The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the West Yorkshire 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 24 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Specialist
Rank 207 168 168
Rank change year-on-year
-39 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Specialist 5 25 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.097% 0.59% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.62% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 4 21 11
Average salary £43,938 £42,850 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.53% +40.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,863 £33,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £53,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Technical Specialist
Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire 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 Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4992 4050 3653
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 96.99% 95.86% 96.92%
Number of salaries quoted 3976 3249 3070
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Technical Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Technical Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Technical Specialist
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Technical Specialist Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

Technical Specialist
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Technical Specialist across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 November 2014.

Technical Specialist Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

Technical Specialist
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 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
Leeds -30 3 £47,500 +41.79% 2
Halifax -11 2 £31,438 -26.63% 2
Technical Specialist
Yorkshire

Technical Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 4 (57.14%) XML
2 4 (57.14%) Java
2 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) J2EE
2 4 (57.14%) Oracle
3 3 (42.86%) HTML
3 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 3 (42.86%) E-Commerce
3 3 (42.86%) DB2
3 3 (42.86%) IBM
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 2 (28.57%) ITIL
4 2 (28.57%) Windows
4 2 (28.57%) Change Management
4 2 (28.57%) Firewall
4 2 (28.57%) hybris
4 2 (28.57%) ATG
4 2 (28.57%) MySQL
4 2 (28.57%) HP
4 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (14.29%) Dell
5 1 (14.29%) Citrix
5 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (14.29%) SAN
5 1 (14.29%) NCR
5 1 (14.29%) PL/1
5 1 (14.29%) EMV
5 1 (14.29%) NHS
5 1 (14.29%) Terminal Services

Technical Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 (14.29%) SharePoint
1 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
1 1 (14.29%) SAS
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (14.29%) Lync
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) BASE24
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Firewall
2 1 (14.29%) Wireless
2 1 (14.29%) NAS
2 1 (14.29%) ATM
2 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 1 (14.29%) VPN
2 1 (14.29%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 3 (42.86%) DB2
3 2 (28.57%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MSI
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) J2EE
1 4 (57.14%) XML
2 3 (42.86%) HTML
3 1 (14.29%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) EMV
2 1 (14.29%) NHS
2 1 (14.29%) Mainframe
2 1 (14.29%) Clustering
2 1 (14.29%) Tandem
2 1 (14.29%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) E-Commerce
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Change Management
3 1 (14.29%) Identity Management
3 1 (14.29%) TOGAF
3 1 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
3 1 (14.29%) UML
3 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Java
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) C#
3 1 (14.29%) C++
3 1 (14.29%) COBOL
3 1 (14.29%) PL/1
3 1 (14.29%) JCL
3 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) ISO 8583
1 1 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 1 (14.29%) Terminal Services
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) SCCM
1 1 (14.29%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle
2 3 (42.86%) IBM
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) HP
3 2 (28.57%) ATG
3 2 (28.57%) hybris
4 1 (14.29%) VocaLink
4 1 (14.29%) VMware
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco
4 1 (14.29%) Dell
4 1 (14.29%) Citrix
4 1 (14.29%) NCR
Leeds
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Halifax
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Halifax
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £36125.00 - £44625.00 per annum + Excellent Pension and benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Bradford
Real Staffing
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago