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 19 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Technical Specialist
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 98 120 120
Rank change year-on-year
+22 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Specialist 17 12 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.96% 0.56% 0.056%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.98% 0.59% 0.058%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 1
Median salary - £70,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +27.27%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £47,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-9.57% +4.44%

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
1727 2050 1719
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 97.46% 95.93% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1333 1683 1539
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 Birmingham region featuring Technical Specialist in the job title.

1 47 (87.04%) Data Centre
2 46 (85.19%) Line Management
2 46 (85.19%) Service Delivery
3 44 (81.48%) Continuous Improvement
3 44 (81.48%) CMDB
4 39 (72.22%) Citrix
5 27 (50.00%) Firewall
6 25 (46.30%) Publishing
6 25 (46.30%) Presales
7 23 (42.59%) VMware
8 21 (38.89%) Active Directory
8 21 (38.89%) Microsoft
8 21 (38.89%) VMware Infrastructure
9 20 (37.04%) SCCM
9 20 (37.04%) IBM
9 20 (37.04%) SSL
9 20 (37.04%) SQL
9 20 (37.04%) Linux
9 20 (37.04%) MS Excel
10 19 (35.19%) IIS
10 19 (35.19%) DNS
10 19 (35.19%) NetBackup
10 19 (35.19%) Backup Exec
10 19 (35.19%) LPIC
10 19 (35.19%) Red Hat
10 19 (35.19%) Firmware
10 19 (35.19%) SCOM
10 19 (35.19%) Security Cleared
10 19 (35.19%) BPSS Clearance
10 19 (35.19%) Disclosure Scotland

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 19 (35.19%) IIS
2 1 (1.85%) Apache
2 1 (1.85%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.85%) WebLogic
Applications
1 20 (37.04%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (5.56%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.85%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 27 (50.00%) Firewall
2 20 (37.04%) SSL
3 19 (35.19%) DNS
4 8 (14.81%) WAN
5 3 (5.56%) Internet
5 3 (5.56%) MPLS
5 3 (5.56%) VoIP
6 2 (3.70%) LAN
6 2 (3.70%) SAN
6 2 (3.70%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.85%) DB2
2 1 (1.85%) MySQL
General
1 25 (46.30%) Publishing
2 14 (25.93%) Finance
3 10 (18.52%) Retail
4 3 (5.56%) Billing
5 1 (1.85%) Back Office
5 1 (1.85%) Banking
5 1 (1.85%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.85%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 47 (87.04%) Data Centre
2 44 (81.48%) CMDB
3 6 (11.11%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.85%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (1.85%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 20 (37.04%) Linux
2 2 (3.70%) Windows
2 2 (3.70%) Windows Server
2 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.85%) Solaris
3 1 (1.85%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (85.19%) Line Management
1 46 (85.19%) Service Delivery
2 44 (81.48%) Continuous Improvement
3 25 (46.30%) Presales
4 7 (12.96%) ITIL
4 7 (12.96%) ITIL V3
4 7 (12.96%) PRINCE2
4 7 (12.96%) Project Management
4 7 (12.96%) Service Management
5 6 (11.11%) Gantt Chart
5 6 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
5 6 (11.11%) Software Engineering
6 2 (3.70%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (1.85%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (1.85%) Patch Management
7 1 (1.85%) PDM
Programming Languages
1 20 (37.04%) SQL
2 1 (1.85%) Java
Qualifications
1 19 (35.19%) BPSS Clearance
1 19 (35.19%) LPIC
1 19 (35.19%) Security Cleared
2 7 (12.96%) Degree
2 7 (12.96%) PMI Certification
2 7 (12.96%) PMP
3 6 (11.11%) CCNA
3 6 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.85%) MCP
4 1 (1.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (35.19%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 21 (38.89%) Active Directory
1 21 (38.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (35.19%) Firmware
3 1 (1.85%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 20 (37.04%) SCCM
2 19 (35.19%) Backup Exec
2 19 (35.19%) NetBackup
2 19 (35.19%) SCOM
3 1 (1.85%) SCVMM
3 1 (1.85%) WSUS
Vendors
1 39 (72.22%) Citrix
2 23 (42.59%) VMware
3 21 (38.89%) Microsoft
4 20 (37.04%) IBM
5 19 (35.19%) Red Hat
6 8 (14.81%) Cisco
7 6 (11.11%) Brocade
7 6 (11.11%) CheckPoint
7 6 (11.11%) F5
7 6 (11.11%) Fortinet
7 6 (11.11%) HP
7 6 (11.11%) Juniper
8 1 (1.85%) BMC
8 1 (1.85%) Oracle
8 1 (1.85%) Sun
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Nigel Frank International
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Posted: 5 days ago
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