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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Specialist
Rank 545 529 568
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +39
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Specialist 76 87 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.16% 0.19% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.21% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 38 70 56
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £34,750 £37,250
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £63,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,250 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.04% +16.89%
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
44320 42035 48015
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.40% 93.54% 94.55%
Number of salaries quoted 37021 35268 41723
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 -9 12 £52,500 - 3
Croydon - 1 £30,500 - 1
Technical Specialist
England

Technical Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 71 (36.04%) Windows
2 69 (35.03%) Banking
3 60 (30.46%) SQL
4 58 (29.44%) Finance
5 56 (28.43%) Linux
6 45 (22.84%) UNIX
6 45 (22.84%) Change Management
7 44 (22.34%) QA
8 42 (21.32%) HP
9 40 (20.30%) ITIL
10 39 (19.80%) Retail
11 37 (18.78%) Microsoft
12 34 (17.26%) DB2
13 33 (16.75%) Oracle
13 33 (16.75%) IBM
14 32 (16.24%) SQL Server
15 29 (14.72%) WebSphere
16 28 (14.21%) Mainframe
16 28 (14.21%) VMware
17 27 (13.71%) WebSphere Message Broker
18 24 (12.18%) COBOL
19 23 (11.68%) WebSphere Application Server
19 23 (11.68%) JCL
20 18 (9.14%) Cisco
20 18 (9.14%) TCP/IP
20 18 (9.14%) Solaris
20 18 (9.14%) Firewall
20 18 (9.14%) Release Management
21 17 (8.63%) Degree
21 17 (8.63%) Configuration Management

Technical Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 29 (14.72%) WebSphere
2 23 (11.68%) WebSphere Application Server
3 11 (5.58%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
4 9 (4.57%) IIS
4 9 (4.57%) Apache
4 9 (4.57%) Tomcat
4 9 (4.57%) CICS
5 6 (3.05%) MS Exchange
6 4 (2.03%) Lync
6 4 (2.03%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (2.03%) MQSeries
6 4 (2.03%) CMS
6 4 (2.03%) WorkSite
7 3 (1.52%) SharePoint
8 2 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (1.02%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (1.02%) WebLogic
8 2 (1.02%) Lotus Domino
9 1 (0.51%) AquaLogic
9 1 (0.51%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 11 (5.58%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.03%) MS Office
3 1 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 14 (7.11%) BASE24
2 6 (3.05%) SunGard AvantGard
3 2 (1.02%) WebTrends
3 2 (1.02%) Front Arena
4 1 (0.51%) Staffware
4 1 (0.51%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.06%) IaaS
2 1 (0.51%) Office 365
2 1 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 18 (9.14%) TCP/IP
1 18 (9.14%) Firewall
2 13 (6.60%) SAN
3 12 (6.09%) DNS
4 9 (4.57%) HTTP
4 9 (4.57%) NAS
5 7 (3.55%) Kerberos
6 4 (2.03%) ATM
6 4 (2.03%) LAN
7 3 (1.52%) IPsec
7 3 (1.52%) Wireless
7 3 (1.52%) VPN
7 3 (1.52%) Intranet
8 2 (1.02%) NetScaler
8 2 (1.02%) Internet
8 2 (1.02%) Extranet
8 2 (1.02%) SSL
8 2 (1.02%) WLAN
8 2 (1.02%) WAN
8 2 (1.02%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (17.26%) DB2
2 32 (16.24%) SQL Server
3 13 (6.60%) Oracle Database
4 11 (5.58%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (4.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 8 (4.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (4.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (2.54%) MySQL
7 4 (2.03%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (2.03%) IDOL
7 4 (2.03%) NonStop SQL
8 2 (1.02%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 2 (1.02%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.02%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.02%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (1.02%) Oracle OWB
9 1 (0.51%) QlikView
9 1 (0.51%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.51%) PowerCenter
9 1 (0.51%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 7 (3.55%) Subversion
1 7 (3.55%) Jenkins
2 6 (3.05%) Redmine
3 4 (2.03%) Eclipse
4 2 (1.02%) TeamCity
4 2 (1.02%) ClearCase
5 1 (0.51%) MSI
5 1 (0.51%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.51%) Ant
5 1 (0.51%) WiX
5 1 (0.51%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.51%) Build Forge
General
1 69 (35.03%) Banking
2 58 (29.44%) Finance
3 39 (19.80%) Retail
4 5 (2.54%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.52%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.02%) Advertising
6 2 (1.02%) Publishing
6 2 (1.02%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.02%) Private Banking
7 1 (0.51%) Billing
7 1 (0.51%) Back Office
7 1 (0.51%) Law
7 1 (0.51%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (13.71%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 16 (8.12%) WebSphere MQ
3 12 (6.09%) XML
4 11 (5.58%) Web Services
5 9 (4.57%) HTML
6 7 (3.55%) CSS
7 6 (3.05%) .NET
8 5 (2.54%) ISPF
8 5 (2.54%) J2EE
8 5 (2.54%) Middleware
9 4 (2.03%) Visualforce
10 3 (1.52%) XSLT
11 1 (0.51%) .NET Remoting
11 1 (0.51%) WCF
11 1 (0.51%) WinForms
11 1 (0.51%) SOAP
11 1 (0.51%) ASP.NET
11 1 (0.51%) XForms
11 1 (0.51%) REST
11 1 (0.51%) Guava
Miscellaneous
1 28 (14.21%) Mainframe
2 13 (6.60%) Replication
2 13 (6.60%) Management Information System
3 10 (5.08%) AS400
3 10 (5.08%) Tandem
4 9 (4.57%) Contract for Difference
4 9 (4.57%) SWIFT
5 8 (4.06%) Clustering
6 7 (3.55%) Computer Science
6 7 (3.55%) CESG
7 6 (3.05%) Symmetrix DMX
7 6 (3.05%) Firmware
7 6 (3.05%) CLARiiON
7 6 (3.05%) EMC Centera
8 5 (2.54%) Cryptography
8 5 (2.54%) Blackberry
8 5 (2.54%) IBM Mainframe
9 4 (2.03%) Mathematics
9 4 (2.03%) Physics
10 3 (1.52%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 71 (36.04%) Windows
2 56 (28.43%) Linux
3 45 (22.84%) UNIX
4 18 (9.14%) Solaris
5 16 (8.12%) AIX
6 12 (6.09%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (5.08%) Windows 7
7 10 (5.08%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (5.08%) Windows XP
8 9 (4.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (2.54%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (1.02%) Windows 8
10 2 (1.02%) zOS
11 1 (0.51%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.51%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.51%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.51%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (22.84%) Change Management
2 40 (20.30%) ITIL
3 18 (9.14%) Release Management
4 17 (8.63%) Configuration Management
5 15 (7.61%) Disaster Recovery
6 14 (7.11%) Incident Management
7 10 (5.08%) Performance Monitoring
7 10 (5.08%) OO
7 10 (5.08%) PRINCE2
8 9 (4.57%) Asset Management
8 9 (4.57%) Problem Management
8 9 (4.57%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (4.06%) Data Modelling
9 8 (4.06%) Data Security
9 8 (4.06%) Operations Management
10 7 (3.55%) Project Management
10 7 (3.55%) Workflow
11 6 (3.05%) Portfolio Management
11 6 (3.05%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (3.05%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 60 (30.46%) SQL
2 24 (12.18%) COBOL
3 23 (11.68%) JCL
4 16 (8.12%) Java
4 16 (8.12%) Perl
5 15 (7.61%) Python
6 11 (5.58%) PowerShell
7 10 (5.08%) C#
8 9 (4.57%) C++
8 9 (4.57%) PL/1
9 8 (4.06%) T-SQL
10 7 (3.55%) Ruby
10 7 (3.55%) Shell Script
11 6 (3.05%) JavaScript
12 5 (2.54%) VB
13 4 (2.03%) Apex Code
14 2 (1.02%) C
14 2 (1.02%) VBA
14 2 (1.02%) PL/SQL
15 1 (0.51%) Jython
Qualifications
1 17 (8.63%) Degree
2 9 (4.57%) Security Cleared
3 7 (3.55%) MCSE
3 7 (3.55%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (3.55%) SC Cleared
4 5 (2.54%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (2.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (1.52%) CCNP
6 3 (1.52%) CCNA
6 3 (1.52%) VCP5
7 2 (1.02%) CISSP
7 2 (1.02%) HND
7 2 (1.02%) CISM
7 2 (1.02%) MCITP
8 1 (0.51%) CISA
8 1 (0.51%) Network+ Certification
8 1 (0.51%) IBM Certification
8 1 (0.51%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.51%) HP AIS
8 1 (0.51%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (22.34%) QA
2 9 (4.57%) SLA
3 5 (2.54%) ISO 8583
4 2 (1.02%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.51%) COBIT
System Software
1 16 (8.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (6.09%) Active Directory
3 9 (4.57%) vCloud
4 6 (3.05%) NFS
5 5 (2.54%) Hyper-V
6 4 (2.03%) XenApp
6 4 (2.03%) XenServer
6 4 (2.03%) XenDesktop
7 2 (1.02%) vSphere
7 2 (1.02%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 2 (1.02%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.51%) Nmap
8 1 (0.51%) ProxySG
8 1 (0.51%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.51%) VMFS
Systems Management
1 14 (7.11%) CA Endevor
2 10 (5.08%) SCOM
3 8 (4.06%) Puppet
3 8 (4.06%) SCCM
4 7 (3.55%) OpenView
5 6 (3.05%) SCOrch
5 6 (3.05%) Red Hat Satellite
6 5 (2.54%) NetBackup
6 5 (2.54%) Tivoli
6 5 (2.54%) Netcool
6 5 (2.54%) Netcool/OMNIbus
6 5 (2.54%) SCSM
6 5 (2.54%) SCVMM
7 3 (1.52%) SCDPM
8 2 (1.02%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (1.02%) Data Guard
8 2 (1.02%) WMI
9 1 (0.51%) WSUS
9 1 (0.51%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 42 (21.32%) HP
2 37 (18.78%) Microsoft
3 33 (16.75%) Oracle
3 33 (16.75%) IBM
4 28 (14.21%) VMware
5 18 (9.14%) Cisco
6 11 (5.58%) Red Hat
7 10 (5.08%) NetApp
7 10 (5.08%) Dell
8 9 (4.57%) Actimize
8 9 (4.57%) EMC
9 8 (4.06%) Citrix
9 8 (4.06%) SunGard
10 7 (3.55%) JBoss
10 7 (3.55%) Veritas
11 6 (3.05%) McAfee
12 5 (2.54%) BMC
12 5 (2.54%) NCR
12 5 (2.54%) Trustwave
12 5 (2.54%) SolarWinds
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