The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire 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 137 132 154
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +22
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Specialist 5 1 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.22% 0.050% 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.052% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 14
Average salary £37,500 - £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 - £27,950
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 - £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £37,250
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +15.43%
Technical Specialist
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire 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
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2221 1915 2808
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 96.86% 95.27% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1833 1580 2211
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Technical Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Technical Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Technical Specialist
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Technical Specialist Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

Technical Specialist
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

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

Technical Specialist Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

Technical Specialist
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Specialist within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Rickmansworth - 1 £55,000 -
Technical Specialist
East of England

Technical Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (41.67%) Linux
2 5 (41.67%) SMTP
2 5 (41.67%) HTTP
3 4 (33.33%) Citrix
3 4 (33.33%) Shell Script
4 3 (25.00%) SQLPlus
4 3 (25.00%) OCX
4 3 (25.00%) Electronics
4 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 3 (25.00%) PL/SQL
4 3 (25.00%) SQL
4 3 (25.00%) Oracle
4 3 (25.00%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (25.00%) COM
4 3 (25.00%) XML
4 3 (25.00%) Windows
4 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (25.00%) Data Guard
4 3 (25.00%) XenApp
5 2 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (16.67%) vSphere
5 2 (16.67%) PKI
5 2 (16.67%) FMCG
5 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (16.67%) VMware
5 2 (16.67%) Unified Communications
5 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
5 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (16.67%) Apache

Technical Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 (16.67%) Apache
1 2 (16.67%) Tomcat
2 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (8.33%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (8.33%) Lync
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (8.33%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) SMTP
1 5 (41.67%) HTTP
2 2 (16.67%) DNS
2 2 (16.67%) Unified Communications
3 1 (8.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) Crystal Reports
1 3 (25.00%) SQLPlus
General
1 3 (25.00%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) COM
1 3 (25.00%) XML
1 3 (25.00%) OCX
2 1 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
1 2 (16.67%) PKI
1 2 (16.67%) FMCG
1 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Linux
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (8.33%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) Document Management
2 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) Shell Script
2 3 (25.00%) PL/SQL
2 3 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) XenApp
2 2 (16.67%) vSphere
2 2 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (8.33%) XenDesktop
3 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (8.33%) Squid
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (33.33%) Citrix
3 3 (25.00%) Oracle
4 2 (16.67%) Cisco
4 2 (16.67%) VMware
4 2 (16.67%) AppSense
4 2 (16.67%) NetApp
5 1 (8.33%) Red Hat
5 1 (8.33%) CheckPoint
5 1 (8.33%) Clearswift