The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the England region that had Technical Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Specialist
Rank 734 610 702
Rank change year-on-year
-124 +92
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Specialist 153 331 249
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.33% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.34% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 71 191 164
Median salary £40,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £39,250 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-12.77% -
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
86678 97318 103001
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.30% 96.27% 96.41%
Number of salaries quoted 73134 81865 84100
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £69,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Technical Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region that featured Technical Specialist in the job title.

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 September 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Specialist within the England region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Midlands +30 60 £39,250 -10.28% 3
London -101 27 £56,250 -0.44% 1
South East +13 24 £45,000 -10.00% 6
East Midlands +26 14 £25,000 -31.03% 1
South West -41 9 £27,500 -40.70% 3
Yorkshire +5 8 £38,750 -24.64% 1
East of England +20 6 £42,500 +6.25% 2
North West +9 4 £29,500 -27.60% 2
Technical Specialist
UK

Technical Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, Technical Specialist job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region featuring Technical Specialist in the job title.

1 93 (27.19%) Windows
2 90 (26.32%) Finance
3 85 (24.85%) Service Delivery
3 85 (24.85%) Microsoft
4 84 (24.56%) SQL
4 84 (24.56%) Data Centre
5 83 (24.27%) Linux
6 77 (22.51%) Active Directory
7 65 (19.01%) Degree
8 64 (18.71%) MS Excel
8 64 (18.71%) VMware
9 62 (18.13%) Continuous Improvement
10 60 (17.54%) Presales
11 59 (17.25%) Line Management
11 59 (17.25%) CMDB
12 56 (16.37%) Citrix
13 55 (16.08%) Unix
14 54 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
15 51 (14.91%) ITIL
15 51 (14.91%) Firewall
16 45 (13.16%) Publishing
16 45 (13.16%) IBM
17 44 (12.87%) Retail
18 43 (12.57%) Oracle
19 42 (12.28%) IIS
20 41 (11.99%) SQL Server
21 40 (11.70%) Red Hat
21 40 (11.70%) Project Management
22 38 (11.11%) SCCM
22 38 (11.11%) Computer Science

Technical Specialist Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 42 (12.28%) IIS
2 37 (10.82%) MS Exchange
3 20 (5.85%) Apache
3 20 (5.85%) Exchange Server 2010
3 20 (5.85%) SharePoint
4 12 (3.51%) WebSphere
5 10 (2.92%) Tomcat
6 9 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2007
6 9 (2.63%) Skype for Business
7 7 (2.05%) MQSeries
7 7 (2.05%) WebLogic
7 7 (2.05%) WebSphere Application Server
8 4 (1.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 3 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (0.88%) IBM Notes
9 3 (0.88%) JBoss
10 2 (0.58%) Jetty
10 2 (0.58%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.29%) Confluence
11 1 (0.29%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 64 (18.71%) MS Excel
2 22 (6.43%) MS Office
3 7 (2.05%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (3.80%) Sentinel
2 8 (2.34%) BASE24
3 3 (0.88%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.88%) Sage 1000
4 2 (0.58%) Unit4 Business World
5 1 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.29%) Line 50
5 1 (0.29%) Line 500
5 1 (0.29%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.29%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.29%) RMDS
5 1 (0.29%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 14 (4.09%) Office 365
2 10 (2.92%) SaaS
3 9 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (2.34%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.88%) Yammer
6 1 (0.29%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.29%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.29%) Lucidchart
Communications & Networking
1 51 (14.91%) Firewall
2 35 (10.23%) SSL
3 34 (9.94%) DNS
4 27 (7.89%) SAN
4 27 (7.89%) WAN
5 15 (4.39%) Internet
6 12 (3.51%) LAN
6 12 (3.51%) Wireless
7 11 (3.22%) DHCP
8 9 (2.63%) MPLS
8 9 (2.63%) Skype
9 8 (2.34%) ATM
9 8 (2.34%) IP Telephony
10 7 (2.05%) Network Security
10 7 (2.05%) TCP/IP
10 7 (2.05%) VLAN
11 6 (1.75%) HTTP
11 6 (1.75%) SMTP
11 6 (1.75%) VPN
11 6 (1.75%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (11.99%) SQL Server
2 20 (5.85%) Relational Database
3 15 (4.39%) DB2
4 13 (3.80%) MySQL
5 8 (2.34%) Oracle Database
6 5 (1.46%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (1.46%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (1.46%) RDBMS
6 5 (1.46%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (1.17%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (0.88%) Data Mart
8 3 (0.88%) NoSQL
8 3 (0.88%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (0.88%) Power BI
8 3 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.58%) Big Data
9 2 (0.58%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.29%) Pentaho
10 1 (0.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 13 (3.80%) Jenkins
2 11 (3.22%) Git (software)
3 8 (2.34%) Visual Studio
4 7 (2.05%) Hudson
4 7 (2.05%) Sonatype Nexus
5 5 (1.46%) Subversion
6 4 (1.17%) Maven
6 4 (1.17%) Oracle Forms
7 3 (0.88%) Vagrant
8 2 (0.58%) Android Studio
8 2 (0.58%) Fiddler
8 2 (0.58%) JIRA
9 1 (0.29%) Redmine
9 1 (0.29%) Selenium
General
1 90 (26.32%) Finance
2 45 (13.16%) Publishing
3 44 (12.87%) Retail
4 34 (9.94%) Banking
5 12 (3.51%) Investment Banking
6 11 (3.22%) Marketing
7 10 (2.92%) Advertising
8 7 (2.05%) Billing
8 7 (2.05%) Front Office
8 7 (2.05%) Manufacturing
9 6 (1.75%) Back Office
10 4 (1.17%) Retail Banking
10 4 (1.17%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.29%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.29%) French Language
11 1 (0.29%) German Language
11 1 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (8.77%) Web Services
2 27 (7.89%) .NET
3 19 (5.56%) Middleware
4 11 (3.22%) LAMP
4 11 (3.22%) XML
5 10 (2.92%) HTML
6 9 (2.63%) ASP.NET
6 9 (2.63%) IBM Integration Bus
7 6 (1.75%) J2EE
8 5 (1.46%) LAPP Stack
8 5 (1.46%) SAML
8 5 (1.46%) XMPP
9 4 (1.17%) Ajax
9 4 (1.17%) COM
9 4 (1.17%) CSS
9 4 (1.17%) HTML5
9 4 (1.17%) JSON
10 3 (0.88%) Murex MxML
10 3 (0.88%) OAuth
10 3 (0.88%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 84 (24.56%) Data Centre
2 59 (17.25%) CMDB
3 38 (11.11%) Computer Science
4 21 (6.14%) Management Information System
5 12 (3.51%) Blackberry
6 9 (2.63%) DataPower
6 9 (2.63%) EFT
6 9 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (2.34%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (2.34%) PKI
8 7 (2.05%) Client/Server
8 7 (2.05%) IBM Mainframe
8 7 (2.05%) Mainframe
8 7 (2.05%) Mobile App
8 7 (2.05%) Mobile Computing
9 6 (1.75%) Clustering
10 5 (1.46%) RSA SecurID
10 5 (1.46%) Virtual Team
11 4 (1.17%) BYOD
11 4 (1.17%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 93 (27.19%) Windows
2 83 (24.27%) Linux
3 55 (16.08%) Unix
4 31 (9.06%) Windows Server
5 27 (7.89%) Windows Server 2012
6 25 (7.31%) Windows Server 2003
7 23 (6.73%) Solaris
7 23 (6.73%) Windows Server 2008
8 18 (5.26%) Apple iOS
8 18 (5.26%) Windows 7
9 14 (4.09%) AIX
10 13 (3.80%) Android
11 10 (2.92%) SUSE
12 8 (2.34%) Windows 8
13 7 (2.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 7 (2.05%) Windows Mobile
14 6 (1.75%) CentOS
14 6 (1.75%) Mac OS
15 5 (1.46%) Mac OS X
15 5 (1.46%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (24.85%) Service Delivery
2 62 (18.13%) Continuous Improvement
3 60 (17.54%) Presales
4 59 (17.25%) Line Management
5 51 (14.91%) ITIL
6 40 (11.70%) Project Management
7 32 (9.36%) Service Management
8 29 (8.48%) Software Engineering
9 22 (6.43%) Requirements Analysis
10 19 (5.56%) Analytics
10 19 (5.56%) Coaching
10 19 (5.56%) DevOps
10 19 (5.56%) SDLC
11 18 (5.26%) Release Management
12 17 (4.97%) Configuration Management
13 16 (4.68%) Agile Software Development
13 16 (4.68%) Migration
14 15 (4.39%) Change Control
14 15 (4.39%) ITIL V3
14 15 (4.39%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 84 (24.56%) SQL
2 37 (10.82%) Java
3 24 (7.02%) Python
4 20 (5.85%) C#
4 20 (5.85%) Shell Script
5 17 (4.97%) PowerShell
6 13 (3.80%) Perl
7 12 (3.51%) VBScript
8 11 (3.22%) JavaScript
9 7 (2.05%) C++
10 6 (1.75%) C
11 4 (1.17%) Bash Shell
11 4 (1.17%) R
11 4 (1.17%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
12 3 (0.88%) Korn
13 2 (0.58%) PHP
13 2 (0.58%) VB.NET
13 2 (0.58%) VBA
14 1 (0.29%) MATLAB
14 1 (0.29%) VB
Qualifications
1 65 (19.01%) Degree
2 36 (10.53%) Security Cleared
3 28 (8.19%) Cisco Certification
4 23 (6.73%) BPSS Clearance
4 23 (6.73%) LPIC
5 22 (6.43%) Microsoft Certification
6 21 (6.14%) CCNA
6 21 (6.14%) MCSE
7 15 (4.39%) PMI Certification
7 15 (4.39%) PMP
8 8 (2.34%) SC Cleared
9 7 (2.05%) CCNP
9 7 (2.05%) MCSA
9 7 (2.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 6 (1.75%) ISEB
10 6 (1.75%) MCP
11 5 (1.46%) CCNP Voice
11 5 (1.46%) CCVP
12 4 (1.17%) DV Cleared
12 4 (1.17%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (6.73%) Disclosure Scotland
2 17 (4.97%) SLA
3 11 (3.22%) QA
4 8 (2.34%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.58%) HL7
6 1 (0.29%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 77 (22.51%) Active Directory
2 54 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (9.94%) Firmware
4 9 (2.63%) Hyper-V
5 7 (2.05%) VMware ESX
6 5 (1.46%) XenApp
7 4 (1.17%) NFS
7 4 (1.17%) Terminal Services
7 4 (1.17%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 3 (0.88%) Docker
8 3 (0.88%) Shibboleth
9 2 (0.58%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (0.58%) XenServer
10 1 (0.29%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.29%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 38 (11.11%) SCCM
2 37 (10.82%) NetBackup
3 35 (10.23%) SCOM
4 24 (7.02%) Backup Exec
5 11 (3.22%) SCSM
6 10 (2.92%) Oracle ZFS
6 10 (2.92%) Puppet
7 9 (2.63%) Oracle RMAN
7 9 (2.63%) SCVMM
8 7 (2.05%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 7 (2.05%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 6 (1.75%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 6 (1.75%) Unicenter
10 5 (1.46%) Cisco CUCM
10 5 (1.46%) Cisco UCCE
10 5 (1.46%) Cisco UCCX
10 5 (1.46%) Opscode Chef
10 5 (1.46%) SCDPM
10 5 (1.46%) SELinux
11 4 (1.17%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 85 (24.85%) Microsoft
2 64 (18.71%) VMware
3 56 (16.37%) Citrix
4 45 (13.16%) IBM
5 43 (12.57%) Oracle
6 40 (11.70%) Red Hat
7 35 (10.23%) Cisco
8 33 (9.65%) HP
9 26 (7.60%) NetApp
10 22 (6.43%) Juniper
11 18 (5.26%) Veritas
12 17 (4.97%) F5
13 15 (4.39%) Brocade
13 15 (4.39%) CheckPoint
13 15 (4.39%) Fortinet
14 14 (4.09%) EMC
15 13 (3.80%) MobileIron
15 13 (3.80%) Sun
16 8 (2.34%) CommVault
16 8 (2.34%) Salesforce.com
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Posted: 22 hours ago
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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