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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Specialist
Rank 569 580 642
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +62
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Specialist 339 335 232
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.33% 0.30% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.32% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 203 222 152
Average salary £47,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.58% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,100 £24,500 £32,525
10% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £39,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+19.49% -6.47%
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
97732 105813 99744
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.70% 94.58% 94.78%
Number of salaries quoted 80689 86627 83952
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 £26,988
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +67 152 £42,500 -15.00% 8
South East +15 54 £50,000 +33.33% 9
South West +18 43 £45,000 +40.62% 5
East of England +28 26 £40,000 -15.78% 3
North West 0 24 £40,000 +33.33% 3
Yorkshire -19 22 £43,000 -0.37% 4
West Midlands -31 14 £44,081 -11.83% 3
East Midlands -12 2 £32,750 -22.94%
North East -12 2 £29,125 -13.56%
Technical Specialist
UK

Technical Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 205 (35.96%) Finance
2 199 (34.91%) Windows
3 163 (28.60%) Banking
4 151 (26.49%) Retail
5 141 (24.74%) IBM
6 114 (20.00%) Microsoft
7 111 (19.47%) SQL
7 111 (19.47%) Oracle
8 108 (18.95%) Linux
9 104 (18.25%) Java
10 100 (17.54%) Analytical Skills
11 95 (16.67%) SQL Server
12 87 (15.26%) Active Directory
13 86 (15.09%) WebSphere
14 82 (14.39%) Change Management
15 73 (12.81%) Mentoring
16 70 (12.28%) UNIX
17 69 (12.11%) QA
18 68 (11.93%) .NET
19 67 (11.75%) VMware
20 63 (11.05%) HP
21 61 (10.70%) C#
22 60 (10.53%) Coaching
23 59 (10.35%) VMware Infrastructure
23 59 (10.35%) Windows Server 2008
23 59 (10.35%) Stakeholder Management
24 57 (10.00%) Apple iOS
25 56 (9.82%) Web Services
25 56 (9.82%) MS Excel
26 55 (9.65%) DNS

Technical Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 86 (15.09%) WebSphere
2 42 (7.37%) SharePoint
3 29 (5.09%) MS Exchange
4 26 (4.56%) IIS
5 21 (3.68%) WebSphere Application Server
6 15 (2.63%) Lotus Domino
6 15 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
7 14 (2.46%) Apache
7 14 (2.46%) BizTalk Server
8 12 (2.11%) IBM Connections
8 12 (2.11%) WebSphere Portal
9 11 (1.93%) WebLogic
10 10 (1.75%) Tomcat
11 9 (1.58%) JBoss
11 9 (1.58%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
12 8 (1.40%) Lync
12 8 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2013
13 7 (1.23%) CICS
13 7 (1.23%) SharePoint Server
14 5 (0.88%) Site Server
Applications
1 56 (9.82%) MS Excel
2 50 (8.77%) MS Office
3 15 (2.63%) MS Visio
4 11 (1.93%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.88%) InfoPath
5 5 (0.88%) MS Project
6 1 (0.18%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.18%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 15 (2.63%) Oracle General Ledger
1 15 (2.63%) Oracle Payables
2 7 (1.23%) BASE24
3 5 (0.88%) Cognos TM1
4 4 (0.70%) Magento
5 3 (0.53%) SAP R/3
5 3 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.18%) PeopleSoft HRMS
7 1 (0.18%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 14 (2.46%) Office 365
2 4 (0.70%) SaaS
3 2 (0.35%) Google Apps
3 2 (0.35%) Google Analytics
3 2 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 55 (9.65%) DNS
2 48 (8.42%) VPN
3 44 (7.72%) TCP/IP
4 41 (7.19%) Firewall
5 40 (7.02%) SAN
5 40 (7.02%) ATM
6 29 (5.09%) Internet
7 22 (3.86%) DHCP
8 19 (3.33%) LAN
9 18 (3.16%) Intranet
10 16 (2.81%) WAN
11 15 (2.63%) VLAN
12 14 (2.46%) VoIP
13 13 (2.28%) SSL
14 12 (2.11%) Broadband
15 11 (1.93%) HTTP
15 11 (1.93%) Wi-Fi
16 6 (1.05%) Network Security
16 6 (1.05%) LTE
16 6 (1.05%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 44 (7.72%) DB2
3 30 (5.26%) Oracle Database
4 24 (4.21%) Oracle Database 11g
4 24 (4.21%) SQL Server 2008
5 17 (2.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 16 (2.81%) Data Warehouse
7 13 (2.28%) Data Mining
8 10 (1.75%) Crystal Reports
8 10 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
9 8 (1.40%) MySQL
10 7 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 7 (1.23%) SQL Server 2005
11 6 (1.05%) NonStop SQL
11 6 (1.05%) MS Access
11 6 (1.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 5 (0.88%) NoSQL
12 5 (0.88%) BusinessObjects XI
12 5 (0.88%) Oracle Reports
12 5 (0.88%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 26 (4.56%) ClearCase
2 20 (3.51%) Jenkins
3 7 (1.23%) Visual Studio
3 7 (1.23%) Xcode
4 5 (0.88%) NUnit
4 5 (0.88%) CruiseControl
4 5 (0.88%) Maven
4 5 (0.88%) Eclipse
4 5 (0.88%) Git (software)
4 5 (0.88%) NCover
4 5 (0.88%) FxCop
5 4 (0.70%) LoadRunner
5 4 (0.70%) JMeter
6 2 (0.35%) JIRA
7 1 (0.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.18%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.18%) LabVIEW
7 1 (0.18%) WinDbg
7 1 (0.18%) Rational Rhapsody
7 1 (0.18%) JUnit
General
1 205 (35.96%) Finance
2 163 (28.60%) Banking
3 151 (26.49%) Retail
4 38 (6.67%) Telecoms
5 20 (3.51%) Marketing
6 16 (2.81%) Manufacturing
7 15 (2.63%) General Ledger
8 14 (2.46%) Corporate Banking
9 8 (1.40%) Billing
10 7 (1.23%) Electronics
10 7 (1.23%) Law
10 7 (1.23%) Games
11 6 (1.05%) Russian Language
11 6 (1.05%) Arabic Language
11 6 (1.05%) French Language
12 5 (0.88%) Financial Institution
12 5 (0.88%) Investment Banking
13 3 (0.53%) Advertising
13 3 (0.53%) Publishing
13 3 (0.53%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (11.93%) .NET
2 56 (9.82%) Web Services
3 47 (8.25%) XML
4 37 (6.49%) HTML
5 23 (4.04%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 20 (3.51%) J2EE
7 19 (3.33%) WebSphere MQ
8 17 (2.98%) Middleware
9 13 (2.28%) MSMQ
10 12 (2.11%) CSS
11 11 (1.93%) HTML5
12 8 (1.40%) ASP.NET
13 7 (1.23%) SOAP
13 7 (1.23%) REST
13 7 (1.23%) WCF
14 6 (1.05%) JSON
14 6 (1.05%) Spring
15 5 (0.88%) Ajax
15 5 (0.88%) NHibernate
15 5 (0.88%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 100 (17.54%) Analytical Skills
2 40 (7.02%) Mainframe
3 31 (5.44%) Blackberry
4 29 (5.09%) Clustering
4 29 (5.09%) Management Information System
5 22 (3.86%) Computer Science
6 16 (2.81%) Tandem
7 14 (2.46%) Replication
8 13 (2.28%) NHS
9 12 (2.11%) Cryptography
9 12 (2.11%) Social Media
9 12 (2.11%) SWIFT
10 11 (1.93%) Online Banking
11 10 (1.75%) IBM Mainframe
11 10 (1.75%) Reference Data
11 10 (1.75%) Mobile App
12 9 (1.58%) Video Conferencing
12 9 (1.58%) HACMP
12 9 (1.58%) Client/Server
13 8 (1.40%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 199 (34.91%) Windows
2 108 (18.95%) Linux
3 70 (12.28%) UNIX
4 59 (10.35%) Windows Server 2008
5 57 (10.00%) Apple iOS
6 50 (8.77%) Windows Server 2003
7 39 (6.84%) Android
8 38 (6.67%) AIX
9 36 (6.32%) Windows Server 2012
10 34 (5.96%) Windows 7
11 29 (5.09%) Solaris
12 18 (3.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 16 (2.81%) Windows XP
14 13 (2.28%) HPUX
15 7 (1.23%) SUSE
15 7 (1.23%) zOS
15 7 (1.23%) Windows 8
16 6 (1.05%) Ubuntu
17 4 (0.70%) Windows 2000 Server
17 4 (0.70%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (14.39%) Change Management
2 73 (12.81%) Mentoring
3 60 (10.53%) Coaching
4 59 (10.35%) Stakeholder Management
5 53 (9.30%) SOA
6 43 (7.54%) Performance Tuning
7 40 (7.02%) ITIL
8 39 (6.84%) Analytics
9 37 (6.49%) Software Delivery
10 30 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
11 29 (5.09%) Project Management
12 28 (4.91%) Systems Analysis
13 27 (4.74%) UML
14 24 (4.21%) Service Delivery
15 20 (3.51%) Asset Management
16 18 (3.16%) MVC
16 18 (3.16%) CRM
16 18 (3.16%) Time Management
17 17 (2.98%) Data Modelling
17 17 (2.98%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 111 (19.47%) SQL
2 104 (18.25%) Java
3 61 (10.70%) C#
4 39 (6.84%) PowerShell
5 37 (6.49%) PL/SQL
6 36 (6.32%) Shell Script
7 32 (5.61%) Perl
8 31 (5.44%) JavaScript
9 28 (4.91%) COBOL
10 23 (4.04%) VBScript
11 22 (3.86%) T-SQL
12 17 (2.98%) JCL
13 16 (2.81%) C++
14 13 (2.28%) PHP
15 10 (1.75%) C
16 8 (1.40%) Python
17 7 (1.23%) PL/1
18 5 (0.88%) VB.NET
19 4 (0.70%) AWK
20 3 (0.53%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 53 (9.30%) Degree
2 20 (3.51%) Security Cleared
3 17 (2.98%) Cisco Certification
4 15 (2.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 14 (2.46%) SC Cleared
6 13 (2.28%) DV Cleared
7 12 (2.11%) IBM Certification
8 11 (1.93%) VCP5
9 8 (1.40%) Microsoft Certification
10 7 (1.23%) CCNP
11 6 (1.05%) IBM AIX Certification
12 5 (0.88%) CCNA
12 5 (0.88%) MCSE
12 5 (0.88%) VCP4
12 5 (0.88%) CCENT
13 4 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
14 3 (0.53%) MCP
14 3 (0.53%) RHCE
15 2 (0.35%) A+ Certification
15 2 (0.35%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (12.11%) QA
2 9 (1.58%) SLA
3 8 (1.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 7 (1.23%) ISO 8583
5 6 (1.05%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 87 (15.26%) Active Directory
2 59 (10.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (4.21%) Hyper-V
4 19 (3.33%) XenApp
5 12 (2.11%) Microsoft App-V
6 11 (1.93%) VMware ESXi
7 9 (1.58%) vSphere
8 5 (0.88%) MetaFrame
8 5 (0.88%) NFS
8 5 (0.88%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 5 (0.88%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 4 (0.70%) Firmware
9 4 (0.70%) PowerHA
10 3 (0.53%) VMware Server
10 3 (0.53%) ISA Server
10 3 (0.53%) XenDesktop
11 2 (0.35%) Oracle RAC
11 2 (0.35%) Samba
11 2 (0.35%) VMware Workstation
11 2 (0.35%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 33 (5.79%) SCOM
2 25 (4.39%) SCCM
3 11 (1.93%) Tivoli
4 10 (1.75%) TeamSite
4 10 (1.75%) CA Endevor
5 9 (1.58%) NetBackup
6 8 (1.40%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 7 (1.23%) SCVMM
8 6 (1.05%) Puppet
8 6 (1.05%) SCOrch
8 6 (1.05%) Oracle RMAN
8 6 (1.05%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 6 (1.05%) AirWatch
9 5 (0.88%) BMC PATROL
9 5 (0.88%) WSUS
9 5 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
10 4 (0.70%) Netcool
10 4 (0.70%) Netcool/OMNIbus
10 4 (0.70%) Tivoli Monitoring
11 3 (0.53%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 141 (24.74%) IBM
2 114 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 111 (19.47%) Oracle
4 67 (11.75%) VMware
5 63 (11.05%) HP
6 43 (7.54%) Cisco
7 40 (7.02%) Apple
8 29 (5.09%) Citrix
9 26 (4.56%) Actimize
10 22 (3.86%) Red Hat
11 19 (3.33%) PeopleSoft
12 18 (3.16%) Sun
13 17 (2.98%) Veritas
14 16 (2.81%) Hyperion
15 15 (2.63%) NetApp
15 15 (2.63%) Dell
16 13 (2.28%) EMC
16 13 (2.28%) Avaya
16 13 (2.28%) Splunk
17 12 (2.11%) Symantec
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £200.00 - £250.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Firway Consulting
Salary: Excellent + Substantial Large Company Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Worcester, Worcestershire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £34649.00 - £37545.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Portal Partnership Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £36,500 to £NaN.NaN per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
eCom Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £85,000 per annum including substantial benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Alderley Edge, Cheshire
Venturi
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + benefits/bonus/commission
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £34649.00 - £37545.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: £55K + Bonus, Health and Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucestershire
Robert Walters
Salary: £35 - £43 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £33000 per annum + Excellent
Posted: 6 days ago
South West London
Domestic & General
Salary: Circa £50,000 per annum depending on experience
Posted: 8 days ago
Swindon
Nationwide Building Society
Posted: 10 days ago
City, Leeds
TechnoRecruit
Salary: Negotiable, DOE. Plus Private Healthcare.
Posted: 12 days ago
Princes Risborough, Buckinghamshire
Allied Worldwide
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Health and Social Care Information Centre
Salary: From £39,239 to £47,088 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 26 days ago