The first table below looks at the demand for the Technical Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the Sheffield 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 25 July 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 Sheffield region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Specialist
Rank 65 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Specialist 2 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.31% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% - -
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Average salary £38,750 - -
UK excluding London average salary £46,250 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+15.62% +6.66%
Job Titles Category
Sheffield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
618 553 551
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 94.79% 97.19% 96.50%
Number of salaries quoted 544 489 466
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £24,800
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,600 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Technical Specialist
South Yorkshire

Technical Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

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

Technical Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

Technical Specialist
Salary Trend in Sheffield

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

Technical Specialist Salary Trend in Sheffield

Technical Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) MSI
2 2 (66.67%) AdminStudio
2 2 (66.67%) VBScript
2 2 (66.67%) VB
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (66.67%) Application Packaging
2 2 (66.67%) SCCM
2 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (66.67%) XenDesktop
2 2 (66.67%) NetScaler
2 2 (66.67%) AppDNA
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) DevOps
3 1 (33.33%) Open Source
3 1 (33.33%) Time Management
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Compatibility Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) Information Security
3 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) MCSE
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) CRM
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) ISO 9001

Technical Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) NetScaler
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MSI
1 2 (66.67%) AdminStudio
2 1 (33.33%) InstallShield
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (33.33%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
1 1 (33.33%) CRM
1 1 (33.33%) Service Management
1 1 (33.33%) Information Security
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Compatibility Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (33.33%) Time Management
1 1 (33.33%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) VBScript
1 2 (66.67%) VB
1 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) MCSE
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) ISO 9001
1 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (66.67%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) SCCM
1 2 (66.67%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix