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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Specialist
Rank 544 571 548
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -23
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Specialist 86 50 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.20% 0.11% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.12% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 69 37 70
Average salary £50,500 £53,500 £48,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.60% +10.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,475 £40,300 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £68,500 £62,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
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
41068 41891 44489
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.90% 93.97% 94.41%
Number of salaries quoted 35022 34487 38469
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,500 £75,000 £78,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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
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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 +21 23 £60,000 +17.07% 2
Wimbledon - 4 £46,000 -
Romford - 1 £33,500 -
Technical Specialist
England

Technical Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 56 (34.57%) Windows
2 55 (33.95%) Banking
3 50 (30.86%) Finance
4 45 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
5 44 (27.16%) SQL
6 37 (22.84%) IBM
7 35 (21.60%) SQL Server
7 35 (21.60%) QA
8 34 (20.99%) Mentoring
9 33 (20.37%) Change Management
9 33 (20.37%) Coaching
10 31 (19.14%) Retail
11 30 (18.52%) COBOL
12 29 (17.90%) Java
12 29 (17.90%) Linux
13 28 (17.28%) Oracle
14 27 (16.67%) Microsoft
15 26 (16.05%) Active Directory
16 25 (15.43%) .NET
17 24 (14.81%) DNS
17 24 (14.81%) HP
17 24 (14.81%) VMware
18 21 (12.96%) Perl
18 21 (12.96%) Mainframe
19 20 (12.35%) MS Excel
19 20 (12.35%) JCL
20 18 (11.11%) ITIL
20 18 (11.11%) TCP/IP
20 18 (11.11%) Investment Management
21 17 (10.49%) C#

Technical Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 14 (8.64%) MS Exchange
2 12 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (6.17%) CICS
4 8 (4.94%) WebSphere
5 6 (3.70%) SharePoint
6 4 (2.47%) SAS
6 4 (2.47%) Lync
7 3 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (1.85%) WebSphere Application Server
7 3 (1.85%) JBoss
8 2 (1.23%) Tomcat
8 2 (1.23%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
8 2 (1.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (1.23%) Confluence
9 1 (0.62%) FileNet
9 1 (0.62%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.62%) WebSphere Portal
9 1 (0.62%) Oracle Coherence
9 1 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.62%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 20 (12.35%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.32%) MS Office
3 1 (0.62%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (2.47%) BASE24
2 1 (0.62%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.62%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (1.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (14.81%) DNS
2 18 (11.11%) TCP/IP
3 17 (10.49%) SAN
4 16 (9.88%) ATM
5 10 (6.17%) VPN
6 7 (4.32%) Firewall
6 7 (4.32%) NAS
7 6 (3.70%) DHCP
8 4 (2.47%) HTTP
8 4 (2.47%) LDAP
9 3 (1.85%) Intranet
9 3 (1.85%) Kerberos
10 2 (1.23%) SSL
10 2 (1.23%) BIG-IP
10 2 (1.23%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 2 (1.23%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 1 (0.62%) PABX
11 1 (0.62%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (0.62%) LAN
11 1 (0.62%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (21.60%) SQL Server
2 17 (10.49%) DB2
3 10 (6.17%) Crystal Reports
4 9 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (3.09%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (3.09%) Oracle Reports
5 5 (3.09%) NonStop SQL
6 4 (2.47%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (2.47%) Oracle Database
7 3 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.23%) QlikView
8 2 (1.23%) MySQL
9 1 (0.62%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.62%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.62%) eXist-db
9 1 (0.62%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.62%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.62%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (4.32%) ClearCase
2 4 (2.47%) TeamCity
3 3 (1.85%) Jenkins
3 3 (1.85%) Subversion
4 2 (1.23%) JIRA
4 2 (1.23%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.23%) Redmine
5 1 (0.62%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.62%) WiX
5 1 (0.62%) JUnit
5 1 (0.62%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.62%) MSI
5 1 (0.62%) Xcode
General
1 55 (33.95%) Banking
2 50 (30.86%) Finance
3 31 (19.14%) Retail
4 9 (5.56%) Telecoms
5 6 (3.70%) Front Office
6 5 (3.09%) Law
6 5 (3.09%) Billing
7 4 (2.47%) Investment Banking
8 3 (1.85%) Advertising
8 3 (1.85%) Private Banking
9 2 (1.23%) Retail Banking
9 2 (1.23%) Legal
9 2 (1.23%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.62%) Back Office
10 1 (0.62%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (15.43%) .NET
2 14 (8.64%) XML
3 8 (4.94%) ISPF
4 7 (4.32%) Web Services
4 7 (4.32%) J2EE
5 5 (3.09%) XML Messaging
6 4 (2.47%) XSLT
7 3 (1.85%) WinForms
7 3 (1.85%) FIX Protocol
7 3 (1.85%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 2 (1.23%) HTML5
8 2 (1.23%) .NET Framework
8 2 (1.23%) HTML
8 2 (1.23%) WebSphere MQ
8 2 (1.23%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.62%) CSS
9 1 (0.62%) J2SE
9 1 (0.62%) XForms
9 1 (0.62%) Middleware
9 1 (0.62%) .NET Remoting
Miscellaneous
1 45 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (12.96%) Mainframe
3 12 (7.41%) Tandem
3 12 (7.41%) Blackberry
3 12 (7.41%) SWIFT
4 9 (5.56%) Management Information System
5 8 (4.94%) IBM Mainframe
6 6 (3.70%) Computer Science
6 6 (3.70%) Replication
7 5 (3.09%) Online Banking
7 5 (3.09%) Hedge funds
8 4 (2.47%) Symmetrix DMX
8 4 (2.47%) Cryptography
8 4 (2.47%) CLARiiON
8 4 (2.47%) EMC Centera
8 4 (2.47%) EMV
8 4 (2.47%) HACMP
8 4 (2.47%) Chip Card
9 3 (1.85%) Visualisation
9 3 (1.85%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 56 (34.57%) Windows
2 29 (17.90%) Linux
3 17 (10.49%) UNIX
4 15 (9.26%) Windows 7
5 13 (8.02%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (7.41%) Apple iOS
7 10 (6.17%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (5.56%) Solaris
8 9 (5.56%) Android
9 8 (4.94%) AIX
9 8 (4.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (3.70%) Windows XP
11 5 (3.09%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (1.85%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 2 (1.23%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.62%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (20.99%) Mentoring
2 33 (20.37%) Coaching
2 33 (20.37%) Change Management
3 18 (11.11%) ITIL
3 18 (11.11%) Investment Management
4 13 (8.02%) Release Management
4 13 (8.02%) Asset Management
5 11 (6.79%) Configuration Management
6 9 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
7 8 (4.94%) CRM
8 7 (4.32%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (4.32%) Analytics
9 6 (3.70%) Wealth Management
9 6 (3.70%) Workflow
9 6 (3.70%) Information Security
9 6 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (3.09%) Migration
10 5 (3.09%) SOA
10 5 (3.09%) Performance Analysis
11 4 (2.47%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (27.16%) SQL
2 30 (18.52%) COBOL
3 29 (17.90%) Java
4 21 (12.96%) Perl
5 20 (12.35%) JCL
6 17 (10.49%) C#
7 15 (9.26%) Python
8 10 (6.17%) Assembly Language
8 10 (6.17%) C++
9 9 (5.56%) PL/SQL
9 9 (5.56%) Shell Script
10 8 (4.94%) REXX
10 8 (4.94%) PL/1
11 7 (4.32%) PowerShell
12 6 (3.70%) T-SQL
13 3 (1.85%) VB.NET
13 3 (1.85%) VBA
13 3 (1.85%) Ruby
14 2 (1.23%) MATLAB
14 2 (1.23%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (8.64%) Degree
2 11 (6.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (6.79%) MCSE
3 2 (1.23%) CISSP
3 2 (1.23%) CISA
3 2 (1.23%) CISM
3 2 (1.23%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.23%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.62%) VCP5
4 1 (0.62%) A+ Certification
4 1 (0.62%) Network+ Certification
4 1 (0.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (0.62%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.62%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (21.60%) QA
2 5 (3.09%) SLA
3 4 (2.47%) ISO 8583
4 2 (1.23%) COBIT
System Software
1 26 (16.05%) Active Directory
2 17 (10.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (4.32%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 6 (3.70%) NFS
5 5 (3.09%) Hyper-V
5 5 (3.09%) XenApp
6 4 (2.47%) Firmware
6 4 (2.47%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (2.47%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 4 (2.47%) DFS Replication
6 4 (2.47%) vSphere
7 3 (1.85%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (1.23%) Nmap
8 2 (1.23%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 16 (9.88%) CA Endevor
2 14 (8.64%) SCOM
3 12 (7.41%) SCVMM
3 12 (7.41%) SCOrch
3 12 (7.41%) SCCM
4 11 (6.79%) SCSM
5 8 (4.94%) Puppet
6 7 (4.32%) SCDPM
6 7 (4.32%) NetBackup
7 4 (2.47%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (1.85%) HP Quality Center
8 3 (1.85%) BMC PATROL
8 3 (1.85%) Control-M
9 2 (1.23%) Norton AntiVirus
9 2 (1.23%) OpenView
9 2 (1.23%) WSUS
9 2 (1.23%) Red Hat Satellite
10 1 (0.62%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 1 (0.62%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 37 (22.84%) IBM
2 28 (17.28%) Oracle
3 27 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 24 (14.81%) HP
4 24 (14.81%) VMware
5 17 (10.49%) Citrix
6 13 (8.02%) Apple
7 12 (7.41%) Veritas
8 11 (6.79%) NetApp
9 10 (6.17%) Dell
10 9 (5.56%) AppSense
11 8 (4.94%) Charles River
12 7 (4.32%) Cisco
12 7 (4.32%) Red Hat
12 7 (4.32%) EMC
12 7 (4.32%) Sun
13 5 (3.09%) CommVault
14 4 (2.47%) NCR
14 4 (2.47%) Actimize
14 4 (2.47%) VocaLink
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