The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the East of England region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Specialist
Rank 235 232 249
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Specialist 25 13 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.31% 0.17% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.18% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 19 5 18
Average salary £50,000 £37,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% +10.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £35,200 £28,550
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £62,500 £40,050
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,750 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +18.75%
Job Titles Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
7614 7225 8264
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 95.79% 94.53% 96.88%
Number of salaries quoted 6337 6185 7043
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Technical Specialist
England

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 1 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 1 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
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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 +8 12 £50,000 +36.98% 1
Cambridgeshire +12 8 £45,000 -28.00%
Hertfordshire -22 5 £42,000 +20.00% 1
Technical Specialist
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 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 32 (64.00%) ITIL
2 22 (44.00%) Asset Management
3 18 (36.00%) Service Delivery
4 17 (34.00%) EMC
4 17 (34.00%) SAN
4 17 (34.00%) NetApp
5 16 (32.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 14 (28.00%) Degree
7 13 (26.00%) NAS
7 13 (26.00%) Symmetrix DMX
7 13 (26.00%) CLARiiON
7 13 (26.00%) EMC Centera
7 13 (26.00%) Firmware
7 13 (26.00%) Cisco
8 12 (24.00%) VMware
9 11 (22.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 11 (22.00%) Windows
10 10 (20.00%) Microsoft
10 10 (20.00%) Finance
11 9 (18.00%) PowerShell
11 9 (18.00%) HP
12 8 (16.00%) DNS
12 8 (16.00%) CA
12 8 (16.00%) MS Excel
12 8 (16.00%) PKI
12 8 (16.00%) Change Control
12 8 (16.00%) Capacity Management
13 7 (14.00%) Computer Science
13 7 (14.00%) Firewall
13 7 (14.00%) SLA

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

For the 6 months to 1 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 (6.00%) WebLogic
1 3 (6.00%) IIS
2 2 (4.00%) Apache
2 2 (4.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (4.00%) ArcGIS
3 1 (2.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.00%) Lync
3 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (16.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.00%) ArcInfo
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (34.00%) SAN
2 13 (26.00%) NAS
3 8 (16.00%) DNS
4 7 (14.00%) Firewall
5 6 (12.00%) Kerberos
5 6 (12.00%) IPsec
6 5 (10.00%) LDAP
6 5 (10.00%) TCP/IP
6 5 (10.00%) SMTP
6 5 (10.00%) HTTP
7 3 (6.00%) DMZ
8 1 (2.00%) Unified Communications
8 1 (2.00%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.00%) Crystal Reports
1 3 (6.00%) SQLPlus
2 2 (4.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.00%) Text Mining
3 1 (2.00%) Data Mining
General
1 10 (20.00%) Finance
2 3 (6.00%) Electronics
3 2 (4.00%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.00%) Banking
4 1 (2.00%) Retail
4 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.00%) .NET
2 4 (8.00%) Web Services
3 3 (6.00%) XML
3 3 (6.00%) COM
3 3 (6.00%) J2EE
3 3 (6.00%) OCX
Miscellaneous
1 13 (26.00%) Symmetrix DMX
1 13 (26.00%) CLARiiON
1 13 (26.00%) EMC Centera
1 13 (26.00%) Firmware
2 8 (16.00%) PKI
3 7 (14.00%) Computer Science
4 6 (12.00%) Replication
5 4 (8.00%) Client/Server
6 3 (6.00%) e-Health
7 2 (4.00%) GIS
7 2 (4.00%) Open Source
7 2 (4.00%) Visualisation
8 1 (2.00%) Life Science
8 1 (2.00%) Informatics
8 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (22.00%) Windows
2 6 (12.00%) Linux
3 4 (8.00%) UNIX
3 4 (8.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (6.00%) Solaris
5 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.00%) SUSE
6 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (64.00%) ITIL
2 22 (44.00%) Asset Management
3 18 (36.00%) Service Delivery
4 16 (32.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 8 (16.00%) Change Control
5 8 (16.00%) Capacity Management
6 5 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
6 5 (10.00%) Change Management
6 5 (10.00%) Server Monitoring
7 4 (8.00%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (6.00%) Performance Management
8 3 (6.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (6.00%) Project Management
9 1 (2.00%) Incident Management
9 1 (2.00%) Document Management
9 1 (2.00%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 9 (18.00%) PowerShell
2 6 (12.00%) SQL
3 5 (10.00%) VB.NET
4 4 (8.00%) Shell Script
4 4 (8.00%) Python
5 3 (6.00%) Java
5 3 (6.00%) Perl
5 3 (6.00%) PL/SQL
6 2 (4.00%) C#
6 2 (4.00%) JavaScript
6 2 (4.00%) R
7 1 (2.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 14 (28.00%) Degree
2 6 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (12.00%) MCSE
2 6 (12.00%) MCITP
3 4 (8.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (2.00%) Postgraduate
4 1 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.00%) SLA
2 3 (6.00%) QA
System Software
1 11 (22.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (14.00%) Active Directory
3 6 (12.00%) NFS
3 6 (12.00%) Hyper-V
4 4 (8.00%) VMware ESX
4 4 (8.00%) VMFS
4 4 (8.00%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (8.00%) vCloud
5 3 (6.00%) VMware Server
6 1 (2.00%) XenApp
6 1 (2.00%) XenDesktop
6 1 (2.00%) Squid
6 1 (2.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 5 (10.00%) HP SIM
1 5 (10.00%) MOM
2 3 (6.00%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 17 (34.00%) EMC
1 17 (34.00%) NetApp
2 13 (26.00%) Cisco
3 12 (24.00%) VMware
4 10 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 9 (18.00%) HP
6 8 (16.00%) CA
7 5 (10.00%) Oracle
7 5 (10.00%) IBM
7 5 (10.00%) Dell
8 3 (6.00%) Sun
9 2 (4.00%) Citrix
9 2 (4.00%) ESRI
9 2 (4.00%) Google
10 1 (2.00%) Clearswift
10 1 (2.00%) CheckPoint
10 1 (2.00%) Red Hat
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