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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Specialist
Rank 104 83 101
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Specialist 7 10 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.51% 0.92% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 0.95% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 6 9 6
Average salary £40,750 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.11% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,750 £40,200 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,750 £44,000 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,000 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+4.44% +7.14%
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
1318 1049 1178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 96.84% 96.59% 97.44%
Number of salaries quoted 831 676 746
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 £30,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £56,600 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
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 9 February 2016.

Technical Specialist Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Technical Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 (53.85%) IBM
1 7 (53.85%) Continuous Improvement
2 6 (46.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 6 (46.15%) Finance
2 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
2 6 (46.15%) Unix
2 6 (46.15%) Windows
3 5 (38.46%) WebSphere Application Server
3 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
3 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (38.46%) WebSphere
4 4 (30.77%) Windows Server
4 4 (30.77%) Oracle
4 4 (30.77%) VMware
4 4 (30.77%) Java
4 4 (30.77%) SQL
4 4 (30.77%) AIX
4 4 (30.77%) Solaris
4 4 (30.77%) Linux
4 4 (30.77%) SharePoint
4 4 (30.77%) HTTP
4 4 (30.77%) SSL
5 3 (23.08%) HTTPS
5 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET
5 3 (23.08%) IBM Domino
5 3 (23.08%) C#
5 3 (23.08%) .NET
5 3 (23.08%) J2EE
5 3 (23.08%) IIS
5 3 (23.08%) Web Services

Technical Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 5 (38.46%) WebSphere
1 5 (38.46%) WebSphere Application Server
2 4 (30.77%) SharePoint
3 3 (23.08%) IBM Domino
3 3 (23.08%) IBM HTTP Server
3 3 (23.08%) IIS
3 3 (23.08%) WebSphere Portal
4 2 (15.38%) MQSeries
4 2 (15.38%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (7.69%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) InfoPath
1 2 (15.38%) MS Office
2 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) HTTP
1 4 (30.77%) SSL
2 3 (23.08%) HTTPS
2 3 (23.08%) Internet
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (7.69%) SAN
3 1 (7.69%) WAAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (7.69%) BODI
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle APEX
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 6 (46.15%) Finance
2 3 (23.08%) Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
3 1 (7.69%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) .NET
1 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET
1 3 (23.08%) J2EE
1 3 (23.08%) Web Services
2 2 (15.38%) REST
2 2 (15.38%) SOAP
2 2 (15.38%) WCF
2 2 (15.38%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (15.38%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Mainframe
1 1 (7.69%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 6 (46.15%) Unix
1 6 (46.15%) Windows
2 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (30.77%) AIX
3 4 (30.77%) Linux
3 4 (30.77%) Solaris
3 4 (30.77%) Windows Server
4 2 (15.38%) Windows 7
4 2 (15.38%) Windows XP
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (23.08%) Information Security
2 3 (23.08%) Mentoring
2 3 (23.08%) Problem Management
3 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (15.38%) Change Control
3 2 (15.38%) DevOps
3 2 (15.38%) Facilities Management
3 2 (15.38%) ITIL
3 2 (15.38%) ITSM
3 2 (15.38%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (15.38%) Service Management
4 1 (7.69%) Data Migration
4 1 (7.69%) High Availability
4 1 (7.69%) Migration
4 1 (7.69%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) Java
1 4 (30.77%) SQL
2 3 (23.08%) C#
2 3 (23.08%) PowerShell
2 3 (23.08%) Shell Script
3 2 (15.38%) T-SQL
3 2 (15.38%) VB.NET
4 1 (7.69%) PL/SQL
4 1 (7.69%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (7.69%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) MCP
2 1 (7.69%) MCSA
2 1 (7.69%) MCSE
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
2 2 (15.38%) VMware ESX
2 2 (15.38%) XenDesktop
3 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
3 1 (7.69%) RACF
3 1 (7.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (7.69%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) IBM
2 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
3 4 (30.77%) Oracle
3 4 (30.77%) VMware
4 3 (23.08%) Red Hat
5 2 (15.38%) Atlassian
5 2 (15.38%) Citrix
5 2 (15.38%) HP
6 1 (7.69%) Cisco
6 1 (7.69%) Cognizant
6 1 (7.69%) Compaq
6 1 (7.69%) Intel Security
6 1 (7.69%) Lotus
6 1 (7.69%) Sun