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 5 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Specialist
Rank 120 127 113
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Specialist 25 4 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.03% 0.22% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.08% 0.23% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 4
Median salary £26,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-52.72% +10.00%
UK excluding London median salary £47,000 £45,000 £40,250
% change year-on-year
+4.44% +11.80%
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
2311 1776 1728
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 95.10% 97.48% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1731 1451 1503
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £44,600
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -10.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £27,000
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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 25 (73.53%) Service Delivery
1 25 (73.53%) Data Centre
2 15 (44.12%) Customer Engagement
3 12 (35.29%) Degree
4 10 (29.41%) Computer Science
4 10 (29.41%) CMDB
4 10 (29.41%) Requirements Analysis
4 10 (29.41%) Software Engineering
4 10 (29.41%) Continuous Improvement
4 10 (29.41%) Line Management
4 10 (29.41%) Presales
4 10 (29.41%) Publishing
4 10 (29.41%) Solaris
4 10 (29.41%) Linux
5 9 (26.47%) Apache
5 9 (26.47%) Perl
5 9 (26.47%) SQL
5 9 (26.47%) Unix
5 9 (26.47%) SUSE
5 9 (26.47%) Sun
5 9 (26.47%) Shell Script
6 8 (23.53%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 8 (23.53%) Firmware
6 8 (23.53%) Clustering
6 8 (23.53%) NetBackup
6 8 (23.53%) Oracle RMAN
6 8 (23.53%) Migration
6 8 (23.53%) LAMP
6 8 (23.53%) Zachman Framework
6 8 (23.53%) TOGAF

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 9 (26.47%) Apache
2 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.94%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.94%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (2.94%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Unit4 Business World
Communications & Networking
1 8 (23.53%) SAN
2 2 (5.88%) Firewall
2 2 (5.88%) WAN
3 1 (2.94%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (23.53%) DB2
1 8 (23.53%) MySQL
1 8 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.76%) EDRMS
General
1 10 (29.41%) Publishing
2 7 (20.59%) Finance
3 4 (11.76%) Legal
4 3 (8.82%) Banking
5 1 (2.94%) Advertising
5 1 (2.94%) Back Office
5 1 (2.94%) Front Office
5 1 (2.94%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (23.53%) LAMP
2 1 (2.94%) D-Bus
2 1 (2.94%) J2EE
2 1 (2.94%) JMS
2 1 (2.94%) Middleware
2 1 (2.94%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 25 (73.53%) Data Centre
2 10 (29.41%) CMDB
2 10 (29.41%) Computer Science
3 8 (23.53%) Clustering
4 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.94%) Cryptography
4 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.94%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 10 (29.41%) Linux
1 10 (29.41%) Solaris
2 9 (26.47%) SUSE
2 9 (26.47%) Unix
3 8 (23.53%) AIX
3 8 (23.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.94%) Windows
4 1 (2.94%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (73.53%) Service Delivery
2 15 (44.12%) Customer Engagement
3 10 (29.41%) Continuous Improvement
3 10 (29.41%) Line Management
3 10 (29.41%) Presales
3 10 (29.41%) Requirements Analysis
3 10 (29.41%) Software Engineering
4 8 (23.53%) Migration
4 8 (23.53%) Performance Analysis
4 8 (23.53%) Technical Architecture
4 8 (23.53%) TOGAF
4 8 (23.53%) Zachman Framework
5 5 (14.71%) E-Discovery
6 4 (11.76%) Electronic Discovery Reference Model
6 4 (11.76%) Project Management
7 2 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (5.88%) ITIL
7 2 (5.88%) ITIL V3
7 2 (5.88%) PRINCE2
7 2 (5.88%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (26.47%) Perl
1 9 (26.47%) Shell Script
1 9 (26.47%) SQL
2 1 (2.94%) Java
2 1 (2.94%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (35.29%) Degree
2 8 (23.53%) ISEB
3 2 (5.88%) CCNA
3 2 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (5.88%) PMI Certification
3 2 (5.88%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (23.53%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 8 (23.53%) NetBackup
1 8 (23.53%) Oracle RMAN
1 8 (23.53%) Oracle ZFS
1 8 (23.53%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 8 (23.53%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 9 (26.47%) Sun
2 8 (23.53%) CA
2 8 (23.53%) IBM
2 8 (23.53%) Oracle
2 8 (23.53%) Veritas
3 2 (5.88%) Brocade
3 2 (5.88%) CheckPoint
3 2 (5.88%) Cisco
3 2 (5.88%) F5
3 2 (5.88%) Fortinet
3 2 (5.88%) HP
3 2 (5.88%) Juniper
4 1 (2.94%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.94%) Solace
4 1 (2.94%) TIBCO
4 1 (2.94%) Vitria
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