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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Product Specialist
Rank 863 845 853
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Product Specialist 34 45 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.030% 0.041% 0.028%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.032% 0.043% 0.029%
Number of salaries quoted 32 21 22
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -1.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £33,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+19.40% -4.28%

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
106025 103677 110089
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.67% 94.68% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 88349 84138 94850
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 £26,500 £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 19 December 2014 within the UK.

Product Specialist Salary Histogram in the UK

Product Specialist
Top 27 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 19 December 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 -12 34 £40,000 +9.58% 6
South East +13 18 £40,000 +19.40% 2
East of England -9 11 £22,500 -25.00% 1
Kent +3 8 £40,000 -
East Midlands +32 6 £22,500 -
Northamptonshire - 6 £22,500 -
Bedfordshire - 6 £22,500 -
Buckinghamshire - 6 £22,500 -
Bedford - 6 £22,500 -
Milton Keynes - 6 £22,500 -
Northampton - 6 £22,500 -
London +15 5 £55,000 - 1
Hertfordshire -14 4 £50,000 +66.66%
Watford -17 4 £50,000 +66.66%
Leeds -4 3 £55,000 - 1
Berkshire -6 3 £40,000 +19.40%
West Yorkshire -13 3 £55,000 - 1
Yorkshire -23 3 £55,000 - 2
City of London +28 2 £40,000 -20.00% 1
Reading +2 2 £40,000 +19.40%
South West -5 1 £57,500 +64.28%
Wiltshire -7 1 £57,500 +64.28%
Hampshire -25 1 - - 2
Cambridgeshire - 1 £45,000 - 1
Swindon - 1 £57,500 -
Cambridge - 1 £45,000 - 1
Gosport - 1 - - 1

Product Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (30.69%) Microsoft
2 29 (28.71%) NHS
3 26 (25.74%) ITIL
4 23 (22.77%) Workflow
5 21 (20.79%) Degree
6 18 (17.82%) Firewall
6 18 (17.82%) SQL
7 16 (15.84%) e-Health
8 15 (14.85%) Network Security
8 15 (14.85%) Change Management
9 14 (13.86%) Information Security
9 14 (13.86%) CISSP
9 14 (13.86%) GIAC
9 14 (13.86%) HTML
9 14 (13.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 13 (12.87%) Law
11 12 (11.88%) .NET
11 12 (11.88%) Project Management
11 12 (11.88%) MS Excel
12 11 (10.89%) Ethical Hacking
12 11 (10.89%) Penetration Testing
12 11 (10.89%) Time Management
12 11 (10.89%) Information Assurance
12 11 (10.89%) CEH
12 11 (10.89%) TCP/IP
12 11 (10.89%) Intranet
12 11 (10.89%) Internet
12 11 (10.89%) Change Control
12 11 (10.89%) Cyber Security
12 11 (10.89%) assyst

Product Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (4.95%) IIS
1 5 (4.95%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.99%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.99%) Drupal
2 1 (0.99%) Confluence
Applications
1 12 (11.88%) MS Excel
2 9 (8.91%) MS Office
3 7 (6.93%) MS Project
3 7 (6.93%) MS Visio
4 4 (3.96%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (2.97%) SPSS
5 3 (2.97%) S-PLUS
5 3 (2.97%) Stata
Business Applications
1 11 (10.89%) assyst
2 2 (1.98%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.99%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.93%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (17.82%) Firewall
2 15 (14.85%) Network Security
3 11 (10.89%) Intranet
3 11 (10.89%) Internet
3 11 (10.89%) TCP/IP
4 4 (3.96%) DNS
4 4 (3.96%) DHCP
5 2 (1.98%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.95%) SQL Server
1 5 (4.95%) SQL Server 2008
1 5 (4.95%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.99%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (0.99%) SQL Anywhere
Development Applications
1 5 (4.95%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.99%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 13 (12.87%) Law
2 11 (10.89%) Finance
3 8 (7.92%) Pharmaceutical
4 6 (5.94%) Marketing
5 4 (3.96%) Retail
6 3 (2.97%) Banking
7 2 (1.98%) Billing
7 2 (1.98%) Front Office
8 1 (0.99%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (13.86%) HTML
2 12 (11.88%) .NET
3 7 (6.93%) SOAP
4 5 (4.95%) jQuery
4 5 (4.95%) ASP.NET
4 5 (4.95%) CSS
5 1 (0.99%) HTML5
5 1 (0.99%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 29 (28.71%) NHS
2 16 (15.84%) e-Health
3 7 (6.93%) E-Learning
3 7 (6.93%) Learning Management System
4 4 (3.96%) Mobile App
4 4 (3.96%) LIMS
5 3 (2.97%) Statistics
5 3 (2.97%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.97%) Hedge funds
5 3 (2.97%) Credit Risk
6 2 (1.98%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.99%) EPoS
7 1 (0.99%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.99%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.99%) FMCG
7 1 (0.99%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.94%) Windows
1 6 (5.94%) Linux
2 2 (1.98%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (25.74%) ITIL
2 23 (22.77%) Workflow
3 15 (14.85%) Change Management
4 14 (13.86%) Information Security
5 12 (11.88%) Project Management
6 11 (10.89%) Ethical Hacking
6 11 (10.89%) Penetration Testing
6 11 (10.89%) Information Assurance
6 11 (10.89%) Time Management
6 11 (10.89%) Change Control
6 11 (10.89%) Cyber Security
7 10 (9.90%) ISMS
7 10 (9.90%) Product Management
8 9 (8.91%) Requirements Analysis
8 9 (8.91%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (8.91%) E-Commerce
9 7 (6.93%) Service Management
10 5 (4.95%) Process Management
10 5 (4.95%) CRM
10 5 (4.95%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 18 (17.82%) SQL
2 7 (6.93%) Java
3 5 (4.95%) JavaScript
3 5 (4.95%) C#
4 3 (2.97%) Python
4 3 (2.97%) MATLAB
5 2 (1.98%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.98%) Bash Shell
5 2 (1.98%) VBScript
6 1 (0.99%) VB
Qualifications
1 21 (20.79%) Degree
2 14 (13.86%) CISSP
2 14 (13.86%) GIAC
3 11 (10.89%) CEH
4 10 (9.90%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (9.90%) MCSE
5 4 (3.96%) SC Cleared
5 4 (3.96%) Security Cleared
6 3 (2.97%) CFA
7 1 (0.99%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (13.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (6.93%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.99%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.96%) Active Directory
1 4 (3.96%) ProxySG
1 4 (3.96%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (3.96%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 31 (30.69%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.96%) Oracle
2 4 (3.96%) Cisco
2 4 (3.96%) HP
2 4 (3.96%) EMC
2 4 (3.96%) Citrix
2 4 (3.96%) VMware
2 4 (3.96%) Blue Coat
2 4 (3.96%) CheckPoint
2 4 (3.96%) Symantec
2 4 (3.96%) F5
3 2 (1.98%) Apple
4 1 (0.99%) IBM
4 1 (0.99%) Adobe
4 1 (0.99%) Misys
4 1 (0.99%) Intershop
4 1 (0.99%) Fujitsu
4 1 (0.99%) Atlassian
4 1 (0.99%) Actinic
4 1 (0.99%) hybris
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