The table below looks at the statistics 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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Specialist
Rank 96 93 99
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Specialist 4 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 0.33% 0.36% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.37% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 0
Average salary £30,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £43,082 £45,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
-4.26% +23.28%
Technical Specialist
South East

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 Sussex 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 Sussex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1188 1079 1363
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 97.46% 96.86% 95.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1042 956 1156
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £22,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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
Salary Histogram in West Sussex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Technical Specialist across the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Technical Specialist Salary Histogram 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 August 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
Crawley +6 2 £30,500 -
Horsham - 1 - -
Technical Specialist
South East

Technical Specialist
Top 24 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 5 (62.50%) ITIL
2 3 (37.50%) IBM
2 3 (37.50%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (37.50%) SAN
2 3 (37.50%) Service Management
2 3 (37.50%) Problem Management
2 3 (37.50%) NAS
3 2 (25.00%) VB.NET
3 2 (25.00%) .NET
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
4 1 (12.50%) CSS
4 1 (12.50%) SOAP
4 1 (12.50%) Web Services
4 1 (12.50%) MCSE
4 1 (12.50%) JMS
4 1 (12.50%) Java
4 1 (12.50%) SQL
4 1 (12.50%) Network+ Certification
4 1 (12.50%) Mainframe
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (12.50%) A+ Certification
4 1 (12.50%) Document Management
4 1 (12.50%) REST
4 1 (12.50%) Mule

Technical Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) SAN
1 3 (37.50%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) CSS
2 1 (12.50%) SOAP
2 1 (12.50%) Web Services
2 1 (12.50%) JMS
2 1 (12.50%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) ITIL
2 3 (37.50%) Service Management
2 3 (37.50%) Problem Management
3 1 (12.50%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (12.50%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (12.50%) Network+ Certification
2 1 (12.50%) MCSE
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (12.50%) A+ Certification
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) IBM