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

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Specialist
Rank 560 528 559
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +31
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Specialist 92 143 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.22% 0.32% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.33% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 71 70 74
Median salary £55,000 £44,750 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+22.90% -10.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £20,475 £42,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,000 £45,000 £40,250
% change year-on-year
+4.44% +11.80%
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
40306 42741 47076
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.83% 95.78% 95.98%
Number of salaries quoted 34959 35982 38915
Median salary £55,000 £53,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.77% +0.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £31,000
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 5 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 5 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 +23 19 £57,500 +53.33% 1
New Malden - 4 £57,500 -
Croydon - 2 £52,000 -
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 5 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 69 (39.43%) Windows
2 58 (33.14%) SQL
3 49 (28.00%) Banking
4 41 (23.43%) Retail
5 40 (22.86%) Linux
6 38 (21.71%) Unix
6 38 (21.71%) Finance
7 37 (21.14%) Microsoft
8 34 (19.43%) Windows Server
9 30 (17.14%) IBM
10 28 (16.00%) MS Excel
11 27 (15.43%) SQL Server
12 26 (14.86%) VMware
13 25 (14.29%) Active Directory
14 24 (13.71%) .NET
15 22 (12.57%) Project Management
15 22 (12.57%) Service Delivery
16 21 (12.00%) Middleware
17 20 (11.43%) Stakeholder Management
17 20 (11.43%) Bash Shell
18 19 (10.86%) CRM
19 18 (10.29%) Citrix
19 18 (10.29%) Dynamics CRM
19 18 (10.29%) Analytical Skills
20 17 (9.71%) ITIL
21 16 (9.14%) Change Management
21 16 (9.14%) Root Cause Analysis
22 15 (8.57%) Python
22 15 (8.57%) Mainframe
23 14 (8.00%) Cisco Certification

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 13 (7.43%) SharePoint
1 13 (7.43%) WebSphere
2 10 (5.71%) MS Exchange
3 9 (5.14%) MQSeries
3 9 (5.14%) WebSphere Application Server
4 5 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (1.71%) IIS
6 2 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.57%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.57%) CMS
7 1 (0.57%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 28 (16.00%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.57%) MS Office
3 1 (0.57%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.57%) Quicktime
Business Applications
1 18 (10.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (6.29%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (1.71%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (1.71%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (1.71%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (1.71%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (1.71%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (1.14%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (1.14%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.57%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.57%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 14 (8.00%) SaaS
2 12 (6.86%) Office 365
3 7 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (7.43%) DNS
1 13 (7.43%) SAN
2 9 (5.14%) Network Security
3 8 (4.57%) LAN
3 8 (4.57%) SSL
3 8 (4.57%) WAN
4 7 (4.00%) HTTP
4 7 (4.00%) SMTP
5 6 (3.43%) BIG-IP
5 6 (3.43%) DHCP
5 6 (3.43%) FTP
5 6 (3.43%) HTTPS
5 6 (3.43%) TCP/IP
6 5 (2.86%) Firewall
6 5 (2.86%) VPN
7 4 (2.29%) Cisco IOS
8 3 (1.71%) Wireless
9 2 (1.14%) DWDM
9 2 (1.14%) Internet
9 2 (1.14%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (15.43%) SQL Server
2 11 (6.29%) IBM InfoSphere
3 9 (5.14%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (4.57%) DataStage
5 7 (4.00%) DB2
5 7 (4.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 5 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (2.29%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (1.71%) MySQL
8 3 (1.71%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 3 (1.71%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (1.14%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.57%) Data Mart
10 1 (0.57%) EDRMS
10 1 (0.57%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.57%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.57%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2014
10 1 (0.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (1.71%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.57%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.57%) Redmine
General
1 49 (28.00%) Banking
2 41 (23.43%) Retail
3 38 (21.71%) Finance
4 6 (3.43%) Dutch Language
5 4 (2.29%) Investment Banking
5 4 (2.29%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.71%) Advertising
6 3 (1.71%) Back Office
6 3 (1.71%) Front Office
6 3 (1.71%) Marketing
7 2 (1.14%) Publishing
8 1 (0.57%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (13.71%) .NET
2 21 (12.00%) Middleware
3 14 (8.00%) Web Services
4 8 (4.57%) ASP.NET
4 8 (4.57%) HTML
4 8 (4.57%) IBM Integration Bus
5 4 (2.29%) ISPF
5 4 (2.29%) XMPP
6 3 (1.71%) COM
7 2 (1.14%) Flash
7 2 (1.14%) HTML5
7 2 (1.14%) JSP
7 2 (1.14%) SOAP
7 2 (1.14%) XML
7 2 (1.14%) XSLT
8 1 (0.57%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.57%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 1 (0.57%) Entity Framework
8 1 (0.57%) REST
8 1 (0.57%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 18 (10.29%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (8.57%) Mainframe
3 12 (6.86%) Enterprise Software
4 11 (6.29%) Data Centre
5 9 (5.14%) DataPower
5 9 (5.14%) IBM Mainframe
6 8 (4.57%) Management Information System
7 7 (4.00%) N-Tier
8 5 (2.86%) Computer Science
8 5 (2.86%) SWIFT
9 4 (2.29%) Hedge funds
9 4 (2.29%) VSAM
10 3 (1.71%) Blackberry
10 3 (1.71%) Contactless
10 3 (1.71%) PMI
11 2 (1.14%) Contract for Difference
11 2 (1.14%) EMV
11 2 (1.14%) Equities
11 2 (1.14%) iPhone
11 2 (1.14%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 69 (39.43%) Windows
2 40 (22.86%) Linux
3 38 (21.71%) Unix
4 34 (19.43%) Windows Server
5 14 (8.00%) AIX
6 11 (6.29%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (5.14%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (3.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (3.43%) Solaris
9 4 (2.29%) Windows 7
9 4 (2.29%) zOS
10 3 (1.71%) Android
10 3 (1.71%) Apple iOS
10 3 (1.71%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (1.14%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.57%) Data ONTAP
12 1 (0.57%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (12.57%) Project Management
1 22 (12.57%) Service Delivery
2 20 (11.43%) Stakeholder Management
3 19 (10.86%) CRM
4 17 (9.71%) ITIL
5 16 (9.14%) Change Management
5 16 (9.14%) Root Cause Analysis
6 14 (8.00%) Analytics
7 12 (6.86%) Business Intelligence
7 12 (6.86%) Data Analytics
7 12 (6.86%) Data Mapping
7 12 (6.86%) Presales
8 8 (4.57%) Incident Management
8 8 (4.57%) Load Balancing
8 8 (4.57%) SDLC
9 7 (4.00%) Coaching
9 7 (4.00%) High Availability
9 7 (4.00%) Mentoring
10 6 (3.43%) Change Control
10 6 (3.43%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 58 (33.14%) SQL
2 20 (11.43%) Bash Shell
3 15 (8.57%) Python
4 11 (6.29%) Perl
5 9 (5.14%) X++
6 8 (4.57%) PowerShell
7 5 (2.86%) C
7 5 (2.86%) Java
7 5 (2.86%) VB
7 5 (2.86%) VBScript
8 4 (2.29%) Assembly Language
8 4 (2.29%) COBOL
8 4 (2.29%) JavaScript
8 4 (2.29%) JCL
8 4 (2.29%) REXX
9 3 (1.71%) C#
10 2 (1.14%) C++
10 2 (1.14%) Ruby
11 1 (0.57%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.57%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (6.29%) Degree
3 8 (4.57%) CCNA
4 7 (4.00%) CISM
4 7 (4.00%) CISSP
5 6 (3.43%) CCNP
5 6 (3.43%) MCSE
5 6 (3.43%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (2.29%) CCA
6 4 (2.29%) CCNP Voice
6 4 (2.29%) CCVP
6 4 (2.29%) Citrix Certification
7 3 (1.71%) PMI Certification
8 2 (1.14%) CCIE
9 1 (0.57%) HP AIS
9 1 (0.57%) HP ASE
9 1 (0.57%) MCITP
9 1 (0.57%) MCTS
9 1 (0.57%) VCP5
9 1 (0.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.14%) SLA
2 8 (4.57%) QA
3 2 (1.14%) ISO 8583
3 2 (1.14%) ISO/IEC 14443
System Software
1 25 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 11 (6.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (4.57%) VMware ESX
4 7 (4.00%) XenApp
5 6 (3.43%) Snort
6 4 (2.29%) Time Sharing Option
6 4 (2.29%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 3 (1.71%) Hyper-V
8 2 (1.14%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 11 (6.29%) SCOM
2 8 (4.57%) Tivoli
3 6 (3.43%) SCCM
4 4 (2.29%) CA Endevor
4 4 (2.29%) Cisco CUCM
4 4 (2.29%) Cisco UCCE
4 4 (2.29%) Cisco UCCX
4 4 (2.29%) OPNET
5 3 (1.71%) HP Operations Orchestration
5 3 (1.71%) NetBackup
5 3 (1.71%) OpenView
5 3 (1.71%) Zenoss
6 2 (1.14%) Cacti
6 2 (1.14%) HP UCMDB
6 2 (1.14%) Nagios
6 2 (1.14%) SCSM
6 2 (1.14%) SCVMM
6 2 (1.14%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 2 (1.14%) Tivoli Monitoring
6 2 (1.14%) WSUS
Vendors
1 37 (21.14%) Microsoft
2 30 (17.14%) IBM
3 26 (14.86%) VMware
4 18 (10.29%) Citrix
5 12 (6.86%) Oracle
6 11 (6.29%) HP
7 10 (5.71%) Salesforce.com
8 9 (5.14%) Cisco
9 8 (4.57%) F5
9 8 (4.57%) NetApp
10 7 (4.00%) Apple
11 6 (3.43%) Red Hat
12 5 (2.86%) Splunk
13 4 (2.29%) BT
13 4 (2.29%) CA
13 4 (2.29%) Juniper
13 4 (2.29%) NetIQ
13 4 (2.29%) NICE Systems
13 4 (2.29%) Red Box
14 3 (1.71%) SAP
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