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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Specialist
Rank 137 137 131
Rank change year-on-year
0 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Specialist 8 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.37% 0.30% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.31% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 2
Average salary £53,000 £40,750 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.06% +33.60%
UK excluding London average salary £47,000 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+4.44% +7.14%
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
2098 1933 1913
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 97.49% 96.65% 97.30%
Number of salaries quoted 1795 1549 1450
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
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 5 February 2016. 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
Hemel Hempstead +1 6 £53,000 -
Technical Specialist
East of England

Technical Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 16 (72.73%) Windows
1 16 (72.73%) Retail
2 15 (68.18%) Web Services
3 14 (63.64%) XML
3 14 (63.64%) Linux
3 14 (63.64%) PHP
3 14 (63.64%) CSS
3 14 (63.64%) Banking
3 14 (63.64%) Android
3 14 (63.64%) Apple iOS
3 14 (63.64%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (63.64%) Presales
4 13 (59.09%) .NET
4 13 (59.09%) HTML
5 12 (54.55%) Java
5 12 (54.55%) C
5 12 (54.55%) C++
5 12 (54.55%) Product Management
5 12 (54.55%) Computer Science
5 12 (54.55%) Arabic Language
5 12 (54.55%) Russian Language
5 12 (54.55%) Document Management
5 12 (54.55%) Degree
6 5 (22.73%) Cisco
6 5 (22.73%) CCNP
6 5 (22.73%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (22.73%) Telecoms
7 4 (18.18%) SLA
7 4 (18.18%) ITIL
7 4 (18.18%) Change Management

Technical Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 1 (4.55%) LiveLink
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) Unified Communications
1 3 (13.64%) VoIP
2 2 (9.09%) DNS
2 2 (9.09%) Firewall
2 2 (9.09%) Network Security
2 2 (9.09%) Wireshark
3 1 (4.55%) LDAP
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (72.73%) Retail
2 14 (63.64%) Banking
3 12 (54.55%) Arabic Language
3 12 (54.55%) Russian Language
4 5 (22.73%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (68.18%) Web Services
2 14 (63.64%) CSS
2 14 (63.64%) XML
3 13 (59.09%) .NET
3 13 (59.09%) HTML
4 2 (9.09%) Regular Expression
5 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (63.64%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (54.55%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.55%) Algorithms
3 1 (4.55%) Augmented Reality
3 1 (4.55%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.55%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 16 (72.73%) Windows
2 14 (63.64%) Android
2 14 (63.64%) Apple iOS
2 14 (63.64%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (63.64%) Presales
2 12 (54.55%) Document Management
2 12 (54.55%) Product Management
3 4 (18.18%) Change Management
3 4 (18.18%) ITIL
3 4 (18.18%) Time Management
4 3 (13.64%) Network Management
5 2 (9.09%) Analytics
5 2 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (9.09%) Information Security
5 2 (9.09%) Patch Management
5 2 (9.09%) Security Architecture
5 2 (9.09%) SIEM
6 1 (4.55%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (4.55%) Incident Management
6 1 (4.55%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (4.55%) Problem Management
6 1 (4.55%) Project Management
6 1 (4.55%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 14 (63.64%) PHP
2 12 (54.55%) C
2 12 (54.55%) C++
2 12 (54.55%) Java
3 2 (9.09%) PowerShell
3 2 (9.09%) Python
4 1 (4.55%) Perl
4 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (54.55%) Degree
2 5 (22.73%) CCNP
2 5 (22.73%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (9.09%) CISSP
4 1 (4.55%) MCSE
4 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (18.18%) SLA
2 2 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (9.09%) PCI DSS
2 2 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) Netcool
2 2 (9.09%) Nessus
2 2 (9.09%) Nmap
3 1 (4.55%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (4.55%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) Cisco
2 3 (13.64%) Remedy
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.55%) OpenText
3 1 (4.55%) VMware