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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Specialist
Rank 253 297 285
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Specialist 12 21 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.18% 0.20% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.21% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 11 21 19
Average salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £40,730
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £68,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.44% +12.50%
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
6345 9909 9973
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 95.06% 95.41% 94.52%
Number of salaries quoted 5708 8596 8486
Average salary £57,500 £54,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.50% -0.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016, 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 (53.33%) Finance
1 24 (53.33%) Banking
2 19 (42.22%) SQL
2 19 (42.22%) Unix
2 19 (42.22%) Linux
3 18 (40.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 18 (40.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 18 (40.00%) WebSphere
3 18 (40.00%) IBM Integration Bus
4 17 (37.78%) DB2
4 17 (37.78%) SDLC
5 14 (31.11%) Windows
6 13 (28.89%) Change Management
7 12 (26.67%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
8 11 (24.44%) VMware
9 10 (22.22%) SQL Server
9 10 (22.22%) Bash Shell
10 7 (15.56%) ITIL
10 7 (15.56%) NetApp
10 7 (15.56%) Windows Server
11 6 (13.33%) Configuration Management
11 6 (13.33%) Microsoft
11 6 (13.33%) HP
11 6 (13.33%) Oracle
12 5 (11.11%) Back Office
12 5 (11.11%) QA
12 5 (11.11%) SWIFT
12 5 (11.11%) Mentoring
13 4 (8.89%) Coaching
13 4 (8.89%) SCSM

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

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 18 (40.00%) WebSphere
1 18 (40.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 12 (26.67%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
3 4 (8.89%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (8.89%) IIS
3 4 (8.89%) MS Exchange
4 2 (4.44%) SharePoint
4 2 (4.44%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (2.22%) MQSeries
5 1 (2.22%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (8.89%) MS Office
2 2 (4.44%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.44%) Office 365
2 1 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.89%) SAN
2 3 (6.67%) LAN
2 3 (6.67%) WAN
3 2 (4.44%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.22%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (37.78%) DB2
2 10 (22.22%) SQL Server
3 4 (8.89%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (8.89%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (4.44%) MySQL
5 2 (4.44%) RDBMS
5 2 (4.44%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.22%) KDB
General
1 24 (53.33%) Banking
1 24 (53.33%) Finance
2 5 (11.11%) Back Office
3 4 (8.89%) Front Office
4 2 (4.44%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (40.00%) IBM Integration Bus
1 18 (40.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 4 (8.89%) HTML
2 4 (8.89%) XML
3 3 (6.67%) .NET
4 2 (4.44%) ASP.NET
4 2 (4.44%) CSS
4 2 (4.44%) FIX Protocol
4 2 (4.44%) SOAP
4 2 (4.44%) XSLT
5 1 (2.22%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.11%) SWIFT
2 3 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.67%) Equities
2 3 (6.67%) PMI
3 2 (4.44%) Contract for Difference
3 2 (4.44%) Derivative
3 2 (4.44%) Fixed Income
4 1 (2.22%) EMC VNX
4 1 (2.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (2.22%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 19 (42.22%) Linux
1 19 (42.22%) Unix
2 14 (31.11%) Windows
3 7 (15.56%) Windows Server
4 4 (8.89%) Windows 7
4 4 (8.89%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (8.89%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (4.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (37.78%) SDLC
2 13 (28.89%) Change Management
3 7 (15.56%) ITIL
4 6 (13.33%) Configuration Management
5 5 (11.11%) Mentoring
6 4 (8.89%) Coaching
6 4 (8.89%) Data Protection
6 4 (8.89%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (6.67%) Electronic Trading
7 3 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (4.44%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (4.44%) API Integration
8 2 (4.44%) Incident Management
8 2 (4.44%) Risk Management
8 2 (4.44%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (2.22%) Disaster Recovery
9 1 (2.22%) OO
9 1 (2.22%) OOP
9 1 (2.22%) Service Delivery
9 1 (2.22%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (42.22%) SQL
2 10 (22.22%) Bash Shell
3 4 (8.89%) Perl
4 3 (6.67%) JavaScript
4 3 (6.67%) Python
5 1 (2.22%) Java
5 1 (2.22%) Korn
5 1 (2.22%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.22%) VB
5 1 (2.22%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (6.67%) PMI Certification
2 1 (2.22%) RHCA
2 1 (2.22%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 4 (8.89%) Active Directory
1 4 (8.89%) Hyper-V
2 3 (6.67%) VMware ESX
2 3 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (6.67%) XenApp
3 1 (2.22%) EMC RecoverPoint
3 1 (2.22%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (8.89%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 4 (8.89%) NetBackup
1 4 (8.89%) SCCM
1 4 (8.89%) SCOM
1 4 (8.89%) SCSM
1 4 (8.89%) SCVMM
2 3 (6.67%) Nagios
2 3 (6.67%) OpenView
2 3 (6.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 3 (6.67%) Zenoss
3 2 (4.44%) Puppet
4 1 (2.22%) HP Operations Orchestration
4 1 (2.22%) HP UCMDB
4 1 (2.22%) ITRS Geneos
4 1 (2.22%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (2.22%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 11 (24.44%) VMware
2 7 (15.56%) NetApp
3 6 (13.33%) HP
3 6 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 6 (13.33%) Oracle
4 4 (8.89%) Veritas
5 3 (6.67%) Citrix
5 3 (6.67%) MobileIron
5 3 (6.67%) RightFax
5 3 (6.67%) Symantec
6 2 (4.44%) EMC
6 2 (4.44%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.22%) AppDynamics
7 1 (2.22%) Cisco
7 1 (2.22%) Dynatrace
7 1 (2.22%) Intel Security
7 1 (2.22%) TIBCO
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