The table below looks at the statistics for Broadband skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Broadband over the 3 months to 5 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Broadband
Rank 160 166 135
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -31
Permanent jobs citing Broadband 4 5 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.13% 0.14% 0.88%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.07% 1.09% 8.48%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 0
Average salary £21,500 £26,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.86% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
Broadband
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Communications & Networking Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
375 458 342
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 11.79% 12.47% 10.41%
Number of salaries quoted 251 296 220
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £27,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £52,900 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

Broadband
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Broadband across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Broadband Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Broadband
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Broadband Salary Trend in Scotland

Broadband
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Broadband within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 5 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +7 3 £21,500 -18.86%
West Lothian - 1 - -
Broadband
UK

Broadband
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing Broadband 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 Broadband.

1 5 (71.43%) Windows
1 5 (71.43%) MS Excel
1 5 (71.43%) ADSL
1 5 (71.43%) VPN
1 5 (71.43%) MS Office
1 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2003
1 5 (71.43%) 3G
1 5 (71.43%) Windows 7
1 5 (71.43%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (57.14%) WorkSite
2 4 (57.14%) Content Management
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) CRM
2 4 (57.14%) Windows XP
3 2 (28.57%) Service Management
4 1 (14.29%) Open Source
4 1 (14.29%) Software Architecture
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
4 1 (14.29%) Data Management
4 1 (14.29%) MOS
4 1 (14.29%) VBA
4 1 (14.29%) XML
4 1 (14.29%) Sun

Broadband
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing Broadband 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 Broadband. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (57.14%) WorkSite
Applications
1 5 (71.43%) MS Office
1 5 (71.43%) MS Excel
1 5 (71.43%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) ADSL
1 5 (71.43%) VPN
1 5 (71.43%) 3G
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Support Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) IT Support Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) IT Support
4 1 (14.29%) Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Sales Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Service Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) XML
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
1 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2003
1 5 (71.43%) Windows 7
2 4 (57.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) CRM
1 4 (57.14%) Content Management
2 2 (28.57%) Service Management
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
3 1 (14.29%) Data Management
3 1 (14.29%) Open Source
3 1 (14.29%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) MOS
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Sun