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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 82 72 69
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -3
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 20 20 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.36% 1.65% 1.75%
As % of the General category 2.74% 3.25% 3.70%
Number of salaries quoted 16 8 13
Average salary £45,750 £35,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.87% -11.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £32,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £38,250 £51,400
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.29%
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
730 616 567
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 49.76% 50.70% 47.21%
Number of salaries quoted 466 375 373
Average salary £45,000 £46,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 27 August 2014.

Telecoms Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 24 (63.16%) Finance
2 17 (44.74%) Degree
3 11 (28.95%) C#
3 11 (28.95%) Project Management
4 10 (26.32%) Retail
5 9 (23.68%) Software Engineering
5 9 (23.68%) Banking
5 9 (23.68%) Windows
5 9 (23.68%) C
6 8 (21.05%) C++
6 8 (21.05%) Automotive
6 8 (21.05%) Marketing
7 7 (18.42%) .NET
8 6 (15.79%) SQL
8 6 (15.79%) Computer Science
8 6 (15.79%) Product Marketing
9 5 (13.16%) Java
9 5 (13.16%) UNIX
10 4 (10.53%) WAN
10 4 (10.53%) ISO 9001
10 4 (10.53%) Microsoft
10 4 (10.53%) BT
10 4 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (10.53%) Use Case
10 4 (10.53%) Smartphone
10 4 (10.53%) Apple iOS
11 3 (7.89%) Test Management
11 3 (7.89%) Mobile App
11 3 (7.89%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (7.89%) Stakeholder Engagement

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 2 (5.26%) SharePoint
1 2 (5.26%) SAS
2 1 (2.63%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (2.63%) Lync
2 1 (2.63%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.63%) Apache
2 1 (2.63%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (7.89%) MS Office
2 2 (5.26%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.26%) MS Visio
2 2 (5.26%) MS Project
3 1 (2.63%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.53%) WAN
2 3 (7.89%) LAN
3 1 (2.63%) LDAP
3 1 (2.63%) DHCP
3 1 (2.63%) VPN
3 1 (2.63%) DNS
3 1 (2.63%) SAN
3 1 (2.63%) MPLS
3 1 (2.63%) Firewall
3 1 (2.63%) Wireless
3 1 (2.63%) IPsec
3 1 (2.63%) ASN.1
3 1 (2.63%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.63%) MS Access
2 1 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.63%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.63%) Big Data
2 1 (2.63%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.63%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (5.26%) QuickTest Pro
1 2 (5.26%) Selenium
General
1 24 (63.16%) Finance
2 10 (26.32%) Retail
3 9 (23.68%) Banking
4 8 (21.05%) Automotive
4 8 (21.05%) Marketing
5 2 (5.26%) Manufacturing
5 2 (5.26%) Billing
5 2 (5.26%) Retail Banking
6 1 (2.63%) Electronics
6 1 (2.63%) Games
Job Titles
1 6 (15.79%) Analyst
2 4 (10.53%) Software Engineer
2 4 (10.53%) Project Manager
2 4 (10.53%) Consultant
2 4 (10.53%) Technical Project Manager
2 4 (10.53%) Senior Software Engineer
2 4 (10.53%) Technical Manager
3 3 (7.89%) Senior Consultant
3 3 (7.89%) Senior Solutions Architect
3 3 (7.89%) Solutions Consultant
3 3 (7.89%) Programme Test Manager
3 3 (7.89%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (7.89%) Programme Manager
3 3 (7.89%) Architect
3 3 (7.89%) Developer
3 3 (7.89%) Test Manager
3 3 (7.89%) Senior Architect
4 2 (5.26%) Test Analyst
4 2 (5.26%) Junior
4 2 (5.26%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (18.42%) .NET
2 1 (2.63%) XML
2 1 (2.63%) .NET Framework
2 1 (2.63%) WCF
2 1 (2.63%) LINQ
2 1 (2.63%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.79%) Computer Science
2 4 (10.53%) Smartphone
3 3 (7.89%) Mobile App
3 3 (7.89%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (5.26%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (2.63%) Fat Client
5 1 (2.63%) Open Source
5 1 (2.63%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.63%) Thin Client
5 1 (2.63%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 9 (23.68%) Windows
2 5 (13.16%) UNIX
3 4 (10.53%) Apple iOS
4 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (5.26%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.63%) Linux
5 1 (2.63%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.63%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (28.95%) Project Management
2 9 (23.68%) Software Engineering
3 6 (15.79%) Product Marketing
4 4 (10.53%) Use Case
4 4 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (7.89%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (7.89%) Test Management
5 3 (7.89%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (5.26%) Waterfall
6 2 (5.26%) Test Scripting
6 2 (5.26%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (5.26%) Security Testing
6 2 (5.26%) V-Model
6 2 (5.26%) Information Assurance
6 2 (5.26%) Product Management
6 2 (5.26%) Software Architecture
6 2 (5.26%) Programme Management
6 2 (5.26%) Data Analysis
6 2 (5.26%) Software Testing
6 2 (5.26%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (28.95%) C#
2 9 (23.68%) C
3 8 (21.05%) C++
4 6 (15.79%) SQL
5 5 (13.16%) Java
6 2 (5.26%) VB
6 2 (5.26%) VBA
6 2 (5.26%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.63%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.63%) Python
7 1 (2.63%) VBScript
7 1 (2.63%) Perl
7 1 (2.63%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (44.74%) Degree
2 2 (5.26%) ISEB
2 2 (5.26%) ISTQB
2 2 (5.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.53%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (5.26%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.63%) XenApp
2 1 (2.63%) XenDesktop
2 1 (2.63%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 2 (5.26%) SCCM
1 2 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.63%) SCOM
2 1 (2.63%) Tivoli
2 1 (2.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (2.63%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 4 (10.53%) Microsoft
1 4 (10.53%) BT
2 3 (7.89%) Fujitsu
3 2 (5.26%) Citrix
3 2 (5.26%) SAP
4 1 (2.63%) Cisco
4 1 (2.63%) HP
4 1 (2.63%) Perforce
4 1 (2.63%) Ab Initio
4 1 (2.63%) VMware
4 1 (2.63%) AppSense
4 1 (2.63%) Brocade
4 1 (2.63%) NetApp
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £48000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh
Churchill Frank
Salary: £30000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh
Huxley Associates
Salary: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago