The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Technical Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Specialist
Rank 205 185 192
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Specialist 11 26 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.19% 0.50% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.53% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 11 21 9
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
5379 4933 4659
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.32% 95.38% 96.10%
Number of salaries quoted 4765 4220 4061
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,240
% change year-on-year
- +4.60%

Technical Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Technical Specialist in the job title across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 27 November 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Specialist within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 November 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Birmingham -26 7 £50,000 +14.94% 1
Coventry -13 3 £45,000 +47.54%
Worcestershire - 1 £36,000 -
Technical Specialist
England

Technical Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region that cited 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 Technical Specialist in their job title.

1 25 (69.44%) Windows
2 14 (38.89%) ITIL
3 12 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
4 11 (30.56%) VMware
4 11 (30.56%) Cisco
4 11 (30.56%) Citrix
4 11 (30.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (27.78%) Shell Script
5 10 (27.78%) Linux
5 10 (27.78%) Finance
5 10 (27.78%) SCCM
5 10 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
6 9 (25.00%) SCOM
6 9 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (25.00%) UNIX
6 9 (25.00%) Tomcat
6 9 (25.00%) SQL
6 9 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (25.00%) Active Directory
6 9 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 8 (22.22%) Apache
7 8 (22.22%) Java
7 8 (22.22%) Perl
7 8 (22.22%) WebLogic
7 8 (22.22%) Internet
7 8 (22.22%) Telecoms
8 7 (19.44%) Change Management
8 7 (19.44%) Incident Management
8 7 (19.44%) Degree
8 7 (19.44%) Solaris

Technical Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region that cited 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 Technical Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (25.00%) Tomcat
2 8 (22.22%) WebLogic
2 8 (22.22%) Apache
3 4 (11.11%) MS Exchange
4 3 (8.33%) JBoss
5 2 (5.56%) Oracle Coherence
5 2 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (2.78%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (2.78%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (2.78%) Lync
6 1 (2.78%) IIS
6 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2000
6 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.56%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (22.22%) Internet
2 6 (16.67%) 4G
2 6 (16.67%) GPRS
2 6 (16.67%) VPN
3 5 (13.89%) LDAP
4 3 (8.33%) TCP/IP
4 3 (8.33%) Firewall
4 3 (8.33%) DNS
4 3 (8.33%) SAN
4 3 (8.33%) Intranet
5 2 (5.56%) Symposium
6 1 (2.78%) NAS
6 1 (2.78%) NetScaler
6 1 (2.78%) Wireless
6 1 (2.78%) LAN
6 1 (2.78%) WAN
6 1 (2.78%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.89%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.78%) Hazelcast
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 2 (5.56%) MSI
2 1 (2.78%) AdminStudio
General
1 10 (27.78%) Finance
2 8 (22.22%) Telecoms
3 4 (11.11%) Front Office
4 1 (2.78%) Back Office
4 1 (2.78%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.78%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.89%) HTML
2 2 (5.56%) Application Packaging
3 1 (2.78%) .NET
3 1 (2.78%) J2EE
3 1 (2.78%) Web Services
3 1 (2.78%) XML
3 1 (2.78%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.67%) Mobile App
2 5 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (13.89%) Statistics
3 2 (5.56%) Clustering
4 1 (2.78%) AS400
4 1 (2.78%) Open Source
4 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 25 (69.44%) Windows
2 11 (30.56%) Windows Server 2012
3 10 (27.78%) Linux
4 9 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (25.00%) UNIX
4 9 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (19.44%) Solaris
6 5 (13.89%) AIX
6 5 (13.89%) SUSE
7 4 (11.11%) Windows 2000
8 3 (8.33%) Windows 7
9 1 (2.78%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (2.78%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (38.89%) ITIL
2 12 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 7 (19.44%) Change Management
3 7 (19.44%) Incident Management
4 6 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 6 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (13.89%) Web Development
5 5 (13.89%) Resource Management
6 4 (11.11%) Migration
6 4 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (8.33%) Problem Management
7 3 (8.33%) Time Management
8 2 (5.56%) Business Continuity
8 2 (5.56%) Project Planning
8 2 (5.56%) Network Monitoring
8 2 (5.56%) Mentoring
9 1 (2.78%) Software Licensing
9 1 (2.78%) Software Deployment
9 1 (2.78%) Service Delivery
9 1 (2.78%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 10 (27.78%) Shell Script
2 9 (25.00%) SQL
3 8 (22.22%) Java
3 8 (22.22%) Perl
4 4 (11.11%) Korn
5 1 (2.78%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.78%) VBScript
5 1 (2.78%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (19.44%) Degree
2 5 (13.89%) Security Cleared
2 5 (13.89%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (11.11%) CCA
3 4 (11.11%) Citrix Certification
4 3 (8.33%) MCSE
4 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.78%) HND
5 1 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 10 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 5 (13.89%) Hyper-V
3 5 (13.89%) XenApp
3 5 (13.89%) XenDesktop
4 1 (2.78%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 10 (27.78%) SCCM
2 9 (25.00%) SCOM
3 5 (13.89%) CA SiteMinder
4 4 (11.11%) SCDPM
4 4 (11.11%) SCVMM
5 2 (5.56%) SCOrch
5 2 (5.56%) SCSM
6 1 (2.78%) MAILsweeper
6 1 (2.78%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (2.78%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 11 (30.56%) Cisco
1 11 (30.56%) Citrix
1 11 (30.56%) VMware
2 9 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (16.67%) Sun
4 5 (13.89%) CA
5 4 (11.11%) Juniper
5 4 (11.11%) AppSense
5 4 (11.11%) Oracle
6 3 (8.33%) NetApp
7 2 (5.56%) HP
8 1 (2.78%) Dell
8 1 (2.78%) EMC
8 1 (2.78%) CommVault
8 1 (2.78%) LANDesk
8 1 (2.78%) Finjan
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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