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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Specialist
Rank 384 405 371
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -34
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Specialist 62 32 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.28% 0.15% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.16% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 40 21 56
Average salary £36,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.11% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £25,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,750 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +14.00%
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
20750 20038 21750
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.58% 95.01% 95.34%
Number of salaries quoted 16279 16594 18612
Average salary £41,500 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.46% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 +27 39 £36,500 -9.31%
Surrey +1 17 £41,250 +55.66% 1
Oxfordshire +3 2 - -
Buckinghamshire -8 2 £26,448 -50.79% 3
West Sussex -9 2 £30,500 +3.38%
Hampshire -10 2 £52,500 +133.33% 2
Kent - 1 £60,000 -
Technical Specialist
England

Technical Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 56 (45.90%) Windows
2 42 (34.43%) VMware
3 39 (31.97%) Microsoft
3 39 (31.97%) SQL
3 39 (31.97%) SQL Server
4 37 (30.33%) Oracle
5 28 (22.95%) Hyper-V
6 27 (22.13%) IIS
7 26 (21.31%) Project Management
8 25 (20.49%) VMware Infrastructure
8 25 (20.49%) Oracle Database
9 23 (18.85%) Migration
10 22 (18.03%) Systems Analysis
10 22 (18.03%) Oracle Database 10g
10 22 (18.03%) SQL Server 2000
11 21 (17.21%) HTML
11 21 (17.21%) Data Migration
12 20 (16.39%) HL7
12 20 (16.39%) Data Analysis
13 19 (15.57%) Internet
13 19 (15.57%) Citrix
14 17 (13.93%) Active Directory
14 17 (13.93%) SAN
14 17 (13.93%) Windows Server 2008
15 16 (13.11%) Analytical Skills
16 15 (12.30%) JavaScript
17 14 (11.48%) Linux
17 14 (11.48%) Firewall
18 13 (10.66%) ITIL
19 12 (9.84%) TCP/IP

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

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 27 (22.13%) IIS
2 7 (5.74%) MS Exchange
3 6 (4.92%) WebLogic
3 6 (4.92%) SharePoint
4 4 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.64%) Lync
5 2 (1.64%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.82%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.82%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.82%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.82%) Mule
6 1 (0.82%) JCAPS
6 1 (0.82%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 9 (7.38%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.46%) MS Project
2 3 (2.46%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.46%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.64%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.82%) Cordys
3 1 (0.82%) Maximo
3 1 (0.82%) Compiere
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.64%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.64%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (15.57%) Internet
2 17 (13.93%) SAN
3 14 (11.48%) Firewall
4 12 (9.84%) TCP/IP
5 10 (8.20%) Intranet
6 9 (7.38%) BGP
6 9 (7.38%) VPN
6 9 (7.38%) Broadband
7 7 (5.74%) WAN
8 6 (4.92%) LAN
8 6 (4.92%) NAS
9 5 (4.10%) DNS
9 5 (4.10%) SSL
10 3 (2.46%) Intrusion Detection
11 2 (1.64%) Network Security
11 2 (1.64%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (1.64%) Wireless
11 2 (1.64%) IPsec
11 2 (1.64%) IP Telephony
11 2 (1.64%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (31.97%) SQL Server
2 25 (20.49%) Oracle Database
3 22 (18.03%) Oracle Database 10g
3 22 (18.03%) SQL Server 2000
4 9 (7.38%) Data Mining
5 5 (4.10%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (3.28%) DB2
6 4 (3.28%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 4 (3.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (3.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (2.46%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (2.46%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (2.46%) RDBMS
7 3 (2.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (2.46%) Relational Database
7 3 (2.46%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (1.64%) DB2 UDB
8 2 (1.64%) Big Data
9 1 (0.82%) PerformancePoint
9 1 (0.82%) Informix
Development Applications
1 1 (0.82%) Oracle Forms
General
1 12 (9.84%) Banking
2 10 (8.20%) Telecoms
3 9 (7.38%) Law
3 9 (7.38%) Legal
4 5 (4.10%) French Language
5 4 (3.28%) Finance
6 3 (2.46%) Retail
7 2 (1.64%) German Language
8 1 (0.82%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.82%) Marketing
8 1 (0.82%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (17.21%) HTML
2 5 (4.10%) WF
3 4 (3.28%) Web Services
4 3 (2.46%) .NET
4 3 (2.46%) J2EE
5 2 (1.64%) CSS
5 2 (1.64%) ODBC
6 1 (0.82%) CORBA
6 1 (0.82%) JMS
6 1 (0.82%) Middleware
6 1 (0.82%) X-Windows
6 1 (0.82%) JRules
6 1 (0.82%) SOAP
6 1 (0.82%) jQuery
6 1 (0.82%) HTML5
6 1 (0.82%) REST
6 1 (0.82%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 16 (13.11%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (7.38%) Smartphone
3 8 (6.56%) Clustering
4 7 (5.74%) Video Conferencing
5 4 (3.28%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.46%) Replication
6 3 (2.46%) Data Integration
7 2 (1.64%) iPhone
7 2 (1.64%) Visualisation
7 2 (1.64%) iPad
7 2 (1.64%) Mobile Computing
7 2 (1.64%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.64%) AS400
7 2 (1.64%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.82%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.82%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.82%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.82%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 56 (45.90%) Windows
2 17 (13.93%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (11.48%) Linux
4 11 (9.02%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (8.20%) UNIX
5 10 (8.20%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (5.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (4.92%) Windows 7
7 6 (4.92%) AIX
7 6 (4.92%) HPUX
7 6 (4.92%) Solaris
8 4 (3.28%) SUSE
9 3 (2.46%) Windows Mobile
10 2 (1.64%) CentOS
10 2 (1.64%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.82%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.82%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.82%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.82%) Android
11 1 (0.82%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (21.31%) Project Management
2 23 (18.85%) Migration
3 22 (18.03%) Systems Analysis
4 21 (17.21%) Data Migration
5 20 (16.39%) Data Analysis
6 13 (10.66%) ITIL
7 8 (6.56%) Performance Analysis
8 5 (4.10%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (3.28%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (3.28%) Logistics
9 4 (3.28%) Problem Management
9 4 (3.28%) Business Continuity
10 3 (2.46%) Information Management
10 3 (2.46%) Performance Management
10 3 (2.46%) Change Management
11 2 (1.64%) ETL
11 2 (1.64%) Online Security
11 2 (1.64%) Risk Management
11 2 (1.64%) BCP
11 2 (1.64%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (31.97%) SQL
2 15 (12.30%) JavaScript
3 6 (4.92%) T-SQL
4 5 (4.10%) Java
5 3 (2.46%) PL/SQL
6 2 (1.64%) VB.NET
6 2 (1.64%) Perl
7 1 (0.82%) C
7 1 (0.82%) C++
7 1 (0.82%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (9.84%) Security Cleared
2 9 (7.38%) SC Cleared
3 8 (6.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (5.74%) MCSE
5 6 (4.92%) MCSA
5 6 (4.92%) Degree
6 4 (3.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (2.46%) OCP
7 3 (2.46%) Oracle Certification
8 2 (1.64%) GIAC
8 2 (1.64%) MOS
8 2 (1.64%) CISSP
8 2 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.64%) CISM
8 2 (1.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.82%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.82%) Network+ Certification
9 1 (0.82%) MCP
9 1 (0.82%) MCITP
9 1 (0.82%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (16.39%) HL7
2 3 (2.46%) SLA
3 2 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.82%) QA
System Software
1 28 (22.95%) Hyper-V
2 25 (20.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (13.93%) Active Directory
4 7 (5.74%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (3.28%) vSphere
5 4 (3.28%) VMware ESX
6 3 (2.46%) Oracle RMAN
6 3 (2.46%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (2.46%) MetaFrame
6 3 (2.46%) XenApp
7 2 (1.64%) XenServer
7 2 (1.64%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 2 (1.64%) vCloud
8 1 (0.82%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 3 (2.46%) SCCM
1 3 (2.46%) Data Guard
2 1 (0.82%) SCOM
2 1 (0.82%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.82%) Tivoli Monitoring
2 1 (0.82%) Netcool
2 1 (0.82%) Netcool/OMNIbus
Vendors
1 42 (34.43%) VMware
2 39 (31.97%) Microsoft
3 37 (30.33%) Oracle
4 19 (15.57%) Citrix
5 12 (9.84%) Cisco
6 7 (5.74%) Apple
7 6 (4.92%) HP
7 6 (4.92%) Sybase
8 5 (4.10%) IBM
8 5 (4.10%) Dell
8 5 (4.10%) Tandberg
9 4 (3.28%) Sun
10 3 (2.46%) EMC
10 3 (2.46%) Hitachi
10 3 (2.46%) NetApp
10 3 (2.46%) Red Hat
10 3 (2.46%) F5
11 2 (1.64%) Wyse
11 2 (1.64%) SolarWinds
11 2 (1.64%) 3PAR
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