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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Specialist
Rank 136 131 138
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Specialist 3 4 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.12% 0.19% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.19% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 8
Average salary £30,000 £43,750 £24,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.42% +76.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £36,750 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £50,750 £33,800
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
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
2356 2081 2655
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 94.92% 96.52% 94.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1889 1673 2290
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 24 December 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
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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
Cambridge -2 1 £30,000 -31.42%
Huntingdon - 1 £37,500 -
St Neots - 1 £27,500 -
Technical Specialist
East of England

Technical Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 5 (55.56%) Windows
1 5 (55.56%) Citrix
1 5 (55.56%) NetApp
1 5 (55.56%) VMware
1 5 (55.56%) AppSense
1 5 (55.56%) XenApp
1 5 (55.56%) XenDesktop
2 4 (44.44%) C
2 4 (44.44%) C#
2 4 (44.44%) .NET
2 4 (44.44%) Cisco
2 4 (44.44%) MATLAB
2 4 (44.44%) Electronics
2 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 4 (44.44%) LabVIEW
2 4 (44.44%) Migration
2 4 (44.44%) Marketing
2 4 (44.44%) vSphere
2 4 (44.44%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (44.44%) Mentoring
3 1 (11.11%) SQL
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
3 1 (11.11%) MCSE
3 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
3 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) HP
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (11.11%) Websense
3 1 (11.11%) Backup Exec

Technical Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
1 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) LabVIEW
General
1 4 (44.44%) Electronics
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
1 4 (44.44%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Migration
1 4 (44.44%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) C
1 4 (44.44%) C#
1 4 (44.44%) MATLAB
2 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) MCSE
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (11.11%) MCITP
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) XenApp
1 5 (55.56%) XenDesktop
2 4 (44.44%) vSphere
2 4 (44.44%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Citrix
1 5 (55.56%) NetApp
1 5 (55.56%) VMware
1 5 (55.56%) AppSense
2 4 (44.44%) Cisco
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) HP
3 1 (11.11%) Websense