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 28 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Technical Specialist
Rank 887 910 998
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +88
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Technical Specialist 22 55 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.022% 0.051% 0.013%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.023% 0.053% 0.013%
Number of salaries quoted 16 28 13
Median salary £53,000 £50,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.00% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £46,114 £50,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £56,500 £72,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £47,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+15.78% -9.52%

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
95982 104272 114131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.29% 96.47% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 80766 85499 93521
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 28 May 2016 within the UK.

Senior Technical Specialist Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Technical Specialist
Top 14 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 28 May 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 -9 18 £48,000 -4.00%
London +20 9 £42,500 -15.00%
South East +22 5 - -
Hampshire - 5 - -
City of London +46 3 £60,000 -
Coventry - 3 £51,000 -
Edinburgh - 3 £60,000 -
Scotland - 3 £60,000 -
West Midlands - 3 £51,000 -
Cardiff - 1 - -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £45,000 -
East Midlands - 1 £45,000 -
South Wales - 1 - -
Wales - 1 - -

Senior Technical Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 19 (41.30%) Windows
2 15 (32.61%) SQL
3 14 (30.43%) SQL Server
3 14 (30.43%) Microsoft
4 12 (26.09%) Web Services
4 12 (26.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (23.91%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (23.91%) Windows Server
5 11 (23.91%) Linux
5 11 (23.91%) SAN
6 10 (21.74%) IBM
6 10 (21.74%) Unix
6 10 (21.74%) Finance
7 9 (19.57%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (19.57%) Active Directory
8 8 (17.39%) .NET
8 8 (17.39%) MS Excel
8 8 (17.39%) VMware
9 7 (15.22%) EPoS
9 7 (15.22%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (15.22%) Retail
9 7 (15.22%) CRM
9 7 (15.22%) C#
9 7 (15.22%) Citrix
9 7 (15.22%) Solaris
10 6 (13.04%) UML
10 6 (13.04%) Red Hat
10 6 (13.04%) Middleware
10 6 (13.04%) DevOps
10 6 (13.04%) Waterfall

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 5 (10.87%) IIS
2 4 (8.70%) SharePoint
3 3 (6.52%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (6.52%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (6.52%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (4.35%) Apache
4 2 (4.35%) MS Exchange
4 2 (4.35%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.17%) JBoss
Applications
1 8 (17.39%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.70%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.87%) Office 365
2 3 (6.52%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.17%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.17%) Amazon Glacier
3 1 (2.17%) Amazon S3
3 1 (2.17%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 11 (23.91%) SAN
2 5 (10.87%) Intranet
3 4 (8.70%) WAN
4 3 (6.52%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (6.52%) Internet
5 2 (4.35%) DNS
6 1 (2.17%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (2.17%) DHCP
6 1 (2.17%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (2.17%) HTTP
6 1 (2.17%) LAN
6 1 (2.17%) OpenScape
6 1 (2.17%) PABX
6 1 (2.17%) SSL
6 1 (2.17%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.17%) Unified Communications
6 1 (2.17%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (30.43%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.70%) IBM InfoSphere
3 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.17%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (2.17%) Data Mart
4 1 (2.17%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (2.17%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.17%) JIRA
1 1 (2.17%) JMeter
1 1 (2.17%) LoadRunner
1 1 (2.17%) LoadUI
1 1 (2.17%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (2.17%) Ranorex
1 1 (2.17%) Selenium
1 1 (2.17%) SoapUI
1 1 (2.17%) TeamCity
1 1 (2.17%) TestComplete
1 1 (2.17%) Visual Studio
1 1 (2.17%) WebDriver
General
1 10 (21.74%) Finance
2 7 (15.22%) Retail
3 1 (2.17%) Advertising
3 1 (2.17%) Back Office
3 1 (2.17%) Front Office
3 1 (2.17%) Games
3 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (26.09%) Web Services
2 8 (17.39%) .NET
3 6 (13.04%) Middleware
4 3 (6.52%) Windows SharePoint Services
4 3 (6.52%) XMPP
5 1 (2.17%) COM
5 1 (2.17%) Murex MxML
5 1 (2.17%) SOAP
5 1 (2.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.22%) EPoS
2 3 (6.52%) Contactless
2 3 (6.52%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.17%) Derivative
3 1 (2.17%) EqualLogic
3 1 (2.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (2.17%) Handset
3 1 (2.17%) IVR
3 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.17%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 19 (41.30%) Windows
2 12 (26.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (23.91%) Linux
3 11 (23.91%) Windows Server
3 11 (23.91%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (21.74%) Unix
5 7 (15.22%) Solaris
6 5 (10.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (6.52%) AIX
8 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (2.17%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (19.57%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (15.22%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (15.22%) CRM
3 6 (13.04%) DevOps
3 6 (13.04%) UML
3 6 (13.04%) Waterfall
4 5 (10.87%) Mobile Device Management
4 5 (10.87%) Project Management
5 4 (8.70%) Capacity Management
5 4 (8.70%) Change Control
5 4 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (8.70%) ITIL
6 3 (6.52%) ERP
6 3 (6.52%) Incident Management
6 3 (6.52%) Mentoring
6 3 (6.52%) Systems Analysis
6 3 (6.52%) Technical Analysis
6 3 (6.52%) Time Management
6 3 (6.52%) Translating Business Requirements
6 3 (6.52%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 15 (32.61%) SQL
2 7 (15.22%) C#
3 4 (8.70%) PowerShell
3 4 (8.70%) Python
4 3 (6.52%) Bash Shell
4 3 (6.52%) Perl
5 2 (4.35%) Java
5 2 (4.35%) Ruby
5 2 (4.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (6.52%) CCNP
1 3 (6.52%) CCNP Voice
1 3 (6.52%) CCVP
1 3 (6.52%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (4.35%) MCSE
2 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (2.17%) CCA
3 1 (2.17%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (2.17%) Degree
3 1 (2.17%) MCP
3 1 (2.17%) MCSA
3 1 (2.17%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) COBIT
System Software
1 9 (19.57%) Active Directory
2 4 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.35%) XenApp
4 1 (2.17%) DFS Replication
4 1 (2.17%) NFS
4 1 (2.17%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (2.17%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.17%) vSphere
4 1 (2.17%) XenDesktop
4 1 (2.17%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (6.52%) Cisco CUCM
1 3 (6.52%) Cisco UCCE
1 3 (6.52%) Cisco UCCX
2 2 (4.35%) MAILsweeper
2 2 (4.35%) Simpana
3 1 (2.17%) Control-M
3 1 (2.17%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (2.17%) ITRS Geneos
3 1 (2.17%) Oracle ZFS
3 1 (2.17%) SCCM
3 1 (2.17%) SCOM
3 1 (2.17%) vRealize
3 1 (2.17%) WSUS
Vendors
1 14 (30.43%) Microsoft
2 10 (21.74%) IBM
3 8 (17.39%) VMware
4 7 (15.22%) Citrix
5 6 (13.04%) Red Hat
6 5 (10.87%) NetApp
7 4 (8.70%) Cisco
7 4 (8.70%) CommVault
8 3 (6.52%) BT
8 3 (6.52%) HP
8 3 (6.52%) NICE Systems
8 3 (6.52%) Nintex
8 3 (6.52%) Red Box
8 3 (6.52%) SAP
8 3 (6.52%) Unisys
9 2 (4.35%) Oracle
9 2 (4.35%) Sun
10 1 (2.17%) Dell
10 1 (2.17%) EMC
10 1 (2.17%) Murex