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

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Specialist
Rank 625 646 662
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Specialist 234 208 225
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.24% 0.21% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.23% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 176 159 193
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,475 £30,500 £25,130
10% offered a salary of more than £63,750 £56,300 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+5.95% +13.51%
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
93335 91612 99580
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.84% 94.56% 95.16%
Number of salaries quoted 78357 74834 86216
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 £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 26 January 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 26 January 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 +19 75 £50,000 -2.43% 14
South East -6 71 £41,750 -0.59% 3
South West +17 29 £47,500 +2.70% 7
North West 0 22 £65,000 +34.02% 1
Yorkshire -24 13 £40,375 -2.00% 5
East of England -6 11 £36,500 -8.75% 1
East Midlands +5 6 £47,500 +11.76%
West Midlands -37 2 £43,250 +8.12% 3
Technical Specialist
UK

Technical Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 January 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.

1 213 (41.93%) Windows
2 132 (25.98%) Microsoft
3 130 (25.59%) Finance
4 124 (24.41%) SQL Server
5 118 (23.23%) SQL
6 117 (23.03%) Active Directory
7 116 (22.83%) Oracle
8 112 (22.05%) VMware
9 104 (20.47%) Banking
10 96 (18.90%) Analytical Skills
11 92 (18.11%) VMware Infrastructure
12 85 (16.73%) Cisco
13 80 (15.75%) IBM
14 76 (14.96%) Citrix
15 73 (14.37%) Retail
16 72 (14.17%) ITIL
16 72 (14.17%) Linux
17 71 (13.98%) Java
17 71 (13.98%) TCP/IP
18 68 (13.39%) Change Management
19 66 (12.99%) HP
20 63 (12.40%) Degree
21 62 (12.20%) Mentoring
22 61 (12.01%) DNS
22 61 (12.01%) UNIX
23 59 (11.61%) SAN
24 57 (11.22%) C#
25 56 (11.02%) QA
25 56 (11.02%) Windows Server 2008
26 53 (10.43%) Firewall

Technical Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 36 (7.09%) MS Exchange
2 31 (6.10%) IIS
3 25 (4.92%) Exchange Server 2010
4 18 (3.54%) SharePoint
5 16 (3.15%) WebLogic
5 16 (3.15%) CICS
5 16 (3.15%) WebSphere
6 10 (1.97%) Exchange Server 2013
7 9 (1.77%) Lync
8 8 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2003
8 8 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2007
9 7 (1.38%) Tomcat
10 6 (1.18%) SAS
11 4 (0.79%) Apache
11 4 (0.79%) WebSphere Application Server
12 3 (0.59%) JBoss
12 3 (0.59%) Lotus Domino
12 3 (0.59%) BizTalk Server
12 3 (0.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 3 (0.59%) CMS
Applications
1 50 (9.84%) MS Excel
2 35 (6.89%) MS Office
3 15 (2.95%) MS Project
4 4 (0.79%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.39%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 15 (2.95%) BASE24
2 14 (2.76%) Oracle General Ledger
2 14 (2.76%) Oracle Payables
3 5 (0.98%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.59%) Google Analytics
4 3 (0.59%) SAP R/3
5 1 (0.20%) Endur
5 1 (0.20%) Summit
5 1 (0.20%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.39%) Office 365
3 1 (0.20%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 71 (13.98%) TCP/IP
2 61 (12.01%) DNS
3 59 (11.61%) SAN
4 53 (10.43%) Firewall
5 35 (6.89%) VPN
6 32 (6.30%) Internet
7 31 (6.10%) ATM
8 26 (5.12%) DHCP
9 22 (4.33%) NAS
10 16 (3.15%) Intranet
11 13 (2.56%) LAN
12 11 (2.17%) HTTP
13 10 (1.97%) Network Security
14 9 (1.77%) WAN
15 7 (1.38%) GPRS
15 7 (1.38%) LDAP
15 7 (1.38%) SSL
16 6 (1.18%) BIG-IP
17 5 (0.98%) 4G
17 5 (0.98%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 124 (24.41%) SQL Server
2 38 (7.48%) DB2
3 24 (4.72%) Oracle Database
4 20 (3.94%) SQL Server 2008
5 15 (2.95%) Data Warehouse
5 15 (2.95%) Oracle Database 10g
6 14 (2.76%) SQL Server 2000
7 12 (2.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 11 (2.17%) Crystal Reports
9 10 (1.97%) SQL Server 2012
10 9 (1.77%) Oracle Reports
11 7 (1.38%) RDBMS
11 7 (1.38%) SQL Server 2005
11 7 (1.38%) Relational Database
12 6 (1.18%) Data Mining
13 5 (0.98%) MySQL
13 5 (0.98%) MS Access
13 5 (0.98%) NonStop SQL
14 4 (0.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 4 (0.79%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 19 (3.74%) ClearCase
2 4 (0.79%) LabVIEW
2 4 (0.79%) TeamCity
3 3 (0.59%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.39%) MSI
4 2 (0.39%) JIRA
4 2 (0.39%) AdminStudio
5 1 (0.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.20%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.20%) WiX
5 1 (0.20%) Rational Rhapsody
5 1 (0.20%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.20%) InstallShield
5 1 (0.20%) Xcode
5 1 (0.20%) JUnit
5 1 (0.20%) Eclipse
General
1 130 (25.59%) Finance
2 104 (20.47%) Banking
3 73 (14.37%) Retail
4 19 (3.74%) Telecoms
5 14 (2.76%) General Ledger
6 10 (1.97%) Front Office
7 9 (1.77%) Retail Banking
8 8 (1.57%) Marketing
9 6 (1.18%) Billing
10 5 (0.98%) Electronics
10 5 (0.98%) French Language
11 4 (0.79%) Law
11 4 (0.79%) Investment Banking
11 4 (0.79%) Advertising
12 3 (0.59%) Manufacturing
12 3 (0.59%) Arabic Language
12 3 (0.59%) Private Banking
12 3 (0.59%) Russian Language
13 2 (0.39%) German Language
13 2 (0.39%) Korean Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (9.84%) XML
2 48 (9.45%) .NET
3 29 (5.71%) HTML
4 24 (4.72%) Web Services
5 22 (4.33%) J2EE
6 18 (3.54%) Middleware
7 13 (2.56%) XSLT
8 8 (1.57%) ISPF
9 7 (1.38%) SOAP
10 6 (1.18%) WebSphere Message Broker
10 6 (1.18%) HTML5
11 5 (0.98%) XML Messaging
12 3 (0.59%) WinForms
12 3 (0.59%) WebSphere MQ
12 3 (0.59%) FIX Protocol
12 3 (0.59%) WCF
12 3 (0.59%) CSS
12 3 (0.59%) ASP.NET
12 3 (0.59%) MSMQ
13 2 (0.39%) XForms
Miscellaneous
1 96 (18.90%) Analytical Skills
2 52 (10.24%) Mainframe
3 23 (4.53%) Management Information System
3 23 (4.53%) Tandem
4 21 (4.13%) Computer Science
5 20 (3.94%) Cryptography
6 18 (3.54%) Blackberry
7 17 (3.35%) IBM Mainframe
7 17 (3.35%) Clustering
8 16 (3.15%) Replication
9 15 (2.95%) EMV
10 14 (2.76%) Client/Server
10 14 (2.76%) CLARiiON
11 12 (2.36%) SWIFT
12 11 (2.17%) Mobile App
12 11 (2.17%) Symmetrix DMX
12 11 (2.17%) EMC Centera
13 10 (1.97%) HACMP
14 8 (1.57%) FMCG
15 6 (1.18%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 213 (41.93%) Windows
2 72 (14.17%) Linux
3 61 (12.01%) UNIX
4 56 (11.02%) Windows Server 2008
5 44 (8.66%) Windows 7
6 43 (8.46%) Windows Server 2003
7 36 (7.09%) Windows Server 2012
8 28 (5.51%) Solaris
9 25 (4.92%) Windows XP
10 23 (4.53%) AIX
11 21 (4.13%) Apple iOS
12 18 (3.54%) Android
13 9 (1.77%) HPUX
13 9 (1.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 8 (1.57%) Windows 8
15 6 (1.18%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 6 (1.18%) zOS
16 5 (0.98%) SUSE
16 5 (0.98%) Ubuntu
17 2 (0.39%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (14.17%) ITIL
2 68 (13.39%) Change Management
3 62 (12.20%) Mentoring
4 52 (10.24%) Coaching
5 51 (10.04%) Stakeholder Management
6 34 (6.69%) Project Management
6 34 (6.69%) Systems Analysis
7 30 (5.91%) Migration
7 30 (5.91%) Analytics
8 24 (4.72%) Continuous Improvement
9 22 (4.33%) CRM
9 22 (4.33%) SOA
10 21 (4.13%) Disaster Recovery
10 21 (4.13%) Asset Management
11 18 (3.54%) Investment Management
12 17 (3.35%) Data Modelling
13 15 (2.95%) Incident Management
14 14 (2.76%) Data Analysis
14 14 (2.76%) Root Cause Analysis
14 14 (2.76%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 118 (23.23%) SQL
2 71 (13.98%) Java
3 57 (11.22%) C#
4 47 (9.25%) COBOL
5 39 (7.68%) C++
6 34 (6.69%) PowerShell
7 31 (6.10%) JCL
8 30 (5.91%) Perl
9 27 (5.31%) Shell Script
10 25 (4.92%) JavaScript
11 23 (4.53%) C
12 19 (3.74%) PL/1
13 17 (3.35%) PL/SQL
14 12 (2.36%) Python
14 12 (2.36%) Assembly Language
15 11 (2.17%) T-SQL
16 10 (1.97%) VBScript
17 8 (1.57%) REXX
18 6 (1.18%) MATLAB
19 5 (0.98%) VB
Qualifications
1 63 (12.40%) Degree
2 28 (5.51%) Security Cleared
3 27 (5.31%) Microsoft Certification
4 25 (4.92%) MCSE
5 18 (3.54%) SC Cleared
6 15 (2.95%) DV Cleared
7 13 (2.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 10 (1.97%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (1.38%) CCA
9 7 (1.38%) Citrix Certification
9 7 (1.38%) ITIL Certification
9 7 (1.38%) IBM AIX Certification
10 5 (0.98%) CCEA
10 5 (0.98%) MCSA
10 5 (0.98%) CCENT
11 4 (0.79%) VCP5
11 4 (0.79%) CCNP
12 3 (0.59%) A+ Certification
13 2 (0.39%) Network+ Certification
13 2 (0.39%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (11.02%) QA
2 18 (3.54%) SLA
3 15 (2.95%) ISO 8583
4 8 (1.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 8 (1.57%) HL7
5 3 (0.59%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.20%) COBIT
System Software
1 117 (23.03%) Active Directory
2 92 (18.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 43 (8.46%) Hyper-V
4 41 (8.07%) XenApp
5 33 (6.50%) VMware ESXi
6 19 (3.74%) vSphere
7 15 (2.95%) MetaFrame
7 15 (2.95%) Firmware
8 11 (2.17%) XenDesktop
8 11 (2.17%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 11 (2.17%) Microsoft App-V
9 7 (1.38%) Oracle RAC
10 5 (0.98%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 5 (0.98%) NFS
10 5 (0.98%) PowerHA
11 4 (0.79%) DFS Replication
11 4 (0.79%) ISA Server
11 4 (0.79%) VMware ESX
12 2 (0.39%) VMware Workstation
12 2 (0.39%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 42 (8.27%) SCOM
2 37 (7.28%) SCCM
3 20 (3.94%) SCVMM
4 17 (3.35%) SCOrch
5 16 (3.15%) CA Endevor
6 15 (2.95%) NetBackup
6 15 (2.95%) SCSM
7 12 (2.36%) SCDPM
8 8 (1.57%) Control-M
9 6 (1.18%) BMC PATROL
9 6 (1.18%) WSUS
10 5 (0.98%) Puppet
10 5 (0.98%) Opscode Chef
11 4 (0.79%) Norton AntiVirus
11 4 (0.79%) Netcool
11 4 (0.79%) Netcool/OMNIbus
11 4 (0.79%) Tivoli
11 4 (0.79%) Tivoli Monitoring
12 3 (0.59%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 3 (0.59%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 132 (25.98%) Microsoft
2 116 (22.83%) Oracle
3 112 (22.05%) VMware
4 85 (16.73%) Cisco
5 80 (15.75%) IBM
6 76 (14.96%) Citrix
7 66 (12.99%) HP
8 44 (8.66%) NetApp
9 30 (5.91%) EMC
10 25 (4.92%) AppSense
11 19 (3.74%) Veritas
12 18 (3.54%) Red Hat
12 18 (3.54%) F5
13 17 (3.35%) Apple
14 16 (3.15%) Sun
15 15 (2.95%) PeopleSoft
15 15 (2.95%) Dell
15 15 (2.95%) NCR
15 15 (2.95%) Hyperion
15 15 (2.95%) VocaLink
Birmingham
Searchability
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £45000 - £650000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £80000 - £85000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
EarthStream Global
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum + bonus and benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £16000 - £18000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Yorkshire
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 4 days ago
New Malden, Surrey
Blue Personnel
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 5 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Montash
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
MathWorks
Salary: £36,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Connectus
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £36491 - £45077 per annum + car,benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
South East London
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £42840 - £64281 per annum + car,benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Crewe
360 Resourcing
Salary: £30k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Swindon
Nationwide Building Society
Posted: 12 days ago