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 3 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Specialist
Rank 87 71 98
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +27
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Specialist 4 38 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.37% 2.63% 1.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 2.75% 1.09%
Number of salaries quoted 3 22 1
Median salary £44,500 £44,500 £56,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -20.53%
UK excluding London median salary £40,250 £44,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
-9.55% +9.87%
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
1021 1382 1467
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.33% 95.57% 97.15%
Number of salaries quoted 661 875 988
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +8.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

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 3 December 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 3 (50.00%) SQL
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
1 3 (50.00%) Network Security
2 2 (33.33%) Blue Coat
2 2 (33.33%) Unix
2 2 (33.33%) Firewall
2 2 (33.33%) SAS
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco
3 1 (16.67%) CCIE
3 1 (16.67%) CCNP
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (16.67%) MicroStrategy
3 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (16.67%) DB2
3 1 (16.67%) Web Services
3 1 (16.67%) Wireless
3 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
3 1 (16.67%) AIX
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Banking
3 1 (16.67%) Retail
3 1 (16.67%) Statistics
3 1 (16.67%) WebSphere

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 2 (33.33%) SAS
2 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) Network Security
2 2 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (16.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (16.67%) DB2
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (16.67%) SAS Enterprise Guide
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) Data Extraction
1 1 (16.67%) Statistics
1 1 (16.67%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Unix
3 1 (16.67%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (16.67%) Analytics
1 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Coaching
1 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (16.67%) Customer Engagement
1 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
1 1 (16.67%) Data Cleansing
1 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
1 1 (16.67%) Performance Optimisation
1 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
1 1 (16.67%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
2 1 (16.67%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) CCIE
1 1 (16.67%) CCNP
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) Blue Coat
3 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco
3 1 (16.67%) F5
3 1 (16.67%) MicroStrategy