The first table below looks at the demand for the Technical Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the Coventry 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Coventry region.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Specialist
Rank 56 53 54
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Specialist 6 21 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 1.10% 3.30% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.17% 3.48% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 6 21 0
Average salary £47,500 £60,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.83% -
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £42,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
-7.05% +14.86%
Job Titles Category
Coventry
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
511 604 373
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 93.59% 94.82% 92.33%
Number of salaries quoted 430 541 332
Average salary £40,000 £36,061 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.92% +0.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,150 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Technical Specialist
West Midlands

Technical Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Technical Specialist in the job title across the Coventry region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Technical Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

Technical Specialist
Salary Trend in Coventry

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Technical Specialist across the Coventry region.

Technical Specialist Salary Trend in Coventry

Technical Specialist
Salary Histogram in Coventry

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Technical Specialist across the Coventry region over the 3 months to 23 April 2014.

Technical Specialist Salary Histogram in Coventry

Technical Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT jobs across the Coventry 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 7 (43.75%) Retail
1 7 (43.75%) Marketing
2 6 (37.50%) UNIX
2 6 (37.50%) Solaris
3 4 (25.00%) Linux
3 4 (25.00%) Apache
3 4 (25.00%) Tomcat
3 4 (25.00%) IIS
3 4 (25.00%) XML
3 4 (25.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (12.50%) SCCM
4 2 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (12.50%) Problem Management
4 2 (12.50%) Incident Management
4 2 (12.50%) SAN
4 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 2 (12.50%) Sun
4 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
4 2 (12.50%) Shell Script
4 2 (12.50%) Symantec
4 2 (12.50%) Windows
4 2 (12.50%) Perl
4 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
5 1 (6.25%) DNS
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco
5 1 (6.25%) MCSE
5 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
5 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
5 1 (6.25%) LAN
5 1 (6.25%) WAN

Technical Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT jobs across the Coventry 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 4 (25.00%) IIS
1 4 (25.00%) Apache
1 4 (25.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (6.25%) Lync
2 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Office
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
1 2 (12.50%) SAN
2 1 (6.25%) Internet
2 1 (6.25%) Unified Communications
2 1 (6.25%) NetScaler
2 1 (6.25%) DNS
2 1 (6.25%) LAN
2 1 (6.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) InstallShield
1 1 (6.25%) AdminStudio
General
1 7 (43.75%) Retail
1 7 (43.75%) Marketing
2 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) XML
2 1 (6.25%) Application Packaging
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Solaris
1 6 (37.50%) UNIX
2 4 (25.00%) Linux
3 2 (12.50%) Windows
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (12.50%) Incident Management
1 2 (12.50%) Problem Management
1 2 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (6.25%) Compatibility Testing
2 1 (6.25%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) Perl
1 2 (12.50%) Shell Script
2 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
2 1 (6.25%) VBScript
2 1 (6.25%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) MCSE
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (6.25%) MCITP
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (6.25%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) SCCM
2 1 (6.25%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (12.50%) Symantec
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) Sun
3 1 (6.25%) Nortel
3 1 (6.25%) Citrix
3 1 (6.25%) Avaya
3 1 (6.25%) Mitel
3 1 (6.25%) Dialogic
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco