The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the Surrey 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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Specialist
Rank 197 196 185
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Specialist 21 5 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.47% 0.12% 0.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.12% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 16 4 35
Average salary £45,000 £42,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £38,250 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,450 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+5.95% +13.51%
Technical Specialist
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Surrey 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
Surrey
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4318 4083 4843
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 97.16% 94.49% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 3631 3250 4154
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Technical Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

Technical Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

Technical Specialist
Salary Trend in Surrey

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

Technical Specialist Salary Trend in Surrey

Technical Specialist
Salary Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Technical Specialist across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

Technical Specialist Salary Histogram in Surrey

Technical Specialist
Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Specialist within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 23 January 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
Redhill - 6 £53,750 -
Epsom - 4 - -
Guildford -7 2 £55,000 -4.34%
Technical Specialist
South East

Technical Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Surrey 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 29 (72.50%) Windows
2 28 (70.00%) Active Directory
3 27 (67.50%) Firewall
3 27 (67.50%) Citrix
4 26 (65.00%) Cisco
5 21 (52.50%) VMware
6 18 (45.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 16 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
7 16 (40.00%) Degree
7 16 (40.00%) Microsoft
7 16 (40.00%) TCP/IP
8 15 (37.50%) MetaFrame
8 15 (37.50%) MS Project
8 15 (37.50%) XenApp
9 14 (35.00%) ITIL
10 13 (32.50%) Oracle
11 12 (30.00%) Windows 7
11 12 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
12 11 (27.50%) Windows Server 2003
12 11 (27.50%) WebLogic
12 11 (27.50%) UNIX
12 11 (27.50%) VPN
13 7 (17.50%) Analytical Skills
14 6 (15.00%) Finance
14 6 (15.00%) SAN
15 5 (12.50%) Change Management
15 5 (12.50%) Project Management
15 5 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
15 5 (12.50%) Ubuntu
15 5 (12.50%) Linux

Technical Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Surrey 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.

Application Platforms
1 11 (27.50%) WebLogic
2 2 (5.00%) CMS
3 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.50%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (2.50%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (37.50%) MS Project
2 2 (5.00%) MS Office
3 1 (2.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 27 (67.50%) Firewall
2 16 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 11 (27.50%) VPN
4 6 (15.00%) SAN
5 2 (5.00%) DNS
6 1 (2.50%) iSCSI
6 1 (2.50%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (2.50%) Intranet
6 1 (2.50%) Internet
6 1 (2.50%) IP Telephony
6 1 (2.50%) LAN
6 1 (2.50%) WAN
6 1 (2.50%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.50%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.50%) Apache Hive
General
1 6 (15.00%) Finance
2 2 (5.00%) Korean Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.50%) CSS
2 2 (5.00%) JSP
2 2 (5.00%) XML
2 2 (5.00%) .NET
2 2 (5.00%) HTML
3 1 (2.50%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.50%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (12.50%) NHS
3 1 (2.50%) iPad
3 1 (2.50%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.50%) iPhone
3 1 (2.50%) AS400
3 1 (2.50%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 29 (72.50%) Windows
2 12 (30.00%) Windows 7
2 12 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (27.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 11 (27.50%) UNIX
4 5 (12.50%) Ubuntu
4 5 (12.50%) Linux
5 1 (2.50%) Mac OS X
5 1 (2.50%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (35.00%) ITIL
2 5 (12.50%) Change Management
2 5 (12.50%) Project Management
2 5 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (12.50%) Performance Management
3 2 (5.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (5.00%) Cyber Security
3 2 (5.00%) Network Architecture
4 1 (2.50%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (2.50%) Business Process Mapping
4 1 (2.50%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (2.50%) MapReduce
4 1 (2.50%) Document Management
4 1 (2.50%) Load Balancing
4 1 (2.50%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.50%) SQL
2 3 (7.50%) Java
3 2 (5.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (5.00%) PL/SQL
3 2 (5.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 16 (40.00%) Degree
2 3 (7.50%) MCSE
2 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (2.50%) Network+ Certification
3 1 (2.50%) MOS
3 1 (2.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (2.50%) MCSA
3 1 (2.50%) A+ Certification
System Software
1 28 (70.00%) Active Directory
2 18 (45.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
4 15 (37.50%) MetaFrame
4 15 (37.50%) XenApp
5 1 (2.50%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (2.50%) UAG
5 1 (2.50%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.50%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 27 (67.50%) Citrix
2 26 (65.00%) Cisco
3 21 (52.50%) VMware
4 16 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 13 (32.50%) Oracle
6 5 (12.50%) SolarWinds
6 5 (12.50%) 3PAR
7 2 (5.00%) ArcSight
7 2 (5.00%) hybris
8 1 (2.50%) Polycom
8 1 (2.50%) F5
8 1 (2.50%) Wyse
8 1 (2.50%) Apple
8 1 (2.50%) HP
8 1 (2.50%) Sybase
8 1 (2.50%) Avaya