The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the North West 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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Specialist
Rank 223 232 236
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Specialist 6 22 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.11% 0.31% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.32% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 5 17 7
Average salary £50,000 £65,000 £24,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.07% +165.30%
UK excluding London average salary £47,000 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+4.44% +7.14%
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
5382 6806 6379
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 96.04% 96.58% 96.21%
Number of salaries quoted 4503 5759 5348
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Technical Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

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
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Technical Specialist across the North West region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

Technical Specialist Salary Histogram 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Specialist within the North West region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(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
Manchester +18 4 £52,500 +30.75% 2
Cheshire +14 2 £35,000 -46.15%
Technical Specialist
England

Technical Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the North West 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 9 (52.94%) Windows
2 8 (47.06%) Banking
3 7 (41.18%) Retail
3 7 (41.18%) Web Development
3 7 (41.18%) HP Operations Orchestration
3 7 (41.18%) Linux
3 7 (41.18%) HTML
3 7 (41.18%) VB
3 7 (41.18%) MySQL
3 7 (41.18%) HP
4 6 (35.29%) Finance
5 5 (29.41%) VMware
5 5 (29.41%) Unix
5 5 (29.41%) Incident Management
5 5 (29.41%) Configuration Management
5 5 (29.41%) HP UCMDB
6 4 (23.53%) Performance Monitoring
6 4 (23.53%) IBM
7 3 (17.65%) SAN
7 3 (17.65%) Hitachi
7 3 (17.65%) Process Management
7 3 (17.65%) Change Management
7 3 (17.65%) LPAR
7 3 (17.65%) Asset Management
7 3 (17.65%) Data Centre
8 2 (11.76%) Dynatrace
8 2 (11.76%) Network Security
9 1 (5.88%) Marketing
9 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 1 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement

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

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the North West 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 (5.88%) Adobe Captivate
1 1 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) SAN
2 2 (11.76%) Network Security
3 1 (5.88%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (41.18%) MySQL
2 1 (5.88%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
General
1 8 (47.06%) Banking
2 7 (41.18%) Retail
3 6 (35.29%) Finance
4 1 (5.88%) Games
4 1 (5.88%) Marketing
4 1 (5.88%) Multimedia
4 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (41.18%) HTML
2 1 (5.88%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Data Centre
1 3 (17.65%) LPAR
2 1 (5.88%) Chip and PIN
2 1 (5.88%) Contactless
2 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (52.94%) Windows
2 7 (41.18%) Linux
3 5 (29.41%) Unix
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Web Development
2 5 (29.41%) Configuration Management
2 5 (29.41%) Incident Management
3 4 (23.53%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (17.65%) Asset Management
4 3 (17.65%) Change Management
4 3 (17.65%) Process Management
5 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.88%) B2B
5 1 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (5.88%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (5.88%) ERP
5 1 (5.88%) People Management
5 1 (5.88%) SEO
5 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.88%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) VB
2 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) CCNA
1 1 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (5.88%) CISM
1 1 (5.88%) CISSP
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Snort
Systems Management
1 7 (41.18%) HP Operations Orchestration
2 5 (29.41%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) HP
2 5 (29.41%) VMware
3 4 (23.53%) IBM
4 3 (17.65%) Hitachi
5 2 (11.76%) Dynatrace
6 1 (5.88%) Adobe
6 1 (5.88%) Avaya
6 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
6 1 (5.88%) Oracle
6 1 (5.88%) Teradata
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