The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 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 Berkshire region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Specialist
Rank 179 211 206
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Specialist 40 10 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.71% 0.18% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.77% 0.19% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 25 9 17
Average salary £36,500 £43,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.11% +32.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,600 £24,900 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £45,000 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5222 5161 5583
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 92.57% 93.23% 94.48%
Number of salaries quoted 3693 4093 4706
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Technical Specialist
South East

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +8 14 £45,500 +5.81% 4
Maidenhead - 5 £65,000 -
Windsor - 3 - -
Slough - 2 £47,500 -
Technical Specialist
South East

Technical Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 26 (40.00%) SQL
1 26 (40.00%) Windows
2 18 (27.69%) Oracle
2 18 (27.69%) SQL Server
3 17 (26.15%) HTML
3 17 (26.15%) VMware
4 16 (24.62%) Migration
4 16 (24.62%) HL7
4 16 (24.62%) Data Migration
5 15 (23.08%) Data Analysis
5 15 (23.08%) IIS
6 14 (21.54%) Microsoft
7 13 (20.00%) Banking
8 12 (18.46%) Project Management
8 12 (18.46%) Oracle Database 10g
8 12 (18.46%) Internet
8 12 (18.46%) SQL Server 2000
8 12 (18.46%) Systems Analysis
8 12 (18.46%) VMware Infrastructure
8 12 (18.46%) Hyper-V
8 12 (18.46%) Oracle Database
9 11 (16.92%) JavaScript
10 10 (15.38%) BGP
10 10 (15.38%) Telecoms
11 9 (13.85%) Law
11 9 (13.85%) Legal
11 9 (13.85%) Smartphone
11 9 (13.85%) Data Mining
11 9 (13.85%) Broadband
11 9 (13.85%) Linux

Technical Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 15 (23.08%) IIS
2 3 (4.62%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.08%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.54%) JCAPS
4 1 (1.54%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.54%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (1.54%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.54%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Oracle BRM
1 1 (1.54%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.62%) Google Apps
1 3 (4.62%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (18.46%) Internet
2 10 (15.38%) BGP
3 9 (13.85%) Broadband
4 7 (10.77%) DNS
5 5 (7.69%) Firewall
5 5 (7.69%) SAN
6 3 (4.62%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (4.62%) SSL
6 3 (4.62%) DMZ
6 3 (4.62%) Intranet
7 2 (3.08%) LAN
7 2 (3.08%) WAN
7 2 (3.08%) DHCP
7 2 (3.08%) TCP/IP
7 2 (3.08%) VPN
7 2 (3.08%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (27.69%) SQL Server
2 12 (18.46%) Oracle Database 10g
2 12 (18.46%) SQL Server 2000
2 12 (18.46%) Oracle Database
3 9 (13.85%) Data Mining
4 4 (6.15%) DB2
5 3 (4.62%) Relational Database
5 3 (4.62%) RDBMS
6 2 (3.08%) DB2 UDB
7 1 (1.54%) PerformancePoint
7 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.54%) Informix
7 1 (1.54%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.54%) PhoneGap
General
1 13 (20.00%) Banking
2 10 (15.38%) Telecoms
3 9 (13.85%) Law
3 9 (13.85%) Legal
4 5 (7.69%) French Language
5 2 (3.08%) German Language
5 2 (3.08%) Finance
6 1 (1.54%) Billing
6 1 (1.54%) Russian Language
6 1 (1.54%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (26.15%) HTML
2 2 (3.08%) J2EE
3 1 (1.54%) HTML5
3 1 (1.54%) jQuery
3 1 (1.54%) CORBA
3 1 (1.54%) CSS
3 1 (1.54%) X-Windows
3 1 (1.54%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.85%) Smartphone
2 5 (7.69%) Computer Science
3 4 (6.15%) Clustering
3 4 (6.15%) Replication
4 3 (4.62%) Data Integration
5 2 (3.08%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 26 (40.00%) Windows
2 9 (13.85%) Linux
3 8 (12.31%) UNIX
4 7 (10.77%) AIX
4 7 (10.77%) HPUX
4 7 (10.77%) Solaris
5 6 (9.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (6.15%) SUSE
7 3 (4.62%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (4.62%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.54%) Android
8 1 (1.54%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.54%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (24.62%) Migration
1 16 (24.62%) Data Migration
2 15 (23.08%) Data Analysis
3 12 (18.46%) Project Management
3 12 (18.46%) Systems Analysis
4 6 (9.23%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (6.15%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (6.15%) Logistics
6 3 (4.62%) Performance Analysis
7 2 (3.08%) ERP
7 2 (3.08%) BCP
7 2 (3.08%) ETL
7 2 (3.08%) CRM
7 2 (3.08%) Risk Analysis
7 2 (3.08%) Business Continuity
7 2 (3.08%) Information Security
7 2 (3.08%) Penetration Testing
7 2 (3.08%) Data Management
7 2 (3.08%) Information Management
7 2 (3.08%) Online Security
Programming Languages
1 26 (40.00%) SQL
2 11 (16.92%) JavaScript
3 6 (9.23%) Java
4 4 (6.15%) Python
5 3 (4.62%) Google Apps Script
5 3 (4.62%) T-SQL
6 2 (3.08%) Perl
7 1 (1.54%) C++
Qualifications
1 9 (13.85%) SC Cleared
1 9 (13.85%) Security Cleared
2 6 (9.23%) Degree
3 2 (3.08%) CISSP
3 2 (3.08%) GIAC
3 2 (3.08%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (24.62%) HL7
2 2 (3.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.54%) QA
System Software
1 12 (18.46%) VMware Infrastructure
1 12 (18.46%) Hyper-V
2 5 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
2 5 (7.69%) VMware ESX
2 5 (7.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.54%) Tivoli
1 1 (1.54%) Tivoli Monitoring
1 1 (1.54%) Netcool
1 1 (1.54%) Netcool/OMNIbus
Vendors
1 18 (27.69%) Oracle
2 17 (26.15%) VMware
3 14 (21.54%) Microsoft
4 4 (6.15%) Hitachi
4 4 (6.15%) Red Hat
4 4 (6.15%) EMC
4 4 (6.15%) Sun
4 4 (6.15%) Sybase
5 3 (4.62%) F5
5 3 (4.62%) Google
5 3 (4.62%) IBM
6 1 (1.54%) Siebel
6 1 (1.54%) JBoss
6 1 (1.54%) Business Objects
6 1 (1.54%) BEA
6 1 (1.54%) TIBCO
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