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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Specialist
Rank - 30 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Specialist 0 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax - 0.70% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.77% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Average salary - £45,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £37,250
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +15.43%
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
158 130 191
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 98.75% 91.55% 98.96%
Number of salaries quoted 150 109 157
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -6.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £19,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 10 (100.00%) Windows
1 10 (100.00%) Banking
2 7 (70.00%) AIX
2 7 (70.00%) Solaris
2 7 (70.00%) Linux
2 7 (70.00%) Perl
2 7 (70.00%) UNIX
3 6 (60.00%) Incident Management
3 6 (60.00%) HP
3 6 (60.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 4 (40.00%) Service Delivery
4 4 (40.00%) SCCM
4 4 (40.00%) PowerShell
4 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (40.00%) Windows 7
4 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (40.00%) ITIL
4 4 (40.00%) Red Hat
4 4 (40.00%) .NET
5 3 (30.00%) MySQL
5 3 (30.00%) VB
5 3 (30.00%) IBM
5 3 (30.00%) Tivoli
5 3 (30.00%) Netcool
5 3 (30.00%) Netcool/OMNIbus
5 3 (30.00%) Shell Script
5 3 (30.00%) Configuration Management
5 3 (30.00%) HTML
5 3 (30.00%) BMC

Technical Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) MySQL
General
1 10 (100.00%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) .NET
2 3 (30.00%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (70.00%) AIX
2 7 (70.00%) Solaris
2 7 (70.00%) Linux
2 7 (70.00%) UNIX
3 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Incident Management
1 6 (60.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 4 (40.00%) ITIL
2 4 (40.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (30.00%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) Perl
2 4 (40.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (30.00%) VB
3 3 (30.00%) Shell Script
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) SCCM
2 3 (30.00%) Tivoli
2 3 (30.00%) Netcool
2 3 (30.00%) Netcool/OMNIbus
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) HP
2 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (40.00%) Red Hat
3 3 (30.00%) IBM
3 3 (30.00%) BMC