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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Specialist
Rank 485 544 521
Rank change year-on-year
+59 -23
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Specialist 151 116 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.34% 0.24% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.25% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 74 65 48
Average salary £43,625 £50,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.75% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,475 £37,500 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,250 £65,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £40,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+17.28% -4.70%
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
41776 45685 42411
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.57% 93.84% 93.96%
Number of salaries quoted 35245 37709 35803
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £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 27 April 2015.

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 27 April 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 +45 45 £40,000 -23.80% 3
Hammersmith - 5 £37,500 -
Southwark - 3 £44,750 -
Technical Specialist
England

Technical Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 98 (43.36%) Banking
2 93 (41.15%) Retail
3 91 (40.27%) Finance
4 82 (36.28%) Windows
5 72 (31.86%) IBM
6 53 (23.45%) Analytical Skills
7 51 (22.57%) Change Management
8 49 (21.68%) Java
9 47 (20.80%) Linux
9 47 (20.80%) Mentoring
10 44 (19.47%) SQL
11 43 (19.03%) SQL Server
11 43 (19.03%) QA
12 41 (18.14%) Coaching
12 41 (18.14%) Oracle
13 38 (16.81%) WebSphere
14 37 (16.37%) Apple iOS
14 37 (16.37%) Apple
15 36 (15.93%) VPN
16 31 (13.72%) Microsoft
16 31 (13.72%) DB2
17 30 (13.27%) HP
17 30 (13.27%) Telecoms
17 30 (13.27%) Blackberry
18 29 (12.83%) .NET
19 26 (11.50%) Web Services
20 25 (11.06%) Android
21 24 (10.62%) Windows 7
21 24 (10.62%) Software Delivery
21 24 (10.62%) Performance Tuning

Technical Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 38 (16.81%) WebSphere
2 16 (7.08%) WebSphere Application Server
3 12 (5.31%) MS Exchange
4 9 (3.98%) IIS
4 9 (3.98%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
4 9 (3.98%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (3.54%) BizTalk Server
6 7 (3.10%) Apache
7 5 (2.21%) CICS
8 3 (1.33%) SharePoint
8 3 (1.33%) Lync
9 2 (0.88%) Confluence
9 2 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (0.88%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.44%) FileNet
10 1 (0.44%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.44%) Oracle Coherence
10 1 (0.44%) WorkSite
10 1 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 23 (10.18%) MS Office
2 22 (9.73%) MS Excel
3 5 (2.21%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (2.21%) BASE24
1 5 (2.21%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.33%) SaaS
2 1 (0.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 36 (15.93%) VPN
2 23 (10.18%) ATM
3 17 (7.52%) TCP/IP
4 12 (5.31%) Broadband
5 10 (4.42%) SSL
5 10 (4.42%) SAN
5 10 (4.42%) Intranet
5 10 (4.42%) Wi-Fi
6 9 (3.98%) VLAN
6 9 (3.98%) LAN
6 9 (3.98%) VoIP
6 9 (3.98%) WAN
7 8 (3.54%) DNS
8 5 (2.21%) LDAP
8 5 (2.21%) Internet
8 5 (2.21%) UMTS
8 5 (2.21%) GSM
8 5 (2.21%) LTE
8 5 (2.21%) Radio Access Network
9 3 (1.33%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (19.03%) SQL Server
2 31 (13.72%) DB2
3 15 (6.64%) Oracle Database
4 13 (5.75%) SQL Server 2008
5 12 (5.31%) Oracle Database 11g
6 10 (4.42%) Crystal Reports
7 8 (3.54%) SQL Server 2012
8 7 (3.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (3.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (2.65%) NonStop SQL
9 6 (2.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 5 (2.21%) SQL Server 2005
10 5 (2.21%) JasperReports
10 5 (2.21%) DataStage
10 5 (2.21%) Oracle Reports
10 5 (2.21%) MS Access
11 4 (1.77%) SQL Server 2000
11 4 (1.77%) QlikView
12 3 (1.33%) Data Mining
12 3 (1.33%) eXist-db
Development Applications
1 13 (5.75%) ClearCase
2 10 (4.42%) Jenkins
3 5 (2.21%) Git (software)
3 5 (2.21%) Maven
3 5 (2.21%) Eclipse
4 2 (0.88%) JIRA
5 1 (0.44%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.44%) Xcode
5 1 (0.44%) JUnit
5 1 (0.44%) Visual Studio
General
1 98 (43.36%) Banking
2 93 (41.15%) Retail
3 91 (40.27%) Finance
4 30 (13.27%) Telecoms
5 10 (4.42%) Corporate Banking
6 7 (3.10%) Law
7 5 (2.21%) Billing
8 3 (1.33%) Front Office
8 3 (1.33%) Advertising
9 2 (0.88%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.44%) Back Office
10 1 (0.44%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.44%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (12.83%) .NET
2 26 (11.50%) Web Services
3 23 (10.18%) XML
4 17 (7.52%) WebSphere MQ
5 11 (4.87%) J2EE
6 10 (4.42%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 8 (3.54%) HTML
8 6 (2.65%) Spring
9 5 (2.21%) ISPF
9 5 (2.21%) XML Messaging
9 5 (2.21%) Hibernate
10 3 (1.33%) FIX Protocol
10 3 (1.33%) XForms
10 3 (1.33%) XSLT
11 2 (0.88%) ASP.NET
11 2 (0.88%) CGI
11 2 (0.88%) Middleware
12 1 (0.44%) .NET Framework
12 1 (0.44%) JSON
12 1 (0.44%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 53 (23.45%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (13.27%) Blackberry
3 21 (9.29%) Mainframe
4 15 (6.64%) Management Information System
5 14 (6.19%) Tandem
6 10 (4.42%) Cryptography
6 10 (4.42%) IBM Mainframe
6 10 (4.42%) Reference Data
7 9 (3.98%) SWIFT
7 9 (3.98%) Video Conferencing
7 9 (3.98%) Client/Server
8 8 (3.54%) EPoS
9 7 (3.10%) Clustering
10 6 (2.65%) Online Banking
11 5 (2.21%) Wiki
11 5 (2.21%) EMV
11 5 (2.21%) Hedge funds
12 4 (1.77%) HACMP
12 4 (1.77%) Computer Science
13 3 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 82 (36.28%) Windows
2 47 (20.80%) Linux
3 37 (16.37%) Apple iOS
4 25 (11.06%) Android
5 24 (10.62%) Windows 7
6 23 (10.18%) UNIX
7 20 (8.85%) Windows Server 2008
8 15 (6.64%) AIX
9 13 (5.75%) Windows Server 2012
10 11 (4.87%) Windows Server 2003
11 10 (4.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 9 (3.98%) Solaris
13 6 (2.65%) Windows XP
14 5 (2.21%) zOS
15 1 (0.44%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.44%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (22.57%) Change Management
2 47 (20.80%) Mentoring
3 41 (18.14%) Coaching
4 24 (10.62%) Software Delivery
4 24 (10.62%) Performance Tuning
5 19 (8.41%) SOA
6 16 (7.08%) Service Delivery
7 13 (5.75%) UML
8 12 (5.31%) Configuration Management
8 12 (5.31%) Project Management
8 12 (5.31%) Investment Management
9 11 (4.87%) Release Management
10 10 (4.42%) Programme Management
10 10 (4.42%) Content Management
10 10 (4.42%) Software Engineering
11 9 (3.98%) ITIL
11 9 (3.98%) Time Management
12 8 (3.54%) Asset Management
13 7 (3.10%) Workflow
13 7 (3.10%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 49 (21.68%) Java
2 44 (19.47%) SQL
3 24 (10.62%) COBOL
4 21 (9.29%) C#
5 20 (8.85%) PL/SQL
6 16 (7.08%) Perl
6 16 (7.08%) Shell Script
7 15 (6.64%) JCL
8 11 (4.87%) PowerShell
9 7 (3.10%) T-SQL
10 6 (2.65%) C++
11 5 (2.21%) JavaScript
11 5 (2.21%) VB.NET
11 5 (2.21%) PL/1
11 5 (2.21%) Python
12 3 (1.33%) XQuery
12 3 (1.33%) VBScript
13 2 (0.88%) VB
13 2 (0.88%) VB6
14 1 (0.44%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 11 (4.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 11 (4.87%) Degree
2 9 (3.98%) VCP5
3 7 (3.10%) CCNP
3 7 (3.10%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (1.33%) VCP4
5 1 (0.44%) EMC Certification
5 1 (0.44%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (19.03%) QA
2 5 (2.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 5 (2.21%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 19 (8.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (4.87%) Active Directory
3 7 (3.10%) Hyper-V
4 6 (2.65%) Microsoft App-V
4 6 (2.65%) vSphere
5 4 (1.77%) NFS
5 4 (1.77%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 4 (1.77%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 3 (1.33%) VMware Server
6 3 (1.33%) Firmware
7 2 (0.88%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (0.88%) XenApp
8 1 (0.44%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.44%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 10 (4.42%) CA Endevor
2 9 (3.98%) SCCM
2 9 (3.98%) SCOM
3 7 (3.10%) SCVMM
3 7 (3.10%) NetBackup
4 6 (2.65%) SCOrch
5 5 (2.21%) Puppet
5 5 (2.21%) TeamSite
5 5 (2.21%) Tivoli
5 5 (2.21%) BMC PATROL
6 4 (1.77%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (1.33%) SCSM
8 2 (0.88%) AirWatch
8 2 (0.88%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 2 (0.88%) Oracle RMAN
8 2 (0.88%) Data Guard
9 1 (0.44%) Cacti
9 1 (0.44%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 1 (0.44%) Nagios
9 1 (0.44%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 72 (31.86%) IBM
2 41 (18.14%) Oracle
3 37 (16.37%) Apple
4 31 (13.72%) Microsoft
5 30 (13.27%) HP
6 24 (10.62%) VMware
7 16 (7.08%) Veritas
8 13 (5.75%) Actimize
9 10 (4.42%) Cisco
10 9 (3.98%) Sun
10 9 (3.98%) Dell
11 8 (3.54%) Avaya
11 8 (3.54%) NetApp
12 6 (2.65%) Misys
12 6 (2.65%) Red Hat
13 5 (2.21%) VocaLink
13 5 (2.21%) Perforce
13 5 (2.21%) Cognos
13 5 (2.21%) NCR
13 5 (2.21%) BMC
London
Real Staffing
Salary: £40000 - £41000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Acumin
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
South East London
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £36,500 to £NaN.NaN per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
eCom Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £85,000 per annum including substantial benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
South West London
Domestic & General
Salary: Circa £50,000 per annum depending on experience
Posted: 10 days ago
City, Leeds
TechnoRecruit
Salary: Negotiable, DOE. Plus Private Healthcare.
Posted: 14 days ago