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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Specialist
Rank 134 123 130
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Specialist 7 14 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.31% 0.56% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.61% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 8
Average salary £38,750 £45,500 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.83% +3.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,250 £39,900 £24,850
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £51,100 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,377 £43,082 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+7.64% -4.26%
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
2108 2289 2111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 94.07% 92.15% 93.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1644 1621 1676
Average salary £45,000 £46,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.22% +9.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 31 August 2015.

Technical Specialist Salary Histogram in Reading

Technical Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 5 (38.46%) Linux
2 4 (30.77%) VMware
2 4 (30.77%) Windows
2 4 (30.77%) Oracle
2 4 (30.77%) MS Exchange
2 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
2 4 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (23.08%) HP
3 3 (23.08%) EMC
3 3 (23.08%) Solaris
3 3 (23.08%) IBM
3 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
3 3 (23.08%) SOA
3 3 (23.08%) Java
3 3 (23.08%) SQL
3 3 (23.08%) UNIX
3 3 (23.08%) SUSE
3 3 (23.08%) Red Hat
3 3 (23.08%) Symantec
3 3 (23.08%) Firewall
3 3 (23.08%) Banking
3 3 (23.08%) Data Management
4 2 (15.38%) System Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Google
4 2 (15.38%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (15.38%) Debian
4 2 (15.38%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (15.38%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (15.38%) AIX
4 2 (15.38%) HPUX

Technical Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 4 (30.77%) MS Exchange
2 2 (15.38%) WebLogic
3 1 (7.69%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (7.69%) Lync
3 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
3 1 (7.69%) Apache
3 1 (7.69%) Tomcat
3 1 (7.69%) IBM Notes
3 1 (7.69%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) Firewall
2 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
2 2 (15.38%) DNS
3 1 (7.69%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) DB2
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle Forms
General
1 3 (23.08%) Banking
2 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) French Language
2 1 (7.69%) German Language
2 1 (7.69%) Italian Language
2 1 (7.69%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) WebCenter
2 1 (7.69%) MSMQ
2 1 (7.69%) .NET
2 1 (7.69%) LAMP
2 1 (7.69%) Middleware
2 1 (7.69%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Linux
2 4 (30.77%) Windows
3 3 (23.08%) Solaris
3 3 (23.08%) UNIX
3 3 (23.08%) SUSE
4 2 (15.38%) Debian
4 2 (15.38%) AIX
4 2 (15.38%) HPUX
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (7.69%) CentOS
5 1 (7.69%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) SOA
1 3 (23.08%) Data Management
2 2 (15.38%) System Testing
2 2 (15.38%) ERP
3 1 (7.69%) SDLC
3 1 (7.69%) Information Security
3 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (7.69%) Business Development
3 1 (7.69%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) Java
1 3 (23.08%) SQL
2 2 (15.38%) Perl
2 2 (15.38%) Python
2 2 (15.38%) Bash Shell
3 1 (7.69%) sed
3 1 (7.69%) C#
3 1 (7.69%) AWK
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
1 4 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (7.69%) logstash
2 1 (7.69%) ZABBIX
2 1 (7.69%) Nagios
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) VMware
1 4 (30.77%) Oracle
2 3 (23.08%) HP
2 3 (23.08%) EMC
2 3 (23.08%) IBM
2 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 3 (23.08%) Red Hat
2 3 (23.08%) Symantec
3 2 (15.38%) Google
3 2 (15.38%) Sybase
4 1 (7.69%) Intel
4 1 (7.69%) Lotus
4 1 (7.69%) Sophos
4 1 (7.69%) Websense
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