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

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Specialist
Rank 616 652 649
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Specialist 263 215 241
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.25% 0.21% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.22% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 195 169 199
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,475 £30,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £60,000 £57,100
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
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
98697 96379 103276
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.69% 94.71% 95.30%
Number of salaries quoted 82885 78978 89637
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 £65,000 £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 22 December 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 22 December 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
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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 +33 88 £50,250 -6.07% 6
South East +17 82 £44,500 +5.95% 2
South West +22 27 £40,000 -20.00%
North West -4 20 £36,500 -27.00% 2
East of England -23 16 £36,500 +12.30% 2
Yorkshire -45 10 £40,500 +4.44% 1
West Midlands -43 8 £46,750 +16.87% 2
East Midlands +20 6 £42,500 +18.88% 3
Midlands 0 1 £37,000 -
Technical Specialist
UK

Technical Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 December 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.

1 211 (41.78%) Windows
2 125 (24.75%) Microsoft
3 124 (24.55%) SQL Server
4 118 (23.37%) Finance
5 117 (23.17%) SQL
6 116 (22.97%) VMware
7 113 (22.38%) Oracle
7 113 (22.38%) Active Directory
8 99 (19.60%) Banking
9 95 (18.81%) VMware Infrastructure
10 92 (18.22%) Analytical Skills
11 90 (17.82%) ITIL
12 85 (16.83%) Cisco
13 78 (15.45%) Citrix
13 78 (15.45%) Linux
14 71 (14.06%) HP
15 70 (13.86%) IBM
16 69 (13.66%) Retail
16 69 (13.66%) Degree
17 68 (13.47%) TCP/IP
17 68 (13.47%) Change Management
18 67 (13.27%) Java
19 65 (12.87%) SAN
20 61 (12.08%) Mentoring
21 57 (11.29%) DNS
22 55 (10.89%) Windows Server 2008
22 55 (10.89%) QA
23 52 (10.30%) C#
24 51 (10.10%) UNIX
24 51 (10.10%) Firewall

Technical Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 38 (7.52%) IIS
2 34 (6.73%) MS Exchange
3 22 (4.36%) Exchange Server 2010
4 20 (3.96%) SharePoint
5 18 (3.56%) WebLogic
6 14 (2.77%) Tomcat
6 14 (2.77%) CICS
6 14 (2.77%) WebSphere
7 10 (1.98%) Lync
7 10 (1.98%) Exchange Server 2013
8 9 (1.78%) Apache
9 8 (1.58%) Exchange Server 2003
9 8 (1.58%) Exchange Server 2007
10 7 (1.39%) JBoss
11 6 (1.19%) SAS
12 5 (0.99%) WebSphere Application Server
13 4 (0.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 4 (0.79%) SharePoint 2010
13 4 (0.79%) SharePoint 2013
14 3 (0.59%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 49 (9.70%) MS Excel
2 28 (5.54%) MS Office
3 15 (2.97%) MS Project
4 4 (0.79%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.20%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 14 (2.77%) BASE24
2 11 (2.18%) Oracle General Ledger
2 11 (2.18%) Oracle Payables
3 5 (0.99%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.59%) SAP R/3
5 1 (0.20%) Endur
5 1 (0.20%) Summit
5 1 (0.20%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.20%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.58%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.40%) Office 365
3 1 (0.20%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 68 (13.47%) TCP/IP
2 65 (12.87%) SAN
3 57 (11.29%) DNS
4 51 (10.10%) Firewall
5 41 (8.12%) Internet
6 34 (6.73%) VPN
7 30 (5.94%) ATM
7 30 (5.94%) NAS
8 22 (4.36%) DHCP
9 17 (3.37%) Intranet
10 14 (2.77%) LAN
11 13 (2.57%) WAN
12 10 (1.98%) HTTP
12 10 (1.98%) LDAP
13 9 (1.78%) GPRS
13 9 (1.78%) Network Security
14 7 (1.39%) 4G
15 5 (0.99%) Broadband
15 5 (0.99%) Kerberos
16 4 (0.79%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 124 (24.55%) SQL Server
2 35 (6.93%) DB2
3 27 (5.35%) Oracle Database
4 19 (3.76%) Oracle Database 10g
5 18 (3.56%) SQL Server 2000
6 14 (2.77%) Data Warehouse
6 14 (2.77%) SQL Server 2008
7 11 (2.18%) Crystal Reports
7 11 (2.18%) Oracle Reports
8 9 (1.78%) RDBMS
8 9 (1.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 9 (1.78%) Relational Database
9 8 (1.58%) Data Mining
10 7 (1.39%) SQL Server 2012
11 6 (1.19%) Oracle BI EE
11 6 (1.19%) SQL Server 2005
12 5 (0.99%) NonStop SQL
12 5 (0.99%) MySQL
13 4 (0.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 3 (0.59%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 22 (4.36%) ClearCase
2 4 (0.79%) LabVIEW
2 4 (0.79%) Subversion
2 4 (0.79%) TeamCity
2 4 (0.79%) Jenkins
3 3 (0.59%) Redmine
3 3 (0.59%) MSI
4 2 (0.40%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.40%) AdminStudio
4 2 (0.40%) JIRA
5 1 (0.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.20%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.20%) WiX
5 1 (0.20%) JUnit
5 1 (0.20%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.20%) InstallShield
5 1 (0.20%) Xcode
General
1 118 (23.37%) Finance
2 99 (19.60%) Banking
3 69 (13.66%) Retail
4 23 (4.55%) Telecoms
5 12 (2.38%) Retail Banking
6 11 (2.18%) General Ledger
7 10 (1.98%) Law
7 10 (1.98%) Front Office
8 7 (1.39%) Legal
8 7 (1.39%) Billing
9 6 (1.19%) French Language
10 5 (0.99%) Electronics
11 4 (0.79%) Investment Banking
11 4 (0.79%) Advertising
11 4 (0.79%) Marketing
12 3 (0.59%) Arabic Language
12 3 (0.59%) Private Banking
12 3 (0.59%) Russian Language
12 3 (0.59%) Back Office
12 3 (0.59%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (9.50%) XML
2 42 (8.32%) .NET
3 23 (4.55%) HTML
3 23 (4.55%) Web Services
4 21 (4.16%) J2EE
5 19 (3.76%) Middleware
6 15 (2.97%) XSLT
7 8 (1.58%) ISPF
8 5 (0.99%) XML Messaging
8 5 (0.99%) SOAP
9 3 (0.59%) CSS
9 3 (0.59%) WebSphere MQ
9 3 (0.59%) WinForms
9 3 (0.59%) Application Packaging
9 3 (0.59%) FIX Protocol
9 3 (0.59%) WebSphere Message Broker
10 2 (0.40%) HTML5
10 2 (0.40%) .NET Framework
10 2 (0.40%) WF
10 2 (0.40%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 92 (18.22%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (6.93%) Mainframe
3 25 (4.95%) Computer Science
4 23 (4.55%) Management Information System
5 22 (4.36%) Replication
5 22 (4.36%) Client/Server
5 22 (4.36%) Tandem
6 20 (3.96%) CLARiiON
7 19 (3.76%) Clustering
8 17 (3.37%) EMC Centera
8 17 (3.37%) Symmetrix DMX
9 15 (2.97%) Blackberry
10 14 (2.77%) Cryptography
10 14 (2.77%) EMV
11 12 (2.38%) IBM Mainframe
11 12 (2.38%) SWIFT
12 9 (1.78%) Mobile App
13 8 (1.58%) FMCG
13 8 (1.58%) HACMP
14 6 (1.19%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 211 (41.78%) Windows
2 78 (15.45%) Linux
3 55 (10.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 51 (10.10%) UNIX
5 40 (7.92%) Windows 7
6 38 (7.52%) Windows Server 2003
7 36 (7.13%) Windows Server 2012
8 30 (5.94%) Solaris
9 23 (4.55%) AIX
9 23 (4.55%) Windows XP
10 15 (2.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 14 (2.77%) Apple iOS
12 11 (2.18%) Android
13 10 (1.98%) SUSE
14 8 (1.58%) HPUX
14 8 (1.58%) Windows 8
15 6 (1.19%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 5 (0.99%) Ubuntu
17 4 (0.79%) zOS
17 4 (0.79%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (17.82%) ITIL
2 68 (13.47%) Change Management
3 61 (12.08%) Mentoring
4 51 (10.10%) Coaching
5 41 (8.12%) Stakeholder Management
6 35 (6.93%) Project Management
7 34 (6.73%) Systems Analysis
8 32 (6.34%) Disaster Recovery
9 31 (6.14%) Migration
10 28 (5.54%) Analytics
11 27 (5.35%) Asset Management
12 21 (4.16%) Continuous Improvement
13 19 (3.76%) Incident Management
13 19 (3.76%) CRM
13 19 (3.76%) SOA
14 18 (3.56%) Investment Management
15 17 (3.37%) Data Modelling
16 16 (3.17%) Data Analysis
16 16 (3.17%) Root Cause Analysis
16 16 (3.17%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 117 (23.17%) SQL
2 67 (13.27%) Java
3 52 (10.30%) C#
4 44 (8.71%) COBOL
5 43 (8.51%) C++
6 36 (7.13%) Perl
7 33 (6.53%) PowerShell
8 30 (5.94%) JCL
9 29 (5.74%) Shell Script
10 28 (5.54%) C
11 22 (4.36%) JavaScript
12 18 (3.56%) PL/1
13 17 (3.37%) Python
14 16 (3.17%) PL/SQL
15 10 (1.98%) Assembly Language
15 10 (1.98%) T-SQL
16 9 (1.78%) VBScript
17 8 (1.58%) REXX
18 6 (1.19%) MATLAB
19 4 (0.79%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 69 (13.66%) Degree
2 39 (7.72%) Security Cleared
3 28 (5.54%) Microsoft Certification
4 26 (5.15%) MCSE
5 25 (4.95%) SC Cleared
6 15 (2.97%) DV Cleared
7 13 (2.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 9 (1.78%) ITIL Certification
8 9 (1.78%) CCA
8 9 (1.78%) Citrix Certification
9 6 (1.19%) MCSA
9 6 (1.19%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (0.99%) CCEA
11 4 (0.79%) CISSP
11 4 (0.79%) CISM
12 3 (0.59%) A+ Certification
12 3 (0.59%) IBM AIX Certification
12 3 (0.59%) CCENT
13 2 (0.40%) CISA
13 2 (0.40%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (10.89%) QA
2 30 (5.94%) SLA
3 14 (2.77%) ISO 8583
4 9 (1.78%) HL7
5 3 (0.59%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.40%) COBIT
System Software
1 113 (22.38%) Active Directory
2 95 (18.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 45 (8.91%) Hyper-V
4 42 (8.32%) XenApp
5 37 (7.33%) VMware ESXi
6 17 (3.37%) vSphere
6 17 (3.37%) Firmware
7 15 (2.97%) MetaFrame
8 13 (2.57%) XenDesktop
9 11 (2.18%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 8 (1.58%) Microsoft App-V
10 8 (1.58%) VMware ESX
11 7 (1.39%) NFS
12 6 (1.19%) Oracle RAC
12 6 (1.19%) VMFS
12 6 (1.19%) vCloud
13 5 (0.99%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 4 (0.79%) DFS Replication
14 4 (0.79%) VMware Server
14 4 (0.79%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 41 (8.12%) SCOM
2 35 (6.93%) SCCM
3 17 (3.37%) SCVMM
4 16 (3.17%) CA Endevor
5 15 (2.97%) SCOrch
6 14 (2.77%) SCSM
7 12 (2.38%) SCDPM
7 12 (2.38%) NetBackup
8 10 (1.98%) Puppet
9 8 (1.58%) Control-M
10 7 (1.39%) WSUS
11 6 (1.19%) BMC PATROL
12 5 (0.99%) CA SiteMinder
12 5 (0.99%) Opscode Chef
13 4 (0.79%) Tivoli
13 4 (0.79%) Tivoli Monitoring
13 4 (0.79%) Netcool
13 4 (0.79%) Netcool/OMNIbus
13 4 (0.79%) Norton AntiVirus
14 3 (0.59%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 125 (24.75%) Microsoft
2 116 (22.97%) VMware
3 113 (22.38%) Oracle
4 85 (16.83%) Cisco
5 78 (15.45%) Citrix
6 71 (14.06%) HP
7 70 (13.86%) IBM
8 51 (10.10%) NetApp
9 42 (8.32%) EMC
10 26 (5.15%) AppSense
11 22 (4.36%) Sun
12 20 (3.96%) Red Hat
13 18 (3.56%) Apple
14 17 (3.37%) Dell
15 16 (3.17%) Veritas
16 14 (2.77%) NCR
16 14 (2.77%) VocaLink
17 12 (2.38%) F5
17 12 (2.38%) Hyperion
17 12 (2.38%) CA
Nottinghamshire
Atos
Posted: 3 days ago
Tadley, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £17000 - £27000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
IT Talent Solutions
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Southport, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Nottingham
People Source
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
SCC
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £55000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
East Midlands
Vodafone
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum + Strong benefits package
Posted: 20 days ago
Hertfordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £63000 - £65000 per annum + 9% bonus, healthcare + much more
Posted: 26 days ago