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 22 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Technical Specialist
Scotland / Glasgow
Rank 84 103 87
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Specialist 6 6 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.66% 0.44% 0.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.68% 0.45% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 5 5 10
Median salary £44,000 £30,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+46.66% -27.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,800 £28,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,900 £44,000 £43,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £47,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-9.57% +4.44%

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
885 1330 1113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 96.93% 97.01% 97.04%
Number of salaries quoted 537 816 737
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 22 February 2017, 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 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (33.33%) Unix
3 2 (33.33%) AIX
3 2 (33.33%) Solaris
3 2 (33.33%) Linux
3 2 (33.33%) COBOL
3 2 (33.33%) CICS
3 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 2 (33.33%) JCL
3 2 (33.33%) Middleware
3 2 (33.33%) Mainframe
3 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (33.33%) Banking
3 2 (33.33%) VSAM
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (33.33%) Job Entry Subsystem
3 2 (33.33%) Identity Access Management
4 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
4 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
4 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (16.67%) Time Sharing Option
4 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
4 1 (16.67%) ISPF
4 1 (16.67%) WebSphere Portal
4 1 (16.67%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (16.67%) Information Security

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 3 (50.00%) WebSphere
1 3 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (33.33%) CICS
3 1 (16.67%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (16.67%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) FTP
1 1 (16.67%) HTTP
1 1 (16.67%) HTTPS
1 1 (16.67%) Internet
1 1 (16.67%) SSL
1 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 12c
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle9i Database
1 1 (16.67%) RDBMS
1 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Middleware
2 1 (16.67%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Mainframe
1 2 (33.33%) VSAM
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) CMDB
2 1 (16.67%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) AIX
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
1 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (33.33%) Solaris
1 2 (33.33%) Unix
2 1 (16.67%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (33.33%) Identity Access Management
2 1 (16.67%) Change Management
2 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
2 1 (16.67%) Information Security
2 1 (16.67%) ITSM
2 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
2 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) COBOL
1 2 (33.33%) JCL
1 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
2 1 (16.67%) Assembly Language
2 1 (16.67%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (16.67%) REXX
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Job Entry Subsystem
2 1 (16.67%) RACF
2 1 (16.67%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) BMC
1 1 (16.67%) CA
1 1 (16.67%) IBM
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle
1 1 (16.67%) Remedy