The median annual salary for a Technical Specialist was £44,000 in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Technical Specialist
Scotland / Glasgow
Rank 82 106 96
Rank change year-on-year +24 -10  
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Specialist 4 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.43% 0.15% 0.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.16% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 6
Median salary £44,000 £28,750 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +53.04% -36.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £42,600 £27,750 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,050 £29,750 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £44,031 £47,152 £50,000
% change year-on-year -6.61% -5.69%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Glasgow. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Glasgow
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 905 1258 1107
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 96.69% 96.99% 97.02%
Number of salaries quoted 520 801 732
Median salary £42,500 £42,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.19% -4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Technical Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Glasgow that featured Technical Specialist in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Technical Specialist in Glasgow

Technical Specialist
Salary Trend in Glasgow

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

Salary trend for Technical Specialist in Glasgow

Technical Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 Glasgow region featuring Technical Specialist in the job title.

1 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (33.33%) Unix
3 2 (33.33%) AIX
3 2 (33.33%) Solaris
3 2 (33.33%) Linux
3 2 (33.33%) COBOL
3 2 (33.33%) CICS
3 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 2 (33.33%) JCL
3 2 (33.33%) Middleware
3 2 (33.33%) Mainframe
3 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (33.33%) Banking
3 2 (33.33%) VSAM
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (33.33%) Job Entry Subsystem
3 2 (33.33%) Identity Access Management
4 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
4 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
4 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (16.67%) Time Sharing Option
4 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
4 1 (16.67%) ISPF
4 1 (16.67%) WebSphere Portal
4 1 (16.67%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (16.67%) Information Security

Technical Specialist Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (50.00%) WebSphere
1 3 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (33.33%) CICS
3 1 (16.67%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (16.67%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) FTP
1 1 (16.67%) HTTP
1 1 (16.67%) HTTPS
1 1 (16.67%) Internet
1 1 (16.67%) SSL
1 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 12c
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle9i Database
1 1 (16.67%) RDBMS
1 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Middleware
2 1 (16.67%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Mainframe
1 2 (33.33%) VSAM
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) CMDB
2 1 (16.67%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) AIX
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
1 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (33.33%) Solaris
1 2 (33.33%) Unix
2 1 (16.67%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (33.33%) Identity Access Management
2 1 (16.67%) Change Management
2 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
2 1 (16.67%) Information Security
2 1 (16.67%) ITSM
2 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
2 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) COBOL
1 2 (33.33%) JCL
1 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
2 1 (16.67%) Assembly Language
2 1 (16.67%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (16.67%) REXX
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Job Entry Subsystem
2 1 (16.67%) RACF
2 1 (16.67%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) BMC
1 1 (16.67%) CA
1 1 (16.67%) IBM
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle
1 1 (16.67%) Remedy
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £42000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits package, bonus
Posted: 3 days ago