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 20 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Technical Specialist
England / South East
Rank 357 369 369
Rank change year-on-year
+12 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Specialist 30 86 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.20% 0.44% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.46% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 28 63 77
Median salary £39,000 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £32,500 £17,900
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £54,400
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £44,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
-10.11% +9.87%

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
14540 18881 19977
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.78% 96.79% 97.18%
Number of salaries quoted 12067 16058 16220
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017. 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 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
Hampshire +4 11 £38,500 -8.87% 2
Surrey +34 9 £59,250 +18.50% 1
Berkshire +20 5 £37,500 -10.71% 2
West Sussex +4 3 £45,000 -5.26%
Buckinghamshire +6 1 - -
East Sussex - 1 £44,000 -
Technical Specialist
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 18 (30.00%) Unix
1 18 (30.00%) Windows
2 14 (23.33%) SQL
3 11 (18.33%) Active Directory
4 10 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 10 (16.67%) Windows Server
5 9 (15.00%) Degree
5 9 (15.00%) DNS
5 9 (15.00%) SQL Server
5 9 (15.00%) Linux
6 8 (13.33%) Java
6 8 (13.33%) Retail
6 8 (13.33%) Finance
7 7 (11.67%) Management Information System
7 7 (11.67%) Coaching
8 6 (10.00%) Apple iOS
8 6 (10.00%) Unit4 Business World
8 6 (10.00%) Oracle
8 6 (10.00%) ITIL
8 6 (10.00%) DHCP
9 5 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (8.33%) Mac OS X
9 5 (8.33%) Apple
9 5 (8.33%) MCSE
9 5 (8.33%) Web Services
9 5 (8.33%) IP Telephony
9 5 (8.33%) Advertising
9 5 (8.33%) VMware
9 5 (8.33%) Marketing
9 5 (8.33%) Time Management

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 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.00%) Skype for Business
3 2 (3.33%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.67%) Apache
4 1 (1.67%) CMS
4 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.67%) JBoss
4 1 (1.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.67%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (5.00%) MS Office
2 2 (3.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (10.00%) Unit4 Business World
2 2 (3.33%) BASE24
2 2 (3.33%) Postilion
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (6.67%) Office 365
2 2 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.33%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 9 (15.00%) DNS
2 6 (10.00%) DHCP
3 5 (8.33%) IP Telephony
4 4 (6.67%) FTP
4 4 (6.67%) HTTP
4 4 (6.67%) Skype
4 4 (6.67%) SMTP
5 3 (5.00%) Firewall
5 3 (5.00%) SAN
5 3 (5.00%) TCP/IP
5 3 (5.00%) VoIP
6 2 (3.33%) ATM
6 2 (3.33%) NAS
6 2 (3.33%) VPN
7 1 (1.67%) LDAP
7 1 (1.67%) MPLS
7 1 (1.67%) Network Security
7 1 (1.67%) TACACS
7 1 (1.67%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.67%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (5.00%) DB2
4 2 (3.33%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.67%) Informix
5 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (6.67%) Jenkins
2 3 (5.00%) Hudson
2 3 (5.00%) Sonatype Nexus
3 2 (3.33%) Maven
4 1 (1.67%) Android Studio
4 1 (1.67%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.67%) JMeter
4 1 (1.67%) LoadRunner
4 1 (1.67%) Subversion
4 1 (1.67%) Vagrant
4 1 (1.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (13.33%) Finance
1 8 (13.33%) Retail
2 5 (8.33%) Advertising
2 5 (8.33%) Marketing
3 3 (5.00%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (3.33%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.67%) Back Office
5 1 (1.67%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.33%) Web Services
2 4 (6.67%) Middleware
3 2 (3.33%) Spring
4 1 (1.67%) .NET
4 1 (1.67%) COM
4 1 (1.67%) ELK Stack
4 1 (1.67%) Hibernate
4 1 (1.67%) iBATIS
4 1 (1.67%) J2EE
4 1 (1.67%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.33%) CMDB
2 2 (3.33%) EFT
2 2 (3.33%) Informatics
2 2 (3.33%) PKI
3 1 (1.67%) Biometrics
3 1 (1.67%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.67%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.67%) Digital Media
3 1 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 18 (30.00%) Unix
1 18 (30.00%) Windows
2 10 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 9 (15.00%) Linux
4 6 (10.00%) Apple iOS
5 5 (8.33%) Mac OS X
6 4 (6.67%) Mac OS
6 4 (6.67%) NetWare
7 3 (5.00%) Windows 10
7 3 (5.00%) Windows 7
7 3 (5.00%) Windows 8
7 3 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.67%) AIX
9 1 (1.67%) Android
9 1 (1.67%) CentOS
9 1 (1.67%) Debian
9 1 (1.67%) HPUX
9 1 (1.67%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (11.67%) Coaching
2 6 (10.00%) ITIL
3 5 (8.33%) Time Management
4 4 (6.67%) Defect Tracking
4 4 (6.67%) DevOps
4 4 (6.67%) Matrix Organization
4 4 (6.67%) Mentoring
4 4 (6.67%) Problem Management
4 4 (6.67%) Product Management
4 4 (6.67%) Service Delivery
4 4 (6.67%) Software Engineering
5 3 (5.00%) Configuration Management
5 3 (5.00%) Data Modelling
5 3 (5.00%) Identity Management
5 3 (5.00%) Project Management
5 3 (5.00%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (3.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (3.33%) Data Protection
6 2 (3.33%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (3.33%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (23.33%) SQL
2 8 (13.33%) Java
3 4 (6.67%) Python
4 3 (5.00%) PowerShell
4 3 (5.00%) VBScript
5 1 (1.67%) C
5 1 (1.67%) C#
5 1 (1.67%) C++
5 1 (1.67%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.67%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 9 (15.00%) Degree
2 5 (8.33%) MCSE
2 5 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (6.67%) CCNA
3 4 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (6.67%) CISSP
3 4 (6.67%) CompTIA Security+
3 4 (6.67%) MCP
3 4 (6.67%) Network+ Certification
3 4 (6.67%) Security Cleared
3 4 (6.67%) Security+ Certification
4 3 (5.00%) HNC
4 3 (5.00%) HND
5 1 (1.67%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.67%) MCTS
5 1 (1.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (18.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.67%) Virtual Machines
2 4 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.67%) Docker
3 1 (1.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.67%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 4 (6.67%) SCVMM
2 3 (5.00%) NetBackup
2 3 (5.00%) SCCM
3 2 (3.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (1.67%) AirWatch
4 1 (1.67%) Ansible
4 1 (1.67%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.67%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (1.67%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.67%) Puppet
4 1 (1.67%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 10 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 6 (10.00%) Oracle
3 5 (8.33%) Apple
3 5 (8.33%) VMware
4 4 (6.67%) Sophos
5 3 (5.00%) Avaya
5 3 (5.00%) NetApp
6 2 (3.33%) Brocade
6 2 (3.33%) CA
6 2 (3.33%) Cyber-Ark
6 2 (3.33%) IBM
6 2 (3.33%) Infoblox
6 2 (3.33%) Sybase
6 2 (3.33%) Symantec
7 1 (1.67%) 3PAR
7 1 (1.67%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.67%) hybris
7 1 (1.67%) MobileIron
7 1 (1.67%) Riverbed
7 1 (1.67%) Veeam
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