The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Telecoms over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 60 79 58
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -21
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 105 85 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 3.41% 2.60% 3.60%
As % of the General category 7.12% 5.69% 8.17%
Number of salaries quoted 89 46 56
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,400 £24,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £48,250 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Telecoms
UK

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

General Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1474 1493 1273
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 47.87% 45.71% 44.12%
Number of salaries quoted 898 961 878
Average salary £47,000 £43,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.04% -3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%

Telecoms
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Telecoms Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Telecoms
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Telecoms Salary Trend in Scotland

Telecoms
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Telecoms across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

Telecoms Salary Histogram in Scotland

Telecoms
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Telecoms within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 23 January 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
Edinburgh +19 49 £45,000 +12.50% 11
Glasgow +20 37 £42,500 +41.66% 12
Aberdeen +6 7 £36,000 -26.53% 2
Renfrewshire - 2 £38,750 -
North Lanarkshire - 1 - -
South Lanarkshire - 1 £27,500 -
Stirling - 1 - -
Midlothian - 1 £45,000 -
Telecoms
UK

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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.

1 111 (62.36%) Finance
2 73 (41.01%) Banking
3 66 (37.08%) Agile Software Development
4 47 (26.40%) Python
5 45 (25.28%) Degree
6 44 (24.72%) Linux
7 39 (21.91%) Java
8 37 (20.79%) SQL
9 36 (20.22%) Web Services
9 36 (20.22%) Amazon AWS
10 34 (19.10%) JavaScript
11 31 (17.42%) TDD
12 26 (14.61%) Windows
13 25 (14.04%) Business Intelligence
13 25 (14.04%) Project Management
14 23 (12.92%) WAN
14 23 (12.92%) Retail
15 22 (12.36%) PRINCE2
15 22 (12.36%) SAP
16 21 (11.80%) SQL Server
17 20 (11.24%) Games
17 20 (11.24%) Continuous Integration
18 19 (10.67%) LAN
19 18 (10.11%) C#
20 17 (9.55%) Marketing
21 16 (8.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
21 16 (8.99%) .NET
21 16 (8.99%) Configuration Management
21 16 (8.99%) Microsoft
21 16 (8.99%) QA

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 13 (7.30%) SharePoint
2 7 (3.93%) MS Exchange
3 5 (2.81%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (1.69%) IIS
4 3 (1.69%) SAS
5 2 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.56%) CMS
Applications
1 14 (7.87%) MS Excel
2 9 (5.06%) MS Office
3 3 (1.69%) SPSS
4 1 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.56%) Adobe Captivate
4 1 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (7.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (3.37%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.12%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.56%) Misys Midas
4 1 (0.56%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 36 (20.22%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (6.74%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (2.25%) Office 365
4 1 (0.56%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 23 (12.92%) WAN
2 19 (10.67%) LAN
3 13 (7.30%) Firewall
4 11 (6.18%) Wireless
5 8 (4.49%) SAN
6 7 (3.93%) VPN
7 6 (3.37%) DNS
7 6 (3.37%) MPLS
7 6 (3.37%) TCP/IP
8 5 (2.81%) Unified Communications
8 5 (2.81%) VLAN
9 4 (2.25%) DHCP
10 3 (1.69%) VoIP
10 3 (1.69%) IP Telephony
11 2 (1.12%) WLAN
11 2 (1.12%) MGCP
11 2 (1.12%) RTP
11 2 (1.12%) SS7
11 2 (1.12%) H.323
11 2 (1.12%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (11.80%) SQL Server
2 16 (8.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 13 (7.30%) Relational Database
4 10 (5.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (3.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (2.81%) Snowflake Schema
6 5 (2.81%) Star Schema
7 3 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (1.69%) DTS
8 2 (1.12%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.56%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.56%) Big Data
9 1 (0.56%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.56%) Oracle9i Database
9 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.56%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 5 (2.81%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.12%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (1.12%) Selenium
3 1 (0.56%) Oracle Forms
General
1 111 (62.36%) Finance
2 73 (41.01%) Banking
3 23 (12.92%) Retail
4 20 (11.24%) Games
5 17 (9.55%) Marketing
6 14 (7.87%) Manufacturing
6 14 (7.87%) Electronics
7 6 (3.37%) Advertising
8 3 (1.69%) Billing
9 1 (0.56%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.56%) Back Office
9 1 (0.56%) Legal
9 1 (0.56%) Mandarin Language
9 1 (0.56%) French Language
9 1 (0.56%) German Language
9 1 (0.56%) Japanese Language
9 1 (0.56%) Korean Language
9 1 (0.56%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.56%) Thai Language
Job Titles
1 41 (23.03%) Developer
2 30 (16.85%) Project Manager
3 12 (6.74%) Python Developer
4 11 (6.18%) Architect
4 11 (6.18%) Analyst
4 11 (6.18%) Consultant
5 10 (5.62%) Network Engineer
5 10 (5.62%) Support Specialist
6 9 (5.06%) Telecoms Project Manager
7 8 (4.49%) Java Developer
7 8 (4.49%) Senior Consultant
7 8 (4.49%) QA Engineer
8 7 (3.93%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 7 (3.93%) Software Developer
8 7 (3.93%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
9 6 (3.37%) Debt Manager
10 5 (2.81%) Agile Project Manager
10 5 (2.81%) Technical Architect
10 5 (2.81%) Development Specialist
10 5 (2.81%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (20.22%) Web Services
2 16 (8.99%) .NET
3 13 (7.30%) XML
4 8 (4.49%) CSS
4 8 (4.49%) WebSockets
4 8 (4.49%) HTML
5 7 (3.93%) .NET Framework
6 5 (2.81%) WCF
6 5 (2.81%) LINQ
6 5 (2.81%) jQuery
7 4 (2.25%) ASP.NET
8 3 (1.69%) SOAP
8 3 (1.69%) RESTful
8 3 (1.69%) HTML5
8 3 (1.69%) Sass
8 3 (1.69%) LESS
9 2 (1.12%) COM
9 2 (1.12%) XSLT
10 1 (0.56%) EDI
10 1 (0.56%) Apache FOP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.99%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (7.30%) DTV
3 3 (1.69%) Economics
3 3 (1.69%) Statistics
3 3 (1.69%) Mathematics
3 3 (1.69%) Psychology
4 2 (1.12%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.12%) Handset
4 2 (1.12%) Replication
4 2 (1.12%) Clustering
4 2 (1.12%) PDA
4 2 (1.12%) Open Source
4 2 (1.12%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.56%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.56%) Social Media
5 1 (0.56%) E-Learning
5 1 (0.56%) IVR
5 1 (0.56%) Streaming Media
5 1 (0.56%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.56%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 44 (24.72%) Linux
2 26 (14.61%) Windows
3 13 (7.30%) UNIX
4 9 (5.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (4.49%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (3.93%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (1.69%) CentOS
7 3 (1.69%) SUSE
8 1 (0.56%) Fedora
8 1 (0.56%) Solaris
8 1 (0.56%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (37.08%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (17.42%) TDD
3 25 (14.04%) Business Intelligence
3 25 (14.04%) Project Management
4 22 (12.36%) PRINCE2
5 20 (11.24%) Continuous Integration
6 16 (8.99%) Configuration Management
7 14 (7.87%) Programme Management
7 14 (7.87%) Digital Marketing
8 13 (7.30%) Multithreading
8 13 (7.30%) Scrum
9 12 (6.74%) ITIL
10 10 (5.62%) Regression Testing
10 10 (5.62%) Test Scripting
11 9 (5.06%) Capacity Management
12 8 (4.49%) Software Engineering
12 8 (4.49%) ETL
12 8 (4.49%) CRM
12 8 (4.49%) Black-Box Testing
12 8 (4.49%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 47 (26.40%) Python
2 39 (21.91%) Java
3 37 (20.79%) SQL
4 34 (19.10%) JavaScript
5 18 (10.11%) C#
6 12 (6.74%) PHP
7 10 (5.62%) T-SQL
8 8 (4.49%) Ruby
9 4 (2.25%) Shell Script
9 4 (2.25%) Bash Shell
10 3 (1.69%) R
10 3 (1.69%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.12%) XPath
11 2 (1.12%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.12%) XQuery
11 2 (1.12%) VB
11 2 (1.12%) C
12 1 (0.56%) Perl
12 1 (0.56%) VBA
12 1 (0.56%) Korn
Qualifications
1 45 (25.28%) Degree
2 10 (5.62%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (4.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 8 (4.49%) CCNA
4 7 (3.93%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (3.37%) MCSE
6 5 (2.81%) Security Cleared
6 5 (2.81%) APMP
7 4 (2.25%) SC Cleared
7 4 (2.25%) PMP
7 4 (2.25%) PMI Certification
7 4 (2.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (1.12%) MCITP
8 2 (1.12%) ISTQB
8 2 (1.12%) ISEB
8 2 (1.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (1.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.56%) HNC
9 1 (0.56%) MCSA
9 1 (0.56%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (8.99%) QA
2 7 (3.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (3.93%) SLA
3 1 (0.56%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 14 (7.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (3.93%) Hyper-V
2 7 (3.93%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.69%) vSphere
4 2 (1.12%) XenApp
5 1 (0.56%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.56%) KVM
5 1 (0.56%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 8 (4.49%) Nagios
1 8 (4.49%) Munin
1 8 (4.49%) Puppet
1 8 (4.49%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (4.49%) Graphite
2 2 (1.12%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.12%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.56%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 22 (12.36%) SAP
2 16 (8.99%) Microsoft
3 14 (7.87%) VMware
4 13 (7.30%) Cisco
5 6 (3.37%) Red Hat
5 6 (3.37%) Fujitsu
6 5 (2.81%) Oracle
6 5 (2.81%) HP
6 5 (2.81%) Citrix
7 4 (2.25%) Avaya
7 4 (2.25%) Symantec
7 4 (2.25%) Sophos
8 1 (0.56%) Ab Initio
8 1 (0.56%) Polycom
8 1 (0.56%) F5
8 1 (0.56%) Verint
8 1 (0.56%) Genesys
8 1 (0.56%) CommVault
8 1 (0.56%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.56%) Sage
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Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Edinburgh
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Edinburgh
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Edinburgh, Midlothian
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Glasgow, Lanarkshire
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