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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Specialist
Rank 394 403 400
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Specialist 55 52 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.26% 0.22% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.23% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 43 46 38
Average salary £50,000 £37,500 £39,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -4.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,400 £24,250 £35,700
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £56,250 £53,950
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+11.80% -5.29%
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
20179 22291 21737
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.89% 94.84% 95.12%
Number of salaries quoted 16172 17876 17969
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 £63,500 £60,000 £60,000
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 1 May 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 1 May 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 +11 40 £50,000 +26.58% 5
Buckinghamshire - 7 £30,750 - 4
Hampshire -3 5 £45,000 +46.34% 1
Oxfordshire +10 2 £55,000 +74.60%
West Sussex -3 1 £31,000 +39.32%
Technical Specialist
England

Technical Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 62 (52.10%) Windows
2 47 (39.50%) Active Directory
3 33 (27.73%) Microsoft
3 33 (27.73%) SharePoint
4 28 (23.53%) IBM
5 27 (22.69%) DNS
6 26 (21.85%) Finance
7 24 (20.17%) Firewall
8 23 (19.33%) ITIL
9 22 (18.49%) MS Excel
9 22 (18.49%) Windows Server 2003
9 22 (18.49%) SCOM
10 19 (15.97%) HP
10 19 (15.97%) Linux
10 19 (15.97%) VBScript
10 19 (15.97%) Analytics
11 18 (15.13%) Oracle
11 18 (15.13%) PowerShell
11 18 (15.13%) Windows Server 2008
11 18 (15.13%) Degree
11 18 (15.13%) VMware
12 17 (14.29%) Retail
12 17 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
12 17 (14.29%) SQL
12 17 (14.29%) UNIX
13 16 (13.45%) TCP/IP
13 16 (13.45%) Marketing
14 15 (12.61%) Cisco
15 14 (11.76%) WebSphere
15 14 (11.76%) Security Cleared

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 33 (27.73%) SharePoint
2 14 (11.76%) WebSphere
3 13 (10.92%) WebSphere Portal
3 13 (10.92%) IBM Connections
3 13 (10.92%) Lotus Domino
4 11 (9.24%) MS Exchange
5 7 (5.88%) WebLogic
6 5 (4.20%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (3.36%) IIS
7 4 (3.36%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (3.36%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (2.52%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (2.52%) Lync
8 3 (2.52%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (2.52%) CMS
9 2 (1.68%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.84%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.84%) Drupal
10 1 (0.84%) Office Communications Server
10 1 (0.84%) JBoss
Applications
1 22 (18.49%) MS Excel
2 12 (10.08%) MS Office
3 6 (5.04%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (2.52%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.68%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (2.52%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (2.52%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 14 (11.76%) Office 365
2 2 (1.68%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.68%) Google Analytics
2 2 (1.68%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 27 (22.69%) DNS
2 24 (20.17%) Firewall
3 16 (13.45%) TCP/IP
4 11 (9.24%) SAN
5 8 (6.72%) VPN
6 6 (5.04%) DHCP
7 5 (4.20%) VLAN
8 4 (3.36%) SNMP
8 4 (3.36%) ATM
8 4 (3.36%) Wireless
9 3 (2.52%) Network Security
9 3 (2.52%) HTTP
10 2 (1.68%) SSL
10 2 (1.68%) DMZ
10 2 (1.68%) VoIP
11 1 (0.84%) Radio Access Network
11 1 (0.84%) HSRP
11 1 (0.84%) NetScaler
11 1 (0.84%) Cisco Nexus
11 1 (0.84%) IOS XR
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.72%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.36%) DB2
3 3 (2.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (2.52%) SAP BW
4 2 (1.68%) Data Mining
4 2 (1.68%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.84%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.84%) Apache Hive
5 1 (0.84%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.84%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.84%) BusinessObjects XI
5 1 (0.84%) SQL Anywhere
5 1 (0.84%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.84%) MySQL
5 1 (0.84%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (0.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 26 (21.85%) Finance
2 17 (14.29%) Retail
3 16 (13.45%) Marketing
4 14 (11.76%) Manufacturing
5 6 (5.04%) French Language
6 4 (3.36%) Banking
6 4 (3.36%) Electronics
6 4 (3.36%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.68%) German Language
7 2 (1.68%) Korean Language
8 1 (0.84%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.84%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.84%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.20%) HTML
2 4 (3.36%) .NET
2 4 (3.36%) XML
3 2 (1.68%) CSS
3 2 (1.68%) JSP
4 1 (0.84%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 1 (0.84%) MSMQ
4 1 (0.84%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.92%) Social Media
2 10 (8.40%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (5.88%) Clustering
4 6 (5.04%) Computer Science
5 4 (3.36%) NHS
5 4 (3.36%) E-Learning
6 3 (2.52%) Replication
6 3 (2.52%) CLARiiON
7 2 (1.68%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.84%) Open Source
8 1 (0.84%) Performance Metrics
8 1 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.84%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (0.84%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.84%) Graphic Design
8 1 (0.84%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.84%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.84%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.84%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 62 (52.10%) Windows
2 22 (18.49%) Windows Server 2003
3 19 (15.97%) Linux
4 18 (15.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (14.29%) UNIX
6 14 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (9.24%) AIX
8 10 (8.40%) Solaris
8 10 (8.40%) Windows 7
9 8 (6.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (5.88%) SUSE
10 7 (5.88%) HPUX
11 6 (5.04%) Windows XP
12 5 (4.20%) Ubuntu
13 3 (2.52%) Debian
14 1 (0.84%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.84%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.84%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.84%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (19.33%) ITIL
2 19 (15.97%) Analytics
3 13 (10.92%) Customer Engagement
4 10 (8.40%) Logistics
5 9 (7.56%) Project Management
6 8 (6.72%) Data Management
7 7 (5.88%) Change Management
8 6 (5.04%) Kalman Filter
9 5 (4.20%) Performance Management
9 5 (4.20%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (4.20%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (4.20%) CRM
10 4 (3.36%) Time Management
10 4 (3.36%) Requirements Analysis
11 3 (2.52%) Data Security
11 3 (2.52%) E-Commerce
12 2 (1.68%) SOA
12 2 (1.68%) Agile Software Development
12 2 (1.68%) Information Management
12 2 (1.68%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 19 (15.97%) VBScript
2 18 (15.13%) PowerShell
3 17 (14.29%) SQL
4 12 (10.08%) Java
5 7 (5.88%) JavaScript
6 3 (2.52%) Python
7 2 (1.68%) Perl
7 2 (1.68%) PL/SQL
7 2 (1.68%) Google Apps Script
8 1 (0.84%) C#
8 1 (0.84%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.84%) VB
8 1 (0.84%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 18 (15.13%) Degree
2 14 (11.76%) Security Cleared
3 13 (10.92%) IBM Certification
4 12 (10.08%) DV Cleared
5 9 (7.56%) SC Cleared
6 3 (2.52%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (2.52%) RHCE
7 2 (1.68%) IBM AIX Certification
7 2 (1.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (1.68%) VCP5
7 2 (1.68%) VCP4
8 1 (0.84%) Network+ Certification
8 1 (0.84%) MCSE
8 1 (0.84%) MCSA
8 1 (0.84%) CCNA
8 1 (0.84%) CISSP
8 1 (0.84%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.84%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.84%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.04%) SLA
2 3 (2.52%) PCI DSS
2 3 (2.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 47 (39.50%) Active Directory
2 17 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (6.72%) Hyper-V
4 6 (5.04%) XenApp
5 5 (4.20%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (3.36%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (2.52%) ISA Server
8 2 (1.68%) MetaFrame
9 1 (0.84%) vSphere
9 1 (0.84%) XenServer
9 1 (0.84%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.84%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 1 (0.84%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (0.84%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (0.84%) NFS
Systems Management
1 22 (18.49%) SCOM
2 10 (8.40%) SCCM
3 8 (6.72%) Tivoli
4 7 (5.88%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 4 (3.36%) Tivoli Monitoring
5 4 (3.36%) Netcool
5 4 (3.36%) Netcool/OMNIbus
5 4 (3.36%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (1.68%) ARCserve
7 1 (0.84%) Puppet
7 1 (0.84%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (0.84%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
7 1 (0.84%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.84%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.84%) Control-M
7 1 (0.84%) OpenView
Vendors
1 33 (27.73%) Microsoft
2 28 (23.53%) IBM
3 19 (15.97%) HP
4 18 (15.13%) Oracle
4 18 (15.13%) VMware
5 15 (12.61%) Cisco
6 13 (10.92%) Splunk
7 12 (10.08%) EMC
7 12 (10.08%) Red Hat
8 10 (8.40%) Citrix
9 7 (5.88%) Symantec
10 5 (4.20%) 3PAR
10 5 (4.20%) F5
10 5 (4.20%) Dell
11 4 (3.36%) Sun
11 4 (3.36%) Compuware
11 4 (3.36%) Sybase
11 4 (3.36%) Google
11 4 (3.36%) LANDesk
11 4 (3.36%) SolarWinds
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