The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Hertfordshire region that had Technical Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Specialist
Rank 139 138 154
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Specialist 2 18 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.089% 0.77% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.093% 0.80% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 2 12 4
Median salary £51,000 £42,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -22.72%
UK excluding London median salary £46,768 £45,000 £40,250
% change year-on-year
+3.92% +11.80%
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
2144 2259 2468
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 95.33% 96.58% 98.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1763 1844 1981
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Technical Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Hertfordshire region that featured Technical Specialist in the job title.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, Technical Specialist job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Hertfordshire region featuring Technical Specialist in the job title.

1 9 (81.82%) CSS
1 9 (81.82%) XML
1 9 (81.82%) Windows
1 9 (81.82%) Retail
1 9 (81.82%) Presales
2 8 (72.73%) Web Services
3 7 (63.64%) PHP
3 7 (63.64%) HTML
3 7 (63.64%) Linux
3 7 (63.64%) Android
3 7 (63.64%) Product Management
3 7 (63.64%) Apple iOS
3 7 (63.64%) Banking
3 7 (63.64%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (45.45%) Degree
4 5 (45.45%) Document Management
4 5 (45.45%) Computer Science
4 5 (45.45%) Arabic Language
4 5 (45.45%) Russian Language
4 5 (45.45%) Java
4 5 (45.45%) C
4 5 (45.45%) C++
4 5 (45.45%) .NET
5 2 (18.18%) Python
5 2 (18.18%) DNS
5 2 (18.18%) CISSP
5 2 (18.18%) Firewall
5 2 (18.18%) Information Security
5 2 (18.18%) Network Security
5 2 (18.18%) PCI DSS

Technical Specialist Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) DNS
1 2 (18.18%) Firewall
1 2 (18.18%) Network Security
1 2 (18.18%) Wireshark
General
1 9 (81.82%) Retail
2 7 (63.64%) Banking
3 5 (45.45%) Arabic Language
3 5 (45.45%) Russian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (81.82%) CSS
1 9 (81.82%) XML
2 8 (72.73%) Web Services
3 7 (63.64%) HTML
4 5 (45.45%) .NET
5 2 (18.18%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 7 (63.64%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (45.45%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (81.82%) Windows
2 7 (63.64%) Android
2 7 (63.64%) Apple iOS
2 7 (63.64%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Presales
2 7 (63.64%) Product Management
3 5 (45.45%) Document Management
4 2 (18.18%) Analytics
4 2 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (18.18%) Information Security
4 2 (18.18%) Patch Management
4 2 (18.18%) Security Architecture
4 2 (18.18%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) PHP
2 5 (45.45%) C
2 5 (45.45%) C++
2 5 (45.45%) Java
3 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
3 2 (18.18%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) Degree
2 2 (18.18%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (18.18%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Nessus
1 2 (18.18%) Nmap