The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Technical 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 Senior Technical Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Technical Specialist
Rank 836 853 855
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Technical Specialist 30 11 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.029% 0.011% 0.013%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.030% 0.011% 0.013%
Number of salaries quoted 16 8 6
Average salary £46,000 £55,000 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.36% +20.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £48,050 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,250 £69,000 £54,250
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £51,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +21.76%
Senior Technical 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
99423 96838 103920
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.66% 94.71% 95.31%
Number of salaries quoted 83438 79404 90243
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Senior Technical Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Senior Technical Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in England

Senior Technical Specialist
Salary Trend in England

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

Senior Technical Specialist Salary Trend in England

Senior Technical 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 Senior Technical Specialist within the England region over the 3 months to 19 December 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 +32 13 £46,000 -16.36% 1
South West - 9 £50,000 -
North West -4 4 - -
South East - 3 £52,500 -
North East -10 1 - -
Senior Technical Specialist
UK

Senior Technical Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

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

1 24 (55.81%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (53.49%) Oracle
2 23 (53.49%) Windows
3 21 (48.84%) Finance
4 20 (46.51%) QA
5 19 (44.19%) Retail
6 18 (41.86%) IBM
7 17 (39.53%) Banking
8 16 (37.21%) SQL Server
8 16 (37.21%) Change Management
8 16 (37.21%) ATM
8 16 (37.21%) Java
8 16 (37.21%) Linux
8 16 (37.21%) Mentoring
8 16 (37.21%) Coaching
9 12 (27.91%) SQL
9 12 (27.91%) Microsoft
10 11 (25.58%) C#
11 9 (20.93%) TCP/IP
11 9 (20.93%) Windows XP
11 9 (20.93%) Citrix
11 9 (20.93%) MS Excel
11 9 (20.93%) VMware
11 9 (20.93%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (20.93%) Active Directory
12 8 (18.60%) Tandem
12 8 (18.60%) Cryptography
12 8 (18.60%) BASE24
12 8 (18.60%) J2EE
12 8 (18.60%) XML

Senior Technical Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

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

Application Platforms
1 8 (18.60%) WebSphere
2 6 (13.95%) MS Exchange
3 5 (11.63%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.33%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.33%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (2.33%) Lync
4 1 (2.33%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2000
4 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (20.93%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (18.60%) BASE24
2 6 (13.95%) Oracle General Ledger
2 6 (13.95%) Oracle Payables
3 4 (9.30%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (2.33%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 16 (37.21%) ATM
2 9 (20.93%) TCP/IP
3 5 (11.63%) DNS
4 4 (9.30%) SAN
4 4 (9.30%) DHCP
5 1 (2.33%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (37.21%) SQL Server
2 8 (18.60%) DB2
2 8 (18.60%) Oracle Database
3 4 (9.30%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (9.30%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (18.60%) ClearCase
General
1 21 (48.84%) Finance
2 19 (44.19%) Retail
3 17 (39.53%) Banking
4 6 (13.95%) General Ledger
5 1 (2.33%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (18.60%) J2EE
1 8 (18.60%) XML
2 3 (6.98%) .NET
3 2 (4.65%) Web Services
4 1 (2.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 24 (55.81%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (18.60%) Tandem
2 8 (18.60%) Cryptography
2 8 (18.60%) EMV
2 8 (18.60%) Mainframe
3 2 (4.65%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.33%) AS400
4 1 (2.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 23 (53.49%) Windows
2 16 (37.21%) Linux
3 9 (20.93%) Windows XP
4 8 (18.60%) Windows 7
5 5 (11.63%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.33%) Android
6 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.33%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (2.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (37.21%) Change Management
1 16 (37.21%) Mentoring
1 16 (37.21%) Coaching
2 9 (20.93%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (18.60%) CRM
3 8 (18.60%) SOA
3 8 (18.60%) Analytics
4 5 (11.63%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (9.30%) Systems Analysis
6 3 (6.98%) Business Analysis
6 3 (6.98%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (4.65%) Waterfall
7 2 (4.65%) UML
7 2 (4.65%) Data Modelling
7 2 (4.65%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (2.33%) Data Management
8 1 (2.33%) Content Management
8 1 (2.33%) Data Analysis
8 1 (2.33%) E-Commerce
8 1 (2.33%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 16 (37.21%) Java
2 12 (27.91%) SQL
3 11 (25.58%) C#
4 8 (18.60%) C++
4 8 (18.60%) COBOL
4 8 (18.60%) PL/SQL
4 8 (18.60%) PL/1
4 8 (18.60%) Shell Script
4 8 (18.60%) JCL
4 8 (18.60%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (46.51%) QA
2 8 (18.60%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 9 (20.93%) Active Directory
2 5 (11.63%) XenApp
3 4 (9.30%) DFS Replication
3 4 (9.30%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 23 (53.49%) Oracle
2 18 (41.86%) IBM
3 12 (27.91%) Microsoft
4 9 (20.93%) Citrix
4 9 (20.93%) VMware
5 8 (18.60%) NCR
5 8 (18.60%) Actimize
5 8 (18.60%) VocaLink
5 8 (18.60%) HP
6 7 (16.28%) PeopleSoft
6 7 (16.28%) Hyperion
7 5 (11.63%) AppSense
7 5 (11.63%) CommVault
8 1 (2.33%) EMC
8 1 (2.33%) Symantec