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 8 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Specialist
Rank 178 212 226
Rank change year-on-year
+34 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Specialist 43 12 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.78% 0.23% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.81% 0.24% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 12 7 10
Median salary £44,750 £40,000 £49,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.87% -18.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,150 £27,000 £36,450
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £44,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-10.11% +11.25%
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
5331 4966 5515
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 96.89% 97.16% 97.44%
Number of salaries quoted 4231 4181 4867
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

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 8 December 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 8 December 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 +15 29 £33,000 -12.00%
Coventry - 9 £47,000 -
Warwickshire +14 4 - -
West Bromwich - 1 £34,500 -
Technical Specialist
England

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

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 65 (61.32%) Service Delivery
2 63 (59.43%) Data Centre
3 62 (58.49%) Line Management
4 60 (56.60%) Continuous Improvement
4 60 (56.60%) CMDB
5 49 (46.23%) Citrix
6 43 (40.57%) Firewall
7 39 (36.79%) Microsoft
8 38 (35.85%) Finance
9 36 (33.96%) Publishing
9 36 (33.96%) Linux
9 36 (33.96%) Presales
10 33 (31.13%) MS Excel
10 33 (31.13%) IBM
11 31 (29.25%) VMware
12 29 (27.36%) IIS
12 29 (27.36%) VMware Infrastructure
13 28 (26.42%) Active Directory
14 27 (25.47%) SQL
14 27 (25.47%) Red Hat
15 26 (24.53%) SCCM
16 25 (23.58%) Retail
17 23 (21.70%) SCOM
17 23 (21.70%) NetBackup
17 23 (21.70%) Firmware
17 23 (21.70%) SSL
18 22 (20.75%) HP
18 22 (20.75%) Security Cleared
19 21 (19.81%) Degree
19 21 (19.81%) LPIC

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 29 (27.36%) IIS
2 6 (5.66%) MS Exchange
3 5 (4.72%) Apache
3 5 (4.72%) WebSphere
4 4 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (2.83%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (2.83%) IBM Notes
5 3 (2.83%) SharePoint
5 3 (2.83%) Skype for Business
5 3 (2.83%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.89%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.94%) Confluence
7 1 (0.94%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 33 (31.13%) MS Excel
2 6 (5.66%) MS Office
3 4 (3.77%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (8.49%) Sentinel
2 2 (1.89%) Sage 1000
3 1 (0.94%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.94%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.94%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 43 (40.57%) Firewall
2 23 (21.70%) SSL
3 21 (19.81%) DNS
4 18 (16.98%) WAN
5 12 (11.32%) SAN
6 8 (7.55%) Internet
7 6 (5.66%) LAN
8 5 (4.72%) TCP/IP
9 4 (3.77%) Intranet
9 4 (3.77%) MPLS
9 4 (3.77%) VLAN
10 3 (2.83%) Skype
10 3 (2.83%) SMTP
10 3 (2.83%) VoIP
11 2 (1.89%) Fibre Channel
12 1 (0.94%) Cisco ASA
12 1 (0.94%) Cisco IOS
12 1 (0.94%) Cisco ISE
12 1 (0.94%) Cisco Nexus
12 1 (0.94%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (12.26%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.66%) RDBMS
2 6 (5.66%) Relational Database
3 5 (4.72%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (3.77%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.89%) DB2
5 2 (1.89%) MySQL
5 2 (1.89%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.94%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (1.89%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.94%) JIRA
2 1 (0.94%) Selenium
General
1 38 (35.85%) Finance
2 36 (33.96%) Publishing
3 25 (23.58%) Retail
4 5 (4.72%) Banking
5 3 (2.83%) Billing
5 3 (2.83%) Investment Banking
5 3 (2.83%) Retail Banking
6 2 (1.89%) Advertising
7 1 (0.94%) Back Office
7 1 (0.94%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.94%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (10.38%) .NET
2 7 (6.60%) Web Services
3 5 (4.72%) Middleware
3 5 (4.72%) WebSphere MQ
4 4 (3.77%) ADO.NET
4 4 (3.77%) Ajax
4 4 (3.77%) ASP.NET
4 4 (3.77%) ASP.NET Web API
4 4 (3.77%) CSS
4 4 (3.77%) CSS3
4 4 (3.77%) HTML
4 4 (3.77%) HTML5
4 4 (3.77%) JSON
4 4 (3.77%) RESTful
4 4 (3.77%) WCF
5 3 (2.83%) XML
6 2 (1.89%) COM
6 2 (1.89%) IBM Integration Bus
6 2 (1.89%) J2EE
6 2 (1.89%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 63 (59.43%) Data Centre
2 60 (56.60%) CMDB
3 19 (17.92%) Computer Science
4 7 (6.60%) Blackberry
5 5 (4.72%) DataPower
6 4 (3.77%) Mobile Computing
7 3 (2.83%) PKI
7 3 (2.83%) Virtual Team
8 2 (1.89%) Clustering
9 1 (0.94%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 36 (33.96%) Linux
2 14 (13.21%) Windows
3 9 (8.49%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (7.55%) Solaris
4 8 (7.55%) Unix
4 8 (7.55%) Windows Server
5 7 (6.60%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (3.77%) Android
6 4 (3.77%) Apple iOS
6 4 (3.77%) SUSE
6 4 (3.77%) Windows Mobile
6 4 (3.77%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.89%) AIX
7 2 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.89%) Windows 10
7 2 (1.89%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (61.32%) Service Delivery
2 62 (58.49%) Line Management
3 60 (56.60%) Continuous Improvement
4 36 (33.96%) Presales
5 15 (14.15%) ITIL
5 15 (14.15%) Requirements Analysis
5 15 (14.15%) Service Management
5 15 (14.15%) Software Engineering
6 14 (13.21%) Project Management
7 13 (12.26%) Gantt Chart
7 13 (12.26%) ITIL V3
7 13 (12.26%) PRINCE2
8 7 (6.60%) Wealth Management
9 6 (5.66%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (5.66%) Migration
10 4 (3.77%) Coaching
10 4 (3.77%) High Availability
10 4 (3.77%) MVC
10 4 (3.77%) Release Management
10 4 (3.77%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 27 (25.47%) SQL
2 6 (5.66%) C#
3 4 (3.77%) JavaScript
3 4 (3.77%) Shell Script
4 2 (1.89%) Java
4 2 (1.89%) Perl
4 2 (1.89%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.94%) Korn
Qualifications
1 22 (20.75%) Security Cleared
2 21 (19.81%) BPSS Clearance
2 21 (19.81%) Degree
2 21 (19.81%) LPIC
3 15 (14.15%) CCNA
3 15 (14.15%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (12.26%) PMI Certification
4 13 (12.26%) PMP
5 2 (1.89%) ISEB
5 2 (1.89%) MCSE
5 2 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.94%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.94%) MCITP
6 1 (0.94%) MCSA
6 1 (0.94%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (19.81%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 29 (27.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (26.42%) Active Directory
3 23 (21.70%) Firmware
4 3 (2.83%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 2 (1.89%) NFS
5 2 (1.89%) XenApp
6 1 (0.94%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 26 (24.53%) SCCM
2 23 (21.70%) NetBackup
2 23 (21.70%) SCOM
3 21 (19.81%) Backup Exec
4 5 (4.72%) Oracle ZFS
5 4 (3.77%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (1.89%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (1.89%) Cisco UCCE
6 2 (1.89%) Data Guard
6 2 (1.89%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (1.89%) MAILsweeper
6 2 (1.89%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (1.89%) Unicenter
7 1 (0.94%) Nagios
7 1 (0.94%) Simpana
Vendors
1 49 (46.23%) Citrix
2 39 (36.79%) Microsoft
3 33 (31.13%) IBM
4 31 (29.25%) VMware
5 27 (25.47%) Red Hat
6 22 (20.75%) HP
7 20 (18.87%) Cisco
8 15 (14.15%) F5
9 14 (13.21%) CheckPoint
10 13 (12.26%) Brocade
10 13 (12.26%) Fortinet
10 13 (12.26%) Juniper
11 12 (11.32%) Oracle
12 8 (7.55%) NetApp
13 5 (4.72%) Sun
13 5 (4.72%) Veritas
14 4 (3.77%) CommVault
14 4 (3.77%) EMC
15 3 (2.83%) Lotus
16 2 (1.89%) CA
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