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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Specialist
Rank 490 528 532
Rank change year-on-year
+38 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Specialist 117 119 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.27% 0.26% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.28% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 65 70 48
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,475 £37,500 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £65,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £39,875 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+19.12% -0.31%
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
40103 42659 41747
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.72% 93.90% 94.08%
Number of salaries quoted 33809 35111 35345
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 £32,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +18 38 £52,500 +5.00% 6
Hammersmith - 2 £37,500 -
Romford - 1 £33,500 -
Technical Specialist
England

Technical Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 85 (42.29%) Windows
2 78 (38.81%) Banking
3 67 (33.33%) Retail
4 60 (29.85%) Finance
5 52 (25.87%) IBM
6 48 (23.88%) SQL
7 45 (22.39%) Java
7 45 (22.39%) Analytical Skills
8 40 (19.90%) Change Management
9 39 (19.40%) Oracle
9 39 (19.40%) SQL Server
10 36 (17.91%) Microsoft
11 35 (17.41%) Mentoring
12 34 (16.92%) Apple iOS
12 34 (16.92%) Linux
13 33 (16.42%) HP
13 33 (16.42%) Apple
13 33 (16.42%) VMware
13 33 (16.42%) QA
14 32 (15.92%) VPN
15 31 (15.42%) Coaching
16 27 (13.43%) .NET
17 26 (12.94%) Blackberry
17 26 (12.94%) VMware Infrastructure
17 26 (12.94%) Windows 7
18 25 (12.44%) UNIX
19 24 (11.94%) Telecoms
20 22 (10.95%) Android
20 22 (10.95%) WebSphere
20 22 (10.95%) DB2

Technical Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 22 (10.95%) WebSphere
2 19 (9.45%) MS Exchange
3 16 (7.96%) Exchange Server 2010
4 13 (6.47%) WebSphere Application Server
5 9 (4.48%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
6 5 (2.49%) IIS
6 5 (2.49%) TeamSite
6 5 (2.49%) Apache
7 3 (1.49%) SharePoint
7 3 (1.49%) Lync
8 2 (1.00%) Confluence
8 2 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (1.00%) Tomcat
8 2 (1.00%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (1.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.50%) FileNet
9 1 (0.50%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.50%) WebSphere Portal
9 1 (0.50%) Oracle Coherence
9 1 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 21 (10.45%) MS Office
2 20 (9.95%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (2.49%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.49%) SaaS
2 1 (0.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 32 (15.92%) VPN
2 21 (10.45%) TCP/IP
3 19 (9.45%) DNS
4 18 (8.96%) SAN
5 14 (6.97%) ATM
6 10 (4.98%) Wi-Fi
7 9 (4.48%) VLAN
7 9 (4.48%) LAN
7 9 (4.48%) VoIP
7 9 (4.48%) WAN
8 8 (3.98%) Broadband
9 7 (3.48%) Intranet
10 6 (2.99%) DHCP
11 5 (2.49%) Internet
11 5 (2.49%) LDAP
11 5 (2.49%) BIG-IP
12 3 (1.49%) NAS
12 3 (1.49%) SSL
12 3 (1.49%) HTTP
13 2 (1.00%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (19.40%) SQL Server
2 22 (10.95%) DB2
3 16 (7.96%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (5.47%) SQL Server 2012
5 10 (4.98%) Oracle Database
6 7 (3.48%) Crystal Reports
7 6 (2.99%) Oracle Database 11g
8 5 (2.49%) SQL Server 2005
8 5 (2.49%) Oracle Reports
8 5 (2.49%) MS Access
9 4 (1.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (1.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (1.99%) NonStop SQL
10 3 (1.49%) Data Mining
10 3 (1.49%) eXist-db
11 2 (1.00%) Oracle Database 12c
11 2 (1.00%) DataStage
11 2 (1.00%) MySQL
11 2 (1.00%) JasperReports
11 2 (1.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 9 (4.48%) ClearCase
2 4 (1.99%) Eclipse
2 4 (1.99%) Jenkins
3 3 (1.49%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.49%) Maven
4 2 (1.00%) JIRA
4 2 (1.00%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.50%) Xcode
5 1 (0.50%) JUnit
5 1 (0.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 78 (38.81%) Banking
2 67 (33.33%) Retail
3 60 (29.85%) Finance
4 24 (11.94%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.49%) Front Office
6 4 (1.99%) Corporate Banking
7 3 (1.49%) Law
7 3 (1.49%) Advertising
7 3 (1.49%) Billing
8 2 (1.00%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.50%) Legal
9 1 (0.50%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.50%) Back Office
9 1 (0.50%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (13.43%) .NET
2 21 (10.45%) XML
3 14 (6.97%) Web Services
4 12 (5.97%) WebSphere MQ
5 10 (4.98%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 9 (4.48%) HTML
6 9 (4.48%) J2EE
7 5 (2.49%) XML Messaging
7 5 (2.49%) ISPF
8 4 (1.99%) XSLT
8 4 (1.99%) Spring
8 4 (1.99%) FIX Protocol
9 3 (1.49%) Hibernate
9 3 (1.49%) XForms
10 2 (1.00%) CGI
10 2 (1.00%) WinForms
10 2 (1.00%) .NET Framework
10 2 (1.00%) ASP.NET
10 2 (1.00%) HTML5
11 1 (0.50%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 45 (22.39%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (12.94%) Blackberry
3 16 (7.96%) Mainframe
4 12 (5.97%) Tandem
5 10 (4.98%) Cryptography
6 9 (4.48%) Video Conferencing
6 9 (4.48%) Management Information System
6 9 (4.48%) Client/Server
6 9 (4.48%) SWIFT
7 8 (3.98%) EPoS
7 8 (3.98%) Online Banking
8 7 (3.48%) Reference Data
9 6 (2.99%) IBM Mainframe
10 5 (2.49%) Hedge funds
10 5 (2.49%) EMV
11 4 (1.99%) HACMP
11 4 (1.99%) Computer Science
12 3 (1.49%) Wiki
12 3 (1.49%) Visualisation
12 3 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 85 (42.29%) Windows
2 34 (16.92%) Linux
2 34 (16.92%) Apple iOS
3 26 (12.94%) Windows 7
4 25 (12.44%) UNIX
5 22 (10.95%) Android
6 18 (8.96%) Windows Server 2008
7 16 (7.96%) Windows Server 2012
8 13 (6.47%) Solaris
9 11 (5.47%) Windows Server 2003
10 10 (4.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (2.99%) Windows XP
11 6 (2.99%) AIX
12 3 (1.49%) zOS
12 3 (1.49%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.50%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.50%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (19.90%) Change Management
2 35 (17.41%) Mentoring
3 31 (15.42%) Coaching
4 15 (7.46%) Investment Management
4 15 (7.46%) Project Management
5 13 (6.47%) ITIL
6 12 (5.97%) Configuration Management
7 11 (5.47%) SOA
8 10 (4.98%) Performance Tuning
9 9 (4.48%) Time Management
9 9 (4.48%) Service Delivery
10 8 (3.98%) Asset Management
11 7 (3.48%) Content Management
11 7 (3.48%) UML
11 7 (3.48%) CRM
12 6 (2.99%) Migration
13 5 (2.49%) Performance Analysis
13 5 (2.49%) Release Management
13 5 (2.49%) Waterfall
14 4 (1.99%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 48 (23.88%) SQL
2 45 (22.39%) Java
3 21 (10.45%) C#
4 20 (9.95%) Perl
5 18 (8.96%) COBOL
6 15 (7.46%) PL/SQL
7 12 (5.97%) Shell Script
8 11 (5.47%) JCL
8 11 (5.47%) PowerShell
9 8 (3.98%) Python
9 8 (3.98%) T-SQL
10 7 (3.48%) C++
10 7 (3.48%) PL/1
11 5 (2.49%) JavaScript
11 5 (2.49%) VB.NET
12 3 (1.49%) XQuery
12 3 (1.49%) VBScript
12 3 (1.49%) VB
13 2 (1.00%) Assembly Language
13 2 (1.00%) REXX
Qualifications
1 10 (4.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 9 (4.48%) VCP5
3 8 (3.98%) Degree
4 7 (3.48%) CCNP
4 7 (3.48%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.00%) VCP4
6 1 (0.50%) MCSE
6 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.50%) EMC Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (16.42%) QA
2 5 (2.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 5 (2.49%) ISO 8583
3 1 (0.50%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (12.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (10.95%) Active Directory
3 10 (4.98%) Hyper-V
4 8 (3.98%) Microsoft App-V
4 8 (3.98%) vSphere
5 7 (3.48%) XenApp
5 7 (3.48%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 5 (2.49%) Oracle RAC
7 4 (1.99%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 4 (1.99%) NFS
7 4 (1.99%) DFS Replication
8 3 (1.49%) VMware Server
8 3 (1.49%) Firmware
9 1 (0.50%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 13 (6.47%) SCCM
1 13 (6.47%) SCOM
2 12 (5.97%) NetBackup
3 11 (5.47%) SCVMM
4 10 (4.98%) SCOrch
5 8 (3.98%) BMC PATROL
6 6 (2.99%) CA Endevor
6 6 (2.99%) SCSM
7 5 (2.49%) Tivoli
7 5 (2.49%) Puppet
8 4 (1.99%) Opscode Chef
9 3 (1.49%) Control-M
10 2 (1.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 2 (1.00%) Norton AntiVirus
10 2 (1.00%) Oracle RMAN
10 2 (1.00%) Data Guard
11 1 (0.50%) Cacti
11 1 (0.50%) HP Quality Center
11 1 (0.50%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 1 (0.50%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 52 (25.87%) IBM
2 39 (19.40%) Oracle
3 36 (17.91%) Microsoft
4 33 (16.42%) HP
4 33 (16.42%) Apple
4 33 (16.42%) VMware
5 22 (10.95%) Veritas
6 12 (5.97%) NetApp
6 12 (5.97%) Sun
7 11 (5.47%) Dell
8 10 (4.98%) AppSense
8 10 (4.98%) Cisco
9 9 (4.48%) Red Hat
10 8 (3.98%) Actimize
10 8 (3.98%) Citrix
10 8 (3.98%) Avaya
10 8 (3.98%) BMC
11 6 (2.99%) F5
12 5 (2.49%) VocaLink
12 5 (2.49%) Charles River
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