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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Specialist
Rank 636 662 643
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Specialist 242 190 252
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.23% 0.19% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.20% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 157 144 193
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,900 £29,000 £28,850
10% offered a salary of more than £63,600 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,750 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +14.00%
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
100671 93884 105537
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.40% 94.28% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 82315 78929 90739
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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
(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 -15 76 £50,000 -3.38% 13
South East +21 62 £36,500 -14.11% 6
North West 0 27 £50,000 +35.13% 5
West Midlands +2 26 £45,000 -10.00% 3
East of England +2 22 £50,000 +33.33%
Yorkshire -58 11 £45,000 -7.69% 2
East Midlands -7 10 £47,500 -
North East - 5 £39,500 - 1
South West -37 4 £40,000 +29.03% 1
Technical Specialist
UK

Technical Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 210 (36.91%) Windows
2 153 (26.89%) ITIL
3 148 (26.01%) SQL
4 131 (23.02%) Banking
5 129 (22.67%) VMware
6 128 (22.50%) Analytical Skills
7 119 (20.91%) Microsoft
8 115 (20.21%) SQL Server
9 106 (18.63%) Finance
10 105 (18.45%) Linux
11 100 (17.57%) Oracle
12 92 (16.17%) HP
12 92 (16.17%) VMware Infrastructure
13 90 (15.82%) Change Management
13 90 (15.82%) SAN
14 86 (15.11%) Retail
15 85 (14.94%) Cisco
16 81 (14.24%) Mentoring
17 80 (14.06%) Degree
18 79 (13.88%) NetApp
19 78 (13.71%) Active Directory
20 74 (13.01%) IBM
21 73 (12.83%) QA
22 71 (12.48%) UNIX
23 69 (12.13%) Coaching
24 67 (11.78%) Citrix
25 61 (10.72%) EMC
26 57 (10.02%) TCP/IP
26 57 (10.02%) Firewall
26 57 (10.02%) PowerShell

Technical Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 52 (9.14%) IIS
2 26 (4.57%) Lync
3 24 (4.22%) MS Exchange
4 23 (4.04%) WebSphere
5 18 (3.16%) WebSphere Application Server
6 17 (2.99%) CICS
7 15 (2.64%) Tomcat
8 14 (2.46%) WebLogic
8 14 (2.46%) SharePoint
9 12 (2.11%) Apache
9 12 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2010
10 7 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2007
10 7 (1.23%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
11 5 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2003
11 5 (0.88%) TeamSite
12 4 (0.70%) MQSeries
12 4 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2013
12 4 (0.70%) SharePoint 2010
12 4 (0.70%) WorkSite
13 3 (0.53%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 53 (9.31%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.41%) MS Office
3 3 (0.53%) MS Project
4 1 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 31 (5.45%) BASE24
2 3 (0.53%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (0.53%) SunGard AvantGard
3 2 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.35%) Summit
3 2 (0.35%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.18%) Endur
4 1 (0.18%) Maximo
4 1 (0.18%) Compiere
4 1 (0.18%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.18%) Cordys
Cloud Services
1 18 (3.16%) Cloud Computing
2 8 (1.41%) IaaS
3 4 (0.70%) Office 365
4 3 (0.53%) PaaS
5 2 (0.35%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.18%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 90 (15.82%) SAN
2 57 (10.02%) TCP/IP
2 57 (10.02%) Firewall
2 57 (10.02%) NAS
3 45 (7.91%) Internet
4 34 (5.98%) DNS
5 23 (4.04%) HTTP
6 22 (3.87%) ATM
7 19 (3.34%) Intranet
8 18 (3.16%) VPN
9 16 (2.81%) LAN
10 15 (2.64%) Kerberos
11 14 (2.46%) WAN
12 13 (2.28%) SSL
13 12 (2.11%) DMZ
13 12 (2.11%) IPsec
14 10 (1.76%) LDAP
15 9 (1.58%) BGP
15 9 (1.58%) Broadband
16 8 (1.41%) GPRS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 115 (20.21%) SQL Server
2 55 (9.67%) DB2
3 30 (5.27%) Oracle Database
4 22 (3.87%) Oracle Database 10g
4 22 (3.87%) SQL Server 2000
5 21 (3.69%) Data Warehouse
6 14 (2.46%) RDBMS
6 14 (2.46%) Relational Database
7 11 (1.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 11 (1.93%) Data Mining
8 10 (1.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 9 (1.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 8 (1.41%) Oracle BI EE
10 8 (1.41%) NonStop SQL
10 8 (1.41%) Oracle Reports
11 7 (1.23%) Crystal Reports
11 7 (1.23%) MySQL
12 5 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
13 4 (0.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 4 (0.70%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 14 (2.46%) ClearCase
2 8 (1.41%) MSI
3 7 (1.23%) Subversion
3 7 (1.23%) Jenkins
4 6 (1.05%) Redmine
4 6 (1.05%) AdminStudio
5 4 (0.70%) InstallShield
5 4 (0.70%) Eclipse
6 2 (0.35%) LabVIEW
6 2 (0.35%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.18%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.18%) Build Forge
7 1 (0.18%) WiX
7 1 (0.18%) PeopleTools
7 1 (0.18%) Ant
7 1 (0.18%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.18%) Oracle Forms
General
1 131 (23.02%) Banking
2 106 (18.63%) Finance
3 86 (15.11%) Retail
4 22 (3.87%) Telecoms
5 11 (1.93%) Retail Banking
5 11 (1.93%) Law
6 10 (1.76%) Legal
7 6 (1.05%) Electronics
7 6 (1.05%) Investment Banking
8 5 (0.88%) Front Office
8 5 (0.88%) French Language
9 4 (0.70%) Advertising
10 3 (0.53%) Private Banking
10 3 (0.53%) Marketing
10 3 (0.53%) Back Office
10 3 (0.53%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.53%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.35%) Publishing
11 2 (0.35%) Billing
11 2 (0.35%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (8.08%) XML
2 38 (6.68%) HTML
3 33 (5.80%) J2EE
4 29 (5.10%) Web Services
5 25 (4.39%) .NET
6 19 (3.34%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 18 (3.16%) Middleware
8 15 (2.64%) XSLT
9 12 (2.11%) WebSphere MQ
10 11 (1.93%) ISPF
11 9 (1.58%) Application Packaging
12 7 (1.23%) CSS
13 5 (0.88%) LAMP
13 5 (0.88%) WF
14 4 (0.70%) Visualforce
14 4 (0.70%) OCX
14 4 (0.70%) COM
15 3 (0.53%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 3 (0.53%) WCF
16 2 (0.35%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 128 (22.50%) Analytical Skills
2 53 (9.31%) Mainframe
3 39 (6.85%) Replication
4 37 (6.50%) CLARiiON
4 37 (6.50%) EMC Centera
4 37 (6.50%) Firmware
4 37 (6.50%) Symmetrix DMX
5 36 (6.33%) Computer Science
6 33 (5.80%) Client/Server
7 30 (5.27%) Management Information System
8 25 (4.39%) Tandem
9 20 (3.51%) Clustering
10 17 (2.99%) Cryptography
11 14 (2.46%) SWIFT
12 13 (2.28%) AS400
12 13 (2.28%) IBM Mainframe
13 12 (2.11%) e-Health
13 12 (2.11%) EMV
14 10 (1.76%) PKI
15 9 (1.58%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 210 (36.91%) Windows
2 105 (18.45%) Linux
3 71 (12.48%) UNIX
4 56 (9.84%) Windows Server 2008
5 45 (7.91%) Windows Server 2012
6 43 (7.56%) Windows 7
7 37 (6.50%) Solaris
8 36 (6.33%) Windows Server 2003
9 35 (6.15%) Windows XP
10 33 (5.80%) AIX
11 21 (3.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 9 (1.58%) SUSE
13 7 (1.23%) HPUX
14 5 (0.88%) Windows 2000
15 4 (0.70%) Windows 8
16 3 (0.53%) Apple iOS
16 3 (0.53%) Windows Mobile
16 3 (0.53%) Android
17 2 (0.35%) Ubuntu
17 2 (0.35%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 153 (26.89%) ITIL
2 90 (15.82%) Change Management
3 81 (14.24%) Mentoring
4 69 (12.13%) Coaching
5 52 (9.14%) Disaster Recovery
6 45 (7.91%) Asset Management
7 36 (6.33%) Service Delivery
8 34 (5.98%) Migration
9 32 (5.62%) Data Analysis
9 32 (5.62%) Incident Management
10 31 (5.45%) Project Management
11 29 (5.10%) Release Management
12 23 (4.04%) Systems Analysis
12 23 (4.04%) Performance Tuning
13 22 (3.87%) Configuration Management
14 21 (3.69%) Data Migration
15 20 (3.51%) Analytics
16 18 (3.16%) Capacity Planning
16 18 (3.16%) Capacity Management
17 16 (2.81%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 148 (26.01%) SQL
2 57 (10.02%) PowerShell
3 55 (9.67%) Java
4 53 (9.31%) COBOL
5 48 (8.44%) C#
6 45 (7.91%) C++
6 45 (7.91%) JCL
7 40 (7.03%) Perl
8 24 (4.22%) JavaScript
9 23 (4.04%) Shell Script
10 22 (3.87%) PL/1
10 22 (3.87%) C
11 16 (2.81%) Python
12 11 (1.93%) T-SQL
13 10 (1.76%) VB
14 9 (1.58%) VB.NET
14 9 (1.58%) PL/SQL
15 8 (1.41%) Assembly Language
16 7 (1.23%) Ruby
17 6 (1.05%) REXX
Qualifications
1 80 (14.06%) Degree
2 38 (6.68%) Microsoft Certification
3 36 (6.33%) MCSE
4 32 (5.62%) Security Cleared
5 22 (3.87%) SC Cleared
6 21 (3.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 14 (2.46%) ITIL Certification
8 10 (1.76%) Citrix Certification
9 9 (1.58%) MCITP
10 8 (1.41%) Cisco Certification
11 6 (1.05%) MCSA
11 6 (1.05%) CCA
12 5 (0.88%) CISSP
12 5 (0.88%) CCNP
13 4 (0.70%) CISM
13 4 (0.70%) CCIA
13 4 (0.70%) NCIE
13 4 (0.70%) CCEE
14 3 (0.53%) CCNA
14 3 (0.53%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (12.83%) QA
2 47 (8.26%) SLA
3 22 (3.87%) ISO 8583
4 20 (3.51%) HL7
5 2 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.35%) COBIT
5 2 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.18%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 92 (16.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 78 (13.71%) Active Directory
3 49 (8.61%) Hyper-V
4 29 (5.10%) VMware ESXi
5 27 (4.75%) VMware ESX
6 26 (4.57%) XenApp
6 26 (4.57%) XenDesktop
6 26 (4.57%) vCloud
7 16 (2.81%) VMware Server
7 16 (2.81%) VMFS
8 13 (2.28%) NFS
9 12 (2.11%) vSphere
10 11 (1.93%) XenServer
11 8 (1.41%) Microsoft App-V
12 3 (0.53%) MetaFrame
12 3 (0.53%) Oracle RMAN
12 3 (0.53%) Oracle RAC
13 2 (0.35%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 2 (0.35%) Terminal Services
13 2 (0.35%) RACF
Systems Management
1 39 (6.85%) SCCM
2 26 (4.57%) SCOM
2 26 (4.57%) CA Endevor
3 12 (2.11%) SCOrch
4 11 (1.93%) SCSM
4 11 (1.93%) SCVMM
5 9 (1.58%) SCDPM
6 8 (1.41%) Puppet
7 7 (1.23%) Data Guard
7 7 (1.23%) OpenView
7 7 (1.23%) Tivoli
8 6 (1.05%) Red Hat Satellite
9 5 (0.88%) AppDNA
9 5 (0.88%) NetBackup
9 5 (0.88%) MOM
9 5 (0.88%) Netcool
9 5 (0.88%) Netcool/OMNIbus
9 5 (0.88%) HP SIM
10 4 (0.70%) CA SiteMinder
11 2 (0.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 129 (22.67%) VMware
2 119 (20.91%) Microsoft
3 100 (17.57%) Oracle
4 92 (16.17%) HP
5 85 (14.94%) Cisco
6 79 (13.88%) NetApp
7 74 (13.01%) IBM
8 67 (11.78%) Citrix
9 61 (10.72%) EMC
10 30 (5.27%) CA
11 22 (3.87%) NCR
12 21 (3.69%) Red Hat
12 21 (3.69%) Dell
13 12 (2.11%) Sun
13 12 (2.11%) VocaLink
14 10 (1.76%) AppSense
15 9 (1.58%) McAfee
15 9 (1.58%) Informatica
16 8 (1.41%) Apple
16 8 (1.41%) JBoss
West Bromwich, West Midlands (County)
Quadratek People Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum Excellent salary plus benefits incl
Posted: 16 hours ago
New Malden, Surrey
Blue Personnel
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 19 hours ago
Tadley, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £1 - £24000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £33000 - £44000 per annum + Bonus, Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £50k - 60k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £60000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + Car Allowance + bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
North West London
Soundnet Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £34500.00 per annum + 3,750pa On-Call + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £36125 - £44625 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 7 days ago
South East London
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £4955 - £61215 per annum + car,benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Knaresborough, North Yorkshire
TSYS Europe
Salary: Basic salary plus on call payments, and benefits package
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 19 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Buckinghamshire & Milton Keynes Fire & Rescue Service
Salary: £26,448 per annum - Salary Scale H
Posted: 19 days ago
Yorkshire
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 25 days ago
London
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 25 days ago
Copley, County Durham
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 25 days ago
London
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 25 days ago