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 31 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Specialist
Rank 104 111 129
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Specialist 44 16 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.83% 0.82% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.90% 0.85% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 8 14 7
Median salary £28,750 £51,250 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-43.90% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,125 £27,000 £43,400
10% offered a salary of more than £47,250 £64,700 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £46,377 £43,082
% change year-on-year
-11.59% +7.64%
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
2319 1889 2053
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 96.42% 96.38% 96.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1706 1600 1744
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 £26,000 £24,950
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,543 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.85% -

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 31 August 2016.

Technical Specialist Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Technical Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 60 (81.08%) Service Delivery
2 59 (79.73%) Data Centre
3 45 (60.81%) Line Management
3 45 (60.81%) Continuous Improvement
3 45 (60.81%) CMDB
4 32 (43.24%) Publishing
4 32 (43.24%) Presales
5 29 (39.19%) Degree
5 29 (39.19%) Firewall
6 28 (37.84%) Computer Science
7 26 (35.14%) Finance
7 26 (35.14%) Citrix
8 25 (33.78%) Microsoft
9 23 (31.08%) Linux
9 23 (31.08%) Retail
10 22 (29.73%) MS Excel
10 22 (29.73%) SQL
11 21 (28.38%) IBM
11 21 (28.38%) Firmware
11 21 (28.38%) Software Engineering
11 21 (28.38%) NetBackup
11 21 (28.38%) Requirements Analysis
12 16 (21.62%) Migration
13 15 (20.27%) HP
14 14 (18.92%) VMware
14 14 (18.92%) VMware Infrastructure
15 13 (17.57%) Active Directory
15 13 (17.57%) SSL
16 12 (16.22%) WAN
16 12 (16.22%) DNS

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 12 (16.22%) Apache
2 11 (14.86%) IIS
3 3 (4.05%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (4.05%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (4.05%) IBM Notes
3 3 (4.05%) MS Exchange
3 3 (4.05%) Skype for Business
4 2 (2.70%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.70%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 22 (29.73%) MS Excel
2 7 (9.46%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (8.11%) MS Office
4 1 (1.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (14.86%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 29 (39.19%) Firewall
2 13 (17.57%) SSL
3 12 (16.22%) DNS
3 12 (16.22%) WAN
4 10 (13.51%) SAN
5 3 (4.05%) Skype
5 3 (4.05%) SMTP
6 1 (1.35%) DHCP
6 1 (1.35%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (14.86%) SQL Server
2 10 (13.51%) DB2
2 10 (13.51%) MySQL
General
1 32 (43.24%) Publishing
2 26 (35.14%) Finance
3 23 (31.08%) Retail
4 6 (8.11%) Banking
5 4 (5.41%) Investment Banking
6 3 (4.05%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.35%) Back Office
7 1 (1.35%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.35%) French Language
7 1 (1.35%) Front Office
7 1 (1.35%) German Language
7 1 (1.35%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (13.51%) LAMP
2 2 (2.70%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 59 (79.73%) Data Centre
2 45 (60.81%) CMDB
3 28 (37.84%) Computer Science
4 10 (13.51%) Blackberry
4 10 (13.51%) Clustering
5 7 (9.46%) Mobile Computing
6 3 (4.05%) Virtual Team
7 2 (2.70%) PKI
8 1 (1.35%) Cryptography
8 1 (1.35%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 23 (31.08%) Linux
2 12 (16.22%) Solaris
2 12 (16.22%) SUSE
3 11 (14.86%) Unix
4 10 (13.51%) AIX
4 10 (13.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (12.16%) Windows
6 7 (9.46%) Android
6 7 (9.46%) Apple iOS
6 7 (9.46%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (1.35%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (81.08%) Service Delivery
2 45 (60.81%) Continuous Improvement
2 45 (60.81%) Line Management
3 32 (43.24%) Presales
4 21 (28.38%) Requirements Analysis
4 21 (28.38%) Software Engineering
5 16 (21.62%) Migration
6 12 (16.22%) Customer Engagement
6 12 (16.22%) Project Management
7 11 (14.86%) Gantt Chart
7 11 (14.86%) ITIL
7 11 (14.86%) ITIL V3
7 11 (14.86%) PRINCE2
7 11 (14.86%) Service Management
7 11 (14.86%) Technical Architecture
8 10 (13.51%) Performance Analysis
8 10 (13.51%) TOGAF
8 10 (13.51%) Zachman Framework
9 6 (8.11%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (8.11%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (29.73%) SQL
2 11 (14.86%) Shell Script
3 10 (13.51%) Perl
4 2 (2.70%) Java
5 1 (1.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 29 (39.19%) Degree
2 11 (14.86%) BPSS Clearance
2 11 (14.86%) CCNA
2 11 (14.86%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (14.86%) LPIC
2 11 (14.86%) PMI Certification
2 11 (14.86%) PMP
2 11 (14.86%) Security Cleared
3 10 (13.51%) ISEB
4 1 (1.35%) MCSE
4 1 (1.35%) MCTS
4 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (14.86%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 21 (28.38%) Firmware
2 14 (18.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (17.57%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.35%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 21 (28.38%) NetBackup
2 11 (14.86%) Backup Exec
2 11 (14.86%) SCCM
2 11 (14.86%) SCOM
3 10 (13.51%) Oracle RMAN
3 10 (13.51%) Oracle ZFS
3 10 (13.51%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 10 (13.51%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 26 (35.14%) Citrix
2 25 (33.78%) Microsoft
3 21 (28.38%) IBM
4 15 (20.27%) HP
5 14 (18.92%) VMware
6 12 (16.22%) Sun
7 11 (14.86%) Brocade
7 11 (14.86%) CheckPoint
7 11 (14.86%) Cisco
7 11 (14.86%) F5
7 11 (14.86%) Fortinet
7 11 (14.86%) Juniper
7 11 (14.86%) Red Hat
8 10 (13.51%) CA
8 10 (13.51%) Oracle
8 10 (13.51%) Veritas
9 3 (4.05%) Lotus
10 1 (1.35%) 3PAR
10 1 (1.35%) EMC
10 1 (1.35%) NetApp
Birmingham
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago