The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Glasgow region that had Technical Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Specialist
Rank 86 98 109
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Specialist 5 7 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.48% 0.54% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 0.56% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 3
Median salary £40,000 £39,750 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.62% -5.35%
UK excluding London median salary £39,250 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-12.77% -
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
1004 1244 1282
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 95.71% 95.99% 98.01%
Number of salaries quoted 559 805 761
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +10.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Technical Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 Glasgow region featuring Technical Specialist in the job title.

1 12 (85.71%) Finance
2 6 (42.86%) Windows
3 5 (35.71%) MS Excel
3 5 (35.71%) IBM
3 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
3 5 (35.71%) VMware
4 4 (28.57%) WebSphere
4 4 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (28.57%) AIX
4 4 (28.57%) Solaris
4 4 (28.57%) Linux
4 4 (28.57%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (28.57%) Unix
4 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (28.57%) Middleware
4 4 (28.57%) Windows Server
4 4 (28.57%) Virtual Infrastructure
5 3 (21.43%) Identity Access Management
5 3 (21.43%) Service Management
5 3 (21.43%) Oracle
5 3 (21.43%) MCP
5 3 (21.43%) vSphere
5 3 (21.43%) Citrix
6 2 (14.29%) Incident Management
6 2 (14.29%) CMDB
6 2 (14.29%) Problem Management
6 2 (14.29%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (14.29%) SCCM

Technical Specialist Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow 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 4 (28.57%) WebSphere
1 4 (28.57%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (7.14%) IBM HTTP Server
2 1 (7.14%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 5 (35.71%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) HTTP
1 1 (7.14%) HTTPS
1 1 (7.14%) Internet
1 1 (7.14%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database
1 2 (14.29%) RDBMS
1 2 (14.29%) Relational Database
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle9i Database
General
1 12 (85.71%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (14.29%) CMDB
2 1 (7.14%) DataPower
2 1 (7.14%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (7.14%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 6 (42.86%) Windows
2 4 (28.57%) AIX
2 4 (28.57%) Linux
2 4 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (28.57%) Solaris
2 4 (28.57%) Unix
2 4 (28.57%) Windows Server
3 1 (7.14%) Windows 10
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
1 4 (28.57%) Virtual Infrastructure
2 3 (21.43%) Identity Access Management
2 3 (21.43%) Service Management
3 2 (14.29%) Change Management
3 2 (14.29%) Incident Management
3 2 (14.29%) ITSM
3 2 (14.29%) Problem Management
3 2 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) Business Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) Defect Management
4 1 (7.14%) High Availability
4 1 (7.14%) Information Security
4 1 (7.14%) ITIL
4 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
4 1 (7.14%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) Shell Script
2 1 (7.14%) Java
2 1 (7.14%) JCL
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (21.43%) MCP
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (21.43%) vSphere
3 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) SCCM
2 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Satellite
2 1 (7.14%) Tivoli
2 1 (7.14%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) IBM
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
1 5 (35.71%) VMware
2 3 (21.43%) Citrix
2 3 (21.43%) Oracle
3 2 (14.29%) BMC
3 2 (14.29%) HP
3 2 (14.29%) Red Hat
3 2 (14.29%) Remedy
3 2 (14.29%) Sun
4 1 (7.14%) Intel Security