The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the East Midlands 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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Specialist
Rank 166 166 159
Rank change year-on-year
0 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Specialist 11 4 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.31% 0.12% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.13% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 10
Average salary £47,500 - £32,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,082 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.45% +16.43%
Technical Specialist
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the East Midlands 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
East Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3464 3089 3219
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 96.41% 95.34% 96.09%
Number of salaries quoted 2910 2619 2785
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,500 £51,350
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Technical Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

Technical Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Technical Specialist
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

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

Technical Specialist Salary Trend in the East Midlands

Technical Specialist
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Specialist within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicestershire - 7 £47,500 -
Nottinghamshire 0 4 - -
Technical Specialist
England

Technical Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the East Midlands 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 19 (55.88%) Active Directory
2 18 (52.94%) SQL
3 17 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 15 (44.12%) Lync
5 14 (41.18%) MS Excel
6 12 (35.29%) Internet
7 11 (32.35%) Citrix
8 9 (26.47%) Oracle
8 9 (26.47%) NetApp
8 9 (26.47%) VMware
8 9 (26.47%) VMware Infrastructure
9 8 (23.53%) SQL Server
9 8 (23.53%) Oracle Reports
9 8 (23.53%) Data Warehouse
9 8 (23.53%) Data Modelling
9 8 (23.53%) ETL
9 8 (23.53%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (23.53%) RDBMS
9 8 (23.53%) Informatica
9 8 (23.53%) Data Security
9 8 (23.53%) Data Analysis
9 8 (23.53%) Logistics
9 8 (23.53%) Oracle BI EE
9 8 (23.53%) XenApp
9 8 (23.53%) XenDesktop
9 8 (23.53%) Analytics
9 8 (23.53%) Relational Database
10 7 (20.59%) XenServer
11 6 (17.65%) Windows
11 6 (17.65%) CA

Technical Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the East Midlands 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 15 (44.12%) Lync
2 5 (14.71%) MS Exchange
3 2 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (5.88%) IIS
4 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 14 (41.18%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 12 (35.29%) Internet
2 5 (14.71%) SAN
3 4 (11.76%) NAS
4 2 (5.88%) LAN
5 1 (2.94%) WAN
5 1 (2.94%) Ethernet
5 1 (2.94%) Firewall
5 1 (2.94%) Wireless
5 1 (2.94%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (23.53%) SQL Server
1 8 (23.53%) Oracle Reports
1 8 (23.53%) Data Warehouse
1 8 (23.53%) RDBMS
1 8 (23.53%) Oracle BI EE
1 8 (23.53%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.94%) AdminStudio
General
1 2 (5.88%) Finance
2 1 (2.94%) Banking
2 1 (2.94%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.88%) Application Packaging
2 1 (2.94%) Software Packaging
2 1 (2.94%) HTML
2 1 (2.94%) .NET
2 1 (2.94%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) Client/Server
2 1 (2.94%) HACMP
2 1 (2.94%) User Experience
2 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (17.65%) Windows
1 6 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (14.71%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (5.88%) Windows 7
3 2 (5.88%) Windows 8
3 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.94%) UNIX
4 1 (2.94%) AIX
4 1 (2.94%) HPUX
4 1 (2.94%) Solaris
4 1 (2.94%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (23.53%) Data Modelling
1 8 (23.53%) ETL
1 8 (23.53%) Business Intelligence
1 8 (23.53%) Data Security
1 8 (23.53%) Data Analysis
1 8 (23.53%) Logistics
1 8 (23.53%) Analytics
2 3 (8.82%) Migration
3 2 (5.88%) Data Management
4 1 (2.94%) ITIL
4 1 (2.94%) Business Continuity
4 1 (2.94%) Project Management
4 1 (2.94%) Incident Management
4 1 (2.94%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (52.94%) SQL
2 1 (2.94%) VB
2 1 (2.94%) VB.NET
2 1 (2.94%) Shell Script
2 1 (2.94%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (14.71%) MCSE
1 5 (14.71%) SC Cleared
1 5 (14.71%) Security Cleared
1 5 (14.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (11.76%) NCIE
2 4 (11.76%) CCEE
2 4 (11.76%) CCIA
2 4 (11.76%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.94%) CCIE
3 1 (2.94%) CCNP
3 1 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.94%) IBM AIX Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.82%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (55.88%) Active Directory
2 9 (26.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (23.53%) XenApp
3 8 (23.53%) XenDesktop
4 7 (20.59%) XenServer
5 3 (8.82%) VMware Server
6 2 (5.88%) Terminal Services
7 1 (2.94%) Hyper-V
7 1 (2.94%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 4 (11.76%) SCOM
2 2 (5.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (32.35%) Citrix
3 9 (26.47%) NetApp
3 9 (26.47%) Oracle
3 9 (26.47%) VMware
4 8 (23.53%) Informatica
5 6 (17.65%) CA
6 2 (5.88%) Cisco
7 1 (2.94%) HP
7 1 (2.94%) EMC
7 1 (2.94%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.94%) McAfee
7 1 (2.94%) Computacenter