The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Reading region that had Technical Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 26 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Specialist
Rank 121 145 145
Rank change year-on-year
+24 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Specialist 10 6 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.57% 0.26% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.59% 0.27% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 2
Median salary £50,000 £48,750 £58,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% -17.02%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
1699 2205 2317
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 96.21% 96.12% 95.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1349 1656 1662
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £24,936 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,550 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Technical Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of job ads across the Reading region that featured Technical Specialist in the job title.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 Reading region featuring Technical Specialist in the job title.

1 8 (38.10%) Release Management
1 8 (38.10%) User Acceptance Testing
1 8 (38.10%) ITIL
1 8 (38.10%) Salesforce.com
1 8 (38.10%) Data Quality
2 6 (28.57%) SDLC
2 6 (28.57%) Time Management
2 6 (28.57%) Investment Banking
2 6 (28.57%) Business Development
2 6 (28.57%) Finance
2 6 (28.57%) Banking
3 5 (23.81%) HP
3 5 (23.81%) EMC
4 4 (19.05%) Active Directory
4 4 (19.05%) SAN
4 4 (19.05%) NetApp
4 4 (19.05%) Windows
4 4 (19.05%) Data Management
4 4 (19.05%) NAS
4 4 (19.05%) Veeam
5 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (14.29%) Windows Server
5 3 (14.29%) Hyper-V
5 3 (14.29%) VMware
5 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (14.29%) Cisco
5 3 (14.29%) Veritas
6 2 (9.52%) CheckPoint
6 2 (9.52%) Legato
6 2 (9.52%) arcserve

Technical Specialist Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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 (4.76%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) NAS
1 4 (19.05%) SAN
2 2 (9.52%) DHCP
2 2 (9.52%) DNS
2 2 (9.52%) Firewall
2 2 (9.52%) LAN
2 2 (9.52%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) DB2
1 1 (4.76%) MySQL
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
General
1 6 (28.57%) Banking
1 6 (28.57%) Finance
1 6 (28.57%) Investment Banking
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 4 (19.05%) Windows
2 3 (14.29%) Windows Server
2 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (4.76%) AIX
3 1 (4.76%) CentOS
3 1 (4.76%) Debian
3 1 (4.76%) HPUX
3 1 (4.76%) Linux
3 1 (4.76%) Solaris
3 1 (4.76%) SUSE
3 1 (4.76%) Ubuntu
3 1 (4.76%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) ITIL
1 8 (38.10%) Release Management
1 8 (38.10%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (28.57%) Business Development
2 6 (28.57%) SDLC
2 6 (28.57%) Time Management
3 4 (19.05%) Data Management
4 1 (4.76%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) CCSA
1 2 (9.52%) CCSE
1 2 (9.52%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (38.10%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (19.05%) Active Directory
2 3 (14.29%) Hyper-V
3 2 (9.52%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (4.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) Backup Exec
1 2 (9.52%) Legato
1 2 (9.52%) NetBackup
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (4.76%) Simpana
Vendors
1 8 (38.10%) Salesforce.com
2 5 (23.81%) EMC
2 5 (23.81%) HP
3 4 (19.05%) NetApp
3 4 (19.05%) Veeam
4 3 (14.29%) Cisco
4 3 (14.29%) Veritas
4 3 (14.29%) VMware
5 2 (9.52%) arcserve
5 2 (9.52%) CheckPoint
5 2 (9.52%) Dell
6 1 (4.76%) 3PAR
6 1 (4.76%) Citrix
6 1 (4.76%) CommVault
6 1 (4.76%) IBM
6 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
6 1 (4.76%) Oracle
6 1 (4.76%) Red Hat
6 1 (4.76%) Sybase
6 1 (4.76%) Symantec