The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the South West 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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Specialist
Rank 210 217 225
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Specialist 28 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.47% 0.073% 0.018%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.076% 0.018%
Number of salaries quoted 14 2 1
Average salary £47,500 £46,250 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.70% -15.90%
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+5.95% +13.51%
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 West 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 West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5694 5244 5472
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.05% 95.57% 96.42%
Number of salaries quoted 4848 4448 4871
Average salary £37,500 £35,250 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.38% -2.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
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 West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Technical Specialist in the job title across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Technical Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Technical Specialist
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Technical Specialist across the South West region.

Technical Specialist Salary Trend in the South West

Technical Specialist
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Technical Specialist across the South West region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015.

Technical Specialist Salary Histogram in the South West

Technical Specialist
Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 28 January 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
Wiltshire - 25 £50,000 - 4
Gloucestershire -5 2 £30,000 -
Bristol 0 1 £42,500 -8.10% 3
Technical Specialist
England

Technical Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 30 (73.17%) Stakeholder Management
2 22 (53.66%) Finance
3 20 (48.78%) SQL Server
4 19 (46.34%) Systems Analysis
4 19 (46.34%) Continuous Improvement
5 18 (43.90%) Oracle
6 15 (36.59%) Analytics
6 15 (36.59%) PeopleSoft
6 15 (36.59%) Hyperion
7 14 (34.15%) Oracle Payables
7 14 (34.15%) Oracle General Ledger
7 14 (34.15%) General Ledger
8 12 (29.27%) Data Modelling
9 11 (26.83%) Microsoft
10 10 (24.39%) .NET
10 10 (24.39%) C#
11 9 (21.95%) Web Services
12 8 (19.51%) CRM
12 8 (19.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 8 (19.51%) Management Information System
13 7 (17.07%) Information Management
13 7 (17.07%) Data Warehouse
14 6 (14.63%) UML
14 6 (14.63%) Agile Software Development
14 6 (14.63%) Business Analysis
14 6 (14.63%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 5 (12.20%) Waterfall
15 5 (12.20%) Apple iOS
15 5 (12.20%) Android
15 5 (12.20%) Technical Analysis

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

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 3 (7.32%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (7.32%) WebSphere
2 2 (4.88%) IIS
2 2 (4.88%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.88%) Site Server
3 1 (2.44%) ArcGIS
3 1 (2.44%) CMS
Business Applications
1 14 (34.15%) Oracle General Ledger
1 14 (34.15%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (2.44%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.32%) DHCP
1 3 (7.32%) DNS
2 2 (4.88%) Firewall
2 2 (4.88%) VoIP
2 2 (4.88%) VPN
3 1 (2.44%) LAN
3 1 (2.44%) WAN
3 1 (2.44%) Ethernet
3 1 (2.44%) SNMP
3 1 (2.44%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.44%) NAS
3 1 (2.44%) SAN
3 1 (2.44%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (48.78%) SQL Server
2 8 (19.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (17.07%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Visual Studio
1 1 (2.44%) Rational Rhapsody
1 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 22 (53.66%) Finance
2 14 (34.15%) General Ledger
3 3 (7.32%) Banking
4 2 (4.88%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (24.39%) .NET
2 9 (21.95%) Web Services
3 5 (12.20%) HTML
4 4 (9.76%) HTML5
5 3 (7.32%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 3 (7.32%) SOAP
5 3 (7.32%) MSMQ
5 3 (7.32%) Middleware
6 2 (4.88%) JSON
6 2 (4.88%) WCF
6 2 (4.88%) REST
7 1 (2.44%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.51%) Management Information System
2 4 (9.76%) Mobile App
3 3 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.88%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.44%) GIS
5 1 (2.44%) Data Extraction
5 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.44%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.20%) Android
1 5 (12.20%) Apple iOS
2 4 (9.76%) Linux
3 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (4.88%) Windows
3 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.44%) UNIX
4 1 (2.44%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (73.17%) Stakeholder Management
2 19 (46.34%) Systems Analysis
2 19 (46.34%) Continuous Improvement
3 15 (36.59%) Analytics
4 12 (29.27%) Data Modelling
5 8 (19.51%) CRM
6 7 (17.07%) Information Management
7 6 (14.63%) Business Analysis
7 6 (14.63%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 6 (14.63%) UML
7 6 (14.63%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (12.20%) Waterfall
8 5 (12.20%) Technical Analysis
9 4 (9.76%) MVC
9 4 (9.76%) ITIL
10 3 (7.32%) SOA
10 3 (7.32%) Time Management
11 2 (4.88%) BPEL
11 2 (4.88%) Mentoring
11 2 (4.88%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 10 (24.39%) C#
2 4 (9.76%) SQL
3 3 (7.32%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.88%) PowerShell
4 2 (4.88%) Java
5 1 (2.44%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.44%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (4.88%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.44%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.44%) MCP
2 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.76%) QA
System Software
1 3 (7.32%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.88%) VMware Workstation
2 2 (4.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (7.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (4.88%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (4.88%) SCCM
3 1 (2.44%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 18 (43.90%) Oracle
2 15 (36.59%) PeopleSoft
2 15 (36.59%) Hyperion
3 11 (26.83%) Microsoft
4 3 (7.32%) IBM
5 2 (4.88%) Citrix
5 2 (4.88%) Cisco
5 2 (4.88%) Symantec
5 2 (4.88%) VMware
6 1 (2.44%) ServiceNow
6 1 (2.44%) McAfee
6 1 (2.44%) Sun
6 1 (2.44%) NetApp
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