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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Specialist
Rank 484 546 533
Rank change year-on-year
+62 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Specialist 133 125 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.31% 0.25% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.27% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 66 72 61
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,475 £42,050 £31,600
10% offered a salary of more than £76,250 £62,950 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.50% +5.62%
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
40032 46094 41422
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.46% 93.82% 93.76%
Number of salaries quoted 33828 38605 34886
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
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 29 May 2015.

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 29 May 2015. 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 +41 29 £55,000 +2.80% 2
Southwark - 7 £44,750 -
Hammersmith - 5 £37,500 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £90,000 -
Harrow - 1 £27,500 -
Technical Specialist
England

Technical Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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.

1 100 (44.64%) Retail
2 97 (43.30%) Banking
3 88 (39.29%) Finance
4 78 (34.82%) Windows
5 76 (33.93%) IBM
6 56 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
7 50 (22.32%) Linux
8 49 (21.88%) Change Management
9 46 (20.54%) Java
10 41 (18.30%) SQL Server
10 41 (18.30%) Mentoring
11 40 (17.86%) SQL
12 39 (17.41%) Oracle
13 37 (16.52%) SDLC
14 36 (16.07%) Coaching
14 36 (16.07%) QA
15 35 (15.63%) WebSphere
15 35 (15.63%) VPN
15 35 (15.63%) Apple
16 34 (15.18%) Apple iOS
17 30 (13.39%) DB2
17 30 (13.39%) Telecoms
18 29 (12.95%) HP
19 27 (12.05%) UNIX
19 27 (12.05%) .NET
19 27 (12.05%) Blackberry
20 26 (11.61%) Performance Tuning
21 25 (11.16%) Microsoft
22 24 (10.71%) Service Delivery
22 24 (10.71%) VMware

Technical Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 35 (15.63%) WebSphere
2 15 (6.70%) WebSphere Application Server
3 13 (5.80%) BizTalk Server
4 12 (5.36%) IIS
5 8 (3.57%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
6 7 (3.13%) Apache
7 6 (2.68%) MS Exchange
8 5 (2.23%) Exchange Server 2010
8 5 (2.23%) CICS
9 3 (1.34%) MQSeries
10 2 (0.89%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.89%) SharePoint
10 2 (0.89%) JBoss
11 1 (0.45%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.45%) Lync
11 1 (0.45%) WorkSite
11 1 (0.45%) WordPress
11 1 (0.45%) WebLogic
Applications
1 21 (9.38%) MS Office
2 15 (6.70%) MS Excel
3 5 (2.23%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.45%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 7 (3.13%) Cognos TM1
2 5 (2.23%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.34%) SaaS
2 2 (0.89%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.45%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 35 (15.63%) VPN
2 20 (8.93%) ATM
3 17 (7.59%) TCP/IP
4 16 (7.14%) Broadband
5 12 (5.36%) Intranet
5 12 (5.36%) SSL
6 11 (4.91%) VLAN
6 11 (4.91%) LAN
6 11 (4.91%) WAN
6 11 (4.91%) Internet
7 10 (4.46%) VoIP
7 10 (4.46%) DNS
8 9 (4.02%) Wi-Fi
9 8 (3.57%) SAN
10 5 (2.23%) Radio Access Network
10 5 (2.23%) LTE
10 5 (2.23%) UMTS
10 5 (2.23%) GSM
10 5 (2.23%) LDAP
11 3 (1.34%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (18.30%) SQL Server
2 30 (13.39%) DB2
3 14 (6.25%) Oracle Database
4 12 (5.36%) Oracle Database 11g
5 11 (4.91%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (2.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (2.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (2.68%) Crystal Reports
6 6 (2.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (2.68%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (2.23%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (2.23%) MS Access
7 5 (2.23%) DataStage
7 5 (2.23%) NonStop SQL
7 5 (2.23%) JasperReports
8 4 (1.79%) SQL Server 2000
8 4 (1.79%) QlikView
9 2 (0.89%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.89%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.89%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 12 (5.36%) Jenkins
2 10 (4.46%) ClearCase
3 5 (2.23%) Git (software)
3 5 (2.23%) Eclipse
3 5 (2.23%) Maven
4 2 (0.89%) Subversion
4 2 (0.89%) Redmine
General
1 100 (44.64%) Retail
2 97 (43.30%) Banking
3 88 (39.29%) Finance
4 30 (13.39%) Telecoms
5 10 (4.46%) Corporate Banking
6 6 (2.68%) Law
7 4 (1.79%) Billing
8 2 (0.89%) Back Office
8 2 (0.89%) Advertising
8 2 (0.89%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.89%) Wholesale Banking
9 1 (0.45%) German Language
9 1 (0.45%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.45%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (12.05%) .NET
2 22 (9.82%) Web Services
3 19 (8.48%) XML
4 18 (8.04%) WebSphere MQ
5 13 (5.80%) J2EE
6 9 (4.02%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 8 (3.57%) HTML
8 6 (2.68%) Spring
9 5 (2.23%) ISPF
9 5 (2.23%) Hibernate
10 3 (1.34%) FIX Protocol
10 3 (1.34%) Middleware
11 2 (0.89%) XML Messaging
11 2 (0.89%) CGI
11 2 (0.89%) XForms
11 2 (0.89%) XSLT
12 1 (0.45%) REST
12 1 (0.45%) JSON
12 1 (0.45%) Apache Flex
12 1 (0.45%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 56 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (12.05%) Blackberry
3 23 (10.27%) Mainframe
4 15 (6.70%) Management Information System
5 12 (5.36%) IBM Mainframe
6 10 (4.46%) Cryptography
6 10 (4.46%) Tandem
6 10 (4.46%) Reference Data
7 9 (4.02%) Video Conferencing
7 9 (4.02%) Online Banking
7 9 (4.02%) Client/Server
8 8 (3.57%) EPoS
9 7 (3.13%) Clustering
10 5 (2.23%) SWIFT
10 5 (2.23%) Wiki
10 5 (2.23%) EMV
11 4 (1.79%) HACMP
12 3 (1.34%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (1.34%) Visualisation
13 2 (0.89%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 78 (34.82%) Windows
2 50 (22.32%) Linux
3 34 (15.18%) Apple iOS
4 27 (12.05%) UNIX
5 24 (10.71%) Android
6 21 (9.38%) Windows 7
7 19 (8.48%) Windows Server 2008
8 18 (8.04%) AIX
9 14 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
10 13 (5.80%) Windows Server 2003
11 12 (5.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 10 (4.46%) Solaris
13 6 (2.68%) zOS
13 6 (2.68%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.45%) Mac OS X Server
14 1 (0.45%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (21.88%) Change Management
2 41 (18.30%) Mentoring
3 37 (16.52%) SDLC
4 36 (16.07%) Coaching
5 26 (11.61%) Performance Tuning
6 24 (10.71%) Service Delivery
7 21 (9.38%) Software Delivery
8 15 (6.70%) SOA
9 14 (6.25%) Project Management
10 13 (5.80%) UML
10 13 (5.80%) Content Management
11 12 (5.36%) Configuration Management
12 11 (4.91%) Software Engineering
13 10 (4.46%) Programme Management
13 10 (4.46%) Release Management
14 9 (4.02%) Investment Management
14 9 (4.02%) Time Management
14 9 (4.02%) ITIL
15 8 (3.57%) Quality Management
15 8 (3.57%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 46 (20.54%) Java
2 40 (17.86%) SQL
3 22 (9.82%) COBOL
4 18 (8.04%) Perl
5 17 (7.59%) JCL
5 17 (7.59%) C#
6 15 (6.70%) Shell Script
7 14 (6.25%) PL/SQL
8 9 (4.02%) PowerShell
9 7 (3.13%) Python
10 5 (2.23%) C++
10 5 (2.23%) JavaScript
10 5 (2.23%) VB.NET
10 5 (2.23%) PL/1
11 4 (1.79%) T-SQL
12 3 (1.34%) VBScript
13 2 (0.89%) VB6
13 2 (0.89%) Ruby
13 2 (0.89%) XQuery
13 2 (0.89%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (4.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 9 (4.02%) Degree
3 8 (3.57%) VCP5
4 7 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (2.68%) CCNP
6 4 (1.79%) VCP4
7 2 (0.89%) MCP
8 1 (0.45%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.45%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.45%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.45%) CCNA
8 1 (0.45%) EMC Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (16.07%) QA
2 5 (2.23%) ISO 8583
2 5 (2.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.45%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (8.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (2.68%) Active Directory
3 5 (2.23%) Hyper-V
4 4 (1.79%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (1.79%) NFS
4 4 (1.79%) vSphere
4 4 (1.79%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 4 (1.79%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 3 (1.34%) VMware Server
5 3 (1.34%) Firmware
6 2 (0.89%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (0.89%) XenApp
7 1 (0.45%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 1 (0.45%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (4.46%) CA Endevor
2 8 (3.57%) TeamSite
3 7 (3.13%) Puppet
3 7 (3.13%) SCCM
4 5 (2.23%) SCOM
4 5 (2.23%) SCVMM
4 5 (2.23%) Tivoli
4 5 (2.23%) BMC PATROL
4 5 (2.23%) NetBackup
5 4 (1.79%) SCOrch
5 4 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (1.34%) Control-M
7 2 (0.89%) Oracle RMAN
7 2 (0.89%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 2 (0.89%) Data Guard
7 2 (0.89%) BladeLogic
7 2 (0.89%) Red Hat Satellite
7 2 (0.89%) Rundeck
8 1 (0.45%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 1 (0.45%) SCSM
Vendors
1 76 (33.93%) IBM
2 39 (17.41%) Oracle
3 35 (15.63%) Apple
4 29 (12.95%) HP
5 25 (11.16%) Microsoft
6 24 (10.71%) VMware
7 14 (6.25%) Veritas
8 10 (4.46%) Actimize
8 10 (4.46%) Cisco
9 9 (4.02%) Sun
10 8 (3.57%) Avaya
10 8 (3.57%) Red Hat
11 7 (3.13%) Cognos
11 7 (3.13%) NetApp
11 7 (3.13%) Dell
12 5 (2.23%) VocaLink
12 5 (2.23%) NCR
12 5 (2.23%) BMC
12 5 (2.23%) Cognizant
12 5 (2.23%) Misys
South East London
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £42934 - £53036 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £40885 - £50505 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Acumin
Salary: From £65,000 to £77,000 per annum + Excellent package and Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £36,000 to £53,000 per annum + Bonus + Award Winning Benefits Pac
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £42,000 to £64,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 4 days ago
South East London
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £36125 - £61215 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
South East London
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £36125 - £61215 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
London North East
Aspire People IT
Salary: £0 - £35,000 per year
Posted: 11 days ago
West London
Amsys
Salary: From £24,000 to £28,000 per annum Flexible
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Salary: £40000 - £41000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago