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

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Specialist
Rank 187 198 210
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Specialist 40 25 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.74% 0.44% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.80% 0.47% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 37 22 8
Average salary £50,000 £39,500 £44,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.58% -10.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,700 £25,350 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £42,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+11.80% -5.29%
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
5020 5308 5080
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 92.62% 93.25% 94.16%
Number of salaries quoted 3693 3857 3991
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £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 1 May 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 1 May 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
Bracknell +20 15 £50,000 +163.15% 1
Maidenhead +13 13 £60,000 +9.09%
Reading +5 10 £50,000 -23.07%
Technical Specialist
South East

Technical Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 36 (54.55%) Windows
2 34 (51.52%) Active Directory
3 31 (46.97%) SharePoint
4 22 (33.33%) IBM
4 22 (33.33%) DNS
5 17 (25.76%) HP
5 17 (25.76%) SCOM
6 14 (21.21%) WebSphere
6 14 (21.21%) Office 365
7 13 (19.70%) Splunk
7 13 (19.70%) Social Media
7 13 (19.70%) IBM Connections
7 13 (19.70%) Analytics
7 13 (19.70%) Retail
7 13 (19.70%) Finance
7 13 (19.70%) Manufacturing
7 13 (19.70%) Marketing
7 13 (19.70%) PowerShell
7 13 (19.70%) WebSphere Portal
7 13 (19.70%) Customer Engagement
7 13 (19.70%) IBM Certification
7 13 (19.70%) Lotus Domino
7 13 (19.70%) VBScript
8 12 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
8 12 (18.18%) DV Cleared
8 12 (18.18%) Security Cleared
8 12 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
9 11 (16.67%) EMC
9 11 (16.67%) Microsoft
10 10 (15.15%) SCCM

Technical Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 (46.97%) SharePoint
2 14 (21.21%) WebSphere
3 13 (19.70%) IBM Connections
3 13 (19.70%) WebSphere Portal
3 13 (19.70%) Lotus Domino
4 7 (10.61%) MS Exchange
5 4 (6.06%) IIS
5 4 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (3.03%) Lync
6 2 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (3.03%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (1.52%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (1.52%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 8 (12.12%) MS Excel
1 8 (12.12%) MS Office
2 3 (4.55%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 14 (21.21%) Office 365
2 2 (3.03%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (3.03%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 22 (33.33%) DNS
2 8 (12.12%) TCP/IP
3 7 (10.61%) Firewall
4 4 (6.06%) SAN
4 4 (6.06%) DHCP
5 3 (4.55%) Network Security
6 2 (3.03%) DMZ
7 1 (1.52%) IOS XR
7 1 (1.52%) NetScaler
7 1 (1.52%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (1.52%) HSRP
7 1 (1.52%) Radio Access Network
7 1 (1.52%) LTE
7 1 (1.52%) VLAN
7 1 (1.52%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (1.52%) BGP
7 1 (1.52%) EIGRP
7 1 (1.52%) IGRP
7 1 (1.52%) TACACS
7 1 (1.52%) Frame Relay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.06%) DB2
2 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.52%) SQL Server
General
1 13 (19.70%) Retail
1 13 (19.70%) Finance
1 13 (19.70%) Manufacturing
1 13 (19.70%) Marketing
2 3 (4.55%) French Language
3 2 (3.03%) Banking
4 1 (1.52%) German Language
4 1 (1.52%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.52%) WebSphere Message Broker
1 1 (1.52%) .NET
1 1 (1.52%) MSMQ
1 1 (1.52%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 13 (19.70%) Social Media
2 3 (4.55%) CLARiiON
2 3 (4.55%) Clustering
2 3 (4.55%) Replication
3 2 (3.03%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.52%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 36 (54.55%) Windows
2 12 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
2 12 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (12.12%) Linux
4 7 (10.61%) UNIX
4 7 (10.61%) AIX
4 7 (10.61%) HPUX
4 7 (10.61%) Solaris
4 7 (10.61%) SUSE
4 7 (10.61%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (4.55%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (19.70%) Analytics
1 13 (19.70%) Customer Engagement
2 10 (15.15%) Logistics
3 7 (10.61%) ITIL
4 6 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
4 6 (9.09%) Data Management
5 4 (6.06%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (4.55%) Change Management
6 3 (4.55%) Data Security
7 2 (3.03%) Problem Management
8 1 (1.52%) Change Control
8 1 (1.52%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (1.52%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 13 (19.70%) PowerShell
1 13 (19.70%) VBScript
2 4 (6.06%) SQL
3 3 (4.55%) Java
4 2 (3.03%) Python
4 2 (3.03%) Google Apps Script
5 1 (1.52%) C#
Qualifications
1 13 (19.70%) IBM Certification
2 12 (18.18%) DV Cleared
2 12 (18.18%) Security Cleared
3 9 (13.64%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (3.03%) Degree
4 2 (3.03%) VCP4
4 2 (3.03%) VCP5
5 1 (1.52%) MCSA
5 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.06%) SLA
2 3 (4.55%) PCI DSS
2 3 (4.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 34 (51.52%) Active Directory
2 6 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (6.06%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (6.06%) XenApp
4 3 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (4.55%) ISA Server
5 2 (3.03%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 17 (25.76%) SCOM
2 10 (15.15%) SCCM
3 7 (10.61%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 4 (6.06%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (3.03%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 22 (33.33%) IBM
2 17 (25.76%) HP
3 13 (19.70%) Splunk
4 11 (16.67%) EMC
4 11 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 7 (10.61%) Red Hat
5 7 (10.61%) VMware
6 6 (9.09%) Symantec
7 4 (6.06%) Dell
7 4 (6.06%) Oracle
7 4 (6.06%) Sybase
8 3 (4.55%) ServiceNow
8 3 (4.55%) F5
8 3 (4.55%) Websense
8 3 (4.55%) McAfee
8 3 (4.55%) Sun
8 3 (4.55%) Hitachi
9 2 (3.03%) Google
9 2 (3.03%) Riverbed
10 1 (1.52%) Lotus
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Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £35k-£45k per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £55K + Bonus, Health and Pension
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Salary: £33000 per annum + Excellent
Posted: 14 days ago
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Salary: £65000 per annum + Bonus & Package
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