The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the South West region that had Technical Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Specialist
Rank 238 201 232
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +31
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Specialist 2 47 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.037% 0.80% 0.098%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.038% 0.83% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1 45 6
Median salary £27,500 £46,377 £59,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-40.70% -21.39%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £46,377 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-8.35% -2.36%
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
5281 5665 5992
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 97.22% 97.00% 97.69%
Number of salaries quoted 4464 4823 4965
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,750 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Technical Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West region that featured Technical Specialist in the job title.

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
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Specialist within the South West region over the 3 months to 30 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucestershire -2 1 - -
Wiltshire -25 1 £27,500 -40.70% 1
Technical Specialist
England

Technical Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, Technical Specialist job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region featuring Technical Specialist in the job title.

1 14 (60.87%) IBM
2 13 (56.52%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (47.83%) Finance
3 11 (47.83%) C#
3 11 (47.83%) SQL
3 11 (47.83%) .NET
3 11 (47.83%) SQL Server
3 11 (47.83%) Web Services
3 11 (47.83%) UML
4 9 (39.13%) HP
5 8 (34.78%) BizTalk Server
5 8 (34.78%) Systems Analysis
5 8 (34.78%) Contactless
6 6 (26.09%) Big Data
6 6 (26.09%) Hortonworks
6 6 (26.09%) Data Analytics
6 6 (26.09%) Analytics
6 6 (26.09%) Cybersecurity
6 6 (26.09%) Palo Alto
6 6 (26.09%) Cyberthreat
6 6 (26.09%) FireEye
6 6 (26.09%) Security Operations
6 6 (26.09%) Security Operations Centre
6 6 (26.09%) Blue Coat
6 6 (26.09%) Management Information System
6 6 (26.09%) Requirements Management
6 6 (26.09%) Technical Architecture
6 6 (26.09%) System Testing
6 6 (26.09%) Hadoop
6 6 (26.09%) NoSQL

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (34.78%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Findur
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) LAN
1 1 (4.35%) OpenScape
1 1 (4.35%) PABX
1 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
1 1 (4.35%) Unified Communications
1 1 (4.35%) VoIP
1 1 (4.35%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (47.83%) SQL Server
2 6 (26.09%) Big Data
2 6 (26.09%) Hadoop
2 6 (26.09%) NoSQL
3 2 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 11 (47.83%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Back Office
2 2 (8.70%) Front Office
3 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (47.83%) .NET
1 11 (47.83%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (34.78%) Contactless
2 6 (26.09%) Cyberthreat
2 6 (26.09%) Management Information System
2 6 (26.09%) Security Operations Centre
3 3 (13.04%) Mainframe
4 1 (4.35%) Handset
4 1 (4.35%) IVR
4 1 (4.35%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 6 (26.09%) Linux
1 6 (26.09%) Windows
2 2 (8.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (56.52%) Stakeholder Management
2 11 (47.83%) UML
3 8 (34.78%) Systems Analysis
4 6 (26.09%) Analytics
4 6 (26.09%) Cybersecurity
4 6 (26.09%) Data Analytics
4 6 (26.09%) Requirements Management
4 6 (26.09%) Security Operations
4 6 (26.09%) SIEM
4 6 (26.09%) System Testing
4 6 (26.09%) Technical Architecture
5 5 (21.74%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (13.04%) Mentoring
6 3 (13.04%) Technical Analysis
6 3 (13.04%) Time Management
6 3 (13.04%) Translating Business Requirements
6 3 (13.04%) Waterfall
6 3 (13.04%) Workflow
7 1 (4.35%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 11 (47.83%) C#
1 11 (47.83%) SQL
2 2 (8.70%) PL/SQL
2 2 (8.70%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) QA
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) VMware ESX
1 2 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 14 (60.87%) IBM
2 9 (39.13%) HP
3 6 (26.09%) ArcSight
3 6 (26.09%) Blue Coat
3 6 (26.09%) Cisco
3 6 (26.09%) FireEye
3 6 (26.09%) Forcepoint
3 6 (26.09%) Hortonworks
3 6 (26.09%) Juniper
3 6 (26.09%) Palo Alto
4 3 (13.04%) EMC
4 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
4 3 (13.04%) NetApp
4 3 (13.04%) Unisys
5 2 (8.70%) Hitachi
5 2 (8.70%) Murex
5 2 (8.70%) Oracle
5 2 (8.70%) VMware
6 1 (4.35%) 3PAR
6 1 (4.35%) Siemens
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