The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the Oxfordshire 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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Specialist
Rank 112 129 -
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Specialist 2 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.13% 0.17% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.18% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 0
Average salary £55,000 £38,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.50% +5.62%
Technical Specialist
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Oxfordshire 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
Oxfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1468 1698 1741
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 95.39% 96.10% 94.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1190 1531 1508
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Technical Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Technical Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Technical Specialist
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Technical Specialist Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

Technical Specialist
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) RHCE
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Ubuntu
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco

Technical Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Open Source
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) RHCE
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco