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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Specialist
Rank 360 391 364
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -27
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Specialist 82 60 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.38% 0.28% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.29% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 71 45 72
Average salary £44,500 £42,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.95% +12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,900 £37,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,400 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
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
20849 20546 22294
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.41% 94.88% 95.56%
Number of salaries quoted 16807 16500 19440
Average salary £41,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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
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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 -3 34 £36,500 -13.09%
Surrey +20 27 £52,500 +5.00%
Hampshire -18 10 £38,000 -45.71% 2
Buckinghamshire +10 6 £29,750 -7.03%
Kent - 3 £54,000 - 1
Oxfordshire +6 1 £32,500 -50.00%
West Sussex -1 1 £40,000 +35.59%
Technical Specialist
England

Technical Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 88 (60.69%) Windows
2 66 (45.52%) Microsoft
3 60 (41.38%) Active Directory
4 45 (31.03%) VMware
5 42 (28.97%) VMware Infrastructure
6 39 (26.90%) Oracle
7 37 (25.52%) Firewall
8 36 (24.83%) SQL Server
9 34 (23.45%) SQL
10 33 (22.76%) Citrix
11 32 (22.07%) TCP/IP
12 31 (21.38%) Cisco
12 31 (21.38%) Windows Server 2008
13 29 (20.00%) Project Management
14 26 (17.93%) Hyper-V
15 25 (17.24%) ITIL
16 24 (16.55%) Windows Server 2003
16 24 (16.55%) Security Cleared
16 24 (16.55%) IIS
17 21 (14.48%) Analytical Skills
18 20 (13.79%) MS Excel
18 20 (13.79%) HP
19 19 (13.10%) Oracle Database
19 19 (13.10%) Oracle Database 10g
19 19 (13.10%) SQL Server 2000
19 19 (13.10%) Systems Analysis
19 19 (13.10%) VMware ESXi
19 19 (13.10%) SAN
20 17 (11.72%) Degree
20 17 (11.72%) SC Cleared

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 24 (16.55%) IIS
2 13 (8.97%) SharePoint
2 13 (8.97%) MS Exchange
3 9 (6.21%) WebLogic
4 7 (4.83%) Exchange Server 2007
4 7 (4.83%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (4.83%) Exchange Server 2003
5 6 (4.14%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (2.76%) Lync
7 3 (2.07%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (2.07%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (1.38%) Lotus Domino
8 2 (1.38%) Tomcat
8 2 (1.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.69%) CMS
9 1 (0.69%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 20 (13.79%) MS Excel
2 16 (11.03%) MS Office
3 15 (10.34%) MS Project
4 3 (2.07%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.69%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (3.45%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (2.07%) SAP R/3
Communications & Networking
1 37 (25.52%) Firewall
2 32 (22.07%) TCP/IP
3 19 (13.10%) SAN
4 16 (11.03%) Internet
5 14 (9.66%) DNS
6 13 (8.97%) VPN
7 11 (7.59%) Intranet
8 8 (5.52%) Network Security
9 6 (4.14%) WAN
9 6 (4.14%) DHCP
10 5 (3.45%) HTTP
10 5 (3.45%) Broadband
10 5 (3.45%) LAN
10 5 (3.45%) NAS
11 3 (2.07%) SNMP
12 2 (1.38%) WLAN
12 2 (1.38%) GPRS
12 2 (1.38%) IP Telephony
12 2 (1.38%) Intrusion Detection
12 2 (1.38%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (24.83%) SQL Server
2 19 (13.10%) Oracle Database 10g
2 19 (13.10%) SQL Server 2000
2 19 (13.10%) Oracle Database
3 7 (4.83%) Data Mining
4 3 (2.07%) SAP BW
4 3 (2.07%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.38%) Big Data
5 2 (1.38%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.38%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.38%) DB2
5 2 (1.38%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.69%) SQL Anywhere
6 1 (0.69%) MySQL
6 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.69%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.69%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 1 (0.69%) AdminStudio
1 1 (0.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 10 (6.90%) Finance
2 6 (4.14%) French Language
3 5 (3.45%) Law
3 5 (3.45%) Legal
3 5 (3.45%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.07%) Retail
5 2 (1.38%) Banking
5 2 (1.38%) German Language
6 1 (0.69%) Korean Language
6 1 (0.69%) Back Office
6 1 (0.69%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (7.59%) HTML
2 6 (4.14%) .NET
3 3 (2.07%) WF
4 2 (1.38%) ODBC
4 2 (1.38%) CSS
5 1 (0.69%) JSP
5 1 (0.69%) XML
5 1 (0.69%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 21 (14.48%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (6.90%) Clustering
3 6 (4.14%) Management Information System
4 5 (3.45%) NHS
4 5 (3.45%) Smartphone
4 5 (3.45%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (2.07%) iPhone
5 3 (2.07%) Blackberry
5 3 (2.07%) Replication
5 3 (2.07%) CLARiiON
6 2 (1.38%) AS400
6 2 (1.38%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.38%) Visualisation
6 2 (1.38%) iPad
6 2 (1.38%) Mobile Computing
6 2 (1.38%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.69%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.69%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.69%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.69%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 88 (60.69%) Windows
2 31 (21.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 24 (16.55%) Windows Server 2003
4 15 (10.34%) UNIX
5 13 (8.97%) Linux
6 12 (8.28%) Windows 7
7 9 (6.21%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (4.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (4.14%) Solaris
8 6 (4.14%) AIX
9 5 (3.45%) HPUX
9 5 (3.45%) SUSE
9 5 (3.45%) Ubuntu
10 2 (1.38%) Windows Mobile
10 2 (1.38%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.69%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.69%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.69%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.69%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.69%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (20.00%) Project Management
2 25 (17.24%) ITIL
3 19 (13.10%) Systems Analysis
4 12 (8.28%) Migration
5 10 (6.90%) Performance Analysis
6 9 (6.21%) Change Management
6 9 (6.21%) Data Migration
6 9 (6.21%) Data Analysis
7 6 (4.14%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (3.45%) Performance Management
9 4 (2.76%) Kalman Filter
9 4 (2.76%) CRM
9 4 (2.76%) Logistics
9 4 (2.76%) Data Management
9 4 (2.76%) Problem Management
10 3 (2.07%) Information Management
10 3 (2.07%) BCP
10 3 (2.07%) Data Security
10 3 (2.07%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 34 (23.45%) SQL
2 14 (9.66%) JavaScript
3 7 (4.83%) VBScript
3 7 (4.83%) PowerShell
4 6 (4.14%) Java
5 4 (2.76%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.38%) Perl
6 2 (1.38%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.69%) Python
7 1 (0.69%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.69%) VB
7 1 (0.69%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (16.55%) Security Cleared
2 17 (11.72%) Degree
2 17 (11.72%) SC Cleared
3 15 (10.34%) DV Cleared
4 11 (7.59%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (6.90%) MCSE
6 6 (4.14%) MCSA
7 5 (3.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (2.76%) CCA
8 4 (2.76%) Citrix Certification
8 4 (2.76%) CCEA
9 3 (2.07%) A+ Certification
10 2 (1.38%) CISSP
10 2 (1.38%) CISM
10 2 (1.38%) Network+ Certification
10 2 (1.38%) GIAC
10 2 (1.38%) MOS
10 2 (1.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.69%) BC Cleared
11 1 (0.69%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.90%) SLA
2 9 (6.21%) HL7
3 3 (2.07%) PCI DSS
3 3 (2.07%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (2.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 60 (41.38%) Active Directory
2 42 (28.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (17.93%) Hyper-V
4 19 (13.10%) VMware ESXi
5 16 (11.03%) XenApp
6 15 (10.34%) MetaFrame
7 4 (2.76%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.69%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.69%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.69%) NFS
8 1 (0.69%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.69%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 1 (0.69%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (0.69%) vSphere
8 1 (0.69%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (0.69%) UAG
Systems Management
1 12 (8.28%) SCCM
1 12 (8.28%) SCOM
2 4 (2.76%) Tivoli
2 4 (2.76%) Tivoli Monitoring
2 4 (2.76%) Netcool
2 4 (2.76%) Netcool/OMNIbus
3 2 (1.38%) ARCserve
4 1 (0.69%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.69%) WSUS
4 1 (0.69%) OpenView
4 1 (0.69%) Control-M
4 1 (0.69%) Puppet
4 1 (0.69%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (0.69%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 66 (45.52%) Microsoft
2 45 (31.03%) VMware
3 39 (26.90%) Oracle
4 33 (22.76%) Citrix
5 31 (21.38%) Cisco
6 20 (13.79%) HP
7 7 (4.83%) IBM
7 7 (4.83%) EMC
8 6 (4.14%) Apple
8 6 (4.14%) Dell
8 6 (4.14%) 3PAR
9 5 (3.45%) F5
9 5 (3.45%) SolarWinds
9 5 (3.45%) Red Hat
9 5 (3.45%) Sun
10 4 (2.76%) Compuware
10 4 (2.76%) Sybase
10 4 (2.76%) LANDesk
10 4 (2.76%) Symantec
10 4 (2.76%) Riverbed
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