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 17 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Technical Specialist
UK / England
Rank 690 611 684
Rank change year-on-year
-79 +73
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Specialist 155 298 237
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.20% 0.32% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.34% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 105 208 178
Median salary £44,750 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.78% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,900 £32,500 £20,475
10% offered a salary of more than £61,640 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +12.50%

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
76009 88690 93012
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.46% 96.51% 96.69%
Number of salaries quoted 63572 75206 77885
Median salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.26% +2.22%
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 £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +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 17 January 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 17 January 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 -1 41 £55,000 -8.33% 2
West Midlands +29 38 £47,000 -32.85% 3
South East +11 28 £39,000 -10.85% 5
Yorkshire -1 14 £32,500 -30.85% 3
East Midlands +21 13 £43,000 -4.44% 1
East of England +12 10 £43,000 -18.86% 1
South West 0 7 £41,500 -6.74% 3
North West -22 4 £50,000 +12.35% 2
Technical Specialist
UK

Technical Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 January 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.

1 111 (34.91%) Data Centre
2 109 (34.28%) SQL
3 97 (30.50%) Microsoft
4 91 (28.62%) Service Delivery
5 90 (28.30%) Linux
6 82 (25.79%) Continuous Improvement
7 80 (25.16%) CMDB
7 80 (25.16%) Line Management
8 77 (24.21%) Presales
8 77 (24.21%) Windows
9 72 (22.64%) Active Directory
9 72 (22.64%) Firewall
10 71 (22.33%) VMware
10 71 (22.33%) Citrix
11 66 (20.75%) IIS
12 65 (20.44%) Finance
13 64 (20.13%) VMware Infrastructure
14 62 (19.50%) MS Excel
15 60 (18.87%) Publishing
16 57 (17.92%) Degree
17 54 (16.98%) IBM
17 54 (16.98%) DNS
18 50 (15.72%) Red Hat
18 50 (15.72%) Firmware
18 50 (15.72%) SCCM
19 46 (14.47%) Security Cleared
20 44 (13.84%) ITIL
20 44 (13.84%) SQL Server
21 43 (13.52%) SSL
21 43 (13.52%) SCOM

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 66 (20.75%) IIS
2 16 (5.03%) MS Exchange
3 10 (3.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (3.14%) SharePoint
4 7 (2.20%) WebSphere
5 6 (1.89%) Skype for Business
6 5 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (1.57%) Tomcat
6 5 (1.57%) WebLogic
7 4 (1.26%) Apache
7 4 (1.26%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (1.26%) nginx
8 3 (0.94%) Apache Spark
8 3 (0.94%) JBoss
8 3 (0.94%) OpenStack
8 3 (0.94%) SAS
9 1 (0.31%) CMS
9 1 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.31%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 62 (19.50%) MS Excel
2 13 (4.09%) MS Office
3 3 (0.94%) SPSS
4 1 (0.31%) EngageOne
4 1 (0.31%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (3.77%) Unit4 Business World
2 7 (2.20%) Sentinel
3 5 (1.57%) ION MarketView
4 4 (1.26%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (1.26%) Northgate Housing
5 2 (0.63%) BASE24
5 2 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.63%) Postilion
6 1 (0.31%) Exstream
6 1 (0.31%) JDE EnterpriseOne
6 1 (0.31%) Line 50
6 1 (0.31%) Line 500
6 1 (0.31%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.31%) Sage 1000
6 1 (0.31%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 13 (4.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (3.77%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (3.77%) Office 365
3 3 (0.94%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (0.94%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.94%) IaaS
3 3 (0.94%) PaaS
3 3 (0.94%) Yammer
4 2 (0.63%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 72 (22.64%) Firewall
2 54 (16.98%) DNS
3 43 (13.52%) SSL
4 25 (7.86%) WAN
5 17 (5.35%) Internet
6 15 (4.72%) DHCP
7 13 (4.09%) Wireless
8 12 (3.77%) SAN
9 11 (3.46%) Wi-Fi
10 9 (2.83%) 3GPP
10 9 (2.83%) FCAPS
10 9 (2.83%) GGSN
10 9 (2.83%) MGW
10 9 (2.83%) VLAN
11 8 (2.52%) IP Telephony
11 8 (2.52%) TCP/IP
11 8 (2.52%) Wireshark
12 7 (2.20%) Fibre Channel
12 7 (2.20%) Skype
12 7 (2.20%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (13.84%) SQL Server
2 12 (3.77%) Relational Database
3 11 (3.46%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (3.46%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (3.14%) SQL Server 2012
5 9 (2.83%) SQL Server 2014
6 8 (2.52%) Electronic Patient Records
7 7 (2.20%) Oracle Reports
8 6 (1.89%) RDBMS
9 5 (1.57%) Oracle Database
9 5 (1.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (1.26%) Big Data
10 4 (1.26%) Crystal Reports
10 4 (1.26%) Data Mining
10 4 (1.26%) MySQL
10 4 (1.26%) Redis
11 3 (0.94%) Hadoop
12 2 (0.63%) DB2
12 2 (0.63%) SQL Server 2005
12 2 (0.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 10 (3.14%) Jenkins
2 8 (2.52%) Oracle Forms
2 8 (2.52%) Visual Studio
3 6 (1.89%) Git (software)
4 3 (0.94%) Hudson
4 3 (0.94%) Maven
4 3 (0.94%) MorphX
4 3 (0.94%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (0.63%) Subversion
5 2 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.31%) Android Studio
6 1 (0.31%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.31%) JMeter
6 1 (0.31%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.31%) Vagrant
General
1 65 (20.44%) Finance
2 60 (18.87%) Publishing
3 36 (11.32%) Retail
4 11 (3.46%) Pharmaceutical
5 10 (3.14%) Advertising
5 10 (3.14%) Banking
6 8 (2.52%) Front Office
7 7 (2.20%) Manufacturing
7 7 (2.20%) Marketing
8 5 (1.57%) Billing
9 2 (0.63%) Back Office
9 2 (0.63%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.63%) Legal
10 1 (0.31%) Financial Institution
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 28 (8.81%) .NET
2 19 (5.97%) Middleware
3 18 (5.66%) Web Services
4 9 (2.83%) ASP.NET
5 8 (2.52%) CSS
5 8 (2.52%) HTML
5 8 (2.52%) XML
6 7 (2.20%) Ajax
6 7 (2.20%) WebSphere MQ
7 5 (1.57%) ADO.NET
7 5 (1.57%) ASP.NET Web API
7 5 (1.57%) CSS3
7 5 (1.57%) HTML5
7 5 (1.57%) JSON
7 5 (1.57%) RESTful
7 5 (1.57%) WCF
8 4 (1.26%) J2EE
8 4 (1.26%) LEMP Stack
8 4 (1.26%) Sensu
9 3 (0.94%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 111 (34.91%) Data Centre
2 80 (25.16%) CMDB
3 28 (8.81%) Computer Science
4 25 (7.86%) Analytical Skills
5 18 (5.66%) Management Information System
6 9 (2.83%) PKI
7 8 (2.52%) Economics
7 8 (2.52%) Life Science
8 6 (1.89%) DataPower
8 6 (1.89%) Fixed Income
8 6 (1.89%) VCE vBlock
9 4 (1.26%) Clustering
9 4 (1.26%) Mathematics
9 4 (1.26%) Public Cloud
9 4 (1.26%) Video Conferencing
10 3 (0.94%) EFT
10 3 (0.94%) Equities
10 3 (0.94%) HP Storage
10 3 (0.94%) Informatics
10 3 (0.94%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 90 (28.30%) Linux
2 77 (24.21%) Windows
3 42 (13.21%) Windows Server
4 31 (9.75%) Unix
5 27 (8.49%) Windows Server 2008
6 26 (8.18%) Windows Server 2012
7 14 (4.40%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (2.52%) Apple iOS
8 8 (2.52%) Windows 10
9 7 (2.20%) Mac OS X
9 7 (2.20%) Solaris
9 7 (2.20%) Windows 7
10 6 (1.89%) VMS
10 6 (1.89%) Windows 2000
10 6 (1.89%) Windows NT
11 5 (1.57%) Windows 8
12 4 (1.26%) Mac OS
12 4 (1.26%) NetWare
13 3 (0.94%) AIX
13 3 (0.94%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (28.62%) Service Delivery
2 82 (25.79%) Continuous Improvement
3 80 (25.16%) Line Management
4 77 (24.21%) Presales
5 44 (13.84%) ITIL
6 29 (9.12%) Software Engineering
7 27 (8.49%) Project Management
7 27 (8.49%) Service Management
8 26 (8.18%) ITIL V3
9 21 (6.60%) SDLC
10 20 (6.29%) Analytics
11 18 (5.66%) Gantt Chart
11 18 (5.66%) PRINCE2
11 18 (5.66%) Requirements Analysis
12 16 (5.03%) Coaching
12 16 (5.03%) DevOps
13 15 (4.72%) Release Management
14 13 (4.09%) Change Management
14 13 (4.09%) Open Source
15 12 (3.77%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 109 (34.28%) SQL
2 29 (9.12%) Java
3 27 (8.49%) C#
4 18 (5.66%) JavaScript
5 17 (5.35%) Python
6 15 (4.72%) PowerShell
7 11 (3.46%) T-SQL
8 7 (2.20%) Bash Shell
8 7 (2.20%) R
9 6 (1.89%) PL/SQL
10 5 (1.57%) VB
11 4 (1.26%) C++
11 4 (1.26%) Shell Script
12 3 (0.94%) C
12 3 (0.94%) Korn
12 3 (0.94%) Perl
12 3 (0.94%) VBScript
13 1 (0.31%) sed
13 1 (0.31%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
13 1 (0.31%) X++
Qualifications
1 57 (17.92%) Degree
2 46 (14.47%) Security Cleared
3 41 (12.89%) BPSS Clearance
3 41 (12.89%) LPIC
4 27 (8.49%) Cisco Certification
5 26 (8.18%) CCNA
6 18 (5.66%) PMI Certification
6 18 (5.66%) PMP
7 8 (2.52%) MCP
7 8 (2.52%) MCSE
7 8 (2.52%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (2.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 5 (1.57%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (1.26%) CISSP
9 4 (1.26%) CompTIA Security+
9 4 (1.26%) Network+ Certification
9 4 (1.26%) Security+ Certification
10 3 (0.94%) CCNP
10 3 (0.94%) HNC
10 3 (0.94%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (12.89%) Disclosure Scotland
2 9 (2.83%) QA
3 6 (1.89%) Data Quality
4 5 (1.57%) HL7
4 5 (1.57%) SLA
5 3 (0.94%) HIPAA
5 3 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.94%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.63%) CRD IV
6 2 (0.63%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.31%) ISO20022
System Software
1 72 (22.64%) Active Directory
2 64 (20.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 50 (15.72%) Firmware
4 12 (3.77%) Virtual Machines
5 7 (2.20%) Hyper-V
5 7 (2.20%) NFS
6 6 (1.89%) vCloud
6 6 (1.89%) VMware ESX
6 6 (1.89%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (1.89%) vSphere
6 6 (1.89%) XenDesktop
7 5 (1.57%) Forefront TMG
7 5 (1.57%) ISA Server
7 5 (1.57%) UAG
7 5 (1.57%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 3 (0.94%) Ceph
9 2 (0.63%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 1 (0.31%) Shibboleth
10 1 (0.31%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.31%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 50 (15.72%) SCCM
2 43 (13.52%) SCOM
3 42 (13.21%) NetBackup
4 41 (12.89%) Backup Exec
5 6 (1.89%) Microsoft Clustering
5 6 (1.89%) vMotion
6 5 (1.57%) Nagios
6 5 (1.57%) Puppet
6 5 (1.57%) WMI
7 4 (1.26%) Cisco CUCM
7 4 (1.26%) Cisco UCCE
7 4 (1.26%) Rundeck
7 4 (1.26%) SCVMM
8 2 (0.63%) EMC NetWorker
8 2 (0.63%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 2 (0.63%) Ganglia
8 2 (0.63%) MAILsweeper
8 2 (0.63%) Netcool
8 2 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (0.63%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 97 (30.50%) Microsoft
2 71 (22.33%) Citrix
2 71 (22.33%) VMware
3 54 (16.98%) IBM
4 50 (15.72%) Red Hat
5 37 (11.64%) Cisco
6 34 (10.69%) HP
7 25 (7.86%) Oracle
8 21 (6.60%) F5
9 19 (5.97%) Brocade
9 19 (5.97%) CheckPoint
10 18 (5.66%) Fortinet
10 18 (5.66%) Juniper
11 15 (4.72%) Intel
12 7 (2.20%) NetApp
12 7 (2.20%) Veritas
13 6 (1.89%) Apple
14 5 (1.57%) ION Trading
15 4 (1.26%) Mitel
15 4 (1.26%) Sophos
Exeter
NHS Digital
Salary: £40,028 - £48.034
Posted: 4 hours ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
Rowlands Pharmacy
Salary: Competitive+£5000 Annual Bonus
Posted: 2 hours ago
HQ in Leeds or Hub Offices in Exeter, London,...
NHS Digital
Salary: £40,028 - £48,034
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Nottinghamshire
Nexere Consulting Limited
Salary: Good Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Telford, Shropshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £28500 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Networkers
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
Washington Frank
Posted: 7 days ago
Cranleigh, Surrey
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
Norwich
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £18000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £24,343 to £50,498 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £90000 - £120000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
The National Trust
Salary: £24,587 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
The Coventry Building Society
Salary: £31k - 47k per year + Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago