The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 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 West region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Specialist
Rank 219 248 228
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -20
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Specialist 38 8 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.52% 0.11% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% 0.11% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 17 7 19
Average salary £30,000 £32,528 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.77% -7.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £30,517 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £46,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- +9.45%
Job Titles Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6899 7158 6912
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.08% 95.33% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 5593 6013 6113
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Technical Specialist
England

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 16 April 2014.

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 16 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Manchester +11 15 £30,000 -29.41% 2
Merseyside -1 15 £53,250 +63.70%
Cheshire +7 4 £24,500 - 1
Lancashire - 4 £24,500 -
Technical Specialist
England

Technical Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 25 (47.17%) ITIL
1 25 (47.17%) Windows
2 15 (28.30%) SQL
3 14 (26.42%) Disaster Recovery
4 13 (24.53%) SAN
5 12 (22.64%) Degree
5 12 (22.64%) NAS
6 11 (20.75%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (20.75%) Finance
6 11 (20.75%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (20.75%) IBM
7 10 (18.87%) SLA
7 10 (18.87%) VMware
7 10 (18.87%) Computer Science
7 10 (18.87%) QA
7 10 (18.87%) SC Cleared
7 10 (18.87%) Security Cleared
8 9 (16.98%) Cisco
8 9 (16.98%) NetApp
8 9 (16.98%) .NET
9 8 (15.09%) Oracle
9 8 (15.09%) ASP.NET
9 8 (15.09%) T-SQL
9 8 (15.09%) Firmware
9 8 (15.09%) EMC
9 8 (15.09%) Symmetrix DMX
9 8 (15.09%) Asset Management
9 8 (15.09%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (15.09%) CLARiiON
9 8 (15.09%) EMC Centera

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

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (7.55%) TeamSite
1 4 (7.55%) WebSphere
2 3 (5.66%) MS Exchange
2 3 (5.66%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (3.77%) IIS
3 2 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.89%) Lync
4 1 (1.89%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (3.77%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.89%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (24.53%) SAN
2 12 (22.64%) NAS
3 7 (13.21%) Firewall
4 5 (9.43%) TCP/IP
5 3 (5.66%) HTTP
5 3 (5.66%) SSL
6 2 (3.77%) IPsec
6 2 (3.77%) Kerberos
6 2 (3.77%) DNS
7 1 (1.89%) LDAP
7 1 (1.89%) LAN
7 1 (1.89%) WAN
7 1 (1.89%) DHCP
7 1 (1.89%) FTP
7 1 (1.89%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.55%) DB2
1 4 (7.55%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (7.55%) DataStage
1 4 (7.55%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.89%) SQL Server
General
1 11 (20.75%) Finance
2 4 (7.55%) Banking
3 1 (1.89%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.89%) Advertising
3 1 (1.89%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (16.98%) .NET
2 8 (15.09%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.89%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.87%) Computer Science
2 8 (15.09%) Symmetrix DMX
2 8 (15.09%) Firmware
2 8 (15.09%) CLARiiON
2 8 (15.09%) EMC Centera
3 7 (13.21%) Replication
4 3 (5.66%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.77%) PKI
6 1 (1.89%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.89%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.89%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.89%) Clustering
6 1 (1.89%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 25 (47.17%) Windows
2 11 (20.75%) Windows Server 2003
2 11 (20.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (13.21%) UNIX
3 7 (13.21%) Linux
4 4 (7.55%) Windows XP
5 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.89%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.89%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (47.17%) ITIL
2 14 (26.42%) Disaster Recovery
3 8 (15.09%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (15.09%) Asset Management
4 4 (7.55%) Incident Management
4 4 (7.55%) Problem Management
4 4 (7.55%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (7.55%) ETL
4 4 (7.55%) Service Management
4 4 (7.55%) Change Management
4 4 (7.55%) Information Security
5 2 (3.77%) Service Delivery
5 2 (3.77%) Project Management
6 1 (1.89%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (1.89%) Online Security
6 1 (1.89%) Compatibility Testing
6 1 (1.89%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (1.89%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (1.89%) Change Control
6 1 (1.89%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 15 (28.30%) SQL
2 8 (15.09%) T-SQL
3 4 (7.55%) VBA
4 3 (5.66%) JCL
4 3 (5.66%) C
5 2 (3.77%) COBOL
5 2 (3.77%) VB
5 2 (3.77%) PowerShell
5 2 (3.77%) Assembly Language
6 1 (1.89%) REXX
6 1 (1.89%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.89%) VBScript
6 1 (1.89%) Java
6 1 (1.89%) C++
Qualifications
1 12 (22.64%) Degree
2 10 (18.87%) SC Cleared
2 10 (18.87%) Security Cleared
3 4 (7.55%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (5.66%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (5.66%) MCITP
4 3 (5.66%) MCSE
5 1 (1.89%) CCNA
5 1 (1.89%) CISSP
5 1 (1.89%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.89%) CISM
5 1 (1.89%) EnCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (18.87%) SLA
1 10 (18.87%) QA
2 1 (1.89%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 7 (13.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (9.43%) Active Directory
3 4 (7.55%) Hyper-V
4 3 (5.66%) VMware ESX
5 2 (3.77%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 2 (3.77%) XenApp
5 2 (3.77%) XenDesktop
5 2 (3.77%) NFS
6 1 (1.89%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (3.77%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.89%) MOM
2 1 (1.89%) WSUS
2 1 (1.89%) CA Endevor
2 1 (1.89%) SCCM
2 1 (1.89%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (1.89%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 11 (20.75%) IBM
2 10 (18.87%) VMware
3 9 (16.98%) NetApp
3 9 (16.98%) Cisco
4 8 (15.09%) Oracle
4 8 (15.09%) EMC
5 6 (11.32%) Microsoft
6 4 (7.55%) HP
6 4 (7.55%) Teradata
6 4 (7.55%) Ab Initio
7 3 (5.66%) Imperva
7 3 (5.66%) Citrix
8 2 (3.77%) Unisys
9 1 (1.89%) McAfee
9 1 (1.89%) Wyse
9 1 (1.89%) Lumension
9 1 (1.89%) Becrypt
9 1 (1.89%) Avaya
9 1 (1.89%) CA
9 1 (1.89%) Dell
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