The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the South East region that had Technical Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Specialist
Rank 382 421 413
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Specialist 48 42 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.26% 0.20% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.21% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 30 30 38
Median salary £60,000 £45,000 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% +16.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £31,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £50,000 £61,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £46,377 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-8.35% -2.36%
Technical Specialist
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the South East 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
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
17905 20200 21828
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 97.20% 96.83% 96.69%
Number of salaries quoted 15247 16527 17404
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Technical Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region that featured Technical Specialist in the job title.

Technical Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Technical Specialist
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Technical Specialist Salary Trend in the South East

Technical Specialist
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Technical Specialist across the South East region over the 3 months to 25 July 2016.

Technical Specialist Salary Histogram in the South East

Technical Specialist
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Specialist within the South East region over the 3 months to 25 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +15 19 £60,000 +20.00% 2
Surrey +35 13 £60,000 +33.33% 1
Hampshire +6 13 £24,000 -49.47% 2
Kent +19 2 £25,000 -50.00%
Buckinghamshire +21 1 £22,000 -18.51%
Technical Specialist
England

Technical Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, Technical Specialist job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region featuring Technical Specialist in the job title.

1 47 (38.52%) Windows
2 31 (25.41%) Java
3 27 (22.13%) Oracle
4 26 (21.31%) Active Directory
5 24 (19.67%) SQL Server
6 23 (18.85%) Microsoft
6 23 (18.85%) Windows Server 2008
7 21 (17.21%) Cisco
8 20 (16.39%) ITIL
9 19 (15.57%) Linux
10 18 (14.75%) DB2
10 18 (14.75%) PowerShell
11 17 (13.93%) BASE24
11 17 (13.93%) ATM
11 17 (13.93%) EFT
11 17 (13.93%) Relational Database
12 16 (13.11%) Windows Server 2012
12 16 (13.11%) Windows Server
12 16 (13.11%) Unix
12 16 (13.11%) SQL
13 15 (12.30%) VMware
14 12 (9.84%) MS Excel
14 12 (9.84%) Windows Server 2003
15 11 (9.02%) EMC
15 11 (9.02%) Service Management
15 11 (9.02%) Configuration Management
15 11 (9.02%) Security Cleared
16 10 (8.20%) Retail
16 10 (8.20%) User Acceptance Testing
16 10 (8.20%) Firewall

Technical Specialist Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (4.92%) JBoss
2 5 (4.10%) Apache
2 5 (4.10%) IIS
2 5 (4.10%) MS Exchange
2 5 (4.10%) SharePoint
2 5 (4.10%) SharePoint 2013
2 5 (4.10%) Tomcat
3 4 (3.28%) SAS
4 3 (2.46%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (2.46%) OpenStack
4 3 (2.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (2.46%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (2.46%) Skype for Business
4 3 (2.46%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.64%) Jetty
6 1 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 12 (9.84%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.64%) MS Office
2 2 (1.64%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 17 (13.93%) BASE24
2 2 (1.64%) Lorenzo
3 1 (0.82%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.46%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (1.64%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.82%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.82%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.82%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.82%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (13.93%) ATM
2 10 (8.20%) Firewall
3 9 (7.38%) DNS
4 7 (5.74%) Ethernet
4 7 (5.74%) MPLS
5 6 (4.92%) DHCP
5 6 (4.92%) SAN
6 5 (4.10%) Intranet
6 5 (4.10%) VPN
7 4 (3.28%) NAS
8 3 (2.46%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (2.46%) Skype
8 3 (2.46%) WAN
9 2 (1.64%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (1.64%) Internet
9 2 (1.64%) IPsec
9 2 (1.64%) LAN
9 2 (1.64%) SSL
9 2 (1.64%) TCP/IP
9 2 (1.64%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (19.67%) SQL Server
2 18 (14.75%) DB2
3 17 (13.93%) Relational Database
4 3 (2.46%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.64%) MS Access
5 2 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.82%) Big Data
6 1 (0.82%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.82%) MySQL
6 1 (0.82%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.82%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 4 (3.28%) Hudson
1 4 (3.28%) Jenkins
1 4 (3.28%) Sonatype Nexus
2 2 (1.64%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.64%) Maven
2 2 (1.64%) Subversion
2 2 (1.64%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.82%) Android Studio
General
1 10 (8.20%) Finance
1 10 (8.20%) Retail
2 8 (6.56%) Banking
3 4 (3.28%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.64%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.82%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.10%) Windows SharePoint Services
2 3 (2.46%) HTML
2 3 (2.46%) Middleware
2 3 (2.46%) XML
3 2 (1.64%) CSS
3 2 (1.64%) ELK Stack
3 2 (1.64%) SAML
3 2 (1.64%) Servlets
4 1 (0.82%) 802.1X
4 1 (0.82%) iBATIS
4 1 (0.82%) J2EE
4 1 (0.82%) JSP
4 1 (0.82%) Spring
4 1 (0.82%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (13.93%) EFT
2 5 (4.10%) EPoS
3 4 (3.28%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.28%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.28%) PKI
4 2 (1.64%) Artificial Intelligence
4 2 (1.64%) Credit Risk
4 2 (1.64%) Mathematics
4 2 (1.64%) SystemC
5 1 (0.82%) Biometrics
5 1 (0.82%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.82%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.82%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.82%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.82%) HP Storage
5 1 (0.82%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.82%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 47 (38.52%) Windows
2 23 (18.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (15.57%) Linux
4 16 (13.11%) Unix
4 16 (13.11%) Windows Server
4 16 (13.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (9.84%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (5.74%) Windows 7
7 6 (4.92%) AIX
8 4 (3.28%) HPUX
8 4 (3.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (3.28%) Solaris
8 4 (3.28%) Windows XP
9 2 (1.64%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.82%) Android
10 1 (0.82%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.82%) CentOS
10 1 (0.82%) Debian
10 1 (0.82%) SUSE
10 1 (0.82%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (16.39%) ITIL
2 11 (9.02%) Configuration Management
2 11 (9.02%) Service Management
3 10 (8.20%) User Acceptance Testing
4 9 (7.38%) DevOps
5 8 (6.56%) Release Management
6 7 (5.74%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (4.92%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (4.92%) Network Management
7 6 (4.92%) Performance Monitoring
7 6 (4.92%) SDLC
8 5 (4.10%) CRM
8 5 (4.10%) Data Analysis
8 5 (4.10%) Mobile Device Management
9 4 (3.28%) Asset Management
9 4 (3.28%) Business Development
9 4 (3.28%) Data Management
9 4 (3.28%) Problem Management
9 4 (3.28%) Time Management
9 4 (3.28%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 31 (25.41%) Java
2 18 (14.75%) PowerShell
3 16 (13.11%) SQL
4 10 (8.20%) VBScript
5 7 (5.74%) Python
6 4 (3.28%) JavaScript
7 3 (2.46%) Bash Shell
7 3 (2.46%) Korn
7 3 (2.46%) Perl
7 3 (2.46%) Shell Script
7 3 (2.46%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
8 1 (0.82%) C
8 1 (0.82%) C#
8 1 (0.82%) C++
8 1 (0.82%) Google Apps Script
8 1 (0.82%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 11 (9.02%) Security Cleared
2 9 (7.38%) Degree
3 7 (5.74%) DV Cleared
4 6 (4.92%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (4.10%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (4.10%) MCSE
6 4 (3.28%) CCNP
7 3 (2.46%) CCNP Voice
7 3 (2.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (1.64%) CCNA
8 2 (1.64%) CCSA
8 2 (1.64%) CCSE
8 2 (1.64%) Check Point Certification
8 2 (1.64%) MCTS
8 2 (1.64%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.82%) MCITP
9 1 (0.82%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.20%) Data Quality
2 7 (5.74%) SLA
3 2 (1.64%) QA
System Software
1 26 (21.31%) Active Directory
2 8 (6.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (4.10%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.46%) vSphere
5 2 (1.64%) Docker
5 2 (1.64%) Shibboleth
5 2 (1.64%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.82%) KVM
6 1 (0.82%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.82%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.82%) XenApp
6 1 (0.82%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (4.10%) Ansible
1 5 (4.10%) Puppet
2 3 (2.46%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (2.46%) Cisco UCCX
2 3 (2.46%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 3 (2.46%) Red Hat Satellite
3 2 (1.64%) Backup Exec
3 2 (1.64%) Legato
3 2 (1.64%) NetBackup
3 2 (1.64%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.64%) ZABBIX
4 1 (0.82%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.82%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.82%) SCCM
4 1 (0.82%) Simpana
Vendors
1 27 (22.13%) Oracle
2 23 (18.85%) Microsoft
3 21 (17.21%) Cisco
4 15 (12.30%) VMware
5 11 (9.02%) EMC
6 8 (6.56%) Juniper
6 8 (6.56%) NetApp
6 8 (6.56%) Red Hat
6 8 (6.56%) Salesforce.com
7 7 (5.74%) Citrix
8 6 (4.92%) HP
8 6 (4.92%) SevOne
9 5 (4.10%) Cyber-Ark
10 4 (3.28%) CheckPoint
10 4 (3.28%) SAP
10 4 (3.28%) Veeam
11 3 (2.46%) ATG
11 3 (2.46%) Avaya
11 3 (2.46%) Mitel
11 3 (2.46%) Veritas
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