The median annual salary for a Technical Specialist was £44,500 in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

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

Technical Specialist
Scotland / Glasgow
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 94 106 94
Rank change year-on-year +12 -12  
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Specialist 9 9 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.75% 0.70% 0.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.81% 0.72% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 8 9 6
Median salary £44,500 £42,000 £51,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.95% -17.64%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £41,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,300 £45,400 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.22% -  

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 1116 1246 1195
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 93.08% 97.57% 94.39%
Number of salaries quoted 716 660 762
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 9 (69.23%) Banking
2 8 (61.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 8 (61.54%) Linux
3 7 (53.85%) AIX
3 7 (53.85%) Solaris
3 7 (53.85%) WebSphere Application Server
3 7 (53.85%) Shell Script
3 7 (53.85%) Middleware
3 7 (53.85%) WebSphere
4 6 (46.15%) IBM
5 5 (38.46%) Unix
5 5 (38.46%) Finance
6 4 (30.77%) IBM HTTP Server
6 4 (30.77%) Java
7 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
7 3 (23.08%) Identity Access Management
8 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (15.38%) Windows Server
8 2 (15.38%) Virtual Infrastructure
8 2 (15.38%) vSphere
8 2 (15.38%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (15.38%) WebSphere Portal
8 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (15.38%) DataPower
8 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (15.38%) Ansible
8 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
8 2 (15.38%) Internet
8 2 (15.38%) Information Security

Technical Specialist Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 7 (53.85%) WebSphere
1 7 (53.85%) WebSphere Application Server
2 4 (30.77%) IBM HTTP Server
3 2 (15.38%) WebSphere Portal
4 1 (7.69%) CICS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) HTTP
1 2 (15.38%) HTTPS
1 2 (15.38%) Internet
1 2 (15.38%) SSL
2 1 (7.69%) DHCP
2 1 (7.69%) DNS
2 1 (7.69%) FTP
2 1 (7.69%) IPv4
2 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 12c
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle9i Database
1 1 (7.69%) RDBMS
1 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Bitbucket
1 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
General
1 9 (69.23%) Banking
2 5 (38.46%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (53.85%) Middleware
2 2 (15.38%) J2EE
3 1 (7.69%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (15.38%) DataPower
2 1 (7.69%) Mainframe
2 1 (7.69%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 8 (61.54%) Linux
1 8 (61.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 7 (53.85%) AIX
2 7 (53.85%) Solaris
3 5 (38.46%) Unix
4 2 (15.38%) Windows
4 2 (15.38%) Windows Server
4 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Identity Access Management
2 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (15.38%) Information Security
2 2 (15.38%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) Shell Script
2 4 (30.77%) Java
3 1 (7.69%) Assembly Language
3 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
3 1 (7.69%) COBOL
3 1 (7.69%) JCL
3 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
3 1 (7.69%) REXX
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) MCP
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (15.38%) vSphere
2 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.69%) Job Entry Subsystem
2 1 (7.69%) RACF
2 1 (7.69%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Ansible
1 2 (15.38%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (7.69%) OMEGAMON
2 1 (7.69%) Puppet
2 1 (7.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) IBM
2 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
3 2 (15.38%) McAfee
3 2 (15.38%) VMware
4 1 (7.69%) CA
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle
4 1 (7.69%) Red Hat
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