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 26 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Specialist
Rank 386 383 368
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Specialist 49 34 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.24% 0.16% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.17% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 43 28 63
Average salary £50,000 £36,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.88% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,658 £24,500 £25,720
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+18.75% +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
19463 19852 20734
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.28% 94.71% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 15923 15690 17637
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 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
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 26 February 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 26 February 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
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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 +15 28 £55,000 +38.36% 4
Surrey -3 8 £45,000 +7.14% 2
Buckinghamshire +11 4 £33,000 +3.12% 1
Kent +8 3 £54,000 +107.69%
Hampshire -1 3 £35,000 +16.66% 2
Middlesex +13 2 £50,000 -13.04%
West Sussex +1 1 £40,000 +50.94%
Technical Specialist
England

Technical Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 79 (61.24%) Windows
2 64 (49.61%) Active Directory
3 53 (41.09%) Microsoft
4 36 (27.91%) Firewall
5 35 (27.13%) VMware
5 35 (27.13%) VMware Infrastructure
6 28 (21.71%) Windows Server 2003
7 27 (20.93%) Citrix
7 27 (20.93%) TCP/IP
8 26 (20.16%) SQL
8 26 (20.16%) Oracle
8 26 (20.16%) Windows Server 2008
9 25 (19.38%) SharePoint
9 25 (19.38%) DNS
9 25 (19.38%) Cisco
10 24 (18.60%) ITIL
11 23 (17.83%) HP
12 22 (17.05%) SCOM
13 21 (16.28%) MS Excel
14 20 (15.50%) SQL Server
15 18 (13.95%) VBScript
15 18 (13.95%) SAN
15 18 (13.95%) Degree
15 18 (13.95%) Security Cleared
15 18 (13.95%) PowerShell
16 17 (13.18%) XenApp
16 17 (13.18%) MS Office
17 16 (12.40%) UNIX
17 16 (12.40%) Project Management
17 16 (12.40%) Finance

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

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 25 (19.38%) SharePoint
2 13 (10.08%) MS Exchange
3 11 (8.53%) IIS
4 8 (6.20%) WebLogic
5 7 (5.43%) Exchange Server 2003
5 7 (5.43%) Exchange Server 2007
5 7 (5.43%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (3.88%) Lotus Domino
8 4 (3.10%) Lync
9 3 (2.33%) WebSphere Portal
9 3 (2.33%) WebSphere
9 3 (2.33%) IBM Connections
10 2 (1.55%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (1.55%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (1.55%) CMS
11 1 (0.78%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 21 (16.28%) MS Excel
2 17 (13.18%) MS Office
3 12 (9.30%) MS Project
4 3 (2.33%) MS Visio
4 3 (2.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.33%) SAP R/3
1 3 (2.33%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.55%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.33%) Office 365
2 2 (1.55%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.55%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 36 (27.91%) Firewall
2 27 (20.93%) TCP/IP
3 25 (19.38%) DNS
4 18 (13.95%) SAN
5 10 (7.75%) VPN
6 8 (6.20%) DHCP
6 8 (6.20%) Network Security
7 4 (3.10%) SNMP
7 4 (3.10%) NAS
7 4 (3.10%) Intranet
7 4 (3.10%) Internet
8 3 (2.33%) HTTP
9 2 (1.55%) LAN
9 2 (1.55%) VoIP
9 2 (1.55%) WAN
9 2 (1.55%) DMZ
9 2 (1.55%) Frame Relay
9 2 (1.55%) VLAN
10 1 (0.78%) Cisco IOS
10 1 (0.78%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (15.50%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.43%) Oracle Database 10g
2 7 (5.43%) SQL Server 2000
2 7 (5.43%) Oracle Database
3 3 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (2.33%) SAP BW
3 3 (2.33%) Data Mining
4 2 (1.55%) RDBMS
4 2 (1.55%) DB2
4 2 (1.55%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.78%) MySQL
5 1 (0.78%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.78%) Apache Hive
5 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.78%) SQL Anywhere
Development Applications
1 1 (0.78%) AdminStudio
1 1 (0.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 16 (12.40%) Finance
2 6 (4.65%) Marketing
2 6 (4.65%) French Language
3 4 (3.10%) Manufacturing
3 4 (3.10%) Retail
4 2 (1.55%) Banking
4 2 (1.55%) German Language
4 2 (1.55%) Korean Language
5 1 (0.78%) Spanish Language
5 1 (0.78%) Electronics
5 1 (0.78%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.20%) HTML
2 4 (3.10%) .NET
2 4 (3.10%) XML
3 2 (1.55%) CSS
3 2 (1.55%) JSP
4 1 (0.78%) ODBC
4 1 (0.78%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.08%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (8.53%) Clustering
3 5 (3.88%) NHS
4 3 (2.33%) Replication
4 3 (2.33%) CLARiiON
4 3 (2.33%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.33%) Social Media
5 2 (1.55%) iPhone
5 2 (1.55%) Blackberry
5 2 (1.55%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.78%) AS400
6 1 (0.78%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.78%) HACMP
6 1 (0.78%) E-Learning
6 1 (0.78%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.78%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.78%) iPad
6 1 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.78%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.78%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 79 (61.24%) Windows
2 28 (21.71%) Windows Server 2003
3 26 (20.16%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (12.40%) UNIX
5 14 (10.85%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (10.08%) Linux
7 10 (7.75%) Windows 7
8 8 (6.20%) Solaris
8 8 (6.20%) AIX
9 6 (4.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (3.88%) Ubuntu
10 5 (3.88%) HPUX
10 5 (3.88%) SUSE
11 1 (0.78%) Debian
11 1 (0.78%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.78%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.78%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.78%) Android
11 1 (0.78%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.78%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (18.60%) ITIL
2 16 (12.40%) Project Management
3 9 (6.98%) Change Management
4 8 (6.20%) Logistics
5 7 (5.43%) Systems Analysis
5 7 (5.43%) Analytics
5 7 (5.43%) Kalman Filter
6 6 (4.65%) Performance Management
7 5 (3.88%) Migration
7 5 (3.88%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (3.88%) Data Management
7 5 (3.88%) CRM
7 5 (3.88%) Data Analysis
8 4 (3.10%) Performance Analysis
8 4 (3.10%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (3.10%) Problem Management
9 3 (2.33%) Data Migration
9 3 (2.33%) Data Security
9 3 (2.33%) Customer Engagement
9 3 (2.33%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 26 (20.16%) SQL
2 18 (13.95%) VBScript
2 18 (13.95%) PowerShell
3 10 (7.75%) JavaScript
4 9 (6.98%) Java
5 3 (2.33%) Python
6 2 (1.55%) Perl
6 2 (1.55%) PL/SQL
6 2 (1.55%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.55%) Google Apps Script
7 1 (0.78%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.78%) VB
7 1 (0.78%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 18 (13.95%) Degree
1 18 (13.95%) Security Cleared
2 15 (11.63%) DV Cleared
3 12 (9.30%) SC Cleared
4 11 (8.53%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (6.98%) MCSE
6 7 (5.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 6 (4.65%) MCSA
8 4 (3.10%) CCA
8 4 (3.10%) Citrix Certification
8 4 (3.10%) CCEA
9 3 (2.33%) IBM Certification
10 2 (1.55%) IBM AIX Certification
10 2 (1.55%) RHCE
10 2 (1.55%) A+ Certification
10 2 (1.55%) VCP4
10 2 (1.55%) VCP5
11 1 (0.78%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.78%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.43%) SLA
2 3 (2.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (2.33%) HL7
2 3 (2.33%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 64 (49.61%) Active Directory
2 35 (27.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (13.18%) XenApp
4 16 (12.40%) VMware ESXi
4 16 (12.40%) Hyper-V
5 12 (9.30%) MetaFrame
6 5 (3.88%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (3.10%) ISA Server
8 2 (1.55%) Oracle RMAN
9 1 (0.78%) NFS
9 1 (0.78%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.78%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 1 (0.78%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (0.78%) vSphere
9 1 (0.78%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (0.78%) UAG
Systems Management
1 22 (17.05%) SCOM
2 14 (10.85%) SCCM
3 7 (5.43%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 4 (3.10%) Tivoli
4 4 (3.10%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 4 (3.10%) Netcool
4 4 (3.10%) Netcool/OMNIbus
5 2 (1.55%) ARCserve
6 1 (0.78%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.78%) WSUS
6 1 (0.78%) OpenView
6 1 (0.78%) Control-M
6 1 (0.78%) Puppet
6 1 (0.78%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (0.78%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 53 (41.09%) Microsoft
2 35 (27.13%) VMware
3 27 (20.93%) Citrix
4 26 (20.16%) Oracle
5 25 (19.38%) Cisco
6 23 (17.83%) HP
7 14 (10.85%) IBM
8 11 (8.53%) Splunk
9 9 (6.98%) Dell
10 8 (6.20%) EMC
10 8 (6.20%) Red Hat
11 7 (5.43%) F5
12 6 (4.65%) 3PAR
13 5 (3.88%) Symantec
13 5 (3.88%) SolarWinds
14 4 (3.10%) Riverbed
14 4 (3.10%) Google
14 4 (3.10%) LANDesk
14 4 (3.10%) CheckPoint
14 4 (3.10%) Sun
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Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Strong benefits package
Posted: 11 hours ago
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High Wycombe
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
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Tadley, Hampshire
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Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
South East
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Guildford
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
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Surrey
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, Benefits & SAS Training
Posted: 14 days ago
Hampshire
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
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