The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the Stirling 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 26 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Specialist
Rank 23 15 23
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Specialist 2 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stirling 1.63% 2.99% 2.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.69% 2.99% 2.04%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 0
Average salary £51,250 £52,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.38% -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+18.75% +3.89%
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 Stirling 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
Stirling
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
118 67 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stirling 95.93% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 60 34 80
Average salary £47,500 £43,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.19% +8.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £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 Stirling

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

Technical Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Stirling

Technical Specialist
Salary Trend in Stirling

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

Technical Specialist Salary Trend in Stirling

Technical Specialist
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Stirling

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, IT jobs across the Stirling 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
1 4 (100.00%) Lync
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (75.00%) Migration
2 3 (75.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (75.00%) SCOM
2 3 (75.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (75.00%) Lotus
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (75.00%) Lotus Domino
3 2 (50.00%) iPhone
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco
3 2 (50.00%) IronPort
4 1 (25.00%) SMTP
4 1 (25.00%) Symantec
4 1 (25.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault

Technical Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, IT jobs across the Stirling 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 4 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (100.00%) Lync
2 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (75.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (75.00%) Lotus Domino
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) SMTP
General
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Blackberry
2 2 (50.00%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) SCOM
2 1 (25.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Lotus
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco
3 2 (50.00%) IronPort
4 1 (25.00%) Symantec