The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Birmingham region that had Technical Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 29 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Specialist
Rank 111 125 120
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Specialist 32 10 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.36% 0.49% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.41% 0.50% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 8 9 2
Median salary £27,500 £57,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-52.17% +15.00%
UK excluding London median salary £43,750 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%
Technical Specialist
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham 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
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2272 1997 1796
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 96.27% 97.56% 95.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1694 1640 1583
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Technical Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

Technical Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Technical Specialist
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Technical Specialist across the Birmingham region.

Technical Specialist Salary Trend in Birmingham

Technical Specialist
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Technical Specialist across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 29 June 2016.

Technical Specialist Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Technical Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 29 June 2016, 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 Birmingham region featuring Technical Specialist in the job title.

1 39 (75.00%) Service Delivery
1 39 (75.00%) Data Centre
2 22 (42.31%) Degree
3 21 (40.38%) CMDB
3 21 (40.38%) Continuous Improvement
3 21 (40.38%) Line Management
4 20 (38.46%) Computer Science
5 19 (36.54%) Publishing
5 19 (36.54%) Linux
5 19 (36.54%) Presales
6 18 (34.62%) SQL
7 17 (32.69%) IBM
7 17 (32.69%) Firmware
7 17 (32.69%) Migration
7 17 (32.69%) NetBackup
7 17 (32.69%) Customer Engagement
8 15 (28.85%) Requirements Analysis
8 15 (28.85%) Software Engineering
8 15 (28.85%) Solaris
9 14 (26.92%) Unix
9 14 (26.92%) Perl
9 14 (26.92%) SQL Server
9 14 (26.92%) Sun
9 14 (26.92%) Apache
9 14 (26.92%) Shell Script
9 14 (26.92%) SUSE
9 14 (26.92%) Technical Architecture
10 13 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 13 (25.00%) LAMP
10 13 (25.00%) Clustering

Technical Specialist Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 14 (26.92%) Apache
2 4 (7.69%) IIS
3 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.92%) IBM Notes
3 1 (1.92%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.92%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.92%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.92%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.92%) WebLogic
Applications
1 11 (21.15%) MS Excel
2 5 (9.62%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (7.69%) MS Office
4 1 (1.92%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (7.69%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.92%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (25.00%) SAN
2 11 (21.15%) Firewall
3 5 (9.62%) DNS
3 5 (9.62%) SSL
4 3 (5.77%) WAN
5 1 (1.92%) DHCP
5 1 (1.92%) LAN
5 1 (1.92%) Skype
5 1 (1.92%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (26.92%) SQL Server
2 13 (25.00%) DB2
2 13 (25.00%) MySQL
3 2 (3.85%) EDRMS
General
1 19 (36.54%) Publishing
2 9 (17.31%) Finance
3 5 (9.62%) Retail
4 4 (7.69%) Banking
5 2 (3.85%) Investment Banking
5 2 (3.85%) Legal
6 1 (1.92%) Back Office
6 1 (1.92%) French Language
6 1 (1.92%) Front Office
6 1 (1.92%) German Language
6 1 (1.92%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.92%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (25.00%) LAMP
2 1 (1.92%) D-Bus
2 1 (1.92%) J2EE
2 1 (1.92%) JMS
2 1 (1.92%) Middleware
2 1 (1.92%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 39 (75.00%) Data Centre
2 21 (40.38%) CMDB
3 20 (38.46%) Computer Science
4 13 (25.00%) Clustering
5 6 (11.54%) Blackberry
6 5 (9.62%) Mobile Computing
7 1 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.92%) Cryptography
7 1 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.92%) PKI
7 1 (1.92%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 19 (36.54%) Linux
2 15 (28.85%) Solaris
3 14 (26.92%) SUSE
3 14 (26.92%) Unix
4 13 (25.00%) AIX
4 13 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (13.46%) Windows
6 5 (9.62%) Android
6 5 (9.62%) Apple iOS
6 5 (9.62%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (1.92%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (75.00%) Service Delivery
2 21 (40.38%) Continuous Improvement
2 21 (40.38%) Line Management
3 19 (36.54%) Presales
4 17 (32.69%) Customer Engagement
4 17 (32.69%) Migration
5 15 (28.85%) Requirements Analysis
5 15 (28.85%) Software Engineering
6 14 (26.92%) Technical Architecture
7 13 (25.00%) Performance Analysis
7 13 (25.00%) TOGAF
7 13 (25.00%) Zachman Framework
8 5 (9.62%) Mobile Device Management
9 4 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (7.69%) Project Management
10 3 (5.77%) E-Discovery
11 2 (3.85%) Electronic Discovery Reference Model
11 2 (3.85%) ITIL
11 2 (3.85%) ITIL V3
11 2 (3.85%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 18 (34.62%) SQL
2 14 (26.92%) Perl
2 14 (26.92%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.92%) Java
3 1 (1.92%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 22 (42.31%) Degree
2 13 (25.00%) ISEB
3 4 (7.69%) BPSS Clearance
3 4 (7.69%) LPIC
3 4 (7.69%) Security Cleared
4 2 (3.85%) CCNA
4 2 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (3.85%) PMI Certification
4 2 (3.85%) PMP
5 1 (1.92%) MCSE
5 1 (1.92%) MCTS
5 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.69%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.92%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (32.69%) Firmware
2 6 (11.54%) Active Directory
2 6 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.92%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 17 (32.69%) NetBackup
2 13 (25.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 13 (25.00%) Oracle ZFS
2 13 (25.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 13 (25.00%) Unicenter
3 4 (7.69%) Backup Exec
3 4 (7.69%) SCCM
3 4 (7.69%) SCOM
Vendors
1 17 (32.69%) IBM
2 14 (26.92%) Sun
3 13 (25.00%) CA
3 13 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 13 (25.00%) Oracle
3 13 (25.00%) Veritas
4 7 (13.46%) Citrix
5 6 (11.54%) VMware
6 4 (7.69%) HP
6 4 (7.69%) Red Hat
7 2 (3.85%) Brocade
7 2 (3.85%) CheckPoint
7 2 (3.85%) Cisco
7 2 (3.85%) F5
7 2 (3.85%) Fortinet
7 2 (3.85%) Juniper
8 1 (1.92%) 3PAR
8 1 (1.92%) Solace
8 1 (1.92%) TIBCO
8 1 (1.92%) Vitria