36.99%) Oracle
1 27 (36.99%) VMware
2 24 (32.88%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.48%) Sybase
4 3 (4.11%) IBM
4 3 (4.11%) Hitachi
4 3 (4.11%) Red Hat
4 3 (4.11%) Sun
4 3 (4.11%) EMC
4 3 (4.11%) F5
5 1 (1.37%) Business Objects
5 1 (1.37%) JBoss
5 1 (1.37%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.37%) BEA