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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Specialist
Rank 68 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Specialist 2 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 0.33% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% - -
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Average salary £33,525 - -
UK excluding London average salary £47,000 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+4.44% +7.14%
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
604 489 589
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 98.53% 98.19% 97.52%
Number of salaries quoted 520 439 471
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Specialist within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Taunton - 1 £33,549 -
Technical Specialist
South West

Technical Specialist
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) VoIP
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
1 1 (50.00%) IBM
1 1 (50.00%) Siemens
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (50.00%) Handset
1 1 (50.00%) IVR
1 1 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (50.00%) Supplier Management
1 1 (50.00%) Matrix Management
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security
1 1 (50.00%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (50.00%) Unified Communications
1 1 (50.00%) PABX
1 1 (50.00%) Capacity Management
1 1 (50.00%) Protective Monitoring
1 1 (50.00%) OpenScape

Technical Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security
1 1 (50.00%) OpenScape
1 1 (50.00%) PABX
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) Unified Communications
1 1 (50.00%) VoIP
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
General
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Handset
1 1 (50.00%) IVR
1 1 (50.00%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Capacity Management
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Matrix Management
1 1 (50.00%) Protective Monitoring
1 1 (50.00%) Supplier Management
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) IBM
1 1 (50.00%) Siemens