The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South West region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Specialist
Rank 223 224 221
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Specialist 6 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.10% 0.073% 0.071%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.076% 0.075%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 4
Average salary £32,000 £40,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.98% +20.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,800 £38,762 £20,800
10% offered a salary of more than £42,400 £42,100 £36,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- +9.45%
Job Titles Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5606 5287 5359
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.39% 96.58% 95.03%
Number of salaries quoted 4748 4671 4650
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Technical Specialist
England

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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Bristol - 3 £32,000 -
Gloucestershire +4 1 - -
Somerset -6 1 £45,000 +11.34%
Devon - 1 £23,000 -
Technical Specialist
England

Technical Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 2 (22.22%) ITIL
1 2 (22.22%) Java
1 2 (22.22%) C
1 2 (22.22%) MATLAB
1 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
1 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) WSUS
2 1 (11.11%) Mathematics
2 1 (11.11%) Physics
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Telematics
2 1 (11.11%) HTML5
2 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
2 1 (11.11%) Big Data
2 1 (11.11%) Cyber Security
2 1 (11.11%) Protective Monitoring
2 1 (11.11%) Billing
2 1 (11.11%) Data Management
2 1 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Logistics
2 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
2 1 (11.11%) Service Management
2 1 (11.11%) Change Management
2 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Aerospace
2 1 (11.11%) Automotive

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

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 1 (11.11%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Teamcenter
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) LAN
1 1 (11.11%) WAN
1 1 (11.11%) Ethernet
1 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
1 1 (11.11%) HTTPS
1 1 (11.11%) IPv4
1 1 (11.11%) IPv6
1 1 (11.11%) SAN
1 1 (11.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Big Data
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (11.11%) Billing
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Aerospace
1 1 (11.11%) Automotive
1 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) HTML5
1 1 (11.11%) HTML
1 1 (11.11%) Web Services
1 1 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Mathematics
1 1 (11.11%) Physics
1 1 (11.11%) Telematics
1 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (11.11%) UNIX
1 1 (11.11%) Solaris
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) ITIL
2 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
2 1 (11.11%) Cyber Security
2 1 (11.11%) Protective Monitoring
2 1 (11.11%) Data Management
2 1 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Logistics
2 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
2 1 (11.11%) Service Management
2 1 (11.11%) Change Management
2 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (11.11%) Validation
2 1 (11.11%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) Java
1 2 (22.22%) C
1 2 (22.22%) MATLAB
2 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
1 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) CISSP
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) WSUS
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) VMware
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco
1 1 (11.11%) Nokia
1 1 (11.11%) Siemens
1 1 (11.11%) Red Hat
1 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
Heelis, Kemble Drive, Swindon, Wiltshire.
The National Trust
Salary: Circa £28,000 pa
Posted: 9 days ago
Dorset, Poole
Barclays Corporate
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 27 days ago