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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Technical Specialist
Rank 852 881 864
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Technical Specialist 40 15 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.037% 0.013% 0.021%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.039% 0.014% 0.022%
Number of salaries quoted 22 15 8
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,310
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +10.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,820 £43,164 £38,050
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £68,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £43,164 £45,310
% change year-on-year
+10.04% -4.73%

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
101979 105886 103172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.77% 94.58% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 83486 85576 86253
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 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 27 March 2015 within the UK.

Senior Technical Specialist Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Technical Specialist
Top 18 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 27 March 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 +32 36 £48,750 -2.50% 10
Swindon - 14 £46,377 -
Wiltshire - 14 £46,377 -
South West - 14 £46,377 -
London +44 13 £66,250 +32.50% 5
City of London +17 10 £66,250 -5.35% 1
South East -2 5 £50,000 -4.76% 1
Leeds +6 2 £47,750 +10.62%
Yorkshire 0 2 £47,750 +10.62%
West Yorkshire -4 2 £47,750 +10.62%
Oxfordshire - 2 £55,000 -
North West - 2 - - 2
Manchester - 2 - - 2
Reading - 1 £50,000 -
Aylesbury - 1 £26,448 -
Berkshire - 1 £50,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £26,448 -
Middlesex - 1 £50,000 -

Senior Technical Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 33 (46.48%) Finance
2 30 (42.25%) Oracle
3 29 (40.85%) Analytical Skills
4 28 (39.44%) SQL Server
4 28 (39.44%) IBM
5 26 (36.62%) Linux
6 25 (35.21%) Windows
7 23 (32.39%) SQL
7 23 (32.39%) Banking
8 22 (30.99%) Retail
9 21 (29.58%) Microsoft
9 21 (29.58%) Mentoring
10 20 (28.17%) Stakeholder Management
11 19 (26.76%) WebSphere
12 18 (25.35%) Active Directory
13 17 (23.94%) SOA
13 17 (23.94%) QA
14 16 (22.54%) Shell Script
15 14 (19.72%) Red Hat
15 14 (19.72%) PL/SQL
15 14 (19.72%) Oracle Database
16 13 (18.31%) Coaching
16 13 (18.31%) ATM
16 13 (18.31%) Citrix
17 12 (16.90%) Java
17 12 (16.90%) ClearCase
17 12 (16.90%) Actimize
18 11 (15.49%) SQL Server 2008
18 11 (15.49%) MS Excel
18 11 (15.49%) Systems Analysis

Senior Technical Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 19 (26.76%) WebSphere
2 6 (8.45%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (7.04%) Site Server
3 5 (7.04%) MS Exchange
3 5 (7.04%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (5.63%) OpenStack
5 2 (2.82%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 2 (2.82%) WebLogic
5 2 (2.82%) JBoss
5 2 (2.82%) Apache
6 1 (1.41%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.41%) CICS
6 1 (1.41%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.41%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.41%) Lync
Applications
1 11 (15.49%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (9.86%) Oracle General Ledger
1 7 (9.86%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (2.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (2.82%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.41%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.63%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (5.63%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (18.31%) ATM
2 10 (14.08%) DNS
3 9 (12.68%) Firewall
3 9 (12.68%) DHCP
3 9 (12.68%) TCP/IP
4 5 (7.04%) LAN
4 5 (7.04%) WAN
4 5 (7.04%) SAN
5 4 (5.63%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (2.82%) HTTP
7 1 (1.41%) RTP
7 1 (1.41%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (1.41%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (1.41%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (1.41%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (39.44%) SQL Server
2 14 (19.72%) Oracle Database
3 11 (15.49%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (8.45%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (7.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (7.04%) DB2
5 5 (7.04%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (5.63%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (2.82%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (2.82%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 12 (16.90%) ClearCase
2 4 (5.63%) Jenkins
General
1 33 (46.48%) Finance
2 23 (32.39%) Banking
3 22 (30.99%) Retail
4 7 (9.86%) General Ledger
5 2 (2.82%) Marketing
5 2 (2.82%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.82%) Electronics
5 2 (2.82%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (12.68%) .NET
2 8 (11.27%) Web Services
3 7 (9.86%) Middleware
4 5 (7.04%) JSON
4 5 (7.04%) WCF
4 5 (7.04%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 5 (7.04%) HTML5
4 5 (7.04%) REST
4 5 (7.04%) MSMQ
4 5 (7.04%) SOAP
4 5 (7.04%) HTML
5 2 (2.82%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 29 (40.85%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (11.27%) Management Information System
3 7 (9.86%) Mainframe
4 5 (7.04%) Open Source
4 5 (7.04%) Mobile App
5 3 (4.23%) Reference Data
6 2 (2.82%) DTV
7 1 (1.41%) Clustering
7 1 (1.41%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 26 (36.62%) Linux
2 25 (35.21%) Windows
3 9 (12.68%) UNIX
3 9 (12.68%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (11.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (9.86%) Solaris
6 6 (8.45%) AIX
6 6 (8.45%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (7.04%) Apple iOS
7 5 (7.04%) Ubuntu
7 5 (7.04%) Android
8 3 (4.23%) zOS
9 1 (1.41%) SUSE
9 1 (1.41%) Debian
9 1 (1.41%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (29.58%) Mentoring
2 20 (28.17%) Stakeholder Management
3 17 (23.94%) SOA
4 13 (18.31%) Coaching
5 11 (15.49%) Systems Analysis
6 10 (14.08%) Data Modelling
7 9 (12.68%) Change Management
7 9 (12.68%) Technical Analysis
7 9 (12.68%) Performance Tuning
7 9 (12.68%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 8 (11.27%) Analytics
8 8 (11.27%) CRM
8 8 (11.27%) ITIL
9 7 (9.86%) UML
10 6 (8.45%) Business Analysis
10 6 (8.45%) Information Management
11 5 (7.04%) Performance Monitoring
11 5 (7.04%) Data Management
11 5 (7.04%) BPEL
11 5 (7.04%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 23 (32.39%) SQL
2 16 (22.54%) Shell Script
3 14 (19.72%) PL/SQL
4 12 (16.90%) Java
5 9 (12.68%) C#
6 7 (9.86%) JavaScript
7 5 (7.04%) PowerShell
8 4 (5.63%) Perl
9 2 (2.82%) T-SQL
9 2 (2.82%) Bash Shell
9 2 (2.82%) Korn
10 1 (1.41%) JCL
10 1 (1.41%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 6 (8.45%) RHCE
2 5 (7.04%) SC Cleared
2 5 (7.04%) Security Cleared
2 5 (7.04%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (5.63%) CCNP
4 1 (1.41%) CCNA
4 1 (1.41%) IBM AIX Certification
4 1 (1.41%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (23.94%) QA
2 4 (5.63%) ISO 9001
2 4 (5.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.82%) COBIT
4 1 (1.41%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 18 (25.35%) Active Directory
2 6 (8.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (7.04%) Hyper-V
3 5 (7.04%) XenApp
4 4 (5.63%) DFS Replication
4 4 (5.63%) vSphere
5 2 (2.82%) KVM
5 2 (2.82%) Xen
5 2 (2.82%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (1.41%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 5 (7.04%) Tivoli
1 5 (7.04%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 5 (7.04%) BMC PATROL
1 5 (7.04%) SCCM
2 4 (5.63%) Cobbler
3 3 (4.23%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (2.82%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (2.82%) Data Guard
4 2 (2.82%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (1.41%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 30 (42.25%) Oracle
2 28 (39.44%) IBM
3 21 (29.58%) Microsoft
4 14 (19.72%) Red Hat
5 13 (18.31%) Citrix
6 12 (16.90%) Actimize
7 11 (15.49%) VMware
8 10 (14.08%) PeopleSoft
9 8 (11.27%) Hyperion
10 6 (8.45%) Cisco
10 6 (8.45%) EMC
11 5 (7.04%) Veritas
11 5 (7.04%) Juniper
11 5 (7.04%) BMC
11 5 (7.04%) CommVault
11 5 (7.04%) Sun
11 5 (7.04%) AppSense
12 3 (4.23%) HP
13 2 (2.82%) SAP
13 2 (2.82%) CheckPoint
London
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 6 days ago
South East London
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £52037 - £64281 per annum + car,benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 13 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £42840 - £64281 per annum + car,benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
City, London
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 20 days ago
Basingstoke
Integra People
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + OTE 50-55k, Car All, Pen, PH
Posted: 23 days ago
Northampton
Integra People
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + OTE 50-55k, Car All, Pen, PH
Posted: 23 days ago
Coventry
Integra People
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + OTE 50-55k, Car Allow,Pen,PH
Posted: 23 days ago
South East London
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 23 days ago