The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Senior Technical Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 10 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Technical Specialist
Rank 868 930 943
Rank change year-on-year
+62 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Technical Specialist 14 34 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% 0.032% 0.031%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.016% 0.033% 0.032%
Number of salaries quoted 12 30 17
Median salary £47,000 £50,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.00% +8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,750 £49,950 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £54,800
UK excluding London median salary £47,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-6.00% -

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
86446 102226 109753
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.45% 96.57% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 71817 85217 90858
Median salary £45,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £69,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

Senior Technical Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Senior Technical Specialist in the job title.

Senior Technical Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Senior Technical Specialist
Salary Trend

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

Senior Technical Specialist Salary Trend in the UK

Senior Technical Specialist
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Technical Specialist over the 3 months to 10 December 2016 within the UK.

Senior Technical Specialist Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Technical Specialist
Top 10 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Technical Specialist within the UK over the 3 months to 10 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +39 8 £47,000 -6.00% 2
West Midlands - 6 £47,000 -
Coventry - 5 £47,000 -
Scotland +25 2 £40,500 -34.14%
Edinburgh +14 2 £40,500 -34.14%
Bristol +9 1 £27,500 -45.00%
South West +3 1 £27,500 -45.00%
Derbyshire - 1 £43,000 -
Warwickshire - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £43,000 -

Senior Technical Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, Senior Technical Specialist job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Senior Technical Specialist in the job title.

1 7 (33.33%) Windows
2 6 (28.57%) ITIL
3 5 (23.81%) Unix
3 5 (23.81%) Cisco
3 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
3 5 (23.81%) Solaris
3 5 (23.81%) Linux
3 5 (23.81%) SQL
3 5 (23.81%) NetApp
3 5 (23.81%) SAN
3 5 (23.81%) PKI
3 5 (23.81%) Information Security
3 5 (23.81%) SIEM
3 5 (23.81%) Cybersecurity
3 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (23.81%) Security Cleared
3 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (23.81%) Mentoring
3 5 (23.81%) Coaching
3 5 (23.81%) Server Hardening
3 5 (23.81%) Identity Access Management
3 5 (23.81%) Security Auditing
3 5 (23.81%) Threat Detection
3 5 (23.81%) Virtual Environments
3 5 (23.81%) Data Loss Prevention
4 4 (19.05%) Cisco CUCM
4 4 (19.05%) Presales
4 4 (19.05%) Windows Server
4 4 (19.05%) Cisco UCCE
4 4 (19.05%) GPG13

Senior Technical Specialist Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (14.29%) IIS
2 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.76%) Apache
3 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.76%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.76%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (23.81%) SAN
2 4 (19.05%) Internet
3 3 (14.29%) Firewall
3 3 (14.29%) Intranet
3 3 (14.29%) TCP/IP
4 2 (9.52%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (9.52%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (9.52%) Network Security
5 1 (4.76%) Symposium
5 1 (4.76%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) Oracle Database
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.76%) Data Mart
3 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.76%) RDBMS
3 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle Forms
General
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Back Office
2 1 (4.76%) Banking
2 1 (4.76%) Front Office
2 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) .NET
2 2 (9.52%) COM
2 2 (9.52%) Web Services
2 2 (9.52%) XMPP
3 1 (4.76%) Murex MxML
3 1 (4.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) PKI
2 1 (4.76%) Client/Server
2 1 (4.76%) Derivative
2 1 (4.76%) EFT
2 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (33.33%) Windows
2 5 (23.81%) Linux
2 5 (23.81%) Solaris
2 5 (23.81%) Unix
2 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (19.05%) Windows Server
4 2 (9.52%) Windows 10
4 2 (9.52%) Windows 7
4 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) ITIL
2 5 (23.81%) Coaching
2 5 (23.81%) Cybersecurity
2 5 (23.81%) Data Loss Prevention
2 5 (23.81%) Identity Access Management
2 5 (23.81%) Information Security
2 5 (23.81%) Mentoring
2 5 (23.81%) Security Auditing
2 5 (23.81%) Server Hardening
2 5 (23.81%) SIEM
2 5 (23.81%) Threat Detection
2 5 (23.81%) Virtual Environments
3 4 (19.05%) Information Security Management
3 4 (19.05%) Presales
3 4 (19.05%) Security Management
4 2 (9.52%) Change Control
4 2 (9.52%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (9.52%) Threat Analysis
5 1 (4.76%) Network Architecture
5 1 (4.76%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (23.81%) SQL
2 2 (9.52%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.76%) C#
3 1 (4.76%) C++
3 1 (4.76%) Java
3 1 (4.76%) Korn
3 1 (4.76%) PL/SQL
3 1 (4.76%) Python
3 1 (4.76%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) Security Cleared
2 4 (19.05%) CISA
2 4 (19.05%) CISM
2 4 (19.05%) CISSP
3 2 (9.52%) CCNP
3 2 (9.52%) CCNP Voice
3 2 (9.52%) CCVP
3 2 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (4.76%) Degree
4 1 (4.76%) DV Cleared
4 1 (4.76%) MCSA
4 1 (4.76%) MCSE
4 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (19.05%) GPG13
1 4 (19.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (19.05%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 3 (14.29%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 3 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (9.52%) NFS
2 2 (9.52%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (19.05%) Cisco CUCM
1 4 (19.05%) Cisco UCCE
1 4 (19.05%) SCCM
2 3 (14.29%) Oracle ZFS
3 2 (9.52%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (4.76%) Control-M
4 1 (4.76%) Data Guard
4 1 (4.76%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (4.76%) ITRS Geneos
4 1 (4.76%) MAILsweeper
4 1 (4.76%) Nagios
4 1 (4.76%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (4.76%) SCOM
4 1 (4.76%) Simpana
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) Cisco
1 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
1 5 (23.81%) NetApp
2 4 (19.05%) Oracle
3 3 (14.29%) CommVault
3 3 (14.29%) HP
3 3 (14.29%) IBM
3 3 (14.29%) Red Hat
3 3 (14.29%) Veritas
3 3 (14.29%) VMware
4 2 (9.52%) Citrix
4 2 (9.52%) F5
5 1 (4.76%) EMC
5 1 (4.76%) Forcepoint
5 1 (4.76%) Murex
5 1 (4.76%) NICE Systems
5 1 (4.76%) Red Box
5 1 (4.76%) SolarWinds
5 1 (4.76%) Sun
5 1 (4.76%) Sybase
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