The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Technical Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Specialist
Rank 111 110 109
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Specialist 2 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.13% 0.060% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.062% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 2
Average salary £46,250 £32,500 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.30% -25.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,250 £32,500 £36,750
10% offered a salary of more than £47,250 £32,500 £50,750
UK excluding London average salary £47,000 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+4.44% +7.14%
Technical Specialist
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridge 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
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1461 1603 1429
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 96.95% 96.74% 98.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1130 1267 1218
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Technical Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Technical Specialist in the job title across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Technical Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Technical Specialist
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Technical Specialist Salary Trend in Cambridge

Technical Specialist
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Cambridge region that cited Technical Specialist in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Technical Specialist in their job title.

1 3 (60.00%) Unix
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
1 3 (60.00%) Python
1 3 (60.00%) Degree
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (40.00%) Postgraduate
2 2 (40.00%) Health Informatics
2 2 (40.00%) Analytics
2 2 (40.00%) Informatics
2 2 (40.00%) Life Science
2 2 (40.00%) Text Mining
3 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (20.00%) Firewall
3 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) Information Security
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) IBM Domino
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) HIPAA

Technical Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Cambridge region that cited Technical Specialist in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Technical Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) IBM Domino
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Text Mining
General
1 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Health Informatics
1 2 (40.00%) Informatics
1 2 (40.00%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
1 3 (60.00%) Unix
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Analytics
2 1 (20.00%) Information Security
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Degree
2 2 (40.00%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) HIPAA
1 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) VMware
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Excellent including top benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Excellent including top benefits
Posted: 21 days ago