The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Berkshire region that had Technical Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Technical Specialist
South East / Berkshire
Rank 177 194 193
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Specialist 5 36 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.14% 0.68% 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.71% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 5 19 27
Median salary £37,500 £42,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.71% -3.44%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £44,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
-10.11% +9.87%

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
3426 5079 5206
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 95.48% 95.67% 96.03%
Number of salaries quoted 2708 4124 3749
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £68,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Technical Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Berkshire region that featured Technical Specialist in the job title.

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 21 January 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Specialist within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +28 5 £37,500 -10.71% 1
Technical Specialist
South East

Technical Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, Technical Specialist job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Berkshire region featuring Technical Specialist in the job title.

1 6 (46.15%) Unix
2 5 (38.46%) SQL
3 4 (30.77%) Java
3 4 (30.77%) Oracle
3 4 (30.77%) Crystal Reports
3 4 (30.77%) Python
3 4 (30.77%) Jenkins
3 4 (30.77%) DevOps
4 3 (23.08%) Sonatype Nexus
4 3 (23.08%) Hudson
4 3 (23.08%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (23.08%) Data Modelling
4 3 (23.08%) Project Management
4 3 (23.08%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
5 2 (15.38%) Data Protection
5 2 (15.38%) Maven
5 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
5 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (7.69%) Ansible
6 1 (7.69%) Docker
6 1 (7.69%) Vagrant
6 1 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (7.69%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (7.69%) Fraud Detection
6 1 (7.69%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 1 (7.69%) Coaching
6 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills

Technical Specialist Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) Apache
1 1 (7.69%) JBoss
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (7.69%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (7.69%) DB2
2 1 (7.69%) Informix
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Jenkins
2 3 (23.08%) Hudson
2 3 (23.08%) Sonatype Nexus
3 2 (15.38%) Maven
4 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
4 1 (7.69%) JMeter
4 1 (7.69%) LoadRunner
4 1 (7.69%) Subversion
4 1 (7.69%) Vagrant
4 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (23.08%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) .NET
1 1 (7.69%) ELK Stack
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (7.69%) Biometrics
1 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (7.69%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Unix
2 1 (7.69%) AIX
2 1 (7.69%) CentOS
2 1 (7.69%) Debian
2 1 (7.69%) HPUX
2 1 (7.69%) Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Solaris
2 1 (7.69%) Ubuntu
2 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) DevOps
2 3 (23.08%) Data Modelling
2 3 (23.08%) Project Management
2 3 (23.08%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (15.38%) Data Protection
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.69%) Coaching
4 1 (7.69%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (7.69%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (7.69%) Data Management
4 1 (7.69%) Fraud Detection
4 1 (7.69%) Identity Management
4 1 (7.69%) Information Security
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (7.69%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 1 (7.69%) Process Improvement
4 1 (7.69%) Security Architecture
4 1 (7.69%) SOA
4 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) SQL
2 4 (30.77%) Java
2 4 (30.77%) Python
3 1 (7.69%) C#
3 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.69%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.69%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Ansible
1 1 (7.69%) Backup Exec
1 1 (7.69%) HP Data Protector
1 1 (7.69%) NetBackup
1 1 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (7.69%) Puppet
1 1 (7.69%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Oracle
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.69%) arcserve
3 1 (7.69%) Atlassian
3 1 (7.69%) CommVault
3 1 (7.69%) EMC
3 1 (7.69%) HP
3 1 (7.69%) NetApp
3 1 (7.69%) Red Hat
3 1 (7.69%) Riverbed
3 1 (7.69%) Sybase
3 1 (7.69%) Veeam
3 1 (7.69%) Veritas
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