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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Technical Specialist
Rank 880 887 951
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +64
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Technical Specialist 29 57 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.030% 0.054% 0.018%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.031% 0.056% 0.019%
Number of salaries quoted 26 28 16
Average salary £47,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £38,746 £43,164
10% offered a salary of more than £56,750 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,652 £47,500 £43,164
% change year-on-year
+0.32% +10.04%
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
93119 101042 107544
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.31% 96.53% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 79018 83306 88027
Average salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 1 May 2016.

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 1 May 2016. 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 -3 13 £47,000 -6.00%
South East +16 8 £50,000 -9.09% 1
South West -20 6 £46,884 +0.41%
East Midlands - 1 £45,000 -
West Midlands - 1 £48,000 - 1
Senior Technical Specialist
UK

Senior Technical Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 23 (43.40%) Windows
2 21 (39.62%) Unix
3 15 (28.30%) Intel Security
4 14 (26.42%) Microsoft
5 13 (24.53%) Risk Management
5 13 (24.53%) Banking
5 13 (24.53%) McAfee ePO
6 11 (20.75%) Web Services
7 10 (18.87%) SQL
7 10 (18.87%) Active Directory
7 10 (18.87%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (18.87%) Finance
7 10 (18.87%) Windows Server
8 9 (16.98%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (16.98%) SAN
8 9 (16.98%) IBM
8 9 (16.98%) Linux
9 8 (15.09%) CRM
9 8 (15.09%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (15.09%) Retail
10 7 (13.21%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (13.21%) VMware
10 7 (13.21%) UML
10 7 (13.21%) Solaris
10 7 (13.21%) .NET
10 7 (13.21%) C#
10 7 (13.21%) SQL Server
10 7 (13.21%) Cisco
10 7 (13.21%) MS Excel
10 7 (13.21%) Citrix

Senior Technical Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 3 (5.66%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (5.66%) IIS
1 3 (5.66%) SharePoint
1 3 (5.66%) SharePoint 2010
1 3 (5.66%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (3.77%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.89%) Apache
3 1 (1.89%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (13.21%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.55%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.43%) Office 365
2 3 (5.66%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.89%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.89%) Amazon Glacier
3 1 (1.89%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.89%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 9 (16.98%) SAN
2 5 (9.43%) Cisco IOS
3 4 (7.55%) WAN
4 3 (5.66%) DNS
4 3 (5.66%) Intranet
5 2 (3.77%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (3.77%) SSL
6 1 (1.89%) DHCP
6 1 (1.89%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (1.89%) Internet
6 1 (1.89%) LAN
6 1 (1.89%) OpenScape
6 1 (1.89%) PABX
6 1 (1.89%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.89%) Unified Communications
6 1 (1.89%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.21%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.55%) IBM InfoSphere
3 1 (1.89%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (1.89%) Data Mart
3 1 (1.89%) OLAP
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Oracle Forms
General
1 13 (24.53%) Banking
2 10 (18.87%) Finance
3 8 (15.09%) Retail
4 1 (1.89%) Advertising
4 1 (1.89%) Back Office
4 1 (1.89%) Front Office
4 1 (1.89%) General Ledger
4 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (20.75%) Web Services
2 7 (13.21%) .NET
3 5 (9.43%) XMPP
4 3 (5.66%) Middleware
4 3 (5.66%) Windows SharePoint Services
5 1 (1.89%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.89%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (1.89%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (1.89%) Murex MxML
5 1 (1.89%) REST
5 1 (1.89%) SOAP
5 1 (1.89%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.21%) EPoS
2 3 (5.66%) Contactless
2 3 (5.66%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.89%) Derivative
3 1 (1.89%) EqualLogic
3 1 (1.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (1.89%) Handset
3 1 (1.89%) IVR
3 1 (1.89%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.89%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 23 (43.40%) Windows
2 21 (39.62%) Unix
3 10 (18.87%) Windows Server
3 10 (18.87%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (16.98%) Linux
4 9 (16.98%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (13.21%) Solaris
6 4 (7.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (3.77%) AIX
7 2 (3.77%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (24.53%) Risk Management
2 8 (15.09%) CRM
2 8 (15.09%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (13.21%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (13.21%) UML
4 6 (11.32%) Change Control
4 6 (11.32%) DevOps
4 6 (11.32%) Project Management
4 6 (11.32%) Waterfall
5 5 (9.43%) Incident Management
6 4 (7.55%) Capacity Management
6 4 (7.55%) ITIL
6 4 (7.55%) Technical Analysis
6 4 (7.55%) Workflow
7 3 (5.66%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (5.66%) ERP
7 3 (5.66%) Mentoring
7 3 (5.66%) Systems Analysis
7 3 (5.66%) Time Management
7 3 (5.66%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 10 (18.87%) SQL
2 7 (13.21%) C#
3 4 (7.55%) Python
4 3 (5.66%) Bash Shell
4 3 (5.66%) PowerShell
5 2 (3.77%) Perl
5 2 (3.77%) Ruby
6 1 (1.89%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.89%) X++
Qualifications
1 5 (9.43%) CCNP
1 5 (9.43%) CCNP Voice
1 5 (9.43%) CCVP
1 5 (9.43%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (3.77%) CCA
2 2 (3.77%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (3.77%) MCP
2 2 (3.77%) MCSE
2 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.77%) RHCT
2 2 (3.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 10 (18.87%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.77%) VMware ESX
3 2 (3.77%) vSphere
3 2 (3.77%) XenDesktop
3 2 (3.77%) XenServer
4 1 (1.89%) DFS Replication
4 1 (1.89%) NFS
4 1 (1.89%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (1.89%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 13 (24.53%) McAfee ePO
2 5 (9.43%) Cisco CUCM
2 5 (9.43%) Cisco UCCE
2 5 (9.43%) Cisco UCCX
3 2 (3.77%) MAILsweeper
3 2 (3.77%) SCOM
3 2 (3.77%) vRealize
4 1 (1.89%) Control-M
4 1 (1.89%) ITRS Geneos
4 1 (1.89%) Oracle ZFS
4 1 (1.89%) Simpana
4 1 (1.89%) WSUS
Vendors
1 15 (28.30%) Intel Security
2 14 (26.42%) Microsoft
3 9 (16.98%) IBM
4 7 (13.21%) Cisco
4 7 (13.21%) Citrix
4 7 (13.21%) VMware
5 5 (9.43%) BT
5 5 (9.43%) NICE Systems
5 5 (9.43%) Red Box
5 5 (9.43%) Red Hat
6 4 (7.55%) NetApp
7 3 (5.66%) Nintex
7 3 (5.66%) SAP
7 3 (5.66%) Unisys
8 2 (3.77%) CommVault
8 2 (3.77%) Oracle
8 2 (3.77%) Palo Alto
8 2 (3.77%) Sun
9 1 (1.89%) Siemens
9 1 (1.89%) Veritas
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