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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Technical Specialist
Rank 841 916 867
Rank change year-on-year
+75 -49
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Technical Specialist 61 8 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.055% 0.007% 0.020%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.059% 0.007% 0.022%
Number of salaries quoted 54 4 13
Average salary £52,000 £52,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.95% -4.54%
UK excluding London average salary £46,377 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-11.66% -4.54%

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
104155 109749 101582
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.18% 94.52% 94.28%
Number of salaries quoted 86857 88754 84247
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 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 2 September 2015 within the UK.

Senior Technical Specialist Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Technical Specialist
Top 21 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 2 September 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 +77 60 £52,000 -0.95% 3
Swindon - 30 £49,188 - 3
Wiltshire - 30 £49,188 - 3
South West - 30 £49,188 - 3
London +18 14 £56,500 -9.60%
City of London +32 8 £56,500 -9.60%
South East -12 6 £46,250 -11.90%
Yorkshire - 5 - -
Hampshire +20 4 £47,500 -9.52%
Northamptonshire - 3 £46,377 -
Northampton - 3 £46,377 -
East Midlands - 3 £46,377 -
North West - 2 £27,500 -
Manchester - 2 £27,500 -
Fareham - 2 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 £45,000 -
West Sussex - 1 £41,500 -
Horsham - 1 £41,500 -
Wimbledon - 1 £55,000 -
Edinburgh - 1 £49,500 -
Scotland - 1 £49,500 -

Senior Technical Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 62 (55.86%) Finance
2 49 (44.14%) Banking
3 47 (42.34%) Mentoring
4 39 (35.14%) Retail
5 38 (34.23%) Stakeholder Management
5 38 (34.23%) Linux
6 35 (31.53%) Analytical Skills
7 32 (28.83%) IBM
8 27 (24.32%) WebSphere
9 26 (23.42%) Service Delivery
10 23 (20.72%) QA
11 22 (19.82%) Performance Tuning
11 22 (19.82%) Microsoft
12 21 (18.92%) Windows
12 21 (18.92%) SQL
12 21 (18.92%) Oracle
13 19 (17.12%) TCP/IP
14 18 (16.22%) SOA
14 18 (16.22%) Cisco
15 17 (15.32%) Cisco Certification
15 17 (15.32%) Mainframe
15 17 (15.32%) Systems Analysis
16 16 (14.41%) Line Management
16 16 (14.41%) Technical Analysis
16 16 (14.41%) CCNP
16 16 (14.41%) .NET
16 16 (14.41%) C#
17 15 (13.51%) SQL Server
17 15 (13.51%) AIX
17 15 (13.51%) Web Services

Senior Technical Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 (24.32%) WebSphere
2 5 (4.50%) OpenStack
2 5 (4.50%) CICS
3 4 (3.60%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (1.80%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (1.80%) IIS
5 1 (0.90%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.90%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 9 (8.11%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.80%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.90%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (4.50%) Sentinel
1 5 (4.50%) Oracle General Ledger
1 5 (4.50%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (1.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.60%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.90%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (17.12%) TCP/IP
2 15 (13.51%) DNS
2 15 (13.51%) ATM
2 15 (13.51%) DHCP
3 13 (11.71%) Cisco Nexus
4 12 (10.81%) OSPF
4 12 (10.81%) BGP
4 12 (10.81%) Network Security
5 10 (9.01%) Firewall
6 8 (7.21%) Internet
7 7 (6.31%) SSL
8 6 (5.41%) LAN
8 6 (5.41%) WAN
9 4 (3.60%) Fibre Channel
10 3 (2.70%) VPN
11 2 (1.80%) VoIP
11 2 (1.80%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (1.80%) Wireless
11 2 (1.80%) Structured Cabling
12 1 (0.90%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (13.51%) SQL Server
2 11 (9.91%) DB2
2 11 (9.91%) SQL Server 2005
2 11 (9.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (9.01%) Oracle Database 11g
3 10 (9.01%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.80%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.80%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (9.01%) ClearCase
1 10 (9.01%) Jenkins
2 4 (3.60%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 62 (55.86%) Finance
2 49 (44.14%) Banking
3 39 (35.14%) Retail
4 12 (10.81%) Financial Institution
5 5 (4.50%) General Ledger
6 3 (2.70%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.80%) Electronics
7 2 (1.80%) Marketing
7 2 (1.80%) Law
7 2 (1.80%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.80%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (14.41%) .NET
2 15 (13.51%) Web Services
3 11 (9.91%) Middleware
4 9 (8.11%) WCF
4 9 (8.11%) REST
4 9 (8.11%) SOAP
5 6 (5.41%) XML
6 5 (4.50%) WSDL
6 5 (4.50%) WebSphere MQ
6 5 (4.50%) Sencha Touch
7 4 (3.60%) ASP.NET Web API
7 4 (3.60%) ASP.NET
7 4 (3.60%) Ext JS
7 4 (3.60%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 35 (31.53%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (15.32%) Mainframe
3 11 (9.91%) Management Information System
4 7 (6.31%) Clustering
5 6 (5.41%) Online Banking
6 5 (4.50%) IBM Mainframe
6 5 (4.50%) Reference Data
7 4 (3.60%) DataPower
7 4 (3.60%) Mobile Banking
8 2 (1.80%) DTV
9 1 (0.90%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.90%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 38 (34.23%) Linux
2 21 (18.92%) Windows
3 15 (13.51%) AIX
4 11 (9.91%) Solaris
4 11 (9.91%) zOS
5 6 (5.41%) UNIX
6 5 (4.50%) Ubuntu
7 4 (3.60%) Android
7 4 (3.60%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (3.60%) Windows Phone 8
7 4 (3.60%) Windows Phone
7 4 (3.60%) Apple iOS
8 3 (2.70%) Windows 8
8 3 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (2.70%) Windows 7
9 2 (1.80%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (1.80%) Windows 2000 Server
9 2 (1.80%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (42.34%) Mentoring
2 38 (34.23%) Stakeholder Management
3 26 (23.42%) Service Delivery
4 22 (19.82%) Performance Tuning
5 18 (16.22%) SOA
6 17 (15.32%) Systems Analysis
7 16 (14.41%) Technical Analysis
7 16 (14.41%) Line Management
8 15 (13.51%) Software Delivery
8 15 (13.51%) SDLC
8 15 (13.51%) Coaching
9 12 (10.81%) Network Monitoring
9 12 (10.81%) Root Cause Analysis
9 12 (10.81%) Requirements Management
9 12 (10.81%) Load Balancing
9 12 (10.81%) Project Management
10 11 (9.91%) Data Modelling
11 10 (9.01%) Time Management
12 8 (7.21%) UML
13 7 (6.31%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 21 (18.92%) SQL
2 16 (14.41%) C#
3 11 (9.91%) VB.NET
4 10 (9.01%) Shell Script
4 10 (9.01%) Java
4 10 (9.01%) PL/SQL
5 5 (4.50%) COBOL
5 5 (4.50%) JCL
6 4 (3.60%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.80%) XPath
Qualifications
1 17 (15.32%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (14.41%) CCNP
3 12 (10.81%) CCIE
4 7 (6.31%) Security Cleared
5 6 (5.41%) SC Cleared
6 4 (3.60%) RHCE
7 1 (0.90%) CCSA
7 1 (0.90%) Degree
7 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.90%) MCSE
7 1 (0.90%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (20.72%) QA
2 7 (6.31%) PCI DSS
3 4 (3.60%) ISO 9001
3 4 (3.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (6.31%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (6.31%) Active Directory
2 6 (5.41%) Hyper-V
2 6 (5.41%) vSphere
3 1 (0.90%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.90%) ISA Server
3 1 (0.90%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 12 (10.81%) SolarWinds Orion
2 5 (4.50%) CA Endevor
3 4 (3.60%) Cobbler
4 2 (1.80%) Oracle ZFS
4 2 (1.80%) Tivoli
4 2 (1.80%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 32 (28.83%) IBM
2 22 (19.82%) Microsoft
3 21 (18.92%) Oracle
4 18 (16.22%) Cisco
5 13 (11.71%) F5
6 12 (10.81%) SolarWinds
6 12 (10.81%) Infoblox
6 12 (10.81%) Reuters
6 12 (10.81%) Bloomberg
6 12 (10.81%) Radianz
7 10 (9.01%) Actimize
8 9 (8.11%) Unisys
9 8 (7.21%) Citrix
9 8 (7.21%) Red Hat
10 7 (6.31%) PeopleSoft
10 7 (6.31%) VMware
11 6 (5.41%) SAP
11 6 (5.41%) HP
12 5 (4.50%) Hyperion
12 5 (4.50%) Sencha
Swindon
Annapurna
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Swindon
Nationwide
Salary: £52000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Swindon
Nationwide
Salary: £52000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago