The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Southampton region that had Technical Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Specialist
Rank 82 76 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Specialist 4 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 0.55% 0.14% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% 0.15% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Median salary £45,000 - -
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £46,377 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-11.59% +3.05%
Technical Specialist
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Southampton 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
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
710 682 833
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 97.80% 98.70% 97.31%
Number of salaries quoted 671 589 729
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £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 Southampton

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

Technical Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Technical Specialist
Salary Trend in Southampton

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

Technical Specialist Salary Trend in Southampton

Technical Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 Southampton region featuring Technical Specialist in the job title.

1 13 (92.86%) Windows
2 12 (85.71%) Active Directory
3 10 (71.43%) PowerShell
4 9 (64.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (57.14%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (57.14%) VBScript
6 4 (28.57%) Windows XP
6 4 (28.57%) Windows 7
7 2 (14.29%) Windows SharePoint Services
7 2 (14.29%) Performance Management
7 2 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
7 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
7 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
8 1 (7.14%) Java
8 1 (7.14%) Perl
8 1 (7.14%) Oracle
8 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
8 1 (7.14%) SAP
8 1 (7.14%) Unix
8 1 (7.14%) AIX
8 1 (7.14%) HPUX
8 1 (7.14%) Solaris
8 1 (7.14%) Linux
8 1 (7.14%) JBoss
8 1 (7.14%) Apache
8 1 (7.14%) Tomcat
8 1 (7.14%) Red Hat

Technical Specialist Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton 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 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
1 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
1 2 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (7.14%) Apache
2 1 (7.14%) JBoss
2 1 (7.14%) OpenStack
2 1 (7.14%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (7.14%) Retail
1 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) Windows SharePoint Services
Operating Systems
1 13 (92.86%) Windows
2 9 (64.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (57.14%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (28.57%) Windows 7
4 4 (28.57%) Windows XP
5 1 (7.14%) AIX
5 1 (7.14%) HPUX
5 1 (7.14%) Linux
5 1 (7.14%) Solaris
5 1 (7.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (14.29%) Performance Management
2 1 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (7.14%) DevOps
2 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (7.14%) ITSM
2 1 (7.14%) Presales
2 1 (7.14%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (7.14%) Resource Management
2 1 (7.14%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (71.43%) PowerShell
2 8 (57.14%) VBScript
3 1 (7.14%) Bash Shell
3 1 (7.14%) Java
3 1 (7.14%) Korn
3 1 (7.14%) Perl
3 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
System Software
1 12 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
2 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Ansible
1 1 (7.14%) Puppet
1 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) ATG
1 1 (7.14%) Cyber-Ark
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle
1 1 (7.14%) Red Hat
1 1 (7.14%) SAP
1 1 (7.14%) VMware