The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the West Lothian 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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Specialist
Rank - 19 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Specialist 0 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian - 1.72% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 1.72% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £47,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.44% +12.50%
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 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
59 58 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 98.33% 100.00% 98.41%
Number of salaries quoted 41 31 37
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,600 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £48,100 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Technical Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

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

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
Top 23 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the West Lothian 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 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Avaya
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 3 (100.00%) Project Management
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL V3
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (66.67%) SolarWinds
2 2 (66.67%) Ethernet
2 2 (66.67%) Supplier Management
2 2 (66.67%) Fortinet
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) Service Delivery
2 2 (66.67%) CheckPoint
3 1 (33.33%) MPLS
3 1 (33.33%) DSL
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) Network Security
3 1 (33.33%) Wireless
3 1 (33.33%) IP Telephony
3 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (33.33%) Converged Networks

Technical Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the West Lothian 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (66.67%) Ethernet
3 1 (33.33%) Converged Networks
3 1 (33.33%) DSL
3 1 (33.33%) IP Telephony
3 1 (33.33%) MPLS
3 1 (33.33%) Network Security
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) Wireless
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL V3
1 3 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 3 (100.00%) Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) Service Delivery
2 2 (66.67%) Supplier Management
3 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Avaya
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) CheckPoint
2 2 (66.67%) Fortinet
2 2 (66.67%) SolarWinds