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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Technical Specialist
Rank 844 924 854
Rank change year-on-year
+80 -70
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Technical Specialist 58 14 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.052% 0.012% 0.028%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.055% 0.013% 0.029%
Number of salaries quoted 46 8 16
Average salary £50,000 £62,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,188 £54,250 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,750 £76,250 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £46,377 - £37,500

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
104585 111653 102685
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.50% 94.55% 94.56%
Number of salaries quoted 86393 91565 85529
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £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 £38,500
% 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 3 July 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 3 July 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 +67 58 £50,000 -20.00% 9
South West - 31 £46,377 - 3
Wiltshire - 29 £46,377 - 3
Swindon - 29 £46,377 - 3
London +25 18 £50,000 -20.00% 2
Manchester - 4 £27,500 -
North West - 4 £27,500 -
East Midlands - 3 £46,377 -
Northampton - 3 £46,377 -
Northamptonshire - 3 £46,377 -
City of London +33 2 £56,500 -9.60% 2
Gloucestershire - 2 £40,000 -
Cheltenham - 2 £40,000 -
Yorkshire +2 1 - - 1
South East - 1 £47,500 - 3
Doncaster - 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 £47,500 - 3
South Yorkshire - 1 - -

Senior Technical Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 54 (52.43%) Finance
2 46 (44.66%) Mentoring
3 38 (36.89%) Stakeholder Management
4 34 (33.01%) Analytical Skills
5 33 (32.04%) Linux
5 33 (32.04%) IBM
6 32 (31.07%) Banking
7 31 (30.10%) SQL Server
8 29 (28.16%) SQL
9 28 (27.18%) Retail
10 27 (26.21%) WebSphere
11 26 (25.24%) Microsoft
12 24 (23.30%) Oracle
12 24 (23.30%) Performance Tuning
13 21 (20.39%) QA
13 21 (20.39%) Systems Analysis
14 20 (19.42%) .NET
14 20 (19.42%) C#
14 20 (19.42%) Technical Analysis
15 19 (18.45%) Web Services
15 19 (18.45%) Windows
15 19 (18.45%) SOA
15 19 (18.45%) Mainframe
16 16 (15.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 16 (15.53%) Line Management
17 15 (14.56%) Coaching
17 15 (14.56%) Software Delivery
17 15 (14.56%) SDLC
17 15 (14.56%) ATM
18 14 (13.59%) Active Directory

Senior Technical Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 27 (26.21%) WebSphere
2 5 (4.85%) OpenStack
2 5 (4.85%) CICS
2 5 (4.85%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (4.85%) Site Server
3 3 (2.91%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.94%) IIS
5 1 (0.97%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 8 (7.77%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.94%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (4.85%) Oracle General Ledger
1 5 (4.85%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (1.94%) Sentinel
2 2 (1.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.85%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (4.85%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (14.56%) ATM
2 12 (11.65%) TCP/IP
2 12 (11.65%) Firewall
3 10 (9.71%) DHCP
3 10 (9.71%) DNS
4 7 (6.80%) SSL
5 6 (5.83%) WAN
5 6 (5.83%) LAN
6 5 (4.85%) Fibre Channel
7 4 (3.88%) Cisco Nexus
7 4 (3.88%) SAN
8 3 (2.91%) Network Security
8 3 (2.91%) OSPF
8 3 (2.91%) BGP
9 2 (1.94%) VPN
9 2 (1.94%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (1.94%) Wireless
9 2 (1.94%) Internet
9 2 (1.94%) VoIP
9 2 (1.94%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (30.10%) SQL Server
2 16 (15.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 12 (11.65%) Oracle Database 11g
3 12 (11.65%) DB2
3 12 (11.65%) Oracle Database
4 11 (10.68%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (6.80%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (4.85%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.94%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.94%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 10 (9.71%) ClearCase
1 10 (9.71%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.94%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 54 (52.43%) Finance
2 32 (31.07%) Banking
3 28 (27.18%) Retail
4 5 (4.85%) General Ledger
5 3 (2.91%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.94%) Electronics
6 2 (1.94%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.94%) Law
6 2 (1.94%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.94%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (19.42%) .NET
2 19 (18.45%) Web Services
3 10 (9.71%) SOAP
3 10 (9.71%) WCF
3 10 (9.71%) REST
4 8 (7.77%) Middleware
5 5 (4.85%) JSON
5 5 (4.85%) HTML5
5 5 (4.85%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 5 (4.85%) HTML
5 5 (4.85%) MSMQ
6 3 (2.91%) WSDL
6 3 (2.91%) XML
6 3 (2.91%) WebSphere MQ
6 3 (2.91%) Sencha Touch
7 2 (1.94%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (1.94%) Ext JS
7 2 (1.94%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (1.94%) CGI
7 2 (1.94%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 34 (33.01%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (18.45%) Mainframe
3 12 (11.65%) Management Information System
4 8 (7.77%) Clustering
5 5 (4.85%) IBM Mainframe
5 5 (4.85%) Reference Data
5 5 (4.85%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.94%) Mobile Banking
6 2 (1.94%) DataPower
6 2 (1.94%) DTV
7 1 (0.97%) FlexPod
7 1 (0.97%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 33 (32.04%) Linux
2 19 (18.45%) Windows
3 13 (12.62%) AIX
4 10 (9.71%) UNIX
5 8 (7.77%) Solaris
5 8 (7.77%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (6.80%) Android
6 7 (6.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (6.80%) Apple iOS
6 7 (6.80%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (5.83%) Ubuntu
8 5 (4.85%) zOS
9 2 (1.94%) Windows 2000 Server
9 2 (1.94%) Windows 8
9 2 (1.94%) Windows 7
9 2 (1.94%) Windows Phone 8
9 2 (1.94%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.97%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.97%) SUSE
10 1 (0.97%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (44.66%) Mentoring
2 38 (36.89%) Stakeholder Management
3 24 (23.30%) Performance Tuning
4 21 (20.39%) Systems Analysis
5 20 (19.42%) Technical Analysis
6 19 (18.45%) SOA
7 16 (15.53%) Line Management
8 15 (14.56%) Coaching
8 15 (14.56%) Software Delivery
8 15 (14.56%) SDLC
9 12 (11.65%) Data Modelling
10 11 (10.68%) Time Management
11 10 (9.71%) Service Delivery
12 9 (8.74%) UML
13 8 (7.77%) ITIL
14 7 (6.80%) MVC
14 7 (6.80%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 7 (6.80%) High Availability
15 6 (5.83%) Continuous Improvement
15 6 (5.83%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 29 (28.16%) SQL
2 20 (19.42%) C#
3 12 (11.65%) PL/SQL
3 12 (11.65%) Shell Script
4 11 (10.68%) VB.NET
5 10 (9.71%) Java
6 9 (8.74%) JavaScript
7 5 (4.85%) COBOL
7 5 (4.85%) JCL
7 5 (4.85%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.94%) Perl
8 2 (1.94%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.97%) XPath
Qualifications
1 9 (8.74%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (7.77%) CCNP
3 7 (6.80%) SC Cleared
3 7 (6.80%) Security Cleared
3 7 (6.80%) RHCE
4 3 (2.91%) CCIE
5 1 (0.97%) IBM AIX Certification
5 1 (0.97%) CCSA
5 1 (0.97%) Degree
5 1 (0.97%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (20.39%) QA
2 7 (6.80%) PCI DSS
3 5 (4.85%) ISO 9001
3 5 (4.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (2.91%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (13.59%) Active Directory
2 7 (6.80%) vSphere
3 6 (5.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (5.83%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.94%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.97%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.97%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 5 (4.85%) Tivoli
1 5 (4.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 5 (4.85%) BMC PATROL
1 5 (4.85%) CA Endevor
1 5 (4.85%) SCCM
1 5 (4.85%) Cobbler
1 5 (4.85%) Oracle ZFS
2 3 (2.91%) SolarWinds Orion
2 3 (2.91%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (1.94%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (1.94%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 33 (32.04%) IBM
2 26 (25.24%) Microsoft
3 24 (23.30%) Oracle
4 14 (13.59%) Red Hat
5 12 (11.65%) Citrix
6 10 (9.71%) Cisco
6 10 (9.71%) Actimize
7 8 (7.77%) PeopleSoft
8 6 (5.83%) EMC
8 6 (5.83%) Juniper
8 6 (5.83%) VMware
9 5 (4.85%) Veritas
9 5 (4.85%) BMC
9 5 (4.85%) Hyperion
9 5 (4.85%) Sun
10 4 (3.88%) SAP
10 4 (3.88%) Unisys
10 4 (3.88%) F5
11 3 (2.91%) Sencha
11 3 (2.91%) SolarWinds
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Yorkshire
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Fareham, Hampshire
Specsavers
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
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Salary: £52000.00 - £61000.00 per annum + package
Posted: 14 days ago
Swindon
Nationwide Building Society
Posted: 14 days ago
Swindon
Nationwide Building Society
Posted: 14 days ago
Swindon
Nationwide Building Society
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Energon Global
Salary: £70000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Fareham
Specsavers
Posted: 25 days ago