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 11 July 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Specialist
Rank 228 246 257
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Specialist 35 14 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.44% 0.18% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.19% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 23 6 15
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +32.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,400 £35,250 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,400 £62,500 £41,100
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
Job Titles Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
7645 7417 8042
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 95.44% 94.68% 97.04%
Number of salaries quoted 6424 6404 6875
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,866 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -1.29%
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 11 July 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 11 July 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 +3 15 £50,000 +36.98%
Cambridgeshire +9 14 £44,250 -29.20%
Hertfordshire -20 6 £48,500 +10.85%
Technical Specialist
England

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

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 30 (66.67%) ITIL
2 20 (44.44%) Asset Management
3 17 (37.78%) Service Delivery
4 14 (31.11%) Disaster Recovery
4 14 (31.11%) EMC
4 14 (31.11%) SAN
4 14 (31.11%) NetApp
5 11 (24.44%) Firmware
5 11 (24.44%) Cisco
5 11 (24.44%) CLARiiON
5 11 (24.44%) EMC Centera
5 11 (24.44%) Degree
5 11 (24.44%) NAS
5 11 (24.44%) Symmetrix DMX
6 10 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
6 10 (22.22%) VMware
6 10 (22.22%) Windows
7 9 (20.00%) Microsoft
7 9 (20.00%) Finance
8 8 (17.78%) PowerShell
8 8 (17.78%) Capacity Management
8 8 (17.78%) HP
8 8 (17.78%) CA
8 8 (17.78%) MS Excel
9 7 (15.56%) Active Directory
9 7 (15.56%) DNS
9 7 (15.56%) Change Control
9 7 (15.56%) Firewall
9 7 (15.56%) PKI
10 6 (13.33%) MCITP

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

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 (6.67%) WebLogic
1 3 (6.67%) IIS
2 2 (4.44%) ArcGIS
3 1 (2.22%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.22%) Lync
3 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.22%) Apache
3 1 (2.22%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.22%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (17.78%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.44%) ArcInfo
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (31.11%) SAN
2 11 (24.44%) NAS
3 7 (15.56%) Firewall
3 7 (15.56%) DNS
4 6 (13.33%) Kerberos
4 6 (13.33%) IPsec
5 5 (11.11%) TCP/IP
5 5 (11.11%) LDAP
6 4 (8.89%) SMTP
6 4 (8.89%) HTTP
7 3 (6.67%) DMZ
8 1 (2.22%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.67%) Crystal Reports
1 3 (6.67%) SQLPlus
2 2 (4.44%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.22%) Text Mining
3 1 (2.22%) Data Mining
General
1 9 (20.00%) Finance
2 3 (6.67%) Electronics
3 2 (4.44%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.22%) Banking
4 1 (2.22%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.11%) .NET
2 3 (6.67%) J2EE
2 3 (6.67%) COM
2 3 (6.67%) Web Services
2 3 (6.67%) XML
2 3 (6.67%) OCX
Miscellaneous
1 11 (24.44%) Firmware
1 11 (24.44%) CLARiiON
1 11 (24.44%) EMC Centera
1 11 (24.44%) Symmetrix DMX
2 7 (15.56%) PKI
3 4 (8.89%) Replication
3 4 (8.89%) Computer Science
4 3 (6.67%) Client/Server
4 3 (6.67%) e-Health
5 2 (4.44%) GIS
5 2 (4.44%) Visualisation
5 2 (4.44%) Open Source
6 1 (2.22%) Life Science
6 1 (2.22%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 10 (22.22%) Windows
2 5 (11.11%) Linux
3 4 (8.89%) UNIX
3 4 (8.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (6.67%) Solaris
5 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.22%) SUSE
5 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (66.67%) ITIL
2 20 (44.44%) Asset Management
3 17 (37.78%) Service Delivery
4 14 (31.11%) Disaster Recovery
5 8 (17.78%) Capacity Management
6 7 (15.56%) Change Control
7 5 (11.11%) Server Monitoring
7 5 (11.11%) Change Management
8 4 (8.89%) Capacity Planning
9 3 (6.67%) Performance Management
9 3 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (6.67%) Project Management
10 2 (4.44%) Continuous Improvement
11 1 (2.22%) Incident Management
11 1 (2.22%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 8 (17.78%) PowerShell
2 6 (13.33%) SQL
3 5 (11.11%) VB.NET
4 4 (8.89%) Python
5 3 (6.67%) Shell Script
5 3 (6.67%) Java
5 3 (6.67%) Perl
5 3 (6.67%) PL/SQL
6 2 (4.44%) JavaScript
6 2 (4.44%) C#
6 2 (4.44%) R
7 1 (2.22%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 11 (24.44%) Degree
2 6 (13.33%) MCITP
2 6 (13.33%) MCSE
2 6 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (2.22%) Postgraduate
4 1 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.33%) SLA
2 3 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 10 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (15.56%) Active Directory
3 6 (13.33%) Hyper-V
3 6 (13.33%) NFS
4 3 (6.67%) VMware Server
4 3 (6.67%) VMFS
4 3 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (6.67%) vCloud
4 3 (6.67%) VMware ESX
5 1 (2.22%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (2.22%) Squid
5 1 (2.22%) XenApp
5 1 (2.22%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (11.11%) MOM
1 5 (11.11%) HP SIM
2 3 (6.67%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 14 (31.11%) EMC
1 14 (31.11%) NetApp
2 11 (24.44%) Cisco
3 10 (22.22%) VMware
4 9 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 8 (17.78%) HP
5 8 (17.78%) CA
6 5 (11.11%) Oracle
6 5 (11.11%) Dell
6 5 (11.11%) IBM
7 3 (6.67%) Sun
8 2 (4.44%) Google
8 2 (4.44%) ESRI
9 1 (2.22%) Red Hat
9 1 (2.22%) CheckPoint
9 1 (2.22%) Clearswift
9 1 (2.22%) Citrix