The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the City of London 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 15 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Specialist
Rank 300 311 322
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Specialist 12 16 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.10% 0.14% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.14% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 10 15 18
Average salary £55,000 £60,000 £46,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% +28.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £40,100 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,750 £68,000 £66,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +16.21%
Technical Specialist
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 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
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
10693 11039 12092
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.73% 93.17% 93.92%
Number of salaries quoted 9010 9695 11083
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +2.59%

Technical Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Technical Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Technical Specialist
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Technical Specialist Salary Trend in the City of London

Technical Specialist
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Technical Specialist across the City of London region over the 3 months to 15 September 2014.

Technical Specialist Salary Histogram in the City of London

Technical Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT jobs across the City of London 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 18 (47.37%) Finance
2 14 (36.84%) Linux
3 13 (34.21%) Banking
4 12 (31.58%) SQL
4 12 (31.58%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (28.95%) ITIL
6 8 (21.05%) UNIX
6 8 (21.05%) Windows
6 8 (21.05%) Oracle
6 8 (21.05%) Management Information System
6 8 (21.05%) WebSphere
6 8 (21.05%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 7 (18.42%) Microsoft
7 7 (18.42%) Configuration Management
8 6 (15.79%) Red Hat
8 6 (15.79%) Perl
8 6 (15.79%) DB2
8 6 (15.79%) Analytics
9 5 (13.16%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (13.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (13.16%) Python
9 5 (13.16%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (13.16%) Change Management
9 5 (13.16%) Mainframe
10 4 (10.53%) Actimize
10 4 (10.53%) SCOM
10 4 (10.53%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
10 4 (10.53%) VMware
10 4 (10.53%) WebSphere MQ
10 4 (10.53%) Active Directory

Technical Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT jobs across the City of London 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 8 (21.05%) WebSphere
2 4 (10.53%) WebSphere Application Server
2 4 (10.53%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
3 3 (7.89%) WorkSite
4 2 (5.26%) CICS
4 2 (5.26%) Tomcat
4 2 (5.26%) SharePoint
4 2 (5.26%) Lync
5 1 (2.63%) MS Exchange
5 1 (2.63%) Lotus Domino
5 1 (2.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 3 (7.89%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.63%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.26%) WebTrends
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.89%) Intranet
1 3 (7.89%) Kerberos
1 3 (7.89%) TCP/IP
2 2 (5.26%) NAS
2 2 (5.26%) SAN
2 2 (5.26%) Extranet
2 2 (5.26%) LAN
3 1 (2.63%) WLAN
3 1 (2.63%) WAN
3 1 (2.63%) DHCP
3 1 (2.63%) Firewall
3 1 (2.63%) Wireless
3 1 (2.63%) Multicast
3 1 (2.63%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.79%) DB2
2 3 (7.89%) IDOL
2 3 (7.89%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.63%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Subversion
1 3 (7.89%) Jenkins
2 2 (5.26%) Redmine
General
1 18 (47.37%) Finance
2 13 (34.21%) Banking
3 2 (5.26%) Retail
3 2 (5.26%) Publishing
4 1 (2.63%) Back Office
4 1 (2.63%) Law
4 1 (2.63%) Legal
4 1 (2.63%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (21.05%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 4 (10.53%) WebSphere MQ
3 3 (7.89%) Middleware
4 2 (5.26%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 12 (31.58%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (21.05%) Management Information System
3 5 (13.16%) Mainframe
4 3 (7.89%) Blackberry
5 2 (5.26%) Computer Science
5 2 (5.26%) E-Learning
5 2 (5.26%) Equities
6 1 (2.63%) Online Banking
6 1 (2.63%) Mathematics
6 1 (2.63%) Physics
6 1 (2.63%) AS400
6 1 (2.63%) Replication
6 1 (2.63%) CLARiiON
6 1 (2.63%) EMC Centera
6 1 (2.63%) Clustering
6 1 (2.63%) Symmetrix DMX
6 1 (2.63%) Hedge funds
6 1 (2.63%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 14 (36.84%) Linux
2 8 (21.05%) UNIX
2 8 (21.05%) Windows
3 5 (13.16%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (13.16%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (13.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (5.26%) Windows 7
4 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (5.26%) Solaris
5 1 (2.63%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (28.95%) ITIL
2 7 (18.42%) Configuration Management
3 6 (15.79%) Analytics
4 5 (13.16%) Change Management
5 3 (7.89%) Service Delivery
5 3 (7.89%) Information Management
5 3 (7.89%) Document Management
5 3 (7.89%) Data Analysis
5 3 (7.89%) Change Control
5 3 (7.89%) Mentoring
5 3 (7.89%) Release Management
5 3 (7.89%) Incident Management
6 2 (5.26%) Web Analytics
6 2 (5.26%) SIEM
6 2 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (5.26%) Electronic Trading
6 2 (5.26%) Network Management
6 2 (5.26%) Coaching
6 2 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 12 (31.58%) SQL
2 6 (15.79%) Perl
3 5 (13.16%) Python
4 3 (7.89%) Ruby
5 2 (5.26%) PowerShell
5 2 (5.26%) Assembly Language
5 2 (5.26%) Shell Script
5 2 (5.26%) MATLAB
5 2 (5.26%) VBA
5 2 (5.26%) C++
5 2 (5.26%) COBOL
5 2 (5.26%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (7.89%) Degree
2 1 (2.63%) VCP5
2 1 (2.63%) CCNP
2 1 (2.63%) CCNA
2 1 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) QA
2 1 (2.63%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (10.53%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.26%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.63%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (2.63%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (10.53%) SCOM
1 4 (10.53%) Puppet
2 3 (7.89%) SCCM
3 2 (5.26%) Red Hat Satellite
3 2 (5.26%) SCOrch
3 2 (5.26%) WMI
4 1 (2.63%) NetBackup
4 1 (2.63%) SCVMM
4 1 (2.63%) SCSM
Vendors
1 8 (21.05%) Oracle
2 7 (18.42%) Microsoft
3 6 (15.79%) Red Hat
4 4 (10.53%) VMware
4 4 (10.53%) Actimize
5 3 (7.89%) JBoss
5 3 (7.89%) Cisco
6 2 (5.26%) Interwoven
6 2 (5.26%) NetApp
6 2 (5.26%) Veritas
6 2 (5.26%) MKS
7 1 (2.63%) Lotus
7 1 (2.63%) Apple
7 1 (2.63%) IronPort
7 1 (2.63%) Aerohive Networks
7 1 (2.63%) Avaya
7 1 (2.63%) Dell
7 1 (2.63%) EMC
7 1 (2.63%) SAP
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