The first table below looks at the demand for the Technical Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the West Sussex 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the West Sussex region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Specialist
Rank 101 94 98
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Specialist 3 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 0.23% 0.32% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.33% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £57,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £46,250 £40,000 £37,250
% change year-on-year
+15.62% +7.38%
Job Titles Category
West Sussex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1290 1215 1343
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 97.14% 96.43% 95.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1146 1036 1110
Average salary £42,500 £39,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.97% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Technical Specialist
South East

Technical Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

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

Technical Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

Technical Specialist
Salary Trend in West Sussex

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

Technical Specialist Salary Trend in West Sussex

Technical Specialist
Job Locations in West Sussex

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 Sussex region over the 3 months to 29 July 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
Horsham - 2 - -
Technical Specialist
South East

Technical Specialist
Top 25 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the West Sussex 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 3 (37.50%) ITIL
1 3 (37.50%) IBM
1 3 (37.50%) ITIL Certification
1 3 (37.50%) SAN
1 3 (37.50%) Service Management
1 3 (37.50%) Problem Management
1 3 (37.50%) NAS
2 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (25.00%) Marketing
2 2 (25.00%) Validation
2 2 (25.00%) VMware
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) HNC
2 2 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (25.00%) MS Office
3 1 (12.50%) SOAP
3 1 (12.50%) Web Services
3 1 (12.50%) JMS
3 1 (12.50%) Mainframe
3 1 (12.50%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) Mule
3 1 (12.50%) REST

Technical Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the West Sussex 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 1 (12.50%) Mule
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) SAN
1 3 (37.50%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (25.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) SOAP
1 1 (12.50%) Web Services
1 1 (12.50%) JMS
1 1 (12.50%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) ITIL
1 3 (37.50%) Service Management
1 3 (37.50%) Problem Management
2 2 (25.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (25.00%) HNC
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) IBM
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) VMware