The table below looks at the statistics for the Product Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Product Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 19 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Product Specialist
Rank 802 806 833
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +27
Permanent jobs requiring a Product Specialist 57 47 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.052% 0.046% 0.053%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.055% 0.049% 0.056%
Number of salaries quoted 53 36 45
Average salary £55,000 £33,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+62.96% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £25,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £30,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+66.66% -14.28%
Product Specialist
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the 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
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
103114 96311 107547
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.37% 94.20% 95.31%
Number of salaries quoted 84287 80602 92711
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Product Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Product Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in England

Product Specialist
Salary Trend in England

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

Product Specialist Salary Trend in England

Product Specialist
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Product Specialist across the England region over the 3 months to 19 August 2014.

Product Specialist Salary Histogram in England

Product Specialist
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Product Specialist within the England region over the 3 months to 19 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
London +11 34 £55,000 +26.43% 2
South East -7 11 £55,000 +83.33% 3
South West -12 3 £70,000 +100.00%
West Midlands - 3 £55,500 - 1
North West -12 2 £46,250 +85.00% 2
Product Specialist
UK

Product Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 August 2014, IT jobs across the England region that cited Product 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 Product Specialist in their job title.

1 44 (37.93%) Microsoft
2 42 (36.21%) SQL
3 31 (26.72%) Finance
4 27 (23.28%) Workflow
4 27 (23.28%) Degree
5 24 (20.69%) NHS
6 23 (19.83%) Oracle
7 21 (18.10%) ITIL
8 20 (17.24%) MS Excel
9 19 (16.38%) Oracle Database
10 18 (15.52%) Internet
10 18 (15.52%) Project Management
11 17 (14.66%) Java
12 16 (13.79%) Firewall
13 15 (12.93%) SQL Server
13 15 (12.93%) Network Security
14 14 (12.07%) Python
15 13 (11.21%) Linux
15 13 (11.21%) Hedge funds
16 12 (10.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
16 12 (10.34%) Information Security
16 12 (10.34%) GIAC
16 12 (10.34%) UNIX
16 12 (10.34%) Windows
16 12 (10.34%) TCP/IP
16 12 (10.34%) Intranet
16 12 (10.34%) CISSP
17 11 (9.48%) XML
17 11 (9.48%) IIS
17 11 (9.48%) Migration

Product Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 August 2014, IT jobs across the England region that cited Product 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 Product Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (9.48%) IIS
2 10 (8.62%) Apache
2 10 (8.62%) Tomcat
3 4 (3.45%) CMS
4 2 (1.72%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (1.72%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.86%) WebSphere
Applications
1 20 (17.24%) MS Excel
2 8 (6.90%) S-PLUS
2 8 (6.90%) Stata
2 8 (6.90%) MS Office
2 8 (6.90%) SPSS
3 7 (6.03%) MS Project
4 5 (4.31%) MS Visio
5 4 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (8.62%) assyst
2 7 (6.03%) SunGard AvantGard
3 3 (2.59%) Front Arena
4 2 (1.72%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.86%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (15.52%) Internet
2 16 (13.79%) Firewall
3 15 (12.93%) Network Security
4 12 (10.34%) TCP/IP
4 12 (10.34%) Intranet
5 7 (6.03%) ATM
6 3 (2.59%) Wireless
6 3 (2.59%) Multicast
6 3 (2.59%) Cisco ISE
6 3 (2.59%) InfiniBand
6 3 (2.59%) NAS
7 2 (1.72%) FTP
8 1 (0.86%) DNS
8 1 (0.86%) LDAP
8 1 (0.86%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (16.38%) Oracle Database
2 15 (12.93%) SQL Server
3 7 (6.03%) DB2
4 2 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.72%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.72%) UniData
4 2 (1.72%) Informix
4 2 (1.72%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (1.72%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.86%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (1.72%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 31 (26.72%) Finance
2 11 (9.48%) Law
3 7 (6.03%) Front Office
3 7 (6.03%) Marketing
4 5 (4.31%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (3.45%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.72%) French Language
6 2 (1.72%) German Language
6 2 (1.72%) Retail
6 2 (1.72%) Legal
7 1 (0.86%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (9.48%) XML
2 8 (6.90%) HTML
3 6 (5.17%) .NET
4 5 (4.31%) SOAP
5 4 (3.45%) Web Services
6 3 (2.59%) Middleware
7 1 (0.86%) XML Messaging
7 1 (0.86%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 24 (20.69%) NHS
2 13 (11.21%) Hedge funds
3 10 (8.62%) e-Health
4 9 (7.76%) LIMS
5 8 (6.90%) Credit Risk
5 8 (6.90%) Statistics
6 7 (6.03%) EFT
6 7 (6.03%) Management Information System
7 5 (4.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 5 (4.31%) E-Learning
7 5 (4.31%) Learning Management System
8 4 (3.45%) Mathematics
8 4 (3.45%) Computer Science
9 3 (2.59%) Physics
9 3 (2.59%) Chemistry
10 2 (1.72%) Data Extraction
10 2 (1.72%) Equities
10 2 (1.72%) ASTM
11 1 (0.86%) EMV
11 1 (0.86%) Biometrics
Operating Systems
1 13 (11.21%) Linux
2 12 (10.34%) UNIX
2 12 (10.34%) Windows
3 10 (8.62%) Solaris
4 3 (2.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (23.28%) Workflow
2 21 (18.10%) ITIL
3 18 (15.52%) Project Management
4 12 (10.34%) Information Security
5 11 (9.48%) Migration
5 11 (9.48%) Portfolio Management
5 11 (9.48%) Change Control
6 10 (8.62%) Analytics
6 10 (8.62%) Cyber Security
6 10 (8.62%) Performance Tuning
6 10 (8.62%) Ethical Hacking
6 10 (8.62%) Penetration Testing
6 10 (8.62%) Information Assurance
6 10 (8.62%) Problem Management
7 9 (7.76%) ISMS
8 8 (6.90%) Financial Modelling
8 8 (6.90%) Quantitative Analysis
8 8 (6.90%) Equity Research
8 8 (6.90%) Risk Management
8 8 (6.90%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 42 (36.21%) SQL
2 17 (14.66%) Java
3 14 (12.07%) Python
4 8 (6.90%) MATLAB
5 4 (3.45%) Perl
6 3 (2.59%) Bash Shell
7 2 (1.72%) UniBasic
7 2 (1.72%) Tcl
7 2 (1.72%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.86%) VBA
Qualifications
1 27 (23.28%) Degree
2 12 (10.34%) GIAC
2 12 (10.34%) CISSP
3 10 (8.62%) CEH
4 9 (7.76%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (7.76%) MCSE
5 8 (6.90%) CFA
6 4 (3.45%) HNC
6 4 (3.45%) HND
7 3 (2.59%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (2.59%) CCIE
7 3 (2.59%) CCNP
8 1 (0.86%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (10.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (4.31%) HL7
3 1 (0.86%) SLA
3 1 (0.86%) QA
3 1 (0.86%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (0.86%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 44 (37.93%) Microsoft
2 23 (19.83%) Oracle
3 10 (8.62%) SunGard
4 7 (6.03%) Cisco
4 7 (6.03%) HP
5 5 (4.31%) CheckPoint
6 3 (2.59%) Red Hat
6 3 (2.59%) IBM
7 2 (1.72%) F5
7 2 (1.72%) Redback
7 2 (1.72%) Dell
8 1 (0.86%) Citrix
8 1 (0.86%) BT
8 1 (0.86%) ATG
8 1 (0.86%) Blue Coat
8 1 (0.86%) hybris
8 1 (0.86%) Venda
8 1 (0.86%) Demandware
8 1 (0.86%) Intershop
8 1 (0.86%) MarketAxess
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