The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the West Midlands region that had Technical Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 30 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Specialist
Rank 192 202 216
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Specialist 45 21 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.73% 0.36% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.76% 0.38% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 18 20 9
Median salary £36,500 £35,661 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.35% -16.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,050 £21,850 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,200 £64,100 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,750 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%
Technical Specialist
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region. 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
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5952 5574 5234
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 96.31% 96.77% 96.00%
Number of salaries quoted 4666 4616 4432
Median salary £38,500 £39,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.53% +5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Technical Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region that featured Technical Specialist in the job title.

Technical Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Technical Specialist
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Technical Specialist across the West Midlands region.

Technical Specialist Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Technical Specialist
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Technical Specialist across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 June 2016.

Technical Specialist Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Technical Specialist
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Specialist within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Birmingham +11 34 £27,500 -51.11%
Coventry +13 7 £41,000 -3.52%
Staffordshire - 2 £35,000 - 1
Warwickshire +6 1 £39,000 +18.33%
Technical Specialist
England

Technical Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, 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 across the West Midlands region featuring Technical Specialist in the job title.

1 41 (59.42%) Service Delivery
2 40 (57.97%) Data Centre
3 27 (39.13%) Linux
4 24 (34.78%) Degree
5 23 (33.33%) Unix
6 22 (31.88%) SAN
6 22 (31.88%) CMDB
6 22 (31.88%) Continuous Improvement
6 22 (31.88%) Line Management
7 21 (30.43%) Solaris
7 21 (30.43%) SQL
8 20 (28.99%) Oracle
8 20 (28.99%) IBM
8 20 (28.99%) Computer Science
9 19 (27.54%) Presales
9 19 (27.54%) Publishing
10 17 (24.64%) Migration
10 17 (24.64%) NetBackup
10 17 (24.64%) Microsoft
10 17 (24.64%) Sun
10 17 (24.64%) Veritas
10 17 (24.64%) Firmware
10 17 (24.64%) SQL Server
10 17 (24.64%) Apache
10 17 (24.64%) Oracle ZFS
10 17 (24.64%) Customer Engagement
11 16 (23.19%) Finance
12 15 (21.74%) Software Engineering
12 15 (21.74%) Requirements Analysis
13 14 (20.29%) Technical Architecture

Technical Specialist Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 17 (24.64%) Apache
2 7 (10.14%) IIS
3 4 (5.80%) MS Exchange
3 4 (5.80%) SharePoint
3 4 (5.80%) Tomcat
4 3 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (2.90%) IBM Notes
5 2 (2.90%) Skype for Business
6 1 (1.45%) CMS
6 1 (1.45%) WebLogic
Applications
1 13 (18.84%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.25%) MS Office
2 5 (7.25%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (5.80%) Sentinel
2 2 (2.90%) Sage 1000
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.45%) Office 365
1 1 (1.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (31.88%) SAN
2 12 (17.39%) Firewall
3 6 (8.70%) Internet
4 5 (7.25%) DNS
4 5 (7.25%) SSL
4 5 (7.25%) WAN
5 4 (5.80%) Fibre Channel
6 3 (4.35%) Intranet
6 3 (4.35%) LAN
6 3 (4.35%) TCP/IP
7 2 (2.90%) Skype
7 2 (2.90%) SMTP
8 1 (1.45%) DHCP
8 1 (1.45%) Symposium
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (24.64%) SQL Server
2 13 (18.84%) DB2
2 13 (18.84%) MySQL
3 5 (7.25%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.90%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.90%) EDRMS
4 2 (2.90%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (2.90%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.45%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.45%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (4.35%) Oracle Forms
General
1 19 (27.54%) Publishing
2 16 (23.19%) Finance
3 6 (8.70%) Retail
4 5 (7.25%) Banking
5 3 (4.35%) Investment Banking
6 2 (2.90%) Advertising
6 2 (2.90%) Legal
6 2 (2.90%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.45%) Back Office
7 1 (1.45%) French Language
7 1 (1.45%) Front Office
7 1 (1.45%) German Language
7 1 (1.45%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (18.84%) LAMP
2 5 (7.25%) .NET
2 5 (7.25%) Web Services
3 2 (2.90%) XML
4 1 (1.45%) COM
4 1 (1.45%) D-Bus
4 1 (1.45%) J2EE
4 1 (1.45%) JMS
4 1 (1.45%) Middleware
4 1 (1.45%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 40 (57.97%) Data Centre
2 22 (31.88%) CMDB
3 20 (28.99%) Computer Science
4 13 (18.84%) Clustering
5 7 (10.14%) Blackberry
6 5 (7.25%) Mobile Computing
7 2 (2.90%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.90%) Virtual Team
8 1 (1.45%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.45%) Cryptography
8 1 (1.45%) Driving Licence
8 1 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.45%) PKI
8 1 (1.45%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 27 (39.13%) Linux
2 23 (33.33%) Unix
3 21 (30.43%) Solaris
4 14 (20.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 14 (20.29%) SUSE
5 13 (18.84%) AIX
5 13 (18.84%) Windows
6 6 (8.70%) Windows Server
7 5 (7.25%) Android
7 5 (7.25%) Apple iOS
7 5 (7.25%) Windows Mobile
7 5 (7.25%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (5.80%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (5.80%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (2.90%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (59.42%) Service Delivery
2 22 (31.88%) Continuous Improvement
2 22 (31.88%) Line Management
3 19 (27.54%) Presales
4 17 (24.64%) Customer Engagement
4 17 (24.64%) Migration
5 15 (21.74%) Requirements Analysis
5 15 (21.74%) Software Engineering
6 14 (20.29%) Technical Architecture
7 13 (18.84%) Performance Analysis
7 13 (18.84%) TOGAF
7 13 (18.84%) Zachman Framework
8 6 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (8.70%) Mobile Device Management
9 4 (5.80%) Project Management
10 3 (4.35%) Analytics
10 3 (4.35%) E-business
10 3 (4.35%) High Availability
10 3 (4.35%) ITIL
10 3 (4.35%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (30.43%) SQL
2 14 (20.29%) Perl
2 14 (20.29%) Shell Script
3 3 (4.35%) PowerShell
4 2 (2.90%) C#
4 2 (2.90%) Korn
5 1 (1.45%) Java
5 1 (1.45%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 24 (34.78%) Degree
2 13 (18.84%) ISEB
3 4 (5.80%) BPSS Clearance
3 4 (5.80%) LPIC
3 4 (5.80%) Security Cleared
4 3 (4.35%) MCSE
4 3 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.90%) CCNA
5 2 (2.90%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.90%) MCSA
5 2 (2.90%) PMI Certification
5 2 (2.90%) PMP
5 2 (2.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.45%) MCITP
6 1 (1.45%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.80%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.45%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (24.64%) Firmware
2 12 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (14.49%) Active Directory
4 4 (5.80%) NFS
4 4 (5.80%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 2 (2.90%) XenApp
6 1 (1.45%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.45%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.45%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 17 (24.64%) NetBackup
1 17 (24.64%) Oracle ZFS
2 14 (20.29%) Oracle RMAN
3 13 (18.84%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 13 (18.84%) Unicenter
4 7 (10.14%) SCCM
5 5 (7.25%) SCOM
6 4 (5.80%) Backup Exec
6 4 (5.80%) Simpana
7 2 (2.90%) EMC NetWorker
7 2 (2.90%) MAILsweeper
8 1 (1.45%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 20 (28.99%) IBM
1 20 (28.99%) Oracle
2 17 (24.64%) Microsoft
2 17 (24.64%) Sun
2 17 (24.64%) Veritas
3 13 (18.84%) CA
3 13 (18.84%) VMware
4 11 (15.94%) Citrix
4 11 (15.94%) Red Hat
5 10 (14.49%) NetApp
6 9 (13.04%) HP
7 6 (8.70%) CommVault
8 4 (5.80%) EMC
9 3 (4.35%) Cisco
10 2 (2.90%) Brocade
10 2 (2.90%) CheckPoint
10 2 (2.90%) Juniper
10 2 (2.90%) Lotus
10 2 (2.90%) Netezza
10 2 (2.90%) Sage
Staffordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago