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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Technical Specialist
Rank 822 888 819
Rank change year-on-year
+66 -69
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Technical Specialist 58 11 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.057% 0.010% 0.033%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.060% 0.011% 0.034%
Number of salaries quoted 49 6 16
Average salary £47,500 £62,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.00% +13.63%
UK excluding London average salary £46,377 - £35,500
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
96144 102851 95666
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.32% 94.45% 94.28%
Number of salaries quoted 80483 84653 79968
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £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
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 4 August 2015.

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 4 August 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
South West - 32 £46,377 -
London +24 10 £56,500 -9.60% 2
South East - 6 £46,250 - 2
Yorkshire - 5 - -
East Midlands - 3 £46,377 -
North West - 2 £27,500 -
Senior Technical Specialist
UK

Senior Technical Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 60 (54.05%) Finance
2 49 (44.14%) Banking
3 47 (42.34%) Mentoring
4 40 (36.04%) Retail
5 39 (35.14%) Stakeholder Management
6 36 (32.43%) Linux
7 35 (31.53%) IBM
8 32 (28.83%) Analytical Skills
9 26 (23.42%) WebSphere
10 25 (22.52%) Oracle
11 23 (20.72%) QA
12 22 (19.82%) Performance Tuning
12 22 (19.82%) Microsoft
12 22 (19.82%) Service Delivery
13 20 (18.02%) SOA
13 20 (18.02%) Windows
14 19 (17.12%) SQL
14 19 (17.12%) Mainframe
14 19 (17.12%) Technical Analysis
15 18 (16.22%) Systems Analysis
15 18 (16.22%) .NET
15 18 (16.22%) C#
16 17 (15.32%) SQL Server
17 16 (14.41%) Web Services
17 16 (14.41%) Line Management
18 15 (13.51%) Coaching
18 15 (13.51%) Software Delivery
18 15 (13.51%) SDLC
18 15 (13.51%) AIX
18 15 (13.51%) ATM

Senior Technical Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 26 (23.42%) WebSphere
2 5 (4.50%) CICS
3 4 (3.60%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.80%) IIS
4 2 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (1.80%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (1.80%) Site Server
5 1 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.90%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.90%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.90%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 5 (4.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.80%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.90%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (4.50%) Sentinel
1 5 (4.50%) Oracle General Ledger
1 5 (4.50%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (1.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.90%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (13.51%) ATM
1 15 (13.51%) DHCP
1 15 (13.51%) DNS
2 14 (12.61%) TCP/IP
3 11 (9.91%) Cisco Nexus
4 10 (9.01%) Network Security
4 10 (9.01%) OSPF
4 10 (9.01%) BGP
5 8 (7.21%) Firewall
6 7 (6.31%) SSL
6 7 (6.31%) Internet
7 3 (2.70%) VPN
8 2 (1.80%) LAN
8 2 (1.80%) VoIP
8 2 (1.80%) WAN
8 2 (1.80%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (1.80%) Wireless
8 2 (1.80%) Structured Cabling
9 1 (0.90%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (0.90%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (15.32%) SQL Server
2 13 (11.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 12 (10.81%) DB2
4 11 (9.91%) SQL Server 2005
5 10 (9.01%) Oracle Database 11g
5 10 (9.01%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.80%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.80%) MySQL
6 2 (1.80%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 10 (9.01%) ClearCase
1 10 (9.01%) Jenkins
2 4 (3.60%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 60 (54.05%) Finance
2 49 (44.14%) Banking
3 40 (36.04%) Retail
4 10 (9.01%) Financial Institution
5 5 (4.50%) General Ledger
6 3 (2.70%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.80%) Electronics
7 2 (1.80%) Marketing
7 2 (1.80%) Law
7 2 (1.80%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.80%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (16.22%) .NET
2 16 (14.41%) Web Services
3 12 (10.81%) Middleware
4 11 (9.91%) WCF
4 11 (9.91%) REST
4 11 (9.91%) SOAP
5 6 (5.41%) XML
6 5 (4.50%) WSDL
6 5 (4.50%) Sencha Touch
7 4 (3.60%) ASP.NET Web API
7 4 (3.60%) Ext JS
7 4 (3.60%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (3.60%) ASP.NET
8 3 (2.70%) WebSphere MQ
9 2 (1.80%) MSMQ
9 2 (1.80%) HTML
9 2 (1.80%) HTML5
9 2 (1.80%) WebSphere Message Broker
9 2 (1.80%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 32 (28.83%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (17.12%) Mainframe
3 11 (9.91%) Management Information System
4 7 (6.31%) Clustering
5 5 (4.50%) Online Banking
5 5 (4.50%) IBM Mainframe
5 5 (4.50%) Reference Data
6 4 (3.60%) DataPower
6 4 (3.60%) Mobile Banking
7 2 (1.80%) DTV
7 2 (1.80%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.90%) FlexPod
8 1 (0.90%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 36 (32.43%) Linux
2 20 (18.02%) Windows
3 15 (13.51%) AIX
4 12 (10.81%) Solaris
5 10 (9.01%) zOS
6 8 (7.21%) UNIX
7 6 (5.41%) Android
7 6 (5.41%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (5.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (5.41%) Apple iOS
8 4 (3.60%) Windows Phone 8
8 4 (3.60%) Windows Phone
8 4 (3.60%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (2.70%) Windows 8
9 3 (2.70%) Windows 7
10 2 (1.80%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (1.80%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (1.80%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.90%) SUSE
11 1 (0.90%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (42.34%) Mentoring
2 39 (35.14%) Stakeholder Management
3 22 (19.82%) Service Delivery
3 22 (19.82%) Performance Tuning
4 20 (18.02%) SOA
5 19 (17.12%) Technical Analysis
6 18 (16.22%) Systems Analysis
7 16 (14.41%) Line Management
8 15 (13.51%) Software Delivery
8 15 (13.51%) SDLC
8 15 (13.51%) Coaching
9 11 (9.91%) Data Modelling
10 10 (9.01%) Requirements Management
10 10 (9.01%) Load Balancing
10 10 (9.01%) Project Management
10 10 (9.01%) UML
10 10 (9.01%) Network Monitoring
10 10 (9.01%) Root Cause Analysis
11 7 (6.31%) High Availability
12 6 (5.41%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 19 (17.12%) SQL
2 18 (16.22%) C#
3 11 (9.91%) VB.NET
4 10 (9.01%) Shell Script
4 10 (9.01%) Java
4 10 (9.01%) PL/SQL
5 6 (5.41%) JavaScript
6 5 (4.50%) COBOL
6 5 (4.50%) JCL
7 2 (1.80%) XPath
7 2 (1.80%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (9.91%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (9.01%) CCIE
2 10 (9.01%) CCNP
3 3 (2.70%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.80%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.90%) MCSE
5 1 (0.90%) CCNA
5 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.90%) RHCE
5 1 (0.90%) CCSA
5 1 (0.90%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (20.72%) QA
2 7 (6.31%) PCI DSS
3 3 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (6.31%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.80%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.80%) vSphere
4 1 (0.90%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.90%) ISA Server
4 1 (0.90%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 10 (9.01%) SolarWinds Orion
2 5 (4.50%) Oracle ZFS
2 5 (4.50%) CA Endevor
2 5 (4.50%) Tivoli
2 5 (4.50%) BMC PATROL
3 2 (1.80%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (1.80%) SCCM
4 1 (0.90%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 35 (31.53%) IBM
2 25 (22.52%) Oracle
3 22 (19.82%) Microsoft
4 13 (11.71%) Cisco
5 11 (9.91%) F5
6 10 (9.01%) Actimize
6 10 (9.01%) SolarWinds
6 10 (9.01%) Infoblox
6 10 (9.01%) Reuters
6 10 (9.01%) Bloomberg
6 10 (9.01%) Radianz
6 10 (9.01%) Citrix
7 9 (8.11%) Unisys
7 9 (8.11%) Red Hat
8 8 (7.21%) PeopleSoft
9 6 (5.41%) SAP
9 6 (5.41%) HP
10 5 (4.50%) BMC
10 5 (4.50%) Hyperion
10 5 (4.50%) Sun
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £52000.00 - £61000.00 per annum + package
Posted: 12 days ago
Oxfordshire
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £52000.00 - £61000.00 per annum + package
Posted: 15 days ago
Fareham
Specsavers
Posted: 26 days ago