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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Specialist
Rank 275 327 317
Rank change year-on-year
+52 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Specialist 30 29 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.30% 0.22% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.24% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 4 22 12
Average salary £55,000 £53,500 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.80% -14.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,975 £45,070 £40,600
10% offered a salary of more than £56,750 £67,050 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.50% +5.62%
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
9324 12065 11025
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.19% 92.46% 93.21%
Number of salaries quoted 8003 10213 9492
Average salary £55,000 £53,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.80% +1.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 32 (54.24%) Retail
2 29 (49.15%) Banking
3 25 (42.37%) IBM
4 24 (40.68%) Finance
5 21 (35.59%) SQL Server
5 21 (35.59%) MS Office
6 17 (28.81%) Windows
6 17 (28.81%) SQL
7 16 (27.12%) Microsoft
8 14 (23.73%) Management Information System
8 14 (23.73%) Windows 7
9 12 (20.34%) Service Delivery
9 12 (20.34%) MS Excel
9 12 (20.34%) Java
9 12 (20.34%) Oracle
10 11 (18.64%) UNIX
10 11 (18.64%) DB2
10 11 (18.64%) Project Management
11 10 (16.95%) Veritas
11 10 (16.95%) Reference Data
12 9 (15.25%) Apple iOS
12 9 (15.25%) Time Management
12 9 (15.25%) Video Conferencing
12 9 (15.25%) VLAN
12 9 (15.25%) Apple
12 9 (15.25%) Client/Server
12 9 (15.25%) LAN
12 9 (15.25%) VoIP
12 9 (15.25%) WAN
12 9 (15.25%) VPN

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

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 7 (11.86%) WebSphere
1 7 (11.86%) Apache
2 6 (10.17%) WebSphere Application Server
3 5 (8.47%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (8.47%) MS Exchange
4 2 (3.39%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.39%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.39%) MQSeries
5 1 (1.69%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.69%) WorkSite
5 1 (1.69%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.69%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 21 (35.59%) MS Office
2 12 (20.34%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (11.86%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (15.25%) VLAN
1 9 (15.25%) LAN
1 9 (15.25%) VoIP
1 9 (15.25%) WAN
1 9 (15.25%) VPN
1 9 (15.25%) Wi-Fi
2 7 (11.86%) SAN
3 1 (1.69%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (35.59%) SQL Server
2 11 (18.64%) DB2
3 7 (11.86%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (10.17%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (5.08%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (5.08%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (3.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (3.39%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (3.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (3.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (3.39%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (3.39%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (8.47%) Git (software)
1 5 (8.47%) Eclipse
1 5 (8.47%) Maven
General
1 32 (54.24%) Retail
2 29 (49.15%) Banking
3 24 (40.68%) Finance
4 2 (3.39%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (15.25%) Web Services
2 7 (11.86%) WebSphere MQ
3 6 (10.17%) Spring
3 6 (10.17%) XML
3 6 (10.17%) .NET
4 5 (8.47%) Hibernate
5 3 (5.08%) J2EE
5 3 (5.08%) XML Messaging
6 2 (3.39%) CGI
7 1 (1.69%) JSON
7 1 (1.69%) FIX Protocol
7 1 (1.69%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 1 (1.69%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.69%) COM
7 1 (1.69%) Struts
7 1 (1.69%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (23.73%) Management Information System
2 10 (16.95%) Reference Data
3 9 (15.25%) Video Conferencing
3 9 (15.25%) Client/Server
4 8 (13.56%) EPoS
5 3 (5.08%) Hedge funds
6 2 (3.39%) Fixed Income
6 2 (3.39%) Equities
6 2 (3.39%) Derivative
7 1 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.69%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.69%) Data Integration
7 1 (1.69%) Grid Computing
7 1 (1.69%) Replication
7 1 (1.69%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 17 (28.81%) Windows
2 14 (23.73%) Windows 7
3 11 (18.64%) UNIX
4 9 (15.25%) Apple iOS
5 8 (13.56%) Linux
6 6 (10.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (8.47%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (8.47%) zOS
7 5 (8.47%) Solaris
8 4 (6.78%) AIX
8 4 (6.78%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.69%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (20.34%) Service Delivery
2 11 (18.64%) Project Management
3 9 (15.25%) Time Management
4 8 (13.56%) Quality Management
5 7 (11.86%) Performance Tuning
6 6 (10.17%) Mentoring
6 6 (10.17%) Investment Management
7 5 (8.47%) ERD
7 5 (8.47%) Technical Architecture
7 5 (8.47%) Incident Management
7 5 (8.47%) Performance Monitoring
7 5 (8.47%) Waterfall
7 5 (8.47%) Logical Data Model
7 5 (8.47%) Physical Data Model
7 5 (8.47%) Software Delivery
7 5 (8.47%) Data Modelling
7 5 (8.47%) ITIL
7 5 (8.47%) Asset Management
7 5 (8.47%) Data Management
7 5 (8.47%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 17 (28.81%) SQL
2 12 (20.34%) Java
3 5 (8.47%) C#
3 5 (8.47%) T-SQL
3 5 (8.47%) Perl
3 5 (8.47%) PL/SQL
3 5 (8.47%) Shell Script
4 3 (5.08%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.69%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.69%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (3.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 2 (3.39%) Degree
1 2 (3.39%) VCP4
1 2 (3.39%) VCP5
2 1 (1.69%) EMC Certification
System Software
1 8 (13.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (8.47%) Hyper-V
3 4 (6.78%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (6.78%) Active Directory
3 4 (6.78%) vSphere
4 3 (5.08%) VMware Server
5 2 (3.39%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (3.39%) XenApp
6 1 (1.69%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 7 (11.86%) SCCM
2 5 (8.47%) SCOM
2 5 (8.47%) SCVMM
2 5 (8.47%) NetBackup
2 5 (8.47%) Tivoli
2 5 (8.47%) BMC PATROL
3 4 (6.78%) SCOrch
4 2 (3.39%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (3.39%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (3.39%) Data Guard
5 1 (1.69%) SCSM
5 1 (1.69%) Cacti
5 1 (1.69%) Puppet
5 1 (1.69%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (1.69%) Nagios
5 1 (1.69%) Control-M
Vendors
1 25 (42.37%) IBM
2 16 (27.12%) Microsoft
3 12 (20.34%) Oracle
4 10 (16.95%) Veritas
5 9 (15.25%) Apple
6 8 (13.56%) VMware
6 8 (13.56%) Avaya
7 7 (11.86%) Cognos
8 6 (10.17%) Red Hat
8 6 (10.17%) HP
9 5 (8.47%) Sun
9 5 (8.47%) BMC
9 5 (8.47%) NetApp
10 3 (5.08%) Dell
10 3 (5.08%) Charles River
11 2 (3.39%) Sybase
11 2 (3.39%) Brocade
11 2 (3.39%) 3PAR
11 2 (3.39%) Fiserv
12 1 (1.69%) Cisco
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