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

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Specialist
Rank 602 581 643
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +62
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Specialist 283 302 230
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.28% 0.28% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.30% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 188 200 165
Average salary £47,500 £42,650 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.37% -0.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,499 £24,500 £32,528
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,750 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+13.09% +5.00%
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
96920 100901 97711
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.81% 94.56% 94.83%
Number of salaries quoted 80213 82431 82626
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 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,500 £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 31 March 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 March 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 +9 118 £40,000 -20.00% 20
South East +8 48 £52,500 +40.00% 10
South West +25 40 £45,688 +31.47% 2
North West 0 23 £65,000 +165.30% 4
East of England +27 22 £39,000 -23.90% 2
Yorkshire -25 18 £43,000 -0.37% 4
West Midlands -26 9 £55,000 +12.82% 3
East Midlands -19 3 £40,000 -5.88% 1
North East - 2 £29,125 - 1
Technical Specialist
UK

Technical Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 March 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.

1 214 (39.93%) Windows
2 161 (30.04%) Finance
3 133 (24.81%) Microsoft
4 129 (24.07%) Banking
5 110 (20.52%) Active Directory
5 110 (20.52%) SQL
6 109 (20.34%) Oracle
7 105 (19.59%) Retail
8 103 (19.22%) IBM
9 98 (18.28%) SQL Server
10 94 (17.54%) Java
11 88 (16.42%) VMware
12 87 (16.23%) Linux
13 85 (15.86%) Analytical Skills
14 80 (14.93%) VMware Infrastructure
15 69 (12.87%) DNS
16 66 (12.31%) UNIX
17 65 (12.13%) HP
18 62 (11.57%) Change Management
19 60 (11.19%) Stakeholder Management
20 59 (11.01%) C#
21 58 (10.82%) Cisco
21 58 (10.82%) WebSphere
22 57 (10.63%) .NET
23 56 (10.45%) Mentoring
24 55 (10.26%) TCP/IP
25 54 (10.07%) MS Excel
25 54 (10.07%) QA
25 54 (10.07%) Windows Server 2008
26 50 (9.33%) Degree

Technical Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 58 (10.82%) WebSphere
2 35 (6.53%) MS Exchange
3 34 (6.34%) SharePoint
4 22 (4.10%) Exchange Server 2010
5 18 (3.36%) IIS
6 17 (3.17%) WebSphere Application Server
7 15 (2.80%) WebLogic
8 14 (2.61%) Apache
9 11 (2.05%) Tomcat
9 11 (2.05%) Lotus Domino
10 10 (1.87%) JBoss
10 10 (1.87%) TeamSite
11 9 (1.68%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
11 9 (1.68%) WebSphere Portal
12 8 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2013
12 8 (1.49%) IBM Connections
12 8 (1.49%) BizTalk Server
13 7 (1.31%) CICS
13 7 (1.31%) Lync
14 6 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 54 (10.07%) MS Excel
2 49 (9.14%) MS Office
3 12 (2.24%) MS Visio
3 12 (2.24%) MS Project
4 11 (2.05%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.37%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.19%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.19%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 17 (3.17%) Oracle General Ledger
1 17 (3.17%) Oracle Payables
2 7 (1.31%) BASE24
3 4 (0.75%) Magento
4 3 (0.56%) SAP R/3
4 3 (0.56%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.37%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.19%) Summit
6 1 (0.19%) PeopleSoft HRMS
6 1 (0.19%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.87%) Office 365
2 4 (0.75%) SaaS
3 2 (0.37%) Google Apps
3 2 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.37%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 69 (12.87%) DNS
2 55 (10.26%) TCP/IP
3 50 (9.33%) Firewall
4 49 (9.14%) VPN
5 40 (7.46%) SAN
6 29 (5.41%) DHCP
6 29 (5.41%) Internet
7 24 (4.48%) ATM
8 21 (3.92%) LAN
9 17 (3.17%) WAN
9 17 (3.17%) Intranet
10 15 (2.80%) VLAN
11 14 (2.61%) VoIP
12 11 (2.05%) HTTP
12 11 (2.05%) Wi-Fi
13 9 (1.68%) Broadband
14 8 (1.49%) Network Security
15 7 (1.31%) NAS
16 6 (1.12%) BIG-IP
16 6 (1.12%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (18.28%) SQL Server
2 36 (6.72%) DB2
3 25 (4.66%) SQL Server 2008
4 19 (3.54%) Oracle Database
5 15 (2.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 14 (2.61%) Data Warehouse
7 13 (2.43%) Data Mining
7 13 (2.43%) SQL Server 2012
8 11 (2.05%) Oracle Database 11g
9 7 (1.31%) SQL Server 2005
9 7 (1.31%) Crystal Reports
10 6 (1.12%) MySQL
10 6 (1.12%) MS Access
11 5 (0.93%) Oracle Reports
12 4 (0.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 4 (0.75%) NonStop SQL
13 3 (0.56%) BusinessObjects XI
13 3 (0.56%) eXist-db
13 3 (0.56%) SAP BW
14 2 (0.37%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 18 (3.36%) ClearCase
2 8 (1.49%) Jenkins
3 4 (0.75%) Eclipse
3 4 (0.75%) LoadRunner
3 4 (0.75%) JMeter
3 4 (0.75%) Visual Studio
4 3 (0.56%) Xcode
4 3 (0.56%) Maven
4 3 (0.56%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.37%) NCover
5 2 (0.37%) FxCop
5 2 (0.37%) JIRA
5 2 (0.37%) NUnit
5 2 (0.37%) CruiseControl
5 2 (0.37%) LabVIEW
5 2 (0.37%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.19%) JUnit
6 1 (0.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.19%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.19%) WinDbg
General
1 161 (30.04%) Finance
2 129 (24.07%) Banking
3 105 (19.59%) Retail
4 34 (6.34%) Telecoms
5 17 (3.17%) General Ledger
5 17 (3.17%) Marketing
6 12 (2.24%) Manufacturing
7 8 (1.49%) Electronics
7 8 (1.49%) Corporate Banking
8 7 (1.31%) Games
9 6 (1.12%) French Language
9 6 (1.12%) Billing
10 5 (0.93%) Investment Banking
10 5 (0.93%) Financial Institution
10 5 (0.93%) Front Office
11 3 (0.56%) Law
11 3 (0.56%) Advertising
11 3 (0.56%) Publishing
11 3 (0.56%) German Language
11 3 (0.56%) Russian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (10.63%) .NET
2 41 (7.65%) XML
3 37 (6.90%) Web Services
4 33 (6.16%) HTML
5 21 (3.92%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 19 (3.54%) Middleware
7 18 (3.36%) J2EE
8 13 (2.43%) WebSphere MQ
9 12 (2.24%) HTML5
10 11 (2.05%) MSMQ
11 10 (1.87%) SOAP
12 6 (1.12%) JSON
13 5 (0.93%) ISPF
13 5 (0.93%) REST
13 5 (0.93%) XML Messaging
13 5 (0.93%) XSLT
13 5 (0.93%) WCF
14 4 (0.75%) CSS
14 4 (0.75%) ASP.NET
14 4 (0.75%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 85 (15.86%) Analytical Skills
2 40 (7.46%) Mainframe
3 29 (5.41%) Blackberry
4 22 (4.10%) Management Information System
5 21 (3.92%) Clustering
6 20 (3.73%) Computer Science
7 14 (2.61%) Replication
7 14 (2.61%) Tandem
8 13 (2.43%) Online Banking
9 12 (2.24%) Cryptography
10 11 (2.05%) Mobile App
11 10 (1.87%) SWIFT
11 10 (1.87%) HACMP
11 10 (1.87%) IBM Mainframe
12 9 (1.68%) Video Conferencing
12 9 (1.68%) Client/Server
13 8 (1.49%) EPoS
13 8 (1.49%) Social Media
14 7 (1.31%) EMV
14 7 (1.31%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 214 (39.93%) Windows
2 87 (16.23%) Linux
3 66 (12.31%) UNIX
4 54 (10.07%) Windows Server 2008
5 49 (9.14%) Windows Server 2003
6 48 (8.96%) Apple iOS
7 40 (7.46%) Windows Server 2012
8 36 (6.72%) Windows 7
9 34 (6.34%) Android
10 31 (5.78%) Solaris
11 25 (4.66%) AIX
12 17 (3.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 14 (2.61%) Windows XP
14 10 (1.87%) HPUX
15 9 (1.68%) zOS
16 7 (1.31%) Windows 8
17 6 (1.12%) Ubuntu
18 5 (0.93%) SUSE
19 4 (0.75%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
20 2 (0.37%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (11.57%) Change Management
2 60 (11.19%) Stakeholder Management
3 56 (10.45%) Mentoring
4 49 (9.14%) ITIL
5 45 (8.40%) Coaching
6 36 (6.72%) Continuous Improvement
7 35 (6.53%) Analytics
7 35 (6.53%) SOA
8 29 (5.41%) Project Management
9 28 (5.22%) Systems Analysis
10 24 (4.48%) Performance Tuning
11 23 (4.29%) Time Management
12 21 (3.92%) Software Delivery
12 21 (3.92%) UML
13 20 (3.73%) CRM
14 19 (3.54%) Migration
14 19 (3.54%) Investment Management
15 18 (3.36%) Data Modelling
16 16 (2.99%) Service Delivery
17 15 (2.80%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 110 (20.52%) SQL
2 94 (17.54%) Java
3 59 (11.01%) C#
4 38 (7.09%) PowerShell
5 35 (6.53%) Perl
6 27 (5.04%) JavaScript
7 26 (4.85%) COBOL
7 26 (4.85%) Shell Script
8 25 (4.66%) PL/SQL
9 22 (4.10%) VBScript
10 20 (3.73%) T-SQL
11 18 (3.36%) C++
12 13 (2.43%) JCL
13 11 (2.05%) C
13 11 (2.05%) Python
14 9 (1.68%) PL/1
15 6 (1.12%) VB.NET
15 6 (1.12%) PHP
16 4 (0.75%) VB
16 4 (0.75%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 50 (9.33%) Degree
2 22 (4.10%) Security Cleared
3 16 (2.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 16 (2.99%) Cisco Certification
4 15 (2.80%) SC Cleared
4 15 (2.80%) DV Cleared
5 14 (2.61%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (2.05%) MCSE
6 11 (2.05%) VCP5
7 8 (1.49%) IBM Certification
8 7 (1.31%) IBM AIX Certification
8 7 (1.31%) CCNP
9 5 (0.93%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (0.93%) CCENT
10 4 (0.75%) VCP4
10 4 (0.75%) CCNA
11 3 (0.56%) MCSA
11 3 (0.56%) RHCE
11 3 (0.56%) Citrix Certification
12 2 (0.37%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (10.07%) QA
2 10 (1.87%) SLA
3 8 (1.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 7 (1.31%) ISO 8583
5 6 (1.12%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.19%) HL7
6 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 110 (20.52%) Active Directory
2 80 (14.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (6.34%) XenApp
4 29 (5.41%) Hyper-V
5 22 (4.10%) VMware ESXi
6 14 (2.61%) vSphere
6 14 (2.61%) Microsoft App-V
7 12 (2.24%) MetaFrame
8 9 (1.68%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 6 (1.12%) Oracle RAC
10 5 (0.93%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 5 (0.93%) NFS
10 5 (0.93%) PowerHA
11 4 (0.75%) DFS Replication
11 4 (0.75%) Firmware
11 4 (0.75%) ISA Server
12 3 (0.56%) XenDesktop
12 3 (0.56%) VMware Server
13 2 (0.37%) VMware Workstation
13 2 (0.37%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 40 (7.46%) SCOM
2 30 (5.60%) SCCM
3 15 (2.80%) NetBackup
4 13 (2.43%) SCVMM
5 10 (1.87%) SCOrch
6 9 (1.68%) Tivoli
6 9 (1.68%) BMC PATROL
7 8 (1.49%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 6 (1.12%) SCSM
8 6 (1.12%) Puppet
8 6 (1.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 6 (1.12%) CA Endevor
9 5 (0.93%) Control-M
9 5 (0.93%) WSUS
9 5 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
10 4 (0.75%) Netcool
10 4 (0.75%) Netcool/OMNIbus
10 4 (0.75%) Tivoli Monitoring
10 4 (0.75%) Oracle RMAN
10 4 (0.75%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 133 (24.81%) Microsoft
2 109 (20.34%) Oracle
3 103 (19.22%) IBM
4 88 (16.42%) VMware
5 65 (12.13%) HP
6 58 (10.82%) Cisco
7 49 (9.14%) Citrix
8 36 (6.72%) Apple
9 24 (4.48%) NetApp
9 24 (4.48%) Veritas
9 24 (4.48%) Red Hat
10 22 (4.10%) Sun
11 20 (3.73%) PeopleSoft
12 18 (3.36%) Dell
12 18 (3.36%) Hyperion
13 17 (3.17%) AppSense
13 17 (3.17%) F5
14 16 (2.99%) Actimize
15 15 (2.80%) EMC
16 13 (2.43%) Avaya
West Midlands
Hays IT
Posted: 2 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £39,000 to £47,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Health and Social Care Information Centre
Salary: From £39,239 to £47,088 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 4 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Absolute Solution Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum excellent bens, International Compan
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: £55K + Bonus, Health and Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Tadley, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £21000 - £24050 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Windsor, Berkshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 8 days ago
South East London
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £52037 - £64281 per annum + car,benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 15 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 15 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 15 days ago