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 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Specialist
Rank 586 652 629
Rank change year-on-year
+66 -23
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Specialist 309 218 257
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.29% 0.21% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.22% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 212 168 200
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £30,500 £29,900
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,600 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
100981 98008 102599
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.54% 94.70% 95.28%
Number of salaries quoted 84373 81527 88568
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 November 2014.

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 November 2014. 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 +70 120 £46,000 -14.01% 9
South East +23 80 £42,250 +6.96% 6
North West +1 26 £40,000 -18.78% 2
South West +12 24 £39,324 -12.61% 2
East of England -17 21 £36,500 +9.77% 2
West Midlands -16 13 £50,000 +25.00%
Yorkshire -47 12 £47,500 +14.66% 5
East Midlands +12 8 £42,500 +46.55% 1
North East -14 4 - -
Midlands +4 1 £37,000 -
Technical Specialist
UK

Technical Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, 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.

1 223 (40.69%) Windows
2 145 (26.46%) SQL Server
3 133 (24.27%) SQL
4 132 (24.09%) VMware
5 130 (23.72%) Microsoft
6 117 (21.35%) Analytical Skills
7 116 (21.17%) Oracle
7 116 (21.17%) Banking
8 109 (19.89%) ITIL
8 109 (19.89%) Finance
9 106 (19.34%) Active Directory
10 101 (18.43%) VMware Infrastructure
11 93 (16.97%) Change Management
12 91 (16.61%) Cisco
13 88 (16.06%) Linux
14 87 (15.88%) Retail
15 86 (15.69%) IBM
16 85 (15.51%) SAN
17 84 (15.33%) HP
17 84 (15.33%) Citrix
18 79 (14.42%) Mentoring
19 76 (13.87%) QA
20 73 (13.32%) TCP/IP
21 72 (13.14%) Degree
22 71 (12.96%) Coaching
23 68 (12.41%) Java
24 65 (11.86%) NetApp
25 62 (11.31%) COBOL
26 59 (10.77%) Firewall
27 58 (10.58%) C#

Technical Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, 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 46 (8.39%) IIS
2 37 (6.75%) MS Exchange
3 24 (4.38%) Exchange Server 2010
4 22 (4.01%) SharePoint
5 19 (3.47%) CICS
6 18 (3.28%) WebSphere
7 16 (2.92%) WebLogic
8 14 (2.55%) Tomcat
9 11 (2.01%) Exchange Server 2007
10 10 (1.82%) Lync
10 10 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2013
11 9 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2003
11 9 (1.64%) Apache
12 7 (1.28%) JBoss
13 6 (1.09%) WebSphere Application Server
14 5 (0.91%) SAS
15 4 (0.73%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 4 (0.73%) MQSeries
15 4 (0.73%) SharePoint 2013
15 4 (0.73%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 49 (8.94%) MS Excel
2 24 (4.38%) MS Office
3 15 (2.74%) MS Project
4 2 (0.36%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.18%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 28 (5.11%) BASE24
2 7 (1.28%) Oracle General Ledger
2 7 (1.28%) Oracle Payables
3 5 (0.91%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.55%) SAP R/3
5 1 (0.18%) Endur
5 1 (0.18%) Maximo
5 1 (0.18%) Summit
5 1 (0.18%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.18%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.46%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (0.73%) IaaS
3 3 (0.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.55%) Office 365
4 1 (0.18%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 85 (15.51%) SAN
2 73 (13.32%) TCP/IP
3 59 (10.77%) Firewall
4 49 (8.94%) DNS
4 49 (8.94%) NAS
5 45 (8.21%) Internet
6 31 (5.66%) VPN
7 29 (5.29%) ATM
8 17 (3.10%) Intranet
9 16 (2.92%) HTTP
10 15 (2.74%) DHCP
11 14 (2.55%) WAN
11 14 (2.55%) LAN
12 9 (1.64%) Broadband
12 9 (1.64%) GPRS
13 8 (1.46%) Network Security
14 7 (1.28%) 4G
15 5 (0.91%) Kerberos
15 5 (0.91%) LDAP
15 5 (0.91%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 145 (26.46%) SQL Server
2 50 (9.12%) DB2
3 31 (5.66%) Oracle Database
4 23 (4.20%) Oracle Database 10g
5 22 (4.01%) SQL Server 2000
6 17 (3.10%) Data Warehouse
7 14 (2.55%) SQL Server 2008
8 12 (2.19%) Relational Database
8 12 (2.19%) Data Mining
8 12 (2.19%) RDBMS
9 10 (1.82%) Oracle Reports
9 10 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 9 (1.64%) NonStop SQL
10 9 (1.64%) Crystal Reports
11 8 (1.46%) Oracle BI EE
12 7 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
12 7 (1.28%) SQL Server 2005
13 5 (0.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 4 (0.73%) MySQL
15 3 (0.55%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 24 (4.38%) ClearCase
2 6 (1.09%) MSI
3 5 (0.91%) Eclipse
4 4 (0.73%) AdminStudio
4 4 (0.73%) LabVIEW
4 4 (0.73%) Subversion
4 4 (0.73%) TeamCity
4 4 (0.73%) Jenkins
5 3 (0.55%) Redmine
6 2 (0.36%) JIRA
6 2 (0.36%) InstallShield
6 2 (0.36%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.18%) JUnit
7 1 (0.18%) Xcode
7 1 (0.18%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.18%) WiX
General
1 116 (21.17%) Banking
2 109 (19.89%) Finance
3 87 (15.88%) Retail
4 24 (4.38%) Telecoms
5 14 (2.55%) Law
5 14 (2.55%) Retail Banking
6 11 (2.01%) Legal
7 10 (1.82%) Front Office
8 7 (1.28%) General Ledger
8 7 (1.28%) French Language
9 6 (1.09%) Billing
9 6 (1.09%) Electronics
10 5 (0.91%) Investment Banking
10 5 (0.91%) Marketing
11 4 (0.73%) Advertising
12 3 (0.55%) Private Banking
13 2 (0.36%) German Language
13 2 (0.36%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.36%) Back Office
13 2 (0.36%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (10.22%) XML
2 34 (6.20%) .NET
3 31 (5.66%) J2EE
4 28 (5.11%) Web Services
5 25 (4.56%) HTML
6 21 (3.83%) Middleware
7 17 (3.10%) XSLT
8 13 (2.37%) ISPF
9 7 (1.28%) Application Packaging
9 7 (1.28%) WebSphere Message Broker
10 6 (1.09%) SOAP
11 5 (0.91%) CSS
11 5 (0.91%) WF
12 4 (0.73%) Visualforce
12 4 (0.73%) WebSphere MQ
13 3 (0.55%) WinForms
14 2 (0.36%) OCX
14 2 (0.36%) XML Messaging
14 2 (0.36%) ODBC
14 2 (0.36%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 117 (21.35%) Analytical Skills
2 57 (10.40%) Mainframe
3 35 (6.39%) Replication
4 31 (5.66%) Computer Science
5 30 (5.47%) Tandem
5 30 (5.47%) CLARiiON
6 27 (4.93%) EMC Centera
6 27 (4.93%) Symmetrix DMX
7 24 (4.38%) Management Information System
7 24 (4.38%) Client/Server
8 21 (3.83%) Clustering
8 21 (3.83%) SWIFT
9 18 (3.28%) Cryptography
10 17 (3.10%) IBM Mainframe
11 13 (2.37%) EMV
12 11 (2.01%) Blackberry
13 9 (1.64%) AS400
13 9 (1.64%) Smartphone
13 9 (1.64%) Mobile App
14 8 (1.46%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 223 (40.69%) Windows
2 88 (16.06%) Linux
3 57 (10.40%) Windows Server 2008
4 51 (9.31%) UNIX
5 48 (8.76%) Windows 7
6 40 (7.30%) Windows Server 2003
7 39 (7.12%) Windows Server 2012
8 27 (4.93%) Windows XP
9 24 (4.38%) Solaris
10 22 (4.01%) AIX
11 12 (2.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 10 (1.82%) SUSE
13 9 (1.64%) Apple iOS
14 7 (1.28%) HPUX
15 6 (1.09%) Android
15 6 (1.09%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 5 (0.91%) Ubuntu
17 4 (0.73%) zOS
17 4 (0.73%) Windows 2000
18 3 (0.55%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (19.89%) ITIL
2 93 (16.97%) Change Management
3 79 (14.42%) Mentoring
4 71 (12.96%) Coaching
5 40 (7.30%) Disaster Recovery
6 38 (6.93%) Project Management
7 36 (6.57%) Systems Analysis
8 33 (6.02%) Stakeholder Management
9 32 (5.84%) Asset Management
10 31 (5.66%) Migration
11 27 (4.93%) Analytics
12 23 (4.20%) Incident Management
12 23 (4.20%) Release Management
13 21 (3.83%) SOA
14 19 (3.47%) Data Modelling
14 19 (3.47%) Data Analysis
14 19 (3.47%) Continuous Improvement
15 18 (3.28%) Root Cause Analysis
16 16 (2.92%) Performance Tuning
17 15 (2.74%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 133 (24.27%) SQL
2 68 (12.41%) Java
3 62 (11.31%) COBOL
4 58 (10.58%) C#
5 50 (9.12%) C++
6 48 (8.76%) JCL
7 43 (7.85%) PowerShell
8 29 (5.29%) Perl
9 26 (4.74%) C
9 26 (4.74%) PL/1
9 26 (4.74%) Shell Script
10 22 (4.01%) JavaScript
11 12 (2.19%) PL/SQL
11 12 (2.19%) Python
12 10 (1.82%) VBScript
12 10 (1.82%) Assembly Language
13 8 (1.46%) REXX
13 8 (1.46%) T-SQL
14 6 (1.09%) MATLAB
15 5 (0.91%) VB
Qualifications
1 72 (13.14%) Degree
2 47 (8.58%) Security Cleared
3 31 (5.66%) SC Cleared
3 31 (5.66%) Microsoft Certification
4 29 (5.29%) MCSE
5 16 (2.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 13 (2.37%) DV Cleared
6 13 (2.37%) ITIL Certification
7 9 (1.64%) MCSA
7 9 (1.64%) CCA
7 9 (1.64%) Citrix Certification
8 5 (0.91%) CCEA
9 4 (0.73%) CISSP
9 4 (0.73%) CISM
10 3 (0.55%) A+ Certification
10 3 (0.55%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (0.36%) Network+ Certification
11 2 (0.36%) GIAC
11 2 (0.36%) MOS
11 2 (0.36%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 76 (13.87%) QA
2 38 (6.93%) SLA
3 23 (4.20%) ISO 8583
4 9 (1.64%) HL7
5 2 (0.36%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.36%) COBIT
5 2 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 106 (19.34%) Active Directory
2 101 (18.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 51 (9.31%) Hyper-V
4 42 (7.66%) XenApp
5 36 (6.57%) VMware ESXi
6 27 (4.93%) Firmware
7 21 (3.83%) vSphere
8 15 (2.74%) MetaFrame
9 14 (2.55%) XenDesktop
10 12 (2.19%) vCloud
11 9 (1.64%) VMware ESX
11 9 (1.64%) Microsoft App-V
12 6 (1.09%) Oracle RAC
12 6 (1.09%) NFS
12 6 (1.09%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 6 (1.09%) VMFS
13 5 (0.91%) VMware Server
14 4 (0.73%) DFS Replication
15 3 (0.55%) ISA Server
16 2 (0.36%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 43 (7.85%) SCOM
2 40 (7.30%) SCCM
3 26 (4.74%) CA Endevor
4 18 (3.28%) SCVMM
5 16 (2.92%) SCOrch
6 15 (2.74%) SCSM
7 12 (2.19%) SCDPM
7 12 (2.19%) NetBackup
8 7 (1.28%) OpenView
8 7 (1.28%) Control-M
9 6 (1.09%) BMC PATROL
10 5 (0.91%) CA SiteMinder
10 5 (0.91%) Puppet
11 4 (0.73%) Netcool
11 4 (0.73%) Netcool/OMNIbus
11 4 (0.73%) Tivoli
11 4 (0.73%) Tivoli Monitoring
11 4 (0.73%) WSUS
11 4 (0.73%) Norton AntiVirus
12 3 (0.55%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 132 (24.09%) VMware
2 130 (23.72%) Microsoft
3 116 (21.17%) Oracle
4 91 (16.61%) Cisco
5 86 (15.69%) IBM
6 84 (15.33%) HP
6 84 (15.33%) Citrix
7 65 (11.86%) NetApp
8 52 (9.49%) EMC
9 26 (4.74%) AppSense
10 23 (4.20%) NCR
11 22 (4.01%) Dell
12 17 (3.10%) Sun
12 17 (3.10%) Red Hat
12 17 (3.10%) Apple
13 13 (2.37%) VocaLink
14 12 (2.19%) SolarWinds
14 12 (2.19%) Veritas
14 12 (2.19%) CA
15 11 (2.01%) Actimize
Maidstone
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000 per annum + On-Call Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
New Malden, Surrey
Blue Personnel
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
England
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum + Strong benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £39000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Southport, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Tadley, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £17000 - £27000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £17500.00 - £18300.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £16000.00 - £17000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Leeds
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Halifax
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Hemel Hempstead
Epson
Salary: Competitive Salary plus benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Barrow-In-Furness
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £35000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Halifax
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £36125.00 - £44625.00 per annum + Excellent Pension and benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Bradford
Real Staffing
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
High Wycombe
WA Consultants
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago