The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridgeshire 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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Specialist
Rank 138 132 152
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Specialist 2 3 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.080% 0.13% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.084% 0.14% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 5
Average salary - £62,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +83.82%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £37,250
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +18.12%
Technical Specialist
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire 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
Cambridgeshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2371 2154 2815
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 95.11% 93.73% 96.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1872 1851 2476
Average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,850 £27,500 £27,203
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Technical Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Technical Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Technical Specialist
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Technical Specialist Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

Technical Specialist
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Specialist within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Peterborough - 2 - -
Technical Specialist
East of England

Technical Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 11 (73.33%) ITIL
2 10 (66.67%) Asset Management
2 10 (66.67%) Service Delivery
3 5 (33.33%) Capacity Management
4 3 (20.00%) QA
4 3 (20.00%) Performance Management
4 3 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (20.00%) Sun
4 3 (20.00%) Java
4 3 (20.00%) Perl
4 3 (20.00%) SQL
4 3 (20.00%) J2EE
4 3 (20.00%) WebLogic
4 3 (20.00%) UNIX
4 3 (20.00%) Windows
4 3 (20.00%) Solaris
5 2 (13.33%) Finance
6 1 (6.67%) Banking
6 1 (6.67%) Retail
6 1 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (6.67%) Text Mining
6 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
6 1 (6.67%) Degree
6 1 (6.67%) Informatics
6 1 (6.67%) Life Science
6 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
6 1 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (6.67%) Project Management
6 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2

Technical Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 3 (20.00%) WebLogic
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Data Mining
1 1 (6.67%) Text Mining
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Banking
2 1 (6.67%) Retail
2 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Informatics
1 1 (6.67%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) UNIX
1 3 (20.00%) Windows
1 3 (20.00%) Solaris
1 3 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) ITIL
2 10 (66.67%) Service Delivery
2 10 (66.67%) Asset Management
3 5 (33.33%) Capacity Management
4 3 (20.00%) Performance Management
4 3 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
5 1 (6.67%) Project Management
5 1 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) Java
1 3 (20.00%) Perl
1 3 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Postgraduate
1 1 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Sun
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