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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Specialist
Rank 108 110 93
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Specialist 5 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.38% 0.22% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.22% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 5
Average salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,400 £41,600 £31,600
10% offered a salary of more than £44,400 £42,000 £46,200
UK excluding London average salary £46,377 £43,082 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+7.64% -4.26%
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 1340 1064
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 93.70% 96.33% 95.08%
Number of salaries quoted 779 809 727
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,350 £26,825 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 31 August 2015, 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 9 (69.23%) IBM
2 7 (53.85%) UNIX
2 7 (53.85%) Solaris
2 7 (53.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (46.15%) Finance
4 5 (38.46%) Shell Script
5 4 (30.77%) Information Security
5 4 (30.77%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (30.77%) Linux
5 4 (30.77%) J2EE
5 4 (30.77%) AIX
5 4 (30.77%) HTTP
5 4 (30.77%) HTTPS
5 4 (30.77%) SSL
5 4 (30.77%) Red Hat
5 4 (30.77%) Internet
5 4 (30.77%) Mentoring
6 3 (23.08%) DataPower
6 3 (23.08%) DevOps
6 3 (23.08%) Oracle
6 3 (23.08%) Java
6 3 (23.08%) WebSphere Application Server
6 3 (23.08%) WebSphere Portal
6 3 (23.08%) IBM HTTP Server
6 3 (23.08%) WebSphere
7 2 (15.38%) Banking
7 2 (15.38%) Mainframe
7 2 (15.38%) SQL
7 2 (15.38%) JIRA
7 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills

Technical Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 3 (23.08%) WebSphere Application Server
1 3 (23.08%) IBM HTTP Server
1 3 (23.08%) WebSphere
1 3 (23.08%) WebSphere Portal
2 1 (7.69%) Apache Pig
2 1 (7.69%) IIS
2 1 (7.69%) IBM Notes
2 1 (7.69%) Lotus Domino
2 1 (7.69%) CICS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) HTTP
1 4 (30.77%) HTTPS
1 4 (30.77%) SSL
1 4 (30.77%) Internet
2 1 (7.69%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (7.69%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (7.69%) Hadoop
1 1 (7.69%) Apache Hive
1 1 (7.69%) HBase
1 1 (7.69%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) JIRA
2 1 (7.69%) Fiddler
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 6 (46.15%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) J2EE
2 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
2 1 (7.69%) Web Services
2 1 (7.69%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
2 1 (7.69%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) DataPower
2 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (15.38%) Mainframe
3 1 (7.69%) Replication
3 1 (7.69%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) UNIX
1 7 (53.85%) Solaris
1 7 (53.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (30.77%) AIX
2 4 (30.77%) Linux
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Information Security
1 4 (30.77%) Continuous Improvement
1 4 (30.77%) Mentoring
2 3 (23.08%) DevOps
3 1 (7.69%) Analytics
3 1 (7.69%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (7.69%) Problem Management
3 1 (7.69%) ETL
3 1 (7.69%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) Shell Script
2 3 (23.08%) Java
3 2 (15.38%) SQL
4 1 (7.69%) VB
4 1 (7.69%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) RACF
1 1 (7.69%) Tivoli Directory Server
1 1 (7.69%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Tivoli
1 1 (7.69%) Tivoli Identity Manager
1 1 (7.69%) MOM
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) IBM
2 4 (30.77%) Red Hat
3 3 (23.08%) Oracle
4 1 (7.69%) VMware
4 1 (7.69%) Sun
4 1 (7.69%) HP
4 1 (7.69%) Cognizant
4 1 (7.69%) CA
4 1 (7.69%) Lotus
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
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Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
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