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 2 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 15 39 41
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +2
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 1 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 1.82% 0.61% 1.51%
As % of the General category 12.50% 4.08% 6.94%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 3
Average salary - £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
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
8 49 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 14.55% 14.94% 21.75%
Number of salaries quoted 3 31 63
Average salary £47,500 £47,250 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.52% -0.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,450 £36,500 £32,750
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,875 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +3.23%

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 2 July 2015, 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 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (50.00%) Project Management
1 2 (50.00%) PRINCE
2 1 (25.00%) BCP
2 1 (25.00%) MS Office
2 1 (25.00%) HND
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (25.00%) Network Security
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (25.00%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (25.00%) DMVPN
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) Wireless
2 1 (25.00%) Aerospace
2 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (25.00%) Statistics
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) Data Mining
2 1 (25.00%) LAN
2 1 (25.00%) WLAN
2 1 (25.00%) WAN
2 1 (25.00%) VPN
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) CCNP
2 1 (25.00%) CCNA
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) LAN
1 1 (25.00%) WLAN
1 1 (25.00%) WAN
1 1 (25.00%) VPN
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) Wireless
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (25.00%) Network Security
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (25.00%) DMVPN
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Data Mining
General
1 1 (25.00%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Project Manager
1 2 (50.00%) Telecoms Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Project Management
1 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (50.00%) PRINCE
2 1 (25.00%) BCP
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity Planning
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) HND
1 1 (25.00%) CCNP
1 1 (25.00%) CCNA
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) Juniper
1 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint