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 28 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Specialist
Rank 385 423 431
Rank change year-on-year
+38 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Specialist 60 41 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.32% 0.20% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.20% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 34 33 47
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +29.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,400 £31,400 £24,600
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £53,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
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
17907 20200 22149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.81% 97.10% 96.41%
Number of salaries quoted 15174 16297 17929
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 28 May 2016.

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 28 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Berkshire +10 22 £48,750 -2.50% 1
Hampshire +34 17 £45,000 - 1
Surrey +14 14 £60,000 +20.00%
Kent - 3 £25,000 - 1
Oxfordshire -7 2 £45,707 -16.89%
Buckinghamshire +21 1 £22,000 -28.45%
Middlesex - 1 £52,500 -
Technical Specialist
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, 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 65 (42.21%) Windows
2 40 (25.97%) Microsoft
3 36 (23.38%) Active Directory
3 36 (23.38%) Windows Server
4 35 (22.73%) Oracle
5 34 (22.08%) Java
6 30 (19.48%) Windows Server 2008
7 29 (18.83%) SQL
7 29 (18.83%) SQL Server
7 29 (18.83%) Linux
8 28 (18.18%) Cisco
9 26 (16.88%) PowerShell
10 24 (15.58%) ITIL
11 23 (14.94%) DB2
12 22 (14.29%) ATM
12 22 (14.29%) EFT
12 22 (14.29%) Finance
12 22 (14.29%) BASE24
12 22 (14.29%) Retail
12 22 (14.29%) Relational Database
13 19 (12.34%) VMware
13 19 (12.34%) Microsoft Azure
13 19 (12.34%) Configuration Management
14 18 (11.69%) DNS
15 17 (11.04%) MS Excel
15 17 (11.04%) EMC
15 17 (11.04%) Windows Server 2012
16 16 (10.39%) Banking
16 16 (10.39%) Windows Server 2003
16 16 (10.39%) CRM

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 10 (6.49%) MS Exchange
2 8 (5.19%) SAS
3 7 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (3.25%) IIS
4 5 (3.25%) SharePoint
4 5 (3.25%) SharePoint 2013
4 5 (3.25%) Tomcat
5 4 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (2.60%) JBoss
5 4 (2.60%) Skype for Business
6 3 (1.95%) Apache
6 3 (1.95%) OpenStack
6 3 (1.95%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (1.30%) Jetty
8 1 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 17 (11.04%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.30%) MS Office
2 2 (1.30%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 22 (14.29%) BASE24
2 2 (1.30%) Lorenzo
3 1 (0.65%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 19 (12.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (6.49%) Azure Active Directory
3 6 (3.90%) Office 365
4 4 (2.60%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.65%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.65%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.65%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 22 (14.29%) ATM
2 18 (11.69%) DNS
3 14 (9.09%) DHCP
4 12 (7.79%) Ethernet
4 12 (7.79%) Firewall
5 11 (7.14%) MPLS
6 10 (6.49%) SAN
7 6 (3.90%) NAS
7 6 (3.90%) VPN
8 5 (3.25%) Intranet
8 5 (3.25%) WAN
9 4 (2.60%) Skype
10 3 (1.95%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (1.95%) SSL
10 3 (1.95%) Unified Communications
11 2 (1.30%) Cisco Nexus
11 2 (1.30%) Internet
11 2 (1.30%) IPsec
11 2 (1.30%) LAN
11 2 (1.30%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (18.83%) SQL Server
2 23 (14.94%) DB2
3 22 (14.29%) Relational Database
4 6 (3.90%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (3.90%) MS Access
5 5 (3.25%) DataStage
5 5 (3.25%) QualityStage
6 4 (2.60%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (1.95%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.65%) Big Data
8 1 (0.65%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.65%) MySQL
8 1 (0.65%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.65%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (0.65%) Android Studio
1 1 (0.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 22 (14.29%) Finance
1 22 (14.29%) Retail
2 16 (10.39%) Banking
3 8 (5.19%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.65%) Marketing
4 1 (0.65%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.25%) Windows SharePoint Services
2 3 (1.95%) HTML
2 3 (1.95%) Web Services
2 3 (1.95%) XML
3 2 (1.30%) CSS
3 2 (1.30%) Middleware
3 2 (1.30%) SAML
3 2 (1.30%) Servlets
4 1 (0.65%) .NET
4 1 (0.65%) 802.1X
4 1 (0.65%) iBATIS
4 1 (0.65%) J2EE
4 1 (0.65%) JSP
4 1 (0.65%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 22 (14.29%) EFT
2 9 (5.84%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (4.55%) EPoS
3 7 (4.55%) PKI
4 6 (3.90%) Credit Risk
5 2 (1.30%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.30%) Device Driver
5 2 (1.30%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.30%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.30%) SystemC
6 1 (0.65%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.65%) Clustering
6 1 (0.65%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.65%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.65%) HP Storage
6 1 (0.65%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 65 (42.21%) Windows
2 36 (23.38%) Windows Server
3 30 (19.48%) Windows Server 2008
4 29 (18.83%) Linux
5 17 (11.04%) Windows Server 2012
6 16 (10.39%) Windows Server 2003
7 14 (9.09%) Unix
8 13 (8.44%) Windows 7
9 9 (5.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (5.19%) AIX
11 6 (3.90%) Windows 10
11 6 (3.90%) Windows XP
12 4 (2.60%) HPUX
12 4 (2.60%) Oracle Linux
12 4 (2.60%) Solaris
13 2 (1.30%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.65%) Android
14 1 (0.65%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.65%) CentOS
14 1 (0.65%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (15.58%) ITIL
2 19 (12.34%) Configuration Management
3 16 (10.39%) CRM
4 15 (9.74%) Service Management
5 11 (7.14%) Network Management
5 11 (7.14%) Performance Monitoring
6 10 (6.49%) Data Management
7 9 (5.84%) Data Analysis
7 9 (5.84%) SDLC
8 8 (5.19%) Business Development
8 8 (5.19%) Data Validation
8 8 (5.19%) ERP
8 8 (5.19%) Time Management
8 8 (5.19%) Validation
9 7 (4.55%) Capacity Management
9 7 (4.55%) Migration
10 6 (3.90%) DevOps
10 6 (3.90%) ETL
10 6 (3.90%) Performance Management
10 6 (3.90%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 34 (22.08%) Java
2 29 (18.83%) SQL
3 26 (16.88%) PowerShell
4 11 (7.14%) VBScript
5 3 (1.95%) Bash Shell
5 3 (1.95%) Korn
5 3 (1.95%) Perl
5 3 (1.95%) Shell Script
6 2 (1.30%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.65%) C
7 1 (0.65%) C#
7 1 (0.65%) C++
7 1 (0.65%) Google Apps Script
7 1 (0.65%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (8.44%) Security Cleared
2 12 (7.79%) DV Cleared
3 8 (5.19%) Degree
3 8 (5.19%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (4.55%) MCSE
5 6 (3.90%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (3.25%) CCNP
7 4 (2.60%) CCNP Voice
8 2 (1.30%) CCNA
8 2 (1.30%) CCSA
8 2 (1.30%) CCSE
8 2 (1.30%) Check Point Certification
8 2 (1.30%) MCTS
8 2 (1.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.65%) CCA
9 1 (0.65%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (0.65%) MCITP
9 1 (0.65%) MCSA
9 1 (0.65%) RHCT
9 1 (0.65%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.90%) Data Quality
2 4 (2.60%) SLA
System Software
1 36 (23.38%) Active Directory
2 8 (5.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (4.55%) Hyper-V
4 4 (2.60%) vSphere
5 3 (1.95%) VMware ESX
5 3 (1.95%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.30%) Shibboleth
6 2 (1.30%) XenServer
7 1 (0.65%) KVM
7 1 (0.65%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.65%) XenApp
7 1 (0.65%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (6.49%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 5 (3.25%) Backup Exec
2 5 (3.25%) NetBackup
2 5 (3.25%) SCCM
3 4 (2.60%) Cisco CUCM
3 4 (2.60%) Cisco UCCX
4 3 (1.95%) Ansible
4 3 (1.95%) Legato
4 3 (1.95%) Puppet
4 3 (1.95%) Red Hat Satellite
5 2 (1.30%) Simpana
6 1 (0.65%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.65%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.65%) MAILsweeper
6 1 (0.65%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.65%) SCOM
6 1 (0.65%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.65%) vRealize
Vendors
1 40 (25.97%) Microsoft
2 35 (22.73%) Oracle
3 28 (18.18%) Cisco
4 19 (12.34%) VMware
5 17 (11.04%) EMC
6 13 (8.44%) IBM
6 13 (8.44%) Juniper
6 13 (8.44%) Red Hat
7 12 (7.79%) HP
8 11 (7.14%) SevOne
9 10 (6.49%) Citrix
10 9 (5.84%) Cyber-Ark
11 7 (4.55%) NetApp
11 7 (4.55%) Veeam
12 6 (3.90%) CA
12 6 (3.90%) Dell
12 6 (3.90%) Infoblox
12 6 (3.90%) SAP
13 4 (2.60%) Avaya
13 4 (2.60%) Veritas
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