The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Edinburgh region that had Technical Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Specialist
Rank 86 78 99
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Specialist 11 22 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.88% 1.66% 0.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.93% 1.74% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 4
Median salary £59,000 £30,000 £48,625
Median salary % change year-on-year
+96.66% -38.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £57,200 £30,000 £41,675
10% offered a salary of more than £61,800 £30,000 £50,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
Technical Specialist
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Edinburgh 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
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1180 1265 1510
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.78% 95.54% 95.99%
Number of salaries quoted 722 787 978
Median salary £45,000 £44,750 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.55% +5.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,000 £59,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Technical Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of job ads across the Edinburgh region that featured Technical Specialist in the job title.

Technical Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Technical Specialist
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Technical Specialist Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Technical Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, 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 Edinburgh region featuring Technical Specialist in the job title.

1 11 (55.00%) Linux
2 9 (45.00%) Oracle
3 8 (40.00%) Unix
3 8 (40.00%) Banking
3 8 (40.00%) Retail
4 7 (35.00%) WebSphere
4 7 (35.00%) QA
4 7 (35.00%) Windows
4 7 (35.00%) Change Management
4 7 (35.00%) SDLC
5 6 (30.00%) Mentoring
5 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
5 6 (30.00%) Java
5 6 (30.00%) MS Excel
6 5 (25.00%) Middleware
7 4 (20.00%) AIX
7 4 (20.00%) Project Planning
7 4 (20.00%) Finance
7 4 (20.00%) Coaching
7 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (20.00%) SWIFT
8 3 (15.00%) SaaS
8 3 (15.00%) MongoDB
8 3 (15.00%) Office 365
8 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (15.00%) Oracle Database
8 3 (15.00%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (15.00%) Performance Monitoring
8 3 (15.00%) Application Performance Monitoring
8 3 (15.00%) Windows 10

Technical Specialist Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 7 (35.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (15.00%) Apache
2 3 (15.00%) JBoss
2 3 (15.00%) Tomcat
2 3 (15.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (10.00%) SAS
4 1 (5.00%) MQSeries
4 1 (5.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (30.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (15.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) Office 365
1 3 (15.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) Cisco IOS
1 3 (15.00%) HTTP
1 3 (15.00%) VPN
2 1 (5.00%) Firewall
2 1 (5.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) MongoDB
1 3 (15.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 8 (40.00%) Banking
1 8 (40.00%) Retail
2 4 (20.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (25.00%) Middleware
2 1 (5.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (20.00%) SWIFT
2 2 (10.00%) Statistics
3 1 (5.00%) Mainframe
3 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (55.00%) Linux
2 8 (40.00%) Unix
3 7 (35.00%) Windows
4 4 (20.00%) AIX
5 3 (15.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (15.00%) Windows 10
5 3 (15.00%) Windows Server
5 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (5.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Change Management
1 7 (35.00%) SDLC
2 6 (30.00%) Mentoring
3 4 (20.00%) Coaching
3 4 (20.00%) Project Planning
4 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (15.00%) Application Performance Monitoring
4 3 (15.00%) Business Analysis
4 3 (15.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (15.00%) CRM
4 3 (15.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (15.00%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (10.00%) ETL
5 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (5.00%) ITIL
6 1 (5.00%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (5.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 6 (30.00%) Java
2 3 (15.00%) Perl
2 3 (15.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) CCNA
1 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (5.00%) CISM
1 1 (5.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (35.00%) QA
2 1 (5.00%) COBIT
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) XenApp
2 1 (5.00%) Snort
Vendors
1 9 (45.00%) Oracle
2 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (15.00%) CA
3 3 (15.00%) Cisco
3 3 (15.00%) Citrix
3 3 (15.00%) IBM
3 3 (15.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (5.00%) Proofpoint
4 1 (5.00%) Symantec
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