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 9 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Specialist
Rank 262 229 254
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +25
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Specialist 3 10 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.048% 0.17% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.050% 0.17% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1 9 12
Median salary £40,000 £44,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.11% +15.58%
UK excluding London median salary £40,500 £44,500 £40,188
% change year-on-year
-8.98% +10.73%
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
6056 5787 7159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 96.76% 95.83% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 5102 4779 6116
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

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 9 December 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
Cheshire +12 1 - -
Manchester -23 1 - -
Merseyside - 1 £40,000 -
Technical Specialist
England

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

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 4 (57.14%) Data Centre
1 4 (57.14%) VLAN
1 4 (57.14%) Wireshark
1 4 (57.14%) Virtual Environments
1 4 (57.14%) Mitel
1 4 (57.14%) R
1 4 (57.14%) MCP
1 4 (57.14%) DHCP
1 4 (57.14%) SLA
1 4 (57.14%) Wireless
1 4 (57.14%) Validation
2 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (14.29%) Mac OS X
3 1 (14.29%) Apple
3 1 (14.29%) JD Edwards
3 1 (14.29%) MCSE
3 1 (14.29%) MCSA
3 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Clustering
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (14.29%) Process Improvement
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 8
3 1 (14.29%) MCTS
3 1 (14.29%) MCITP

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:

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) JDE EnterpriseOne
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) DHCP
1 4 (57.14%) VLAN
1 4 (57.14%) Wireless
1 4 (57.14%) Wireshark
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Data Centre
2 1 (14.29%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Mac OS X
2 1 (14.29%) Windows 10
2 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
2 1 (14.29%) Windows 8
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Validation
1 4 (57.14%) Virtual Environments
2 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) Process Improvement
2 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
2 1 (14.29%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) R
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) MCP
2 1 (14.29%) MCITP
2 1 (14.29%) MCSA
2 1 (14.29%) MCSE
2 1 (14.29%) MCTS
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (14.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Mitel
2 1 (14.29%) Apple
2 1 (14.29%) Citrix
2 1 (14.29%) JD Edwards
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft