The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the London region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Specialist
Rank 544 508 555
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +47
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Specialist 102 94 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.21% 0.21% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.23% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 57 73 57
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,250 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+15.62% +6.66%
Job Titles Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
45135 41404 48816
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.36% 93.46% 94.52%
Number of salaries quoted 37931 34643 42521
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
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 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Technical Specialist
England

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 0 26 £53,500 +1.90% 4
Wimbledon - 1 £52,500 -
Technical Specialist
England

Technical Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 80 (37.04%) Windows
2 68 (31.48%) Finance
3 67 (31.02%) Banking
4 63 (29.17%) SQL
5 56 (25.93%) Linux
6 50 (23.15%) Change Management
7 46 (21.30%) HP
7 46 (21.30%) QA
8 44 (20.37%) UNIX
9 43 (19.91%) Microsoft
10 39 (18.06%) Retail
11 38 (17.59%) ITIL
11 38 (17.59%) SQL Server
12 34 (15.74%) DB2
12 34 (15.74%) Oracle
13 33 (15.28%) IBM
14 32 (14.81%) VMware
15 31 (14.35%) WebSphere
16 28 (12.96%) Mainframe
17 27 (12.50%) WebSphere Message Broker
18 24 (11.11%) COBOL
19 23 (10.65%) WebSphere Application Server
19 23 (10.65%) JCL
20 22 (10.19%) Cisco
21 21 (9.72%) Degree
21 21 (9.72%) Java
21 21 (9.72%) Configuration Management
22 20 (9.26%) Solaris
22 20 (9.26%) VMware Infrastructure
22 20 (9.26%) Windows Server 2008

Technical Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 31 (14.35%) WebSphere
2 23 (10.65%) WebSphere Application Server
3 16 (7.41%) IIS
4 12 (5.56%) Tomcat
5 11 (5.09%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
5 11 (5.09%) Apache
6 10 (4.63%) MS Exchange
7 9 (4.17%) CICS
8 7 (3.24%) Exchange Server 2010
9 5 (2.31%) Exchange Server 2013
9 5 (2.31%) Lync
9 5 (2.31%) CMS
10 4 (1.85%) MQSeries
10 4 (1.85%) WorkSite
11 3 (1.39%) SharePoint
11 3 (1.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 3 (1.39%) Lotus Domino
11 3 (1.39%) WebLogic
12 2 (0.93%) ArcGIS
13 1 (0.46%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 16 (7.41%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.24%) MS Office
3 2 (0.93%) ArcInfo
4 1 (0.46%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (6.48%) BASE24
2 7 (3.24%) SunGard AvantGard
3 6 (2.78%) Front Arena
4 4 (1.85%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.93%) WebTrends
6 1 (0.46%) Staffware
6 1 (0.46%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.70%) IaaS
2 1 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.46%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (8.33%) TCP/IP
1 18 (8.33%) Firewall
2 14 (6.48%) SAN
3 9 (4.17%) HTTP
3 9 (4.17%) DNS
4 7 (3.24%) NAS
4 7 (3.24%) Kerberos
5 4 (1.85%) ATM
5 4 (1.85%) LAN
6 3 (1.39%) VPN
6 3 (1.39%) Intranet
6 3 (1.39%) Wireless
6 3 (1.39%) IPsec
7 2 (0.93%) SSL
7 2 (0.93%) NetScaler
7 2 (0.93%) Internet
7 2 (0.93%) Extranet
7 2 (0.93%) WLAN
7 2 (0.93%) WAN
7 2 (0.93%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (17.59%) SQL Server
2 34 (15.74%) DB2
3 14 (6.48%) Oracle Database
4 11 (5.09%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (3.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (2.78%) Relational Database
6 6 (2.78%) RDBMS
7 5 (2.31%) MySQL
7 5 (2.31%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (2.31%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (1.85%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (1.85%) NonStop SQL
8 4 (1.85%) SQL Server 2000
8 4 (1.85%) IDOL
9 2 (0.93%) Oracle OWB
9 2 (0.93%) Data Mining
9 2 (0.93%) eXist-db
9 2 (0.93%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 7 (3.24%) Subversion
1 7 (3.24%) Jenkins
2 6 (2.78%) Redmine
3 4 (1.85%) Eclipse
4 3 (1.39%) MSI
4 3 (1.39%) InstallShield
4 3 (1.39%) AdminStudio
5 1 (0.46%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (0.46%) Ant
5 1 (0.46%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.46%) Selenium
5 1 (0.46%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (0.46%) Build Forge
General
1 68 (31.48%) Finance
2 67 (31.02%) Banking
3 39 (18.06%) Retail
4 8 (3.70%) Law
5 7 (3.24%) Legal
6 4 (1.85%) Financial Institution
6 4 (1.85%) Marketing
7 3 (1.39%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.39%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.93%) Advertising
8 2 (0.93%) Publishing
9 1 (0.46%) Back Office
9 1 (0.46%) Billing
9 1 (0.46%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (12.50%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 16 (7.41%) WebSphere MQ
3 14 (6.48%) Web Services
4 11 (5.09%) XML
5 10 (4.63%) HTML
6 7 (3.24%) CSS
7 6 (2.78%) .NET
7 6 (2.78%) J2EE
8 5 (2.31%) Middleware
8 5 (2.31%) ISPF
9 4 (1.85%) Visualforce
10 3 (1.39%) Application Packaging
11 2 (0.93%) XSLT
11 2 (0.93%) XForms
12 1 (0.46%) JSP
12 1 (0.46%) SOAP
12 1 (0.46%) REST
12 1 (0.46%) Guava
12 1 (0.46%) Guice
Miscellaneous
1 28 (12.96%) Mainframe
2 15 (6.94%) Management Information System
3 11 (5.09%) Replication
4 10 (4.63%) AS400
4 10 (4.63%) Tandem
5 9 (4.17%) Contract for Difference
5 9 (4.17%) SWIFT
6 8 (3.70%) Mathematics
6 8 (3.70%) Physics
6 8 (3.70%) Clustering
7 7 (3.24%) CESG
7 7 (3.24%) Hedge funds
8 6 (2.78%) Computer Science
8 6 (2.78%) Blackberry
9 5 (2.31%) Cryptography
9 5 (2.31%) IBM Mainframe
10 4 (1.85%) Symmetrix DMX
10 4 (1.85%) Visualisation
10 4 (1.85%) CLARiiON
10 4 (1.85%) EMC Centera
Operating Systems
1 80 (37.04%) Windows
2 56 (25.93%) Linux
3 44 (20.37%) UNIX
4 20 (9.26%) Solaris
4 20 (9.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (8.80%) Windows Server 2003
6 17 (7.87%) AIX
7 13 (6.02%) Windows XP
8 12 (5.56%) Windows 7
9 9 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (1.85%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (0.93%) zOS
11 2 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.46%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.46%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.46%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.46%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.46%) SUSE
12 1 (0.46%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.46%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (23.15%) Change Management
2 38 (17.59%) ITIL
3 21 (9.72%) Configuration Management
4 18 (8.33%) Release Management
5 15 (6.94%) Incident Management
5 15 (6.94%) Project Management
6 14 (6.48%) PRINCE2
7 13 (6.02%) OO
7 13 (6.02%) Disaster Recovery
8 11 (5.09%) Asset Management
9 10 (4.63%) Problem Management
9 10 (4.63%) Performance Monitoring
10 9 (4.17%) Workflow
11 8 (3.70%) Risk Management
11 8 (3.70%) Data Security
11 8 (3.70%) Data Modelling
11 8 (3.70%) Operations Management
11 8 (3.70%) Portfolio Management
12 7 (3.24%) Continuous Integration
13 6 (2.78%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 63 (29.17%) SQL
2 24 (11.11%) COBOL
3 23 (10.65%) JCL
4 21 (9.72%) Java
5 19 (8.80%) Python
6 15 (6.94%) Perl
7 12 (5.56%) T-SQL
8 11 (5.09%) PowerShell
9 10 (4.63%) C#
10 9 (4.17%) JavaScript
10 9 (4.17%) PL/1
11 8 (3.70%) C++
12 7 (3.24%) Ruby
13 6 (2.78%) Shell Script
14 5 (2.31%) VB
15 4 (1.85%) Apex Code
16 3 (1.39%) R
17 2 (0.93%) C
17 2 (0.93%) VBA
17 2 (0.93%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (9.72%) Degree
2 10 (4.63%) Security Cleared
3 9 (4.17%) MCSE
3 9 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (3.70%) SC Cleared
4 8 (3.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 7 (3.24%) VCP5
6 6 (2.78%) MCITP
6 6 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (1.85%) CISM
7 4 (1.85%) HP AIS
7 4 (1.85%) HP ASE
7 4 (1.85%) CISSP
8 3 (1.39%) CCNP
8 3 (1.39%) CCNA
9 2 (0.93%) HND
10 1 (0.46%) IBM Certification
10 1 (0.46%) CISA
10 1 (0.46%) ISEB
10 1 (0.46%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (21.30%) QA
2 9 (4.17%) SLA
3 5 (2.31%) ISO 8583
4 2 (0.93%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.46%) COBIT
System Software
1 20 (9.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (7.87%) Active Directory
3 9 (4.17%) vCloud
4 8 (3.70%) XenServer
4 8 (3.70%) XenDesktop
5 7 (3.24%) XenApp
6 6 (2.78%) NFS
6 6 (2.78%) Hyper-V
7 5 (2.31%) vSphere
8 3 (1.39%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (0.93%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.93%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 1 (0.46%) VMFS
10 1 (0.46%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.46%) ProxySG
10 1 (0.46%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 14 (6.48%) CA Endevor
2 8 (3.70%) SCCM
2 8 (3.70%) SCOM
2 8 (3.70%) Puppet
3 7 (3.24%) OpenView
4 6 (2.78%) Red Hat Satellite
5 5 (2.31%) NetBackup
5 5 (2.31%) Tivoli
5 5 (2.31%) Netcool
5 5 (2.31%) Netcool/OMNIbus
6 3 (1.39%) SCOrch
7 2 (0.93%) SCSM
7 2 (0.93%) WMI
7 2 (0.93%) SCVMM
7 2 (0.93%) Data Guard
8 1 (0.46%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.46%) CA SiteMinder
8 1 (0.46%) WSUS
8 1 (0.46%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 46 (21.30%) HP
2 43 (19.91%) Microsoft
3 34 (15.74%) Oracle
4 33 (15.28%) IBM
5 32 (14.81%) VMware
6 22 (10.19%) Cisco
7 13 (6.02%) Dell
7 13 (6.02%) SunGard
8 12 (5.56%) Citrix
9 11 (5.09%) Red Hat
10 10 (4.63%) EMC
11 9 (4.17%) Actimize
12 8 (3.70%) JBoss
13 7 (3.24%) NetApp
13 7 (3.24%) Veritas
14 6 (2.78%) McAfee
15 5 (2.31%) NCR
15 5 (2.31%) Avaya
15 5 (2.31%) BMC
15 5 (2.31%) SolarWinds
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £80000.00 - £110000.00 per annum + BONUS
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: 7 days ago
London
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Salary: Up to £42,473 per annum (doe) plus excellent benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
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Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Overtime + Bonus + Benefits
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