The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the Halifax 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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Specialist
Rank 37 35 22
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Specialist 4 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 1.78% 0.99% 3.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.89% 1.00% 3.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 4
Average salary £47,000 - £39,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,377 £46,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+0.27% +15.62%
Technical Specialist
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Halifax 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
Halifax
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
212 201 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 94.22% 99.50% 92.31%
Number of salaries quoted 159 186 96
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Technical Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Technical Specialist in the job title across the Halifax region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Technical Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

Technical Specialist
Salary Trend in Halifax

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Technical Specialist across the Halifax region.

Technical Specialist Salary Trend in Halifax

Technical Specialist
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the Halifax 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 4 (80.00%) WebSphere MQ
1 4 (80.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (60.00%) DataPower
2 3 (60.00%) Banking
2 3 (60.00%) Retail
2 3 (60.00%) Online Banking
2 3 (60.00%) Mentoring
2 3 (60.00%) Internet
2 3 (60.00%) Middleware
2 3 (60.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (60.00%) IBM
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (20.00%) zOS
3 1 (20.00%) Terminal Services
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) AIX
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) VPN
3 1 (20.00%) Firewall
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (20.00%) Data Centre Operations
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement

Technical Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the Halifax 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 4 (80.00%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Internet
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) VPN
General
1 3 (60.00%) Banking
1 3 (60.00%) Retail
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 3 (60.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Online Banking
1 3 (60.00%) DataPower
2 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) AIX
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
1 1 (20.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Service Delivery
1 3 (60.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (20.00%) Data Centre Operations
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) IBM
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) HP