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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Specialist
Rank 200 185 215
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +30
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Specialist 17 41 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.33% 0.70% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.75% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 13 22 8
Average salary £52,500 £36,500 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+43.83% -17.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,200 £36,500 £24,850
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,377 £43,082 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+7.64% -4.26%
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
4834 5445 5102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 93.96% 92.81% 93.07%
Number of salaries quoted 3789 3788 3989
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,000 £25,783
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 August 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 31 August 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
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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
Maidenhead +15 7 £70,000 +7.69%
Reading -11 7 £38,750 -14.83% 1
Slough - 4 £52,500 -
Bracknell +18 1 £52,500 +43.83%
Newbury - 1 £52,500 -
Technical Specialist
South East

Technical Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 22 (55.00%) SharePoint
2 20 (50.00%) IBM
3 14 (35.00%) Active Directory
3 14 (35.00%) Finance
3 14 (35.00%) WebSphere
3 14 (35.00%) Office 365
4 13 (32.50%) IBM Connections
4 13 (32.50%) Social Media
4 13 (32.50%) Analytics
4 13 (32.50%) WebSphere Portal
4 13 (32.50%) Customer Engagement
4 13 (32.50%) Retail
4 13 (32.50%) Marketing
4 13 (32.50%) Manufacturing
4 13 (32.50%) IBM Certification
4 13 (32.50%) Lotus Domino
5 10 (25.00%) DNS
6 9 (22.50%) Windows
7 8 (20.00%) PowerShell
7 8 (20.00%) VBScript
8 6 (15.00%) MS Exchange
8 6 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
8 6 (15.00%) Azure Active Directory
9 5 (12.50%) VMware
9 5 (12.50%) Microsoft
9 5 (12.50%) Linux
9 5 (12.50%) SQL
10 4 (10.00%) Oracle
10 4 (10.00%) HP
10 4 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012

Technical Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 22 (55.00%) SharePoint
2 14 (35.00%) WebSphere
3 13 (32.50%) WebSphere Portal
3 13 (32.50%) Lotus Domino
3 13 (32.50%) IBM Connections
4 6 (15.00%) MS Exchange
5 2 (5.00%) WebLogic
6 1 (2.50%) IBM Notes
6 1 (2.50%) Apache
6 1 (2.50%) Tomcat
6 1 (2.50%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (2.50%) Lync
6 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (5.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (5.00%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 14 (35.00%) Office 365
2 6 (15.00%) Azure Active Directory
2 6 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (25.00%) DNS
2 3 (7.50%) Firewall
3 2 (5.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.50%) LDAP
4 1 (2.50%) Intranet
4 1 (2.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.00%) DB2
1 2 (5.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (5.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 14 (35.00%) Finance
2 13 (32.50%) Manufacturing
2 13 (32.50%) Retail
2 13 (32.50%) Marketing
3 3 (7.50%) Banking
4 1 (2.50%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.50%) French Language
4 1 (2.50%) German Language
4 1 (2.50%) Italian Language
4 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.00%) WebCenter
2 1 (2.50%) HTML
2 1 (2.50%) .NET
2 1 (2.50%) MSMQ
2 1 (2.50%) Middleware
2 1 (2.50%) LAMP
2 1 (2.50%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 13 (32.50%) Social Media
2 3 (7.50%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (2.50%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 9 (22.50%) Windows
2 5 (12.50%) Linux
3 4 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (7.50%) SUSE
4 3 (7.50%) UNIX
4 3 (7.50%) Solaris
5 2 (5.00%) AIX
5 2 (5.00%) HPUX
5 2 (5.00%) Debian
5 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.50%) CentOS
6 1 (2.50%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (32.50%) Customer Engagement
1 13 (32.50%) Analytics
2 3 (7.50%) SOA
2 3 (7.50%) Data Management
3 2 (5.00%) Logistics
3 2 (5.00%) System Testing
3 2 (5.00%) ERP
4 1 (2.50%) SDLC
4 1 (2.50%) Time Management
4 1 (2.50%) Business Development
4 1 (2.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (2.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (2.50%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 8 (20.00%) VBScript
1 8 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 5 (12.50%) SQL
3 3 (7.50%) Java
4 2 (5.00%) Perl
4 2 (5.00%) Bash Shell
4 2 (5.00%) Python
5 1 (2.50%) AWK
5 1 (2.50%) sed
5 1 (2.50%) C#
5 1 (2.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 13 (32.50%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) HL7
System Software
1 14 (35.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (7.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 3 (7.50%) SCOM
2 2 (5.00%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (2.50%) ZABBIX
3 1 (2.50%) logstash
3 1 (2.50%) Nagios
Vendors
1 20 (50.00%) IBM
2 5 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (12.50%) VMware
3 4 (10.00%) HP
3 4 (10.00%) Oracle
4 3 (7.50%) EMC
4 3 (7.50%) Red Hat
4 3 (7.50%) Symantec
5 2 (5.00%) Google
5 2 (5.00%) Splunk
5 2 (5.00%) Sybase
6 1 (2.50%) Intel
6 1 (2.50%) Lotus
6 1 (2.50%) Dell
6 1 (2.50%) Sophos
6 1 (2.50%) Websense
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