The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 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 England region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Technical Specialist
Rank 866 820 849
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +29
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Technical Specialist 12 33 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.011% 0.032% 0.015%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.012% 0.034% 0.016%
Number of salaries quoted 7 16 10
Average salary £62,500 £55,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% +22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £35,500 £43,500
10% offered a salary of more than £71,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary - £35,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- -21.11%
Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
103792 95991 105966
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.38% 94.22% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 85662 80321 91544
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 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Senior Technical Specialist
UK

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
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Technical Specialist across the England region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014.

Senior Technical Specialist Salary Histogram 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 24 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
(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
London -42 12 £62,500 +13.63%
Senior Technical Specialist
UK

Senior Technical Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 14 (48.28%) Windows
2 13 (44.83%) HP
3 10 (34.48%) SQL Server
3 10 (34.48%) VMware
3 10 (34.48%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (31.03%) SQL
4 9 (31.03%) Active Directory
4 9 (31.03%) Microsoft
4 9 (31.03%) SAN
5 8 (27.59%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (27.59%) Linux
5 8 (27.59%) MCSE
6 7 (24.14%) MS Excel
6 7 (24.14%) PRINCE2
6 7 (24.14%) TCP/IP
6 7 (24.14%) C#
6 7 (24.14%) Citrix
6 7 (24.14%) Cisco
6 7 (24.14%) Oracle
6 7 (24.14%) Dell
6 7 (24.14%) PowerShell
6 7 (24.14%) XenServer
6 7 (24.14%) XenDesktop
6 7 (24.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 7 (24.14%) MCITP
6 7 (24.14%) VCP5
7 6 (20.69%) Retail
7 6 (20.69%) Tandem
7 6 (20.69%) IBM
7 6 (20.69%) COBOL

Senior Technical Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 5 (17.24%) MS Exchange
1 5 (17.24%) Exchange Server 2013
1 5 (17.24%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.45%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.45%) WebSphere Portal
2 1 (3.45%) Apache Solr
2 1 (3.45%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.45%) WebSphere Process Server
2 1 (3.45%) Quickr
Applications
1 7 (24.14%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.90%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (17.24%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (31.03%) SAN
2 7 (24.14%) TCP/IP
3 4 (13.79%) Internet
4 2 (6.90%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (6.90%) NAS
4 2 (6.90%) Firewall
4 2 (6.90%) DHCP
4 2 (6.90%) HTTP
4 2 (6.90%) DNS
5 1 (3.45%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (3.45%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (3.45%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (34.48%) SQL Server
2 5 (17.24%) DB2
3 3 (10.34%) NoSQL
4 2 (6.90%) Relational Database
4 2 (6.90%) Oracle Database
4 2 (6.90%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (6.90%) RDBMS
5 1 (3.45%) Hadoop
5 1 (3.45%) Big Data
5 1 (3.45%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Ant
1 1 (3.45%) Build Forge
General
1 6 (20.69%) Retail
2 2 (6.90%) Finance
3 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.24%) J2EE
1 5 (17.24%) XML
2 4 (13.79%) .NET
3 3 (10.34%) Middleware
4 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (6.90%) Ruby on Rails
4 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (6.90%) RESTful
4 2 (6.90%) jQuery
4 2 (6.90%) CGI
4 2 (6.90%) HTML
4 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET
4 2 (6.90%) CSS
5 1 (3.45%) Guice
5 1 (3.45%) Guava
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) Tandem
2 5 (17.24%) Mainframe
2 5 (17.24%) Cryptography
3 4 (13.79%) NHS
4 3 (10.34%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.45%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 14 (48.28%) Windows
2 8 (27.59%) Linux
3 5 (17.24%) Windows XP
3 5 (17.24%) Windows 7
4 3 (10.34%) UNIX
4 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (24.14%) PRINCE2
2 5 (17.24%) Change Management
3 4 (13.79%) BDD
3 4 (13.79%) Refactoring
3 4 (13.79%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (13.79%) TDD
3 4 (13.79%) Pair Programming
3 4 (13.79%) ITIL
4 3 (10.34%) Configuration Management
4 3 (10.34%) Project Management
4 3 (10.34%) Data Analysis
5 2 (6.90%) High Availability
5 2 (6.90%) MVC
5 2 (6.90%) Project Planning
5 2 (6.90%) SOA
6 1 (3.45%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (3.45%) UML
6 1 (3.45%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (3.45%) Release Management
6 1 (3.45%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 9 (31.03%) SQL
2 7 (24.14%) C#
2 7 (24.14%) PowerShell
3 6 (20.69%) COBOL
3 6 (20.69%) Java
4 5 (17.24%) C++
4 5 (17.24%) PL/1
4 5 (17.24%) JCL
5 2 (6.90%) Ruby
5 2 (6.90%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.45%) C
6 1 (3.45%) Perl
6 1 (3.45%) Scala
6 1 (3.45%) Jython
Qualifications
1 8 (27.59%) Microsoft Certification
1 8 (27.59%) MCSE
2 7 (24.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 7 (24.14%) MCITP
2 7 (24.14%) VCP5
3 5 (17.24%) HP AIS
3 5 (17.24%) HP ASE
4 1 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.45%) IBM Certification
4 1 (3.45%) CCNP
4 1 (3.45%) Degree
4 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.45%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.24%) ISO 8583
1 5 (17.24%) QA
System Software
1 10 (34.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (31.03%) Active Directory
3 7 (24.14%) XenServer
3 7 (24.14%) XenDesktop
4 5 (17.24%) XenApp
4 5 (17.24%) vSphere
5 2 (6.90%) ProxySG
5 2 (6.90%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) SCSM
1 2 (6.90%) NetBackup
1 2 (6.90%) SCCM
1 2 (6.90%) SCOM
1 2 (6.90%) SCVMM
1 2 (6.90%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 13 (44.83%) HP
2 10 (34.48%) VMware
3 9 (31.03%) Microsoft
4 7 (24.14%) Citrix
4 7 (24.14%) Cisco
4 7 (24.14%) Oracle
4 7 (24.14%) Dell
5 6 (20.69%) IBM
6 5 (17.24%) EMC
6 5 (17.24%) NCR
6 5 (17.24%) 3PAR
7 2 (6.90%) F5
7 2 (6.90%) Blue Coat
7 2 (6.90%) Veritas
7 2 (6.90%) NetApp
8 1 (3.45%) Lotus
8 1 (3.45%) Juniper
8 1 (3.45%) Symantec
8 1 (3.45%) CheckPoint
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Salary: From £47,127 to £60,239 per annum plus excellent benefits
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