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

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Specialist
Rank 656 674 662
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Specialist 238 179 230
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.22% 0.18% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.19% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 144 137 177
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,700 £28,100 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £59,750 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,082 £45,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
-4.26% +23.28%
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
102569 93780 105055
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.38% 94.22% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 83761 78507 90409
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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
South East +23 73 £36,500 -18.88% 6
London -15 71 £50,000 -4.76% 12
North West +1 28 £50,000 +88.67% 3
West Midlands +1 25 £44,000 -12.00% 1
East of England -2 19 £50,000 -20.00% 2
Yorkshire -55 12 £42,832 -9.82% 2
East Midlands -10 10 £47,500 - 2
South West -25 2 £49,000 +63.33%
North East - 1 £39,500 - 1
Technical Specialist
UK

Technical Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 209 (37.19%) Windows
2 154 (27.40%) ITIL
3 144 (25.62%) SQL
4 128 (22.78%) VMware
5 124 (22.06%) Banking
5 124 (22.06%) Microsoft
6 107 (19.04%) Linux
7 95 (16.90%) SQL Server
7 95 (16.90%) Finance
8 91 (16.19%) SAN
8 91 (16.19%) VMware Infrastructure
9 90 (16.01%) Oracle
10 87 (15.48%) HP
11 82 (14.59%) Degree
12 78 (13.88%) Active Directory
13 77 (13.70%) Cisco
13 77 (13.70%) UNIX
13 77 (13.70%) NetApp
14 71 (12.63%) Change Management
15 67 (11.92%) IBM
16 64 (11.39%) Citrix
16 64 (11.39%) Retail
17 60 (10.68%) NAS
18 59 (10.50%) EMC
19 58 (10.32%) MS Excel
20 57 (10.14%) Windows Server 2008
21 56 (9.96%) Firewall
22 53 (9.43%) QA
23 52 (9.25%) Disaster Recovery
24 50 (8.90%) IIS

Technical Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 50 (8.90%) IIS
2 33 (5.87%) Lync
3 31 (5.52%) WebSphere
4 24 (4.27%) MS Exchange
5 23 (4.09%) WebSphere Application Server
6 17 (3.02%) WebLogic
6 17 (3.02%) Apache
6 17 (3.02%) Tomcat
7 13 (2.31%) SharePoint
8 10 (1.78%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
8 10 (1.78%) Exchange Server 2010
9 9 (1.60%) CICS
10 6 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2007
11 5 (0.89%) TeamSite
12 4 (0.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 4 (0.71%) MQSeries
12 4 (0.71%) WorkSite
12 4 (0.71%) SharePoint 2010
12 4 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2003
12 4 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 58 (10.32%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.42%) MS Office
3 3 (0.53%) MS Project
4 1 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 19 (3.38%) BASE24
2 5 (0.89%) SunGard AvantGard
3 3 (0.53%) Cordys
3 3 (0.53%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.36%) WebTrends
4 2 (0.36%) Summit
4 2 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.18%) Front Arena
5 1 (0.18%) Compiere
5 1 (0.18%) Maximo
5 1 (0.18%) Endur
5 1 (0.18%) Staffware
Cloud Services
1 20 (3.56%) Cloud Computing
2 8 (1.42%) IaaS
3 4 (0.71%) Office 365
4 3 (0.53%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.53%) PaaS
5 2 (0.36%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.18%) SaaS
6 1 (0.18%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 91 (16.19%) SAN
2 60 (10.68%) NAS
3 56 (9.96%) Firewall
4 45 (8.01%) TCP/IP
5 42 (7.47%) Internet
6 34 (6.05%) DNS
7 24 (4.27%) HTTP
8 18 (3.20%) VPN
9 16 (2.85%) Intranet
10 15 (2.67%) Kerberos
11 14 (2.49%) SSL
11 14 (2.49%) LAN
11 14 (2.49%) DMZ
12 12 (2.14%) IPsec
12 12 (2.14%) WAN
13 10 (1.78%) LDAP
13 10 (1.78%) BGP
14 9 (1.60%) Broadband
15 8 (1.42%) GPRS
15 8 (1.42%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (16.90%) SQL Server
2 37 (6.58%) DB2
3 31 (5.52%) Oracle Database
4 26 (4.63%) Data Warehouse
5 17 (3.02%) Oracle Database 10g
5 17 (3.02%) SQL Server 2000
6 14 (2.49%) RDBMS
6 14 (2.49%) Relational Database
7 13 (2.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 12 (2.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 12 (2.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 11 (1.96%) MySQL
9 11 (1.96%) Data Mining
10 8 (1.42%) Oracle Reports
10 8 (1.42%) Oracle BI EE
11 7 (1.25%) Crystal Reports
12 5 (0.89%) SQL Server 2008
12 5 (0.89%) Oracle Database 11g
13 4 (0.71%) Big Data
13 4 (0.71%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 11 (1.96%) ClearCase
2 7 (1.25%) MSI
2 7 (1.25%) Subversion
2 7 (1.25%) Jenkins
3 6 (1.07%) Redmine
4 5 (0.89%) AdminStudio
4 5 (0.89%) Eclipse
5 3 (0.53%) InstallShield
5 3 (0.53%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (0.36%) TeamCity
6 2 (0.36%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.18%) Ant
7 1 (0.18%) PeopleTools
7 1 (0.18%) LabVIEW
7 1 (0.18%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.18%) Build Forge
7 1 (0.18%) WiX
General
1 124 (22.06%) Banking
2 95 (16.90%) Finance
3 64 (11.39%) Retail
4 23 (4.09%) Telecoms
5 10 (1.78%) Law
5 10 (1.78%) Legal
6 9 (1.60%) Retail Banking
7 6 (1.07%) Investment Banking
8 5 (0.89%) Electronics
8 5 (0.89%) French Language
9 4 (0.71%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.53%) Back Office
10 3 (0.53%) Private Banking
11 2 (0.36%) Marketing
11 2 (0.36%) Billing
11 2 (0.36%) Advertising
11 2 (0.36%) Publishing
11 2 (0.36%) Front Office
11 2 (0.36%) German Language
12 1 (0.18%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (7.65%) HTML
2 32 (5.69%) XML
3 28 (4.98%) Web Services
4 27 (4.80%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 25 (4.45%) .NET
6 17 (3.02%) J2EE
7 16 (2.85%) WebSphere MQ
7 16 (2.85%) Middleware
8 12 (2.14%) XSLT
9 10 (1.78%) ISPF
10 9 (1.60%) CSS
11 8 (1.42%) Application Packaging
12 5 (0.89%) LAMP
12 5 (0.89%) WF
13 4 (0.71%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 4 (0.71%) JRules
13 4 (0.71%) Visualforce
13 4 (0.71%) COM
13 4 (0.71%) OCX
14 3 (0.53%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 38 (6.76%) Replication
2 37 (6.58%) Computer Science
3 36 (6.41%) Symmetrix DMX
3 36 (6.41%) CLARiiON
3 36 (6.41%) EMC Centera
3 36 (6.41%) Firmware
4 34 (6.05%) Mainframe
5 31 (5.52%) Management Information System
6 28 (4.98%) Client/Server
7 19 (3.38%) Clustering
8 12 (2.14%) e-Health
8 12 (2.14%) AS400
9 10 (1.78%) Tandem
9 10 (1.78%) IBM Mainframe
9 10 (1.78%) PKI
10 9 (1.60%) Smartphone
10 9 (1.60%) Online Banking
10 9 (1.60%) Contract for Difference
10 9 (1.60%) SWIFT
10 9 (1.60%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 209 (37.19%) Windows
2 107 (19.04%) Linux
3 77 (13.70%) UNIX
4 57 (10.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 48 (8.54%) Solaris
6 42 (7.47%) Windows Server 2012
7 39 (6.94%) AIX
8 38 (6.76%) Windows Server 2003
9 29 (5.16%) Windows 7
10 24 (4.27%) Windows XP
11 21 (3.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 9 (1.60%) SUSE
13 8 (1.42%) zOS
14 7 (1.25%) HPUX
15 5 (0.89%) Windows 2000
16 4 (0.71%) Windows 8
17 3 (0.53%) Windows Mobile
17 3 (0.53%) Android
18 2 (0.36%) Ubuntu
18 2 (0.36%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (27.40%) ITIL
2 71 (12.63%) Change Management
3 52 (9.25%) Disaster Recovery
4 45 (8.01%) Asset Management
5 43 (7.65%) Incident Management
6 36 (6.41%) Service Delivery
7 31 (5.52%) Migration
7 31 (5.52%) Data Analysis
8 30 (5.34%) Configuration Management
9 28 (4.98%) Project Management
10 27 (4.80%) Problem Management
11 22 (3.91%) Performance Tuning
11 22 (3.91%) Performance Monitoring
12 21 (3.74%) Release Management
13 20 (3.56%) Data Migration
14 18 (3.20%) Capacity Planning
14 18 (3.20%) Analytics
14 18 (3.20%) Capacity Management
14 18 (3.20%) Systems Analysis
14 18 (3.20%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 144 (25.62%) SQL
2 46 (8.19%) Java
3 45 (8.01%) PowerShell
4 42 (7.47%) Perl
5 30 (5.34%) C#
6 29 (5.16%) COBOL
7 26 (4.63%) C++
8 24 (4.27%) Shell Script
9 23 (4.09%) JCL
9 23 (4.09%) JavaScript
10 19 (3.38%) Python
11 17 (3.02%) C
12 16 (2.85%) T-SQL
13 15 (2.67%) VB
14 10 (1.78%) PL/SQL
15 9 (1.60%) PL/1
15 9 (1.60%) VB.NET
16 7 (1.25%) Ruby
17 6 (1.07%) VBA
18 5 (0.89%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 82 (14.59%) Degree
2 37 (6.58%) Microsoft Certification
3 34 (6.05%) MCSE
4 31 (5.52%) Security Cleared
5 21 (3.74%) SC Cleared
5 21 (3.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 18 (3.20%) ITIL Certification
7 12 (2.14%) MCITP
8 11 (1.96%) Citrix Certification
9 9 (1.60%) Cisco Certification
10 7 (1.25%) CCEE
10 7 (1.25%) CCIA
11 5 (0.89%) NCIE
11 5 (0.89%) CISSP
11 5 (0.89%) CCNP
12 4 (0.71%) MCSA
12 4 (0.71%) MCP
12 4 (0.71%) CCA
12 4 (0.71%) CISM
13 3 (0.53%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (9.43%) QA
2 46 (8.19%) SLA
3 20 (3.56%) HL7
4 10 (1.78%) ISO 8583
5 5 (0.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.18%) COBIT
7 1 (0.18%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.18%) Data Quality
System Software
1 91 (16.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 78 (13.88%) Active Directory
3 44 (7.83%) Hyper-V
4 29 (5.16%) VMware ESX
5 26 (4.63%) XenDesktop
5 26 (4.63%) VMware ESXi
5 26 (4.63%) vCloud
6 24 (4.27%) XenApp
7 16 (2.85%) VMware Server
7 16 (2.85%) VMFS
8 15 (2.67%) XenServer
9 13 (2.31%) NFS
10 8 (1.42%) vSphere
11 7 (1.25%) Microsoft App-V
12 5 (0.89%) RACF
12 5 (0.89%) ACF2
13 3 (0.53%) MetaFrame
13 3 (0.53%) Oracle RMAN
13 3 (0.53%) Oracle RAC
14 2 (0.36%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 35 (6.23%) SCCM
2 23 (4.09%) SCOM
3 19 (3.38%) CA Endevor
4 16 (2.85%) Tivoli
5 11 (1.96%) Netcool
5 11 (1.96%) Netcool/OMNIbus
6 10 (1.78%) SCOrch
7 9 (1.60%) SCSM
7 9 (1.60%) SCVMM
8 8 (1.42%) Data Guard
8 8 (1.42%) Puppet
9 7 (1.25%) OpenView
9 7 (1.25%) SCDPM
10 6 (1.07%) Red Hat Satellite
11 5 (0.89%) MOM
11 5 (0.89%) NetBackup
11 5 (0.89%) HP SIM
12 4 (0.71%) AppDNA
12 4 (0.71%) CA SiteMinder
13 2 (0.36%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 128 (22.78%) VMware
2 124 (22.06%) Microsoft
3 90 (16.01%) Oracle
4 87 (15.48%) HP
5 77 (13.70%) Cisco
5 77 (13.70%) NetApp
6 67 (11.92%) IBM
7 64 (11.39%) Citrix
8 59 (10.50%) EMC
9 32 (5.69%) CA
10 21 (3.74%) Red Hat
11 20 (3.56%) Dell
12 13 (2.31%) Sun
13 10 (1.78%) NCR
13 10 (1.78%) BMC
14 9 (1.60%) Informatica
14 9 (1.60%) Actimize
14 9 (1.60%) Imperva
15 8 (1.42%) McAfee
15 8 (1.42%) JBoss
South East London
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £42415 - £61215 per annum + car,benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
South East London
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £40885 - £50505 per annum + car,benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
South East London
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £40885 - £50505 per annum + car,benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Yorkshire
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 19 hours ago
Copley, County Durham
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 19 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £36125 - £44675 per annum + car,benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £49555 - £61215 per annum + car,benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £42415 - £61215 per annum + car,pension
Posted: Yesterday
London
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Tadley, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £1 - £24000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West Bromwich, West Midlands (County)
Quadratek People Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum Excellent salary plus benefits incl
Posted: 3 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + On Call (£7.5K)
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Health, Sick pay
Posted: 3 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Pension + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Nottinghamshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 23 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Steria
Salary: From £45,613 to £60,239 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago