The table below looks at the statistics for the Implementation Specialist role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Implementation Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Implementation Specialist
Rank 841 817 862
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +45
Permanent jobs requiring an Implementation Specialist 66 57 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.057% 0.053% 0.026%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.060% 0.056% 0.028%
Number of salaries quoted 62 54 29
Average salary £36,500 £46,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.50% +30.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,750 £26,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £57,000 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £46,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-21.50% +43.07%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
109120 101188 111394
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.40% 94.25% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 88233 84007 95056
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Implementation Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Implementation Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Implementation Specialist
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Implementation Specialist within the UK.

Implementation Specialist Salary Trend in the UK

Implementation Specialist
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Implementation Specialist over the 3 months to 2 September 2014 within the UK.

Implementation Specialist Salary Histogram in the UK

Implementation Specialist
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Implementation Specialist within the UK over the 3 months to 2 September 2014. 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
England -8 64 £36,500 -21.50% 4
South East +15 39 £36,500 -21.50% 2
Berkshire +17 25 £36,500 -21.50%
Hampshire - 12 £45,000 - 2
Wokingham - 9 £33,750 -
East of England -18 5 £35,000 +48.93%
East Midlands 0 4 £45,000 -6.73%
Derbyshire -6 4 £45,000 -10.00%
North West -26 4 £33,750 +27.35% 1
Essex - 4 £35,000 -
Bracknell - 4 £36,500 -
Manchester -10 3 £35,000 +32.07% 1
Basildon - 3 £35,000 -
North East - 3 £39,500 - 1
Dronfield +1 2 £45,000 -10.00%
Edinburgh -8 2 £32,500 +8.33% 1
Buckinghamshire -8 2 £37,500 -25.00%
Milton Keynes -11 2 £37,500 -25.00%
Scotland -12 2 £32,500 +8.33% 1
Fareham - 2 - -
Coventry -2 1 - -
West Midlands -5 1 - -
West Yorkshire -22 1 £70,000 +62.79%
London -24 1 £45,000 -3.22%
Yorkshire -45 1 £70,000 +50.53%
Durham - 1 £26,000 - 1
Hertfordshire - 1 £42,000 -
Somerset - 1 £50,000 -
South West - 1 £50,000 -
Slough - 1 £51,500 -

Implementation Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Implementation 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 Implementation Specialist in their job title.

1 66 (60.55%) Microsoft
2 53 (48.62%) Windows
3 41 (37.61%) SQL Server
3 41 (37.61%) Project Management
4 35 (32.11%) Oracle
4 35 (32.11%) IIS
4 35 (32.11%) Degree
5 33 (30.28%) MS Excel
6 28 (25.69%) SQL Server 2000
7 25 (22.94%) NHS
8 24 (22.02%) Oracle Database 10g
8 24 (22.02%) SQL
8 24 (22.02%) Oracle Database
9 23 (21.10%) Hyper-V
9 23 (21.10%) VMware
9 23 (21.10%) VMware Infrastructure
10 21 (19.27%) ITIL
11 17 (15.60%) PRINCE2
11 17 (15.60%) Systems Analysis
12 16 (14.68%) e-Health
12 16 (14.68%) MBA
12 16 (14.68%) PCI DSS
12 16 (14.68%) PCI QSA
12 16 (14.68%) UNIX
12 16 (14.68%) Linux
12 16 (14.68%) CISSP
12 16 (14.68%) MS Office
12 16 (14.68%) EFT
12 16 (14.68%) Internet
12 16 (14.68%) CISA

Implementation Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Implementation 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 Implementation Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 35 (32.11%) IIS
2 4 (3.67%) CMS
3 1 (0.92%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2000
3 1 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (0.92%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 33 (30.28%) MS Excel
2 16 (14.68%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.92%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 10 (9.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (14.68%) Internet
2 1 (0.92%) NAS
2 1 (0.92%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (37.61%) SQL Server
2 28 (25.69%) SQL Server 2000
3 24 (22.02%) Oracle Database 10g
3 24 (22.02%) Oracle Database
4 11 (10.09%) SQL Server 2005
5 8 (7.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (3.67%) SQLPlus
6 4 (3.67%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (2.75%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (1.83%) Pentaho
8 2 (1.83%) Hadoop
8 2 (1.83%) CloverETL
8 2 (1.83%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.83%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.92%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 2 (1.83%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 8 (7.34%) Manufacturing
2 6 (5.50%) Finance
3 5 (4.59%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (3.67%) Electronics
4 4 (3.67%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.67%) Banking
5 2 (1.83%) Retail
5 2 (1.83%) Marketing
6 1 (0.92%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.34%) XML
1 8 (7.34%) FIX Protocol
2 5 (4.59%) COM
3 4 (3.67%) OCX
4 3 (2.75%) HTML
5 2 (1.83%) J2EE
6 1 (0.92%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 25 (22.94%) NHS
2 16 (14.68%) EFT
2 16 (14.68%) e-Health
3 9 (8.26%) Clustering
4 8 (7.34%) Thin Client
4 8 (7.34%) Fat Client
4 8 (7.34%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (5.50%) Computer Science
5 6 (5.50%) E-Learning
6 2 (1.83%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.83%) EPoS
7 1 (0.92%) PACS
7 1 (0.92%) PKI
7 1 (0.92%) Life Science
7 1 (0.92%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 53 (48.62%) Windows
2 16 (14.68%) Linux
2 16 (14.68%) UNIX
3 9 (8.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (7.34%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.92%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (37.61%) Project Management
2 21 (19.27%) ITIL
3 17 (15.60%) PRINCE2
3 17 (15.60%) Systems Analysis
4 11 (10.09%) Project Planning
5 10 (9.17%) Workflow
6 8 (7.34%) Service Management
6 8 (7.34%) Document Management
6 8 (7.34%) Technical Analysis
7 6 (5.50%) Requirements Analysis
7 6 (5.50%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (5.50%) Time Management
8 5 (4.59%) Migration
8 5 (4.59%) Change Management
9 4 (3.67%) Business Continuity
9 4 (3.67%) Technical Architecture
9 4 (3.67%) Business Development
9 4 (3.67%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (2.75%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (2.75%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 24 (22.02%) SQL
2 4 (3.67%) PL/SQL
3 1 (0.92%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 35 (32.11%) Degree
2 16 (14.68%) CISA
2 16 (14.68%) MBA
2 16 (14.68%) CISSP
2 16 (14.68%) PCI QSA
3 9 (8.26%) MCSE
3 9 (8.26%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (7.34%) MCP
5 6 (5.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 4 (3.67%) HNC
6 4 (3.67%) HND
7 3 (2.75%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.92%) MCITP
8 1 (0.92%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.92%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (14.68%) PCI DSS
2 3 (2.75%) HL7
3 1 (0.92%) DICOM
3 1 (0.92%) QA
System Software
1 23 (21.10%) VMware Infrastructure
1 23 (21.10%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.92%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (4.59%) Data Guard
2 1 (0.92%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 66 (60.55%) Microsoft
2 35 (32.11%) Oracle
3 23 (21.10%) VMware
4 8 (7.34%) Cisco
5 2 (1.83%) Talend
5 2 (1.83%) SAP
5 2 (1.83%) Informatica
6 1 (0.92%) Veritas
6 1 (0.92%) Symantec
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