The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 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 Reading region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Specialist
Rank 136 124 135
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Specialist 3 15 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.12% 0.70% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.74% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1 11 4
Average salary £65,000 £38,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+68.83% -6.09%
UK excluding London average salary £40,125 £41,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
-3.31% +12.16%
Job Titles Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2324 2015 2254
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 93.11% 94.38% 95.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1733 1614 1960
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Technical Specialist
Berkshire

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 12 (42.86%) SUSE
1 12 (42.86%) Replication
1 12 (42.86%) Clustering
1 12 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
1 12 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 12 (42.86%) AIX
1 12 (42.86%) HPUX
1 12 (42.86%) Solaris
1 12 (42.86%) Linux
1 12 (42.86%) UNIX
1 12 (42.86%) Microsoft
1 12 (42.86%) Sun
1 12 (42.86%) EMC
1 12 (42.86%) SAN
1 12 (42.86%) Hitachi
1 12 (42.86%) Red Hat
2 10 (35.71%) German Language
3 8 (28.57%) MS Excel
4 7 (25.00%) French Language
5 6 (21.43%) Finance
6 5 (17.86%) SaaS
6 5 (17.86%) Windows
6 5 (17.86%) SharePoint
7 4 (14.29%) Lync
8 3 (10.71%) Unified Communications
8 3 (10.71%) VoIP
8 3 (10.71%) Lotus
8 3 (10.71%) SQL
9 2 (7.14%) VBScript
9 2 (7.14%) Oracle

Technical Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 (17.86%) SharePoint
2 4 (14.29%) Lync
3 2 (7.14%) IBM Notes
4 1 (3.57%) MS Exchange
4 1 (3.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (3.57%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 8 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.14%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (42.86%) SAN
2 3 (10.71%) Unified Communications
2 3 (10.71%) VoIP
3 2 (7.14%) DHCP
3 2 (7.14%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) DB2
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (3.57%) PerformancePoint
2 1 (3.57%) Informix
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
General
1 10 (35.71%) German Language
2 7 (25.00%) French Language
3 6 (21.43%) Finance
4 2 (7.14%) Russian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (42.86%) Replication
1 12 (42.86%) Clustering
2 1 (3.57%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 12 (42.86%) SUSE
1 12 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 12 (42.86%) AIX
1 12 (42.86%) HPUX
1 12 (42.86%) Solaris
1 12 (42.86%) Linux
1 12 (42.86%) UNIX
2 5 (17.86%) Windows
3 2 (7.14%) Apple iOS
3 2 (7.14%) Android
3 2 (7.14%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (7.14%) CRM
2 2 (7.14%) Project Planning
2 2 (7.14%) Migration
2 2 (7.14%) Asset Management
2 2 (7.14%) Software Deployment
3 1 (3.57%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (3.57%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (3.57%) Data Migration
3 1 (3.57%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (3.57%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.71%) SQL
2 2 (7.14%) VBScript
3 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.57%) T-SQL
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 1 (3.57%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (42.86%) Microsoft
1 12 (42.86%) Sun
1 12 (42.86%) EMC
1 12 (42.86%) Hitachi
1 12 (42.86%) Red Hat
2 3 (10.71%) Lotus
3 2 (7.14%) Oracle
3 2 (7.14%) Sybase
3 2 (7.14%) Citrix
3 2 (7.14%) Apple
4 1 (3.57%) IronPort
4 1 (3.57%) Cisco
4 1 (3.57%) IBM
4 1 (3.57%) Symantec
4 1 (3.57%) Business Objects
Reading, Berkshire
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