The table below looks at the statistics for the Product Specialist role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Product Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Product Specialist
Rank 847 835 835
Rank change year-on-year
-12 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Product Specialist 33 54 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.031% 0.052% 0.045%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.033% 0.055% 0.047%
Number of salaries quoted 31 24 34
Average salary £37,500 £47,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.05% +35.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £33,500 £28,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £67,600 £51,750
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £47,500 £31,000
% change year-on-year
-21.05% +53.22%

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
99988 98266 105499
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.82% 94.55% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 83279 79377 90596
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Product Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Product Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Product Specialist
Salary Trend

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

Product Specialist Salary Trend in the UK

Product Specialist
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Product Specialist over the 3 months to 26 January 2015 within the UK.

Product Specialist Salary Histogram in the UK

Product Specialist
Top 25 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Product Specialist within the UK over the 3 months to 26 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
England -22 30 £38,750 -18.42% 4
South East -33 13 £37,500 +11.94%
London -6 8 £40,000 -11.11%
East of England - 8 £22,500 -
East Midlands +10 5 £22,500 - 1
Northamptonshire - 5 £22,500 -
Milton Keynes - 5 £22,500 -
Northampton - 5 £22,500 -
Bedford - 5 £22,500 -
Bedfordshire - 5 £22,500 -
Buckinghamshire - 5 £22,500 -
Kent -1 4 £40,000 -
Berkshire -9 2 £45,000 +34.32%
City of London -16 2 £40,000 -8.57%
Hertfordshire - 2 £50,000 -
Watford - 2 £50,000 -
Newbury -8 1 £35,000 +7.69%
Hampshire -17 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £45,000 -
Romford - 1 £33,500 -
Cambridge - 1 £45,000 -
Gosport - 1 - -
Leeds - 1 £55,000 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £55,000 -
Yorkshire - 1 £55,000 - 1

Product Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Product 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 Product Specialist in their job title.

1 27 (30.34%) NHS
2 24 (26.97%) Microsoft
3 20 (22.47%) ITIL
4 18 (20.22%) Workflow
4 18 (20.22%) Degree
5 16 (17.98%) Change Management
6 15 (16.85%) SQL
7 13 (14.61%) Firewall
7 13 (14.61%) e-Health
7 13 (14.61%) HTML
8 11 (12.36%) .NET
8 11 (12.36%) Product Management
9 10 (11.24%) Network Security
9 10 (11.24%) Time Management
9 10 (11.24%) Pharmaceutical
9 10 (11.24%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (10.11%) Information Security
10 9 (10.11%) GIAC
10 9 (10.11%) Law
10 9 (10.11%) Requirements Analysis
10 9 (10.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 9 (10.11%) CISSP
10 9 (10.11%) MS Excel
11 8 (8.99%) Finance
12 7 (7.87%) MS Office
12 7 (7.87%) Service Management
12 7 (7.87%) SaaS
12 7 (7.87%) PCI DSS
13 6 (6.74%) Information Assurance
13 6 (6.74%) ISMS

Product Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Product 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 Product Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (5.62%) IIS
1 5 (5.62%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.12%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.12%) Drupal
2 1 (1.12%) Confluence
Applications
1 9 (10.11%) MS Excel
2 7 (7.87%) MS Office
3 5 (5.62%) MS Project
3 5 (5.62%) MS Visio
4 3 (3.37%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (6.74%) assyst
2 2 (2.25%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.12%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.87%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (14.61%) Firewall
2 10 (11.24%) Network Security
3 6 (6.74%) Intranet
3 6 (6.74%) Internet
3 6 (6.74%) TCP/IP
4 4 (4.49%) DNS
4 4 (4.49%) DHCP
5 2 (2.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.62%) SQL Server
1 5 (5.62%) SQL Server 2008
1 5 (5.62%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.12%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (1.12%) SQL Anywhere
Development Applications
1 5 (5.62%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.12%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 10 (11.24%) Pharmaceutical
2 9 (10.11%) Law
3 8 (8.99%) Finance
4 4 (4.49%) Marketing
5 3 (3.37%) Retail
5 3 (3.37%) Front Office
6 2 (2.25%) Banking
6 2 (2.25%) Billing
7 1 (1.12%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (14.61%) HTML
2 11 (12.36%) .NET
3 5 (5.62%) ASP.NET
3 5 (5.62%) CSS
3 5 (5.62%) SOAP
3 5 (5.62%) jQuery
4 2 (2.25%) XML
5 1 (1.12%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 27 (30.34%) NHS
2 13 (14.61%) e-Health
3 5 (5.62%) E-Learning
3 5 (5.62%) Learning Management System
4 4 (4.49%) Mobile App
5 3 (3.37%) LIMS
6 2 (2.25%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (1.12%) EPoS
7 1 (1.12%) Derivative
7 1 (1.12%) Equity Derivative
7 1 (1.12%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.12%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.12%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.74%) Windows
1 6 (6.74%) Linux
2 2 (2.25%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (22.47%) ITIL
2 18 (20.22%) Workflow
3 16 (17.98%) Change Management
4 11 (12.36%) Product Management
5 10 (11.24%) Time Management
5 10 (11.24%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (10.11%) Information Security
6 9 (10.11%) Requirements Analysis
7 7 (7.87%) Service Management
8 6 (6.74%) Project Management
8 6 (6.74%) E-Commerce
8 6 (6.74%) Ethical Hacking
8 6 (6.74%) Penetration Testing
8 6 (6.74%) Information Assurance
8 6 (6.74%) ISMS
8 6 (6.74%) Change Control
8 6 (6.74%) Cyber Security
9 5 (5.62%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 5 (5.62%) CRM
9 5 (5.62%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (16.85%) SQL
2 6 (6.74%) Java
3 5 (5.62%) JavaScript
3 5 (5.62%) C#
4 2 (2.25%) PowerShell
4 2 (2.25%) Bash Shell
4 2 (2.25%) VBScript
4 2 (2.25%) VB
5 1 (1.12%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.12%) VB6
Qualifications
1 18 (20.22%) Degree
2 9 (10.11%) CISSP
2 9 (10.11%) GIAC
3 6 (6.74%) CEH
3 6 (6.74%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (6.74%) MCSE
4 4 (4.49%) SC Cleared
4 4 (4.49%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (7.87%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.12%) HL7
System Software
1 4 (4.49%) Active Directory
1 4 (4.49%) ProxySG
1 4 (4.49%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (4.49%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 24 (26.97%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.49%) Oracle
2 4 (4.49%) Cisco
2 4 (4.49%) HP
2 4 (4.49%) EMC
2 4 (4.49%) Citrix
2 4 (4.49%) VMware
2 4 (4.49%) Blue Coat
2 4 (4.49%) CheckPoint
2 4 (4.49%) Symantec
2 4 (4.49%) F5
3 2 (2.25%) Apple
4 1 (1.12%) IBM
4 1 (1.12%) Adobe
4 1 (1.12%) Misys
4 1 (1.12%) Intershop
4 1 (1.12%) Fujitsu
4 1 (1.12%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.12%) Actinic
4 1 (1.12%) hybris
Rochdale, Lancashire
Nomical Ltd
Salary: From £16,000 to £20,000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago