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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Specialist
Rank 31 25 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Specialist 3 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 1.55% 3.83% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.55% 4.14% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 0
Average salary £40,375 £42,850 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.77% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
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
193 169 225
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 99.48% 92.35% 98.25%
Number of salaries quoted 165 129 196
Average salary £37,500 £33,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% -5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £54,000
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
Salary Histogram in Halifax

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Technical Specialist across the Halifax region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Technical Specialist Salary Histogram in Halifax

Technical Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 2 (66.67%) UML
1 2 (66.67%) Change Management
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
1 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) C++
1 2 (66.67%) COBOL
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) PL/1
1 2 (66.67%) JCL
1 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
1 2 (66.67%) ATM
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
1 2 (66.67%) ISO 8583
1 2 (66.67%) QA
1 2 (66.67%) J2EE
1 2 (66.67%) XML
1 2 (66.67%) SAS
1 2 (66.67%) EMV
1 2 (66.67%) Mainframe
1 2 (66.67%) Tandem
1 2 (66.67%) Cryptography
1 2 (66.67%) BASE24
1 2 (66.67%) HP
1 2 (66.67%) NCR
1 2 (66.67%) VocaLink
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server

Technical Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) SAS
Business Applications
1 2 (66.67%) BASE24
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) ATM
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) VPN
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) DB2
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) J2EE
1 2 (66.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) EMV
1 2 (66.67%) Mainframe
1 2 (66.67%) Tandem
1 2 (66.67%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
1 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) UML
1 2 (66.67%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) C++
1 2 (66.67%) COBOL
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) PL/1
1 2 (66.67%) JCL
1 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) ISO 8583
1 2 (66.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
1 2 (66.67%) IBM
1 2 (66.67%) HP
1 2 (66.67%) NCR
1 2 (66.67%) VocaLink
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft