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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Specialist
Rank 221 226 218
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Specialist 24 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.37% 0.053% 0.019%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.056% 0.020%
Number of salaries quoted 10 1 1
Average salary £39,324 £45,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.61% +7.14%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 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
6224 5398 5090
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.56% 95.64% 96.26%
Number of salaries quoted 5207 4693 4501
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,500 £22,614
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 21 November 2014.

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 21 November 2014. 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 - 16 £40,000 - 3
Gloucestershire -13 3 £30,000 -
Dorset - 3 - -
Bristol - 2 £39,000 -
Technical Specialist
England

Technical Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 17 (62.96%) Stakeholder Management
2 15 (55.56%) Continuous Improvement
3 12 (44.44%) Systems Analysis
3 12 (44.44%) Finance
4 11 (40.74%) Oracle
4 11 (40.74%) SQL Server
5 10 (37.04%) Data Modelling
6 8 (29.63%) Microsoft
6 8 (29.63%) PeopleSoft
6 8 (29.63%) Hyperion
6 8 (29.63%) Analytics
7 7 (25.93%) Oracle Payables
7 7 (25.93%) General Ledger
7 7 (25.93%) Oracle General Ledger
8 6 (22.22%) ITIL
9 5 (18.52%) Web Services
9 5 (18.52%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (18.52%) Management Information System
9 5 (18.52%) Waterfall
9 5 (18.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (18.52%) Information Management
10 4 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
10 4 (14.81%) VMware
10 4 (14.81%) .NET
10 4 (14.81%) Linux
11 3 (11.11%) CRM
11 3 (11.11%) SLA
11 3 (11.11%) NetApp
11 3 (11.11%) SAN

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 (7.41%) IIS
1 2 (7.41%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.70%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (3.70%) ArcGIS
2 1 (3.70%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (25.93%) Oracle General Ledger
1 7 (25.93%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (3.70%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) SAN
2 2 (7.41%) DMZ
2 2 (7.41%) VPN
2 2 (7.41%) VoIP
2 2 (7.41%) Firewall
3 1 (3.70%) NAS
3 1 (3.70%) LAN
3 1 (3.70%) WAN
3 1 (3.70%) DHCP
3 1 (3.70%) Ethernet
3 1 (3.70%) SNMP
3 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.70%) DNS
3 1 (3.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (40.74%) SQL Server
2 5 (18.52%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (18.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 12 (44.44%) Finance
2 7 (25.93%) General Ledger
3 2 (7.41%) Aerospace
4 1 (3.70%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (18.52%) Web Services
2 4 (14.81%) .NET
3 1 (3.70%) SOAP
3 1 (3.70%) XML
3 1 (3.70%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Management Information System
2 2 (7.41%) e-Health
2 2 (7.41%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.70%) GIS
3 1 (3.70%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.81%) Linux
2 1 (3.70%) Android
2 1 (3.70%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.70%) UNIX
2 1 (3.70%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (62.96%) Stakeholder Management
2 15 (55.56%) Continuous Improvement
3 12 (44.44%) Systems Analysis
4 10 (37.04%) Data Modelling
5 8 (29.63%) Analytics
6 6 (22.22%) ITIL
7 5 (18.52%) Waterfall
7 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (18.52%) Information Management
8 3 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (11.11%) Technical Analysis
8 3 (11.11%) Change Management
8 3 (11.11%) Time Management
8 3 (11.11%) CRM
9 2 (7.41%) UML
9 2 (7.41%) Capacity Planning
9 2 (7.41%) Capacity Management
10 1 (3.70%) Change Control
10 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Management
10 1 (3.70%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.41%) C#
1 2 (7.41%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.70%) Java
2 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.70%) SQL
2 1 (3.70%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (7.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 2 (7.41%) Degree
2 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) MCP
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) SLA
2 2 (7.41%) QA
System Software
1 4 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (7.41%) VMFS
2 2 (7.41%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (7.41%) vCloud
2 2 (7.41%) VMware ESX
2 2 (7.41%) VMware Workstation
2 2 (7.41%) VMware Server
3 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (3.70%) NetBackup
2 1 (3.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 11 (40.74%) Oracle
2 8 (29.63%) PeopleSoft
2 8 (29.63%) Microsoft
2 8 (29.63%) Hyperion
3 4 (14.81%) VMware
4 3 (11.11%) NetApp
5 2 (7.41%) Symantec
5 2 (7.41%) HP
5 2 (7.41%) EMC
5 2 (7.41%) CA
5 2 (7.41%) Cisco
6 1 (3.70%) IBM
6 1 (3.70%) SAP
6 1 (3.70%) Sun
6 1 (3.70%) McAfee
6 1 (3.70%) ServiceNow
Swindon
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon
Nationwide
Posted: 12 days ago
Swindon
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago