The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Cheshire region that had Technical Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Technical Specialist
North West / Cheshire
Rank 84 103 115
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Specialist 4 1 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.40% 0.077% 0.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.081% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 9
Median salary £59,500 £35,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+70.00% -46.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £51,900 £35,000 £58,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,900 £35,000 £66,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £47,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-9.57% +4.44%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheshire 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
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
975 1241 1821
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 96.82% 95.54% 97.38%
Number of salaries quoted 791 1077 1453
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.19% +5.00%

Technical Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Cheshire region that featured Technical Specialist in the job title.

Technical Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Technical Specialist
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Technical Specialist Salary Trend in Cheshire

Technical Specialist
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Specialist within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford - 3 £59,750 -
Ellesmere Port -2 1 £50,000 +42.85%
Technical Specialist
North West

Technical Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 Cheshire region featuring Technical Specialist in the job title.

1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) Incident Management
2 3 (60.00%) Performance Management
2 3 (60.00%) Unix
3 2 (40.00%) AppDynamics
3 2 (40.00%) Capacity Management
3 2 (40.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (40.00%) Ganglia
3 2 (40.00%) JBoss
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (40.00%) AIX
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) Netcool
3 2 (40.00%) Clustering
3 2 (40.00%) Banking
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) Retail
4 1 (20.00%) NetBackup
4 1 (20.00%) Mainframe
4 1 (20.00%) Service Management
4 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (20.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) Migration
4 1 (20.00%) Scrum
4 1 (20.00%) Java
4 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle Reports

Technical Specialist Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 2 (40.00%) JBoss
2 1 (20.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) IaaS
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (20.00%) PaaS
1 1 (20.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (40.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Clustering
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (20.00%) FMCG
2 1 (20.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) Unix
3 2 (40.00%) AIX
4 1 (20.00%) Mac OS X
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Incident Management
1 3 (60.00%) Performance Management
2 2 (40.00%) Capacity Management
2 2 (40.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Change Control
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) DevOps
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Process Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Service Management
3 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (20.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
1 1 (20.00%) MCSE
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Ganglia
1 2 (40.00%) Netcool
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (20.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) AppDynamics
3 1 (20.00%) Apple
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Veeam