The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the Liverpool 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 2 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Specialist
Rank 49 64 59
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Specialist 6 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 1.53% 0.44% 1.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.57% 0.45% 1.11%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 5
Average salary £50,000 £42,750 £32,528
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.95% +31.42%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+8.43% +10.66%
Technical Specialist
Merseyside

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Liverpool 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
Liverpool
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
382 442 450
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 97.45% 96.93% 97.40%
Number of salaries quoted 310 385 406
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Technical Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

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

Technical Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

Technical Specialist
Salary Trend in Liverpool

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

Technical Specialist Salary Trend in Liverpool

Technical Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT jobs across the Liverpool 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 24 (96.00%) SAN
2 23 (92.00%) ITIL
3 19 (76.00%) Degree
4 18 (72.00%) EMC
4 18 (72.00%) NetApp
5 16 (64.00%) SLA
5 16 (64.00%) NAS
6 13 (52.00%) Computer Science
7 11 (44.00%) Symmetrix DMX
7 11 (44.00%) Cisco
7 11 (44.00%) Firmware
7 11 (44.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 11 (44.00%) Replication
7 11 (44.00%) CLARiiON
7 11 (44.00%) EMC Centera
8 10 (40.00%) Asset Management
9 8 (32.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 8 (32.00%) Capacity Planning
9 8 (32.00%) Performance Tuning
9 8 (32.00%) VMware
9 8 (32.00%) HP
10 7 (28.00%) VMware ESX
10 7 (28.00%) Client/Server
10 7 (28.00%) vCloud
10 7 (28.00%) VMFS
10 7 (28.00%) VMware ESXi
10 7 (28.00%) PowerShell
10 7 (28.00%) Cloud Computing
10 7 (28.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 6 (24.00%) e-Health

Technical Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT jobs across the Liverpool 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 (4.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (28.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 24 (96.00%) SAN
2 16 (64.00%) NAS
3 6 (24.00%) DMZ
4 2 (8.00%) Firewall
5 1 (4.00%) IPsec
5 1 (4.00%) Internet
5 1 (4.00%) DHCP
5 1 (4.00%) Kerberos
5 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (4.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
Miscellaneous
1 13 (52.00%) Computer Science
2 11 (44.00%) Symmetrix DMX
2 11 (44.00%) Replication
2 11 (44.00%) CLARiiON
2 11 (44.00%) EMC Centera
3 7 (28.00%) Client/Server
4 6 (24.00%) e-Health
5 1 (4.00%) PKI
5 1 (4.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (92.00%) ITIL
2 11 (44.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 10 (40.00%) Asset Management
4 8 (32.00%) Capacity Planning
4 8 (32.00%) Performance Tuning
5 6 (24.00%) Change Management
5 6 (24.00%) Capacity Management
6 5 (20.00%) Problem Management
6 5 (20.00%) Service Management
7 2 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 7 (28.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 19 (76.00%) Degree
2 7 (28.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 5 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (4.00%) MCITP
4 1 (4.00%) MCSE
4 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (64.00%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (44.00%) Firmware
2 8 (32.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (28.00%) VMFS
3 7 (28.00%) VMware ESXi
3 7 (28.00%) vCloud
3 7 (28.00%) VMware ESX
4 6 (24.00%) VMware Server
5 1 (4.00%) NFS
5 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
5 1 (4.00%) Hyper-V
5 1 (4.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 18 (72.00%) EMC
1 18 (72.00%) NetApp
2 11 (44.00%) Cisco
3 8 (32.00%) VMware
3 8 (32.00%) HP
4 6 (24.00%) CA
5 5 (20.00%) IBM
6 1 (4.00%) Microsoft