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

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Specialist
Rank 562 656 682
Rank change year-on-year
+94 +26
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Specialist 338 236 179
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.33% 0.22% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.23% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 200 142 137
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £35,000 £28,100
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £63,000 £59,750
UK excluding London average salary £46,377 £43,082 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+7.64% -4.26%
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
97370 101347 93701
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.19% 94.49% 94.25%
Number of salaries quoted 81930 82728 78452
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%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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
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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 +93 161 £56,500 +13.00% 15
South East -9 50 £48,750 +33.56% 6
South West +39 47 £46,377 -5.35% 3
West Midlands -20 21 £50,000 +13.63% 2
Yorkshire +11 20 £35,000 -18.28% 3
North West -4 15 £38,750 -22.50% 4
East Midlands -2 12 £45,000 -5.26% 1
East of England 0 7 £40,000 -20.00% 1
Technical Specialist
UK

Technical Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

1 260 (41.07%) Banking
2 236 (37.28%) Retail
3 211 (33.33%) Finance
4 170 (26.86%) Analytical Skills
5 164 (25.91%) Windows
6 156 (24.64%) IBM
7 129 (20.38%) Mentoring
8 128 (20.22%) Linux
8 128 (20.22%) WebSphere
9 118 (18.64%) Change Management
10 114 (18.01%) SDLC
11 104 (16.43%) QA
12 102 (16.11%) SQL
13 97 (15.32%) UNIX
14 95 (15.01%) Coaching
15 91 (14.38%) .NET
16 88 (13.90%) SQL Server
17 86 (13.59%) Microsoft
18 80 (12.64%) Oracle
19 79 (12.48%) DB2
20 75 (11.85%) Java
21 69 (10.90%) WebSphere MQ
22 68 (10.74%) Stakeholder Management
23 65 (10.27%) Service Delivery
24 61 (9.64%) C#
25 59 (9.32%) WebSphere Message Broker
26 57 (9.00%) WebSphere Application Server
26 57 (9.00%) MS Excel
27 56 (8.85%) HP
27 56 (8.85%) Web Services

Technical Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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
1 128 (20.22%) WebSphere
2 57 (9.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 46 (7.27%) SharePoint
4 24 (3.79%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
5 22 (3.48%) MS Exchange
6 21 (3.32%) IIS
7 15 (2.37%) Apache
7 15 (2.37%) BizTalk Server
8 14 (2.21%) WebLogic
9 13 (2.05%) Lotus Domino
9 13 (2.05%) WebSphere Portal
9 13 (2.05%) IBM Connections
10 9 (1.42%) CMS
11 8 (1.26%) Tomcat
12 7 (1.11%) SharePoint Server
12 7 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2007
13 6 (0.95%) MQSeries
14 5 (0.79%) JBoss
14 5 (0.79%) CICS
14 5 (0.79%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 57 (9.00%) MS Excel
2 19 (3.00%) MS Office
3 11 (1.74%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (1.42%) MS Visio
5 8 (1.26%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.32%) InDesign
7 1 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.16%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (1.11%) Cognos TM1
2 6 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.95%) Oracle General Ledger
3 5 (0.79%) Oracle Payables
3 5 (0.79%) Sentinel
3 5 (0.79%) Agresso
4 2 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.32%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.16%) SAP R/3
5 1 (0.16%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 17 (2.69%) Office 365
2 14 (2.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (1.11%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (0.95%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.16%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.16%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 51 (8.06%) DNS
2 38 (6.00%) Internet
3 37 (5.85%) Firewall
4 36 (5.69%) VPN
5 30 (4.74%) TCP/IP
6 29 (4.58%) ATM
7 28 (4.42%) SAN
8 27 (4.27%) DHCP
9 24 (3.79%) Broadband
10 18 (2.84%) Network Security
10 18 (2.84%) Cisco Nexus
11 17 (2.69%) OSPF
11 17 (2.69%) BGP
12 15 (2.37%) VoIP
13 12 (1.90%) LAN
13 12 (1.90%) Wireless
14 11 (1.74%) SSL
15 10 (1.58%) LDAP
15 10 (1.58%) Intranet
16 8 (1.26%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (13.90%) SQL Server
2 79 (12.48%) DB2
3 28 (4.42%) Oracle Database
4 22 (3.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 22 (3.48%) Oracle Database 11g
5 17 (2.69%) MySQL
5 17 (2.69%) SQL Server 2005
6 16 (2.53%) NonStop SQL
7 12 (1.90%) Data Warehouse
8 11 (1.74%) BusinessObjects
9 10 (1.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 10 (1.58%) NoSQL
10 9 (1.42%) SQL Server 2008
10 9 (1.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 7 (1.11%) DataStage
12 6 (0.95%) BusinessObjects XI
12 6 (0.95%) SQL Server 2012
12 6 (0.95%) Relational Database
13 5 (0.79%) SAP HANA
13 5 (0.79%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 23 (3.63%) Jenkins
2 20 (3.16%) ClearCase
3 16 (2.53%) Visual Studio
4 9 (1.42%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 8 (1.26%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (1.11%) NCover
6 7 (1.11%) FxCop
6 7 (1.11%) NUnit
6 7 (1.11%) CruiseControl
7 6 (0.95%) Xcode
8 5 (0.79%) Git (software)
8 5 (0.79%) Maven
8 5 (0.79%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
8 5 (0.79%) Eclipse
9 4 (0.63%) Subversion
10 3 (0.47%) Redmine
10 3 (0.47%) JIRA
11 2 (0.32%) Oracle Forms
12 1 (0.16%) ProC
12 1 (0.16%) LabVIEW
General
1 260 (41.07%) Banking
2 236 (37.28%) Retail
3 211 (33.33%) Finance
4 43 (6.79%) Telecoms
5 24 (3.79%) Marketing
6 20 (3.16%) Manufacturing
7 12 (1.90%) Financial Institution
8 10 (1.58%) Corporate Banking
9 9 (1.42%) Electronics
10 7 (1.11%) Publishing
10 7 (1.11%) Russian Language
10 7 (1.11%) Arabic Language
11 6 (0.95%) General Ledger
11 6 (0.95%) Back Office
11 6 (0.95%) Law
12 5 (0.79%) Investment Banking
12 5 (0.79%) German Language
13 4 (0.63%) Billing
13 4 (0.63%) Aerospace
14 3 (0.47%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (14.38%) .NET
2 69 (10.90%) WebSphere MQ
3 59 (9.32%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 56 (8.85%) Web Services
5 53 (8.37%) HTML
6 50 (7.90%) Middleware
7 41 (6.48%) XML
8 32 (5.06%) ASP.NET
9 31 (4.90%) CSS
10 20 (3.16%) REST
11 18 (2.84%) WCF
11 18 (2.84%) SOAP
12 15 (2.37%) ISPF
12 15 (2.37%) ASP.NET MVC
13 14 (2.21%) J2EE
14 10 (1.58%) WSDL
15 9 (1.42%) WPF
15 9 (1.42%) Sencha Touch
16 8 (1.26%) ASP.NET Web API
16 8 (1.26%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 170 (26.86%) Analytical Skills
2 44 (6.95%) Mainframe
3 32 (5.06%) Management Information System
4 29 (4.58%) Blackberry
5 28 (4.42%) Data Centre
6 25 (3.95%) Online Banking
7 23 (3.63%) Computer Science
8 19 (3.00%) SWIFT
9 18 (2.84%) Social Media
10 17 (2.69%) Tandem
11 15 (2.37%) LPAR
12 12 (1.90%) Mobile Banking
13 11 (1.74%) DataPower
13 11 (1.74%) Clustering
14 10 (1.58%) Reference Data
15 9 (1.42%) User Experience
16 8 (1.26%) NHS
17 7 (1.11%) IBM Mainframe
18 5 (0.79%) Wiki
18 5 (0.79%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 164 (25.91%) Windows
2 128 (20.22%) Linux
3 97 (15.32%) UNIX
4 51 (8.06%) Apple iOS
5 47 (7.42%) AIX
6 43 (6.79%) Android
7 40 (6.32%) Solaris
8 35 (5.53%) Windows Server 2008
9 24 (3.79%) zOS
10 23 (3.63%) Windows Server 2003
11 21 (3.32%) Windows Server 2012
12 14 (2.21%) Windows 7
13 11 (1.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 9 (1.42%) Windows 8
15 8 (1.26%) Windows Phone 8
15 8 (1.26%) Windows Phone
16 7 (1.11%) SUSE
16 7 (1.11%) Windows XP
17 6 (0.95%) Windows 2000
18 5 (0.79%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (20.38%) Mentoring
2 118 (18.64%) Change Management
3 114 (18.01%) SDLC
4 95 (15.01%) Coaching
5 68 (10.74%) Stakeholder Management
6 65 (10.27%) Service Delivery
7 55 (8.69%) SOA
8 52 (8.21%) ITIL
9 43 (6.79%) Performance Tuning
10 35 (5.53%) Project Management
11 32 (5.06%) Software Delivery
12 31 (4.90%) Analytics
13 29 (4.58%) MVC
13 29 (4.58%) Agile Software Development
14 28 (4.42%) UML
15 27 (4.27%) Systems Analysis
16 25 (3.95%) Technical Analysis
16 25 (3.95%) Release Management
17 21 (3.32%) Workflow
18 20 (3.16%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 102 (16.11%) SQL
2 75 (11.85%) Java
3 61 (9.64%) C#
4 39 (6.16%) JavaScript
5 38 (6.00%) COBOL
6 35 (5.53%) Shell Script
7 23 (3.63%) PL/SQL
8 22 (3.48%) JCL
9 20 (3.16%) VBScript
10 19 (3.00%) VB.NET
10 19 (3.00%) C++
10 19 (3.00%) PowerShell
11 18 (2.84%) Perl
12 15 (2.37%) PHP
12 15 (2.37%) C
13 11 (1.74%) T-SQL
14 9 (1.42%) VBA
15 8 (1.26%) Python
16 5 (0.79%) Korn
17 4 (0.63%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 54 (8.53%) Degree
2 42 (6.64%) Cisco Certification
3 30 (4.74%) CCNP
4 22 (3.48%) CCIE
5 20 (3.16%) Microsoft Certification
5 20 (3.16%) MCSE
6 18 (2.84%) CCNA
7 15 (2.37%) Security Cleared
8 13 (2.05%) IBM Certification
9 10 (1.58%) CISM
10 9 (1.42%) CISA
10 9 (1.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 8 (1.26%) SC Cleared
12 5 (0.79%) ITIL Certification
12 5 (0.79%) CCDP
13 4 (0.63%) CISSP
14 3 (0.47%) Citrix Certification
14 3 (0.47%) MCP
14 3 (0.47%) DV Cleared
15 2 (0.32%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 104 (16.43%) QA
2 14 (2.21%) PCI DSS
3 13 (2.05%) SLA
4 11 (1.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.16%) HL7
System Software
1 41 (6.48%) Active Directory
2 36 (5.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (2.69%) Hyper-V
4 15 (2.37%) Time Sharing Option
5 7 (1.11%) vCloud
6 5 (0.79%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (0.63%) vSphere
7 4 (0.63%) XenApp
8 3 (0.47%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.32%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 2 (0.32%) XenServer
9 2 (0.32%) Samba
10 1 (0.16%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.16%) ProxySG
10 1 (0.16%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.16%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.16%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.16%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 20 (3.16%) CA Endevor
2 12 (1.90%) SolarWinds Orion
3 8 (1.26%) Tivoli
4 5 (0.79%) Control-M
4 5 (0.79%) CA Single Sign-On
4 5 (0.79%) SCOM
4 5 (0.79%) Red Hat Satellite
4 5 (0.79%) Puppet
5 4 (0.63%) Nagios
5 4 (0.63%) Netcool
6 3 (0.47%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 3 (0.47%) TeamSite
6 3 (0.47%) SCCM
6 3 (0.47%) Rundeck
7 2 (0.32%) Oracle ZFS
7 2 (0.32%) SCSM
7 2 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.32%) Hyperic
7 2 (0.32%) EMC NetWorker
7 2 (0.32%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 156 (24.64%) IBM
2 86 (13.59%) Microsoft
3 80 (12.64%) Oracle
4 56 (8.85%) HP
5 50 (7.90%) Cisco
6 45 (7.11%) VMware
7 31 (4.90%) Citrix
8 29 (4.58%) Apple
9 20 (3.16%) Actimize
10 17 (2.69%) SAP
11 15 (2.37%) Reuters
11 15 (2.37%) Bloomberg
11 15 (2.37%) Hitachi
11 15 (2.37%) Radianz
11 15 (2.37%) Infoblox
12 14 (2.21%) SolarWinds
12 14 (2.21%) Red Hat
12 14 (2.21%) NetApp
13 13 (2.05%) F5
14 12 (1.90%) EMC
Swindon
Annapurna
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Stamford, Lincolnshire
Kingfisher Recruitment Specialists Limited
Salary: home working, good Benefits.
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Experis Engineering
Salary: Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £30k - 35k per year + generous on call allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon
Annapurna
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Princes Risborough, Buckinghamshire
Allied Worldwide
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Swindon
Nationwide
Salary: £52000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + homeworking / benefits / bonus
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 11 days ago
Yorkshire
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 11 days ago
Abingdon
Sophos
Salary: £36,000
Posted: 11 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 13 days ago
Central London / West End
Cognizant
Posted: 14 days ago
Reading
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago