The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Telecoms over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 44 96 76
Rank change year-on-year
+52 -20
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 68 12 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 4.58% 0.81% 1.73%
As % of the General category 8.81% 1.67% 3.49%
Number of salaries quoted 24 8 12
Average salary £41,000 £50,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.00% +40.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £29,884 £30,250
10% offered a salary of more than £54,250 £65,000 £39,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +10.00%
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 Edinburgh region.

General Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
772 717 602
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 52.02% 48.32% 49.67%
Number of salaries quoted 450 471 340
Average salary £47,500 £44,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.95% -2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £61,500 £63,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Telecoms
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Telecoms Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Telecoms
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Telecoms Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Telecoms
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Telecoms across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Telecoms Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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.

1 113 (90.40%) Finance
2 93 (74.40%) Banking
3 69 (55.20%) Agile Software Development
4 48 (38.40%) Python
5 44 (35.20%) JavaScript
6 43 (34.40%) TDD
7 42 (33.60%) Linux
8 37 (29.60%) Java
9 33 (26.40%) Amazon AWS
10 32 (25.60%) Games
11 30 (24.00%) Degree
12 28 (22.40%) Web Services
13 27 (21.60%) Continuous Integration
14 20 (16.00%) MVC
15 19 (15.20%) RESTful
16 18 (14.40%) CSS
16 18 (14.40%) HTML
17 17 (13.60%) SQL
17 17 (13.60%) Unit Testing
17 17 (13.60%) HTML5
17 17 (13.60%) Sass
17 17 (13.60%) LESS
17 17 (13.60%) QA
18 15 (12.00%) Puppet
18 15 (12.00%) Opscode Chef
19 14 (11.20%) Relational Database
19 14 (11.20%) ITIL
20 13 (10.40%) Windows
20 13 (10.40%) Configuration Management
20 13 (10.40%) Information Security

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 10 (8.00%) Apache
2 6 (4.80%) Lync
2 6 (4.80%) Apache Pig
3 5 (4.00%) Tomcat
4 4 (3.20%) SharePoint
4 4 (3.20%) MS Exchange
4 4 (3.20%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (1.60%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (3.20%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.40%) MS Office
3 2 (1.60%) SPSS
4 1 (0.80%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.80%) InDesign
4 1 (0.80%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.80%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (5.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 33 (26.40%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (10.40%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (4.80%) Amazon EMR
3 6 (4.80%) Amazon Kinesis
4 3 (2.40%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (2.40%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.40%) LAN
2 6 (4.80%) WLAN
2 6 (4.80%) WAN
3 4 (3.20%) DHCP
3 4 (3.20%) DNS
3 4 (3.20%) SAN
3 4 (3.20%) LDAP
3 4 (3.20%) IPsec
3 4 (3.20%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (1.60%) Unified Communications
4 2 (1.60%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (1.60%) Wireless
4 2 (1.60%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.60%) VPN
5 1 (0.80%) Internet
5 1 (0.80%) OSPF
5 1 (0.80%) BGP
5 1 (0.80%) EIGRP
5 1 (0.80%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (11.20%) Relational Database
2 12 (9.60%) MySQL
3 11 (8.80%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (4.80%) Hadoop
4 6 (4.80%) Apache Hive
4 6 (4.80%) SQL Server
5 4 (3.20%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.60%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.60%) Big Data
6 2 (1.60%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.80%) Redis
7 1 (0.80%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 10 (8.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (4.00%) Jenkins
2 5 (4.00%) Ant
2 5 (4.00%) Selenium
3 1 (0.80%) JUnit
3 1 (0.80%) HP UFT
General
1 113 (90.40%) Finance
2 93 (74.40%) Banking
3 32 (25.60%) Games
4 11 (8.80%) Pharmaceutical
5 9 (7.20%) Manufacturing
6 8 (6.40%) Marketing
7 7 (5.60%) Electronics
8 5 (4.00%) Legal
8 5 (4.00%) Retail
9 2 (1.60%) Billing
10 1 (0.80%) Advertising
10 1 (0.80%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.80%) French Language
10 1 (0.80%) German Language
Job Titles
1 42 (33.60%) Developer
2 15 (12.00%) Java Developer
3 11 (8.80%) Python Developer
4 10 (8.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 10 (8.00%) Project Manager
5 7 (5.60%) Web Developer
5 7 (5.60%) Consultant
6 6 (4.80%) Senior Consultant
6 6 (4.80%) Senior Manager
6 6 (4.80%) Security Consultant
6 6 (4.80%) Senior Information Security Consultant
6 6 (4.80%) Information Manager
6 6 (4.80%) Information Security Consultant
6 6 (4.80%) Information Security Manager
6 6 (4.80%) Senior Security Consultant
6 6 (4.80%) Cyber Security Consultant
6 6 (4.80%) Security Manager
6 6 (4.80%) Cyber Security Manager
7 5 (4.00%) Infrastructure Manager
7 5 (4.00%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (22.40%) Web Services
2 19 (15.20%) RESTful
3 18 (14.40%) CSS
3 18 (14.40%) HTML
4 17 (13.60%) HTML5
4 17 (13.60%) Sass
4 17 (13.60%) LESS
5 12 (9.60%) WebSockets
6 10 (8.00%) AngularJS
7 2 (1.60%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (1.60%) Dapper ORM
7 2 (1.60%) Entity Framework
7 2 (1.60%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (1.60%) .NET Framework
7 2 (1.60%) WCF
7 2 (1.60%) LINQ
7 2 (1.60%) jQuery
7 2 (1.60%) .NET
7 2 (1.60%) J2EE
7 2 (1.60%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.80%) Cryptography
1 11 (8.80%) SCADA
1 11 (8.80%) Mobile Payment
2 10 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (5.60%) DTV
4 6 (4.80%) Management Information System
4 6 (4.80%) Computer Science
5 4 (3.20%) Replication
6 2 (1.60%) Economics
6 2 (1.60%) Statistics
6 2 (1.60%) Fat Client
6 2 (1.60%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.60%) Psychology
6 2 (1.60%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.60%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.80%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 42 (33.60%) Linux
2 13 (10.40%) Windows
3 7 (5.60%) UNIX
4 4 (3.20%) Data ONTAP
5 1 (0.80%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.80%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.80%) Android
5 1 (0.80%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.80%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (55.20%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (34.40%) TDD
3 27 (21.60%) Continuous Integration
4 20 (16.00%) MVC
5 17 (13.60%) Unit Testing
6 14 (11.20%) ITIL
7 13 (10.40%) Configuration Management
7 13 (10.40%) Information Security
7 13 (10.40%) Multithreading
7 13 (10.40%) Cyber Security
8 12 (9.60%) Scrum
9 11 (8.80%) Risk Assessment
9 11 (8.80%) Data Protection
9 11 (8.80%) Information Assurance
10 10 (8.00%) DevOps
10 10 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
11 8 (6.40%) Project Management
12 7 (5.60%) Programme Management
12 7 (5.60%) Test Scripting
12 7 (5.60%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 48 (38.40%) Python
2 44 (35.20%) JavaScript
3 37 (29.60%) Java
4 17 (13.60%) SQL
5 11 (8.80%) PHP
6 10 (8.00%) Ruby
7 4 (3.20%) PowerShell
7 4 (3.20%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.60%) R
8 2 (1.60%) C#
9 1 (0.80%) Elixir
9 1 (0.80%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 30 (24.00%) Degree
2 13 (10.40%) Security Cleared
3 11 (8.80%) CISSP
3 11 (8.80%) CISA
3 11 (8.80%) CISM
4 6 (4.80%) MBA
5 5 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (1.60%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.80%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 1 (0.80%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.80%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 1 (0.80%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (13.60%) QA
2 11 (8.80%) PCI DSS
2 11 (8.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (8.80%) COBIT
System Software
1 4 (3.20%) Active Directory
1 4 (3.20%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 15 (12.00%) Puppet
1 15 (12.00%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (4.80%) Graphite
2 6 (4.80%) Nagios
2 6 (4.80%) Munin
3 4 (3.20%) SCCM
4 1 (0.80%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (7.20%) Microsoft
2 7 (5.60%) SAP
3 6 (4.80%) Oracle
4 4 (3.20%) Perforce
4 4 (3.20%) VMware
4 4 (3.20%) Brocade
4 4 (3.20%) Cisco
4 4 (3.20%) NetApp
5 3 (2.40%) Fujitsu
5 3 (2.40%) Rackspace
5 3 (2.40%) DigitalOcean
5 3 (2.40%) Google
6 2 (1.60%) BT
6 2 (1.60%) Citrix
7 1 (0.80%) Informatica
7 1 (0.80%) Apple
7 1 (0.80%) IBM
7 1 (0.80%) Adobe
7 1 (0.80%) HP
7 1 (0.80%) Teradata
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + 20-30% Benefits (depending on level)
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Salary: superb benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
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Salary: Competitive Salary, Superb Benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + £4200 Car Allow, Bonus, pension.
Posted: 9 days ago
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Salary: superb benefits
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The People Network
Salary: Competitive Salary, Superb Benefits
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Salary: superb beneifts
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Salary: excellent benefits
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