The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the Reading 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 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Specialist
Rank 141 130 123
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Specialist 6 6 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.24% 0.25% 0.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.27% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 10
Average salary £50,000 £37,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -2.59%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+13.09% +5.00%
Technical Specialist
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Reading 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
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2302 2259 1970
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 92.41% 92.73% 94.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1586 1692 1621
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £64,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Technical Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Technical Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Technical Specialist
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Technical Specialist Salary Trend in Reading

Technical Specialist
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Technical Specialist across the Reading region over the 3 months to 1 April 2015.

Technical Specialist Salary Histogram in Reading

Technical Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 15 (68.18%) Windows
2 14 (63.64%) Active Directory
3 12 (54.55%) Microsoft
4 10 (45.45%) Security Cleared
5 9 (40.91%) DV Cleared
6 8 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (31.82%) HP
8 6 (27.27%) Linux
8 6 (27.27%) EMC
8 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (27.27%) SC Cleared
9 5 (22.73%) UNIX
9 5 (22.73%) AIX
9 5 (22.73%) HPUX
9 5 (22.73%) Solaris
9 5 (22.73%) SharePoint
9 5 (22.73%) SLA
9 5 (22.73%) Red Hat
9 5 (22.73%) SUSE
9 5 (22.73%) SCOM
10 4 (18.18%) MS Exchange
10 4 (18.18%) SAN
10 4 (18.18%) Symantec
10 4 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (18.18%) Firewall
10 4 (18.18%) SCCM
11 3 (13.64%) TCP/IP
11 3 (13.64%) DNS
11 3 (13.64%) Cisco
11 3 (13.64%) IBM

Technical Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 5 (22.73%) SharePoint
2 4 (18.18%) MS Exchange
3 2 (9.09%) Lync
3 2 (9.09%) Lotus Domino
3 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (4.55%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (4.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (4.55%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Office
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) SAN
1 4 (18.18%) Firewall
2 3 (13.64%) TCP/IP
2 3 (13.64%) DNS
3 2 (9.09%) Frame Relay
3 2 (9.09%) DHCP
4 1 (4.55%) IKE
4 1 (4.55%) IPX
4 1 (4.55%) IPX/SPX
4 1 (4.55%) PPP
4 1 (4.55%) RIP
4 1 (4.55%) SNMP
4 1 (4.55%) VoIP
4 1 (4.55%) WLAN
4 1 (4.55%) POP3
4 1 (4.55%) SMTP
4 1 (4.55%) MPLS
4 1 (4.55%) OSPF
4 1 (4.55%) BGP
4 1 (4.55%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) DB2
General
1 3 (13.64%) French Language
2 2 (9.09%) Finance
3 1 (4.55%) German Language
3 1 (4.55%) Spanish Language
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Replication
1 3 (13.64%) Clustering
2 2 (9.09%) Blackberry
3 1 (4.55%) iPhone
3 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.55%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 15 (68.18%) Windows
2 8 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (27.27%) Linux
3 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (22.73%) SUSE
4 5 (22.73%) AIX
4 5 (22.73%) HPUX
4 5 (22.73%) Solaris
4 5 (22.73%) UNIX
5 3 (13.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (4.55%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (13.64%) Data Management
3 2 (9.09%) Migration
4 1 (4.55%) Change Control
4 1 (4.55%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (4.55%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) SQL
1 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (45.45%) Security Cleared
2 9 (40.91%) DV Cleared
3 6 (27.27%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.55%) MCSE
4 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (22.73%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (63.64%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (22.73%) SCOM
2 4 (18.18%) SCCM
3 2 (9.09%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (4.55%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 12 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 7 (31.82%) HP
3 6 (27.27%) EMC
4 5 (22.73%) Red Hat
5 4 (18.18%) Symantec
6 3 (13.64%) Hitachi
6 3 (13.64%) Sun
6 3 (13.64%) Cisco
6 3 (13.64%) IBM
7 2 (9.09%) Oracle
7 2 (9.09%) Sybase
7 2 (9.09%) Lotus
7 2 (9.09%) CheckPoint
7 2 (9.09%) F5
8 1 (4.55%) VMware
8 1 (4.55%) IronPort
8 1 (4.55%) Dell
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