The table below looks at the statistics 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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Specialist
Rank 58 61 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Specialist 5 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 0.82% 0.17% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.86% 0.18% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 0
Average salary £42,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +17.56%
Technical Specialist
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Coventry 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
Coventry
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
584 557 392
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 96.21% 94.89% 94.46%
Number of salaries quoted 507 409 351
Average salary £40,000 £35,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £23,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 9 (90.00%) Windows
1 9 (90.00%) SCCM
2 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (60.00%) Citrix
4 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
5 4 (40.00%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (40.00%) XenDesktop
5 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (30.00%) MS Office
6 3 (30.00%) MCSE
6 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
6 3 (30.00%) LAN
6 3 (30.00%) WAN
6 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (30.00%) MSI
6 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
6 3 (30.00%) Finance
7 2 (20.00%) VBScript
7 2 (20.00%) VB
7 2 (20.00%) MCP
7 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
7 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (20.00%) AdminStudio
7 2 (20.00%) Firewall
7 2 (20.00%) VMware
7 2 (20.00%) Business Continuity
7 2 (20.00%) Symposium
7 2 (20.00%) Degree
7 2 (20.00%) Application Packaging
7 2 (20.00%) SCOM

Technical Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (10.00%) Lync
1 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Office
1 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) LAN
1 3 (30.00%) WAN
2 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (20.00%) Firewall
2 2 (20.00%) Symposium
2 2 (20.00%) NetScaler
3 1 (10.00%) Unified Communications
3 1 (10.00%) DNS
3 1 (10.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MSI
2 2 (20.00%) AdminStudio
3 1 (10.00%) InstallShield
General
1 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) Application Packaging
Operating Systems
1 9 (90.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Business Continuity
1 2 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (10.00%) Compatibility Testing
2 1 (10.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) VBScript
1 2 (20.00%) VB
1 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) MCSE
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (20.00%) MCP
2 2 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (10.00%) MCITP
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (40.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (40.00%) XenDesktop
3 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 9 (90.00%) SCCM
2 2 (20.00%) SCOM
2 2 (20.00%) SCVMM
2 2 (20.00%) AppDNA
2 2 (20.00%) SCDPM
2 2 (20.00%) SCOrch
2 2 (20.00%) SCSM
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (60.00%) Citrix
3 2 (20.00%) VMware
4 1 (10.00%) Mitel
4 1 (10.00%) Dialogic
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco
4 1 (10.00%) Avaya
4 1 (10.00%) Nortel