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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Specialist
Rank 136 140 147
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Specialist 16 4 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.70% 0.16% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.74% 0.17% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 11 4 5
Average salary £40,000 £55,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.27% +89.65%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £40,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+17.28% -4.70%
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
2162 2389 2480
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 95.12% 96.41% 95.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1760 1912 2074
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 £26,500 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
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 27 April 2015.

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 27 April 2015. 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 -7 5 £33,000 -40.00%
Watford - 4 - -
Hemel Hempstead - 4 £52,500 - 2
Technical Specialist
East of England

Technical Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 12 (52.17%) Computer Science
2 10 (43.48%) SQL
3 9 (39.13%) Java
3 9 (39.13%) Windows
3 9 (39.13%) Linux
3 9 (39.13%) Test Planning
4 8 (34.78%) PHP
4 8 (34.78%) C
4 8 (34.78%) C++
4 8 (34.78%) .NET
4 8 (34.78%) Retail
5 7 (30.43%) Document Management
5 7 (30.43%) Banking
5 7 (30.43%) Degree
5 7 (30.43%) Arabic Language
5 7 (30.43%) Russian Language
5 7 (30.43%) Finance
5 7 (30.43%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (30.43%) Product Management
6 6 (26.09%) MS Excel
6 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
7 5 (21.74%) Apache
7 5 (21.74%) MS Visio
7 5 (21.74%) HTML
7 5 (21.74%) Perl
7 5 (21.74%) MS Office
7 5 (21.74%) XML
7 5 (21.74%) QA
7 5 (21.74%) MS PowerPoint
7 5 (21.74%) Continuous Improvement

Technical Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 5 (21.74%) Apache
2 4 (17.39%) Tomcat
2 4 (17.39%) WebSphere
2 4 (17.39%) Drupal
2 4 (17.39%) WebSphere Application Server
2 4 (17.39%) JBoss
3 1 (4.35%) Lync
Applications
1 6 (26.09%) MS Excel
2 5 (21.74%) MS Visio
2 5 (21.74%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (21.74%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) HTTP
1 4 (17.39%) HTTPS
1 4 (17.39%) Internet
2 1 (4.35%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (17.39%) LoadRunner
1 4 (17.39%) JMeter
General
1 8 (34.78%) Retail
2 7 (30.43%) Arabic Language
2 7 (30.43%) Russian Language
2 7 (30.43%) Finance
2 7 (30.43%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (34.78%) .NET
2 5 (21.74%) HTML
2 5 (21.74%) XML
3 4 (17.39%) J2EE
3 4 (17.39%) CSS
3 4 (17.39%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (52.17%) Computer Science
2 7 (30.43%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (13.04%) FMCG
4 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 9 (39.13%) Windows
1 9 (39.13%) Linux
2 4 (17.39%) AIX
2 4 (17.39%) Android
2 4 (17.39%) Apple iOS
3 1 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (4.35%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) Test Planning
2 7 (30.43%) Document Management
2 7 (30.43%) Product Management
3 5 (21.74%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (17.39%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (17.39%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (17.39%) Automated Testing
4 4 (17.39%) Performance Testing
4 4 (17.39%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (8.70%) E-Commerce
6 1 (4.35%) ITIL
6 1 (4.35%) Web Application Development
6 1 (4.35%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 10 (43.48%) SQL
2 9 (39.13%) Java
3 8 (34.78%) C
3 8 (34.78%) C++
3 8 (34.78%) PHP
4 5 (21.74%) Perl
5 4 (17.39%) AWK
6 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (30.43%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (21.74%) QA
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (13.04%) XenApp
1 3 (13.04%) vSphere
1 3 (13.04%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
2 4 (17.39%) Sun
2 4 (17.39%) Oracle
2 4 (17.39%) IBM
3 3 (13.04%) Cisco
3 3 (13.04%) Citrix
3 3 (13.04%) NetApp
3 3 (13.04%) VMware
3 3 (13.04%) AppSense
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Salary: Excellent + Substantial Large Company Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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