The first table below looks at the demand for the Technical Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the North East 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the North East region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Specialist
Rank 71 - 70
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Specialist 1 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 0.12% - 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% - 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 2
Average salary £39,500 - £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,750 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +18.75%
Job Titles Category
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
795 648 800
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 95.78% 95.29% 97.09%
Number of salaries quoted 576 557 676
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £24,250
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £65,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Technical Specialist
England

Technical Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

Technical Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Technical Specialist
Salary Trend in the North East

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

Technical Specialist Salary Trend in the North East

Technical Specialist
Top 22 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the North East 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 6 (100.00%) Oracle
2 5 (83.33%) ITIL
2 5 (83.33%) UNIX
2 5 (83.33%) Solaris
2 5 (83.33%) Linux
2 5 (83.33%) LAMP
2 5 (83.33%) Matrix Management
3 3 (50.00%) PaaS
4 2 (33.33%) Degree
4 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
4 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
5 1 (16.67%) Electronics
5 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
5 1 (16.67%) SQL
5 1 (16.67%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (16.67%) COM
5 1 (16.67%) XML
5 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 1 (16.67%) SQLPlus
5 1 (16.67%) OCX
5 1 (16.67%) Data Guard

Technical Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the North East 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.

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (16.67%) SQLPlus
General
1 1 (16.67%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) LAMP
2 1 (16.67%) COM
2 1 (16.67%) XML
2 1 (16.67%) OCX
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) UNIX
1 5 (83.33%) Solaris
1 5 (83.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) ITIL
1 5 (83.33%) Matrix Management
2 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft