The table below looks at the statistics for the 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 Technical Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Specialist
Rank 566 525 576
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +51
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Specialist 71 81 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.15% 0.18% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.20% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 42 68 52
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,700 £35,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £66,500 £66,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £37,250
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +15.43%
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
42908 41018 46961
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.40% 93.55% 94.55%
Number of salaries quoted 35852 34457 40696
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Technical Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Technical Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in London

Technical Specialist
Salary Trend in London

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

Technical Specialist Salary Trend in London

Technical Specialist
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Technical Specialist across the London region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

Technical Specialist Salary Histogram in London

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 Technical Specialist within the London region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014. 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 +1 12 £57,500 -4.16% 3
Croydon - 2 £30,500 -
Technical Specialist
England

Technical Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the London 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 76 (37.62%) Analytical Skills
2 72 (35.64%) Banking
3 68 (33.66%) Windows
4 57 (28.22%) Finance
5 56 (27.72%) Mentoring
6 53 (26.24%) Coaching
6 53 (26.24%) Change Management
6 53 (26.24%) QA
7 52 (25.74%) SQL
8 50 (24.75%) Linux
9 48 (23.76%) Retail
10 42 (20.79%) ITIL
11 41 (20.30%) IBM
11 41 (20.30%) HP
12 40 (19.80%) UNIX
13 39 (19.31%) DB2
13 39 (19.31%) Mainframe
14 38 (18.81%) COBOL
15 33 (16.34%) JCL
16 29 (14.36%) Microsoft
17 28 (13.86%) SQL Server
18 27 (13.37%) Oracle
19 26 (12.87%) VMware
20 24 (11.88%) WebSphere
20 24 (11.88%) Release Management
21 22 (10.89%) WebSphere Message Broker
22 21 (10.40%) CA Endevor
22 21 (10.40%) Firewall
22 21 (10.40%) TCP/IP
23 19 (9.41%) Java

Technical Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the London 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 24 (11.88%) WebSphere
2 19 (9.41%) WebSphere Application Server
3 15 (7.43%) CICS
4 7 (3.47%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
5 6 (2.97%) Lync
5 6 (2.97%) MS Exchange
5 6 (2.97%) Tomcat
6 4 (1.98%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (1.98%) Apache
6 4 (1.98%) MQSeries
6 4 (1.98%) SharePoint
6 4 (1.98%) IIS
6 4 (1.98%) WorkSite
7 2 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (0.99%) SAS
7 2 (0.99%) Lotus Domino
7 2 (0.99%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.50%) CMS
8 1 (0.50%) WebSphere Process Server
8 1 (0.50%) WebLogic
Applications
1 9 (4.46%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.99%) MS Office
3 1 (0.50%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 17 (8.42%) BASE24
2 3 (1.49%) SunGard AvantGard
3 2 (0.99%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.50%) Summit
4 1 (0.50%) Endur
4 1 (0.50%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.96%) IaaS
2 3 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.99%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (10.40%) Firewall
1 21 (10.40%) TCP/IP
2 15 (7.43%) DNS
3 13 (6.44%) SAN
4 11 (5.45%) ATM
5 10 (4.95%) NAS
6 9 (4.46%) HTTP
7 7 (3.47%) Kerberos
8 4 (1.98%) LAN
9 3 (1.49%) IPsec
9 3 (1.49%) Wireless
9 3 (1.49%) Intranet
9 3 (1.49%) VPN
10 2 (0.99%) NetScaler
10 2 (0.99%) WLAN
10 2 (0.99%) WAN
10 2 (0.99%) DHCP
10 2 (0.99%) SSL
10 2 (0.99%) Extranet
11 1 (0.50%) DWDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (19.31%) DB2
2 28 (13.86%) SQL Server
3 7 (3.47%) NonStop SQL
4 4 (1.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (1.98%) Oracle Database
4 4 (1.98%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (1.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (1.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (1.98%) IDOL
5 3 (1.49%) MySQL
5 3 (1.49%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.50%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.50%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.50%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.50%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.50%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.50%) eXist-db
6 1 (0.50%) QlikView
6 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (3.47%) Subversion
1 7 (3.47%) Jenkins
2 6 (2.97%) Redmine
3 4 (1.98%) Eclipse
4 2 (0.99%) TeamCity
4 2 (0.99%) ClearCase
5 1 (0.50%) MSI
5 1 (0.50%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.50%) Ant
5 1 (0.50%) WiX
5 1 (0.50%) Build Forge
5 1 (0.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 72 (35.64%) Banking
2 57 (28.22%) Finance
3 48 (23.76%) Retail
4 6 (2.97%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.49%) Advertising
5 3 (1.49%) Private Banking
6 2 (0.99%) Publishing
6 2 (0.99%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.99%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.99%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.50%) Front Office
7 1 (0.50%) Back Office
7 1 (0.50%) Law
7 1 (0.50%) Legal
7 1 (0.50%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (10.89%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 12 (5.94%) WebSphere MQ
3 11 (5.45%) Web Services
3 11 (5.45%) XML
4 10 (4.95%) J2EE
5 8 (3.96%) .NET
5 8 (3.96%) ISPF
6 7 (3.47%) HTML
7 6 (2.97%) CSS
8 4 (1.98%) Visualforce
8 4 (1.98%) Middleware
9 3 (1.49%) XSLT
10 1 (0.50%) WinForms
10 1 (0.50%) .NET Remoting
10 1 (0.50%) XForms
10 1 (0.50%) ASP.NET
10 1 (0.50%) Guava
10 1 (0.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 1 (0.50%) WCF
10 1 (0.50%) Guice
Miscellaneous
1 76 (37.62%) Analytical Skills
2 39 (19.31%) Mainframe
3 15 (7.43%) Management Information System
3 15 (7.43%) Tandem
4 14 (6.93%) Replication
5 13 (6.44%) SWIFT
6 10 (4.95%) AS400
7 9 (4.46%) Contract for Difference
7 9 (4.46%) IBM Mainframe
8 8 (3.96%) Computer Science
8 8 (3.96%) Cryptography
8 8 (3.96%) Clustering
9 7 (3.47%) CLARiiON
9 7 (3.47%) EMC Centera
9 7 (3.47%) CESG
9 7 (3.47%) Firmware
9 7 (3.47%) Symmetrix DMX
10 5 (2.48%) Blackberry
11 3 (1.49%) EMV
11 3 (1.49%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 68 (33.66%) Windows
2 50 (24.75%) Linux
3 40 (19.80%) UNIX
4 15 (7.43%) AIX
5 14 (6.93%) Windows 7
6 13 (6.44%) Windows XP
6 13 (6.44%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (4.95%) Solaris
7 10 (4.95%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (4.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (3.96%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.99%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.50%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.50%) zOS
11 1 (0.50%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.50%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.50%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (27.72%) Mentoring
2 53 (26.24%) Coaching
2 53 (26.24%) Change Management
3 42 (20.79%) ITIL
4 24 (11.88%) Release Management
5 17 (8.42%) Configuration Management
6 14 (6.93%) Disaster Recovery
7 10 (4.95%) Analytics
8 9 (4.46%) Incident Management
8 9 (4.46%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (3.96%) OO
9 8 (3.96%) PRINCE2
9 8 (3.96%) Operations Management
9 8 (3.96%) Asset Management
9 8 (3.96%) Data Security
9 8 (3.96%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (3.47%) Information Security
10 7 (3.47%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (2.97%) Wealth Management
11 6 (2.97%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 52 (25.74%) SQL
2 38 (18.81%) COBOL
3 33 (16.34%) JCL
4 19 (9.41%) Java
5 16 (7.92%) Perl
6 14 (6.93%) PowerShell
6 14 (6.93%) Python
6 14 (6.93%) C++
7 13 (6.44%) C#
7 13 (6.44%) PL/1
8 7 (3.47%) Ruby
8 7 (3.47%) Shell Script
9 6 (2.97%) JavaScript
10 5 (2.48%) Assembly Language
11 4 (1.98%) SOQL
11 4 (1.98%) Apex Code
11 4 (1.98%) T-SQL
12 3 (1.49%) REXX
12 3 (1.49%) VB
13 2 (0.99%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 19 (9.41%) Degree
2 11 (5.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (5.45%) MCSE
3 9 (4.46%) Security Cleared
4 7 (3.47%) SC Cleared
5 4 (1.98%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (1.49%) CISM
6 3 (1.49%) CCNP
6 3 (1.49%) CCNA
6 3 (1.49%) CISSP
7 2 (0.99%) HND
7 2 (0.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (0.99%) CISA
8 1 (0.50%) Network+ Certification
8 1 (0.50%) IBM Certification
8 1 (0.50%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.50%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (26.24%) QA
2 9 (4.46%) SLA
3 8 (3.96%) ISO 8583
4 2 (0.99%) COBIT
System Software
1 16 (7.92%) Active Directory
2 15 (7.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (4.46%) vCloud
4 6 (2.97%) NFS
5 4 (1.98%) Hyper-V
6 3 (1.49%) XenApp
7 2 (0.99%) XenServer
7 2 (0.99%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.99%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 2 (0.99%) Nmap
7 2 (0.99%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.50%) ProxySG
8 1 (0.50%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.50%) vSphere
8 1 (0.50%) VMFS
Systems Management
1 21 (10.40%) CA Endevor
2 13 (6.44%) SCOM
3 11 (5.45%) SCCM
4 9 (4.46%) SCOrch
5 8 (3.96%) SCVMM
5 8 (3.96%) Puppet
5 8 (3.96%) SCSM
6 7 (3.47%) OpenView
7 6 (2.97%) SCDPM
7 6 (2.97%) Red Hat Satellite
8 5 (2.48%) NetBackup
9 3 (1.49%) Tivoli
9 3 (1.49%) Netcool
9 3 (1.49%) Netcool/OMNIbus
10 2 (0.99%) HP Quality Center
10 2 (0.99%) WSUS
10 2 (0.99%) WMI
11 1 (0.50%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 41 (20.30%) IBM
1 41 (20.30%) HP
2 29 (14.36%) Microsoft
3 27 (13.37%) Oracle
4 26 (12.87%) VMware
5 18 (8.91%) Cisco
6 11 (5.45%) Red Hat
6 11 (5.45%) NetApp
7 10 (4.95%) Citrix
8 9 (4.46%) Actimize
8 9 (4.46%) Dell
8 9 (4.46%) EMC
9 8 (3.96%) NCR
10 7 (3.47%) Veritas
10 7 (3.47%) JBoss
11 6 (2.97%) McAfee
12 5 (2.48%) Charles River
12 5 (2.48%) Trustwave
12 5 (2.48%) SolarWinds
13 4 (1.98%) Avaya
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