The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the Suffolk 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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Specialist
Rank 61 75 -
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Specialist 6 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 0.96% 0.34% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.97% 0.36% -
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 0
Average salary £70,000 £52,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £39,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+19.49% -6.47%
Technical Specialist
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Suffolk 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
Suffolk
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
619 559 636
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 98.88% 94.75% 97.55%
Number of salaries quoted 544 426 559
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Technical Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

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

Technical Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

Technical Specialist
Salary Trend in Suffolk

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

Technical Specialist Salary Trend in Suffolk

Technical Specialist
Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Specialist within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. 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
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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
Ipswich +8 6 £70,000 +33.33%
Technical Specialist
East of England

Technical Specialist
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Suffolk 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 7 (100.00%) C#
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
1 7 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 7 (100.00%) OO
1 7 (100.00%) Data Mining
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (100.00%) Games
1 7 (100.00%) Replication
1 7 (100.00%) Clustering
1 7 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 7 (100.00%) Online Games
1 7 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement

Technical Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Suffolk 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 7 (100.00%) Data Mining
General
1 7 (100.00%) Games
Miscellaneous
1 7 (100.00%) Replication
1 7 (100.00%) Clustering
1 7 (100.00%) Online Games
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) OO
1 7 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 7 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C#
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
1 7 (100.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft