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 26 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Specialist
Rank 566 535 560
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +25
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Specialist 77 133 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.19% 0.31% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.32% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 55 65 77
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £20,475 £42,000
10% offered a salary of more than £73,900 £76,500 £66,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
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
38680 41680 46825
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.71% 95.76% 96.07%
Number of salaries quoted 33569 35176 39123
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 26 May 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 26 May 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
City of London +56 20 £52,500 -4.54% 3
Twickenham - 2 £40,000 -
Hayes - 1 - -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £50,000 -
Technical Specialist
England

Technical Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 61 (37.65%) Windows
2 55 (33.95%) SQL
3 41 (25.31%) Finance
4 38 (23.46%) Banking
5 37 (22.84%) Microsoft
6 35 (21.60%) Linux
7 34 (20.99%) Windows Server
8 30 (18.52%) Retail
9 29 (17.90%) Unix
10 28 (17.28%) MS Excel
11 26 (16.05%) IBM
11 26 (16.05%) Active Directory
11 26 (16.05%) Project Management
12 23 (14.20%) SQL Server
13 22 (13.58%) .NET
14 21 (12.96%) Service Delivery
14 21 (12.96%) VMware
15 19 (11.73%) Stakeholder Management
15 19 (11.73%) Citrix
15 19 (11.73%) CRM
16 18 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
17 16 (9.88%) ITIL
17 16 (9.88%) SaaS
17 16 (9.88%) Bash Shell
17 16 (9.88%) Analytics
18 15 (9.26%) Web Services
18 15 (9.26%) SharePoint
18 15 (9.26%) MS Exchange
18 15 (9.26%) Change Management
18 15 (9.26%) Middleware

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 15 (9.26%) MS Exchange
1 15 (9.26%) SharePoint
2 13 (8.02%) WebSphere
3 9 (5.56%) MQSeries
3 9 (5.56%) WebSphere Application Server
4 7 (4.32%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (3.09%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.23%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.23%) IIS
7 1 (0.62%) CMS
7 1 (0.62%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 28 (17.28%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.94%) MS Office
3 1 (0.62%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.62%) Quicktime
Business Applications
1 18 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (6.17%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (2.47%) Oracle BPM
4 3 (1.85%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (1.85%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (1.85%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (1.85%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (1.23%) Oracle General Ledger
5 2 (1.23%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.62%) BusinessWorks
6 1 (0.62%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 16 (9.88%) SaaS
2 12 (7.41%) Office 365
3 5 (3.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (8.02%) SAN
2 11 (6.79%) DNS
3 10 (6.17%) LAN
3 10 (6.17%) WAN
4 7 (4.32%) Network Security
5 6 (3.70%) DHCP
5 6 (3.70%) HTTP
5 6 (3.70%) SMTP
5 6 (3.70%) SSL
6 5 (3.09%) Firewall
7 4 (2.47%) BIG-IP
7 4 (2.47%) FTP
7 4 (2.47%) HTTPS
7 4 (2.47%) Remote Desktop
7 4 (2.47%) TCP/IP
8 3 (1.85%) Internet
8 3 (1.85%) VPN
8 3 (1.85%) Wireless
9 2 (1.23%) Cisco IOS
9 2 (1.23%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (14.20%) SQL Server
2 11 (6.79%) IBM InfoSphere
3 8 (4.94%) DataStage
4 7 (4.32%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (4.32%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 5 (3.09%) DB2
5 5 (3.09%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (1.85%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 3 (1.85%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.23%) MySQL
7 2 (1.23%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.23%) Power BI
7 2 (1.23%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.23%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.23%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.62%) Data Mart
8 1 (0.62%) EDRMS
8 1 (0.62%) Pentaho
8 1 (0.62%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (1.85%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (1.23%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.23%) Redmine
General
1 41 (25.31%) Finance
2 38 (23.46%) Banking
3 30 (18.52%) Retail
4 6 (3.70%) Dutch Language
4 6 (3.70%) Investment Banking
5 4 (2.47%) Marketing
6 3 (1.85%) Advertising
6 3 (1.85%) Back Office
6 3 (1.85%) Front Office
7 2 (1.23%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.62%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (13.58%) .NET
2 15 (9.26%) Middleware
2 15 (9.26%) Web Services
3 8 (4.94%) IBM Integration Bus
4 7 (4.32%) ASP.NET
5 4 (2.47%) COM
5 4 (2.47%) HTML
5 4 (2.47%) ISPF
6 3 (1.85%) HTML5
7 2 (1.23%) Django
7 2 (1.23%) Flash
7 2 (1.23%) JSON
7 2 (1.23%) REST
7 2 (1.23%) SOAP
7 2 (1.23%) XMPP
8 1 (0.62%) FIX Protocol
8 1 (0.62%) Murex MxML
8 1 (0.62%) OpenID
8 1 (0.62%) TIBCO EMS
8 1 (0.62%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (9.26%) Mainframe
2 13 (8.02%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (8.02%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (5.56%) Data Centre
3 9 (5.56%) DataPower
3 9 (5.56%) IBM Mainframe
4 8 (4.94%) Management Information System
5 7 (4.32%) N-Tier
6 6 (3.70%) Computer Science
6 6 (3.70%) SWIFT
7 4 (2.47%) Hedge funds
7 4 (2.47%) VSAM
8 3 (1.85%) BYOD
8 3 (1.85%) Contactless
8 3 (1.85%) PMI
9 2 (1.23%) Contract for Difference
9 2 (1.23%) EMV
9 2 (1.23%) Equities
9 2 (1.23%) iPhone
9 2 (1.23%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 61 (37.65%) Windows
2 35 (21.60%) Linux
3 34 (20.99%) Windows Server
4 29 (17.90%) Unix
5 12 (7.41%) AIX
6 11 (6.79%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (4.32%) Windows 7
9 6 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (3.70%) Solaris
10 5 (3.09%) Windows 8
11 4 (2.47%) Android
11 4 (2.47%) Apple iOS
11 4 (2.47%) zOS
12 3 (1.85%) Mac OS
12 3 (1.85%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.62%) Data ONTAP
13 1 (0.62%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (16.05%) Project Management
2 21 (12.96%) Service Delivery
3 19 (11.73%) CRM
3 19 (11.73%) Stakeholder Management
4 16 (9.88%) Analytics
4 16 (9.88%) ITIL
5 15 (9.26%) Change Management
6 14 (8.64%) Presales
6 14 (8.64%) Root Cause Analysis
7 13 (8.02%) Business Intelligence
7 13 (8.02%) Data Analytics
7 13 (8.02%) Data Mapping
8 8 (4.94%) SDLC
9 7 (4.32%) Coaching
9 7 (4.32%) Mentoring
10 6 (3.70%) Service Management
11 5 (3.09%) Agile Software Development
12 4 (2.47%) Information Security
12 4 (2.47%) Use Case
12 4 (2.47%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 55 (33.95%) SQL
2 16 (9.88%) Bash Shell
3 12 (7.41%) Python
4 9 (5.56%) X++
5 8 (4.94%) PowerShell
6 7 (4.32%) Perl
7 5 (3.09%) VBScript
8 4 (2.47%) Assembly Language
8 4 (2.47%) COBOL
8 4 (2.47%) JCL
8 4 (2.47%) REXX
9 3 (1.85%) JavaScript
10 2 (1.23%) C#
10 2 (1.23%) Ruby
11 1 (0.62%) C
11 1 (0.62%) Java
11 1 (0.62%) PHP
11 1 (0.62%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.62%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (8.02%) Degree
2 11 (6.79%) MCSE
2 11 (6.79%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (6.17%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (3.70%) CCNA
5 5 (3.09%) CISM
5 5 (3.09%) CISSP
6 4 (2.47%) CCA
6 4 (2.47%) CCNP
6 4 (2.47%) Citrix Certification
7 3 (1.85%) MCSA
7 3 (1.85%) PMI Certification
8 2 (1.23%) CCIE
8 2 (1.23%) CCNP Voice
8 2 (1.23%) CCVP
9 1 (0.62%) HP AIS
9 1 (0.62%) HP ASE
9 1 (0.62%) HPE ATP
9 1 (0.62%) VCP5
9 1 (0.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.94%) QA
1 8 (4.94%) SLA
2 2 (1.23%) ISO 8583
2 2 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 14443
System Software
1 26 (16.05%) Active Directory
2 8 (4.94%) VMware ESX
3 6 (3.70%) Snort
3 6 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (3.09%) XenApp
5 4 (2.47%) Time Sharing Option
5 4 (2.47%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 3 (1.85%) Hyper-V
6 3 (1.85%) Terminal Services
7 2 (1.23%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 14 (8.64%) SCOM
2 9 (5.56%) SCCM
3 5 (3.09%) SCSM
3 5 (3.09%) WSUS
4 4 (2.47%) CA Endevor
4 4 (2.47%) OPNET
4 4 (2.47%) Tivoli
5 3 (1.85%) NetBackup
5 3 (1.85%) OpenView
5 3 (1.85%) Zenoss
6 2 (1.23%) Cacti
6 2 (1.23%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (1.23%) Cisco UCCE
6 2 (1.23%) Cisco UCCX
6 2 (1.23%) EnCase
6 2 (1.23%) FTK
6 2 (1.23%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 2 (1.23%) Nagios
6 2 (1.23%) SCVMM
6 2 (1.23%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 37 (22.84%) Microsoft
2 26 (16.05%) IBM
3 21 (12.96%) VMware
4 19 (11.73%) Citrix
5 11 (6.79%) Oracle
6 10 (6.17%) Salesforce.com
7 8 (4.94%) NetApp
8 7 (4.32%) Cisco
8 7 (4.32%) HP
9 6 (3.70%) F5
9 6 (3.70%) Red Hat
10 5 (3.09%) Apple
10 5 (3.09%) MobileIron
11 4 (2.47%) CA
11 4 (2.47%) Juniper
12 3 (1.85%) SAP
12 3 (1.85%) ServiceNow
13 2 (1.23%) Pega
13 2 (1.23%) RightFax
13 2 (1.23%) Zoho
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