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 24 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Specialist
Rank 75 82 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Specialist 10 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 1.32% 0.38% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.35% 0.39% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Median salary £46,750 - -
UK excluding London median salary £47,250 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +7.14%
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
742 774 900
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 98.15% 98.98% 97.61%
Number of salaries quoted 695 586 802
Median salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £23,750 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
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 24 May 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 21 (80.77%) Windows
1 21 (80.77%) Active Directory
2 15 (57.69%) Windows Server 2003
2 15 (57.69%) PowerShell
2 15 (57.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (46.15%) Microsoft
4 11 (42.31%) VBScript
5 10 (38.46%) DHCP
5 10 (38.46%) DNS
5 10 (38.46%) Microsoft Azure
5 10 (38.46%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 10 (38.46%) Azure Active Directory
5 10 (38.46%) Windows Server
6 8 (30.77%) Configuration Management
6 8 (30.77%) Cyber-Ark
7 7 (26.92%) Retail
8 6 (23.08%) Migration
8 6 (23.08%) Infoblox
8 6 (23.08%) Windows 7
8 6 (23.08%) Performance Management
8 6 (23.08%) PKI
8 6 (23.08%) Windows XP
8 6 (23.08%) MS Exchange
8 6 (23.08%) CA
8 6 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2010
9 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (19.23%) DevOps
9 5 (19.23%) Unix
9 5 (19.23%) Linux
9 5 (19.23%) SAP

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 6 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2010
1 6 (23.08%) MS Exchange
2 4 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (7.69%) Apache
3 2 (7.69%) JBoss
3 2 (7.69%) OpenStack
3 2 (7.69%) SharePoint
3 2 (7.69%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (7.69%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (38.46%) Azure Active Directory
1 10 (38.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (15.38%) Office 365
3 3 (11.54%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (38.46%) DHCP
1 10 (38.46%) DNS
2 3 (11.54%) SAN
2 3 (11.54%) WAN
General
1 7 (26.92%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.54%) Web Services
2 2 (7.69%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) PKI
2 3 (11.54%) EPoS
3 2 (7.69%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 21 (80.77%) Windows
2 15 (57.69%) Windows Server 2003
2 15 (57.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (38.46%) Windows Server
4 6 (23.08%) Windows 7
4 6 (23.08%) Windows XP
5 5 (19.23%) Linux
5 5 (19.23%) Unix
5 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (7.69%) AIX
6 2 (7.69%) HPUX
6 2 (7.69%) Solaris
6 2 (7.69%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) Configuration Management
2 6 (23.08%) Migration
2 6 (23.08%) Performance Management
3 5 (19.23%) DevOps
4 4 (15.38%) Capacity Management
4 4 (15.38%) Service Design
5 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (11.54%) CRM
5 3 (11.54%) ERP
5 3 (11.54%) Waterfall
6 2 (7.69%) Application Packaging
6 2 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (7.69%) Integration Testing
6 2 (7.69%) ITSM
6 2 (7.69%) Power Management
6 2 (7.69%) Resource Management
6 2 (7.69%) Service Management
6 2 (7.69%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 15 (57.69%) PowerShell
2 11 (42.31%) VBScript
3 2 (7.69%) Bash Shell
3 2 (7.69%) Java
3 2 (7.69%) Korn
3 2 (7.69%) Perl
3 2 (7.69%) Shell Script
System Software
1 21 (80.77%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (38.46%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 2 (7.69%) Ansible
2 2 (7.69%) Puppet
2 2 (7.69%) Red Hat Satellite
2 2 (7.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 8 (30.77%) Cyber-Ark
3 6 (23.08%) CA
3 6 (23.08%) Infoblox
4 5 (19.23%) SAP
5 4 (15.38%) Sophos
6 2 (7.69%) ATG
6 2 (7.69%) HP
6 2 (7.69%) LANDesk
6 2 (7.69%) Oracle
6 2 (7.69%) Red Hat