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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Specialist
Rank 82 98 72
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -26
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Specialist 10 5 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.91% 0.42% 1.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.95% 0.43% 1.36%
Number of salaries quoted 9 5 10
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,200 £38,200 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £41,200 £41,150
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+5.95% +13.51%
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
1050 1169 885
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 95.37% 97.25% 95.68%
Number of salaries quoted 690 730 573
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 29 January 2015.

Technical Specialist Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Technical Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 (64.29%) SQL Server
2 8 (57.14%) UNIX
2 8 (57.14%) Finance
3 7 (50.00%) Oracle
4 6 (42.86%) Windows
4 6 (42.86%) Linux
4 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (35.71%) Banking
5 5 (35.71%) WebSphere
5 5 (35.71%) IIS
5 5 (35.71%) VMware
5 5 (35.71%) HP
5 5 (35.71%) SAN
6 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (28.57%) Project Management
6 4 (28.57%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (21.43%) Problem Management
7 3 (21.43%) Hyper-V
7 3 (21.43%) XenApp
7 3 (21.43%) XenDesktop
7 3 (21.43%) Waterfall
7 3 (21.43%) Logical Data Model
7 3 (21.43%) Physical Data Model
7 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (21.43%) Business Analysis
7 3 (21.43%) Web Development
7 3 (21.43%) SCCM
7 3 (21.43%) SCOM
7 3 (21.43%) Time Management

Technical Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 5 (35.71%) WebSphere
1 5 (35.71%) IIS
2 1 (7.14%) CICS
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) SAN
2 3 (21.43%) IPv4
2 3 (21.43%) DHCP
2 3 (21.43%) DNS
3 1 (7.14%) SSL
3 1 (7.14%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (64.29%) SQL Server
2 4 (28.57%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (7.14%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Fiddler
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 8 (57.14%) Finance
2 5 (35.71%) Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Investment Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) Middleware
1 3 (21.43%) J2EE
1 3 (21.43%) JMS
2 2 (14.29%) .NET
2 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET
2 2 (14.29%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Mainframe
2 1 (7.14%) DataPower
2 1 (7.14%) Tandem
2 1 (7.14%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) UNIX
2 6 (42.86%) Windows
2 6 (42.86%) Linux
2 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (14.29%) AIX
4 2 (14.29%) Solaris
4 2 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Project Management
2 3 (21.43%) Problem Management
2 3 (21.43%) Waterfall
2 3 (21.43%) Logical Data Model
2 3 (21.43%) Physical Data Model
2 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (21.43%) Business Analysis
2 3 (21.43%) Web Development
2 3 (21.43%) Time Management
2 3 (21.43%) Service Management
2 3 (21.43%) ITIL
2 3 (21.43%) OOA/OOD
2 3 (21.43%) OO
2 3 (21.43%) Data Modelling
3 2 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) Data Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) Workforce Management Optimization
4 1 (7.14%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) PowerShell
1 3 (21.43%) Shell Script
1 3 (21.43%) SQL
1 3 (21.43%) VBScript
1 3 (21.43%) Java
2 2 (14.29%) Perl
2 2 (14.29%) C#
2 2 (14.29%) VB
2 2 (14.29%) Korn
2 2 (14.29%) Bash Shell
3 1 (7.14%) JCL
3 1 (7.14%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (21.43%) MCP
1 3 (21.43%) MCSE
1 3 (21.43%) MCSA
2 2 (14.29%) Degree
3 1 (7.14%) CRISC
3 1 (7.14%) CISA
3 1 (7.14%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) COBIT
1 1 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) Hyper-V
1 3 (21.43%) XenApp
1 3 (21.43%) XenDesktop
1 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
2 2 (14.29%) RACF
2 2 (14.29%) PowerHA
2 2 (14.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) SCCM
1 3 (21.43%) SCOM
2 2 (14.29%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 2 (14.29%) NetBackup
2 2 (14.29%) Red Hat Satellite
2 2 (14.29%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Oracle
2 5 (35.71%) VMware
2 5 (35.71%) HP
3 3 (21.43%) Compaq
3 3 (21.43%) Citrix
3 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
4 2 (14.29%) Sun
4 2 (14.29%) Dell
4 2 (14.29%) EMC
4 2 (14.29%) IBM
4 2 (14.29%) Red Hat
4 2 (14.29%) Symantec
5 1 (7.14%) Cognizant
5 1 (7.14%) Business Objects
Glasgow
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum + Microsoft Certs + Car Allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago