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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Specialist
Rank 403 392 419
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +27
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Specialist 40 64 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.19% 0.28% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.29% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 30 44 14
Average salary £50,000 £38,750 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.03% +4.72%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
20215 21812 21135
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.24% 94.96% 95.10%
Number of salaries quoted 16514 17701 17512
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 3 July 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 3 July 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
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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 -26 17 £50,000 +33.33% 2
Surrey +2 8 £45,000 -5.26%
Buckinghamshire -3 7 £30,750 -5.38% 2
Hampshire -5 5 £45,000 +44.00% 1
West Sussex +4 2 £31,000 -46.08%
Technical Specialist
England

Technical Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 39 (43.33%) Windows
2 31 (34.44%) SharePoint
3 28 (31.11%) IBM
4 25 (27.78%) Finance
4 25 (27.78%) Analytics
5 23 (25.56%) Active Directory
6 21 (23.33%) DNS
7 20 (22.22%) Retail
7 20 (22.22%) Marketing
8 19 (21.11%) ITIL
8 19 (21.11%) Linux
9 18 (20.00%) Firewall
9 18 (20.00%) WebSphere
9 18 (20.00%) Office 365
10 17 (18.89%) WebSphere Portal
10 17 (18.89%) Customer Engagement
10 17 (18.89%) Social Media
10 17 (18.89%) IBM Connections
10 17 (18.89%) Manufacturing
10 17 (18.89%) IBM Certification
10 17 (18.89%) Lotus Domino
11 16 (17.78%) VMware
12 14 (15.56%) Windows Server 2003
12 14 (15.56%) Microsoft
12 14 (15.56%) Cisco
12 14 (15.56%) VMware Infrastructure
12 14 (15.56%) SCOM
13 13 (14.44%) PowerShell
13 13 (14.44%) Splunk
13 13 (14.44%) UNIX

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 31 (34.44%) SharePoint
2 18 (20.00%) WebSphere
3 17 (18.89%) WebSphere Portal
3 17 (18.89%) IBM Connections
3 17 (18.89%) Lotus Domino
4 6 (6.67%) MS Exchange
5 5 (5.56%) WebLogic
6 3 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (2.22%) IIS
7 2 (2.22%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (1.11%) JBoss
8 1 (1.11%) IBM Notes
8 1 (1.11%) CMS
8 1 (1.11%) Apache
8 1 (1.11%) Tomcat
8 1 (1.11%) Drupal
8 1 (1.11%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (1.11%) Lync
Applications
1 10 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.22%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 18 (20.00%) Office 365
2 2 (2.22%) Google Analytics
2 2 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.22%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 21 (23.33%) DNS
2 18 (20.00%) Firewall
3 8 (8.89%) TCP/IP
4 5 (5.56%) VPN
4 5 (5.56%) VLAN
5 4 (4.44%) Wireless
5 4 (4.44%) ATM
5 4 (4.44%) SAN
6 3 (3.33%) LAN
6 3 (3.33%) VoIP
6 3 (3.33%) WAN
6 3 (3.33%) SSL
7 2 (2.22%) PBX
7 2 (2.22%) DHCP
7 2 (2.22%) DMZ
8 1 (1.11%) Internet
8 1 (1.11%) MPLS
8 1 (1.11%) OSPF
8 1 (1.11%) BGP
8 1 (1.11%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.33%) DB2
2 3 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (3.33%) NoSQL
2 3 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (2.22%) Hadoop
3 2 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.11%) BusinessObjects XI
4 1 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.11%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.11%) Big Data
General
1 25 (27.78%) Finance
2 20 (22.22%) Retail
2 20 (22.22%) Marketing
3 17 (18.89%) Manufacturing
4 6 (6.67%) Telecoms
5 4 (4.44%) Electronics
6 3 (3.33%) Banking
6 3 (3.33%) French Language
7 2 (2.22%) Aerospace
7 2 (2.22%) Legal
8 1 (1.11%) Retail Banking
8 1 (1.11%) German Language
8 1 (1.11%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.44%) XML
1 4 (4.44%) HTML
2 1 (1.11%) .NET
2 1 (1.11%) MSMQ
2 1 (1.11%) Middleware
2 1 (1.11%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 17 (18.89%) Social Media
2 7 (7.78%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (6.67%) Computer Science
4 5 (5.56%) Clustering
5 4 (4.44%) E-Learning
6 3 (3.33%) Replication
6 3 (3.33%) Enterprise Storage
6 3 (3.33%) Data Centre
7 2 (2.22%) IVR
8 1 (1.11%) Graphic Design
8 1 (1.11%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.11%) Data Integration
8 1 (1.11%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (1.11%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 39 (43.33%) Windows
2 19 (21.11%) Linux
3 14 (15.56%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (14.44%) UNIX
4 13 (14.44%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (10.00%) AIX
6 8 (8.89%) Solaris
6 8 (8.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (7.78%) Windows 7
8 6 (6.67%) HPUX
8 6 (6.67%) SUSE
9 5 (5.56%) Windows XP
10 3 (3.33%) Debian
11 1 (1.11%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (27.78%) Analytics
2 19 (21.11%) ITIL
3 17 (18.89%) Customer Engagement
4 10 (11.11%) Logistics
5 5 (5.56%) Data Management
5 5 (5.56%) Kalman Filter
6 4 (4.44%) Project Management
6 4 (4.44%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (4.44%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (4.44%) Requirements Analysis
6 4 (4.44%) Time Management
7 3 (3.33%) Capacity Management
7 3 (3.33%) System Testing
7 3 (3.33%) SIEM
8 2 (2.22%) BPMN
8 2 (2.22%) System Integration Testing
8 2 (2.22%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (2.22%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (2.22%) Technical Architecture
8 2 (2.22%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 13 (14.44%) VBScript
1 13 (14.44%) PowerShell
2 11 (12.22%) SQL
3 5 (5.56%) Java
4 2 (2.22%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.22%) T-SQL
4 2 (2.22%) Python
4 2 (2.22%) XPath
4 2 (2.22%) Google Apps Script
5 1 (1.11%) C
5 1 (1.11%) C#
Qualifications
1 17 (18.89%) IBM Certification
2 11 (12.22%) Degree
3 4 (4.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (4.44%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (3.33%) RHCE
4 3 (3.33%) MCSE
4 3 (3.33%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.22%) VCP4
5 2 (2.22%) VCP5
5 2 (2.22%) CCNA
5 2 (2.22%) CISSP
5 2 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (2.22%) IBM AIX Certification
6 1 (1.11%) MCSA
6 1 (1.11%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.11%) SLA
1 1 (1.11%) QA
System Software
1 23 (25.56%) Active Directory
2 14 (15.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (10.00%) Hyper-V
4 4 (4.44%) XenApp
4 4 (4.44%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (2.22%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 2 (2.22%) XenServer
5 2 (2.22%) XenDesktop
5 2 (2.22%) vSphere
5 2 (2.22%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 14 (15.56%) SCOM
2 7 (7.78%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 4 (4.44%) SCCM
3 4 (4.44%) Tivoli
4 3 (3.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 3 (3.33%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (1.11%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (1.11%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 28 (31.11%) IBM
2 16 (17.78%) VMware
3 14 (15.56%) Microsoft
3 14 (15.56%) Cisco
4 13 (14.44%) Splunk
5 10 (11.11%) Red Hat
6 9 (10.00%) Oracle
6 9 (10.00%) HP
6 9 (10.00%) EMC
7 7 (7.78%) Citrix
8 4 (4.44%) Juniper
8 4 (4.44%) Symantec
8 4 (4.44%) Google
9 3 (3.33%) Blue Coat
9 3 (3.33%) Hitachi
9 3 (3.33%) Dell
9 3 (3.33%) Sybase
9 3 (3.33%) Sun
10 2 (2.22%) Intel
10 2 (2.22%) NetApp
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