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 20 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Technical Specialist
UK / England
Rank 695 701 699
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Specialist 144 237 240
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.18% 0.25% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.26% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 103 188 174
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £36,637 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £47,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-9.57% +4.44%

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
76458 90779 96172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.35% 96.49% 96.71%
Number of salaries quoted 63940 76965 80221
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 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 20 February 2017.

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 20 February 2017. 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 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
London +11 46 £54,000 -8.08% 7
West Midlands +46 28 £48,750 -30.35% 3
South East -4 27 £39,000 -17.89% 10
East Midlands +11 13 £43,000 -4.44% 1
Yorkshire +16 12 £33,750 -28.19% 2
East of England +27 7 £50,000 -1.96%
South West +11 5 £60,000 +44.57% 1
North West -15 4 £59,500 +19.00%
North East - 1 £21,500 -
Technical Specialist
UK

Technical Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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.

1 113 (35.42%) SQL
2 103 (32.29%) Data Centre
3 100 (31.35%) Microsoft
4 95 (29.78%) Linux
5 90 (28.21%) Windows
6 82 (25.71%) Service Delivery
7 77 (24.14%) Active Directory
8 75 (23.51%) VMware
8 75 (23.51%) Continuous Improvement
9 73 (22.88%) CMDB
10 72 (22.57%) Citrix
10 72 (22.57%) Line Management
11 68 (21.32%) Presales
12 66 (20.69%) VMware Infrastructure
13 65 (20.38%) Firewall
14 63 (19.75%) IIS
15 59 (18.50%) Finance
16 58 (18.18%) MS Excel
17 56 (17.55%) DNS
18 52 (16.30%) IBM
19 51 (15.99%) Publishing
19 51 (15.99%) Degree
20 50 (15.67%) ITIL
21 48 (15.05%) Windows Server
22 47 (14.73%) Red Hat
22 47 (14.73%) SCCM
23 46 (14.42%) Firmware
23 46 (14.42%) SQL Server
24 42 (13.17%) NetBackup
25 41 (12.85%) Cisco

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 63 (19.75%) IIS
2 16 (5.02%) MS Exchange
3 13 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (3.45%) WebSphere
5 10 (3.13%) SharePoint
6 8 (2.51%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (1.25%) Apache
7 4 (1.25%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (1.25%) JBoss
7 4 (1.25%) nginx
7 4 (1.25%) Skype for Business
7 4 (1.25%) Tomcat
7 4 (1.25%) WebLogic
8 3 (0.94%) Apache Spark
8 3 (0.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (0.94%) OpenStack
8 3 (0.94%) SAS
9 2 (0.63%) CMS
9 2 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.31%) MQSeries
Applications
1 58 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 10 (3.13%) MS Office
3 3 (0.94%) SPSS
4 1 (0.31%) EngageOne
Business Applications
1 14 (4.39%) Unit4 Business World
2 6 (1.88%) ION MarketView
3 4 (1.25%) Northgate Housing
4 3 (0.94%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.94%) Sentinel
5 2 (0.63%) BASE24
5 2 (0.63%) Postilion
6 1 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.31%) Exstream
6 1 (0.31%) JDE EnterpriseOne
6 1 (0.31%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 19 (5.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (5.02%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (4.39%) Office 365
4 4 (1.25%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (1.25%) IaaS
4 4 (1.25%) PaaS
5 3 (0.94%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.63%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.31%) GitHub
7 1 (0.31%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 65 (20.38%) Firewall
2 56 (17.55%) DNS
3 38 (11.91%) SSL
4 20 (6.27%) WAN
5 17 (5.33%) Internet
6 16 (5.02%) DHCP
7 14 (4.39%) SAN
8 11 (3.45%) Fibre Channel
8 11 (3.45%) Wi-Fi
9 10 (3.13%) iSCSI
9 10 (3.13%) VoIP
10 9 (2.82%) 3GPP
10 9 (2.82%) FCAPS
10 9 (2.82%) GGSN
10 9 (2.82%) MGW
10 9 (2.82%) TCP/IP
10 9 (2.82%) Wireless
11 6 (1.88%) Network Security
12 5 (1.57%) HTTP
12 5 (1.57%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (14.42%) SQL Server
2 13 (4.08%) Relational Database
3 12 (3.76%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
4 10 (3.13%) SQL Server 2014
5 9 (2.82%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (2.51%) Electronic Patient Records
7 7 (2.19%) MySQL
7 7 (2.19%) Oracle Reports
8 6 (1.88%) RDBMS
9 5 (1.57%) Big Data
9 5 (1.57%) Crystal Reports
10 4 (1.25%) Data Mining
10 4 (1.25%) DB2
10 4 (1.25%) Redis
10 4 (1.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (0.94%) Hadoop
11 3 (0.94%) Oracle Database
12 1 (0.31%) QlikView
12 1 (0.31%) Riak
Development Applications
1 8 (2.51%) Oracle Forms
2 7 (2.19%) Jenkins
3 6 (1.88%) Git (software)
4 5 (1.57%) Visual Studio
5 3 (0.94%) MorphX
6 2 (0.63%) Maven
6 2 (0.63%) Subversion
6 2 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.31%) Android Studio
7 1 (0.31%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.31%) Hudson
7 1 (0.31%) JMeter
7 1 (0.31%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.31%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.31%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (0.31%) Vagrant
General
1 59 (18.50%) Finance
2 51 (15.99%) Publishing
3 32 (10.03%) Retail
4 11 (3.45%) Advertising
4 11 (3.45%) Pharmaceutical
5 9 (2.82%) Banking
5 9 (2.82%) Front Office
6 5 (1.57%) Billing
7 4 (1.25%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.25%) Marketing
8 3 (0.94%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.63%) Back Office
9 2 (0.63%) Legal
10 1 (0.31%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.31%) French Language
10 1 (0.31%) Games
10 1 (0.31%) Prime Brokerage
10 1 (0.31%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.31%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (7.84%) .NET
2 22 (6.90%) Middleware
3 16 (5.02%) Web Services
4 10 (3.13%) HTML
5 9 (2.82%) CSS
6 8 (2.51%) WebSphere MQ
7 7 (2.19%) Ajax
7 7 (2.19%) XML
8 6 (1.88%) ASP.NET
8 6 (1.88%) HTML5
9 5 (1.57%) ADO.NET
9 5 (1.57%) ASP.NET Web API
9 5 (1.57%) CSS3
9 5 (1.57%) JSON
9 5 (1.57%) RESTful
9 5 (1.57%) Sensu
9 5 (1.57%) WCF
10 4 (1.25%) LEMP Stack
11 3 (0.94%) scikit-learn
11 3 (0.94%) Theano
Miscellaneous
1 103 (32.29%) Data Centre
2 73 (22.88%) CMDB
3 26 (8.15%) Analytical Skills
4 23 (7.21%) Management Information System
5 20 (6.27%) Computer Science
6 10 (3.13%) DataPower
6 10 (3.13%) PKI
6 10 (3.13%) VxBlock/Vblock
7 8 (2.51%) Life Science
8 7 (2.19%) Fixed Income
9 6 (1.88%) Clustering
9 6 (1.88%) HP Storage
10 5 (1.57%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (1.25%) Blackberry
11 4 (1.25%) Public Cloud
12 3 (0.94%) Algorithms
12 3 (0.94%) Client/Server
12 3 (0.94%) Equities
13 2 (0.63%) EFT
13 2 (0.63%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 95 (29.78%) Linux
2 90 (28.21%) Windows
3 48 (15.05%) Windows Server
4 33 (10.34%) Windows Server 2008
4 33 (10.34%) Windows Server 2012
5 28 (8.78%) Unix
6 16 (5.02%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (3.45%) Windows 7
8 10 (3.13%) VMS
8 10 (3.13%) Windows 10
8 10 (3.13%) Windows 2000
8 10 (3.13%) Windows NT
9 9 (2.82%) Mac OS X
10 8 (2.51%) Windows 8
11 7 (2.19%) HPUX
11 7 (2.19%) Mac OS
12 6 (1.88%) Android
13 5 (1.57%) AIX
13 5 (1.57%) Apple iOS
13 5 (1.57%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (25.71%) Service Delivery
2 75 (23.51%) Continuous Improvement
3 72 (22.57%) Line Management
4 68 (21.32%) Presales
5 50 (15.67%) ITIL
6 28 (8.78%) ITIL V3
7 26 (8.15%) Project Management
7 26 (8.15%) Service Management
8 22 (6.90%) Analytics
8 22 (6.90%) Software Engineering
9 19 (5.96%) Change Management
9 19 (5.96%) SDLC
10 17 (5.33%) Agile Software Development
11 15 (4.70%) Coaching
11 15 (4.70%) Migration
12 14 (4.39%) Open Source
12 14 (4.39%) PRINCE2
13 13 (4.08%) Gantt Chart
13 13 (4.08%) Requirements Analysis
14 12 (3.76%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 113 (35.42%) SQL
2 29 (9.09%) C#
3 28 (8.78%) Java
4 20 (6.27%) JavaScript
4 20 (6.27%) PowerShell
5 14 (4.39%) Python
6 13 (4.08%) T-SQL
7 8 (2.51%) VB
8 7 (2.19%) Bash Shell
8 7 (2.19%) PL/SQL
9 5 (1.57%) C++
10 4 (1.25%) C
11 3 (0.94%) Korn
11 3 (0.94%) Perl
11 3 (0.94%) R
11 3 (0.94%) Shell Script
11 3 (0.94%) VBScript
12 1 (0.31%) sed
12 1 (0.31%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
12 1 (0.31%) X++
Qualifications
1 51 (15.99%) Degree
2 40 (12.54%) Security Cleared
3 37 (11.60%) BPSS Clearance
3 37 (11.60%) LPIC
4 22 (6.90%) Cisco Certification
5 20 (6.27%) CCNA
6 14 (4.39%) PMI Certification
6 14 (4.39%) PMP
7 13 (4.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 12 (3.76%) Microsoft Certification
9 9 (2.82%) MCSE
10 8 (2.51%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
11 6 (1.88%) MCP
12 4 (1.25%) CCNP
12 4 (1.25%) CISSP
12 4 (1.25%) CompTIA Security+
12 4 (1.25%) Network+ Certification
12 4 (1.25%) Security+ Certification
13 3 (0.94%) HNC
13 3 (0.94%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (11.60%) Disclosure Scotland
2 6 (1.88%) Data Quality
2 6 (1.88%) QA
2 6 (1.88%) SLA
3 3 (0.94%) HIPAA
3 3 (0.94%) HL7
3 3 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.94%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.63%) CRD IV
4 2 (0.63%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.31%) ISO20022
System Software
1 77 (24.14%) Active Directory
2 66 (20.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 46 (14.42%) Firmware
4 17 (5.33%) Virtual Machines
5 14 (4.39%) Hyper-V
6 12 (3.76%) vSphere
7 11 (3.45%) NFS
8 10 (3.13%) vCloud
8 10 (3.13%) VMware ESX
8 10 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
8 10 (3.13%) XenDesktop
9 8 (2.51%) Forefront TMG
9 8 (2.51%) ISA Server
9 8 (2.51%) UAG
9 8 (2.51%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 3 (0.94%) Ceph
10 3 (0.94%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 1 (0.31%) Docker
11 1 (0.31%) RHEV
11 1 (0.31%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 47 (14.73%) SCCM
2 42 (13.17%) NetBackup
3 39 (12.23%) SCOM
4 38 (11.91%) Backup Exec
5 10 (3.13%) vMotion
6 9 (2.82%) Microsoft Clustering
7 8 (2.51%) WMI
8 6 (1.88%) Puppet
9 5 (1.57%) Nagios
9 5 (1.57%) SCVMM
10 4 (1.25%) Cisco CUCM
10 4 (1.25%) Cisco UCCE
10 4 (1.25%) Rundeck
11 3 (0.94%) Ganglia
11 3 (0.94%) Netcool
11 3 (0.94%) Oracle ZFS
12 2 (0.63%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 2 (0.63%) Microsoft Intune
12 2 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
13 1 (0.31%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 100 (31.35%) Microsoft
2 75 (23.51%) VMware
3 72 (22.57%) Citrix
4 52 (16.30%) IBM
5 47 (14.73%) Red Hat
6 41 (12.85%) Cisco
7 33 (10.34%) HP
8 25 (7.84%) Oracle
9 17 (5.33%) Brocade
10 16 (5.02%) F5
10 16 (5.02%) Intel
11 15 (4.70%) CheckPoint
12 14 (4.39%) Juniper
13 13 (4.08%) Fortinet
14 12 (3.76%) Veritas
15 9 (2.82%) NetApp
16 7 (2.19%) Apple
17 6 (1.88%) ION Trading
18 5 (1.57%) Splunk
19 4 (1.25%) Northgate
East Midlands
EMBS Ltd
Salary: £40,000 - 45,750 per year + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Excellent Company Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Excellent Company Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Alton, Hampshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Doncaster, South Yorkshire
set2recruit
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Russell King Associates
Salary: From £24,000 to £30,000 per annum 25 days leave, Pension, Healthcare,
Posted: 5 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £47000 Per Annum £32,000 - £45,000 + Benefits + Flexitime + P
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £46,000 + Package (60,000 OTE)
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £46,000 + Package (60,000 OTE)
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds
NHS Digital
Salary: £40,028 - £48,034 per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Computer People
Salary: £31000.00 - £47000.00 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
Churchill Frank
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + 10% bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £90000 - £120000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £46755 - £64469 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
London
360 Resourcing
Salary: Highly Competitive Salary
Posted: 14 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000-70,000k base, 10% bonus and strong package
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Vodafone
Posted: 11 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Vodafone
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Washington Frank
Salary: £42000 - £52000 per annum + Depending on expirience
Posted: 10 days ago