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 22 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Technical Specialist
England / South West
Rank 218 227 214
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Specialist 7 20 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.14% 0.36% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.37% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 3 18 12
Median salary £41,500 £44,500 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.74% -7.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,100 £37,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,580 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £44,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-10.11% +7.22%

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
4721 5439 5857
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.70% 97.28% 97.52%
Number of salaries quoted 3933 4610 4982
Median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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
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 22 January 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Specialist within the South West region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017. 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 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
Wiltshire +21 3 - - 1
Bristol -1 2 £40,000 -20.00%
Dorset +22 1 £60,350 +63.10%
Somerset +5 1 - -
Technical Specialist
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 16 (61.54%) Data Centre
2 15 (57.69%) Presales
2 15 (57.69%) Intel
2 15 (57.69%) Degree
3 12 (46.15%) Open Source
4 9 (34.62%) MGW
4 9 (34.62%) GGSN
4 9 (34.62%) Business Development
4 9 (34.62%) FCAPS
4 9 (34.62%) Firmware
4 9 (34.62%) Wi-Fi
4 9 (34.62%) Wireless
4 9 (34.62%) 3GPP
4 9 (34.62%) Software Optimisation
5 6 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (15.38%) SQL
6 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
6 4 (15.38%) Performance Management
7 3 (11.54%) PCI DSS
7 3 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (11.54%) Mathematics
7 3 (11.54%) Computer Science
7 3 (11.54%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (11.54%) Network Security
7 3 (11.54%) Time Management
7 3 (11.54%) Hadoop
7 3 (11.54%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (11.54%) Amazon AWS
7 3 (11.54%) VMware
7 3 (11.54%) Penetration Testing

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 3 (11.54%) Apache Spark
1 3 (11.54%) OpenStack
1 3 (11.54%) SAS
2 1 (3.85%) JBoss
2 1 (3.85%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (11.54%) SPSS
2 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.54%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (11.54%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (11.54%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (11.54%) IaaS
1 3 (11.54%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (34.62%) 3GPP
1 9 (34.62%) FCAPS
1 9 (34.62%) GGSN
1 9 (34.62%) MGW
1 9 (34.62%) Wi-Fi
1 9 (34.62%) Wireless
2 3 (11.54%) Network Security
3 1 (3.85%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) Big Data
1 3 (11.54%) Data Mining
1 3 (11.54%) Hadoop
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
General
1 3 (11.54%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.54%) MLlib
1 3 (11.54%) OpenDaylight
1 3 (11.54%) scikit-learn
1 3 (11.54%) TensorFlow
1 3 (11.54%) Theano
Miscellaneous
1 16 (61.54%) Data Centre
2 6 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (11.54%) Algorithms
3 3 (11.54%) Computer Science
3 3 (11.54%) Mathematics
3 3 (11.54%) Public Cloud
3 3 (11.54%) Statistics
4 1 (3.85%) Clustering
4 1 (3.85%) Handset
4 1 (3.85%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) Unix
2 1 (3.85%) AIX
2 1 (3.85%) Android
2 1 (3.85%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.85%) Linux
2 1 (3.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (57.69%) Presales
2 12 (46.15%) Open Source
3 9 (34.62%) Business Development
3 9 (34.62%) Software Optimisation
4 4 (15.38%) Performance Management
5 3 (11.54%) Analytics
5 3 (11.54%) Big Data Analytics
5 3 (11.54%) Data Analytics
5 3 (11.54%) DevOps
5 3 (11.54%) Machine Learning
5 3 (11.54%) Microservices
5 3 (11.54%) Penetration Testing
5 3 (11.54%) SOA
5 3 (11.54%) Software Engineering
5 3 (11.54%) Time Management
6 2 (7.69%) Mentoring
6 2 (7.69%) Network Management
6 2 (7.69%) Project Management
7 1 (3.85%) Capacity Management
7 1 (3.85%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 4 (15.38%) SQL
2 3 (11.54%) C#
2 3 (11.54%) C++
2 3 (11.54%) Python
2 3 (11.54%) R
3 2 (7.69%) Java
4 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.85%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 15 (57.69%) Degree
2 2 (7.69%) CCNA
2 2 (7.69%) CCNP
2 2 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (7.69%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) HIPAA
1 3 (11.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (11.54%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (34.62%) Firmware
2 3 (11.54%) Ceph
2 3 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Ganglia
1 1 (3.85%) Netcool
Vendors
1 15 (57.69%) Intel
2 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 3 (11.54%) VMware
4 2 (7.69%) Cisco
5 1 (3.85%) AppDynamics
5 1 (3.85%) Oracle
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