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 24 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Specialist
Rank 86 73 93
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Specialist 8 27 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.66% 1.94% 1.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.69% 2.03% 1.24%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 1
Median salary £59,000 £39,500 £46,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+49.36% -15.50%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +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
1160 1332 1536
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 96.11% 95.62% 96.79%
Number of salaries quoted 669 838 984
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 £28,000 £27,250
10% offered a salary of more than £66,500 £56,000 £60,000
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 24 June 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 13 (72.22%) Linux
2 11 (61.11%) Oracle
3 10 (55.56%) Unix
3 10 (55.56%) Retail
4 9 (50.00%) Banking
4 9 (50.00%) WebSphere
4 9 (50.00%) QA
4 9 (50.00%) SDLC
5 6 (33.33%) Mentoring
5 6 (33.33%) SWIFT
5 6 (33.33%) AIX
5 6 (33.33%) Java
6 5 (27.78%) Middleware
6 5 (27.78%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (27.78%) Oracle Database
6 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (22.22%) Coaching
7 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (22.22%) Change Management
7 4 (22.22%) Finance
7 4 (22.22%) Windows
8 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
8 3 (16.67%) HTTP
8 3 (16.67%) IBM
8 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
8 3 (16.67%) Perl
8 3 (16.67%) WebSphere Application Server
8 3 (16.67%) JBoss
8 3 (16.67%) Apache
8 3 (16.67%) Tomcat

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 9 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (16.67%) Apache
2 3 (16.67%) JBoss
2 3 (16.67%) Tomcat
2 3 (16.67%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (11.11%) SAS
4 1 (5.56%) MQSeries
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) HTTP
2 1 (5.56%) Firewall
2 1 (5.56%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) Oracle Database
2 3 (16.67%) MongoDB
General
1 10 (55.56%) Retail
2 9 (50.00%) Banking
3 4 (22.22%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (27.78%) Middleware
2 1 (5.56%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) SWIFT
2 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (11.11%) Statistics
4 1 (5.56%) Mainframe
4 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (72.22%) Linux
2 10 (55.56%) Unix
3 6 (33.33%) AIX
4 4 (22.22%) Windows
5 3 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) SDLC
2 6 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (27.78%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (22.22%) Change Management
4 4 (22.22%) Coaching
5 3 (16.67%) Application Performance Monitoring
5 3 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (11.11%) ETL
6 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (5.56%) ITIL
7 1 (5.56%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (5.56%) Migration
7 1 (5.56%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) Java
2 3 (16.67%) Perl
2 3 (16.67%) Shell Script
3 2 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) CCNA
1 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (5.56%) CISM
1 1 (5.56%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (5.56%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Snort
Vendors
1 11 (61.11%) Oracle
2 3 (16.67%) CA
2 3 (16.67%) IBM
2 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (16.67%) Red Hat