The first table below looks at the demand for the Senior Technical Specialist role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Senior Technical Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Technical Specialist
Rank 902 853 900
Rank change year-on-year
-49 +47
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Technical Specialist 17 21 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.014% 0.019% 0.010%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.015% 0.020% 0.010%
Number of salaries quoted 16 6 11
Average salary £50,000 £41,560 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.30% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,164 £36,750 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,250 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,164 £41,560 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+3.85% -24.43%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
114444 105272 119153
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.52% 94.68% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 92735 87604 102132
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%

Senior Technical Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend

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

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 17 April 2014 within the UK.

Senior Technical Specialist Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Technical Specialist
Top 9 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Technical Specialist within the UK over the 3 months to 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -32 17 £50,000 +24.22% 2
London -48 10 £57,500 -
Yorkshire -29 5 £43,164 -
West Yorkshire - 5 £43,164 -
Leeds - 5 £43,164 -
City of London -16 2 £70,000 -
Surrey +2 1 £52,500 +29.62%
South East -14 1 £52,500 +29.62%
Weybridge - 1 £52,500 -

Senior Technical Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Senior Technical 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 Senior Technical Specialist in their job title.

1 9 (40.91%) Windows
1 9 (40.91%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (36.36%) HP
2 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 8 (36.36%) MCSE
2 8 (36.36%) VMware
2 8 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (31.82%) MCITP
3 7 (31.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 7 (31.82%) PRINCE2
3 7 (31.82%) MS Excel
3 7 (31.82%) Active Directory
3 7 (31.82%) Citrix
3 7 (31.82%) SAN
3 7 (31.82%) XenServer
3 7 (31.82%) XenDesktop
3 7 (31.82%) VCP5
4 6 (27.27%) Cisco
4 6 (27.27%) SQL
5 5 (22.73%) UNIX
5 5 (22.73%) .NET
5 5 (22.73%) IBM
5 5 (22.73%) MS Exchange
5 5 (22.73%) Dell
5 5 (22.73%) EMC
5 5 (22.73%) HP AIS
5 5 (22.73%) HP ASE
5 5 (22.73%) Finance
5 5 (22.73%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (22.73%) Exchange Server 2010

Senior Technical Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Senior Technical 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 Senior Technical Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (22.73%) MS Exchange
1 5 (22.73%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (22.73%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (9.09%) WebSphere
2 2 (9.09%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.55%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (4.55%) SAS
3 1 (4.55%) WebSphere Process Server
3 1 (4.55%) WebSphere Portal
3 1 (4.55%) Quickr
3 1 (4.55%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (31.82%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.55%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.55%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Front Arena
Communications & Networking
1 7 (31.82%) SAN
2 4 (18.18%) Internet
3 2 (9.09%) HTTP
4 1 (4.55%) FTP
4 1 (4.55%) Firewall
4 1 (4.55%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (4.55%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (4.55%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (4.55%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.64%) RDBMS
2 3 (13.64%) Oracle Database
2 3 (13.64%) Relational Database
3 2 (9.09%) NoSQL
3 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (4.55%) PerformancePoint
4 1 (4.55%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (4.55%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Ant
1 1 (4.55%) Toad
1 1 (4.55%) ERwin
1 1 (4.55%) Build Forge
General
1 5 (22.73%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Advertising
2 1 (4.55%) Retail
2 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (22.73%) .NET
2 2 (9.09%) HTML
2 2 (9.09%) jQuery
2 2 (9.09%) RESTful
2 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET
2 2 (9.09%) CSS
2 2 (9.09%) CGI
2 2 (9.09%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (4.55%) ISPF
3 1 (4.55%) MDX
3 1 (4.55%) Web Services
3 1 (4.55%) XML
3 1 (4.55%) JMS
3 1 (4.55%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) NHS
2 1 (4.55%) Tandem
2 1 (4.55%) Mathematics
2 1 (4.55%) Physics
2 1 (4.55%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 9 (40.91%) Windows
2 5 (22.73%) UNIX
3 3 (13.64%) Linux
4 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) PRINCE2
2 4 (18.18%) TDD
2 4 (18.18%) Pair Programming
2 4 (18.18%) Refactoring
2 4 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (18.18%) BDD
3 3 (13.64%) Project Management
3 3 (13.64%) SOA
4 2 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (9.09%) MVC
4 2 (9.09%) Risk Management
4 2 (9.09%) ITIL
4 2 (9.09%) Project Planning
4 2 (9.09%) Analytics
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Analysis
5 1 (4.55%) ITIL V3
5 1 (4.55%) Portfolio Management
5 1 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.55%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (27.27%) SQL
2 3 (13.64%) C#
3 2 (9.09%) Java
3 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
3 2 (9.09%) Ruby
4 1 (4.55%) C
4 1 (4.55%) Perl
4 1 (4.55%) COBOL
4 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
4 1 (4.55%) Python
4 1 (4.55%) REXX
4 1 (4.55%) JCL
4 1 (4.55%) Jython
Qualifications
1 9 (40.91%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (36.36%) MCSE
3 7 (31.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 7 (31.82%) MCITP
3 7 (31.82%) VCP5
4 5 (22.73%) HP AIS
4 5 (22.73%) HP ASE
5 2 (9.09%) Degree
6 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
6 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
6 1 (4.55%) CCNP
6 1 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (4.55%) IBM Certification
6 1 (4.55%) CCSE
System Software
1 8 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (31.82%) Active Directory
2 7 (31.82%) XenServer
2 7 (31.82%) XenDesktop
3 5 (22.73%) vSphere
3 5 (22.73%) XenApp
4 2 (9.09%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 1 (4.55%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) Tivoli
1 2 (9.09%) Data Guard
2 1 (4.55%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
1 8 (36.36%) HP
1 8 (36.36%) VMware
2 7 (31.82%) Citrix
3 6 (27.27%) Cisco
4 5 (22.73%) IBM
4 5 (22.73%) Dell
4 5 (22.73%) EMC
4 5 (22.73%) 3PAR
5 4 (18.18%) Oracle
6 1 (4.55%) Business Objects
6 1 (4.55%) SAP
6 1 (4.55%) Cognos
6 1 (4.55%) SunGard
6 1 (4.55%) Blue Coat
6 1 (4.55%) Hyperion
6 1 (4.55%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (4.55%) Lotus
6 1 (4.55%) CheckPoint
6 1 (4.55%) F5
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection Ltd
Salary: to £45k + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago