The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the South East 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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Specialist
Rank 389 380 396
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Specialist 49 73 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.24% 0.33% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.35% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 35 41 18
Average salary £47,500 £36,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.13% -18.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,500 £24,850
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,188 £43,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+7.41% -4.44%
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
19717 21123 20195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.62% 94.88% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 16358 16603 16647
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £61,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Technical Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

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 28 August 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Specialist within the South East region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Berkshire -13 17 £52,500 +43.83% 1
Surrey -3 14 £45,000 +9.09% 2
Hampshire +13 11 £47,500 -9.52%
Buckinghamshire -10 4 £32,250 -0.76% 2
Oxfordshire +4 2 £48,750 - 1
West Sussex -7 1 £41,500 +36.06%
Kent - 1 £50,000 -
Technical Specialist
England

Technical Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 31 (34.83%) Windows
2 26 (29.21%) Linux
3 23 (25.84%) IBM
4 22 (24.72%) SharePoint
4 22 (24.72%) ITIL
4 22 (24.72%) Finance
5 21 (23.60%) VMware
6 19 (21.35%) Active Directory
7 18 (20.22%) Retail
7 18 (20.22%) VMware Infrastructure
7 18 (20.22%) Analytics
8 16 (17.98%) SQL
9 15 (16.85%) Microsoft
9 15 (16.85%) Office 365
9 15 (16.85%) Hyper-V
10 14 (15.73%) WebSphere
10 14 (15.73%) Firewall
11 13 (14.61%) Manufacturing
11 13 (14.61%) IBM Certification
11 13 (14.61%) Cisco
11 13 (14.61%) Oracle
11 13 (14.61%) Lotus Domino
11 13 (14.61%) Marketing
11 13 (14.61%) WebSphere Portal
11 13 (14.61%) Microsoft Azure
11 13 (14.61%) Customer Engagement
11 13 (14.61%) Social Media
11 13 (14.61%) IBM Connections
12 12 (13.48%) DNS
13 10 (11.24%) Microsoft Certification

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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.

Application Platforms
1 22 (24.72%) SharePoint
2 14 (15.73%) WebSphere
3 13 (14.61%) Lotus Domino
3 13 (14.61%) WebSphere Portal
3 13 (14.61%) IBM Connections
4 9 (10.11%) MS Exchange
5 7 (7.87%) WebLogic
6 4 (4.49%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (3.37%) CMS
7 3 (3.37%) Apache
7 3 (3.37%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (2.25%) Drupal
8 2 (2.25%) Office Communications Server
8 2 (2.25%) Tomcat
9 1 (1.12%) JBoss
9 1 (1.12%) IBM Notes
9 1 (1.12%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (1.12%) OpenStack
9 1 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (1.12%) Lync
Applications
1 8 (8.99%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.37%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.25%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (2.25%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.12%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 15 (16.85%) Office 365
2 13 (14.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (7.87%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (5.62%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 14 (15.73%) Firewall
2 12 (13.48%) DNS
3 6 (6.74%) TCP/IP
4 5 (5.62%) VPN
5 4 (4.49%) WAN
5 4 (4.49%) ATM
5 4 (4.49%) LAN
6 3 (3.37%) Internet
6 3 (3.37%) Wireless
6 3 (3.37%) VLAN
7 2 (2.25%) SSL
7 2 (2.25%) PBX
7 2 (2.25%) VoIP
8 1 (1.12%) DHCP
8 1 (1.12%) Intranet
8 1 (1.12%) LDAP
8 1 (1.12%) Network Security
8 1 (1.12%) NetScaler
8 1 (1.12%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.87%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.49%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (3.37%) NoSQL
3 3 (3.37%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (3.37%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.25%) Hadoop
4 2 (2.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.25%) MySQL
4 2 (2.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (2.25%) DB2
4 2 (2.25%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (2.25%) DataStage
4 2 (2.25%) QualityStage
5 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.12%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.12%) BusinessObjects XI
5 1 (1.12%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (2.25%) Oracle Forms
General
1 22 (24.72%) Finance
2 18 (20.22%) Retail
3 13 (14.61%) Marketing
3 13 (14.61%) Manufacturing
4 7 (7.87%) Telecoms
5 6 (6.74%) Banking
6 3 (3.37%) Electronics
7 2 (2.25%) Aerospace
7 2 (2.25%) Legal
7 2 (2.25%) Publishing
8 1 (1.12%) Advertising
8 1 (1.12%) French Language
8 1 (1.12%) German Language
8 1 (1.12%) Italian Language
8 1 (1.12%) Investment Banking
8 1 (1.12%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.62%) HTML
2 3 (3.37%) XML
3 2 (2.25%) .NET
3 2 (2.25%) WebCenter
4 1 (1.12%) MSMQ
4 1 (1.12%) Middleware
4 1 (1.12%) LAMP
4 1 (1.12%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.61%) Social Media
2 10 (11.24%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.49%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.37%) Enterprise Storage
4 3 (3.37%) E-Learning
4 3 (3.37%) Graphic Design
5 2 (2.25%) IVR
6 1 (1.12%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.12%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 31 (34.83%) Windows
2 26 (29.21%) Linux
3 9 (10.11%) UNIX
3 9 (10.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (7.87%) Windows 7
4 7 (7.87%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (6.74%) Windows XP
5 6 (6.74%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (3.37%) SUSE
6 3 (3.37%) Solaris
6 3 (3.37%) AIX
6 3 (3.37%) Ubuntu
6 3 (3.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (2.25%) HPUX
7 2 (2.25%) Debian
8 1 (1.12%) CentOS
8 1 (1.12%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (24.72%) ITIL
2 18 (20.22%) Analytics
3 13 (14.61%) Customer Engagement
4 7 (7.87%) Configuration Management
5 5 (5.62%) Project Management
5 5 (5.62%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (5.62%) System Testing
6 4 (4.49%) Time Management
6 4 (4.49%) Data Management
6 4 (4.49%) SIEM
7 3 (3.37%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (3.37%) SOA
7 3 (3.37%) CRM
7 3 (3.37%) WFM
7 3 (3.37%) Requirements Management
7 3 (3.37%) Requirements Analysis
8 2 (2.25%) Technical Architecture
8 2 (2.25%) Web Development
8 2 (2.25%) Migration
8 2 (2.25%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 16 (17.98%) SQL
2 7 (7.87%) VBScript
2 7 (7.87%) PowerShell
3 6 (6.74%) Java
4 4 (4.49%) JavaScript
5 3 (3.37%) T-SQL
5 3 (3.37%) C#
5 3 (3.37%) XPath
6 2 (2.25%) Bash Shell
6 2 (2.25%) Python
6 2 (2.25%) Perl
7 1 (1.12%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.12%) C
7 1 (1.12%) AWK
7 1 (1.12%) sed
Qualifications
1 13 (14.61%) IBM Certification
2 10 (11.24%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (11.24%) MCSE
3 8 (8.99%) Degree
4 7 (7.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (4.49%) Security Cleared
6 3 (3.37%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (2.25%) CCNA
7 2 (2.25%) CISSP
7 2 (2.25%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.12%) MCSA
8 1 (1.12%) CISMP
8 1 (1.12%) RHCE
8 1 (1.12%) A+ Certification
8 1 (1.12%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.37%) QA
2 1 (1.12%) HL7
2 1 (1.12%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (21.35%) Active Directory
2 18 (20.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (16.85%) Hyper-V
4 7 (7.87%) vCloud
5 2 (2.25%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 2 (2.25%) XenServer
5 2 (2.25%) XenDesktop
5 2 (2.25%) vSphere
6 1 (1.12%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 4 (4.49%) Tivoli
2 3 (3.37%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 3 (3.37%) SCOM
3 2 (2.25%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (1.12%) Nagios
4 1 (1.12%) ZABBIX
4 1 (1.12%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (1.12%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
4 1 (1.12%) logstash
Vendors
1 23 (25.84%) IBM
2 21 (23.60%) VMware
3 15 (16.85%) Microsoft
4 13 (14.61%) Oracle
4 13 (14.61%) Cisco
5 8 (8.99%) Citrix
6 7 (7.87%) HP
7 6 (6.74%) Red Hat
8 5 (5.62%) EMC
9 3 (3.37%) Intel
9 3 (3.37%) Juniper
9 3 (3.37%) Symantec
9 3 (3.37%) Websense
9 3 (3.37%) ArcSight
10 2 (2.25%) Hortonworks
10 2 (2.25%) FireEye
10 2 (2.25%) Blue Coat
10 2 (2.25%) Google
10 2 (2.25%) SolarWinds
10 2 (2.25%) Nimsoft
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