The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the London region that had Technical Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Specialist
Rank 563 524 548
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Specialist 35 134 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.099% 0.31% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.32% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 27 78 74
Median salary £57,500 £56,592 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.60% +23.02%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,600 £23,115 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £70,750 £73,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,250 £44,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-9.55% +11.25%
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
33938 42099 43136
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.89% 96.23% 96.22%
Number of salaries quoted 28890 35835 36647
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +2.50%

Technical Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of job ads across the London region that featured Technical Specialist in the job title.

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 7 December 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Specialist within the London region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Brentford - 3 £62,500 -
City of London +10 2 £75,000 +15.38% 1
Technical Specialist
England

Technical Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, Technical Specialist job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the London region featuring Technical Specialist in the job title.

1 25 (38.46%) Windows
2 23 (35.38%) SQL
3 18 (27.69%) ITIL
3 18 (27.69%) Microsoft
4 17 (26.15%) Linux
5 16 (24.62%) VMware
6 15 (23.08%) Finance
6 15 (23.08%) Active Directory
6 15 (23.08%) Windows Server
7 14 (21.54%) IIS
8 13 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 13 (20.00%) Configuration Management
9 12 (18.46%) Management Information System
9 12 (18.46%) SQL Server
10 11 (16.92%) Degree
11 10 (15.38%) MS Exchange
11 10 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
12 9 (13.85%) Windows Server 2012
12 9 (13.85%) Analytics
12 9 (13.85%) SDLC
12 9 (13.85%) Python
12 9 (13.85%) .NET
12 9 (13.85%) SAN
12 9 (13.85%) VMware Infrastructure
12 9 (13.85%) Hyper-V
13 8 (12.31%) Exchange Server 2010
13 8 (12.31%) Veritas
13 8 (12.31%) MS Office
13 8 (12.31%) Unix
14 7 (10.77%) XML

Technical Specialist Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 14 (21.54%) IIS
2 10 (15.38%) MS Exchange
3 8 (12.31%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (6.15%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (6.15%) nginx
5 3 (4.62%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (3.08%) SharePoint
6 2 (3.08%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.54%) Skype for Business
7 1 (1.54%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (12.31%) MS Office
2 5 (7.69%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.54%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (6.15%) Dynamics AX
1 4 (6.15%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (1.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.54%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.62%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.08%) Office 365
3 1 (1.54%) G Suite
3 1 (1.54%) Lucidchart
3 1 (1.54%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (13.85%) SAN
2 6 (9.23%) Wireshark
3 4 (6.15%) Internet
3 4 (6.15%) WAN
4 3 (4.62%) Firewall
5 2 (3.08%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (3.08%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (3.08%) HTTP
5 2 (3.08%) iSCSI
5 2 (3.08%) Kerberos
5 2 (3.08%) LAN
5 2 (3.08%) Network Security
5 2 (3.08%) SSL
5 2 (3.08%) TCP/IP
5 2 (3.08%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (1.54%) DHCP
6 1 (1.54%) DNS
6 1 (1.54%) Skype
6 1 (1.54%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (18.46%) SQL Server
2 6 (9.23%) Electronic Patient Records
3 5 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (6.15%) MySQL
4 4 (6.15%) Redis
4 4 (6.15%) Relational Database
4 4 (6.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (3.08%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (3.08%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.54%) Big Data
6 1 (1.54%) Data Mart
6 1 (1.54%) Power BI
6 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.54%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 6 (9.23%) Git (software)
2 5 (7.69%) Jenkins
3 4 (6.15%) Oracle Forms
3 4 (6.15%) Visual Studio
4 3 (4.62%) MorphX
4 3 (4.62%) Subversion
5 2 (3.08%) Fiddler
6 1 (1.54%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.54%) JIRA
6 1 (1.54%) Maven
General
1 15 (23.08%) Finance
2 7 (10.77%) Advertising
3 6 (9.23%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (6.15%) Banking
5 3 (4.62%) Front Office
5 3 (4.62%) Marketing
6 2 (3.08%) Billing
6 2 (3.08%) Investment Banking
6 2 (3.08%) Publishing
6 2 (3.08%) Retail
7 1 (1.54%) Back Office
7 1 (1.54%) Games
7 1 (1.54%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.54%) Prime Brokerage
7 1 (1.54%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (13.85%) .NET
2 7 (10.77%) XML
3 6 (9.23%) Middleware
4 5 (7.69%) HTML
5 4 (6.15%) LEMP Stack
5 4 (6.15%) Sensu
6 3 (4.62%) .NET Framework
6 3 (4.62%) Web Services
7 2 (3.08%) Ajax
7 2 (3.08%) CSS
7 2 (3.08%) FIX Protocol
7 2 (3.08%) JMS
7 2 (3.08%) OAuth
7 2 (3.08%) SAML
7 2 (3.08%) SPNEGO
7 2 (3.08%) XBRL
7 2 (3.08%) XMPP
7 2 (3.08%) XSD
7 2 (3.08%) XSL
7 2 (3.08%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 12 (18.46%) Management Information System
2 10 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (9.23%) Computer Science
3 6 (9.23%) Economics
3 6 (9.23%) Life Science
4 5 (7.69%) Data Centre
4 5 (7.69%) RSA SecurID
5 3 (4.62%) Equities
5 3 (4.62%) PKI
5 3 (4.62%) Reinsurance
5 3 (4.62%) Social Media
6 2 (3.08%) Cryptography
6 2 (3.08%) Derivative
6 2 (3.08%) iPad
6 2 (3.08%) NHS
6 2 (3.08%) VCE vBlock
6 2 (3.08%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (3.08%) Virtual Team
7 1 (1.54%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.54%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 25 (38.46%) Windows
2 17 (26.15%) Linux
3 15 (23.08%) Windows Server
4 13 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (13.85%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (12.31%) Unix
7 7 (10.77%) Windows 7
8 4 (6.15%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (3.08%) VMS
9 2 (3.08%) Windows 2000
9 2 (3.08%) Windows NT
10 1 (1.54%) AIX
10 1 (1.54%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.54%) Solaris
10 1 (1.54%) Windows 10
10 1 (1.54%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.54%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (27.69%) ITIL
2 13 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 9 (13.85%) Analytics
3 9 (13.85%) SDLC
4 7 (10.77%) Data Protection
4 7 (10.77%) Service Management
5 6 (9.23%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (9.23%) Data Analytics
5 6 (9.23%) Technical Analysis
6 5 (7.69%) Change Control
6 5 (7.69%) Data Analysis
6 5 (7.69%) Incident Management
6 5 (7.69%) Problem Management
6 5 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (6.15%) Change Management
7 4 (6.15%) CRM
7 4 (6.15%) Data Acquisition
7 4 (6.15%) DevOps
7 4 (6.15%) ETL
7 4 (6.15%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (35.38%) SQL
2 9 (13.85%) Python
3 7 (10.77%) PowerShell
4 6 (9.23%) Bash Shell
5 5 (7.69%) C#
5 5 (7.69%) Perl
6 4 (6.15%) Java
6 4 (6.15%) JavaScript
6 4 (6.15%) PL/SQL
6 4 (6.15%) Shell Script
7 3 (4.62%) C
7 3 (4.62%) VBScript
8 2 (3.08%) C++
8 2 (3.08%) Korn
9 1 (1.54%) AWK
9 1 (1.54%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 1 (1.54%) PHP
9 1 (1.54%) sed
9 1 (1.54%) VB
9 1 (1.54%) X++
Qualifications
1 11 (16.92%) Degree
2 4 (6.15%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (4.62%) MCSE
3 3 (4.62%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (3.08%) CCA
4 2 (3.08%) CCNA
4 2 (3.08%) CCNP
4 2 (3.08%) CCNP Voice
4 2 (3.08%) CCVP
4 2 (3.08%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (1.54%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.54%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.54%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.15%) Data Quality
1 4 (6.15%) HL7
2 2 (3.08%) CRD IV
2 2 (3.08%) Solvency II
3 1 (1.54%) ISO20022
System Software
1 15 (23.08%) Active Directory
2 9 (13.85%) Hyper-V
2 9 (13.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (10.77%) VMware ESX
4 2 (3.08%) NFS
4 2 (3.08%) vCloud
4 2 (3.08%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (3.08%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (3.08%) vSphere
4 2 (3.08%) XenApp
4 2 (3.08%) XenDesktop
4 2 (3.08%) XenServer
5 1 (1.54%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (1.54%) ISA Server
5 1 (1.54%) KVM
5 1 (1.54%) RHEV
5 1 (1.54%) UAG
5 1 (1.54%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 7 (10.77%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 7 (10.77%) NetBackup
1 7 (10.77%) SCCM
1 7 (10.77%) SCOM
1 7 (10.77%) SCSM
1 7 (10.77%) SCVMM
1 7 (10.77%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 6 (9.23%) Puppet
3 5 (7.69%) SCDPM
4 4 (6.15%) Nagios
4 4 (6.15%) Rundeck
5 2 (3.08%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (3.08%) Cisco UCCE
5 2 (3.08%) Cisco UCCX
5 2 (3.08%) EdgeSight
5 2 (3.08%) ITRS Geneos
5 2 (3.08%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (3.08%) vMotion
6 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (1.54%) Thomson Reuters DACS
Vendors
1 18 (27.69%) Microsoft
2 16 (24.62%) VMware
3 8 (12.31%) Veritas
4 7 (10.77%) Cisco
4 7 (10.77%) MobileIron
4 7 (10.77%) NetApp
4 7 (10.77%) RightFax
4 7 (10.77%) Symantec
5 6 (9.23%) Oracle
6 4 (6.15%) Citrix
6 4 (6.15%) Splunk
7 3 (4.62%) Adobe
8 2 (3.08%) ForgeRock
8 2 (3.08%) HP
8 2 (3.08%) Red Hat
8 2 (3.08%) Sybase
9 1 (1.54%) LexisNexis
9 1 (1.54%) NICE Systems
9 1 (1.54%) Red Box
9 1 (1.54%) ServiceNow
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