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 2 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Specialist
Rank 387 408 362
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -46
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Specialist 56 34 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.26% 0.16% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.17% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 37 19 53
Average salary £36,500 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.11% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £26,076 £31,700
10% offered a salary of more than £57,750 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+8.43% +10.66%
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
20683 19896 21320
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.62% 95.00% 95.50%
Number of salaries quoted 16224 16447 18215
Average salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 2 October 2014.

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 2 October 2014. 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 +26 34 £36,500 -11.51%
Surrey -11 13 £40,000 +50.94% 1
Buckinghamshire -6 4 £26,448 -50.79% 1
Oxfordshire +7 2 - -
Hampshire -8 2 £52,500 +133.33% 2
West Sussex -12 2 £30,500 +3.38%
Kent - 2 £63,750 -
Technical Specialist
England

Technical Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, 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 59 (49.17%) Windows
2 44 (36.67%) VMware
2 44 (36.67%) Microsoft
2 44 (36.67%) SQL Server
3 40 (33.33%) SQL
4 38 (31.67%) Oracle
5 31 (25.83%) Hyper-V
6 29 (24.17%) VMware Infrastructure
6 29 (24.17%) IIS
7 28 (23.33%) Project Management
8 27 (22.50%) Oracle Database
9 24 (20.00%) SQL Server 2000
9 24 (20.00%) Oracle Database 10g
9 24 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
10 21 (17.50%) Migration
10 21 (17.50%) Citrix
11 20 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
12 19 (15.83%) Data Migration
12 19 (15.83%) Internet
12 19 (15.83%) HTML
13 18 (15.00%) Active Directory
13 18 (15.00%) SAN
13 18 (15.00%) HL7
13 18 (15.00%) Data Analysis
14 16 (13.33%) Firewall
15 15 (12.50%) JavaScript
15 15 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
16 13 (10.83%) ITIL
16 13 (10.83%) Linux
17 12 (10.00%) Cisco

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

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, 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 29 (24.17%) IIS
2 10 (8.33%) MS Exchange
3 7 (5.83%) SharePoint
3 7 (5.83%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (4.17%) WebLogic
6 4 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (1.67%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.67%) Lync
8 1 (0.83%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.83%) Mule
8 1 (0.83%) JCAPS
8 1 (0.83%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.83%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 9 (7.50%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.33%) MS Office
3 3 (2.50%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (2.50%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.67%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.83%) Maximo
3 1 (0.83%) Compiere
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.83%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (15.83%) Internet
2 18 (15.00%) SAN
3 16 (13.33%) Firewall
4 12 (10.00%) TCP/IP
5 10 (8.33%) Intranet
6 9 (7.50%) VPN
6 9 (7.50%) Broadband
7 8 (6.67%) WAN
7 8 (6.67%) NAS
8 7 (5.83%) LAN
8 7 (5.83%) BGP
9 5 (4.17%) SSL
10 4 (3.33%) Network Security
10 4 (3.33%) DNS
11 3 (2.50%) Intrusion Detection
12 2 (1.67%) HTTP
12 2 (1.67%) WLAN
12 2 (1.67%) GPRS
12 2 (1.67%) Wi-Fi
12 2 (1.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (36.67%) SQL Server
2 27 (22.50%) Oracle Database
3 24 (20.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 24 (20.00%) SQL Server 2000
4 9 (7.50%) Data Mining
5 5 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (3.33%) DB2
6 4 (3.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 4 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (3.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (2.50%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (2.50%) RDBMS
7 3 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (2.50%) Relational Database
7 3 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (1.67%) DB2 UDB
8 2 (1.67%) Big Data
9 1 (0.83%) PerformancePoint
9 1 (0.83%) Informix
Development Applications
1 1 (0.83%) AdminStudio
General
1 11 (9.17%) Banking
2 10 (8.33%) Telecoms
3 9 (7.50%) Law
3 9 (7.50%) Legal
4 5 (4.17%) French Language
5 3 (2.50%) Retail
5 3 (2.50%) Finance
6 2 (1.67%) German Language
7 1 (0.83%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.83%) Marketing
7 1 (0.83%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (15.83%) HTML
2 5 (4.17%) WF
3 4 (3.33%) Web Services
4 3 (2.50%) .NET
4 3 (2.50%) J2EE
5 2 (1.67%) CSS
5 2 (1.67%) ODBC
6 1 (0.83%) CORBA
6 1 (0.83%) JMS
6 1 (0.83%) Middleware
6 1 (0.83%) X-Windows
6 1 (0.83%) Application Packaging
6 1 (0.83%) SOAP
6 1 (0.83%) jQuery
6 1 (0.83%) HTML5
6 1 (0.83%) REST
6 1 (0.83%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 15 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (8.33%) Clustering
3 9 (7.50%) Smartphone
4 7 (5.83%) Video Conferencing
5 4 (3.33%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.50%) Data Integration
6 3 (2.50%) Replication
7 2 (1.67%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.67%) iPad
7 2 (1.67%) Mobile Computing
7 2 (1.67%) iPhone
7 2 (1.67%) Visualisation
7 2 (1.67%) AS400
7 2 (1.67%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.83%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.83%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.83%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 59 (49.17%) Windows
2 20 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (10.83%) Linux
4 12 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (8.33%) UNIX
6 7 (5.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (5.83%) Windows 7
7 6 (5.00%) AIX
7 6 (5.00%) HPUX
7 6 (5.00%) Solaris
8 4 (3.33%) SUSE
9 3 (2.50%) Windows Mobile
10 2 (1.67%) Mac OS X
10 2 (1.67%) CentOS
11 1 (0.83%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.83%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (23.33%) Project Management
2 24 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
3 21 (17.50%) Migration
4 19 (15.83%) Data Migration
5 18 (15.00%) Data Analysis
6 13 (10.83%) ITIL
7 8 (6.67%) Performance Analysis
8 5 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (3.33%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (3.33%) Logistics
9 4 (3.33%) Problem Management
9 4 (3.33%) Business Continuity
10 3 (2.50%) Information Management
10 3 (2.50%) BCP
10 3 (2.50%) Change Management
11 2 (1.67%) ETL
11 2 (1.67%) Online Security
11 2 (1.67%) Risk Management
11 2 (1.67%) Service Management
11 2 (1.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 40 (33.33%) SQL
2 15 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 6 (5.00%) T-SQL
4 5 (4.17%) Java
5 3 (2.50%) PL/SQL
6 2 (1.67%) Perl
6 2 (1.67%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.83%) Python
7 1 (0.83%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.83%) VBScript
7 1 (0.83%) C++
Qualifications
1 12 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (7.50%) MCSE
2 9 (7.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (7.50%) SC Cleared
3 8 (6.67%) MCSA
4 6 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 6 (5.00%) Degree
5 3 (2.50%) CCA
5 3 (2.50%) Citrix Certification
5 3 (2.50%) CCEA
5 3 (2.50%) OCP
5 3 (2.50%) Oracle Certification
6 2 (1.67%) CISSP
6 2 (1.67%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.67%) CISM
6 2 (1.67%) GIAC
6 2 (1.67%) MOS
6 2 (1.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.83%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (0.83%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (15.00%) HL7
2 3 (2.50%) SLA
3 2 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.83%) QA
System Software
1 31 (25.83%) Hyper-V
2 29 (24.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (15.00%) Active Directory
4 6 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (4.17%) vSphere
6 4 (3.33%) XenApp
7 3 (2.50%) MetaFrame
7 3 (2.50%) VMware ESX
7 3 (2.50%) Oracle RMAN
7 3 (2.50%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (1.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 2 (1.67%) vCloud
8 2 (1.67%) XenServer
9 1 (0.83%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.83%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.83%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 5 (4.17%) SCCM
2 3 (2.50%) Data Guard
3 2 (1.67%) SCOM
4 1 (0.83%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.83%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 1 (0.83%) Netcool
4 1 (0.83%) Netcool/OMNIbus
4 1 (0.83%) WSUS
Vendors
1 44 (36.67%) Microsoft
1 44 (36.67%) VMware
2 38 (31.67%) Oracle
3 21 (17.50%) Citrix
4 12 (10.00%) Cisco
5 8 (6.67%) HP
6 7 (5.83%) Apple
7 6 (5.00%) Dell
7 6 (5.00%) Sybase
8 5 (4.17%) IBM
8 5 (4.17%) Tandberg
9 4 (3.33%) Sun
10 3 (2.50%) EMC
10 3 (2.50%) Hitachi
10 3 (2.50%) F5
10 3 (2.50%) Red Hat
10 3 (2.50%) Wyse
11 2 (1.67%) Polycom
11 2 (1.67%) SolarWinds
11 2 (1.67%) 3PAR
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