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 23 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Technical Specialist
UK
Rank 828 907 933
Rank change year-on-year
+79 +26
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Technical Specialist 18 26 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.021% 0.025% 0.025%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.022% 0.026% 0.026%
Number of salaries quoted 15 20 18
Median salary £47,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £42,700 £42,500 £35,820
10% offered a salary of more than £59,800 £50,000 £57,950
UK excluding London median salary £45,250 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-9.50% -

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
80883 98578 103250
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.35% 96.45% 96.69%
Number of salaries quoted 67143 82699 85275
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.19% +5.00%

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 23 February 2017 within the UK.

Senior Technical Specialist Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Technical Specialist
Top 23 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 23 February 2017. 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 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 +81 18 £47,000 -6.00% 1
London +75 5 £47,000 -6.00% 1
South West +8 3 £60,350 +28.40%
West Midlands - 3 £47,000 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 3 £47,000 -
Coventry - 3 £47,000 -
East Midlands - 3 £43,000 -
South East +47 2 £42,500 -15.00%
North West - 2 £59,500 -
Reading - 2 £42,500 -
Knutsford - 2 £59,500 -
Derbyshire - 2 £43,000 -
Cheshire - 2 £59,500 -
Berkshire - 2 £42,500 -
Swindon +14 1 - -
Wiltshire +14 1 - -
Canary Wharf - 1 £60,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £43,500 -
Devon - 1 - -
Dorset - 1 £60,350 -
Exeter - 1 - -
Poole - 1 £60,350 -
Nottingham - 1 £43,500 -

Senior Technical Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 10 (33.33%) SQL
2 9 (30.00%) Windows
2 9 (30.00%) Linux
3 7 (23.33%) Microsoft
4 6 (20.00%) Unix
4 6 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 5 (16.67%) ITIL
5 5 (16.67%) Management Information System
5 5 (16.67%) Mentoring
6 4 (13.33%) Coaching
6 4 (13.33%) Presales
6 4 (13.33%) Identity Access Management
6 4 (13.33%) Threat Detection
6 4 (13.33%) Virtual Environments
6 4 (13.33%) Data Loss Prevention
6 4 (13.33%) Security Auditing
6 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (13.33%) Cybersecurity
6 4 (13.33%) GPG13
6 4 (13.33%) Server Hardening
6 4 (13.33%) Firewall
6 4 (13.33%) Information Security Management
6 4 (13.33%) Security Management
6 4 (13.33%) Finance
6 4 (13.33%) CISA
6 4 (13.33%) CISM
6 4 (13.33%) CISSP
6 4 (13.33%) NetApp
6 4 (13.33%) Oracle
6 4 (13.33%) PKI

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 2 (6.67%) JBoss
1 2 (6.67%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.33%) Apache
2 1 (3.33%) IIS
2 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (10.00%) MS Office
2 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.33%) Firewall
2 3 (10.00%) SAN
2 3 (10.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (6.67%) Internet
3 2 (6.67%) Network Security
4 1 (3.33%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (3.33%) Intranet
4 1 (3.33%) LAN
4 1 (3.33%) WAN
4 1 (3.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.67%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database
2 2 (6.67%) Relational Database
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.33%) Event Store
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (3.33%) Riak
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle Forms
General
1 4 (13.33%) Finance
2 3 (10.00%) Banking
3 1 (3.33%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) .NET
1 2 (6.67%) Web Services
2 1 (3.33%) COM
2 1 (3.33%) Middleware
2 1 (3.33%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (3.33%) Sensu
2 1 (3.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 4 (13.33%) PKI
3 3 (10.00%) Client/Server
3 3 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (6.67%) Clustering
4 2 (6.67%) NHS
5 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.33%) Data Centre
5 1 (3.33%) DataPower
5 1 (3.33%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 9 (30.00%) Linux
1 9 (30.00%) Windows
2 6 (20.00%) Unix
3 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (10.00%) Solaris
4 3 (10.00%) Windows 10
4 3 (10.00%) Windows 7
4 3 (10.00%) Windows Server
5 2 (6.67%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (16.67%) ITIL
1 5 (16.67%) Mentoring
2 4 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (13.33%) Coaching
2 4 (13.33%) Cybersecurity
2 4 (13.33%) Data Loss Prevention
2 4 (13.33%) Identity Access Management
2 4 (13.33%) Information Security
2 4 (13.33%) Information Security Management
2 4 (13.33%) Presales
2 4 (13.33%) Security Auditing
2 4 (13.33%) Security Management
2 4 (13.33%) Server Hardening
2 4 (13.33%) SIEM
2 4 (13.33%) Threat Detection
2 4 (13.33%) Virtual Environments
3 3 (10.00%) Data Integration
3 3 (10.00%) Incident Management
3 3 (10.00%) Performance Management
3 3 (10.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 10 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (6.67%) C#
2 2 (6.67%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.33%) C++
3 1 (3.33%) Java
3 1 (3.33%) Korn
3 1 (3.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (13.33%) CISA
1 4 (13.33%) CISM
1 4 (13.33%) CISSP
1 4 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.33%) GPG13
1 4 (13.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (13.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (10.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.33%) NFS
2 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (13.33%) SCCM
2 3 (10.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (10.00%) Cisco UCCE
2 3 (10.00%) Oracle ZFS
3 2 (6.67%) Ganglia
3 2 (6.67%) Netcool
4 1 (3.33%) Grafana
4 1 (3.33%) Graphite
4 1 (3.33%) MAILsweeper
4 1 (3.33%) Nagios
4 1 (3.33%) Puppet
4 1 (3.33%) SCOM
4 1 (3.33%) Simpana
Vendors
1 7 (23.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (13.33%) NetApp
2 4 (13.33%) Oracle
3 3 (10.00%) Cisco
3 3 (10.00%) F5
3 3 (10.00%) IBM
3 3 (10.00%) Veritas
4 2 (6.67%) AppDynamics
4 2 (6.67%) CommVault
4 2 (6.67%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.33%) Blue Coat
5 1 (3.33%) Citrix
5 1 (3.33%) Finjan
5 1 (3.33%) Forcepoint
5 1 (3.33%) HP
5 1 (3.33%) Netezza
5 1 (3.33%) SolarWinds
5 1 (3.33%) Splunk
5 1 (3.33%) Sun
5 1 (3.33%) VMware
London
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £46755 - £64469 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago