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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Telecoms over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Telecommunications
UK / Scotland
Rank 116 100 52
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -48
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 25 64 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.08% 2.18% 4.36%
As % of the General category 2.56% 4.77% 9.06%
Number of salaries quoted 19 37 116
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,200 £16,800 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,400 £66,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £43,486 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+3.48% -3.36%

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
977 1343 1524
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 42.28% 45.80% 48.12%
Number of salaries quoted 655 756 918
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +1.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Telecoms
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of job ads across the Scotland region citing Telecoms as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 20 February 2017.

Telecoms Salary Histogram in Scotland

Telecoms
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Telecoms within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -25 6 £37,500 -23.07% 1
Glasgow -1 3 £48,750 +21.87% 3
Aberdeen - 2 £70,000 - 2
Stirling - 2 £68,750 - 2
North Lanarkshire - 2 £42,500 -
South Lanarkshire - 2 £55,000 - 3
Western Isles - 2 - -
Dundee - 1 - - 2
Telecoms
UK

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, IT jobs citing Telecoms also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Telecoms.

1 46 (47.92%) Finance
2 31 (32.29%) Banking
3 29 (30.21%) Games
4 24 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (21.88%) Java
6 20 (20.83%) Cisco
7 19 (19.79%) WAN
8 16 (16.67%) LAN
9 15 (15.63%) Python
9 15 (15.63%) Nokia
10 14 (14.58%) Cisco Certification
10 14 (14.58%) High Availability
11 13 (13.54%) Event-Driven Architecture
12 12 (12.50%) Microservices
12 12 (12.50%) Ethernet
12 12 (12.50%) Project Management
13 11 (11.46%) OSPF
13 11 (11.46%) BGP
13 11 (11.46%) EIGRP
13 11 (11.46%) JavaScript
14 10 (10.42%) MPLS
14 10 (10.42%) VLAN
14 10 (10.42%) Spanning Tree
15 9 (9.38%) Git (software)
15 9 (9.38%) Degree
15 9 (9.38%) Marketing
15 9 (9.38%) Network Design
15 9 (9.38%) Retail
15 9 (9.38%) Amazon AWS
15 9 (9.38%) CSS

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (5.21%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
2 6 (6.25%) MS Visio
3 5 (5.21%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (5.21%) InDesign
3 5 (5.21%) MS Office
3 5 (5.21%) Photoshop
4 2 (2.08%) Zemax
Business Applications
1 3 (3.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.04%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (1.04%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (1.04%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (1.04%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 9 (9.38%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (5.21%) SaaS
3 3 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.08%) DigitalOcean
4 2 (2.08%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (2.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (19.79%) WAN
2 16 (16.67%) LAN
3 12 (12.50%) Ethernet
4 11 (11.46%) BGP
4 11 (11.46%) EIGRP
4 11 (11.46%) OSPF
5 10 (10.42%) MPLS
5 10 (10.42%) Spanning Tree
5 10 (10.42%) VLAN
6 6 (6.25%) Cisco IOS
7 4 (4.17%) Network Security
7 4 (4.17%) Wireless
8 3 (3.13%) 3G
8 3 (3.13%) 4G
8 3 (3.13%) 5G
8 3 (3.13%) PSTN
8 3 (3.13%) Unified Communications
8 3 (3.13%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (2.08%) Firewall
10 1 (1.04%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.08%) Big Data
1 2 (2.08%) MySQL
1 2 (2.08%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (2.08%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.04%) Apache Hive
2 1 (1.04%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.04%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.04%) HBase
2 1 (1.04%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.04%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.04%) OLAP
2 1 (1.04%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 9 (9.38%) Git (software)
2 7 (7.29%) Selenium
3 6 (6.25%) Ant
4 5 (5.21%) Jenkins
5 3 (3.13%) Subversion
6 2 (2.08%) Maven
6 2 (2.08%) Robot Framework
General
1 46 (47.92%) Finance
2 31 (32.29%) Banking
3 29 (30.21%) Games
4 9 (9.38%) Marketing
4 9 (9.38%) Retail
5 8 (8.33%) Manufacturing
6 5 (5.21%) Advertising
6 5 (5.21%) Billing
7 4 (4.17%) Electronics
8 1 (1.04%) Back Office
8 1 (1.04%) Legal
Job Titles
1 17 (17.71%) Network Engineer
2 16 (16.67%) Developer
3 10 (10.42%) Data Engineer
3 10 (10.42%) Data Network Engineer
3 10 (10.42%) Tester
4 8 (8.33%) Java Developer
5 7 (7.29%) JavaScript Developer
6 6 (6.25%) Performance Tester
6 6 (6.25%) Project Manager
7 5 (5.21%) Angular Developer
7 5 (5.21%) Marketing Manager
8 4 (4.17%) Automation Tester
8 4 (4.17%) Field Engineer
8 4 (4.17%) Field Service Engineer
8 4 (4.17%) Network Communications Engineer
9 3 (3.13%) Architect
9 3 (3.13%) Design Engineer
9 3 (3.13%) IT Manager
9 3 (3.13%) Senior Network Engineer
9 3 (3.13%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (9.38%) CSS
1 9 (9.38%) HTML
2 8 (8.33%) HTML5
3 7 (7.29%) AngularJS
3 7 (7.29%) RESTful
4 6 (6.25%) React
4 6 (6.25%) SAX
5 2 (2.08%) Hibernate
5 2 (2.08%) Spring
5 2 (2.08%) Web Services
6 1 (1.04%) CSS3
6 1 (1.04%) LESS
6 1 (1.04%) REST
6 1 (1.04%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.25%) Social Media
2 5 (5.21%) Blog
3 4 (4.17%) Algorithms
4 2 (2.08%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.08%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 2 (2.08%) Replication
5 1 (1.04%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.04%) ASIC
5 1 (1.04%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.04%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.04%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.33%) Linux
2 1 (1.04%) Android
2 1 (1.04%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.04%) Unix
2 1 (1.04%) Windows
2 1 (1.04%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (14.58%) High Availability
3 13 (13.54%) Event-Driven Architecture
4 12 (12.50%) Microservices
4 12 (12.50%) Project Management
5 9 (9.38%) Network Design
6 8 (8.33%) Scrum
7 7 (7.29%) MVC
7 7 (7.29%) Performance Engineering
7 7 (7.29%) Performance Testing
8 6 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (6.25%) SDLC
8 6 (6.25%) TDD
8 6 (6.25%) Time Management
9 5 (5.21%) B2B Marketing
9 5 (5.21%) Data Management
9 5 (5.21%) Lead Generation
9 5 (5.21%) Software Engineering
9 5 (5.21%) Test Scripting
9 5 (5.21%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (21.88%) Java
2 15 (15.63%) Python
3 11 (11.46%) JavaScript
4 3 (3.13%) Ruby
5 1 (1.04%) C#
5 1 (1.04%) C++
5 1 (1.04%) Perl
5 1 (1.04%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.04%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (14.58%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (9.38%) Degree
3 4 (4.17%) CCNA
3 4 (4.17%) CCNP
3 4 (4.17%) HNC
3 4 (4.17%) HND
4 3 (3.13%) CCDP
4 3 (3.13%) CCMSE
4 3 (3.13%) CCSA
4 3 (3.13%) CCSE
4 3 (3.13%) CCSM
4 3 (3.13%) Postgraduate
4 3 (3.13%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.13%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.08%) APMP
5 2 (2.08%) CISA
5 2 (2.08%) CISSP
5 2 (2.08%) CRISC
5 2 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.04%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.33%) QA
2 6 (6.25%) SLA
3 2 (2.08%) COSHH
System Software
1 3 (3.13%) Firmware
1 3 (3.13%) ProxySG
2 2 (2.08%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (7.29%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (7.29%) Puppet
2 1 (1.04%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 20 (20.83%) Cisco
2 15 (15.63%) Nokia
3 8 (8.33%) Microsoft
4 6 (6.25%) Salesforce.com
5 5 (5.21%) Adobe
5 5 (5.21%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 5 (5.21%) Ciena
5 5 (5.21%) Facebook
5 5 (5.21%) Hootsuite
5 5 (5.21%) Huawei
5 5 (5.21%) Pardot
5 5 (5.21%) Tellabs
5 5 (5.21%) Twitter
6 4 (4.17%) SAP
7 3 (3.13%) Blue Coat
7 3 (3.13%) CheckPoint
7 3 (3.13%) F5
8 2 (2.08%) Google
8 2 (2.08%) Oracle
8 2 (2.08%) Rackspace
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