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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Specialist
Rank 396 386 420
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +34
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Specialist 40 69 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.19% 0.31% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.32% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 30 40 16
Average salary £50,000 £38,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.57% -13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £24,750
10% offered a salary of more than £56,250 £60,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £46,377 £45,000 £42,750
% change year-on-year
+3.05% +5.26%
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
19643 21374 20828
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.91% 95.00% 95.03%
Number of salaries quoted 16206 17040 17156
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 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £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 4 August 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 4 August 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
(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
Surrey -2 13 £45,000 -5.26% 1
Berkshire -20 12 £52,500 +43.83% 1
Hampshire +15 8 £47,500 +52.00% 3
Buckinghamshire +2 3 £27,000 -16.92% 2
West Sussex -6 2 £36,250 -36.95%
Oxfordshire - 2 £48,750 - 1
Kent - 1 £50,000 -
Technical Specialist
England

Technical Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 36 (39.13%) Windows
2 29 (31.52%) SharePoint
3 28 (30.43%) IBM
4 27 (29.35%) Linux
5 24 (26.09%) Finance
6 23 (25.00%) Analytics
7 21 (22.83%) VMware
8 20 (21.74%) Retail
8 20 (21.74%) ITIL
8 20 (21.74%) Active Directory
9 19 (20.65%) Office 365
10 18 (19.57%) WebSphere
10 18 (19.57%) VMware Infrastructure
11 17 (18.48%) Marketing
11 17 (18.48%) IBM Connections
11 17 (18.48%) WebSphere Portal
11 17 (18.48%) Customer Engagement
11 17 (18.48%) Social Media
11 17 (18.48%) IBM Certification
11 17 (18.48%) DNS
11 17 (18.48%) Lotus Domino
11 17 (18.48%) Manufacturing
11 17 (18.48%) Firewall
12 15 (16.30%) Hyper-V
13 13 (14.13%) Cisco
13 13 (14.13%) Microsoft
14 12 (13.04%) SQL
14 12 (13.04%) Oracle
15 11 (11.96%) UNIX
16 10 (10.87%) VBScript

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

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 29 (31.52%) SharePoint
2 18 (19.57%) WebSphere
3 17 (18.48%) WebSphere Portal
3 17 (18.48%) IBM Connections
3 17 (18.48%) Lotus Domino
4 7 (7.61%) MS Exchange
5 6 (6.52%) WebLogic
6 4 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (3.26%) CMS
7 3 (3.26%) Apache
7 3 (3.26%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (2.17%) Drupal
8 2 (2.17%) Office Communications Server
8 2 (2.17%) Tomcat
8 2 (2.17%) IIS
9 1 (1.09%) JBoss
9 1 (1.09%) IBM Notes
9 1 (1.09%) Lync
9 1 (1.09%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (1.09%) OpenStack
Applications
1 9 (9.78%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.09%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.17%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (2.17%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 19 (20.65%) Office 365
2 9 (9.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (6.52%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.17%) Google Apps
4 2 (2.17%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (2.17%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (18.48%) DNS
1 17 (18.48%) Firewall
2 6 (6.52%) TCP/IP
3 4 (4.35%) VPN
3 4 (4.35%) WAN
3 4 (4.35%) ATM
3 4 (4.35%) LAN
3 4 (4.35%) Wireless
3 4 (4.35%) VLAN
4 3 (3.26%) SAN
5 2 (2.17%) DMZ
5 2 (2.17%) Internet
5 2 (2.17%) SSL
5 2 (2.17%) PBX
5 2 (2.17%) VoIP
6 1 (1.09%) DHCP
6 1 (1.09%) Network Security
6 1 (1.09%) NetScaler
6 1 (1.09%) IP Telephony
6 1 (1.09%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.52%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.26%) DB2
2 3 (3.26%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (3.26%) NoSQL
2 3 (3.26%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.17%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.17%) Hadoop
3 2 (2.17%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (2.17%) MySQL
3 2 (2.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.09%) BusinessObjects XI
4 1 (1.09%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.09%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (2.17%) Oracle Forms
General
1 24 (26.09%) Finance
2 20 (21.74%) Retail
3 17 (18.48%) Manufacturing
3 17 (18.48%) Marketing
4 7 (7.61%) Telecoms
5 5 (5.43%) Banking
6 4 (4.35%) Electronics
7 3 (3.26%) French Language
8 2 (2.17%) Aerospace
8 2 (2.17%) Legal
8 2 (2.17%) Publishing
9 1 (1.09%) Retail Banking
9 1 (1.09%) German Language
9 1 (1.09%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.26%) XML
1 3 (3.26%) HTML
2 2 (2.17%) WebCenter
3 1 (1.09%) .NET
3 1 (1.09%) MSMQ
3 1 (1.09%) Middleware
3 1 (1.09%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 17 (18.48%) Social Media
2 7 (7.61%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (6.52%) Computer Science
4 4 (4.35%) E-Learning
5 3 (3.26%) Replication
5 3 (3.26%) Clustering
5 3 (3.26%) Enterprise Storage
5 3 (3.26%) Graphic Design
5 3 (3.26%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.17%) IVR
7 1 (1.09%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.09%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 36 (39.13%) Windows
2 27 (29.35%) Linux
3 11 (11.96%) UNIX
4 10 (10.87%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (9.78%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (9.78%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (7.61%) SUSE
6 7 (7.61%) Solaris
6 7 (7.61%) AIX
6 7 (7.61%) Windows 7
7 6 (6.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (6.52%) Windows XP
7 6 (6.52%) HPUX
8 3 (3.26%) Debian
8 3 (3.26%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.09%) CentOS
9 1 (1.09%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (25.00%) Analytics
2 20 (21.74%) ITIL
3 17 (18.48%) Customer Engagement
4 6 (6.52%) Configuration Management
5 5 (5.43%) Data Management
5 5 (5.43%) Logistics
5 5 (5.43%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (5.43%) Kalman Filter
6 4 (4.35%) Requirements Analysis
6 4 (4.35%) System Testing
6 4 (4.35%) Time Management
6 4 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (4.35%) Project Management
7 3 (3.26%) SOA
7 3 (3.26%) WFM
7 3 (3.26%) SIEM
8 2 (2.17%) Capacity Management
8 2 (2.17%) Release Management
8 2 (2.17%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (2.17%) BPMN
Programming Languages
1 12 (13.04%) SQL
2 10 (10.87%) VBScript
2 10 (10.87%) PowerShell
3 8 (8.70%) Java
4 3 (3.26%) Python
4 3 (3.26%) XPath
5 2 (2.17%) T-SQL
5 2 (2.17%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.17%) C#
5 2 (2.17%) Google Apps Script
6 1 (1.09%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.09%) C
6 1 (1.09%) Perl
Qualifications
1 17 (18.48%) IBM Certification
2 9 (9.78%) Degree
3 8 (8.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 8 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (8.70%) MCSE
4 4 (4.35%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.17%) VCP4
5 2 (2.17%) VCP5
5 2 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (2.17%) CCNA
5 2 (2.17%) CISSP
5 2 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.09%) RHCE
6 1 (1.09%) CISMP
6 1 (1.09%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.26%) QA
2 1 (1.09%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (21.74%) Active Directory
2 18 (19.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (16.30%) Hyper-V
4 6 (6.52%) vCloud
5 2 (2.17%) XenApp
5 2 (2.17%) XenServer
5 2 (2.17%) XenDesktop
5 2 (2.17%) vSphere
5 2 (2.17%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (2.17%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (1.09%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 9 (9.78%) SCOM
2 4 (4.35%) Tivoli
3 3 (3.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 3 (3.26%) Oracle RMAN
3 3 (3.26%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (2.17%) SCCM
5 1 (1.09%) Nagios
5 1 (1.09%) ZABBIX
5 1 (1.09%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (1.09%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
5 1 (1.09%) logstash
Vendors
1 28 (30.43%) IBM
2 21 (22.83%) VMware
3 13 (14.13%) Microsoft
3 13 (14.13%) Cisco
4 12 (13.04%) Oracle
5 10 (10.87%) Red Hat
6 9 (9.78%) HP
6 9 (9.78%) EMC
7 8 (8.70%) Splunk
8 7 (7.61%) Citrix
9 4 (4.35%) Symantec
10 3 (3.26%) Websense
10 3 (3.26%) Juniper
10 3 (3.26%) Hitachi
10 3 (3.26%) Intel
10 3 (3.26%) Dell
10 3 (3.26%) Sybase
10 3 (3.26%) Sun
11 2 (2.17%) CA
11 2 (2.17%) ArcSight
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