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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Specialist
Rank 193 193 206
Rank change year-on-year
0 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Specialist 29 27 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.53% 0.50% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% 0.54% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 28 25 16
Average salary £44,500 £42,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.95% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £16,500 £37,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,750 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +13.51%
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
5162 5023 4894
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 94.20% 93.66% 93.72%
Number of salaries quoted 3797 3715 4080
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £67,500
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 27 January 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 27 January 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
Reading 0 13 £23,000 -45.23% 1
Maidenhead - 4 £57,500 - 1
Slough - 3 £44,500 -
Technical Specialist
South East

Technical Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 43 (70.49%) Windows
2 26 (42.62%) Microsoft
3 25 (40.98%) Active Directory
4 16 (26.23%) VMware
4 16 (26.23%) Security Cleared
4 16 (26.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (26.23%) IIS
4 16 (26.23%) Oracle
5 15 (24.59%) SQL Server
5 15 (24.59%) Project Management
5 15 (24.59%) DV Cleared
6 14 (22.95%) Hyper-V
6 14 (22.95%) Systems Analysis
6 14 (22.95%) Oracle Database 10g
6 14 (22.95%) SQL Server 2000
6 14 (22.95%) Oracle Database
7 12 (19.67%) HP
7 12 (19.67%) SC Cleared
8 11 (18.03%) ITIL
9 10 (16.39%) MS Office
9 10 (16.39%) SCCM
9 10 (16.39%) Migration
10 9 (14.75%) Windows Server 2008
10 9 (14.75%) TCP/IP
11 8 (13.11%) MS Excel
11 8 (13.11%) DNS
11 8 (13.11%) HTML
11 8 (13.11%) JavaScript
11 8 (13.11%) SQL
11 8 (13.11%) Windows Server 2003

Technical Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 16 (26.23%) IIS
2 7 (11.48%) SharePoint
3 6 (9.84%) MS Exchange
4 5 (8.20%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (4.92%) Lync
6 2 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (3.28%) Lotus Domino
7 1 (1.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.64%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (1.64%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 10 (16.39%) MS Office
2 8 (13.11%) MS Excel
3 3 (4.92%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 9 (14.75%) TCP/IP
2 8 (13.11%) DNS
2 8 (13.11%) Intranet
2 8 (13.11%) Internet
3 5 (8.20%) DHCP
4 4 (6.56%) Network Security
4 4 (6.56%) SAN
5 3 (4.92%) Firewall
6 2 (3.28%) Frame Relay
7 1 (1.64%) IPsec
7 1 (1.64%) VLAN
7 1 (1.64%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (1.64%) SSL
7 1 (1.64%) IPv6
7 1 (1.64%) VPN
7 1 (1.64%) LTE
7 1 (1.64%) Radio Access Network
7 1 (1.64%) NetScaler
7 1 (1.64%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (1.64%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (24.59%) SQL Server
2 14 (22.95%) Oracle Database 10g
2 14 (22.95%) SQL Server 2000
2 14 (22.95%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.28%) DB2
4 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (4.92%) Finance
2 2 (3.28%) French Language
3 1 (1.64%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (13.11%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.92%) CLARiiON
2 2 (3.28%) Clustering
2 2 (3.28%) Blackberry
2 2 (3.28%) Replication
3 1 (1.64%) iPhone
3 1 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 43 (70.49%) Windows
2 9 (14.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (13.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (6.56%) AIX
4 4 (6.56%) HPUX
4 4 (6.56%) Solaris
4 4 (6.56%) Linux
4 4 (6.56%) UNIX
5 3 (4.92%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (4.92%) SUSE
6 2 (3.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (24.59%) Project Management
2 14 (22.95%) Systems Analysis
3 11 (18.03%) ITIL
4 10 (16.39%) Migration
5 8 (13.11%) Data Analysis
5 8 (13.11%) Data Migration
5 8 (13.11%) Performance Analysis
6 4 (6.56%) Kalman Filter
6 4 (6.56%) Problem Management
6 4 (6.56%) Logistics
7 3 (4.92%) Data Management
7 3 (4.92%) Data Security
7 3 (4.92%) Change Management
8 2 (3.28%) Disaster Recovery
9 1 (1.64%) Change Control
9 1 (1.64%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 8 (13.11%) JavaScript
1 8 (13.11%) SQL
2 3 (4.92%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.28%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 16 (26.23%) Security Cleared
2 15 (24.59%) DV Cleared
3 12 (19.67%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.64%) MCSE
4 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.64%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (13.11%) HL7
2 5 (8.20%) SLA
3 3 (4.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (4.92%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 25 (40.98%) Active Directory
2 16 (26.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (22.95%) Hyper-V
4 3 (4.92%) ISA Server
4 3 (4.92%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (3.28%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (3.28%) XenApp
6 1 (1.64%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 10 (16.39%) SCCM
2 8 (13.11%) SCOM
3 2 (3.28%) ARCserve
3 2 (3.28%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (1.64%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 26 (42.62%) Microsoft
2 16 (26.23%) Oracle
2 16 (26.23%) VMware
3 12 (19.67%) HP
4 6 (9.84%) EMC
5 4 (6.56%) Riverbed
5 4 (6.56%) F5
6 3 (4.92%) ServiceNow
6 3 (4.92%) Red Hat
6 3 (4.92%) Symantec
6 3 (4.92%) McAfee
6 3 (4.92%) Websense
6 3 (4.92%) Cisco
7 2 (3.28%) IBM
7 2 (3.28%) Sybase
7 2 (3.28%) Sun
7 2 (3.28%) CheckPoint
7 2 (3.28%) Hitachi
7 2 (3.28%) Lotus
7 2 (3.28%) Splunk
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Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Strong benefits package
Posted: 4 hours ago
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Salary: £80000 - £85000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
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