The table below looks at the statistics 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 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Specialist
Rank 148 143 140
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Specialist 25 13 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.69% 0.43% 0.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.73% 0.45% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 17 11 19
Average salary £32,000 £41,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.89% +10.66%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £37,250
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +15.43%
Technical Specialist
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland 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
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3447 2872 3003
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.22% 94.54% 94.29%
Number of salaries quoted 2198 1884 2051
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 September 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 September 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -2 20 £32,000 -21.47% 3
Glasgow -14 3 £42,000 -6.66% 1
West Lothian - 1 - -
Aberdeen - 1 £42,000 -
Technical Specialist
UK

Technical Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 29 (56.86%) UNIX
1 29 (56.86%) Banking
2 28 (54.90%) Analytical Skills
3 26 (50.98%) Change Management
4 18 (35.29%) Mentoring
5 17 (33.33%) Coaching
5 17 (33.33%) Retail
5 17 (33.33%) QA
5 17 (33.33%) Oracle
6 15 (29.41%) Linux
7 14 (27.45%) Finance
8 13 (25.49%) IBM
8 13 (25.49%) Continuous Improvement
9 12 (23.53%) CICS
9 12 (23.53%) DB2
10 11 (21.57%) Mainframe
10 11 (21.57%) IBM Mainframe
11 10 (19.61%) MQSeries
12 9 (17.65%) Windows
13 8 (15.69%) COBOL
13 8 (15.69%) SQL
13 8 (15.69%) Assembly Language
14 7 (13.73%) REXX
14 7 (13.73%) JCL
14 7 (13.73%) Middleware
14 7 (13.73%) Java
14 7 (13.73%) SAS
14 7 (13.73%) Root Cause Analysis
14 7 (13.73%) CA Endevor
14 7 (13.73%) Release Management

Technical Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 12 (23.53%) CICS
2 10 (19.61%) MQSeries
3 7 (13.73%) SAS
4 6 (11.76%) WebSphere
5 2 (3.92%) Lync
5 2 (3.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (3.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (3.92%) Lotus Domino
5 2 (3.92%) MS Exchange
5 2 (3.92%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.96%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.96%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 3 (5.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.84%) ATM
2 3 (5.88%) FTP
2 3 (5.88%) Internet
3 1 (1.96%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (23.53%) DB2
2 6 (11.76%) SQL Server
3 3 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (3.92%) Oracle Database
4 2 (3.92%) Oracle ODI
4 2 (3.92%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.96%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Ant
2 1 (1.96%) TestDirector
2 1 (1.96%) JIRA
General
1 29 (56.86%) Banking
2 17 (33.33%) Retail
3 14 (27.45%) Finance
4 6 (11.76%) International Banking
5 1 (1.96%) Electronics
5 1 (1.96%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (13.73%) Middleware
2 4 (7.84%) ISPF
3 3 (5.88%) JMS
3 3 (5.88%) J2EE
4 2 (3.92%) SOAP
4 2 (3.92%) Web Services
4 2 (3.92%) XML
4 2 (3.92%) XSLT
5 1 (1.96%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (1.96%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 28 (54.90%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (21.57%) Mainframe
2 11 (21.57%) IBM Mainframe
3 4 (7.84%) iSeries
3 4 (7.84%) VSAM
4 3 (5.88%) Chip Card
5 2 (3.92%) iPhone
5 2 (3.92%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.96%) Online Banking
6 1 (1.96%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 29 (56.86%) UNIX
2 15 (29.41%) Linux
3 9 (17.65%) Windows
4 5 (9.80%) zOS
5 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (3.92%) AIX
6 1 (1.96%) Solaris
6 1 (1.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (50.98%) Change Management
2 18 (35.29%) Mentoring
3 17 (33.33%) Coaching
4 13 (25.49%) Continuous Improvement
5 7 (13.73%) Root Cause Analysis
5 7 (13.73%) Release Management
6 5 (9.80%) Business Analysis
6 5 (9.80%) Problem Management
6 5 (9.80%) Kalman Filter
7 4 (7.84%) Waterfall
7 4 (7.84%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (5.88%) Data Modelling
8 3 (5.88%) OOA/OOD
8 3 (5.88%) OO
8 3 (5.88%) Project Management
8 3 (5.88%) Web Development
8 3 (5.88%) Performance Analysis
9 2 (3.92%) BPMN
9 2 (3.92%) Technical Architecture
9 2 (3.92%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 8 (15.69%) COBOL
1 8 (15.69%) SQL
1 8 (15.69%) Assembly Language
2 7 (13.73%) REXX
2 7 (13.73%) JCL
2 7 (13.73%) Java
3 2 (3.92%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
3 2 (3.92%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.92%) Python
3 2 (3.92%) XQuery
3 2 (3.92%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.96%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
1 3 (5.88%) vSphere
2 2 (3.92%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.96%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 7 (13.73%) CA Endevor
2 2 (3.92%) SCOM
2 2 (3.92%) Oracle Identity Management
2 2 (3.92%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 2 (3.92%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 2 (3.92%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 17 (33.33%) Oracle
2 13 (25.49%) IBM
3 4 (7.84%) Symantec
4 3 (5.88%) VMware
4 3 (5.88%) Altiris
4 3 (5.88%) ServiceNow
5 2 (3.92%) IronPort
5 2 (3.92%) Cisco
5 2 (3.92%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.92%) Lotus
6 1 (1.96%) SAP
6 1 (1.96%) HP
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