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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Specialist
Rank 374 398 378
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -20
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Specialist 76 31 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.34% 0.14% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.15% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 44 18 48
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £24,850 £31,100
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,250 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.04% +16.89%
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
21430 20664 21850
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.70% 95.08% 95.45%
Number of salaries quoted 16859 17053 18653
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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
(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 +26 42 £36,500 -17.04%
Surrey +16 22 £47,500 +52.61% 2
Hampshire -6 4 £52,500 +90.90% 2
West Sussex -7 4 £44,000 -
Buckinghamshire -8 3 £32,500 -39.53% 1
Oxfordshire - 2 - -
Technical Specialist
England

Technical Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 57 (44.88%) Windows
2 42 (33.07%) SQL
3 38 (29.92%) VMware
4 35 (27.56%) Microsoft
5 34 (26.77%) Oracle
6 33 (25.98%) SQL Server
7 25 (19.69%) IIS
8 22 (17.32%) Hyper-V
9 21 (16.54%) Migration
10 20 (15.75%) VMware Infrastructure
10 20 (15.75%) HTML
10 20 (15.75%) Project Management
10 20 (15.75%) Oracle Database
11 19 (14.96%) Active Directory
11 19 (14.96%) Data Migration
11 19 (14.96%) HL7
12 18 (14.17%) Data Analysis
12 18 (14.17%) Windows Server 2008
12 18 (14.17%) Citrix
13 17 (13.39%) SQL Server 2000
13 17 (13.39%) Oracle Database 10g
13 17 (13.39%) Systems Analysis
14 16 (12.60%) Internet
14 16 (12.60%) SAN
14 16 (12.60%) Firewall
15 14 (11.02%) JavaScript
15 14 (11.02%) Linux
15 14 (11.02%) ITIL
15 14 (11.02%) Security Cleared
16 13 (10.24%) Banking

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 25 (19.69%) IIS
2 8 (6.30%) WebLogic
3 7 (5.51%) SharePoint
4 6 (4.72%) MS Exchange
5 3 (2.36%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (2.36%) Lync
5 3 (2.36%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.57%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.57%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.79%) Mule
7 1 (0.79%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.79%) JCAPS
7 1 (0.79%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.79%) PegaRULES
7 1 (0.79%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 10 (7.87%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.36%) MS Project
3 2 (1.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.36%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (2.36%) Cordys
2 2 (1.57%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.79%) Compiere
3 1 (0.79%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.36%) Google Apps
1 3 (2.36%) Office 365
1 3 (2.36%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (2.36%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 16 (12.60%) Internet
1 16 (12.60%) SAN
1 16 (12.60%) Firewall
2 11 (8.66%) TCP/IP
3 10 (7.87%) BGP
4 9 (7.09%) Broadband
4 9 (7.09%) VPN
4 9 (7.09%) DNS
5 7 (5.51%) Intranet
6 6 (4.72%) NAS
6 6 (4.72%) WAN
7 5 (3.94%) LAN
7 5 (3.94%) SSL
8 3 (2.36%) DMZ
8 3 (2.36%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (1.57%) IPsec
9 2 (1.57%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (1.57%) Wireless
9 2 (1.57%) GPRS
9 2 (1.57%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (25.98%) SQL Server
2 20 (15.75%) Oracle Database
3 17 (13.39%) SQL Server 2000
3 17 (13.39%) Oracle Database 10g
4 9 (7.09%) Data Mining
5 5 (3.94%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (3.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (3.15%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 4 (3.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (3.15%) DB2
7 3 (2.36%) RDBMS
7 3 (2.36%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (2.36%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (2.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (2.36%) Big Data
7 3 (2.36%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (2.36%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.57%) DB2 UDB
9 1 (0.79%) MySQL
9 1 (0.79%) Informix
Development Applications
1 3 (2.36%) Oracle Forms
General
1 13 (10.24%) Banking
2 11 (8.66%) Telecoms
3 9 (7.09%) Law
3 9 (7.09%) Legal
4 7 (5.51%) Finance
5 5 (3.94%) French Language
6 4 (3.15%) Retail
7 2 (1.57%) German Language
8 1 (0.79%) Back Office
8 1 (0.79%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.79%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.79%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (15.75%) HTML
2 5 (3.94%) .NET
2 5 (3.94%) WF
3 4 (3.15%) JRules
3 4 (3.15%) Web Services
4 3 (2.36%) J2EE
5 2 (1.57%) ASP.NET
5 2 (1.57%) CSS
6 1 (0.79%) ODBC
6 1 (0.79%) CORBA
6 1 (0.79%) SOAP
6 1 (0.79%) JMS
6 1 (0.79%) X-Windows
6 1 (0.79%) Middleware
6 1 (0.79%) jQuery
6 1 (0.79%) REST
6 1 (0.79%) PhoneGap
6 1 (0.79%) HTML5
6 1 (0.79%) Java SE
6 1 (0.79%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.09%) Smartphone
2 7 (5.51%) Clustering
3 6 (4.72%) Video Conferencing
4 5 (3.94%) Computer Science
5 4 (3.15%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.36%) Data Integration
6 3 (2.36%) Replication
7 2 (1.57%) Mobile Computing
7 2 (1.57%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.79%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.79%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.79%) AS400
8 1 (0.79%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.79%) iPhone
8 1 (0.79%) iPad
8 1 (0.79%) Open Source
8 1 (0.79%) Statistics
8 1 (0.79%) PKI
8 1 (0.79%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 57 (44.88%) Windows
2 18 (14.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (11.02%) Linux
4 13 (10.24%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (8.66%) UNIX
6 9 (7.09%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (5.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (4.72%) AIX
8 6 (4.72%) HPUX
8 6 (4.72%) Solaris
9 5 (3.94%) Windows 7
10 4 (3.15%) SUSE
11 3 (2.36%) Windows Mobile
12 2 (1.57%) CentOS
13 1 (0.79%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.79%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.79%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.79%) Android
13 1 (0.79%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.79%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (16.54%) Migration
2 20 (15.75%) Project Management
3 19 (14.96%) Data Migration
4 18 (14.17%) Data Analysis
5 17 (13.39%) Systems Analysis
6 14 (11.02%) ITIL
7 6 (4.72%) Performance Analysis
8 5 (3.94%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (3.94%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (3.94%) Problem Management
9 4 (3.15%) Business Continuity
9 4 (3.15%) Logistics
10 3 (2.36%) Configuration Management
10 3 (2.36%) Service Management
10 3 (2.36%) Change Management
10 3 (2.36%) Performance Management
10 3 (2.36%) Analytics
10 3 (2.36%) Kalman Filter
11 2 (1.57%) Master Data Management
11 2 (1.57%) Business Continuity Planning
Programming Languages
1 42 (33.07%) SQL
2 14 (11.02%) JavaScript
3 9 (7.09%) Java
4 8 (6.30%) T-SQL
5 4 (3.15%) Python
6 3 (2.36%) Perl
6 3 (2.36%) PL/SQL
6 3 (2.36%) Google Apps Script
7 1 (0.79%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.79%) C
7 1 (0.79%) C++
Qualifications
1 14 (11.02%) Security Cleared
2 11 (8.66%) SC Cleared
3 10 (7.87%) Degree
4 7 (5.51%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (3.94%) MCSE
6 4 (3.15%) MCSA
7 3 (2.36%) OCP
7 3 (2.36%) Oracle Certification
7 3 (2.36%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (2.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (1.57%) GIAC
8 2 (1.57%) MCITP
8 2 (1.57%) CISM
8 2 (1.57%) CISSP
8 2 (1.57%) MCP
9 1 (0.79%) A+ Certification
9 1 (0.79%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.79%) Network+ Certification
9 1 (0.79%) MOS
9 1 (0.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (14.96%) HL7
2 3 (2.36%) SLA
2 3 (2.36%) QA
3 2 (1.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 22 (17.32%) Hyper-V
2 20 (15.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (14.96%) Active Directory
4 8 (6.30%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (3.94%) VMware ESX
6 4 (3.15%) vSphere
7 3 (2.36%) MetaFrame
7 3 (2.36%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (2.36%) XenApp
7 3 (2.36%) Oracle RMAN
8 2 (1.57%) XenServer
8 2 (1.57%) vCloud
8 2 (1.57%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (0.79%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 3 (2.36%) Data Guard
2 2 (1.57%) SCCM
3 1 (0.79%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.79%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 1 (0.79%) Netcool
3 1 (0.79%) Netcool/OMNIbus
3 1 (0.79%) SCOM
Vendors
1 38 (29.92%) VMware
2 35 (27.56%) Microsoft
3 34 (26.77%) Oracle
4 18 (14.17%) Citrix
5 12 (9.45%) Cisco
6 8 (6.30%) IBM
7 6 (4.72%) Apple
8 5 (3.94%) Sybase
8 5 (3.94%) Tandberg
9 4 (3.15%) HP
9 4 (3.15%) Dell
9 4 (3.15%) Sun
10 3 (2.36%) EMC
10 3 (2.36%) Hitachi
10 3 (2.36%) NetApp
10 3 (2.36%) Red Hat
10 3 (2.36%) F5
10 3 (2.36%) Google
11 2 (1.57%) 3PAR
11 2 (1.57%) SolarWinds
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