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

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Technical Specialist
Rank 817 876 833
Rank change year-on-year
+59 -43
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Technical Specialist 60 10 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.059% 0.009% 0.020%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.063% 0.010% 0.021%
Number of salaries quoted 53 4 12
Average salary £52,000 £52,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.95% -4.54%
UK excluding London average salary £46,377 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-11.66% -4.54%
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
95990 100567 93038
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.21% 94.46% 94.23%
Number of salaries quoted 80962 82147 77980
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 September 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 September 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 - 30 £51,000 - 3
London +6 14 £56,500 -9.60%
South East +14 6 £46,250 -11.90%
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 September 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 62 (57.94%) Finance
2 48 (44.86%) Banking
3 47 (43.93%) Mentoring
4 39 (36.45%) Retail
5 38 (35.51%) Stakeholder Management
6 33 (30.84%) Linux
7 32 (29.91%) IBM
8 30 (28.04%) Analytical Skills
9 27 (25.23%) WebSphere
10 25 (23.36%) Service Delivery
11 23 (21.50%) QA
12 22 (20.56%) Performance Tuning
13 21 (19.63%) Oracle
14 19 (17.76%) Microsoft
14 19 (17.76%) SOA
15 17 (15.89%) SQL
15 17 (15.89%) Mainframe
15 17 (15.89%) Systems Analysis
15 17 (15.89%) Technical Analysis
16 16 (14.95%) Line Management
16 16 (14.95%) .NET
16 16 (14.95%) C#
16 16 (14.95%) Windows
17 15 (14.02%) Web Services
17 15 (14.02%) DHCP
17 15 (14.02%) ATM
17 15 (14.02%) TCP/IP
17 15 (14.02%) DNS
17 15 (14.02%) Coaching
17 15 (14.02%) Software Delivery

Senior Technical Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 27 (25.23%) WebSphere
2 5 (4.67%) CICS
3 4 (3.74%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.87%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (1.87%) IIS
4 2 (1.87%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.93%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.93%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.93%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 6 (5.61%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.87%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.93%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (4.67%) Sentinel
1 5 (4.67%) Oracle General Ledger
1 5 (4.67%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (1.87%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.93%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (14.02%) ATM
1 15 (14.02%) DHCP
1 15 (14.02%) TCP/IP
1 15 (14.02%) DNS
2 13 (12.15%) Cisco Nexus
3 12 (11.21%) Network Security
3 12 (11.21%) OSPF
3 12 (11.21%) BGP
4 7 (6.54%) SSL
4 7 (6.54%) Internet
5 6 (5.61%) Firewall
6 3 (2.80%) VPN
7 2 (1.87%) LAN
7 2 (1.87%) VoIP
7 2 (1.87%) WAN
7 2 (1.87%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (1.87%) Wireless
7 2 (1.87%) Structured Cabling
8 1 (0.93%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 1 (0.93%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (10.28%) SQL Server 2005
1 11 (10.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 11 (10.28%) SQL Server
1 11 (10.28%) DB2
2 10 (9.35%) Oracle Database 11g
2 10 (9.35%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.87%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.87%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (9.35%) ClearCase
1 10 (9.35%) Jenkins
2 4 (3.74%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 62 (57.94%) Finance
2 48 (44.86%) Banking
3 39 (36.45%) Retail
4 12 (11.21%) Financial Institution
5 5 (4.67%) General Ledger
6 3 (2.80%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.87%) Electronics
7 2 (1.87%) Marketing
7 2 (1.87%) Law
7 2 (1.87%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.87%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (14.95%) .NET
2 15 (14.02%) Web Services
3 11 (10.28%) Middleware
4 10 (9.35%) WCF
4 10 (9.35%) REST
4 10 (9.35%) SOAP
5 7 (6.54%) XML
6 6 (5.61%) WSDL
7 5 (4.67%) Sencha Touch
8 4 (3.74%) ASP.NET Web API
8 4 (3.74%) ASP.NET
8 4 (3.74%) WebSphere MQ
8 4 (3.74%) Ext JS
8 4 (3.74%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 30 (28.04%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (15.89%) Mainframe
3 11 (10.28%) Management Information System
4 7 (6.54%) Clustering
5 5 (4.67%) Online Banking
5 5 (4.67%) IBM Mainframe
5 5 (4.67%) Reference Data
5 5 (4.67%) DataPower
6 4 (3.74%) Mobile Banking
7 2 (1.87%) DTV
8 1 (0.93%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.93%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 33 (30.84%) Linux
2 16 (14.95%) Windows
3 14 (13.08%) AIX
4 10 (9.35%) Solaris
4 10 (9.35%) zOS
5 6 (5.61%) UNIX
6 4 (3.74%) Windows Phone 8
6 4 (3.74%) Windows Phone
6 4 (3.74%) Apple iOS
6 4 (3.74%) Android
6 4 (3.74%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (2.80%) Windows 8
7 3 (2.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (2.80%) Windows 7
8 2 (1.87%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.87%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (1.87%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.93%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (43.93%) Mentoring
2 38 (35.51%) Stakeholder Management
3 25 (23.36%) Service Delivery
4 22 (20.56%) Performance Tuning
5 19 (17.76%) SOA
6 17 (15.89%) Systems Analysis
6 17 (15.89%) Technical Analysis
7 16 (14.95%) Line Management
8 15 (14.02%) Coaching
8 15 (14.02%) Software Delivery
8 15 (14.02%) SDLC
9 12 (11.21%) Network Monitoring
9 12 (11.21%) Root Cause Analysis
9 12 (11.21%) Requirements Management
9 12 (11.21%) Load Balancing
9 12 (11.21%) Project Management
9 12 (11.21%) Data Modelling
10 9 (8.41%) UML
11 7 (6.54%) High Availability
12 6 (5.61%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 17 (15.89%) SQL
2 16 (14.95%) C#
3 11 (10.28%) VB.NET
4 10 (9.35%) Shell Script
4 10 (9.35%) Java
4 10 (9.35%) PL/SQL
5 5 (4.67%) COBOL
5 5 (4.67%) JCL
6 4 (3.74%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.87%) XPath
Qualifications
1 13 (12.15%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (11.21%) CCIE
2 12 (11.21%) CCNP
3 3 (2.80%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.87%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.93%) MCSE
5 1 (0.93%) CCNA
5 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.93%) CCSA
5 1 (0.93%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (21.50%) QA
2 7 (6.54%) PCI DSS
3 3 (2.80%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (2.80%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (2.80%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.87%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.87%) vSphere
3 1 (0.93%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.93%) ISA Server
3 1 (0.93%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 12 (11.21%) SolarWinds Orion
2 5 (4.67%) CA Endevor
3 2 (1.87%) Oracle ZFS
3 2 (1.87%) Tivoli
3 2 (1.87%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 32 (29.91%) IBM
2 21 (19.63%) Oracle
3 19 (17.76%) Microsoft
4 14 (13.08%) Cisco
5 13 (12.15%) F5
6 12 (11.21%) SolarWinds
6 12 (11.21%) Infoblox
6 12 (11.21%) Reuters
6 12 (11.21%) Bloomberg
6 12 (11.21%) Radianz
7 10 (9.35%) Actimize
7 10 (9.35%) Unisys
8 8 (7.48%) Citrix
9 7 (6.54%) PeopleSoft
9 7 (6.54%) SAP
10 5 (4.67%) Hyperion
10 5 (4.67%) HP
10 5 (4.67%) Sencha
11 4 (3.74%) Red Hat
11 4 (3.74%) Software AG
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Annapurna
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
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Salary: £52000 per annum + benefits
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