The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the England region that had Technical Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 26 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Specialist
Rank 737 613 701
Rank change year-on-year
-124 +88
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Specialist 154 345 243
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.34% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.35% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 91 215 147
Median salary £48,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £27,500 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £64,400
UK excluding London median salary £40,500 £46,377 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-12.67% +3.05%
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
88379 98270 105547
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.34% 96.20% 96.42%
Number of salaries quoted 75125 82336 85945
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Technical Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region that featured Technical Specialist in the job title.

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 26 August 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Specialist within the England region over the 3 months to 26 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Midlands +31 58 £39,000 -22.00% 5
South East +9 35 £45,000 -10.00% 5
London -75 35 £60,000 +6.66% 5
Yorkshire +16 7 £50,000 +26.58% 2
East Midlands +2 7 £25,000 -36.70%
East of England +22 6 £42,500 +6.25% 1
North West +4 4 £29,500 -23.87%
South West -40 2 £27,500 -40.70% 4
Technical Specialist
UK

Technical Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 August 2016, Technical Specialist job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region featuring Technical Specialist in the job title.

1 99 (28.53%) Windows
2 90 (25.94%) Finance
3 85 (24.50%) SQL
4 84 (24.21%) Linux
5 75 (21.61%) Service Delivery
6 74 (21.33%) Microsoft
7 68 (19.60%) Active Directory
8 67 (19.31%) Data Centre
9 61 (17.58%) VMware
10 60 (17.29%) MS Excel
11 57 (16.43%) Unix
12 56 (16.14%) Oracle
12 56 (16.14%) Degree
13 50 (14.41%) SQL Server
14 47 (13.54%) Citrix
15 46 (13.26%) ITIL
15 46 (13.26%) Continuous Improvement
16 44 (12.68%) Presales
16 44 (12.68%) Line Management
16 44 (12.68%) CMDB
16 44 (12.68%) VMware Infrastructure
17 42 (12.10%) Cisco
18 41 (11.82%) IBM
18 41 (11.82%) Retail
19 40 (11.53%) Java
19 40 (11.53%) Project Management
20 38 (10.95%) HP
20 38 (10.95%) SAN
21 37 (10.66%) MS Exchange
21 37 (10.66%) Banking

Technical Specialist Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 37 (10.66%) MS Exchange
2 26 (7.49%) IIS
3 24 (6.92%) Apache
4 18 (5.19%) Exchange Server 2010
4 18 (5.19%) SharePoint
5 15 (4.32%) WebSphere
6 11 (3.17%) Skype for Business
6 11 (3.17%) Tomcat
7 9 (2.59%) Exchange Server 2007
7 9 (2.59%) MQSeries
7 9 (2.59%) WebSphere Application Server
8 5 (1.44%) WebLogic
9 4 (1.15%) JBoss
10 3 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2013
10 3 (0.86%) IBM Notes
10 3 (0.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 2 (0.58%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (0.58%) Jetty
11 2 (0.58%) OpenStack
11 2 (0.58%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 60 (17.29%) MS Excel
2 22 (6.34%) MS Office
3 8 (2.31%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.86%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.29%) Quicktime
Business Applications
1 12 (3.46%) BASE24
2 11 (3.17%) Sentinel
3 3 (0.86%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.86%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (0.86%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.86%) Sage 1000
4 2 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.58%) Lorenzo
4 2 (0.58%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.58%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.58%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (0.58%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (0.58%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (0.58%) Unit4 Business World
5 1 (0.29%) Line 50
5 1 (0.29%) Line 500
5 1 (0.29%) RMDS
5 1 (0.29%) Sage 50
5 1 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (4.32%) SaaS
2 12 (3.46%) Office 365
3 8 (2.31%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (1.44%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (0.86%) Yammer
6 1 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.29%) Amazon Glacier
6 1 (0.29%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.29%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.29%) Lucidchart
6 1 (0.29%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 38 (10.95%) SAN
2 33 (9.51%) Firewall
3 24 (6.92%) DNS
4 23 (6.63%) WAN
5 22 (6.34%) SSL
6 16 (4.61%) Internet
7 14 (4.03%) DHCP
7 14 (4.03%) LAN
8 12 (3.46%) ATM
8 12 (3.46%) Skype
9 9 (2.59%) TCP/IP
10 8 (2.31%) Intranet
10 8 (2.31%) Wireless
11 7 (2.02%) Cisco IOS
11 7 (2.02%) MPLS
12 6 (1.73%) Ethernet
12 6 (1.73%) IP Telephony
12 6 (1.73%) Network Security
12 6 (1.73%) VLAN
12 6 (1.73%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (14.41%) SQL Server
2 23 (6.63%) DB2
3 22 (6.34%) Relational Database
4 18 (5.19%) MySQL
5 10 (2.88%) Oracle Database
6 8 (2.31%) NoSQL
7 6 (1.73%) Big Data
7 6 (1.73%) Hadoop
7 6 (1.73%) SQL Server 2005
7 6 (1.73%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (1.44%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (1.44%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (1.44%) RDBMS
8 5 (1.44%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (0.86%) Data Mart
9 3 (0.86%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (0.86%) Power BI
10 2 (0.58%) Looker
10 2 (0.58%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 2 (0.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (3.46%) Jenkins
2 11 (3.17%) Git (software)
3 6 (1.73%) Hudson
3 6 (1.73%) Oracle Forms
3 6 (1.73%) Sonatype Nexus
3 6 (1.73%) Visual Studio
4 4 (1.15%) Subversion
5 3 (0.86%) Maven
6 2 (0.58%) Fiddler
6 2 (0.58%) JIRA
6 2 (0.58%) Redmine
6 2 (0.58%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.29%) Android Studio
7 1 (0.29%) Selenium
General
1 90 (25.94%) Finance
2 41 (11.82%) Retail
3 37 (10.66%) Banking
4 32 (9.22%) Publishing
5 13 (3.75%) Investment Banking
6 11 (3.17%) Advertising
7 10 (2.88%) Marketing
8 6 (1.73%) Manufacturing
9 5 (1.44%) Back Office
9 5 (1.44%) Front Office
9 5 (1.44%) Telecoms
10 3 (0.86%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.58%) Billing
12 1 (0.29%) Electronics
12 1 (0.29%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.29%) French Language
12 1 (0.29%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (9.51%) Web Services
2 26 (7.49%) .NET
3 17 (4.90%) Middleware
4 15 (4.32%) LAMP
5 10 (2.88%) HTML
5 10 (2.88%) IBM Integration Bus
5 10 (2.88%) XML
6 7 (2.02%) ASP.NET
7 5 (1.44%) COM
7 5 (1.44%) LAPP Stack
7 5 (1.44%) SAML
7 5 (1.44%) XMPP
8 4 (1.15%) J2EE
9 3 (0.86%) HTML5
9 3 (0.86%) JSON
9 3 (0.86%) Murex MxML
9 3 (0.86%) OAuth
10 2 (0.58%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (0.58%) REST
10 2 (0.58%) SPNEGO
Miscellaneous
1 67 (19.31%) Data Centre
2 44 (12.68%) CMDB
3 37 (10.66%) Computer Science
4 21 (6.05%) Management Information System
5 13 (3.75%) EFT
5 13 (3.75%) Enterprise Software
6 11 (3.17%) Blackberry
6 11 (3.17%) DataPower
7 10 (2.88%) Clustering
8 9 (2.59%) IBM Mainframe
8 9 (2.59%) Mainframe
9 7 (2.02%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (2.02%) Client/Server
9 7 (2.02%) Mobile Computing
9 7 (2.02%) PKI
10 6 (1.73%) Cyberthreat
10 6 (1.73%) Mobile App
10 6 (1.73%) Security Operations Centre
10 6 (1.73%) Virtual Team
11 5 (1.44%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 99 (28.53%) Windows
2 84 (24.21%) Linux
3 57 (16.43%) Unix
4 33 (9.51%) Windows Server 2012
5 32 (9.22%) Solaris
5 32 (9.22%) Windows Server
6 28 (8.07%) Windows Server 2008
7 25 (7.20%) Windows Server 2003
8 22 (6.34%) AIX
9 18 (5.19%) Windows 7
10 15 (4.32%) Apple iOS
11 14 (4.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 13 (3.75%) SUSE
13 12 (3.46%) Android
14 7 (2.02%) Windows Mobile
15 6 (1.73%) CentOS
15 6 (1.73%) Windows 8
16 5 (1.44%) Oracle Linux
17 4 (1.15%) Mac OS
17 4 (1.15%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (21.61%) Service Delivery
2 46 (13.26%) Continuous Improvement
2 46 (13.26%) ITIL
3 44 (12.68%) Line Management
3 44 (12.68%) Presales
4 40 (11.53%) Project Management
5 31 (8.93%) Service Management
6 29 (8.36%) Analytics
7 26 (7.49%) Software Engineering
8 21 (6.05%) Requirements Analysis
9 19 (5.48%) Data Analytics
9 19 (5.48%) DevOps
10 17 (4.90%) Configuration Management
10 17 (4.90%) Migration
10 17 (4.90%) Stakeholder Management
10 17 (4.90%) Technical Architecture
11 16 (4.61%) Agile Software Development
11 16 (4.61%) Coaching
11 16 (4.61%) Release Management
11 16 (4.61%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 85 (24.50%) SQL
2 40 (11.53%) Java
3 25 (7.20%) Shell Script
4 24 (6.92%) Python
5 18 (5.19%) Perl
6 17 (4.90%) PowerShell
7 15 (4.32%) C#
8 11 (3.17%) VBScript
9 10 (2.88%) JavaScript
10 6 (1.73%) Bash Shell
11 4 (1.15%) C++
11 4 (1.15%) Korn
11 4 (1.15%) R
12 3 (0.86%) C
12 3 (0.86%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
13 2 (0.58%) PHP
13 2 (0.58%) VB.NET
13 2 (0.58%) VBA
14 1 (0.29%) MATLAB
14 1 (0.29%) VB
Qualifications
1 56 (16.14%) Degree
2 25 (7.20%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (7.20%) Security Cleared
3 24 (6.92%) Microsoft Certification
4 23 (6.63%) MCSE
5 15 (4.32%) CCNA
6 11 (3.17%) BPSS Clearance
6 11 (3.17%) CCNP
6 11 (3.17%) LPIC
7 10 (2.88%) ISEB
7 10 (2.88%) PMI Certification
7 10 (2.88%) PMP
8 8 (2.31%) CCNP Voice
8 8 (2.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 7 (2.02%) MCSA
9 7 (2.02%) SC Cleared
10 6 (1.73%) DV Cleared
11 5 (1.44%) CCVP
12 4 (1.15%) MCP
12 4 (1.15%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (5.19%) SLA
2 12 (3.46%) QA
3 11 (3.17%) Disclosure Scotland
4 9 (2.59%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.86%) HL7
6 1 (0.29%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 68 (19.60%) Active Directory
2 44 (12.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (6.05%) Firmware
4 13 (3.75%) Hyper-V
5 7 (2.02%) VMware ESX
6 6 (1.73%) XenApp
7 5 (1.44%) NFS
7 5 (1.44%) Terminal Services
7 5 (1.44%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 3 (0.86%) Shibboleth
8 3 (0.86%) XenServer
9 2 (0.58%) DFS Replication
9 2 (0.58%) Docker
9 2 (0.58%) Terminal Server
9 2 (0.58%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (0.58%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.29%) KVM
10 1 (0.29%) Snort
10 1 (0.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 30 (8.65%) NetBackup
2 26 (7.49%) SCCM
3 24 (6.92%) SCOM
4 15 (4.32%) Oracle ZFS
5 14 (4.03%) Oracle RMAN
6 13 (3.75%) Backup Exec
7 11 (3.17%) Puppet
7 11 (3.17%) SCSM
7 11 (3.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 10 (2.88%) Unicenter
9 8 (2.31%) Cisco CUCM
9 8 (2.31%) Cisco UCCX
10 7 (2.02%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 7 (2.02%) SCVMM
10 7 (2.02%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 6 (1.73%) WSUS
12 5 (1.44%) Cisco UCCE
12 5 (1.44%) SCDPM
12 5 (1.44%) SELinux
12 5 (1.44%) Simpana
Vendors
1 74 (21.33%) Microsoft
2 61 (17.58%) VMware
3 56 (16.14%) Oracle
4 47 (13.54%) Citrix
5 42 (12.10%) Cisco
6 41 (11.82%) IBM
7 38 (10.95%) HP
8 33 (9.51%) Red Hat
9 32 (9.22%) NetApp
10 25 (7.20%) Veritas
11 24 (6.92%) Juniper
12 20 (5.76%) EMC
13 16 (4.61%) Sun
14 13 (3.75%) CheckPoint
15 12 (3.46%) F5
15 12 (3.46%) MobileIron
16 11 (3.17%) Fortinet
17 10 (2.88%) Brocade
17 10 (2.88%) CA
17 10 (2.88%) CommVault
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Networkers
Posted: 16 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £21,500 to £35,000 per annum (depending on experience)
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + overtime, bonus, etc.
Posted: 2 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Southwest One
Salary: From £33,508 to £34,596 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Excellent Salary and Benefits - please contact for details
Posted: Yesterday
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £43000.00 - £48000.00 per annum + car allowence
Posted: Yesterday
London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, shares, pension
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Accenture
Salary: £34,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
South East London
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £55000 - £64490 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Rotherham, South Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Luton
Williams Lea Tag
Salary: £27,000 - £35,000 per year
Posted: 7 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £33633 - £39238 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
The Coventry Building Society
Salary: £31k - 47k per year + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
City, London
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £46755 - £64469 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
East Cowes, Isle of Wight
OC Sport
Posted: 23 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
Stoke on Trent
iKas International
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
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Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Birmingham
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Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago