The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds 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 182 141 153
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Specialist 4 17 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.11% 0.64% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.67% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 4 11 8
Average salary £46,250 £43,164 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.15% +39.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,714 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £53,500 £40,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £37,250
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +15.43%
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 Leeds 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
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3690 2539 2737
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 96.88% 96.03% 96.54%
Number of salaries quoted 2826 2000 2269
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £26,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Technical Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Technical Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Technical Specialist
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Technical Specialist Salary Trend in Leeds

Technical Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 4 (57.14%) Firewall
2 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 3 (42.86%) VMware
2 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (28.57%) Imperva
3 2 (28.57%) hybris
3 2 (28.57%) VMware ESX
3 2 (28.57%) Information Security
3 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
3 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (28.57%) ATG
3 2 (28.57%) Banking
3 2 (28.57%) DB2
3 2 (28.57%) XML
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL
3 2 (28.57%) HTML
3 2 (28.57%) Java
3 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) J2EE
3 2 (28.57%) MySQL
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle
3 2 (28.57%) HTTP
3 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
3 2 (28.57%) SSL
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco
3 2 (28.57%) IBM
3 2 (28.57%) Linux

Technical Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 (14.29%) SharePoint
1 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (14.29%) Lync
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) Firewall
2 2 (28.57%) HTTP
2 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
2 2 (28.57%) SSL
3 1 (14.29%) SAN
3 1 (14.29%) Wireless
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (14.29%) NAS
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 2 (28.57%) DB2
2 2 (28.57%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MSI
General
1 2 (28.57%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) HTML
1 2 (28.57%) J2EE
1 2 (28.57%) XML
2 1 (14.29%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
3 1 (14.29%) Clustering
3 1 (14.29%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Linux
2 2 (28.57%) Windows XP
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (28.57%) Information Security
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL
1 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
2 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
2 1 (14.29%) Change Management
2 1 (14.29%) Identity Management
2 1 (14.29%) TOGAF
2 1 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL V3
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) Java
1 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (14.29%) CCSE
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) CCNP
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (28.57%) VMware ESX
3 1 (14.29%) ProxySG
3 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) SCCM
1 1 (14.29%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) VMware
2 2 (28.57%) Imperva
2 2 (28.57%) hybris
2 2 (28.57%) ATG
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco
2 2 (28.57%) IBM
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) HP
3 1 (14.29%) Dell
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix
3 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint
3 1 (14.29%) F5
3 1 (14.29%) Blue Coat