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

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Specialist
Rank 237 245 251
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Specialist 16 11 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.20% 0.15% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.16% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 16 6 24
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £35,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +39.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,750 £36,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,500 £62,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,250 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.04% +16.89%
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 of England 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 of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
7582 6919 8605
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 95.95% 94.73% 96.65%
Number of salaries quoted 6233 5928 7331
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
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 the East of England

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

Technical Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Technical Specialist
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Technical Specialist Salary Trend in the East of England

Technical Specialist
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Technical Specialist across the East of England region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Technical Specialist Salary Histogram in the East of England

Technical Specialist
Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 22 August 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
Bedfordshire +3 12 £50,000 +36.98%
Hertfordshire -6 4 £39,750 -
Technical Specialist
England

Technical Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the East of England 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 34 (66.67%) ITIL
2 24 (47.06%) Asset Management
3 20 (39.22%) EMC
3 20 (39.22%) SAN
3 20 (39.22%) NetApp
4 19 (37.25%) Service Delivery
5 18 (35.29%) Disaster Recovery
6 15 (29.41%) Firmware
6 15 (29.41%) Cisco
6 15 (29.41%) CLARiiON
6 15 (29.41%) EMC Centera
6 15 (29.41%) NAS
6 15 (29.41%) Symmetrix DMX
7 14 (27.45%) Degree
8 13 (25.49%) VMware
9 12 (23.53%) Windows
10 11 (21.57%) Microsoft
10 11 (21.57%) VMware Infrastructure
11 10 (19.61%) PowerShell
11 10 (19.61%) Computer Science
11 10 (19.61%) HP
12 9 (17.65%) Finance
12 9 (17.65%) Change Control
13 8 (15.69%) Capacity Management
13 8 (15.69%) Replication
13 8 (15.69%) PKI
13 8 (15.69%) CA
13 8 (15.69%) DNS
13 8 (15.69%) SLA
13 8 (15.69%) MS Excel

Technical Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the East of England 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 3 (5.88%) WebLogic
2 2 (3.92%) Apache
2 2 (3.92%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.96%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.96%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.96%) IIS
3 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.96%) Lync
3 1 (1.96%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 8 (15.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.80%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 20 (39.22%) SAN
2 15 (29.41%) NAS
3 8 (15.69%) DNS
4 7 (13.73%) Firewall
5 6 (11.76%) IPsec
5 6 (11.76%) Kerberos
6 5 (9.80%) SMTP
6 5 (9.80%) LDAP
6 5 (9.80%) HTTP
6 5 (9.80%) TCP/IP
7 3 (5.88%) DMZ
8 2 (3.92%) Unified Communications
9 1 (1.96%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.88%) SQLPlus
1 3 (5.88%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (1.96%) Data Mining
2 1 (1.96%) Text Mining
General
1 9 (17.65%) Finance
2 3 (5.88%) Electronics
3 1 (1.96%) Banking
3 1 (1.96%) Retail
3 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.80%) .NET
2 3 (5.88%) OCX
2 3 (5.88%) J2EE
2 3 (5.88%) XML
2 3 (5.88%) COM
3 1 (1.96%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (29.41%) Firmware
1 15 (29.41%) CLARiiON
1 15 (29.41%) EMC Centera
1 15 (29.41%) Symmetrix DMX
2 10 (19.61%) Computer Science
3 8 (15.69%) Replication
3 8 (15.69%) PKI
4 5 (9.80%) Client/Server
5 3 (5.88%) e-Health
6 2 (3.92%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.96%) Life Science
7 1 (1.96%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 12 (23.53%) Windows
2 5 (9.80%) Linux
3 4 (7.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (5.88%) Solaris
4 3 (5.88%) UNIX
4 3 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.96%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (66.67%) ITIL
2 24 (47.06%) Asset Management
3 19 (37.25%) Service Delivery
4 18 (35.29%) Disaster Recovery
5 9 (17.65%) Change Control
6 8 (15.69%) Capacity Management
7 6 (11.76%) Capacity Planning
8 5 (9.80%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (9.80%) Server Monitoring
9 4 (7.84%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (5.88%) Change Management
10 3 (5.88%) Performance Management
11 2 (3.92%) Document Management
12 1 (1.96%) Project Management
12 1 (1.96%) PRINCE2
12 1 (1.96%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (19.61%) PowerShell
2 6 (11.76%) SQL
3 5 (9.80%) VB.NET
4 4 (7.84%) Shell Script
5 3 (5.88%) Java
5 3 (5.88%) Perl
5 3 (5.88%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.96%) Python
6 1 (1.96%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 14 (27.45%) Degree
2 6 (11.76%) MCITP
2 6 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (11.76%) MCSE
3 5 (9.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.96%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (15.69%) SLA
2 3 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 11 (21.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (13.73%) Active Directory
3 6 (11.76%) Hyper-V
3 6 (11.76%) NFS
4 5 (9.80%) VMFS
4 5 (9.80%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (9.80%) vCloud
4 5 (9.80%) VMware ESX
5 3 (5.88%) VMware Server
6 1 (1.96%) XenApp
6 1 (1.96%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.96%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.96%) Squid
Systems Management
1 5 (9.80%) MOM
1 5 (9.80%) HP SIM
2 3 (5.88%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 20 (39.22%) EMC
1 20 (39.22%) NetApp
2 15 (29.41%) Cisco
3 13 (25.49%) VMware
4 11 (21.57%) Microsoft
5 10 (19.61%) HP
6 8 (15.69%) CA
7 5 (9.80%) Dell
7 5 (9.80%) IBM
8 3 (5.88%) Sun
8 3 (5.88%) Oracle
9 2 (3.92%) Citrix
10 1 (1.96%) Clearswift
10 1 (1.96%) CheckPoint
10 1 (1.96%) Red Hat