The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in IT jobs advertised for the Aberdeen region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Telecoms over the 3 months to 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 32 31 32
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 1 10 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 0.42% 3.82% 4.13%
As % of the General category 1.54% 17.24% 18.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 10
Average salary £45,000 £35,250 £49,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.65% -28.78%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Telecoms
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised in the Aberdeen region.

General Category
Aberdeen
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
65 58 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 27.43% 22.14% 22.54%
Number of salaries quoted 36 44 53
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,500 £31,150
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £72,500 £64,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Telecoms
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Telecoms across the Aberdeen region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Telecoms Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

Telecoms
Salary Trend in Aberdeen

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

Telecoms Salary Trend in Aberdeen

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the Aberdeen region citing Telecoms also 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 that cited Telecoms.

1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) LAN
1 2 (66.67%) WAN
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
1 2 (66.67%) Citrix
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (33.33%) XenApp
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) vSphere
2 1 (33.33%) HTML5
2 1 (33.33%) CSS3
2 1 (33.33%) Office 365
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) Line Management
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) Web Design
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (33.33%) VLAN
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (33.33%) Fat Client

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the Aberdeen region citing Telecoms also 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 that cited Telecoms. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) LAN
1 2 (66.67%) WAN
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) VPN
2 1 (33.33%) SAN
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) VLAN
2 1 (33.33%) Network Security
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Advertising
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Web Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Web Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Manager
1 1 (33.33%) IT Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) CSS
1 1 (33.33%) jQuery
1 1 (33.33%) HTML5
1 1 (33.33%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Thin Client
1 1 (33.33%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) CRM
1 1 (33.33%) ERP
1 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Web Design
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Line Management
1 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) MCSE
1 1 (33.33%) CCNA
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Terminal Services
2 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (33.33%) XenApp
2 1 (33.33%) vSphere
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Citrix
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Symantec
2 1 (33.33%) Sophos
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) HP