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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Specialist
Rank 67 54 -
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Specialist 3 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 0.49% 1.19% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% 1.23% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 0
Average salary £45,000 £35,250 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.65% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
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
594 571 466
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 97.54% 96.94% 97.49%
Number of salaries quoted 529 454 419
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -2.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,548 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 24 December 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 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Citrix
2 5 (71.43%) VMware
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 4 (57.14%) SCCM
3 4 (57.14%) SCOM
3 4 (57.14%) SCVMM
3 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (57.14%) Hyper-V
3 4 (57.14%) SCDPM
4 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
4 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
4 3 (42.86%) NetApp
4 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (42.86%) Finance
4 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (28.57%) MS Office
5 2 (28.57%) MCSE
5 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
5 2 (28.57%) DNS
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (28.57%) Firewall
5 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
5 2 (28.57%) Business Continuity
5 2 (28.57%) Symposium
5 2 (28.57%) Time Management
5 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (28.57%) Network Monitoring

Technical Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (14.29%) IIS
1 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
1 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Office
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
2 2 (28.57%) DNS
2 2 (28.57%) Firewall
2 2 (28.57%) Symposium
3 1 (14.29%) LAN
3 1 (14.29%) WAN
3 1 (14.29%) SAN
3 1 (14.29%) Intranet
3 1 (14.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
3 1 (14.29%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
1 1 (14.29%) XML
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Business Continuity
1 2 (28.57%) Time Management
1 2 (28.57%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) MCSE
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (57.14%) Hyper-V
2 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
3 1 (14.29%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) SCCM
1 4 (57.14%) SCOM
1 4 (57.14%) SCVMM
1 4 (57.14%) SCDPM
2 2 (28.57%) SCOrch
2 2 (28.57%) SCSM
3 1 (14.29%) MAILsweeper
3 1 (14.29%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Citrix
1 5 (71.43%) VMware
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 3 (42.86%) NetApp
4 1 (14.29%) Finjan
4 1 (14.29%) HP
4 1 (14.29%) EMC
4 1 (14.29%) CommVault