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

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Specialist
Rank 274 320 301
Rank change year-on-year
+46 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Specialist 37 23 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.36% 0.18% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.20% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 9 15 10
Average salary £37,500 £52,500 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.57% -16.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £42,500 £45,400
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £68,000 £63,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -1.23%
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
9598 11591 10962
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.48% 92.52% 93.25%
Number of salaries quoted 8174 9789 9529
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 £33,500 £32,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 6 May 2015.

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 6 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 30 (50.00%) Retail
2 28 (46.67%) Banking
3 22 (36.67%) Finance
3 22 (36.67%) SQL Server
4 20 (33.33%) SQL
4 20 (33.33%) MS Office
4 20 (33.33%) IBM
5 18 (30.00%) Windows
6 17 (28.33%) Microsoft
7 15 (25.00%) Windows 7
8 13 (21.67%) MS Excel
8 13 (21.67%) Oracle
8 13 (21.67%) Management Information System
9 12 (20.00%) Java
10 11 (18.33%) DB2
10 11 (18.33%) Web Services
10 11 (18.33%) Veritas
10 11 (18.33%) Project Management
11 10 (16.67%) Service Delivery
11 10 (16.67%) Reference Data
12 9 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
12 9 (15.00%) Time Management
12 9 (15.00%) Video Conferencing
12 9 (15.00%) Apple iOS
12 9 (15.00%) VLAN
12 9 (15.00%) VMware
12 9 (15.00%) Wi-Fi
12 9 (15.00%) Apple
12 9 (15.00%) Client/Server
12 9 (15.00%) LAN

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

For the 6 months to 6 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 (11.67%) Apache
2 6 (10.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 6 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (10.00%) WebSphere
2 6 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.33%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.33%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.67%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.67%) WorkSite
4 1 (1.67%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
4 1 (1.67%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 20 (33.33%) MS Office
2 13 (21.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (8.33%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (15.00%) LAN
1 9 (15.00%) VoIP
1 9 (15.00%) WAN
1 9 (15.00%) VPN
1 9 (15.00%) Wi-Fi
1 9 (15.00%) VLAN
2 8 (13.33%) SAN
3 1 (1.67%) Intranet
3 1 (1.67%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (36.67%) SQL Server
2 11 (18.33%) DB2
3 8 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (11.67%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (8.33%) Crystal Reports
5 5 (8.33%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (3.33%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (3.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (3.33%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (3.33%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.67%) NonStop SQL
8 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (8.33%) Eclipse
1 5 (8.33%) Maven
1 5 (8.33%) Git (software)
General
1 30 (50.00%) Retail
2 28 (46.67%) Banking
3 22 (36.67%) Finance
4 1 (1.67%) Law
4 1 (1.67%) Back Office
4 1 (1.67%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (18.33%) Web Services
2 8 (13.33%) .NET
3 7 (11.67%) XML
4 6 (10.00%) WebSphere MQ
4 6 (10.00%) Spring
5 5 (8.33%) XML Messaging
5 5 (8.33%) Hibernate
6 2 (3.33%) CGI
7 1 (1.67%) J2EE
7 1 (1.67%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.67%) COM
7 1 (1.67%) Struts
7 1 (1.67%) JSON
7 1 (1.67%) FIX Protocol
7 1 (1.67%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 13 (21.67%) Management Information System
2 10 (16.67%) Reference Data
3 9 (15.00%) Client/Server
3 9 (15.00%) Video Conferencing
4 8 (13.33%) EPoS
5 5 (8.33%) Hedge funds
6 3 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.67%) SWIFT
7 1 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.67%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.67%) Data Integration
7 1 (1.67%) Replication
7 1 (1.67%) Grid Computing
7 1 (1.67%) Tandem
7 1 (1.67%) Online Banking
7 1 (1.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 18 (30.00%) Windows
2 15 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 9 (15.00%) Apple iOS
3 9 (15.00%) UNIX
4 8 (13.33%) Linux
5 6 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (8.33%) zOS
6 5 (8.33%) Solaris
7 2 (3.33%) AIX
8 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (18.33%) Project Management
2 10 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 9 (15.00%) Time Management
4 8 (13.33%) Mentoring
5 7 (11.67%) Performance Tuning
5 7 (11.67%) Asset Management
6 6 (10.00%) Quality Management
6 6 (10.00%) ITIL
6 6 (10.00%) Configuration Management
6 6 (10.00%) Investment Management
7 5 (8.33%) Performance Analysis
7 5 (8.33%) Performance Monitoring
7 5 (8.33%) Logical Data Model
7 5 (8.33%) Physical Data Model
7 5 (8.33%) ERD
7 5 (8.33%) Waterfall
7 5 (8.33%) Validation
7 5 (8.33%) Incident Management
7 5 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
7 5 (8.33%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 20 (33.33%) SQL
2 12 (20.00%) Java
3 7 (11.67%) T-SQL
3 7 (11.67%) Perl
3 7 (11.67%) PL/SQL
4 6 (10.00%) C#
5 3 (5.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (5.00%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.67%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.67%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.67%) COBOL
6 1 (1.67%) VBA
6 1 (1.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (3.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 2 (3.33%) Degree
1 2 (3.33%) VCP4
1 2 (3.33%) VCP5
2 1 (1.67%) EMC Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 9 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (10.00%) Hyper-V
3 5 (8.33%) Active Directory
3 5 (8.33%) Microsoft App-V
3 5 (8.33%) vSphere
4 3 (5.00%) VMware Server
5 2 (3.33%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (3.33%) XenApp
6 1 (1.67%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 8 (13.33%) SCCM
2 6 (10.00%) SCOM
2 6 (10.00%) SCVMM
2 6 (10.00%) NetBackup
3 5 (8.33%) Tivoli
3 5 (8.33%) BMC PATROL
3 5 (8.33%) SCOrch
4 2 (3.33%) SCSM
4 2 (3.33%) Data Guard
4 2 (3.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (3.33%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (1.67%) Nagios
5 1 (1.67%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (1.67%) Cacti
5 1 (1.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 20 (33.33%) IBM
2 17 (28.33%) Microsoft
3 13 (21.67%) Oracle
4 11 (18.33%) Veritas
5 9 (15.00%) VMware
5 9 (15.00%) Apple
6 8 (13.33%) Avaya
6 8 (13.33%) HP
7 6 (10.00%) Red Hat
7 6 (10.00%) NetApp
8 5 (8.33%) BMC
8 5 (8.33%) Sun
8 5 (8.33%) Cognos
9 4 (6.67%) Dell
10 2 (3.33%) AppSense
10 2 (3.33%) Brocade
10 2 (3.33%) 3PAR
11 1 (1.67%) EMC
11 1 (1.67%) Cisco
11 1 (1.67%) Sybase
City, London
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus, Health, Pension
Posted: Yesterday
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TechnoRecruit
Salary: Negotiable, DOE. Plus Private Healthcare.
Posted: 23 days ago