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 24 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Specialist
Rank 727 636 702
Rank change year-on-year
-91 +66
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Specialist 169 321 261
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.18% 0.31% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.32% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 96 214 160
Median salary £50,500 £46,377 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.89% -7.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,375 £27,500 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £73,750 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £46,377 £46,250
% change year-on-year
-8.35% +0.27%
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
88497 99146 103949
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.41% 96.34% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 75343 82658 85497
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 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 +35 58 £37,750 +4.57% 1
South East +40 47 £60,000 +33.33% 4
London -57 46 £57,500 +8.49% 5
Yorkshire +15 7 £50,000 +16.27% 2
East of England +25 6 £51,250 -2.38% 2
East Midlands -7 2 £45,000 +32.35% 2
South West -26 2 £27,500 -40.70% 2
North West +12 1 £22,500 -55.00% 2
Technical Specialist
UK

Technical Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 122 (30.12%) Windows
2 99 (24.44%) SQL
3 89 (21.98%) Linux
4 88 (21.73%) Finance
5 85 (20.99%) Microsoft
6 72 (17.78%) SQL Server
7 71 (17.53%) Service Delivery
8 70 (17.28%) Active Directory
9 68 (16.79%) Oracle
10 65 (16.05%) Unix
10 65 (16.05%) MS Excel
11 63 (15.56%) VMware
12 60 (14.81%) IBM
13 59 (14.57%) Data Centre
14 58 (14.32%) Degree
15 52 (12.84%) Retail
15 52 (12.84%) Windows Server
16 50 (12.35%) ITIL
17 46 (11.36%) SAN
18 45 (11.11%) Citrix
18 45 (11.11%) Web Services
18 45 (11.11%) Presales
19 44 (10.86%) Banking
20 43 (10.62%) Cisco
21 42 (10.37%) Java
21 42 (10.37%) VMware Infrastructure
22 41 (10.12%) Continuous Improvement
23 40 (9.88%) Project Management
24 38 (9.38%) Firewall
24 38 (9.38%) .NET

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 34 (8.40%) MS Exchange
2 27 (6.67%) Apache
3 26 (6.42%) SharePoint
4 25 (6.17%) IIS
5 18 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2010
6 13 (3.21%) WebSphere
7 11 (2.72%) Tomcat
8 10 (2.47%) BizTalk Server
9 9 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2007
9 9 (2.22%) MQSeries
9 9 (2.22%) Skype for Business
9 9 (2.22%) WebSphere Application Server
10 6 (1.48%) JBoss
11 5 (1.23%) SharePoint 2013
12 4 (0.99%) SAS
12 4 (0.99%) WebLogic
13 3 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2013
13 3 (0.74%) IBM Notes
13 3 (0.74%) OpenStack
13 3 (0.74%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 65 (16.05%) MS Excel
2 23 (5.68%) MS Office
3 9 (2.22%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.74%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.25%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.25%) Quicktime
Business Applications
1 17 (4.20%) BASE24
2 10 (2.47%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (1.73%) Sentinel
4 5 (1.23%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.99%) Oracle BPM
5 4 (0.99%) Unit4 Business World
6 3 (0.74%) Oracle Applications
6 3 (0.74%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (0.74%) Oracle EBS R12
6 3 (0.74%) Oracle Financials
7 2 (0.49%) Findur
7 2 (0.49%) Lorenzo
7 2 (0.49%) Oracle General Ledger
7 2 (0.49%) Oracle Payables
7 2 (0.49%) Sage 1000
8 1 (0.25%) BusinessWorks
8 1 (0.25%) RMDS
8 1 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 18 (4.44%) SaaS
2 12 (2.96%) Office 365
3 11 (2.72%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (1.98%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.74%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.49%) Google Apps
7 1 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.25%) Amazon Glacier
7 1 (0.25%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.25%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.25%) Lucidchart
7 1 (0.25%) Route 53
7 1 (0.25%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 46 (11.36%) SAN
2 38 (9.38%) Firewall
3 23 (5.68%) DNS
4 22 (5.43%) WAN
5 19 (4.69%) SSL
6 17 (4.20%) ATM
7 14 (3.46%) Internet
7 14 (3.46%) LAN
8 13 (3.21%) DHCP
9 12 (2.96%) Network Security
10 10 (2.47%) Skype
11 9 (2.22%) Intranet
11 9 (2.22%) TCP/IP
12 8 (1.98%) VPN
13 7 (1.73%) Ethernet
13 7 (1.73%) MPLS
14 5 (1.23%) Cisco IOS
14 5 (1.23%) Remote Desktop
14 5 (1.23%) SMTP
14 5 (1.23%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (17.78%) SQL Server
2 36 (8.89%) DB2
3 26 (6.42%) Relational Database
4 21 (5.19%) MySQL
5 10 (2.47%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (2.22%) NoSQL
6 9 (2.22%) Oracle Database
7 7 (1.73%) Big Data
7 7 (1.73%) Hadoop
7 7 (1.73%) IBM InfoSphere
8 5 (1.23%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (0.99%) DataStage
9 4 (0.99%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 4 (0.99%) RDBMS
9 4 (0.99%) SQL Server 2005
9 4 (0.99%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (0.74%) Data Mart
10 3 (0.74%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 3 (0.74%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 11 (2.72%) Git (software)
2 9 (2.22%) Jenkins
3 6 (1.48%) Oracle Forms
4 4 (0.99%) Hudson
4 4 (0.99%) Sonatype Nexus
4 4 (0.99%) Subversion
5 2 (0.49%) Fiddler
5 2 (0.49%) JIRA
5 2 (0.49%) Maven
5 2 (0.49%) Redmine
5 2 (0.49%) Vagrant
5 2 (0.49%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.25%) Android Studio
6 1 (0.25%) Selenium
General
1 88 (21.73%) Finance
2 52 (12.84%) Retail
3 44 (10.86%) Banking
4 27 (6.67%) Publishing
5 14 (3.46%) Investment Banking
6 11 (2.72%) Advertising
7 10 (2.47%) Marketing
8 7 (1.73%) Back Office
9 6 (1.48%) Front Office
9 6 (1.48%) Telecoms
10 5 (1.23%) Dutch Language
11 3 (0.74%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.74%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.49%) Billing
12 2 (0.49%) French Language
12 2 (0.49%) German Language
13 1 (0.25%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (11.11%) Web Services
2 38 (9.38%) .NET
3 18 (4.44%) LAMP
3 18 (4.44%) Middleware
4 12 (2.96%) HTML
4 12 (2.96%) XML
5 8 (1.98%) ASP.NET
5 8 (1.98%) IBM Integration Bus
6 6 (1.48%) COM
7 5 (1.23%) LAPP Stack
7 5 (1.23%) Windows SharePoint Services
8 4 (0.99%) CSS
8 4 (0.99%) HTML5
8 4 (0.99%) ISPF
8 4 (0.99%) SAML
8 4 (0.99%) XMPP
9 3 (0.74%) J2EE
9 3 (0.74%) JSON
9 3 (0.74%) Murex MxML
9 3 (0.74%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 59 (14.57%) Data Centre
2 36 (8.89%) Computer Science
3 35 (8.64%) CMDB
4 28 (6.91%) Management Information System
5 18 (4.44%) Mainframe
6 17 (4.20%) EFT
7 16 (3.95%) Enterprise Software
8 15 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
9 13 (3.21%) Clustering
10 11 (2.72%) Blackberry
10 11 (2.72%) Contactless
11 9 (2.22%) DataPower
11 9 (2.22%) IBM Mainframe
12 7 (1.73%) Mobile Computing
12 7 (1.73%) PKI
12 7 (1.73%) Security Operations Centre
13 6 (1.48%) Cyberthreat
13 6 (1.48%) EPoS
13 6 (1.48%) Mobile App
13 6 (1.48%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 122 (30.12%) Windows
2 89 (21.98%) Linux
3 65 (16.05%) Unix
4 52 (12.84%) Windows Server
5 37 (9.14%) Windows Server 2012
6 36 (8.89%) Windows Server 2008
7 34 (8.40%) Solaris
8 31 (7.65%) AIX
9 26 (6.42%) Windows Server 2003
10 24 (5.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 22 (5.43%) Windows 7
12 15 (3.70%) SUSE
13 13 (3.21%) Apple iOS
14 12 (2.96%) Android
15 7 (1.73%) Windows Mobile
16 6 (1.48%) CentOS
16 6 (1.48%) Windows 8
17 5 (1.23%) Oracle Linux
18 4 (0.99%) Mac OS
18 4 (0.99%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (17.53%) Service Delivery
2 50 (12.35%) ITIL
3 45 (11.11%) Presales
4 41 (10.12%) Continuous Improvement
5 40 (9.88%) Project Management
6 36 (8.89%) Line Management
7 33 (8.15%) Analytics
8 31 (7.65%) Service Management
8 31 (7.65%) Stakeholder Management
9 22 (5.43%) Data Analytics
10 21 (5.19%) Migration
10 21 (5.19%) Software Engineering
11 20 (4.94%) Agile Software Development
11 20 (4.94%) Configuration Management
11 20 (4.94%) CRM
11 20 (4.94%) Requirements Analysis
11 20 (4.94%) Technical Architecture
12 18 (4.44%) Customer Engagement
12 18 (4.44%) DevOps
13 17 (4.20%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 99 (24.44%) SQL
2 42 (10.37%) Java
3 27 (6.67%) Shell Script
4 26 (6.42%) PowerShell
5 25 (6.17%) Perl
6 24 (5.93%) Python
7 22 (5.43%) C#
8 14 (3.46%) VBScript
9 11 (2.72%) JavaScript
10 9 (2.22%) Bash Shell
11 5 (1.23%) Korn
12 4 (0.99%) Assembly Language
12 4 (0.99%) C++
12 4 (0.99%) COBOL
12 4 (0.99%) JCL
12 4 (0.99%) REXX
13 3 (0.74%) C
13 3 (0.74%) PHP
13 3 (0.74%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
13 3 (0.74%) X++
Qualifications
1 58 (14.32%) Degree
2 27 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
3 23 (5.68%) Microsoft Certification
3 23 (5.68%) Security Cleared
4 22 (5.43%) MCSE
5 18 (4.44%) CCNA
6 13 (3.21%) ISEB
7 10 (2.47%) CCNP
8 8 (1.98%) DV Cleared
9 7 (1.73%) BPSS Clearance
9 7 (1.73%) CCNP Voice
9 7 (1.73%) CISM
9 7 (1.73%) CISSP
9 7 (1.73%) LPIC
9 7 (1.73%) MCSA
9 7 (1.73%) SC Cleared
10 6 (1.48%) PMI Certification
10 6 (1.48%) PMP
10 6 (1.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 5 (1.23%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.70%) SLA
2 14 (3.46%) QA
3 10 (2.47%) Data Quality
4 7 (1.73%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.49%) HL7
5 2 (0.49%) ISO 8583
5 2 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 14443
6 1 (0.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 70 (17.28%) Active Directory
2 42 (10.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (4.94%) Firmware
4 14 (3.46%) Hyper-V
5 11 (2.72%) VMware ESX
6 8 (1.98%) Snort
7 7 (1.73%) XenApp
8 5 (1.23%) NFS
8 5 (1.23%) Terminal Services
8 5 (1.23%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 4 (0.99%) Time Sharing Option
9 4 (0.99%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 3 (0.74%) vSphere
10 3 (0.74%) XenServer
11 2 (0.49%) DFS Replication
11 2 (0.49%) Docker
11 2 (0.49%) Shibboleth
11 2 (0.49%) Virtual Servers
11 2 (0.49%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.25%) KVM
Systems Management
1 29 (7.16%) NetBackup
2 26 (6.42%) SCCM
3 22 (5.43%) SCOM
4 18 (4.44%) Oracle ZFS
5 16 (3.95%) Oracle RMAN
6 14 (3.46%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 13 (3.21%) Unicenter
8 12 (2.96%) Puppet
9 11 (2.72%) SCSM
10 9 (2.22%) Backup Exec
11 7 (1.73%) Cisco CUCM
11 7 (1.73%) Cisco UCCX
11 7 (1.73%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 7 (1.73%) SCVMM
11 7 (1.73%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 6 (1.48%) WSUS
13 5 (1.23%) Ansible
13 5 (1.23%) SCDPM
13 5 (1.23%) SELinux
13 5 (1.23%) Simpana
Vendors
1 85 (20.99%) Microsoft
2 68 (16.79%) Oracle
3 63 (15.56%) VMware
4 60 (14.81%) IBM
5 45 (11.11%) Citrix
6 43 (10.62%) Cisco
7 35 (8.64%) Red Hat
8 34 (8.40%) HP
9 32 (7.90%) NetApp
10 28 (6.91%) Veritas
11 23 (5.68%) Juniper
12 20 (4.94%) EMC
13 19 (4.69%) CA
14 18 (4.44%) Sun
15 16 (3.95%) Salesforce.com
16 12 (2.96%) MobileIron
17 11 (2.72%) CheckPoint
18 9 (2.22%) SAP
19 8 (1.98%) CommVault
19 8 (1.98%) Symantec
Basingstoke, Hampshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £28,000 per annum Government Pension, Holiday
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Sanderson
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
East Midlands
EMBS Ltd
Salary: £25k + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon
Michael Page
Salary: £31000 - £37000 per annum + Car + pensions and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Nelson, Lancashire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, United Kingdom
Merseytravel
Salary: £34,225 - £37,403
Posted: 10 days ago
City, London
Accenture
Salary: From £34,000 - depending on level of experience + Pension + Healthcare
Posted: 10 days ago
Derbyshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
Southwest One
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bury St Edmunds
Networx
Salary: £Competitive Salary
Posted: 12 days ago
Luton
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + 10% bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Frimley Health Foundation Trust
Salary: From £32,952 to £43,038 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Guildford
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum + Depending on expirience
Posted: 17 days ago
Birmingham
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus, shares, pension
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago