The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the North West region that had Technical Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 30 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Specialist
Rank 230 229 217
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Specialist 1 19 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.018% 0.31% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.019% 0.32% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 16
Median salary £22,500 £40,000 £54,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-43.75% -25.92%
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
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 North West 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
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5306 5956 6872
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 97.18% 96.44% 97.10%
Number of salaries quoted 4510 4791 5510
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £54,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Technical Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region that featured Technical Specialist in the job title.

Technical Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Technical Specialist
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Technical Specialist Salary Trend in the North West

Technical Specialist
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Specialist within the North West region over the 3 months to 30 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
Manchester -6 1 £22,500 - 1
Technical Specialist
England

Technical Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 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 North West region featuring Technical Specialist in the job title.

1 3 (60.00%) Retail
2 2 (40.00%) ERP
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (20.00%) Contactless
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (20.00%) VBA
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) Unix
3 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (20.00%) CCNA
3 1 (20.00%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (20.00%) CISSP
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (20.00%) Chip and PIN
3 1 (20.00%) CISM
3 1 (20.00%) Firewall
3 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (20.00%) SEO
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) Games
3 1 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) Teradata
3 1 (20.00%) Snort
3 1 (20.00%) Supplier Management
3 1 (20.00%) Marketing
3 1 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (20.00%) Network Security

Technical Specialist Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
1 1 (20.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
General
1 3 (60.00%) Retail
2 1 (20.00%) Games
2 1 (20.00%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Chip and PIN
1 1 (20.00%) Contactless
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) ERP
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (20.00%) People Management
2 1 (20.00%) SEO
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CCNA
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (20.00%) CISM
1 1 (20.00%) CISSP
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Snort
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle
1 1 (20.00%) Teradata
1 1 (20.00%) Veeam
1 1 (20.00%) VMware