The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the City of London region that had Technical Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Specialist
Rank 250 273 313
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +40
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Specialist 19 38 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.27% 0.36% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.38% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 14 10 18
Median salary £57,500 £37,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+53.33% -28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,750 £35,750 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,250 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,000 £45,000 £40,250
% change year-on-year
+4.44% +11.80%
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
6638 9923 11890
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 95.72% 95.06% 94.76%
Number of salaries quoted 6007 8419 10020
Median salary £56,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.81% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £76,100 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Technical Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of job ads across the City of London region that featured Technical Specialist in the job title.

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 5 May 2016.

Technical Specialist Salary Histogram in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, Technical Specialist job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the City of London region featuring Technical Specialist in the job title.

1 19 (59.38%) Windows
2 16 (50.00%) Finance
2 16 (50.00%) Banking
3 15 (46.88%) Linux
3 15 (46.88%) SQL
4 12 (37.50%) Unix
5 10 (31.25%) Bash Shell
6 9 (28.13%) ITIL
7 7 (21.88%) LAN
7 7 (21.88%) WAN
7 7 (21.88%) Root Cause Analysis
7 7 (21.88%) WebSphere
7 7 (21.88%) IBM Integration Bus
8 6 (18.75%) MS Exchange
8 6 (18.75%) Microsoft
8 6 (18.75%) VMware
8 6 (18.75%) Windows Server
9 5 (15.63%) Project Management
9 5 (15.63%) Mainframe
9 5 (15.63%) NetApp
9 5 (15.63%) IBM
9 5 (15.63%) Active Directory
9 5 (15.63%) Perl
9 5 (15.63%) SQL Server
9 5 (15.63%) MS Excel
9 5 (15.63%) Retail
9 5 (15.63%) SWIFT
10 4 (12.50%) Hedge funds
10 4 (12.50%) Investment Banking
10 4 (12.50%) Degree

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (21.88%) WebSphere
2 6 (18.75%) MS Exchange
3 4 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (12.50%) MQSeries
3 4 (12.50%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (6.25%) IIS
5 1 (3.13%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (15.63%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.25%) MS Office
3 1 (3.13%) Quicktime
Communications & Networking
1 7 (21.88%) LAN
1 7 (21.88%) WAN
2 2 (6.25%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (6.25%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.63%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 16 (50.00%) Banking
1 16 (50.00%) Finance
2 5 (15.63%) Retail
3 4 (12.50%) Investment Banking
4 2 (6.25%) Back Office
4 2 (6.25%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (21.88%) IBM Integration Bus
2 4 (12.50%) Middleware
3 2 (6.25%) XMPP
4 1 (3.13%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) Mainframe
1 5 (15.63%) SWIFT
2 4 (12.50%) DataPower
2 4 (12.50%) Hedge funds
2 4 (12.50%) IBM Mainframe
3 3 (9.38%) Computer Science
3 3 (9.38%) PMI
4 2 (6.25%) Contract for Difference
4 2 (6.25%) Equities
5 1 (3.13%) iSeries
5 1 (3.13%) Streaming Media
5 1 (3.13%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 19 (59.38%) Windows
2 15 (46.88%) Linux
3 12 (37.50%) Unix
4 6 (18.75%) Windows Server
5 4 (12.50%) AIX
6 2 (6.25%) Windows 7
6 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (28.13%) ITIL
2 7 (21.88%) Root Cause Analysis
3 5 (15.63%) Project Management
4 4 (12.50%) Service Delivery
5 3 (9.38%) Algorithmic Trading
5 3 (9.38%) Change Management
5 3 (9.38%) Quantitative Trading
5 3 (9.38%) SDLC
6 2 (6.25%) Change Control
6 2 (6.25%) Configuration Management
6 2 (6.25%) Data Protection
6 2 (6.25%) Incident Management
6 2 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (3.13%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (3.13%) Content Management
7 1 (3.13%) Risk Management
7 1 (3.13%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (46.88%) SQL
2 10 (31.25%) Bash Shell
3 5 (15.63%) Perl
4 3 (9.38%) PowerShell
4 3 (9.38%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (12.50%) Degree
1 4 (12.50%) MCSE
1 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (9.38%) PMI Certification
3 2 (6.25%) CCNP
3 2 (6.25%) CCNP Voice
3 2 (6.25%) CCVP
3 2 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.50%) SLA
2 3 (9.38%) QA
System Software
1 5 (15.63%) Active Directory
2 3 (9.38%) VMware ESX
2 3 (9.38%) XenApp
3 2 (6.25%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (9.38%) OpenView
1 3 (9.38%) Zenoss
2 2 (6.25%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (6.25%) Cisco UCCE
2 2 (6.25%) Cisco UCCX
2 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 2 (6.25%) NetBackup
2 2 (6.25%) SCCM
2 2 (6.25%) SCOM
2 2 (6.25%) SCSM
2 2 (6.25%) SCVMM
2 2 (6.25%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (3.13%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (3.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 6 (18.75%) Microsoft
1 6 (18.75%) VMware
2 5 (15.63%) IBM
2 5 (15.63%) NetApp
3 3 (9.38%) Citrix
3 3 (9.38%) HP
3 3 (9.38%) Oracle
4 2 (6.25%) BT
4 2 (6.25%) Cisco
4 2 (6.25%) MobileIron
4 2 (6.25%) NICE Systems
4 2 (6.25%) Red Box
4 2 (6.25%) RightFax
4 2 (6.25%) Symantec
4 2 (6.25%) Veritas
5 1 (3.13%) Apple
5 1 (3.13%) Intel Security
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ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55k - £75k plus outstanding package
Posted: 6 days ago