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 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Product Specialist
Rank 851 809 876
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +67
Permanent jobs requiring a Product Specialist 64 67 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.056% 0.063% 0.033%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.059% 0.066% 0.035%
Number of salaries quoted 63 46 24
Average salary £55,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £25,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £65,000 £46,750
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

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
107654 100894 111399
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.50% 94.32% 95.20%
Number of salaries quoted 87308 83795 94839
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 30 September 2014 within the UK.

Product Specialist Salary Histogram in the UK

Product 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 Product Specialist within the UK over the 3 months to 30 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 -54 58 £55,000 +37.50% 9
London -20 24 £60,000 +26.31% 2
South East -6 22 £40,000 +23.07% 2
Berkshire -2 16 £55,000 +83.33% 1
City of London +1 5 £60,000 +28.34% 1
Reading -4 5 £40,000 +33.33% 1
Surrey -4 3 £37,500 -18.91%
Warwickshire - 3 £62,500 -
West Midlands - 3 £62,500 -
Buckinghamshire +10 2 £32,000 -50.76%
Yorkshire -40 2 £41,500 +80.43%
Warwick - 2 £64,000 -
Hertfordshire -12 1 £50,000 -23.07%
Somerset -14 1 £50,000 - 1
East of England -18 1 £50,000 -23.07%
South West -29 1 £50,000 +42.85% 2
Leeds -29 1 £55,000 +139.13%
West Yorkshire -41 1 £55,000 +139.13%
Scotland - 1 - -
Ealing - 1 £45,000 -
Watford - 1 £50,000 -
Windsor - 1 £70,000 -
Kent - 1 £40,000 - 1
North Yorkshire - 1 £28,000 -
Slough - 1 £26,500 -
Taunton - 1 £50,000 -
Amersham - 1 £32,000 -
Aylesbury - 1 £32,000 -
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Harrogate - 1 £28,000 -

Product Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 36 (29.51%) Microsoft
2 35 (28.69%) NHS
3 31 (25.41%) SQL
4 29 (23.77%) ITIL
5 26 (21.31%) Workflow
6 23 (18.85%) Project Management
6 23 (18.85%) Degree
7 22 (18.03%) Finance
8 18 (14.75%) MS Excel
9 16 (13.11%) Internet
10 15 (12.30%) Firewall
10 15 (12.30%) Oracle
10 15 (12.30%) e-Health
11 14 (11.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 14 (11.48%) HTML
11 14 (11.48%) Java
11 14 (11.48%) Information Security
11 14 (11.48%) GIAC
11 14 (11.48%) CISSP
12 13 (10.66%) Intranet
12 13 (10.66%) Law
12 13 (10.66%) TCP/IP
12 13 (10.66%) Analytical Skills
13 12 (9.84%) Network Security
13 12 (9.84%) Change Control
13 12 (9.84%) XML
14 11 (9.02%) Change Management
14 11 (9.02%) LIMS
14 11 (9.02%) Cyber Security
14 11 (9.02%) Information Assurance

Product Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 (4.10%) IIS
2 4 (3.28%) CMS
3 3 (2.46%) Apache
3 3 (2.46%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.64%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (1.64%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.82%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.82%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.82%) Documentum
Applications
1 18 (14.75%) MS Excel
2 9 (7.38%) MS Project
3 8 (6.56%) SPSS
3 8 (6.56%) S-PLUS
3 8 (6.56%) Stata
4 7 (5.74%) MS Office
4 7 (5.74%) MS Visio
5 5 (4.10%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (9.02%) assyst
2 3 (2.46%) SunGard AvantGard
3 2 (1.64%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.82%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.10%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (13.11%) Internet
2 15 (12.30%) Firewall
3 13 (10.66%) TCP/IP
3 13 (10.66%) Intranet
4 12 (9.84%) Network Security
5 4 (3.28%) ATM
6 2 (1.64%) FTP
6 2 (1.64%) Wireless
6 2 (1.64%) Cisco ISE
6 2 (1.64%) DNS
7 1 (0.82%) BIG-IP
7 1 (0.82%) LDAP
7 1 (0.82%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.38%) SQL Server
1 9 (7.38%) Oracle Database
2 4 (3.28%) DB2
3 3 (2.46%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.64%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.64%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (1.64%) Informix
4 2 (1.64%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (1.64%) UniData
4 2 (1.64%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (4.10%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (0.82%) Ant
2 1 (0.82%) JUnit
2 1 (0.82%) Visual Studio
General
1 22 (18.03%) Finance
2 13 (10.66%) Law
3 9 (7.38%) Marketing
4 8 (6.56%) Pharmaceutical
5 6 (4.92%) Retail
6 2 (1.64%) French Language
6 2 (1.64%) German Language
6 2 (1.64%) Legal
7 1 (0.82%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (11.48%) HTML
2 12 (9.84%) XML
3 9 (7.38%) .NET
4 7 (5.74%) SOAP
5 4 (3.28%) Web Services
6 3 (2.46%) Middleware
7 1 (0.82%) XML Messaging
7 1 (0.82%) Ajax
7 1 (0.82%) FIX Protocol
7 1 (0.82%) jQuery
7 1 (0.82%) XSL
7 1 (0.82%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.82%) CSS
7 1 (0.82%) JDBC
7 1 (0.82%) JSP
7 1 (0.82%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 35 (28.69%) NHS
2 15 (12.30%) e-Health
3 13 (10.66%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (9.02%) LIMS
5 9 (7.38%) Hedge funds
6 8 (6.56%) Credit Risk
6 8 (6.56%) Statistics
7 7 (5.74%) E-Learning
7 7 (5.74%) Learning Management System
8 6 (4.92%) Management Information System
9 4 (3.28%) EFT
9 4 (3.28%) Computer Science
10 3 (2.46%) Chemistry
11 2 (1.64%) Equities
11 2 (1.64%) ASTM
11 2 (1.64%) Data Extraction
12 1 (0.82%) FMCG
12 1 (0.82%) Enterprise Software
12 1 (0.82%) Fixed Income
12 1 (0.82%) Biometrics
Operating Systems
1 8 (6.56%) Windows
2 6 (4.92%) Linux
3 5 (4.10%) UNIX
4 3 (2.46%) Solaris
5 2 (1.64%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (23.77%) ITIL
2 26 (21.31%) Workflow
3 23 (18.85%) Project Management
4 14 (11.48%) Information Security
5 12 (9.84%) Change Control
6 11 (9.02%) Cyber Security
6 11 (9.02%) Information Assurance
6 11 (9.02%) Change Management
6 11 (9.02%) Ethical Hacking
6 11 (9.02%) Penetration Testing
7 10 (8.20%) Time Management
7 10 (8.20%) ISMS
7 10 (8.20%) Analytics
8 9 (7.38%) E-Commerce
9 8 (6.56%) CRM
9 8 (6.56%) Migration
9 8 (6.56%) Quantitative Analysis
9 8 (6.56%) Financial Modelling
9 8 (6.56%) Equity Research
9 8 (6.56%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (25.41%) SQL
2 14 (11.48%) Java
3 8 (6.56%) MATLAB
3 8 (6.56%) Python
4 2 (1.64%) Tcl
4 2 (1.64%) UniBasic
4 2 (1.64%) PowerShell
4 2 (1.64%) Bash Shell
4 2 (1.64%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.64%) T-SQL
4 2 (1.64%) VBScript
5 1 (0.82%) VB
5 1 (0.82%) VBA
5 1 (0.82%) Perl
5 1 (0.82%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.82%) C#
Qualifications
1 23 (18.85%) Degree
2 14 (11.48%) GIAC
2 14 (11.48%) CISSP
3 11 (9.02%) CEH
4 10 (8.20%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (8.20%) MCSE
5 8 (6.56%) CFA
6 4 (3.28%) HNC
6 4 (3.28%) HND
7 2 (1.64%) CCIE
7 2 (1.64%) CCNP
7 2 (1.64%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.82%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (11.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (4.92%) HL7
3 5 (4.10%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.82%) QA
4 1 (0.82%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.64%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.82%) ProxySG
2 1 (0.82%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.82%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 36 (29.51%) Microsoft
2 15 (12.30%) Oracle
3 3 (2.46%) Cisco
3 3 (2.46%) IBM
3 3 (2.46%) SunGard
3 3 (2.46%) HP
4 2 (1.64%) Dell
4 2 (1.64%) Citrix
4 2 (1.64%) Apple
4 2 (1.64%) Redback
4 2 (1.64%) F5
5 1 (0.82%) Demandware
5 1 (0.82%) Adobe
5 1 (0.82%) Blue Coat
5 1 (0.82%) Intershop
5 1 (0.82%) MarketAxess
5 1 (0.82%) Actinic
5 1 (0.82%) hybris
5 1 (0.82%) Venda
5 1 (0.82%) CheckPoint
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