The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Technical Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Specialist
Rank 95 113 91
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Specialist 5 2 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.42% 0.14% 0.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.15% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 7
Average salary £55,000 £42,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.17% +5.62%
UK excluding London average salary £46,377 £46,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+0.27% +15.62%
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 Glasgow 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
Glasgow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1102 1365 1186
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 92.68% 96.67% 95.57%
Number of salaries quoted 715 844 819
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Technical Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Technical Specialist in the job title across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Technical Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Technical Specialist
Salary Trend in Glasgow

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

Technical Specialist Salary Trend in Glasgow

Technical Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the Glasgow region that cited Technical Specialist in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Technical Specialist in their job title.

1 7 (50.00%) IBM
2 6 (42.86%) UNIX
2 6 (42.86%) Finance
3 5 (35.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (35.71%) Solaris
4 4 (28.57%) Linux
4 4 (28.57%) SQL
4 4 (28.57%) Oracle
4 4 (28.57%) HTTP
4 4 (28.57%) SSL
4 4 (28.57%) Shell Script
4 4 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (28.57%) Performance Analysis
5 3 (21.43%) DataPower
5 3 (21.43%) DevOps
5 3 (21.43%) Mentoring
5 3 (21.43%) Information Security
5 3 (21.43%) Red Hat
5 3 (21.43%) Internet
5 3 (21.43%) J2EE
5 3 (21.43%) HTTPS
5 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
5 3 (21.43%) Java
6 2 (14.29%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (14.29%) IIS
6 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET
6 2 (14.29%) Web Services
6 2 (14.29%) ITIL
6 2 (14.29%) Windows
6 2 (14.29%) AIX

Technical Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the Glasgow region that cited Technical Specialist in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Technical Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (14.29%) IBM HTTP Server
1 2 (14.29%) WebSphere
1 2 (14.29%) WebSphere Portal
1 2 (14.29%) WebSphere Application Server
1 2 (14.29%) IIS
2 1 (7.14%) CICS
2 1 (7.14%) Apache Pig
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) HTTP
1 4 (28.57%) SSL
2 3 (21.43%) Internet
2 3 (21.43%) HTTPS
3 1 (7.14%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (7.14%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (7.14%) BODI
2 1 (7.14%) Hadoop
2 1 (7.14%) Apache Hive
2 1 (7.14%) HBase
2 1 (7.14%) Big Data
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) JIRA
1 2 (14.29%) Fiddler
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle APEX
General
1 6 (42.86%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) J2EE
2 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET
2 2 (14.29%) Web Services
2 2 (14.29%) .NET
3 1 (7.14%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) DataPower
2 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 2 (14.29%) Mainframe
2 2 (14.29%) Replication
3 1 (7.14%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 6 (42.86%) UNIX
2 5 (35.71%) Solaris
2 5 (35.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (28.57%) Linux
4 2 (14.29%) Windows
4 2 (14.29%) AIX
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
1 4 (28.57%) Performance Analysis
2 3 (21.43%) DevOps
2 3 (21.43%) Mentoring
2 3 (21.43%) Information Security
3 2 (14.29%) Performance Management
3 2 (14.29%) ITIL
3 2 (14.29%) Capacity Management
4 1 (7.14%) Analytics
4 1 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (7.14%) ETL
4 1 (7.14%) Quality Management
4 1 (7.14%) Migration
4 1 (7.14%) Data Migration
4 1 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) SQL
1 4 (28.57%) Shell Script
2 3 (21.43%) Java
3 2 (14.29%) C#
4 1 (7.14%) PL/SQL
4 1 (7.14%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) RACF
2 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.14%) Tivoli Directory Server
2 1 (7.14%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Tivoli
1 1 (7.14%) Tivoli Identity Manager
1 1 (7.14%) MOM
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) IBM
2 4 (28.57%) Oracle
3 3 (21.43%) Red Hat
4 2 (14.29%) BMC
5 1 (7.14%) Cognizant
5 1 (7.14%) CA
5 1 (7.14%) VMware
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