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 4 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Specialist
Rank 107 97 107
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Specialist 4 10 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.32% 0.80% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.83% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 4 10 4
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +19.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £40,000 £32,250
10% offered a salary of more than £46,400 £55,000 £40,800
UK excluding London median salary £46,768 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.92% +12.50%
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
1220 1201 1369
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 97.68% 96.16% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 742 808 889
Median salary £42,500 £43,913 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.21% +9.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £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 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
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Technical Specialist across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 4 May 2016.

Technical Specialist Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Technical Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 4 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 Glasgow region featuring Technical Specialist in the job title.

1 6 (54.55%) SQL Server
1 6 (54.55%) Unix
2 5 (45.45%) Windows
2 5 (45.45%) AIX
2 5 (45.45%) Solaris
2 5 (45.45%) SQL
2 5 (45.45%) IBM
2 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 5 (45.45%) Finance
2 5 (45.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (45.45%) Windows Server
3 4 (36.36%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (36.36%) PowerShell
3 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (36.36%) C#
3 4 (36.36%) .NET
3 4 (36.36%) IIS
3 4 (36.36%) Web Services
3 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET
4 3 (27.27%) SOAP
4 3 (27.27%) SSL
4 3 (27.27%) SharePoint
4 3 (27.27%) Windows XP
4 3 (27.27%) HTTP
4 3 (27.27%) Linux
4 3 (27.27%) XML
4 3 (27.27%) ITIL
4 3 (27.27%) MS Office
4 3 (27.27%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (27.27%) VB.NET

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 (36.36%) IIS
2 3 (27.27%) SharePoint
2 3 (27.27%) WebSphere
2 3 (27.27%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (18.18%) IBM HTTP Server
3 2 (18.18%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) InfoPath
1 3 (27.27%) MS Office
2 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) HTTP
1 3 (27.27%) SSL
2 2 (18.18%) HTTPS
2 2 (18.18%) Internet
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (9.09%) SAN
3 1 (9.09%) WAAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) SQL Server
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database
3 1 (9.09%) BODI
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle9i Database
3 1 (9.09%) RDBMS
3 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle APEX
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 5 (45.45%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Banking
3 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
3 1 (9.09%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) .NET
1 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET
1 4 (36.36%) Web Services
2 3 (27.27%) REST
2 3 (27.27%) SOAP
2 3 (27.27%) WCF
2 3 (27.27%) XML
3 2 (18.18%) J2EE
4 1 (9.09%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Unix
2 5 (45.45%) AIX
2 5 (45.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (45.45%) Solaris
2 5 (45.45%) Windows
2 5 (45.45%) Windows Server
3 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (27.27%) Linux
4 3 (27.27%) Windows XP
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (27.27%) Change Control
2 3 (27.27%) Facilities Management
2 3 (27.27%) ITIL
2 3 (27.27%) ITSM
2 3 (27.27%) Problem Management
2 3 (27.27%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (27.27%) Service Management
3 2 (18.18%) Information Security
3 2 (18.18%) Mentoring
4 1 (9.09%) Data Migration
4 1 (9.09%) High Availability
4 1 (9.09%) Identity Access Management
4 1 (9.09%) Migration
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) SQL
2 4 (36.36%) C#
2 4 (36.36%) PowerShell
3 3 (27.27%) Java
3 3 (27.27%) Shell Script
3 3 (27.27%) T-SQL
3 3 (27.27%) VB.NET
4 1 (9.09%) PL/SQL
4 1 (9.09%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) MCP
2 1 (9.09%) MCSA
2 1 (9.09%) MCSE
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
2 1 (9.09%) RACF
2 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (9.09%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Satellite
1 1 (9.09%) SCOM
1 1 (9.09%) Tivoli
1 1 (9.09%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) IBM
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) HP
2 3 (27.27%) Oracle
3 2 (18.18%) Red Hat
3 2 (18.18%) Sun
3 2 (18.18%) VMware
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco
4 1 (9.09%) Cognizant
4 1 (9.09%) Compaq
4 1 (9.09%) Intel Security