The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the South Yorkshire 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 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Specialist
Rank 88 72 81
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Specialist 5 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 0.53% 0.14% 0.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% 0.15% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 1
Average salary £46,250 £25,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+85.00% -38.27%
UK excluding London average salary £42,750 £39,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+8.22% -
Technical Specialist
Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire 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 Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
909 671 971
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 95.79% 95.31% 95.57%
Number of salaries quoted 758 538 806
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £21,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £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 South Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Technical Specialist in the job title across the South Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Technical Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

Technical Specialist
Salary Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Technical Specialist across the South Yorkshire region.

Technical Specialist Salary Trend in South Yorkshire

Technical Specialist
Salary Histogram in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Technical Specialist across the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014.

Technical Specialist Salary Histogram in South Yorkshire

Technical Specialist
Job Locations in South Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 22 October 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
Sheffield - 5 £46,250 -
Technical Specialist
Yorkshire

Technical Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 4 (57.14%) Windows
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
1 4 (57.14%) Citrix
1 4 (57.14%) SCCM
1 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (42.86%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 3 (42.86%) F5
2 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (42.86%) NAS
2 3 (42.86%) HP
2 3 (42.86%) EMC
2 3 (42.86%) Sun
2 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
2 3 (42.86%) DNS
2 3 (42.86%) IBM
2 3 (42.86%) Solaris
2 3 (42.86%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) Perl
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle
2 3 (42.86%) UNIX
2 3 (42.86%) SAN
2 3 (42.86%) BMC
2 3 (42.86%) Hitachi
2 3 (42.86%) Veritas
2 3 (42.86%) Red Hat
2 3 (42.86%) BMC PATROL
2 3 (42.86%) Control-M
2 3 (42.86%) Project Management
2 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) Migration

Technical Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the South Yorkshire 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.

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) NAS
1 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
1 3 (42.86%) DNS
1 3 (42.86%) SAN
2 2 (28.57%) NetScaler
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MSI
1 2 (28.57%) AdminStudio
2 1 (14.29%) InstallShield
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
1 3 (42.86%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) Application Packaging
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
1 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (42.86%) Solaris
2 3 (42.86%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Project Management
1 3 (42.86%) Migration
2 2 (28.57%) Software Licensing
3 1 (14.29%) Time Management
3 1 (14.29%) Compatibility Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) Perl
2 2 (28.57%) VBScript
2 2 (28.57%) VB
2 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (14.29%) MCSE
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 2 (28.57%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) SCCM
2 3 (42.86%) BMC PATROL
2 3 (42.86%) Control-M
2 3 (42.86%) NetBackup
3 2 (28.57%) SCOM
3 2 (28.57%) SCVMM
3 2 (28.57%) AppDNA
3 2 (28.57%) SCDPM
3 2 (28.57%) SCOrch
3 2 (28.57%) SCSM
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
1 4 (57.14%) Citrix
2 3 (42.86%) F5
2 3 (42.86%) HP
2 3 (42.86%) EMC
2 3 (42.86%) Sun
2 3 (42.86%) IBM
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle
2 3 (42.86%) BMC
2 3 (42.86%) Hitachi
2 3 (42.86%) Veritas
2 3 (42.86%) Red Hat
2 3 (42.86%) VMware