The first table below looks at the demand for the Technical Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland 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 18 April 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 Scotland region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Specialist
Rank 153 148 148
Rank change year-on-year
-5 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Specialist 25 17 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.62% 0.55% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.65% 0.58% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 11 10 7
Average salary £42,000 £38,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -14.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £35,000 £36,200
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £43,158 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,125 £41,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
-3.31% +12.16%
Job Titles Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3847 2938 3367
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.99% 94.29% 95.71%
Number of salaries quoted 2510 1716 2515
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Technical Specialist
UK

Technical Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Technical Specialist in the job title across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Technical Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Technical Specialist
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Technical Specialist across the Scotland region.

Technical Specialist Salary Trend in Scotland

Technical Specialist
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Technical Specialist across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Technical Specialist Salary Histogram in Scotland

Technical Specialist
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Specialist within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -10 17 £50,500 +34.66%
Glasgow -15 6 £37,750 +2.02% 3
West Lothian +18 1 £46,750 - 1
Stirling - 1 £50,000 -
Technical Specialist
UK

Technical Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 31 (70.45%) Finance
2 16 (36.36%) UNIX
2 16 (36.36%) Windows
3 12 (27.27%) AIX
3 12 (27.27%) SQL
4 11 (25.00%) Linux
4 11 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 10 (22.73%) Oracle
5 10 (22.73%) WebSphere
6 9 (20.45%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (20.45%) IBM
6 9 (20.45%) Active Directory
7 8 (18.18%) HP
7 8 (18.18%) MS Excel
8 7 (15.91%) SQL Server
8 7 (15.91%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (15.91%) SQL Server 2005
9 6 (13.64%) Internet
10 5 (11.36%) Service Delivery
10 5 (11.36%) Banking
10 5 (11.36%) Altiris
10 5 (11.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (11.36%) ServiceNow
11 4 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
11 4 (9.09%) PowerShell
11 4 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (9.09%) Blackberry
11 4 (9.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 4 (9.09%) Lotus
11 4 (9.09%) HTTP

Technical Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 10 (22.73%) WebSphere
2 4 (9.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 4 (9.09%) WebSphere Application Server
2 4 (9.09%) Lotus Domino
3 3 (6.82%) MS Exchange
3 3 (6.82%) Lync
4 2 (4.55%) IBM HTTP Server
4 2 (4.55%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.27%) WebLogic
5 1 (2.27%) IIS
5 1 (2.27%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (2.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 8 (18.18%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.64%) Internet
2 4 (9.09%) HTTP
2 4 (9.09%) DNS
3 3 (6.82%) SAN
4 2 (4.55%) HTTPS
4 2 (4.55%) SSL
4 2 (4.55%) IPv4
4 2 (4.55%) DHCP
5 1 (2.27%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.91%) SQL Server
1 7 (15.91%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Ant
General
1 31 (70.45%) Finance
2 5 (11.36%) Banking
3 3 (6.82%) Publishing
4 2 (4.55%) Retail
5 1 (2.27%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.27%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.82%) J2EE
2 2 (4.55%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 2 (4.55%) Middleware
2 2 (4.55%) Web Services
3 1 (2.27%) XML
3 1 (2.27%) XSLT
3 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.27%) SOAP
3 1 (2.27%) .NET
3 1 (2.27%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.09%) Blackberry
2 3 (6.82%) Mainframe
2 3 (6.82%) Online Banking
2 3 (6.82%) Social Media
3 1 (2.27%) CLARiiON
3 1 (2.27%) iPhone
3 1 (2.27%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (2.27%) iSeries
3 1 (2.27%) Symmetrix DMX
Operating Systems
1 16 (36.36%) UNIX
1 16 (36.36%) Windows
2 12 (27.27%) AIX
3 11 (25.00%) Linux
4 9 (20.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (15.91%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (11.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (9.09%) Solaris
8 3 (6.82%) zOS
9 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (4.55%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (11.36%) Service Delivery
2 4 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (6.82%) Service Management
3 3 (6.82%) Change Management
3 3 (6.82%) Migration
3 3 (6.82%) SEO
3 3 (6.82%) Social Media Monitoring
3 3 (6.82%) Performance Analysis
4 2 (4.55%) BPMN
4 2 (4.55%) Problem Management
4 2 (4.55%) ITIL
5 1 (2.27%) UML
5 1 (2.27%) SOA
5 1 (2.27%) Configuration Management
5 1 (2.27%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (2.27%) Identity Management
5 1 (2.27%) MVC
5 1 (2.27%) Asset Management
5 1 (2.27%) Software Engineering
5 1 (2.27%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 12 (27.27%) SQL
2 4 (9.09%) PowerShell
2 4 (9.09%) VB
2 4 (9.09%) Java
3 1 (2.27%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.27%) RPG
3 1 (2.27%) C#
3 1 (2.27%) COBOL
3 1 (2.27%) Python
3 1 (2.27%) XQuery
3 1 (2.27%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.27%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (4.55%) MCSE
2 1 (2.27%) MCP
2 1 (2.27%) MCSA
2 1 (2.27%) CCNA
2 1 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 9 (20.45%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.55%) vSphere
2 2 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.27%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 1 (2.27%) VMware ESX
3 1 (2.27%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.27%) XenApp
3 1 (2.27%) XenDesktop
3 1 (2.27%) SRDF
3 1 (2.27%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (6.82%) SCOM
2 3 (6.82%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 2 (4.55%) SCCM
3 2 (4.55%) Tivoli
4 1 (2.27%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 1 (2.27%) NetBackup
4 1 (2.27%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (2.27%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 1 (2.27%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 11 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (22.73%) Oracle
3 9 (20.45%) IBM
4 8 (18.18%) HP
5 5 (11.36%) Altiris
5 5 (11.36%) ServiceNow
6 4 (9.09%) Lotus
7 3 (6.82%) Cisco
7 3 (6.82%) Symantec
7 3 (6.82%) VMware
7 3 (6.82%) IronPort
8 1 (2.27%) Compuware
8 1 (2.27%) Compaq
8 1 (2.27%) EMC
8 1 (2.27%) Citrix
8 1 (2.27%) Sun
8 1 (2.27%) Avaya
8 1 (2.27%) CA
8 1 (2.27%) Red Hat
8 1 (2.27%) McAfee
West Lothian
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago