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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Product Specialist
Rank 848 856 851
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Product Specialist 45 55 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.039% 0.050% 0.028%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.042% 0.052% 0.030%
Number of salaries quoted 44 30 24
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% -9.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £26,000 £27,950
10% offered a salary of more than £56,750 £65,000 £49,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%

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
107809 104785 105042
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.62% 94.70% 95.27%
Number of salaries quoted 89260 86303 89863
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
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 £38,500
% 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 21 November 2014 within the UK.

Product Specialist Salary Histogram in the UK

Product Specialist
Top 29 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 21 November 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 -25 45 £40,000 +4.57% 6
South East -2 27 £40,000 +11.88% 1
Berkshire +17 11 £40,000 +19.40%
Kent +15 9 £40,000 -
East of England -13 9 £22,500 -65.38% 1
Buckinghamshire +11 7 £22,500 -65.38%
London -27 7 £57,500 +21.05%
Reading +7 6 £40,000 +19.40%
East Midlands +8 5 £22,500 -
Bedfordshire - 5 £22,500 - 1
Milton Keynes - 5 £22,500 -
Northampton - 5 £22,500 -
Bedford - 5 £22,500 - 1
Northamptonshire - 5 £22,500 -
Hertfordshire -13 4 £50,000 +5.26%
Watford -15 4 £50,000 +66.66%
City of London +19 2 £60,000 +52.86%
Leeds -15 2 £56,250 +144.56% 1
West Yorkshire -20 2 £56,250 +144.56% 1
Yorkshire -35 2 £56,250 +144.56% 1
West Midlands 0 1 £65,500 -
Warwickshire -2 1 £65,500 -
Warwick -7 1 £65,500 -
Wiltshire -9 1 £57,500 +64.28%
South West -20 1 £57,500 +64.28% 1
Amersham - 1 £32,000 -
Aylesbury - 1 £32,000 -
Slough - 1 £26,500 -
Swindon - 1 £57,500 -

Product Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 31 (28.44%) Microsoft
2 28 (25.69%) NHS
3 26 (23.85%) ITIL
4 25 (22.94%) Workflow
5 23 (21.10%) SQL
6 22 (20.18%) Degree
7 17 (15.60%) Finance
7 17 (15.60%) Firewall
7 17 (15.60%) e-Health
8 16 (14.68%) Project Management
9 14 (12.84%) GIAC
9 14 (12.84%) Information Security
9 14 (12.84%) CISSP
9 14 (12.84%) HTML
9 14 (12.84%) MS Excel
9 14 (12.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 14 (12.84%) Network Security
10 13 (11.93%) Change Management
10 13 (11.93%) Law
11 12 (11.01%) .NET
11 12 (11.01%) Internet
11 12 (11.01%) Change Control
12 11 (10.09%) Cyber Security
12 11 (10.09%) Information Assurance
12 11 (10.09%) TCP/IP
12 11 (10.09%) Intranet
12 11 (10.09%) Ethical Hacking
12 11 (10.09%) CEH
12 11 (10.09%) Penetration Testing
12 11 (10.09%) assyst

Product Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 6 (5.50%) IIS
2 5 (4.59%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.83%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.92%) WebSphere
Applications
1 14 (12.84%) MS Excel
2 9 (8.26%) MS Office
3 7 (6.42%) MS Project
3 7 (6.42%) MS Visio
3 7 (6.42%) SPSS
3 7 (6.42%) S-PLUS
3 7 (6.42%) Stata
4 4 (3.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (10.09%) assyst
2 2 (1.83%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.92%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.42%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (15.60%) Firewall
2 14 (12.84%) Network Security
3 12 (11.01%) Internet
4 11 (10.09%) Intranet
4 11 (10.09%) TCP/IP
5 4 (3.67%) DNS
6 3 (2.75%) DHCP
7 2 (1.83%) Wireless
7 2 (1.83%) WAN
7 2 (1.83%) Cisco ISE
8 1 (0.92%) LDAP
8 1 (0.92%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.34%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.42%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (4.59%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.83%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.92%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (4.59%) Visual Studio
2 3 (2.75%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 17 (15.60%) Finance
2 13 (11.93%) Law
3 7 (6.42%) Pharmaceutical
4 5 (4.59%) Retail
4 5 (4.59%) Marketing
5 3 (2.75%) Banking
6 2 (1.83%) Billing
6 2 (1.83%) Legal
7 1 (0.92%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (12.84%) HTML
2 12 (11.01%) .NET
3 7 (6.42%) SOAP
4 5 (4.59%) XML
4 5 (4.59%) ASP.NET
4 5 (4.59%) CSS
4 5 (4.59%) jQuery
5 2 (1.83%) Middleware
5 2 (1.83%) Web Services
6 1 (0.92%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 28 (25.69%) NHS
2 17 (15.60%) e-Health
3 7 (6.42%) Statistics
3 7 (6.42%) E-Learning
3 7 (6.42%) Credit Risk
3 7 (6.42%) Learning Management System
3 7 (6.42%) Hedge funds
3 7 (6.42%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.67%) Mobile App
4 4 (3.67%) LIMS
5 2 (1.83%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.83%) Data Extraction
5 2 (1.83%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.92%) FMCG
6 1 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.92%) EPoS
6 1 (0.92%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.92%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.59%) Windows
1 5 (4.59%) Linux
2 2 (1.83%) Mac OS X
3 1 (0.92%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (23.85%) ITIL
2 25 (22.94%) Workflow
3 16 (14.68%) Project Management
4 14 (12.84%) Information Security
5 13 (11.93%) Change Management
6 12 (11.01%) Change Control
7 11 (10.09%) Cyber Security
7 11 (10.09%) Ethical Hacking
7 11 (10.09%) Penetration Testing
7 11 (10.09%) Information Assurance
8 10 (9.17%) Product Management
8 10 (9.17%) ISMS
9 9 (8.26%) Requirements Analysis
9 9 (8.26%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (8.26%) E-Commerce
9 9 (8.26%) Time Management
10 7 (6.42%) Analytics
10 7 (6.42%) Service Management
10 7 (6.42%) Quantitative Analysis
10 7 (6.42%) Financial Modelling
Programming Languages
1 23 (21.10%) SQL
2 9 (8.26%) Java
3 7 (6.42%) Python
3 7 (6.42%) MATLAB
4 5 (4.59%) C#
4 5 (4.59%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.83%) Tcl
5 2 (1.83%) T-SQL
5 2 (1.83%) VBScript
5 2 (1.83%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.83%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.92%) VB
6 1 (0.92%) VBA
6 1 (0.92%) Perl
Qualifications
1 22 (20.18%) Degree
2 14 (12.84%) CISSP
2 14 (12.84%) GIAC
3 11 (10.09%) CEH
4 10 (9.17%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (9.17%) MCSE
5 7 (6.42%) CFA
6 4 (3.67%) SC Cleared
6 4 (3.67%) Security Cleared
7 2 (1.83%) CCIE
7 2 (1.83%) CCNP
7 2 (1.83%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.92%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (12.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (6.42%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.83%) HL7
4 1 (0.92%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.75%) ProxySG
2 3 (2.75%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (2.75%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 31 (28.44%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.59%) Cisco
3 4 (3.67%) Citrix
3 4 (3.67%) F5
3 4 (3.67%) Oracle
4 3 (2.75%) HP
4 3 (2.75%) EMC
4 3 (2.75%) CheckPoint
4 3 (2.75%) Symantec
4 3 (2.75%) VMware
4 3 (2.75%) Blue Coat
5 2 (1.83%) Apple
6 1 (0.92%) IBM
6 1 (0.92%) Adobe
6 1 (0.92%) Misys
6 1 (0.92%) Intershop
6 1 (0.92%) Actinic
6 1 (0.92%) hybris
6 1 (0.92%) Venda
6 1 (0.92%) BT
Bedford, Bedfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: £20,000 to £25,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
RMI International
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
NSK International Consultants Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Nomical Ltd
Salary: From £16,000 to £20,000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago