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 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Specialist
Rank 272 316 311
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Specialist 35 30 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.34% 0.23% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.25% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 14 24 13
Average salary £56,250 £52,500 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -16.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,209 £37,700
10% offered a salary of more than £62,750 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
9543 12012 11375
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.10% 92.49% 93.15%
Number of salaries quoted 8210 10170 9817
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £77,500 £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
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 30 June 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 30 June 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 43 (58.90%) Banking
2 41 (56.16%) Retail
3 29 (39.73%) Finance
4 26 (35.62%) IBM
5 22 (30.14%) SQL Server
5 22 (30.14%) MS Office
6 20 (27.40%) Microsoft
7 19 (26.03%) Windows
8 18 (24.66%) DB2
8 18 (24.66%) UNIX
9 17 (23.29%) SQL
10 15 (20.55%) WebSphere MQ
10 15 (20.55%) WebSphere
10 15 (20.55%) Windows 7
11 14 (19.18%) Management Information System
11 14 (19.18%) WebSphere Application Server
12 13 (17.81%) Service Delivery
12 13 (17.81%) Mentoring
13 12 (16.44%) Project Management
13 12 (16.44%) MS Excel
14 11 (15.07%) Veritas
15 10 (13.70%) Oracle
15 10 (13.70%) Reference Data
16 9 (12.33%) Apple iOS
16 9 (12.33%) VMware Infrastructure
16 9 (12.33%) Time Management
16 9 (12.33%) Video Conferencing
16 9 (12.33%) WebSphere Message Broker
16 9 (12.33%) VLAN
16 9 (12.33%) Java

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

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 15 (20.55%) WebSphere
2 14 (19.18%) WebSphere Application Server
3 7 (9.59%) Apache
4 6 (8.22%) MS Exchange
4 6 (8.22%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (6.85%) SharePoint
6 3 (4.11%) MQSeries
7 2 (2.74%) IIS
7 2 (2.74%) NetWeaver
7 2 (2.74%) Tomcat
7 2 (2.74%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
8 1 (1.37%) WorkSite
8 1 (1.37%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (1.37%) WebLogic
8 1 (1.37%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 22 (30.14%) MS Office
2 12 (16.44%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (9.59%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (12.33%) LAN
1 9 (12.33%) VoIP
1 9 (12.33%) WAN
1 9 (12.33%) VPN
1 9 (12.33%) Wi-Fi
1 9 (12.33%) VLAN
2 8 (10.96%) SAN
3 3 (4.11%) OSPF
3 3 (4.11%) BGP
3 3 (4.11%) DNS
3 3 (4.11%) DHCP
3 3 (4.11%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.37%) Network Security
4 1 (1.37%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (1.37%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (30.14%) SQL Server
2 18 (24.66%) DB2
3 7 (9.59%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (9.59%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.74%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (2.74%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.74%) SAP HANA
4 2 (2.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.74%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (2.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.74%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (2.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (6.85%) Eclipse
1 5 (6.85%) Maven
1 5 (6.85%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 3 (4.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 43 (58.90%) Banking
2 41 (56.16%) Retail
3 29 (39.73%) Finance
4 2 (2.74%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.74%) Back Office
5 1 (1.37%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (20.55%) WebSphere MQ
2 9 (12.33%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 7 (9.59%) HTML
4 6 (8.22%) Web Services
4 6 (8.22%) Spring
5 5 (6.85%) Hibernate
5 5 (6.85%) CSS
5 5 (6.85%) .NET
6 4 (5.48%) J2EE
6 4 (5.48%) ASP.NET
6 4 (5.48%) XML
7 3 (4.11%) WPF
8 2 (2.74%) HTML5
8 2 (2.74%) CSS3
8 2 (2.74%) CGI
9 1 (1.37%) Struts
9 1 (1.37%) COM
9 1 (1.37%) JSON
9 1 (1.37%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 14 (19.18%) Management Information System
2 10 (13.70%) Reference Data
3 9 (12.33%) Video Conferencing
3 9 (12.33%) Client/Server
4 8 (10.96%) EPoS
5 7 (9.59%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (4.11%) Fixed Income
6 3 (4.11%) Equities
6 3 (4.11%) Derivative
7 2 (2.74%) Data Centre
8 1 (1.37%) EMC VNX
8 1 (1.37%) Data Integration
8 1 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.37%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.37%) Grid Computing
8 1 (1.37%) Blackberry
8 1 (1.37%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 19 (26.03%) Windows
2 18 (24.66%) UNIX
3 15 (20.55%) Windows 7
4 9 (12.33%) Apple iOS
5 8 (10.96%) Linux
6 6 (8.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (8.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (6.85%) zOS
7 5 (6.85%) AIX
7 5 (6.85%) Solaris
7 5 (6.85%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (2.74%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.37%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (17.81%) Service Delivery
1 13 (17.81%) Mentoring
2 12 (16.44%) Project Management
3 9 (12.33%) Time Management
4 8 (10.96%) SDLC
4 8 (10.96%) Quality Management
5 7 (9.59%) Change Management
5 7 (9.59%) Performance Tuning
5 7 (9.59%) Coaching
6 6 (8.22%) ITIL
6 6 (8.22%) Configuration Management
7 5 (6.85%) Technical Architecture
7 5 (6.85%) Waterfall
7 5 (6.85%) Data Management
7 5 (6.85%) Incident Management
7 5 (6.85%) Data Modelling
7 5 (6.85%) Validation
7 5 (6.85%) Logical Data Model
7 5 (6.85%) Physical Data Model
7 5 (6.85%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 17 (23.29%) SQL
2 9 (12.33%) Java
3 6 (8.22%) Shell Script
4 5 (6.85%) C#
4 5 (6.85%) JavaScript
5 3 (4.11%) VBScript
5 3 (4.11%) VBA
6 2 (2.74%) ABAP
6 2 (2.74%) T-SQL
6 2 (2.74%) Perl
6 2 (2.74%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.37%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.37%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3 (4.11%) MCSE
1 3 (4.11%) CCIE
1 3 (4.11%) CCNP
1 3 (4.11%) CISA
1 3 (4.11%) CISM
1 3 (4.11%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (4.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (2.74%) Degree
2 2 (2.74%) VCP4
2 2 (2.74%) VCP5
2 2 (2.74%) CCDP
3 1 (1.37%) EMC Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.22%) QA
2 3 (4.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 9 (12.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (8.22%) Hyper-V
2 6 (8.22%) Active Directory
3 5 (6.85%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (5.48%) vSphere
5 3 (4.11%) VMware Server
6 2 (2.74%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (2.74%) XenApp
7 1 (1.37%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 8 (10.96%) SCCM
2 6 (8.22%) SCOM
2 6 (8.22%) SCVMM
2 6 (8.22%) NetBackup
3 5 (6.85%) Tivoli
3 5 (6.85%) BMC PATROL
3 5 (6.85%) Oracle ZFS
4 4 (5.48%) SCOrch
5 2 (2.74%) SCSM
5 2 (2.74%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (2.74%) Data Guard
5 2 (2.74%) Control-M
5 2 (2.74%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (1.37%) Nagios
6 1 (1.37%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (1.37%) Cacti
6 1 (1.37%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (1.37%) Puppet
Vendors
1 26 (35.62%) IBM
2 20 (27.40%) Microsoft
3 11 (15.07%) Veritas
4 10 (13.70%) Oracle
5 9 (12.33%) Apple
5 9 (12.33%) VMware
6 8 (10.96%) Avaya
7 7 (9.59%) Cognos
8 6 (8.22%) HP
8 6 (8.22%) Red Hat
8 6 (8.22%) NetApp
9 5 (6.85%) BMC
9 5 (6.85%) Sun
10 4 (5.48%) Cisco
11 3 (4.11%) Sybase
11 3 (4.11%) Dell
11 3 (4.11%) Reuters
11 3 (4.11%) Bloomberg
11 3 (4.11%) Radianz
11 3 (4.11%) Charles River
City, London
GE Energy Management
Salary: Competitive salary
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 6 hours ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £52000.00 - £61000.00 per annum + package
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Mason Frank
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Energon Global
Salary: £70000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
City, London
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 19 days ago