The first table below looks at the demand for the Technical Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the Chester 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Chester region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Specialist
Rank - - 38
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Specialist 0 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester - - 1.14%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 1.14%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
Average salary - - £33,050
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- +9.45%
Job Titles Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
265 407 175
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 95.67% 95.09% 99.43%
Number of salaries quoted 195 238 133
Average salary £36,000 £37,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Technical Specialist
Cheshire

Technical Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

Technical Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Technical Specialist
Salary Trend in Chester

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

Technical Specialist Salary Trend in Chester

Technical Specialist
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Chester 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 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Tivoli
1 2 (100.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
1 2 (100.00%) IBM
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) CA Endevor
2 1 (50.00%) Advertising
2 1 (50.00%) ISPF
2 1 (50.00%) REXX
2 1 (50.00%) JCL
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) SAS
2 1 (50.00%) FTP

Technical Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Chester 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 (50.00%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) FTP
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) ISPF
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) REXX
1 1 (50.00%) JCL
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Tivoli
2 1 (50.00%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) IBM