The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Glasgow region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Specialist
Rank 107 89 80
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Specialist 2 7 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.14% 0.57% 0.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.59% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 2 7 7
Average salary £42,250 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.62% +23.07%
UK excluding London average salary £46,250 £40,000 £37,250
% change year-on-year
+15.62% +7.38%
Job Titles Category
Glasgow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1355 1180 826
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 96.65% 95.55% 91.37%
Number of salaries quoted 839 809 551
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,100 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Technical Specialist
Scotland

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 29 July 2014, 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 3 (50.00%) Windows
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
1 3 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (33.33%) UNIX
2 2 (33.33%) Service Management
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (33.33%) SAN
2 2 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) MCSE
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (33.33%) AIX
2 2 (33.33%) Solaris
2 2 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (33.33%) DHCP
2 2 (33.33%) HTTP
2 2 (33.33%) DNS
2 2 (33.33%) IBM
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) IPv4
3 1 (16.67%) CCNA
3 1 (16.67%) HTTPS
3 1 (16.67%) SSL
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) MCP
3 1 (16.67%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) J2EE
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server

Technical Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
1 2 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 1 (16.67%) IBM HTTP Server
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) DHCP
1 2 (33.33%) HTTP
1 2 (33.33%) DNS
1 2 (33.33%) IPv4
1 2 (33.33%) SAN
2 1 (16.67%) Internet
2 1 (16.67%) ATM
2 1 (16.67%) HTTPS
2 1 (16.67%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) J2EE
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
1 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (33.33%) UNIX
2 2 (33.33%) AIX
2 2 (33.33%) Solaris
3 1 (16.67%) Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Service Management
2 1 (16.67%) Workforce Management Optimization
2 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Java
1 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) MCSE
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (16.67%) MCP
2 1 (16.67%) MCSA
2 1 (16.67%) CCNA
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (16.67%) XenApp
2 1 (16.67%) XenDesktop
2 1 (16.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) SCCM
1 1 (16.67%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) IBM
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) Verint
2 1 (16.67%) HP
2 1 (16.67%) Compaq
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix
2 1 (16.67%) Avaya
2 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
2 1 (16.67%) McAfee
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £33000 - £51000 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago