The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the Durham 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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Specialist
Rank 21 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Specialist 4 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham 4.60% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 4.71% - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £43,164 £43,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+0.38% +14.66%
Technical Specialist
North East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Durham 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
Durham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
85 86 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham 97.70% 100.00% 99.11%
Number of salaries quoted 62 73 98
Average salary £32,500 £31,000 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.83% +5.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,850 £21,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £39,850 £47,300
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Technical Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Durham

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

Technical Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Durham

Technical Specialist
Salary Trend in Durham

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

Technical Specialist Salary Trend in Durham

Technical Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Durham

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Durham 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 (100.00%) Oracle
1 9 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (55.56%) LAMP
2 5 (55.56%) ITIL
2 5 (55.56%) UNIX
2 5 (55.56%) Matrix Management
2 5 (55.56%) Solaris
3 4 (44.44%) Finance
3 4 (44.44%) QA
3 4 (44.44%) VocaLink
3 4 (44.44%) Mentoring
3 4 (44.44%) Coaching
3 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (44.44%) PowerShell
3 4 (44.44%) Windows 7
3 4 (44.44%) Windows
3 4 (44.44%) Change Management
3 4 (44.44%) BASE24
3 4 (44.44%) ISO 8583
3 4 (44.44%) Tandem
3 4 (44.44%) Banking
3 4 (44.44%) Retail
3 4 (44.44%) Cryptography
3 4 (44.44%) Windows XP
3 4 (44.44%) ATM
3 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
3 4 (44.44%) IBM
3 4 (44.44%) HP
3 4 (44.44%) NCR
3 4 (44.44%) PL/1

Technical Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Durham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Durham 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.

Business Applications
1 4 (44.44%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) ATM
1 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
1 4 (44.44%) DB2
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
1 4 (44.44%) Banking
1 4 (44.44%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) LAMP
2 4 (44.44%) XML
2 4 (44.44%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (44.44%) Tandem
1 4 (44.44%) Cryptography
1 4 (44.44%) EMV
1 4 (44.44%) Mainframe
2 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (55.56%) UNIX
2 5 (55.56%) Solaris
3 4 (44.44%) Windows 7
3 4 (44.44%) Windows
3 4 (44.44%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) ITIL
1 5 (55.56%) Matrix Management
2 4 (44.44%) Mentoring
2 4 (44.44%) Coaching
2 4 (44.44%) Change Management
3 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) PowerShell
1 4 (44.44%) PL/1
1 4 (44.44%) JCL
1 4 (44.44%) C#
1 4 (44.44%) C++
1 4 (44.44%) COBOL
1 4 (44.44%) Java
1 4 (44.44%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (44.44%) QA
1 4 (44.44%) ISO 8583
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Oracle
2 4 (44.44%) VocaLink
2 4 (44.44%) IBM
2 4 (44.44%) HP
2 4 (44.44%) NCR
Copley, County Durham
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