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 27 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Specialist
Rank 410 419 404
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Specialist 25 48 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.14% 0.23% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.24% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 15 39 40
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +36.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,700 £30,200 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £69,200 £70,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £39,750 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-11.66% -
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
17039 20118 20961
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 97.00% 96.59% 96.78%
Number of salaries quoted 14264 16865 16385
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 27 September 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 27 September 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
Surrey +11 6 £50,000 +11.11% 3
Berkshire +5 6 £62,250 +18.57%
Isle of Wight - 5 - -
Oxfordshire +3 4 £45,000 -7.69% 1
Hampshire -3 4 £28,000 -44.00%
Technical Specialist
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 34 (40.48%) Windows
2 22 (26.19%) Active Directory
3 20 (23.81%) Unix
3 20 (23.81%) Java
4 17 (20.24%) SQL Server
5 14 (16.67%) Oracle
5 14 (16.67%) Linux
6 12 (14.29%) ITIL
6 12 (14.29%) SQL
7 11 (13.10%) PowerShell
7 11 (13.10%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (11.90%) Degree
8 10 (11.90%) Python
9 9 (10.71%) VBScript
9 9 (10.71%) DB2
9 9 (10.71%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (10.71%) Management Information System
9 9 (10.71%) DevOps
10 8 (9.52%) Data Quality
10 8 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (9.52%) Jenkins
10 8 (9.52%) Relational Database
10 8 (9.52%) Release Management
10 8 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
10 8 (9.52%) Salesforce.com
10 8 (9.52%) Configuration Management
10 8 (9.52%) BASE24
10 8 (9.52%) EFT
10 8 (9.52%) ATM
10 8 (9.52%) DNS

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 4 (4.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 4 (4.76%) WebLogic
2 3 (3.57%) Apache
2 3 (3.57%) JBoss
2 3 (3.57%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.57%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.38%) Jetty
3 2 (2.38%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (2.38%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.19%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (4.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.19%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (9.52%) BASE24
2 1 (1.19%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.19%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (1.19%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.52%) ATM
1 8 (9.52%) DNS
2 5 (5.95%) IP Telephony
2 5 (5.95%) MPLS
3 4 (4.76%) DHCP
3 4 (4.76%) Firewall
3 4 (4.76%) VPN
4 3 (3.57%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (3.57%) Ethernet
4 3 (3.57%) FTP
4 3 (3.57%) HTTP
4 3 (3.57%) SMTP
5 2 (2.38%) Network Security
5 2 (2.38%) TCP/IP
5 2 (2.38%) VLAN
6 1 (1.19%) LDAP
6 1 (1.19%) Skype
6 1 (1.19%) TACACS
6 1 (1.19%) VoIP
6 1 (1.19%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (20.24%) SQL Server
2 9 (10.71%) DB2
3 8 (9.52%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.19%) MySQL
4 1 (1.19%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (9.52%) Jenkins
2 7 (8.33%) Hudson
2 7 (8.33%) Sonatype Nexus
3 4 (4.76%) Maven
4 3 (3.57%) Git (software)
4 3 (3.57%) Subversion
4 3 (3.57%) Vagrant
5 2 (2.38%) Android Studio
General
1 5 (5.95%) Marketing
2 3 (3.57%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.38%) Finance
4 1 (1.19%) Advertising
4 1 (1.19%) Banking
4 1 (1.19%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.19%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.14%) Middleware
2 5 (5.95%) Web Services
3 3 (3.57%) ELK Stack
3 3 (3.57%) SAML
4 2 (2.38%) iBATIS
4 2 (2.38%) J2EE
4 2 (2.38%) Servlets
4 2 (2.38%) Spring
4 2 (2.38%) Windows SharePoint Services
4 2 (2.38%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.71%) Management Information System
2 8 (9.52%) EFT
3 2 (2.38%) Artificial Intelligence
3 2 (2.38%) Blackberry
3 2 (2.38%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.38%) Mathematics
3 2 (2.38%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.38%) PKI
4 1 (1.19%) Biometrics
4 1 (1.19%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 34 (40.48%) Windows
2 20 (23.81%) Unix
3 14 (16.67%) Linux
4 11 (13.10%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (10.71%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (8.33%) Apple iOS
7 7 (8.33%) Windows Server
8 5 (5.95%) Mac OS X
8 5 (5.95%) Windows 7
9 3 (3.57%) Mac OS
9 3 (3.57%) NetWare
9 3 (3.57%) Windows XP
10 2 (2.38%) Android
11 1 (1.19%) AIX
11 1 (1.19%) CentOS
11 1 (1.19%) HPUX
11 1 (1.19%) Ubuntu
11 1 (1.19%) Windows 10
11 1 (1.19%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (14.29%) ITIL
2 9 (10.71%) DevOps
3 8 (9.52%) Configuration Management
3 8 (9.52%) Release Management
3 8 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (5.95%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (5.95%) Coaching
4 5 (5.95%) Mobile Device Management
4 5 (5.95%) Problem Management
5 4 (4.76%) Asset Management
5 4 (4.76%) Change Control
5 4 (4.76%) Continuous Delivery
5 4 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (4.76%) Service Delivery
5 4 (4.76%) Service Management
5 4 (4.76%) SOA
5 4 (4.76%) Time Management
6 3 (3.57%) Information Security
6 3 (3.57%) Product Management
6 3 (3.57%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 20 (23.81%) Java
2 12 (14.29%) SQL
3 11 (13.10%) PowerShell
4 10 (11.90%) Python
5 9 (10.71%) VBScript
6 4 (4.76%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
7 3 (3.57%) JavaScript
8 2 (2.38%) C
8 2 (2.38%) C++
9 1 (1.19%) C#
9 1 (1.19%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 10 (11.90%) Degree
2 6 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (7.14%) Security Cleared
3 5 (5.95%) MCSE
4 3 (3.57%) CCNA
4 3 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (3.57%) CISSP
4 3 (3.57%) CompTIA Security+
4 3 (3.57%) DV Cleared
4 3 (3.57%) MCP
4 3 (3.57%) MCTS
4 3 (3.57%) Network+ Certification
4 3 (3.57%) Security+ Certification
4 3 (3.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.19%) MCITP
5 1 (1.19%) MCSA
5 1 (1.19%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.52%) Data Quality
2 7 (8.33%) SLA
3 2 (2.38%) QA
System Software
1 22 (26.19%) Active Directory
2 7 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.57%) Docker
3 3 (3.57%) Shibboleth
3 3 (3.57%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.19%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (3.57%) Ansible
1 3 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (3.57%) Puppet
1 3 (3.57%) SCVMM
1 3 (3.57%) ZABBIX
2 2 (2.38%) AirWatch
3 1 (1.19%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.19%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (1.19%) Legato
3 1 (1.19%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.19%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (1.19%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (16.67%) Oracle
2 8 (9.52%) Microsoft
2 8 (9.52%) Salesforce.com
3 7 (8.33%) VMware
4 6 (7.14%) Cisco
5 5 (5.95%) Apple
6 4 (4.76%) EMC
6 4 (4.76%) NetApp
6 4 (4.76%) Sybase
7 3 (3.57%) Atlassian
7 3 (3.57%) Juniper
7 3 (3.57%) Riverbed
7 3 (3.57%) SevOne
7 3 (3.57%) Sophos
8 2 (2.38%) Citrix
8 2 (2.38%) MobileIron
9 1 (1.19%) CA
9 1 (1.19%) CommVault
9 1 (1.19%) HP
9 1 (1.19%) Veritas
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Dominos
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + on call allowance, expenses
Posted: 18 days ago
Camberley
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £37000.00 - £41000.00 per annum + car, bonus, pension
Posted: 14 days ago
Abingdon
Sophos
Salary: Highly competative + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Nigel Frank International
Salary: Depending on expirience
Posted: 2 days ago