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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Technical Specialist
Rank 863 888 878
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Technical Specialist 32 11 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.028% 0.010% 0.014%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.030% 0.011% 0.015%
Number of salaries quoted 18 8 7
Average salary £46,000 £55,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.36% +22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £48,050 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,600 £69,000 £53,100
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £51,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +21.76%

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
106313 103834 110138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.66% 94.68% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 88520 84369 94875
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,400 £26,500 £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 18 December 2014 within the UK.

Senior Technical Specialist Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Technical Specialist
Top 17 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 18 December 2014. 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 +27 30 £46,000 -16.36% 2
London +33 13 £46,000 -16.36% 1
Swindon - 9 £50,000 - 1
Wiltshire - 9 £50,000 - 1
South West - 9 £50,000 - 1
North West -16 4 - -
Wimbledon - 4 £46,000 -
Manchester - 4 - -
South East - 3 £52,500 -
Hampshire - 2 £53,250 -
Scotland - 2 £56,000 -
Edinburgh - 2 £56,000 -
North East -15 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 £47,500 -
Durham - 1 - -
Havant - 1 £54,000 -
Reading - 1 £47,500 -

Senior Technical Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 25 (55.56%) Oracle
2 24 (53.33%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (51.11%) Windows
3 23 (51.11%) Finance
4 20 (44.44%) QA
5 19 (42.22%) Banking
5 19 (42.22%) Retail
6 18 (40.00%) IBM
6 18 (40.00%) Linux
7 16 (35.56%) ATM
7 16 (35.56%) SQL Server
7 16 (35.56%) Java
7 16 (35.56%) Change Management
7 16 (35.56%) Mentoring
7 16 (35.56%) Coaching
8 12 (26.67%) Microsoft
8 12 (26.67%) SQL
9 11 (24.44%) C#
9 11 (24.44%) TCP/IP
10 10 (22.22%) Shell Script
10 10 (22.22%) WebSphere
11 9 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (20.00%) VMware
11 9 (20.00%) Active Directory
11 9 (20.00%) Citrix
11 9 (20.00%) Windows XP
11 9 (20.00%) MS Excel
12 8 (17.78%) CRM
12 8 (17.78%) ClearCase
12 8 (17.78%) C++

Senior Technical Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 10 (22.22%) WebSphere
2 6 (13.33%) MS Exchange
3 5 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (4.44%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 2 (4.44%) WebLogic
4 2 (4.44%) JBoss
4 2 (4.44%) Apache
5 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.22%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2000
5 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (2.22%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.22%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (2.22%) Lync
Applications
1 9 (20.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (17.78%) BASE24
2 6 (13.33%) Oracle General Ledger
2 6 (13.33%) Oracle Payables
3 4 (8.89%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (2.22%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 16 (35.56%) ATM
2 11 (24.44%) TCP/IP
3 5 (11.11%) DNS
4 4 (8.89%) SAN
4 4 (8.89%) DHCP
5 2 (4.44%) HTTP
6 1 (2.22%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (35.56%) SQL Server
2 8 (17.78%) DB2
2 8 (17.78%) Oracle Database
3 4 (8.89%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (8.89%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (17.78%) ClearCase
General
1 23 (51.11%) Finance
2 19 (42.22%) Banking
2 19 (42.22%) Retail
3 6 (13.33%) General Ledger
4 1 (2.22%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (17.78%) J2EE
1 8 (17.78%) XML
2 3 (6.67%) Middleware
2 3 (6.67%) .NET
3 2 (4.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 24 (53.33%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (17.78%) Tandem
2 8 (17.78%) Cryptography
2 8 (17.78%) EMV
2 8 (17.78%) Mainframe
3 2 (4.44%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.22%) AS400
4 1 (2.22%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 23 (51.11%) Windows
2 18 (40.00%) Linux
3 9 (20.00%) Windows XP
4 8 (17.78%) Windows 7
5 5 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (4.44%) AIX
6 2 (4.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.22%) Apple iOS
7 1 (2.22%) Android
7 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (2.22%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (35.56%) Change Management
1 16 (35.56%) Mentoring
1 16 (35.56%) Coaching
2 9 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (17.78%) SOA
3 8 (17.78%) CRM
3 8 (17.78%) Analytics
4 5 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (8.89%) Systems Analysis
6 3 (6.67%) Business Analysis
6 3 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (4.44%) Waterfall
7 2 (4.44%) Load Balancing
7 2 (4.44%) Build Automation
7 2 (4.44%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (4.44%) People Management
7 2 (4.44%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (4.44%) ITIL
7 2 (4.44%) UML
7 2 (4.44%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 16 (35.56%) Java
2 12 (26.67%) SQL
3 11 (24.44%) C#
4 10 (22.22%) Shell Script
5 8 (17.78%) JCL
5 8 (17.78%) PL/1
5 8 (17.78%) C++
5 8 (17.78%) COBOL
5 8 (17.78%) PowerShell
5 8 (17.78%) PL/SQL
6 2 (4.44%) Bash Shell
6 2 (4.44%) Perl
6 2 (4.44%) Korn
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (44.44%) QA
2 8 (17.78%) ISO 8583
3 2 (4.44%) COBIT
System Software
1 9 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (11.11%) XenApp
3 4 (8.89%) DFS Replication
3 4 (8.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (4.44%) KVM
4 2 (4.44%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (4.44%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 25 (55.56%) Oracle
2 18 (40.00%) IBM
3 12 (26.67%) Microsoft
4 9 (20.00%) Citrix
4 9 (20.00%) VMware
5 8 (17.78%) NCR
5 8 (17.78%) Actimize
5 8 (17.78%) VocaLink
5 8 (17.78%) HP
6 7 (15.56%) PeopleSoft
6 7 (15.56%) Hyperion
7 5 (11.11%) AppSense
7 5 (11.11%) CommVault
8 2 (4.44%) Red Hat
9 1 (2.22%) Symantec
9 1 (2.22%) EMC
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