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 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Specialist
Rank 272 290 308
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Specialist 38 28 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.36% 0.24% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.26% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 21 15 8
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +16.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £41,728 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £68,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+13.09% +5.00%
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
9873 10654 10496
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 93.26% 92.64% 93.53%
Number of salaries quoted 8417 8974 9319
Average salary £55,000 £54,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.85% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £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 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 31 March 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 31 March 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 24 (40.00%) SQL
1 24 (40.00%) Banking
2 22 (36.67%) Windows
3 21 (35.00%) SQL Server
3 21 (35.00%) Microsoft
3 21 (35.00%) Retail
4 20 (33.33%) Finance
5 18 (30.00%) MS Office
5 18 (30.00%) Windows 7
6 16 (26.67%) Oracle
6 16 (26.67%) IBM
6 16 (26.67%) Veritas
7 14 (23.33%) VMware
7 14 (23.33%) VMware Infrastructure
8 13 (21.67%) Project Management
8 13 (21.67%) SAN
8 13 (21.67%) Java
9 12 (20.00%) UNIX
9 12 (20.00%) HP
10 11 (18.33%) NetBackup
10 11 (18.33%) .NET
10 11 (18.33%) SQL Server 2008
10 11 (18.33%) SCCM
11 10 (16.67%) SCOM
11 10 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
11 10 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
11 10 (16.67%) MS Exchange
11 10 (16.67%) MS Excel
11 10 (16.67%) Linux
12 9 (15.00%) Client/Server

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

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 10 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 9 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (8.33%) Apache
3 5 (8.33%) WebSphere
4 4 (6.67%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (3.33%) Tomcat
5 2 (3.33%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.67%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.67%) Lotus Domino
6 1 (1.67%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
6 1 (1.67%) WebSphere Portal
6 1 (1.67%) Lync
6 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 18 (30.00%) MS Office
2 10 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (21.67%) SAN
2 9 (15.00%) VPN
2 9 (15.00%) LAN
2 9 (15.00%) VoIP
2 9 (15.00%) WAN
2 9 (15.00%) Wi-Fi
2 9 (15.00%) VLAN
3 2 (3.33%) NAS
3 2 (3.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.33%) DNS
3 2 (3.33%) Intranet
4 1 (1.67%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (35.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (18.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (11.67%) DB2
5 5 (8.33%) Crystal Reports
5 5 (8.33%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (3.33%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (3.33%) Oracle Database
7 2 (3.33%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (3.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (1.67%) QlikView
8 1 (1.67%) NonStop SQL
8 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (6.67%) Eclipse
2 3 (5.00%) Maven
2 3 (5.00%) Git (software)
General
1 24 (40.00%) Banking
2 21 (35.00%) Retail
3 20 (33.33%) Finance
4 3 (5.00%) Law
4 3 (5.00%) Billing
5 2 (3.33%) Front Office
6 1 (1.67%) Back Office
6 1 (1.67%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (18.33%) .NET
2 9 (15.00%) Web Services
3 7 (11.67%) XML
4 5 (8.33%) XML Messaging
5 4 (6.67%) Spring
5 4 (6.67%) WebSphere MQ
6 3 (5.00%) Hibernate
7 2 (3.33%) CGI
7 2 (3.33%) J2EE
8 1 (1.67%) ASP.NET
8 1 (1.67%) COM
8 1 (1.67%) Struts
8 1 (1.67%) JSON
8 1 (1.67%) FIX Protocol
8 1 (1.67%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.00%) Client/Server
1 9 (15.00%) Video Conferencing
2 8 (13.33%) EPoS
2 8 (13.33%) Management Information System
3 6 (10.00%) Reference Data
4 5 (8.33%) Hedge funds
5 3 (5.00%) Online Banking
6 2 (3.33%) Blackberry
6 2 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.67%) SWIFT
7 1 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.67%) Data Integration
7 1 (1.67%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.67%) Replication
7 1 (1.67%) Grid Computing
7 1 (1.67%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 22 (36.67%) Windows
2 18 (30.00%) Windows 7
3 12 (20.00%) UNIX
4 10 (16.67%) Linux
4 10 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (15.00%) Apple iOS
6 8 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (11.67%) Solaris
8 6 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (5.00%) zOS
10 2 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (3.33%) AIX
10 2 (3.33%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 1 (1.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (21.67%) Project Management
2 9 (15.00%) Configuration Management
2 9 (15.00%) ITIL
2 9 (15.00%) Time Management
3 8 (13.33%) Asset Management
3 8 (13.33%) Investment Management
4 6 (10.00%) Mentoring
5 5 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (8.33%) Performance Analysis
5 5 (8.33%) Change Management
6 4 (6.67%) Migration
7 3 (5.00%) Service Delivery
7 3 (5.00%) Data Modelling
7 3 (5.00%) Performance Monitoring
7 3 (5.00%) ERD
7 3 (5.00%) Waterfall
7 3 (5.00%) Data Management
7 3 (5.00%) Incident Management
7 3 (5.00%) Technical Architecture
7 3 (5.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 24 (40.00%) SQL
2 13 (21.67%) Java
3 9 (15.00%) Perl
4 7 (11.67%) PL/SQL
4 7 (11.67%) T-SQL
5 6 (10.00%) C#
6 3 (5.00%) JavaScript
6 3 (5.00%) Shell Script
7 2 (3.33%) PowerShell
7 2 (3.33%) Python
8 1 (1.67%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.67%) COBOL
8 1 (1.67%) VBA
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 14 (23.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (15.00%) Hyper-V
2 9 (15.00%) Active Directory
3 8 (13.33%) vSphere
4 7 (11.67%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (6.67%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (5.00%) VMware Server
7 2 (3.33%) XenApp
7 2 (3.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 1 (1.67%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 11 (18.33%) SCCM
1 11 (18.33%) NetBackup
2 10 (16.67%) SCOM
3 9 (15.00%) SCVMM
4 8 (13.33%) SCOrch
5 7 (11.67%) BMC PATROL
6 5 (8.33%) Tivoli
7 4 (6.67%) SCSM
8 2 (3.33%) Oracle RMAN
8 2 (3.33%) Data Guard
8 2 (3.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 2 (3.33%) Control-M
9 1 (1.67%) Nagios
9 1 (1.67%) HP Data Protector
9 1 (1.67%) Cacti
9 1 (1.67%) Puppet
9 1 (1.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 21 (35.00%) Microsoft
2 16 (26.67%) Oracle
2 16 (26.67%) IBM
2 16 (26.67%) Veritas
3 14 (23.33%) VMware
4 12 (20.00%) HP
5 9 (15.00%) NetApp
5 9 (15.00%) Apple
6 8 (13.33%) Red Hat
6 8 (13.33%) Avaya
7 7 (11.67%) BMC
7 7 (11.67%) Sun
8 6 (10.00%) Dell
9 4 (6.67%) AppSense
10 3 (5.00%) EMC
10 3 (5.00%) Charles River
11 2 (3.33%) Hitachi
11 2 (3.33%) Brocade
11 2 (3.33%) 3PAR
11 2 (3.33%) F5
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