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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Technical Specialist
Rank 828 895 860
Rank change year-on-year
+67 -35
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Technical Specialist 55 12 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.051% 0.010% 0.025%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.054% 0.011% 0.026%
Number of salaries quoted 28 11 10
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 £46,114 £50,000 £39,800
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £72,500 £60,250
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £52,500 £45,310
% change year-on-year
-9.52% +15.86%

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
101039 111103 102972
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.57% 94.62% 94.64%
Number of salaries quoted 82999 91169 85609
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 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 May 2015 within the UK.

Senior Technical Specialist Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Technical Specialist
Top 19 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 22 May 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 +73 50 £50,000 -20.00% 5
London +62 27 £50,000 -21.56% 1
South West - 12 £47,500 - 3
Wiltshire - 10 £50,000 - 3
Swindon - 10 £50,000 - 3
City of London +45 8 - - 1
North West - 5 - - 1
Manchester - 5 - - 1
Yorkshire +10 3 £47,750 -
South East +6 3 £55,000 +4.76%
West Yorkshire +21 2 £47,750 -
Leeds +14 2 £47,750 -
Cheltenham - 2 £40,000 -
Gloucestershire - 2 £40,000 -
Oxfordshire - 2 £55,000 -
South Yorkshire - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 £50,000 -
Doncaster - 1 - -
Reading - 1 £50,000 -

Senior Technical Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 45 (55.56%) Finance
2 35 (43.21%) Linux
3 31 (38.27%) IBM
4 28 (34.57%) SQL
4 28 (34.57%) Oracle
5 27 (33.33%) Banking
5 27 (33.33%) WebSphere
5 27 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
6 26 (32.10%) Mentoring
7 25 (30.86%) Retail
8 24 (29.63%) Performance Tuning
9 22 (27.16%) Stakeholder Management
9 22 (27.16%) SQL Server
10 20 (24.69%) QA
11 16 (19.75%) Microsoft
11 16 (19.75%) Red Hat
12 15 (18.52%) Systems Analysis
12 15 (18.52%) SOA
12 15 (18.52%) ATM
12 15 (18.52%) Windows
12 15 (18.52%) AIX
12 15 (18.52%) Coaching
12 15 (18.52%) Software Delivery
13 14 (17.28%) Shell Script
14 13 (16.05%) Web Services
15 12 (14.81%) DB2
15 12 (14.81%) PL/SQL
15 12 (14.81%) Active Directory
15 12 (14.81%) Technical Analysis
15 12 (14.81%) Oracle Database

Senior Technical Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 5 (6.17%) OpenStack
2 5 (6.17%) Site Server
2 5 (6.17%) CICS
2 5 (6.17%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (2.47%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 2 (2.47%) WebLogic
3 2 (2.47%) IIS
3 2 (2.47%) JBoss
3 2 (2.47%) Apache
4 1 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.23%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.23%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 6 (7.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (9.88%) Oracle General Ledger
1 8 (9.88%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (2.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.17%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (6.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (18.52%) ATM
2 10 (12.35%) Firewall
3 9 (11.11%) TCP/IP
4 7 (8.64%) SSL
5 6 (7.41%) LAN
5 6 (7.41%) WAN
6 5 (6.17%) Fibre Channel
6 5 (6.17%) DHCP
6 5 (6.17%) DNS
7 4 (4.94%) SAN
8 2 (2.47%) Internet
8 2 (2.47%) HTTP
9 1 (1.23%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (1.23%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 1 (1.23%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 1 (1.23%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (27.16%) SQL Server
2 12 (14.81%) DB2
2 12 (14.81%) Oracle Database
2 12 (14.81%) Oracle Database 11g
3 7 (8.64%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (6.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (6.17%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.47%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (2.47%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (12.35%) ClearCase
1 10 (12.35%) Jenkins
General
1 45 (55.56%) Finance
2 27 (33.33%) Banking
3 25 (30.86%) Retail
4 8 (9.88%) General Ledger
5 2 (2.47%) Electronics
5 2 (2.47%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.47%) Law
5 2 (2.47%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.47%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (16.05%) Web Services
2 9 (11.11%) .NET
3 8 (9.88%) Middleware
4 6 (7.41%) SOAP
4 6 (7.41%) WCF
4 6 (7.41%) REST
5 5 (6.17%) HTML5
5 5 (6.17%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 5 (6.17%) JSON
5 5 (6.17%) MSMQ
5 5 (6.17%) HTML
6 3 (3.70%) WebSphere MQ
7 2 (2.47%) CGI
8 1 (1.23%) Sencha Touch
8 1 (1.23%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 27 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (13.58%) Mainframe
3 10 (12.35%) Management Information System
4 8 (9.88%) Clustering
5 6 (7.41%) Open Source
6 5 (6.17%) Mobile App
6 5 (6.17%) Reference Data
6 5 (6.17%) IBM Mainframe
7 2 (2.47%) DTV
8 1 (1.23%) FlexPod
8 1 (1.23%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 35 (43.21%) Linux
2 15 (18.52%) Windows
2 15 (18.52%) AIX
3 10 (12.35%) UNIX
4 9 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (9.88%) Solaris
5 8 (9.88%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (8.64%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (7.41%) Ubuntu
8 5 (6.17%) Apple iOS
8 5 (6.17%) Android
8 5 (6.17%) zOS
9 2 (2.47%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (1.23%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (1.23%) HPUX
10 1 (1.23%) SUSE
10 1 (1.23%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (32.10%) Mentoring
2 24 (29.63%) Performance Tuning
3 22 (27.16%) Stakeholder Management
4 15 (18.52%) Systems Analysis
4 15 (18.52%) SOA
4 15 (18.52%) Coaching
4 15 (18.52%) Software Delivery
5 12 (14.81%) Technical Analysis
5 12 (14.81%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 10 (12.35%) ITIL
6 10 (12.35%) Data Modelling
7 8 (9.88%) CRM
7 8 (9.88%) Analytics
8 7 (8.64%) High Availability
8 7 (8.64%) Performance Monitoring
8 7 (8.64%) Service Delivery
9 6 (7.41%) Change Management
9 6 (7.41%) Data Management
9 6 (7.41%) Information Management
9 6 (7.41%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 28 (34.57%) SQL
2 14 (17.28%) Shell Script
3 12 (14.81%) PL/SQL
4 10 (12.35%) Java
5 9 (11.11%) C#
6 7 (8.64%) JavaScript
7 5 (6.17%) PowerShell
7 5 (6.17%) JCL
7 5 (6.17%) COBOL
8 4 (4.94%) Perl
9 2 (2.47%) T-SQL
9 2 (2.47%) Korn
9 2 (2.47%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 7 (8.64%) SC Cleared
1 7 (8.64%) Security Cleared
1 7 (8.64%) RHCE
2 6 (7.41%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (6.17%) CCNP
4 1 (1.23%) Degree
4 1 (1.23%) CCNA
4 1 (1.23%) IBM AIX Certification
4 1 (1.23%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (24.69%) QA
2 5 (6.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (6.17%) ISO 9001
3 2 (2.47%) COBIT
4 1 (1.23%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.23%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (14.81%) Active Directory
2 6 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (7.41%) Hyper-V
3 5 (6.17%) vSphere
4 2 (2.47%) Xen
4 2 (2.47%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (2.47%) KVM
5 1 (1.23%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.23%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 5 (6.17%) Cobbler
1 5 (6.17%) SCCM
1 5 (6.17%) CA Endevor
1 5 (6.17%) Tivoli
1 5 (6.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 5 (6.17%) BMC PATROL
2 3 (3.70%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (2.47%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (2.47%) Data Guard
3 2 (2.47%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 31 (38.27%) IBM
2 28 (34.57%) Oracle
3 16 (19.75%) Microsoft
3 16 (19.75%) Red Hat
4 11 (13.58%) PeopleSoft
5 10 (12.35%) Actimize
6 8 (9.88%) Hyperion
7 7 (8.64%) Cisco
8 6 (7.41%) Juniper
8 6 (7.41%) EMC
8 6 (7.41%) Citrix
8 6 (7.41%) VMware
9 5 (6.17%) Veritas
9 5 (6.17%) BMC
9 5 (6.17%) Sun
10 3 (3.70%) HP
11 2 (2.47%) Blue Coat
11 2 (2.47%) CheckPoint
11 2 (2.47%) SAP
11 2 (2.47%) Brocade
Manchester, Lancashire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £80000 - £85000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £52037 - £61220 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Swindon
Nationwide
Salary: £40721 - £52032 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Swindon
Nationwide Building Society
Posted: 20 days ago