The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the West Lothian region that had Technical Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Technical Specialist
Scotland / West Lothian
Rank 14 - 22
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Specialist 3 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 5.36% - 1.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.36% - 1.59%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 0
Median salary £34,716 - -
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £47,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-9.57% +4.44%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Lothian 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
West Lothian
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
56 59 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 100.00% 98.33% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 49 33 31
Median salary £40,000 £38,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £54,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Technical Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

The demand trend of job ads across the West Lothian region that featured Technical Specialist in the job title.

Technical Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

Technical Specialist
Salary Trend in West Lothian

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

Technical Specialist Salary Trend in West Lothian

Technical Specialist
Job Locations in West Lothian

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Specialist within the West Lothian region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Livingston - 2 £34,608 -
Technical Specialist
Scotland

Technical Specialist Skill Set
Top 17 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, Technical Specialist job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Lothian region featuring Technical Specialist in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Avaya
1 3 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (100.00%) SolarWinds
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL V3
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) Service Delivery
2 2 (66.67%) Fortinet
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Network Security
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2

Technical Specialist Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) Network Security
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL V3
2 2 (66.67%) Service Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Avaya
1 3 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) SolarWinds
2 2 (66.67%) Fortinet