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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Specialist
Rank 241 213 234
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Specialist 13 30 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.23% 0.50% 0.073%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.51% 0.076%
Number of salaries quoted 11 16 2
Average salary £44,134 £47,500 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.08% +2.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,894 £35,820 £39,250
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £53,250
UK excluding London average salary £47,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.44% +12.50%
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
5562 5847 5292
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 97.00% 97.45% 96.98%
Number of salaries quoted 4656 4963 4496
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016. 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
Bristol -5 5 £50,000 +17.64% 1
Wiltshire -24 4 £40,460 -14.82% 2
Somerset - 2 £33,525 -
Dorset - 1 £37,000 -
Technical Specialist
England

Technical Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 21 (53.85%) Finance
2 15 (38.46%) Windows
3 14 (35.90%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (28.21%) Banking
5 10 (25.64%) Systems Analysis
5 10 (25.64%) Mentoring
6 9 (23.08%) Microsoft
7 8 (20.51%) HP
7 8 (20.51%) Technical Analysis
8 7 (17.95%) HP Operations Orchestration
8 7 (17.95%) Web Development
8 7 (17.95%) Linux
8 7 (17.95%) Data Modelling
8 7 (17.95%) HTML
8 7 (17.95%) MySQL
8 7 (17.95%) VB
8 7 (17.95%) Web Services
9 6 (15.38%) Unix
9 6 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (15.38%) IBM
9 6 (15.38%) Citrix
9 6 (15.38%) Risk Management
9 6 (15.38%) Intel Security
9 6 (15.38%) VMware
9 6 (15.38%) McAfee ePO
10 5 (12.82%) HP UCMDB
10 5 (12.82%) Teradata
10 5 (12.82%) Information Management
10 5 (12.82%) Incident Management
10 5 (12.82%) PCI DSS

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

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 2 (5.13%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.56%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 5 (12.82%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.56%) MS Office
2 1 (2.56%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (2.56%) Findur
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.13%) LAN
1 2 (5.13%) Unified Communications
2 1 (2.56%) DNS
2 1 (2.56%) Firewall
2 1 (2.56%) Internet
2 1 (2.56%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (2.56%) Network Security
2 1 (2.56%) OpenScape
2 1 (2.56%) PABX
2 1 (2.56%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.56%) VoIP
2 1 (2.56%) VPN
2 1 (2.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.95%) MySQL
2 6 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (5.13%) Oracle Database
3 2 (5.13%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (5.13%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.56%) MS Access
General
1 21 (53.85%) Finance
2 11 (28.21%) Banking
3 2 (5.13%) Back Office
4 1 (2.56%) Front Office
4 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.95%) HTML
1 7 (17.95%) Web Services
2 4 (10.26%) Middleware
3 3 (7.69%) .NET
3 3 (7.69%) REST
3 3 (7.69%) SOAP
3 3 (7.69%) WCF
4 2 (5.13%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (5.13%) WSDL
4 2 (5.13%) XML
5 1 (2.56%) Apache Camel
5 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.82%) Mainframe
1 5 (12.82%) Management Information System
2 3 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.13%) DataPower
4 1 (2.56%) Contactless
4 1 (2.56%) Handset
4 1 (2.56%) IVR
4 1 (2.56%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 15 (38.46%) Windows
2 7 (17.95%) Linux
3 6 (15.38%) Unix
4 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (35.90%) Stakeholder Management
2 10 (25.64%) Mentoring
2 10 (25.64%) Systems Analysis
3 8 (20.51%) Technical Analysis
4 7 (17.95%) Data Modelling
4 7 (17.95%) Web Development
5 6 (15.38%) Risk Management
6 5 (12.82%) Configuration Management
6 5 (12.82%) ETL
6 5 (12.82%) Incident Management
6 5 (12.82%) Information Management
6 5 (12.82%) SOA
6 5 (12.82%) UML
7 4 (10.26%) Performance Monitoring
8 3 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (7.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 3 (7.69%) Workflow
9 2 (5.13%) BPMN
9 2 (5.13%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.95%) VB
2 3 (7.69%) C#
3 2 (5.13%) PL/SQL
3 2 (5.13%) SQL
3 2 (5.13%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (5.13%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.56%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (2.56%) EMC Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.82%) PCI DSS
2 2 (5.13%) Data Quality
3 1 (2.56%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.13%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (17.95%) HP Operations Orchestration
2 6 (15.38%) McAfee ePO
3 5 (12.82%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 9 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 8 (20.51%) HP
3 6 (15.38%) Citrix
3 6 (15.38%) IBM
3 6 (15.38%) Intel Security
3 6 (15.38%) VMware
4 5 (12.82%) Informatica
4 5 (12.82%) Teradata
5 4 (10.26%) Oracle
6 2 (5.13%) Dynatrace
6 2 (5.13%) Murex
6 2 (5.13%) SAP
6 2 (5.13%) Unisys
7 1 (2.56%) Adobe
7 1 (2.56%) Cisco
7 1 (2.56%) Dell
7 1 (2.56%) EMC
7 1 (2.56%) MuleSoft
7 1 (2.56%) NetApp
7 1 (2.56%) Siemens
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