The median annual salary for a Technical Specialist was £46,250 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Technical Specialist
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 166 194 196
Rank change year-on-year +28 +2  
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Specialist 14 27 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.42% 0.54% 0.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.57% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 12 18 31
Median salary £46,250 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.90% -4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £44,516 £47,402 £47,500
% change year-on-year -6.08% -0.20%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Berkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 3205 4758 5225
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 95.05% 94.80% 95.50%
Number of salaries quoted 2589 3888 3873
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £28,800 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £68,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,995 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +3.75%  

Technical Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire that featured Technical Specialist in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Technical Specialist in Berkshire

Technical Specialist
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Salary trend for Technical Specialist in Berkshire

Technical Specialist
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Specialist in Berkshire over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Technical Specialist in Berkshire

Technical Specialist
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Specialist within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 30 March 2017. 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 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
Reading +34 7 £46,250 +2.77% 1
Bracknell +15 4 £45,000 +114.28%
Technical Specialist
South East

Technical Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, 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 Berkshire region featuring Technical Specialist in the job title.

1 10 (52.63%) SQL
2 8 (42.11%) Linux
3 7 (36.84%) Oracle
4 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
4 6 (31.58%) Windows
5 5 (26.32%) DNS
5 5 (26.32%) Crystal Reports
6 4 (21.05%) Veeam
6 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (21.05%) Data Protection
6 4 (21.05%) Firewall
6 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
6 4 (21.05%) Unix
6 4 (21.05%) DHCP
7 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
7 3 (15.79%) Data Modelling
7 3 (15.79%) SOA
7 3 (15.79%) AIX
7 3 (15.79%) HPUX
7 3 (15.79%) Solaris
7 3 (15.79%) Informix
7 3 (15.79%) WebLogic
7 3 (15.79%) Sybase
7 3 (15.79%) DB2
7 3 (15.79%) CommVault
7 3 (15.79%) arcserve
7 3 (15.79%) Middleware
7 3 (15.79%) Project Management
7 3 (15.79%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (15.79%) EMC

Technical Specialist Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 3 (15.79%) Oracle Service Bus
1 3 (15.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 3 (15.79%) WebLogic
2 1 (5.26%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (10.53%) Office 365
2 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (26.32%) DNS
2 4 (21.05%) DHCP
2 4 (21.05%) Firewall
3 1 (5.26%) Internet
3 1 (5.26%) LAN
3 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.26%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
2 5 (26.32%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (15.79%) DB2
3 3 (15.79%) Informix
3 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) JMeter
1 1 (5.26%) LoadRunner
1 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (15.79%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (10.53%) French Language
3 1 (5.26%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) Middleware
2 2 (10.53%) .NET
3 1 (5.26%) CSS
3 1 (5.26%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Clustering
1 2 (10.53%) Replication
2 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.26%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 8 (42.11%) Linux
2 6 (31.58%) Windows
3 4 (21.05%) Unix
4 3 (15.79%) AIX
4 3 (15.79%) HPUX
4 3 (15.79%) Mac OS X
4 3 (15.79%) Solaris
5 2 (10.53%) SUSE
5 2 (10.53%) Windows Server
6 1 (5.26%) CentOS
6 1 (5.26%) Debian
6 1 (5.26%) Ubuntu
6 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (21.05%) Data Protection
2 3 (15.79%) Data Modelling
2 3 (15.79%) Project Management
2 3 (15.79%) SOA
2 3 (15.79%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (10.53%) Information Management
4 1 (5.26%) Business Analysis
4 1 (5.26%) Data Management
4 1 (5.26%) High Availability
4 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (5.26%) Load Balancing
4 1 (5.26%) Mathematics
4 1 (5.26%) Performance Testing
4 1 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (5.26%) Presales
4 1 (5.26%) Process Improvement
4 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (5.26%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (5.26%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (52.63%) SQL
2 3 (15.79%) PowerShell
3 2 (10.53%) C#
4 1 (5.26%) Java
4 1 (5.26%) PL/SQL
4 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
4 1 (5.26%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) MCSA
1 1 (5.26%) MCSE
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
2 3 (15.79%) Hyper-V
2 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) PaperCut
1 3 (15.79%) SafeCom
2 2 (10.53%) Backup Exec
2 2 (10.53%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (5.26%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (5.26%) NetBackup
3 1 (5.26%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) Oracle
2 4 (21.05%) Veeam
3 3 (15.79%) arcserve
3 3 (15.79%) CommVault
3 3 (15.79%) EMC
3 3 (15.79%) Equitrac
3 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
3 3 (15.79%) NetApp
3 3 (15.79%) Red Hat
3 3 (15.79%) Sybase
3 3 (15.79%) Veritas
3 3 (15.79%) VMware
4 1 (5.26%) HP
4 1 (5.26%) Intel
4 1 (5.26%) Supermicro
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