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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Specialist
Rank 79 - 91
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Specialist 1 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 0.15% - 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% - 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £46,377 £43,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+7.85% -4.44%
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
657 813 851
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 96.19% 95.09% 97.70%
Number of salaries quoted 585 725 814
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £21,000 £21,750
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 23 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 3 September 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%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) E-Learning
2 3 (75.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (75.00%) VLAN
2 3 (75.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 3 (75.00%) Degree
2 3 (75.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) Wireless
2 3 (75.00%) Electronics
2 3 (75.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (75.00%) Time Management
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (75.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (75.00%) Analytics
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco
4 1 (25.00%) SAP R/3
4 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (25.00%) SAP

Technical Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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
1 3 (75.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) SAP R/3
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) Firewall
1 3 (75.00%) Wireless
1 3 (75.00%) VLAN
General
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) Electronics
2 3 (75.00%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) E-Learning
1 3 (75.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 3 (75.00%) Time Management
1 3 (75.00%) Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (75.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) SAP