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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Specialist
Rank 355 402 397
Rank change year-on-year
+47 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Specialist 93 65 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.48% 0.31% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 0.32% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 69 60 38
Average salary £45,000 £44,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% +8.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £17,900 £30,200
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,000 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+4.44% +7.14%
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
18584 20269 19415
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.42% 97.08% 96.54%
Number of salaries quoted 15911 16523 15406
Average salary £44,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 8 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Specialist within the South East region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(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 +7 34 £45,000 -5.26% 2
Hampshire +26 25 £42,000 +10.52% 4
Surrey +16 13 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Buckinghamshire +5 13 £32,500 +32.79%
West Sussex +4 7 £47,500 +18.75%
Oxfordshire -6 1 £44,500 +36.92%
Technical Specialist
England

Technical Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 49 (33.79%) Windows
1 49 (33.79%) Microsoft
2 38 (26.21%) Windows Server
3 37 (25.52%) SQL
4 34 (23.45%) Active Directory
5 32 (22.07%) Linux
6 30 (20.69%) Finance
7 25 (17.24%) MS Excel
7 25 (17.24%) Retail
8 24 (16.55%) Cisco
9 23 (15.86%) CRM
9 23 (15.86%) Oracle
9 23 (15.86%) Configuration Management
9 23 (15.86%) VMware
10 20 (13.79%) Java
10 20 (13.79%) Banking
10 20 (13.79%) Windows Server 2008
10 20 (13.79%) Microsoft Azure
11 19 (13.10%) PowerShell
12 18 (12.41%) Unix
13 17 (11.72%) DNS
13 17 (11.72%) ITIL
14 15 (10.34%) IBM
14 15 (10.34%) MS Exchange
14 15 (10.34%) Service Management
14 15 (10.34%) EMC
15 14 (9.66%) Juniper
15 14 (9.66%) DV Cleared
15 14 (9.66%) Security Cleared
15 14 (9.66%) Agile Software Development

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

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 15 (10.34%) MS Exchange
2 13 (8.97%) SAS
3 5 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (3.45%) Oracle Service Bus
3 5 (3.45%) SharePoint
3 5 (3.45%) WebLogic
4 4 (2.76%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (2.07%) Confluence
5 3 (2.07%) IIS
5 3 (2.07%) JBoss
5 3 (2.07%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (2.07%) WebLogic Portal
6 2 (1.38%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.38%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.69%) CMS
7 1 (0.69%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.69%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 25 (17.24%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.07%) MS Office
2 3 (2.07%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.38%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (6.21%) BASE24
2 3 (2.07%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (2.07%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.07%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.69%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.69%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.69%) SAP FSCM
3 1 (0.69%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 20 (13.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (8.97%) Azure Active Directory
3 7 (4.83%) Office 365
4 6 (4.14%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.69%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 17 (11.72%) DNS
2 13 (8.97%) Ethernet
2 13 (8.97%) MPLS
3 11 (7.59%) DHCP
3 11 (7.59%) SAN
4 9 (6.21%) ATM
5 8 (5.52%) Firewall
5 8 (5.52%) WAN
6 5 (3.45%) VPN
7 4 (2.76%) SSL
7 4 (2.76%) Unified Communications
8 3 (2.07%) NAS
9 2 (1.38%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (1.38%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (1.38%) DWDM
9 2 (1.38%) Intranet
9 2 (1.38%) SDH
10 1 (0.69%) DMZ
10 1 (0.69%) Internet
10 1 (0.69%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (8.97%) Data Warehouse
1 13 (8.97%) MS Access
1 13 (8.97%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.21%) DB2
2 9 (6.21%) Relational Database
3 7 (4.83%) DataStage
3 7 (4.83%) QualityStage
4 5 (3.45%) Oracle Database
5 4 (2.76%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (2.07%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (2.07%) Oracle Database 12c
6 3 (2.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.38%) OLAP
7 2 (1.38%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.69%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (2.07%) Git (software)
1 3 (2.07%) Hudson
1 3 (2.07%) Jenkins
1 3 (2.07%) Maven
1 3 (2.07%) Subversion
2 1 (0.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 30 (20.69%) Finance
2 25 (17.24%) Retail
3 20 (13.79%) Banking
4 6 (4.14%) German Language
4 6 (4.14%) Investment Banking
5 4 (2.76%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.38%) Advertising
6 2 (1.38%) Games
7 1 (0.69%) Arabic Language
7 1 (0.69%) Back Office
7 1 (0.69%) French Language
7 1 (0.69%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.69%) Italian Language
7 1 (0.69%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.69%) Russian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (6.90%) .NET
2 7 (4.83%) Web Services
3 4 (2.76%) XML
4 3 (2.07%) Java EE
4 3 (2.07%) Spring
5 2 (1.38%) HTML
6 1 (0.69%) CSS
6 1 (0.69%) JSP
6 1 (0.69%) LAMP
6 1 (0.69%) Regular Expression
6 1 (0.69%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.97%) Analytical Skills
1 13 (8.97%) Credit Risk
2 9 (6.21%) EFT
3 7 (4.83%) EPoS
4 6 (4.14%) Computer Science
4 6 (4.14%) Mobile App
4 6 (4.14%) PKI
5 2 (1.38%) Device Driver
5 2 (1.38%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (0.69%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.69%) Augmented Reality
6 1 (0.69%) BBC
6 1 (0.69%) Clustering
6 1 (0.69%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.69%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.69%) Life Science
6 1 (0.69%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.69%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 49 (33.79%) Windows
2 38 (26.21%) Windows Server
3 32 (22.07%) Linux
4 20 (13.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 18 (12.41%) Unix
6 10 (6.90%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (6.21%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (5.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (5.52%) Windows 7
9 6 (4.14%) AIX
9 6 (4.14%) Windows 10
10 4 (2.76%) Oracle Linux
11 2 (1.38%) Data ONTAP
11 2 (1.38%) Windows 8
11 2 (1.38%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.69%) Android
12 1 (0.69%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (15.86%) Configuration Management
1 23 (15.86%) CRM
2 17 (11.72%) ITIL
3 15 (10.34%) Service Management
4 14 (9.66%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (9.66%) SDLC
5 13 (8.97%) Data Analysis
5 13 (8.97%) Data Validation
5 13 (8.97%) ETL
5 13 (8.97%) Network Management
5 13 (8.97%) Performance Monitoring
5 13 (8.97%) Project Management
5 13 (8.97%) Validation
6 12 (8.28%) ERP
7 10 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (6.90%) DevOps
8 9 (6.21%) Scrum
9 8 (5.52%) Data Management
9 8 (5.52%) Migration
10 7 (4.83%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (25.52%) SQL
2 20 (13.79%) Java
3 19 (13.10%) PowerShell
4 9 (6.21%) VBScript
5 7 (4.83%) Python
6 5 (3.45%) C#
6 5 (3.45%) Jython
6 5 (3.45%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
7 2 (1.38%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.38%) Perl
7 2 (1.38%) X++
8 1 (0.69%) AWK
8 1 (0.69%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.69%) C
8 1 (0.69%) C++
8 1 (0.69%) Google Apps Script
8 1 (0.69%) PHP
8 1 (0.69%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.69%) sed
8 1 (0.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (9.66%) DV Cleared
1 14 (9.66%) Security Cleared
2 11 (7.59%) Degree
3 4 (2.76%) MCSE
3 4 (2.76%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (2.07%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (2.07%) MCP
5 2 (1.38%) CCA
5 2 (1.38%) CCNA
5 2 (1.38%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (1.38%) RHCT
5 2 (1.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.69%) A+ Certification
6 1 (0.69%) CCNP
6 1 (0.69%) CISA
6 1 (0.69%) CISM
6 1 (0.69%) CISSP
6 1 (0.69%) MCSA
6 1 (0.69%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (0.69%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.38%) SLA
2 1 (0.69%) HL7
2 1 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.69%) ISO27002
2 1 (0.69%) QA
System Software
1 34 (23.45%) Active Directory
2 12 (8.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.76%) Hyper-V
3 4 (2.76%) VMware ESX
3 4 (2.76%) vSphere
4 2 (1.38%) XenDesktop
4 2 (1.38%) XenServer
5 1 (0.69%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.69%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (6.90%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 5 (3.45%) SCCM
3 3 (2.07%) Backup Exec
3 3 (2.07%) NetBackup
4 2 (1.38%) MAILsweeper
4 2 (1.38%) SCOM
4 2 (1.38%) vRealize
5 1 (0.69%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.69%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (0.69%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.69%) Legato
5 1 (0.69%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.69%) Simpana
5 1 (0.69%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 49 (33.79%) Microsoft
2 24 (16.55%) Cisco
3 23 (15.86%) Oracle
3 23 (15.86%) VMware
4 15 (10.34%) EMC
4 15 (10.34%) IBM
5 14 (9.66%) Juniper
6 13 (8.97%) SevOne
7 9 (6.21%) HP
8 8 (5.52%) Citrix
8 8 (5.52%) Google
8 8 (5.52%) Red Hat
8 8 (5.52%) SAP
9 6 (4.14%) CA
9 6 (4.14%) Cyber-Ark
9 6 (4.14%) Infoblox
10 5 (3.45%) Symantec
11 4 (2.76%) Dell
11 4 (2.76%) Informatica
11 4 (2.76%) Sophos
Hampshire
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Salary: bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
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Salary: Competitive + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £40000 - £43000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Eastleigh, Hampshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Hogg Robinson plc
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Maidenhead
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Pension and Bonus
Posted: 24 days ago
Berkshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £65000 per annum + Bonus & Package
Posted: 24 days ago