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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Specialist
Rank 197 177 216
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +39
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Specialist 12 37 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.24% 0.66% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.71% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 9 24 9
Average salary £50,000 £36,500 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.98% -15.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £35,450 £24,900
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £65,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,377 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.05% +12.50%
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
4689 5222 5175
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 94.12% 93.10% 93.36%
Number of salaries quoted 3597 3686 4105
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 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £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 31 July 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 July 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
Bracknell - 5 £50,000 -
Slough -6 3 - -
Maidenhead 0 2 £67,500 +3.84%
Reading -2 2 £42,500 -19.04% 1
Technical Specialist
South East

Technical Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 31 (60.78%) SharePoint
2 28 (54.90%) IBM
3 18 (35.29%) WebSphere
3 18 (35.29%) Office 365
4 17 (33.33%) Analytics
4 17 (33.33%) Social Media
4 17 (33.33%) IBM Connections
4 17 (33.33%) Retail
4 17 (33.33%) Marketing
4 17 (33.33%) WebSphere Portal
4 17 (33.33%) Customer Engagement
4 17 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 17 (33.33%) Lotus Domino
4 17 (33.33%) IBM Certification
4 17 (33.33%) Finance
4 17 (33.33%) Manufacturing
5 16 (31.37%) DNS
5 16 (31.37%) Windows
6 13 (25.49%) PowerShell
6 13 (25.49%) VBScript
7 12 (23.53%) SCOM
8 11 (21.57%) Splunk
9 9 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (15.69%) HP
11 7 (13.73%) Linux
11 7 (13.73%) Windows Server 2003
11 7 (13.73%) EMC
12 6 (11.76%) Red Hat
12 6 (11.76%) SUSE
12 6 (11.76%) AIX

Technical Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 31 (60.78%) SharePoint
2 18 (35.29%) WebSphere
3 17 (33.33%) WebSphere Portal
3 17 (33.33%) Lotus Domino
3 17 (33.33%) IBM Connections
4 4 (7.84%) MS Exchange
5 2 (3.92%) WebLogic
5 2 (3.92%) IIS
6 1 (1.96%) IBM Notes
6 1 (1.96%) Lync
6 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.96%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (3.92%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (3.92%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 18 (35.29%) Office 365
2 2 (3.92%) Azure Active Directory
2 2 (3.92%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.92%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 16 (31.37%) DNS
2 5 (9.80%) Firewall
3 3 (5.88%) SAN
4 2 (3.92%) DMZ
5 1 (1.96%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.88%) DB2
2 2 (3.92%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (3.92%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.96%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Oracle Forms
General
1 17 (33.33%) Retail
1 17 (33.33%) Marketing
1 17 (33.33%) Finance
1 17 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 3 (5.88%) French Language
3 2 (3.92%) Banking
4 1 (1.96%) German Language
4 1 (1.96%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.92%) WebCenter
2 1 (1.96%) .NET
2 1 (1.96%) MSMQ
2 1 (1.96%) Middleware
2 1 (1.96%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 17 (33.33%) Social Media
2 3 (5.88%) Enterprise Storage
2 3 (5.88%) Replication
2 3 (5.88%) Clustering
2 3 (5.88%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.92%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.96%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 16 (31.37%) Windows
2 9 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (13.73%) Linux
3 7 (13.73%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (11.76%) SUSE
4 6 (11.76%) AIX
4 6 (11.76%) HPUX
4 6 (11.76%) Solaris
4 6 (11.76%) UNIX
5 3 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (5.88%) Debian
6 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (33.33%) Customer Engagement
1 17 (33.33%) Analytics
2 6 (11.76%) Logistics
3 4 (7.84%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (7.84%) Data Management
4 3 (5.88%) SOA
5 2 (3.92%) ERP
5 2 (3.92%) System Testing
5 2 (3.92%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (1.96%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (25.49%) VBScript
1 13 (25.49%) PowerShell
2 5 (9.80%) Java
3 4 (7.84%) SQL
4 2 (3.92%) Python
4 2 (3.92%) Google Apps Script
5 1 (1.96%) C#
Qualifications
1 17 (33.33%) IBM Certification
2 2 (3.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (3.92%) Degree
2 2 (3.92%) VCP4
2 2 (3.92%) VCP5
3 1 (1.96%) MCSA
3 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 17 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (7.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.92%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.92%) XenApp
3 2 (3.92%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 12 (23.53%) SCOM
2 5 (9.80%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 3 (5.88%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 3 (5.88%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (3.92%) SCCM
Vendors
1 28 (54.90%) IBM
2 11 (21.57%) Splunk
3 8 (15.69%) HP
4 7 (13.73%) EMC
5 6 (11.76%) Red Hat
6 5 (9.80%) VMware
6 5 (9.80%) Oracle
7 4 (7.84%) Microsoft
7 4 (7.84%) Dell
7 4 (7.84%) Symantec
8 3 (5.88%) Hitachi
8 3 (5.88%) Sun
8 3 (5.88%) Sybase
9 2 (3.92%) Google
10 1 (1.96%) Lotus
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