The median annual salary for a Technical Specialist was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 3 months to 24 June 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
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 171 195 211
Rank change year-on-year +24 +16  
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Specialist 13 21 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.40% 0.47% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.48% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 12 9 19
Median salary £55,000 £60,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.33% +20.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £47,750 £42,500 £44,600
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £61,000 £56,000
UK excluding London median salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.22% -  

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 3105 4346 4938
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 94.98% 96.53% 95.75%
Number of salaries quoted 2504 3510 3724
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 £25,500 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £69,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 24 June 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 24 June 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 +22 3 £54,000 +13.68%
Bracknell +27 1 £47,500 - 1
Maidenhead +15 1 - - 2
Technical Specialist
South East

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 14 (51.85%) Oracle
2 12 (44.44%) Middleware
3 11 (40.74%) SQL Server
3 11 (40.74%) SQL
3 11 (40.74%) Linux
4 9 (33.33%) Windows
5 8 (29.63%) DNS
5 8 (29.63%) WebLogic
6 7 (25.93%) SOA
6 7 (25.93%) Oracle Service Bus
6 7 (25.93%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 6 (22.22%) Unix
8 5 (18.52%) DB2
8 5 (18.52%) Active Directory
8 5 (18.52%) Enterprise Architecture
8 5 (18.52%) VMware
8 5 (18.52%) Data Protection
8 5 (18.52%) VMware Infrastructure
9 4 (14.81%) PowerShell
9 4 (14.81%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (14.81%) WebSphere
9 4 (14.81%) Veeam
9 4 (14.81%) Firewall
9 4 (14.81%) TCP/IP
9 4 (14.81%) DHCP
9 4 (14.81%) ITIL
10 3 (11.11%) Crystal Reports
10 3 (11.11%) AIX
10 3 (11.11%) HPUX
10 3 (11.11%) Informix

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 8 (29.63%) WebLogic
2 7 (25.93%) Oracle Service Bus
2 7 (25.93%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (14.81%) WebSphere
4 2 (7.41%) IIS
5 1 (3.70%) JBoss
5 1 (3.70%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (29.63%) DNS
2 4 (14.81%) DHCP
2 4 (14.81%) Firewall
2 4 (14.81%) TCP/IP
3 3 (11.11%) HTTP
3 3 (11.11%) SSL
4 2 (7.41%) DMZ
4 2 (7.41%) VLAN
5 1 (3.70%) Internet
5 1 (3.70%) LAN
5 1 (3.70%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (40.74%) SQL Server
2 5 (18.52%) DB2
3 4 (14.81%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (11.11%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (11.11%) Informix
4 3 (11.11%) Oracle Database
4 3 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (7.41%) MySQL
6 1 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
General
1 2 (7.41%) French Language
2 1 (3.70%) Banking
2 1 (3.70%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (44.44%) Middleware
2 3 (11.11%) .NET
2 3 (11.11%) IBM Integration Bus
2 3 (11.11%) JSON
2 3 (11.11%) REST
2 3 (11.11%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (7.41%) CSS
3 2 (7.41%) HTML
3 2 (7.41%) XML
4 1 (3.70%) CSS3
4 1 (3.70%) HTML5
4 1 (3.70%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Clustering
1 2 (7.41%) Data Centre
1 2 (7.41%) Replication
2 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.70%) EPoS
2 1 (3.70%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (3.70%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 11 (40.74%) Linux
2 9 (33.33%) Windows
3 6 (22.22%) Unix
4 3 (11.11%) AIX
4 3 (11.11%) HPUX
4 3 (11.11%) Mac OS X
5 2 (7.41%) Solaris
5 2 (7.41%) SUSE
5 2 (7.41%) Windows Server
6 1 (3.70%) CentOS
6 1 (3.70%) Debian
6 1 (3.70%) Ubuntu
6 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.93%) SOA
2 5 (18.52%) Data Protection
2 5 (18.52%) Enterprise Architecture
3 4 (14.81%) ITIL
4 3 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (11.11%) Problem Management
4 3 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (11.11%) TOGAF
4 3 (11.11%) Web Development
5 2 (7.41%) Information Management
5 2 (7.41%) Server Virtualisation
6 1 (3.70%) High Availability
6 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (3.70%) Logistics
6 1 (3.70%) Mentoring
6 1 (3.70%) Presales
6 1 (3.70%) Process Improvement
6 1 (3.70%) Resource Allocation
6 1 (3.70%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (40.74%) SQL
2 4 (14.81%) PowerShell
3 3 (11.11%) Java
4 2 (7.41%) C#
5 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.70%) PL/SQL
5 1 (3.70%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.70%) VB.NET
5 1 (3.70%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) Degree
1 3 (11.11%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (3.70%) MCSA
2 1 (3.70%) MCSE
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 5 (18.52%) Active Directory
1 5 (18.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (11.11%) Hyper-V
3 2 (7.41%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (11.11%) PaperCut
1 3 (11.11%) SafeCom
2 2 (7.41%) Backup Exec
2 2 (7.41%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (3.70%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (3.70%) NetBackup
3 1 (3.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (51.85%) Oracle
2 5 (18.52%) VMware
3 4 (14.81%) Veeam
4 3 (11.11%) arcserve
4 3 (11.11%) CommVault
4 3 (11.11%) EMC
4 3 (11.11%) Equitrac
4 3 (11.11%) IBM
4 3 (11.11%) NetApp
4 3 (11.11%) Red Hat
4 3 (11.11%) Sybase
4 3 (11.11%) Veritas
5 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
6 1 (3.70%) HP
6 1 (3.70%) Intel
6 1 (3.70%) Supermicro
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