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

Location
3 months to
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Specialist
Rank 561 642 689
Rank change year-on-year
+81 +47
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Specialist 324 262 198
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.31% 0.24% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.25% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 202 162 144
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,350 £36,500 £30,650
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £64,400 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,377 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.05% +5.88%
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
97204 104263 97043
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.32% 94.45% 94.28%
Number of salaries quoted 81376 85795 81145
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £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 5 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 5 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
(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 +69 152 £56,000 +1.81% 12
South West +27 48 £46,377 -26.38% 2
South East -24 40 £50,000 +33.33% 8
Yorkshire +12 24 £43,000 -0.37% 1
West Midlands -4 22 £48,750 +8.33%
East Midlands +14 14 £34,000 -28.42% 2
North West -20 13 £50,000 - 3
East of England -7 10 £55,000 +10.00%
Technical Specialist
UK

Technical Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 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.

1 257 (39.84%) Banking
2 236 (36.59%) Retail
3 222 (34.42%) Finance
4 179 (27.75%) Windows
5 167 (25.89%) Analytical Skills
6 166 (25.74%) IBM
7 135 (20.93%) WebSphere
8 134 (20.78%) Linux
9 127 (19.69%) Mentoring
10 109 (16.90%) Change Management
11 106 (16.43%) SDLC
12 105 (16.28%) QA
13 100 (15.50%) SQL
14 99 (15.35%) UNIX
15 92 (14.26%) Coaching
16 91 (14.11%) Oracle
17 90 (13.95%) SQL Server
17 90 (13.95%) Java
17 90 (13.95%) Microsoft
18 84 (13.02%) .NET
19 77 (11.94%) DB2
20 72 (11.16%) Stakeholder Management
21 66 (10.23%) C#
22 65 (10.08%) Service Delivery
23 63 (9.77%) WebSphere MQ
23 63 (9.77%) Apple iOS
24 60 (9.30%) HP
25 59 (9.15%) SOA
25 59 (9.15%) Web Services
26 57 (8.84%) WebSphere Message Broker

Technical Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 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
1 135 (20.93%) WebSphere
2 53 (8.22%) WebSphere Application Server
3 46 (7.13%) SharePoint
4 26 (4.03%) IIS
5 22 (3.41%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
6 20 (3.10%) Apache
7 17 (2.64%) BizTalk Server
7 17 (2.64%) Lotus Domino
7 17 (2.64%) WebSphere Portal
7 17 (2.64%) IBM Connections
8 15 (2.33%) WebLogic
8 15 (2.33%) MS Exchange
9 13 (2.02%) Tomcat
10 10 (1.55%) JBoss
11 8 (1.24%) CMS
12 7 (1.09%) SharePoint Server
12 7 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2007
13 5 (0.78%) Drupal
13 5 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2010
13 5 (0.78%) MQSeries
Applications
1 47 (7.29%) MS Excel
2 25 (3.88%) MS Office
3 13 (2.02%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (1.71%) MS Visio
5 7 (1.09%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.31%) InDesign
7 1 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.16%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (1.24%) Oracle General Ledger
2 7 (1.09%) Cognos TM1
2 7 (1.09%) Oracle Payables
3 5 (0.78%) Agresso
3 5 (0.78%) Sentinel
4 3 (0.47%) BASE24
4 3 (0.47%) Magento
5 2 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.31%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.31%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.16%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 20 (3.10%) Office 365
2 9 (1.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (0.93%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.62%) SaaS
4 4 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.47%) Google Apps
6 2 (0.31%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.16%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 49 (7.60%) DNS
2 43 (6.67%) Internet
3 42 (6.51%) VPN
4 39 (6.05%) Firewall
5 32 (4.96%) ATM
6 30 (4.65%) TCP/IP
7 26 (4.03%) SAN
8 25 (3.88%) Broadband
9 23 (3.57%) DHCP
10 20 (3.10%) VoIP
11 19 (2.95%) LAN
12 17 (2.64%) Network Security
12 17 (2.64%) Cisco Nexus
13 16 (2.48%) OSPF
13 16 (2.48%) BGP
14 15 (2.33%) Intranet
14 15 (2.33%) WAN
15 14 (2.17%) VLAN
16 12 (1.86%) Wi-Fi
16 12 (1.86%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (13.95%) SQL Server
2 77 (11.94%) DB2
3 27 (4.19%) Oracle Database
4 25 (3.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 22 (3.41%) Oracle Database 11g
6 17 (2.64%) SQL Server 2005
7 16 (2.48%) MySQL
8 15 (2.33%) NonStop SQL
9 12 (1.86%) Data Warehouse
10 10 (1.55%) BusinessObjects
10 10 (1.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 10 (1.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 10 (1.55%) SQL Server 2008
10 10 (1.55%) NoSQL
11 6 (0.93%) BusinessObjects XI
11 6 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
12 5 (0.78%) Relational Database
12 5 (0.78%) JasperReports
12 5 (0.78%) DataStage
12 5 (0.78%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 23 (3.57%) Jenkins
2 20 (3.10%) ClearCase
3 12 (1.86%) Visual Studio
4 8 (1.24%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (1.09%) NCover
5 7 (1.09%) FxCop
5 7 (1.09%) NUnit
5 7 (1.09%) CruiseControl
6 6 (0.93%) Xcode
7 5 (0.78%) Maven
7 5 (0.78%) Git (software)
7 5 (0.78%) Eclipse
7 5 (0.78%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 3 (0.47%) LoadRunner
8 3 (0.47%) JMeter
8 3 (0.47%) Subversion
8 3 (0.47%) Redmine
9 2 (0.31%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
9 2 (0.31%) Oracle Forms
10 1 (0.16%) LabVIEW
General
1 257 (39.84%) Banking
2 236 (36.59%) Retail
3 222 (34.42%) Finance
4 42 (6.51%) Telecoms
5 28 (4.34%) Marketing
6 22 (3.41%) Manufacturing
7 15 (2.33%) Financial Institution
8 13 (2.02%) Corporate Banking
9 8 (1.24%) General Ledger
9 8 (1.24%) Electronics
10 7 (1.09%) Publishing
10 7 (1.09%) Investment Banking
10 7 (1.09%) Arabic Language
10 7 (1.09%) Russian Language
11 6 (0.93%) Back Office
11 6 (0.93%) Law
12 5 (0.78%) German Language
13 4 (0.62%) Aerospace
13 4 (0.62%) Billing
13 4 (0.62%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (13.02%) .NET
2 63 (9.77%) WebSphere MQ
3 59 (9.15%) Web Services
4 57 (8.84%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 52 (8.06%) HTML
6 48 (7.44%) XML
7 45 (6.98%) Middleware
8 26 (4.03%) CSS
9 24 (3.72%) ASP.NET
10 21 (3.26%) J2EE
11 20 (3.10%) SOAP
11 20 (3.10%) WCF
11 20 (3.10%) REST
12 15 (2.33%) ASP.NET MVC
12 15 (2.33%) ISPF
13 11 (1.71%) WSDL
14 9 (1.40%) Sencha Touch
15 8 (1.24%) ASP.NET Web API
15 8 (1.24%) Ext JS
16 7 (1.09%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 167 (25.89%) Analytical Skills
2 49 (7.60%) Mainframe
3 31 (4.81%) Blackberry
4 30 (4.65%) Management Information System
5 27 (4.19%) Online Banking
6 25 (3.88%) Data Centre
7 23 (3.57%) Computer Science
8 22 (3.41%) Social Media
9 18 (2.79%) SWIFT
9 18 (2.79%) Tandem
10 17 (2.64%) Clustering
11 14 (2.17%) Mobile Banking
12 12 (1.86%) LPAR
13 11 (1.71%) DataPower
14 10 (1.55%) Reference Data
14 10 (1.55%) Replication
15 9 (1.40%) User Experience
16 8 (1.24%) NHS
17 7 (1.09%) Client/Server
17 7 (1.09%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 179 (27.75%) Windows
2 134 (20.78%) Linux
3 99 (15.35%) UNIX
4 63 (9.77%) Apple iOS
5 52 (8.06%) AIX
6 49 (7.60%) Android
7 43 (6.67%) Solaris
8 40 (6.20%) Windows Server 2008
9 33 (5.12%) Windows Server 2003
10 28 (4.34%) Windows Server 2012
11 23 (3.57%) Windows 7
12 20 (3.10%) zOS
13 19 (2.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 11 (1.71%) SUSE
15 9 (1.40%) HPUX
15 9 (1.40%) Windows XP
16 8 (1.24%) Windows Phone 8
16 8 (1.24%) Windows Phone
17 5 (0.78%) Windows 8
17 5 (0.78%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (19.69%) Mentoring
2 109 (16.90%) Change Management
3 106 (16.43%) SDLC
4 92 (14.26%) Coaching
5 72 (11.16%) Stakeholder Management
6 65 (10.08%) Service Delivery
7 59 (9.15%) SOA
8 46 (7.13%) ITIL
8 46 (7.13%) Performance Tuning
9 38 (5.89%) Analytics
10 37 (5.74%) Project Management
11 33 (5.12%) UML
12 32 (4.96%) Software Delivery
13 30 (4.65%) Systems Analysis
14 27 (4.19%) Agile Software Development
14 27 (4.19%) MVC
14 27 (4.19%) Technical Analysis
15 25 (3.88%) Continuous Improvement
16 24 (3.72%) Release Management
17 23 (3.57%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 100 (15.50%) SQL
2 90 (13.95%) Java
3 66 (10.23%) C#
4 40 (6.20%) COBOL
5 36 (5.58%) JavaScript
5 36 (5.58%) Shell Script
6 29 (4.50%) Perl
7 25 (3.88%) JCL
8 22 (3.41%) PL/SQL
9 20 (3.10%) PowerShell
10 19 (2.95%) VBScript
11 17 (2.64%) C++
12 16 (2.48%) PHP
12 16 (2.48%) VB.NET
13 14 (2.17%) C
14 13 (2.02%) T-SQL
15 7 (1.09%) Python
15 7 (1.09%) Korn
16 5 (0.78%) VBA
17 3 (0.47%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 47 (7.29%) Degree
2 38 (5.89%) Cisco Certification
3 27 (4.19%) CCNP
4 19 (2.95%) CCIE
5 17 (2.64%) CCNA
5 17 (2.64%) IBM Certification
6 14 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
6 14 (2.17%) MCSE
7 13 (2.02%) Security Cleared
8 12 (1.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 8 (1.24%) SC Cleared
10 6 (0.93%) CISM
11 5 (0.78%) CISA
12 4 (0.62%) CISSP
12 4 (0.62%) VCP4
12 4 (0.62%) VCP5
13 3 (0.47%) MCP
13 3 (0.47%) CCDP
13 3 (0.47%) ITIL Certification
14 1 (0.16%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 105 (16.28%) QA
2 14 (2.17%) PCI DSS
3 13 (2.02%) SLA
4 7 (1.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.47%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 36 (5.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 33 (5.12%) Active Directory
3 16 (2.48%) Hyper-V
4 15 (2.33%) Time Sharing Option
5 6 (0.93%) XenApp
5 6 (0.93%) vCloud
6 5 (0.78%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (0.62%) vSphere
8 3 (0.47%) XenDesktop
8 3 (0.47%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (0.31%) XenServer
9 2 (0.31%) Samba
9 2 (0.31%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (0.16%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 1 (0.16%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.16%) PowerHA
10 1 (0.16%) ProxySG
10 1 (0.16%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.16%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 20 (3.10%) CA Endevor
2 11 (1.71%) Tivoli
2 11 (1.71%) SCOM
2 11 (1.71%) SolarWinds Orion
3 9 (1.40%) TeamSite
4 6 (0.93%) SCCM
5 5 (0.78%) CA Single Sign-On
5 5 (0.78%) BMC PATROL
5 5 (0.78%) Control-M
5 5 (0.78%) Red Hat Satellite
5 5 (0.78%) Oracle ZFS
6 4 (0.62%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 4 (0.62%) Puppet
6 4 (0.62%) Nagios
7 3 (0.47%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 3 (0.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 3 (0.47%) Oracle RMAN
7 3 (0.47%) Rundeck
8 2 (0.31%) Hyperic
8 2 (0.31%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 166 (25.74%) IBM
2 91 (14.11%) Oracle
3 90 (13.95%) Microsoft
4 60 (9.30%) HP
5 45 (6.98%) Cisco
5 45 (6.98%) VMware
6 38 (5.89%) Apple
7 28 (4.34%) Citrix
8 22 (3.41%) Red Hat
9 20 (3.10%) Actimize
10 15 (2.33%) Sun
10 15 (2.33%) SAP
10 15 (2.33%) Hitachi
11 14 (2.17%) Reuters
11 14 (2.17%) Bloomberg
11 14 (2.17%) EMC
11 14 (2.17%) Infoblox
11 14 (2.17%) Radianz
12 13 (2.02%) SolarWinds
13 12 (1.86%) F5
Havant, Hampshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £35000 - £48000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 15 hours ago
West London
Secretsales.com
Salary: From £27,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
DCV Technologies
Salary: Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Scarborough, North Yorkshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £30k - 35k per year + generous on call allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
South West London
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
Volt
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £70K + Bonus, Health and Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Hampshire
SSE
Salary: From £46,434 to £61,323 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 11 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Nationwide
Salary: £29905 - £38212 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £52000.00 - £61000.00 per annum + package
Posted: 13 days ago
Cheshire
Specialist Solutions UK
Salary: £30,000 - £45,000 per year
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Tectre Limited
Salary: £39,000 - £48,000 per year
Posted: 14 days ago
City, London
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 14 days ago
Oxfordshire
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago