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 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Specialist
Rank 128 134 124
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Specialist 6 5 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.24% 0.22% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.23% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 1
Average salary £44,250 £45,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.66% +80.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +12.00%
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
2257 2152 1854
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 91.23% 92.64% 94.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1552 1696 1537
Average salary £46,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,100 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 October 2014.

Technical Specialist Salary Histogram in Reading

Technical Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 10 (62.50%) Telecoms
2 9 (56.25%) Law
2 9 (56.25%) Legal
2 9 (56.25%) Smartphone
2 9 (56.25%) SC Cleared
2 9 (56.25%) Security Cleared
2 9 (56.25%) Data Mining
2 9 (56.25%) Broadband
2 9 (56.25%) Internet
3 4 (25.00%) SAN
3 4 (25.00%) AIX
3 4 (25.00%) HPUX
3 4 (25.00%) Solaris
3 4 (25.00%) Linux
3 4 (25.00%) UNIX
4 3 (18.75%) Hitachi
4 3 (18.75%) Red Hat
4 3 (18.75%) Sun
4 3 (18.75%) EMC
4 3 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (18.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (18.75%) French Language
4 3 (18.75%) SUSE
4 3 (18.75%) Replication
4 3 (18.75%) Clustering
5 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 2 (12.50%) Windows
5 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
5 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
6 1 (6.25%) Sybase

Technical Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
1 1 (6.25%) Lync
1 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 9 (56.25%) Broadband
1 9 (56.25%) Internet
2 4 (25.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (56.25%) Data Mining
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 1 (6.25%) DB2
3 1 (6.25%) Informix
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (6.25%) PerformancePoint
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 10 (62.50%) Telecoms
2 9 (56.25%) Law
2 9 (56.25%) Legal
3 3 (18.75%) French Language
4 1 (6.25%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) CORBA
Miscellaneous
1 9 (56.25%) Smartphone
2 3 (18.75%) Replication
2 3 (18.75%) Clustering
3 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) AIX
1 4 (25.00%) HPUX
1 4 (25.00%) Solaris
1 4 (25.00%) Linux
1 4 (25.00%) UNIX
2 3 (18.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (18.75%) SUSE
3 2 (12.50%) Windows
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (6.25%) ETL
2 1 (6.25%) Project Management
2 1 (6.25%) Migration
2 1 (6.25%) Data Migration
2 1 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (6.25%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) Perl
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
1 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (56.25%) SC Cleared
1 9 (56.25%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Tivoli
1 1 (6.25%) Tivoli Monitoring
1 1 (6.25%) Netcool
1 1 (6.25%) Netcool/OMNIbus
1 1 (6.25%) SCCM
1 1 (6.25%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Hitachi
1 3 (18.75%) Red Hat
1 3 (18.75%) Sun
1 3 (18.75%) EMC
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.25%) Sybase
3 1 (6.25%) Business Objects
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle
3 1 (6.25%) IBM
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