The first 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Edinburgh region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 95 75 63
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -12
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 11 21 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.74% 1.73% 2.13%
As % of the General category 1.54% 3.51% 4.46%
Number of salaries quoted 7 13 10
Average salary £50,000 £35,500 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.84% -8.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,178 £30,500 £21,650
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £42,000 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -5.88%
General Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
714 598 560
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 47.79% 49.30% 47.82%
Number of salaries quoted 466 334 350
Average salary £44,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,500 £30,400
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £75,000 £61,350
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -
Telecoms
Scotland

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 25 July 2014.

Telecoms Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 28 (75.68%) Finance
2 15 (40.54%) Retail
2 15 (40.54%) Degree
3 13 (35.14%) Windows
4 10 (27.03%) Project Management
5 9 (24.32%) C
5 9 (24.32%) Banking
6 8 (21.62%) Fujitsu
6 8 (21.62%) Software Engineering
6 8 (21.62%) Automotive
6 8 (21.62%) C#
6 8 (21.62%) C++
7 7 (18.92%) Marketing
8 6 (16.22%) Microsoft
8 6 (16.22%) Citrix
8 6 (16.22%) PowerShell
8 6 (16.22%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (13.51%) XenApp
9 5 (13.51%) XenDesktop
9 5 (13.51%) Use Case
9 5 (13.51%) Product Marketing
9 5 (13.51%) Security Cleared
9 5 (13.51%) Active Directory
9 5 (13.51%) VBScript
9 5 (13.51%) UNIX
9 5 (13.51%) MS Excel
9 5 (13.51%) Computer Science
9 5 (13.51%) Smartphone
9 5 (13.51%) BT
9 5 (13.51%) AppSense

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 4 (10.81%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.41%) SAS
3 1 (2.70%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (2.70%) Lync
3 1 (2.70%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.70%) Apache
3 1 (2.70%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (13.51%) MS Excel
2 4 (10.81%) MS Office
3 2 (5.41%) MS Visio
3 2 (5.41%) MS Project
4 1 (2.70%) Photoshop
4 1 (2.70%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.41%) LDAP
1 2 (5.41%) DNS
1 2 (5.41%) IPsec
1 2 (5.41%) Wireshark
1 2 (5.41%) NetScaler
2 1 (2.70%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (2.70%) SSL
2 1 (2.70%) SAN
2 1 (2.70%) TACACS
2 1 (2.70%) Firewall
2 1 (2.70%) WAN
2 1 (2.70%) DHCP
2 1 (2.70%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.11%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.41%) MS Access
3 1 (2.70%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (5.41%) QuickTest Pro
1 2 (5.41%) Selenium
1 2 (5.41%) Fiddler
General
1 28 (75.68%) Finance
2 15 (40.54%) Retail
3 9 (24.32%) Banking
4 8 (21.62%) Automotive
5 7 (18.92%) Marketing
6 2 (5.41%) Manufacturing
6 2 (5.41%) Electronics
6 2 (5.41%) Billing
6 2 (5.41%) Retail Banking
7 1 (2.70%) Games
Job Titles
1 6 (16.22%) Analyst
2 4 (10.81%) Project Manager
2 4 (10.81%) Software Engineer
2 4 (10.81%) Technical Project Manager
2 4 (10.81%) Support Engineer
2 4 (10.81%) Senior Software Engineer
2 4 (10.81%) Technical Manager
3 3 (8.11%) Programme Test Manager
3 3 (8.11%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (8.11%) Programme Manager
3 3 (8.11%) Test Manager
3 3 (8.11%) Consultant
3 3 (8.11%) Citrix Consultant
4 2 (5.41%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (5.41%) Test Analyst
4 2 (5.41%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (5.41%) Development Manager
4 2 (5.41%) Business Development Manager
4 2 (5.41%) Technical Support Engineer
4 2 (5.41%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.81%) .NET
2 2 (5.41%) Application Packaging
3 1 (2.70%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) Computer Science
1 5 (13.51%) Smartphone
2 3 (8.11%) Mobile App
3 2 (5.41%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (5.41%) Mobile Payment
3 2 (5.41%) CMDB
3 2 (5.41%) Clustering
4 1 (2.70%) PKI
4 1 (2.70%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.70%) DTV
4 1 (2.70%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.70%) Open Source
4 1 (2.70%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 13 (35.14%) Windows
2 6 (16.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (13.51%) UNIX
4 4 (10.81%) Windows 7
4 4 (10.81%) Apple iOS
5 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (5.41%) Linux
7 1 (2.70%) Windows XP
7 1 (2.70%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.03%) Project Management
2 8 (21.62%) Software Engineering
3 5 (13.51%) Use Case
3 5 (13.51%) Product Marketing
4 4 (10.81%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (8.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (8.11%) Test Management
6 2 (5.41%) Test Scripting
6 2 (5.41%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (5.41%) Security Testing
6 2 (5.41%) Time Management
6 2 (5.41%) V-Model
6 2 (5.41%) Information Assurance
6 2 (5.41%) Product Management
6 2 (5.41%) Software Architecture
6 2 (5.41%) Waterfall
6 2 (5.41%) Software Distribution
6 2 (5.41%) E-Commerce
6 2 (5.41%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (5.41%) Mobile Commerce
Programming Languages
1 9 (24.32%) C
2 8 (21.62%) C#
2 8 (21.62%) C++
3 6 (16.22%) PowerShell
4 5 (13.51%) VBScript
5 4 (10.81%) Java
6 3 (8.11%) VB
6 3 (8.11%) SQL
7 2 (5.41%) Perl
8 1 (2.70%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.70%) VBA
8 1 (2.70%) Python
8 1 (2.70%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 15 (40.54%) Degree
2 5 (13.51%) Security Cleared
3 3 (8.11%) SC Cleared
4 2 (5.41%) ISEB
4 2 (5.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (5.41%) ISTQB
5 1 (2.70%) CISSP
5 1 (2.70%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.81%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (13.51%) XenApp
1 5 (13.51%) XenDesktop
1 5 (13.51%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.41%) VMware ESX
3 2 (5.41%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (2.70%) DFS Replication
4 1 (2.70%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 4 (10.81%) SCOM
2 3 (8.11%) SCCM
3 2 (5.41%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (5.41%) Tivoli
3 2 (5.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (5.41%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (5.41%) WSUS
3 2 (5.41%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 8 (21.62%) Fujitsu
2 6 (16.22%) Microsoft
2 6 (16.22%) Citrix
3 5 (13.51%) AppSense
3 5 (13.51%) BT
4 4 (10.81%) VMware
5 2 (5.41%) Symantec
5 2 (5.41%) HP
5 2 (5.41%) SAP
5 2 (5.41%) Cisco
6 1 (2.70%) Sun
6 1 (2.70%) Oracle
6 1 (2.70%) Juniper
6 1 (2.70%) NetApp
6 1 (2.70%) Perforce
6 1 (2.70%) Ab Initio
6 1 (2.70%) Brocade
6 1 (2.70%) F5
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