The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton 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 26 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Specialist
Rank 92 81 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Specialist 1 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 0.10% 0.22% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.23% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 0
Average salary - £30,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+18.75% +3.89%
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
922 852 757
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 96.04% 95.73% 98.06%
Number of salaries quoted 752 750 704
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Technical Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

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

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Compuware
2 3 (75.00%) SAP BW
2 3 (75.00%) Tivoli
2 3 (75.00%) Tivoli Monitoring
2 3 (75.00%) Netcool
2 3 (75.00%) Netcool/OMNIbus
2 3 (75.00%) SAP R/3
2 3 (75.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) VBScript
2 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 3 (75.00%) SAP
2 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (75.00%) CRM
2 3 (75.00%) HTTP
2 3 (75.00%) SNMP
2 3 (75.00%) IBM
2 3 (75.00%) French Language
2 3 (75.00%) LANDesk
2 3 (75.00%) SCOM
2 3 (75.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (25.00%) Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) Time Management
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall

Technical Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (75.00%) SAP R/3
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) HTTP
1 3 (75.00%) SNMP
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) Wireless
2 1 (25.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SAP BW
General
1 3 (75.00%) French Language
2 1 (25.00%) Electronics
2 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) E-Learning
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) CRM
2 1 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Time Management
2 1 (25.00%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
1 3 (75.00%) VBScript
1 3 (75.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) Tivoli
1 3 (75.00%) Tivoli Monitoring
1 3 (75.00%) Netcool
1 3 (75.00%) Netcool/OMNIbus
1 3 (75.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Compuware
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 3 (75.00%) SAP
2 3 (75.00%) IBM
2 3 (75.00%) LANDesk
3 1 (25.00%) VMware