The first table below looks at the demand for the Technical Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the Solihull 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 23 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 Solihull region.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Specialist
Rank - 45 30
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Specialist 0 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull - 1.21% 2.76%
As % of the Job Titles category - 1.35% 2.90%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 4
Average salary - £35,500 £35,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £42,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
-7.05% +14.86%
Job Titles Category
Solihull
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
277 222 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 96.85% 89.52% 95.17%
Number of salaries quoted 172 159 106
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,700 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Technical Specialist
West Midlands

Technical Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

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

Technical Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

Technical Specialist
Salary Trend in Solihull

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

Technical Specialist Salary Trend in Solihull

Technical Specialist
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT jobs across the Solihull 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 (60.00%) UNIX
1 3 (60.00%) Solaris
1 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (60.00%) Sun
1 3 (60.00%) Shell Script
1 3 (60.00%) Problem Management
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (40.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) Wireless
2 2 (40.00%) CCNP
2 2 (40.00%) CCNA
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) VPN
3 1 (20.00%) LAN
3 1 (20.00%) VoIP
3 1 (20.00%) WAN
3 1 (20.00%) SAN
3 1 (20.00%) Symantec
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Barracuda Networks
3 1 (20.00%) Aruba
3 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Perl

Technical Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT jobs across the Solihull 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (40.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) Wireless
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (20.00%) VPN
3 1 (20.00%) SAN
3 1 (20.00%) LAN
3 1 (20.00%) VoIP
3 1 (20.00%) WAN
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) UNIX
1 3 (60.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (20.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) CCNP
1 2 (40.00%) CCNA
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Sun
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Symantec
3 1 (20.00%) Barracuda Networks
3 1 (20.00%) Aruba