The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Technical Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Senior Technical Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Technical Specialist
Rank 617 635 602
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -33
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Technical Specialist 14 5 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.032% 0.011% 0.034%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.034% 0.011% 0.036%
Number of salaries quoted 14 1 12
Average salary £56,500 £62,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.60% +13.63%
UK excluding London average salary £46,377 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-11.66% -4.54%
Senior Technical Specialist
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 London 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
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
41405 43906 41833
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.16% 93.53% 93.51%
Number of salaries quoted 35392 36667 35123
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Senior Technical Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Senior Technical Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in London

Senior Technical Specialist
Salary Trend in London

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

Senior Technical Specialist Salary Trend in London

Senior Technical Specialist
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Technical Specialist within the London region over the 3 months to 2 September 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
City of London +32 8 £56,500 -9.60%
Wimbledon - 1 £55,000 -
Senior Technical Specialist
England

Senior Technical Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the London region that cited Senior 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 Senior Technical Specialist in their job title.

1 29 (72.50%) Banking
1 29 (72.50%) Retail
1 29 (72.50%) Finance
2 18 (45.00%) Service Delivery
2 18 (45.00%) Linux
3 17 (42.50%) Performance Tuning
4 16 (40.00%) IBM
4 16 (40.00%) WebSphere
5 15 (37.50%) Mentoring
6 12 (30.00%) Network Monitoring
6 12 (30.00%) F5
6 12 (30.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 12 (30.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 12 (30.00%) Network Security
6 12 (30.00%) SolarWinds
6 12 (30.00%) SolarWinds Orion
6 12 (30.00%) Infoblox
6 12 (30.00%) Requirements Management
6 12 (30.00%) Load Balancing
6 12 (30.00%) Reuters
6 12 (30.00%) Bloomberg
6 12 (30.00%) OSPF
6 12 (30.00%) Radianz
6 12 (30.00%) BGP
6 12 (30.00%) Project Management
6 12 (30.00%) Financial Institution
6 12 (30.00%) Cisco
6 12 (30.00%) DHCP
6 12 (30.00%) TCP/IP
6 12 (30.00%) DNS

Senior Technical Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the London region that cited Senior 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 Senior Technical Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 16 (40.00%) WebSphere
2 5 (12.50%) CICS
3 1 (2.50%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (2.50%) WebSphere Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 12 (30.00%) DHCP
1 12 (30.00%) OSPF
1 12 (30.00%) BGP
1 12 (30.00%) Network Security
1 12 (30.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 12 (30.00%) TCP/IP
1 12 (30.00%) DNS
2 10 (25.00%) ATM
3 7 (17.50%) SSL
4 1 (2.50%) LAN
4 1 (2.50%) WAN
4 1 (2.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (25.00%) DB2
2 5 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
2 5 (12.50%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (12.50%) ClearCase
1 5 (12.50%) Jenkins
General
1 29 (72.50%) Finance
1 29 (72.50%) Banking
1 29 (72.50%) Retail
2 12 (30.00%) Financial Institution
3 2 (5.00%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (20.00%) Web Services
2 3 (7.50%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (17.50%) Clustering
3 5 (12.50%) IBM Mainframe
3 5 (12.50%) Reference Data
3 5 (12.50%) Mainframe
3 5 (12.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 18 (45.00%) Linux
2 9 (22.50%) AIX
3 5 (12.50%) zOS
4 4 (10.00%) Solaris
4 4 (10.00%) UNIX
5 2 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (45.00%) Service Delivery
2 17 (42.50%) Performance Tuning
3 15 (37.50%) Mentoring
4 12 (30.00%) Network Monitoring
4 12 (30.00%) Project Management
4 12 (30.00%) Load Balancing
4 12 (30.00%) Requirements Management
4 12 (30.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 10 (25.00%) Coaching
5 10 (25.00%) Software Delivery
5 10 (25.00%) SDLC
6 7 (17.50%) High Availability
7 5 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
7 5 (12.50%) Release Management
7 5 (12.50%) ERD
7 5 (12.50%) Data Modelling
7 5 (12.50%) SOA
7 5 (12.50%) Change Management
7 5 (12.50%) Validation
7 5 (12.50%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (25.00%) SQL
2 5 (12.50%) Shell Script
2 5 (12.50%) JCL
2 5 (12.50%) COBOL
2 5 (12.50%) Java
2 5 (12.50%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (30.00%) CCIE
1 12 (30.00%) CCNP
1 12 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (25.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 12 (30.00%) SolarWinds Orion
2 5 (12.50%) CA Endevor
3 2 (5.00%) Oracle ZFS
3 2 (5.00%) Tivoli
3 2 (5.00%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 16 (40.00%) IBM
2 12 (30.00%) Reuters
2 12 (30.00%) Bloomberg
2 12 (30.00%) Radianz
2 12 (30.00%) Cisco
2 12 (30.00%) SolarWinds
2 12 (30.00%) Infoblox
2 12 (30.00%) F5
3 7 (17.50%) Oracle
4 5 (12.50%) Actimize
5 2 (5.00%) Sun
5 2 (5.00%) BMC
5 2 (5.00%) Veritas
5 2 (5.00%) Red Hat