The table below looks at the statistics for the 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 Technical Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Specialist
Rank 572 606 659
Rank change year-on-year
+34 +53
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Specialist 310 298 198
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.30% 0.27% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.29% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 208 182 141
Average salary £46,377 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.36% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,050 £35,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £64,600 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
96278 104019 95979
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.49% 94.49% 94.54%
Number of salaries quoted 80462 86063 80776
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 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,472
% change year-on-year
- +3.97%

Technical Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Technical Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in England

Technical Specialist
Salary Trend in England

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

Technical Specialist Salary Trend in England

Technical Specialist
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Technical Specialist across the England region over the 3 months to 6 July 2015.

Technical Specialist Salary Histogram in England

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 Technical Specialist within the England region over the 3 months to 6 July 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
London +37 133 £52,500 -4.54% 23
South West +37 48 £46,377 -21.39% 6
South East -20 39 £50,000 +33.33% 6
Yorkshire +8 22 £43,000 -42.66% 5
North West -10 20 £40,000 -20.00% 1
West Midlands +3 18 £36,097 -15.06% 2
East of England -12 18 £52,500 +5.00%
East Midlands 0 11 £34,000 -20.00%
Technical Specialist
UK

Technical Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT jobs across the England region that cited 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 Technical Specialist in their job title.

1 212 (34.25%) Finance
2 203 (32.79%) Banking
3 196 (31.66%) Retail
4 182 (29.40%) Windows
5 153 (24.72%) IBM
6 132 (21.32%) Analytical Skills
7 111 (17.93%) Linux
8 109 (17.61%) WebSphere
9 107 (17.29%) SQL
10 103 (16.64%) SQL Server
11 102 (16.48%) Microsoft
12 101 (16.32%) Mentoring
13 94 (15.19%) Oracle
14 91 (14.70%) Java
15 85 (13.73%) Change Management
15 85 (13.73%) UNIX
16 82 (13.25%) .NET
17 77 (12.44%) QA
18 72 (11.63%) C#
19 71 (11.47%) Stakeholder Management
20 70 (11.31%) SDLC
21 68 (10.99%) Coaching
21 68 (10.99%) Apple iOS
22 65 (10.50%) Web Services
23 59 (9.53%) SOA
24 57 (9.21%) Mainframe
25 55 (8.89%) DB2
25 55 (8.89%) VMware
26 54 (8.72%) HTML
27 52 (8.40%) Degree

Technical Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT jobs across the England region that cited 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 Technical Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 109 (17.61%) WebSphere
2 46 (7.43%) SharePoint
3 33 (5.33%) WebSphere Application Server
4 29 (4.68%) IIS
5 20 (3.23%) BizTalk Server
6 19 (3.07%) MS Exchange
7 17 (2.75%) Lotus Domino
7 17 (2.75%) WebSphere Portal
7 17 (2.75%) IBM Connections
8 15 (2.42%) Apache
9 12 (1.94%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
10 11 (1.78%) JBoss
10 11 (1.78%) WebLogic
11 9 (1.45%) Tomcat
11 9 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2010
12 7 (1.13%) SharePoint Server
12 7 (1.13%) CICS
13 6 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2007
14 5 (0.81%) Drupal
14 5 (0.81%) Site Server
Applications
1 46 (7.43%) MS Excel
2 34 (5.49%) MS Office
3 14 (2.26%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (1.78%) MS Visio
5 7 (1.13%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.32%) InDesign
7 1 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.16%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 11 (1.78%) Oracle General Ledger
2 10 (1.62%) Oracle Payables
3 7 (1.13%) Cognos TM1
4 5 (0.81%) BASE24
5 4 (0.65%) Magento
6 2 (0.32%) Sentinel
6 2 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle 11i
7 1 (0.16%) Agresso
7 1 (0.16%) SAP FI
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 18 (2.91%) Office 365
2 4 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (0.65%) SaaS
3 3 (0.48%) Google Apps
4 2 (0.32%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.32%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.32%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 49 (7.92%) DNS
2 46 (7.43%) VPN
3 40 (6.46%) Firewall
4 35 (5.65%) Internet
5 34 (5.49%) ATM
6 32 (5.17%) SAN
7 30 (4.85%) TCP/IP
8 22 (3.55%) Broadband
8 22 (3.55%) VoIP
9 20 (3.23%) LAN
10 19 (3.07%) Intranet
11 18 (2.91%) DHCP
12 17 (2.75%) SSL
12 17 (2.75%) WAN
12 17 (2.75%) VLAN
13 14 (2.26%) Wi-Fi
14 10 (1.62%) Wireless
15 9 (1.45%) Network Security
15 9 (1.45%) Cisco Nexus
16 8 (1.29%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (16.64%) SQL Server
2 55 (8.89%) DB2
3 29 (4.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 28 (4.52%) Oracle Database
5 24 (3.88%) Oracle Database 11g
6 20 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
7 18 (2.91%) SQL Server 2005
8 16 (2.58%) Data Warehouse
9 12 (1.94%) MySQL
10 11 (1.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 11 (1.78%) SQL Server 2012
11 10 (1.62%) NoSQL
11 10 (1.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 10 (1.62%) NonStop SQL
12 9 (1.45%) Data Mining
13 6 (0.97%) BusinessObjects XI
14 5 (0.81%) JasperReports
14 5 (0.81%) DataStage
14 5 (0.81%) SQL Server 2000
14 5 (0.81%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 23 (3.72%) Jenkins
2 20 (3.23%) ClearCase
3 12 (1.94%) Visual Studio
4 7 (1.13%) NUnit
4 7 (1.13%) CruiseControl
4 7 (1.13%) NCover
4 7 (1.13%) FxCop
5 6 (0.97%) Xcode
6 5 (0.81%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 5 (0.81%) Maven
6 5 (0.81%) Git (software)
6 5 (0.81%) Eclipse
7 4 (0.65%) LoadRunner
7 4 (0.65%) JMeter
7 4 (0.65%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (0.48%) Subversion
8 3 (0.48%) Redmine
9 1 (0.16%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.16%) LabVIEW
9 1 (0.16%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 212 (34.25%) Finance
2 203 (32.79%) Banking
3 196 (31.66%) Retail
4 43 (6.95%) Telecoms
5 31 (5.01%) Marketing
6 22 (3.55%) Manufacturing
7 14 (2.26%) Corporate Banking
8 11 (1.78%) General Ledger
9 8 (1.29%) Investment Banking
9 8 (1.29%) Electronics
9 8 (1.29%) Financial Institution
10 7 (1.13%) Games
10 7 (1.13%) Arabic Language
10 7 (1.13%) Russian Language
11 6 (0.97%) Back Office
11 6 (0.97%) Law
12 5 (0.81%) Publishing
12 5 (0.81%) Billing
12 5 (0.81%) German Language
13 4 (0.65%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (13.25%) .NET
2 65 (10.50%) Web Services
3 54 (8.72%) HTML
4 48 (7.75%) XML
5 38 (6.14%) WebSphere MQ
6 36 (5.82%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 27 (4.36%) Middleware
8 24 (3.88%) CSS
9 23 (3.72%) J2EE
10 18 (2.91%) ASP.NET
11 15 (2.42%) SOAP
11 15 (2.42%) WCF
11 15 (2.42%) REST
12 13 (2.10%) MSMQ
13 12 (1.94%) HTML5
14 11 (1.78%) ASP.NET MVC
15 10 (1.62%) ISPF
16 9 (1.45%) WSDL
17 7 (1.13%) NHibernate
17 7 (1.13%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 132 (21.32%) Analytical Skills
2 57 (9.21%) Mainframe
3 34 (5.49%) Blackberry
4 29 (4.68%) Management Information System
5 23 (3.72%) Computer Science
5 23 (3.72%) Data Centre
6 22 (3.55%) Clustering
7 21 (3.39%) Social Media
8 18 (2.91%) Online Banking
9 15 (2.42%) Tandem
10 13 (2.10%) Replication
10 13 (2.10%) SWIFT
11 12 (1.94%) Mobile Banking
12 10 (1.62%) Mobile App
12 10 (1.62%) Reference Data
12 10 (1.62%) LPAR
12 10 (1.62%) IBM Mainframe
13 9 (1.45%) Video Conferencing
13 9 (1.45%) Client/Server
13 9 (1.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 182 (29.40%) Windows
2 111 (17.93%) Linux
3 85 (13.73%) UNIX
4 68 (10.99%) Apple iOS
5 52 (8.40%) Android
6 51 (8.24%) Windows Server 2008
7 46 (7.43%) Windows Server 2003
8 39 (6.30%) Windows Server 2012
9 38 (6.14%) AIX
10 32 (5.17%) Windows 7
11 25 (4.04%) Solaris
12 20 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 11 (1.78%) Windows XP
14 9 (1.45%) HPUX
14 9 (1.45%) zOS
15 6 (0.97%) SUSE
16 4 (0.65%) Debian
16 4 (0.65%) Windows 2000 Server
16 4 (0.65%) Windows Mobile
16 4 (0.65%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (16.32%) Mentoring
2 85 (13.73%) Change Management
3 71 (11.47%) Stakeholder Management
4 70 (11.31%) SDLC
5 68 (10.99%) Coaching
6 59 (9.53%) SOA
7 49 (7.92%) Service Delivery
8 48 (7.75%) Performance Tuning
9 45 (7.27%) ITIL
10 42 (6.79%) Analytics
11 35 (5.65%) Systems Analysis
12 33 (5.33%) Project Management
13 32 (5.17%) Software Delivery
14 30 (4.85%) Continuous Improvement
15 29 (4.68%) UML
16 28 (4.52%) Technical Analysis
17 27 (4.36%) MVC
18 25 (4.04%) Time Management
19 24 (3.88%) Agile Software Development
20 19 (3.07%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 107 (17.29%) SQL
2 91 (14.70%) Java
3 72 (11.63%) C#
4 35 (5.65%) JavaScript
5 34 (5.49%) COBOL
6 32 (5.17%) Shell Script
7 30 (4.85%) Perl
8 28 (4.52%) PowerShell
9 24 (3.88%) PL/SQL
10 22 (3.55%) JCL
11 21 (3.39%) VBScript
12 19 (3.07%) T-SQL
13 17 (2.75%) PHP
13 17 (2.75%) C++
14 15 (2.42%) C
14 15 (2.42%) VB.NET
15 6 (0.97%) Python
16 5 (0.81%) PL/1
17 4 (0.65%) AWK
17 4 (0.65%) VBA
Qualifications
1 52 (8.40%) Degree
2 32 (5.17%) Cisco Certification
3 21 (3.39%) CCNP
4 17 (2.75%) CCNA
4 17 (2.75%) IBM Certification
5 15 (2.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 12 (1.94%) Security Cleared
7 10 (1.62%) VCP5
7 10 (1.62%) Microsoft Certification
8 9 (1.45%) MCSE
8 9 (1.45%) CCIE
9 8 (1.29%) SC Cleared
10 6 (0.97%) VCP4
11 4 (0.65%) CISA
11 4 (0.65%) CISM
12 3 (0.48%) IBM AIX Certification
12 3 (0.48%) RHCE
12 3 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (0.48%) MCP
12 3 (0.48%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 77 (12.44%) QA
2 14 (2.26%) PCI DSS
3 12 (1.94%) SLA
4 9 (1.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (0.81%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 47 (7.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 44 (7.11%) Active Directory
3 16 (2.58%) Hyper-V
4 10 (1.62%) XenApp
5 9 (1.45%) Microsoft App-V
6 8 (1.29%) vSphere
7 5 (0.81%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (0.65%) Firmware
9 3 (0.48%) VMware Server
9 3 (0.48%) XenDesktop
10 2 (0.32%) vCloud
10 2 (0.32%) Samba
10 2 (0.32%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (0.32%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 2 (0.32%) XenServer
11 1 (0.16%) VirtualBox
11 1 (0.16%) PowerHA
11 1 (0.16%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.16%) ProxySG
11 1 (0.16%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 21 (3.39%) SCOM
2 18 (2.91%) SCCM
3 15 (2.42%) CA Endevor
4 13 (2.10%) TeamSite
5 10 (1.62%) Tivoli
6 8 (1.29%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 6 (0.97%) SCVMM
7 6 (0.97%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 6 (0.97%) NetBackup
8 5 (0.81%) Oracle RMAN
8 5 (0.81%) BMC PATROL
8 5 (0.81%) Control-M
8 5 (0.81%) Red Hat Satellite
8 5 (0.81%) Oracle ZFS
9 4 (0.65%) SCOrch
9 4 (0.65%) Puppet
10 3 (0.48%) SolarWinds Orion
10 3 (0.48%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 3 (0.48%) Rundeck
11 2 (0.32%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 153 (24.72%) IBM
2 102 (16.48%) Microsoft
3 94 (15.19%) Oracle
4 55 (8.89%) VMware
5 51 (8.24%) HP
6 44 (7.11%) Cisco
7 41 (6.62%) Apple
8 30 (4.85%) Citrix
9 21 (3.39%) Red Hat
10 20 (3.23%) Actimize
11 18 (2.91%) NetApp
12 13 (2.10%) Hitachi
12 13 (2.10%) PeopleSoft
12 13 (2.10%) EMC
12 13 (2.10%) Splunk
13 12 (1.94%) Sun
13 12 (1.94%) SAP
13 12 (1.94%) Avaya
13 12 (1.94%) Veritas
14 11 (1.78%) Hyperion
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