The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside 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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Specialist
Rank - 71 71
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Specialist 0 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside - 0.63% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.65% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 1
Average salary - £48,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +21.87%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
Technical Specialist
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Merseyside 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
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
469 620 575
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 95.13% 97.33% 97.13%
Number of salaries quoted 380 548 498
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Technical Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Technical Specialist in the job title across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Technical Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Technical Specialist
Salary Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Technical Specialist across the Merseyside region.

Technical Specialist Salary Trend in Merseyside

Technical Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 8 (100.00%) Degree
2 7 (87.50%) ITIL
2 7 (87.50%) SLA
2 7 (87.50%) EMC
2 7 (87.50%) SAN
2 7 (87.50%) NetApp
3 5 (62.50%) Firmware
3 5 (62.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (62.50%) Replication
3 5 (62.50%) Cisco
3 5 (62.50%) CLARiiON
3 5 (62.50%) EMC Centera
3 5 (62.50%) Asset Management
3 5 (62.50%) NAS
3 5 (62.50%) Symmetrix DMX
3 5 (62.50%) Computer Science
4 3 (37.50%) CA
5 2 (25.00%) HP
5 2 (25.00%) Client/Server
5 2 (25.00%) VMware
5 2 (25.00%) VMware ESX
5 2 (25.00%) DMZ
5 2 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (25.00%) VMFS
5 2 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (25.00%) vCloud
5 2 (25.00%) Capacity Management
5 2 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (25.00%) e-Health
5 2 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

Technical Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (87.50%) SAN
2 5 (62.50%) NAS
3 2 (25.00%) DMZ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Replication
1 5 (62.50%) CLARiiON
1 5 (62.50%) EMC Centera
1 5 (62.50%) Computer Science
1 5 (62.50%) Symmetrix DMX
2 2 (25.00%) Client/Server
2 2 (25.00%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) UNIX
1 1 (12.50%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) ITIL
2 5 (62.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (62.50%) Asset Management
3 2 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (25.00%) Capacity Management
3 2 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (25.00%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) Degree
2 2 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (87.50%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Firmware
2 2 (25.00%) VMware ESX
2 2 (25.00%) VMware Server
2 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (25.00%) VMFS
2 2 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (25.00%) vCloud
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) EMC
1 7 (87.50%) NetApp
2 5 (62.50%) Cisco
3 3 (37.50%) CA
4 2 (25.00%) HP
4 2 (25.00%) VMware
Southport, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago