The table below looks at the statistics 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 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Technical Specialist
Rank 846 903 856
Rank change year-on-year
+57 -47
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Technical Specialist 58 17 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.053% 0.014% 0.022%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.055% 0.015% 0.023%
Number of salaries quoted 30 16 8
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,310
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £43,164 £38,050
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £70,000 £60,750
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £43,164 £42,620
% change year-on-year
+10.04% +1.27%

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
104512 113471 104451
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.63% 94.62% 94.69%
Number of salaries quoted 85520 92371 86950
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 £27,000 £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%

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 5 May 2015 within the UK.

Senior Technical Specialist Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Technical Specialist
Top 19 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 5 May 2015. 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 +79 53 £50,000 - 4
London +35 29 £50,000 -4.76% 1
South West - 13 £47,000 - 3
Wiltshire - 11 £47,500 - 3
Swindon - 11 £47,500 - 3
City of London +43 10 - -
North West - 5 - -
Manchester - 5 - -
South East +21 3 £55,000 +4.76%
Yorkshire +11 3 £47,750 +10.62%
West Yorkshire +17 2 £47,750 +10.62%
Leeds 0 2 £47,750 +10.62%
Cheltenham - 2 £40,000 -
Gloucestershire - 2 £40,000 -
Oxfordshire - 2 £55,000 -
South Yorkshire - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 £50,000 -
Doncaster - 1 - -
Reading - 1 £50,000 -

Senior Technical Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 48 (55.81%) Finance
2 37 (43.02%) Linux
3 34 (39.53%) IBM
4 31 (36.05%) Analytical Skills
5 30 (34.88%) Oracle
6 29 (33.72%) Banking
6 29 (33.72%) WebSphere
7 28 (32.56%) Mentoring
7 28 (32.56%) Retail
7 28 (32.56%) SQL
8 24 (27.91%) Performance Tuning
9 23 (26.74%) SQL Server
10 22 (25.58%) Stakeholder Management
11 21 (24.42%) QA
12 20 (23.26%) Microsoft
13 18 (20.93%) Windows
14 17 (19.77%) Coaching
14 17 (19.77%) Software Delivery
14 17 (19.77%) SOA
14 17 (19.77%) ATM
15 16 (18.60%) Red Hat
15 16 (18.60%) Shell Script
16 15 (17.44%) AIX
17 14 (16.28%) Web Services
17 14 (16.28%) PL/SQL
17 14 (16.28%) Oracle Database
17 14 (16.28%) Systems Analysis
18 13 (15.12%) Active Directory
19 12 (13.95%) Java
19 12 (13.95%) DB2

Senior Technical Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 29 (33.72%) WebSphere
2 5 (5.81%) OpenStack
2 5 (5.81%) CICS
2 5 (5.81%) Site Server
2 5 (5.81%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (2.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 2 (2.33%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.33%) WebLogic
3 2 (2.33%) IIS
3 2 (2.33%) JBoss
3 2 (2.33%) Apache
4 1 (1.16%) Lync
4 1 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.16%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.16%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.16%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.16%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 9 (10.47%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (8.14%) Oracle Payables
1 7 (8.14%) Oracle General Ledger
2 2 (2.33%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (2.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.16%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.81%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (5.81%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (19.77%) ATM
2 10 (11.63%) Firewall
2 10 (11.63%) TCP/IP
3 7 (8.14%) SSL
4 6 (6.98%) DNS
4 6 (6.98%) LAN
4 6 (6.98%) WAN
5 5 (5.81%) Fibre Channel
5 5 (5.81%) DHCP
6 4 (4.65%) SAN
7 2 (2.33%) Internet
7 2 (2.33%) HTTP
8 1 (1.16%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (1.16%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 1 (1.16%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 1 (1.16%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (1.16%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (26.74%) SQL Server
2 14 (16.28%) Oracle Database
3 12 (13.95%) DB2
3 12 (13.95%) Oracle Database 11g
4 7 (8.14%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (5.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (5.81%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.33%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 12 (13.95%) ClearCase
2 10 (11.63%) Jenkins
General
1 48 (55.81%) Finance
2 29 (33.72%) Banking
3 28 (32.56%) Retail
4 7 (8.14%) General Ledger
5 2 (2.33%) Law
5 2 (2.33%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.33%) Electronics
5 2 (2.33%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.33%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (16.28%) Web Services
2 9 (10.47%) .NET
3 8 (9.30%) Middleware
4 6 (6.98%) SOAP
4 6 (6.98%) WCF
4 6 (6.98%) REST
5 5 (5.81%) JSON
5 5 (5.81%) HTML5
5 5 (5.81%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 5 (5.81%) MSMQ
5 5 (5.81%) HTML
6 3 (3.49%) WebSphere MQ
7 2 (2.33%) CGI
8 1 (1.16%) Sencha Touch
8 1 (1.16%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 31 (36.05%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (12.79%) Mainframe
3 10 (11.63%) Management Information System
4 8 (9.30%) Clustering
5 6 (6.98%) Open Source
6 5 (5.81%) Mobile App
6 5 (5.81%) IBM Mainframe
6 5 (5.81%) Reference Data
7 2 (2.33%) DTV
8 1 (1.16%) FlexPod
8 1 (1.16%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 37 (43.02%) Linux
2 18 (20.93%) Windows
3 15 (17.44%) AIX
4 10 (11.63%) UNIX
5 9 (10.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (10.47%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (9.30%) Solaris
7 7 (8.14%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (6.98%) Ubuntu
9 5 (5.81%) Apple iOS
9 5 (5.81%) Android
9 5 (5.81%) zOS
10 2 (2.33%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (1.16%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (1.16%) HPUX
11 1 (1.16%) SUSE
11 1 (1.16%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (32.56%) Mentoring
2 24 (27.91%) Performance Tuning
3 22 (25.58%) Stakeholder Management
4 17 (19.77%) Coaching
4 17 (19.77%) Software Delivery
4 17 (19.77%) SOA
5 14 (16.28%) Systems Analysis
6 12 (13.95%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 12 (13.95%) Technical Analysis
7 11 (12.79%) Data Modelling
8 10 (11.63%) ITIL
9 8 (9.30%) Change Management
9 8 (9.30%) CRM
9 8 (9.30%) Analytics
10 7 (8.14%) Performance Monitoring
10 7 (8.14%) High Availability
10 7 (8.14%) Data Management
10 7 (8.14%) Service Delivery
11 6 (6.98%) UML
11 6 (6.98%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (32.56%) SQL
2 16 (18.60%) Shell Script
3 14 (16.28%) PL/SQL
4 12 (13.95%) Java
5 9 (10.47%) C#
6 7 (8.14%) JavaScript
7 5 (5.81%) PowerShell
7 5 (5.81%) COBOL
7 5 (5.81%) JCL
8 4 (4.65%) Perl
9 2 (2.33%) T-SQL
9 2 (2.33%) Bash Shell
9 2 (2.33%) Korn
Qualifications
1 7 (8.14%) SC Cleared
1 7 (8.14%) Security Cleared
1 7 (8.14%) RHCE
2 6 (6.98%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (5.81%) CCNP
4 1 (1.16%) Degree
4 1 (1.16%) CCNA
4 1 (1.16%) IBM AIX Certification
4 1 (1.16%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (24.42%) QA
2 5 (5.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (5.81%) ISO 9001
3 2 (2.33%) COBIT
4 1 (1.16%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.16%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (15.12%) Active Directory
2 6 (6.98%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (6.98%) Hyper-V
3 5 (5.81%) vSphere
4 2 (2.33%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (2.33%) Xen
4 2 (2.33%) KVM
5 1 (1.16%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.16%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 5 (5.81%) Cobbler
1 5 (5.81%) CA Endevor
1 5 (5.81%) SCCM
1 5 (5.81%) Tivoli
1 5 (5.81%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 5 (5.81%) BMC PATROL
2 3 (3.49%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (2.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (2.33%) Data Guard
3 2 (2.33%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 34 (39.53%) IBM
2 30 (34.88%) Oracle
3 20 (23.26%) Microsoft
4 16 (18.60%) Red Hat
5 12 (13.95%) Actimize
6 11 (12.79%) PeopleSoft
7 8 (9.30%) Hyperion
8 7 (8.14%) EMC
8 7 (8.14%) Cisco
9 6 (6.98%) VMware
9 6 (6.98%) Citrix
9 6 (6.98%) Juniper
10 5 (5.81%) BMC
10 5 (5.81%) Sun
10 5 (5.81%) Veritas
11 3 (3.49%) HP
12 2 (2.33%) Blue Coat
12 2 (2.33%) Symantec
12 2 (2.33%) CheckPoint
12 2 (2.33%) SAP
South West London
Domestic & General
Salary: Circa £50,000 per annum depending on experience
Posted: 17 days ago
Swindon
Nationwide Building Society
Posted: 19 days ago
Swindon
Nationwide
Salary: £33935 - £43361 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago