The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Specialist
Rank 591 630 658
Rank change year-on-year
+39 +28
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Specialist 327 230 242
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.29% 0.22% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.23% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 214 158 202
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £32,514 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,250 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,125 £41,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
-3.31% +12.16%
Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
106804 98560 112219
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.50% 94.70% 94.81%
Number of salaries quoted 87442 82989 96889
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Technical Specialist
UK

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -15 117 £50,000 +5.26% 8
South East -17 54 £37,500 -2.59% 4
Yorkshire -14 40 £43,164 +43.87% 8
North West +28 38 £27,250 -16.22% 5
East Midlands +4 31 £42,500 -15.42% 2
West Midlands -12 19 £50,000 - 4
East of England -19 14 £50,000 +72.41% 6
South West -3 6 £32,000 -20.98% 1
North East -9 2 £33,695 - 2
Technical Specialist
UK

Technical Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 193 (35.74%) Windows
2 144 (26.67%) Finance
3 142 (26.30%) SQL
3 142 (26.30%) Microsoft
4 108 (20.00%) Linux
5 96 (17.78%) Banking
6 92 (17.04%) UNIX
7 89 (16.48%) Oracle
8 88 (16.30%) ITIL
9 86 (15.93%) Degree
10 80 (14.81%) IBM
10 80 (14.81%) MS Excel
11 75 (13.89%) Active Directory
12 73 (13.52%) VMware
12 73 (13.52%) Windows Server 2008
13 70 (12.96%) Java
14 63 (11.67%) SQL Server
14 63 (11.67%) Windows Server 2003
15 62 (11.48%) QA
16 60 (11.11%) Solaris
17 59 (10.93%) SAN
18 58 (10.74%) VMware Infrastructure
19 56 (10.37%) WebSphere
20 54 (10.00%) HP
21 53 (9.81%) .NET
22 52 (9.63%) Citrix
23 51 (9.44%) AIX
23 51 (9.44%) Change Management
24 50 (9.26%) Cisco
25 44 (8.15%) HTML

Technical Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 56 (10.37%) WebSphere
2 43 (7.96%) Lync
3 39 (7.22%) IIS
4 37 (6.85%) MS Exchange
5 29 (5.37%) Apache
6 25 (4.63%) Tomcat
7 21 (3.89%) WebLogic
8 18 (3.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 18 (3.33%) WebSphere Application Server
8 18 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2010
9 17 (3.15%) SharePoint
10 14 (2.59%) Exchange Server 2013
11 12 (2.22%) FileNet
11 12 (2.22%) TeamSite
12 11 (2.04%) Lotus Domino
13 9 (1.67%) ArcGIS
14 6 (1.11%) SAS
14 6 (1.11%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
15 4 (0.74%) CMS
15 4 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 80 (14.81%) MS Excel
2 13 (2.41%) MS Office
3 9 (1.67%) ArcInfo
4 8 (1.48%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.19%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.19%) Simulink
5 1 (0.19%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.19%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 14 (2.59%) Front Arena
2 6 (1.11%) SunGard AvantGard
3 4 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.37%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.37%) BASE24
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle BRM
5 1 (0.19%) Siebel Analytics
5 1 (0.19%) AWD
5 1 (0.19%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.19%) Teamcenter
5 1 (0.19%) Summit
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.19%) Staffware
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.30%) SaaS
2 4 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (0.74%) Google Apps
3 2 (0.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.37%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 59 (10.93%) SAN
2 33 (6.11%) Firewall
3 29 (5.37%) TCP/IP
4 26 (4.81%) NAS
5 24 (4.44%) Internet
6 18 (3.33%) DNS
7 17 (3.15%) LDAP
8 14 (2.59%) LAN
9 13 (2.41%) WAN
10 12 (2.22%) HTTP
10 12 (2.22%) SSL
11 10 (1.85%) BGP
12 9 (1.67%) DHCP
13 8 (1.48%) Intranet
14 7 (1.30%) Kerberos
14 7 (1.30%) IPsec
15 6 (1.11%) VoIP
16 5 (0.93%) Unified Communications
16 5 (0.93%) Cisco ASA
16 5 (0.93%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (11.67%) SQL Server
2 26 (4.81%) DB2
3 25 (4.63%) Oracle Database
4 20 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
5 16 (2.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 14 (2.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 13 (2.41%) SQL Server 2008
7 13 (2.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 11 (2.04%) Relational Database
8 11 (2.04%) MySQL
9 10 (1.85%) Oracle Database 11g
10 9 (1.67%) RDBMS
11 8 (1.48%) SQL Server 2005
12 6 (1.11%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 6 (1.11%) Oracle Reports
12 6 (1.11%) SQL Server 2012
13 4 (0.74%) Oracle Database 10g
13 4 (0.74%) MS Access
13 4 (0.74%) DataStage
13 4 (0.74%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 10 (1.85%) Visual Studio
2 7 (1.30%) Oracle Forms
3 5 (0.93%) InstallShield
3 5 (0.93%) AdminStudio
3 5 (0.93%) QuickTest Pro
3 5 (0.93%) Ant
3 5 (0.93%) Subversion
4 4 (0.74%) Selenium
4 4 (0.74%) Gradle
4 4 (0.74%) Jenkins
4 4 (0.74%) Visual Studio Team System
5 3 (0.56%) MSI
6 2 (0.37%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.19%) Build Forge
7 1 (0.19%) ClearQuest
7 1 (0.19%) ERwin
7 1 (0.19%) ClearCase
7 1 (0.19%) Toad
7 1 (0.19%) Maven
General
1 144 (26.67%) Finance
2 96 (17.78%) Banking
3 35 (6.48%) Retail
4 19 (3.52%) Marketing
5 14 (2.59%) German Language
6 11 (2.04%) French Language
6 11 (2.04%) Telecoms
7 9 (1.67%) Financial Institution
8 7 (1.30%) Law
9 6 (1.11%) Legal
10 5 (0.93%) Billing
11 4 (0.74%) Manufacturing
11 4 (0.74%) Spanish Language
12 3 (0.56%) Corporate Banking
12 3 (0.56%) Japanese Language
12 3 (0.56%) Back Office
13 2 (0.37%) Advertising
13 2 (0.37%) Russian Language
14 1 (0.19%) Korean Language
14 1 (0.19%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (9.81%) .NET
2 44 (8.15%) HTML
3 39 (7.22%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 32 (5.93%) Web Services
5 30 (5.56%) ASP.NET
6 28 (5.19%) XML
7 15 (2.78%) Middleware
8 14 (2.59%) XSLT
9 11 (2.04%) WebSphere MQ
10 10 (1.85%) CSS
11 9 (1.67%) J2EE
11 9 (1.67%) Application Packaging
11 9 (1.67%) JRules
12 8 (1.48%) Hibernate
12 8 (1.48%) XSD
13 6 (1.11%) ISPF
14 5 (0.93%) SOAP
14 5 (0.93%) CGI
14 5 (0.93%) Ajax
14 5 (0.93%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 22 (4.07%) Replication
2 21 (3.89%) Computer Science
2 21 (3.89%) Blackberry
3 19 (3.52%) Mathematics
4 18 (3.33%) Mainframe
5 17 (3.15%) Clustering
6 15 (2.78%) Online Banking
6 15 (2.78%) Physics
6 15 (2.78%) Management Information System
7 14 (2.59%) PKI
7 14 (2.59%) Hedge funds
8 12 (2.22%) Visualisation
9 11 (2.04%) Symmetrix DMX
9 11 (2.04%) Firmware
9 11 (2.04%) CLARiiON
9 11 (2.04%) EMC Centera
10 10 (1.85%) GIS
11 9 (1.67%) IBM Mainframe
12 6 (1.11%) Open Source
13 5 (0.93%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 193 (35.74%) Windows
2 108 (20.00%) Linux
3 92 (17.04%) UNIX
4 73 (13.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 63 (11.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 60 (11.11%) Solaris
7 51 (9.44%) AIX
8 26 (4.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 23 (4.26%) Windows Server 2012
10 21 (3.89%) zOS
11 19 (3.52%) SUSE
12 16 (2.96%) Windows XP
12 16 (2.96%) HPUX
13 13 (2.41%) Windows 7
14 9 (1.67%) Windows 2000
15 8 (1.48%) Android
16 6 (1.11%) Apple iOS
17 4 (0.74%) Windows 2000 Server
18 3 (0.56%) Windows Mobile
19 2 (0.37%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (16.30%) ITIL
2 51 (9.44%) Change Management
3 43 (7.96%) Project Management
3 43 (7.96%) Disaster Recovery
4 39 (7.22%) Service Delivery
5 37 (6.85%) Incident Management
6 36 (6.67%) Configuration Management
7 34 (6.30%) Asset Management
8 30 (5.56%) Performance Monitoring
9 28 (5.19%) Migration
9 28 (5.19%) Problem Management
10 23 (4.26%) OO
11 21 (3.89%) Risk Management
11 21 (3.89%) Workflow
12 17 (3.15%) Portfolio Management
12 17 (3.15%) User Acceptance Testing
13 15 (2.78%) Content Management
14 14 (2.59%) Information Security
14 14 (2.59%) Stakeholder Management
14 14 (2.59%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 142 (26.30%) SQL
2 70 (12.96%) Java
3 38 (7.04%) T-SQL
3 38 (7.04%) Perl
4 31 (5.74%) JavaScript
5 27 (5.00%) Shell Script
6 25 (4.63%) PowerShell
7 24 (4.44%) Python
8 23 (4.26%) VB
9 21 (3.89%) C#
10 16 (2.96%) C
11 14 (2.59%) VBA
12 10 (1.85%) COBOL
13 8 (1.48%) Korn
13 8 (1.48%) VBScript
14 7 (1.30%) Assembly Language
14 7 (1.30%) PL/SQL
15 6 (1.11%) VB.NET
15 6 (1.11%) Delphi
15 6 (1.11%) C++
Qualifications
1 86 (15.93%) Degree
2 42 (7.78%) Microsoft Certification
3 32 (5.93%) MCSE
4 30 (5.56%) Security Cleared
4 30 (5.56%) SC Cleared
5 22 (4.07%) MCITP
6 16 (2.96%) ISEB
7 12 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
8 10 (1.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 10 (1.85%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (1.30%) CCEE
9 7 (1.30%) CCIA
9 7 (1.30%) VCP5
9 7 (1.30%) Citrix Certification
9 7 (1.30%) CISSP
9 7 (1.30%) CISM
10 6 (1.11%) CCNP
11 5 (0.93%) NCIE
11 5 (0.93%) HP AIS
11 5 (0.93%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (11.48%) QA
2 26 (4.81%) SLA
3 11 (2.04%) HL7
4 5 (0.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.56%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.37%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.19%) Basel III
8 1 (0.19%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.19%) ISO 9000
8 1 (0.19%) COBIT
System Software
1 75 (13.89%) Active Directory
2 58 (10.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (4.26%) XenDesktop
4 21 (3.89%) XenApp
4 21 (3.89%) XenServer
5 17 (3.15%) Hyper-V
6 9 (1.67%) VMware ESX
7 7 (1.30%) vSphere
7 7 (1.30%) NFS
7 7 (1.30%) VMware Server
8 6 (1.11%) Microsoft App-V
9 5 (0.93%) ACF2
9 5 (0.93%) RACF
9 5 (0.93%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (0.37%) Oracle RMAN
10 2 (0.37%) Terminal Services
10 2 (0.37%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 2 (0.37%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.19%) PowerHA
11 1 (0.19%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 20 (3.70%) Tivoli
2 16 (2.96%) SCOM
3 12 (2.22%) SCCM
4 10 (1.85%) Netcool
4 10 (1.85%) Netcool/OMNIbus
5 8 (1.48%) CA Endevor
6 7 (1.30%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 6 (1.11%) CA SiteMinder
7 6 (1.11%) Data Guard
8 5 (0.93%) HP SIM
8 5 (0.93%) HP Quality Center
8 5 (0.93%) McAfee ePO
8 5 (0.93%) MOM
9 4 (0.74%) WSUS
10 3 (0.56%) MobiControl
10 3 (0.56%) Tivoli Monitoring
10 3 (0.56%) Tivoli NetView
11 2 (0.37%) NetBackup
11 2 (0.37%) WMI
11 2 (0.37%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 142 (26.30%) Microsoft
2 89 (16.48%) Oracle
3 80 (14.81%) IBM
4 73 (13.52%) VMware
5 54 (10.00%) HP
6 52 (9.63%) Citrix
7 50 (9.26%) Cisco
8 33 (6.11%) EMC
9 30 (5.56%) NetApp
10 26 (4.81%) Sun
11 24 (4.44%) Red Hat
12 22 (4.07%) CA
13 21 (3.89%) SunGard
14 17 (3.15%) Google
15 15 (2.78%) Lotus
16 14 (2.59%) Dell
16 14 (2.59%) Hitachi
17 11 (2.04%) Symantec
18 10 (1.85%) ESRI
18 10 (1.85%) IronPort
Slough, Berkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £32000 - £41000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bedfordshire
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £33000 - £41000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection Ltd
Salary: to £45k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 42000 + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
SunGard
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Experis IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Health & Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Brook Street - working in partnership with Microsoft
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + comm + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: Up to £39,000 per annum (DOE) + exceptional benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £55K basic + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Halifax, Yorkshire
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 8 days ago
London
HP
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 9 days ago
Nottinghamshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Yorkshire
Eden Brown
Salary: £15.00 - £16.00 per hour
Posted: 14 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
TSYS Europe
Salary: £38,000 per annum Negotiable + on-call and benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 15 days ago
Berkshire
Applitracker
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago