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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Specialist
Rank 248 248 255
Rank change year-on-year
0 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Specialist 21 35 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.28% 0.41% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.43% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 16 23 8
Average salary £52,500 £45,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% +55.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £36,500 £27,200
10% offered a salary of more than £63,750 £59,000 £40,600
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.50% +5.62%
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
7245 8067 7897
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 95.91% 95.35% 95.52%
Number of salaries quoted 5972 6731 6878
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 27 May 2015.

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 27 May 2015. 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
Hertfordshire +16 17 £52,500 -4.54% 2
Bedfordshire +3 1 £67,500 +35.00%
Cambridgeshire +2 1 £27,500 -38.88% 1
Essex - 1 £38,000 -
Suffolk - 1 £70,000 -
Technical Specialist
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 17 (40.48%) SQL
1 17 (40.48%) Windows
2 16 (38.10%) .NET
2 16 (38.10%) C
2 16 (38.10%) Microsoft
3 15 (35.71%) C++
3 15 (35.71%) Retail
3 15 (35.71%) Computer Science
4 13 (30.95%) Degree
4 13 (30.95%) Java
5 12 (28.57%) Linux
5 12 (28.57%) Finance
5 12 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
6 11 (26.19%) Product Management
6 11 (26.19%) Document Management
6 11 (26.19%) PHP
7 10 (23.81%) Banking
7 10 (23.81%) Arabic Language
7 10 (23.81%) Russian Language
7 10 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (21.43%) Test Planning
9 8 (19.05%) HTML
9 8 (19.05%) C#
9 8 (19.05%) XML
10 7 (16.67%) OO
10 7 (16.67%) MS Excel
10 7 (16.67%) T-SQL
10 7 (16.67%) SQL Server
10 7 (16.67%) CSS
10 7 (16.67%) Web Services

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

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 5 (11.90%) Apache
2 4 (9.52%) Tomcat
2 4 (9.52%) WebSphere
2 4 (9.52%) Drupal
2 4 (9.52%) WebSphere Application Server
2 4 (9.52%) JBoss
3 1 (2.38%) Lync
Applications
1 7 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 6 (14.29%) MS Office
2 6 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (11.90%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (9.52%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (16.67%) Internet
2 4 (9.52%) HTTPS
2 4 (9.52%) HTTP
3 3 (7.14%) WAN
3 3 (7.14%) LAN
4 1 (2.38%) PBX
4 1 (2.38%) VoIP
4 1 (2.38%) WLAN
4 1 (2.38%) ISDN
4 1 (2.38%) DNS
4 1 (2.38%) CTI
4 1 (2.38%) Firewall
4 1 (2.38%) VLAN
4 1 (2.38%) Wireshark
4 1 (2.38%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 7 (16.67%) Data Mining
2 4 (9.52%) DB2
3 1 (2.38%) EDMS
Development Applications
1 4 (9.52%) LoadRunner
1 4 (9.52%) JMeter
2 1 (2.38%) LabVIEW
General
1 15 (35.71%) Retail
2 12 (28.57%) Finance
3 10 (23.81%) Arabic Language
3 10 (23.81%) Russian Language
3 10 (23.81%) Banking
4 7 (16.67%) Games
5 3 (7.14%) Marketing
6 1 (2.38%) Electronics
6 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (38.10%) .NET
2 8 (19.05%) HTML
2 8 (19.05%) XML
3 7 (16.67%) CSS
3 7 (16.67%) Web Services
4 4 (9.52%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 15 (35.71%) Computer Science
2 10 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (16.67%) Clustering
3 7 (16.67%) Online Games
3 7 (16.67%) Replication
4 3 (7.14%) Learning Management System
5 1 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.38%) CLARiiON
5 1 (2.38%) EMC Centera
5 1 (2.38%) Celerra
5 1 (2.38%) Symmetrix DMX
Operating Systems
1 17 (40.48%) Windows
2 12 (28.57%) Linux
3 7 (16.67%) Android
3 7 (16.67%) Apple iOS
4 4 (9.52%) AIX
5 1 (2.38%) Debian
5 1 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
2 11 (26.19%) Product Management
2 11 (26.19%) Document Management
3 9 (21.43%) Test Planning
4 7 (16.67%) Load Balancing
4 7 (16.67%) OO
5 4 (9.52%) Performance Testing
5 4 (9.52%) Automated Testing
5 4 (9.52%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (9.52%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (9.52%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (7.14%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (4.76%) E-Commerce
7 2 (4.76%) ITIL
8 1 (2.38%) Workflow
8 1 (2.38%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (2.38%) CRM
8 1 (2.38%) Mentoring
8 1 (2.38%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 17 (40.48%) SQL
2 16 (38.10%) C
3 15 (35.71%) C++
4 13 (30.95%) Java
5 11 (26.19%) PHP
6 8 (19.05%) C#
7 7 (16.67%) T-SQL
8 5 (11.90%) Perl
9 4 (9.52%) AWK
10 1 (2.38%) MATLAB
10 1 (2.38%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 13 (30.95%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.90%) QA
2 1 (2.38%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (7.14%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.38%) VirtualBox
Vendors
1 16 (38.10%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.52%) Sun
2 4 (9.52%) Oracle
2 4 (9.52%) IBM
3 1 (2.38%) Cisco
3 1 (2.38%) EMC
3 1 (2.38%) NetApp
3 1 (2.38%) VMware
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