The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the Somerset 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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Specialist
Rank - 59 65
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Specialist 0 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset - 0.37% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.38% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 3
Average salary - - £42,450
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £37,250
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +15.43%
Technical Specialist
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Somerset 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
Somerset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
730 527 611
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 93.35% 96.34% 97.92%
Number of salaries quoted 615 457 583
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £20,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £48,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Technical Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

Technical Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Technical Specialist
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

Technical Specialist Salary Trend in Somerset

Technical Specialist
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Somerset 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 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
1 1 (100.00%) Nokia
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Protective Monitoring
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

Technical Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Somerset 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.

Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Protective Monitoring
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Nokia
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint